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AllAfrica.com
Banks Fire Over 2 000 WorkersMORE than 2 000 employees have been fired from the banking sector since 2009, w
Banks Fire Over 2 000 Workers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 49 minutes ago
MORE than 2 000 employees have been fired from the banking sector since 2009, with 130 sacked using the recent Supreme Court ruling, a bankers' union has said. Zimbabwe Banks and Allied Workers Union (Zibawu) secretary-general Peter Mutasa said this... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Election tipped for end 2016A general election is expected to take place in December next year with a newly
Election tipped for end 2016
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 hours ago
A general election is expected to take place in December next year with a newly elected government taking office in February 2017, assuming the draft charter receives approval throughout, according to a political source. The tentative timeline made... Read more
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The New Age
Concourt to deliberate reinstatement of fired lesbian church ministerThe Constitutional Court will deliberate on whether or not to give a lesbian Ch
Concourt to deliberate reinstatement of fired lesbian church minister
The New Age / Posted 10 hours ago
The Constitutional Court will deliberate on whether or not to give a lesbian Church Minister her job back. The issue arose after Minister Ecclesia De Lange was fired by the Methodist Church of South Africa after she announced her intention to marry... Read more
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OJornal News
Portuguese judges block surveillance law to fight terror LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Portugal’s Constitutional Court has disallowed legisl
Portuguese judges block surveillance law to fight terror
OJornal News / Posted 11 hours ago
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Portugal’s Constitutional Court has disallowed legislation that would have given intelligence agencies access to private communications metadata. The judges declared... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Intellectual Property - What Can Be Learnt From South Africa's "Please Call Me" CaseThroughout history intellectual property has been a contested terrain. Recent l
Intellectual Property - What Can Be Learnt From South Africa's "Please Call Me" Case
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Throughout history intellectual property has been a contested terrain. Recent legal disputes involving big companies such as Apple and Samsung have brought the subject down to an everyday conversation. South Africa's intellectual property law shares... Read more
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Eye Witness News
‘The Bible states that marriage is only for a man and a woman’ Ecclesia De Lange is challenging her dismissal as a minister of the church in
‘The Bible states that marriage is only for a man and a woman’
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 hours ago
Ecclesia De Lange is challenging her dismissal as a minister of the church in 2009. FILE: Reverend Ecclesia de Lange. Picture: Facebook.com Constitutional Court,Gay rights,Methodist... Read more
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iol.co.za
Insults fly in billionaire sex abuse caseJohannesburg - The molestation lawsuit against stockbroker Sidney Frankel is ge
Insults fly in billionaire sex abuse case
iol.co.za / Posted 18 hours ago
Johannesburg - The molestation lawsuit against stockbroker Sidney Frankel is getting personal, with both legal teams flinging insults at each other this week. The Joburg stockbroker and philanthropist is at the centre of a sex scandal after seven... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Decision to fire gay reverend was 'unconstitutional' & 'unfair' Former Methodist church minister Ecclesia de Lange was fired for allegedly ma
Decision to fire gay reverend was 'unconstitutional' & 'unfair'
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 hours ago
Former Methodist church minister Ecclesia de Lange was fired for allegedly marrying a woman. Picture: Ecclesia de Langa was subjected to a disciplinary hearing in Cape Town once she... Read more
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Salon.com
Portuguese judges block surveillance law to fight terrorLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s Constitutional Court has disallowed legislat
Portuguese judges block surveillance law to fight terror
Salon.com / Posted 19 hours ago
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s Constitutional Court has disallowed legislation that would have given intelligence agencies access to private communications metadata. The judges declared the bill passed by Parliament last month illegal because it... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Curb powers of the minister over Ipid’INDEPENDENT MEDIASuspended Independent Police Investigative Directorate boss, R
‘Curb powers of the minister over Ipid’
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIASuspended Independent Police Investigative Directorate boss, Robert McBride. Photo: Thobile Mathonsi Pretoria - Police Minister Nathi Nhleko should not have unilateral powers to suspend, discipline and remove the executive director... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Setbacks for Traditional LeadersBy Terry Bell, News24 Correspondent The government's attempts to reinforce the
