Worldwide 16 Days Campaign says no to violence against women

Worldwide 16 Days Campaign says no to violence against women

Anita Powell for VOA – WNN Breaking (WNN/VOA) Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA: Activists around the world on Monday launched 16 days of activism against gender violence, an annual campaign that for more than 20 years has aimed to eradicate violence against women and girls.  But the campaign appears to have largely failed in countries like South […]

SOUTH AFRICA: Rise in addiction to recreational drugs is ruining lives

SOUTH AFRICA: Rise in addiction to recreational drugs is ruining lives

Obinna Anyadike for IRIN – WNN Science & Health (WNN/IRIN) Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA: In pink tracksuit and big sunglasses, Nomvula Mokonyane, premier of South Africa’s Gauteng Province, delivered a combative warning to the drug dealers of Eldorado Park that had the crowd buzzing: “Leave, your days are numbered!” But then a distraught mother, urged to […]