Category Archives: Human Rights

Highlighting Ways to Stop Weapons Flowing into Vulnerable Regions, Delegates in First Committee Call for Stricter Export Controls

Stemming the steady flow of conventional arms into vulnerable regions required proper export controls and improvements in the implementation of existing instruments, delegates told the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) today during a debate …

Mpumalanga Treasury holds Supply Chain Indaba in Mbombela, 28 to 29 Sept

The Mpumalanga Provincial Treasury will host a two – day Supply Chain Indaba on 28- 29 September 2017 at City of Mbombela.

The Indaba under the theme “Going back to Basics” seeks to address the …

Kenya Faces Challenges New Presidential Polls

NAIROBI — It’s been four days, but some Kenyans are still shocked that the Supreme Court nullified the results of last month’s presidential election, citing ‘irregularities and illegalities’ in the transmission of results.
“It’s the …

SOUTH AFRICA: POWER UTILITY TO PULL THE PLUG ON DEFAULTING MUNICIPALITIES

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 …

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