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South Africa tackles human trafficking

South Africa tackles human trafficking

The UN reports that sexual exploitation accounts for 53% of trafficking victims; 37% are subjected to forced labour and slavery. South Africa has put in place several mechanisms to battle the crime, integrating the efforts of the police, justice and social departments, and civil society.
Lagos church victims repatriated to SA

Lagos church victims repatriated to SA

The bodies of all the South Africans killed when the guesthouse of the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria, collapsed are finally home. The mortal remains of the last 11 victims have been repatriated, allowing their families to perform last rites and get some closure.
South African victims of Lagos tragedy return home

South African victims of Lagos tragedy return home

Two months after the fatal collapse of a church guesthouse in Lagos, Nigeria, the bodies of 74 of the South African victims returned home to an emotional reception ceremony at Waterkloof Airforce Base in Pretoria on Sunday.
President Zuma offers condolences to families of victims in Nigeria church collapse

President Zuma offers condolences to families of victims in Nigeria church collapse

President Jacob Zuma has offered his condolences to the families of those lost after a church collapsed during a service in Lagos, Nigeria, on 12 September.
Zuma appoints Marikana commission

Condolences for Kabul victims’ families

President Jacob Zuma has conveyed his condolences to the families of the eight South Africans killed in a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Tuesday.
African leaders to pledge for Somalia

African leaders to pledge for Somalia

The African Union hopes to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for victims of drought and famine in the Horn of Africa at a pledging conference in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Thursday.
Charter for victims of crime

Giving power to victims of crime

The launch of the national five-year implementation of the South African Victims Charter is set to give back power to victims of crime in the country and ensure that they are not short-changed by those whose job it is to help them.
Charter for victims of crime

Making victims’ rights a reality

Plans are afoot for the implementation of a new charter spelling out the rights of, and services to be accorded to, victims of crime in South Africa.
Charter for victims of crime

Charter for victims of crime

South Africa's Victims' Charter aims to ensure that victims remain central to the criminal justice process in SA by clarifying their rights and the services to be provided to them - and by helping to make these rights a reality.

Mbeki slams apartheid lawsuits

President Thabo Mbeki has slammed the lawsuits being brought in the US against companies on behalf of victims of apartheid, warning that judgments handed down in foreign courts will not be honoured in South Africa.

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