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Jacob Zuma loses state legal fees appeal bid, must pay back millions  

By: News24Wire      13th April 2021 Former president Jacob Zuma has failed in his bid to challenge a court ruling that cut government funding of his corruption trial legal fees and... 

Jacob Zuma loses state legal fees appeal bid, must pay back millions
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 ANC provincial secretaries have until Thursday to compile lists of members tainted by corruption

ANC provincial secretaries have until Thursday to compile lists of members tainted by corruption  

By: News24Wire      13th April 2021 Embattled African National Congress secretary-general Ace Magashule has written to the party's provincial secretaries to ask them to compile lists... 

 New recording surfaces of Jessie Duarte telling ANC leaders to find a 'solution' for Jacob Zuma

New recording surfaces of Jessie Duarte telling ANC leaders to find a 'solution' for Jacob Zuma  

By: News24Wire      Updated 6 hours ago Another recording of a closed high-level African National Congress meeting has surfaced and in it, deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte can be... 

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 Women at the heart of Boko Haram and katiba Macina

Women at the heart of Boko Haram and katiba Macina

13th April 2021 Women play complex and nuanced roles in violent extremism in Mali and Niger. They represent strategic human resources for these groups, Institute... 

No, Kenya’s debt not at ‘100% of GDP’ as economist claimed

No, Kenya’s debt not at ‘100% of GDP’ as economist claimed

13th April 2021 In April 2021 the International Monetary Fund found itself in an online storm as thousands of Kenyans protested a US$2.34-billion loan it had... 

Expropriation Bill is not as bad as portrayed, but the crux lies in implementation

Expropriation Bill is not as bad as portrayed, but the crux lies in implementation

13th April 2021 For a country desperate for higher rates of investment to ignite sustainable economic growth, the Expropriation Bill, and the headlines that have... 

New research shows South Africa's levy on sugar-sweetened drinks is having an impact

New research shows South Africa's levy on sugar-sweetened drinks is having an impact

12th April 2021 Three years ago South Africa introduced Africa’s first major tax on sugar-sweetened beverages based on grams of sugar. The tax now stands at about... 

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 From value for money to value-based health services: a twenty-first century shift

From value for money to value-based health services: a twenty-first century shift

13th April 2021 Health policy makers around the world have long shown interest in the value created by health systems and this preoccupation will likely only... 

 WHO technical manual on tobacco tax policy and administration

WHO technical manual on tobacco tax policy and administration

13th April 2021 This WHO technical manual on tobacco tax policy and administration builds upon the 2010 WHO technical manual on tobacco tax administration by... 

 Advancing Data Flow Governance in the Indo-Pacific: Four Country Analyses and Dialogues

Advancing Data Flow Governance in the Indo-Pacific: Four Country Analyses and Dialogues

13th April 2021 This White Paper on advancing data flow governance in the Asia-Pacific region explores international and regional best practices in four domestic... 

 Checklists to Assess vulnerabilities in Health Care Facilities in the Context of Climate Change

Checklists to Assess vulnerabilities in Health Care Facilities in the Context of Climate Change

9th April 2021 Climate change is increasingly affecting health care facilities in many settings around the world. To reduce climate change risks, health care... 

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Statements

Statement by the Minister of Health, Dr Zwelini Mkhize, on the FDA’s Temporary Suspension of Johnson and Johnson vaccine rollout in the United States

Statement by the Minister of Health, Dr Zwelini Mkhize, on the FDA’s Temporary Suspension of Johnson and Johnson vaccine rollout in the United States

Updated 3 hours ago We have noted the decision taken by the Food and Drug Administration in the United States of America to advise the temporary suspension of the... 

SAFTU rejects Digital-Economy false ‘solutions’ offered by President Ramaphosa which won’t even dent the unemployment crisis

SAFTU rejects Digital-Economy false ‘solutions’ offered by President Ramaphosa which won’t even dent the unemployment crisis

Updated 6 hours ago The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has read with utter shock the letter penned by President Cyril Ramaphosa to the people of our... 

Statement by Phindile Gwala appreciating constructive guidance from the public and wishing Ms Nompilo Mkhize the best in her endeavors

Statement by Phindile Gwala appreciating constructive guidance from the public and wishing Ms Nompilo Mkhize the best in her endeavors

Updated 7 hours ago Durban: Over the past few days, the people of this country expressed their feelings following an unfortunate incident involving myself and Ms... 

Finances used to excuse factionalism

Finances used to excuse factionalism

Updated 7 hours ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Northern Cape wrote to Premier Zamani Saul and Bentley Vass, MEC for Co-operative Governance, Human Settlements... 

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Glencore acid spill in the Congo – Comments on legal ramifications

Glencore acid spill in the Congo – Comments on legal ramifications

Updated 7 hours ago How common are these sorts of cases, and what are the risks are for companies? Mining incidents such do unfortunately occur from time to time – for... 

Can salaried workers now also claim home office tax relief?

Can salaried workers now also claim home office tax relief?

Updated 7 hours ago The South African Revenue Services has previously allowed the deduction of home office expenses in the determination of taxable income where... 

National interest is now a key driver for empowerment regulation across Africa

National interest is now a key driver for empowerment regulation across Africa

13th April 2021 While there are various drivers of local empowerment and ownership requirements in Sub-Saharan Africa, one key driver appears to be gaining ground:... 

Labour Appeal Court upholds dismissal of employees for carrying weapons during strike action

Labour Appeal Court upholds dismissal of employees for carrying weapons during strike action

13th April 2021 The Labour Appeal Court has ruled that employees can be dismissed for carrying weapons during a strike and it is reasonable to expect them to know... 

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