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Eye Witness News
Outrage in Zim as children are forced to make pledge of allegianceNewsDay today calls the pledge divisive and undemocratic. Human rights lawyers
Outrage in Zim as children are forced to make pledge of allegiance
Eye Witness News / Posted 54 minutes ago
NewsDay today calls the pledge divisive and undemocratic. Human rights lawyers are taking up the matter in the country’s Constitutional Court. But in the meantime, school children are supposed to pledge allegiance to the flag, stating they’ll... Read more
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iol.co.za
No postponing local government polls: Van Rooyen/ 3 MAY 2016 PARLIAMENT, May 3 (ANA) – Postponing the local government electio
No postponing local government polls: Van Rooyen
iol.co.za / Posted 4 hours ago
/ 3 MAY 2016 PARLIAMENT, May 3 (ANA) – Postponing the local government elections was out of the question even if the Constitutional Court ruled that every name on the voters’ roll should be accompanied by sufficient particulars of a voter’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa's President a Suspected Criminalin parliament until clarity obtains on how to proceed lawfully and correctly in
South Africa's President a Suspected Criminal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
in parliament until clarity obtains on how to proceed lawfully and correctly in keeping with the decision of the Constitutional Court handed down on 31 March 2016. In our view Zuma and the ANC caucus are still acting in contempt of court... Read more
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EuroNews
EU migrant quotas: Hungary’s referendum gets the go-aheadby a vote in Parliament that may not support the motion The result of the legi
EU migrant quotas: Hungary’s referendum gets the go-ahead
EuroNews / Posted 5 hours ago
by a vote in Parliament that may not support the motion The result of the legislative vote can be challenged at the Constitutional Court However, it is seen as unlikely that a parliament with an almost two-thirds majority for the PM’s... Read more
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iol.co.za
Welfare kids’ funeral cover pits insurers against SAthat provides funds should there be a death, we are there to provide a product,
Welfare kids’ funeral cover pits insurers against SA
iol.co.za / Posted 6 hours ago
that provides funds should there be a death, we are there to provide a product,” du Toit said. ‘Constitutional right’ The Constitutional Court is hearing Sassa’s appeal on May 26. In its previous court submission, Sassa said the moratorium only... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Citizens Urged to Register Before Elections Are Proclaimedto proclaim the election date soon after the announcement of the election date.
Citizens Urged to Register Before Elections Are Proclaimed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
to proclaim the election date soon after the announcement of the election date. However, they are awaiting the important Constitutional Court decision on the clarification of the issue of the challenge relating to citizens and households without... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
‘Malema’s remarks could provoke violent approach towards the IEC’great lengths to safeguard the independence‚ power and authority of another Cha
‘Malema’s remarks could provoke violent approach towards the IEC’
Daily Dispatch / Posted 8 hours ago
great lengths to safeguard the independence‚ power and authority of another Chapter Nine body‚ the Public Protector. “The Constitutional Court judgment in the Nkandla matter was a strong vindication of the importance of these independent... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
‘Malema’s remarks could provoke violent approach towards the IEC’great lengths to safeguard the independence‚ power and authority of another Cha
‘Malema’s remarks could provoke violent approach towards the IEC’
Daily Dispatch / Posted 8 hours ago
great lengths to safeguard the independence‚ power and authority of another Chapter Nine body‚ the Public Protector. “The Constitutional Court judgment in the Nkandla matter was a strong vindication of the importance of these independent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Budget Debate On Vote 11 - Public Workspriority as these alleviate the plight of our poor and most vulnerable by creat
Budget Debate On Vote 11 - Public Works
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
priority as these alleviate the plight of our poor and most vulnerable by creating much needed jobs. Lastly, in respect constitutional court judgment just handed down over Nkandla, and in respect of the reprimand you are about to receive from... Read more
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DW
No special favors for Germany's opposition |of the Green Party and the Left Party could challenge government decisions more
No special favors for Germany's opposition |
DW / Posted 8 hours ago
of the Green Party and the Left Party could challenge government decisions more easily. They were rebuffed by Germany's constitutional court in Karlsruhe on Tuesday, which said it would not further alter the Bundestag parliament's voting rules... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
10 Reasons South Africa Doesn't Suck Right Now - April EditionCEO Alan Knott-Craig Sr had taken full credit for the idea, leading Justice Chr
10 Reasons South Africa Doesn't Suck Right Now - April Edition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
CEO Alan Knott-Craig Sr had taken full credit for the idea, leading Justice Chris Jafta to label him a "liar" in the Constitutional Court. Along with a multibillion-rand compensation figure, yet to be negotiated, Vodacom will have to cover... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MP-Elect Mbabaali Withdraws 2012 PetitionAppeal, saying the case had been overtaken by events. Mr Simon Peter Kinobe, t
MP-Elect Mbabaali Withdraws 2012 Petition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Appeal, saying the case had been overtaken by events. Mr Simon Peter Kinobe, the lawyer representing Mr Mbabaali, told the Constitutional Court led by Deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma that his client had lost interest in the case. Other justices... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'Postponing 2016 local elections not an option'his department's budget vote speech in Parliament today. The Independent Elect
'Postponing 2016 local elections not an option'
