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Rescue workers searching two remaining sections at George building collapse

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th May 2024 The George municipality says about 2 500 t of building rubble has been removed from the site of the collapsed building in the town, which has so... 

Rescue and recovery efforts continue at the site of a building collapse in George
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UN Global Campaign for Road Safety launched in South Africa

By: Sabrina Jardim     15th May 2024 In support of national and local authorities’ road safety initiatives, the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Road Safety Jean Todt, in... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa signing the controversial NHI Bill into law at a Union Buildings ceremony

Ramaphosa acknowledges fear over NHI but describes signing as ‘pivotal moment’  

By: Terence Creamer     15th May 2024 President Cyril Ramaphosa acknowledged the fear that his signing of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill into law had generated in and address... 


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The role of the media in the General Election

10th May 2024 A healthy functioning democracy is predicated on the electorate making informed choices, which in turn rests on the quality of information they... 

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Coalitions and reform

10th May 2024 With the 2024 election days away, attention is turning to the governance arrangements that will prevail nationally and in key battleground... 

The Conversation

South Africa’s plan to move away from coal: 8 steps to make it succeed

9th May 2024 The South African government’s Just Energy Transition Implementation Plan was launched in November 2023. It is a roadmap guiding the country away... 

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Kenya is once again in FATF’s crosshairs

9th May 2024 To curb money laundering, financial oversight of the real estate, legal, casino and transport sectors must be improved. The Financial Action Task... 

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Promise of ‘94 not yet translated into meaningful change for some – Ramaphosa 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     8th May 2024 President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday although South Africa is a “vastly different place” than it was 30 years ago, he acknowledged that... 

Democratic Alliance

Economic Justice: A Sustainable Development Goal Model – Our plan for South Africa to beat the past and build the future

6th May 2024 An economically just society is one in which economic opportunities are available to all, and people have the capabilities to make use of those... 

United Nations

Global megatrends and the quest for poverty eradication

6th May 2024 Global megatrends such as income inequality, climate change, demographic shifts, technological progress, and urbanisation are shaping the future of... 

World Economic Forum

Scaling Clean Technology Offtakes: A Corporate Playbook for Net Zero

6th May 2024 Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and green hydrogen (GH2) are critical for decarbonizing hard-to-abate sectors, like aviation, energy and heavy... 

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ActionSA Shitty Tour Exposes Sewage as Threat to National Health, Tables Plan to Fix It

17th May 2024 During the course of the ‘Shitty Tour’ of broken sewage infrastructure across South Africa, it is clear that South Africa faces nothing less than a... 

Victory! Minister of Electricity, Eskom and Government’s Application for Leave to Appeal Loadshedding Case Refused   

17th May 2024 ActionSA is delighted that the Pretoria High Court Full Bench has refused the Minister of Electricity, Kgosientsho Ramokgopa, Eskom, and the... 

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Premier Alan Winde on outcomes of Western Cape Government Cabinet meeting

16th May 2024 Premier Alan Winde, today chaired a meeting of the Western Cape Government (WCG) Cabinet - the last gathering of this current administration’s term... 

NHI won't rescue NCape health care

NHI won't rescue NCape health care

16th May 2024 While there are many medical practitioners who go beyond the call of duty, there is no denying that the Northern Cape health sector is in dire need... 

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Press Offices


Whatever it is, it’s never what you thought it was…. Intersection between privacy and AI

13th May 2024 The permeation of artificial intelligence (“AI“) into our society as a whole and into our personal lives is undeniable. The use of AI has increased... 


Public Procurement Agreements Should Not Have Confidentiality Clauses: A Case of the Health Justice v the Minister of Health and Another (10009/22) [2023] ZAGPPH 689

13th May 2024 The Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 (“PAIA“) is an empowering piece of legislation and allows that secretes cannot be hidden in... 


The cyber abys of no regulation – Who carries the responsibility to protect Democratic Discourse in Cyberspace?

13th May 2024 The internet, once hailed as a beacon of free expression and connectivity, has become a double-edged sword, where voices can be amplified or... 

Tax Consulting SA

SARS’ High Wealth Unit Weaponizing Requests for Relevant Material Against Provisional Taxpayers

10th May 2024 In the world of tax, High Wealth Individuals (HWIs) are known for accruing their wealth through navigation of complex, multi-layered investment... 

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