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'Cancel this thing', Ramaphosa says about R22m flag project

By: News24Wire      20th May 2022 President Cyril Ramaphosa says he told Sports, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa to cancel the controversial R22-million project to erect a... 

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Critical mineral demand of order of magnitude never seen – Sheila Khama 

By: Martin Creamer     19th May 2022 "My genuine sense is that we are going to see a growth in the mining sector of an order of magnitude we haven't seen. I also think that we're going... 

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ANC working committee welcomes implementation of step-aside rule

By: Sane Dhlamini     19th May 2022 The African National Congress National Working Committee has welcomed the implementation of the party’s step-aside resolution at regional and... 

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Are South African IDs ‘no longer considered secure because of Nigerian smugglers’? We asked embassies

10th May 2022 A Twitter account with more than 19 000 followers linked to Operation Dudula recently made a claim about the ability of South Africans to travel... 

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Pushing back financial close for renewable energy bids is fatal

10th May 2022 The postponements to the financial close of the fifth bid window renewable energy projects are terrifying — SA cannot afford to suffer further... 

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Street traders in South Africa play a vital role: how their rights can be protected

9th May 2022 The South African informal economy accounts for 17% of employment. Street trading is the largest. Street traders are scattered around the many... 

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Charting the course to shared prosperity in Nigeria

9th May 2022 Despite a well-educated elite and abundant natural resources, Nigeria has become symbolic of unfulfilled potential due to leadership failure, weak... 

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Conference for democratic renewal and change

Conference for democratic renewal and change

9th May 2022 In June 2022, the Defend Our Democracy Campaign will host a national Conference for Democratic Renewal and Change. Representatives of various... 

Sustainable Investment Pathways: Playbook

Sustainable Investment Pathways: Playbook

6th May 2022 The Sustainable Investment Pathways (SIP) playbook has been produced by the Sustainable Development Investment Partnership (SDIP). It serves as a... 

 Investing in Health Equity: Why Strong ESG Strategies Help Build a Healthier, More Inclusive World

Investing in Health Equity: Why Strong ESG Strategies Help Build a Healthier, More Inclusive World

6th May 2022 The overlapping crises of Covid-19, forced migration and climate change have disproportionately affected historically marginalized communities and... 

Complementary approaches between international and local protection advocacy: ‘Don’t speak for me, I’ll speak for myself’

Complementary approaches between international and local protection advocacy: ‘Don’t speak for me, I’ll speak for myself’

6th May 2022 The value of complementary approaches between international humanitarian and local or national actors to carrying out advocacy to strengthen... 

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President Cyril Ramaphosa urges tolerance and unity on Africa Day 2022

25th May 2022 President Cyril Ramaphosa has wished South Africans well on Africa Day, describing it as an occasion to reflect on our collective responsibility to... 

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Government Commemmorates Africa Day

25th May 2022 South Africa joins the rest of the African continent and the world in commemorating Africa Day today, 25 May 2022. Africa Day is commemorated... 

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Ekurhuleni passes R51.2 billion 2022/2023 financial budget

25th May 2022 The DA is excited to announce that the City of Ekurhuleni has passed its R51.2 billion 2022/2023 financial budget. The MMC for Finance, Cllr Fana... 

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Demolition the only option left for neglected Kuruman state building

By: Thabi Madiba     25th May 2022 Vandalism and theft, in the absence of government controls, have chosen the fate of a neglected state-owned building in Kuruman that, if looked... 

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South Africa: Alternative financing for junior miners - giving life to the Preamble of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act

9th May 2022 The Preamble to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002 (MPRDA), the primary South African legislation governing the... 

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What puts the "independent" in independent contractor?

6th May 2022 An independent contractor is a person or entity enlisted by way of an agreement to perform certain services for another person or entity without... 

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Unclaimed retirement benefits in the mining industry

6th May 2022 Union Funds in the mining industry are holding particularly large sums in unclaimed benefits, for several reasons, including poor record-keeping A... 

End of Disaster Management transitional period – can employers allow employees to toss away their masks?

5th May 2022 Today (5 May 2022) marks the end of the transitional period under the Disaster Management Act Regulations (DMA Regulations). In terms of the notice... 

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