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Weekly Political and Economic Review 16 October 2020

Weekly Political and Economic Review 16 October 2020

In last week’s political and economic headlines we covered:

  • Policy/Legislative Updates
    • Comments Called for the Gauteng Township Economic Development Draft Bill
    • Expropriation Bill submitted to Parliament for Introduction
    • New Rules Proposed for “Junk Food” and Alcohol in South Africa
    • New Alcohol and Driving Rules May be Introduced Soon
  • President Ramaphosa Presents the Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan
  • SADC-PF Adopts Transformation Document Towards a Regional Parliament
  • Minister Dlamini-Zuma Outlines New Municipal Regulations for South Africa
  • State-Owned Entities


  • Rwanda – Rwanda Approves Export of Medicinal Cannabis
  • Uganda – Moody’s Downgrades Uganda’s Economy to Baa3
  • Ethiopia – Partial Privatization of Ethiopian Airlines Put on Hold

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