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SA Union Of Students Calls For Shutdown Of All Universities

The South African Union of Students (SAUS) has called for a national shutdown of the higher education sector. The shutdown is to "agitate the...

Cameroon: Calls For UN Investigation Into Human Rights Abuses

Ongoing violence in the Southwest and Northwest Regions of Cameroon continues. A refugee crisis threatens. The United Nations (UN) refugee agency reported more than...

Al Jama-ah Party: We’ll Tackle Inequality With Islam And Ubuntu

Known in South Africa as the Islamic party, the Al Jama-ah Political Party is contesting in national elections for the second time this year....

2019 National Elections: Everything You Need To Know

South Africans will go to the polls on 8 May 2019 to elect a new parliament.  Here's everything you need to know about participating...

Xolobeni: Pro-Mining Youth Group Has Strong Ties To Mining Company

Fractures are emerging in the Xolobeni community of the Eastern Cape, as the fallout from a 2018 High Court ruling effectively barring an Australian...

Zimbabwe: How A Fuel Price Hike Sparked A National Shutdown

For the past three days Zimbabweans have filled the streets of Harare and Bulawayo in protest of a sharp fuel increase, which is the...

DRC: Unity Governments Have Failed In Africa Before

The fate of the next president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) hangs in the balance. The disputed election results - released after...

5 Points From The ANC Election Manifesto

On Saturday, the African National Congress president Cyril Ramaphosa launched the party’s manifesto for the 2019 elections - promising an inclusive economy, and a...

Everything To Know About The DRC Elections

It’s been almost three weeks since the citizens of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) cast their votes in the presidential election on December...

Why Abahlali baseMjondolo Won’t Contest In The Elections

South African general elections are nearing and one of the major social movements for human rights, Abahlali baseMjondolo say this year’s vote will be...

The EFF Speaks To The Youth With Its #SizafundaNgenkani Campaign

The Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC) launched its #SizofundaNgekani Campaign at a press conference in Braamfontein on January 7. Timeously launched in the...

NSFAS 2019: 5 Things You Need To Know

“I am pleased that the 2019 application process has performed well in terms of systems, applications received, as well as user experience,” said Minister...

Small Business Ministry Excludes Anti-Corruption Small Businesses

The Market Users Committee (MUC) says it will take action against the eThekwini Municipality, after its members were excluded from an initiative by the...

Xolobeni: Gwede Mantashe Is A Class Traitor

COMMENT   On Thursday, the North Gauteng High Court ruled that mining companies and the government must obtain full and informed consent from communities before granting...

Ramaphosa Cabinet 2.0: Who’s In, Who’s Out, What It All Means

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced his second cabinet reshuffle on Thursday afternoon, a change enforced by the death of the environmental affairs minister Edna Molewa,...

Land Expropriation: How The Constitution Will Be Changed

The Constitutional Review Committee adopted a recommendation to parliament that section 25 of the Constitution needs to be amended “to make explicit what is...

5 Memorable Moments From Malusi Gigaba

It’s just another day of South African politics: the (now former) home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba has finally caved to the pressure from President...

Denigrate The EFF At Your Own Peril: A Response To Prince...

Not so long-ago political analysts and mainstream commentators were already writing the eulogy of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) because of the election of...

The Gender Summit Failed To Impress

President Cyril Ramaphosa made some lofty promises in his address at the National Gender Summit held in Pretoria on November 1. Gender activists, civil society...

At Gender-Based Violence Summit, Ramaphosa Calls For ‘Tangible Solutions’

“The murder of womxn* in this country is corroding the soul of our nation,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said. He was addressing a room filled...
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