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Aljazeera
South African court blocks Jacob Zuma corruption appealthe leader who has been facing calls for his resignation. Friday's ruling puts
South African court blocks Jacob Zuma corruption appeal
Aljazeera / Posted an hour ago
the leader who has been facing calls for his resignation. Friday's ruling puts further pressure on Zuma after a damning constitutional court judgment against him in March, and comes six weeks before local elections at which the ruling African... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
South African court rules Zuma can be charged over graftsome or all of the charges were reinstated. However he could still petition th
South African court rules Zuma can be charged over graft
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 hours ago
some or all of the charges were reinstated. However he could still petition the Supreme Court of Appeal and even go to the Constitutional Court, the highest in the land. "The question now will be the role of NPA. Will they protect Zuma?"... Read more
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Times of Malta
Woman claims Justice Minister scolded her for seeking PN's helpBonnici said that while the government had no objection to the presentation of
Woman claims Justice Minister scolded her for seeking PN's help
Times of Malta / Posted 3 hours ago
Bonnici said that while the government had no objection to the presentation of the Bill, one had to bear in mind that the Constitutional Court already had the powers to rectify the injustice suffered by Emanuel Camilleri. He said the Opposition... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Dikgang Moseneke joins Steve Biko Centre for Bioethics as honorary professorof the centre in some modest way." Moseneke, who is one of the South Africa’s
Dikgang Moseneke joins Steve Biko Centre for Bioethics as honorary professor
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 hours ago
of the centre in some modest way." Moseneke, who is one of the South Africa’s leading jurists, retired from the Constitutional Court in May. He was appointed chancellor of the University of the Witwatersrand in 2006. Director of the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Zuma studying spy tapes appeal judgementand therefore Zuma’s leave to appeal was denied. Zuma and the NPA could now pe
Zuma studying spy tapes appeal judgement
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 hours ago
and therefore Zuma’s leave to appeal was denied. Zuma and the NPA could now petition the Supreme Court of Appeal or the Constitutional Court directly. Even if the original judgment stood, the NPA could still decide not to prosecute based on... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Controversial Hlaudi comment quoted at Icasa hearingand Compliance Committee‚ presiding over the matter‚ were not binding. Marcus
Controversial Hlaudi comment quoted at Icasa hearing
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 hours ago
and Compliance Committee‚ presiding over the matter‚ were not binding. Marcus disagreed‚ referring to the recent Constitutional Court judgment‚ in the "Nkandla scandal" case‚ which confirmed the powers of the Public Protector and other... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Moseneke to don robes for Steve Biko Centre ‘to add value in some modest way’DispatchLIVEFormer Deputy Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court Dikgang Moseneke is swa
Moseneke to don robes for Steve Biko Centre ‘to add value in some modest way’DispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted 5 hours ago
Former Deputy Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court Dikgang Moseneke is swapping the robes of the judiciary for the robes of academia. On Friday‚ it was announced that the recently retired Moseneke has been appointed Honorary Professor of... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
The institutions we trustto the same Gallup survey, public confidence in the US Supreme Court (roughly t
The institutions we trust
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 6 hours ago
to the same Gallup survey, public confidence in the US Supreme Court (roughly the equivalent to the Supreme Constitutional Court in Egypt) fell from 40 per cent in 2006 to 36 per cent in 2016 while confidence in the criminal justice... Read more
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DW
Zuma fails to fend off looming corruption charges |against the president must proceed, and he must have his day in court." Zuma's
Zuma fails to fend off looming corruption charges |
DW / Posted 6 hours ago
against the president must proceed, and he must have his day in court." Zuma's tenure has been beset by scandal. The Constitutional Court rebuked him for failing to obey the ombudswoman's order to repay government money spent on upgrading his... Read more
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International Business Times
