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22 October 2016
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Gordhan brushes off Gupta concerns over high court application
National Treasury on Friday said it had noted the “numerous attacks” launched by the lawyers representing the Oakbay Group of companies, adding it had no intention of conducting a court case in the...
ICC withdrawal marks a sad day for human rights - SALC
The South African Litigation Centre (SALC) says it is disappointed by the government's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on...
ANCWL condemns campus violence
The African National Congress Women’s League (ANCWL) on Friday condemned the violence during campus protests and urged law enforcement authorities to refrain from using force against protesters....
SA's withdrawal from ICC not being done legally - ISS
The government's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court should have gone through Parliament for ratification first, the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) has said. Justice...
ICC laws inconsistent with ours - SA government
The South African government says a move to withdraw from the International Criminal Court and its obligations to the Rome Statute is part of ensuring that the country's international law...
More African countries 'likely to pull out of ICC after SA'
South Africa's decision to pull out from the International Criminal Court (ICC) is likely to lead "more African countries into wanting to follow in its footsteps", a researcher at the Institute of...
Ekurhuleni EFF cheers illegal land occupation
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Ekurhuleni will continue to support the illegal occupation of vacant land in spite of the city's resolve to oppose this at every turn. "We have been on the...
SA withdrawal from ICC warrants urgent Parliamentary debate – IFP
The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) on Friday said South Africa’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) warrants an “urgent parliament debate”. The IFP said its parliamentary Chief...
DA to approach the courts to have ICC withdrawal set aside
The Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Friday it would approach the courts to have South Africa’s notice of withdrawal to the International Criminal Court (ICC) set aside on the grounds that it “is...
Lectures at Wits marred by continued disruptions
The University of Witwatersrand (Wits) on Friday vowed to continue with academic activities despite disruptions and arson attacks on campus. Wits spokesperson Shirona Patel said two cars were set...
South Africa to withdraw from war crimes court – document
South Africa is withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, according to a document seen by Reuters on Thursday, a move that would take effect one year after notice is formally received by...
BLSA appoints Mabuza as chair as it unveils new leaders
Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) has announced the appointment of Telkom’s Jabu Mabuza as its new chairperson and Shell South Africa’s Bonang Mohale as its deputy chairperson after a council...
‘I was shot 13 times in the back’, says Wits student leader
University of Witwatersrand student leader Shaeera Kalla on Thursday, said she was trying to negotiate with police not to shoot students as she held her hands up, but was shot 13 times in the back...
Foreign funding claims a 'blatant lie' - Madonsela
Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Thursday denied that her office operated on money from foreign donors and that it had used consultants. "It’s a lie that we used consultants. It’s a...
Declaring national drought disaster not a quick fix – Minister
Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane does not have sole authority to declare the drought, which is plaguing eight provinces, a national disaster. "I have no authority to declare a...
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