A Sudanese court has convicted former president Omar al-Bashir on corruption charges and sentenced him to two years in detention, the first ruling against the ex-leader ousted by mass unrest.
The Chairperson of the Ad Hoc Committee of Parliament Amending Section 25 of the Constitution Mathole Motshekga has slammed the Democratic Alliance’s (DA) bid to stop the amendment of Section 25.
Media publication, Daily Maverick, says the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leadership’s ‘ban’ on media brands achieves nothing but exposes their totalitarian bent.
The second day of the Economic Freedom Fighters’ second elective conference is expected to resume at Nasrec in Johannesburg on Saturday.
As pressure grows on rich countries to help vulnerable nations cope with worsening weather disasters and rising seas, the Green Climate Fund expects to expand its backing for projects that can tackle such “loss and damage”, said its executive director.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has warned of a potential famine in South Sudan in the next few months as an increasing number of people seek food assistance due to flood, drought and conflict.
Over 4000 delegates are expected to elect the EFF leadership at the party’s second elective conference which will start at Nasrec in Johannesburg on Friday.
The High Court in Mpumalanga is to sentence a 42-year-old serial rapist Henry Hlahla.
The President and Prosecutor of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals has firmly criticised South Africa for its failure to execute an arrest warrant against a Rwandan fugitive believed to be hiding in the country.
The United States on Thursday threatened visa restrictions on anyone who attempts to damage the peace process in South Sudan as Washington upped its pressure on the war-torn country to form a unity government.