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ANC on course to lose majority in South Africa's seismic election 

By: Reuters     Updated 2 hours 42 minutes ago The African National Congress (ANC) looked set on Thursday to lose the parliamentary majority it has held for 30 years, as partial election results... 

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Govt urges public to avoid sharing information seeking to declare election results

Govt urges public to avoid sharing information seeking to declare election results 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     Updated 5 hours ago As the counting process unfolds, Government Communication and Information System acting director-general Nomonde Mnukwa has on Thursday urged the... 

South Africa's rand, stocks and bonds slip as projections show ANC losing majority

South Africa's rand, stocks and bonds slip as projections show ANC losing majority 

By: Reuters     Updated 7 hours ago South Africa's rand slipped and the country's stocks and bonds came under pressure on Thursday after projections showed the governing African... 

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SAMIM withdrawal from Cabo Delgado: uncomfortable truths

SAMIM withdrawal from Cabo Delgado: uncomfortable truths

Updated 6 hours ago Why is the region turning away from an international terrorist organisation on its doorstep that is growing in influence? On 16 May, Islamic State... 

Dialogue and negotiation: alternative solutions to Boko Haram conflict?

Dialogue and negotiation: alternative solutions to Boko Haram conflict?

Updated 6 hours ago Military operations are needed, but haven’t stopped Boko Haram attacks. Complementary non-kinetic efforts must be considered. Fifteen years since... 

Hate speech and disinformation in South Africa’s elections: big tech make it tough to monitor social media

Hate speech and disinformation in South Africa’s elections: big tech make it tough to monitor social media

28th May 2024 There’s a growing global movement to ensure that researchers can get access to the huge quantity of data assembled and exploited by digital... 

Elections will reveal SA’s exposure to digital influence as a service

Elections will reveal SA’s exposure to digital influence as a service

28th May 2024 Without access to social media data, ensuring voters have verifiable information rather than manipulated content is difficult. Nationalist content... 

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“I escaped with only my life” Abusive forced evictions in Pakistan

“I escaped with only my life” Abusive forced evictions in Pakistan

Updated 6 hours ago The Pakistani government has increasingly used a colonial-era law to forcibly evict thousands of low-income residents, shop owners, and street... 

New parties; coalitions; possible outcomes

New parties; coalitions; possible outcomes

24th May 2024 With only a week to go before the elections, we now consider the impact of some of the new parties that have emerged since the 2019 elections; the... 

Nature positive: Guidelines for the transition in cities

Nature positive: Guidelines for the transition in cities

23rd May 2024 Cities are powerhouses of the global economy, yet 44% of their global GDP is at risk from nature loss. With only 37% of the world’s 500 most... 

Travel & Tourism Development Index 2024

Travel & Tourism Development Index 2024

23rd May 2024 While international tourist arrivals and travel and tourism contribution to global GDP are expected to reach pre-pandemic levels by the end of... 

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Statements

2024 elections conclude on a peaceful note

2024 elections conclude on a peaceful note

Updated 5 hours ago Government thanks the millions of South Africans who successfully went out in their numbers to make their voices heard in the seventh democratic... 

A call for a resounding vote for the ANC and working-class power to deepen the struggle for complete emancipation

A call for a resounding vote for the ANC and working-class power to deepen the struggle for complete emancipation

28th May 2024 To every member of the working class, spanning generations and diverse occupations and professions, to those seeking work and other economic... 

Rise Mzansi Exposing Itself as Same Old Politics in New Packaging

28th May 2024 ActionSA notes a new series of paid attack smses launched by Rise Mzansi telling South Africans not to vote for ActionSA because of our efforts to... 

IFP Demands Investigation after Armed Men Threaten KZN Premier Candidate

IFP Demands Investigation after Armed Men Threaten KZN Premier Candidate

28th May 2024 The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) is profoundly troubled by the safety of its KZN Provincial Chairperson and Premier Candidate, Cllr Thami Ntuli, in... 

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Press Offices

SLPs – Seriously Lacking Promotion, Sensibly Leading to Problems

SLPs – Seriously Lacking Promotion, Sensibly Leading to Problems

30th May 2024 In February 2024, the Annual Mining Indaba occurred in Cape Town South Africa, where the mining industry's technical brains, financial brawn and... 

Tech companies must stand firm: Global lessons for South Africa’s upcoming election

Tech companies must stand firm: Global lessons for South Africa’s upcoming election

28th May 2024 Artificial intelligence (AI) and technology have revolutionised many aspects of our lives, and elections are no exception. These tools can enhance... 

The EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive – an African perspective

The EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive – an African perspective

27th May 2024 On 24 May 2024, the European (EU) Council finally adopted the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD), completing the legislative... 

New Immigration Regulations: Exemption from taxation still on the cards for foreigners

New Immigration Regulations: Exemption from taxation still on the cards for foreigners

24th May 2024 Following the backlash from the tax fraternity in response to the controversial Immigration Regulations which were published (and subsequently... 

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