Category Archives: Human Rights

Gambia Arrests Top Jammeh Generals After They Return from Exile

BANJUL Military authorities in Gambia arrested two of ex-strongman Yahya Jammeh's generals after they returned unexpectedly from exile over the weekend, the army said in a statement Monday.Gambia's current President Adama

Joint announcement of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Greece and ...

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Greece and Albania, Nikos Kotzias and Ditmir Bushati, held talks in Korce on 19-21 January, 2018, focusing on bilateral issues.Following-up on the meeting that took place

Preliminary festive season report expected tomorrow

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi is expected to release the preliminary 2017/18 festive season road safety report on Monday.The Transport Department adopted a no nonsense approach on road safety and conducted roadblocks throughout

Labour on postponement of Compensation Fund case

Lawyers to present heads of argument in the Department of Labour's Compensation Fund caseThe trial of three former employees of the Department of Labour's Compensation Fund (CF) accused of defrauding the Fund

Five suspects behind bars for the illegal possession of abalone in ...

Western Cape: The vigilance of members responding to a compliant, resulted in the arrest of five suspects for being in possession of abalone with an estimated street value of R3678 000-00 late

SOUTH AFRICA’S GAUTENG PROVINCE GOVT CONFIRMS RESIGNATION OF ...

JOHANNESBURG, The government of South Africa's Gauteng Province, the country's most developed and populous province, has confirmed that the suspended head of the Gauteng Health Department, Barney Selebano, has resigned.The Spokesperson for

Trump Continues to Criticize Democrats Over DACA Demands

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump criticized Democrat lawmakers Tuesday, saying their demands to include protections for young undocumented immigrants in a bill that would prevent a government shut-down this week would

Gunbattle in Libya’s Capital Kills 20, Closes Airport

BENGHAZI, LIBYA Heavily armed Libyan militias clashed in Tripoli on Monday, killing at least 20 people and forcing the capital's only airport to close, officials said.

The Health Ministry said another 63

Presidency rebuffs media claims on Dlamini Zuma

The Presidency has rejected allegations that President Jacob Zuma wants former AU Commission chairperson, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, to be appointed as Deputy President of the country.Dlamini Zuma recently ran for ANC

SOUTH AFRICAN STUDENTS STRUGGLE TO REGISTER FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

PRETORIA, Deputy Minister of Higher Education Buti Manamela has urged South African students seeking to enter institutions of higher learning to co-operate in their registration process as tens of thousands of high

UJ researchers make interesting discovery in Hypatia stone

Researchers at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) have found exotic micro-mineral compounds in the 'Hypatia' stone that are not known to occur on Earth, elsewhere in the solar system or in known

CAPE TOWN MUSEUM NOMINATED FOR PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL AWARD

CAPE TOWN, Cape Town's new Zeitz Museum has been nominated for a prestigious international award in the Societal Innovation category.

The awards are annually hosted by the leading Frame Magazine, which is one

19 CONFIRMED KILLED IN SOUTH AFRICAN TRAIN-TRUCK CRASH, 15 STILL ...

JOHANNESBURG, Nineteen people have been confirmed dead in last Thursday's train crash which occurred when a truck tried to dash across a railway crossing but failed to clear it in time in

South African Human Rights Commission on free higher education

SAHRC Calls for Cooperation and Calm during RegistrationThe South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is closely monitoring the developments following the announcement on the provision of free higher education for poor and