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David Lewis

David Lewis

    Concourt will decide fate of the public protector
    Concourt will decide fate of the public protector
    President Jacob Zuma finally had his day in court last week when the Constitutional Court heard argument on an application brought by the Economic...
    West Africa Ebola outbreak worst ever, says WHO
    West Africa Ebola outbreak worst ever, says WHO
    The death toll from the world's worst ever Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to 603 since February, with at least 68 deaths reported from three...
    Ebola death toll climbs in West Africa
    Ebola death toll climbs in West Africa
    The death toll from an outbreak of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has hit 337 since February, the United Nations World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday, as local health services struggle to contain the highly contagious disease....
    Corruption by any other name
    Corruption by any other name
    Until a day or two ago, I thought of name-dropping as a harmless, albeit unedifying, practice, perpetrated by inadequate individuals.
    Mali's Tuareg rebels push for national military positions
    Mali's Tuareg rebels push for national military positions
    Tuareg rebels in north Mali pushed south to occupy positions vacated by government forces, sources said, as mutinous soldiers in the distant...
    Renegade soldiers claim overthrow in Mali
    Renegade soldiers claim overthrow in Mali
    Renegade Malian soldiers went on state television on Thursday to declare they had seized power in protest to the government's failure to quell a...
    Rogue troopers storm Mali palace in coup d'etat bid
    Rogue troopers storm Mali palace in coup d'etat bid
    Renegade Mali soldiers said on Thursday morning they had seized the presidential palace and arrested several ministers after a gun battle, in an...
    A web of watchdogs and whistle-blowers
    A web of watchdogs and whistle-blowers
    How many of you reading this have experienced corruption in some form? You were asked for, or paid, a bribe; you work for a company that has...
    Clashes erupt in DRC ahead of vote results
    Clashes erupt in DRC ahead of vote results
    Clashes erupted between protesters and security forces in parts of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Monday as diplomats scrambled to defuse...
    Fear of factions ahead of DRC poll results
    Fear of factions ahead of DRC poll results
    The African Union (AU) has urged politicians in the Democratic Republic of Congo to show restraint after the main opposition parties rejected...
    DRC polling stations fall victim to violent attacks
    DRC polling stations fall victim to violent attacks
    Violence erupted at four polling stations in the south of the Democratic Republic of Congo as the vast country held its second elections since a...