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The New Age
ANCYL prepares for ‘do or die’ conferenceThe hope of a new beginning looms for the ANC Youth League (ANCYL). The young
ANCYL prepares for ‘do or die’ conference
The New Age / Posted 52 minutes ago
The hope of a new beginning looms for the ANC Youth League (ANCYL). The young lions are holding their National Conference this weekend - an opportunity to revive the organisation from the dysfunction that has plagued it for over two years. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
Ngabe uzoduma ngani umholi omusha we-ANCYL?INLSAUMnuz Julius Malema owake wahola i-ANCYL, kule mpelasonto kuzokhethwa ozov
Ngabe uzoduma ngani umholi omusha we-ANCYL?
iol.co.za / Posted 2 hours ago
INLSAUMnuz Julius Malema owake wahola i-ANCYL, kule mpelasonto kuzokhethwa ozovala isikhala sakhe kulolu phiko. CELANI SIKHAKHANE UPHIKO lwentsha ye-ANC kusasa luzoqala ingqungquthela yokukhetha ubuholi obusha eGallagher Estate, eGoli. Kusukela... Read more
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iol.co.za
Heritage is about the future tooREUTERSNature or the creation is our common heritage. It is the great leveller,
Heritage is about the future too
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
REUTERSNature or the creation is our common heritage. It is the great leveller, says the writer. Picture: Mike Hutchings What we pass on to those who come after us is as important as what we inherit, says Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya. Durban - Along with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Regional Isolation After Al Bashir Refuses AU Meeting' - Jibril IbrahimKhartoum — JEM-chairman Dr Jibril Ibrahim Mohamed criticised that President Oma
'Regional Isolation After Al Bashir Refuses AU Meeting' - Jibril Ibrahim
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Khartoum — JEM-chairman Dr Jibril Ibrahim Mohamed criticised that President Omar Al Bashir's refusal to hold a preparatory national dialogue in Ethiopia proves his unwillingness to engage in a serious dialogue that will lead to a democratic change in... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Parliament Diary: The unimpeachable Number OneThat’s all that the Democratic Alliance (DA) maintained would be necessary to c
Parliament Diary: The unimpeachable Number One
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
That’s all that the Democratic Alliance (DA) maintained would be necessary to compel the speaker of Parliament to establish an ad hoc committee to look into the impeachment of President Jacob Zuma. 134 votes; in other words, the support of just... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
The good stories out of AfricaThe launch of a new title makes me feel warm and good inside because to launch
The good stories out of Africa
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
The launch of a new title makes me feel warm and good inside because to launch a newspaper the owners must believe that people still do that most beautiful of things: read. To believe that is to believe that people like you and me still exist, still... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Death and sex: The SA story?Ladies, here’s a great suggestion for Women’s Month: how about a killing spree?
Death and sex: The SA story?
