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19 October, 2015
Communications Minister, Faith Muthambi, says that parents need government’s help in protecting children against online abuse.  
19 October, 2015
The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (OUTA) says newspaper reports that the “e-toll scheme is on the brink of collapse” vindicates its position that the “user-pays scheme was always questionable.”  
19 October, 2015
The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (OUTA) says that it is too easy for the African National Congress (ANC) to ‘finger out’ the SA National Roads Agency’s (SANRAL) chief executive officer, Nazir Alli, as its scapegoat over Gauteng’s e-tolls debacle.  
19 October, 2015
Communications Minister, Faith Muthambi, came in for a lashing at the African National Congress (ANC) national general council meeting for defying party policy on digital migration and broadcasting, and for presiding over instability at the South African Broadcasting Corporation.  
19 October, 2015
The African National Congress (ANC) has announced that South Africa is withdrawing its membership from the International Criminal Court.  
12 October, 2015
Britain and the United States have reportedly launched a programme to rescue at least 650 000 Zimbabwean hunger victims, with the two countries pledging to provide up to US$43m for food aid.
12 October, 2015
WWF director for global energy policy for WWFs’ global climate and energy initiative, Dr Stephan Singer, points out that, “Even the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development-led International Energy Agency [IEA], which has underestimated the real growth in clean renewables, is now ack
12 October, 2015
Greenpeace has a message for the African National Congress (ANC) ahead of its National General Council (NGC) meeting to drop nuclear energy, or face massive resistance. Greenpeace executive director, Kumi Naidoo is quoted as saying that the ANC should ‘take nuclear off the table’.
12 October, 2015
Greenpeace says that political will is needed to bring about a “just transition to a green and inclusive economy”.
12 October, 2015
The Mo Ibrahim Foundation says that South Africa is the continent's fourth-best governed country on the African continent. It its latest Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG), the organisation ranks all 54 African countries using 15 years of data from 33 independent institutions.
12 October, 2015
Paul Polman, in an article titled, ‘MDG [Millennium Development Goals] Success - Accelerating Action and Partnering for Impact’, says in the year 2000, members of the United Nations General Assembly made an historic commitment - to halve poverty by 2015.
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.

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