South Africa

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SA condom failures

By Thaddeus Baklinski — Originally published in LifeStiteNews.Com 1.35 million condoms given out prior to celebrations put on by South Africa’s governing political party, the African National Congress, have been recalled due to complaints that the locally made prophylactics were defective. Spokesman Jabu Mbalula of the health department of the […]

Participate in local Secrecy Bill hearings — CPLO
South Africa

Participate in local Secrecy Bill hearings — CPLO

Citizens opposed to the Protection of State Information Bill, otherwise known as the Secrecy Bill, are strongly encouraged to attend public hearings in their area, the Parliamentary Liaision Office (CPLO) of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference urges in a newsletter today. After being approved – by 229 votes against […]

Irish builders making school dream come true
Eastern Cape Education South Africa

Irish builders making school dream come true

Forty one Irish volunteer builders are rapidly turning an ambitious community upliftment dream into a reality in the impoverished, shackland township of Missionvale, Port Elizabeth. “It’s a miracle”, said Missionvale Care Centre Academy principal Pastor Russel Viljoen as the industrious Irishmen — seemingly oblivious to a relentless heatwave in PE […]

TopTV porn plans held up
South Africa

TopTV porn plans held up

Research shows porn reduces sex crimes, says TopTV The South Gauteng High Court today ruled that pay channel TopTV may not flight three pornographic channels without securing the permission of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa). Icasa brought an urgent court interdict on Friday to stop TopTV owners […]