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Ethiopia faces tough devaluation decision to secure IMF bailout

By: Reuters     12th April 2024 Ethiopia may have to decide on a big currency devaluation sooner rather than later to secure a rescue loan from the International Monetary Fund,... 

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Malian parties reject junta's suspension of political activities

By: Reuters     12th April 2024 Malian political parties and civil society groups jointly rejected on Thursday the ruling junta's order to suspend political activities and vowed... 

Ministerial Advisor and Presidency Green Hydrogen Lead Masopha Moshoeshoe.

South Africa well placed to benefit from huge green hydrogen outlook, attendees hear 

By: Martin Creamer     11th April 2024 Green hydrogen has a massive potential future and South Africa is very well positioned to produce it, attendees of the Hydrogen Economy Discussion... 

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Africa Check

Bad maths, flawed sources and false claims: Kenya’s education minister, others get key education statistics wrong

8th February 2024 Kenya's education system has been under a relentless spotlight in recent months, with the government criticised for both underfunding and... 

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Money and ageing: South African study shows cash grants help people live longer and have better memory function

7th February 2024 Nearly half of South Africa’s 60-million people receive social grants, ranging from child support to pensions. The grants are designed to provide... 

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Promises, promises: Following up on Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2023 state of the nation pledges

7th February 2024 “We gather here at a time of crisis,” said president Cyril Ramaphosa during his 2023 state of the nation address. Highlighting loadshedding,... 

The Conversation

Zuleikha Mayat: South African author and activist who led a life of courage, compassion and integrity

7th February 2024 Few Indian South African women have achieved wider public recognition than author, human rights and cultural activist Zuleikha Mayat, who passed... 

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Eurodad

Aid under threat: The shadowy business of private sector instruments

15th November 2023 Since 2018, temporary rules have allowed donor countries to report private-sector oriented operations, known as Private Sector Instruments, as... 

Overseas Development Institute

Making sense of hybrid capital for multilateral banks

15th November 2023 Hybrid capital can be useful to expand MDB loss-absorbing capital resources and reinforce capital adequacy, and are part of a much-needed... 

Unemployment

Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), 3rd Quarter 2023

14th November 2023 The Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) is a household-based sample survey conducted by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). It collects data on... 

No End In Sight: Child Hunger in Africa

No End In Sight: Child Hunger in Africa

14th November 2023 ACPF’s investigative report on child hunger in Africa is a succinct, magazine-type report which highlights the extent and drivers of hunger among... 

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City of Cape Town

Budget prioritises road maintenance, public transport, congestion relief to keep Cape Town moving

15th April 2024 The City’s Urban Mobility Directorate is prioritising road maintenance, public transport, congestion relief and the reconstruction and... 

Western Cape Government

Over 9 300 jobs supported over Western Cape summer tourism season to date

15th April 2024 Preliminary figures from the first three months (Dec-Feb) of the four-month peak summer tourism season, indicate the arrival of almost half a... 

AfriForum

Scrap the BELA Bill, demands AfriForum Youth members with “donkey boards” around their necks

15th April 2024 During a protest action at the Union Buildings, members of the youth organisation AfriForum Youth today appealed to President Cyril Ramaphosa to... 

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Unisa to award honorary doctorate to Dr Esther Mahlangu in recognition of her mathematical prowess

15th April 2024 Dr Esther Mahlangu, a living legend and cultural ambassador for South Africa and the Ndebele people will be awarded an honorary doctorate by the... 

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Bowmans

Excessive delays in instituting disciplinary proceedings may taint procedural fairness

25th January 2024 On 25 January 2016, and after a delay of approximately three and half years in instituting the disciplinary hearing, Major General S.L. Mapyane,... 

SchoemanLaw Inc

AI – a Lawyer’s Friend of Foe?

25th January 2024 For many law firms, the thought of AI has not been all moonlight and roses. In many instances, there is a fear that it signals the end of our... 

Capital Legacy Group MD Carl Coetzee

Legacy in motion: Carl Coetzee appointed as a Managing Director within the Capital Legacy group

25th January 2024 Carl Coetzee, the charismatic industry leader and former CEO of BetterBond, has joined Capital Legacy to head up their sales and distribution... 

Tax Consulting SA

Navigating Financial Emigration: A Tax-Centric Approach for High-Net-Worth South Africans Abroad

24th January 2024 In the shimmering tapestry of expatriate life, High-Net-Worth South Africans find themselves crafting stories of success on foreign soils. Amidst... 

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