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Why South Africa is facing a turning point in May’s national election and who the ...

Wtop 25 Feb 2024
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — ... Rampant graft over that period is estimated to have cost billions of dollars and South Africa held a 4-year inquiry in an attempt to uncover the extent of the corruption.
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Why South Africa is facing a turning point in May's national election and who the ...

The Sun Chronicle 24 Feb 2024
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — ... Rampant graft over that period is estimated to have cost billions of dollars and South Africa held a 4-year inquiry in an attempt to uncover the extent of the corruption.
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State capture clawbacks inspire hope

Mail Guardian South Africa 24 Feb 2024
As Rabaji-Rasethaba rightly stated, “conomic recovery is a pressing priority for South Africa and all its people.” ... South Africa needs the return of the money stolen by the likes of the “Zuptas” — not ...
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Unpacking a year of SA being greylisted

Independent online (SA) 24 Feb 2024
Along with the news that South Africa received its worst score yet in the recent Corruption Perceptions Index by Transparency International, the greylisting has compounded our already reduced economic prospects and slow pace of job creation.
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Political chaos as fiscal policy

Mail Guardian South Africa 22 Feb 2024
Instead of dishing out election year goodies, he issued a stern warning that South Africa is paying too much to service its trillions of rand in sovereign debt ... South Africa’s economic problems are too ...
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South Africans in Israel must register to vote

Cleveland Jewish News 22 Feb 2024
A quagmire of corruption, self-interest and mismanagement has taken its toll on South Africa, leaving millions robbed of the prospect of a better future ... of the El Al route to South Africa.
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South Africa sets May 29 elections that could be the most pivotal since apartheid ended

The Sun Chronicle 21 Feb 2024
Democratic Alliance leader John Steenhuisen said the election date announcement began “a countdown to a historic moment where South Africa has the opportunity to rescue itself from 30 years of ANC failure, corruption, and state capture.”.
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Voter education should be included in the school curriculum

Mail Guardian South Africa 21 Feb 2024
... that the politicians in power are corrupt, that politicians are only in public office for their own personal gain instead of aiming to make South Africa a better place for all those who live in it.
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Paris 2024: a 'new era' of corruption-free Olympics?

News Graphic 21 Feb 2024
When did corruption in the Olympics first come to wide public attention?� ... Pre-2002, we know there's corruption. But we can't prove it and the world is largely resigned to corruption ... South Africa sets stage for May 29 general election.
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What does Africa need: Strong states or freedom?

Mail Guardian South Africa 20 Feb 2024
The African continent usually picks its political strength from South Africa’s leadership ... Is South Africa failing as a pioneer strong state? ... Corruption and lack of ethical leadership is also costing South Africa in the African perception index.
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Ramaphosa gives go-ahead for SIU to probe corruption at PRASA

Mail Guardian South Africa 20 Feb 2024
President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed a proclamation empowering the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to probe corruption at the Passenger Rail Agency South Africa (PRASA), particularly in relation to deals with Swifambo and Siyangena.
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Economic model shows trust in government is linked to takeup of renewables

Phys Dot Org 19 Feb 2024
These findings matter because South Africa's energy transition faces a host of challenges ... But to boost the adoption of cleaner energy, South Africa needs to take urgent action to fight corruption and improve confidence in the country's institutions.
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Budget 2024: Is it time to measure the return on investment in education?

Independent online (SA) 19 Feb 2024
Considering the massive investment in education, are these the types of returns we should celebrate? According to the World Bank, in 2022, public spending on education as a share of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for South Africa was 6.2 %.
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ANC meets deadline to produce cadre deployment records

Mail Guardian South Africa 19 Feb 2024
... ANC’s dirty cadre secrets for every South African to see.”. Schreiber said the DA’s victory was yet another important landmark on its journey to abolishing cadre deployment corruption in South Africa.
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