Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi's Address On the 11th International Israeli Apartheid Week, Cape Town [press release]

March 6, 2015

On behalf of COSATU I bring a message of support and solidarity with the 11th International Israeli Apartheid Week, that began on 2nd March 2015 and will continue until Sunday. Our aim is to raise awareness about Israel’s apartheid policies towards the…

'First Human' Discovered in Ethiopia

March 6, 2015

Scientists have unearthed the jawbone of what they claim is one of the very first humans. The 2.8 million-year-old specimen is 400,000 years older than researchers thought that our kind first emerged. The discovery in Ethiopia suggests climate change spurred the transition…

Freedom Park Launches Storytelling Festival

March 6, 2015

Freedom Park has launched an International Storytelling Festival aimed at bringing together arts and culture practitioners and academics together for knowledge sharing. At the launch, Acting Freedom Park CEO Jane Mufamadi led a panel of academics, professionals and storytellers. The panel explained…

Proteas Come Out to Bat Against HIV Stigma

March 6, 2015

Players and officials at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup 2015, being held in Australia and New Zealand, are raising awareness around HIV in efforts to eliminate discrimination and increase solidarity around ending the AIDS epidemic. Thirteen World Cup matches,…