Category Archives: Human Rights


South African power utility Eskom says it’s set to begin daily power-cuts on Monday to defaulting municipalities in the North West, the Free State and the Northern Cape.


Twenty-seven municipalities have a combined debt …

South Africa: The Exploitation of Children Taints Many Consumer Products

In the run-up to World Day Against Child Labour on June 12, Human Rights Watch released a heart-wrenching video highlighting child labour practices that still make big bucks for multinational corporations.

According to Human Rights …

UN Gender Focus: reproductive rights, women police officers and solar energy

Zimbabwe activist champions sexual reproductive rights for women

Young girls in Zimbabwe struggle with issues ranging from early pregnancy to accessing sexual reproductive services, a young activist has said. Annah Sango, advocacy officer for Africa …

Eritrea “responsible for crimes against humanity”

Widespread and systematic crimes against humanity have been committed in Eritrea since it gained independence in 1991 for which the perpetrators should face international justice, leading UN human rights investigators said Wednesday.

The recommendation is …

South Africa: Standard and Poor’s to Decide On SA’s Rating


Ratings agency Standard and Poor’s will today make its decision public on South Africa’s credit rating.


This, as South Africa is currently one notch above sub investment status.


Speaking recently to business, …

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