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6 July, 2016
Collins Mwai in his article titled ‘Investable climate projects will deliver sustainable growth in Africa - World Bank official’, says last week at the African Carbon Forum convened in Kigali, African countries committed to achieve climate change resilience and to make the Paris Agreement on clim
6 July, 2016
Activists from across Africa clarify misconceptions about the International Criminal Court (ICC) and highlight the need for African governments to support the court in a video released by 21 African and international non-governmental organisations.
6 July, 2016
Peter Adamu in his article titled ‘Women and youth activism a let-down’, says that he has the opinion that the work and voice of human rights and civil rights activists has been compromised by the political happenings in Zambia.
6 July, 2016
A child rights organisation has called for practical interventions that can significantly benefit children in the country in order to bail them out from the challenges that they face.
6 July, 2016
There is very little to show for the huge amounts of money invested in local pro-democracy groups over the years, a western envoy has lamented, adding that the non-governmental organisation sector has become as corrupt as the regime whose ouster it sought.
6 July, 2016
South Africa has joined China and Russia in voting against a United Nations (UN) resolution on the ‘promotion, protection and enjoyment of human rights on the Internet’.
6 July, 2016
Criticism of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief operating officer, Hlaudi Motsoeneng's, censorship of news coverage and his running of the public broadcaster as ‘his own private spaza shop’ is getting louder.
6 July, 2016
The Western Cape Department of Education together with Via Afrika have launched Africa's first Tabtor Maths Centre in Durbanville in Cape Town.
6 July, 2016
About 50 activists and journalists picketed outside the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) offices in Auckland Park offices in Johannesburg against perceived censorship by the public broadcaster.
6 July, 2016
Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has released the Community Survey, the second most prominent statistics in South Africa, following the Census. Statistician general, Pali Lehohla released the latest figures this evening at the Presidential Guest House in Tshwane.
6 July, 2016
About 2.2 million households indicated that they had skipped a meal - with the Eastern Cape as the largest province with the number of people who had skipped a meal. Nationally one-fifth of households reported to have run out of money to buy food in the twelve months before the survey.
6 July, 2016
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has described the march to the house of the Minister of Education in the Western Cape, Debbie Schäfer, by a group of Equal Education protestors as a dangerous move. DA leader, Mmusi Maimane, took to Twitter to condemn the protest outside Schäfer’s house.
6 July, 2016
People attending gender advocacy sessions in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, have described rudeness and verbal abuse by nurses when they visit local clinics as acts that humiliate them.
30 June, 2016
The United Nations Refugee Agency says a stateless child is born every 10 minutes around the world.   The agency says there are about 10 million stateless people in the world and that 30 percent of them are children.  
30 June, 2016
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA), which started as a reaction to urban tolling but has now expanded its scope, launched a petition related to the controversial upgrades made to President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home.  

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