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Gender parity in Cabinet does not guarantee progress for women — activists

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s move to appoint a Cabinet that is gender equitable is commendable, but more needs to be done in the corridors of power

District Six claimants expect Nkoana-Mashabane to explain development delay

In March, her department missed a deadline to deliver a plan of action on the cost, scale, and modality of a District Six restitution programme

Decision to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity set aside by high court

Rights group AfriForum and the Democratic Alliance challenged the decision by the department of international relations

District Six claimants take on land reform minister in restitution fight

The court action comes after the Land Claims Commission revealed government has failed to allocate restitution for 900 elderly claimants

Land debate casts light on burning issue

Many agree that the failure to implement land reforms was the fault of the government rather than a weakness of the Constitution

Nkoana-Mashabane talks tough on land

She intends fighting to ensure land comes with water rights

Who’s who in Cyril’s new cabinet

With returning ministers, a coal miner and former ANC presidential hopefuls, check out all the individuals who make up the president's cabinet

SA, Rwanda clash over AU reforms

Paul Kagame has failed to properly consult his peers, argued Jacob Zuma

South Africa and Morocco set to re-establish diplomatic relations

​South Africa and Morocco look set to re-establish diplomatic relations after 13 years of giving each other the cold shoulder

DA goes to ConCourt to have Mugabe immunity set aside

Mugabe was accused of beating South African model Gabriella Engels, 20, with an extension cord in Sandton on August 13

Diplomatic immunity for Grace Mugabe was warranted, says Nkoana-Mashabane

South Africa's minister of Foreign Affairs sought to not offend SADC during SADC summit in Johannesburg.

South Africa pledges support to Kabila

Minister Nkoana-Mashabane criticises help from outside and sees no problem with DRC president staying on after his mandate ended in December

Brexit and the cattle problem

When asked about Brexit, the minister manages to bring down the problem to the very core. Or, how to take leaving a place very literally.

Minister pledges money as AU seeks to become more independent

The African Union believes it could fund its own programmes if it was not losing so much money through illicit outflows of capital from the continent.

Mugabe arrives in SA for first state visit in 21 years

Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace arrived in SA on Tuesday for their first state visit in 21 years to consolidate bilateral relations with SA.

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Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

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Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

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