Setbacks for Traditional Leaders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
By Terry Bell, News24 Correspondent The government's attempts to reinforce the role and power of traditional leaders has been delivered two major setbacks this month. On Tuesday last week, the full bench of the Eastern Cape High Court dismissed,... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Portuguese judges block surveillance law to fight terrorLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's Constitutional Court has disallowed legislat
Portuguese judges block surveillance law to fight terror
The Evening Sun / Posted 20 hours ago
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's Constitutional Court has disallowed legislation that would have given intelligence agencies access to private communications metadata. The judges declared the bill passed by Parliament last month illegal because it... Read more
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York Daily Record
Portuguese judges block surveillance law to fight terrorLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's Constitutional Court has disallowed legislat
Portuguese judges block surveillance law to fight terror
York Daily Record / Posted 20 hours ago
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's Constitutional Court has disallowed legislation that would have given intelligence agencies access to private communications metadata. The judges declared the bill passed by Parliament last month illegal because it... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Portuguese judges block surveillance law to fight terrorLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's Constitutional Court has disallowed legislat
Portuguese judges block surveillance law to fight terror
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 20 hours ago
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's Constitutional Court has disallowed legislation that would have given intelligence agencies access to private communications metadata. The judges declared the bill passed by Parliament last month illegal because it... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Portuguese judges block surveillance law to fight terrorLISBON, Portugal (AP) - Portugal's Constitutional Court has disallowed legislat
Portuguese judges block surveillance law to fight terror
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 20 hours ago
LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Portugal's Constitutional Court has disallowed legislation that would have given intelligence agencies access to private communications metadata. The judges declared the bill passed by Parliament last month illegal because it... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Should political parties disclose funding sources? The pros and cons were discussed during a talk at the University of Cape Town
Should political parties disclose funding sources?
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 hours ago
The pros and cons were discussed during a talk at the University of Cape Town. Leaders of the SA's top 3 political parties: DA's Helen Zille, ANC's Jacob Zuma and EFF's Julius Malema. Pictures:... Read more
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iol.co.za
Going down the wrong trackINDEPENDENT MEDIALucky Montana is accused of dipping into Prasa finances. File
Going down the wrong track
iol.co.za / Posted 22 hours ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIALucky Montana is accused of dipping into Prasa finances. File picture: Leon Nicholas Corruption in SA is just too much and, as the public protector’s Prasa report shows, it is directly affecting our lives, writes Zwelinzima... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Suspension Unlawful, Says McbrideThe untrammelled powers of the police minister to get rid of the head of the In
Suspension Unlawful, Says Mcbride
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
The untrammelled powers of the police minister to get rid of the head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) was unconstitutional and should be subjected to Parliamentary scrutiny, the High Court in Pretoria has heard. Police... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Gay reverend takes appeal to ConCourt Ecclesia de Lange was fired from the Methodist Church after announcing her ma
Gay reverend takes appeal to ConCourt
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 hours ago
Ecclesia de Lange was fired from the Methodist Church after announcing her marriage to her same-sex partner. FILE. Reverend Ecclesia de Lange, who has been in a legal battle against the Methodist Church of... Read more
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Rappler
S. Korea's top court keeps conscientious objector in jailSEOUL, South Korea – Human rights activists voiced disappointment Friday, Augus
S. Korea's top court keeps conscientious objector in jail
Rappler / Posted 23 hours ago
