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South Africa’s new Cabinet is gender balanced
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Politics and Society South Africa’s new Cabinet is gender balanced

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has trimmed down his Cabinet from 36 Ministers to 28 and made it gender balanced for the first time in the country’s history. He has also included younger leaders in his Cabinet, notably former ANC Youth League deputy president Ronald Lamola and ANC Youth League secretary-general Njabulo Nzuza.

#Repeal162 is not about the LGBTQI+ community. It is about universal rights and freedoms
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African identities #Repeal162 is not about the LGBTQI+ community. It is about universal rights and freedoms

The Kenyan High Court has rejected a plea to declare sections 162 (a) and (c) and section 165 of the Penal Code unconstitutional. The plea, filed in 2016 by three Kenyan gay rights organisations, claimed that the sections have led to discrimination and the justification of violence against the LGBTQI+ community or persons presenting as such.

South Africa signs MoU with Kenya to facilitate the teaching of Kiswahili in its schools
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Arts and Culture South Africa signs MoU with Kenya to facilitate the teaching of Kiswahili in its schools

Kenya and South Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide a foundation for the introduction of Kiswahili as an elective language in the South African educational system. This is South Africa’s next step in fully integrating Kiswahili as an indigenous language to promote unity and social cohesion with fellow Africans.