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S.A Youth Organizations Clash: RISE Mzansi Criticizes ANC Youth League’s Anti-Crime March

RISE Mzansi Youth and Student Chapters in South Africa have criticised the ANC Youth League’s march against crime in Soshanguve north of Pretoria yesterday. The league is demanding justice for five-year-old Ditebogo Junior Phalane who was killed by hijackers two weeks ago, and it wants more police visibility in the area. RISE Mzansi’s, Lawrence Manaka, says the ANC Youth League is part of the government that has allowed crime to […]

todayMay 23, 2024 7


Deaf and hard-of-hearing students need more support from their universities – South Africa study

Students who are Deaf or hard of hearing may feel isolated. Jorge Elizaquibel     By Tonny Nelson Matjila, University of South Africa     Adjusting to university life tends to be tough no matter who you are. But what happens when deafness makes the usual demands even more difficult? Deaf students or those who are hard of hearing need extra accessibility measures to ensure they’re able to participate in even […]

todayMay 23, 2024 10

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Western Cape premier Alan Winde says the investigation into the George building collapse is progressing well

Western Cape premier, Alan Winde, says the investigation into the George building collapse is progressing well. Thirty-four construction workers died when the five-story building collapsed on the sixth of this month. The search and recovery operation was concluded last week Friday, and the site was handed over to the police. V3 Consulting Engineers is leading the provincial government’s investigation. Winde says they have a responsibility to ensure that everything is […]

todayMay 23, 2024 4

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Gauteng ANC Youth League Urges Police Crackdown on Community Disruptions

The ANC Youth League in Gauteng is calling on the police to be more decisive in dealing with criminals who continue to disrupt communities’ social order. The youth league and Soshanguve residents marched to the police station yesterday, where they demonstrated against the recent increase in crime. This was sparked by the murder of five-year-old Ditebogo Phalane last week Friday. League president, Collen Malatji, says they are demanding 24-hour visible […]

todayMay 23, 2024 4

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S.A’s Electoral Commission implements several measures to safeguard the credibility of election results

S.A's Electoral Commission has implemented several measures to safeguard the credibility of election results. The commission's commitment to integrity is further demonstrated through its rapid response system, prepared to address discrepancies swiftly and decisively. Speaking at the launch of the results operation centre at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, IEC chairperson ,Mosotho Moepya hailed the centre as a symbol of transparency and integrity, prioritising the legitimacy of election outcomes for […]

todayMay 23, 2024 3

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S.A Presidency and National Treasury have unveiled a progress report on the economic reforms through Operation Vulindlela

The S.A Presidency and National Treasury have unveiled a progress report on the economic reforms through Operation Vulindlela. Initiated as part of the Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan, Operation Vulindlela aims to accelerate structural reforms for economic growth and job creation. Director-general in the Presidency, Phindile Baleni, explains the report highlights significant achievements in key sectors including energy, logistics, water, and telecommunications:  

todayMay 23, 2024 3

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Drained but proud: how it felt to organise South Africa’s first democratic election in just 4 months

      By Kealeboga J Maphunye, University of South Africa     South Africa’s historic 27 April 1994 national election marked the end of more than three centuries of colonial and apartheid rule. The period leading to the election was one of heightened political tension, with opponents of change working hard to derail the process through deadly violence. Political scientist Kealeboga Maphunye asks Mandla Mchunu, first deputy secretary of […]

todayMay 22, 2024 10

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S.A President Ramaphosa Extends Deployment of Military at Eskom

S.A's President, Cyril Ramaphosa has extended the deployment of the South African National Defence Force personnel at Eskom. The president deployed 746 soldiers to Eskom’s power stations in December 2022. This was to help police protect power stations where sabotage, theft, and other crimes may threaten the functioning of stations and the supply of electricity. The estimated cost is about 203.9-million-rand. Meanwhile, Ramaphosa has also extended the deployment of two-thousand-300 […]

todayMay 22, 2024 4

South Africa

S.A Union Announces Strike at SA Steel Mills Over Dismissal of 162 Workers

S.A Metalworkers union, Numsa, says workers at SA Steel Mills, trading as Alfeco Holdings, in Johannesburg will withdraw their labour starting today. This comes as the company has dismissed 162 workers for participating in a strike on the 16th of last month. Numsa’s spokesperson, Phakamile Hlubi-Majola, says the Labour Court on Monday confirmed the strike was protected and ordered the company’s management not to discipline or dismiss workers:  

todayMay 22, 2024 31