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Political Party Funding Act in effect from April 1  

By: Thabi Madiba     22nd January 2021 President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Friday the implementation of the Political Party Funding Act, from April 1, to strengthen public confidence... 

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Jackson Mthembu to be honoured with official funeral

Jackson Mthembu to be honoured with official funeral 

By: African News Agency      22nd January 2021 The late Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu will be honoured with an official funeral category 1 at his home in Emalahleni, Mpumalanga, on... 

Thales' challenge to racketeering charge it faces with Zuma dismissed - paving way for trial to start  

By: News24Wire      22nd January 2021 The KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg has dismissed with costs French arms company Thales' bid to challenge the racketeering charge it... 

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Covid-19: Fare-thee-well, my dearest mother

Covid-19: Fare-thee-well, my dearest mother

22nd January 2021 Award winning author writes a poignant tribute to her mother who died of Covid-19. Mr President, I am in mourning. Covid-19 has hit home. My mother... 

How South Africa can prepare for a data-driven education system

How South Africa can prepare for a data-driven education system

22nd January 2021 There are significant disparities in South Africa’s education system. Schools are divided into quintiles, from one to five; the poorest, in... 

 Libya nurtures a fragile peace

Libya nurtures a fragile peace

22nd January 2021 Hopes for an end to the decade-long post-Muammar Gaddafi conflict are higher now than they have been for a long time. A ceasefire has held since... 

 South Africa can’t afford more delays on controlling the use of explosives

South Africa can’t afford more delays on controlling the use of explosives

22nd January 2021 At about 21:30 on 12 November 2020, an explosives truck was transporting around 20 925 kg of commercial explosives. Between Delmas and Leandra in... 

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Women’s Perspectives Matter: Providing an enabling environment for women to be heard in the workplace

Women’s Perspectives Matter: Providing an enabling environment for women to be heard in the workplace

22nd January 2021 This briefing aims to share the insights Oxfam gained from interviews conducted with 26 experts in December 2019, on the subject of what works for... 

 A Framework for the Safe and Efficient Global Movement of Batteries

A Framework for the Safe and Efficient Global Movement of Batteries

22nd January 2021 In collaboration with White & Case and SYSTEMIQ As the global Electric Vehicle (EV) market expands this white paper serves as an opportunity... 

‘Leave no one behind’ – five years into Agenda 2030: guidelines for turning the concept into action

‘Leave no one behind’ – five years into Agenda 2030: guidelines for turning the concept into action

22nd January 2021 The Covid-19 pandemic has stalled global progress on many of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including ending extreme poverty by 2030.... 

 Principles for Strengthening Global Cooperation

Principles for Strengthening Global Cooperation

21st January 2021 For the world to achieve a sustainable, equitable recovery, governments, businesses and civil society groups must come together. The COVID-19... 

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Msunduzi Mayor’s live public engagement disappointing

Msunduzi Mayor’s live public engagement disappointing

22nd January 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Msunduzi is deeply disappointed by  the lack of professionalism and poor planning of Mayor Mzimkhulu Thebolla ‘s... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa signs Political Party Funding Act into operation

President Cyril Ramaphosa signs Political Party Funding Act into operation

22nd January 2021 In a historic development for transparency and accountability in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa has determined that the Political Party... 

Residents of Alicedale struggle due to debilitating water crisis

Residents of Alicedale struggle due to debilitating water crisis

22nd January 2021 The people of Alicedale are being denied their basic human right to water by the uncaring ANC led Makana Local Municipality. Last week the... 

DA calls on Minister Motsoaledi to intervene in queue chaos outside Home Affairs offices

DA calls on Minister Motsoaledi to intervene in queue chaos outside Home Affairs offices

22nd January 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) calls on the Minister of Home Affairs, Aaron Motsoaledi, to implement urgent queue management measures outside of Home... 

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Get the GRC tools to face the challenges of business in the next normal

Get the GRC tools to face the challenges of business in the next normal

22nd January 2021 Risk professionals had an extremely productive, challenging and stressful 2020, with businesses across every sector requiring insight, input, key... 

Integrating ESG factors in the investment strategies of institutional investors

Integrating ESG factors in the investment strategies of institutional investors

21st January 2021 A draft revision of the Code for Responsible Investment in South Africa (CRISA) to align it with advances in regulation and governance of ESG... 

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... 

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