Category Archives: Human Rights

SA attends SADC defence meeting

Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula is in Angola for the 20th Southern African Development Community (SADC) Ministerial Committee of the Organ (MCO) on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation meeting.Topping the


PRETORIA-- South Africans have expressed support for the country's world and Olympic women's 800 metres champion Caster Semenya, who has announced that she will challenge new eligibility regulations of the International Association

Police searching for Roodepoort murder suspects

Parktown: Police have launched a search for two suspects believed to be responsible for the murder of a 40-year old male victim in Roodepoort, Johannesburg West. The incident is said to have

Traditional leaders called to unite for agrarian revolution

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says in honour of the late Queen Mother of Amapondo Asenyandeni, traditional leaders and other stakeholders must unite and use their land


The Speaker of the National Assembly has noted with dismay dissemination of false, malicious and defamatory gossip on the Twitter social media platform claiming that she has several business interests which were

Minister Mildred Oliphant: Inter-Departmental Youth in science, ...

Live the legacy - Towards a socio-economically empowered youthProgramme DirectorMinister of Science and Technology; MsMmamolokoKubayi-NgubaneSenior government officialsDistinguished panellists;Distinguished guests;Ladies and gentlemenGood morningThe a...

Gauteng Legislature commemorates Youth Month, 15 Jun

GPL commemorates Youth Month by encouraging critical thinking & debate amongst youthThe Gauteng Provincial Legislature (GPL) will on Friday, 15 June 2018 gather young people from across the province to participate in

Suspect arrested for armed robbery in Grassy Park

Grassy Park police stopped an armed robber in his tracks this morning shortly after a cigarette delivery vehicle was robbed in Steenberg. The suspect fled the scene in a grey Toyota Avanza

Rain brings relief in W Cape

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) says last week's rain in the Western Cape has brought some relief as major dams have steadily improved.According to the department, the increased inflow into

Man arrested in Lusikisiki for possession of an unlicensed firearm

Lusikisiki: Today a 46-year-old man was arrested with an unlicensed firearm with three rounds at Ntafufu Locality. The arrest was effected after police received information. The suspect was charged with the

Western Cape Economic Opportunities on Atlantis Special Economic Zone

Joint statement by the Western Cape Ministry of Economic Opportunities, the City of Cape Town and Green CapeFollowing years of hard work and preparation by all spheres of government, cabinet has given

Deputy President David Mabuza opens South African TB Conference, 12 ...

Deputy President David Mabuza will on Tuesday, 12 June 2018, officially open the 5th South African (SA) TB Conference whose aim would be to evaluate advances made in relation to the fight

Two accused sentenced to 25 years combined for rape

In a quest to serve justice to the victim, East London High Court sentenced Luthando Somakhomo (28) to 15 years and 6 months and Thembelenkosini Gxasheka(25) to 10 years imprisonment today.This follows

Unions, government reach wage agreement

Labour unions and government have on Friday signed a three-year wage agreement, bringing an end to the lengthy wage negotiation process.Government has welcomed the conclusion of another three-year multi-term public service wage