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Amnesty International SA urges timeous, effective implementation of GBV-F Bill

By: Thabi Shomolekae     24th May 2024 Amnesty International South Africa (SA) urged government to ensure timeous, transparent and effective implementation of the National Council on... 

Amnesty International SA urges timeous, effective implementation of GBV-F Bill
Solidarity serves govt court papers over NHI Act

Solidarity serves govt court papers over NHI Act 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     24th May 2024 Solidarity noted it will on Friday serve government court documents which it said could bring the implementation of the National Health Insurance... 

Will South Africa have a new government or president after election?

Will South Africa have a new government or president after election? 

By: Reuters     24th May 2024 South Africans vote in national and provincial elections on May 29 with opinion polls suggesting the governing African National Congress (ANC) will... 

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UK-Rwanda migrant deal challenges international protection law

UK-Rwanda migrant deal challenges international protection law

23rd May 2024 In late April 2024 the British parliament passed a law – the Safety of Rwanda Act – enabling it to transport migrants arriving in the UK to Rwanda.... 

Faking cash and making cash in the DRC

Faking cash and making cash in the DRC

22nd May 2024 The DRC is an origin, transit and destination country for counterfeit currency, most of which is US dollar-denominated. In February 2021, Ugandan... 

Drained but proud: how it felt to organise South Africa’s first democratic election in just 4 months

Drained but proud: how it felt to organise South Africa’s first democratic election in just 4 months

22nd May 2024 How difficult was it to organise the 1994 elections? Imagine building an aircraft while flying it at an incredible speed over a short distance,... 

Raymond Suttner

For democracy to be meaningful, representative government and popular power need to coexist

21st May 2024 In the previous article, I argued that the ANC had transitioned from being a liberation movement to become a conventional Western political party,... 

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World Economic Forum

Geopolitical Rivalry and Business: 10 Recommendations for Policy Design

13th May 2024 How can policies be designed to attain geopolitical goals through means that do the least harm to cross-border commerce? Doing so requires a... 

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South Africa must create a business-friendly environment to attract foreign investment

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     13th May 2024 Business organisation Business Leadership South Africa CEO Busiswe Mavuso writes in her latest weekly newsletter that the withdrawal of foreign... 

World Bank

Recipe for a Livable Planet: Achieving Net Zero Emissions in the Agrifood System

9th May 2024 The global agrifood system has been largely overlooked in the fight against climate change. Yet, greenhouse gas emissions from the agrifood system... 

Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes Against Humanity in El Geneina, West Darfur, Sudan

Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes Against Humanity in El Geneina, West Darfur, Sudan

9th May 2024 Early on June 15, 2023, the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) attacked a makeshift medical clinic in West Darfur’s capital, El Geneina, where 25 injured... 

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POPCRU raises concerns about SAPS’ arrogance toward the national general elections

POPCRU raises concerns about SAPS’ arrogance toward the national general elections

24th May 2024 The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) is deeply concerned about how the South African Police Service’s (SAPS) management is conducting... 

Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi

End suffering of the vulnerable now: Premier Lesufi must pay NPO subsidies!

23rd May 2024 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng demands that the Gauteng Department of Social Development (DSD) immediately pay the non-profit... 

Police Minister Bheki Cele

DA submits PAIA application for Bheki Cele's refusal to release crime statistics before elections

23rd May 2024 The DA has submitted a request to the Minister of Police under the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 (PAIA) to obtain copies of the... 

Another Esidimeni if mental health subsidies not paid

Another Esidimeni if mental health subsidies not paid

23rd May 2024 Another Life Esidimeni tragedy looms as NGOs struggle to look after hundreds of mental health patients as the Gauteng Health Department has not... 

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Press Offices

The high stakes of South African expat retirement planning

The high stakes of South African expat retirement planning

21st May 2024 While planning and packing to move abroad may seem simple, many expatriates often wonder about what will happen to the fortune of their accumulated... 

The two pots have now reached boiling point, but, there are still ‘pot-holes’ that require attention 

The two pots have now reached boiling point, but, there are still ‘pot-holes’ that require attention 

20th May 2024 Following extensive consultation and engagement, the Revenue Laws Amendment Bill, 2023 has been passed by both houses of Parliament and now awaits... 

Webber Wentzel

Zeroing in on cannabis in the workplace – when zero-tolerance constitutes unfair discrimination

17th May 2024 The Labour Appeal Court (LAC) recently handed down a judgment which underscores the importance for companies to ensure that their zero-tolerance... 

Webber Wentzel

Leveraging GenAI for Efficiency: A Boon or Bane for Legal Workflows?

17th May 2024 Ruth Gondwe, a manager at Webber Wentzel Fusion recently had a conversation with an attorney about his use of technology, which sparked a... 

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ANC collapse relates to breaking from its liberation movement character

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