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Daily Mail
Robert Mugabe’s wife 'given IMMUNITY from prosecution'official comment on the saga and requests for comment from Zimbabwean governmen
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
official comment on the saga and requests for comment from Zimbabwean government officials have gone unanswered. The South African government has restricted all official comment to the police ministry. The Engels incident is not the first time... Read more
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Eye Witness News
DA: Grace Mugabe must hand over passports as she remains a massive flight risk- The Democratic Alliance (DA) says Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe must han
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 hours ago
- The Democratic Alliance (DA) says Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe must hand over all her passports to the South African government on Friday as a sign of good faith to ensure that she doesn’t flee the country. Mugabe is accused of... Read more
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dna
South Africa to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity: government sourceofficial comment on the saga and requests for comment from Zimbabwean governmen
dna / Posted 23 hours ago
official comment on the saga and requests for comment from Zimbabwean government officials have gone unanswered. The South African government has restricted all official comment to the police ministry. Robert Mugabe arrived two days early in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa Must Move Beyond Its Organised Crime Clichésunderworld. While few countries possess the capacity to deal effectively with
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
underworld. While few countries possess the capacity to deal effectively with transnational organised crime, the South African government must be pro-active in countering the problem. It should avoid the tendency - apparent in many countries in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IFP Advocates for Harsher Penalties As Deterrent for Reckless Drivingremains a key concern as it results in either compliance with traffic laws or a
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
remains a key concern as it results in either compliance with traffic laws or a blatant disregard thereof. The South African Government , including the KZN Provincial Transport Department have over the years introduced several awareness and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa Policemen Strangulate Nigerian to Deathinnocent Nigerian has been carried out by South African police officers. "We h
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
innocent Nigerian has been carried out by South African police officers. "We have reported similar killings to the South African government and Nigeria High Commission in South Africa and nothing was done to bring the culprits to book. "We want... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Another Nigerian Killed in South Africaof innocent Nigerians was carried out by South African police officers. "We ha
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of innocent Nigerians was carried out by South African police officers. "We have reported similar killings to the South African Government and Nigeria High Commission in South Africa and nothing was done to bring the culprits to book. "We want... Read more
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KERA North Texas
South Africa Puts A 'Red Alert' At Its Borders For Zimbabwe's Grace MugabeOther news outlets suggest the leader is there at least partially to manage the
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
Other news outlets suggest the leader is there at least partially to manage the crisis. According to Reuters, "the South African government has made no official comment on the case and foreign ministry spokesmen have not answered their phones for... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
South Africa Puts A 'Red Alert' At Its Borders For Zimbabwe's Grace MugabeOther news outlets suggest the leader is there at least partially to manage the
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
Other news outlets suggest the leader is there at least partially to manage the crisis. According to Reuters, "the South African government has made no official comment on the case and foreign ministry spokesmen have not answered their phones for... Read more
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Weekly Times
Model in Grace Mugabe case offered moneyNel, a prominent South African lawyer who has offered his assistance to Engels.
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
Nel, a prominent South African lawyer who has offered his assistance to Engels. In a letter sent on Thursday to the South African government, Willie Spies, another lawyer involved in the case, said the offer was made on Tuesday and suggested that... Read more
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Herald Sun
Model in Grace Mugabe case offered moneyNel, a prominent South African lawyer who has offered his assistance to Engels.
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
Nel, a prominent South African lawyer who has offered his assistance to Engels. In a letter sent on Thursday to the South African government, Willie Spies, another lawyer involved in the case, said the offer was made on Tuesday and suggested that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Saving Grace - Zimbabwe's First Lady Attempts to Hide Behind Diplomatic ImmunityThe South African government is divided on whether or not to charge Zimbabwean
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The South African government is divided on whether or not to charge Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace for assaulting a model in Sandton on Sunday. Police Minister Fikile Mbalula wants to charge her but International Relations and... Read more
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Perth Now
Model in Grace Mugabe case offered moneyNel, a prominent South African lawyer who has offered his assistance to Engels.
