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South Africa tries to delay wage dispute hearing, unions opposed 

By: Reuters     Updated 4 hours ago South Africa's government has asked for a court hearing over a wage dispute with public sector trade unions to be postponed from Wednesday until... 

South Africa tries to delay wage dispute hearing, unions opposed
 SA Supreme Court dismisses Airlink’s claim against national carrier SAA

SA Supreme Court dismisses Airlink’s claim against national carrier SAA  

By: African News Agency      1st December 2020 Privately owned airline Airlink said on Tuesday it was disappointed, but respected the Supreme Court of Appeal’s decision to dismiss its claim... 

DearSA not backing down from court bid to have lockdown extension set aside

DearSA not backing down from court bid to have lockdown extension set aside 

By: News24Wire      Updated 5 hours ago Non-profit organisation DearSA says it will not withdraw its court bid to have the extension of South Africa's lockdown regulations set aside. The... 

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 DRC’s shady political alliance unravels

DRC’s shady political alliance unravels

1st December 2020 On 26 November President Félix Tshisekedi concluded a three-week presidential consultation with political, economic, trade union, corporate and... 

Conflict between Tigray and Eritrea -- the long standing faultline in Ethiopian politics

Conflict between Tigray and Eritrea -- the long standing faultline in Ethiopian politics

1st December 2020 The missile attack by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front on Eritrea in mid-November transformed an internal Ethiopian crisis into a transnational... 

Grants and family support programmes can change lives. A South African case study

Grants and family support programmes can change lives. A South African case study

1st December 2020 Every day there is disheartening negative news about the plight of children around the world. Stories about child labour, violence against children... 

Battles won – and lost – against AIDS hold valuable lessons for managing COVID-19

Battles won – and lost – against AIDS hold valuable lessons for managing COVID-19

30th November 2020 World AIDS Day this year finds us still deep amid another pandemic – COVID-19. The highly infectious novel coronavirus has swept across the world,... 

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Statement on universal and equitable access to vaccines for COVID-19

Statement on universal and equitable access to vaccines for COVID-19

Updated 4 hours ago A safe and effective vaccine is expected to reduce the health and life risks posed by COVID-19, while allowing, at the same time, a progressive... 

Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition: Heating and Cooling

Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition: Heating and Cooling

1st December 2020 Heating and cooling accounts for almost half of global energy consumption. With most of this relying fossil fuels, however, it contributes heavily... 

Economic Pulse 1: Covid-19 and economic crisis – China’s recovery and international response

Economic Pulse 1: Covid-19 and economic crisis – China’s recovery and international response

1st December 2020 This is the first report in ODI’s Economic Pulse series. It explores China’s international economic response to Covid-19 and analyses its... 

Reclaiming Public Development Banks to finance a sustainable and equitable recovery post Covid-19

Reclaiming Public Development Banks to finance a sustainable and equitable recovery post Covid-19

1st December 2020 Public development banks (PDBs) are in a unique and powerful position to play a key role in the post Covid-19 recovery. Following efforts to frame... 

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Gauteng Roads and Transport on Commission of Inquiry Into Taxi Violence final report

Gauteng Roads and Transport on Commission of Inquiry Into Taxi Violence final report

Updated 4 hours ago The Commission of Inquiry into Taxi Violence wishes to inform the public that it is now compiling its report to the Gauteng Premier David Makhura... 

World AIDS Day: Limpopo Department of Health needs to do more

World AIDS Day: Limpopo Department of Health needs to do more

Updated 4 hours ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Limpopo calls on MEC for Health Phophi Ramathuba and the Limpopo Department of Health to accelerate interventions... 

The Path to Building a New Majority

The Path to Building a New Majority

Updated 4 hours ago As we all grapple to come to terms with a post-Covid, post-lockdown world, it is crucial that we don’t let one crisis mask an even bigger one. And... 

Game over: Ramaphosa’s government commits fiscal treason by blowing up Mboweni’s pledge to cut the wage bill

Game over: Ramaphosa’s government commits fiscal treason by blowing up Mboweni’s pledge to cut the wage bill

Updated 5 hours ago The decision taken by the Department of Public Service and Administration, through the State Attorney, to halt court proceedings before the Labour... 

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SA Competition Commission plans to zoom in on digital markets

SA Competition Commission plans to zoom in on digital markets

Updated 5 hours ago The Competition Commissioner during the Commission's Annual Conference (in November 2020), noted that the Commission will take a "decisive and... 

Diego Maradona: No Last Will & Testament Means More Drama

Diego Maradona: No Last Will & Testament Means More Drama

Updated 6 hours ago Diego Maradona was touted as one of the greatest footballers to have ever lived. His professional career, however, was tainted by controversy none... 

Scalabrini secures a victory on behalf of asylum seekers

Scalabrini secures a victory on behalf of asylum seekers

1st December 2020 Home Affairs has been interdicted from implementing certain provisions of the Refugees Act and new Regulations (both implemented on 1 January... 

POPIA, GDPR – or both?

POPIA, GDPR – or both?

30th November 2020 Businesses that have taken steps to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation passed by the EU will also have to be compliant with South... 

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