[Africa Renewal] Harare -”If we are going to talk about gender inequality, we need to talk about masculinities, ” stated Helena Wahlström Henriksson, Professor in Gender Studies at the Uppsala University Centre for Gender Research (Sweden) at the start of a discussion on challenging harmful constructions of masculinities, organized by the UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa in Harare, Zimbabwe, on 31 May 2018.
[ISS] Cash-in-transit robbery is one of the fastest growing forms of aggravated robbery in South Africa. It poses a significant threat to public safety and South Africa’s economy.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -”Laws on marriage, divorces, property rights, child custody and land ownership all contain powerful clauses that marginalise our women in favour of men”
[Nation] The total closure of three extensive refugee camps in Dadaab may not happen soon as numbers of those returning to their countries of origin voluntary have reduced while others have vowed never to return to their homes.
[Observer] Written by From inside the high security depths of Makindye Military Police detention facility, former police chief, Gen Kale Kayihura, is reportedly refusing to record a statement until he is allowed to speak with President Museveni.
[allAfrica] It’s day 7 of the World Cup and I am still hopeful that at least two African teams will go through to the next stages of the 2018 tournament.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Has Egypt just played so well just for Uruguay to snatch victory in the last minute?
[The Conversation Africa] At the end of the century, if carbon emissions aren’t reduced faster, the global temperature is likely to be 2.6°C to 4.8°C higher than it was in 1986-2005. Africa could be even hotter than that, to the tune of between 3℃ and 6℃.
[GroundUp] The Equality Court has found a Cape Town-based pastor in contempt of court for making hateful comments against gays and lesbians. The court sentenced the pastor to imprisonment for a period of 30 days
[Swazi Media] Despite finding US$30 million to buy the kingdom’s absolute monarch King Mswati III a second private plane, earmarking E1.5bn (US$125m) this year to build a conference centre and five-star hotel to host the African Union summit in 2020 that will last only eight days, budgeting E5.5 million to build Prime Minister Barnabas Dlamini a retirement house, and planning for a new parliament building that will cost E2.3 billion, the Finance Minister of Swaziland / Eswatini Martin Dlamini has publicly admitted the k