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ActionSA blames Zanu-PF for economic meltdown, calling for balanced foreign policy

By: Thabi Shomolekae     22nd May 2024 ActionSA noted on Wednesday that South Africa needs to begin to put economic diplomacy at the centre of the country’s foreign policy as the economy... 

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Thirty years after end of apartheid, equality eludes South Africa

Thirty years after end of apartheid, equality eludes South Africa 

By: Reuters     22nd May 2024 Nelson Mandela's African National Congress (ANC) promised South Africans "A Better Life For All" when it swept to power in the country's first... 

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Vivo Energy to invest over R10bn in South Africa, Patel says

By: Reuters     22nd May 2024 Vivo Energy, owned by global commodities trader Vitol, will invest an initial R10-billion in its South African operations following its merger with... 

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South Africa will be president of the G20 in 2025: two much-needed reforms it should drive

15th May 2024 South Africa will play an important international role in 2025 as president of the G20. The G20 is a group of 19 countries as well as the African... 

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Retaining US influence in Africa requires bridge-building with China

15th May 2024 In a complex new multipolar world, a country’s allies and friends will determine the global pecking order. Despite its large population, Africa is... 

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Can the Movement for Change break Ghana’s biparty democracy?

14th May 2024 With the right strategy, Ghana’s fledgling new party could become a political force to be reckoned with. For three decades, Ghana’s political... 

MS Immigration Advisory

The Growing Immigration Challenges in South Africa

14th May 2024 South Africa, also known as the "Rainbow Nation," is a country that has a rich history and diverse culture. It is home to people of various... 

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World Economic Forum

Energy Transition and Geopolitics: Are Critical Minerals the New Oil?

6th May 2024 The energy transition will cause big shifts in dependencies – away from oil and other fossil fuels, and towards a raft of critical minerals such as... 

International Renewable Energy Agency

Tripling renewable power by 2030: The role of the G7 in turning targets into action

6th May 2024 The 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) in the United Arab Emirates called upon... 

International Renewable Energy Agency

Decarbonising hard-to-abate sectors with renewables: Perspectives for the G7

6th May 2024 The Paris Agreement goal to limit global surface temperature to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels by the end of this century requires the swift... 

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Democratic South Africa’s relations with Israel and Palestine

3rd May 2024 While South Africa's ICJ case against Israel catapulted it onto the global stage, the medium and long-term implications of the action are yet to... 

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Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Shuns the Assistant Agricultural Practitioners Amid Job Crisis

Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Shuns the Assistant Agricultural Practitioners Amid Job Crisis

21st May 2024 ActionSA notes with utter repugnance the treatment levelled at the qualified Agricultural Practitioners by the uncaring Department of Agriculture,... 

KZN’s Social Development department has the money to employ 110 social workers

21st May 2024 The DA has identified R27.6million within KwaZulu-Natal’s Department of Social Development (DSD) budget that could be utilised to employ 110... 

ConCourt judgment confirms key civil society role in upholding constitutional democracy, says CW 

ConCourt judgment confirms key civil society role in upholding constitutional democracy, says CW 

21st May 2024 The judgment handed down by the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) yesterday, regarding the IEC’s appeal against the Electoral Court order on the... 

SACP reiterates its solidarity with the people and government of Cuba, condemns US-led imperialist aggression

21st May 2024 The South African Communist Party reiterates its solidarity with the people and government of Cuba against the United States-led imperialist... 

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Mediation Rules in South Africa: Where are we now?

13th May 2024 It is known in all jurisdictions globally, the courts are over-flowing with cases and South Africa is no exception, leaving disputants waiting... 

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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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