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S.Africa's top poultry producer flags bird flu risk amid vaccine delays

By: Reuters     Updated 7 hours ago South Africa remains at risk of bird flu owing to delays in the roll-out of a broad vaccination programme, the country's largest chicken producer,... 

S.Africa's top poultry producer flags bird flu risk amid vaccine delays

Ramaphosa conveys condolences on Iranian President Raisi’s passing  

By: Thabi Shomolekae     Updated 5 hours ago President Cyril Ramaphosa expressed sadness at the passing of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and the... 

South Africa rides a wave of investor cash before the election

South Africa rides a wave of investor cash before the election

By: Bloomberg     20th May 2024 The most pivotal South African election in decades is already turning the tide of the country’s financial markets. Money has been pouring into the... 

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South African Institute of International Affairs

Marking a Milestone: 90 Years of SAIIA

16th May 2024 Reflections from our chief executive as SAIIA celebrates its 90th anniversary. The South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)... 

The Conversation

Over 26-million South Africans get a social grant. Fear of losing the payment used to be a reason to vote for the ANC, but no longer – study

15th May 2024 Social grants to reduce poverty feature prominently in the campaign promises of political parties in South Africa’s 2024 national and provincial... 

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South Africa will be president of the G20 in 2025: two much-needed reforms it should drive

15th May 2024 South Africa will play an important international role in 2025 as president of the G20. The G20 is a group of 19 countries as well as the African... 

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Retaining US influence in Africa requires bridge-building with China

15th May 2024 In a complex new multipolar world, a country’s allies and friends will determine the global pecking order. Despite its large population, Africa is... 

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Elections

Factors determining voter choice in South Africa’s 2024 national general elections

14th May 2024 This year South Africa marks 30 years of democracy and its seventh national election on Wednesday, 29 May 2024. The election is touted as one of... 

Industrial Policy & Strategy Review – Transforming Vision into Action: Charting South Africa’s Industrial Future May 2024

Industrial Policy & Strategy Review – Transforming Vision into Action: Charting South Africa’s Industrial Future May 2024

13th May 2024 The role of industrial policy is to unleash private investment and energise the state to boost economic growth and inclusion. This is an essential... 

World Health Organization

Global arbovirus initiative: preparing for the next pandemic by tackling mosquito-borne viruses with epidemic and pandemic potential

13th May 2024 The risk of emergence and re-emergence of arboviruses with pandemic potential has increased as a global public health threat and will continue to... 

World Health Organization

Malaria vaccine: WHO position paper – May 2024

13th May 2024 This position paper supersedes the 2022 WHO position paper on malaria vaccines. It includes the updated WHO recommendations on the use of the... 

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President Cyril Ramaphosa

One step closer to affordable quality health care for all

20th May 2024 Dear Fellow South African, Last week I signed the National Health Insurance Act in to law, bringing our country one step closer towards universal... 

NADEL mourns teh passing of former Constitutional Court Justice Yvonne Mokgoro

20th May 2024 The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) mourns the untimely passing of former Constitutional Court Justice Yvonne Mokgoro. Her... 

Water and Sanitation Department is one step closer to establishing the National Water Resource Infrastructure Agency

Water and Sanitation Department is one step closer to establishing the National Water Resource Infrastructure Agency

20th May 2024 The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is one step closer to establishing the National Water Resource Infrastructure Agency (NWRIA), to... 

DA introduces Constitution Twenty-First Amendment Bill to tackle corruption

DA introduces Constitution Twenty-First Amendment Bill to tackle corruption

20th May 2024 The DA has published a notice of its intention to introduce its Constitution Twenty-First Amendment Bill 2023, which seeks to introduce the... 

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Webber Wentzel

New Corporate ADR policy brings South Africa in line with international best practice

16th May 2024 The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) recently published its Corporate Alternative Dispute Resolution (C-ADR) Policy, which allows the use of an... 

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Can an individual who is an "employee" for PAYE not be an "employee" for VAT or ETI?

16th May 2024 The question of what is an "employee" for purposes of claiming the employment tax incentive (ETI) will be the subject of a test case at the Tax... 

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National Health Insurance’s impact on Emigration and the 10 steps of formal emigration

16th May 2024 The signing of the National Health Insurance (NHI) in South Africa has sparked a wave of concern among various South Africans, especially with... 

Tax Consulting SA

SARS’ Ragnarök for Non-Compliant Cryptocurrency Traders and Investors

14th May 2024 The South African Revenue Service (SARS) and the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) through existing working groups, and international exchanges of... 

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