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 hours ago
his department's budget vote speech in Parliament today. The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has turned to the Constitutional Court for clarity about what it needs to do to ensure South Africans are lawfully registered on the voters'... Read more
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DW
No special treatment for Germany's opposition |consisting of Green Party and Left Party could challenge government decisions m
No special treatment for Germany's opposition |
DW / Posted 9 hours ago
consisting of Green Party and Left Party could challenge government decisions more easily. They were rebuffed by Germany's constitutional court in Karlsruhe on Tuesday, which said it would not further alter the Bundestag parliament's voting rules... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
LAZ Nods Constitutional CourtThe Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) has said that the establishment of a Consti
LAZ Nods Constitutional Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) has said that the establishment of a Constitutional Court has enhanced the protection of human rights in Zambia. LAZ president Linda Kasonde said that establishment of the Constitutional Court was a positive move... Read more
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Eye Witness News
The election machinery picks up steamto great lengths to safeguard the independence, power and authority of another
The election machinery picks up steam
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 hours ago
to great lengths to safeguard the independence, power and authority of another Chapter Nine body, the Public Protector. The Constitutional Court judgment in the Nkandla matter was a strong vindication of the importance of these independent... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
'Malema’s remarks could provoke violent approach towards the IEC'great lengths to safeguard the independence‚ power and authority of another Cha
'Malema’s remarks could provoke violent approach towards the IEC'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 hours ago
great lengths to safeguard the independence‚ power and authority of another Chapter Nine body‚ the Public Protector. “The Constitutional Court judgment in the Nkandla matter was a strong vindication of the importance of these independent... Read more
10h
AllAfrica.com
Revisiting Kadaga's Volatile Relationship With M7's NRMto influence the award of favourable oil contracts. Although the resolutions w
Revisiting Kadaga's Volatile Relationship With M7's NRM
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
to influence the award of favourable oil contracts. Although the resolutions were declared unconstitutional by the Constitutional court, the debate helped to shape a national conversation around the oil and gas sector. It culminated into... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Bans Besigye's Defiance, FDC Prayersof the Tuesday prayers and the countrywide May 5 peaceful demonstrations by FDC
Court Bans Besigye's Defiance, FDC Prayers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
of the Tuesday prayers and the countrywide May 5 peaceful demonstrations by FDC are also banned. Kavuma also ordered the constitutional court registrar to ensure that the orders of court are enforced. The interim order is to last for the next... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FDC in Week of Confrontationopposition party. Kavuma's ruling was premised on an application by the deputy
FDC in Week of Confrontation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
opposition party. Kavuma's ruling was premised on an application by the deputy attorney general, Mwesigwa Rukutana, in the Constitutional court challenging FDC's defiance campaign. Therefore, it bars FDC from holding its weekly prayers at various... Read more
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Eye Witness News
The NPA's conundrum: What to do next about Zuma corruption allegationsto do next. It now has 15 court days to decide whether to lodge an appeal and
The NPA's conundrum: What to do next about Zuma corruption allegations
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 hours ago
to do next. It now has 15 court days to decide whether to lodge an appeal and hope that the Supreme Court of Appeal or the Constitutional Court will find that it was right to withdraw the corruption charges against Zuma. If the NPA doesn’t appeal,... Read more
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DW
Debate over immunity of Turkish MPs descends into slugfest - again |prosecutions would only hamper efforts to restart peace talks between the Turki
Debate over immunity of Turkish MPs descends into slugfest - again |
DW / Posted 18 hours ago
prosecutions would only hamper efforts to restart peace talks between the Turkish state and PKK. Over the years, Turkey's Constitutional Court has disbanded several of the HDP's predecessors for allegedly violating the constitution by advocating... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Love during the Time of Zumarecent past that Kodwa has found himself in this position; just three weeks ago
Love during the Time of Zuma
Daily Maverick / Posted 20 hours ago
recent past that Kodwa has found himself in this position; just three weeks ago he had to represent the ANC just after the Constitutional Court’s Nkandla ruling. During the interview, I asked him not a legal question but a semi-personal one. It... Read more
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Times of Malta
Judges need clarity on ECHR ruling: Manuel Malliasaid. But others remained unsure and there were magistrates who had said that t
Judges need clarity on ECHR ruling: Manuel Mallia
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
said. But others remained unsure and there were magistrates who had said that they would only apply the ruling once Malta's Constitutional court had declared it so. The ECHR is a Council of Europe court. It was established by the European... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sisi Attends Labour Day Celebrationevent was attended by Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, Manpower Minister Mohamed S
Sisi Attends Labour Day Celebration
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
