Zuma’s lawyers to make representations in challenge against Abrahams’ decision for him to stand trial | News24

Former president Jacob Zuma’s legal team is expected to file an application to the KwaZulu-Natal High Court on Tuesday as it seeks a review of National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams’ decision that there was no reason for him not to stand trial. The 16 charges relate to the controversial…

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Corrupt’ company sponsored Zuma’s birthday parties | News24

Johannesburg – President Jacob Zuma’s birthday parties in 2015 and 2016 were sponsored by controversial facilities management group Bosasa. Bosasa, led by CEO Gavin Watson, was found to have bribed prisons officials for tenders by the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) and is currently under criminal investigation by the Hawks. News24…

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SACC excluded from interfaith council | IOL News

The SA Council of Churches was neither informed of nor invited to the recent formation of the National Interfaith Leaders Council (NILC), it said on Wednesday. “Although we do not presume that our exclusion was malicious, but the SACC is disappointed at not having been offered the courtesy of invitation,”…

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Religious leaders urge Zuma to ‘do honourable thing’ and resign | The Citizen

South Africa’s top religious leaders who include well-known former anti-apartheid church activists, have called on President Jacob Zuma to “do the honourable thing” and resign. In a joint statement, the leaders said Zuma has lost all moral legitimacy to govern and therefore should do the honourable thing and step down.…

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Church council to come out of ‘ICU’ for nation building – Chikane | News24

Johannesburg – The South African Council of Churches (SACC) will no longer sit on the sidelines while society suffers, its senior Vice President Reverend Frank Chikane told journalists on Saturday. ‎ “Today it’s a beginning of a new thing,” Chikane said at the SACC’s June 16 commemoration in Orlando Stadium. “The…

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Council of Churches report on state capture can be used in NEC discussions – Mantashe | News24

Pretoria – The African National Congress might not have placed the South African Council of Churches (SACC) report into state capture on their agenda, but it can still be used in debates during its national executive committee (NEC) says ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe. He was speaking on the sidelines of…

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