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Mali's ousted president Keita dies at 76

By: Reuters     17th January 2022 Former Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who was ousted by the military in 2020 after a turbulent seven-year rule, has died, officials said... 

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Eskom starts intensive maintenance programme at Koeberg Unit 2

By: Marleny Arnoldi     17th January 2022 Power utility Eskom has advised that Unit 2 of the Koeberg nuclear power station was taken offline on January 17 for refuelling and a five-month... 

Eskom may get trial date for misleading air quality officer on emissions

By: Bloomberg     17th January 2022 Eskom Holdings, South Africa’s biggest polluter, may find out on March 25 when it will face a trial for allegedly supplying misleading information... 


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Wrong again: Fact-checking Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta’s 2021 state of the nation address

10th December 2021 When president Uhuru Kenyatta delivered his state of the nation address on 30 November 2021, he didn’t correct some inaccuracies Africa Check... 

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Avoidable distraction

10th December 2021 By the time you read this, Justice Jody Kollapen would have delivered his judgment in the latest – and arguably the most worrying – legal tussle... 

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South Africa’s corruption busters: short-changed on funding and political commitment

9th December 2021 The word corruption has its roots in the Latin adjective corruptus which refers to something that is spoiled, corrupted or perverted. In South... 

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Here are five factors that drove low voter turnout in South Africa’s 2021 elections

9th December 2021 Why do so few South Africans vote? The 2021 local government elections witnessed the lowest turnout for democratic elections in South Africa: just... 

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Community Energy Toolkit: Best practices for broadening the ownership of renewables

Community Energy Toolkit: Best practices for broadening the ownership of renewables

26th November 2021 The IRENA Coalition for Action brings together leading renewable energy players from around the world with the common goal of advancing the uptake... 

Mobilising for change: how women's social movements are transforming gender norms

Mobilising for change: how women's social movements are transforming gender norms

26th November 2021 Social movements are key agents of social and political change, especially in transformations towards gender justice. This ALIGN report reviews... 

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Report by KZN Premier on July unrest

26th November 2021 Report by Premier of KwaZulu-Natal Sihle Zikalala to the South African Human Rights Commission on the civil unrest which took place in July 2021 in... 

Global Value Chain Development Report 2021 – Beyond Production

Global Value Chain Development Report 2021 – Beyond Production

23rd November 2021 Global value chains (GVCs) have proven to be resilient in the face of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as environmental and... 

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Commission invites participation on in-camera hearings scheduled for 23 February 2022 – 4 March 2022

20th January 2022 The Online Platforms Market Inquiry (“The Inquiry”) invites stakeholders to participate on the virtual in-camera hearings following today’s release... 

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Employment and Labour on services unavailable at Atteridgeville office due to a break-in

20th January 2022 The Department of Employment and Labour advises all clients that services will be unavailable at the Atteridgeville Employment and Labour office... 

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SAHRC Mourns the Passing of anti-apartheid activist and former Commissioner of the SAHRC, Dr. Max Coleman

20th January 2022 The South African Human Rights Commission (the Commission or the SAHRC) joins the rest of the nation in mourning the passing of yet another pillar... 

Vaal Dam sluice gates to remain open

20th January 2022 The Vaal and Bloemhof Dam sluice gates are to remain open as the outflow of water remains high. Vaal dam storage capacity currently stands at... 

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SARS is now issuing letters confirming non-residency – What does this mean for expats?

1st December 2021 One of the challenges faced by taxpayers who have left South Africa and ceased their South African tax residency has been obtaining objective... 

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Michael Foundethakis appointed Chair of Baker McKenzie’s Africa Steering Committee

1st December 2021 Global law firm Baker McKenzie has announced that Michael Foundethakis, Partner and Head of the Banking & Finance Practice in Paris, has been... 

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Mineral Reforms 2021- A case for increase in Centre State Dispute

1st December 2021 The 2021 amendments to the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 (MMDR) have introduced some significant changes to the process... 

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Some do and don't when it comes to your bank account

30th November 2021 We often read about banks, clients and scams. Often we see litigation between the bank and its Client. So, where does the reciprocal duty start and... 

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Making sense of the ANC local government defeats

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