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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...

Botswana Govt Accused of Threatening to Kill Journalists

Suspected Botswana security agents have been accused of detaining and threatening to kill three Journalists working for INK Centre for Investigative Journalism, non-governmental organisation...

Pressure Mounts on Tanzanian Camps as Burundian Refugees Flood

Pressure is mounting in Tanzanian refugee camps as the flow of refugees from Burundi continues on a large scale.  January saw the largest rate...

Mugabe’s Govt Blamed For Human Rights Violations – U.S

President Robert Mugabe’s administration is in the international spotlight again albeit for the wrong reasons over its human rights record and anti-gay policies, according...

Violence Erupts in South Africa

A group calling itself “The Mamelodi Concerned Residents” marched in Pretoria to protest against African immigrants in South Africa. The march was opposed by...

South Africa Concerned About Outbreak of Violence

The South African government is deeply concerned about threats of renewed violence against foreign nationals and says it is taking steps to deal with...

Simple Justice For Refugees in South Africa

Sixteen years ago I formed a not-for-profit agency, Simple Justice, to assist people at the bottom of the pyramid and protect their dignity.  Our...
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