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#HumanTraffickingAwareness: Do you know your childs' exact location?
#HumanTraffickingAwareness: Do you know your childs' exact location?Article

The amount of women and children who go missing in South Africa is cause for national concern...

Evan-Lee Courie 15 Sep 2020

Mandela Prize awarded to Greek and Guinean rights activists
Mandela Prize awarded to Greek and Guinean rights activistsArticle

The 2020 Nelson Mandela Prize has been awarded to Marianna Vardinoyannis of Greece, and Dr Morissanda Kouyaté of Guinea...

27 Jul 2020

How a global ocean treaty could protect biodiversity in the high seas
How a global ocean treaty could protect biodiversity in the high seasArticle

Oceans cover 70% of the Earth's surface. But, because many of us spend most of our lives on land, the 362 million square kilometres of blue out there isn't always top of mind...

Jennifer Silver, Leslie Acton, Lisa Campbell, Noella Gray 5 Jun 2020

#UnsungHeroes: Cornel Viljoen of A21
#UnsungHeroes: Cornel Viljoen of A21Article

There are millions of slaves in the world today - more than ever before in human history...

Ilse van den Berg 16 Apr 2020

It’s time the EU turned its rhetoric about Africa into more tangible action. epa
Europe and African relations post Covid-19: time to add size, scale and speedArticle

Since 2000, European and African leaders have been talking about giving the partnership between the two continents a "new strategic" dimension...

Carlos Lopes 1 Apr 2020

NYF announces 2020 Radio Awards finalists, with two SA entries
NYF announces 2020 Radio Awards finalists, with two SA entriesArticle

The local 'My Only Story' podcast from Fairly Famous and CliffCentral's 'Babies Behind Bars' have both been announced as NYF 2020 Radio Awards finalists...

19 Mar 2020

SA, Ethiopia sign visa waiver for officials
SA, Ethiopia sign visa waiver for officialsArticle

South Africa and Ethiopia have signed an agreement on the waiver of visa requirements for holders of diplomatic or official/service passports...

13 Jan 2020

What to watch at the 6th European Film Fest
What to watch at the 6th European Film FestArticle

The sixth annual European Film Festival will be held at Cinema Nouveau theatres in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town from 29 November to 8 December 2019...

Daniel Dercksen 28 Nov 2019

The importance of job hunting with a trusted online job portal
The importance of job hunting with a trusted online job portalArticle

Over the years, the growth of online recruitment has also seen a surge in job scams that often target more vulnerable jobseekers...

Issued by Careers24 22 Oct 2019

Fashion production is modern slavery: 5 things you can do to help now
Fashion production is modern slavery: 5 things you can do to help nowArticle

Fashion shouldn't cost lives and it shouldn't cost us our planet. Yet this is what is happening today. Globalisation, fast fashion, economies of scale, social media and offshore production have created a perfect storm...

Anika Kozlowski 26 Apr 2019

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Journalists aim to curb human traffickingArticle

First network of journalists to combat trafficking in persons launched in Sierra Leone...

20 Mar 2019

Beautiful News: Why South Africa's greatest strength is in the rights of its people
Beautiful News: Why South Africa's greatest strength is in the rights of its peopleArticle

Human Rights Day is an opportunity to remember who we are, where we come from, and celebrate the plethora of extraordinary South Africans who are driving change from the bottom up...

Michael Hathorn, Issued by Ginkgo Agency 20 Mar 2019

#OnTheBigScreen: Captain Marvel, White Boy Rick, Carmen and Red Room
#OnTheBigScreen: Captain Marvel, White Boy Rick, Carmen and Red RoomArticle

Movies entering the South African box office this week include the highly anticipated Captain Marvel, the true story White Boy Rick, the spine-chilling Red Room, and the Metropolitan Opera's Carmen...

Daniel Dercksen 7 Mar 2019

Money mules. A growing trend in money laundering
Money mules. A growing trend in money launderingArticle

Banks are using biometrics (fingerprint identification) to verify account holders.Although this brings greater security to minimise identity theft and impersonation, it has created a loophole...

28 Nov 2018

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Market access sustains SA's fresh fruit industryArticle

It's the time of year when we tap into our affinity for relationships, which we hardly view alongside billions of rands or the creation of thousands of much-needed jobs. Well, when it comes to market access, SA's R44bn fresh fruit industry does just that...

Konanani Liphadzi 27 Nov 2018

#ATFexpo2018: How the conscious consumer is reshaping fashion retail
#ATFexpo2018: How the conscious consumer is reshaping fashion retailArticle

The conscious consumer is fast reshaping the retail fashion and textile landscape. Consumers demanding transparency and traceability are changing the ways retailers operate...

