Daily Archives: March 4, 2014

Mozambique: Refugees Flee to Malawi

Blantyre — Since mid-January, an estimated 2,000 people have fled fighting between the government and former rebels in Mozambique, spilling into neighbouring Malawi, but they are yet to receive assistance as the Malawian government and

South Africa: Pistorius Trial Judge Notes Pitfalls of Media Attention

Pretoria, South Africa — The murder trial of South African Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has attracted unprecedented media attention. The coverage of the story, however, has not been without problems.

Pistorius’ closely watched murder trial

South Africa: Sex Workers Demand Recognition and March to Parliament

Sex workers and sex worker advocates in Durban, Polokwane, Cape Town and Johannesburg took to the streets on Monday to honour International Sex Worker Rights’ Day. Similar marches were held in cities and towns all

Swaziland: Dry Spell Upends Sunny Outlook On Food

Mbabane — A prolonged dry spell with scorching temperatures has undone an optimistic outlook for Swaziland’s harvest of maize, the staple. Instead, experts are now predicting another round of scarcity and hand-outs in the perennially

South Africa: Pistorius Witness Tells of Screams

Photo: Werner Beukes/SAPA

Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius in court (file photo).

Pretoria — A third State witness testified about a woman screaming for help as Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial entered its second day on Tuesday.