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Amidst Global Turmoil, Citizens Unite for Peace: 11th Annual Peace Walk in 50 countries

Citizens worldwide are coming together for peace through HWPL's 11th Annual Commemoration of the Declaration of World Peace and Peace Walk. With events spanning about 50 countries, the initiative promotes unity and...

#Elections19: What ANC stands for

The African National Congress (ANC) is one of South Africa’s longest running political parties. Established in 1912, it is the only party that has repeatedly knocked out its opponents since contending in the first...

#Womandla: South Sudan: Women make a stand for a place in government

Women in Northern Bahr-el-Ghazal State call for the implementation of 35 per cent political representation, as stipulated in the revitalised peace agreement signed in September 2018, in the next state government. “The agreed quota of...

Ethiopian Airlines plane crash claims 157 lives

An Ethiopian Airlines flight headed to Nairobi, Kenya, went down about 60 km outside of Addis Ababa, after only six minutes of being in the air. The crash claimed the lives of all 149...

DA leader Maimane resigns

After serving just over four years as the leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA), Mmusi Maimane handed in his resignation on Wednesday. I have worked tirelessly to build the project of One SA for All....

Brenton Tarrant, NZ mosque shooter, to represent himself in court

The accused in the mass shooting at two Christchurch, New Zealand, mosques that claimed the lives of 50 people, has opted to represent himself in court proceedings. His former lawyer, Richard Peters, said Australian-born Brenton...
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Peace updates from across the globe

As we highlight the peace efforts of individuals and organisations across the globe, we look at the African Union (AU) calling for an international conference in July to help resolve the conflict in Libya....

The cruel reality of photojournalism

As we celebrate Youth day on the 16th of June, it is only fair to pay homage to Sam Nzima who is the photojournalist behind the famous photo of Youth Day, depicting wounded Hector...

Minister Joe Phaahla calls for vigilance as the country records another positive case of...

The Minister of Health, Dr Joe Phaahla calls for vigilance as the country records another positive case of Monkeypox disease. The second patient is a 32-year old male from Cape Town, in the Western...

Over 26,000,000 South Africans will make their mark on Election Day

26,727,921 South Africans will participate in the sixth democratic national and provincial elections on 8 May 2019, a day which has also been declared an official public holiday by the President. The elections are expected...

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