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Nersa must reject Eskom’s new tariff proposal and impose strict eco-social conditions

Independent online (SA) 14 Jan 2022
Nersa’s failure to engage this option makes the regulatory agency a clear collaborator with corruption of the greatest magnitude South Africa has ever experienced ... in turn, will sabotage the rest of the economy, as climate sanctions start hitting South Africa hard this decade.
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South Africa’s High Court orders former president Zuma to go back to jail

FX Empire 15 Dec 2021
In the same month, South Africa’s top court dismissed a bid by Zuma to overturn the sentence. The legal processes against him for alleged corruption during his nine-year reign are widely viewed as a test of post-apartheid South Africa’s ability to enforce the rule of law, particularly against powerful, well-connected people.
photo: AP / Shiraaz Mohamed
Former president Jacob Zuma addresses his supporters at his home in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal Natal Province, Sunday, July 4, 2021
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South Africa's High Court orders former president Zuma to go back to jail

The Times of India 15 Dec 2021
South Africa's High ... The legal processes against Zuma for alleged corruption during his nine-year reign are widely viewed as test of post-apartheid South Africa's ability to enforce rule of law, particularly against powerful, well connected people.
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South Africa ex-president Zuma ordered to return to jail

Al Jazeera 15 Dec 2021
South Africa’s High Court has ordered former President Jacob Zuma to return to jail after setting aside a decision to release him on medical parole ... In the same month, South Africa’s top court dismissed a bid by him to overturn the sentence.
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Cyril Ramaphosa

Mail Guardian South Africa 15 Dec 2021
South Africa is in a state of deep crisis ... South Africa looked like the ideal setting for the worst of the pandemic, with a poor healthcare system and high comorbidity rates, but the president took a decisive, difficult and brave decision to lock the country down.
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Black Business Council demands action against Bain & Co for role in state capture

Independent online (SA) 17 Jan 2022
This is in contrast to Business leadership South Africa's (BLSA)'s stance last week, where its chief executive Busisiwe Mavuso defended keeping the US management consultancy Bain & Co as a member, saying the firm is not “inherently corrupt”. Meanwhile, Business Unity South Africa ...
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Honouring the legacy of Archbishop Desmond Tutu on January 8 - an opportunity lost

Independent online (SA) 16 Jan 2022
... new South Africa ... The deliberate stalling of the criminal justice process and the failure to implement the TRC’s reparations policy which could have alleviated the racialised poverty and inequality in South Africa exacerbated by corruption and the Covid-19 pandemic, pained him.
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Here's what it would really mean to prosecute Trump

Alternet 14 Jan 2022
Jacob Zuma, the former president of South Africa, is in a prolonged fight against corruption charges and was sentenced to 15 months in jail for contempt of court ... That’s the bargain South Africa struck as apartheid ended after decades of segregation and human rights abuses ... But it hurt efforts to create a more equal South Africa.
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A giant of the anti-apartheid movement has fallen

Mail Guardian South Africa 14 Jan 2022
This set him on a lifelong dedication to the struggle against apartheid and for a free, democratic and non-racial South Africa ... Here in South Africa, in 2009, the Gandhi Development Trust presented Bhamjee with a Satyagraha award for his “contribution to the struggle for freedom in South Africa”.
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Mohammed Hanef Bhamjee: A giant of the anti-apartheid movement has fallen

Independent online (SA) 12 Jan 2022
This set him on a lifelong dedication to the struggle against apartheid and for a free, democratic, non-racial South Africa ... Here in South Africa, in 2009, the Gandhi Development Trust presented Hanef with a Satyagraha award for his “contribution to the struggle for freedom in South Africa ”.
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Prosecuting Trump would inevitably be political -- and other countries have had mixed success in ...

SCNOW Morning News 11 Jan 2022
Jacob Zuma, the former president of South Africa, is in a prolonged fight against corruption charges and was sentenced to 15 months in jail for contempt of court ... That’s the bargain South Africa struck as apartheid ended after decades of segregation and human rights abuses ... But it hurt efforts to create a more equal South Africa.
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Lest we forget Tutu’s anger, and our own faces

Mail Guardian South Africa 11 Jan 2022
Yet I still felt discriminated against by the ideas of people too old to understand South Africa. What I did understand is that as soon as South Africa made a compact for reckoning, the price of the ticket became unbearable, and then something changed, but we weren’t allowed to know why ... And democratic South Africa is a hell-hole.
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Prudence Layne: Desmond Tutu: A prisoner of hope and a professor of faith

News & Record 09 Jan 2022
I witnessed the ministry that was Arch’s life during a 2012 walk through Cape Town, South Africa ... He penned an editorial in 2010 that lamented how crime and corruption demonstrated that South Africa was losing its way and its pride ... As the chair of South Africa’s Truth and ...
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Zondo: Prasa and SAA whistleblowers needed protection

Mail Guardian South Africa 09 Jan 2022
Stimpel’s journey may have concluded more or less amicably but SAA’s culture of victimising whistleblowers and those who acted against state capture is mirrored at other SOEs that have been tarnished by corruption and mismanagement, such as the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa).
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‘It’s been a lot’: Joyce Carol Oates, SA Cosby, Richard Ford and Margo Jefferson on Biden’s first year

The Observer 09 Jan 2022
... leading to the 2020 election – the feeling that, if Trump were re-elected, the United States would become uninhabitable, a white-nationalist state resembling South Africa with a corrupt rightwing ruling class tyrannising a large, diverse, but politically fragmented population.

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