South Africa's High Court rules President Zuma has no grounds to appeal against 800 charges reinstatement country. The Gupta family denies the allegations. Zuma was also at risk of bei
South Africa's High Court rules President Zuma has no grounds to appeal against 800 charges reinstatement
International Business Times / Posted 8 hours ago
country. The Gupta family denies the allegations. Zuma was also at risk of being impeached in April after the country's Constitutional Court ruled that the leader, and the National Assembly, breached the constitution for failing to repay state... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Now Zuma can have his day in court - DAthe judgment. Zuma and the NPA, however, could still decide to petition the Su
Now Zuma can have his day in court - DA
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 hours ago
the judgment. Zuma and the NPA, however, could still decide to petition the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA), or even the Constitutional Court directly, but they would have to show new legal grounds to justify the appeal. Constitutional law... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kavuma Directs on Defiance CaseOpposition FDC party and its former presidential candidate, Dr Kizza Besigye, t
Kavuma Directs on Defiance Case
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Opposition FDC party and its former presidential candidate, Dr Kizza Besigye, to first hold a pre-trial hearing before the Constitutional Court can conduct the actual hearing. Justice Kavuma, who led a panel of five justices of the Constitutional... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prosecution Wants Legislator Kereke To Be Jailedhas been refusing to come to court, but his protection crumbled when the Prosec
Prosecution Wants Legislator Kereke To Be Jailed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
has been refusing to come to court, but his protection crumbled when the Prosecutor-General was convicted by the Constitutional court. Is this the conduct of an innocent person? Will this court ignore this conduct and do justice to this... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Moseneke appointed honorary professor at WitsMoseneke retired from the Constitutional Court last month after 14 years. Since
Moseneke appointed honorary professor at Wits
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Moseneke retired from the Constitutional Court last month after 14 years. Since 2006 he has also been Wits University’s chancellor. Director of the Steve Biko Centre for Bioethics Professor Ames Dhai said Moseneke “has had a deep impact on the... Read more
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iol.co.za
#SpyTapes: Zuma could still turn to SCADA’s federal executive, welcomed Friday’s court ruling and said Zuma had the ri
#SpyTapes: Zuma could still turn to SCA
iol.co.za / Posted 10 hours ago
DA’s federal executive, welcomed Friday’s court ruling and said Zuma had the right to turn to the SCA, and eventually the Constitutional Court, but was bound to lose there too. “The president and the NPA are well within their rights to petition... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Moseneke to don robes for Steve Biko Centre 'to add value in some modest way'at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). “Moseneke is one of the South A
Moseneke to don robes for Steve Biko Centre 'to add value in some modest way'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 hours ago
at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). “Moseneke is one of the South Africa’s leading jurists and retired from the Constitutional Court in May this year after 14 years of dedicated service‚” a statement said. “He is also the Chancellor of... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Moseneke to don robes for Steve Biko Centre ‘to add value in some modest way’Former Deputy Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court Dikgang Moseneke is swa
Moseneke to don robes for Steve Biko Centre ‘to add value in some modest way’
Daily Dispatch / Posted 11 hours ago
Former Deputy Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court Dikgang Moseneke is swapping the robes of the judiciary for the robes of academia. On Friday‚ it was announced that the recently retired Moseneke has been appointed Honorary Professor of... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
DA confident of ‘favourable’ court outcome on Zuma's corruption chargesnot there.” He also said if McCarthy’s motives were so bad‚ why was nothing do
DA confident of ‘favourable’ court outcome on Zuma's corruption charges
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 hours ago
not there.” He also said if McCarthy’s motives were so bad‚ why was nothing done about it. Borgström said Mpshe was the one who decided when to serve the indictment. If unsuccessful‚ the NPA is likely to take the matter to the Constitutional Cou... Read more
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Daily Maverick
