Newsflashes

8 August, 2014
Disaster looms for about 2 000 families that were displaced by floods in Tokwe-Murkosi area in Zimbabwe’s Masvingo Province after some NGOs recently moved out
8 August, 2014
The UNAIDS welcomes the decision of Uganda's Constitutional Court to strike down a law banning the promotion of homosexuality punishable by life imprisonment
8 August, 2014
SADC health ministers agree that urgent preventive measures must be put in place across the region to ensure there is no outbreak of Ebola
8 August, 2014
African leaders and development officials warn that poorly-fed children rob Africa of up to 16 percent of Africa’s potential growth
8 August, 2014
Boeing teams up with SAA to develop jet fuel from a tobacco plant as part of efforts to cut carbon emissions and promote green energy in South Africa
8 August, 2014
The TKAG to keep an open mind on claims that shale gas may prove a ‘game changer’ for the local economy
8 August, 2014
The DBSA signs a R1.4 billion contract to support development of a solar power project in the Northern Cape
8 August, 2014
The Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital Trust postpones the Parlotones fundraising performance for the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital
8 August, 2014
The Cape High Court kicks out the Right2Know Campaign legal team during the application relating to planned e-tolling by SANRAL in the Western Cape
8 August, 2014
The NSPCA is considering laying charges against the driver transporting the giraffe that died in Gauteng
5 August, 2014
Malawi’s first lady urges women to assist in the education of a black girl child
5 August, 2014
Diarrhoea outbreak claims 40 lives and highlights the need for better sanitation and clean water in schools and homes
5 August, 2014
Facebook launches a mobile application to give users in Zambia free access to a handful of online services on mobile phones
4 August, 2014
HRW urges Obama to ensure that human rights concerns are a major focus of the US-Africa Leaders Summit
4 August, 2014
One of the largest contributors to climate change is deforestation, accounting for 15 percent of all global greenhouse gas emissions, argues Bird and DeMates