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South Africa:'I'll See You in Court' – Cape Town Council Reduces De Lille's Powers to 'Ceremonial'

The City of Cape Town council has agreed to reduce executive Mayor Patricia de Lille's role to "ceremonial", delegating her powers to her mayoral committee, with final oversight held by the council.Council met for its last sitting on Thursday before th...

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Zimbabwe:Opposition Says Voters' Roll Has Suspicious 100-Year-Olds

The opposition MDC-T party has called for a national demonstration on June 5 to force President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government to agree to reform demands.Party spokesperson Thabita Khumalo told NewZimbabwe.com late Wednesday that the they have been fo...

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South Africa:Minister Slams 'Naked Dancing' in School Choir Competition

press release The Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga strongly condemns the naked dancing of teenage school girls on stage in the Eastern Cape leg of the ABC Motsepe SASCE that took place this week. There is no need for learners to go on s...

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South Africa:Our Lives Have Changed for the Better, Say Land Occupiers

By Vincent LaliFormer Khayelitsha backyarders say their financial problems have been eased, but councillor warns that land is unsuitable for livingFormer backyarders say their lives have taken a turn for the better since they moved onto municipal land ...

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