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“UN aid chief says 730,000 Sudanese children are thought to suffer from ‘severe’ malnutrition.
Nearly five million people in Sudan are at risk of “catastrophic” hunger in the coming months, the United Nations has warned, calling for the country’s warring…”

Dowmload PDF Release date: 15 March 2024 A Cape Town-based group including Congolese and South African community workers and activists have come together to organise a march on the 16th March 2024 in Cape Town, against injustice, genocide, resource extraction, and ecological devastation in the DRC. The march will take place from 9.30AM to 1PM …

“The Democratic Republic of Congo is currently facing a humanitarian crisis as miners are forced to work under exploitative conditions which amounts to modern-day slavery. The mining industry, because of its high demand, is host to various human rights violations…”

“Thirty-year-old Duaa Tariq was among the grassroots activists who helped organize peaceful mass protests in 2019 largely in Khartoum, Sudan’s capital, that brought down the decade’s long dictatorship of former leader Omar al-Bashir — only to see a 2021 military…”

Thursday, 29 June 2023, Johannesburg – Khanya College held a half-day-long event to provide free legal advice about common issues faced by working class people.

Earlier this year, on 31 March 2023 the president of Uganda Yoweri Museveni signed a new Anti-Homosexuality Bill into legislation.

The Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Friday, upheld the rights of all breastfeeding mothers and pregnant women, as well as children under six, to be provided with free health services at public hospitals, reported SowetanLive.

“There has been many experiences of massacres for the people of Palestine at the hands of Israel and children are the biggest target; my young children have lived through two massacres”, said Haidar Eid. “Gaza is the largest open-air prison.

“The Molelekis are a young couple from Mokhesi, Sterkspruit. They started organically farming vegetables during the height of Covid-19, in June 2020, after they left their 9 to 5 jobs. The Molelekis began planting vegetables using new innovative farming methods…”

Famara Diédhiou of the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) has over 15 years of experiences working mostly in rural development in African countries, particularly in the establishment of community seed banks and advocacy for sustainable agriculture and to advance the food sovereignty struggle and to push for African driven solutions.

The protests add to the ongoing political uncertainty in the country, as major opposition parties have announced a boycott of the upcoming legislative elections in December 

Mlungisi Makhanya, president of one of the largest pro-democracy political parties, PUDEMO, whose house was attacked “remains unshaken, defiant”