Southern Africa

Southern Africa

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 12:12:49 GMT
Namibia: 'Poverty Rate to Rise By 2.7%'
[New Era] The World Bank projects Namibia's extreme poverty rate to rise by nearly 2.7 percentage points in 2020, as the Covid-19 pandemic threatens to widen existing large income gaps and increase the already extremely high inequality.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 10:28:21 GMT
South Africa: Granny Was the 'True Parent', Court Rules in Inheritance Case
[GroundUp] Child's grandmother will share in child's R15-million estate, not his father

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:58:41 GMT
Southern Africa: Moody's Downgrades SA Banks Too
[Namibian] Credit-rating agency Moody's Investors Service yesterday downgraded five South African banks on the backdrop of the recent downgrade of the country's status.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:56:24 GMT
Botswana: Chairperson Implores Men to Speak Up On Abuse
[Botswana Daily News] Themashanga -- Men have been implored to speak up about their experiences on being victims of gender based violence.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:53:39 GMT
Malawi: Rights Organisation to Empower Survivors of Gender-Based Violence Survivors
[Nyasa Times] Lilongwe-based women and girl rights organisation Zayane Creations has said it was geared to promote and empower women and girls who have survived Gender Based Violence (GBV).