Mail & Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Ladies, here’s a great suggestion for Women’s Month: how about a killing spree? It’s a suggestion that the main character of Jyoti Mistry’s new film, Impunity, would certainly take me up on. Meet Echo, played by the dangerously doe-eyed Alex... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyatta to Revive Ailing African Peer Review MechanismKenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta is leading efforts to give a fresh impetus to
Kenyatta to Revive Ailing African Peer Review Mechanism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta is leading efforts to give a fresh impetus to the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), which was initiated 12 years ago to institutionalise good governance and democratic leadership on the continent. The Kenyan... Read more
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iol.co.za
ANCYL’s challenges in spotlightJohannesburg - This week’s ANC Youth League (ANCYL) congress should be the culm
ANCYL’s challenges in spotlight
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Johannesburg - This week’s ANC Youth League (ANCYL) congress should be the culmination of efforts to rebuild the league’s organisational machinery and political and ideological orientation to restore confidence in so it can continue to attract young... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Red flags bedevil NPA bossThe term “information peddler” has been a swearword in South Africa ever since
Red flags bedevil NPA boss
Mail & Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
The term “information peddler” has been a swearword in South Africa ever since it was used by Jacob Zuma’s supporters to discredit the Scorpions’s “Browse Mole” report, and specifically its suggestion that the Angolan government was covertly backing... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Red flags bedevil NPA bossThe term “information peddler” has been a swearword in South Africa ever since
Red flags bedevil NPA boss
Mail & Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
The term “information peddler” has been a swearword in South Africa ever since it was used by Jacob Zuma’s supporters to discredit the Scorpions’s “Browse Mole” report, and specifically its suggestion that the Angolan government was covertly backing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ANC Condemns Statements Attributed to Cde James Mthethwa About Gay PeopleThe African National Congress has noted the clarification of comments made abou
ANC Condemns Statements Attributed to Cde James Mthethwa About Gay People
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The African National Congress has noted the clarification of comments made about gay people given by Umzinyathi District Mayor, Comrade James Mthethwa to KZN based radio station, East Coast Radio yesterday, 27 August 2015. In it the Mayor indicates... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prof. Hassan Mekki On Current Political IssuesThe complexities of the political scene in the backdrop of the government's cal
Prof. Hassan Mekki On Current Political Issues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The complexities of the political scene in the backdrop of the government's call for reform and renewed call for the national dialogue, emergence of the religious extremism and impact of the situation in South Sudan and Libya on Sudan were all... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU - 'Holistic Solution' Required for SudanAddis Ababa — The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AUPSC) has d
AU - 'Holistic Solution' Required for Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Addis Ababa — The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AUPSC) has demanded the various parties in Sudan concert their efforts to realise peace and a democratic transformation in the country. In the 539th AUPSC meeting held on 25 August,... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Up for a challenge? Apply to be a presidential spin doctorSoon after former presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj left his west wing offi
Up for a challenge? Apply to be a presidential spin doctor
Mail & Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
Soon after former presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj left his west wing office at the Union Buildings, the presidency embarked on a media charm offensive to improve the public’s access to the highest office in the land. The only hitch in its plan... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Zuma told to toe the legal lineDelivering a Helen Joseph Memorial Lecture at the University of Johannesburg la
Zuma told to toe the legal line
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
Delivering a Helen Joseph Memorial Lecture at the University of Johannesburg last night, Pikoli said the reason the executive frequently found itself having to answer to the courts was because politicians were loath to obey the law. The executive... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Meeting Celebrated Liberian Poet-Scholar WesleyProf Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, is a phenomenal woman. She's a literary giant. She
Meeting Celebrated Liberian Poet-Scholar Wesley
