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New NPA boss to be announced on Tuesday
New NPA boss to be announced on Tuesday
The new head of the National Prosecuting Authority is expected to be announced on Tuesday.
VAT hike 'constitutionally suspect' — SA Human Rights Commission
VAT hike 'constitutionally suspect' — SA Human Rights Commission
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has criticised government for its decision to raise the Value-Added Tax (VAT) rate by the one...
Zille launches court battle against public protector
Zille launches court battle against public protector
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has launched her court bid to take public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report on judicial review and, in doing...
No proof of birth, no education
No proof of birth, no education
Sonia Sigauke was only 10 years old when she dropped out of school in Mozambique.
What I learned about freedom at the Oslo Freedom Forum
What I learned about freedom at the Oslo Freedom Forum
The Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) is a platform for struggles that have been opaqued and ignored, a gathering for disruption in the name of freedom,...
Following pit toilet death, Education department to implement sanitation audit
Following pit toilet death, Education department to implement sanitation audit
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga on Thursday committed to abide by the Presidency's instructions for an audit of school sanitation...
Disagreement cannot extend to censorship
Disagreement cannot extend to censorship
While it is alarming, it is not entirely unexpected that debate around the film Inxeba has descended into threats of violence and the cancellation...
Human Rights Commission wants Edward Zuma to fork out a R100 000 for hate speech
Human Rights Commission wants Edward Zuma to fork out a R100 000 for hate speech
The Human Rights Commission has asked Durban’s Equality Court to find Edward Zuma guilty of hate speech and order him to pay a fine of R100 000...
Election fracas tests a tense Kenya
Election fracas tests a tense Kenya
This has been a tumultuous week — yes, another one — in Kenyan politics. Just as the country was getting used to the idea of a fresh...
[Video]​They used all these very homophobic statements and observations.
[Video]​They used all these very homophobic statements and observations.
Ricky Nathanson speaks to the M&G about her experiences as a transgender woman in Zimbabwe and what happened on the night she was arrested.
New SA: 'White people sleep on the floor, black people sleep in houses'
New SA: 'White people sleep on the floor, black people sleep in houses'
A fifth of the way into her misleadingly titled book Blacks Do Caravan, Fikile Hlatshwayo makes the opposite of the usual mistake: she...
ANC reports Mashaba for 'xenophobia'
ANC reports Mashaba for 'xenophobia'
Johannesburg’s Democratic Alliance mayor, Herman Mashaba, faces an investigation by the South African Human Rights Commission over comments he made...

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