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23 March, 2016
Three organisations representing the African National Congress stalwarts issued a powerful appeal to the ruling party to implement urgent ‘corrective’ actions against state capture and other threats to democracy.
23 March, 2016
Anti e-toll group, the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) says that it has ‘plenty of evidence’ indicating the Gauteng tolling equipment is unreliable.
23 March, 2016
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) says fighting racism will take a while in South Africa.
23 March, 2016
Lobby group, the Free Market Foundation (FMF) says that the introduction of a national minimum wage will likely increase the country’s unemployment rate.
16 March, 2016
Zambia says it is effectively implementing the anti-Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Crusade.  
16 March, 2016
Government and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the country have been commended for the role they play in the fight against further spread of HIV.  
16 March, 2016
Vision for Life, a programme jointly implemented by Essilor and a United Kingdom-based non-governmental organisation, Standing Voice, has announced a three-year partnership to dole out protective glasses to over 4 000 children with albinism across six regions in the country.  
16 March, 2016
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says one in four deaths worldwide are due to environmental factors like air, water and soil pollution, as well as unsafe roads and workplace stress.  
16 March, 2016
The official in charge of global climate negotiations says between 80 and 100 countries are expected to sign the landmark agreement to tackle climate change reached in Paris in December, at a ceremony at United Nations headquarters on April 22.  
16 March, 2016
The Social Justice Coalition (SJC says that justice for raped and slain, Sinoxolo Mafevuka, would be the appointment of “qualified‚ competent‚ skilled and experienced South African Police Service (SAPS) personnel” to her case.  
16 March, 2016
Government will consider a Constitutional Court appeal following its defeat in a Bloemfontein court on 15 March 2016.  
16 March, 2016
Former president Thabo Mbeki’s argument of Twitter gained lots of support from people who praised him ‘for his facts’ on the issue of HIV/AIDS.  
16 March, 2016
Sex workers, long ignored by the government and harassed by police, will finally get access to HIV treatment and prevention - but decriminalisation has not been dealt with by government and this could hobble the initiative.  
16 March, 2016
The South African Human Rights Commission (HRC) has heeded the call by President Jacob Zuma to have dialog around issues of racism.  
16 March, 2016
A new institute to nurture young thinkers was launched by the National Youth Development Agency in collaboration with the University of Johannesburg (UJ).  

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