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Independent Zackie Achmat says he won't adhere to ‘flawed’ Political Party Funding Act ahead of elections  

By: Sashnee Moodley     16th May 2024 Independent candidate Zackie Achmat has written to President Cyril Ramaphosa, the Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa, the National... 

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Independent candidate Zackie Achmat

Eskom says key revision number rollover project on track

By: Sabrina Jardim     16th May 2024 State-owned Eskom says its key revision number rollover project is progressing well, with 3.61-million, or 52%, of the 6.9-million prepayment... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa may sign ERA Bill ahead of the elections

Eyes turn to Union Buildings after NCOP approves Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill 

By: Terence Creamer     16th May 2024 The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has approved the Electricity Regulation Amendment (ERA) Bill, which has far-reaching implications for the... 

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Elections 2024: 10 variables of profound importance

13th May 2024 As South Africa approaches the monumental occasion of the 2024 national and provincial elections, it stands at the nexus of its democratic journey,... 

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ANC collapse relates to breaking from its liberation movement character

13th May 2024 For some time, many people have been preoccupied with the fate of popular struggle, popular agency and popular activities in South African... 

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How can South Africa’s minister of police improve policing?

13th May 2024 With little sign that violent crime is under control, oversight by the minister is vital for effective policing. At its launch on 8 May 2023, the... 

The art of centering young people in South Africa’s young democracy

The art of centering young people in South Africa’s young democracy

10th May 2024 The answer to the country's future beyond the 30-year celebration of democracy will be complete with the meaningful inclusion of youth voices. The... 

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From Disruption to Opportunity: Strategies for Rewiring Global Value Chains

9th May 2024 Global value chains continue to face challenges ranging from the climate crisis to geopolitical headwinds and next-generation technologies.... 

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Amplifying the Global Value of Earth Observation

9th May 2024 By 2030, the economic opportunity afforded by Earth observation (EO) insights is projected to surpass $700-billion while directly contributing to... 

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An appraisal of debt sustainability analyses amid multiple crises

9th May 2024 In an era of high debts and more shocks, should debt sustainability analyses by the IMF and World Bank change to adapt? A new study by Sherillyn... 

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JSE undertaking measures to mitigate de-listing, shrinkage

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     8th May 2024 The JSE is undertaking several initiatives to mitigate de-listings and reduced market capitalisation, chairperson Phuthuma Nhleko said during the... 

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ActionSA Welcomes SIU, HAWKS and Home Affairs Raids of Refugee Centers Across the Country

17th May 2024 ActionSA welcomes the expanded law enforcement raids by the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation... 

Police Minister Bheki Cele

What are you hiding Minister Cele? Crime stats release shelved 12 days before election

17th May 2024 The fourth quarter crime statistics scheduled to be released by the South African Police Service (SAPS) at 12h00 today have been shelved by... 

DA welcomes long overdue PP probe into KZN Social Development HOD appointment

17th May 2024 The DA welcomes the announcement that the Public Protector (PP) will probe allegations of irregularity relating to the 2020 appointment of... 

Scared of the Truth: ANC & EFF Supporters Deface ActionSA’s Secure Borders and Insourcing Billboards in Soweto

17th May 2024 ActionSA is extremely concerned that supporters of the ANC and EFF in Soweto have defaced ActionSA’s billboards in Soweto which spoke to the... 

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Competition and Employment law observations from the recent decision of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (Pty) Ltd v Competition Commission and Another [2024] ZACC 3

13th May 2024 The recent Constitutional Court decision of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (Pty) Ltd v Competition Commission and Another [2024] ZACC 3 (“Coca-Cola... 

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Generative Artificial Intelligence, Intellectual Property and Policy

13th May 2024 Generative Artificial Intelligence (“GenAI”) is machine-learning based and which is trained using data from a wide range of sources, with GenAI... 

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FAQ – Opportunities For Investors Arising from the South African Business Rescue Process

13th May 2024 The South African business rescue process has created the opportunity for investors (local and foreign) to position themselves in order to take... 

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No Interest, No Problem: The SCA confirms that the NCA applies to “credit agreements” only

13th May 2024 In the recent decision of Nel & Others v Cilliers, the SCA had to determine whether a sale of shares agreement which included financing provisions... 

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