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    Zimbabwe: Demonstration for Democracy

    Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

    Protest for free and fair elections 1-2pm, Wednesday, 31 July Zimbabwe Embassy, 429 Strand, London, WC2 0RJ Today (31 July), the people of Zimbabwe are voting in three elections, for local government, the House of Assembly and the President.

    O Monitor de Angola: N°3, julho de 2013

    Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

    O Monitor de Angola aborda política, economia, desenvolvimento, democracia e direitos humanos em Angola. É publicado trimestralmente pela Ação pela África Austral (ACTSA, sigla em inglês). Na seção política a edição cobre a especulação acerca da possibilidade de que José dos Santos esteja sendo preparado para suceder seu pai como novo presidente, a recente reforma [...]

    Angola Monitor: Issue 3/13

    Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

    The Angola Monitor covers the politics, economics, development, democracy and human rights of Angola. It is published quarterly by Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA). This issue covers the speculation that José dos Santos is being lined up to succeed his father as president, the recent cabinet reshuffle and the sacking of Luanda’s police chief under [...]

    Zim to tap into US$38bn aid for development

    Sunday, July 28th, 2013

    The Standard Zimbabwe is set to tap into the US$38 billion aid for development cooperation fund set by the European Union (EU) for African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) states, a result of the country’s re-engagement with the trading bloc.

    Police impose stringent conditions for final MDC-T rally

    Sunday, July 28th, 2013

    The Zimbabwean MDC-T’s final rally is set to go ahead at the Glamis grounds in Harare tomorrow under stringent conditions after the police rescinded its decision to block the campaign.

    Zimbabwe: Potraz Bans Bulk Text Messaging Service

    Friday, July 26th, 2013

    SW Radio Africa Information and media project Kubatana.net says its bulk messaging service has been blocked by the country’s telecommunications regulatory body.

    High Court rules on South African gold miners’ silicosis case

    Thursday, July 25th, 2013

    The High Court in London ruled yesterday that the English courts will not hear a case that could affect tens of thousands of ex miners who contracted silicosis when they worked in South African gold mines under apartheid. The case was based on whether Anglo American South Africa (AASA) had its central administration in London, where the parent company Anglo American PLC is based.

    Robert Mugabe criticises Barack Obama’s gay rights stance

    Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

    Telegraph Robert Mugabe has attacked Barack Obama’s stance on homosexuals ahead of the Zimbabwe elections.

    Justice for ex-miners in South Africa

    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

    The Guardian Under apartheid, South Africa’s gold mining industry failed to protect black workers adequately against exposure to dust, which it knew was causing them to contract silicosis in droves. Tens of thousands are now suffering from silicosis, a preventable and incurable disease which makes sufferers much more susceptible, for life, to tuberculosis, a disease [...]

    The World celebrates International Nelson Mandela Day

    Thursday, July 18th, 2013

    Today, 18 July is International Nelson Mandela Day. It is Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday.  All over the world people will be marking it by devoting time to helping others. (A minimum of 67 minutes is suggested, but you could do 95 to celebrate his age)

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