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Mashaba unveils ActionSA election posters outside symbolic Carlton Centre

By: Thabi Shomolekae     23rd February 2024 The promise of a “better life for all” that former President Nelson Mandela famously uttered at the Carlton Centre in 1994 did not become a... 

ActionSA leader Herman Mashaba & national chairperson Michael Beaumont
ActionSA leader Herman Mashaba & national chairperson Michael Beaumont
DA leader John Steenhuisen

DA readying to file contempt of court action against ANC 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     23rd February 2024 The Democratic Alliance announced on Friday that it will be launching a contempt of court application against the African National Congress to... 

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RISE Mzansi against R200m for political party funding, calls for donations 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     23rd February 2024 RISE Mzansi national leader Makashule Gana says that despite the “sorry state of the economy”, political party funding has “undeservedly” been... 


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Climate change post COP 28

16th February 2024 You must have felt a bit of a daze with the cacophony of announcements at the twenty-eighth Conference of the Parties to the United Nations... 

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Wagner Group is now Africa Corps. What this means for Russia’s operations on the continent

15th February 2024 In August 2023, Wagner Group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin died after his private jet crashed about an hour after taking off in Moscow. He had been... 

The Conversation

West Africa trade will take a hit as Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso leave Ecowas

15th February 2024 The membership of the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) has been whittled down from 15 to 12 following the unilateral withdrawal... 

Institute for Security Studies

Only SA’s Parliament can authorise new armed police bodies

15th February 2024 Two recent South African law enforcement initiatives, one in Cape Town, and the other in Gauteng, have provoked interest and in some cases,... 

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Overseas Development Institute

Impact of the Russia–Ukraine war on Africa: policy implications for navigating shocks and building resilience

1st February 2024 The global impact of the Russia-Ukraine war has been felt across Africa through disruptions in commodity trade as well as financial and... 

Going Beyond the Infrastructure Funding Gap - A South African Perspective

Going Beyond the Infrastructure Funding Gap - A South African Perspective

1st February 2024 Closing South Africa’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) gap will require significant infrastructure and related spending, informed by the right... 

Overseas Development Institute

Security and climate change implications for humanitarian, development and peace-building programmes in Somalia

30th January 2024 As part of the project ‘Catalysing cohesive action on climate and security’, ODI and the Center for Climate and Security hosted a workshop from 3-4... 


SA’s performance in Corruption Perceptions Index disappoints – Corruption Watch 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     30th January 2024 Non-profit organisation Corruption Watch noted on Tuesday that South Africa continues on a downward trajectory on corruption, saying with elections... 

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Freedom Under Law

Freedom Under Law v Judicial Service Commission

27th February 2024 Freedom Under Law brought an urgent application in December 2023 in the Pretoria High Court, in which it challenged the JSC's ongoing failures to... 


KwaZulu-Natal carried the brunt of rhino poaching in 2023, says Creecy

27th February 2024 During 2023, 499 rhinos were poached across South Africa, 406 were killed on state properties and 93 on privately owned parks/reserves/farms. This... 

Abahlali will be in the Constitutional Court today

27th February 2024 The right to the cities, to live in the cities and to shape the cities from below, continues to be denied to many in our country thirty years after... 


Malema hate speech case: Expert witness says Malema’s comments constitute hate speech

27th February 2024 The South African Human Rights Commission’s (SAHRC) hate speech case against EFF leader Julius Malema started today in the Equality Court in the... 

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Press Offices

Webber Wentzel

Reflecting on 2023: Trends and Insights in Business and Human Rights Across Africa

19th February 2024 Business and Human Rights (BHR) is on the rise in Africa, prompting companies to navigate an increasingly complex landscape. Webber Wentzel... 

Webber Wentzel

Navigating tax deductions: Lessons from the Unitrans Holdings case

19th February 2024 The Gauteng High Court recently dismissed the appeal of Unitrans Holdings (Unitrans) against the Tax Court judgment which had denied a tax... 

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Chambers Global Alert 2024

19th February 2024 Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH), a leading pan-African corporate and commercial law firm, is honoured to hold a prominent position in the Chambers... 

Webber Wentzel

Budget Review 2024: Navigating uncertainty in challenging times

16th February 2024 Minister of Finance Enoch Godongwana will deliver the 2024 Budget Review to Parliament next week as the South African economy faces a gloomy... 

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