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South Africa:Ramaphosa Should End the Presidential Merry-Go-Round

[The Conversation Africa] The large majority of South Africans, including members of the governing African National Congress (ANC), will be glad to see the back of Jacob Zuma as president. Many, if not most, will hope that Cyril Ramaphosa, the party's newly-elected president, will assume the state presidency immediately rather than entertaining the nonsense of the party electing an "interim president".

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Liberia:U.S. to Join South Africa in Bringing War Criminals to Justice

[Legalbrief] The sensational year-end arrest and bail hearing in Cape Town of convicted international arms trader Guus Kouwenhoven has brought the terrible decades-long Liberian civil war back into focus in SA.

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South Africa:Anti-Corruption Unit Hopes to Seize $4 Billion in 'State Capture' Cases

[News24Wire] The Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) is hoping to seize at least R50bn in 17 cases it is currently investigating related to state capture, acting head of operations advocate Knorx Molelle said on Tuesday.

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South Africa:The Forgotten Mining Town Where Rape Is 'Normal'

[GroundUp] Aneni* sits on a wooden armchair, staring out of her open front door, which lets a chink of sunlight into her dimly-lit lounge. Her three-year-old child, wearing a bright pink dress, plays with a tattered doll and sings nursery rhymes to herself as Aneni recounts the day in November when she was repeatedly gang-raped by three men in balaclavas.

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South Africa:Gupta-Linked Companies' Assets to be Frozen by Order of High Court

[Daily Maverick] In one of the most significant moves in the anti-State Capture drive, South Africa's Asset Forfeiture Unit obtained an urgent High Court order to seize and preserve assets belonging to the Gupta-linked Trillian and global consulting firm McKinsey just days before Christmas. By JESSICA BEZUIDENHOUT for SCORPIO.

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South Africa:ANC Women Did Not Work Hard Enough - Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

[News24Wire] Struggle icon and ANC member Winnie Madikizela-Mandela says the ANC Women's League (ANCWL) did not do enough to deliver the political party its first female president.

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Zimbabwe:Opposition MP Scolds Ruling Party MP for 'Grace a Prostitute' Jibe

[New Zimbabwe] Tafara-Mabvuku legislator, James Maridadi has rebuked Buhera South MP, Joseph Chinotimba for calling former First Lady Grace Mugabe a prostitute when her husband had been dislodged as the country's President November last year.

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Zimbabwe:President Mnangagwa Denies Stealing MDC-T's Ideas

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has scoffed at allegations that he was stealing opposition parties' ideas to augment his government programs.

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South Africa:Alleged Underworld Kingpin Sports Jacket With ANC Logo in Court

[News24Wire] Suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack, who is expected to also be charged with murder soon, was wearing a jacket with an ANC logo on it when he appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

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South Africa:Modack to Be Charged in Murder Case, Court Hears

[News24Wire] Suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack is set to be charged in connection with the murder of a bouncer, a police officer investigating clashes in clubs around Cape Town testified during Modack's bail application.

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