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South Africa’s court system has been abused by powerful people: five ways to stop it

After a battle of about four years to secure the removal of South Africa’s public protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, the country’s parliament finally delivered the coup de grace in early September. Parliamentarians voted to impeach her just a month before her term was due to end. President Cyril Ramaphosa subsequently removed her ...

By Narnia Bohler-Muller Divisional Executive, Developmental, Capable and Ethical State research division, Human Sciences Research Counci 8 days ago

Mangosuthu Buthelezi: the Zulu nationalist who left his mark on South Africa’s history

Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi played a prominent role in South African politics for almost half a century. He was one of the last of a generation of black South African leaders who influenced the transition from the white minority apartheid regime to a society under a democratically elected government.

By Henning Melber Extraordinary Professor, Department of Political Sciences, University of Pretoria 12 days ago

Ace Magashule launches new political party

Former ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has launched a new political party called The African Congress for Transformation.

By Neo Poho 24 days ago

President Cyril Ramaphosa's China-Africa Roundtable opening remarks on the occasion of State Visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, Hilton Hotel, Sandton

Welcome to this China-Africa Leaders’ Roundtable Dialogue. This dialogue has been convened to consider the role of China-Africa relations in supporting the goal of regional integration in Africa as outlined in the African Union’s Agenda 2063.

By The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa 29 days ago

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