event was attended by Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, Manpower Minister Mohamed Saafan, Chief Justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court Adly Mansour, presidential adviser for national projects Ibrahim Mahlab and presidential adviser Kamal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gay Law in Force Despite Being Struck DownAlthough the Constitutional Court in Uganda struck down the law criminalising g
Gay Law in Force Despite Being Struck Down
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Although the Constitutional Court in Uganda struck down the law criminalising gay activities six months after it had been assented to, some of its main provisions seem to be in force in parts of the country, a new report notes. The report titled,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
ANC wants South Africans to pay for Nkandla again‚ says DADA national spokesperson Refiloe Nt’sekhe said on Monday the Constitutional Cou
ANC wants South Africans to pay for Nkandla again‚ says DA
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
DA national spokesperson Refiloe Nt’sekhe said on Monday the Constitutional Court was clear that Zuma ought to pay back the money‚ determined by the National Treasury‚ “personally”. “If Jacob Zuma was serious about abiding by the court judgment‚ and... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
12 scare tactics by President ZumaAlso present was SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande, whose party said Zuma’s
12 scare tactics by President Zuma
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
Also present was SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande, whose party said Zuma’s apology was not enough. This was after the Constitutional Court judgment that he failed to uphold the constitution by failing to comply with public protector remedial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bishops Laud Judgement On President Zuma's Home UpgradeJohannesberg — The South African Council of Churches (SACC) has expressed its c
Bishops Laud Judgement On President Zuma's Home Upgrade
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Johannesberg — The South African Council of Churches (SACC) has expressed its contentment with the ruling from the Constitutional Court on Thursday 31 March. The court ruled that President Jacob Zuma, failed to uphold the constitution when he... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why INEC Has Inconclusive Pollsso you can't go there. The Supreme Court doesn't give that kind of advice. Unfo
Why INEC Has Inconclusive Polls
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
so you can't go there. The Supreme Court doesn't give that kind of advice. Unfortunately in Nigeria, we don't have a constitutional court like they do in India and Niger Republic. This matter would have been resolved in the constitutional... Read more
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iol.co.za
Graft charges make Zuma an electoral liabilitybranches and at least one provincial structure openly calling for him to step d
Graft charges make Zuma an electoral liability
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
branches and at least one provincial structure openly calling for him to step down. The calls, precipitated by the Constitutional Court ruling that found he had failed to uphold and protect the constitution, will only be strengthened by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EFF Statement On Spy Tapes Judgementof corruption and fraud charges against Jacob Zuma unlawful. Following so shor
EFF Statement On Spy Tapes Judgement
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of corruption and fraud charges against Jacob Zuma unlawful. Following so shortly on the heels of the decision of the Constitutional Court in the EFF's "Pay Back the Money" case, the latest pronouncement by our courts should convince even... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Rally turns into tripartite politickingand Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana said in his address. Zokwana said Zuma
Rally turns into tripartite politicking
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana said in his address. Zokwana said Zuma had asked for forgiveness following the Constitutional Court ruling. “He will lead until his term ends. We will protect him. We are not going to listen to those who... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Reinstate charges to help clear Zuma’of public prosecutions Mokotedi Mpshe to withdraw the charges in 2009. The hig
‘Reinstate charges to help clear Zuma’
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
of public prosecutions Mokotedi Mpshe to withdraw the charges in 2009. The high court ruling came shortly after the Constitutional Court had ruled that Zuma should comply with Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s remedial action on money spent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Time to Align Media Laws With New CharterPrivacy Act, Official Secrets Act, and many other laws that have not been align
Time to Align Media Laws With New Charter
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Privacy Act, Official Secrets Act, and many other laws that have not been aligned to the new constitution," Dube said The Constitutional Court in February outlawed criminal defamation that had been used by the state to clampdown on media... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Zuma slams opportunists, 'desperate elements' promoting anarchy and chaosparties in Parliament to remove him as president, including a vote of no confid
Zuma slams opportunists, 'desperate elements' promoting anarchy and chaos
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
parties in Parliament to remove him as president, including a vote of no confidence in April.The motion came after the Constitutional Court ruled Zuma had failed to uphold the Constitution when he did not comply with Public Protector Thuli... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IFP Rally On the South Coast of KZNsociety is rising in protest against failed political leadership. People want t
IFP Rally On the South Coast of KZN
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
society is rising in protest against failed political leadership. People want to DO something about Nkandla, about the Constitutional Court judgment, about the white-washed arms deal and the allegations of corruption at the highest... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Beware the anarchists – Zuma warnsand a staunch Zuma supporter. Several prominent ANC stalwarts and party member
Beware the anarchists – Zuma warns
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
