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ANC cobbles together coalition agreement to take control of Nelson Mandela Bay  

By: News24Wire      22nd November 2021 After five years in opposition benches, the African National Congress in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro took charge of the municipality by cobbling... 

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SAHPRA will assess efficacy of Pfizer booster shot 

By: Thabi Madiba     22nd November 2021 South African Health Products Regulatory Authority CEO Dr Boitumelo Semete-Makokotlela announced on Monday that the regulator will assess the... 

In the dark: Nigeria's Maiduguri struggles to recover without power

By: Reuters     22nd November 2021 Maiduguri is the capital of Borno state, the epicentre of Nigeria's 12-year battle against Islamist militants who in January bombed transmission... 

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After 15 years, the AU should revamp its peacebuilding approach

11th November 2021 The African Union’s (AU) efforts to rebuild societies divided and damaged by conflict should be reconsidered to match the continent’s current needs... 

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Data doesn’t back media claim that Kenya has East Africa’s highest youth unemployment rate of 38.9%

11th November 2021 In early November 2021, Kenya’s judiciary said its website had been overwhelmed when more than 60,000 people applied for just 560 jobs.... 

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COVID-19: the measure of learning losses

11th November 2021 How much learning did primary school children in poorer schools lose due to the lockdowns resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic? Three different... 

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COP26: Two worlds talked past each other – or never even met

10th November 2021 At the 2021 UN climate change conference in Glasgow, moving between the corporate slickness of the official “Blue Zone” (a UN-managed space which... 

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What Do Middle-Income Countries Want from the IMF as They Look to Recover from the Pandemic?

4th November 2021 After more than a year of grappling with the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, many middle-income countries (MICs) will continue to... 

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Migrants, Refugees and Displaced Persons

3rd November 2021 The Roman Catholic Church traditionally observes the last Sunday in September as the World Day of Migrants and Refugees; 2021 marks the 107th year... 

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Addressing protection risks in a climate-changed world: challenges and opportunities

28th October 2021 Climate variability and change can exacerbate existing protection risks, create new protection risks, and impact drivers of conflict and fragility.... 

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International corporate tax reforms: what could the OECD deal mean for lower-income countries?

28th October 2021 On 8 October 2021, 136 countries agreed to a set of global tax reforms under the Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS), an... 

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31 521 Gauteng health workers are not vaxxed against Covid

24th November 2021 Despite high Covid-19 infections, 31 521 (36%) out of 86 630 health workers employed by the Gauteng Health Department are not fully vaccinated.... 

DA’s Tokkie Swanepoel elected as the Mayor of the Thabazimbi Municipality

23rd November 2021 The Democratic Alliance in Limpopo is pleased to announce that Councillor Tokkie Swanepoel has been elected as Mayor of Thabazimbi Local... 

Mining Charter: No appeal by department welcomed

23rd November 2021 Solidarity today welcomed the announcement by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy that it would not appeal against the recent High Court... 

COSATU to present submission on Division of Revenue Amendment Bill to Parliament tomorrow 24 November 2021

23rd November 2021   The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) will present its submission on the Division of Revenue Amendment (DORA) Bill to the National... 

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Testing the rule of law proves its mettle

5th November 2021 As part of their ongoing strategic partnership, LexisNexis South Africa and Africa Legal have launched the Justice Inspired initiative that seeks... 

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Prioritising the 'S' in ESG can lessen disputes between mining companies and adjacent communities. Here's why.

4th November 2021 Accentuating the 'S' in Environmental, Social and Governance can help mining companies deliver better business outcomes, lessen costly disputes,... 

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How to make your Intellectual Property work for you in practice

3rd November 2021 Intellectual property (IP) is the product of independent thought; the outcome of human creativity and innovation. An intellectual property right... 

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Will South Africans soon be smoking their new, PBR-protected cannabis varieties?

3rd November 2021 Cannabis (which has many names in South Africa, including “dagga”, “grass”, “boom”, “dope”, “skyf”, “weed” and “Durban poison”) is South Africa’s... 

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