South Africa: Officials Condemn Rights Violations

PRETORIA, 28 July 2021 – South African officials have slammed security forces for violating the rights of persons suspected of looting shops during recent riots. While condoning looting, the South African Commission for Gender Equality said “degrading people and...
South Africa: Zuma’s Corruption Trial Delayed

South Africa: Zuma’s Corruption Trial Delayed

PRETORIA, 26 July 2021 – The corruption trial of former South African President Jacob Zuma has been postponed until next August 10. Zuma was jailed earlier this month for 15 months for contempt of court after he failed to appear at a separate judiciary inquiry. His...
South Africa: Some COVID Restrictions Eased

South Africa: Some COVID Restrictions Eased

JOHANNESBURG, 26 July 2021 – South Africa has relaxed some of its COVID-19 restrictions amidst claims that it has largely passed the peak of its third wave of the pandemic. Schools across the country reopened on Monday as part of the ease in restrictions announced by...
South Africa: Death Toll Rises to 72

South Africa: Death Toll Rises to 72

PRETORIA, 14 July 2021 – No fewer than 72 people have been confirmed killed in the violence that has engulfed parts of South Africa since ex-president Jacob Zuma was jailed. The 72 include ten people who were killed in a stampede during looting in a shopping center in...
South Africa: Zuma Fighting to Stay Out of Jail

South Africa: Zuma Fighting to Stay Out of Jail

PRETORIA, 2 July 2021 – Former South African President Jacob Zuma has appealed to the country’s highest court to review its decision to sentence him to 15 months in jail. Zuma filed papers Friday with South Africa’s Constitutional Court, asking its ruling handed...
South Africa: New Tighter COVID-19 Restrictions

South Africa: New Tighter COVID-19 Restrictions

PRETORIA, 18 June 2021 – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced new, stricter restrictions as the country faces a third wave of COVID-19. A nationwide curfew will now begin at 10 pm and remain in force until dawn the next day. Public gatherings remain...
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