By Mark | January 24, 2014
Four police officers have been arrested over Thursday’s deadly shooting of a protester in South Africa.
Tshepo Babuseng, 28, was shot, allegedly by a policeman, at a protest over Read the rest of this entry »
By Tony | January 15, 2014
Trade may help people out of poverty but improving or increasing trade does not necessarily help those in poverty. DFID has just cancelled support for a major programme, “ Trademark Southern Africa”, Read the rest of this entry »
By Mark | January 9, 2014
The company closures, downsizings and retrenchments that have led to the demise of Zimbabwe’s Read the rest of this entry »
By Mark | January 3, 2014
A large majority of people in Swaziland go to bed hungry and blame their government for failing to address their food needs, according to findings from the first formal survey to determine how Swazis view their standard of living.
The results from Read the rest of this entry »
By Mark | December 31, 2013
There will be national elections in Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa in 2014.
Botswana is expected to go to the polls in Read the rest of this entry »
By Mark | December 13, 2013
The Royal Swaziland Police blocked off the Lutheran Church in Manzini to prevent a memorial service to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela from taking place. Read the rest of this entry »
By Mark | December 6, 2013
The Congress of South African Trade Unions joins all South Africans, and millions more all over the world, in mourning the sad loss today, 5 December 2013, of the greatest ever South African and most inspirational leader in our struggle for liberty and democracy, our beloved Comrade, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. Read the rest of this entry »
By Mark | December 5, 2013
My Fellow South Africans,
Our beloved Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the founding President of our democratic nation has departed. Read the rest of this entry »
By Tony | December 1, 2013
Mozambique held local elections on 20 November 2013. Renamo which has been the main opposition boycotted them. Frelimo, the ruling party won 70% of the vote nationwide on a turnout of 46% (UK local election turnout approx. 30-35%). The MDM (Mozambique Democratic Movement) got Read the rest of this entry »
By Mark | November 25, 2013
COSATU as the federation of trade unions of South Africa joins hands with all progressive and revolutionary organizations to support the campaign on violence against women and children. COSATU is taken aback by the rising levels of Read the rest of this entry »