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Prof Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, is a phenomenal woman. She's a literary giant. She's a leading African woman literary scholar and writer. She visited our shores, met students and their teachers at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Welcomes AU CommuniquéAddis Ababa — The Sudan Appeal opposition coalition welcomed the decision of th
Opposition Welcomes AU Communiqué
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Addis Ababa — The Sudan Appeal opposition coalition welcomed the decision of the AU Peace and Security Council (AUSCP) in its 359th meeting on 25 August. They consider it a firm base for further negotiations with the Sudanese government. Yasir... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
No.22As the Springboks gathered to leave for the 2007 RWC in France, captain John Sm
No.22
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
As the Springboks gathered to leave for the 2007 RWC in France, captain John Smit was definite about their chances of adding to the 1995 title. They were ready to deliver on the promise Jake White made when he was appointed to coach the side. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Media Tribunal UnconstitutionalMoegsien Williams, is the Editor In Chief of The New Age newspaper and TV news
Media Tribunal Unconstitutional
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Moegsien Williams, is the Editor In Chief of The New Age newspaper and TV news channel ANN7. He is also a former chairperson of the SA National Editors' Forum (SANEF). This opinion piece first appeared in City Press and evoked immediate, sharp... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Ramaphosa: No one campaigns for leadership in the ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was answering questions from journalists as
Ramaphosa: No one campaigns for leadership in the ANC
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was answering questions from journalists as part of his visit to Japan. FILE: Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: GCIS. African National Congress,Deputy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
More Parties Join Addis AUHIP MeetingAddis Ababa — The two-month ceasefire declared by President Omar Al Bashir coul
More Parties Join Addis AUHIP Meeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Addis Ababa — The two-month ceasefire declared by President Omar Al Bashir could be extended should the national dialogue in the country make progress. Meanwhile, another opposition party has arrived at the table in Addis Ababa, where the Sudan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa - Question and Answer Session With Japanese National Press ClubInto the Brics Bank issue, we are as South Africa are very privileged to be par
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa - Question and Answer Session With Japanese National Press Club
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Into the Brics Bank issue, we are as South Africa are very privileged to be part of the Brics countries. We were the last to join in and when we were accepted to be part of this club if you like, we felt that we are going to be participating in a new... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Revenue Authorities Plot an End to Multinational Companies Criminal Tax ActivitiesUganda Revenue Authority (URA) has entered into partnership with the continent
Revenue Authorities Plot an End to Multinational Companies Criminal Tax Activities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has entered into partnership with the continent tax bodies in a move to wipe out illicit financial flows from Africa. A report on illicit financial flows (IFFs) estimates that Uganda loses at least Shs1.5 trillion... Read more
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iol.co.za
Akazimisele ngokushiya esokuhola i-UDM uHolomisaIndependent MediaUMholi we-UDM uGeneral Bantu Holomisa uthi akaziboni ethatha u
Akazimisele ngokushiya esokuhola i-UDM uHolomisa
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
Independent MediaUMholi we-UDM uGeneral Bantu Holomisa uthi akaziboni ethatha umhlalaphansi okwamanje ekuholeni iqembu lakhe njengoba lizoba nengqungquthela ngoDisemba. CELANI SIKHAKHANE UMHOLI we-United Democratic Movement (UDM), uGeneral Bantu... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Bring the fight out in openWe don't know the answers to these questions, and we are unlikely to know them
Bring the fight out in open
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
We don't know the answers to these questions, and we are unlikely to know them until one of these leaders is in power. Then the big surprise will hit us. We didn't know what Jacob Zuma had to offer the ANC when he went up against Thabo Mbeki at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cyril Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma - a Ticket to Save the ANCOur politics at the moment is in a twilight zone, where one leader is still at
Cyril Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma - a Ticket to Save the ANC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Our politics at the moment is in a twilight zone, where one leader is still at the height of power, and his successor hasn't yet been identified. This means there's a small window to think out of the box, to ponder what could be done differently. So... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Ramaphosa & Dlamini-Zuma: A ticket to save the ANCOPINION: ANC,African National Congress,Cyril Ramaphosa,Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma
