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27 August, 2015
Zimbabwe’s local government minister, Saviour Kasukuwere's decision to fire mainly MDC-T councils across the country could hit a snag after a human rights group threatened a Constitutional Court application.
20 August, 2015
As heads of state gather for the 35th Summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in Botswana, leading human rights organisations say the incoming chairperson, President Ian Khama, should use his role to ratchet up pressure on member states to respect the fundamental rights of the
20 August, 2015
Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, says the West is using non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to impose puppet governments in Africa and the current Ivorian administration is an example of a country that cannot make independent decisions without consulting France.
20 August, 2015
Political leaders are calling for stronger leadership in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) as Botswana President, Ian Khama, assumes the chairpersonship from Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe.
20 August, 2015
Political leaders are calling for stronger leadership in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) as Botswana President, Ian Khama, assumes the chairpersonship from Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe.
20 August, 2015
Ministers of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have described the regional body’s dependence on foreign funding as a ‘profound weakness’ and have called for alternatives.
20 August, 2015
The World Bank says millions of young South Africa are jobless and searching for work but they could not be employed because they lacked the requisite skills for the modern day work environment.
20 August, 2015
A transgender woman has told of her trauma at being mistreated by the Department of Home Affairs officials in Centurion, who allegedly prevented her from applying for a gender change in her identity book.
20 August, 2015
iThemba, a rhino from KwaZulu-Natal, received a skin graft to treat a wound left by poachers as they hacked out her horn. The female rhino was attacked and poachers got away with one of her horns and killed her baby.
20 August, 2015
Official policy documents show that more women are now active in the economy as entrepreneurs in South Africa. A range of healthcare initiatives are targeted at improving women's health in an effort to prevent opportunistic diseases.
20 August, 2015
The Justice Project South Africa (JPSA) has questioned the provincial authority’s ‘apparent involvement’ in the celebrity e-tolls advertisements.
20 August, 2015
Cabinet has approved the submission of the Films and Publications Amendment Bill which is guided by policy that has been criticised for seeking to curb internet freedoms.
12 August, 2015
Rights group, Amnesty International, says sex workers are one of the most marginalised groups in the world who face constant risk of discrimination, violence and abuse.
12 August, 2015
South Africa’s Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, says that lasting stability in Lesotho will be promoted if stakeholders in that country give consideration to the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) recommendations on constitutional and security reforms.
12 August, 2015
Zambia’s vice-president, Inonge Wina, has urged Zambians to be more innovative and start originating ideas on their own.

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