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Political parties mourn passing of James Selfe 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     22nd May 2024 Political parties expressed deepest condolences at the passing of former Democratic Alliance (DA) Federal Council chairperson and MP James Selfe,... 

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Former DA federal council chair James Selfe
South Africa's inflation slows but no rate cut seen in election week

South Africa's inflation slows but no rate cut seen in election week 

By: Reuters     22nd May 2024 South Africa's headline inflation slowed slightly in April, but analysts said an interest rate cut was unlikely next week when the central bank's... 

Thirty years after end of apartheid, equality eludes South Africa

Thirty years after end of apartheid, equality eludes South Africa 

By: Reuters     22nd May 2024 Nelson Mandela's African National Congress (ANC) promised South Africans "A Better Life For All" when it swept to power in the country's first... 

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Faking cash and making cash in the DRC

Faking cash and making cash in the DRC

22nd May 2024 The DRC is an origin, transit and destination country for counterfeit currency, most of which is US dollar-denominated. In February 2021, Ugandan... 

Drained but proud: how it felt to organise South Africa’s first democratic election in just 4 months

Drained but proud: how it felt to organise South Africa’s first democratic election in just 4 months

22nd May 2024 How difficult was it to organise the 1994 elections? Imagine building an aircraft while flying it at an incredible speed over a short distance,... 

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For democracy to be meaningful, representative government and popular power need to coexist

21st May 2024 In the previous article, I argued that the ANC had transitioned from being a liberation movement to become a conventional Western political party,... 

Lack of constitutional reform stalls The Gambia’s democratic transition

Lack of constitutional reform stalls The Gambia’s democratic transition

21st May 2024 Political divisions over limiting presidential power and terms in office have brought the process to a standstill. The Gambia’s ambitious... 

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Sharm el Sheikh Bulletin - Transforming natural capital resources into wealth

Sharm el Sheikh Bulletin - Transforming natural capital resources into wealth

17th May 2024 The African Development Bank Group’s 2023 Annual Meetings officially opened with a clarion call by African leaders, together with the Bank’s... 

World Economic Forum

Advancing Industry Collaboration in Vehicle Software

17th May 2024 The automotive industry is undergoing its most challenging transformation in over a century. The role of software in this transformation is so... 

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Oxfam 6-months accountability report: Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel crisis

16th May 2024 The horrific 7 October 2023 attacks by Palestinian armed groups, sparked the latest and most brutal onslaught of violence carried out by Israel... 

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The Impact of Corruption: Insights from a Perceptions and Experiences Survey

15th May 2024 Corruption Watch (CW) releases new report assessing the profound impact of corruption on people’s lives, titled 'The Impact of Corruption: Insights... 

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Statements

Parliament statement on the passing of former MP James Selfe

Parliament statement on the passing of former MP James Selfe

22nd May 2024 Parliament has learned with profound sadness about the passing of Mr James Selfe, former Member of Parliament, and former Federal Council... 

AfriForum says Minister’s statement about mother-language education is a mere ruse

AfriForum says Minister’s statement about mother-language education is a mere ruse

22nd May 2024 The most recent statement of the Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, about the value of mother-language education and her department’s... 

On the Passing of Former DA MP James Selfe

On the Passing of Former DA MP James Selfe

22nd May 2024 The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) is deeply saddened to have learnt of the passing of former Democratic Alliance (DA) Federal Council Chairperson and... 

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ActionSA Mourns the Passing of Distinguished Member of Parliament & Devotee to Democracy, James Selfe

22nd May 2024 ActionSA wishes to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of James Selfe, a Member of Parliament whose career has... 

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Press Offices

POPIA - Caution to political parties and independent candidates regarding the misuse of voter personal data

POPIA - Caution to political parties and independent candidates regarding the misuse of voter personal data

22nd May 2024 As a result of recent changes to electoral legislation that allow independent candidates to stand and campaign for elections, and due to the... 

Sabinet Judgments legal research tool gets powerful AI integration

Sabinet Judgments legal research tool gets powerful AI integration

22nd May 2024 Sabinet Judgments – the fastest and easiest way to access unreported and reported judgments in South Africa and prepared by product specialists –... 

Round Two - Minister of the Department of Home Affairs gazette new Immigration Regulations: A closer look at the changes

Round Two - Minister of the Department of Home Affairs gazette new Immigration Regulations: A closer look at the changes

22nd May 2024 On the 20th of May 2024, the Minister of Home Affairs Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi (“the Minister”), Gazetted a new set of Immigration Regulations.  The... 

SARS eFiling false alarm – No need for a return to South Africa

SARS eFiling false alarm – No need for a return to South Africa

22nd May 2024 We have noted incorrect media coverage around South Africans abroad, which notes that to comply with “new” SARS obligations you need to be... 

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