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Use resources to diversify African economies, unlock sustainable growth

By: Schalk Burger     21st May 2024 A majority of African economies, or 83%, are highly commodity-dependent and are vulnerable to external shocks, experiencing good growth when... 

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Corruption Watch says Zuma’s ineligibility for Parly represents win for civil society 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     21st May 2024 Non-profit organisation Corruption Watch (CW) said on Tuesday that it is critical that the country’s election laws are subjected to a reasonable... 

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Zimbabwe asks miners to ramp up gold output to support ZiG currency

By: Bloomberg     21st May 2024 Zimbabwe has asked gold miners across the country to ramp up output to support the ZiG currency launched last month, according to Mines and Mining... 

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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... 

Zamayirha Peter

The role of the media in the General Election

10th May 2024 A healthy functioning democracy is predicated on the electorate making informed choices, which in turn rests on the quality of information they... 

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Coalitions and reform

10th May 2024 With the 2024 election days away, attention is turning to the governance arrangements that will prevail nationally and in key battleground... 

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 Triple billion targets policy solutions matrix

Triple billion targets policy solutions matrix

26th April 2024 The Triple Billion Targets Policy Solutions Matrix has been developed to help bridge the step from data to delivery by collating some of the latest... 

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Global economic fracturing and shifting investment patterns

26th April 2024 The report spotlights 10 major shifts in global foreign direct investment (FDI). It reveals how the combination of structural transformations in... 

World Bank

Commodity Markets Outlook, April 2024

26th April 2024 The conflict in the Middle East has been exerting upward pressures on prices of key commodities, notably oil and gold. High commodity prices,... 

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Integrity at Oxfam: 1 October 2022 – 30 September 2023

26th April 2024 At Oxfam, we fight against inequality to end poverty and injustice. We advocate for economic justice, gender equality, and climate action and bring... 

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DA files Public Service Commission complaint against NHI

DA files Public Service Commission complaint against NHI

20th May 2024 The Democratic Alliance (DA) has lodged a complaint against the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme with the Public Service Commission for... 

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One step closer to affordable quality health care for all

20th May 2024 Dear Fellow South African, Last week I signed the National Health Insurance Act in to law, bringing our country one step closer towards universal... 

NADEL mourns teh passing of former Constitutional Court Justice Yvonne Mokgoro

20th May 2024 The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) mourns the untimely passing of former Constitutional Court Justice Yvonne Mokgoro. Her... 

Water and Sanitation Department is one step closer to establishing the National Water Resource Infrastructure Agency

Water and Sanitation Department is one step closer to establishing the National Water Resource Infrastructure Agency

20th May 2024 The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is one step closer to establishing the National Water Resource Infrastructure Agency (NWRIA), to... 

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SARS’ High Wealth Unit Weaponizing Requests for Relevant Material Against Provisional Taxpayers

10th May 2024 In the world of tax, High Wealth Individuals (HWIs) are known for accruing their wealth through navigation of complex, multi-layered investment... 

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The right to freely participate in society – judgment clarifies discrimination due to criminal history in the employment process

10th May 2024 An April 2024 decision by the South African Labour Appeal Court, O’Connor v. LexisNexis, serves as a reminder to employers that the statutory... 

Crossing the line: Unlawful competition and your business

Crossing the line: Unlawful competition and your business

9th May 2024 Unlawful competition, a term that covers various forms of unfair business practices, often emerges intertwined with allegations of intellectual... 

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The SA Expat's Roadmap for Moving Funds Abroad

7th May 2024 In an increasingly interconnected world, many South Africans find themselves considering opportunities abroad, whether for career advancement,... 

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