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ANC gunning for outright majority in election, not concerned with coalitions or Zuma’s MK Party  

By: Sashnee Moodley     Updated 6 hours ago The African National Congress is confident, ahead of the May 29 elections, of an outright win and has not spent time discussing a coalition... 

ANC national spokesperson Mahlengi Bhengu-Motsiri
ANC national spokesperson Mahlengi Bhengu-Motsiri
BLSA CEO Busisiwe Mavuso

Public consultation key part of law development, but often overlooked – Mavuso

By: Sabrina Jardim     Updated 4 hours ago Following last week’s withdrawal of proposed new visa regulations that would have eased the way for skilled workers to come to South Africa,... 

National register of polluters necessary to deal with water pollution, says DWS

By: Natasha Odendaal     15th April 2024 The establishment of a national register of polluters will be key to dealing with the pollution of the environment and water sources in South... 

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Centre for Development & Enterprise executive director Ann Bernstein

Poor governance, not bad luck, is behind SA’s jobs catastrophe

15th April 2024 To address the crisis, SA needs a national government that works hard and doesn’t steal.  SA’s deepest and most fundamental crisis is the abject... 

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South Africa’s polls unlikely to result in widespread public violence

12th April 2024 South Africa’s 29 May national and provincial elections will be the hardest fought since the birth of the country’s democracy in 1994. Surveys show... 

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South Africa’s first election was saved by a Kenyan: the fascinating story of Washington Okumu, the accidental mediator

12th April 2024 What’s sometimes forgotten about the 26-29 April 1994 vote that installed the African National Congress (ANC) government in South Africa is that,... 

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Attitudinal shift

12th April 2024 It is estimated that about 2.5 GW of rooftop solar was installed across South Africa last year; a trend that was expected to continue at the start... 

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ANC 2024 Election Manifesto

Updated 6 hours ago Over the past 30 years, the people of South Africa, led by the ANC, have been at the forefront of a movement to construct a new South Africa. Our... 

Overseas Development Institute

Backstopping multilateral development banks: the fiscal context of callable capital for shareholder governments

12th April 2024 Callable capital is an international treaty obligation with a nominal value of $891 billion across seven major multilateral development banks... 

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Nigeria’s fossil fuel subsidy reforms: the welfare effects on households

12th April 2024 The removal of fossil fuel subsidies is critical to limit temperature increases and lower carbon emissions. But doing so can have profound social... 

Supporting livelihoods in displacement: four recommendations for donors, policymakers and practitioners

Supporting livelihoods in displacement: four recommendations for donors, policymakers and practitioners

12th April 2024 Ongoing efforts to find new and innovative ways to support the livelihoods of forcibly displaced persons (FDPs) – refugees, internally displaced... 

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City of Cape Town

Budget prioritises road maintenance, public transport, congestion relief to keep Cape Town moving

Updated 5 hours ago The City’s Urban Mobility Directorate is prioritising road maintenance, public transport, congestion relief and the reconstruction and... 

Western Cape Government

Over 9 300 jobs supported over Western Cape summer tourism season to date

Updated 5 hours ago Preliminary figures from the first three months (Dec-Feb) of the four-month peak summer tourism season, indicate the arrival of almost half a... 

AfriForum

Scrap the BELA Bill, demands AfriForum Youth members with “donkey boards” around their necks

Updated 5 hours ago During a protest action at the Union Buildings, members of the youth organisation AfriForum Youth today appealed to President Cyril Ramaphosa to... 

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Unisa to award honorary doctorate to Dr Esther Mahlangu in recognition of her mathematical prowess

Updated 5 hours ago Dr Esther Mahlangu, a living legend and cultural ambassador for South Africa and the Ndebele people will be awarded an honorary doctorate by the... 

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Capital Legacy

Don’t leave chaos in your wake

Updated 5 hours ago Imagine trying to create a marketing campaign to get people to do their wills. There is probably nothing less exciting than talking about death... 

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Large fines show FSCA is focused on enforcement to leave the grey list – a red flag for non-compliant financial services providers as more fines likely

15th April 2024 Gone are the days of box-ticking. The FSCA has imposed penalties on financial services providers for non-compliance with FICA 

Webber Wentzel

Stamping out racially charged misconduct

12th April 2024 A recent Labour Court judgment reaffirms the court's position to support employers that dismiss employees for racial misconduct, whether casual or... 

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Vicarious liability claims arising out of sexual harassment and the passage of time

11th April 2024 The High Court recently emphasised the impact of prescription on a claim for vicarious liability arising out of sexual harassment in LM and South... 

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