When the state disobeys the law, people will soon followher tenure. We are all familiar with her “Secure in Comfort” Nkandla report whi
When the state disobeys the law, people will soon follow
Daily Maverick / Posted 21 hours ago
her tenure. We are all familiar with her “Secure in Comfort” Nkandla report which was challenged several times before the Constitutional Court finally ruled in March that the protector’s remedial action is legally binding and not an optional... Read more
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The Star
Colombian government, FARC rebels in landmark ceasefire dealSantos that had been a key sticking point. The FARC accepted the referendum on
Colombian government, FARC rebels in landmark ceasefire deal
The Star / Posted 22 hours ago
Santos that had been a key sticking point. The FARC accepted the referendum on the condition it is sanctioned by Colombia's Constitutional Court. (Reporting by Sarah Marsh in Havana and Julia Symmes Cobb in Bogota; Editing by Frank Jack Daniel and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
In case you missed it: Thursday's top storiesmisunderstandings". Click here for the full story Meanwhile, the department o
In case you missed it: Thursday's top stories
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
misunderstandings". Click here for the full story Meanwhile, the department of communications is confident of winning its Constitutional Court appeal against encryption of set top boxes. The Supreme Court of Appeal ruled recently that the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Tshwane unrest ‘under control’, more cops deployedlooting and vandalism in Tshwane over ANC mayoral candidate Cabinet also promi
Tshwane unrest ‘under control’, more cops deployed
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
looting and vandalism in Tshwane over ANC mayoral candidate Cabinet also promised that it will make sure last week's Constitutional Court ruling on the Tlokwe voter registration issue will be fully implemented. Ministers said they welcomed... Read more
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The Star
In Turkey's judicial overhaul, Erdogan's critics see payback timeprovince of Izmir to the Black Sea province of Trabzon. His reappointment came
In Turkey's judicial overhaul, Erdogan's critics see payback time
The Star / Posted yesterday
province of Izmir to the Black Sea province of Trabzon. His reappointment came a few months after he appealed to the constitutional court challenging Turkey's law on insulting the president - an article prosecutors have invoked more than... Read more
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Reuters
In Turkey's judicial overhaul, Erdogan's critics see payback timeprovince of Izmir to the Black Sea province of Trabzon. His reappointment came
In Turkey's judicial overhaul, Erdogan's critics see payback time
Reuters / Posted yesterday
province of Izmir to the Black Sea province of Trabzon. His reappointment came a few months after he appealed to the constitutional court challenging Turkey's law on insulting the president - an article prosecutors have invoked more than... Read more
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DW
Germany's CDU and CSU to hold a 'peace pow-wow' |like how to promote renewable energy, and how to design the inheritance tax in
Germany's CDU and CSU to hold a 'peace pow-wow' |
DW / Posted yesterday
like how to promote renewable energy, and how to design the inheritance tax in such a way that the judges on Germany's Constitutional Court could not once again knock it down. Nevertheless, over the weekend, the CDU and CSU will meet in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cabinet ministers condemn vandalism, looting during Tshwane unrestlooting and vandalism in Tshwane over ANC mayoral candidate Cabinet has also p
Cabinet ministers condemn vandalism, looting during Tshwane unrest
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
looting and vandalism in Tshwane over ANC mayoral candidate Cabinet has also promised that it will make sure last week's Constitutional Court ruling on the Tlokwe voter registration issue will be fully implemented. Ministers say they welcome the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Death toll in South African protests rises to fiveunemployment and a looming recession have exacerbated discontent with President
Death toll in South African protests rises to five
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
unemployment and a looming recession have exacerbated discontent with President Jacob Zuma's leadership since the Constitutional Court ruled he had violated his oath of office by refusing to refund to the state some of the 240 million rand... Read more
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The Star
Death toll in South African protests rises to fiveunemployment and a looming recession have exacerbated discontent with President
Death toll in South African protests rises to five
The Star / Posted yesterday
