South Africa

15.12.2015

South Africa’s three (3) Finance Ministers in one week

South Africa’s three (3) Finance Ministers in one week

It was a political drama in South Africa last week when President Jacob Zuma announced out of the blue that Mr. David Van Rooyen is the new Minister of Finance, taking over from Minister Nhlanhla Nene. Such an shock and untimely announcement led to the fall of the currency to the… »

07.12.2015

South Africa: minimum wage is needed

South Africa: minimum wage is needed

South Africa- The struggle for a minimum wage in South Africa is not a new thing, it has been going on for sometime and still it comes out now and then, where workers fight against  slavery wages and want decent pay. However, South Africa is experiencing a serious Gini coefficient… »

02.12.2015

South Africa and Aids-HIV: public health sector rolling out free ARVS

South Africa and Aids-HIV: public health sector rolling out free ARVS

South Africa- 1 December is World Aids day. As a result of such days emphasising the problem and the ensuing campaigns that are related to the issue South Africa has come a long way regarding this struggle and the fight against Hiv/Aids. Ever since the first case, said to have been… »

27.11.2015

South Africa: 16 Days of Activism – NO to women or child abuse

South Africa: 16 Days of Activism – NO to women or child abuse

  Pretoria- It is that time of the year again for 16 Days of Activism in South Africa, where Non Government Organisations (NGOs) are saying NO to women and child abuse for these 16 days from 25 November to 10 December of each year. One of the objectives of the 16… »

21.11.2015

Miracles to order in South Africa churches

Miracles to order in South Africa churches

Johannesburg – The ‘business of God’ is not operating properly in South Africa these days, particularly on the side of the so called ”charismatic churches”, though the other religions are also on line for investigation by the Commission For Rights of Cultural, Religion and Linguistics (CRL). The charismatic churches in the… »

13.11.2015

Heatwave and severe drought in South Africa

Heatwave and severe drought in South Africa

  Pretoria- South Africa is facing a very severe drought, about the worst the country has ever seen over many years. The current heatwave is proving dangerous to humans, crops and animals, besides the big dams and rivers which are becoming drier day by day. The worst part of it is, even the taps in high… »

12.05.2015

South Africa: young and gifted black African takes over Alliance

South Africa: young and gifted black African takes over Alliance

South Africa’s largest official opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), has elected a black man originally from Dobsonville for the first time in its history . He is young and gifted and it did not come as a shock as Mr. Mmusi Maimane (34) was elected as DA leader in… »

08.05.2015

South Africa’s sex workers nightly fear for their lives and demand government action

South Africa’s sex workers nightly fear for their lives and demand government action

Speaking through their organisation, the South African Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT), the sex workers of the country have serious concerns about their issues and whether they will ever be ironed out, and as a consequence they work under pressure fearing for their lives. One of their issues… »

04.05.2015

South Africa: the man who walked 321km for harmony

South Africa: the man who walked 321km for harmony

Mr. Duncan Nyawo is a teacher by profession who is troubled by a few things deep in his soul, and this caused him to walk from Nelspruit to Pretoria which is about 321 km just to deliver a message of peace and hope to the Presidency at Union Buildings in… »

29.04.2015

South Africa: Ministerial Task Team for xenophobic unrest

South Africa: Ministerial Task Team for xenophobic unrest

As a response to the recent xenophobic attacks in the country, there is now a newly formed Ministerial Task Team which is made up of the following Departments: State Security, Police, Defence, Justice, Social Development, Home Affairs. Each minister is representing their Department, whilst Minister Jeff Radebe comes directly from… »

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