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Greenpeace confident African govts will end plastic pollution

By: Thabi Madiba     Updated 6 hours ago Greenpeace Africa’s Communication and Story Manager Hellen Kahaso Dena said she was confident that African governments will adopt and champion a... 

Greenpeace confident African govts will end plastic pollution

Nigeria's Tinubu sworn in as president, under pressure over economy and security

By: Reuters     Updated 4 hours ago Bola Tinubu was sworn in as Nigeria's president on Monday following a disputed election and facing pressure to quickly improve economic and... 

New Nelson Mandela Bay mayor aims to end gang violence

By: Yvonne Silaule     Updated 37 minutes ago Newly elected Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Gary van Niekerk told Polity on Monday that he is confident that he is the right mayor for the metro, “with... 


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Back to square one: political infighting again stalls Lesotho reforms

26th May 2023 Last week Lesotho’s government imposed a nationwide curfew after the murder of courageous investigative journalist Ralikonelo Joki and the rising... 

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Dichotomy of Abundance and Scarcity: The Paradox of South African Agriculture

26th May 2023 In the verdant heartland of South Africa, a jarring paradox of two opposing food systems manifests - one burgeoning with excess, privilege, and... 

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Action, not distraction

26th May 2023 Political and social turbulence has swirled fiercely ever since former Eskom CEO André de Ruyter appeared in that explosive television interview in... 

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Africa’s Russia-Ukraine peace mission: what can it achieve?

25th May 2023 South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to lead an initiative of six African heads of state to explore an end to the year-long... 

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Literacy Failure

24th May 2023 The 2021 Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS), released last week, found that 81 per cent of South African Grade 4 pupils (10 –... 

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Migrants, Refugees and Displaced Persons

24th May 2023 Over the past few weeks, countries which have the power to influence international narratives, policies and practices around issues relating to... 

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Defining collaborative surveillance

23rd May 2023 The complex challenges highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic and other major health emergencies emphasize the need to rethink our approach to... 

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Addressing climate change: supplement to the WHO water, sanitation and hygiene strategy 2018-2025

23rd May 2023 Addressing climate change: Supplement to the WHO water, sanitation and hygiene strategy 2018–2025 accentuates the need for countries to integrate... 

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DA Mayor to head up Gamagara municipality

Updated 2 hours 46 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) congratulates Cllr Henriette du Plessis on her election as the Mayor of Gamagara municipality. This comes after a... 


ActionSA writes to SAHRC over babies in cardboard boxes at Mahikeng Provincial Hospital

Updated 2 hours 49 minutes ago ActionSA will write to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) to investigate the circumstances that led to newborn babies at Mahikeng... 


Mixed views on Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill in Cape Town

Updated 2 hours 59 minutes ago The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education has concluded the Western Cape leg of public hearings with a session held at the Gugulethu Indoor Sports... 

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OHSC must inspect cholera health facilities

Updated 3 hours ago The DA calls on the Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) to inspect the health facilities being overrun by cholera to ensure that they’re... 

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The consequences of social media conduct on the employment relationship

26th May 2023 With so many people using different platforms to connect and exchange information, social media has become an indispensable component of our... 

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The solar energy tax incentive – a “light”-line for businesses?

26th May 2023 The continued rollout of loadshedding in South Africa has forced businesses to dig-deep into their pockets to keep their doors open amidst the... 

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Thousands make submissions in opposition to the Hate Speech Bill

25th May 2023 Submissions from the public to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on the controversial Hate Speech Bill, closed at 13:00 on Thursday, 25th... 


Certificate of need in the healthcare sector: not needed

25th May 2023 The National Health Act or NHA makes provision for a system of licensing referred to as a certificate of need or CoN.  A certificate need is... 

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