Category Archives: Human Rights

South Sudan War Has Killed 382,000, Says New Study

A new study says South Sudan’s civil war has caused the deaths of 382,000 people, far higher than previous estimates.
The report from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine says that about half …

SOUTH AFRICAN PUBLIC SERVICE IN GEORGIA TO ATTEND 5TH OPEN GOVT SUMMIT

PRETORIA, South African Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has left for Tblisi, Georgia, to participate in the 5th Open Government Partnership Global Summit which began there on Tuesday.

The OGP is a multi-national …

45 Dead in Attack on Nigerian Village, Police Say

At least 45 people died in an attack on a village in northern Nigeria, a police official told reporter on Sunday, the latest in a string of incidents underscoring insecurity in parts of the country.…

Escalation of fighting in South Sudan puts thousands of civilians at risk and compromises peace process

A surge in violent clashes in Unity, Jonglei and Central Equatorias is having a devastating impact on thousands of civilians and on humanitarian agencies trying to provide desperately needed assistance to vulnerable people. The United …

SOUTH AFRICAN PARLIAMENT ADOPTS RESOLUTION ON EXPROPRIATION OF LAND WITHOUT COMPENSATION

CAPE TOWN, A resolution adopted by the National Assembly, the lower house of the South African Parliament to amend the Constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation will be referred to the Constitutional Review …