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
Nel, a prominent South African lawyer who has offered his assistance to Engels. In a letter sent on Thursday to the South African government, Willie Spies, another lawyer involved in the case, said the offer was made on Tuesday and suggested that... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Model in Grace Mugabe case offered moneyNel, a prominent South African lawyer who has offered his assistance to Engels.
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
Nel, a prominent South African lawyer who has offered his assistance to Engels. In a letter sent on Thursday to the South African government, Willie Spies, another lawyer involved in the case, said the offer was made on Tuesday and suggested that... Read more
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News.com.au
Model in Grace Mugabe case offered moneyNel, a prominent South African lawyer who has offered his assistance to Engels.
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Nel, a prominent South African lawyer who has offered his assistance to Engels. In a letter sent on Thursday to the South African government, Willie Spies, another lawyer involved in the case, said the offer was made on Tuesday and suggested that... Read more
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Reuters
South African borders on 'red alert' to stop Grace Mugabe fleeingthe country, so there's no question about that," he said. So far she had made n
Reuters / Posted yesterday
the country, so there's no question about that," he said. So far she had made no attempt to flee, he added. The South African government has made no official comment on the case and foreign ministry spokesmen have not answered their phones for... Read more
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Swissinfo
South African borders on 'red alert' to stop Grace Mugabe fleeingthe country, so there's no question about that," he said. So far she had made n
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
the country, so there's no question about that," he said. So far she had made no attempt to flee, he added. The South African government has made no official comment on the case and foreign ministry spokesmen have not answered their phones for... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
'Red alert' over Zimbabwe first lady, accused of assaultNel, a prominent South African lawyer who has offered his assistance to Engels.
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Nel, a prominent South African lawyer who has offered his assistance to Engels. In a letter sent Thursday to the South African government, Willie Spies, another lawyer involved in the case, said the offer was made Tuesday and suggested that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Muthambi Must Be Investigated By Ethics Committee for Gross Misconducta million rand in public money for her family members to travel to Cape Town to
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
a million rand in public money for her family members to travel to Cape Town to watch her budget vote speech. The South African government is an institution which must provide equal opportunities for every South African citizen - not just... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
SA govt says Grace Mugabe in pretoriaTHE South African government Wednesday said First Lady Grace Mugabe, accused of
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
THE South African government Wednesday said First Lady Grace Mugabe, accused of bashing a local model, was still in Pretoria and was going to be “processed through the legal system”. In a statement, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula’s office clarified... Read more
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Perth Now
Shark defence cable proposed for CottesloeCOTTESLOE beach could become the first in Australia to trial a new shark deterr
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
COTTESLOE beach could become the first in Australia to trial a new shark deterrent cable. The South African government claims tests have shown the electromagnetic cable has a 100 per cent success rate in turning away great white sharks and the WA... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Says Grace Mugabe's Behaviour Deplorableand inspiration. "We view her actions as gross human rights abuse and we conde
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
and inspiration. "We view her actions as gross human rights abuse and we condemn them unreservedly and commend the South African government for acting swiftly on the matter as we urge them to allow the law to take its full course," said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Marikana Massacre - 'Anger, Sadness and Total Disbelief'nothing from the NPA. We don't know whether prosecutions will go ahead or not.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
nothing from the NPA. We don't know whether prosecutions will go ahead or not. As Amnesty, we are calling on the South African government and the NPA to make sure that the recommendations by their own internal investigative unit are taken... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Grace may spark attacks on Zims in SAand inspiration. “We view her actions as gross human rights abuse and we conde
New Zimbabwe / Posted 3 days ago
and inspiration. “We view her actions as gross human rights abuse and we condemn them unreservedly and commend the South African government for acting swiftly on the matter as we urge them to allow the law to take its full course,” said... Read more
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DW
Marikana massacre: 'Anger, sadness and total disbelief' |slain mine workers and their families? Shenilla Mohammed, of Amnesty Internati
DW / Posted 3 days ago
slain mine workers and their families? Shenilla Mohammed, of Amnesty International, wants to keep up pressure on the South African government Mohamed: Amnesty has been working along with the affected group since the violence broke out in 2012. To... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[FACT CHECK] Can Grace Mugabe walk free because of diplomatic immunity?such as members of diplomatic missions, consuls, ministers of foreign affairs a
