Category Archives: In The News

The Protection of State Information Bill – Secrecy bill

(Campaigners) against the bill have presented a threat to the rights of the grassroots poor as one to the media IF WE want to protect our freedoms, we need to make sure they are not seen as the concern of … Continue reading

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Apple ‘visionary’ dies aged 56

Life of Steve Jobs Born in San Francisco in Feb 1955 to university students Joanne Schieble and Syrian-born Abdulfattah Jandali Adopted as a baby by a Californian working class couple Had a summer job at Hewlett-Packard while at school – … Continue reading

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Compliance – The New Companies Act

Corporate South Africa has two years in which to ensure that it is compliant with the new Companies Act. The task, which will be tedious and time consuming but not complicated, will require corporate administrators, that army of unsung heroes, … Continue reading

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Kenyan MPs Push for ICT City

Kenya’s ICT Technopolis Park got a boost from the influential Parliamentary Committee on Energy, Information and Communications, when members of the committee pushed for the project to be fast-tracked as they visited the site that will house the Technopolis. Members of the … Continue reading

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Libya – Who Are The Rebels? by Jon Lee Anderson for The New Yorker

Three of the world’s great armies have suddenly conspired to support a group of people in the coastal cities and towns of Libya, known, vaguely, as “the rebels.” Last month, Muammar Qaddafi, who combines a phantasmagorical sense of reality with … Continue reading

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Earth Hour 2011

At 8:30 PM on Saturday 26th March 2011, lights will switch off around the globe for Earth Hour and people will commit to actions that go beyond the hour. With Earth Hour almost upon us, our thoughts are with the … Continue reading

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Keynote Address By President Jacob Zuma At The Commemoration of the National Human Rights Day

21 March 2011 The Speaker of the National Assembly, Mr Max Sisulu,  The Chief Justice of the Republic, Honourable Judge Sandile Ngcobo, The Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Jeff Radebe, Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission Lawrence Mushwana Basic … Continue reading

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