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    Latest copy of ACTSA News: Issue 1 2015

    Friday, May 29th, 2015

    Read our latest copy of ACTSA News Issue 1 2015 here! This issue includes an interview with Vincent Ncongwane of the Trade Union Congress of Swaziland, an analysis of Mozambique’s recently elected president, Filipe Nyusi and ACTSA NEC member David Kenvyn’s tales from his five months spent in Hobeni in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. [...]

    EU Parliament condemns disappearance of human rights activist and urges Zimbabwe government to find him

    Friday, May 22nd, 2015

    The European Union (EU) parliament passed a resolution supported by all its political groupings on 21 May condemning the abduction of Itai Dzamara, a prominent human rights activist, on 9 March and urging the Zimbabwe government to take all necessary measures to find him. Itai Dzamara was a leader of the Occupy Africa Unity Square [...]

    May 2015 E-update

    Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

    Hi all, Welcome to May’s issue of ACTSA’s E-update. In the E-update we aim to give you a brief rundown on key issues from across southern Africa in addition to a summary of the work we’re currently involved with. If you would like to contribute to further editions or suggest any topics that you would [...]

    Swaziland Trade Union Federation TUCOSWA unbanned

    Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

    ACTSA strongly welcomes the decision taken by the Swaziland Ministry of Labour & Social Security to effectively unban the Trade Union Congress of Swaziland (TUCOSWA). TUCOSWA was registered with the Commissioner of Labour on 12 May 2015. TUCOSWA was initially registered in January 2012, although this registration was withdrawn by the Swaziland authorities 15 months [...]

    O Monitor de Angola No 2, 2015

    Monday, May 11th, 2015

    O Monitor de Angola aborda a política, economia, desenvolvimento, democracia e direitos humanos em Angola. Publicado trimestralmente pela Ação pela África Austral (ACTSA, sigla em inglês), também está disponível em inglês. Esta edição cobrirá: Política: Angola membro do Conselho de Segurança da ONU por dois anos; visitas de diversos chefes de Estado; visão alemã de [...]

    Angola Monitor Issue 2/2015

    Monday, May 11th, 2015

    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: Political News:  Angola a member of the UN Security Council for two years, several Head of State visits, German view of Angola Economic News:  Oil price fall leads [...]