Themes Archives: African Union

Africa concerns with anti-impunity in Zimbabwe

 The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (The Forum) envisions a society which promotes and protects all human rights of all people. It is in this spirit that we continue to monitor the human rights situation in the country and provide consolidated legal support to victims and employ advocacy strategies driven towards contributing to an anti-impunity [...]

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Africa Human Rights Day Statement

Thirty years ago, on 21 October 1986, the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (the African Charter) came into force, giving both hope and guarantees for the protection of human rights on the African continent. Since then, on 21 October of each year Africa commemorates this day, reflecting on the solemn declaration by the [...]

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Africa Day statement

Africa Day marks the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) on May 25th, 1963, which was then established as the African Union (AU) in 2001 with different and more comprehensive objectives to meet the demands of the new millennium. The Forum statement addresses the women’s empowerment and gender equity issues. Read more …Africa [...]

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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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