and a staunch Zuma supporter. Several prominent ANC stalwarts and party members have called for Zuma to resign following a Constitutional Court ruling that he failed to uphold the Constitution when he failed to comply with Public Protector Thuli... Read more
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iol.co.za
ANC urged to convene consultative conferenceparticularly with regard to the levels of poverty, unemployment, and inequality
ANC urged to convene consultative conference
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
particularly with regard to the levels of poverty, unemployment, and inequality.” The organisation said the latest Constitutional Court judgment where both the president and the National Assembly were found to have failed in their... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Tripartite alliance needs unity Nzimandeparties in Parliament to remove him as president, including a vote of no confid
Tripartite alliance needs unity Nzimande
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
parties in Parliament to remove him as president, including a vote of no confidence in April. The motion came after the Constitutional Court ruled Zuma had failed to uphold the Constitution when he failed to comply with Public Protector Thuli... Read more
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iol.co.za
Heroine's funeral used to slam Zuma criticsnational chairwoman of the ANC, Baleka Mbete, lashed out at the church leaders
Heroine's funeral used to slam Zuma critics
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
national chairwoman of the ANC, Baleka Mbete, lashed out at the church leaders who did not accept Zuma’s apology after the Constitutional Court ruling, which found that the president failed to uphold, defend and respect the constitution as the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zuma era more about self-preservation than leadershipdecision to drop corruption charges against Zuma in 2009 was “irrational” and i
Zuma era more about self-preservation than leadership
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
decision to drop corruption charges against Zuma in 2009 was “irrational” and is set aside. On the Nkandla matter, the Constitutional Court concluded the president failed to uphold and defend the constitution. In a young constitutional... Read more
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iol.co.za
Time for the Jonah option for Zumanow be subjected to a lengthy appeal process by the Zuma team against the lates
Time for the Jonah option for Zuma
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
now be subjected to a lengthy appeal process by the Zuma team against the latest court ruling. It may well end up in the Constitutional Court. But can we, as a nation, afford the time, cost and energy for this? Is the ANC the only organisation in... Read more
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iol.co.za
Democracy comes of age in Tlokwedecision earlier in February to postpone by-elections on account of what it con
Democracy comes of age in Tlokwe
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
decision earlier in February to postpone by-elections on account of what it considered a flawed voters roll. Before the Constitutional Court is a request by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to provide further clarity on the extent to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Far-reaching, not really unfetteredunless they are challenged and overturned in a court of law, writes Johnny de L
Far-reaching, not really unfettered
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
unless they are challenged and overturned in a court of law, writes Johnny de Lange. Johannesburg - On March 31 the Constitutional Court, in a unanimous judgment written by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, held that the power of the public... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Trial exposes Kereke’s personday in court. The complainants and their guardian Francis Maramwidze finally w
Trial exposes Kereke’s person
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 2 days ago
day in court. The complainants and their guardian Francis Maramwidze finally won the battle in November last year when the Constitutional Court ruled the family had the right to privately prosecute Kereke over the allegations as there was... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Time to align media laws with new charterPrivacy Act, Official Secrets Act, and many other laws that have not been align
Time to align media laws with new charter
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Privacy Act, Official Secrets Act, and many other laws that have not been aligned to the new constitution,” Dube said The Constitutional Court in February outlawed criminal defamation that had been used by the state to clampdown on media... Read more
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The Financial Express
Government should back CJI on this reform: P Chidambaramhave no choice but to sit in benches of two judges. If the status of the Supre
Government should back CJI on this reform: P Chidambaram
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
have no choice but to sit in benches of two judges. If the status of the Supreme Court must be restored to that of a truly Constitutional court, it must shed most of the work it does now—and create another competent forum that will take over that... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Arrest me, Malema dares Zumawarned the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) not to repeat the same mistak
Arrest me, Malema dares Zuma
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
warned the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) not to repeat the same mistake such as the one in Tlokwe where the constitutional court found the by-elections there, which were won by the ANC, were not free and fair. “We want the peaceful... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Leader Besigye Vows to Defy Court Defiance Banthey have proof that he won the 2016 presidential elections. He said that he is
Opposition Leader Besigye Vows to Defy Court Defiance Ban
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
they have proof that he won the 2016 presidential elections. He said that he is waiting to receive the formal ruling from the Constitutional court and then the party will scrutinize it and then they will make the specific actions to t... Read more
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