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
such as members of diplomatic missions, consuls, ministers of foreign affairs and heads of state,” he said. The South African government can also extend this protection to people on an ad hoc basis by publishing their names in the government... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Invest in Free Education For The Poor, Stop Parastatal Bailouts'Mathews Phosa has cautioned the South African government to invest in free educ
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Mathews Phosa has cautioned the South African government to invest in free education for the poor instead of bailing out parastatals. Phosa said this during his #MP17 campaign in Shatale outside Bushbuckridge on Saturday where more than hundred... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Stop feeding the pigs - PhosaYvonne Silaule, News24 Correspondent Matthews Phosa (Netwerk24) Bushbuckridge
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Yvonne Silaule, News24 Correspondent Matthews Phosa (Netwerk24) Bushbuckridge - Mathews Phosa has cautioned the South African government to invest in free education for the poor instead of bailing out parastatals. Phosa said this during his #MP17... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
‘I just tried to stay positive’ — McGowncar and run,” he said. There have been speculations and various reports regard
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
car and run,” he said. There have been speculations and various reports regarding a price tag for his freedom. The South African government has flatly denied that a ransom was paid for his release. The Gift of the Givers, an organisation that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa's Poorest People Will Be Hit By Jacob Zuma's Hollow Victorystruggle between Zuma supporters and opponents within and outside the ANC has p
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
struggle between Zuma supporters and opponents within and outside the ANC has paralysed both the ruling party and the South African government, and it is likely to resume with even more vigour, potentially leading to another split in the party, this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa Appoints Zimbabwean On Top Bank BoardGigaba and approved by Cabinet. "It's both flattering and humbling to be given
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Gigaba and approved by Cabinet. "It's both flattering and humbling to be given such an honour by both DSBA and the South African government to contribute to such an influential regional development bank," Dr Mudavanhu said. The Development Bank... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Released tourist recalls his al Qaeda captivitythis." The NGO that operated as a mediator for McGowan's release says it was do
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 8 days ago
this." The NGO that operated as a mediator for McGowan's release says it was done on grounds of compassion, and the South African government says it did not pay a ransom. Press CTRL+C (Windows), CMD+C (Mac), or long-press the URL below on your... Read more
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iol.co.za
The man who nobody wantsBut the South African government is under no illusions about Machar’s dodgy dea
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
But the South African government is under no illusions about Machar’s dodgy dealings as South Sudan’s most prominent rebel leader and former vice-president, and the destabilising role he continues to play in South Sudan, even from as far afield as... Read more
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The Courier Mail
What it’s like to be captured by al-Qaedanorth along with Swede Johan Gustafsson and Dutchman Sjaak Rijke, both of whom
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
north along with Swede Johan Gustafsson and Dutchman Sjaak Rijke, both of whom were subsequently released. The South African government has insisted that no ransom was paid to secure McGown’s release, which was completed on July 29, but some... Read more
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The Irish Times
Road Warrior: South African Airways needs a liftSouth African Airways has asked the South African government for a cash injecti
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
South African Airways has asked the South African government for a cash injection of 13 billion rand (€0.822 billion) to allow the airline to continue operating. The state-owned carrier has been losing money for the past seven years and has continued... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Stephen McGown on the 'ups and downs' of clinging to hopebeen there for another five years. Malcom said he approached Gift of the Giver
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
been there for another five years. Malcom said he approached Gift of the Givers because he was stonewalled by the South African government. Any talk of ransom was dismissed by Gift of the Givers. Captives insisted money must be handed over. In... Read more
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iol.co.za
#StephenMcGown recounts years as al-Qaeda captive | IOL Politicshome, I suspected my mother may have passed away. Last year in December, I rece
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
home, I suspected my mother may have passed away. Last year in December, I received a letter from the South African government asking for my compassionate release. This letter was addressed to the mujahideen asking for compassion,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Human Rights Commission Commemorates 10th Anniversary of UN Declaration On Rights of Indigenous Peoplesagainst the Khoisan nation made up of the Khoi, Nama, San, Griqua and Koranna c
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
