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5 more Western Cape hospitals exempt from load-shedding

By: News24Wire      6th October 2022 Five more hospitals in the Western Cape have been exempted from load-shedding, bringing the total number of hospitals protected in the province to... 

Former Anglo America CEO, director and consulting business executive Mark Cutifani.

Development is only conversation South Africa should be having, Cutifani tells Joburg Indaba 

By: Martin Creamer     6th October 2022 Development is the only conversation that South Africa should be having, former Anglo American CEO, director and consulting business executive Mark... 

Irregular SoE expenditure highlights need to improve public procurement – Kearney

By: Schalk Burger     6th October 2022 The increase in State-owned enterprises’ (SoEs’) irregular expenditure from R61-billion in 2017 to R167-billion in 2021 highlights the need to... 


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Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference Parliamentary Liaison Office

A More Honest Narrative on Migrants

4th October 2022 There have recently been two very interesting comments from cabinet ministers with regard to the contested issue of immigration and the presence... 

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Mozambique’s people should come before resources

4th October 2022 The discovery of large gas deposits in the Rovuma Basin off the coast of northern Mozambique in 2011 made Mozambicans dream of prosperity. They... 

The Conversation

A basic income grant for South Africa: more money in poor people’s pockets, but at a heavy cost

4th October 2022 Analyses of the implications of extending income support measures in South Africa, including a basic income grant, have focused on one of three... 

Raymond Suttner

We need to find an escape from “choiceless democracy”

3rd October 2022 I have an aversion to being a political spectator and have been involved in politics since my youth in the 1960s, first in the Progressive Party... 

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Overseas Development Institute

Tax expenditure reporting in Rwanda and Uganda: Challenges, practical guidance and lessons learnt

5th October 2022 Tax expenditures (TEs) are used widely around the world. Their role in the fiscal systems of low- and middle-income countries has recently... 

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Trade and Development Report 2022

4th October 2022 The Trade and Development Report 2022 warns that monetary and fiscal policy moves in advanced economies risk pushing the world towards global... 

World Economic Forum

Chief Economists Outlook: September 2022

30th September 2022 The September 2022 edition of the Chief Economists Outlook launches at a time of significant economic danger. Inflation has surged to levels not... 

International Renewable Energy Agency

Solar PV: A Gender Perspective

30th September 2022 Gender equality is not only an intrinsic human right and a core development objective, but also an instrument for development. It increases... 

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SACP statement of support for World Day for Decent Work on 7 October 2022

7th October 2022 The South African Communist Party (SACP) fully supports the workers of our country in marking the World Day for Decent Work on Friday, 7 October... 

Advocating for a safe workplace free from violence and harassment and a minimum wage for low earning employees - World Day for Decent Work

7th October 2022 The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) calls for a decent working environment and minimum wage for workers as World Day for Decent Work... 

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REACTIVE: Greenpeace Africa on Panyaza Lesufi's election to Gauteng Premier

7th October 2022 In response to Panyaza Lesufi's election as Gauteng Premier, Greenpeace Africa Climate and Energy Campaigner Thandile Chinyavanhu said: "Greenpeace... 

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Cuba taps still flowing while South Africans are left high and dry

7th October 2022 While many South Africans are starving, government extended a loan of R63 million to Cuba in the previous financial year. More damning is that it... 

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Press Offices

Baker McKenzie

The Competition Commission of South Africa publishes amended draft Guidelines on the Exchange of Competitively Sensitive Information

30th September 2022 On 23 September 2022, the Competition Commission of South Africa (Commission) published an amended version of the draft Guidelines on the Exchange... 

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The Concept of Dispute Avoidance: a magic wand for corporate South Africa?

29th September 2022 With the likelihood of a global recession in 2023 and the concerning fall in the value of the Rand against the major currencies, it is clear that... 


Government proposes removing the 100 MW electricity generation licensing threshold from Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act 4 of 2006

28th September 2022 Earlier this month, the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy published draft amendments to Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act 4 of... 

LexisNexis SA partners with global Legal Technology & Innovation Institute for inaugural SA conference and bootcamp

LexisNexis SA partners with global Legal Technology & Innovation Institute for inaugural SA conference and bootcamp

28th September 2022 LexisNexis South Africa is proud to announce its partnership with the London-based Legal Technology & Innovation Institute on its inaugural SA... 

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