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Coalition politics and law: The fight over Tshwane

With coalition politics on the rise, particularly in local government, this kind of court case is likely to become more common

ANC, DA discuss trading Scopa positions

The DA, the governing party in the Western Cape, has offered the chairpersonship of Scopa in the provincial legislature to the ANC

2021: ANC, DA could lose metros

Based on projections, if the ANC continues on its 2016 trajectory, the party could have to go into coalitions in Johannesburg and in Tshwane

Almost 3 million votes counted before 9am

South Africans went to the polls on Wednesday in a day marred by bad weather, protests and worrying potential irregularities

Ramaphosa, Maimane, Malema put their best foot forward at final rallies

The leaders of South Africa's parties saved their best campaigning for their final rallies

We want a stable SABC — ANC

The ANC has rejected insinuations that it was involved in attempts to sabotage the SABC board

DA wannabe premiers line up

With the party eyeing control of three provinces, there is no shortage of takers for the top positions

DA quibbles over diversity wording

The party's federal executive has rejected a call to include more township-based party members as delegates at its federal congress next week

The DA is going all out to win Gauteng

The Democratic Alliance’s new leader in the province says the target is a million new voters for the 2019 elections

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SANDF inquiry clears soldiers of the death of Collins Khosa

The board of inquiry also found that it was Khosa and his brother-in-law Thabiso Muvhango who caused the altercation with the defence force members

The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean

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Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

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Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

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Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

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