Africa’s largest refugee crisis now a ‘children’s crisis’ – UNICEF

Raising alarm over the plight of refugees, in particular the situation of women and children, arriving in Uganda, Ethiopia and Kenya having fled violence and instability in South Sudan, the … Read More

SOUTH AFRICA, RWANDA TO CO-OPERATE IN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

PRETORIA, South African Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa and Rwandan Natural Resources Minister Dr Vincent Biruta have signed a co-operation agreement on environmental protection and sustainable development.

The Environmental Affairs … Read More

SA, Rwanda to enhance environmental protection

Pretoria � South Africa and Rwanda share a common concern and responsibility to enhance cooperation in the fields of environmental protection and sustainable development for present and future generations, says … Read More

South African government representation at Mr Toivo Ya Toivo’s funeral

The Minister of Communications, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo, will represent the South African government at the funeral of the veteran and icon of the Namibian liberation struggle Mr Herman Andimba Toivo … Read More

UN Urges International Probe of Rights Violations in DRC’s Kasai

GENEVA � The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights called Tuesday for an independent international investigation into human rights violations and abuses committed in the Kasai region of Democratic Republic … Read More

South African Human Rights Commission on protecting healthcare rights of refugees and asylum seekers

SAHRC: It is our Constitutional Imperative to protect the Healthcare Rights of Refugees and Asylum Seekers

The South African Human Rights Commission (the Commission) recognises the significance of World Refugee … Read More

South Sudan Refugee Crisis Strains Uganda’s Health System

ADJUMANI, UGANDA � It is estimated Uganda has one doctor for every 24,000 citizens. The nurse-to-population ratio is not much better, one for every 11,000 people, and much of that … Read More

SOUTH AFRICA’S SAN COMMUNITY ACCUSES LOCAL MUNICIPALITY OF VIOLATING CULTURAL RIGHTS

UPINGTON, SOUTH AFRICA, About 20 families from South Africa’s indigenous Khomani San community living in Upington in Northern Cape Province have accused their local municipality of violating their cultural rights.… Read More