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June 18, 2018 12:31 PM Group to take #JuliusMalema to court for racist rant

A KwaZulu-Natal minority rights group is looking to open a third case against EFF leader Julius Malema for claiming that the majority of Indians are racist. Malema was speaking at his party’s Youth Day commemorations in Klerksdorp in the North West Province at the weekend. “(The) majority of Indians hate Africans, (the) majority of Indians are racist 18

June 14, 2018 4:18 PM Ex-Delta workers picket firm’s HQ

Former Delta Corporation Limited (Delta) workers have picketed the company’s headquarters demanding pension payouts. Delta said it has no responsibility to pay pension payouts to its rioting former employees since its pension scheme had a different administrator. The company also said the workers were wrong in demanding to be given dividend arising from a share 29

June 13, 2018 9:48 AM Jean-Pierre Bemba: ICC orders release of Congo ‘warlord’

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have ordered the release of former Democratic Republic of Congo rebel leader and Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba. Last week, appeal judges overturned his 2016 conviction on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Bemba is yet to be sentenced for the separate charge of bribing witnesses 29

June 11, 2018 6:04 AM Ziscosteel sale awaits shareholder approval

Shareholders of the Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Ziscosteel), will hold an extraordinary general meeting on June 28, to approve a transaction that will see the steelmaker’s assets sold to Chinese investor Tian Li (Hong Kong) Limited. Approval of the transaction will bring into effect the revival of the country’s largest steelmaker, which closed shop in 2008 after 30

June 8, 2018 10:28 AM Ghanagate erupts and shakes African football

A World Cup-bound referee and a member of the FIFA Council have been accused of accepting cash gifts by an undercover investigation into African football. Kenya’s Adel Range Marwa, one of Africa’s World Cup-bound referees, will no longer be in Russia after being filmed receiving a $600 ‘gift’. Marwa was given money by an undercover reporter posing as an official 2

May 29, 2018 12:48 PM Tunisia’s ex-leader on trial for murder

The first court case brought by a commission investigating human rights abuses in Tunisia has opened in the city of Gabes. Fourteen former officials, including ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, are on trial in connection with the murder, in the early 1990s, of a member of the Islamist Ennahda movement. The former president, who is exiled in Saudi 39

May 13, 2018 5:31 PM Sex-starved hubby takes wife to court

A Harare man has been granted a protection order against his wife after she denied him his conjugal rights and abused his dogs. Charles Katso told magistrate Manase Masiwa that his wife, Angela, was in the habit of denying him sex, saying she was too young and he could not handle her. “She is troubling me, she comes home in the early hours of the morning 33

May 13, 2018 5:21 PM Potraz sets sights on Manicaland

The Postal and Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) will this week descend on Manicaland as it intensifies its aggressive drive to educate consumers about their rights. A number of road-shows have been lined up across the province where consumers will be educated about various topics such as internet safety for children, consumer 33

April 27, 2018 1:25 PM UZ student hauled before hearing over medical students’ strike

The University of Zimbabwe (UZ) has summoned a student to appear before its disciplinary committee to answer to charges of misconduct in connection with a demonstration held at the institution last year. Kudakwashe Guta, who is represented by Denford Halimani and Kuzivakwashe Ngodza of Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, will appear before the UZ’s Student 40

April 17, 2018 4:05 AM Landmark ruling on inheritance

Grandchildren can lawfully step into their parents’ shoes to inherit from their grandparents in cases where the concerned parents are deceased, the High Court has ruled. In a landmark inheritance judgment, Justice Hlekani Mwayera said grandchildren, in cases where their grandparents do not leave behind a will, are entitled to their parents’ share from the estate 35