SEOUL, South Korea – Human rights activists voiced disappointment Friday, August 28, after South Korea's Supreme Court turned down an appeal by a conscientious objector against a jail term for refusing to serve in the military. More than 60 years... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We'll Fight for Our Metro Police - De LilleThe ANC-led government is "hell-bent" on destroying the city's very functional
We'll Fight for Our Metro Police - De Lille
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
The ANC-led government is "hell-bent" on destroying the city's very functional metro police, Mayor Patricia de Lille claimed on Thursday. Commenting on the proposal for a single police service, she said: "We will be fighting the incorporation of the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Political-parties-disarrayThe Higher Elections Committee (HEC), the seven-member judicial body in charge
Political-parties-disarray
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
The Higher Elections Committee (HEC), the seven-member judicial body in charge of supervising parliamentary polls, said on Sunday that it will announce a timetable for the vote by the end of this month. “HEC Chairman Ayman Abbas will announce the... Read more
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iol.co.za
ConCourt land ruling welcomedINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe Constitutional Court in Johannesburg. File picture: Tiro R
ConCourt land ruling welcomed
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe Constitutional Court in Johannesburg. File picture: Tiro Ramatlhatse Moruleng – The Bakgatla-Ba-Kgafela Traditional Authority (BBKTA) in Moruleng near Rustenburg on Thursday welcomed the Constitutional Court ruling that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Schedule for Parliamentary Elections to Be Announced On SundayCairo — Egypt's Supreme Elections Commission (SEC) will announce next Sunday th
Schedule for Parliamentary Elections to Be Announced On Sunday
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Cairo — Egypt's Supreme Elections Commission (SEC) will announce next Sunday the schedule of and procedures for the coming parliamentary elections, it said on Thursday. The commission will hold a press conference on Sunday evening to announce the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Setbacks for traditional leadersTerry Bell, News24 Correspondent Port Elizabeth - The government’s attempts to
Setbacks for traditional leaders
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Terry Bell, News24 Correspondent Port Elizabeth - The government’s attempts to reinforce the role and power of traditional leaders has been delivered two major setbacks this month. On Tuesday last week, the full bench of the Eastern Cape High Court... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Suspension unlawful, says McBrideNews24 correspondent Pretoria - The untrammelled powers of the police minister
Suspension unlawful, says McBride
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
News24 correspondent Pretoria - The untrammelled powers of the police minister to get rid of the head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) was unconstitutional and should be subjected to Parliamentary scrutiny, the High Court... Read more
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The Huffington Post
These Countries Show Why Losing Birthright Citizenship Could Be A DisasterA significant portion of the GOP presidential field wants to end birthright cit
These Countries Show Why Losing Birthright Citizenship Could Be A Disaster
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
A significant portion of the GOP presidential field wants to end birthright citizenship for the children of undocumented immigrants, either by amending the Constitution or by denying altogether that it confers that right. One of their central... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
We'll fight for our metro police De LilleJenna Etheridge, News24 (Jenna Etheridge, News24) Cape Town – The ANC-led gov
We'll fight for our metro police De Lille
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Jenna Etheridge, News24 (Jenna Etheridge, News24) Cape Town – The ANC-led government is "hell-bent" on destroying the city’s very functional metro police, Mayor Patricia de Lille claimed on Thursday. Commenting on the proposal for a single police... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Criminal charges laid against Frankel Seven people claim to have been sexually abused by Frankel who's facing civil
Criminal charges laid against Frankel
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Seven people claim to have been sexually abused by Frankel who's facing civil charges on the allegations. FILE: Germaine Vogel, Luke Lamprecht, Leonard Carr, Ian Levitt and Miranda Friedman at Sydney Frankel... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former Top Cop to Challenge Minister's PowersRobert McBride is expected to start his constitutional challenge regarding Poli
Former Top Cop to Challenge Minister's Powers
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Robert McBride is expected to start his constitutional challenge regarding Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's powers to suspend him in a case starting at the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday. McBride does not think Nhleko was allowed to suspend him... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Farm Workers Union to Raise R250 000 or Face Closure Next MonthThe Commercial Stevedoring Agricultural & Allied Workers union (Csaawu) have be
