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    Fundraising Dinner 2016: Save the date!

    Friday, July 29th, 2016

    This year’s Fundraising Dinner will take place on Friday 25 November at South Africa House in Trafalgar Square, London. Join Peter

    Mining and mineral resources in Africa: Who is benefiting?

    Thursday, July 28th, 2016

    The New Colonialism: Britain’s scramble for Africa’s energy and mineral resources The new report, published by War on Want and written by Mark Curtis raises questions about

    Swaziland: King accused of wasting money as a third of Swazis go hungry

    Thursday, July 28th, 2016

    The next SADC summit takes place in Swaziland in August – at great cost to the Swazi taxpayer. The money would be better spent

    Swaziland: King Mswati III spends nearly £850,000 to send his wives on holiday

    Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

    It has been reported that the King of Swaziland, Mswati III has spent nearly 16 million rand (approximately £850,000) sending

    Women’s Rights in Swaziland: ACTSA launches new briefing paper

    Friday, July 15th, 2016

    ACTSA calls on the  Government of Swaziland to to fulfil its commitments on women’s rights and eliminate all forms of discrimination against women. Harmful political, economic and socio-cultural factors mean that women in Swaziland are vulnerable, denied rights, and

    Nelson Mandela International Day

    Thursday, July 14th, 2016

    On Monday 18 July, Nelson Mandela would have been 98 years old. Nelson Mandela International Day was launched in recognition

    Denis Goldberg to speak at Community HEART dinner

    Thursday, July 14th, 2016

    Our friends at Community HEART are holding a fundraising dinner on Thursday 21 July with guest speaker,

    Zimbabwe: Britain and Zimbabwe like quarrelling cousins says Minister of Finance

    Monday, July 4th, 2016

    Zimbabwe’s Minister of Finance and Economic Development, the Honourable Patrick Chinamasa likened relations between the British and Zimbabwe government to