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AngloGold declares $121m first-half dividend on strong cash flow, higher production 

By: Martin Creamer     5th August 2022 Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti on Friday declared an interim dividend of $121-million on 3% higher year-on-year production and a strong... 

Sunrise Dam’s full-potential assessment identified 33 improvement initiatives.
Sunrise Dam’s full-potential assessment identified 33 improvement initiatives.
ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa on a knife edge as crises spur leadership contest

By: Reuters     5th August 2022 South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa is beset by crises that have cast doubt on his presidency and left him vulnerable to a leadership challenge as his... 

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy

Ukrainian foreign minister to tour African states – president

By: Reuters     5th August 2022 Ukraine's foreign minister will make a tour of African states this autumn, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday. "I can't do it now... 


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Institute for Security Studies

Are South Africa’s police jumping the gun on new technologies?

2nd August 2022 Emerging technologies are seen as critical tools for making South Africa safer. This includes a rise in spending on city surveillance systems... 

The Conversation

Basic water services in South Africa are in decay after years of progress

2nd August 2022 Water is at the heart of health and well-being for people and nature. Access to it is a human rights issue recognised by international treaties and... 

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South Africa is trapped again: what kind of leaders can set the country free

1st August 2022 Former South African president Thabo Mbeki recently painted a gloomy picture of the country and its prospects. He said the governing African... 

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Ramaphosa acts to ease South Africa’s energy crisis: impact will be felt in renewables

1st August 2022 South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa recently announced an action plan to address the country’s growing energy crisis. It included relaxing the... 

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Global Hydrogen Trade to Meet the 1.5°C Climate Goal: Trade Outlook for 2050 and Way Forward

Global Hydrogen Trade to Meet the 1.5°C Climate Goal: Trade Outlook for 2050 and Way Forward

8th July 2022 By effectively increasing the distance over which it is cost-effective to transport energy, green hydrogen can unlock new possibilities for energy... 

 The Road to 2030

The Road to 2030

7th July 2022 In January 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a new road map to address the burden of disease and death imposed by neglected... 

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Newsletter “Voices of Citizens in Africa” - Issue 09 | May 2022

7th July 2022 The publication of the Newsletter under the theme Women Economic Empowerment reminds us all, the significant role of women in African economies. In... 

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Motorcycle Safety in Africa

7th July 2022 In developing countries with inadequate public transport and road infrastructure, motorcycles present a fast, cheap, and efficient transport... 

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DA calls for Premier Mathabatha’s urgent intervention in the slow progress to assist persons with disabilities

11th August 2022 The DA in Limpopo calls on Premier Stanly Mathabatha to address the on-going failure to reach targets and lack of reporting by departments on... 

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DA calls for in-depth provincial probe into KZN Dolphin Coast air conundrum

11th August 2022 The DA has written to senior KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) environmental inspectors demanding a joint investigation into the ongoing air quality and... 

Joint statement by opposition parties represented in Parliament

Joint statement by opposition parties represented in Parliament

11th August 2022 Today the opposition parties represented in Parliament met - as agreed to in the last meeting of the 3rd of August 2022. The purpose of these... 

ANC conflates party and state in desperate attempt to cling to power in Mangaung

ANC conflates party and state in desperate attempt to cling to power in Mangaung

11th August 2022 The DA in Mangaung demands a retraction of the instruction from the ANC’s Interim Regional Committee (IRC) that all council sittings should be... 

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Press Offices

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

King IV: The role of policies and procedures in good corporate governance

1st August 2022 Good corporate governance entails ensuring that your company has the correct policies and procedures in place. Companies need not be bogged down by... 

Labour Law Management Consulting

You cannot ignore extenuating circumstances

1st August 2022 Even when an employer finds an employee guilty of a serious offence this does not automatically entitle the employer to fire the employee. There... 

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Warning! Beware of the employment of illegal foreigners

28th July 2022 During the recent global mobility conference that was held by Xpatweb, the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) reiterated their intention to adopt a... 

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Legal advice for entrepreneurs – what does POPI mean for my business?

28th July 2022 The Protection of Personal Information Act, No 4 of 2013 (POPI) is finally here. POPI was signed into law by the President of South Africa on 19... 

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Magazine round up | 12 August 2022

ANC renewal is not about words but about actions - Mathews Phosa

Moving beyond “disillusionment” means recreating our political life

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Daily Podcast – August 12, 2022

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