It’s 33 years since Mandela’s release from prison

Saturday marks 33 years since the late Nelson Mandela was released from the then Victor Verster Prison in Paarl in February 1990. He was released after serving almost 27 years in prison. Mandela and seven other accused where sentenced to life imprisonment in June 12, 1964 after they were convicted[…]

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Ramaphosa’s application against Zuma to be heard in January

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s application to interdict former President Jacob Zuma’s private prosecution against him will be heard at the High Court in Johannesburg on January 10. Zuma is accusing Ramaphosa of assisting State advocate, Billy Downer, to violate sections of the National Prosecuting Act. The charges relate to News24’s publication[…]

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Israel rejects early release of oldest Palestinian prisoner

INTERNATIONAL An Israeli court yesterday turned down a request to release the oldest Palestinian prisoner, Fuad Al-Shobaki, Quds Press reported. The 83-year-old’s daughter, Rania, said that her family filed a request to the Israeli court to release her father seven months before he is due to be released. “However, the court turned down the[…]

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