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Meet Thuli Madonsela — South Africa's conscience

CBC.ca - 4 hours ago
South African Public Protector Thuli Madonsela speaks during an interview with AFP about her fight against corruption, the South African Constitution and her plans after her mandate as the Public...

Why South Africa continues to grapple with the L-word

Thought Leader - 4 hours ago
So there I was, propping up a barn in Sweet Auburn, Atlanta. I was in town for a conference about racial justice (or the lack thereof) with my Consciousness Café colleague Keke. Two days before,...

'Enjoy your Constitution': Zuma

News24 - 6 hours ago
Sharpeville - President Jacob Zuma has congratulated South Africa on marking the 20th anniversary of the Constitution being signed into law. "It's a birth certificate of a democratic...

Zuma defies calls to quit over scandals

gulfnews.com - 6 hours ago
Johannesburg: South African President Jacob Zuma has warded off calls to resign over the scandals that have marred his administration and spread dissent in the ruling party largely thanks to a bloc...

The South African Under-20 Women's side defeated hosts Angola 6-0 at the AUSC Zone 5 Games in Luanda

KickOff.com - 6 hours ago
A hat-trick from Karabo Dlamini, along with goals by Khanya Xesi, Sibulele Molweni and Drishana Pillay gave the South African the victory as they made the perfect start to their campaign. South...

A new meningitis screening test could help cut South Africa's HIV/AIDS deathtoll

Times LIVE - 7 hours ago
South Africa has launched the world's largest national screening programme to detect cryptococcal meningitis – an AIDS-defining fungal opportunistic infection in patients living with HIV –...

South Africa Drops Mathematics Pass Mark To 20% For Students In Basic Schools

AFKInsider - 7 hours ago
South Africa will promote pupils who score 20 percent in Mathematics from Grades 7 and 9 to Grade 10 or Further Education Training (FET) after the government lowered the Mathematics pass mark from 40...

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African smallholders reeling from climate change impacts: expert

Coastweek - 2 hours ago
“Many countries in Southern Africa have experienced widespread crop failures due to Elnino phenomenon linked to climate change,” said Kalibata singling out Malawi as the epicenter of a historical drought that has wiped away decades of...

Africa: Ongoing Conflicts Continue to Intensify Food Insecurity

AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago
In Southern Africa, where El Niño effects sharply curtailed food production in 2016, the number of people requiring outside assistance from January through March 2017 is expected to significantly increase compared to the same period a year ago.and...

Tsvangirai's ex-Wife Starts Own Church | BREAKING NEWS

ZimEye - 8 hours ago
Religion Reporter| Starting a church has become a business-splash in Southern Africa with even the dreaded Zimbabwe Republic Police boss, Augustine Chihuri launching his own as ZimEye.com exclusively revealed this year, (READ-Chihuri starts church); ...and...

Africa's new strategies to eliminate HIV/AIDS

The New Times - 9 hours ago
According to the latest report by UNAIDS, Global AIDS Update 2016, new HIV infections declined by 14 per cent between 2010 and 2015 in Eastern and Southern Africa, the world's most affected region, and by 8 per cent in West and Central Africa. Despite ...and...

Drought in southern Africa points to urgent need for climate change plans

Times LIVE - 10 hours ago
In turn, many economies in southern Africa which are dependent on agriculture will feel the impact The effects of climate change are already being felt. The 2015 agricultural season in southern African was considered the driest in 35 years. Five...

Forecasting, commodity futures, new crops needed to break Southern Africa's cycle of hunger

Business Insider - 13 hours ago
ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Breaking the cycle of drought and hunger in Southern Africa, where 39 million people are suffering a drought-induced food crisis, will need better early warning systems, switching to new crops and hedging commodity ...and...

Home Lead story US Aquarium Helps Facilitate Release of 23 rescued African Penguins, who were...

http://www.newsgram.com/ - 14 hours ago
Kristen Hannigan, senior trainer at the Georgia Aquarium, helps in the release of penguin chicks that were rehabilitated by the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds at Stony Point near Cape Town, South Africa, Dec. 8, 2016 ...and...

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#Constitution20: Women activists helped enshrine rights for all

Independent Online - 9 hours ago
Former Constitutional Court Judge Albie Sachs, member of the DA Federal Legal Commission Sheila Camerer, Minister for Economic Development Ebrahim Patel, Deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions Willie Hofmeyr, former DA leader Tony Leon ...and...

IN PICS: Twenty years since the signing of the Constitution

eNCA - 12 hours ago
South Africa has come a long way, but the Constitution is more than just a document. It is the spirit which inspires and animates the work which all South Africans and their elected officials are compelled to do - to build a country based on respect ...and...

Results of Placing

London South East (registration) (blog) - 1 day ago
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Who really governs South Africa?

News24 - 2 days ago
But it arises forcefully because current political developments suggest that political power in South Africa is not what it is on paper. No issues ... In the whole State of Capture report, there is no reference to anything that would benefit the ...and...

South Africa opposes “Land Grab” Bill tabled before the Israeli parliament

Mareeg Media - 2 days ago
PRETORIA, South Africa, The South African Goverment received with shock the news that on Wednesday, 07 December 2016, members of the Israeli Knesset (Parliament) for the Jewish Home Party tabled the Regulations Bill whose purpose is to legitimise ...and...

South Africa: President Jacob Zuma Sends Condolences to the Republic of Indonesia Following Deadly Earthquake

AllAfrica.com - 2 days ago
President Jacob Zuma has today, on behalf of the Government and the people of South Africa, extended the country's deepest condolences to Indonesia following a 6.4 magnitude earthquake that struck Indonesia's Aceh province on Tuesday, 6 December ...and...

Joint Communique on the occasion of the State Visit of His Excellency President Edgar Lungu

African Business Magazine (press release) (subscription) (blog) - 2 days ago
At the invitation of His Excellency Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Edgar Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia, paid a State Visit to South Africa from 8 to 9 December 2016. Both Heads of State were ...and...

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