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    Zimbabwe: EU targeted measures suspended for 81 individuals

    Monday, March 25th, 2013

    Following the referendum on a new constitution for Zimbabwe, the European Union has decided to suspend targeted measures on a further 81 individuals and eight entities. European Union Declaration by the High Representative, Catherine Ashton, on behalf of the European Union with regard to the successful Constitutional referendum in Zimbabwe and the review of EU [...]

    Zimbabwe approves new constitution

    Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

    BBC Zimbabwe’s new constitution was approved by an overwhelming majority in Saturday’s referendum, the electoral commission has said.

    Arrests in Zimbabwe overshadow referendum vote

    Monday, March 18th, 2013

    Aides to the Zimbabwean prime minister have been arrested on unknown charges. The news came as vote counting was underway in a constitutional referendum.

    Malawi ex-ministers arrested over ‘coup plot’

    Monday, March 11th, 2013

    Mail and Guardian Malawi police have arrested 11 ex-ministers and senior government officials, including the former president’s brother, for an alleged coup plot. The group are accused of trying to prevent then vice-president Joyce Banda from coming to power last year, after the death of

    Zimbabwean Civil Society Organizations condemn criminalisation of human rights defenders

    Monday, March 11th, 2013

    Zimbabwe Europe Network HARARE, 08 March 2013-We, the undersigned Zimbabwean Civil Society Organizations, condemn the sustained and escalating assault on non-governmental organisations (NGOs) involved in civic education, human rights monitoring, public outreach and service provision by the State.

    Swaziland Rural Women celebrate International Women’s Day

    Friday, March 8th, 2013

    On Friday 8 March, almost 1,000 members of the Swaziland Rural Women’s Assembly gathered together at the Sithobelweni Inkhundla in Swaziland to celebrate and commemorate International Women’s Day under the theme

    International Women’s Day 2013: Time for action to end violence against women

    Friday, March 8th, 2013

    Support Dignity! Period this International Women’s Day, providing sanitary towels to Zimbabwean women.

    South Africa: police dragging death case

    Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

    BBC News The case of eight South African police officers charged over last week’s death of a Mozambican man has been postponed until Friday. Mido Macia, 27, died of head injuries and internal bleeding after his arrest in Daveyton, east of Johannesburg.