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SA didn’t grant Grace Mugabe immunity, but only recognised it

PRETORIA, May 10  The South African government did not grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe’s former first lady Grace Mugabe, but only recognised it after the 2017 assault charge, a lawyer representing the foreign ministry told the Pretoria High Court on Thursday. Advocate Hilton Epstein SC argued that it was Pretoria had not conferred the diplomatic standing, […]

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SA guided by the Constitution on land reform – Sisulu

OHANNESBURG, March 15 – The South African government will be guided by the country’s Constitution on land reform and expropriation without compensation, International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu reiterated on Wednesday. “South Africa is guided by the Constitution on land reform process,” Sisulu said in a statement. “We regret that the Australian Government chose […]

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ANC announces new NEC as, 54th National Conference wraps up

JOHANNESBURG, December 21 – Former treasurer-general of the African National Congress (ANC), Zweli Mkhize, tops the list of South Africa’s ruling party’s 80-member National Executive Committee (NEC) – the highest decision-making body. Mkhize, who shockingly withdrew from the party leadership race on Sunday for the sake of “unity”, made a strong comeback. Announcing the results in the early hours […]

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KZN branches nominate Dlamini-Zuma in expected landslide

DURBAN, December  5 – The majority of KwaZulu-Natal branches of the African National Congress (ANC) nominated Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as their preferred candidate to lead the party come December.   Announcing the results during the party’s Provincial General Council (PGC) at the Olive Convention Centre in Durban on Monday night, EleXions Agency director, Bontle Mpakanyane, said […]

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Nkoana-Mashabane to represent South Africa at Kenyatta inauguration – Presidency

CAPE TOWN, November 27 – International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana Mashabane will be representing South Africa at the Kenyan inauguration ceremony of Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday. A statement from the presidency on Monday said Maite Nkoana-Mashabane would represent President Jacob Zuma at the ceremony at the Kasarani National Stadium in Nairobi. The inauguration […]

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ANCWL nominates Dlamini-Zuma as ANC president, names choice for top 6

JOHANNESBURG,  November 13 – The African National Congress Women’s League on Monday, named Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as it’s preferred candidate as president of the ruling party. Mpumalanga Premier and ANC provincial chairperson David “DD” Mabuza was named as the ANCWL’s deputy president, current Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa as national chairperson and Free State Premier Ace Magashule as secretary general. […]