Farm Workers Union to Raise R250 000 or Face Closure Next Month
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Commercial Stevedoring Agricultural & Allied Workers union (Csaawu) have been going door-to-door on farms between Robertson and Ladysmith this week in a bid to raise enough money to keep its doors open. "We still need to pay about R250,000 to... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Mugabe’s hollow state of the nation speechEVEN as he was dying, Dr. Hastings Kamuzu Banda, one of Africa’s worst dictator
Mugabe’s hollow state of the nation speech
New Zimbabwe / Posted yesterday
EVEN as he was dying, Dr. Hastings Kamuzu Banda, one of Africa’s worst dictators, affectionately known as the Ngwazi mostly by those who benefitted from his decades of political madness, believed he was still president of Malawi. This was despite the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
UCT conference looks at 'interface between law and politics'Former Constitutional Court judge Kate O'Regan will start off the conference‚ w
UCT conference looks at 'interface between law and politics'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
Former Constitutional Court judge Kate O'Regan will start off the conference‚ which is co-hosted by My Vote Counts (MVC)‚ with a public lecture on Thursday night. Friday’s agenda includes sessions dealing with these themes: - International... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Sidney Frankel lambasts accusers' lawyer The former stockbroker lambasted Ian Levitt for publically referring to him a
Sidney Frankel lambasts accusers' lawyer
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
The former stockbroker lambasted Ian Levitt for publically referring to him as a monster. Attorney Ian Levitt. Picture: Louise McAuliffe/EWN Sidney Frankel accused of sexual abuse,Sydney Frankel,Ian... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Following the money is all of our businessOPINION: ANC,Political party funding,My Vote Counts Judith February and Lind
Following the money is all of our business
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
OPINION: ANC,Political party funding,My Vote Counts Judith February and Lindsay Ferris explore the need for transparency in the funding of political parties. Political parties are vulnerable to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
McBride to challenge Nhleko's powersJohannesburg - Robert McBride is expected to start his constitutional challenge
McBride to challenge Nhleko's powers
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
Johannesburg - Robert McBride is expected to start his constitutional challenge regarding Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's powers to suspend him in a case starting at the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday. McBride does not think Nhleko was allowed to... Read more
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Daily Maverick
People shall govern: Cope plans to let members directly elect presidentYou might be passionate about the principles of the African National Congress (
People shall govern: Cope plans to let members directly elect president
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
You might be passionate about the principles of the African National Congress (ANC), for instance, but feel very differently about Jacob Zuma as president. Too bad: as an ordinary voter, you’re stuck with whoever a few thousand people decide to elect... Read more
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The New Age
ConCourt to consider genetic link on surrogacy lawThe Constitutional Court is set to consider whether the genetic-link requiremen
ConCourt to consider genetic link on surrogacy law
The New Age / Posted 2 days ago
The Constitutional Court is set to consider whether the genetic-link requirement in surrogacy law should remain. The requirement means that if one is unable to carry one's own child and similarly unable to donate either the egg or the sperm, then... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Kremlin Doesn't Understand International LawWhenever an appeal reaches President Vladimir Putin to spare someone getting cr
Kremlin Doesn't Understand International Law
The Moscow Times / Posted 2 days ago
Whenever an appeal reaches President Vladimir Putin to spare someone getting crushed by Russia's repressive judicial machine, he always replies with the same, sardonic comment: "How could I influence the decision of the court? It is up to them to... Read more
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iol.co.za
MEC sounds alarm on land invasionsINDEPENDENT MEDIAHuman Settlements MEC Ravi Pillay said the new court ruling wo
MEC sounds alarm on land invasions
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAHuman Settlements MEC Ravi Pillay said the new court ruling would hamper the governments housing programme for the poor and have wide-reaching consequences for service delivery across South Africa. Photo: Supplied Durban -... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Remorseless Pistorius didn't deserve judge's mercyAs we waited for Oscar Pistorius to be freed from prison on parole last week, m