against the Khoisan nation made up of the Khoi, Nama, San, Griqua and Koranna communities. The Commission urges the South African government, all stakeholders and the public at large to commemorate this day and reiterate their commitment to... Read more
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iol.co.za
8 women whose role in the Struggle is recognised worldwideof women’s rights. Madikizela-Mandela’s role in resistance politics and her pe
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
of women’s rights. Madikizela-Mandela’s role in resistance politics and her persecution at the hands of the South African government is well documented. When Nelson divorced her shortly after his release from prison, she was relegated to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Thanks Citizens for Peaceful MarchesOpposition parties hold hands before a vote of #NoConfidence against President
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Opposition parties hold hands before a vote of #NoConfidence against President Jacob Zuma. The South African government has thanked citizens who protested and expressed their views "within the bounds of the law", its spokesperson said on Tuesday... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Govt thanks citizens for peaceful marchesJames de Villiers, News24 Supporters of President Jacob Zuma. (Tina Hsu, News2
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
James de Villiers, News24 Supporters of President Jacob Zuma. (Tina Hsu, News24) Cape Town – The South African government has thanked citizens who protested and expressed their views “within the bounds of the law”, its spokesperson said on Tuesday... Read more
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Newsweek
In Kruger Park, South Africa, black poachers are hunted as much as their preysome local villagers still hunted on unclaimed land around Kruger, but in 1993,
Newsweek / Posted 10 days ago
some local villagers still hunted on unclaimed land around Kruger, but in 1993, the year apartheid ended, the South African government instituted the Game Theft Act, which decreed that whoever put enclosures around land containing wild game... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Zuma says police can deal with Manana over Cubana assaultthe laws of the land‚” the presidency said in a statement on Monday. Zuma said
Daily Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
the laws of the land‚” the presidency said in a statement on Monday. Zuma said he stood against women abuse. “The South African Government has made violence against women a priority crime. Women have a right to safety and security and must not... Read more
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guardian-series
Cricket legend Doug Insole dies aged 91just scored 158 in England's final Test against Australia and there was suspici
guardian-series / Posted 11 days ago
just scored 158 in England's final Test against Australia and there was suspicion that he was left out to appease the South African government. At the time, Insole said D’Oliveira was left out because they had "got rather better than him in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma Disturbed By Allegations of Assault By Deputy Minister Mananathat the law enforcement agencies will deal with the matter effectively in line
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
that the law enforcement agencies will deal with the matter effectively in line with the laws of the land. "The South African Government has made violence against women a priority crime. Women have a right to safety and security and must not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
State Department Press Briefing on Agoa Forumgoing to find it a very, very productive two or three days in Lomé. The AGOA Fo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
going to find it a very, very productive two or three days in Lomé. The AGOA Forum provides an opportunity for American and African government officials, civil society, and business to establish and promote stronger economic ties between the United... Read more
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iol.co.za
#MduduziManana assault allegations 'disturb' Zumawill deal with the matter effectively in line with the laws of the land," the s
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
will deal with the matter effectively in line with the laws of the land," the statement said. Zuma added: "The South African Government has made violence against women a priority crime. Women have a right to safety and security and must not... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South African politician apologises for apparent assault on womanadding that he will cooperate with police. Zuma said he had been disturbed by
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
adding that he will cooperate with police. Zuma said he had been disturbed by the incident involving Manana. "The South African Government has made violence against women a priority crime," Zuma said in a statement. "Women have a right to... Read more
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The Star
South African politician apologises for apparent assault on womanadding that he will cooperate with police. Zuma said he had been disturbed by
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
adding that he will cooperate with police. Zuma said he had been disturbed by the incident involving Manana. "The South African Government has made violence against women a priority crime," Zuma said in a statement. "Women have a right to... Read more
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Reuters
South African politician apologizes for apparent assault on womanadding that he will cooperate with police. Zuma said he had been disturbed by
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
adding that he will cooperate with police. Zuma said he had been disturbed by the incident involving Manana. "The South African Government has made violence against women a priority crime," Zuma said in a statement. "Women have a right to... Read more
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