2021 Municipal Election | ConCourt grills IEC on postponement

2021 Municipal Election | ConCourt grills IEC on postponement

The IEC isn’t asking the Constitutional Court to change the constitution to postpone elections. Instead, it only wants the court to order that it’s lawful for the commission itself to delay the polls since holding them in October will be impossible. These have been the IEC’s submissions at the apex court but opposition parties are arguing allowing the courts to postpone the vote would set a dangerous precedent. eNCA Govan Whittles reports. Courtesy #DStv403

LGE 2021 | FF Plus announces its Cape Metro mayoral candidate 1
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LGE 2021 | FF Plus announces its Cape Metro mayoral candidate

The Freedom Front Plus says over two-thirds of its candidates for the local government election in the Cape Metro are people of colour. And leading this team as a mayoral candidate is Lennit Max. The party announced Max’s candidacy today. The FF Plus is focussing on minority groups who feel abandoned by the ANC government. […]

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Measures to increase vaccine supply to developing nations: Dr Bruce Aylward 2
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Measures to increase vaccine supply to developing nations: Dr Bruce Aylward

The World Health Organisation says a recent meeting with international pharmaceutical companies producing COVID-19 vaccines, was very fruitful. The global health body, in its advocacy for vaccine equity, received a commitment from big pharma companies to prioritise and increase vaccine supply to developing nations. Special advisor to WHO Director-General, Dr Bruce Aylward, discussed the issue […]

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Challenges women farm workers face to survive: Carmen Louw 3
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Challenges women farm workers face to survive: Carmen Louw

Today women working in the farming sector hosted a webinar aimed at addressing the living wage index based on research undertaken by women on projects in 2020. Under the theme "feminist reparation” the Project calls for the introduction of a wealth tax for the richest 1% of South Africans to finance farm women’s demands for […]

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