South Africa:A Law Isn’t Enough to Stop Domestic Violence

[ISS] Twenty years after the Domestic Violence Act was passed, intimate partner violence remains a serious problem in South Africa. Victims of domestic violence, the police and shelters face numerous challenges in responding to the crisis.

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Southern Africa:We Made Mistakes in Reports About Renditions to Zimbabwe – Sunday Times

[The Herald] Johannesburg -A major South African publication, the Sunday Times, has admitted writing falsehoods against Zimbabwe as it pushed a nefarious agenda for some South African political interests. The Sunday Times has wide readership in South Africa and has a bureau in Zimbabwe where it enjoys considerable circulation.

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South Africa:Land Redistribution in South Africa, Trump’s Tweet, and U.S.-Africa Policy

[Brookings] Washington, DC -United States President Donald Trump’s incendiary August 22 tweet, contending that white farmers are being killed on a “large scale” in South Africa and that farms and other lands are being expropriated, has become part of his well-known toolkit for boosting appeal among his political base while sowing racial discord at home and abroad.

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Zimbabwe:British PM May Hails Mnangagwa For Clear Vision

[The Herald] British Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday hailed President Mnangagwa for his clear vision for Zimbabwe and commended him for pledging to set up a commission of inquiry into the violence that rocked Harare on August 1.

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