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

    By admin | July 19, 2016

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

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

    By admin | July 15, 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 Read the rest of this entry »

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    Nelson Mandela International Day

    By admin | July 14, 2016

    On Monday 18 July, Nelson Mandela would have been 98 years old. Nelson Mandela International Day was launched in recognition Read the rest of this entry »

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    Denis Goldberg to speak at Community HEART dinner

    By admin | July 14, 2016

    Our friends at Community HEART are holding a fundraising dinner on Thursday 21 July with guest speaker, Read the rest of this entry »

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

    By admin | July 4, 2016

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

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    Swaziland: The international community must act now

    By admin | June 29, 2016

    ACTSA calls on the international community to apply serious pressure on the Government of Swaziland so that it respects human rights and develops a genuinely democratic constitution. 

    The absolute monarch King Mswati III is due to become the chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in August while his government continues to Read the rest of this entry »

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    40th anniversary of the Soweto Uprising

    By admin | June 14, 2016

    Wednesday 16 June 1976 changed South Africa.

    Thousands of youth, mainly secondary school children left their schools to protest against apartheid, which was white supremacy, institutionalised discrimination against black South Africans, denying them their rights. The protest had Read the rest of this entry »

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    Silicosis: Mining companies should stop appealing and start negotiating

    By admin | June 7, 2016

    The news that the mining companies will appeal against the decision of the High Court in South Africa on 13 May 2016 to certify (i.e. allow to proceed) the class action on behalf of 30,000 current and ex-gold miners with silicosis and TB is deeply Read the rest of this entry »

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    Angola: President names his billionaire daughter as head of state oil company

    By admin | June 3, 2016

    President dos Santos has appointed his daughter Isabel, who according to Forbes magazine is worth an estimated Read the rest of this entry »

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    #ApartheidMustFall to #RhodesMustFall?: The Soweto Uprising of 16 June 1976

    By admin | June 3, 2016

    On 16th June 1976, a peaceful student protest at Afrikaans language education in the Soweto township outside Johannesburg was brutally dispersed by the South African riot police. This event and its aftermath Read the rest of this entry »

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