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Sunday, 08-31-14, 5:52Lesotho Coup - Army Urged to Go Back to Barracks[New Zimbabwe]SOUTH Africa on Saturday called on Lesotho army commander, Tlali Kamoli, to allow the democratically elected government led by Prime Minister Thomas Thabane to continue with the business of running the country. read more...
Saturday, 08-30-14, 17:17South Africa Condemns Army Takeover[CAJ News]Pretoria -LESOTHO military has seized power from democratically elected Prime Minister Tom Thabane on Saturday, it has emerged. read more...
Saturday, 08-30-14, 11:23Tune Me What - Strangers On a Train[ThinkAfricaPress]This week's episode began with a story about Leon meeting a random South African on the train into work after they recognised each other's accents. The odds are small that a former bass player for Durban band Arapaho would meet a co-host of Tune Me What on an early morning commuter train out of San Diego, but stranger things do happen. read more...
Saturday, 08-30-14, 9:22Court Rules Against Lengthy Detention of Illegal Migrants[SAnews.gov.za]The Department of Home Affairs says it is studying the South Gauteng High Court judgement on the detention of illegal foreigners at the Lindela Deportation Facility. read more...
Saturday, 08-30-14, 7:29Lindela Detentions Illegal - SA Court[New Zimbabwe]THE Gauteng High Court in South Africa on Thursday ruled that detaining illegal immigrants at Lindela Repatriation Centre for extended periods of time is unlawful and unconstitutional. read more...
Friday, 08-29-14, 9:02Constitutional Crisis - of What and for Whom?[SACSIS]If the publicly expressed opinions of many opposition politicians, lawyers, academics, journalists and political commentators are to be believed then South Africa has already had several 'constitutional crises' and there are more hovering on the horizon. read more...
Friday, 08-29-14, 8:37Judge Dismisses Apartheid Case Against U.S. Companies[VOA]A U.S. judge has dismissed a 12 year-old lawsuit against two major corporations accused of encouraging human rights violations in apartheid-era South Africa. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 10:13Zuma 'Spy Tape' Appeal Dismissed by Court[SAPA]Bloemfontein -The Supreme Court of Appeal on Thursday dismissed President Jacob Zuma's application to prevent the release of the so-called "Spy Tapes". read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 8:59Will 74,400 Women Be Raped This August in South Africa?[Africa Check]Rape advocacy campaign Blow the Whistle says every 36 seconds someone is raped in SA and therefore 74,400 women will be raped in August. But is it accurate? read more...
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 13:08Soapie Dispute Like Apartheid - Kani[SAPA]The dispute between the SABC, production company MMSV and the fired Generation soapie actors, is being handled in an apartheid manner, renowned actor and playwright John Kani said on Tuesday. read more...

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