SACP denies mounting attack on judiciary

A summit should be held to discuss the country’s judiciary in the light of recent court judgments involving the executive, SA Communist Party secretary Blade Nzimande told delegates at the party’s special national congress on Wednesday.

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ANC to review ICC participation

The minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe has announced that South Africa will review its participation in the International Criminal Court.

Small business development minister, Lindiwe Zulu, said during a parliamentary debate “Africa’s newest state‚ the Republic of South Sudan‚ … Read the rest

Government to present affidavit on Bashir’s departure

Government is expected to present an affidavit to the High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday on why it let Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir leave the country against the interim court order prohibiting his departure.

The court also ruled that al-Bashir … Read the rest

SA troops ‘held hostage’ in Sudan

The Sudanese government of president Omar al-Bashir literally held a gun to South Africa’s head to secure his safe return to Khartoum.

Netwerk24 can reveal that about 800 South African soldiers in Darfur were held “hostage” by Sudanese troops when … Read the rest

Sudan army ready to battle Facebook imposter

sudanSudan’s military spokesman is ready to battle a Facebook imposter who has been making online comments about the country’s armed forces, official media say.

Somebody has been using an account on social networking site Facebook to impersonate army spokesman Sawarmi … Read the rest

US deploys forces in 18 countries against Muslim anger

Washington said it was deploying forces to cope with violence in as many as 18 different locations as deadly Muslim anger spreads over a US-made movie that mocks Islam.

Two US marines were killed in Afghanistan when insurgents armed with … Read the rest

Sudan embassy staff safe: German foreign minister

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said that staff at the country’s embassy in Sudan were safe after the building came under siege by protesters Friday.

“The German embassy in Khartoum is currently the target of attacks by violent demonstrators. The … Read the rest