General

South Africa’s Miss Universe Aims to Empower Women, Girls

UNITED NATIONS - Miss Universe 2019 is using her global platform to strive for gender equality, saying she wants to encourage girls and young women to "tap into their power" and use their voice."We're really taught to be followers from a very young age men…

Government

Pope Sends Special Christmas Message to South Sudanese Leaders

ROME - In his Christmas message to the city and to the world, Pope Francis had special thoughts for people forced to migrate due to injustices and for children who are abandoned and suffer violence. The pope also sent a special Christmas message to the…

Fashion & Lifestyle

GO GEORGE at Lights Festival 2019

Apart from the bus service's operational adjustments to accommodate the annual Lights Festival, the GO GEORGE communication champions always make a huge contribution to the excitement and hype at this community event at the beginning of the holiday season.Families flock to meet the mascots, Georgie…

Market

Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the 2020 Basic Education Sector Lekgotla, Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni

Programme Director, Minister of Basic Education, Ms Angie Motshekga, Deputy Minister of Basic Education, Dr Reginah Mhaule, MECs for Education, Leaders of teacher unions and school governing bodies, Representatives of learner organisations, Academics and experts in the education sector, Representatives of nongovernmental organisations, Members of…

Medical & Health

The Year of Rage: Human Rights in Africa in 2019

There was rage across the African continent last year, says Human Rights Watch in its annual report, with no sign of cooling down in 2020.African public outragedIn Sudan and Guinea, there were manifestations of frustration with entrenched leadership. In Zimbabwe, protests mostly about economic conditions.…