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Covid-19: South Africa records 6 041 new infections and 680 new deaths

By: News24Wire      Updated 2 hours 3 minutes ago South Africa recorded 6 041 new Covid-19 infections by Tuesday, along with 680 new Covid-19-related deaths, taking the confirmed death toll to 41... 

Covid-19: South Africa records 6 041 new infections and 680 new deaths
Nigeria names new military chiefs amid rising militant violence

Nigeria names new military chiefs amid rising militant violence

By: Reuters     Updated 2 hours 5 minutes ago Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a new military high command, a spokesperson said on Tuesday, after years of mounting criticism... 

Global Covid-19 cases surpass 100-million as nations tackle vaccine shortages

Global Covid-19 cases surpass 100-million as nations tackle vaccine shortages

By: Reuters     Updated 2 hours 8 minutes ago Global coronavirus cases surpassed 100-million on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally, as countries around the world struggle with new virus... 

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Some legislatures have held governments to account during COVID-19. But not all

Some legislatures have held governments to account during COVID-19. But not all

Updated 1 hour 16 minutes ago The coronavirus pandemic has gone hand-in-hand with considerable democratic backsliding. According to a new study, democratic freedoms were... 

 Many strategies but little progress securing the Sahel

Many strategies but little progress securing the Sahel

Updated 1 hour 20 minutes ago Since it started nine years ago, the Sahel security crisis has claimed tens of thousands of lives, forcibly displaced millions, and triggered... 

Ousted Nairobi governor wrong to say Kenya president has borrowed ‘over KSh8 trillion in eight years’

Ousted Nairobi governor wrong to say Kenya president has borrowed ‘over KSh8 trillion in eight years’

Updated 1 hour 26 minutes ago Ousted Nairobi governor Mike Sonko took to social media in January 2021 to defend his record in office, giving a lengthy list of his supposed... 

Why the West is morally bound to offer reparations for slavery

Why the West is morally bound to offer reparations for slavery

26th January 2021 The 20th anniversary of the UN World Conference on Racism, held in Durban, South Africa, in 2001, will be celebrated this August. There was much... 

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The Inequality Virus: Bringing together a world torn apart by coronavirus through a fair, just and sustainable economy

The Inequality Virus: Bringing together a world torn apart by coronavirus through a fair, just and sustainable economy

26th January 2021 The coronavirus pandemic has the potential to lead to an increase in inequality in almost every country at once, the first time this has happened... 

 Building a Common Language for Skills at Work A Global Taxonomy

Building a Common Language for Skills at Work A Global Taxonomy

26th January 2021 Building a Common Language for Skills at Work: A Global Taxonomy provides a framework for aligning around a universal language for skills. It... 

Upskilling for Shared Prosperity

Upskilling for Shared Prosperity

26th January 2021 In Collaboration with PwC Upskilling for Shared Prosperity is a call to action. It makes the economic case for providing employees with learning... 

 Connecting Countries and Cities for Regional Value Chain Integration: Operationalizing the AfCFTA

Connecting Countries and Cities for Regional Value Chain Integration: Operationalizing the AfCFTA

26th January 2021 In collaboration with Deloitte On 1 January 2021, the African Union launched the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). This Regional Action... 

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Failure to resolve ICT challenges at Home Affairs contributes to long queues

Failure to resolve ICT challenges at Home Affairs contributes to long queues

Updated 1 hour 7 minutes ago The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs has expressed its disappointment in the failure of the Department of Home Affairs to resolve the perennial... 

COSATU extends condolences to CGT Colombia on the passing of President Julio Roberto Gómez

COSATU extends condolences to CGT Colombia on the passing of President Julio Roberto Gómez

Updated 1 hour 56 minutes ago  The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) expresses its profound and deepest condolences at the news of the passing of Confederación... 

Solidarity demands that Command Council abandon regulations for racial plan with vaccines

Solidarity demands that Command Council abandon regulations for racial plan with vaccines

Updated 2 hours 2 minutes ago Solidarity today sent a letter to the National Command Council regarding the President’s announcement that the vaccination roll-out plan will take... 

SA Confirmed Covid-19 Cases

SA Confirmed Covid-19 Cases

Updated 2 hours 36 minutes ago As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 423 578.   

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The presumption of innocence – illustrated. Navigating through complex layers of legal data to provide legal answers

The presumption of innocence – illustrated. Navigating through complex layers of legal data to provide legal answers

27th January 2021 Any discussion about presumptions in law would be incomplete without mentioning the presumption of innocence.  It is a provision which enshrines... 

Relief for expats confirmed with promulgation of tax legislation

Relief for expats confirmed with promulgation of tax legislation

26th January 2021 South African expatriates have been kept in suspense regarding a proposed law change aimed at providing relief to those who could not leave the... 

Top 5 PAYE errors that could cost you dearly with SARS

Top 5 PAYE errors that could cost you dearly with SARS

26th January 2021 With Covid-19 burdening the economy and SARS seeking to increase its revenues however it can, organisations with misconceptions about how certain... 

2020 tax proposals signed into law – 10 key changes

2020 tax proposals signed into law – 10 key changes

25th January 2021 The President has given effect to the 2020 tax proposals by signing three tax Acts into law. On 15 January 2021, the President gave his assent to... 

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Leadership in question part nine: Luthuli, masculinity and gender

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