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Will the Zimbabwe Special Permit be Renewed?

The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has told holders of the Zimbabwean Special Permit (ZSP) not to panic, but to await the decision by the...

EU Funds Activities To Restore Rule of Law in Zimbabwe

Harare - Zimbabwe civic society organisations are set to benefit from a European Union (EU) $2.5 million fund to oil their activities aimed at...

Malawi To Ban Protests As Teachers Begin Sit-In

Lilongwe - President Peter Mutharika’s government is amending the Employment Act to ban state workers from engaging in any sit-in or strike action over...

Evictions, Beatings at Mugabe-Linked Farm

Anti-riot police have harassed, beaten, and ordered some 200 families off a farm linked to President Robert Mugabe’s family, Human Rights Watch said today....

New Marriage Law Seeks to End Child Marriages in Zimbabwe

Young women and child brides will soon have strong protection of the law in Zimbabwe, bringing an end to a period of exploitation that...

Mozambican University Bans Mini-Skirts, Dreadlocks

A university in northern Mozambique, UniZambeze, has reportedly banned students from having dreadlocks or wearing sandals, shorts and tight dresses. The document, shared on Twitter,...

Hundreds of African Migrants Rescued off Libyan Coast

Almost 500 migrants, mainly from the Africa, have been rescued by aid agencies off the coast of Libya.  This has become a huge human...

South Africa Marks Human Rights Day

President Jacob Zuma leads the national commemoration of Human Rights Day in King Williams Town, Eastern Cape Province, celebrating the country’s human rights tradition...

Zimbabwe Urged to Investigate Torture Allegations

Zimbabwe's adoption of a new Constitution with an expansive Bill of Rights in 2013 was a major achievement, but since then the government has...

‘Aware Migrants’ Campaign Launches in Africa as Arrivals to Italy Soar

A campaign to inform would-be migrants in Africa about the dangers of heading to Europe via the Mediterranean sea aims to reach people in...
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