June 19, 2018

South Africa’s determined ongoing efforts to cut its ties with the International Criminal Court of Justice (ICC) in the Hague re-surfaced at the tail end of a meeting of the Committee of Justice and Correctional Services in parliament.

Since 1979 about 700 million people have been lifted out of poverty in the People’s Republic of China, more recently at a rate of more 130 million people every year since 2013.

The Border Management Authority Bill may finally have reached the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), after being passed by the National Assembly in June last year. But this comes years after the legislation was first mooted.

CR's strategy is to pull diverse actors into robust delivery processes, amid political trade-offs and consensus. It may be new to SA politics, but it's what he has been doing all his life and what sets him apart as a politician, says Richard Calland.

All State of the Nation Addresses promise many things. It’s been a very long time since we have heard one which promised hope.

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