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Jeff Katz
September 20, 2019 - 3:48 pm
The Constitutional Court of South Africa upheld a ruling Wednesday that outlaws spanking and the use of any physical punishment against children nationwide, the Times of South Africa reports. The case was originally brought to the Constitutional Court by the civil society group Freedom of Religion...
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Soldiers carry injured survivors from a helicopter in Chimanimani about 600 kilometres south east of Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, March, 19, 2019. AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
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March 19, 2019 - 2:58 pm
By FARAI MUTSAKA and ANDREW MELDRUM Associated Press CHIMANIMANI, Zimbabwe (AP) — Aid workers rushed to rescue victims clinging to trees and crammed on rooftops against rapidly rising waters Tuesday after a cyclone unleashed devastating floods in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. More than 238 were...
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September 11, 2018 - 4:34 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Relax. That's the message South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has for anyone fretting about the nation's plans for land reform, which drew a critical tweet from President Donald Trump last month. The government won't allow "land grabs," and land redistribution designed to...
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July 17, 2018 - 10:26 am
By ANDREW MELDRUM , Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday was making his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other values under threat in an address marking the 100th anniversary of anti...
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