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Achieving Cum Laude Is a Form of Protest – #FeesMustFall Bonginkosi ‘Education’ Khanyile

Achieving Cum Laude Is a Form of Protest – #FeesMustFall Bonginkosi ‘Education’ Khanyile

Bonginkosi “Education” Khanyile, the longest imprisoned Fees Must Fall student in the country says that achieving Cum Laude despite his incarceration was yet another form of protest. Speaking to News24, Khanyile, a Durban University of Technology student said he felt that his academic prowess was a message to those who assumed Fees Must Fall activists […]

Zimbabwe must criminalise child marriages says Chief Mutasa

Zimbabwe must criminalise child marriages says Chief Mutasa

Child marriage remains widespread in rural areas, disproportionately affecting girls and endangering their lives and livelihoods Former magistrate and current Chief Mutasa has said the constitutional edict outlawing the marriage of girls under 18 was an “empty threat” until there is criminal sanction at law. Child marriage remains widespread in rural areas, disproportionately affecting girls […]

Zimbabwe Age of Consent to Go Up to 18 – VP Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe Age of Consent to Go Up to 18 – VP Mnangagwa

VICE PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa says government was in the process of introducing a law that would see the statutory age of consent to sex by girls raised from 16 to 18 years. He was responding to calls by Senators on Tuesday that the minimum age one could be allowed to consent to sex should be […]

Since Zuma has been in office, the country’s state-owned broadcaster, SABC, has grown more and more state-controlled

Since Zuma has been in office, the country’s state-owned broadcaster, SABC, has grown more and more state-controlled

When South African President Jacob Zuma delivered his annual State of The Nation address to parliament on February 9, the force of his political argument was backed by a show of force. Thousands of police officers and hundreds of soldiers were deployed at the houses of parliament in Cape Town to help “maintain law and […]

Zim Court Upholds Corporal Punishment

Zim Court Upholds Corporal Punishment

The Constitutional Court has provisionally set aside a High Court order outlawing the caning of juveniles as a form of punishment. Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku said while the case awaited hearing by the nine-member bench, magistrates could impose corporal punishment on juvenile offenders. The landmark case is also expected to determine whether or not parents […]

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