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Sierra Leone president says ‘most leaders’ of unrest arrested

By: News24Wire      27th November 2023 Sierra Leone has arrested most of the leaders of an armed attack in the capital that has prompted the government to declare a nationwide curfew,... 

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President of Sierra Leone Julius Maada Bio
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Stage 4 loadshedding all week, says Eskom

By: News24Wire      27th November 2023 Due to the increasing demand combined with insufficient generating capacity and the need to manage the emergency reserves, Stage 4 loadshedding... 

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AU to hold third Men’s Conference on Positive Masculinity 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     27th November 2023 The African Union will convene the third Men’s Conference on Positive Masculinity, in Pretoria this week, with the aim of advocating for more... 


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Raymond Suttner

New forms of hope and collectivity for universal emancipation in South Africa (Collective and social hope – Part two)

21st November 2023 Where do we look for a new form of collectivity for universal emancipation in South Africa? If it’s necessary to build a new collective in place of... 

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South Africa’s police are losing the war on crime – here’s how they need to rethink their approach

20th November 2023 South Africa’s crime statistics for the third quarter of 2023 show that people continue to face a serious problem of violent crime, especially... 

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Why aren’t sanctions preventing coups in Africa?

20th November 2023 In response to the resurgence of coups since 2019, the African Union (AU) and regional economic blocs have issued sanctions against errant states,... 

Raymond Suttner

Response to general crisis: Social hope and collective action for change in South Africa – Part one

20th November 2023 When we talk about hope in a political context, one is referring to hope for change that will be transformative, not merely in our individual... 

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World Health Organization

Global tuberculosis report 2023

8th November 2023 The WHO Global Tuberculosis Report 2023 provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in prevention,... 

World Security Report 2023

World Security Report 2023

8th November 2023 “As the world’s leading security and facility services provider, we are proud to publish the first-ever World Security Report. Commissioned by... 

An analysis of trends and patterns of migration in Africa

An analysis of trends and patterns of migration in Africa

7th November 2023 The New South Institute has recently released a report titled “An analysis of trends and patterns of migration in Africa,” authored by Research... 

World Wildlife Fund

Global Plastic Bans and Phase-outs: Socio-economic Impacts for South Africa

7th November 2023 A WWF-commissioned report developed by Dalberg warns that the true cost of plastic on the environment, health and economies can be as much as 10... 

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DA by-election victory in Mangaung Ward 47

30th November 2023 The Democratic Alliance (DA) proudly celebrates a resounding victory in the Mangaung Ward 47 by-elections, marking a significant increase in our... 

PSA demands swift action against criminals after brutal attacks at Merebank Department of Transport in KwaZulu-Natal

PSA demands swift action against criminals after brutal attacks at Merebank Department of Transport in KwaZulu-Natal

29th November 2023 The Public Servants Association of South Africa (PSA) is appalled and deeply disturbed by the shocking attack on 26 November 2023 at the Merebank... 

African Human Rights Commission in the Western Cape Province will hold a meeting with strategic stakeholders to discuss challenges within the small-scale fishing sector on 30 November 2023

29th November 2023 The South African Human Rights Commission (Commission), Western Cape Provincial Office (WCPO) will host an engagement on 30 November 2023 with... 

DA submits Motion to dissolve eThekwini Municipality council following sustained failures

DA submits Motion to dissolve eThekwini Municipality council following sustained failures

29th November 2023 Today, 29 November 2023, the Democratic Alliance (DA) in eThekwini officially submitted a motion (see attached) to dissolve the eThekwini... 

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Press Offices


Confusion: Backlog vs Scapegoat – Home Affairs Minister says Work Visas has no backlog?

15th November 2023 Many are confused by the comments made by Dr Aaron Motsoaledi this week.  The White paper published just Sunday, the 12th of November 2023 by the... 


Tax Amendments 2023

15th November 2023 On 1 November 2023, when the Minister of Finance presented his Medium Term Budget Policy Statement to Parliament, he also tabled various fiscal... 

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Latest developments in South African immigration

14th November 2023 There have been several interesting immigration developments in South Africa. These include additional changes to the critical skills list, the... 

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LegalWise South Africa launches its Impact Litigation Unit to help realise a more equal, just and thriving society, at no cost to applicants

14th November 2023 LegalWise, the pioneer of legal expenses insurance in our country, has launched an Impact Litigation Unit (ILU) as a vehicle to drive positive... 

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