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'Akin to treason' - Treasury boss wants SA firms to stop doing business with Bain

By: News24Wire      4th August 2022 National Treasury's acting director-general, Ismail Momoniat, has called on companies in the private sector in South Africa and internationally not... 

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National Treasury acting director-general Ismail Momoniat

HSF wants SA to shun Bain following ban by UK govt

By: Sashnee Moodley     4th August 2022 Following the UK’s decision to ban consultancy company Bain from securing State contracts for three years, the Helen Suzman Foundation is calling... 

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Monkeypox: When it was an African problem nobody cared, say experts

By: News24Wire      4th August 2022 Before monkeypox announced its silent but far-reaching arrival in Europe and the US, nobody seemed to care, because it was confined to Africa where... 

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Tunisia drifts into even more dangerous territory

27th May 2022 For a while, optimists could hope that President Kais Saied hadn’t abandoned Tunisia’s turbulent but exhilarating democratic project – even after... 

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Second chance for Mohamud to put Somalia on the road to stability

27th May 2022 After a 15-month delay in voting, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud became Somalia’s new president on 15 May. Political leaders had disagreed over the election... 

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Act against those who sabotage our economy and livelihoods

27th May 2022 Congratulations to energy regulator Nersa, as well as Operation Vulindlela, for getting two 100MW private sector solar plants approved. That’s... 

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Bedevilled

27th May 2022 The gap between infrastructure ambition and implementation is now widening faster than the country’s power utility is able to shift its... 

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Protection advocacy by international NGOs in armed conflict situations: breaking the barriers

Protection advocacy by international NGOs in armed conflict situations: breaking the barriers

2nd December 2021 There is strong recognition that international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) have a key role to play in carrying out advocacy to promote... 

The role of the AfCFTA in promoting a resilient recovery in Africa

The role of the AfCFTA in promoting a resilient recovery in Africa

2nd December 2021 Over time the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is set to change Africa’s production and trade landscape. However, environmental and... 

Inclusion and exclusion in the north-east Nigeria crisis

Inclusion and exclusion in the north-east Nigeria crisis

2nd December 2021 The humanitarian response in north-east Nigeria is an important opportunity to examine barriers to more inclusive humanitarian action in... 

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Central Africa Economic Outlook 2021

26th November 2021 The COVID‐19 pandemic has been contained relatively successfully in Central Africa, which comprises the six member countries of the Central African... 

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Organised crime in Kimberley must be targeted

20th September 2022 The DA is calling for the speedy arrest of the suspects involved in the murder of Sol Plaatje municipal foreman and South African Municipal... 

Were skinny jeans and armchairs delivered to Tembisa hospital? Department won’t tell so I will see for myself

Were skinny jeans and armchairs delivered to Tembisa hospital? Department won’t tell so I will see for myself

20th September 2022 The Gauteng Health Department has refused to confirm whether over-priced skinny jeans, luxury armchairs and hand towels were delivered to the... 

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Solving the electricity challenge is vital for South Africa’s investment drive

20th September 2022 Dear Fellow South African,  A few days ago, I met with US President Joe Biden in Washington to discuss several issues of concern to both our... 

SBI calls on government to stabilise Eskom

20th September 2022 The Small Business Institute (SBI) calls on government to accelerate the implementation of measures to stabilise Eskom, the power utility.  Eskom... 

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SARS intensifies collaboration with international tax authorities to identify non-compliant South African taxpayers

SARS intensifies collaboration with international tax authorities to identify non-compliant South African taxpayers

29th April 2022 The South African Revenue Service (SARS) continues to make good its commitment to call non-compliant South African taxpayers to account, most... 

Bowmans pours pro bono energies into gender, human rights issues

Bowmans pours pro bono energies into gender, human rights issues

28th April 2022 Leading African law firm Bowmans is using its on-the-ground African presence to strengthen the fight against gender-based violence and gender... 

New Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) and Mine Community Resettlement Guidelines: progress, but grey areas remain

New Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) and Mine Community Resettlement Guidelines: progress, but grey areas remain

26th April 2022 On 30 March 2022, the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy (Minister) published the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Policy 2022 (the ASM... 

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South Africa: Recourse for employees who are injured as a result of vaccinations

22nd April 2022 Some employers implementing their vaccination policies are being met with resistance from employees or anti-vaccination groups together with... 

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