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Covid-19: Just 4 critical care beds available in Eastern Cape's poorest regions

By: News24Wire      14th January 2021 Hospitals in the Eastern Cape, one of the province's hardest hit by Covid-19, have at present 217 beds for critical care patients. The Sarah... 

Covid-19: Just 4 critical care beds available in Eastern Cape's poorest regions
China buying South African coal ‘could be game-changer but we shouldn’t be complacent’

China buying South African coal ‘could be game-changer but we shouldn’t be complacent’ 

By: Martin Creamer     13th January 2021 Normally, China does not import coal from South Africa, but 2021 has seen a shift. Shipments to mainland China were reported on Monday by the... 

People arrested for not wearing masks in public will have criminal records, warns Cele

People arrested for not wearing masks in public will have criminal records, warns Cele 

By: News24Wire      13th January 2021 Police Minister Bheki Cele has warned that those arrested for not wearing face masks in public will face the prospect of life with criminal... 

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South Africa should tackle racism and corruption openly and honestly

14th December 2020 Opinion piece written by Daryl Swanepoel   

Oil refinery blast is one more reason South Africa should take industrial risks seriously

Oil refinery blast is one more reason South Africa should take industrial risks seriously 

11th December 2020 A blast at an Engen oil refinery recently rocked the community of Durban South, an industrial basin in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Several... 

 Is Bobi Wine singing Museveni’s swansong?

Is Bobi Wine singing Museveni’s swansong?

11th December 2020 When he took office in 1986, President Yoweri Museveni said Africa’s problem was leaders who cling to power. Prophetic, ironic words as it turns... 

Niger’s elections are unlikely to break the political deadlock

Niger’s elections are unlikely to break the political deadlock

11th December 2020 On 13 and 27 December, some 7.4-million Nigeriens vote in the country’s local, legislative and presidential elections. The polls could mark the... 

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The Least Developed Countries Report 2020

The Least Developed Countries Report 2020

8th December 2020 Least developed countries (LDCs) have so far been spared from the worst effects of the health emergency, yet the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic... 

 Chatbots RESET: A Framework for Governing Responsible Use of Conversational AI in Healthcare

Chatbots RESET: A Framework for Governing Responsible Use of Conversational AI in Healthcare

8th December 2020 When a new technology is introduced in healthcare, especially one based on AI, it invites meticulous scrutiny. The COVID-19 pandemic has... 

16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children

16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children

4th December 2020 The 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children Campaign (16 Days Campaign) is a global United Nations campaign which takes... 

Children in Jeopardy: UK, US & SA Policies on Unaccompanied Minors & Migrant Youth

Children in Jeopardy: UK, US & SA Policies on Unaccompanied Minors & Migrant Youth

4th December 2020 Over the past few weeks, two events have underlined the extreme vulnerability of migrant children as well as the noticeable lack of political will... 

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Statements

NEHAWU Mpumalanga Statement On The Irregula Recruitment For Learnership Programme In the Department of Community Safety And Liason

NEHAWU Mpumalanga Statement On The Irregula Recruitment For Learnership Programme In the Department of Community Safety And Liason

18th January 2021 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) in Mpumalanga condemns the irregular and fraudulent recruitment process that took... 

From the desk of the President – January 18, 2021

From the desk of the President – January 18, 2021

18th January 2021 Dear Fellow South African,   Welcome to my first weekly letter for 2021.   The first two weeks of the year have been difficult for all South... 

Tax hikes are a slap in the face of hard-working South Africans

Tax hikes are a slap in the face of hard-working South Africans

18th January 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) strongly opposes the tax hikes mooted by Treasury Director-General (DG), Dondo Mogajane, to pay for the Covid vaccine... 

ActionSA lays complaint with Speaker of Parliament Over Encouragement of Illegal Immigration

ActionSA lays complaint with Speaker of Parliament Over Encouragement of Illegal Immigration

18th January 2021 Today I have written to the Speaker of Parliament to lay a formal complaint against EFF leader Julius Malema for his public encouragement of... 

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Press Offices

It's leave, Karen, not a savings plan

It's leave, Karen, not a savings plan

10th December 2020 Whenever an employee's services are terminated, or an annual leave cycle ends, there will be at least two people arguing about whether the... 

A tale of two cases – the extent of SARS’ powers on display in Pretoria High Court

A tale of two cases – the extent of SARS’ powers on display in Pretoria High Court

9th December 2020 On 8 December 2020, the Pretoria High Court handed a critical victory to SARS, where it successfully interdicted the transfer of R2.76-billion... 

What SARS’ successful court application means for state capture

What SARS’ successful court application means for state capture

8th December 2020 The Pretoria High Court has granted SARS’ application to preserve more than R4bn in state capture loot. SARS’ victory in these urgent court... 

Prescription: Where the creditor did not know the identity of the debtor and facts giving rise to the debt – A close look at Section 12(3) of the Prescription Act

Prescription: Where the creditor did not know the identity of the debtor and facts giving rise to the debt – A close look at Section 12(3) of the Prescription Act

8th December 2020 It is common knowledge that any other debts taking exception to Section 11(a) to (c) of the Prescription Act of 68 of 1969 (Prescription Act)... 

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Leadership in Question Part 6: Chief Albert Luthuli, leadership and service

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