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South Africa: Govt Must Investigate Deaths of More Than 200 People During Riots

Authorities failed to deal with lethal unrest triggered by former president Jacob Zuma’s imprisonment Communities forced to protect themselves, with residents putting up barricades and patrolling their own neighbourhoods ‘Contradictions by different ministers show a government in chaos’ – Shenilla Mohamed The week-long looting spree and violent destruction of private property which resulted in the…

South Africa: Parliament Presiding Officers Sends Condolences to the Passing of Member of Parliament, Ms Boitumelo Maluleke

The Presiding Officers of Parliament, led by the Speaker of the National Assembly (NA) Ms Thandi Modise and the Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) Mr Amos Masondo, have expressed shock and sadness to the news of the passing-on of a Member of parliament, Ms Boitumelo Joyce Maluleke. She succumbed to Covid-19 related…