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Demerit system for drivers officially approved

The much-dreaded Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Bill has officially been signed into law by President Cyril Ramaphosa. The legislation is most infamously known for its demerit system, which will have a profound change to driving in South Africa.  This controversial proposed traffic law seeks to impose a[…]

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Just in: Cyril Ramaphosa signs off on Presidential Health Compact

The signing of the Presidential Health Compact was officiated by President Cyril Ramaphosa in Tshwane today. In the president’s speech, he highlighted that the Health Compact being signed today is a pinnacle point of a process brought by effective consultation and collaboration between various stakeholders and aimed at strengthening the healthcare system[…]

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Mkhwebane probes SARS commissioner’s recruitment, selection

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is investigating the recruitment and selection of SARS commissioner Edward Kieswetter. Her spokesperson, Oupa Segalwe, confirmed this to News24 on Wednesday. In response to questions, Segalwe confirmed the Public Protector was investigating two matters related to employment and SARS human resource processes. This was based on[…]

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Ramaphosa still has to explain Bosasa funding: Maimane

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader, Mmusi Maimane, says President Cyril Ramaphosa still has a case to answer on whether or not he deliberately misled Parliament over receiving R500 000 from Bosasa for his campaign for African National Congress (ANC) presidency. Maimane says his party will reconsider its position once the Public[…]

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President Ramaphosa has displayed transparency and accountability: ANC

The African National Congress (ANC) says President Cyril Ramaphosa has displayed an act of transparency and accountability before South Africans by publicly responding to Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s findings against him. President Ramaphosa announced during a media briefing in Pretoria that he would seek an urgent judicial review of  Mkhwebane’s[…]

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