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Save SA Smelters responds to ChromeSA’s ‘high-risk’ analysis 

By: Martin Creamer     17th September 2021 The Save SA Smelters movement, which has thrown its full weight behind the decision of the Cabinet to impose an export tax on raw chrome leaving... 

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Placard-bearing Save SA Smelters members.
South African Health Minister Joe Phaahla

Covid-19: Children won't get jabs for now, says health minister

By: News24Wire      17th September 2021 Children who are younger than 18 will not be eligible for Covid-19 vaccination just yet, according to Health Minister Joe Phaahla. In a media... 

Former South African President Jacob Zuma

Zuma Foundation outraged over ConCourt's 'miscarriage of justice'

By: News24Wire      17th September 2021 The Jacob Zuma Foundation has, through its spokesperson Mzwanele Manyi, called the Constitutional Court's dismissal of former president Jacob... 

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Ethiopia's poll has been pushed out by COVID-19. But there's much more at play

Ethiopia's poll has been pushed out by COVID-19. But there's much more at play

19th May 2020 The decision by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to postpone the elections in Ethiopia has created a constitutional crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic is the... 

 Could elections lead to another political crisis in Burundi?

Could elections lead to another political crisis in Burundi?

18th May 2020 Burundi’s main opposition candidate in this week’s elections, Agathon Rwasa, exudes confidence. His rallies are well attended despite violence... 

 Cybercrime and COVID-19: A concern for financial stability during the pandemic

Cybercrime and COVID-19: A concern for financial stability during the pandemic

18th May 2020 The largest continent in the world today is no longer a physical geographical location but a virtual one. Cyberspace has redefined how people,... 

 COVID-19: Implications for the ‘digital divide’ in Africa

COVID-19: Implications for the ‘digital divide’ in Africa

18th May 2020 This article is part of the ‘ COVID-19 and Innovation in Africa’ series, produced by the Africa Portal, Wits University and the African Centre for... 

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Barriers to Girls’ Education in Pakistan

Barriers to Girls’ Education in Pakistan

15th November 2018 Pakistan was described as “among the world’s worst performing countries in education,” at the 2015 Oslo Summit on Education and Development. The... 

 Examining the crude details – Government audits of oil and gas project costs to maximize revenue collection

Examining the crude details – Government audits of oil and gas project costs to maximize revenue collection

14th November 2018 The petroleum sector offers governments huge potential revenues that could be invested in poverty alleviation and inequality reduction, but those... 

Power system flexibility for the energy transition

Power system flexibility for the energy transition

14th November 2018 Growing shares of solar and wind power call for increasingly flexible grid operation. This report from the International Renewable Energy Agency... 

Clean energy project preparation facilities

Clean energy project preparation facilities

14th November 2018 We must make significant new investments in clean energy to meet global climate and sustainability goals. Renewable energy investment is growing,... 

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SASSA R350 grant: is Minister Zulu out of touch or does she simply not care?

13th July 2022 The Minister of Social Development, Lindiwe Zulu, is literally playing with the lives of vulnerable South Africans reliant on the Social Relief of... 

The DA congratulates Mayor Phalatse on 105 newly refurbished buses to improve commuting for Johannesburg residents

13th July 2022 The DA congratulates Johannesburg Executive Mayor, Mpho Phalatse on the 105 newly refurbished buses as well as the launch of the Mid-life... 

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Nxesi’s empty job promise: Another cynical attempt to scapegoat foreign nationals

13th July 2022 The pledge by the Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi, to create 2 million new jobs before 2024 is nothing more than an electioneering... 

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Energy Crisis: Will the President see the light?

13th July 2022 The DA cautiously welcomes reports that President Cyril Ramaphosa is about to declare an energy emergency to respond to the electricity crisis. At... 

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Press Offices

Proposed Tightening of the Anti-dividend Stripping Provisions

Proposed Tightening of the Anti-dividend Stripping Provisions

27th August 2019 During 2017 and 2018, several changes pertaining to the tax treatment of share buy-backs and so-called "dividend stripping transactions" were... 

Technology an enabler in the real estate domain

Technology an enabler in the real estate domain

27th August 2019 The digital era has seen computers and online tools replace the filing cabinet in the modern office. In the real estate domain, embracing... 

Takeaways from the Limpopo Department of Health medico-legal symposium

Takeaways from the Limpopo Department of Health medico-legal symposium

27th August 2019 On the 3 August 2019, Norton Rose Fulbright presented at a medico-legal symposium hosted by the Health Professionals Group for the Limpopo... 

Understanding the Corporate Procurement of Power in Sub-Saharan Africa

Understanding the Corporate Procurement of Power in Sub-Saharan Africa

26th August 2019 Renewable technologies are evolving at a rapid pace and have seen a dramatic decline in the costs associated with its procurement. This provides... 

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