Newsflashes

25 March, 2014
Women’s organisations plan to protest outside Mozambique’s Parliament against articles in a new draft of the penal code
19 March, 2014
Civil society groups demand the immediate termination of diamond mining operations in Marange for audit of all companies operating there
19 March, 2014
An NGO suggests that hunger could be eliminated by 2025 if enough resources are committed and countries scale up policies proven to work
19 March, 2014
Two civil society organisations start a public campaign to establish term limits for the 193 members of Malawi's National Assembly
17 March, 2014
Mobile data traffic in South Africa is expected to have a compound annual growth of 53 percent in the next five years, according to a report
17 March, 2014
South Africa should already be planning another power station of the size of Medupi or Kusile, which are both 4 800MW coal-fired power stations, say commentators
10 March, 2014
The TAC plans to turn up the pressure on politicians ahead of the general election
4 March, 2014
The UN is reportedly seeking to raise US$60 million to help feed Zimbabwe’s two million people
4 March, 2014
Cape Town Pride has been said to exclude some people from communities and the serious issues affecting them as gay people
24 February, 2014
Zambian NGOs resolve not to register under the controversial NGO Act until all the necessary amendments on the proposed unconstitutional Act of 2009 are resolved
17 February, 2014
The Sonke Gender Justice Network has welcomed the first conviction linked to ukuthwala in the Western Cape
15 January, 2014
National spending on HIV and AIDS in South Africa continues to show a strong public commitment to funding HIV, argues CEGAA
6 December, 2013
The Human Rights Watch says that almost two decades later South Africa is not the country that Mandela said it would become
3 December, 2013
Critics say the Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index conveys an 'elite bias' and does not show evidence of actual corruption
3 December, 2013
Constitutional Court ruled the award of the multi-billion rand social grants administration contract to CPS as invalid