Cyril Ramaphosa

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Digital platform to monitor attacks on journalists across the continent

The African Union has announced the launch of the first digital online platform aimed at improving the protection of journalists across Africa. The "Digital Platform for the Safety of Journalists in Africa"will address threats and violence against journalists and foster early warning mechanisms.

What South Africa’s minibus taxis subsidies must prioritize

If the main purpose of subsidizing and formalizing South Africa's taxi sector is to bolster operators’ finances so that they pay more taxes, it is doomed to fail. Providing more money to the taxi sector is going to change the national government’s problems with revenue generation.

Balancing privacy with public health

In a country marred by systematic discrimination and continued social marginalisation, particular consideration needs to be given to the measures being used to contain the spread of COVID-19.

South Africa's Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams placed on special leave for lockdown lunch

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that he reprimanded Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams by placing her on 2 months special leave (1 month unpaid) and directed her to deliver a public apology to South Africans for violating COVID-19 lockdown regulations.

Ramaphosa to speak via a hologram

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address South Africa's inaugural 4th Industrial Revolution Summit at the Gallagher Convention Center in Midrand. His keynote address will simultaneously be broadcast live in Rusternburg via a hologram.

South Africa’s new cabinet reshuffle

South Africa's departments of science and technology and higher education have been merged. The government needs to explain the realignment to key institutions.