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Civil unrest turns deadly in Guinea

Guinea’s response to the coronavirus has exacerbated the country’s existing fault lines

The time to act is now: A letter to African leaders about the Covid-19 crisis

The dearth of political will and the extractive practices of external actors can no longer be used as an excuse for inaction. We no longer have a choice; we need a radical change in direction. Now is the time!

Constitutional rights during disaster

New regulations have a far-reaching impact on people’s rights, but they are finely balanced against people’s Constitutional rights

National Disaster declaration follows confirmation of internal transmission of covid-19

Schools closed, visas revoked, non-essential travel stopped as South African president announces the number of Covid-19 cases has jumped to 61

The death penalty won’t end gender-based violence

Our solutions to the epidemic of men murdering and raping women cannot be grounded in the same hyper-masculine violence they serve to address

Weekly Mail drew a line on censorship

​In the 1980s, the apartheid state imposed successive states of emergency, including censorship of the media

Ethiopia’s state of emergency could destabilise the Horn of Africa

Following the resignation of its prime minister, Ethiopia finds itself on the precipice of widespread political unrest.

Leaked SANDF document details powers of ‘control officer’ during state of emergency

On Sunday, Rapport, sister publication of News24, reported that the Presidency had started to compose regulations for a state of emergency.

Inside Emmanuel Macron’s draconian anti-terrorism law

France has been under a state of emergency for nearly two years and the president now wants to make certain controversial elements permanent law

Nigeria declares state of emergency in three states

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has imposed a state of emergency in three states worst hit by increasing violence by Boko Haram extremists.

Tunisia extends state of emergency after attacks

Tunisia's President Moncef Marzouki has extended the country's state of emergency through to January after a recent series of attacks by extremists.

Nigeria attack the first during state of emergency

Gunmen have attacked a police station in Nigeria, killing a teenager and wounding an officer in the first such incident during its state of emergency.

Fikile Bam dies at Milpark Hospital

Judge President of the Land Claims Court, Fikile Bam, has died at Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg.

Namibia declares state of emergency after flooding

Namibia's president on Tuesday declared a state of emergency in northern parts of the country after heavy flooding displaced nearly 10 000 people.

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Judicial Conduct Committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for his remarks about SA Israel relations

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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