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Nominations open for positions on Khoi-San Commission

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Minister Zweli Mkhize has invited the public to nominate persons who may be considered for appointment as members of the Commission on Khoi-San Matters...

10 Apr 2019

Africa and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Dignity for all

African countries barely existed when the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Paris, France in 1948, three years after the end of the Second World War...

By Franck Kuwonu 9 Apr 2019

City ordered to compensate homeless for destruction of their possessions

In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court of Appeal has ordered the City of Johannesburg to compensate 27 homeless people for unlawfully confiscating and destroying their property...

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti 8 Apr 2019

Death penalty debate is a cheap political trick

As the general election approaches, some politicians have once again called for the reintroduction - or, as the Inkatha Freedom Party puts it, the reintroduction of the debate on - the death penalty...

By Clare Ballard 3 Apr 2019

SA risks losing indigenous languages

South Africa runs the risk of losing its indigenous languages, says Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) Project Manager and head of Gauteng office, Dr Sally Maepa...

20 Mar 2019

Botswana joins list of African countries reviewing gay rights

Botswana's High Court is considering a challenge to the provisions of the penal code criminalising consensual same-sex relations in the country...

By Andrew Novak 19 Mar 2019

Thuli Madonsela leads dialogue on social justice and sustainable economic practices

Today, 18 March 2019, Prof Thuli Madonsela in partnership with the Sustainability Institute's Prof Mark Swilling, will lead expert panel discussions at the first thematic dialogue of Madonsela's Social Justice M-Plan at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town...

18 Mar 2019

Western Cape government wins school closure case

Parents and members of the school governing body (SGB) at Uitzig Secondary near Elsies River have vowed to take their fight to keep the school open (which would mean going to the Constitutional Court)...

By Barbara Maregele 7 Mar 2019

National Assembly passes Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill

The National Assembly has passed the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill (TKLB)...

27 Feb 2019

Semenya vs IAAF case continues

South Africans and the international community have been urged to continue supporting the naturally superior Caster Semenya, as she continues to fight for her career at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, in Switzerland...

20 Feb 2019

Court of Arbitration for Sport to hear IAAF vs Semenya case

South Africa is rallying behind Caster Semenya as her hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CSA) kicks off in Switzerland this morning...

18 Feb 2019

Why employees need to mind their Ps and Qs on social media

Social media represents one of the most significant developments in human communication and has undoubtedly changed the way we interact and share information...

14 Feb 2019

Have your say on Hate Speech Bill

Members of the public have until 31 January 2019 to make their voices heard on the Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill...

11 Jan 2019

Government engages the Khoisan community

Government has encouraged the Khoisan community to participate in shaping legislation as Parliament considers the Traditional and Khoisan Leadership Bill...

31 Dec 2018

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