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UDM welcomes Mbeki, Ramaphosa endorsements on proposed National Dialogue

By: Thabi Shomolekae     3rd May 2024 The United Democratic Movement (UDM) has welcomed former President Thabo Mbeki and President Cyril Ramaphosa’s support for the party’s proposal for... 

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President Cyril Ramaphosa and former President Thabo Mbeki
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BOSA aims for top four in May elections 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     3rd May 2024 Build One South Africa leader Mmusi Maimane told Polity that his party is aiming to be amongst the top four political parties in the country in... 

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Next South African government has tough reform job, Moody’s says 

By: Bloomberg     3rd May 2024 South Africa may struggle to make much more progress on resolving the country’s longstanding challenges if a coalition government emerges after... 


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The conversation

South Africa’s first election was saved by a Kenyan: the fascinating story of Washington Okumu, the accidental mediator

12th April 2024 What’s sometimes forgotten about the 26-29 April 1994 vote that installed the African National Congress (ANC) government in South Africa is that,... 

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Attitudinal shift

12th April 2024 It is estimated that about 2.5 GW of rooftop solar was installed across South Africa last year; a trend that was expected to continue at the start... 

The age of anxiety and turbulence

12th April 2024 A range of statements echoed through the chambers of the Munich Security Conference recently, and etched on everyone’s face was anxiousness about... 

The Conversation

What happened to Nelson Mandela’s South Africa? A new podcast series marks 30 years of post-apartheid democracy

11th April 2024 When Nelson Mandela stood in front of the Union Buildings in Pretoria in May 1994 as South Africa’s first democratically elected president, my... 

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Overseas Development Institute

Beyond accountability as feedback: Lessons from Somalia in holding humanitarian responses to account

3rd April 2024 ‘Accountability to affected people’, as it is currently most commonly understood, focuses on providing channels for feedback and relatively... 

Overseas Development Institute

One size won't fit all: Designing country platforms for different political contexts

3rd April 2024 Just Energy Transition Partnerships (JETPs) in South Africa, Viet Nam, Indonesia and Senegal provide promising examples of how climate-related... 


ActionSA 2024 Election Manifesto

3rd April 2024 As we celebrate South Africa’s 30th year of democracy, we stand at a pivotal crossroads that will shape the future of our country. This year’s... 

Governance Performance Index – South Africa 2024

Governance Performance Index – South Africa 2024

27th March 2024 South Africa’s system of local government is presently undergoing its most widespread sequence of changes since the introduction of a new system... 

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AfriForum Youth protest sends clear message: BELA is bad

AfriForum Youth protest sends clear message: BELA is bad

9th May 2024 AfriForum Youth today protested once again against the adoption of the Basic Education Laws Amendement Bill (BELA). The youth organisation put... 

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde

Premier Alan Winde expresses deep gratitude to all helping with rescue response to collapsed building incident in George

9th May 2024 Premier Alan Winde thanks all those who have been assisting in the rescue and emergency response to the George collapsed building tragedy. “From... 

Gauteng Health advises public of revised uniform patient fee tariffs for 2024/25 financial year

Gauteng Health advises public of revised uniform patient fee tariffs for 2024/25 financial year

9th May 2024 The Gauteng Department of Health (GDoH) wishes to inform the public of the new uniform patient fees schedule or tariffs that have come into effect... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa assents to law recognising and governing dissolution of Muslim marriages

9th May 2024 President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law the Divorce Amendment Bill which amends the Divorce Act of 1979 to recognise Muslim marriages and... 

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Press Offices

Tax Consulting SA

“SARS + AI” vs “Your South African Tax”

8th April 2024 The SARS Announcement on 02 April 2024, may look, for the untrained eye, like standard narrative. As a tax attorney in day-to-day practice, there... 

Webber Wentzel

Shaping the future of the firm: Webber Wentzel announces its new partners

5th April 2024 Webber Wentzel is pleased to announce the promotion of 13 talented attorneys to the esteemed role of partner. These promotions recognise the newly... 

Tax Consulting SA

SARS follows the money – Targeting big-ticket taxpayers and their “Trusted Advisors”

5th April 2024 SARS’ “Compliance Revenue Programme” make headlines off the back of the Revenue Results Announcement on 02 April 2024, raking in a whopping R293,7... 

Adams & Adams

Adams & Adams reveals refreshed brand to ‘Realise African Enterprise’

4th April 2024 Leading African law firm Adams & Adams has announced the launch of its refreshed brand identity. The rebranding reflects the firm’s evolution,... 

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