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Effective provision of basic services enables businesses to grow – Ramaphosa

By: Thabi Madiba     20th May 2022 President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday by focusing on service delivery and other challenges at a local government level, government could create... 

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IEC warns of 'internal political party rivalries' playing out in electoral processes  

By: News24Wire      20th May 2022 The Electoral Commission of South Africa says elections have become so highly contested that intra and inter-party rivalries are increasingly... 

Charlotte Maxeke: Govt to spend R1bn, repairs expected to be finalised in 2023 - Jack Bloom

By: News24Wire      20th May 2022 The total cost to repair Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital is estimated at R1.1-billion. The Democratic Alliance's Jack Bloom has... 

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Making Covid vaccines in Africa: advances and sustainability issues

11th May 2022 The history of vaccine manufacturing capacity in Africa dates back to 1881, when Egypt’s Vacsera company was established. Before the Covid pandemic... 

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Africa’s solutions to conflict are in crisis

11th May 2022 Africa faces widespread instability. In the past year, there have been coups in Mali, Chad, Sudan, Burkina Faso and Guinea, and attempts to... 

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New book unpacks the complexities of whiteness in South Africa

10th May 2022 In his latest book sociologist Professor Roger Southall, a prolific researcher who has written extensively about political dynamics in Southern... 

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Burkina Faso’s junta under pressure to deliver on security promises

10th May 2022 The junta in power in Ouagadougou justified the 24 January coup by citing the inability of former president Roch Marc Christian Kaboré’s government... 

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 Health systems resilience toolkit: a WHO global public health good to support building and strengthening of sustainable health systems resilience in countries with various contexts

Health systems resilience toolkit: a WHO global public health good to support building and strengthening of sustainable health systems resilience in countries with various contexts

12th May 2022 This document is a consolidated, fit-for-purpose technical reference package to support countries in strengthening health systems resilience at... 

Intense and Lasting Harm: Cluster Munition Attacks in Ukraine

Intense and Lasting Harm: Cluster Munition Attacks in Ukraine

12th May 2022 This report presents the types of cluster munitions being used in the international armed conflict in Ukraine in 2022 and the civilian casualties... 

Fostering Effective Energy Transition 2022

Fostering Effective Energy Transition 2022

11th May 2022 This special edition report on global energy transition builds on the trends from the Energy Transition Index to provide perspective on the current... 

 Shaping the Future of Small and Medium-Sized Cities: A Framework for Digital Transformation

Shaping the Future of Small and Medium-Sized Cities: A Framework for Digital Transformation

11th May 2022 Digital transformation is becoming a crucial support mechanism for countries as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and undergo economic... 

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National water levels remain steady week on week

25th May 2022 The Department of Water and Sanitation’s weekly status of reservoirs demonstrate that water levels remain stable and unchanged week on week. The... 

COSATU Free State condemns utterances by Moqhaka Mayor

25th May 2022 The Congress of Trade Unions in the Free State has learned with shock the utterances made by Moqhaka Executive Mayor Comrade Motloheloa ‘Toy’... 

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Gauteng MMC for Health and Social Development Councillor Ashley Sauls statement on Africa Day

25th May 2022 Today’s Africa Day, which celebrates the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (now known as the African Union) on this day, 25 May in... 

ANC fails to pass its own budget in KwaDukuza Municipality

25th May 2022 The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal has noted that the ANC governed KwaDukuza Municipality has been unable to pass the 2022/2023 budget after... 

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Webber Wentzel: SA Mining Minister’s opening address to Mining Indaba was disappointingly vague

10th May 2022 Minister Gwede Mantashe’s speech at this year’s Mining Indaba omitted to address various pertinent issues on which investors have been seeking... 

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To rezone or not to rezone? Mines should be asking this question

10th May 2022 Whether land has to be rezoned for mining purposes or not is an important issue for mines, both existing operations and new ones, to consider, as... 

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New severe weather online portal gives free access to legislation and resources following catastrophic KZN floods

9th May 2022 In the wake of the most devastating floods to hit KwaZulu-Natal in several decades, legal technology company LexisNexis South Africa (LNSA) has set... 

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A new reality for illegal miners and the 'zama zamas'?

9th May 2022 Illegal mining is a critical challenge in the South African mining and minerals industry.  "In response to this challenge and ahead of the... 

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