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Zikalala’s office demands apology from DA in construction mafia matter, DA says ‘no’ 

By: Sane Dhlamini     Updated 2 hours 11 minutes ago The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure is demanding an apology from the Democratic Alliance for accusing Minister Sihle Zikalala of... 

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Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure, Sihle Zikalala
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VBS returns to haunt Shivambu as lawmakers find he didn't disclose payments  

By: News24Wire      Updated 1 hour 14 minutes ago Economic Freedom Fighters deputy president Floyd Shivambu failed to disclose three payments from the now-defunct VBS bank, according to... 

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Joburg mayor denies sleeping on the job as City moves to mitigate water issues 

By: Sane Dhlamini     Updated 6 hours ago City of Johannesburg Mayor Kabelo Gwamanda has hit back at Water and Sanitation Minister Senzo Mchunu for accusing him of not being hands-on, as... 


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Raymond Suttner

The continuing crisis: can we find a way forward?

Updated 4 hours ago “To the oppressed, and to those who suffer with them and fight at their side”- Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed (Penguin, 1996, dedication).... 

The Conversation

Aziz Pahad: the unassuming South African diplomat who skilfully mediated crises in Africa, and beyond

Updated 5 hours ago Aziz Goolam Pahad, who has died at the age of 82, was a South African anti-apartheid activist, politician and deputy minister of foreign affairs in... 

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South Africa has one of the strongest navies in Africa: its strengths and weaknesses

Updated 5 hours ago The deaths of three members of the South African Navy (SA Navy) on 20 September 2023, when a freak wave swept them off the deck of the submarine... 

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Going nowhere slowly at the UN General Assembly’s annual debate

29th September 2023 The general debate at the recent United Nations General Assembly’s 78th session concluded in much the same way as the many that preceded it – with... 

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International Renewable Energy Agency

Renewable energy and jobs: Annual review 2023

Updated 6 hours ago The tenth edition of IRENA’s Renewable energy and jobs: Annual review, produced in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO),... 

Overseas Development Institute

Justice aid update 2023

Updated 6 hours ago Justice aid (which includes aid for ending violence against women and human rights) is falling. There was a particularly sharp decline in 2021 – by... 

Overseas Development Institute

Malawi case study

Updated 6 hours ago The country study reviews the operation of Malawi’s Paralegal Advisory Services Institute (PASI) over the past 22 years. PASI’s role in Malawi’s... 

Overseas Development Institute

How to finance universal access to people-centred justice: scaling up local innovation to leave no-one behind

Updated 6 hours ago A universal basic justice system is affordable. It would cost $34 per person per year in lower-income countries, compared to $41 for education and... 

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VBS Heist: ActionSA Welcomes Parliamentary Ethics Committee Finding & Resumption of VBS Trial

Updated 51 minutes ago It is with great elation that, on the day of the resumption of the VBS case today at the Gauteng North High Court, a parliamentary finding from the... 

SAPS splurges millions on BRICS Summit

SAPS splurges millions on BRICS Summit

Updated 1 hour 2 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) is outraged that the South African Police Service (SAPS) spent R75 million protecting delegates of the three-day BRICS... 

DA stands by its construction mafia statement

Updated 1 hour 18 minutes ago The DA takes note of the statement issued by the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) Communications Directorate in which they have... 

DA calls for answers over failed R46 million eThekwini housing project

DA calls for answers over failed R46 million eThekwini housing project

Updated 1 hour 21 minutes ago The DA calls on KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Human Settlements MEC, Sipho Nkosi, to provide an urgent update on eThekwini’s R46 million Lansdowne housing... 

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Press Offices

Webber Wentzel

National Health Insurance Bill: will it wipe out medical insurance?

Updated 1 hour 50 minutes ago The NHI Bill does not contain any clarity on how South Africa’s large and complex medical schemes and insurance industry will be affected. On 12... 


Bowmans Kenya celebrates 15th anniversary

Updated 5 hours ago September 2023 marks a milestone in the history of leading African law firm Bowmans. Fifteen years ago, Bowmans Kenya was established in a move... 

Labour Law Management Consulting

What powers do the Labour Courts have?

Updated 7 hours ago The Labour Relations Act (LRA) gives the Labour Court and Labour Appeal Court numerous and strong powers to make decisions relating to labour... 


Aquilian Liability for Unlawful Competition in South African Law

Updated 7 hours ago Aquilian liability, deeply rooted in South African law, serves as a vital mechanism to address unlawful competition. This legal framework empowers... 

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DA insists the buck stops with Lindiwe Zulu on Sassa grant delays

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