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Eskom denies Joburg ANC claim that city will take over power supply  

By: News24Wire      8th October 2021 Eskom has refuted a statement issued by the African National Congress’s Greater Johannesburg Region branch over an apparent power-purchase... 

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Alarming chunk of Eskom capacity is down as load-shedding hits again

By: News24Wire      8th October 2021 Load-shedding is back, and with a large chunk of Eskom's capacity down, the country's power supply is under a severe strain. On Thursday, after 77... 

US, UK, Norway urge end to blockades in eastern Sudan – statement

By: Reuters     8th October 2021 The United States, United Kingdom and Norway on Friday called for an end to blockades of port and transportation infrastructure in eastern Sudan.... 

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1st October 2021 The importance of Cabinet’s approval of a revised and more ambitious Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) carbon mitigation target range for... 

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Smuggled explosives keep illegal mining syndicates in business

30th September 2021 Acting on a tip-off, a South African Police Service (SAPS) team arrived at an unoccupied mine on the outskirts of Johannesburg. Everything appeared... 

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Head of UNAIDS unpacks the knock-on effects of COVID-19. And what needs to be done

30th September 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has deepened global inequities. The world’s poor have bore the brunt of national lockdowns and will struggle to recover and... 

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Vote for those who will actually end corruption

29th September 2021 Accountability Now, an NGO dedicated to exacting accountability and upholding the constitution in South Africa, is calling on voters to focus on... 

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ActionSA 2021 Local Government Election Manifesto

28th September 2021 ActionSA will ­fix South African local governments by prioritising: Customer-centric government that delivers service with pride: our residents... 

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EFF 2021 Local Government Election Manifesto

28th September 2021 The seven non-negotiable cardinal pillars, which form the ideological context of the EFF 2021 Local Government Elections Manifesto are:... 

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DA 2021 Local Government Election Manifesto

28th September 2021 Get the basics right What a DA government will do: 

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ANC 2021 Local Government Election Manifesto

28th September 2021 We pledge to do more and better as we move forward. A Pledge to do and be better. A Pledge to deploy honest and competent local leaders. A Pledge... 

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Municipality shrugs off deadly pollution of Kuruman Eye irrigation canal

13th October 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) is deeply concerned by reports that livestock are dying from the very high E.coli levels in the fresh water irrigation... 

ANC is lying that Johannesburg deal with Kelvin Power Station will end loadshedding

13th October 2021 The ANC-led Johannesburg's claims that the new deal between the City and the Kelvin Power Station would help protect residents of loadshedding is... 

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Conviction in Middelburg-case after intervention of AfriForum’s Private Prosecution Unit 

13th October 2021 After AfriForum’s Private Prosecution Unit intervened, Magistrate Andreas Masteroudes last week found Khumbulani Malinga guilty on a charge of... 

DA pledges to stand against corruption in the EC

13th October 2021 Today we take a stand against the rampant ANC corruption that has not only brought Nelson Mandela Bay to its knees, but also the whole of the... 

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Environmental Duty of Care: Realities for the Real Estate Sector

20th September 2021 Landlords, landowners, and property managers often overlook their environmental duty of care obligations, which attracts significant environmental... 

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IFLR names Bowmans ‘National Law Firm of the Year’ in two African jurisdictions

16th September 2021 Leading African law firm, Bowmans, received three awards at the online IFLR Africa Awards ceremony held earlier today (9 September). These include... 

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Who Will Watch the Watchers?

15th September 2021 Employers and employees rely on employment tribunal commissioners to discern between appropriate and inappropriate conduct, and to remedy the... 

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AI in the retail sector: the South African conundrum

14th September 2021 Artificial intelligence is being successfully deployed in the global retail sector, but it needs to be used carefully in the South African context,... 

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