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Pravin Gordhan writes to JSC to clarify meeting with Chief Justice Mogoeng  

By: News24Wire      14th April 2021 Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has written to the Judicial Service Commission to give his side of the story after Chief Justice Mogoeng... 

Pravin Gordhan writes to JSC to clarify meeting with Chief Justice Mogoeng
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 Ramaphosa postpones state capture inquiry appearance for Biden conference

Ramaphosa postpones state capture inquiry appearance for Biden conference  

By: News24Wire      14th April 2021 President Cyril Ramaphosa has had to postpone his appearance at the state capture inquiry after receiving an invitation from United States... 

 First batch of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine set to arrive in May, Mkhize tells Parliament

First batch of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine set to arrive in May, Mkhize tells Parliament  

By: News24Wire      14th April 2021 A day after pausing the rollout of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced that the first batch of the... 

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Covid economic fallout, unemployment and the local elections – will DDM fly as the solution? (Part 1)

Covid economic fallout, unemployment and the local elections – will DDM fly as the solution? (Part 1)

14th April 2021 In this, the first of a series of opinion articles ahead of the local government elections, political commentator Mike Roussos explores the... 

The best hope for fairly distributing Covid-19 vaccines globally is at risk of failing. Here's how to save it

The best hope for fairly distributing Covid-19 vaccines globally is at risk of failing. Here's how to save it

14th April 2021 COVAX, the global initiative to coordinate the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines in an equitable way, is crucial for bringing the pandemic under... 

Law protecting interests of South African communities in mining deals falls short

Law protecting interests of South African communities in mining deals falls short

14th April 2021 The impact of mining operations on rural communities is a contentious issue in South Africa. There is also concern about the manner in which... 

 Sahel counter-terrorism takes a heavy toll on civilians

Sahel counter-terrorism takes a heavy toll on civilians

14th April 2021 National and foreign forces deployed to fight terrorism in the Sahel are increasingly harming civilians. Figures from the Armed Conflict Location &... 

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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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Letter to the Chief Justice

Letter to the Chief Justice

14th April 2021 Dear Chief Justice I received your directions dated 9 April 2021 in which you direct me to “file an affidavit of no longer than 15 pages on or... 

KZN Medical Volunteer Policy: DoH refusal to respond over massive bungle is a slap in the face to every healthcare worker in our province

KZN Medical Volunteer Policy: DoH refusal to respond over massive bungle is a slap in the face to every healthcare worker in our province

14th April 2021 The refusal by KwaZulu-Natal’s (KZN) Department of Health (DoH) spokesperson - and by association Health MEC, Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu – to comment... 

RAF should use high court ruling to get its ducks in a row

RAF should use high court ruling to get its ducks in a row

14th April 2021 The DA welcomes the High Court order that suspends all payments for settled claims not older than 180 days until 12 September 2021. The order also... 

Gordhan must declare his support for De Ruyter

Gordhan must declare his support for De Ruyter

14th April 2021 The DA calls on the Minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan, to ensure that Eskom’s CEO, Andrè de Ruyter is not unfairly and maliciously... 

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What emigrating taxpayers need to know in 2021

What emigrating taxpayers need to know in 2021

14th April 2021 South Africans emigrating to greener pastures may be prevented from leaving the country - or worse - if their application for tax clearance is... 

Final Regulations to transform the ICT sector have been passed

Final Regulations to transform the ICT sector have been passed

14th April 2021 Final regulations to facilitate transformation and diversity in the ICT sector have been published. They expand on key requirements in the draft... 

Glencore acid spill in the Congo – Comments on legal ramifications

Glencore acid spill in the Congo – Comments on legal ramifications

13th April 2021 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?

13th April 2021 The South African Revenue Services has previously allowed the deduction of home office expenses in the determination of taxable income where... 

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