Newsflashes

23 May, 2014
A World Bank report describes SA's child support grant system as the most generous on the African continent
23 May, 2014
ICASA starts the process of reviewing its proposed new call termination rates
23 May, 2014
Lonmin questions some aspects of NGOs handing over food to families of striking mineworkers on the platinum belt
23 May, 2014
Korkie’s family remains optimistic that the former Bloemfontein teacher will be released by Al-Qaeda
23 May, 2014
Makhura undertakes to urgently return to communities that embarked on service delivery protests in the run-up to the elections with a plan to address their development challenges
23 May, 2014
The stigma around alcoholism is one of the main reasons why people are hesitant to seek help, according to a NGO
20 May, 2014
Activists urge the government to be legally bound to extensive education reforms
20 May, 2014
Two-thirds of sexually active women in South Africa use contraceptives to prevent unplanned pregnancy, however, abortion remains high
20 May, 2014
Agriculture in SA is doing well, despite farmers’ intention to avoid labour legislation
20 May, 2014
A NGO joins a growing chorus of international disdain against a Bloemfontein hotel, which lures wealthy guests with the promise of an ‘experience of a lifetime’
19 May, 2014
Malawi joins the entire world in the ‘Bring Back Our Girls Campaign’
19 May, 2014
Zambia launches the digital migration policy to help scale up the implementation process and ensure a people-driven migration agenda
19 May, 2014
Despite women being the major agricultural producers in the country, they remain largely absent at all levels of policy-making, project formulation and management of land, says Nsanje Kuchene Women Forum
19 May, 2014
Malawi’s ruling party discloses plans to establish a Malawi Development Bank with loan access at low interest rates
19 May, 2014
A NGO condemns ‘death threats’ against two of its staff fighting oil exploration in a Democratic Republic of Congo nature park