unemployment and a looming recession have exacerbated discontent with President Jacob Zuma's leadership since the Constitutional Court ruled he had violated his oath of office by refusing to refund to the state some of the 240 million rand... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 23 June 2016is back on the front pages in Kampala. The Monitor reports that Kizza Besigye
African Press Review 23 June 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
is back on the front pages in Kampala. The Monitor reports that Kizza Besigye has defended his defiance campaign in the Constitutional Court, saying it is a lawful means by which citizens can resist the illegal and unconstitutional acts and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Macedonian opposition to boycott parliament over wiretap scandalSKOPJE: Macedonia's main opposition party said on Thursday it was boycotting pa
Macedonian opposition to boycott parliament over wiretap scandal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SKOPJE: Macedonia's main opposition party said on Thursday it was boycotting parliament until the constitutional court rules on the status of a special prosecutor appointed to investigate a wiretapping scandal that has plunged the country into... Read more
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iafrica.com
DStv lodge appeals at e.tvOfficial Facebook Page Eyewitness News has learnt that the Communications Depa
DStv lodge appeals at e.tv
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
Official Facebook Page Eyewitness News has learnt that the Communications Department and DStv have lodged appeals at the Constitutional Court, accusing e.tv of wanting government to pay for it to be able to start encrypted pay-TV services. The... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Constitutional Court sets aside order that condemned officials without a hearingThese officials were not at any stage joined as parties to the matter‚” Justice
Constitutional Court sets aside order that condemned officials without a hearing
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
These officials were not at any stage joined as parties to the matter‚” Justice Jafta said in a unanimous judgment by the Constitutional Court. Jafta said another principle breached was that without notice and opportunity to make representations‚... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Digital Terrestrial TV - Faith Muthambi Strikes Backtwo of the main players, DStv and the Communications Ministry, have filed an ap
Digital Terrestrial TV - Faith Muthambi Strikes Back
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
two of the main players, DStv and the Communications Ministry, have filed an application for leave to appeal to the Constitutional Court, after the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) overturned a new policy that is being implemented by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Worshippers Drag Chief Sairi to Courtto grab their farm fields and to demolish their place of worship. Mr Vumisa an
Worshippers Drag Chief Sairi to Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
to grab their farm fields and to demolish their place of worship. Mr Vumisa and 14 others have since petitioned the Constitutional Court over the matter and asked it to grant them an injunction to restrain the chief or his agents from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Besigye to Argue Defiance CasePolice block Dr Kizza Besigye (in blue shirt) from leaving his home in Kasangat
Besigye to Argue Defiance Case
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Police block Dr Kizza Besigye (in blue shirt) from leaving his home in Kasangati (file photo) The Constitutional court will on June 23 start hearing government's petition challenging the defiance campaign by the FDC and its former presidential... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Defiance Is Legal, Besigye Tells CourtKampala — Dr Kizza Besigye has defended his defiance campaign in the Constituti
Defiance Is Legal, Besigye Tells Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kampala — Dr Kizza Besigye has defended his defiance campaign in the Constitutional Court, saying it is a lawful means by which citizens can boldly resist the illegal and unconstitutional acts and conduct of any person or authority to keep themselves... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Communications Dept, DStv lodge appeals at ConCourt against eTVTV JOHANNESBURG - Eyewitness News has learnt that the Communications Departmen
Communications Dept, DStv lodge appeals at ConCourt against eTV
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
TV JOHANNESBURG - Eyewitness News has learnt that the Communications Department and DStv have lodged appeals at the Constitutional Court, accusing eTV of wanting government to pay for it to be able to start encrypted pay-TV services. The... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Digital terrestrial TV: Faith Muthambi strikes backchoice to go encrypted. It would be an investment that is cheap at the price.
