SA Elections 2024

Business Day's comprehensive coverage of Elections 2024, with contributions by our colleagues at the Financial Mail

EDITORIAL: The missing link in power sector reform plans

Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill threatens revenue that municipalities can earn from distributing electricity

Nedbank launches bid to liquidate Damelin, CityVarsity and others

Bank aims to recoup nearly R50m in unpaid loans from the Leo Chetty Group, owner of Educor

NICOLE FRITZ: Institutions of global order such as ICC are under sustained attack

Whatever complaints SA has with the current framework, its interests are in upgrading and perfecting it

Vaccination and better sanitation will help stem deaths from antibiotic resistance

There is evidence of extensive and growing antibiotic resistance in some the most serious infections found in hospital patients

NEWS ANALYSIS: Will small parties in Western Cape eat into DA support?

Mobilisation of ‘coloured vote’ by newer players likely to affect its growth, say analysts

Social grants dilemma: a safe haven or a brewing storm?

Grants are the main source of income for 23% of households, Stats SA survey shows

KEVIN TUTANI: Knowledge-based economy would give SA a leg up

Production of high-value goods and services is powered by research and innovative entrepreneurship

SUSAN CLEARY: Will NHI enable SA to move closer to universal health coverage?

The goal of avoiding financial catastrophe in healthcare is about implementing prepayment and risk-pooling mechanisms

Ebrahim Patel calls it a day after 15 years

It’s time for reflection, trade & industry minister says in exclusive interview

It’s not my style to be a dictator, says Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa was addressing an ANC town hall meeting at the Gordon Institute of Business Science in Illovo on Thursday

Premature to write off multiparty charter, says DA

Ashor Sarupen expects multiparty charter to mount a successful challenge, but there are many variables

ANC commits to basic income grant within two years of its new government

Party says several funding options will be explored, including ‘new progressive tax measures’

Jacob Zuma to keep fighting to be an MP

The Constitutional Court has ruled he is not eligible to run for parliament in next week’s election

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