Newsflashes

3 February, 2014
The Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill has been criticised in Parliament for not making provision for the advancement of gays and lesbians in the workplace
3 February, 2014
Child rights organisations are running out of money and battle to assist children in abuse cases
3 February, 2014
OUTA has accused the South African National Roads Agency Limited of unfair business practices
3 February, 2014
SAEP has been awarded a prestigious ‘impact award’ by international foundation, the STARS Foundation
24 January, 2014
The SAHRC to probe sanitation in schools across Limpopo, following the death of a Grade R pupil fell into a pit toilet and died
24 January, 2014
al-Qaeda militants who kidnapped a Bloemfontein teacher, Pierre Korkie, in Yemen made contact on 22 January 2014, says Sooliman
24 January, 2014
The Justice Project South Africa describes biological or chemical attacks, real or feigned, as an act of cowardice and terrorism
24 January, 2014
The Ministry of Police says the Human Rights Watch report is ‘generalising and subjective’ in its assessment of the police
24 January, 2014
SECTION27 says while the DBE has made strides in addressing the sanitation challenge at schools, there still remains a backlog at rural schools
24 January, 2014
A Tanzanian NGO calls for the empowerment of village paralegal officers to address the increasing number of land conflicts countrywide
24 January, 2014
Zambia’s NGOCC appeals to government to rescind its decision on lifting tax exemptions for public benefit organisations
24 January, 2014
HRW has issued a ‘warning’ to the South African government that human rights are ‘taking a turn for the worst’ in the country
24 January, 2014
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announces multimillion-rand partnerships with South African institutions to develop new medicines and vaccines for HIV, tuberculosis and malaria
24 January, 2014
The International Labour Organisation says a weak recovery from the 2008 global economic downturn has curtailed job growth around the world
22 January, 2014
The deaths of four people in Mothutlung is ‘a symptom’ of increasing police brutality and growing attacks on the right to protest, argues R2K