City allocates R200m to assist with human settlements 

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City allocates R200m to assist with human settlements 

The City of Cape Town says that council has approved a budget allocation of R200million aimed at assisting all sectors and levels of the economy in the human settlements directorate. The City says this is part of efforts to drive meaningful economic growth and to create an environment where Capetonians are able to thrive. The City says that over the next three years a budget of R2,6billion has been earmarked for human settlements.

Recommendations made by the State Capture Commission are being implemented- Ramaphosa 

President Cyril Ramaphosa has told Members of Parliament that the recommendations of the commission of inquiry into state capture are being implemented. The president says this work is important in the fight against corruption. Ramaphosa says recommendations of an expert panel into the July 2021 unrest are also being implemented.

SA considers moving Brics summit amid tensions around Russian president’s arrest warrant 

South Africa is considering moving the upcoming Brics summit to another country.
This is according to information obtained by News24.
The move will resolve the dilemma over the execution of an international arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin. The government is considering asking China to host the meeting, or alternatively neighbouring Mozambique.

New law in France could see influencers face jail time 

Influencers in France could now face jail time if they are found to have broken new promotion regulations, after legislation was formally adopted this week.
The tough new laws aim to protect consumers from misleading or fake commercial practices online
They restrict the promotion of lottery and betting games, and ban the advertisement of items such as tobacco.

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