South Africa’s president Zuma drops libel case over “rape” cartoon

South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma dropped his defamation lawsuit against the country’s most prominent newspaper cartoonist, Zapiro.

South Africa: ANC rewarms apartheid with court bill that will silence women

Rural people travelled hundreds of kilometres to voice their objections at South Africa’s parliament about a new bill that threatens to impose a separate and unequal legal system on them — just to hear that their submissions are being blocked. The Traditional Courts Bill uses apartheid-era Bantustan jurisdictions to reinstate a legal system that deprives […]