Yoweri Museveni

ICC useless: Museveni

Cape Town. — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has described the International Criminal Court (ICC) as “useless”, as he praised South Africa and Burundi’s move to leave the tribunal.
University of Cape-town

Cars torched at UCT campus

Cape Town. — Four vehicles were set alight on the University of Cape Town’s lower campus on Monday night. It is believed that the four cars were petrol-bombed. They were parked in Chapel Road, behind...
Jackson Mthembu

‘Mthembu must lead by example’

DURBAN. — The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal said yesterday that the party’s chief whip Jackson Mthembu should lead by example by resigning first, rather than mobilising others in the party to do so. “Mthembu ...
South African President Jacob Zuma

South Africa beefs up Zuma’s security

JOHANNESBURG. — President Jacob Zuma’s personal guard now includes members of the police’s special task force, as well as heavily armed soldiers, an indication that officers responsible for his safet...
Thabo Mbeki

Khartoum welcomes ‘softer’ US stance

KHARTOUM. — Sudan welcomed the US officials’ recent statements, which reflected positive stances towards the country. On Saturday, the US envoy for Sudan and South Sudan Donald Booth, who is currentl...

Morsi’s sentence confirmed

CAIRO. — An Egyptian court confirmed on Saturday a 20-year prison sentence against deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, official MENA news agency reported. Egypt’s highest court, the Court of Ca...
Maite Nkoana-Mashabane

SA announces ICC pullout

JOHANNESBURG. – South Africa has joined Burundi in officially announcing its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC), saying its laws are incompatible with obligations under the ...

LATEST: South Africa to withdraw from ICC

South Africa has formally begun the process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC), notifying the UN of its decision. South Africa did not want to execute ICC arrest warrants whic...
Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa speaks out

JOHANNESBURG/PRETORIA. — Students protesting for free education have raised an issue which is critical to the future of the country but those who have resorted to violence and destruction are infring...