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Professor Taole Mokoena is SA’s new Health Ombud 

By: Lumkile Nkomfe      2nd June 2023 Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla announced on Friday the appointment of Professor Taole Mokoena as the new Health Ombud of South Africa as of June... 

New Health Ombud of South Africa Professor Taole Mokoena.
New Health Ombud of South Africa Professor Taole Mokoena.
International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor

'We no longer share an understanding of the greatest global challenge' – Pandor to BRICS 'friends'  

By: News24Wire      2nd June 2023 International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor says the war between Russia and Ukraine should not detract from the world's developmental goals.... 

Hawks boss Lieutenant-General Godfrey Lebeya

Department of Defence bleeds close to R170m in fraud and corruption - Hawks  

By: News24Wire      2nd June 2023 The Hawks are investigating four cases of fraud and corruption that saw the Department of Defence and Military lose R167-million in public funds.... 


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Pirls disgrace — Cadre deployment and Sadtu’s control over education must end

2nd June 2023 A 2016 ministerial task team found that, like in Mexico, the country’s largest teacher union, the South African Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu),... 

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Rajoelina and the extreme personalisation of power

2nd June 2023 Can a judoka throw Malagasy President Andry Rajoelina off his podium as head of state? Siteny Randrianasoloniaiko, a former judo champion and head... 

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Harry Oppenheimer biography shows the South African mining magnate’s hand in economic policies

2nd June 2023 In Harry Oppenheimer: Diamonds, Gold and Dynasty, his outstanding biography of the South African mining magnate who died in 2000, Michael Cardo... 

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Free secondary education in African countries is on the rise - but is it the best policy? What the evidence says

2nd June 2023 When South Sudanese President Salva Kiir announced the abolition of secondary school fees in South Sudan in February 2023, he was following several... 

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Gender, poverty and environmental indicators on African countries 2023

Gender, poverty and environmental indicators on African countries 2023

2nd June 2023 This is the twenty-third volume of the publication on Indicators on Gender, Poverty, the Environment and Progress towards the Sustainable... 

For every child, every opportunity

For every child, every opportunity

1st June 2023 For children across the globe, 2022 was a year fraught with difficult challenges and intractable crises. Millions suffered the consequences of... 

From pledges to action for Small Island Developing States in energy transition and climate resilience

From pledges to action for Small Island Developing States in energy transition and climate resilience

31st May 2023 Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have suffered immeasurably due to decades of recurring natural disasters that have continued to worsen as a... 

TRACIT calls for improved measures to combat illicit trade in South Africa

TRACIT calls for improved measures to combat illicit trade in South Africa

30th May 2023 A new study by the Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade (TRACIT) shows that illicit trade is one of the biggest threats to stability and... 

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Committee for Section 194 to resume on Monday

2nd June 2023 The Committee for Section 194 Enquiry into Public Protector (PP) Adv Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s fitness to hold office today resolved to resume hearings... 

City of Cape Town

City maintains resilient payment ratio

2nd June 2023 The City’s 12 months moving average payment ratio of more than 97% shows that the majority of residents continue to pay their accounts. We thank... 

Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis

Mayor Hill-Lewis receives Cape Town’s clean audit award for 2021/22

By: News24Wire      2nd June 2023 Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis received the City’s clean audit award for the 2021/22 financial year from the Auditor General (AG) at a ceremony... 

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It’s time to deliver what residents deserve

2nd June 2023 “As the host of the State of the City Address (SOCA) on Tuesday 6 June 2023, which is the first of two key city events that sets the tone for the... 

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Press Offices

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Usufruct and Servitudes: Understanding the differences and importance

2nd June 2023 What is a Usufruct?   Usufruct is a legal term that refers to the temporary right of one individual to use, enjoy and benefit from the property... 

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The cost of non-compliance – Sars’ shrapnel knows no borders

2nd June 2023 South African Revenue Service (Sars) has made it easier to clamp down on individuals it deems as “sophisticated taxpayers”, specifically those with... 

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Is this a powerless power minister?

2nd June 2023 The powers of the new Minister of Energy, as promulgated by President Cyril Ramaphosa, appear to be limited and his areas of responsibility overlap... 


Standard Bank and Xpatweb event provides update on South African immigration challenges

1st June 2023 Standard Bank held a virtual conversation for its clients with Marisa Jacobs (Managing Director of Xpatweb) and Michelle Munemo (Head of... 

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Magazine round up | 02 June 2023

I am Ella: A remarkable story of survival, from Auschwitz to Africa – Joanne Jowell

Parly education chair says no need for Motshekga to step down following dismal PIRLS results

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