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New Zimbabwe
Court confirms amount Zuma should repayJOHANNESBURG: South Africa's constitutional Court on Tuesday approved Treasury'
Court confirms amount Zuma should repay
New Zimbabwe / Posted 12 minutes ago
JOHANNESBURG: South Africa's constitutional Court on Tuesday approved Treasury's recommendation that President Jacob Zuma should pay 7.8 million rand ($541,362) for non-security upgrades to his private Nkandla home. The Constitutional Court in... Read more
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Daily Maverick
SABC: Labour court battle won, but the war is still onconsidered one,” said Lagrange. Despite Icasa’s ruling, requests from lawyers t
SABC: Labour court battle won, but the war is still on
Daily Maverick / Posted an hour ago
considered one,” said Lagrange. Despite Icasa’s ruling, requests from lawyers to cease the disciplinary action, a pending Constitutional Court challenge, and an imminent Labour Court application, the SABC fired eight journalists, including... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Judge Hlophe misconduct: Give it up, JSC tells ConCourt judges Jafta and Nkabindethe past eight years one case – that of Western Cape Judge President John Hloph
Judge Hlophe misconduct: Give it up, JSC tells ConCourt judges Jafta and Nkabinde
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 hours ago
the past eight years one case – that of Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe and his alleged attempt at influencing two Constitutional Court Judges, Bess Nkabinde and Chris Jafta, in a matter involving Jacob Zuma – has thoroughly clogged up the... Read more
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iafrica.com
Zuma given 45 days to pay back the moneydeadline for President Jacob Zuma to pay the R7.8 million he owes for the non-s
Zuma given 45 days to pay back the money
iafrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
deadline for President Jacob Zuma to pay the R7.8 million he owes for the non-security upgrades to his Nkandla home. The Constitutional Court today confirmed the amount that Treasury determined he has to pay. More than two years ago, Public... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Calls to review controversial Expropriation Billbeen alleged that the NCOP did not carry out enough public consultation before
Calls to review controversial Expropriation Bill
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 hours ago
been alleged that the NCOP did not carry out enough public consultation before adopting the Bill, something for which the Constitutional Court has previously rapped Parliament over the knuckles. The Presidency says the Bill was also not referred... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Zuma given 45 days to #PayBackTheMoney The Constitutional Court has today confirmed the amount that treasury determi
Zuma given 45 days to #PayBackTheMoney
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 hours ago
The Constitutional Court has today confirmed the amount that treasury determined he pay. FILE: A view of the homestead of South African President Jacob Zuma in Nkandla in January 2014. Picture: AFP. President... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SABC would be foolish to oppose our case - union for 3 axed journalistsperson was freelance journalist Vuyo Mvoko, whose contract was terminated. All
SABC would be foolish to oppose our case - union for 3 axed journalists
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 hours ago
person was freelance journalist Vuyo Mvoko, whose contract was terminated. All eight have applied for direct access to the Constitutional Court. READ: 'Make Hlaudi pay' - SABC staffers' lawyer They were targeted by the broadcaster for criticising... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nkandla - Zuma Must Pay Back Money Personally, and Come Clean On Tax OwedThe DA welcomes the Constitutional Court's endorsement of National Treasury's d
Nkandla - Zuma Must Pay Back Money Personally, and Come Clean On Tax Owed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
The DA welcomes the Constitutional Court's endorsement of National Treasury's determination ordering that President Jacob Zuma pays back R7.8 million for his liability for the upgrades at his private residence at Nkandla. In doing so President Zuma... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cosatu Statement On the President's Decision to Send Back the Expropriation Billprovisions of our democratic constitution; and we are of the view that this Act
Cosatu Statement On the President's Decision to Send Back the Expropriation Bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
provisions of our democratic constitution; and we are of the view that this Act will easily pass the scrutiny of the Constitutional Court. In fact we encourage the National Assembly and the NCOP to comprehensively respond to the president ,so... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
ConCourt approves R7,8 million Zuma has to pay for non-security features at NkandlaIn its March ruling‚ the Constitutional Court found that the findings of the pu
ConCourt approves R7,8 million Zuma has to pay for non-security features at Nkandla
