ANC looks to axe medical aid tax credits, expand National Health Insurance

The ruling party says it’s time to get serious about funding and rolling out South Africa’s universal access to healthcare plan. Your medical aid tax credits could be back on the chopping block if a decision by the education and health subcommittee of the ANC’s national executive committee is anything to go by. The committee […]
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SA Human rights lawyers arrested in Tanzania for ‘promoting homosexuality’

The arrest in Tanzania last week of 13 people accused of the “promotion of homosexuality” has been called “a terrible human rights violation”. Two of those arrested are from South Africa and include well-known human rights lawyer, Sibongile Ndashe, executive director of the Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa (Isla). The arrests took place in […]
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