Category: Social Issues

9 Things You Should Know About Human Trafficking in South Africa

1. The Government of South Africa does not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking[i] 2. In May 2013, parliament passed the Prevention and Combatting of Trafficking in Persons Act (PACOTIP), which was signed by President Zuma in July 2013[ii] Mthunzi Mhaga, spokesperson for the Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services,…

This Week in Africa (31/10/2013)

– News relevant to Christians in Africa 1. Zimbabwe Launches Religious Tourism Policy: The Zimbabwean government has apparently made a decision that religion is a good way to make money. Drawing people to visit their ‘Holy Shrines’ and famous ‘prophets’ is the new tactic for growing the economy. (Source dubious) 2. Church in Southern Africa Challenged to…