Ramaphosa & Dlamini-Zuma: A ticket to save the ANC
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
OPINION: ANC,African National Congress,Cyril Ramaphosa,Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Stephen Grootes says that the ANC is in a tough spot is not in doubt. Our politics at the moment is in a twilight... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
An urgent rethink on customary law is neededOn the face of it, this provision was simply designed to bring traditional lead
An urgent rethink on customary law is needed
Mail & Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
On the face of it, this provision was simply designed to bring traditional leaders into the constitutional framework. However, legislation dealing with traditional leadership was subsequently enacted and the question then becomes whether this... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Race to succeed Zuma: How to pick a Number 1Setumo Stone and Hlengiwe Nhlabathi Pres. Jacob Zuma groet dr. Nkosazana Dlami
Race to succeed Zuma: How to pick a Number 1
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
Setumo Stone and Hlengiwe Nhlabathi Pres. Jacob Zuma groet dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, minister van binnelandse sake, gister toe sy van die parlement afskeid neem. Foto: Michael Hammond Informally, the race to succeed President Jacob Zuma has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Sudan's Opposition Continue Cooperation With AU Mediators'Addis Ababa — The Sudanese armed and civil opposition have confirmed their will
'Sudan's Opposition Continue Cooperation With AU Mediators'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Addis Ababa — The Sudanese armed and civil opposition have confirmed their willingness to continue working with the AU mediation team to achieve a comprehensive peace and democratic transformation in the country. The chairman of the Civil Society... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Commemorating PM Meles' Extraordinary Legacy Part IIJacob Zuma, South African President, expressed about Prime Minister Meles Zenaw
Commemorating PM Meles' Extraordinary Legacy Part II
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Jacob Zuma, South African President, expressed about Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, as Meles was strong leader, not only for his country but on the African continent, acting as mediator on numerous talks, particularly in the Horn of Africa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Meles Zenawi - Why We Must Remember This Intellectual Giant of Our TimesIf there was one take away from the Meles Zenawi Symposium on Development, held
Meles Zenawi - Why We Must Remember This Intellectual Giant of Our Times
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
If there was one take away from the Meles Zenawi Symposium on Development, held last week in Kigali, it was this: Meles Zenawi - the deceased Prime Minister of Ethiopia - was a man of ideas. Africa's cachexia - as understood by Zenawi and comrades... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sudanese Opposition Leaders Meet With AUHIP TeamAddis Ababa — The consultation meeting between the AU High-level Implementation
Sudanese Opposition Leaders Meet With AUHIP Team
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Addis Ababa — The consultation meeting between the AU High-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) and leaders of the Sudanese armed and civil opposition started in Addis Ababa on Saturday. AUHIP chairman Thabo Mbeki had invited a number of opposition... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Darfur Rebels Travel to Delayed AUHIP Meeting in AddisAddis Ababa / Paris — The meeting between the AU High-level Implementation Pane
Darfur Rebels Travel to Delayed AUHIP Meeting in Addis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Addis Ababa / Paris — The meeting between the AU High-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP), the armed movements, and the Sudanese opposition has been delayed so all invitees except the rebel SLM-AW are able to travel to Addis Ababa on Friday evening.... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Polokwane: Did Thabo Mbeki ‘love South Africa more’?In the rush to the African National Congress’s (ANC’s) infamous national congre
Polokwane: Did Thabo Mbeki ‘love South Africa more’?
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
In the rush to the African National Congress’s (ANC’s) infamous national congress in Polokwane, it was almost a given that President Jacob Zuma would beat Thabo Mbeki for the ANC throne. It is incomprehensible that Mbeki, given his intellectual... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Are Judges Under Threat or Do They Complain Too Much?By Richard Calland, University of Cape Town Next week, South African President
Are Judges Under Threat or Do They Complain Too Much?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
By Richard Calland, University of Cape Town Next week, South African President Jacob Zuma will sit down with its chief justice for an unprecedented, potentially watershed discussion. It would be fascinating to be a fly on the wall to observe how... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
China-Africa relations: horses and riders?Does China’s engagement with Africa depict the narrative of horses and riders,
China-Africa relations: horses and riders?
