Science

Gauteng government to prioritize school safety in 2020

The Gauteng Department of Community Safety is waging a war against perpetrators of crime in schools.Speaking at Thuto Tiro Secondary School, on Wednesday 15 January 2020, MEC Mazibuko shed light on several school safety issues affecting the community w…

Human Rights

Eastern Cape pupils receive timely MTN shoes donation

JOHANNESBURG, HUNDREDS of pupils in the Eastern Cape Province are to receive school shoes courtesy of a charitable arm of MTN, the leading mobile network operator.This is part of the ripple effects of the historic World Cup win by South Africa’s senio…

Human Rights

Nigeria marks 50 years’ end to deadly civil war

ABUJA, AFRICA’S most populous country, Nigeria, is marking 50 years to the end of the civil war that left 2 million civilians dead from starvation, disease and war.It is one of the deadliest conflicts in the continent’s history, having started in 1967…

Human Rights

Libya peace deal stumbles to deadlock

TRIPOLI, GLOBAL efforts to secure peace in Libya have suffered a last minute setback after commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, declined to sign a peace pact with the rival Government of National Accord (GNA).It c…