Maroefah Smith 26 Nov 2018

Top (l-r): Cindy Mkaza-Siboto, Sam Beckbessinger, Carryn Ortlepp, Tegan Phillips. Middle (l-r): Ndoni Mcunu, Lauren Jacobs, Penelope Cox, Nicki Spies, Ruth Hall. Bottom (l-r): Verity Price, Adewale Adejumo, Richard Mulholland, Jared Molko, Preston Jongbloed.
#TEDxCT: 'Pause & Effect' speakers announcedArticle

The seventh TEDxCapeTown main event explored the power in pausing and considering before taking action...

14 Nov 2018

Global shipping safety and security under spotlight in Durban
Global shipping safety and security under spotlight in DurbanArticle

Clamping down on piracy and other forms of criminal activity in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden will be the focus of a gathering in Durban...

12 Nov 2018

Hilton invests $1m in sustainable travel, tourism programmes across Africa
Hilton invests $1m in sustainable travel, tourism programmes across AfricaArticle

Hilton has invested $1m in driving sustainable travel and tourism in Africa, incorporating five key areas, namely that of youth opportunities, water stewardship, anti-human trafficking, local sourcing of entrepreneurs and protecting wildlife-based tourism...

3 Oct 2018

What is corporate social responsibility - and does it work?
What is corporate social responsibility - and does it work?Article

When you purchase a product, I imagine you hope that the product was made with attention to human rights...

Muhammad Azizul Islam 8 Aug 2018

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Efforts to stop IUU fishing gains momentumArticle

A growing number of countries are signing up to a global agreement that helps stop illegal fishing...

6 Jun 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Faith, garden gnomes, and postpartum blues
#OnTheBigScreen: Faith, garden gnomes, and postpartum bluesArticle

I Can Only Imagine, Traffik, Tully, Beirut, Sherlock Gnomes and Luisa Miller open at local cinemas this week.

Daniel Dercksen 11 May 2018

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#BizFinFocus: Money is meaninglessArticle

In this digital era in which we find ourselves, we are undergoing a massive revolution of humanity which has virtually democratised every aspect of our lives...

Nicci Botha 5 Mar 2018

Building a socially cohesive SA: Indlulamithi South Africa Scenarios 2030
Building a socially cohesive SA: Indlulamithi South Africa Scenarios 2030Article

The Indlulamithi South Africa Scenarios 2030 project, which began mid-2017, aims to concentrate the minds of decision-makers in government, business, labour, civil society and other local and global role-players on the critical question of building a united and socially cohesive country...

2 Mar 2018

Life sentence for human trafficker
Life sentence for human traffickerArticle

The Uitenhage Regional Court has sentenced Nombuyiselo Matini to life in prison for human trafficking...

13 Feb 2018

Chinese police don high-tech glasses to nab suspects
Chinese police don high-tech glasses to nab suspectsArticle

BEIJING, China - Chinese police are sporting high-tech sunglasses that can spot suspects in a crowded train station, the newest use of facial recognition technology that has drawn concerns among human rights groups...

9 Feb 2018

Alleged human trafficker remanded in custody
Alleged human trafficker remanded in custodyArticle

Suspected human trafficker Chibuike Innocent Nwosu (39) has been remanded in custody by the Cape Town Magistrate's Court...

9 Jan 2018

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OSF reflects on 15 global celebrated news stories in 2017Article

Drawn from a selection of 15 global and regional journalism awards, a report curated by the Open Society Foundations Program's (OSF) Independent Journalism Programme provides an inspiring selection of storytelling, investigative techniques, collaborative enterprises and fearless reporting against all odds...

18 Dec 2017

Two in court for possession of abalone
Two in court for possession of abaloneArticle

The two suspects arrested for running an illegal abalone processing facility worth R5 million are expected in the Kuilsriver Magistrate's Court, Cape Town, this morning...

2 Nov 2017

Contestants marching
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Schools, civic organisations, concerned citizens, and more than 80 Mrs Universe contestants participated in the global #OneVoice march against gender-based violence, child abuse and human trafficking in the streets of Durban on 30 August 2017.

30 Aug 2017

Seven Southern Africans in Innovating Justice Challenge in semi-finals
Seven Southern Africans in Innovating Justice Challenge in semi-finalsArticle

Seven entrepreneurs and innovators from South Africa and Zimbabwe have been selected to take part in the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) regional semi-finals of its annual Innovating Justice Challenge...

