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6 July, 2016
South Africa has joined China and Russia in voting against a United Nations (UN) resolution on the ‘promotion, protection and enjoyment of human rights on the Internet’.
6 July, 2016
Criticism of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief operating officer, Hlaudi Motsoeneng's, censorship of news coverage and his running of the public broadcaster as ‘his own private spaza shop’ is getting louder.
6 July, 2016
The Western Cape Department of Education together with Via Afrika have launched Africa's first Tabtor Maths Centre in Durbanville in Cape Town.
6 July, 2016
About 50 activists and journalists picketed outside the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) offices in Auckland Park offices in Johannesburg against perceived censorship by the public broadcaster.
6 July, 2016
Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has released the Community Survey, the second most prominent statistics in South Africa, following the Census. Statistician general, Pali Lehohla released the latest figures this evening at the Presidential Guest House in Tshwane.
6 July, 2016
About 2.2 million households indicated that they had skipped a meal - with the Eastern Cape as the largest province with the number of people who had skipped a meal. Nationally one-fifth of households reported to have run out of money to buy food in the twelve months before the survey.
6 July, 2016
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has described the march to the house of the Minister of Education in the Western Cape, Debbie Schäfer, by a group of Equal Education protestors as a dangerous move. DA leader, Mmusi Maimane, took to Twitter to condemn the protest outside Schäfer’s house.
6 July, 2016
People attending gender advocacy sessions in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, have described rudeness and verbal abuse by nurses when they visit local clinics as acts that humiliate them.
30 June, 2016
The United Nations Refugee Agency says a stateless child is born every 10 minutes around the world.   The agency says there are about 10 million stateless people in the world and that 30 percent of them are children.  
30 June, 2016
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA), which started as a reaction to urban tolling but has now expanded its scope, launched a petition related to the controversial upgrades made to President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home.  
29 June, 2016
Ilala Municipal Council in Dar es Salaam has praised the involvement of civil society organisations and non-governmental organisations in improving the education of children in the district's poverty-stricken households.
29 June, 2016
South Africa is widely-known for its red-tape, especially with its general treatment of African migrants trying to formalise their stay.
29 June, 2016
Stakeholders in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) have commended Water for People for holding a stakeholder review forum which creates deeper insight into nonprofit activity, fund distribution and impact.
29 June, 2016
Mandeep Tiwana, head of policy and analysis at CIVICUS, an international organisation representing civil society organisations, points out that, "Civil society freedoms of expression, association and peaceful assembly have been under serious attack in 109 countries around the world in 2015 alone.
29 June, 2016
An estimated 41 million people in the rural population of countries falling under the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are food insecure following the El Nino-induced drought.

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