Digital terrestrial TV: Faith Muthambi strikes back
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
choice to go encrypted. It would be an investment that is cheap at the price. However, in their papers, lodged before the Constitutional Court, the Communications Ministry makes some strong points. First, it points out that the only reason it is... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
SA violence: 2 shot dead in PretoriaNomura emerging markets analyst Peter Attard Montalto said in a note. Zuma sur
SA violence: 2 shot dead in Pretoria
New Zimbabwe / Posted yesterday
Nomura emerging markets analyst Peter Attard Montalto said in a note. Zuma survived impeachment in April after the Constitutional Court ruled he had breached the constitution by ignoring an order from the anti-graft watchdog to repay some... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
UDD bosses called in over gatheringsnever called for international organisations to intervene in the country's affa
UDD bosses called in over gatherings
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
never called for international organisations to intervene in the country's affairs, as claimed by critics. Meanwhile, the Constitutional Court will rule next Wednesday on the constitutionality of Section 61 of the Referendum Act, following a... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Tshwane turmoil raises questions about who should elect political leadersas mayors, premiers and the president. In Doctors for Life International v Spe
Tshwane turmoil raises questions about who should elect political leaders
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
as mayors, premiers and the president. In Doctors for Life International v Speaker of the National Assembly and Others the Constitutional Court highlighted the need for citizen participation in governance matters in an unequal society such as South... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Mathews Phosa: ‘What is happening in Parliament is now happening on the streets’and not rule, and you are professional about it, you won’t have these fracas in
Mathews Phosa: ‘What is happening in Parliament is now happening on the streets’
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
and not rule, and you are professional about it, you won’t have these fracas in Parliament. There were times after the Constitutional Court judgment where I felt the Speaker should not have chaired since the subject of debate was her. She could... Read more
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Times of Malta
Opposition accuses government of perpetuating injusticethe government was perpetuating injustices. Justice Minister Owen Bonnici reje
Opposition accuses government of perpetuating injustice
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
the government was perpetuating injustices. Justice Minister Owen Bonnici rejected the claim and pointed out that the Constitutional Court is set to rule on September 20 on the Camilleri case and it would be wise to await that decision. In a... Read more
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Civil Georgia
New Rule Redistributes Allocation of Airtime for Free Political Adsparty in the 2014 local elections. The new rule of distributing airtime also s
New Rule Redistributes Allocation of Airtime for Free Political Ads
Civil Georgia / Posted 2 days ago
party in the 2014 local elections. The new rule of distributing airtime also stems from the May 23, 2016 decision of the Constitutional Court, which ruled partly in favor of a complaint filed by non-parliamentary opposition parties, New Rights... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tlokwe Voters Given a Chance to Provide Addresseselections has been closed," said the Electoral Commission on Wednesday. The de
Tlokwe Voters Given a Chance to Provide Addresses
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
elections has been closed," said the Electoral Commission on Wednesday. The decision follows last week's judgment by the Constitutional Court which ruled that the 2016 Municipal Elections may proceed on 3 August 2016 using the current certified... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Germany Agrees Stricter IHT Rulesexpected to be passed by Parliament by July. Amendments to Germany's inheritan
Germany Agrees Stricter IHT Rules
Tax-News.com / Posted 2 days ago
expected to be passed by Parliament by July. Amendments to Germany's inheritance tax law are required after the country's Constitutional Court ruled in 2014 that existing rules breach the principle of fiscal equality. Under Germany's 2009... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Police shoot two dead in South African capital as looters ransack shopsfor the market will be if the army is sent in, if there are more fatalities.”
Police shoot two dead in South African capital as looters ransack shops
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
for the market will be if the army is sent in, if there are more fatalities.” Zuma survived impeachment in April after the Constitutional Court ruled he had breached the constitution by ignoring an order by the anti-graft watchdog to repay some of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Looters ransack shops on third day of South African vote violencelosing its touch in areas - including Pretoria - where it was once unassailable
Looters ransack shops on third day of South African vote violence
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
losing its touch in areas - including Pretoria - where it was once unassailable. Zuma survived impeachment in April after Constitutional Court ruled that he breached the constitution by ignoring an order by the anti-graft watchdog to repay some of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Many South Africans capable of filling Madonsela's shoes - Pikolimake great public protectors. “I don’t know if they would be interested.” He
Many South Africans capable of filling Madonsela's shoes - Pikoli
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
make great public protectors. “I don’t know if they would be interested.” He said great nominations could include former Constitutional Court justice Yvonne Mokgoro, who was appointed by former president Nelson Mandela in 1994 to the... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
SA: Pretoria tense after overnight riotseven more unrest in the commercial hub of Gauteng. Zuma survived impeachment i
SA: Pretoria tense after overnight riots
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
even more unrest in the commercial hub of Gauteng. Zuma survived impeachment in April after facing censure when the Constitutional Court ruled that he breached the constitution by ignoring an order by the anti-graft watchdog to repay some of... Read more
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