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12 October, 2015
South Africa maintains a strong ranking for human rights and sustainable economic opportunities, coming in second on the continent, according to the Mo Ibrahim Index.
12 October, 2015
Even though South Africa came second last out of 140 on the World Economic Forum (WEF) rankings in mathematics and science, local education authorities rubbished the rankings saying they were flawed.
12 October, 2015
A Cape Town nonprofit organisation has accused President Jacob Zuma of acting unlawfully and irrationally by not implementing the public protector’s recommendation he should pay back a portion of the money spent to upgrade his Nkandla homestead.
12 October, 2015
Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, has apologised to the Desmond and Leah Tutu Peace Foundation for the temporary disruption during the Fifth Annual Desmond Tutu Peace Lecture at the University of the Western Cape.
12 October, 2015
Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe, has called for a renewed implementation of the National Development Plan (NDP).
12 October, 2015
According to a report by the Department of Energy, the renewables sector has attracted R192.6 billion in investment, of which 28 percent (R53.2 billion) is much-needed foreign investment.
5 October, 2015
South Africans need to apply the kind of courage they did in the fight against apartheid in the fight against corruption.  
5 October, 2015
The Department of Communications says the Northern Cape households will be the first to experience broadcast digital migration in South Africa.  
5 October, 2015
The Helen Suzman Foundation has asked Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, to probe Eskom, Chancellor House and the African National Congress (ANC) following the damning Hitachi revelations.  
5 October, 2015
The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) says giving HIV patients treatment as soon as possible will reduce the risk of AIDS related cancer and tuberculosis (TB).  
5 October, 2015
Western Cape High Court judge Ashley Binns-Ward ruled in favour of the City of Cape Town when he set aside the South African National Roads Agency’s (SANRAL) Winelands Tolling Project.  
5 October, 2015
The South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) has been left to contemplate its legal options in the wake of losing its fight to proceed with tolling in the Western Cape.  
5 October, 2015
Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife has come out strongly against coal mining on the borderline of its flagship Hluhluwe-Imfolozi game reserve, warning that the proposed mine would ‘destroy’ large sections of Africa’s oldest game reserve and wilderness area.  
5 October, 2015
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that all people with the HIV virus should be given anti-retroviral drugs as soon as possible after diagnosis, meaning 37 million people worldwide should be on treatment.  
5 October, 2015
South Africa is almost dead last among 140 countries in terms of its maths and science education, according to this year's World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Competitiveness report.  

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