11.12.2014 | 11:26 AM
Child Rights Club Magazines by ZCEA Zambia

Zambia Civic Education Association has continued to produce Child Rights Club (CRC) magazines under the Child Rights project. As at September 2014, the distribution of term 2 magazines was almost over. The term 2 magazine carried an article which addressed the causes of teenage pregnancies. Some reasons submitted in this article are influence of western […]

11.12.2014 | 11:24 AM
ZCEA ZAMBIA: The plight of a neglected child

Child neglect is a criminal offence. However, a number of children are neglected by their parents or guardians for various reasons. The Penal Code, chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia provides under section 169 that: “Any person who being the –  parent, guardian; or person in charge of a child that is unable to […]

11.12.2014 | 11:16 AM
SOUTH AFRICA: top destination for asylum seekers

SA has the third­ highest number of asylum seekers after Germany and the US, the United Nations (UN) High Com­missioner for Refugees told a parliamentary commit­tee yesterday.   How­ever, the num­bers had sub­stan­tially decreased from a high of 222,324 in 2009 to 70,010 last year, a del­e­ga­tion told Parliament’s home affairs com­mit­tee. Regional rep­re­sen­ta­tive for South­ern Africa […]

11.12.2014 | 11:10 AM

The Seinoli Project   The Seinoli Project aims to achieve compensation in various forms for thousands of people who have been adversely affected by the construction of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) in Lesotho. These communities are entitled to compensation under laws passed by the Lesotho parliament. However, hundreds of cases documented by the […]