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South Africa’s lawmakers delay debate on president’s future

South Africa’s lawmakers delay debate on president’s future

By Associated Press JOHANNESBURG: South Africa’s lawmakers have postponed until next week a debate on the damning report that has resulted in calls for President Cyril Ramaphosa to step down. The session was scheduled to take place in Cape Town on Tuesday to discuss a parliamentary panel’s report that found Ramaphosa may ...

Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa red flags magistrates and judges letting dangerous criminals off the hook; judiciary urged to restore public trust  

Mnangagwa red flags magistrates and judges letting dangerous criminals off the hook; judiciary urged to restore public trust  

By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent  PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has expressed concern over judicial officers who hand down controversially lenient sentences to rapists and armed robbers. He said the judiciary needs to restore the public's trust, faith and confidence in their work. Mnangagwa said  his office has received numerous complaints over ‘soft sentences passed ...

Africa

South Africa’s lawmakers delay debate on president’s future

South Africa’s lawmakers delay debate on president’s future

By Associated Press JOHANNESBURG: South Africa’s lawmakers have postponed until next week a debate on the damning report that has resulted in calls for President Cyril Ramaphosa to step down. The session was scheduled to take place in Cape Town on Tuesday to discuss a parliamentary panel’s report that found Ramaphosa may ...

World

Russia rejects pullout from Ukraine as condition for talks

Russia rejects pullout from Ukraine as condition for talks

By Associated Press KYIV: Russia said Friday that Western demands it should pull out completely from Ukraine as part of any future talks to end the war effectively rule out any such negotiations, as Russian strikes continued and a Ukrainian official set his country’s battle losses at up to 13,000 ...





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