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ActionSA finalises national and provincial lists, sends Trollip to Parliament

By: Thabi Shomolekae     10th June 2024 ActionSA announced that it will be sending former leader of the official opposition in Parliament Athol Trollip to represent the party in the... 

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Reform momentum must be sustained ‘regardless of the form or composition’ of new government

By: Terence Creamer     10th June 2024 President Cyril Ramaphosa has underlined the importance of the new government – which is yet to be formed after no single party secured an outright... 

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MK Party wants ConCourt to postpone first Parliamentary sitting 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     10th June 2024 The uMkhonto we Sizwe Party said on Monday it has directed its attorneys to urgent seek an interdict from the Constitutional Court to postpone the... 

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South African voters shifted support in 2024 but that’s nothing new – surveys after previous elections showed party loyalty was fluid

6th June 2024 To the casual observer, the outcome of South Africa’s 2024 national and provincial elections, which herald a new era of national coalition... 

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Debt relief should be the African Union’s focus at the G20

6th June 2024 To succeed, all six of the AU’s G20 priorities depend on improving the fiscal health of indebted countries. The African Union (AU) became a full... 

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Nigeria accounts for 28.5% of the world's maternal deaths, not 10% as claimed by campaign group

6th June 2024 In April 2024, the non-profit civil rights group Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) made a startling claim about maternal... 

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Africa doesn’t have a choice between economic growth and protecting the environment: how they can go hand in hand

5th June 2024 Heathrow Airport in the UK currently uses more energy than the entire west African country of Sierra Leone. Despite Africa accounting for less than... 

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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... 

“Educate the masses to change their minds”

“Educate the masses to change their minds”

23rd May 2024 Since 2016, the Chinese government has dramatically accelerated the relocation of rural villagers and herders in Tibet. The government says that... 

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 No budget in Ekurhuleni as anti-constitutionalists squabble over who gets the bigger piece of the pie

No budget in Ekurhuleni as anti-constitutionalists squabble over who gets the bigger piece of the pie

10th June 2024 The EFF and the ANC coalition in has once again thrown the council into disarray as the two coalition partners brawl over allocations in the... 

POPCRU reveals new provincial leadership and bold plans for Gauteng

10th June 2024 The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) wrapped up the second day of its 10th Provincial Congress for Gauteng in Boksburg on Friday,... 

AfriForum brings an urgent application regarding municipal electricity tariff hikes

AfriForum brings an urgent application regarding municipal electricity tariff hikes

10th June 2024 The civil rights organisation AfriForum brought an urgent application in the High Court in Pretoria against the National Energy Regulator of South... 

IFP Calls for Uthongathi to Be Declared a Disaster Area

IFP Calls for Uthongathi to Be Declared a Disaster Area

10th June 2024 The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) in the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Legislature calls on the KZN MEC for Cogta, Bongi Sithole-Moloi, and the KZN Premier,... 

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Gross Misconduct, Insubordination and Dishonesty

3rd June 2024 A senior employee’s dismissal for gross misconduct, gross insubordination and gross dishonesty was found to be substantially and procedurally fair... 

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The significance and distinction between a Certificate of Service and a Reference Letter

3rd June 2024 Most employees underestimate the value of a reference letter and its significant advantage for future prospective employment. In the current... 

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The Legislative Evolution of Gender-Based Violence Protection in South Africa

3rd June 2024 Gender-based violence (GBV), and domestic violence in particular, represent a severe societal issue in contemporary South Africa. To combat this... 

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The Role of the Corporate Doctor – Saving Distressed Companies in South Africa

3rd June 2024 South African corporates continue to face significant challenges in surviving economic constraints and turmoil in the market place. Looking at... 

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