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In 2008, two justices complained that John Hlophe had tried to improperly influence them.
Court still refuses to hear appeal in Judge Hlophe’s case

Wednesday 24 August 2016 13:54

The Constitutional Court has refused to reconsider a previous decision not to hear an appeal lodged by two of their colleagues in a matter concerning Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe.


Wits edge Chiefs 2-1 in PSL opener

Wednesday 24 August 2016 07:48

Bidvest Wits got their 2016-17 Absa Premiership campaign off to a flying start with goals from Elias Pelembe and Thulani Hlatshwayo leading the club to a 2-1 win over Kaizer Chiefs at Bidvest Stadium.


LGBTI in Uganda is still considered a western concept however NGO are working to educate the public on homosexual issues.
LGBTI NGOs stigmatised in Uganda

Tuesday 23 August 2016 20:30

Vice President of the foundation for Human Rights Initiative (FHRI) Sheila Muwanga says the issue around Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Intersex (LGBTI) in Uganda is intolerance.


Jason Rohde and Susan Rohde in happier times.
Sotheby’s CEO to appear in court for wife's murder

Tuesday 23 August 2016 19:39

Real estate mogul and CEO of Sotheby's, Jason Rohde, is to appear in a Stellenbosch court charged with his wife's murder.


George Bizos was speaking on the sidelines of the 39th International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) congress.
Bizos condemns political killings in South Africa

Tuesday 23 August 2016 18:08

South African struggle icon and Human Rights lawyer, George Bizos, says he is concerned by the recent political killings in the country.


ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe says the relationship is only about removing the ANC from power.
Mantashe slams parties that unseated the ANC in metros

Tuesday 23 August 2016 16:20

The ANC has slammed parties that have unseated the ruling party in major metros calling them colonisers who do not have the interest of the people at heart.


Human Rights Defenders criminalised in Zimbabwe

Tuesday 23 August 2016 15:45

Zimbabwe human rights activist and Director of the Peace Project, Jestina Mukoko says human right’s activists in the country are criminalised.


Early ANC elective conference is being discussed: Mantashe

Tuesday 23 August 2016 15:11

The possibility of an early ANC elective conference is being discussed within the party.


Mashaba pledges to look after the poor

Tuesday 23 August 2016 12:51

Newly elected Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says one of his main priorities will be conducting skills audits.


Six firearms seized in Gauteng

Tuesday 23 August 2016 12:40

Gauteng police have in the last 24 hours seized six firearms, a toy pistol and arrested a woman who was allegedly found in possession of a hijacked vehicle.


The Newly-elected Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba.
Mashaba talks tough against self enrichment

Tuesday 23 August 2016 11:10

The Newly-elected Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba says the party has been given a mandate by the people of Johannesburg and the party needs to deliver on that.


Shoprite was reporting its annual results for 12 months, but added an extra week as a general rule that most international retailers report their results utilising full weeks.
Shoprite trading profit up 15% to R7.2 billion

Tuesday 23 August 2016 11:04

Shoprite holdings on Tuesday reported an increase in trading profit of 15 % to R7.278 billion for the 12 months.


Joe Mavuso says Gauteng is a significant Province with top Metros is South Africa
‘Political parties should learn from ANC’s downfall’

Tuesday 23 August 2016 10:51

Political analyst Joe Mavuso has warned of possible major surprises in the Ekurhuleni Metro Municipality on Gauteng's East Rand.


The recent municipal elections do not show that political parties consider women’s issues relevant or important.
Local elections show that SA women continue to play second fiddle

Tuesday 23 August 2016 09:13

The first moment of women’s mass political mobilisation as women was through the Federation of South African Women (Fedsaw), inaugurated in 1954 with the adoption of the Women’s Charter.


Joburg Congress puts spotlight on human rights

Tuesday 23 August 2016 09:10

More than 400 delegates from more than 120 countries will on Tuesday gather at the Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg for the opening of the FIDH congress.


Ministerial Task Team set up to investigate claims of teacher’s posts being sold by union members and other education officials.
Government to root out corruption in education system

Tuesday 23 August 2016 08:52

Government says it is serious about rooting out corruption in the education system.


Tanzania edge SA into final round of African Youth Champs qualifiers

Tuesday 23 August 2016 06:43

Goals from Mohammed Abadallah and Muhsin Makame was more than enough for Tanzania to beat South Africa and seal a date with Congo in the final round the 2017 African Youth Championship qualifiers.


Mzwandile Masina will challenge the Democratic Alliance mayoral candidate Ghaleb Cachalia for the position.
Ekurhuleni Metro to hold its first inaugural council meeting

Tuesday 23 August 2016 06:31

The Ekurhuleni Metro Municipality on Gauteng's East Rand will hold its first inaugural council meeting to elect the new mayor to succeed outgoing mayor Mondli Gungubele.


Mashaba declares war against corruption

Tuesday 23 August 2016 05:28

The newly-elected Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has declared corruption enemy number one.


African experts to draft legislation against sexual violence

Monday 22 August 2016 21:34

The ACHPR, in collaboration with FIDH and Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR), is developing guidelines to combat sexual violence and its consequences in Africa.


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