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Women's Month is under way in South Africa, making it an apt time to examine progress women have made in gaining equality, as well...
The Regulation of Land Holdings Bill, to be submitted to parliament this year, will restrict foreign ownership of land in South Africa. But, says President Zuma, this will safeguard the interests of citizens and will not chase away existing and potential foreign investors.
President Jacob Zuma has lauded Adam Kok I, the Griqua leader who stood up to the colonial authorities 300 years ago, as "one of the greatest warriors ever produced by our country", and said a new Bill would empower South Africa's indigenous Khoi, San, Nama, Korana and Griqua communities.
South African scholars will be taught a new Bill of Responsibilities as part of their life orientation lessons, which together with a schools' pledge is intended to instil a culture of respect and responsibility in the country's youngsters.