A climate of fear has gripped the kingdom of Swaziland as journalists are jailed and threatened.
The state is again scrambling to keep the report by SA judges on the 2002 Zim polls under wraps.
The presidency has launched a desperate rearguard attempt to prevent the M&G from gaining access to a report into Zimbabwe's 2002 elections.
Weeks after he was warned that his security was at risk, outspoken Zanu-PF MP Edward Chindori-Chininga, died in a car accident.
The Syrian air force has repeatedly carried out indiscriminate, and in some cases deliberate, air strikes against civilians, says Human Rights Watch.
With only four candidates applying for a vacancy at the Constitutional Court, there are rumours that Ray Zondo will merely rubberstamp appointments.
The M&G's battle to gain access to a report on the conditions surrounding the 2002 elections in Zimbabwe returns to the High Court on June 14.
The management of South Africa's heritage resources is in for a boost following the launch of a heritage-based study programme at Rhodes University.
The online charity auction for the right to name South Africa's most recently discovered flower species has already drawn a bid of R60 000.
Cosatu has forwarded the name of its Western Cape provincial secretary, Tony Ehrenreich, to the ANC as a candidate for mayor of Cape Town.