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26 May, 2016
Civil society organisations and local church have staged a demonstration in Harare against the introduction ‘National Pledge’ by the government which they dismiss as a bid to brainwash to brainwash school children with ZANU PF propaganda.  
26 May, 2016
Climate activists seeking to pull investors into their camp are pushing Exxon Mobil and Chevron to limit money spent on exploration in favour of higher dividends and more share buybacks.  
26 May, 2016
The United Nations’ Secretary General has appointed Special Envoys on El Nino and Climate - the former President of Ireland Mary Robinson and Kenya’s Ambassador to the United Nations Macharia Kamau.  
26 May, 2016
Two leading environmental organisations, Earthlife Africa (ELA) and the Southern African Faith Communities' Environment Institute (SAFCEI), say government must respect the rules and commit to following the timeframes, after the state once again failed to submit answering affidavits in the court c
26 May, 2016
A research report shows that voters, particularly in poor communities, believe that the handing out of food parcels during elections campaigns amounts to vote buying.  
26 May, 2016
The South African Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) says that during the last decade of the struggle in South Africa, the African National Congress (ANC) wanted hegemony over the country.  
26 May, 2016
The Constitutional Court has ruled in favour of the Gauteng Education Department regarding the school admissions regulations.  
26 May, 2016
Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates, will deliver the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture at the University of Pretoria’s Mamelodi campus on 17 July 2016, the eve of Mandela Day.  
19 May, 2016
The NGO Board of Malawi which was established under the NGO Board Act will soon have an act which will be guiding activities of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Malawi.
19 May, 2016
SAP SE will train more than 150 000 youth in 30 African countries this year to foster digital literacy and equip the continent’s rising generation with job-relevant digital skills.
19 May, 2016
According to Austin Kaluba recently China passed a contentious new law giving police wide-ranging powers over overseas charities and forbidding them from recruiting members or raising funds in the country, prompting an immediate outcry.
19 May, 2016
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) region is experiencing a devastating drought episode associated with the 2015/2016 El Niño event which is negatively impacting on livelihoods and quality of lives.
19 May, 2016
Reports say that South Africa’s Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, who took on President Jacob Zuma over the use of taxpayers' money to upgrade his home, will be awarded the prestigious prize for her commitment to fighting corruption.
19 May, 2016
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have arrested at least 27 associates of Moise Katumbi, a presidential aspirant, and other opposition party members since late April 2016.
19 May, 2016
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has slammed the South African National Roads Agency Limited's (SANRAL) legal strategy to issue summonses to motorists who have failed to pay their e-tolls.

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