South Africa

South Africa’s political assassinations continue

South Africa-Reports reveal that although there are no official statistics of political assassinations in the country, we are reliably told that there are about 400 unregistered political assassinations’ cases.These political assassinations have been committed after 1994, in the new political…

Easy money for South Africa corruption suspects

In South Africa there are hundreds of suspended officials who are still under the state payroll. The government of South Africa spends millions of Rands on suspended officials who are paid to sit at home and do nothing for the whole year, and…

Marginalised African languages getting stifled and snuffed out

South Africa – International Mother Language Day has come and gone, but to South African language activists it was just a show, formalising the good statute book of 11 official languages of the country, whereby some of these languages are…

World Wildlife Day and South Africa’s rhinos

Kruger National Park- They are innocent wild animals, born free without a sin. They cannot tell whether today is Sunday or Monday, to them all is well. From a distance they cannot say whether this is a friend or an…

South Africa: plight of creches in rural areas

South Africa – Early Child Development sector is an important income earning sector in South Africa, particularly to those rural women who are zero rated. These are women who live in townships and rural villages earning a living by raising…

Peace Prize Winners to meet in Rome after abandoning South Africa

The Nobel Peace Laureates have relocated their 2014 summit from South Africa to Italy after abandoning any possibility of attaining a visa for His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The summit was due to take place in Cape Town in October…

Nobel Laureates cancel summit as South Africa refuses visa for Dalai Lama

Nobel Laureates have been meeting annually since 1997, gathering those who have been awarded the Nobel Foundation’s most prestigious award to discuss current issues of social conflict and the way to advance in global peace. As an initiative of the…

From Marxism to Neoliberalism: Ronnie Kasrils on How Mandela & ANC Shifted Economic Views

Juan Gonzalez for Democracy Now! Speaking from Johannesburg, leading anti-apartheid activist and former South African Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils discusses the evolution of the African National Congress’ economic views from its time as a liberation movement to leading South Africa…

South African Legislators Reject European Measure on Citrus

Pretoria, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) The Committee for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of National Assembly of South Africa highlighted that the European ban on South African citrus represents a threat to the domestic economy. In a press release issued by…

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