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SA records Mpox death, sources vaccines from WHO member countries 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     Updated 5 hours ago Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla announced on Wednesday that his department intends obtaining a stockpile of Tecovirimat treatment for rapid... 

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CDE suggests new administration should shrink, streamline Cabinet

By: Schalk Burger     Updated 6 hours ago A significant reduction in the number of Cabinet Ministers and a fundamental overhaul of the Presidency are important steps towards fixing South... 

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Parly welcomes court judgment dismissing EFF application 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     12th June 2024 Parliament welcomes the Western Cape High Court judgment which dismissed, with costs, the Economic Freedom Fighters’ application to have the... 

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The Conversation

Cyril Ramaphosa’s leadership style didn’t impress voters – but seeking consensus may be what South Africa’s unity government needs

Updated 5 hours ago South Africa’s 2024 general election, with its devastating loss of a majority for the ruling African National Congress (ANC), is also damaging for... 

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Could Senegal help mediate tensions between ECOWAS and AES states?

Updated 5 hours ago Given their favourable standing with Alliance of Sahel States (AES) countries, Senegal’s new leaders could resolve regional tensions. Since taking... 

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UN funds for AU peace operations: Somalia as a test case

Updated 5 hours ago Should the African Union focus on a single situation – or apply UN Security Council Resolution 2719 to various conflicts? Last December, the United... 

Freedom Under Law

FUL May Newsletter – Major events relating to the Judiciary and the Rule of Law

12th June 2024 This briefing note seeks to provide a short overview of significant events in the preceding month, relating to Freedom Under Law’s work on the... 

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ACTION ONE: Reorganise the Presidency and the Cabinet

ACTION ONE: Reorganise the Presidency and the Cabinet

Updated 6 hours ago The Centre for Development and Enterprise's new report, ACTION ONE: Reorganise the Presidency and the Cabinet is the first Agenda 2024: Priorities... 

“Lay a Strong Foundation for All Children” – Fees as a Discriminatory Barrier to Pre-Primary Education in Uganda

“Lay a Strong Foundation for All Children” – Fees as a Discriminatory Barrier to Pre-Primary Education in Uganda

Updated 7 hours ago James Muhindo (not his real name) is a “boda boda” motorcycle driver in Tokora, Nakapiripirit. He would like to send his five-and-a-half-year-old... 

 Global Gender Gap Report 2024

Global Gender Gap Report 2024

Updated 7 hours ago The Global Gender Gap Index annually benchmarks the current state and evolution of gender parity across four key dimensions (Economic Participation... 

 Decarbonizing South Africa’s Shipping and Trucking Sectors

Decarbonizing South Africa’s Shipping and Trucking Sectors

Updated 7 hours ago This white paper presents the findings and recommendations from a First Movers Coalition workshop held in South Africa in March 2024, which focused... 

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DA calls for scrapping of punitive water tariffs in NMB as dams overflow

DA calls for scrapping of punitive water tariffs in NMB as dams overflow

Updated 3 hours ago The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s (NMBM) stubborn refusal to remove punitive water tariffs, despite most dams overflowing, is completely... 

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Athol Trollip Elected ActionSA National Caucus Leader

Updated 3 hours ago ActionSA held its inaugural caucus meeting for its National Assembly Caucus at which Athol Trollip was elected as the Caucus Leader.  Trollip has a... 

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President Cyril Ramaphosa assents and signs three bills into law

Updated 7 hours ago President Cyril Ramaphosa has in terms of Section 79(1) of the Constitution assented and signed three Bills into law.  The three Bills are The... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa mourns passing of Vice-President Dr Saulos Chilima of the Republic of Malawi

Updated 7 hours ago On behalf of the Government and people of South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa offers his deep condolences to the Government and people of the... 

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Baker McKenzie

South Africa: Disposal of “land-rich” shares by non-residents and capital gains tax

Updated 7 hours ago A decision by the Zurich Tax Appeals Court in Switzerland on the capital gains tax consequences in respect of the disposal of "land-rich" shares... 

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Johannesburg High Court Backlog: ADR as a solution

12th June 2024 A recent notice issued in the Johannesburg High Court by Deputy Judge President Roland Sutherland on 4 June 2024, indicated wait times for civil... 

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ConCourt confirms Coca-Cola’s retrenchments were for operational requirements

11th June 2024 In Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (Pty) Ltd v Competition Commission & Food and Allied Workers Union, the Constitutional Court considered whether... 

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Additional Public Holiday on 17 June 2024

10th June 2024 This year 16 June (Youth Day) falls on a Sunday. Therefore Monday, 17 June, is also a public holiday. So, what must employees be paid? The Court... 

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