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ANC veterans vow to no longer be used in ANC factional battles as it appoints new unity leadership

By: News24Wire      23rd May 2022 The newly nominated uMkhonto we Sizwe Liberation War Veterans Interim Committee has vowed that the days are over when military veterans' structures... 

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Former mayor Mpho Moerane hailed as a selfless leader

By: Sane Dhlamini     20th May 2022 African National Congress (ANC) Gauteng provincial treasurer Parks Tau on Friday said this is a time to pick up the spear and continue with the... 

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Platinum jewellery continuing to drive 25% of platinum demand 

By: Martin Creamer     20th May 2022 Several reports published during Platinum Week indicate that in 2021, platinum jewellery consumed anywhere between 1.6-million ounces to... 


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Making Covid vaccines in Africa: advances and sustainability issues

11th May 2022 The history of vaccine manufacturing capacity in Africa dates back to 1881, when Egypt’s Vacsera company was established. Before the Covid pandemic... 

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Africa’s solutions to conflict are in crisis

11th May 2022 Africa faces widespread instability. In the past year, there have been coups in Mali, Chad, Sudan, Burkina Faso and Guinea, and attempts to... 

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New book unpacks the complexities of whiteness in South Africa

10th May 2022 In his latest book sociologist Professor Roger Southall, a prolific researcher who has written extensively about political dynamics in Southern... 

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Burkina Faso’s junta under pressure to deliver on security promises

10th May 2022 The junta in power in Ouagadougou justified the 24 January coup by citing the inability of former president Roch Marc Christian Kaboré’s government... 

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Innovation Trends in Electrolysers for Hydrogen Production

13th May 2022 Electrolysis of water, using renewable electricity, is the sustainable option to produce green hydrogen as an attractive low-carbon energy carrier.... 

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Migration for climate action: how labour mobility can help the green transition

12th May 2022 Countries are yet to harness the potential of migrant workforces to support their green transitions. Efforts to facilitate the economic integration... 

 Health systems resilience toolkit: a WHO global public health good to support building and strengthening of sustainable health systems resilience in countries with various contexts

Health systems resilience toolkit: a WHO global public health good to support building and strengthening of sustainable health systems resilience in countries with various contexts

12th May 2022 This document is a consolidated, fit-for-purpose technical reference package to support countries in strengthening health systems resilience at... 

Intense and Lasting Harm: Cluster Munition Attacks in Ukraine

Intense and Lasting Harm: Cluster Munition Attacks in Ukraine

12th May 2022 This report presents the types of cluster munitions being used in the international armed conflict in Ukraine in 2022 and the civilian casualties... 

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UJ’s Hassina Mouri awarded UNESCO Chair on Medical Geology in Africa

26th May 2022 Hassina Mouri, a Professor in Medical Geology at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and a B rated researcher by NRF, has been awarded the UNESCO... 

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DA rejects plan to spend R8.3m on parties and events in flood-hit eThekwini

26th May 2022 The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini has rejected a report by the eThekwini Municipality's Business Support, Markets and Tourism Unit to spend R8.3... 

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DA welcomes intervention by Minister of Water and Sanitation in three FS Municipalities

26th May 2022 The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the interventions in Matjhabeng, Maluti-a-Phofung and Kopanong municipalities announced on 10 April by the... 

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COSATU Central Executive Committee statement -May 2022

26th May 2022 1.    Introduction  The Central Executive Committee met in its normal session from the 23rd -25th of May 2022.The meeting took note of the... 

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A new reality for illegal miners and the 'zama zamas'?

9th May 2022 Illegal mining is a critical challenge in the South African mining and minerals industry.  "In response to this challenge and ahead of the... 

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South Africa: Alternative financing for junior miners - giving life to the Preamble of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act

9th May 2022 The Preamble to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002 (MPRDA), the primary South African legislation governing the... 

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What puts the "independent" in independent contractor?

6th May 2022 An independent contractor is a person or entity enlisted by way of an agreement to perform certain services for another person or entity without... 

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Unclaimed retirement benefits in the mining industry

6th May 2022 Union Funds in the mining industry are holding particularly large sums in unclaimed benefits, for several reasons, including poor record-keeping A... 

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