Southern Africa

Southern Africa

Fri, 24 Nov 2023 13:00:48 GMT
South Africa: Oscar Pistorius Granted Parole 10 Years After Killing Girlfriend
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, 37, has been granted parole by the Department of Corrections after serving 10 years in prison for fatally shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on February 14, 2013. He was sentenced to ser...

Fri, 24 Nov 2023 10:55:54 GMT
South Africa: Will South Africa Ask International Court of Justice to Declare Israel an Apartheid State?
[allAfrica] Harare -- South Africa will petition the International Court of Justice to have Israel designated as an apartheid state, according to International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor.

Sat, 25 Nov 2023 09:43:56 GMT
Namibia: Namibia Marks Progress in Suppressing HIV-Aids
[Namibian] The use of HIV prevention services in the country has slowed after much attention was directed at the Covid-19 pandemic, says health and social services executive director Ben Nangombe.

Sat, 25 Nov 2023 09:43:12 GMT
Namibia: Is a Smart City the Best Solution to Windhoek's Urban Development?
[Namibian] ARE SMART CITIES the best urban development models for cities in developing countries? Can Namibia afford to create a smart city, particularly when the national broadband policy has not been implemented, nor is there equitable internet acc...

Sat, 25 Nov 2023 09:40:42 GMT
Zimbabwe: Outdated Beliefs Fueling Gender Based Violence Against Women Says Foreign Diplomat
[New Zimbabwe] SOCIETAL beliefs and stereotypes are the centre of perpetuating gender-based violence (GBV) against women and children, a foreign diplomat has said.