28 Aug 2017

Mrs Universe 2017 contestants jet into Durban
Mrs Universe 2017 contestants jet into DurbanArticle

The seven-day 2017 Mrs Universe programme kicks off on Saturday, 26 September, with more than 80 countries represented at this year's global women empowerment event...

25 Aug 2017

National Women's Day march themed 'I'm not part of it', takes silent stand against violence and abuse
National Women's Day march themed 'I'm not part of it', takes silent stand against violence and abuseArticle

Thousands of women, men and children marched five kilometres in absolute silence, from the Maponya Mall in Soweto to UCKG's Diepkloof Church, taking a stand against violence and abuse...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 14 Aug 2017

L-R: Mercia Mserumule, Edcon executive for CSI & Sustainability; Tina Thiart, director of the 1000 Women Trust; and Phindi Gule, marketing and communications director of Edcon.
#CSIMonth: Orange is the new black at EdgarsArticle

After running successful pilots in both Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, Edgars recently launched its UNiTE Orange Day campaign in the Western Cape...

Sindy Peters 7 Jul 2017

Suspected human trafficker appears in court
Suspected human trafficker appears in courtArticle

A former South African National Defence Force (SANDF) General arrested in suspicion of human trafficking and fraud in Pretoria is appearing at the Pretoria North Magistrate Court today...

28 Jun 2017

Last call to enter HiiL Justice Accelerator's Innovating Justice Challenge
Last call to enter HiiL Justice Accelerator's Innovating Justice ChallengeArticle

The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) is offering up to €20,000 in equity-free grant money, access to a mentor network and potential future funding, as part of the HiiL Justice Accelerator's Innovating Justice Challenge...

22 Jun 2017

Home Affairs welcomes border management Bill
Home Affairs welcomes border management BillArticle

The Border Management Authority Bill was passed by the National Assembly on Friday, 9 June 2017...

12 Jun 2017

SA film-makers, actors place second at HeardPSA
SA film-makers, actors place second at HeardPSAGallery

Local film-makers and actors were placed second in the global HeardPSA campaign. The HeardPSA campaign is held in partnership with CNN and the Global Sustainability Network and, this year, it highlighted “My Freedom Day'.

28 Apr 2017

Unleashing Africa 4.0 through innovation
Unleashing Africa 4.0 through innovationArticle

How to unleash the potential of Africa 4.0 and the potential of emerging technologies to benefit the continent, through innovation and co-creation...

Saidah Nash Carter 23 Apr 2017

Endangered species poached in protected areas: WWF
Endangered species poached in protected areas: WWFArticle

Illegal poaching, logging and fishing of sometimes critically endangered species is taking place in nearly half of the world's most protected natural sites, environmental campaigners WWF warned on Tuesday, 18 April...

18 Apr 2017

Human trafficking suspects to appear in court
Human trafficking suspects to appear in courtArticle

Five suspects arrested for human trafficking are set to appear before the Newcastle Magistrate's Court this morning...

6 Feb 2017

Shining the spotlight on Today, I'm Brave, non-profit partner of this year's Torch Awards
Shining the spotlight on Today, I'm Brave, non-profit partner of this year's Torch AwardsArticle

This year's non-profit partner in the Torch Awards is ‘Today, I'm Brave', which started out as a social experiment to inspire an Ebola-stricken community in Sierra Leone and evolved into a non-profit...

19 Jan 2017

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Organised crime in the fisheries sector starts to get the attention it deservesArticle

Traditionally, fisheries crime has been met with far less commitment and urgency than "traditional" crimes like drug trafficking...

Emma Witbooi 5 Jan 2017

Fake goods worth R60m seized in Joburg
Fake goods worth R60m seized in JoburgArticle

Law enforcement agencies have seized counterfeit goods with an estimated value of R60 million at shops in Johannesburg's central business district...

21 Dec 2016

Local charities benefit from global community care drive
Local charities benefit from global community care driveArticle

RE Cares is an annual global community programme spearheaded by leading content and technology solutions provider, LexisNexis South Africa, through its global parent company, the RELX Group...

Issued by LexisNexis 14 Oct 2016

The Purpose Hotel hopes to change the world while you sleep
The Purpose Hotel hopes to change the world while you sleepArticle

The Purpose Hotel is designed to change the lives of everyone involved in the design, by connecting all of the products, furniture and fittings to a cause...

Katie de Klee 15 Aug 2016

#MandelaMonth: Forgood offers something for everyone this #MandelaDay
#MandelaMonth: Forgood offers something for everyone this #MandelaDayArticle

The countdown to Mandela Day has begun. If you're still not sure about how to make your 67 minutes count, forgood has curated some options for you...

Sindy Peters 14 Jul 2016

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