Minister Lindiwe Zulu Addresses North West Economic Lekgotla, 2 Dec

[SA Govt] Minister of Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, will address the inaugural North West Village, Townships and Small Dorpies Economic Lekgotla on Friday, 2 December 2016 in Mahikeng, North West. Minister Zulu will join the Premier of N…

[SA Govt] Minister of Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, will address the inaugural North West Village, Townships and Small Dorpies Economic Lekgotla on Friday, 2 December 2016 in Mahikeng, North West. Minister Zulu will join the Premier of North West, Mr Supra Mahumapelo, other Ministers, MEC for Finance, Economy and Enterprise Development, Ms Wendy Nelson, MECs and business leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

We Should Have Done More to Celebrate Fidel, Says Mapisa-Nqakula

[News24Wire] Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says the ANC has been too preoccupied with its own internal struggles to mobilise people to attend memorial services for late Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

[News24Wire] Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says the ANC has been too preoccupied with its own internal struggles to mobilise people to attend memorial services for late Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

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South Africa, a Country of Infinite Differences

[Daily Maverick] The dominance of President Jacob Zuma and the ethical issues he raises for our society have tended to obscure some of the major dynamics that are playing out in our society. It is common at the moment to blame much of our current predi…

[Daily Maverick] The dominance of President Jacob Zuma and the ethical issues he raises for our society have tended to obscure some of the major dynamics that are playing out in our society. It is common at the moment to blame much of our current predicament, our lack of progress, our drift, our decay, on He whom the NEC shall not remove. To an extent, this is correct.

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World Aids Day – SA Must Fill in the Prevention and Treatment Gaps

[Daily Maverick] December 1 marks another World AIDS Day. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the country’s commemorative event in Daveyton, Ekurhuleni. There are even hopes that South Africa will be at the forefront of creating a vaccine. Bu…

[Daily Maverick] December 1 marks another World AIDS Day. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the country's commemorative event in Daveyton, Ekurhuleni. There are even hopes that South Africa will be at the forefront of creating a vaccine. But more needs to be done to address immediate challenges in the health system. By GREG NICOLSON.

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High Court Lifts Rhodes Protest Crackdown

[SERI] The Grahamstown High Court today dismissed Rhodes University’s application for an order regulating student protest on its campus. The University wanted to finalise an interim order it was granted in April this year, when a group of at least 200 …

[SERI] The Grahamstown High Court today dismissed Rhodes University's application for an order regulating student protest on its campus. The University wanted to finalise an interim order it was granted in April this year, when a group of at least 200 students started a spontaneous protest against what they say is a culture of rape and sexual violence at Rhodes.

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Parliament Meets Chinese Delegation On SA-China Relations, 1 Dec

[SA Govt] The Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation will today have a lunch-hour meeting with a delegation of the National Peoples’ Congress (NPC) of China. The purpose of the meeting is to exchange views on promoting South Afr…

[SA Govt] The Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation will today have a lunch-hour meeting with a delegation of the National Peoples' Congress (NPC) of China. The purpose of the meeting is to exchange views on promoting South Africa-China relations.

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UN – ‘Ethnic Cleansing Under Way’

[Al Jazeera] A UN commission on human rights in South Sudan has said a steady process of ethnic cleansing is under way in the country, involving massacres, starvation, gang rape and the destruction of villages.

[Al Jazeera] A UN commission on human rights in South Sudan has said a steady process of ethnic cleansing is under way in the country, involving massacres, starvation, gang rape and the destruction of villages.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

3,600 Panties for 3,600 Rapes Per Day in SA? Everything That’s Wrong With This Stat

[Africa Check] South African artists claim that 3,600 rapes are committed every day in South Africa. However, their calculations and methodology are flawed.

[Africa Check] South African artists claim that 3,600 rapes are committed every day in South Africa. However, their calculations and methodology are flawed.

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