Remorseless Pistorius didn't deserve judge's mercy
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
As we waited for Oscar Pistorius to be freed from prison on parole last week, many among us felt that he had not served enough time for the senseless killing of Reeva Steenkamp. It is difficult to articulate this subtle unease - an intuitive sense... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Former Guatemalan dictator to face genocide retrial Published: 26 August 2015 9:56 AM Former Guatemalan de facto President (1982
Former Guatemalan dictator to face genocide retrial
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 3 days ago
Published: 26 August 2015 9:56 AM Former Guatemalan de facto President (1982-1983), retired General Jose Efrain Rios Montt, 86, is seen after listening his sentence on charges of genocide... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Guatemalan dictator faces genocide retrialA Guatemalan court has ruled that ex-dictator Efrain Rios Montt must face retri
Guatemalan dictator faces genocide retrial
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 days ago
A Guatemalan court has ruled that ex-dictator Efrain Rios Montt must face retrial for genocide during the country's civil war, but ordered it take place behind closed doors because he has dementia. The 89-year-old former general, who ruled the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Why should SA’s rural people have different rights to urbanites?Over the past week, two significant court judgments were delivered that will ha
Why should SA’s rural people have different rights to urbanites?
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
Over the past week, two significant court judgments were delivered that will have far reaching implications for rural land governance in the country and the government’s prevarication on dealing decisively with the democratic rights of the more than... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Rights and wrongs of regulating religionOn a recent visit to Rome I dutifully visited the Vatican museums where I was s
Rights and wrongs of regulating religion
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
On a recent visit to Rome I dutifully visited the Vatican museums where I was struck by the opulence and wealth displayed there. (I was also struck by the display of the many priceless artworks of – very young – naked and half-naked men). Although it... Read more
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The New Age
Former Guatemalan dictator to face genocide retrialA Guatemalan court ruled Tuesday that former dictator Efrain Rios Montt must fa
Former Guatemalan dictator to face genocide retrial
The New Age / Posted 3 days ago
A Guatemalan court ruled Tuesday that former dictator Efrain Rios Montt must face retrial for genocide during the country's civil war, but ordered it take place behind closed doors because he has dementia. The 89-year-old former general, who ruled... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Customary Practices Make a Mockery of New ConstitutionsJohannesburg, 25 August: South Africa has one of the most progressive constitut
Customary Practices Make a Mockery of New Constitutions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Johannesburg, 25 August: South Africa has one of the most progressive constitutions in the world. Despite this, President Jacob Zuma advocates for polygamy using the argument that it is freedom to practise ones culture. Polygamy exists in a... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
In Catholic Colombia, LGBT people find growing acceptanceWhen Azahy Ali Triana de la Peña began transitioning from man to woman in 2012,
In Catholic Colombia, LGBT people find growing acceptance
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
When Azahy Ali Triana de la Peña began transitioning from man to woman in 2012, one of her fears was how, or even if, she would be accepted in the Roman Catholic Church. The devout Catholic, who now works at an LGBT center in Bogotá, also worried... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NGOs Threaten Court Over Suspended Gweru Mayor, Give Kasukuwere Seven Days to Reverse DecisionLOCAL government minister Saviour Kasukuwere's decision to fire mainly MDC-T co
NGOs Threaten Court Over Suspended Gweru Mayor, Give Kasukuwere Seven Days to Reverse Decision
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
LOCAL government minister Saviour Kasukuwere's decision to fire mainly MDC-T councils across the country could hit a snag after a human rights group threatened a Constitutional Court application. In a letter to Kasukuwere last Friday, the Zimbabwe... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkey to hold snap polls on Nov 1ANKARA: Turkey will go to the polls on November 1 in snap elections after the f
Turkey to hold snap polls on Nov 1
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
ANKARA: Turkey will go to the polls on November 1 in snap elections after the failure of coalition talks, the top election body ruled Tuesday (Aug 25), as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tasked Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to form a caretaker... Read more
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