A growing chorus of academics have urged the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) to reinstate its award to civil rights activist Angela Davis after it stripped her of the honor for expressing support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, the group Jewish Voice for Peace said on Thursday.[…]
Nominations have opened for the Muslim Student Association Union’s (MSA) annual Yusuf Talia al-Ihsaan Award, which aims to recognise the sterling work and efforts of young Muslims towards contributing towards South African society. 2015 marks the fifth year of the awards existence, which has this year been renamed to honour[…]
While anti-apartheid activist and philanthropist Ahmed Mohamed Kathrada remains humbled by his Freedom of the City Award, he believes other freedom fighters are far more worthy. The 86 year old struggle activist was conferred with the award by the City of Cape Town in a formal ceremony on Thursday at[…]
Public protector Thuli Madonsela was humbled to be selected the winner of Transparency International’s Integrity award for 2014, she said on Friday. “I accept the accolade with deep humility on behalf of the public protector team, fellow integrity institutions in South Africa, whistleblowers and the resilient people of South Africa,”[…]
Renowned South African journalist and City Press editor, Ferial Haffajee, is in line to be awarded the prestigious International Press Freedom Award for her dedication in the field of journalism. The award recognizes those journalists who remain steadfast in their work despite facing criticism, threats of violence, and even censorship.[…]
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