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 hours ago
In its March ruling‚ the Constitutional Court found that the findings of the public protector were binding and that Zuma’s failure to comply with the remedial action taken against him‚ by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela in her 2014 report Secure in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Africa court confirms amount Zuma should repay for upgrades to private homeJOHANNESBURG: South Africa's constitutional Court on Tuesday approved Treasury'
South Africa court confirms amount Zuma should repay for upgrades to private home
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG: South Africa's constitutional Court on Tuesday approved Treasury's recommendation that President Jacob Zuma should pay 7.8 million rand (US$541,362) for non-security upgrades to his private Nkandla home. The Constitutional Court in... Read more
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iol.co.za
SABC journos looking forward to going back to workadded that they all still had a long way to go regarding their employer, and th
SABC journos looking forward to going back to work
iol.co.za / Posted 9 hours ago
added that they all still had a long way to go regarding their employer, and that the decision to petition the Constitutional Court by all the dismissed journalists was driven by the desire to make sure the SABC respected the laws... Read more
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iol.co.za
ConCourt approves Nkandla repayment calculationAt the end of March, the Constitutional Court found, in ruling on an applicatio
ConCourt approves Nkandla repayment calculation
iol.co.za / Posted 9 hours ago
At the end of March, the Constitutional Court found, in ruling on an application by the Economic Freedom Fighters and the Democratic Alliance, that Zuma had failed to uphold the Constitution by flouting a directive from Public Protector Thuli... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SABC 4 Labour Court victory welcomedemployee was freelance journalist Vuyo Mvoko, whose contract was terminated. A
SABC 4 Labour Court victory welcomed
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 hours ago
employee was freelance journalist Vuyo Mvoko, whose contract was terminated. All eight have applied for direct access to the Constitutional Court to challenge the SABC’s policy to no longer air footage of the destruction of property during prote... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
It wasn't cold outside the SABC, says journalist after court victoryrules Another one of the four, Suna Venter, said this victory was not "the end
It wasn't cold outside the SABC, says journalist after court victory
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 hours ago
rules Another one of the four, Suna Venter, said this victory was not "the end of the road", because they still had their Constitutional Court application, which would ensure this "cannot be repeated", while Jacques Steenkamp thanked the families... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#PayBackThe Money: ConCourt approves Zuma's Nkandla billpay. President Jacob Zuma. Picture: GCIS. Jacob Zuma,Nkandla,Nkandla report,g
#PayBackThe Money: ConCourt approves Zuma's Nkandla bill
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 hours ago
pay. President Jacob Zuma. Picture: GCIS. Jacob Zuma,Nkandla,Nkandla report,government Nkandla report JOHANNESBURG - The Constitutional Court has now formally accepted the National Treasury's estimate that President Jacob Zuma should pay back... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
BREAKING: ConCourt approves R7.8m Zuma must pay for NkandlaConCourt approves R7.8m Zuma must pay for Nkandla2016-07-26 15:26 Nkandla (Mat
BREAKING: ConCourt approves R7.8m Zuma must pay for Nkandla
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 hours ago
ConCourt approves R7.8m Zuma must pay for Nkandla2016-07-26 15:26 Nkandla (Matthew Middleton/News24) Cape Town - The Constitutional Court on Tuesday said it had approved the amount of R7.8m that President Jacob Zuma must pay for non-security... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
#SABC4 will not bear legal costs, broadcaster lambasted for 'reckless disregard'if it cannot be shown that the SABC proceeded with the dismissals in a wilful a
#SABC4 will not bear legal costs, broadcaster lambasted for 'reckless disregard'
Mail & Guardian / Posted 12 hours ago
if it cannot be shown that the SABC proceeded with the dismissals in a wilful attempt to avert possible consequence of the Constitutional Court application and this one, whoever took the decision to dismiss the applicants did so with reckless... Read more
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iol.co.za
Palestinians to forge unity in South Africabe addressed by South African Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan, Head of ANC I
Palestinians to forge unity in South Africa
iol.co.za / Posted 12 hours ago
be addressed by South African Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan, Head of ANC International Relations Edna Molewa, former Constitutional Court judge Albie Sachs, former ambassadors such as Mohammed Dangor and Ebrahim Rasool, and the South African... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Head of State Back HomeManuel Domingos Vicente, the National Assembly speaker, Fernando da Piedade Dia
