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    South Africa: President Zuma reshuffles cabinet, sacks Minister of Finance and his deputy

    Friday, March 31st, 2017

    South Africa: President Zuma reshuffles cabinet, sacks Minister of Finance and his deputy. 31 March 2017 President Zuma has made many changes to his cabinet. It is a controversial reshuffle and the main focus is that he has dismissed the Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan and his Deputy Mcebisi Jonas. The new Finance Minister is [...]

    Ahmed Kathrada dies

    Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

    28 March 2017 The death of Ahmed Mohamed Kathrada, known to many as Kathy, has been announced. He was one of the group along with Nelson Mandela known as the Rivonia trialists who were put on trial in 1963/1964 with charges that if found guilty they could face the death penalty. They were found guilty [...]

    South Africa: Victims of the Sharpeville Massacre Remembered on Human Rights Day

    Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

    On 21 March 1960, 69 black South Africans were killed by

    International Women’s Day: Message from the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions Womens Committee

    Thursday, March 9th, 2017

    The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) Women’s Committee marked

    International Women’s Day: Support the women of Southern Africa

    Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

    The theme for International Women’s Day on Wednesday 8 March is #BeBoldforChange. ACTSA believes that gender equality and 

    Compensation not Procrastination: Justice for Silicosis Sufferers

    Friday, March 3rd, 2017

    On 4 March 2017, it will be one year since a