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'Catastrophic' fuel price hike on the cards, AA warns

By: News24Wire      18th October 2021 A "catastrophic" fuel price hike is on the cards for November, the Automobile Association (AA) has warned. Based on its calculations, R20 per litre... 

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Where a $5bn green incentive runs into politics of coal

By: Bloomberg     18th October 2021 The world’s richest countries are courting South Africa as a model of how to transition to a more climate-friendly future from a dependency on... 

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Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine not approved – SAHPRA

By: Thabi Madiba     18th October 2021 The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) said on Monday it would not approve Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine at this... 


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Local government elections – what to watch for

8th October 2021 Pity the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC). They have about 30 days to prepare, print and distribute ballot papers for more than 60 000... 

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Breakthrough malaria vaccine offers to reinvigorate the fight against the disease

8th October 2021 The World Health Organization has announced a historic move: it has recommended the widespread use of the first ever malaria vaccine. The... 

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The impact of Covid-19 on black farmers in South Africa

8th October 2021 The Covid-19 pandemic is continuing to disrupt societies. In South Africa it has caused millions to lose jobs and incomes. At the same time food... 

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Civil society groups can help fix South Africa’s food system if they’re given a seat at the table

8th October 2021 There is a long list of existing global crises made worse by the Covid-19 pandemic, including poverty and inequality. Another is food insecurity.... 

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Intersecting exclusions: experiences of violence and displacement among LGBTQI+ communities in Kenya

Intersecting exclusions: experiences of violence and displacement among LGBTQI+ communities in Kenya

1st October 2021 Through an intersectional lens, this study delves into the nuance between LGBTQI+ experiences of violence and displacement in the Kenyan context.... 

South Africa’s NEETs crisis: Why we are failing to connect young people to work

South Africa’s NEETs crisis: Why we are failing to connect young people to work

29th September 2021 More than nine-million young South Africans are not in employment, education or training (NEET). While the implications of the July insurrection... 

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SIU Digital Vibes report

29th September 2021 The SIU received allegations from a whistle-blower regarding potential irregularities in the award by the NDOH of the NHI media campaign and the... 

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GOOD 2021 Local Government Election Manifesto

28th September 2021 This is a summary of the GOOD plan for our towns and cities: GOOD will govern towns and cities to deliver: 

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The ongoing attack on the eKhenena Commune is being planned at a high level

22nd October 2021 A total of nine comrades have now been arrested on trumped up charges in the latest wave of repression against the eKhenena Commune. Six have... 

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Electoral Court Finds Against ActionSA in Judgement

22nd October 2021 ActionSA has received the disappointing news that the Electoral Court has found against our application.  Given the urgent nature of the... 

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Urgent review application for Zuma’s release heard soon

22nd October 2021 The civil rights organisation AfriForum’s urgent court application against both the Department of Correctional Service and the National... 

DA can win Umngeni outright and get things done here!

22nd October 2021 Good afternoon, fellow Democrats, fellow South Africans, It is great to be with you here in beautiful Howick, one of my favourite places on Earth.... 

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Complex issues arise in limiting the rights of the non-vaccinated

23rd September 2021 The South African government may introduce “vaccine passports”, following moves by authorities in other jurisdictions, and the limitation of... 

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ICASA market inquiry into signal distribution services in South Africa

23rd September 2021 ICASA has published notice of its intention to conduct an inquiry into competition in signal distribution services and is inviting questions from... 

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China's new privacy law: its impact on South African organisations

22nd September 2021 South African businesses with links to China need to be aware of the country’s recently passed Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), which... 

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2018 Mining Charter is policy, not law!

22nd September 2021 The High Court has ruled that the 2018 Mining Charter is policy, not law, and has set aside various aspects of the Charter as unconstitutional.... 

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