Head of State Back Home
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Manuel Domingos Vicente, the National Assembly speaker, Fernando da Piedade Dias do Santos, the presiding judge of the Constitutional Court, Rui Ferreira, and Luanda governor, Higino Carneiro. The minister of State and head of the Civilian... Read more
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iol.co.za
R50m lawsuit against IEC and bid to postpone pollThe party has filed papers in the Constitutional Court asking for direct access
R50m lawsuit against IEC and bid to postpone poll
iol.co.za / Posted 13 hours ago
The party has filed papers in the Constitutional Court asking for direct access to the court to hear the matter before the elections. But the IEC, in its answering papers to the Constitutional Court, has urged the court not to hear the matter as it... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
It’s ‘game‚ set and match’‚ but union still wary of SABC after ruling on axed journalistswith colleagues Thandeka Gqubule‚ Busisiwe Ntuli‚ Lukhanyo Calata and Vuyo Mvok
It’s ‘game‚ set and match’‚ but union still wary of SABC after ruling on axed journalists
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 hours ago
with colleagues Thandeka Gqubule‚ Busisiwe Ntuli‚ Lukhanyo Calata and Vuyo Mvoko. The group will meet on Tuesday afternoon to discuss an application they launched at the Constitutional Court against the SABC‚ in light of the Labour Court jud... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SABC 4 must be reinstated, Labour Court rulesSABC's decision not to "schedule" him constitutes a breach of contract. All ei
SABC 4 must be reinstated, Labour Court rules
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 hours ago
SABC's decision not to "schedule" him constitutes a breach of contract. All eight have applied for direct access to the Constitutional Court. The Helen Suzman Foundation and the broadcaster reached an agreement on Wednesday which saw the High... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Prosecutor�s Office Probes into Alleged Pressure on Constitutional CourtProsecutor’s Office said on July 26 that it opened investigation into allegatio
Prosecutor�s Office Probes into Alleged Pressure on Constitutional Court
Civil Georgia / Posted 16 hours ago
Prosecutor’s Office said on July 26 that it opened investigation into allegations voiced by Chairman of the Constitutional Court last week that some of the judges of the 9-member Court were “pressured” and “blackmailed” to either rule in favor of the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
In my view Oscar did not receive a fair trialwith the freedom of the press in the context of court proceedings. In the case
In my view Oscar did not receive a fair trial
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 hours ago
with the freedom of the press in the context of court proceedings. In the case of Khumalo and Others v Holomisa, the Constitutional Court said the following: The print, broadcast and electronic media have a particular role in the protection... Read more
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International Business Times
'We're not Nazis' say Austria's sword-fighting frat-boys who dream of a Germanic Europe once again to make its candidate, Norbert Hofer, the first far-right President
'We're not Nazis' say Austria's sword-fighting frat-boys who dream of a Germanic Europe
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
once again to make its candidate, Norbert Hofer, the first far-right President in the European Union, after the Austrian constitutional court annulled the result of May's presidential election. While much of the Austrian society may ridicule the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Azerbaijan top court clears Aliyev's bid to extend presidential termterm in the oil- and gas-exporting, ex-Soviet republic will require constitutio
Azerbaijan top court clears Aliyev's bid to extend presidential term
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
term in the oil- and gas-exporting, ex-Soviet republic will require constitutional amendments and a referendum, the constitutional court said in a statement. These changes would allow Aliyev, in power since 2003, to further tighten his grip... Read more
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Civil Georgia
PM, Politicians Comment on President�s Allegation of �Pressure� on his Relativethe case the President described as an attempt to exert a “pressure”. On July
PM, Politicians Comment on President�s Allegation of �Pressure� on his Relative
Civil Georgia / Posted yesterday
the case the President described as an attempt to exert a “pressure”. On July 25 President Margvelashvili met Chairman of Constitutional Court Giorgi Papuashvili to discuss allegation the latter voiced last week, claiming that some of the judges... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Many Problems With Hlaudi Motsoeneng, Explainedwere ignored though, when the high court found them not to be binding in 2014.
