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Has The Tide Turned On President Zuma?

It is beyond question that the presidency of Jacob Zuma, shortly after the start of his second term, is sailing in murky and troubled waters. His role in the Nkandla debacle and the Lesotho coup are but the latest in a series of events which must have his spin-doctor, Mac Maharaj, tearing his hair out […]

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Irregularities connected with the complaint against the Chief Justice

Founding Papers in the review proceedings against the JSC and others arising from irregularities connected with the complaint against the Chief Justice. Notice of Motion Founding Affidavit Internship, Affirmative Action and the future of Pupillage at the Bar Hlophe Inquiry Papers Qualities expected of candidates for judicial office Experience of the anointed one RE: The […]

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Ending Life with Dignity, Mental Illness, Suicide and Shame

The current topicality of the subject of dignified death (euthanasia is a term for the SPCA) has been sparked by two senior Anglican clergymen, Archbishops Emeritus Carey and Tutu, both of whom have expressed themselves in favour of the proposition that help in ending unwanted suffering consensually is a better proposition than a long, lingering […]

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Objection to the Zuma Presidential Candidacy

The first meeting of the National Assembly after an election has the functions of swearing in members and then electing the president from among its number. The first meeting of the National Assembly after an election has the functions of swearing in members and then electing the president from among its number. The 400 elected […]

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Corruption: The ANC Has A Tall Story To Tell

William Baepi calls himself a “street patroller”. He lives in Meadowlands, Soweto and recently had the opportunity of engaging in a lively way with the secretary general of the ANC, Gwede Mantashe, when the latter did some door-to-door canvassing in Soweto. The exchange covered a variety of topics, one of which touched on the subject […]

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IFAISA Launches Petition to Recall Zuma

The Institute for Accountability in Southern Africa (IFAISA) this week launched a petition to recall President Zuma as South African presidential candidate. The Institute believes that given the compromised position in which Jacob Zuma finds himself in relation to the Public Protector’s Nkandla report, South Africans deserve a better candidate from the ANC. Paul Hoffman, […]

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