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Gender commission welcomes court decision on Mugabe immunity

OHANNESBURG, July 31 – The Commission for Gender Equality has welcomed a high court ruling that the South African government’s decision to grant former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity was unconstitutional. The commission was admitted as a friend of the court in an application brought by Afriforum and the Democratic Alliance (DA) challenging government granting Mugabe immunity last […]

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Cogta minister must instruct councils to remove municipal officials involved in VBS bank ‘heist’, says DA

JOHANNESBURG, June 25 – Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize must instruct local councils to remove municipal managers and chief financial officers who “have plundered public money in the VBS heist”, the Democratic Alliance said on Sunday. The DA was unsurprised at the “rampant looting and large-scale corruption that has occurred at VBS […]