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Emsie Ferreira

Mboweni extends R38bn to cope with double calamity of Covid-19 and unrest

The finance minister extended the Ters relief and the social distress relief grant, and also ensured businesses hit by looting can access insurance

Rwanda’s involvement in Ramaphosa phone surveillance will further strain relations

But experts doubt the South African intelligence community has the capacity even to establish whether Ramaphosa’s phone was compromised

EFF loses high court bid to unseal CR17 campaign records

Judge Cassim Sardiwalla says there are no compelling private or public reasons for disclosure

Hearing on Zuma’s plea for acquittal postponed to August 10

Judge Piet Koen granted the former president’s application for a postponement but will only decide in August whether to grant an order that a virtual hearing would be inconsistent with Zuma’s rights

Zuma’s high court application is Stalingrad, season 27, NPA argues

The NPA argued there was no need for Zuma to testify in the special plea application to have Billy Downer removed as prosecutor and, hence, no need to postpone the matter

NPA opposes last-minute bid by Zuma to postpone arms deal hearing

The state argues Zuma’s rights as an accused will not be violated if his bid for prosecutor Billy Downer’s removal and his acquittal is heard virtually

Suspect arrested for inciting violence as death toll mounts to 212

The government would not reveal the identity of the man believed to be one of list of prime suspects who allegedly fomented the unrest that rocked the country this past week

Free Zuma Campaign demands arms deal case be halted

Those demanding Jacob Zuma’s release claim only the former president can quell unrest, and say it must be a first step to replacing the current political order

Phase Two: looting was just the start say investigators and intelligence

‘A serious military operation is yet to come. Once you disrupt Soweto, you have the attention of the country and the world’

Guptas fight SA’s request to Interpol for a red alert

Atul and Rajesh Gupta claim the attempt to bring them to stand trial for fraud and money-laundering in the Free State is politically motivated

Constitutional Court reserves judgment in Zuma case

Mpofu’s argument that Zuma was denied his constitutional rights by apex court’s prison sentence for contempt shot down as ‘absurd’

Mpofu: Zuma was unfairly denied appeal rights when apex court heard his contempt matter

The former president’s counsel argued that the Constitutional Court could not have the first and final word on Zuma’s fate and further, failed to afford him all his rights

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