Monthly Archives: March 2015

Yemen faces total collapse, warns UN rights chief

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Damage caused by fighting in Abyan Governorate, southern Yemen. Photo: OCHA/Eman (file)

The situation in Yemen is “fast-deteriorating” and those involved in conflict must do more to protect civilians as the country approaches “total collapse”, …

Vavi Dismissal – a Catalytic Moment in a Shifting Political Landscape [analysis]

On Monday night Cosatu’s Central Executive Committee voted to dismiss Zwelinzima Vavi. It had been a long time coming, and probably wasn’t much of a surprise to anyone. This is one of those moments where our politics enters once more …

Ministers Assure President of Action

President Jacob Zuma has been assured by the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha and Police Minister Nathi Nhleko that they are attending to the matters relating to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the Directorate for Priority …

Jailbreak – Gumbura, 8 Others in the Dock

Jailed RMG Independent End Time Message leader Robert Martin Gumbura allegedly told other inmates that they were foolish for not breaking windowpanes to escape in protest against poor food at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison.

This emerged in court yesterday where …

Promising Prospects for Algerian-South African Cooperation

Private discussions bringing together Tuesday, in Algiers, the Algerian ministers and their South African counterparts allowed identifying “promising prospects” for the Algerian-South African cooperation in several fields.

Organized on the sidelines of the 6th session of the Algerian-South African high …