South Africa

Riots Reveal South Africa’s Enduring Rifts

Friday, July 23, 2021
South Africa has experienced its worst unrest since apartheid ended. Mobs attacked shopping malls and factories in two provinces. In this Q A, Crisis Group expert Pauline Bax explains that the disturbances exposed the political and economic dynamics of a state struggling to contain deadly viol ...

South African Journalists Attacked And Threatened Amid Civil Unrest, 4 Radio Sta

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Lusaka, Zambia, July 13, 2021 ndash; South African authorities must swiftly and thoroughly investigate recent attacks on media outlets and journalists covering civil unrest in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Since July 4, protests have broken out in at least two pro ...

Eswatini Police Detain, Abuse 2 Reporters From South African Outlet New Frame

Thursday, July 8, 2021
Lusaka, Zambia, July 8, 2021 ndash; Eswatini authorities must conduct a swift and thorough investigation into the recent arrests and abuse in custody of journalists Magnificent Mndebele and Cebelihle Mbuyisa, and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. ...

Witch Persecution: Are Pagans Against Enlightenment in South Africa?

Saturday, May 1, 2021
A recent post urging black and white South Africans to rally against witch persecution and muti killings has elicited some reactions from the pagan community in South Africa. While it has never been my intention to join issues with the pagan community, I would like to address the concerns that they ...

Southern African Development Community (sadc) Counts On Eu And Us For Funding Se

Thursday, April 29, 2021
The 16-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC) is counting funding from the United States and European Union (EU) to support its proposed military deployment (3,000 troops) in Cabo Delgado, northern Mozambique, according to Andre Thomashausen, professor emeritus of international law at ...

Mozambique Needs To Address Deepening Political Discontent And Widening Socio-ec

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has to make consistent efforts toward addressing the systemic governance deficit, deepening political discontent, and widening socio-economic disparity as the surest possible way to maintain long-t ...

Scaling Up Development Could Help Southern African Leaders To Defeat Frequent Mi

Saturday, April 17, 2021
Leaders of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are now considering, without foreign interference, tackling frequent insurgency devastating regional development, causing havoc to human habitation and threatening security in southern Africa. This collective decision came out after the Ex ...

Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit Ends With Promises Of More

Friday, April 9, 2021
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) held an Extraordinary Double Troika meeting on 8th April in Maputo to deliberate on measures on addressing terrorism and its related impact on the current development specifically in the Mozambique and generally in southern Africa. The Cabo Delgado c ...

The Great Game of Vaccination Diplomacy Targets Africa

Friday, February 26, 2021
Russia is committed to helping eradicate the rapidly increasing coronavirus infections in Africa amounting to approximately 3.8 million with its latest developed Sputnik V vaccine. Such a step will enable Russia to reassert its geopolitical influence that involves a keen competition with other forei ...

South African Journalist Sam Sole On Landmark Court Victory: “2008 Surveillance

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
South Africa rsquo;s highest court, the Constitutional Court, handed down a landmark judgment on February 4 that not only protects journalists and their sources from surv ...
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