The Many Problems With Hlaudi Motsoeneng, Explained
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
were ignored though, when the high court found them not to be binding in 2014. Although there is the minor issue of the Constitutional Court ruling this year that the Public Protector's remedial action is binding (by the way, in the hierarchy of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SABC judgment to be handed down in Joburgto set aside their dismissals and that their disciplinary processes be revoked
SABC judgment to be handed down in Joburg
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
to set aside their dismissals and that their disciplinary processes be revoked in its entirety. Application for access to Constitutional Court READ: 'Make Hlaudi pay' - SABC staffers' lawyer The other reporters who were notified of their... Read more
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express
‘What’s the point?’ German leaders clash over calls for army to deal with domestic terrorMunich Now politicians are calling for more to be done to tackle terror offenc
‘What’s the point?’ German leaders clash over calls for army to deal with domestic terror
express / Posted yesterday
Munich Now politicians are calling for more to be done to tackle terror offences across the country. In 2012 the Federal Constitutional Court gave the German government permission to employ soldiers for terrorism defence means. Politics should... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Woman Who Can't Evict People From Her Home Faces Evictionjust and equitable. The act prevents local government from evicting people from
Woman Who Can't Evict People From Her Home Faces Eviction
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
just and equitable. The act prevents local government from evicting people from state land without a court order, and the Constitutional Court has extended this to all forms of public and private property ownership. In City of Johannesburg v Blue... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government, MPs Agree On Five Action Points On Policepassed the Anti-Torture Law. You are aware Madam Speaker that corporal punishme
Government, MPs Agree On Five Action Points On Police
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
passed the Anti-Torture Law. You are aware Madam Speaker that corporal punishment is illegal in this country and there is a Constitutional Court ruling to the effect. When we talk about rule of law and order to which we must all affirm if we are to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IWPG Marches for Peace Along With Indian WomenChairman Lee, Chairwoman Nam Hee Kim of the International Women's Peace Group (
IWPG Marches for Peace Along With Indian Women
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Chairman Lee, Chairwoman Nam Hee Kim of the International Women's Peace Group (IWPG) and Dr. Alexander Kim, Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Sakha, Republic of the Russian Federation received the Gandhi Prize. "The greatest peace prize is... Read more
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Civil Georgia
After Meeting Constitutional Court Chair, President Speaks of �Dangerous Trend�President Giorgi Margvelashvili said he was not surprised by Constitutional Cou
After Meeting Constitutional Court Chair, President Speaks of �Dangerous Trend�
Civil Georgia / Posted yesterday
President Giorgi Margvelashvili said he was not surprised by Constitutional Court Chairman’s allegations about pressure being exerted on the Court as he personally became a target of this “dangerous trend” after “pressure” was exerted on one of his... Read more
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Reuters
EU says Poland's changes to constitutional court law raise concernsBRUSSELS Poland's changes to the constitutional court law raise new concerns an
EU says Poland's changes to constitutional court law raise concerns
Reuters / Posted yesterday
BRUSSELS Poland's changes to the constitutional court law raise new concerns and may trigger a formal reaction by the European Commission, a spokesman for the EU executive said on Monday. Poland's parliament on Friday amended the law governing the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU says Poland's changes to constitutional court law raise concernsBRUSSELS: Poland's changes to the constitutional court law raise new concerns a
EU says Poland's changes to constitutional court law raise concerns
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
BRUSSELS: Poland's changes to the constitutional court law raise new concerns and may trigger a formal reaction by the European Commission, a spokesman for the EU executive said on Monday. Poland's parliament on Friday amended the law governing the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
LGE 2016 - ANC Claws Back With Race Baiting, Veterans and the DabHad the local government elections happened in April instead of August, the ANC
LGE 2016 - ANC Claws Back With Race Baiting, Veterans and the Dab
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Had the local government elections happened in April instead of August, the ANC would have been fighting fires over the Constitutional Court judgement on Nkandla and the backlash over allegations of "state capture" by the Gupta family. The ANC has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AIDS 2016: The 21st International Aids Conferencehad died from Aids. On behalf of affected South Africans, the Treatment Action
AIDS 2016: The 21st International Aids Conference
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
had died from Aids. On behalf of affected South Africans, the Treatment Action Campaign took national government to the Constitutional Court in an attempt to force them to fulfil the constitutional mandate of protecting the right to life. But... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What's in a (Street) Name? Pretoria Belongs to All Who Live in ItMAGOPANE. On 21 July 2016, three days after the world celebrated the legacy of
