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Preserving News in a Digital Age

Preserving News in a Digital Age

There’s only one way to research news, says Sabinet, home to a most impressive portfolio of South African news and digital archives. Sabinet’s News Research Services is an important resource in the Sabinet portfolio of products, with a focus on current and historical...

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Policy Commons – The what and the why

Policy Commons – The what and the why CENTURION Pretoria, South Africa, 12 August 2021. The original meaning of the term ‘commons’ comes from the way communities managed land that was held ‘in common’ in medieval Europe. Along with this shared...

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Check before you ACT

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) on 10 February 2022 highlighted some key issues requiring attention. Most notable were his commitment to cut red tape constraining business, to boost infrastructure investment and to continue with...

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Due to the wide-ranging and far-reaching implications of scientific findings and discoveries, it’s important that some kind of quality control exists to ensure, prior to publication, that the science they contain is sound. That’s where ‘peer...

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How the Cannabis laws impact your business

Whenever laws change, it’s important for business to know what the implications are for them and their industry. Recent changes to the Cannabis and drug policy laws of South Africa could prove confusing to employers across all sectors and industries.In September...

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UPDATE: Cannabis Legislation

The Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill was brought before parliament at the beginning of September. With the deadline of 30 September a week away, it looks like there might be an extension — though one has not yet been confirmed. Once these comments have been...

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SOUTH AFRICA’S NEW NORMAL

When Finance Minister Tito Mboweni presented the Treasury's first budget in February of this year, South Africa’s economy was already troubled – well before the coronavirus pandemic had reached us.  Back in Parliament on Wednesday (via video conference) Mboweni...

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