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DA announces mayoral candidates

By: Sane Dhlamini     23rd August 2021 Democratic Alliance leader John Steenhuisen assured South Africans on Monday that the party will grow local economies while he announced the... 

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Demand for vaccines requires boost to enable full reopening of economy

By: Donna Slater     23rd August 2021 Despite an anti-vaccination contingent in South Africa’s society, Business Leadership South Africa CEO Busi Mavuso says common sense and... 

Numsa starts nationwide demonstrations amid wage deadlock

By: Marleny Arnoldi     23rd August 2021 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has started with nationwide demonstrations, while wage negotiations with the Steel and... 

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 Vigilant South Africans resist energy projects that harm the seas

Vigilant South Africans resist energy projects that harm the seas

8th June 2021 South Africans are incredulous at being offered a sea-based ‘emergency’ solution to its endemic electricity crisis. Emergency, after all, implies a... 

Nigeria’s Twitter ban could backfire, hurting the economy and democracy

Nigeria’s Twitter ban could backfire, hurting the economy and democracy

7th June 2021 Nigeria’s decision to suspend Twitter indefinitely could backfire for the government and cost the country economically in terms of new investments... 

 Gains from Africa’s single market must be equitable

Gains from Africa’s single market must be equitable

7th June 2021 Trading commenced under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement in January. However the journey to increased intra-African trade... 

 Urban South Africa is ill-prepared for the coming climate change storm

Urban South Africa is ill-prepared for the coming climate change storm

7th June 2021 South Africa is no stranger to the devastating impacts of weather-related hazards such as floods, wildfires, storms and droughts. These events have... 

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 Global Network of Advanced Manufacturing Hubs: Annual Report 2020

Global Network of Advanced Manufacturing Hubs: Annual Report 2020

25th March 2021 The Global Network of Advanced Manufacturing Hubs engages manufacturing ecosystems at the local, state/province or national level to allow regions... 

Trendsetters: Transformational Investment Practices of Advanced Investors

Trendsetters: Transformational Investment Practices of Advanced Investors

25th March 2021 The global investment community is in a period of great risk and great opportunity. Global asset owners and managers must consider climate change,... 

Potential for Green Banks & National Climate Change Funds in Africa - Scoping Report

Potential for Green Banks & National Climate Change Funds in Africa - Scoping Report

25th March 2021 The goal of this project is to explore and understand the potential for “Green Investment Banks” and National Climate Change Funds (NCCFs) to... 

From crisis to action

From crisis to action

25th March 2021 The Corruption Watch (CW) 2020 annual report, titled From Crisis to Action, reflects the extent to which all organisations and individuals in South... 

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Eskom attaches Emfuleni Municipality’s bank account

6th October 2021 The DA notes the judgment handed down by the Gauteng High Court to attach Emfuleni Local Municipality’s bank account following their failure to... 

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DA condemns Metro Police closure of Mangaung

6th October 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) condemns the closure of the Mangaung municipal offices today by the recently established Metro Police. The closure of... 

Tourism in KZN on the road to recovery with increased hotel occupancy rates

6th October 2021 KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) hotel occupancy rates hit an all-time high of 86% over the Heritage Day Long weekend, leaving the sector feeling positive... 

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POPCRU supports the upcoming COSATU National Day of Action

6th October 2021 The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) supports the upcoming COSATU socio-economic national strike set to take place tomorrow, the 7th... 

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Lockdown Labour Law Seminar

Lockdown Labour Law Seminar

23rd March 2021 The slow COVID-19 vaccine roll out means that the pandemic will continue to impact businesses greatly for a long time to come. Employers in all... 

South African Energy Minister delivers good news for the energy sector

South African Energy Minister delivers good news for the energy sector

19th March 2021 Eight winning projects of the South African government’s risk mitigation power procurement programme were announced by South African Energy... 

Court upholds the importance of disclosure of documents in litigation

Court upholds the importance of disclosure of documents in litigation

18th March 2021 ​​In a recent case where a claimant for damages sought to prevent the disclosure of her medical records, the rules of court were found to override... 

Food For Thought – Domestic Violence

Food For Thought – Domestic Violence

17th March 2021 It only takes one trip to the District Magistrates Court to see, and fully realise what our lower courts are faced with on a daily basis. Imagine... 

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