“On the occasion of the African Union (AU) 44th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council, held on 14-15 February, and the subsequent 37th Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly on 17-18 February 2024—wherein a report on the situation in Palestine was considered”

“This year’s Super Bowl was a weapon of mass distraction. If there’s any justice, future generations will remember the game not for Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce, or Taylor Swift but for the US-funded attacks on Palestinian civilians that occurred while…”

“The Council on Higher Education has said that it is difficult to defend the exorbitant salaries and perks for executives at South Africa’s universities. This comes after findings that at least half of the Vice Chancellors (VCs) at public universities earned well above R4 million in 2019.”

“On 21 February, we will be marching with community organisations, trade unions, and activist groups ahead of the 2024 budget speech, recognising that austerity will likely continue to be implemented in this coming budget.”

“The class of 2023 received their results on the 19 of January 2024, as the Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, shared the outcomes with the country. The pass rate stood at 82.9% for the grade 12 class of 2023…”

“Rafah, a looming Israeli ground “operation”, and the impact on more than a million trapped civilians are top headlines. But what is Rafah and what are the details around this announced Israeli “operation”? What is Rafah? Rafah straddles the border…”

“Palestine solidarity activists, artists and cultural workers are holding a lively, peaceful picket at the Goethe Institute in Johannesburg. Germany’s financial support to global organisations in cultural and academic sectors has molded cultural production into an extension of state policy.”

“While the demonstration was ongoing, an Israeli official, of a regime that is insulting and killing innocent people, was seen at the picket and was chased away by a group of angry Palestinians.
Apart from the insult, nothing dramatic happened…”

“As South Africa celebrated the Springbok’s 4th World Rugby championship win, the Bathurst community was shaken with fear and tears. Located in the Eastern Cape, under Ndlambe Municipality, community members have been living in fear. This is due to people…”

“The four-day truce between Israel and Hamas was set to expire on Tuesday morning. 33
Palestinian prisoners are set to be released on Monday. The truce between Israel and Hamas was extended by two more days on Monday,
November 27…”

“Holding placards written “#FixOurSchoolsNow” and “10 years of broken promises”, about 50 education activists picketed outside the Department of Basic Education in Pretoria on Wednesday. The group called on Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga to meet the legal obligations…”

“These are the speeches with calls for a ceasefire in Gaza that the BBC cut from the Scottish Bafta Awards ceremony. Some winners and nominees used their appearance on stage to voice solidarity with Palestinians during the awards event in…”




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