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The last Trump?

US President Donald Trump may have less than a fortnight left in office, but he’s not done yet — he may well be remembered for destroying the Republican party

America’s lessons for African dictators

COMMENT: Trump’s attacks on democracy grab the headlines, but the real story is one of democratic resilience

Richard Calland: Biden needs a senate win to limit Trumpism

Joe Biden doesn’t have the mojo needed to restore the US – so he needs a full house to appoint those who do, writes Richard Calland.

Why we must fight to secure places for more women and young people in politics

Too often, governments talk the talk on gender equality, but fail to walk the walk

Rights are at risk without principled leadership in the US Supreme Court

COMMENT: My sons, I weep because Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who fought gender discrimination, has died and Donald Trump, under whom hardwon victories have been eroded, wants to be elected president again

The bloody battle to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Neither side will hesitate for a second to do anything to win

Louisiana lawmakers pass fetal heartbeat abortion ban

The bans are expected to be blocked in lower courts, but supporters plan to appeal such decisions until they reach the Supreme Court

Landmark India ruling ends same sex ban

Section 377 of the Indian penal code, enacted by British rulers in 1861, banned 'carnal intercourse against the order of nature'

Corruption trial of senior Kenyan judge suspended

Philomena Mwilu, one of seven members of the Supreme Court, was arrested on Tuesday

Hlophe complaint faces fresh hurdle

Ten years after the initial complaint, a call for a judge’s recusal could stall the judicial conduct tribunal before it starts

South Africa takes sides in South Sudan

A South African citizen was sentenced to death in a courtroom in Juba. But what exactly was William Endley doing in South Sudan to begin with?

How closure of TV stations has narrowed democratic space in Kenya

Kenya’s government has brought the role of the media into sharp focus after shutting down three main television stations

Clashes in Kenya as Kenyatta gets sworn in for disputed second term

​Kenyan police clashed with both ruling party and opposition supporters ahead of the swearing in of President Uhuru Kenyatta after two disputed polls

Judges grill Gauteng health

The province grasped at straws in a court appeal for relief regarding payouts for medical negligence

Banned FNB savings product to be piloted in the US

The FNB Million-a-Month Account concept is being tested in the United States as a way to increase savings.

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