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WHO plans slew of Covid-19 vaccine approvals for global rollout

By: News24Wire      Updated 35 minutes ago The World Health Organization (WHO) plans to approve several Covid-19 vaccines from western and Chinese manufacturers in coming weeks and months,... 

WHO plans slew of Covid-19 vaccine approvals for global rollout
Biden signs orders to end ‘Muslim ban’, rejoin Paris climate deal

Biden signs orders to end ‘Muslim ban’, rejoin Paris climate deal

By: News24Wire      Updated 48 minutes ago United States President Joe Biden has signed a string of executive orders, memorandums and directives that will reverse some of his predecessor... 

Covid-19: Free State records over 71 000 confirmed cases

Covid-19: Free State records over 71 000 confirmed cases

By: News24Wire      Updated 49 minutes ago The Free State province has recorded 71 237 confirmed cases of Covid-19, 2 493 deaths and 59 268 recoveries since Tuesday, 19 January. According to... 

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Why community participation in schooling is struggling in Nigeria: a view from the ground

Why community participation in schooling is struggling in Nigeria: a view from the ground

20th January 2021 Nigeria has more out-of-school children than any other country in the world. Around 10.5 million children between the ages of 5 and 14 are not in... 

US Capitol Breach Was a Shot Heard Round the World

US Capitol Breach Was a Shot Heard Round the World

20th January 2021 In this Council of Councils global perspectives roundup, members of five leading think tanks reflect on the impact of the January 6 insurrection at... 

Msunduzi Local Municipality needs a developmental approach service delivery challenges

Msunduzi Local Municipality needs a developmental approach service delivery challenges

19th January 2021 The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of... 

Leadership in Question part 8: Luthuli, a Christian Chief with integrity, is deposed by the apartheid regime

Leadership in Question part 8: Luthuli, a Christian Chief with integrity, is deposed by the apartheid regime

19th January 2021 Chief Albert Luthuli took being a chief seriously and acted with sensitivity to the needs of his community, refusing to impose fines against an... 

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A Wealth Tax for South Africa

A Wealth Tax for South Africa

20th January 2021 Researchers from the Southern Centre for Inequality Studies (SCIS) at Wits University, the Université Catholique de Louvain and the World... 

 The Global Risks Report 2021

The Global Risks Report 2021

20th January 2021 In partnership with Marsh McLennan, SK Group and Zurich Insurance Group The 16th edition of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report analyses... 

The African Statistical Yearbook 2020

The African Statistical Yearbook 2020

19th January 2021 The Yearbook series is a result of joint efforts by major African regional organizations to set up a joint data collection mechanism of... 

Capacity building in Africa for agricultural and rural statistics - Status update - December 2020

Capacity building in Africa for agricultural and rural statistics - Status update - December 2020

19th January 2021 Activities of the Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics through the implementation of the Action Plan for Africa for... 

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#CutTheFat: ActionSA Launches Campaign Against Raising Taxes to Fund the COVID-19 Vaccine

#CutTheFat: ActionSA Launches Campaign Against Raising Taxes to Fund the COVID-19 Vaccine

Updated 6 minutes ago It is now official that our government is considering raising further taxes to fund the procurement and rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. In... 

MEC Hlophe spends millions on virtual events yet fails to deliver Covid-19 relief funding to Gauteng athletes and artists

Updated 7 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng notes with great concern that the Gauteng athletes and artists who applied for financial assistance from... 

Further work stoppages at Kopanong hospital Covid-19 wards

Further work stoppages at Kopanong hospital Covid-19 wards

Updated 10 minutes ago Gauteng Premier David Makhura promised last year that there would be 300 extra beds at the Kopanong Hospital in Vereeniging to assist with the... 

Minister Zulu hides behind childish accusations to avoid answering critical questions

Minister Zulu hides behind childish accusations to avoid answering critical questions

20th January 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) is shocked that the Minister of Social Development, Lindiwe Zulu, avoided answering our questions in a Social... 

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Webber Wentzel's Pan-African offering triumphs at Chambers Africa 2021 Awards

Webber Wentzel's Pan-African offering triumphs at Chambers Africa 2021 Awards

19th January 2021 Webber Wentzel was recognised as South Africa Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Africa Awards 2021. To quote the Chambers adjudicating panel:... 

Baker McKenzie Advises Implats on Hydrogen Energy Fund Investment

Baker McKenzie Advises Implats on Hydrogen Energy Fund Investment

19th January 2021 A team from Baker McKenzie advised Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) on its investment into the AP Ventures Fund II, which focuses on... 

South Africa’s eroding income tax base: What does this mean for SARS?

South Africa’s eroding income tax base: What does this mean for SARS?

19th January 2021 Over the course of lockdown, pundits have shared some harrowing statistics regarding the increase in unemployment in South Africa. In general, our... 

Bombshell for Restaurant and Related Industries

Bombshell for Restaurant and Related Industries

18th January 2021 In the wake of the devastation caused by Covid-19, fast food outlets, restaurants and caterers across the country are being dealt yet another blow.... 

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