DA vs Patricia De Lille – the Mayor’s Last Stand

[Daily Maverick] This Thursday, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille faces a vote of no confidence brought by the DA caucus of the City of Cape Town council. It may well end her mayoral career. At the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday, however, De Lille brought out the last card up her sleeve: an urgent application to have the vote undertaken by secret ballot. And she chose a leading EFF figure to argue her case. 

[Daily Maverick] This Thursday, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille faces a vote of no confidence brought by the DA caucus of the City of Cape Town council. It may well end her mayoral career. At the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday, however, De Lille brought out the last card up her sleeve: an urgent application to have the vote undertaken by secret ballot. And she chose a leading EFF figure to argue her case. 

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Two Presidents Who Failed to Read the Mood’ – Zimbabweans React to #ZumaRecall

[News24Wire] Zimbabweans have taken to Twitter to express their views on South Africa’s unfolding political drama, and many see parallels with the one that gripped their own country when Robert Mugabe was removed from office three months ago.

[News24Wire] Zimbabweans have taken to Twitter to express their views on South Africa's unfolding political drama, and many see parallels with the one that gripped their own country when Robert Mugabe was removed from office three months ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

State of Capture Inquiry Preparations At an Advanced Stage

[News24Wire] Preparations for the commission of inquiry into state capture are at an advanced stage, according to the man appointed to head it, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo.

[News24Wire] Preparations for the commission of inquiry into state capture are at an advanced stage, according to the man appointed to head it, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Again, Ecowas Court Postpones Biafra’s Leader Nnamdi Kanu’s Case

[Premium Times] The Economic Community of West Africa ECOWAS Court, has again adjourned hearing into the fundamental rights suit filed by leader of the indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

[Premium Times] The Economic Community of West Africa ECOWAS Court, has again adjourned hearing into the fundamental rights suit filed by leader of the indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

#Zexit – Lobby Group Disappointed by Timidness

[News24Wire] Greenpeace director and Future SA leader on Tuesday said they were disappointed with the “timidness in which a crook has been handled”, after the ANC’s national executive committee (NEC) announced it would recall President Jacob Zuma.

[News24Wire] Greenpeace director and Future SA leader on Tuesday said they were disappointed with the "timidness in which a crook has been handled", after the ANC's national executive committee (NEC) announced it would recall President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa