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Yahya Jammeh, president of Gambia, addresses the United Nations in September 2014. The dictator is notorious for human rights violations.
Yahya Jammeh, president of Gambia, addresses the United Nations in September 2014. The dictator is notorious for human rights violations.

Why Gambia is not ideal to host Africa’s human rights watchdog

Thursday 30 July 2015 10:06

When one thinks of human rights in Africa, The Gambia might spring to mind as an example of a country with a domestic record of grave violations.

Why Gambia is not ideal to host Africa’s human rights watchdog

Thursday 30 July 2015 10:06

When one thinks of human rights in Africa, The Gambia might spring to mind as an example of a country with a domestic record of grave violations.

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Why we need to tread carefully in drawing up HR rules for business

Wednesday 29 July 2015 09:46

Devising the rules for holding businesses responsible for the effects of their operations on human rights.

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Newspaper ownership: political influence trumps the promise of profits

Tuesday 28 July 2015 16:37

The Financial Times, one of the great global journalism institutions, has been sold by the Pearson Group to the Japanese media company Nikkei.

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Rebranding the condom campaign: will it work this time?

Monday 27 July 2015 08:08

The South African National Department of Health has launched a new safe sex campaign.

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EFF leaders urged to forge unity

Saturday 25 July 2015 12:00

Political analyst Somadoda Fikeni has cautioned the leadership of the EFF against engaging in politics of hostilities.

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Is EFF the new COPE?

Saturday 25 July 2015 07:31

SABC News Research & Policy Analysis researcher Lennox Ralebona writes that the EFF has its priorities listed in black and white.

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Can South Africa’s economy rise in the East?

Thursday 23 July 2015 15:24

South Africa’s diplomatic efforts in the East have intensified, as the SABC Business Anchor, Francis Herd, ponders whether China has the answer to South Africa’s economic woes.

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Changing the message about rape

Thursday 23 July 2015 07:43

Charting the progress of a global movement against shaming women for the actions of men.

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Stillbirths: a story of tragic neglect across the developing world

Wednesday 22 July 2015 07:25

Maternal and child deaths have received significant attention in the effort to meet the Millennium Development Goals by the end of 2015.

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Increase to tax rates, not the answer: Economist

Tuesday 21 July 2015 19:51

Tax needs to be simplified, not increased. This is according to Efficient Group Economist Dawie Roodt.

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