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By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Dec 27th, 2012
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Swaziland has not banned the wearing of miniskirts, government spokesperson Percy Simelane said. “Government has not deliberated or taken any position to that effect in recent times or any other time, nor has it ordered the arrest of anyone wearing a mini-skirt,” he said on Thursday. He s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Dec 24th, 2012
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Police in the small African kingdom of Swaziland have banned women from wearing miniskirts and midriff-revealing tops saying they provoke rape. Offenders face a six-month jail term under the ban, which invokes a colonial criminal law dating back to 1889. “The act of the rapist is made easy, bec...
By IndepthAfrica
In Hottest News
Aug 23rd, 2012
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The ANCYL has denied reports that its deputy president Ronald Lamola will be removed from his position after a disagreement with its expelled president Julius Malema. “We dismiss this rumour with the contempt it deserves and we are well aware that such malicious gossip is spread by those who wa...