Daily Archives: September 17, 2019

UN Rapporteur Visits Zimbabwe to Assess Human Rights Situation

HARARE – U.N. Special Rapporteur Clement Voule is in Zimbabwe this week on a 10-day visit to assess the human rights situation, as rights groups accuse the government of being behind recent disappearances of activists in the country.It is the first off…

Xenophobia: South Africa to send special envoys to rebuild relations with African countries

PRETORIA, The sending of special envoys to several African countries is a reflection of South Africa’s resolve to address recent attacks on foreign nationals, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor said.South Africa is taking th…

United Nations Sees Increase in Child Soldiers Recruited in S. Sudan

GENEVA – Forced recruitment of child soldiers is increasing in South Sudan despite a peace deal last year, the head of a United Nations investigating body said on Monday, adding that a return to full-blown conflict remained a possibility.Some of the co…