South Africa

South African Court Throws Out Urgent Bid To Gag M

Friday, August 11, 2023
Lusaka, August 10, 2023 mdash;The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomed a Gauteng High Court ruling on Tuesday

South African Court Prohibits Former President’s Private Prosecution Of Journali

Thursday, June 8, 2023
New York, June 8, 2023 mdash;In response to the Wednesday, June 7,

South African Court’s Gag On Amabhungane Raises Fears For Investigative Journali

Thursday, June 8, 2023
New York, June 7, 2023 mdash;The Committee to Protect Journalists on Wednesday expressed concern that a South African high court judge rsquo;s temporary injunction, if made final, against the amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism, a nonprofit investigative outlet, could imperil the country ...

AfCFTA: Seizing Opportunities For A Prosperous Africa

Saturday, May 27, 2023
African countries can become global competitors and benefit from AfCFTA by investing in critical infrastructure, promoting innovation and technology. The global economy is currently facing unprecedented challenges, including trade wars, disruptions in transport and logistics system ...

South African Court Bans Independent Media Outlets From Publishing Leaked Intell

Friday, October 14, 2022
Lusaka, October 13, 2022 ndash; A South African court judgment banning the publication of an intelligence report about alleged U.S. efforts to gather intelligence about South Africa rsquo;s ruling African National Congress party must be made public and should be overturned on appeal, the Committee ...

South African Journalist Karyn Maughan Criminally Charged Over Report On Former

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Lusaka, September 20, 2022 ndash; Former South African President Jacob Zuma and his legal team should immediately drop their private criminal prosecution against Karyn Maughan, a reporter with the privately owned News24 site, and allow the press to report on court proceedings without intimidation o ...

Young South African Steinway Piano Technician Emerges

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
For 170 years, Steinway - the German-American piano company- has crafted the world acute;s grandest pianos, but no Black African technician has ever received its highly coveted certification mdash;until now. In December 2019 Steinway certified South African Tshepiso Ledwaba, 31, after year ...

Covid-19: Vaccinating Stateless People In South Africa

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Clad in a torn and tattered orange overall, 25-year-old Brandon Ndlovu cuts a lone figure at Benoni, in Johannesburg, one of South Africa rsquo;s busiest shopping centres. He does not feel part of the shoppers on the streets because he has not been vaccinated against COVID-19. Mr. Ndlovu is consi ...

African Securities Exchanges Association's Annual Conference Places Africa's Eco

Monday, November 22, 2021
The African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA), premier Association of Securities Exchanges in Africa, is organizing its 24th annual conference on November 24 and 25 in digital format. Placed under the theme ldquo;Financial markets, Key drivers of the African emergence rdquo;, this conference ...

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 ...
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