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    UK unilateral decision to terminate Official Development Aid to SA

    Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

    Department of International Relations and cooperation Republic of South Africa Media Statement The South African government has noted with regret the unilateral announcement by the government of the United Kingdom regarding the termination of the Official Development Aid to South Africa as from the year 2015. This is such a major decision with far reaching [...]

    Anglo American faces charges of neglect for thousands of silicosis sufferers

    Friday, April 19th, 2013

    Action for Southern Africa Press Release South African NUM official comes to London AGM to demand justice The board of Anglo American will face a leading member of South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers at their annual general meeting today (19 April), who will attest to the fact that time is running out for tens [...]

    Zambia gay rights activist Paul Kasonkomona arrested

    Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

    BBC A prominent gay rights activist has been arrested in Zambia after appearing on a live television calling for same-sex relations to be decriminalised. Paul Kasonkomona had been charged with “inciting the public to take part in indecent activities”, police chief Solomon Jere told AFP news agency. He was detained as he stepped out of [...]