Human rights in South Africa are a mixed bag with enormous challenges and difficulties, but also positive developments and obstacles that have been overcome, and hope, according to the South African Human Rights Commission which is holding a two-day seminar “Business and Human Rights Dialogue” in Johannesburg this week. “South Africa has very good infrastructure in terms of laws, policies and institutions,” Advocate Tseliso Thipanyane, SAHRC CEO told the African News Agency during an interview on the sidelines of the seminar at the Capital Moloko Hotel in Sandton on Tuesday.
Agreement has been reached to establish the African Continental Free Trade Area which is envisaged to offer opportunities to create large economies of scale, says the South African Department of Trade and Industry . Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies and his deputy, Bulelani Magwanishe, attended the African Union Ministers of Trade meeting held in Kigali, Rwanda, last week.
The opera company released a statement earlier this month, announcing that they would be closing their doors for good, after their last performance. The sad news regarding the end of the company displays the lack of love we had no knowledge was festering within the country.
Kagiso Rabada has been suspended for two Test matches, after he was found guilty of a level 2 code of conduct offence in Port Elizabeth . The incident took place on Friday when the South African fast bowler made physical contact with outgoing batsman Steven Smith.
Farm workers harvest cabbages at a farm in Eikenhof, south of Johannesburg, South Africa, June 8, 2017. South Africa's Jewish farmers have shared their concerns over calls for land expropriation without compensation.
Congolese opposition leader, Moise Katumbi speaks at a three-day forum to delegates at a resort hotel near Johannesburg, South Africa, Monday, March 12, 2018. Congolese opposition leader and other figures opposed to longtime President Joseph Kabila met in South Africa on Monday to build a coalition ahead of long-delayed elections in the turbulent, resource-rich country.
Opposition parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo formed a coalition that will back Moise Katumbi's candidacy for president in elections scheduled for December. The new group will be known as Ensemble pour le Changement, Delly Sessanga, an opposition lawmaker, told supporters Monday in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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