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MK vets block roads in Durban after ANC 'fails to attend to grievances' 

By: News24Wire      25th September 2020 Umkhonto WeSizwe Military Association president Kebby Maphatsoe says demonstrating members in KwaZulu-Natal have the full backing from national... 

MK vets block roads in Durban after ANC 'fails to attend to grievances'
Ramaphosa to meet Nehawu union amid strike threat

Ramaphosa to meet Nehawu union amid strike threat 

By: African News Agency      25th September 2020 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will hold discussions with the leadership of the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union over... 

SA defence force reiterates officials not attending ruling party meeting

SA defence force reiterates officials not attending ruling party meeting 

By: African News Agency      25th September 2020 The chief of the South African National Defence Force has again reiterated that its senior officials did not intend to participate in a meeting to... 

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Our new battle cry

Our new battle cry

25th September 2020 It is in our hands — with a lighter lockdown, controlling Covid-19 is now a matter of individual behaviour change MR President, in the beginning... 

 A pact of ‘pariahs’ rattles their neighbourhoods

A pact of ‘pariahs’ rattles their neighbourhoods

25th September 2020 The recent accord struck between Taiwan and Somaliland – two countries that few others recognise – seems to have rattled China and Somalia more... 

 Africa can revive 2020 as an ocean super-year

Africa can revive 2020 as an ocean super-year

25th September 2020 This was meant to be the ocean’s year. Four high-level United Nations meetings and a web of international conventions on biodiversity, sustainable... 

Kenya’s ex-prime minister Odinga mangles his numbers on government revenue share in Nigeria

Kenya’s ex-prime minister Odinga mangles his numbers on government revenue share in Nigeria

25th September 2020 After months of an often fractious stalemate, in September 2020 Kenya’s senate hammered out a deal on how revenue would be shared  between the... 

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 Data-Driven Food Systems for Crisis Resiliency

Data-Driven Food Systems for Crisis Resiliency

23rd September 2020 The first half of 2020 has been marked with the food market and agri-dealer closures, trade blockages, labor shortages, manufacturing and... 

 Measuring Stakeholder Capitalism: Towards Common Metrics and Consistent Reporting of Sustainable Value Creation

Measuring Stakeholder Capitalism: Towards Common Metrics and Consistent Reporting of Sustainable Value Creation

23rd September 2020 At the 2020 Annual Meeting in Davos, 120 of the world’s largest companies supported efforts to develop a core set of common metrics and disclosures... 

Trade Finance in Africa: Trends Over the Past Decade and Opportunities Ahead

Trade Finance in Africa: Trends Over the Past Decade and Opportunities Ahead

23rd September 2020 This report is the third in the “Trade Finance in Africa” research series. It uses a standardized survey of commercial banks to provide a... 

Analysis Of Corruption Trends (Act) 2020

Analysis Of Corruption Trends (Act) 2020

22nd September 2020 If it were truly possible to quantify the devastating impact of corruption as easily as we can tally war casualties, then we would realise that the... 

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New Paterson Park Multipurpose Centre changes landscape of Ward 73

New Paterson Park Multipurpose Centre changes landscape of Ward 73

25th September 2020 As part of the City of Johannesburg’s strategy to meet this demand for new social infrastructure, the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA), the... 

Eskom COO Oberholzer cleared of all wrongdoing in payment dispute with Aveng

Eskom COO Oberholzer cleared of all wrongdoing in payment dispute with Aveng

25th September 2020 Following the court’s findings against Eskom on a payment dispute with contractor Aveng Ltd, Eskom approached Advocate Nazir Cassim seeking his... 

Lily Mine: DMRE Continues Lying to the South African People

Lily Mine: DMRE Continues Lying to the South African People

25th September 2020 ActionSA notes with disgust the DMRE’s continued dishonesty in their dealing with the Lily Mine matter. The Chief Inspector of Mines appeared on... 

South African Trade Minister Calls On G20 Trade Ministers To Recognize The Need For Greater Policy Space In Global Trade Rules To Promote African Industrialisation

South African Trade Minister Calls On G20 Trade Ministers To Recognize The Need For Greater Policy Space In Global Trade Rules To Promote African Industrialisation

25th September 2020 Africa needs to deepen its levels of industrialisation and address its ‘strategic vulnerabilities’ exposed during the Covid-19 pandemic. This... 

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Press Offices

Baker McKenzie launches Cross-Border Enforcement Center – providing analysis of the enforcement of court judgments and arbitration awards across 44 jurisdictions

Baker McKenzie launches Cross-Border Enforcement Center – providing analysis of the enforcement of court judgments and arbitration awards across 44 jurisdictions

23rd September 2020 Baker McKenzie has launched the Cross-Border Enforcement Center, a report that draws on the expertise of the Firm’s global dispute resolution team,... 

Relaxation of loop structures - but at what tax cost?

Relaxation of loop structures - but at what tax cost?

23rd September 2020 The envisaged future relaxation of the prohibition on “loop structures” will be accompanied by amended tax laws, but current proposals are likely... 

Halting of emergency procurement of PPE

Halting of emergency procurement of PPE

22nd September 2020 The recent instruction by National Treasury to all government departments to halt the emergency procurement of personal protective equipment (PPE)... 

The effect of offer and acceptance in settlement discussions

The effect of offer and acceptance in settlement discussions

22nd September 2020 When entering into settlement discussions, the content of your discussions and subsequent correspondence is of the utmost importance. Consideration... 

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