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    UK based rights activists in plea for peaceful elections

    Thursday, June 27th, 2013

    By Nomalanga Moyo SW Radio Africa London-based human rights activists marched Thursday to commemorate the 5th anniversary of Zimbabwe’s violent 2008 presidential election run-off and to appeal for peace ahead of this year’s poll. The protest was organised by justice and rights lobby group, Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA), who were joined by

    Zimbabwe: Never Again

    Thursday, June 27th, 2013

    Today, the 27th June, is the fifth anniversary of the fateful presidential run off in 2008, which was marred by a brutal and corrupt campaign of violence including murder, disappearances and mass rape. Action for Southern Africa joined with the

    The Freedom Charter

    Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

    The People Shall Govern! Every man and woman shall have the right to vote for and to stand as a candidate for all bodies which make laws; All people shall be entitled to take part in the administration of the country; The rights of the people shall be the same, regardless of race, colour or sex;

    All bodies of minority rule, advisory boards, councils and authorities shall be replaced by democratic organs of self-government .

    ACTSA Press Release: Zimbabwe: Never again!

    Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

    Protest for peaceful, free and fair elections 1-2pm, Thursday, 27 June Zimbabwe Embassy, 429 Strand, London, WC2 0RJ The 27 June is the fifth anniversary of the Zimbabwe presidential election run off in 2008 in which there was great violence, including killings, disappearances and rape. Zimbabwe will hold elections again very soon. Action for Southern [...]

    Nelson Mandela: latest 25 June, condition unchanged still critical

    Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

    Issued by: The Presidency Former President Nelson Mandela’s condition remains unchanged in hospital and doctors continue to do their best to ensure his recovery, well-being and comfort. President Zuma thanks the South African public for ongoing support and understanding. “We must

    South Africa: New political party Agang officially launched on 22 June

    Monday, June 24th, 2013

    Dr Mamphela Ramphele launched the political party Agang on Saturday 22 June at a rally in Pretoria attended by a reported 5,000 people.

    Mandela: in critical condition in hospital

    Monday, June 24th, 2013

    The Guardian Nelson Mandela is in a critical condition in hospital, officials said on Sunday, leaving millions of South Africans fearing the worst.

    Hundred years on, the Natives Land Act’s legacy is with us still

    Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

    Daily Maverick Without the Natives Land Act, would South Africa have experienced the horror of Marikana or the upheaval of the Western Cape farmworkers’ strikes? Writing in April this year, historian Colin Bundy suggested that the 1913 Land Act had a powerful relevance to both events, because the 1913 law and its consequences “still shape [...]

    COSATU statement on centenary of Natives Land Act of 1913

    Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

    COSATU Most centenaries, like that of the African National Congress last year, are cause for much celebration and pride. Today however, we mark a centenary which gives us absolutely no cause to celebrate. The Natives Land Act, passed on 19 June 1913 was one of the worst crimes ever committed against the people of South [...]

    Centenary of the Land Act in South Africa

    Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

    ANC Today, 19th June 2013, marks 100 years since the Natives Land Act was passed by the Union of South Africa. This Act, whose crippling legacy is still with us today, effectively gave right to 80% of the land to the white minority who accounted for less than 20% of the population and legal effect [...]

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