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Southern Africa:Lawyers In Bid to Restore Regional Tribunal

columnBy Carmel RickardThe role played by President Jacob Zuma in removing crucial legal rights from millions of people living in SADC countries came under scrutiny in the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) yesterday.And a top SADC Lawyers’ Association offi...

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South Africa:Sassa Affidavit – 2.5 Million Grant Recipients Don't Have IDs to Access Grants

Roughly 2.5 million beneficiaries of the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will not be able to get their grant payments if the contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) is not extended, the agency argued in court papers.Sassa filed papers ...

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Mozambique:Limited Charges On U.S.$2 Billion Hidden Debt

In a surprise move, the Attorney General (PGR) has passed part of the $2 bn hidden debt case to the Audit Court (TA), and it appears penalties would be only financial, with jail unlikely.In a statement issued today, the PRG (Procuradoria-Geral da Repub...

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Mozambique:Nyusi Announces Deal With Renamo

In a statement this afternoon, President Filipe Nyusi announced a decentralization deal with Renamo president Afonso Dhlakama that increases the power of both presidents and their parties. No announcement was made on military issues, but Nyusi promised...

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Namibia:President Geingob Extends Ministerial Travel Ban

By Albertina NakaleWindhoek — The foreign travel ban for all ministers and deputy ministers that was recently announced by President Hage Geingob to rein in expenditure, was yesterday extended beyond February.Initially the president directed that no re...

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