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Downer says Zuma has been tripped up by his Stalingrad tactics

Jacob Zuma should not be allowed further delay in his arms deal corruption trial by virtue of an application for leave to appeal an interlocutory ruling he filed to the apex court at the eleventh hour, state prosecutor Billy Downer argued before the Pietermaritzburg high court on Monday. Downer submitted…
bubmag
October 17, 2022
Stalingrad

AGE OF ACCOUNTABILITY: Stalingrad on stilts: ConCourt dismisses suspended Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s application in Ivan Pillay pension saga 

On Wednesday, Justices Jody Kollapen, Mbuyiseli Madlanga, Steven Majiedt, Rammaka Mathopo, Nonkosi Mhlantla, Dunstan Mlambo, Leona Theron and Zukisa Tshiqi dismissed, with costs, Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s application as it bore “no reasonable prospects of success”. In September 2021, the Supreme Court of Appeal dismissed Mkhwebane’s  application appealing the setting aside of…
bubmag
June 15, 2022
Stalingrad

Military moves in Arctic worry the USA, NATO…

In late May, Russian ambassador at large Nikolai Korchunov informed state media that the situation in the Arctic was becoming perilous. He wasn’t referring to melting polar ice due to climate change. Instead, he warned of “a very disturbing trend that is turning the Arctic into an international arena of…
bubmag
June 11, 2022
Stalingrad

The problem with Stalingrad is the cost, not the law

For a while now, the courts have been the best theatre in town. They are full of political actors who wronged us and nobody wants to go to prison, be impeached or part with ill-gotten millions.  The motives for launching inventive litigation to avoid that reckoning are mostly relatable. The…
bubmag
May 26, 2022
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News24.com | ‘Beyond hopeless’: Mkhwebane employing Stalingrad tactics to avoid being impeached, says DA

The DA says Public Protector Busisiwe Mkwhebane's "utterly hopeless rescission application" is an attempt to prevent Parliament from impeaching her. President Cyril Ramaphosa's counsel says there isn't a conflict of interest in him suspending Mkhwebane because he is being investigated in his capacity as president.Mkhwebane's counsel says the Constitution requires…
bubmag
May 19, 2022