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Special votes took place on Monday and will continue on Tuesday for qualifying voters. Voting stations for special votes operate from 9am to 5pm.

IEC: Successful first day of special votes

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The Electoral Commission’s Deputy Chief Electoral Officer Masego Sheburi says he is pleased with the execution of the first day of special votes in the National and Provincial Elections.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address to the nation
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President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address to the nation
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Natjoints media briefing on the security readiness for the 2024 elections
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Signing of NHI Bill
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IEC briefing
IEC briefing
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Labour Activation Programme launch
Labour Activation Programme launch
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2nd Annual Shireen Abu Akleh Memorial Lecture
2nd Annual Shireen Abu Akleh Memorial Lecture
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Africa Communications Week 2024

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There was a time when the story of Africa was told by voices outside the continent who looked at our continent through a tainted lens. However, this has changed and Africans are now proudly sharing our own stories of development and triumph.

Practising responsible citizenry

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Five months into 2024, and many a thing has happened, requiring us to sit down and catch our collective breath.

Freedom Day

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The South Africa we embrace today, where individuals are allowed to move freely, speak without fear and associate with whomever they want, would not be possible without the sacrifices of those who fought for our freedom. This year, as we commemorate 30 Years of Freedom and Democracy on the 27th of April, we will reflect on our journey thus far and our progress in advancing our democracy.

X marks the spot

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With the clock inching closer to Voting Day when citizens will mark their X next to the name of their preferred candidate in the 2024 general elections, it is important that we all go into the various voting booths across the country armed with all the relevant information to make an informed choice, writes Neo Semono.

SANDF deployment not done without planning

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The deployment of a contingent of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) as part of the SADC Mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo (SAMIDRC) and the subsequent tragic deaths of Captain Simon Mkhulu Bobe and Lance Corporal Irven Thabang Semono have provided plenty of grist to the opinion mill.

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30 Years of Freedom and Democracy

In 2024, South Africans mark 30 years since the historic election of Wednesday, 27th of April 1994. This day, now known as Freedom Day, is commemorated every year to honour those unsung heroes and heroines who fought for freedom and paved the way for an equal, representative and non-racial nation.