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US: 501Y.V2 Covid strain found in New York state resident

By: News24Wire      22nd February 2021 The first case of the fast-spreading 501Y.V2 coronavirus variant, first identified in South Africa, has been discovered in a resident of the US... 

US: 501Y.V2 Covid strain found in New York state resident
State capture commission wants Jacob Zuma jailed for two years for contempt

State capture commission wants Jacob Zuma jailed for two years for contempt  

By: News24Wire      22nd February 2021 The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture has asked the Constitutional Court to sentence former President Jacob Zuma to two years behind bars... 

Tanzania’s president admits country has Covid-19 problem

Tanzania’s president admits country has Covid-19 problem

By: News24Wire      22nd February 2021 The president of Tanzania has urged its citizens to take preventive measures against the coronavirus after downplaying the disease for months and... 

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South African president extends special Covid-19 grant. Why this is not enough

South African president extends special Covid-19 grant. Why this is not enough

15th February 2021 South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a three month extension of a special R350 (US$24) a month Covid-19 grant for unemployed... 

 G5 Sahel: N’Djamena summit should redefine France-Sahel cooperation

G5 Sahel: N’Djamena summit should redefine France-Sahel cooperation

15th February 2021 Operation Barkhane has never been this unpopular. A poll conducted in early January 2021 by the French Institute of Public Opinion (IFOP) revealed... 

SONA: State of the Looting Address

SONA: State of the Looting Address

12th February 2021 Award-winning columnist says our elected governors are nothing but a network of the corrupters and their corruptees whose only object in life is to... 

Welcome development

Welcome development

12th February 2021 The importance of Eskom’s endorsement of a lifting of the generation licensing cap from 1 MW to 50 MW cannot be overstated. CEO Andre de Ruyter... 

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Disability, Desperation and the Water Cannon

Disability, Desperation and the Water Cannon

29th January 2021 In early January 2021, the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), which falls under the Department of Social Development, announced that it... 

The USA’s renewed commitments to international climate efforts

The USA’s renewed commitments to international climate efforts

29th January 2021 The United States of America has for a very long time been the unrivalled global political-economic superpower, and this has far-reaching... 

 Unlocking Humanitarian and Resilience Investing through Better Data

Unlocking Humanitarian and Resilience Investing through Better Data

29th January 2021 The Covid-19 pandemic has had a severe impact on fragile social and economic systems, stretching the gap between current financing levels and those... 

Innovation Outlook: Renewable Methanol

Innovation Outlook: Renewable Methanol

29th January 2021 Methanol is essential for the chemical industry and represents an emerging fuel for a wide range of uses. Although largely produced from fossil... 

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NUPSAW message of solidarity to the workers activist, comrade Abbey Trotsky

25th February 2021 The National Union of Public Service and Allied Workers (NUPSAW) sends a message of support and solidarity with Comrade Abiodun Bamigboye (Abbey... 

North West on Covid-19 Relief Fund outcome

25th February 2021 Since the inception of the North West Covid-19 SMME Relief Fund, 3 876 successful applicants have received pay-outs.  “The Department of Economic... 

Vumelana responds to the Budget on land reform efforts

Vumelana responds to the Budget on land reform efforts

25th February 2021 Land Reform: Non-profit organisation in the land reform sector, Vumelana Advisory Fund has welcomed Government’s approach to finalise 1 409... 

FEDUSA in Mixed Reaction to Budget 2021 Announcements

25th February 2021 The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) has welcomed certain aspects in the announcements made by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni in his... 

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Key Tech and IP developments in South Africa: 2020/2021

Key Tech and IP developments in South Africa: 2020/2021

5th February 2021 ​​​​​Webber Wentzel prepared a high level overview of the top 10 Tech and IP developments in South Africa in 2020, and their predictions for each... 

Medical Practice: The minefield of saving lives

Medical Practice: The minefield of saving lives

5th February 2021 The recent move to charge a medical practitioner with murder rather than culpable homicide for the death of a patient after surgery is alarming,... 

SA emigration and taxes – What South Africans need to consider

SA emigration and taxes – What South Africans need to consider

4th February 2021 Many emigrating South Africans don’t realise that the month in which you leave South Africa has a significant impact on your tax obligations. And... 

 Exchange control relaxation: removal of loop

Exchange control relaxation: removal of loop

3rd February 2021 On 4 January 2021 the Financial Surveillance Department of the South African Reserve Bank (FinSurv) issued a circular on the removal of the... 

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