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South Africa: Jacob Zuma’s monument erected in his honour divides opinion

President Jacob Zuma unveiled the Groot Marico Heritage Site Groot Marico, North West Province, South Africa in his honour. The heritage site captures the story of Zuma and 45 other activists who were intercepted by Apartheid security police at Groot Marico, leading to them serve prison terms on Robben Island. However, the monument is unlikely going to sanitize Zuma’s current tarnished image and neither will it secure his legacy.

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International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict: #EndRapeInWar

Conflicts are breeding ground for many atrocities, which often have long lasting effects on people’s physical, social and economic lives. Chief among these atrocities is sexual violence suffered majorly be women and girls. As we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual violence in conflict, let us think about how can prevent this injustice in our communities.