SOUTH AFRICANS are growing impatient with Cyril Ramaphosa, the former union boss, anti-apartheid activist and tycoon who is now their president. In his 20 months in office, no one has been prosecuted for the looting of the state that took place under his predecessor, Jacob Zuma
[allAfrica] Cape Town -South Africa has become the 57th country to prohibit the corporal punishment of children. This comes after the Constitutional Court’s ruling that the common law defence of ‘reasonable and moderate chastisement’ is unconstitutional.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -South Africa has become the 57th country to prohibit the corporal punishment of children.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -In a unanimous judgment, the Constitutional Court of South Africa ruled that the common law defence of reasonable and moderate parental chastisement of children is unconstitutional. The court said it was of the view that there are effective ways to discipline children without the use of corporal punishment. The ruling has been met with mixed reaction, with some organisations hailing it while others saying it sets a very dangerous precedent.
[Daily Maverick] Domestic business confidence rose in September off 34-year lows, while South Africa’s ‘competitiveness’ ranking by the World Economic Forum also moved up a few notches. While this is surely welcome, both data sets come off such low thresholds that improvements hardly signal a significant turnaround.
[Vanguard] Following successful conclusion of the 9th Bi-National Commission of South Africa and Nigeria meeting in Pretoria, South Africa, which was elevated to the level of heads of state, both countries have agreed on issuing 10-year visas to businessmen, academics and frequent travelers.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Former Old Mutual CEO, Peter Moyo is suing the insurance group for R250-million (U.S.$16, 509 500) or be permanently reinstated.
[The Conversation Africa] As South Africa’s Springbok rugby team vies for victory in the 2019 Rugby World Cup tournament, it is worthwhile to reflect on the historical substance of sports unity since 1994.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Imagine coming from a tough competition – losing the grand prize – but only to be signed by one of the world’s biggest music producers.
[East African] Kenya and Uganda are among 11 countries to pledge $32 million to the Global Fund ahead of its annual fundraising scheduled for October in France.