Newsflashes

20 October, 2014
Cultural practices and customary laws in SADC limit women's ability to access, own and control means of production such as land and livestock, argues Gender Links
20 October, 2014
Minister calls on families and community-based activities to supplement government efforts in combating early marriages, teenage pregnancies and gender-based violence
20 October, 2014
Protesters burnt their unpaid e-toll bills on top of an empty coffin while singing the national anthem outside SANRAL offices in Pretoria
20 October, 2014
Around 200 people marched in Cape Town to demand lower mobile call rates and media transformation
17 October, 2014
Mozambique’s 2014 elections were generally ‘peaceful, transparent, free and fair and credible’, says SEOM
17 October, 2014
Oxfam call for the development of a more holistic and integrated approach to end the scourge of hunger in South Africa
17 October, 2014
UN trust fund seeking nearly US$1 billion for rapid, flexible funding of the most urgent needs to fight Ebola in West Africa received a deposit of just US$100 000 nearly a month after it was set up
17 October, 2014
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, to be honoured with Amnesty International's 'Person of Integrity' award for 2014, says Corruption Watch
17 October, 2014
Very few people in the African National Congress support the tolling of Gauteng's highways, according to COSATU
17 October, 2014
Learners from the Surrey Primary School in Manenberg on the Cape Flats benefit from a feeding scheme run by the Department of Basic Education together with Foodbank South Africa
17 October, 2014
SERI-SA to assist families facing eviction from 236 Wilson Street, Fairlands, were they resided for four decades
16 October, 2014
Stats SA says its poverty survey will cost taxpayers R120 million
16 October, 2014
A Northern Cape school that closed over asbestos pollution concerns did so without a plan for the pupils’ continued education, says SECTION27
16 October, 2014
Government works on a plan to improve the clinics in South Africa
16 October, 2014
Many African countries have willingly adopted and embraced the internationally concept of multi-party democracy in the past two decades, says Fikeni