Newsflashes

29 June, 2016
Young people in Taung, North West, are demoralised by high unemployment numbers, among other issues.
29 June, 2016
The decision by the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) chief operations officer, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, to ban coverage of violent protests and the suspensions of three senior news employees has led to an increasing sense of mutiny from staff and management.
29 June, 2016
The Social Justice Coalition (SJC) has criticised the numerous postponements of a case related to the murder of a Khayelitsha young woman. The coalition's spokesperson, Chumile Sali, says the delays are demoralising for the family and victims of gender-gender violence.
23 June, 2016
According a report by the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), in the midst of staggeringly high unemployment figures, South Africa hosted more asylum seekers than any other country in the world at the end of 2015.
23 June, 2016
There are a number of commemorations which if not marked on the calendar can go unnoticed and uncelebrated as people deem them to be of little importance and yet they are very cardinal in any society.
23 June, 2016
Parliamentarians have been urged to be wary of non-governmental-organisations who in their bid to discredit local polls, will never appreciate the country's electoral system.
23 June, 2016
Eleven Mozambican civil society organisations have announced their intention to hold a peaceful march through the streets of central Maputo on 18 June 2016, in protest against the current political and military situation in the country.
23 June, 2016
The French Development Agency AFD will inject over Sh240 billion into renewable energy, water and transport projects in Tanzania.
23 June, 2016
Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Edwin Batshu, has called upon the non-governmental organisation (NGO) Council to adhere to its guiding principles for it to be effective.
23 June, 2016
With World Refugees Day being observed today, the United Nations (UN) Refugee Agency “believes now is the time to show world leaders that the global public stands with refugees.”
23 June, 2016
Sunday, 19 June 2016, marks 103 years since the enactment of the 1913 Natives Land Active and Act‚ the implementation of which “instigated a long and devastating history of forced removals and evictions of Africans from their ancestral lands.”
23 June, 2016
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has marked World Refugee Day by urging government to tackle the backlog of refugee applications and provide basic services to all asylum seekers.
23 June, 2016
The SABC has until 21 June to provide the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) with reasons it was correct to ban footage of violent protests from television screens.
23 June, 2016
Right2Know (R2K) has handed over a memorandum to the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) asking for the public broadcaster to end its self-censorship.
23 June, 2016
Asylum seekers The Citizen spoke to say it seems to be up to your luck if you get asked to go to the ‘deportation room’.

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