Amnesty International

South Cameroon a ‘big ghost town’

Tens of thousands of English-speaking Cameroonians have fled the country ahead of the presidential vote

In the name of Mandela, ‘we cannot accept injustice’

Amnesty International calls on leaders to deal with the human rights crises around the world

Brutal evictions a blot on eSwatini

Hundreds of people are homeless and destitute, largely because they don’t have security of tenure

Zimbabwe: Who is in control?

Mnangagwa’s slim election victory, followed by violence, has observers asking why he would do this when all he needed was international credibility

When calling out human rights abuses is ‘extremist’ then we’re in trouble

The call to arrest Narendra Modi in South Africa highlighted abuses against Muslims in India

US gag rule ties SA’s hands

Put a stop to the policy that blocks aid to organisations offering abortion services

Reuters reporters to face Myanmar trial for ‘breaking’ secrecy law

Two Reuters reporters accused of breaking Myanmar's draconian secrecy law during reporting of a Rohingya massacre must face trial, a judge said Monday

Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis threatens national unity. The time for change is now

Some human rights activists worry that Cameroon could be the site of Africa's next civil war

Sex-for-food claims in Boko Haram-hit Nigeria

Amnesty International has urged the country to act on claims soldiers and members of the civilian militia have raped women and girls in remote camps

Zambian rapper freed on bail ahead of trial

Pilato has reportedly been granted bail by a Lusaka Magistrate following his arrest by plainclothes police

Exiled Zambian activist-rapper arrested in Lusaka

The outspoken critic of the Zambian government was returning from exile in South Africa

In Madagascar, pretrial prisoners languish in jail

Accused persons can be held in appalling conditions for years without trial


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it