Daily Archives: March 19, 2014

South Africa: Pistorius Case – Victim Shot in Defensive Position

Pretoria — Reeva Steenkamp was in a defensive position when she was hit by the last shots Oscar Pistorius fired at her through a locked toilet door, a ballistics expert testified in the paralympic athlete’s

Malawi: Electoral Commission Seeks Consensus on Fighting Political Violence

With two days to go before the official campaign period kicks off, the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has organised an all-party conference aimed at eliminating political violence in the run up to the May 20

Pistorius Trial – Week Three, Day Three [analysis]

It’s the thirteenth day of the Pistorius trial, but despite that inauspicious number, it may be a lucky one for any witnesses nervous of the heat of media attention. Whatever the state’s ballistics expert produces …

The DA Supports the IEC Code of Conduct [press release]

This is the pledge given by DA Leader Helen Zille at the IEC Code of Conduct signing in Midrand, Gauteng today

I would like to acknowledge the presence of acting Chief Justice Moseneke, Presiding Officer …

Fawu Press Statement On Support to NUMSA Strike Action On Youth – for the Record!!! for the Record!!! [press release]

We wish to reiterate that the Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) is in FULL support to the National Union of Metalworkers (NUMSA) in the class battle against Youth Wage Subsidy romanticized as Employment Tax …