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Post-Covid, China is back in Africa and doubling down on minerals

By: Reuters     28th May 2024 China's flagship economic cooperation program is bouncing back after a lull during the global pandemic, with Africa a primary focus, according to a... 

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China President Xi Jinping

SA records second Mpox case

By: Thabi Shomolekae     28th May 2024 South Africa has recorded the second laboratory-confirmed case of Mpox disease, an infectious disease caused by the monkeypox virus with the... 

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Measures to address loss-making assets expected to secure R6.6bn, Sibanye AGM hears 

By: Martin Creamer     28th May 2024 The measures that green metals and gold mining company Sibanye- Stillwater has taken to address loss-making assets are expected to secure yearly... 

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What is a secular state? How South Africa has tried to separate religion and politics

What is a secular state? How South Africa has tried to separate religion and politics

27th May 2024 South Africa is often referred to as a ‘secular state’. What’s the background? The primary feature of a secular state is political secularism,... 

Elections 2024: South Africa’s journey to coalition government

Elections 2024: South Africa’s journey to coalition government

27th May 2024 When the dust settles, the new government must focus on unity, economic growth and development. South Africans will elect their seventh democratic... 

South Africa: Gold mine pollution is poisoning Soweto’s water and soil – study finds food gardens are at risk

South Africa: Gold mine pollution is poisoning Soweto’s water and soil – study finds food gardens are at risk

24th May 2024 For 140 years, gold mines in Johannesburg, South Africa have been leaking wastewater contaminated with heavy metals. The acid mine drainage from... 

Italy’s Giorgia Meloni woos Africa

Italy’s Giorgia Meloni woos Africa

24th May 2024 The far-right Italian Prime Minister has reached out to Africa – but is it only about immigration? Italy’s Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has proven... 

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Sharm el Sheikh Bulletin - Transforming natural capital resources into wealth

Sharm el Sheikh Bulletin - Transforming natural capital resources into wealth

17th May 2024 The African Development Bank Group’s 2023 Annual Meetings officially opened with a clarion call by African leaders, together with the Bank’s... 

World Economic Forum

Advancing Industry Collaboration in Vehicle Software

17th May 2024 The automotive industry is undergoing its most challenging transformation in over a century. The role of software in this transformation is so... 

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Oxfam 6-months accountability report: Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel crisis

16th May 2024 The horrific 7 October 2023 attacks by Palestinian armed groups, sparked the latest and most brutal onslaught of violence carried out by Israel... 

Corruption Watch

The Impact of Corruption: Insights from a Perceptions and Experiences Survey

15th May 2024 Corruption Watch (CW) releases new report assessing the profound impact of corruption on people’s lives, titled 'The Impact of Corruption: Insights... 

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Statements

POPCRU secures major win for SAPS members ahead of elections

POPCRU secures major win for SAPS members ahead of elections

27th May 2024 The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) has won a significant victory on behalf of its members in the South African Police Service... 

DA extends condolences to Justice Ackermann

27th May 2024 The Democratic Alliance extends its heartfelt condolences to the family and loved ones of Justice Laurie Ackermann. His passing is a loss for South... 

South Africa’s upcoming National General Elections – A crucial turning point for rural development and land reform 

27th May 2024 As South Africa prepares for the May 29 National General Elections, the nation stands at a critical juncture. These elections are arguably the most... 

DA condemns MK breach of IEC centres

DA condemns MK breach of IEC centres

27th May 2024 The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal condemns the actions by MK members in viral videos at IEC storage sites in Chesterville and Hammersdale... 

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Press Offices

On the road to a cashless society – SARB digital payments roadmap

On the road to a cashless society – SARB digital payments roadmap

24th May 2024 On 18 April 2024, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) published its digital payments roadmap. The document entitled Digital Payments Roadmap:... 

Financial Sector Regulation and the Prudential Authority published Joint Standard 2 of 2024 on cybersecurity and cyber resilience requirements

Financial Sector Regulation and the Prudential Authority published Joint Standard 2 of 2024 on cybersecurity and cyber resilience requirements

23rd May 2024 The Joint Standard 2 of 2024 (Joint Standard) applies to all financial institutions as defined in the Joint Standard. It sets out the requirements... 

Strategic structuring: The keystone of startup success

Strategic structuring: The keystone of startup success

23rd May 2024 In the fast-paced world of startups, particularly those breaking new ground, the excitement of innovation and market disruption often takes centre... 

POPIA - Caution to political parties and independent candidates regarding the misuse of voter personal data

POPIA - Caution to political parties and independent candidates regarding the misuse of voter personal data

22nd May 2024 As a result of recent changes to electoral legislation that allow independent candidates to stand and campaign for elections, and due to the... 

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