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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Zimbabwe:Court Rules that Poll Date Proclamation is President’s Job

[The Herald] THE President is obliged by the law to proclaim dates for the harmonised election within the prescribed period and neither a court of law nor any individual, for whatever reason, can stop him from performing such a mandatory function, Chief Justice Luke Malaba has ruled.

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Southern Africa:SADC Heads of State and Government Summit Kicks Off

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) kicked off on Tuesday morning, in Luanda, to analyse the political situation in the DR Congo, Lesotho and consolidate aspects relating to the southern Africa region, among other issues.

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