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International Nurses Day – Celebrating Nurses and their great Work

International Nurses Day 12 May 12 May marks  International Nurses Day, and on this day the Joe Slovo Foundation pays tribute to the hardworking and selfless nurses in South Africa for the great work that they are putting into nursing the many community members who are affected by COVID-19 to full health and out of hospital beds. Almost 50% of people who were infected with COVID-19, which has become the
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Earth Day 2020 is even more important than ever – flood the digital landscape with action

22 April is Earth Day. While the coronavirus (COVID-19) has been spreading around the world and dominating news headlines, thoughts and attention, the need to take climate action has remained as urgent as ever. By the end of 2020, global CO2 emissions need to have dropped by 7.6% and continue to fall by 7.6% each year for us to have keep global heating under 1.5oC, according to the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Emissions
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AFRICAN COUNTRIES MUST CONDEMN MOROCCO’S CONTINUED OCCUPATION OF WESTERN SAHARA

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Naledi Pandor  said African countries should join South Africa in stressing that Morocco’s continued illegal occupation of Western Sahara was unacceptable. She was speaking at a memorial service she hosted for the Western Sahara ambassador Radhi Bashir who died last month. Tributes to the late Bashir came from Pandor and the dean of the diplomatic corps, Congolese ambassador Bene M’poko, among others. Pandor said the
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Generation Equality – Stands Against Rape. Under the umbrella of the Generation Equality campaign to mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE by 2030 to End Violence against Women campaign is calling upon people from all walks of life, across generations, to take our boldest stand yet against rape.

https://youtu.be/mqiAvWmUoGg Rape, a single word with devastating impact that spans decades, even generations. It destroys bodies and minds and puts peace in jeopardy. When left unpunished or trivialized, it creates a pervasive culture where sexual violence is normalized, women and girls are undervalued, and entire communities and nations are left fractured. Too many of us fail to name or challenge the rape culture that surrounds us. Through words, actions and
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SOUTH-AFRICA-on-the-SQUARE – Celebrating 26 years of Freedom and to thank London and the UK. South-Africa-on-the-Square  is supported by the South African High Commission and is endorsed by and will raise funds for the foundations of three of the great leaders of the ant-apartheid movement and the work these foundations continue to do today

Celebrating 26 years of Freedom and to thank London and the UK. South-Africa-on-the-Square  is supported by the South African High Commission and is endorsed by and will raise funds for the foundations of three of the great leaders of the ant-apartheid movement and the work these foundations continue to do today Nelson Mandela was imprisoned by the Racist Apartheid Government for 26 years.  2020  marks 26 years since South Africans