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South Africa refiles work-permit changes to create nomad visa

By: Bloomberg     22nd May 2024 South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs refiled long-awaited changes to its work-permit regime to allow for the creation of a so-called nomad... 

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Political parties mourn passing of James Selfe 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     22nd May 2024 Political parties expressed deepest condolences at the passing of former Democratic Alliance (DA) Federal Council chairperson and MP James Selfe,... 

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Latest cadastre agreement excites South Africa’s Junior Indaba panel

By: Martin Creamer     21st May 2024 There were expressions of excitement at the South Africa’s Junior Indaba on Tuesday when attendees at the important mining event learnt of the... 

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Gwede Mantashe

A Green approach to position Africa as a primary beneficiary of her mineral resources

14th May 2024 The African continent, characterized by its youthful demographic and rapid economic growth, stands at a critical crossroads. Despite its vibrant... 

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Political Manifestos Provide Economic Fog

13th May 2024 A numbers game is evident in the election campaigns, with no similar innovation to solve the economic quagmire, writes Bongani Mankewu It has been... 

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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,... 

Raymond Suttner

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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Institute for Justice and Reconciliation

South African Reconciliation Barometer: Looking to the 2024 elections

30th April 2024 South African Reconciliation Barometer: Looking to the 2024 elections This publication is based on a briefing session co-hosted by the Institute... 

Overseas Development Institute

Revitalising the Good Humanitarian Donorship Initiative: a 20-year review

30th April 2024 Since the establishment in 2003 of the Good Humanitarian Donorship Initiative (GHDI), the world in which humanitarian donors seek to be ‘good’ has... 

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With Regard to Borders and Ballots

29th April 2024 The IEC has confirmed that South Africa has 340 parties registered provincially and nationally and thus eligible to participate in the 2024... 

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The Making of Manifestos and the Marginalisation of Migrants: A Causal Link?

29th April 2024 Election fever has been ratcheted up several notches over the past few weeks, as one by one various political parties have launched their election... 

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Mapaila extends sincere condolences to the people of Iran and families of the Iranian president, foreign minister and others

21st May 2024 On behalf of the South African Communist Party, the General Secretary Solly Mapaila extends sincere condolences to the people and supreme leader of... 

NHI: AfriForum board signs resolution to fight until all remedies are exhausted

NHI: AfriForum board signs resolution to fight until all remedies are exhausted

20th May 2024 The highest decision-making body of the civil rights organisation AfriForum has committed the organisation to see the legal battle against National... 

CC judgment on whether Zuma or other convicted law breakers in the same category can stand for election definitive

CC judgment on whether Zuma or other convicted law breakers in the same category can stand for election definitive

20th May 2024 The South African Communist Party (SACP) welcomes the definitive clarity that the Constitutional Court (CC) has given, not only regarding whether... 

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President Cyril Ramaphosa mourns passing of His Excellency President Sayyid Ebrahim Raise of the Islamic Republic of Iran

20th May 2024 President Cyril Ramaphosa is deeply saddened by the air disaster that has claimed the lives of Iranian President Ayatollah Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign... 

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Werksmans

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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Whatever it is, it’s never what you thought it was…. Intersection between privacy and AI

13th May 2024 The permeation of artificial intelligence (“AI“) into our society as a whole and into our personal lives is undeniable. The use of AI has increased... 

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Public Procurement Agreements Should Not Have Confidentiality Clauses: A Case of the Health Justice v the Minister of Health and Another (10009/22) [2023] ZAGPPH 689

13th May 2024 The Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 (“PAIA“) is an empowering piece of legislation and allows that secretes cannot be hidden in... 

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The cyber abys of no regulation – Who carries the responsibility to protect Democratic Discourse in Cyberspace?

13th May 2024 The internet, once hailed as a beacon of free expression and connectivity, has become a double-edged sword, where voices can be amplified or... 

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