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September, 2017

  • 15 September

    Magaqa described as loyal and brave leader

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    The police are hot on the heels of the killers of former ANCYL Secretary-General Sindiso Magaqa.

  • 15 September

    Opposition parties lack policies to beat ANC: Zuma

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    President Jacob Zuma has lashed out at opposition parties, saying they always approach the courts because they have no proper policies in place to beat the ANC at the ballot box.

  • 15 September

    Mkhize calls for quick setting of inquiry on State capture

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    Zweli Mkhize said on Thursday that the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture should be set up without delay.

  • 15 September

    ANC vs ANC court battle in OR Tambo region postponed

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    The application before the Mthatha High Court to have the 2015 OR Tambo regional conference nullified has been postponed to next Thursday to allow the respondents to file answering affidavits.

  • 15 September

    Court to deliver ANC Bojanala judgment

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    Judgement in the case between the ANC North West provincial leadership and disgruntled members in the Bojanala region in Rustenburg will be delivered on Friday in the High Court in Mahikeng.

  • 15 September

    Makhosi Khoza to boycott disciplinary proceedings – News24

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    News24Makhosi Khoza to boycott disciplinary proceedingsNews24Durban – ANC MP Makhosi Khoza on Friday said she will not be attending her ANC KwaZulu-Natal disciplinary hearing set for Sunday following a High Court ruling declaring the party's provincial leadership invalid. Khoza's previous disciplinary hearing, ...Opposition must butt out of KZN violenceIndependent OnlineKhoza says disciplinary action against her is null

  • 15 September

    Disputes put October 17 poll in doubt – Daily Nation

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    Daily NationDisputes put October 17 poll in doubtDaily NationKura Yangu, Sauti Yangu members demonstrate in Nairobi on September 13, 2017 asking the electoral agency to suspend its secretariat over poor poll conduct. IEBC is the body mandated to conduct elections. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA ...Guard against vile attempts to sabotage fresh presidential pollThe StandardAukot wants Chebukati, Chiloba outCitizen TV (press release)all 16 news articles »

  • 14 September

    Italy expands its footprint in Libya

    In August, two Italian navy vessels began patrolling Libyan waters off the north African country’s Mediterranean coast.

  • 14 September

    Runners and riders: Liberia gears up for most unpredictable elections yet

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    With President Sirleaf set to step down after 12 years in office, 20 candidates are competing to replace her. Liberia is preparing for its third set of elections since the end of the civil war. Credit: Brittany Danisch. On 10 October 2017, Liberia will go to the polls in what could be the country’s most hotly-contested and unpredictable elections yet. In a race that has seen a...

  • 14 September

    Fransman appears before Scopa

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    Former African National Congress (ANC) leader in the Western Cape, Marius Fransman, has appealed for protection as a private citizen.

  • 14 September

    Spy tapes saga back in court on Thursday

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    A protracted legal tussle involving President Jacob Zuma, the DA and the NPA is heading to the SCA on Thursday morning.

  • 14 September

    ANC North West heads to court over interdict

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    The ANC in the North West, will on Thursday morning, ask the High Court in Mahikeng to reverse an interdict which it granted the party's Bojanala region in Rustenburg.

  • 14 September

    WATCH: Zuma, NPA, DA…. spy tapes saga goes to SCA

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    President Jacob Zuma is headed to the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein in a fresh attempt to fend off the reinstatement of 783 corruption charges relating to a 1990s arms deal.

  • 14 September

    Calls for Mkhwebane to step down gain momentum

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    Opposition parties have called on the Public Protector to relinquish her post saying she failed to carry out her duties.

  • 14 September

    Sierra Leone: One Month After The Mudslide – SaharaReporters.com

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    SaharaReporters.comSierra Leone: One Month After The MudslideSaharaReporters.comOn August 14, exactly one month ago, a mudslide demolished parts of Freetown, Sierra Leone. It is estimated that about 800 people were killed and at least 7,000 are now displaced. by Sahara Reporters, New York Sep 14, 2017. On August 14, exactly one ...Flooding, mudslides leave communities devastated, pregnant

  • 13 September

    No repeat poll till our demands are met, says Nasa – Daily Nation

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    Daily NationNo repeat poll till our demands are met, says NasaDaily NationParliamentarians at Okoa Kenya offices in Nairobi on September 13, 2017, during the Nasa Parliamentary Group meeting. Nasa vowed to ensure that the October 17 repeat presidential election will not be held if their concerns are not addressed beforehand.There's urgent need to set up Parliament business committeesThe StandardNASA MPs will still not

  • 13 September

    I was pained by Supreme Court decision, says Uhuru – The Standard

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    The StandardI was pained by Supreme Court decision, says UhuruThe StandardPresident Uhuru Kenyatta (right), his deputy William Ruto (centre) and Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i at State House Nakuru. [Kipsang Joseph, Standard]. SUMMARY. The President says his criticism of Chief Justice David Maraga should not be ...Uhuru: I've got no issue with Abagusii communityDaily NationUhuru, Ruto woos the Abagusii communityKenya Broadcasting CorporationBattle for food at State House Nakuru after Uhuru hosts Gusii leadersTUKO.CO.KEAllAfrica.

  • 12 September

    True federalism beckons for Nigeria

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    Before recess, a bill proposing devolved powers was defeated in the National Assembly. But that hasn’t weakened calls for decentralisation. Growing numbers of influential individuals and groups are calling for more powers to be devolved to the state level. Credit: jbdodane. Against a backdrop of bad governance, unemployment, and underdevelopment, calls for greater federalisation in Nigeria have climaxed into a movement. From civil society groups to political grandees, there are growing demands that more powers be devolved to the state level. Despite Nigeria being a “Federal Republic” on paper, authority is largely top-down. The central government in Abuja ...

  • 12 September

    [WATCH] The Steve Biko Commemoration

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    Martyr of the South African anti-apartheid struggle, Stephen Bantu Biko is being remembered 40 years after he died on September 12, 1977.

  • 12 September

    DA launches bid to establish State Capture inquiry

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    The high court in Pretoria will on Tuesday hear arguments into the DA's application to compel President Jacob Zuma to establish a commission of inquiry into State Capture.