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JUL 01, 2015 - New Statesman

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Is the democratic order under threat in South Africa?

Respect for the constitutional order has been gradually eroded under President Zuma.  Children run past a mural of Nelson Mandela and other freedom fighters in Soweto. Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty South Africa’s most trusted liberal newspaper, the Mail & Guardian, has published an editorial unlike any in the last 20 years. “SA's democracy is under attack,” ran the headline. It ...

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JUN 27, 2015 - The Guardian

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Fair societies don’t treat prisoners like animals | Kevin McKenna

What price justice in the SNP’s brave new Scotland?No one is even remotely suggesting that the SNP’s social justice initiatives are mired in deep reactionary mud. This is the party, after all, that has annexed Scotland on an agenda that is so socially just that it makes dear old Nelson Mandela look like a phalangist. The reason why the citadels ...

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JUN 25, 2015 - Reuters

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South African court says Mandela, Zuma relatives must pay for mine "pipe dream"

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Relatives of the Nelson Mandela and South African President Jacob Zuma acted in a reckless and fraudulent manner when they stripped the assets of two mines operated by their company, a court ruled on Thursday.

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JUN 22, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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First UN Mandela prize awarded to Portuguese ex-leader, eye doctor

Portugal's former leftist president Jorge Sampaio and Namibian eye specialist Helena Ndume were awarded the first UN Nelson Mandela Prize on Monday for their work to better humanity. The UN General Assembly decided last year to establish the prize as a tribute to Mandela's legacy of reconciliation and peaceful political transition as South Africa's first black president. Sampaio served as ...

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JUN 19, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Malala Yousafzai Tells Jon Stewart 'Normal Humans Like Us' Can Bring Change

Jon Stewart had no jokes for his audience Thursday night in the wake of Wednesday’s mass shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Instead, Stewart chose to focus the bulk of his show on the night’s guest, Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old Pakistani who won a Nobel Peace Prize for her work advocating for children’s rights and ...

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