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African Union Convention on Cybersecurity and Personal Data Protection

The African Union Convention on Cybersecurity and Personal Data Protection was adopted the 23rd Ordinary Session of the Summit of the African Union which concluded in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea on 27 June 2014. The Convention, which substantively brings the language of ‘privacy’ at this level seeks to establish a legal framework for Cyber-security and Personal [...]

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The Transitional Justice Second International Conference Report, 2013

From 9 to 11 October 2013, over 64 organisations representing a cross-section of transitional justice stakeholders, converged in Johannesburg to interrogate the question of how to make Zimbabwe’s National Peace and Reconciliation Commission competent and effective.  Running under the theme; Truth Commissions: the Best Practices, the conference benefitted from the experiences of commissioners from Kenya, [...]

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EU-Africa Summit 2014

The 4th EU-Africa Summit brought together more than 60 EU and African leaders, and a total of 90 delegations, to discuss the future of EU-Africa relations and reinforce links between the two continents. In the summit declaration, leaders highlighted the close nature of EU-Africa relations and the shared values of democracy, respect for human rights, [...]

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Bulletin on Property Rights in Zimbabwe

This bulletin provides information on property rights in Zimbabwe. Property refers to valuable commodities that are rightfully owned. The right to property gives exclusive authority to a property owner to sell, rent, consume, mortgage, transfer and exchange their property. The bulletin details domestic, regional and international legislation that provides for the right to property. It [...]

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The Forum pledges to continue fighting impunity on UN anti-torture day

Zimbabwe is a nation with a long and reprehensible history of human rights violations abetted by a political culture of impunity. The Government of Zimbabwe has failed in law and practice to address past eras of organized violence and torture such as the Gukura- hundi atrocities and the 2008 election violence, among others. The failure [...]

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