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South Africa is set to go to the polls on 29 May 2024.

Your guide to vote using three ballot papers


With South Africa holding its seventh democratic elections in less than six weeks, voters will for the first time receive three ballot papers instead of two ballots.

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Government and Business Thought Leadership Dialogue
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National Conference on the State of Human Rights in South Africa
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Home Affairs briefing

Opinion Pieces

X marks the spot


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


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.

Showing up for SA


Even if one does not usually pay attention on a daily basis to the ins and outs of government and the political landscape in the country; the flurry of activities within this domain  over the past few weeks could hardly be missed.

Accessing accurate public information


Through social media apps, websites, and other digital tools, the internet gives us a lot of ways to connect with each other. This makes information easy to find.

Strategic integrated projects


It is often said that water is life, and this is indeed the case as no life can be sustained without water.  However, very few people give a second thought about the infrastructure required to ensure clean, drinkable water.

Special Features

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.