What's in a (Street) Name? Pretoria Belongs to All Who Live in It
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
MAGOPANE. On 21 July 2016, three days after the world celebrated the legacy of our former President on Mandela Day, the Constitutional Court delivered its judgment in the highly contentious Tshwane street name change matter. The matter began as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation Boss to Stand TrialMuchechetere will stand trial on August 2, after the court last week quashed hi
Former Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation Boss to Stand Trial
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Muchechetere will stand trial on August 2, after the court last week quashed his second attempt to seek relief at the Constitutional Court. Muchechetere's lawyer, Advocate Thabani Mpofu, withdrew their first constitutional application... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Ex-ZBC CEO bid to avert trial fails, date setZimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) CEO Happyson Muchechetere had his secon
Ex-ZBC CEO bid to avert trial fails, date set
New Zimbabwe / Posted yesterday
Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) CEO Happyson Muchechetere had his second application for referral of his case to Constitutional Court quashed after court ruled that was not allowed at law. Magistrate Noel Mupeiwa set Muchechetere’s trial... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
One party two campaignsstanding up for the ANC in Gauteng. You will remember that Kathrada wrote an o
One party two campaigns
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
standing up for the ANC in Gauteng. You will remember that Kathrada wrote an open letter earlier this year - following the Constitutional Court judgment on Nkandla declaring that Zuma had failed to "uphold, defend and respect the constitution as... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Constitutional Court to announce position on controversial anti-graft lawSEOUL, July 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's Constitutional Court on Monday said it
Constitutional Court to announce position on controversial anti-graft law
Yonhap News Agency / Posted yesterday
SEOUL, July 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's Constitutional Court on Monday said it will announce later this week whether applying the controversial anti-graft law to journalists and private school teachers is constitutional, ahead of its official... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Watching democracy slip awaypurge 2,745 judges and prosecutors. By Sunday homes were being searched, the ar
Watching democracy slip away
Daily Chronicle / Posted yesterday
purge 2,745 judges and prosecutors. By Sunday homes were being searched, the arrests had begun. In recent years Turkey’s Constitutional Court has been the only thing that has stood between Erdogan and his continuing assault on the news media –... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The New European Fascistsoffices in Warsaw. "There are no longer checks and balances of power. The parli
The New European Fascists
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
offices in Warsaw. "There are no longer checks and balances of power. The parliamentary system is dysfunctional. The Constitutional Court and judiciary are paralyzed. New laws passed by the parliament cannot be challenged or changed. The... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Zuma ruling gave Thuli teeth- to pursue 17 cases in which her remedial actions have been ignored. Madonsel
Zuma ruling gave Thuli teeth
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
- to pursue 17 cases in which her remedial actions have been ignored. Madonsela said that, by clarifying her powers, the Constitutional Court had affirmed the role of her office as a gateway to justice, particularly for the most disadvantaged,... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Ex-ZBC CEO bid to avert trial flops, date setZimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) CEO Happyson Muchechetere had his secon
Ex-ZBC CEO bid to avert trial flops, date set
New Zimbabwe / Posted yesterday
Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) CEO Happyson Muchechetere had his second application for referral of his case to Constitutional Court quashed after court ruled that was not allowed at law. Magistrate Noel Mupeiwa set Muchechetere’s trial... Read more
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Daily Maverick
LGE 2016: ANC claws back with race baiting, veterans and the dabthe focus, the subject of Nkandla looms large as well as his relationship with
LGE 2016: ANC claws back with race baiting, veterans and the dab
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
the focus, the subject of Nkandla looms large as well as his relationship with the dodgy Gupta family. In the wake of the Constitutional Court judgment that found that president had violated the Constitution, a number of ANC veterans, prominent... Read more
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Daily Maverick
What’s in a (street) Name? Pretoria belongs to ALL who live in itOn 21 July 2016, three days after the world celebrated the legacy of our former
What’s in a (street) Name? Pretoria belongs to ALL who live in it
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
On 21 July 2016, three days after the world celebrated the legacy of our former President on Mandela Day, the Constitutional Court delivered its judgment in the highly contentious Tshwane street name change matter. The matter began as an attempt by... Read more
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