[Triggerfish] South Africa is having a good year at the International Emmys: first The River was nominated as best Telenovela and now Zog, animated in Cape Town by Triggerfish for the UK’s Magic Light Pictures, is up for Best Kids’ Animation.
[News24Wire] From a new music trend to heavier societal issues such as femicide, the Pan SA Language Board (PanSALB) on Wednesday morning announced the term that was foremost in the consciousness of South Africans in 2019.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Making affordable contraception available to women who want it would be a cheap, effective way to curb climate change and fast-rising risks in a hotter world, scientists said on Tuesday.
[East African] A comprehensive peace agreement that would set Sudan on a path to political stability and economic recovery appeared feasible as the transition government and rebel groups entered a second day of negotiations in the South Sudan capital Juba.
[Nation] The process of retrieving the vehicle that slipped of a ferry at the Likoni Channel and sunk into the Indian Ocean with a woman and her daughter has begun.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -After South Africa’s Constitutional Court upheld a high court ruling that declared corporal punishment at home unconstitutional, there were memes about African parents ignoring the ruling and beating their children anyway. That’s the way they were disciplined and they turned out fine – that’s the thinking.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -South Africa has become the 57th country to prohibit the corporal punishment of children.
[Premium Times] Of the three arms of government, the Legislature is presumed the most critical in any democratic nation. Apart from producing the largest number of elected officials, the National Assembly aggregates the views of the people (constituents) and makes laws for the good of the nation.
[News24Wire] Julius Malema has denied that he asked for help with his taxes or that he accepted the South African Revenue Service’s (SARS) version of events regarding the “rogue unit”.
[Citizen] Kampala -Ugandan security personnel on Thursday detained six supporters of pop star and presidential hopeful Bobi Wine for wearing red berets, a banned symbol of his “People Power” pressure group, a spokesman for the movement said.