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Air strike hits capital of Ethiopia's Tigray for second time this week

By: Reuters     20th October 2021 Ethiopia launched its third air strike this week on the capital of the northern Tigray region on Wednesday, stepping up a campaign to weaken... 

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Senegal logs zero new Covid-19 cases for first time since pandemic began

By: Reuters     20th October 2021 Senegal recorded zero new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday for the first time since the pandemic began, the health ministry said. The West African... 

EU urges Tunisia's president to reopen parliament

By: Reuters     20th October 2021 The European Union on Tuesday called on Tunisia's President Kais Saied to restore the democratic order in his country after he suspended parliament... 


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The strength in diversity and its connection to empathetic, compassionate leadership

13th October 2021 Among the many lessons that the pandemic has taught us as a country and one of the common challenges that has arisen, is adapting to the relatively... 

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MPL Cameron Dugmore says ANC has a plan for Cape Town

13th October 2021 On Saturday October 9, 2021, the African National Congress (ANC) in the Western Cape held its Manifesto Launch at the iconic Samaaj Centre in... 

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Failed public training system makes this no country for young people

12th October 2021 Improving the prospects of SA’s millions of jobless youngsters will take tough policy reforms in the areas of growth constraints and labour... 

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If we want to remedy our current choiceless democracy, we must re-establish link between politics and the people

12th October 2021 There is a general sense of cynicism about the forthcoming elections. Political parties are not trusted, and their undertakings are not believed.... 

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At Your Service?: The Promise of Services-Led Development

At Your Service?: The Promise of Services-Led Development

5th October 2021 Throughout history, industrialization has been synonymous with development. However, the trend of premature deindustrialization and the spread of... 

Equality of Opportunity for Sexual and Gender Minorities

Equality of Opportunity for Sexual and Gender Minorities

5th October 2021 Despite legal and social advances in the past two decades, sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) people continue to face widespread... 

Sector Coupling in Facilitating Integration of Variable Renewable Energy in Cities

Sector Coupling in Facilitating Integration of Variable Renewable Energy in Cities

5th October 2021 To accommodate high shares of variable renewables in an effort to address global climate change, the future power system would require significant... 

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UDM 2021 Local Government Election Manifesto

5th October 2021 Since the advent of democracy, the country’s unemployment rate has been on the steady increase; with it reaching almost 35% in August 2021. Those... 

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Trial of defendants accused of murdering Senzo Meyiwa to start in April

25th October 2021 AfriForum’s Private Prosecution Unit, acting in terms of a watching brief for the mother and sisters of the murdered Senzo Meyiwa, was in the Palm... 

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Heavy rains in parts of drought-stricken Karoo welcomed

25th October 2021 The Department of Water and Sanitation is grateful for the heavy rainfall that fell in the central zone, i.e. Greater and Klein Karoo, late last... 

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The City of Johannesburg forges ahead with its energy plans

25th October 2021 The City of Johannesburg wishes to correct the narrative which seek to suggest it is abandoning its plans to reduce the impact of load shedding for... 

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Basic Education Committee wishes Class of 2021 well with final exams

25th October 2021 The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education, Ms Bongiwe Mbinqo-Gigaba, wishes the class of 2021 well for their upcoming final... 

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Baker McKenzie announces global revenues of USD $3.1 Billion

30th September 2021 Revenues up 7.8% for year ending 30 June 2021 Profits grow 36.7% year on year  Continued investment in home-grown and lateral talent  Launch of AI... 

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Top M&A lawyer, Ezra Davids, named chairman and senior partner of African law firm Bowmans

30th September 2021 Leading African law firm Bowmans has elected Ezra Davids, a top mergers and acquisitions lawyer, as its new chairman and senior partner, effective... 

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Increasing competition policy enforcement across Africa

30th September 2021 Competition policy continues to be viewed by regulators as a key driver of economic growth globally. Across Africa, competition policy enforcement... 

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When is a formal disciplinary hearing necessary?

28th September 2021 Several months ago I wrote an article in which I cited the case of AUSA obo Melville vs SA Airways Technical (Pty) Ltd (2002,6 BALR 573). In that... 

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