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.com | African women want greater land ownership rights

Influential women from across Africa converged for a conference in Pretoria last week, as they called for greater land ownership rights. The conference, hosted by the Habitat for Humanity's Solid Ground Campaign in association with the Urban CSO Cluster of the Global Land Tool Network of UN-Habitat, focused on land governance and management in Africa.

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 04:23:31 GMT

Never a dull moment: Why we love Africa and its dictators

You must just love Africa. I would never give up being an African for anything else in the world.

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 00:04:26 GMT

Magistrate appointments had nothing to do with race, court hears

Former Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Jeff Radebe's legal team insists that his reluctance to appoint magistrates as per the Magistrate Commission's recommendations was due to limited candidates. Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza, SC, was defending Radebe's decision not to appoint Alberton magistrate Martin Kroukamp and 22 others to vacant posts, despite the recommendations.

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 21:39:29 GMT

More people migrating to Gauteng, WCape to escape poverty: Lehohla

As poverty continues to bite in most parts of South Africa, more people are migrating to Gauteng and the Western Cape, and that "tempo" could increase, Statistician-General Pali Lehohla warned on Tuesday. "Of course they differ, but you see the highest [levels of poverty] are in Limpopo, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, North West and Free State," Lehohla said as he released findings of the Poverty Trends in South Africa at a press briefing in Pretoria.

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:42 GMT

Pretoria energy company receives grant from USA

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency issued a grant to Swayana Ltd, a Pretoria-based energy project developer, for a feasibility study that will use innovative U.S. technologies to convert waste gas also known as off-gas into a valuable commodity at a plant in South Africa's Mpumalanga province. The project will use proprietary technologies from Illinois-based LanzaTech, Inc. to create ethanol from off-gas generated as a byproduct of ferroalloy smelting.

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:38:04 GMT

Homage to Mahotella Queen Hilda

Legendary mbaqanga singer Hilda Tloubatla, whose music career spanned 53 years, has been celebrated for her contribution to the industry. The celebration of a founding member of the legendary Mahotella Queens took place at iSibalo House, the headquarters of Statistics South Africa in Pretoria.

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:27:48 GMT

South Africans condemn Mugabe wife pardon

Pretoria: The Congress of South Africa Trade Unions has slammed the government's decision to grant Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity. International Relations and Cooperation minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane on Sunday said she had "agonised" over her decision to grant Mrs Mugabe diplomatic immunity, following allegations she assaulted a South African model in Johannesburg's Sandton suburb last week.

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 08:05:07 GMT

Southern Africa: Zuma Proposes Body to Facilitate SADC Investment in Natural Gas

Incoming Southern African Development Community chairperson, President Jacob Zuma of South Africa has proposed the establishment of a regional body to develop a strategy to facilitate the exploitation of the vast natural gas resources in the region. Zuma told the ongoing 37th Ordinary Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government in Pretoria, South Africa that one of the potential game-changers for the region is the recent "discovery of globally significant natural gas resources both onshore and offshore in a number of our member states."

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 03:54:52 GMT
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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, also known as Madiba, was born 18 Jul 1918 in South Africa

Educated at University College of Fort Hare and the University of Witwatersrand and qualified in law in 1942.

Imprisoned for fighting for equal rights for all sons and daughters of South Africa from 1962 to 1990

Nobel Prize for Peace in 1993, he shared this prize with FW De Klerk

President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999

Sources: Nobel Prize Institute and Wikipedia.