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South Africa inflation surge unlikely to bring forward rate hike

By: Bloomberg     Updated 41 minutes ago The rise in South Africa’s inflation rate to a 30-month high is unlikely to bring forward an interest-rate hike as the central bank had forecast a... 

South Africa inflation surge unlikely to bring forward rate hike
Covid-19: Too little, too late – government's response not 'sufficiently strong' in Gauteng

Covid-19: Too little, too late – government's response not 'sufficiently strong' in Gauteng

By: News24Wire      Updated 3 hours ago It might be too late for an alcohol sales ban in Gauteng to be effective, a South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) expert said. But, he... 

Officials count ballots after Ethiopia's election, new fighting reported in Tigray

Officials count ballots after Ethiopia's election, new fighting reported in Tigray

By: Reuters     Updated 4 hours ago Officials in Ethiopia counted ballots on Tuesday after a parliamentary election billed as the first free vote in the country's history but marred... 

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Blunting the impact of poor social conditions in South Africa will have big health benefits

Blunting the impact of poor social conditions in South Africa will have big health benefits

Updated 4 hours ago Poverty and socio-economic disparity are among the greatest obstacles facing South Africans. About 63% of children younger than six live in... 

We studied why South Africans vote the way they do. This is what we found

We studied why South Africans vote the way they do. This is what we found

Updated 4 hours ago South Africans are set to go to the polls on 27 October 2021 for the country’s sixth municipal elections since the advent of democracy in 1994. The... 

A Covid-19 vaccine plant in Africa? This is what it would take to build one

A Covid-19 vaccine plant in Africa? This is what it would take to build one

22nd June 2021 The Covid-19 crisis has revived discussions on localising vaccine manufacturing to the African region to reduce the dependence on imports. The fact... 

Multinationals don’t approach investing in Africa the same way: the differences matter

Multinationals don’t approach investing in Africa the same way: the differences matter

22nd June 2021 There are growing expectations across the world for companies to show their commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR). This is especially... 

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 Oxfam’s position paper on IDA20 replenishment

Oxfam’s position paper on IDA20 replenishment

Updated 4 hours ago Given the tremendous financing needs, Oxfam supports a strong IDA20 replenishment. We are calling for a robust policy package attached to IDA20... 

Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2020

Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2020

22nd June 2021 The decade 2010 to 2020 saw renewable power generation becoming the default economic choice for new capacity. In that period, the competitiveness... 

The Banking on Nutrition Partnership Progress Report 2015 – 2020

The Banking on Nutrition Partnership Progress Report 2015 – 2020

22nd June 2021 The Banking on Nutrition partnership aims to generate long-term economic growth across Africa by unlocking the nutrition potential of the African... 

Enhancing the Performance of National Oil Companies

Enhancing the Performance of National Oil Companies

22nd June 2021 This study analyses specific pathways for improved performance and potential for value creation by national oil companies (NOCs) in Africa. It... 

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Junior miner stalled by repeated criminal invasions and police inactivity

Junior miner stalled by repeated criminal invasions and police inactivity

Updated 2 hours 17 minutes ago Reports from the North West province indicate police are finally taking an interest in a criminal takeover of a junior mine, after the owners filed... 

AG report on municipal audit outcomes confirms the DA gets things done

Updated 2 hours 24 minutes ago The Auditor-General (AG), Tsakani Maluleke, gave South Africans another reason to vote for the DA Difference in the upcoming 2021 local government... 

Gatvol South Africans Must Register to Vote Out the ANC

Gatvol South Africans Must Register to Vote Out the ANC

Updated 2 hours 58 minutes ago Today, ActionSA launched our Voter Registration Campaign aimed at empowering the 18.3 million South Africans, who did not vote at the last National... 

DA rejects EFF invitation to irresponsible mass march

Updated 3 hours ago The DA has received an invitation from the EFF to join its mass march to the offices of the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority... 

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What content creators, artists and persons alike should know about NFTs (Non Fungible Tokens) - An IP perspective

What content creators, artists and persons alike should know about NFTs (Non Fungible Tokens) - An IP perspective

22nd June 2021 In an increasingly digital landscape where intellectual output often takes the form of digital output at some point or another, non-fungible tokens... 

Officially on the Road to Crypto-Asset Regulation

Officially on the Road to Crypto-Asset Regulation

22nd June 2021 The recently published Crypto Asset Policy Paper lays out the types of crypto asset service providers that will be subjected to regulatory... 

Vaccination Policies for the Workplace

Vaccination Policies for the Workplace

21st June 2021 The Department of Employment and Labour recently released an Amended Consolidated Direction on Occupational Health and Safety measures in certain... 

Information Regulator extends commencement date for POPIA prior authorisation

Information Regulator extends commencement date for POPIA prior authorisation

18th June 2021 The Information Regulator has extended the commencement date of the POPIA provision that requires organisations to obtain prior authorisation if... 

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