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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
Stalingrad

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
Stalingrad

Batohi says Cronje’s departure does not mean NPA is in crisis

National director of public prosecutions Shamila Batohi on Monday said public frustration at the failure of the Investigating Directorate to secure a single conviction so far was understandable but that high-level cases might be enrolled in court before the head of the unit, Hermione Cronje, leaves office next year. “I…
bubmag
December 6, 2021
Stalingrad

STALINGRAD TACTICS: Zuma medical parole makes a mockery of judicial process, contends Democratic Alliance court challenge

Former president Jacob Zuma. (Photo: Sharon Seretlo) Official opposition is challenging the ‘irrational’ decision of correctional services commissioner Arthur Fraser. The decision to medically parole former president Jacob Zuma makes a mockery of the judicial process and “harms the courts in exactly the same way that Zuma’s contempt of court…
bubmag
September 11, 2021