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Up to 12% of Gauteng motorists still paying their e-toll bills, says Outa 

By: Darren Parker     15th February 2024 Between 10% and 12% of road users in Gauteng are still paying for e-tolls, despite the October 2022 announcement by Finance Minister Enoch... 

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AfriForum warns against General Intelligence Laws Amendment Bill 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     15th February 2024 Civil rights organisation AfriForum on Thursday strongly denounced the General Intelligence Laws Amendment Bill, emphasising that the proposed... 

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South African military: 2 soldiers killed, 3 wounded on Congo mission  

By: Reuters     15th February 2024 The South African military said on Thursday two of its soldiers were killed and three wounded by a mortar bomb that landed inside a military base... 


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Macky Sall throws Senegal’s democratic credentials into doubt

8th February 2024 Senegal’s President Macky Sall announced in early February that presidential elections, originally scheduled for 25 February, would be postponed... 

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Proposed ECOWAS exits leave West Africa at a crossroads

8th February 2024 On 8 February, the Mediation and Security Council of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will hold a special session in Abuja.... 

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Bad maths, flawed sources and false claims: Kenya’s education minister, others get key education statistics wrong

8th February 2024 Kenya's education system has been under a relentless spotlight in recent months, with the government criticised for both underfunding and... 

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Money and ageing: South African study shows cash grants help people live longer and have better memory function

7th February 2024 Nearly half of South Africa’s 60-million people receive social grants, ranging from child support to pensions. The grants are designed to provide... 

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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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The national hearing report into the July 2021 unrest in Gauteng and KZN

29th January 2024 The 2021 July Unrest, which unfolded primarily in the KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng Provinces occurred amidst a tense social, economic, and political... 

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Nineteenth meeting of the WHO Vector Control Advisory Group

26th January 2024 Experts from the WHO Vector Control Advisory Group (VCAG) met with product developers, innovators and researchers from 27–28 September 2023 for the... 

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Promoting food security through non-tariff measures: From costs to benefits

26th January 2024 Food insecurity has been increasing dramatically. In 2022, 258-million people in 58 countries faced acute food insecurity, an increase of 34 per... 

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ActionSA's Key Expectations Ahead of Premier Alan Winde's State of the Province Address

19th February 2024 As Premier Alan Winde prepares to deliver the State of the Province Address in Paarl, ActionSA hopes that the Premier will reflect on whether he... 

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Quarterly crime stats: schools are a bloodbath

19th February 2024 The third quarter crime statistics released by the South African Police Service (SAPS) revealed that nothing has been done to turn South African... 

SAIGA Expects Budget Vote to Address Key Challenges Challenges

19th February 2024 The Minister of Finance, Mr Enoch Godongwana is scheduled to give the Budget Vote on Wednesday, 21 of February 2024, and there is much anticipation... 

Joint statement by Minister Barbara Creecy and Minister Senzo Mchunu on the spraying of a Sub-lethal Chemical in the Vaal River

19th February 2024 The Ministers of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Ms Barbara Creecy, and Water and Sanitation, Mr Senzo Mchunu, have noted public concerns... 

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Mandela Estate Mayhem

6th February 2024 Lawsuits, auctions and an estate that still isn’t wound up a decade after his passing – these are not topics that anyone could have predicted would... 

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Beyond Words: A Call for Action in South Africa's Mining Sector

6th February 2024 President Cyril Ramaphosa's recent address at the 2024 Mining Indaba resonated with many in the industry. His acknowledgement of mining's vital... 

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Baker McKenzie launches Lithium FIRE report outlining global foreign investment framework for key lithium jurisdictions

5th February 2024 Global law firm Baker McKenzie has launched its Lithium FIRE Report, outlining the global foreign investment framework in key lithium jurisdictions... 


New draft regulations dealing with employment equity sectoral numerical targets released

5th February 2024 On 1 February 2024, the Minister of Employment and Labour published new draft regulations (February 2024 Regulations) dealing with the proposed... 

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