South Africa:Gauteng Notes Increase in Reported Incidents of Femicide, Gender-Based Violence

[News24Wire] The Gauteng community and safety department believes it is making inroads in fighting gender-based crimes in the province despite communities being frustrated with the time it takes for cases to be concluded following arrests.

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South Africa:We Won’t Be Intimidated By U.S. Threats to Withdraw Aid – Deputy Minister

[News24Wire] South Africa will not be intimidated by the US’s recent threats to cut aid to countries that vote against them at the United Nations, said International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers.

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South Africa:Why It’s Wrong to Blame Nation’s Woes On Mandela’s Compromises

[The Conversation Africa] If he were alive today, Nelson Mandela would probably be puzzled to find that it has become popular among South Africans frustrated with the pace of change to join former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe in casting him as a villain.

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