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13 July, 2016
More than 700 000 Namibians are facing acute food insecurity amid mounting livestock deaths due to the widespread shortage of water and pasture following three successive years of drought, a new government-led vulnerability survey has revealed.
13 July, 2016
Freedom of expression watchdog, MISA Zimbabwe, has condemned the apparent disabling of the WhatsApp platform in Zimbabwe which has been hit by ongoing ShutDown Zimbabwe protests in various parts of the country.
12 July, 2016
South Africa is ready to host the 21st International AIDS Conference, which starts on International Mandela Day, 18 July 2016, returns to Durban after 16 years.
12 July, 2016
The Right2Know (R2K) Campaign has called on International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, to condemn police brutality and human rights abuses in Zimbabwe.
12 July, 2016
Special advisor to the Minister of Social Development, Zane Dangor, says the child support grant is too low and the department is extremely concerned about that. Dangor is of the view that without the grants, a lot of people would be in a desperate situation.
12 July, 2016
Eight South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) journalists who are facing disciplinary action for daring to speak up against the public broadcaster’s controversial chief operating officer, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, have been awarded the Nat Nakasa award for their coura
12 July, 2016
  Civil rights body, Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has presented proof that BnP Capital, which has a contract with South African Airways (SAA), have its Financial Services Board (FSB) licence revoked.
6 July, 2016
Collins Mwai in his article titled ‘Investable climate projects will deliver sustainable growth in Africa - World Bank official’, says last week at the African Carbon Forum convened in Kigali, African countries committed to achieve climate change resilience and to make the Paris Agreement on clim
6 July, 2016
Activists from across Africa clarify misconceptions about the International Criminal Court (ICC) and highlight the need for African governments to support the court in a video released by 21 African and international non-governmental organisations.
6 July, 2016
Peter Adamu in his article titled ‘Women and youth activism a let-down’, says that he has the opinion that the work and voice of human rights and civil rights activists has been compromised by the political happenings in Zambia.
6 July, 2016
A child rights organisation has called for practical interventions that can significantly benefit children in the country in order to bail them out from the challenges that they face.
6 July, 2016
There is very little to show for the huge amounts of money invested in local pro-democracy groups over the years, a western envoy has lamented, adding that the non-governmental organisation sector has become as corrupt as the regime whose ouster it sought.
6 July, 2016
South Africa has joined China and Russia in voting against a United Nations (UN) resolution on the ‘promotion, protection and enjoyment of human rights on the Internet’.
6 July, 2016
Criticism of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief operating officer, Hlaudi Motsoeneng's, censorship of news coverage and his running of the public broadcaster as ‘his own private spaza shop’ is getting louder.
6 July, 2016
The Western Cape Department of Education together with Via Afrika have launched Africa's first Tabtor Maths Centre in Durbanville in Cape Town.

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