Nine organizations and 103 individuals signed the letter to the Hon. Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa demanding a decisive response to the recurring attacks against foreign nationals living in South Africa. Click here to read the letter. Below are … Continued
We raise the tone against xenophobia with all our energy and condemn these attacks in the strongest terms possible, as they defeat the spirit and potentialities of pan Africanism. Moreover, this cyclical violence deters developments that includes African Continental Free Trade agreements which protect freedom of movement of the people as well as the right to the security of person as protected under the constitution of South Africa; the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights; and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which South African is signatory to.
A statement issued by Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference (SABC) Justice and Peace Commission on September 12, 2019 denounced the epidemic of violence against women, and “expressed outraged by the high levels of intentional killings of women and girls reported … Continued
In March, 55 nations of the African Union joined in Kigali, Rwanda to discuss the possibility of an open trade agreement throughout the continent. Free trade and free movement across the continent is a great step in the right … Continued
On April 2, 2018, Easter Monday, South Africa received the sad news that Ms. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela passed away. A ten-day mourning period was declared by the government and her burial was on April 14. I attended one of the many … Continued
As we mourn the loss of Mr. Ahmed Kathrada, whom passed away this March, we take the time to remember his good works and devotion to end the apartheid in South Africa and the pursuit of upholding human rights and … Continued
Bahati Jacques, AFJN Policy Analyst on WPFW’s Africa Now program to discuss Land Grab in Africa and Cameroon in general.