AU celebrates 50th anniversary
The African Union, previously the Organisation of African Unity, marks its 50th anniversary this week with a series of events aimed at building a common identity and sense of belonging among all people on the continent.
Gender council to engage communities
The National Council Against Gender-Based Violence has completed its annual action plan and will soon be engaging with communities across the country, says Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities Lulu Xingwana.
Revised Gender Bill to go to Cabinet
Following public consultation on the Draft Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill, a revised Bill is expected to be presented to the Cabinet for its consideration ahead of its tabling in Parliament.
SA, European scientists 'in synch'
South Africa's National Research Foundation has signed an agreement with the
European Synchrotron Radiation Facility in Grenoble, France to promote scientific
collaboration and knowledge sharing.
SA must resolve labour unrest: Gordhan
The government, trade unions, business and civic leaders need to take bold steps to resolve unrest in South Africa's mining sector to reduce the impact on the economy, investment and jobs, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
McGregor set for Surfski World Champs
Nine-time winner Hank McGregor won't be on the starting line in Paarl to defend his Berg River Canoe Marathon title this year because of a clash of dates with the new Surfski World Championships.