Human Rights

4 Killed in Sao Tome’s Failed Coup Bid, State Media Reports

LIBREVILLE, GABON — Four people were killed in a failed coup attempt on Sao Tome and Principe, the state news agency STP-Press said Sunday reporting a toll from the armed forces chief of staff. The military, which Friday thwarted a coup bid in the tiny Portuguese-speaking archipelago off central Africa considered a beacon of democracy, […]

Human Rights

City enables Durbanville homeowners

The City continues to assist beneficiaries of Community Residential Units (CRUs) and other City-owned properties through its No Cost Transfer Programme by enabling them to become first-time homeowners. The new programme was approved by Council in October 2022 and will assist qualifying residents across the metro. Earlier this week, on Thursday 24 November 2022, Mayoral […]

Internal Affairs

The Somali Diaspora and its Journey to Political Victories in the West

From refugees to elected office, 14 Somali Americans have won legislative seats across the U.S. this year. Some also have been elected to city councils, school boards and the boards of parks and recreation in their respective cities. The U.S. midterm elections have proved to be historic for Somalis, with more women elected to public […]


South Africa gears up for 16 Days of Activism against GBV

JOHANNESBURG, The 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children Campaign kicks off at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, on Friday. According to the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS), this year’s campaign takes place under the theme: ‘Socio-Economic Rights and Empowerment to build Women’s Resilience against Gender-Based Violence and Femicide: Connect, Collaborate, […]


Police nab stock thief with more than 200 rounds of ammunition

DURBAN – On 24 November 2022 at 13:00, a multi-disciplinary operation was conducted by various police units at Mhosheni in Nquthu where they were following information about 13 cattle that were stolen in Babanango. It is alleged that cattle were stolen while inside the kraal at a homestead this month. The investigation led the team […]

Internal Affairs

Restoring people’s dignity

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister, Patricia de Lille, says government’s land reform programme aims to address the imbalances of the past and restore dignity to people through land ownership. “We have made great progress with land releases and handovers but we must move much faster. We must put more urgency into the work of finalising […]