Essa Moosa – the Struggle Lawyer Who Was ‘Everywhere’

[Daily Maverick] Essa Moosa, who had been diagnosed with cancer a while ago, passed away on Sunday. He had turned 81 on February 8. RYLAND FISHER pays tribute to the celebrated struggle lawyer.

[Daily Maverick] Essa Moosa, who had been diagnosed with cancer a while ago, passed away on Sunday. He had turned 81 on February 8. RYLAND FISHER pays tribute to the celebrated struggle lawyer.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Government Acted Unconstitutionally On ICC Withdrawal

[Daily Maverick] It is to be hoped that all South Africans and members of Parliament engage robustly with the Repeal Bill and ensure that our commitments to fundamental human rights and in particular to act against genocide, war crimes, and crimes agai…

[Daily Maverick] It is to be hoped that all South Africans and members of Parliament engage robustly with the Repeal Bill and ensure that our commitments to fundamental human rights and in particular to act against genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity, including apartheid, are respected and indeed prioritised.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Judge Moosa One of Cape Town’s Greatest Sons

[News24Wire] Judge Essa Moosa has been lauded for his work during apartheid and hailed as one of Cape Town’s great sons, by the University of Western Cape (UWC)) and Cape Town mayor Patricia De Lille.

[News24Wire] Judge Essa Moosa has been lauded for his work during apartheid and hailed as one of Cape Town's great sons, by the University of Western Cape (UWC)) and Cape Town mayor Patricia De Lille.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Clinics Must Offer Refuge, Compassion, Safety

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says a clinic must be a source of knowledge for residents, a refuge for those injured and in need of emergency care.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says a clinic must be a source of knowledge for residents, a refuge for those injured and in need of emergency care.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Young Offenders Offer Advice to SA’s Youth

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Young offenders, who are serving prison sentences, have encouraged the youth of South Africa to focus on getting an education and to avoid being involved in criminal activities to improve their living conditions.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Young offenders, who are serving prison sentences, have encouraged the youth of South Africa to focus on getting an education and to avoid being involved in criminal activities to improve their living conditions.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zimbabweans in South Africa Say ‘Xenophobic Attacks Are Political’

[News24Wire] Zimbabweans living in South Africa have reportedly engaged the African National Congress (ANC) to intervene, following recent “xenophobic attacks” in Pretoria and Johannesburg.

[News24Wire] Zimbabweans living in South Africa have reportedly engaged the African National Congress (ANC) to intervene, following recent "xenophobic attacks" in Pretoria and Johannesburg.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

DR Congo – Ensure Justice for Killings in the Kasais

[HRW] Kinshasa -Democratic Republic of Congo authorities should fully and impartially investigate killings by alleged Congolese army soldiers in the central Kasai area, Human Rights Watch said today. A video posted on the internet on February 17, 2017,…

[HRW] Kinshasa -Democratic Republic of Congo authorities should fully and impartially investigate killings by alleged Congolese army soldiers in the central Kasai area, Human Rights Watch said today. A video posted on the internet on February 17, 2017, shows men in Congolese army uniforms fatally shooting at least 13 alleged militia members, some of whom are carrying sticks and slingshots.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville

Gunmen Kidnap Three Aid Workers in Central Somalia

[Shabelle] An officail says three Somali aid workers with Save the Children charity were ‘abducted’ by suspected Al shabaab gunmen near Beledweyne town, central Somalia on Thursday.

[Shabelle] An officail says three Somali aid workers with Save the Children charity were 'abducted' by suspected Al shabaab gunmen near Beledweyne town, central Somalia on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia