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iol.co.za
No blocking the BoksMuzi Nombela/BackpagepixThe Springboks overcame their first obstacle in their q
No blocking the Boks
iol.co.za / Posted 2 hours ago
Muzi Nombela/BackpagepixThe Springboks overcame their first obstacle in their quest to winning the William Webb Ellis trophy for a third time. Photo by: Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix Pretoria – The burning issue of transformation in our national rugby... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Get a Good Lawyer, Judge Tells Politician Trying to Stop Bok TeamThe man trying to stop the Springboks from leaving South Africa needs to find a
Get a Good Lawyer, Judge Tells Politician Trying to Stop Bok Team
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
The man trying to stop the Springboks from leaving South Africa needs to find a lawyer, a judge cautioned him on Wednesday, as he is jumping into waters where there are "fish that bite". "You may find that you are traversing an area which is like a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rugby Transformation Debate Is Urgent - JudgeThe debate about transformation must be sped up as people are losing patience,
Rugby Transformation Debate Is Urgent - Judge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
The debate about transformation must be sped up as people are losing patience, the high court judge hearing the "rugby case" said on Wednesday. "We need to hurry up. We need to move with determination, focus, so that there is less turbulence," Judge... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Rugby transformation debate is urgent judgeThomas Hartleb, News24 Tshidiso Mokhoanatse at the High Court in Pretoria with
Rugby transformation debate is urgent judge
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 hours ago
Thomas Hartleb, News24 Tshidiso Mokhoanatse at the High Court in Pretoria with some of his supporters in the rugby case. (Thomas Hartleb, News24) Pretoria - The debate about transformation must be sped up as people are losing patience, the high... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Get a good lawyer, judge tells politician trying to stop Bok teamTshidiso Mokhoanatse at the High Court in Pretoria with some of his supporters
Get a good lawyer, judge tells politician trying to stop Bok team
News 24 South Africa / Posted 21 hours ago
Tshidiso Mokhoanatse at the High Court in Pretoria with some of his supporters in the rugby case. (Thomas Hartleb, News24) Pretoria - The man trying to stop the Springboks from leaving South Africa needs to find a lawyer, a judge cautioned him on... Read more
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The Hindu
Landmark buliding to bow outIn a few months, the Esplanade police station will be levelled to the ground, m
Landmark buliding to bow out
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
In a few months, the Esplanade police station will be levelled to the ground, making way for modern structure to house the station. There can be no ambiguity about the Esplanade Police Station’s origins. A ten-ft high wooden board standing at the... Read more
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Anil Netto
Seven things we learned from Bersih 41. A mammoth rally can take place peacefully with minimal police presence if th
Seven things we learned from Bersih 4
Anil Netto / Posted yesterday
1. A mammoth rally can take place peacefully with minimal police presence if the objectives are noble. Malaysians are not naturally prone to violence and illwill if they are not instigated by hate speech. 2. The struggle for electoral reforms, clean... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DA to Seek Inquiry for Jiba's Fitness to Hold OfficeThe following remarks were delivered by the DA Leader outside the headquarters
DA to Seek Inquiry for Jiba's Fitness to Hold Office
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The following remarks were delivered by the DA Leader outside the headquarters of the National Prosecuting Authority in Pretoria. He was joined by DA National Spokesperson, Refiloe Nt'sekhe MPL, and DA Shadow Minister of Justice, Adv. Glynnis... Read more
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Aliran Online
The rakyat has voiced it, loud and clear, at Bersih 4The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) is proud to announce th
The rakyat has voiced it, loud and clear, at Bersih 4
Aliran Online / Posted 2 days ago
The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) is proud to announce that the 34-hour Bersih 4 peaceful assembly in KL, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching and over 70 cities around the globe has victoriously achieved its purpose. The people’s presence... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DA Gives Zuma 24 Hours for Jiba DecisionThe Democratic Alliance (DA) has given President Jacob Zuma until Tuesday to de
DA Gives Zuma 24 Hours for Jiba Decision
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has given President Jacob Zuma until Tuesday to decide if he will appoint a commission of inquiry into deputy prosecutions head Nomgcobo Jiba's fitness to hold office, or go to court. DA leader Mmusi Maimane said this... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
DA gives Zuma 24 hours for Jiba decisionNomgcobo Jiba. (Genevieve Quintal, News24) Johannesburg - The Democratic Allia
DA gives Zuma 24 hours for Jiba decision
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
Nomgcobo Jiba. (Genevieve Quintal, News24) Johannesburg - The Democratic Alliance (DA) has given President Jacob Zuma until Tuesday to decide if he will appoint a commission of inquiry into deputy prosecutions head Nomgcobo Jiba's fitness to hold... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kumbo Water Controversy - Lawyer Arraigned On Five-Count Criminal ChargesBarrister Wirgham Joseph Akuwiyadze was on August 24, 2015 arraigned before the
Kumbo Water Controversy - Lawyer Arraigned On Five-Count Criminal Charges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Barrister Wirgham Joseph Akuwiyadze was on August 24, 2015 arraigned before the Kumbo Court of First Instance in Bui Division of the North West Region, on charges of defamation and conditional threats. He was dragged to court by three officials of... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Bersih 4 Day 1: Yellow-clad protesters rally freely Published: 30 August 2015 5:38 AM | Updated: 30 August 2015 6:34 AM Some 200
Bersih 4 Day 1: Yellow-clad protesters rally freely
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 4 days ago
Published: 30 August 2015 5:38 AM | Updated: 30 August 2015 6:34 AM Some 200,000 people turned up at the Bersih rally at its peak about 4pm, according to the organiser, electoral reform group... Read more
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The Star
Crowds dispersing after 4.30pm peakKUALA LUMPUR: The Bersih 4 crowd in Dataran Merdeka has begun to disperse, with
Crowds dispersing after 4.30pm peak
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The Bersih 4 crowd in Dataran Merdeka has begun to disperse, with crowds slowly leaving the area on foot after the rally’s peak at about 4.30pm Groups of people decked in yellow are leaving the area on foot via Jalan Tunku Abdul... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
LIVE Bersih 4: Leaders begin to march in a sea of yellow Published: 29 August 2015 11:05 AM | Updated: 29 August 2015 2:32 PM Banners
LIVE Bersih 4: Leaders begin to march in a sea of yellow
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 5 days ago
Published: 29 August 2015 11:05 AM | Updated: 29 August 2015 2:32 PM Banners put up at barricades at Dataran Merdeka, reminding protesters to stay away from the square. Bersih 2.0 earlier... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
LIVE: Despite Putrajaya’s attempts to stop Bersih 4, crowds start gathering Published: 29 August 2015 11:05 AM People gather at Dataran Maybank in Pudu
LIVE: Despite Putrajaya’s attempts to stop Bersih 4, crowds start gathering
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 5 days ago
Published: 29 August 2015 11:05 AM People gather at Dataran Maybank in Pudu for today’s Bersih 4 rally. Crowds are building despite authorities’ warnings of military... Read more
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The Telegraph
Station help desk saves girlsThe two rescued girls at Ranchi railway station on Friday. Picture by Prashant
Station help desk saves girls
The Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
The two rescued girls at Ranchi railway station on Friday. Picture by Prashant Mitra Ranchi, Aug. 28: Two back-to-back attempts at trafficking in minor girls were thwarted at Ranchi station today, barely 24 hours after a help desk linked to national... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Bar tells Putrajaya to uphold freedom of information Published: 28 August 2015 10:38 PM Bar Council president Steven Thiru has ur
Bar tells Putrajaya to uphold freedom of information
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 5 days ago
Published: 28 August 2015 10:38 PM Bar Council president Steven Thiru has urged Putrajaya to uphold the freedom of information after the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Police abusing Section 124B of the Penal Code, says Bar Bar Council president Steven Thiru has cautioned the police to not misuse Sec
Police abusing Section 124B of the Penal Code, says Bar
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 5 days ago
Bar Council president Steven Thiru has cautioned the police to not misuse Section 124B of the Penal Code which relates to activity detrimental to parliamentary democracy. – The Malaysian... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysian censors block websites ahead of Bersih 4.0 rally"Social Buzz": the number of times this article has been shared across major so
Malaysian censors block websites ahead of Bersih 4.0 rally
Asian Correspondent / Posted 5 days ago
"Social Buzz": the number of times this article has been shared across major social media networks The Bersih 4.0 rally is due to get underway at 2pm Saturday. The Malaysian government has not only declared that this weekend’s Bersih 4.0 rally is... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
A safety briefing from a Bersih veteran – Hafidz Baharom Published: 28 August 2015 3:00 PM A lot of accusations are being levelled ag
A safety briefing from a Bersih veteran – Hafidz Baharom
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 6 days ago
Published: 28 August 2015 3:00 PM A lot of accusations are being levelled against those being outspoken about not attending the upcoming 34-hour rally organised by the Coalition for Free and... Read more
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Times of Malta
Our reputation at stakeAs James Carville, the well-known strategist for Bill Clinton, so famously said
Our reputation at stake
Times of Malta / Posted 6 days ago
As James Carville, the well-known strategist for Bill Clinton, so famously said decades ago, “It’s about the economy… stupid the one sure issue which historically makes or breaks governments at elections is the state of the economy. It is... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Derry Crown Court business hit by lawyers' legal aid action Dozens of Londonderry cases were mentioned but adjourned until the autumn Bu
Derry Crown Court business hit by lawyers' legal aid action
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Dozens of Londonderry cases were mentioned but adjourned until the autumn Business in a Northern Ireland court came to a near standstill because of industrial action by lawyers. Dozens of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Londonderry Crown Court business hit by lawyers' legal aid action Dozens of Londonderry cases were mentioned but adjourned until the autumn Bu
Londonderry Crown Court business hit by lawyers' legal aid action
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Dozens of Londonderry cases were mentioned but adjourned until the autumn Business in a Northern Ireland court came to a near standstill because of industrial action by... Read more
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Aliran Online
FAQ – Answering concerns about Bersih 4Bersih 2.0 answers some of the common questions about the Bersih 4 gathering th
FAQ – Answering concerns about Bersih 4
Aliran Online / Posted 6 days ago
Bersih 2.0 answers some of the common questions about the Bersih 4 gathering this weekend. You claim to be apolitical. Why then are you calling for the Prime Minister to resign? A Google search for “define apolitical” returns the result “not... Read more
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The Star
Three-day remand for arrested #OccupyParliament protestorsKUALA LUMPUR: The 17 activists that were part of the #OccupyParliament protest
Three-day remand for arrested #OccupyParliament protestors
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The 17 activists that were part of the #OccupyParliament protest will be remanded for three days to facilitate investigations into activities detrimental to parliamentary democracy. It was reported that the 17 were arrested by police... Read more
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Anil Netto
Countdown to Bersih 4: The moment of truthAnother three days to go before the Bersih 4 gathering and those in power are d
Countdown to Bersih 4: The moment of truth
Anil Netto / Posted 8 days ago
Another three days to go before the Bersih 4 gathering and those in power are doing all they can do discourage and deter people from attending. This suggests to me that they are concerned and worried about the upcoming display of public... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Lawyers group, Bar Council to aid Bersih 4 participants Bersih protesters who are arrested for participating in the rally this weeken
Lawyers group, Bar Council to aid Bersih 4 participants
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 8 days ago
Bersih protesters who are arrested for participating in the rally this weekend are assured of legal assistance from lawyers. – The Malaysian Insider file pic, August 26, 2015.Rights group... Read more
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The Star
Transfer of RM2.6bil from abroad will be brought up at Bar Council EGMPUTRAJAYA: The Bar Council is convening an extraordinary general meeting of the
Transfer of RM2.6bil from abroad will be brought up at Bar Council EGM
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
PUTRAJAYA: The Bar Council is convening an extraordinary general meeting of the Malaysian Bar on Sept 12 to discuss the transfer of RM2.6bil into the Prime Minister’s private accounts. It said in the notice to members yesterday that the EGM would be... Read more
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The Star
Five AMK members called up by policeSHAH ALAM: Five people have been summoned to the Shah Alam police district head
Five AMK members called up by police
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
SHAH ALAM: Five people have been summoned to the Shah Alam police district headquarters to facilitate investigations into the Jelajah Bersih Merdeka convoy that took place on Sunday. The convoy, organised by Angkatan Muda Keadilan (AMK), allegedly... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Bar to hold EGM to debate alleged victimisation of A-G, 1MDB investigators The Bar Council will hold an emergency meeting to discuss its stand regarding
Bar to hold EGM to debate alleged victimisation of A-G, 1MDB investigators
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 8 days ago
The Bar Council will hold an emergency meeting to discuss its stand regarding recent breakdowns in the rule of law. – The Malaysian Insider file pic, August 25,... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Bar sets up legal team, hotline to help those arrested during Bersih 4 Published: 25 August 2015 4:02 PM President of the Malaysian Bar, Steven Thi
Bar sets up legal team, hotline to help those arrested during Bersih 4
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 9 days ago
Published: 25 August 2015 4:02 PM President of the Malaysian Bar, Steven Thiru, says the 'urgent arrest team' can be reached via SMS anytime during and after the rally. – The... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
'SC stretched self too far to accommodate Enrile'MANILA - A constitutional expert is backing the opinion of Supreme Court Associ
'SC stretched self too far to accommodate Enrile'
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 9 days ago
MANILA - A constitutional expert is backing the opinion of Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Leonen that the High Court "stretched itself too far" in order to accommodate the bail petition of Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile. Atty. Rudyard "Sonny" Avila... Read more
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New Kerala
Tomar seeks closure of fake degree case in Delhi HC The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to the Bar Council of India (BCI
Tomar seeks closure of fake degree case in Delhi HC
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to the Bar Council of India (BCI) and the Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) on a plea filed by Delhi's former law minister Jitender Singh Tomar seeking closure... Read more
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The Star
Fixing the politics of money - Transformation UnpluggedMY last column on regulating political financing placed me in the direct line o
Fixing the politics of money - Transformation Unplugged
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
MY last column on regulating political financing placed me in the direct line of ire of readers and politicians. Salvos were shot through social media and bumping into friends would inevitably lead to robust exchanges. Advocates and the like-minded... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt may open educational, legal services to foreignersExplaining the country's approach to open education sector, the secretary said,
Govt may open educational, legal services to foreigners
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
Explaining the country's approach to open education sector, the secretary said, in the beginning, opening online courses could be an optionExplaining the country's approach to open education... Read more
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The Manila Times
Sereno lacks control over SC–criticsAugust 23, 2015 9:36 pm by JOMAR CANLAS, SENIOR REPORTER Chief Justice Maria
Sereno lacks control over SC–critics
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
August 23, 2015 9:36 pm by JOMAR CANLAS, SENIOR REPORTER Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno marks on Monday her third year as the highest official in the judiciary notable, according to her critics, for lack of... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Who should be blamed over political funding issue? – Walter Sandosam Published: 23 August 2015 10:36 AM What is wrong has to be put right. Those
Who should be blamed over political funding issue? – Walter Sandosam
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 11 days ago
Published: 23 August 2015 10:36 AM What is wrong has to be put right. Those who flout the law should be punished to the full extent of the law. If the Malaysian legal framework is... Read more
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iol.co.za
NPA boss lays cards on tableINDEPEDNENT MEDIAAdvocate Shaun Abrahams was made national director of public p
NPA boss lays cards on table
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
INDEPEDNENT MEDIAAdvocate Shaun Abrahams was made national director of public prosecutions two months ago. Picture: Oupa Mokoena Nobody has held the position of National Director of Public Prosecutions for a full term. Will Shaun Abrahams be the... Read more
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Aliran Online
Worsening inter-religious relationsMalaysians need to put aside any discriminatory thoughts and uphold mutual tole
Worsening inter-religious relations
Aliran Online / Posted 13 days ago
Malaysians need to put aside any discriminatory thoughts and uphold mutual tolerance, understanding and respect, ethics that are encouraged by every religion, observes Syerleena Abdul Rashid. In 2007, Aliran Monthly (vol 27 no 4) highlighted the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Political parties and ‘donations’ – Hafidz Baharom Published: 20 August 2015 7:00 AM With more and more Malaysians asking how a
Political parties and ‘donations’ – Hafidz Baharom
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 14 days ago
Published: 20 August 2015 7:00 AM With more and more Malaysians asking how a RM2.6 billion donation from a certain “brotherly” nation can be used for political funding, perhaps it is time we look... Read more
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iol.co.za
I feel vindicated - JibaINDEPENDENT MEDIAFraud and perjury charges against the NPA's DDPP Nomgcobo Jiba
I feel vindicated - Jiba
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAFraud and perjury charges against the NPA's DDPP Nomgcobo Jiba have been withdrawn in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria. File picture: Thobile Mathonsi Pretoria - The National Prosecuting Authority deputy director... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
NPA boss reshuffles top leadershipNewly-appointed National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams
NPA boss reshuffles top leadership
Mail & Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Newly-appointed National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams announced on Tuesday that he had reshuffled the top echelons of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA). “You recall that I have stated on numerous occasions that it... Read more
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The Star
Low: Council on political funding can be set up within next two weeksKUALA LUMPUR: The earliest the national council on political funding can be for
Low: Council on political funding can be set up within next two weeks
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The earliest the national council on political funding can be formed is within the next two weeks, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Paul Low(pic) said. He said letters inviting people to join the council would be sent... Read more
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iol.co.za
Jiba still facing disbarmentINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe NPAs decision to drop charges against Nomgcobo Jiba will n
Jiba still facing disbarment
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe NPAs decision to drop charges against Nomgcobo Jiba will not impact on the application to have her struck from the roll. File picture: Thobile Mathonsi Durban - The National Prosecuting Authority’s decision to drop fraud and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Jiba disbarment application still onINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe NPAs decision to drop charges against Nomgcobo Jiba will n
Jiba disbarment application still on
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe NPAs decision to drop charges against Nomgcobo Jiba will not impact on the application to have her struck from the roll. File picture: Thobile Mathonsi Durban - The National Prosecuting Authority’s decision to drop fraud and... Read more
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The New Age
Dropped charges won’t impact Jiba disbarment applicationThe National Prosecuting Authority’s decision to drop fraud and perjury charges
Dropped charges won’t impact Jiba disbarment application
The New Age / Posted 15 days ago
The National Prosecuting Authority’s decision to drop fraud and perjury charges against its deputy director of public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba would have no impact on the application to have her struck from the roll of advocates. On Tuesday Bar... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Paul Low dismisses criticism on political funding committee Published: 18 August 2015 1:32 PM Minister in the Prime Minister's Departmen
Paul Low dismisses criticism on political funding committee
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 16 days ago
Published: 18 August 2015 1:32 PM Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Paul Low uses the same 'forest and trees' analogy stated by Umno's Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah in defending... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
We’re willing to be part of national political financing panel, says DAP Published: 18 August 2015 1:45 PM DAP's Serdang MP Ong Kian Ming says DAP wi
We’re willing to be part of national political financing panel, says DAP
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 16 days ago
Published: 18 August 2015 1:45 PM DAP's Serdang MP Ong Kian Ming says DAP willing to be part of the political financing commitee but wants the new body to also look at the... Read more
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The Star
Council on political funding to be formed within a fortnightKUALA LUMPUR: A national council on political funding may be formed within the
Council on political funding to be formed within a fortnight
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: A national council on political funding may be formed within the next two weeks, a Minister in the Prime Minister's Department said. Datuk Paul Low (pic) said letters inviting people to sit on this council were to be sent out by the... Read more
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