#South Africa

  • Article: African Countries Unite to Create Online Market to Increase Access to COVID-19 Medical Supplies

    African Countries Unite to Create Online Market to Increase Access to COVID-19 Medical Supplies

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 23, 2020

    The platform will work like eBay or Amazon, and will help lower the cost of supplies too. Read more

  • Article: Murders of South African Women Surge as 9-Week Lockdown Eases

    Murders of South African Women Surge as 9-Week Lockdown Eases

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 23, 2020

    Campaigners are calling for tougher police action on violence against women. Read more

  • Article: Countries That Contributed to Slavery Must Be Held Accountable: UN Human Rights Chief

    Countries That Contributed to Slavery Must Be Held Accountable: UN Human Rights Chief

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 22, 2020

    This includes formal apologies, truth-telling processes, and reparations. Read more

  • Article: 4 Things the World Can Learn From South Africa About Racial Justice

    4 Things the World Can Learn From South Africa About Racial Justice

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 18, 2020

    We spoke to CEOs of Nelson Mandela Foundation and Ahmed Kathrada Foundation about systemic racism. Read more

  • Article: South Africa’s #RhodesMustFall Founder Speaks Out on Statues That Glorify Racism

    South Africa’s #RhodesMustFall Founder Speaks Out on Statues That Glorify Racism

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 17, 2020

    The 2015 student-led campaign paved the way for debate about monuments honouring imperial pasts. Read more

  • Article: Give Young People a Seat at the Decision-Making Table, Says South African Activist Zulaikha Patel

    Give Young People a Seat at the Decision-Making Table, Says South African Activist Zulaikha Patel

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 15, 2020

    Patel was just 13 when she confronted her school’s anti-Black policies. Read more

  • Article: Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi Wants to Influence Generations of Young Africans to Become Changemakers

    Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi Wants to Influence Generations of Young Africans to Become Changemakers

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 12, 2020

    “The louder we scream about social issues the more the world cannot continue to ignore us.” Read more

  • Article: South Africans Protest Police Brutality Against Poor, Black Communities Under Lockdown

    South Africans Protest Police Brutality Against Poor, Black Communities Under Lockdown

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 11, 2020

    At least 10 people have died at the hands of law enforcement. Read more