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Woman with a pregnancy test

Teenage pregnancy rates are on a constant rise, this has sparked conversations among children's rights experts and parents. Some children's rights experts even question whether the laws that are meant to be protecting children are being implemented. 

President Cyril Ramaphosa

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has declared the 2021 Local Government Elections free and fair.  

Person casting a vote

Yesterday Eskom announced that South Africa will be moving to stage four load shedding. This has raised concerns around the impact load shedding may have on the upcoming local government elections.

President Cyril Ramaphosa

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has lost their Constitution court bid to have the reopening of candidate lists by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) declared unlawful.

ANC accused of not paying UIF

The African National Congress (ANC) is being accused by members of its staff of deducting money for Unemployment Insurance Fund(UIF) from their salaries but not paying these contributions to the fund. This has been made worse by some ANC staff not being paid salaries for the past 3 past which has resulted in staffers picketing around the country.

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A recent report found that 23 226 teenage pregnancies were reported in Gauteng between April 2020 and March 2021. Even more concerning, girls between the ages of 10 and 14 gave birth to 934 babies during this period. This has raised concern among various roleplayers in South Africa

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