Daily Archives: March 1, 2019

Deputy Minister Sotyu to visit Galaletseng Science Secondary School, kuruman in Northern Cape as part of Ministerial Back to School Campaign

On behalf of the Ministry of Arts and Culture, the Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Makhotso Maggie Sotyu, will be continuing with the National Department of Arts and Culture Ministerial Back To School Campaign Programme. The event will take place on Friday, 01 March 2019 at Galaletseng Science Secondary School, Mothibistad in kuruman, Northern Cape.

Launched on the 2nd of February 2018 in Brandfort, Free State Province, the campaign seeks to foster and promote Nation Building, Social Cohesion and moral regeneration, particularly in historically disadvantaged schools from all backgrounds.

The activities will also include donation of educational gifts to the school and learners, and the hoisting of the South African and African Union Flags.

The Programme is on quest to revive the nation building principles and legacy left by the first democratically elected President of South Africa, the late former President Nelson Mandela, and other liberation heroes and heroines, as 2019 is a year of celebrating the 25 years of freedom and democracy for all in South Africa.

In this instance, Programmes like Artists in Schools, Young Patriots, and the establishment of School Libraries, will be prioritised by this annual campaign.

Source: Department of Arts and Culture

Amnesty Urges Moratorium on S. Sudan Executions

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN, Amnesty International said Friday that it was shocked by the increase in executions recently carried out in South Sudan, noting that at least seven men were put to death in February.The London-based rights group said the deaths represented "as many [people] as…

Amnesty Urges Moratorium on S. Sudan Executions

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN, Amnesty International said Friday that it was shocked by the increase in executions recently carried out in South Sudan, noting that at least seven men were put to death in February.The London-based rights group said the deaths represented "as many [people] as…

Centane rapist sentenced to 16 years imprisonment

Centane Regional Magistrate's Court sentenced 23-year-old Sanezo Mbesi to undergo 16 years imprisonment after he was convicted of raping an 18-year-old woman. The accused was sentenced on Thursday, 28 February 2019 at Centane Regional Magistrate's Court.It is alleged that the victim was from a traditional…

Centane rapist sentenced to 16 years imprisonment

Centane Regional Magistrate's Court sentenced 23-year-old Sanezo Mbesi to undergo 16 years imprisonment after he was convicted of raping an 18-year-old woman. The accused was sentenced on Thursday, 28 February 2019 at Centane Regional Magistrate's Court.It is alleged that the victim was from a traditional…