Mail & Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
Does China’s engagement with Africa depict the narrative of horses and riders, in which Africa is the horse and China the rider? In this narrative, Africa produces the resources and commodities required to drive China’s aggressive development while... Read more
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iol.co.za
NPA boss lays cards on tableINDEPEDNENT MEDIAAdvocate Shaun Abrahams was made national director of public p
NPA boss lays cards on table
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
INDEPEDNENT MEDIAAdvocate Shaun Abrahams was made national director of public prosecutions two months ago. Picture: Oupa Mokoena Nobody has held the position of National Director of Public Prosecutions for a full term. Will Shaun Abrahams be the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Al Bashir Offers Ceasefire, Amnesty for Rebels in Sudan's DialogueKhartoum — The President of Sudan has said he is ready to declare amnesty for a
Al Bashir Offers Ceasefire, Amnesty for Rebels in Sudan's Dialogue
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Khartoum — The President of Sudan has said he is ready to declare amnesty for armed rebel groups which wish to participate in the country's national dialogue, and to implement a two-month ceasefire in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile states.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Civil Society Sends Open Letter to AUHIP TeamKhartoum — The chairman of the AU high-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP), Thab
Civil Society Sends Open Letter to AUHIP Team
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Khartoum — The chairman of the AU high-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP), Thabo Mbeki, has invited a number of members of the Sudanese opposition for a two-day meeting in Addis Ababa on Friday and Saturday to discuss alternatives for a solution to... Read more
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iol.co.za
hostages bound by faith, love and a son"The sound of bullets screaming past our running bodies, cutting through the ju
hostages bound by faith, love and a son
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
"The sound of bullets screaming past our running bodies, cutting through the jungle foliage and the harrowing experience of trying to escape the incoming mortars, left deep emotional scars and fears." This quote from former South African hostage,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Monique’s a true survivorCAPE ARGUSMonique Strydom was taken hostage while holidaying in the Philippines
Monique’s a true survivor
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
CAPE ARGUSMonique Strydom was taken hostage while holidaying in the Philippines, and former president Thabo Mbeki has a special place in her heart as he was one of the only presidents of the captured group, "who actually wrote a letter and really... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Are judges in South Africa under threat or do they complain too much?It would be fascinating to be a fly on the wall to observe how the country’s tw
Are judges in South Africa under threat or do they complain too much?
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
It would be fascinating to be a fly on the wall to observe how the country’s two most important constitutional office-holders handle a very sensitive conversation about a very delicate topic: judicial independence. The meeting, set for August 27,... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Are judges in SA under threat or do they complain too much?Next week, South African President Jacob Zuma will sit down with its chief just
Are judges in SA under threat or do they complain too much?
Mail & Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
Next week, South African President Jacob Zuma will sit down with its chief justice for an unprecedented, potentially watershed discussion. It would be fascinating to be a fly on the wall to observe how the country’s two most important constitutional... Read more
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iol.co.za
Are SA judges really under threat?APNext week, President Jacob Zuma will sit down with Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogo
Are SA judges really under threat?
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
APNext week, President Jacob Zuma will sit down with Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng for an unprecedented, potentially watershed discussion. File photo: Siphiwe Sibeko Are the judges’ concerns justified or do they complain too much? Richard Calland... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
White-anting the NPA suits ZumaThe National Prosecuting Authority has lost yet another opportunity to put itse
White-anting the NPA suits Zuma
Mail & Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
The National Prosecuting Authority has lost yet another opportunity to put itself on a solid footing and to regain the credibility lost over the past six or seven years, in which it has seemed to be involved in all sorts of partisan political battles... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Luanda to Host African Finance Ministers MeetingLuanda — Luanda, the capital of Angola, will host the meeting of finance minist
Luanda to Host African Finance Ministers Meeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Luanda — Luanda, the capital of Angola, will host the meeting of finance ministers and governors of African central banks, from August 27-28. The African Caucus Meeting is meant to seek a common ground among the continental financial institutions on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU Mediation to Meet With Sudan Appeal Signatories On FridayAddis Ababa — The AU High-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) has invited leader
AU Mediation to Meet With Sudan Appeal Signatories On Friday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Addis Ababa — The AU High-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) has invited leaders of the Sudanese opposition for a meeting in Addis Ababa coming Friday and Saturday. Yasir Arman, secretary-general of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Darfur's SLM-AW Declines AUHIP InvitationParis — The mainstream Sudan Liberation Movement, headed by Abdelwahid El Nur (
Darfur's SLM-AW Declines AUHIP Invitation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Paris — The mainstream Sudan Liberation Movement, headed by Abdelwahid El Nur (SLM-AW), has declined the invitation of Thabo Mbeki, chairman of the AU High-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP), for a meeting with the Sudan Appeal forces in Addis Ababa... Read more
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