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IEC removes Jacob Zuma’s name from MK Party candidate list  

By: Thabi Shomolekae     20th May 2024 The Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) said on Monday that it will remove former President Jacob Zuma’s name from uMkhonto... 

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BCIMA urges construction industry to increase safety measures in wake of George tragedy

By: Marleny Arnoldi     20th May 2024 The Building and Construction Industry Medical Aid Fund (BCIMA) has called for a review of the safety practices on construction sites and the... 

Ramaphosa conveys condolences on Iranian President Raisi’s passing  

By: Thabi Shomolekae     20th May 2024 President Cyril Ramaphosa expressed sadness at the passing of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and the... 

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Technology to protect South Africa’s oceans: experts find that a data-driven monitoring system is paying off

11th March 2024 Nine years ago South Africa put in place an innovative information management system designed to monitor and protect its seas. The country is... 

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East Africa must prepare for more extreme rainfall during the short rainy season – new study

11th March 2024 East Africa has recently had an unprecedented series of failed rains. But some rainy seasons are bringing the opposite: huge amounts of rainfall.... 

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Happy smiling African children: why school tourism in Zimbabwe shouldn’t be encouraged

11th March 2024 A large, air-conditioned bus draws up outside a school. Tourists, most from Europe and the US, disembark, cameras at the ready. Some have brought... 

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AU action to bolster elections should start at the top

11th March 2024 Twenty-one African countries are expected to hold elections in 2024, according to the African Union’s (AU) calendar. Already, the first two... 

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Debt, exploitation and trafficking of labour migrants

Debt, exploitation and trafficking of labour migrants

13th December 2023 Indebtedness is a key driver of labour migration – many households opt for a family member to work overseas and send remittances in order to pay... 

Macroeconomic and developmental impacts of selected Basic Income Grant for SA

Macroeconomic and developmental impacts of selected Basic Income Grant for SA

13th December 2023 IN A highly unequal society like South Africa, with half the population or close to 30-million people living in poverty, a Basic Income Grant (BIG)... 

Operation Vulindlela Progress Update Q3/Q4 2023 Report

Operation Vulindlela Progress Update Q3/Q4 2023 Report

12th December 2023 This quarterly report marks the three-year anniversary of Operation Vulindlela (OV). OV was formed in the nadir of the Covid-19 pandemic, with the... 

Endangered Wildlife Trust Integrated Report 2022/2023

Endangered Wildlife Trust Integrated Report 2022/2023

8th December 2023 The 2023 edition of the EWT's Integrated Report showcases numerous examples of our successful conservation efforts, from saving species on the... 

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Bara Hospital CEO appointment should be reviewed

Bara Hospital CEO appointment should be reviewed

14th May 2024 I am most concerned by the dispute over the appointment of Dr Nthabiseng Makgana as the CEO of the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital (CHBH), as... 

Celebrating nurses: the heartbeat of South Africa’s health system

Celebrating nurses: the heartbeat of South Africa’s health system

14th May 2024 Nursing in South Africa faces a dual reality: immense demand and significant challenges. Our healthcare system is currently grappling with a... 

DA calls for answers after elderly Estcourt woman dies without EMRS help

DA calls for answers after elderly Estcourt woman dies without EMRS help

14th May 2024 The DA calls KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Health MEC, Nomagugu Simelane to urgently provide answers after Emergency Medical Rescue Services (EMRS) refused... 

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DA calls for Joshlin Smith case to be urgently reassigned to skilled Cold Case Unit

13th May 2024 Demokrate, Dit is heerlik om vandag saam met so baie van julle in Upington te wees! 

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1 September 2024 Confirmed implementation date of the Two-pot system

27th February 2024 The Draft Revenue Laws Second Amendment Bill (Second Amendment Bill) confirms 1 September 2024 as the implementation of the Two-pot system. This is... 

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Buying a Freehold Property in South Africa: What to Look for

27th February 2024 Investing in a freehold property in South Africa is a consequential financial decision, demanding a thorough consideration of multiple factors to... 

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Embracing Greener Arbitrations: A Journey Towards Sustainability

26th February 2024 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

26th February 2024 Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH), a leading pan-African corporate and commercial law firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of two Directors Khaya... 

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