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ANC sliding into undignified grave

By Subesh Pillay On September 20 2008, after a decision of the ANC national executive committee, Thabo Mbeki, in a dignified and stately manner, resigned as president of the republic. He could so easily have precipitated an unprecedented political and constitutional crisis by simply refusing to resign. This would have […]


Chamisa bids to stop E.D’s power grab

Battle lines drawn as MDC Alliance plots to challenge Mnangagwa’s constitutional amendments in court The Nelson Chamisa-led opposition MDC Alliance has resolved to challenge the passage of Constitution Amendment No 1 Bill in court saying the manner in which it was passed by Parliament was unconstitutional and ultra vires the 2013 Constitution. […]