Category Archives: Legal and Judicial

Migrant Killed After Morocco’s Navy Fires on Boat

A migrant has been killed after Morocco’s navy opened fire on a boat carrying her and more than two dozen others, a human rights group said Wednesday.

The 22-year-victim, who was studying law, died before …

Women Detail Alleged Assaults by Ugandan Security Personnel

One month after election-related violence in northern Uganda, two women who say they were brutally assaulted by security officers are still recovering from their injuries. The government has questioned the women’s claims while stopping short …

South Sudanese Cautiously Optimistic over Signed Peace Deal

South Sudan’s warring parties signed what they call a final peace agreement to end a civil war that killed tens of thousands of people and displaced millions.
The deal, signed in the Ethiopian capital Addis …

UN: Millions of Refugee Children Out of School

The U.N. refugee agency reports 4 million refugee children are missing out on an education, a situation that bodes ill for their future and for the well-being of the communities in which they live. The …

SOUTH AFRICA TAKING STEPS TO REDUCE VULNERABILITY TO EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

CAPE TOWN– South Africa has a number of initiatives aimed at fostering climate change adaptation and reducing the risk and vulnerability of South Africans, says the Department of

Environmental Affairs acting deputy director-general for Climate …