Daily Archives: March 25, 2014

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe’s Demining Neglected

Harare — In Zimbabwe’s sparsely populated northeastern district of Mukumbura, the cattle are trained to move in single file in search of water and pastures, a measure to protect them from anti-personnel landmines.

Villagers rarely

South Africa: State Closes Case in Pistorius Trial

Photo: Marco Longari/Sapa

South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius cries in court (file photo).

Pretoria — The State closed its case in Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial in the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday.


Zimbabwe: Victory for Sexual and Reproductive Rights

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe ruled today that the State was liable for failing to provide a rape survivor with emergency contraception and ordered the government to pay damages.

“The Supreme

South Africa: Pistorius Trial – Week Four, Day Two

Day 15 of the Pistorius trial, where we ended yesterday with the testimony of police Colonel Francois Moller as to the content of text messages swapped between Reeva Steenkamp and Oscar Pistorius – some of

20 Years of improving security and justice

Before 1994 the security forces and the justice system functioned with the express intention of upholding the apartheid state. The security forces were despised by most people, lacked legitimacy and operated as an instrument of …