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RBPlat bid embodies socioeconomic boost for greater Rustenburg region – Implats

By: Martin Creamer     Updated 16 minutes ago The bid by Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) for a majority shareholding in Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) presents an opportunity to... 

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'Government has finally come to its senses' - political parties welcome unchanged lockdown

By: News24Wire      Updated 48 minutes ago Political parties have welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to keep the country under a Level 1 lockdown, despite the emergence of a new... 

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Covid-19: Test positivity rate at 9.8% as South Africa records 2 858 new cases

By: News24Wire      Updated 49 minutes ago New Covid-19 infections continue to climb, with South Africa recording 2 858 new confirmed cases on Sunday. Gauteng continues to record the highest... 

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Sweet deals for Kenya’s sugar smugglers

Updated 5 minutes ago High production costs and the mismanagement of factories have led to a drop in sugar production in Kenya over the past two decades, opening the... 

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Gaddafi’s bid for president questions the ICC’s influence

Updated 15 minutes ago It’s almost 10 years to the day since the streets of Tripoli rang out to a rally of celebratory gunfire by Zintani militiamen. After several false... 

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The case for a Universal Basic Income Grant

Updated 2 hours 4 minutes ago The Covid pandemic has greatly exacerbated existing poverty and unemployment in South Africa. What are the best policies to alleviate it? Targeted... 

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New book on South Africa’s history puts black people at the centre, for a change

26th November 2021 Thula Simpson’s new book, History of South Africa from 1902 to the Present, is an event-packed narrative history. It is reminiscent of the style of... 

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Central Africa Economic Outlook 2021

26th November 2021 The COVID‐19 pandemic has been contained relatively successfully in Central Africa, which comprises the six member countries of the Central African... 

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The ignored pandemic: the dual crises of gender-based violence and Covid-19

26th November 2021 Gender Based Violence (GBV) is a global pandemic existing in all social groups across the globe, yet it has largely been ignored in the Covid-19... 

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The magic potion of austerity and poverty alleviation

26th November 2021 Dominant narratives promoting economic growth at the expense of state institutions and basic social services have long underpinned a neoliberal... 

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Chatbots RESET Framework Pilot Projects: Using Chatbots in Healthcare

26th November 2021 Conversational AI is everywhere – in our phones and in devices scattered around our homes. Now this technology is rapidly being used in healthcare,... 

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IFP Notes President Ramaphosa’s Announcements Regarding New Covid-19 Variant

Updated 32 minutes ago The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) notes the announcements made by President Ramaphosa, regarding the outbreak of the new Covid-19 Omicron variant.... 

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Planned Joburg Council Meeting A Waste of Residents Funds

Updated 1 hour 16 minutes ago ActionSA notes with concern that, in a move straight out of the handbook on wasting residents' funds, the Speaker of the Joburg Council, Cllr Vasco... 

FEDUSA welcomes government’s historic ratification of convention 190

Updated 1 hour 22 minutes ago The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) has welcomed the government’s ratification of Convention 190 (C190) which refers to the... 

State Capture Commission withholding ANC cadre deployment records from public scrutiny

Updated 2 hours 3 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) is concerned by the refusal of the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture to comply with a request we submitted over... 

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Strikes can be rendered unnecessary

Updated 1 hour 45 minutes ago Strikes in South Africa are as ‘normal’ as warm weather. However, strikes have more recently occurred less frequently probably due to the... 

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South Africa: The latest guidance regarding immigration, travel and Home Affairs services

25th November 2021 The pandemic has resulted in many changes to the way we live and travel, as well as substantially impacting the administrative processing of... 

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Do I qualify for permanent residency in South Africa?

24th November 2021 The global trend of skills migration has resulted in numerous positions becoming vacant in South Africa. This means that foreigners with the... 

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SARS Extends Tax Filing Deadline… But Why?

24th November 2021 SARS published a media release confirming at the eleventh hour that the deadline for filing individual tax returns has been extended until the 2nd... 

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