Investigation concludes Saudi Arabia infiltrated Wikipedia with agents to control content

Saudi Arabia infiltrated Wikipedia by recruiting the organisation’s highest-ranked administrators in the country as government agents, in a bid to control content on the website, activists said Thursday, citing the investigation. Wikimedia, the parent company of Wikipedia, terminated all of its administrators in Saudi Arabia in December after an internal[…]

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More efficient maintenance courts needed

There are increased calls on national government to allocate adequate funding to allow for maintenance courts to function efficiently. This comes as South Africa marks the start of the 16 Days of Activism for women and children. A number of women picketed outside the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development on Thursday calling[…]

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DAWN hails Maintenance Amendment Act

The Democratic Alliance Women’s Network (DAWN) has hailed the signing of the Maintenance Amendment Act by President Jacob Zuma as a victory for women in South Africa, with the changes set to enforce strict measures on defaulters who fail to pay up on maintenance. DAWN has been one of the[…]

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Prayer is better than sleep

FEATURE by Idris Tawfiq When young Muslims meet others for the first time and find out that they are Muslim, often one of the very first questions they ask each other is, “Do you pray?” It’s as if this is their touchstone to see if the person they have met is[…]

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