In August 2017, Jordan banned a law that allowed rapists to escape punishment by marrying their victims. This was hot on the heels of Tunisia that repealed this law at the end of July, while Morocco overhauled its law in 2014 and Egypt repealed its law in 1999.
When it happens in Africa, tyranny and poverty is newsworthy; democracy and development isn’t.
“A man should conceive a legitimate purpose in his heart, and set out to accomplish it.
The issue of patronage has been in the news several times over the last few weeks.
The first International Day of Rural Women was observed on 15 October 2008, established by the Un
Today is Audio-Visual Heritage Day.
One in three women on this planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime.
This is an e-mail that has been doing the rounds.
In this modern world of instant information, have we become inured to horror?
Issue 507 of the MDC Today (28.01.13), quoting Tendai Biti’s criticism of the indigenisation prog