Newsflashes

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
19 May, 2014
The decline in support for the ANC in Gauteng is due to e-tolls being forced on an unwilling public, despite the ruling party's claims to the contrary, argues OUTA
19 May, 2014
OUTA warns Gauteng e-toll road users to think before being ‘seduced’ by roads agency SANRAL’s latest offer to register for e-tags
19 May, 2014
Law experts describe the decision by the SAPS not to investigate the torture of opposition activists in the run-up to the 2008 elections in Zimbabwe as ‘irrational and unreasonable’
14 May, 2014
IEC acknowledges mistakes during this year’s elections
6 May, 2014
Election observers have praised South Africa’s democracy ahead of the country’s fifth democratic elections on 7 May 2014
6 May, 2014
The IEC says voters are allowed to go to voting stations donning political party-branded regalia
6 May, 2014
Zuma tops a list of the top 20 ‘loudmouths’ in the run-up to the elections, with EFF coming in a close second