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April 07

  • Botswana: Annual Human Rights Film Festival in Botswana [analysis]

    If you are in Botswana between the 9th and 16th of April and enjoy documentaries and are interested in human rights than you should definitely go along to the DITSHWANELO annual... Read more »

  • South Africa: Souls of Khoi-San Folk [analysis]

    Many indigenous people struggle in today's world, suffering from what anthropologists have termed the 'loss of soul' - a condition that arises when the connection between people... Read more »

  • South Africa: Telling Heroes Tales [analysis]

    It is a peculiar sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others, of measuring one's soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity - W.E.B... Read more »



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March 18

  • Swaziland: Naming and Shaming [analysis]

    When he launched his - sorry Swaziland's - brand new airport, King Mswati III was determined to make a clear point to all the detractors who had criticised the project over the... Read more »

  • Botswana: Govt Must Provide HIV Treatment to All Prisoners [analysis]

    In another important legal victory for human rights in Botswana, the High Court in Gaborone yesterday ordered the government to provide HIV treatment to all non-citizen prisoners. Read more »



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March 04

  • South Africa: GBV Is Not Just a Women's Issue [analysis]

    It's time to for all of us in southern Africa to make ourselves deliberately uncomfortable about the extent of gender-based violence and open ourselves up to new thinking about how... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Meet Mozambique's Next President [analysis]

    Don't worry if you haven't heard of Filipe Nyussi. Most Mozambicans don't know much about him either. But it's time to start learning because unless something goes very wrong,... Read more »



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February 24

  • Southern Africa: Young Women Picking Up the Baton [analysis]

    For the past few decades, the women's movement in southern Africa has been under scrutiny for having lost its vigor. Back in the 1990s, the movement fought gender inequality in... Read more »



February 20

  • Swaziland: Nation's Biggest White Elephant [analysis]

    Next month, King Mswati III will officially open Swaziland's biggest white elephant - the Sikhuphe International Airport, amid fears that it will continue bleeding precious funds... Read more »



February 19

  • Namibia: War On Women [analysis]

    Violence against women and children in Namibia is reaching critical proportions. Of late there have been some particularly horrific incidences of what are unfortunately termed... Read more »

  • Malawi: Electoral Bandwagon Gathers Pace [analysis]

    The electoral bandwagon in Malawi is gathering pace after the presidential candidates officially entered the race - along with their respective running mates. Read more »

  • Angola: Nation's Dire Human Rights Situation [analysis]

    Anyone who cast even a cursory eye over Angola in 2013 would have realised that very little was going right for the vast majority of the population. True - the economy was... Read more »



February 17

  • Zimbabwe: Group Protest for Women Rights [analysis]

    "Instead of sitting at home and waiting for flowers on Valentine's, women have chosen to rise and make demands: making clear that the gift women want is dignity, bodily autonomy,... Read more »

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