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People will have to 'wait and see' whether I will step aside, says Magashule

By: News24Wire      31st March 2021 Embattled African National Congress (ANC) secretary-general Ace Magashule said people should "wait and see" whether he would step aside from his... 

 People will have to 'wait and see' whether I will step aside, says Magashule
ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule

Slight improvements in SOE audits are no reason to celebrate, new AG Tsakani Maluleke warns

By: News24Wire      31st March 2021 Auditor General Tsakani Maluleke said while there were marginal improvements in the audit outcomes of national and provincial government... 

 'Operation Clean Audit' pays off for Ekurhuleni metro

'Operation Clean Audit' pays off for Ekurhuleni metro  

By: News24Wire      31st March 2021 The City of Ekurhuleni has received a clean audit from the Auditor-General for the 2019/2020 financial year, the metro announced on Wednesday. The... 

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 ‘Electoral reforms’ are stifling democracy in West Africa

‘Electoral reforms’ are stifling democracy in West Africa

25th March 2021 In the past two years, several West African countries have enacted electoral laws and regulations that make running for political office more... 

 Ghana’s Akufo-Addo faces a gruelling second term

Ghana’s Akufo-Addo faces a gruelling second term

24th March 2021 On 4 March, Ghana’s Supreme Court unanimously ruled to uphold the second term victory of President Nana Akufo-Addo in the 7 December 2020 general... 

Bracing for the second wave

Bracing for the second wave

24th March 2021 The synchronised, sudden stop in the global economy, together with radically reduced income sources fundamental to African countries (remittances,... 

Six South African cities in top 20 of world’s ‘most dangerous’? Crime index based on website users’ opinions

Six South African cities in top 20 of world’s ‘most dangerous’? Crime index based on website users’ opinions

24th March 2021 South Africa has a reputation for high rates of crime and violence. And now six of its cities have been named among the most dangerous in the... 

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Exploring loss and damage finance and its place in the Global Stocktake

Exploring loss and damage finance and its place in the Global Stocktake

23rd March 2021 This report from the Finance Working Group of the independent Global Stocktake, co-chaired by ODI, explores loss and damage finance and its place... 

Adaptive bureaucracies? Enabling adaptation in public bureaucracies

Adaptive bureaucracies? Enabling adaptation in public bureaucracies

23rd March 2021 To effectively address the complex challenges they face, public bureaucracies often need to do more than implement pre-determined plans. They need... 

What's Cooking: Digital Transformation of the Agrifood System

What's Cooking: Digital Transformation of the Agrifood System

19th March 2021 The digital agriculture revolution holds a promise to build an agriculture and food system that is efficient, environmentally sustainable, and... 

 Global Lighthouse Network: Reimagining Operations for Growth

Global Lighthouse Network: Reimagining Operations for Growth

19th March 2021 Digital is no longer optional. Global disruptions and instabilities impose a pressing need and opportunity for quantitative and qualitative growth... 

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Statements

UFS extraordinary professor appointed to serve in the Constitutional Court

UFS extraordinary professor appointed to serve in the Constitutional Court

7th April 2021 Judge Dhaya Pillay, Extraordinary Professor in the Free State Centre for Human Rights at the University of the Free State (UFS) Faculty of Law, has... 

Why did Didiza’s Department give SAFDA R158 million?

Why did Didiza’s Department give SAFDA R158 million?

By: Sane Dhlamini     7th April 2021 The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) has become a lucrative piggy bank for third party organisations that are... 

LUX Stands with Caster. LUX Stands  for All Women.

LUX Stands with Caster. LUX Stands for All Women.

7th April 2021 LUX, today voiced its support for renowned South African Olympic gold medalist, Caster Semenya. This comes off the back of her fight against the... 

COGTA committee says Covid-19 and budget cuts are an added difficulty for local government elections

COGTA committee says Covid-19 and budget cuts are an added difficulty for local government elections

7th April 2021 The Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) had an engagement yesterday with the Department of Cogta and the... 

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Press Offices

Covid-19 TERS extension: key information for employers

Covid-19 TERS extension: key information for employers

15th March 2021 A new directive sets out conditions for the extension of benefits under the Covid-19 TERS scheme, which applies only to four categories of... 

POPIA codes of conduct, information officers and applications for exemption

POPIA codes of conduct, information officers and applications for exemption

15th March 2021 The Information Regulator has provided some welcome clarity on practical aspects of POPIA, as organisations work towards achieving compliance by 30... 

The Roadmap for ending LIBOR

The Roadmap for ending LIBOR

15th March 2021 The UK Financial Conduct Authority is considering whether it will be necessary to publish some synthetic LIBOR benchmarks after the termination... 

Zero tolerance for bad budgeting in public sector

Zero tolerance for bad budgeting in public sector

11th March 2021 The Budget Speech delivered by the Minister of Finance on 24 February 2021 cast some light on what developments we can expect on the public... 

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