South Africa:Explainer – What’s Involved in Changing South Africa’s Constitution

[The Conversation Africa] South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as leader of the governing African National Congress (ANC), has announced that his party will spearhead an amendment to section 25 of the country’s Constitution to outline more clearly the conditions under which expropriation of land without compensation can be effected.

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

Zimbabwe:Minister Implicated in Ruling Party Poll Violence

[New Zimbabwe] Sitting Zanu PF Mazowe West MP Kazembe Kazembe has been fingered in political violence which erupted Sunday morning ahead of the party’s primary elections leaving rival Tafadzwa Musarara’s driver injured and hospitalised.

Continue reading