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Cape Town readies to host global e-racing event

The city confirms its status as one of the hosts of the international all-electric motorsport racing tournament, becoming Africa’s Formula E destination.


Tributes pour in after DA shadow comms minister succumbs to COVID

The Democratic Alliance confirms the passing of MP and communications portfolio member Cameron Mackenzie, following a battle with COVID-19.


Gauteng govt launches probe into bungled Microsoft payment

The provincial government institutes an investigation into allegations that it erroneously paid the US-based software giant $20 million instead of R20 million.

May 27, 2021

Google responds to SA Parliament’s anti-trust violation concerns

Google SA refutes accusations regarding the exploitation of its market dominance, telling Parliament its practices don’t give it an unfair advantage.

May 26, 2021

WCape eyes key role in SA’s green tech development

The Democratic Alliance believes the Western Cape province is well-positioned to take the lead in the new electric vehicles boom.

May 26, 2021

Google vows to combat data manipulation during SA elections

The Internet giant vows to Parliament that it will protect the integrity of SA’s upcoming elections by fighting disinformation and manipulation on its platform.

May 19, 2021

DA presses EOH to pay back R1bn to City of Joburg

The official opposition says mayor Geoff Makhubo and the JSE-listed company must account for betraying the city and its residents.


Facebook to face the music in SA Parliament, says DA

Parliament’s Committee of Communications and Digital Technologies is set to invite the social media player to respond to questions about misinformation on its platform.

Feb 16, 2021

Parliament must protect SA from Facebook, WhatsApp, says DA

Facebook has a strong case to answer before Parliament, regarding its role in the dissemination of COVID-19 misinformation in SA, says the Democratic Alliance.


Ndabeni-Abrahams backtracks, appoints sixth ICASA councillor

The ICASA council will soon become a nine-member body after minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams makes a U-turn on her appointment decision. 

May 18, 2020

Storm over Hawks probe into Cele’s fake social media accounts

Investigations by the Hawks to identify and locate these fake account operators, and bring them to book, are at an advanced stage.


WCape provincial legislature makes its virtual debut

In a historic first, the Western Cape Provincial Parliament became the first provincial legislature to host a virtual sitting of the house.

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