Daily Archives: March 22, 2014

Swaziland: Calls to Release Jailed Critics Grow

More organisations within Swaziland and internationally have joined the chorus of support for the two ‘prisoners of conscience’ who have been jailed on remand accused of contempt of court for criticising the judiciary in magazine

Eulogy by his Excellency President Jacob Zuma on the occasion of the Provincial Official Funeral Service of Mrs Martha Mahlangu, Mamelodi West, Pretoria

Members of the bereaved Mahlangu family, friends, relatives,

Gauteng Premier, Ms Nomvula Mokonyane,

Ministers and Deputy Ministers,

City of Tshwane Mayor, Councillor Ramokgopa,

Nkosi Mahlangu and all Traditional Leaders present

Leaders of the ANC, SACP, …

Gender Council Pays Tribute to 9-Year-Old Rape Victim

The National Council against Gender-Based Violence (NCGBV) has sent its condolences to the family of the nine-year-old girl, who recently passed away after being raped and set alight.

Lihle Hlanjwa, from Delft South in Cape …

Good Health Care a Marker of Progress

President Jacob Zuma says one of the markers of a progressive democracy is improved health care for the nation.

The President was addressing the Human Rights Day gathering, held at Sharpeville cricket ground on Friday.…

ANC Mob Stones Pieterson, Babuseng Families At Human Rights Event [press release]

An ANC mob has stoned a bus carrying the families of Hector Pieterson, Tsepho Babuseng and myself.

The attack took place enroute to the Sharpeville memorial to honour all those who have lost their lives …