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DA wants Public Protector to investigate Bheki Cele’s helicopter use 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     Updated 5 hours ago The Democratic Alliance said on Monday it wants the Public Protector to order Police Minister Bheki Cele to pay back the South African Police... 

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Ramaphosa says 2024 Budget proves govt’s commitment to achieving sustainable fiscal trajectory 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     26th February 2024 President Cyril Ramaphosa noted on Monday that by reducing debt, government will spend more on improving infrastructure, schools and hospitals, and... 

IEC kicks off election timetable ahead of elections  

IEC kicks off election timetable ahead of elections   

By: Thabi Shomolekae     Updated 4 hours ago The Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) has completed the publishing of the provisional voters’ roll for inspection after the... 


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Pregnant women in South Africa should be offered social grants – it’ll save the state money in the long run

Updated 5 hours ago A baby’s first 1 000 days, from the time of conception until their second birthday, is a crucial window of opportunity to optimise their potential... 

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Chad’s election dice are loaded as transition deadline looms

Updated 5 hours ago After an unconstitutional takeover in 2021, Chad’s transition to democracy is entering its final phase, with the adoption of the new constitution... 

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Africa’s proposed new financial institutions risk being Potemkin villages

23rd February 2024 The African Union (AU) has launched a drive to establish its own panoply of financial institutions to address what it regards as the failure of... 

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‘This is no game’: Fact-checking Songezo Zibi’s Rise Mzansi election manifesto launch speech

23rd February 2024 The newly formed Rise Mzansi party launched its election manifesto in January 2024. We fact-checked seven claims made in the document and found... 

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ANC 2024 Elections Manifesto

26th February 2024 Over the past 30 years, the people of South Africa, led by the ANC, have been at the forefront of a movement to construct a new South Africa. Our... 

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Mini Grid Solutions for Underserved Customers: New Insights from Nigeria and India

23rd February 2024 Traditionally, mini grids have been viewed as “off-grid” systems that are built and operated solely for communities without electricity. The... 

“We Will Find You”: A Global Look at How Governments Repress Nationals Abroad

“We Will Find You”: A Global Look at How Governments Repress Nationals Abroad

23rd February 2024 For decades, Human Rights Watch has documented governments reaching outside their borders to silence or deter dissent by committing human rights... 

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DA makes public ANC's cadre deployment committee records

By: Sashnee Moodley     21st February 2024 The Democratic Alliance has made public the records received from the African National Congress detailing information relating to the ruling... 

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KZN SOPA: DA calls for real solutions and job creation as province faces economic collapse

Updated 4 hours ago As Premier Nomusa Dube-Ncube prepares to deliver her State of the Province Address (SOPA) the DA in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) expects her to provide... 

Minister Chikunga extends condolences following fatal bus accident

Updated 5 hours ago The Minister of Transport, Ms. Sindisiwe Chikunga, expresses deep condolences to the families of those who lost their lives  in a tragic bus... 

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DA asks Public Protector to clip Bheki Cele’s wings following his SAPS helicopter joyride

Updated 5 hours ago Today, the Democratic Alliance submitted a complaint with the Office of the Public Protector against Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, for his... 

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President Cyril Ramaphosa concludes visit to Republic of Namibia

Updated 6 hours ago President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded a Working Visit to Windhoek, Namibia, today, Sunday, 25 February 2024, where he joined the Geingob family,... 

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Embracing Greener Arbitrations: A Journey Towards Sustainability

Updated 4 hours ago Governments, businesses, and individuals worldwide have become increasingly concerned about the environmental impacts of their activities. In the... 

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CDH bolsters its accomplished Dispute Resolution practice with key appointments

Updated 7 hours ago Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH), a leading pan-African corporate and commercial law firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of two Directors Khaya... 


Home Affairs Approve 68 “Trusted Employers”, Other Work Visa Applicants Must Expect Delays and High Court confirm the process

26th February 2024 Xpatweb hosted a webinar for approved DHA Trusted Employers, to work through the special benefits as well as the unique responsibilities of this... 

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Beyond 60: Landmark judgment upholds right to work, challenges retirement norms

26th February 2024 A recent judgment by the Labour Court confirms the current untenable position that many working-class South Africans find themselves in - being... 

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