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30 November, 2015
Commemorating International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, executive director of United Nations Women, says their focus in the year ahead will be on preventing gender-based violence before it happens.  
30 November, 2015
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says that the number of child brides in Africa will be more than double by 2050 if current trends persist because of rapid population growth and limited social change.  
24 November, 2015
Botswana’s Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Edwin Batshu, says the government appreciates the role played by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in augmenting efforts to develop the disadvantaged and marginalised countrymen.
24 November, 2015
Amnesty International says that Angolan President, José Eduardo dos Santos’s tightening stranglehold on freedom of expression in Angola and his government’s decades of fear and repression will cast an indelible stain on the 40th anniversary of the country’s independence.
24 November, 2015
Amnesty International says that Angolan President, José Eduardo dos Santos’s tightening stranglehold on freedom of expression in Angola and his government’s decades of fear and repression will cast an indelible stain on the 40th anniversary of the country’s independence.
24 November, 2015
Katrina Charles says that over the last 15 years, 68 million people gained access to improved sanitation in urban areas in sub-Saharan Africa.
24 November, 2015
The World Bank says tuberculosis (TB) in the mining sector in Southern Africa has reached crisis proportions and needs all relevant stakeholders to work together.
24 November, 2015
The United Nation’s Special Envoy on Ebola says he has made sweeping recommendations to help fortify the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) response to global health emergencies.
24 November, 2015
Gauteng’s government is to contribute R123 million towards the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP) to pay for shortfalls in the contentious e-tolling system.
24 November, 2015
The Gauteng North High Court in Pretoria has ruled that an application by Freedom Under Law (FUL) to stop two top National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) officials from working is not urgent.
24 November, 2015
The South African National Council for the Blind (SACB) says approximately 7.5 percent of South Africans are disabled and visual impairment is still the most prevalent disability.
24 November, 2015
While government scrambles to free up funds to make up for a shortfall caused by the announcement of a freeze in university fee increases‚ the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) issued a final call for 2016 applications for funding.
24 November, 2015
Professor Shane Norris from the University of the Witwatersrand’s Developmental Pathways for Health Unit has launched Action: the Africa Centre for Obesity Prevention.
24 November, 2015
Freedom Under Law (FUL) has argued that the ‘train wreck’ in the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and President Jacob Zuma’s refusal to do anything about it has resulted in a constitutional crisis that urgently needs the court’s intervention.
24 November, 2015
Presiding officer of African Union's civil society organisation the Economic, Cultural and Social Council, Joseph Chilengi, says they are calling on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to reform and transform.

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