AFRICAN UNION TO TACKLE HUMANITARIAN, POLITICAL CRISES

Written by on 26 May 2022

According to AU Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat, 113 million Africans need urgent humanitarian assistance this year, including 48 million refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced people. African Union leaders gather in Equatorial Guinea on Friday for two summits as the continent contends with humanitarian crises, terrorism and military coups. Around 20 heads of state […]

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General Smuts High School Chaos continues

Written by on 25 May 2022

Vereeniging – A gang with weapons jumped in the school yard at General Smuts High School. This is the third day teaching and learning at this school gets disturbed.  The school has been in the spotlight for the past few days due to bullying and other disheartening activities. It is alleged that the school is […]

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PFIZER OFFERS TO SELL MEDICINES AT COST TO POOREST COUNTRIES Five countries.

Written by on 25 May 2022

Five countries: Rwanda, Ghana, Malawi, Senegal and Uganda have committed to joining, with a further 40 countries – 27 low-income and 18 lower-middle-income – eligible to sign bilateral agreements to participate. US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer on Wednesday said it would sell its patented drugs on a not-for-profit basis to the world’s poorest countries, as part […]

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Contralesa president calls for referendum on death penalty amid increasing GBV cases

Written by on 24 May 2022

Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa (Contralesa) president, Chief Lameck Mokoena, has called for a referendum on the death penalty. Mokoena says the killing of women and children in the country is cause for concern. This follows the arrest of three people who appeared in the Kabokweni Magistrate’s Court in Mpumalanga on Monday. They […]

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MOTSOALEDI WELCOMES AXING OF OFFICIAL WHO RECOMMENDED PERMITS FOR BUSHIRIS

Written by on 24 May 2022

Ronney Marhule was found guilty of misconduct after recommending the permits for the self-proclaimed prophet, his wife Mary and their two children in 2016. Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said that the sacking of a senior director who recommended the permanent residence permits of the Bushiri family demonstrated the department’s strong stance on dealing with […]

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