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Former president Thabo Mbeki to testify before Arms Procurement Commission
LHR cross-examines former president Thabo Mbeki at the Arms Procurement Commission into the multi-billion rand arms deal, nearly 15 years after his government signed off on the purchase of an array of navy and air force equipment.
Former president Thabo Mbeki testifies before the Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the multi-billion rand arms deal, nearly 15 years after his government signed off on the purchase of an array of navy and air force equipment.
Lawyers for Human Rights' Liesl Muller shed light on the issues of statelessness which affects more than 12-million people globally. Not allowed access to a nationality, hundreds of thousands continue to endure a marginal shadowy existence, feeling the generational impact of a lack of documentation on their basic human freedoms.
Lawyers for Human Rights have been interviewed on SABC Newsroom about the violence witnessed at the Marabastad refugee reception office in Pretoria last week and outcome of a statelessness case.
Former finance minister Trevor Manuel will testify today at the Arms Procurement Commission in Pretoria
Arms deal wistleblower, author and former African National Congress member of Parliament Andrew Feinstein and his two collegues Paul Holden and Hennie van Vuuren say they will pursue all legal avenues to ensure that those who took bribes in the multi-billion rand arms contracts, are made to account. Andrew Feinstein has challenged the Seriti Commission of inquiry into the Arms deal to make sure that those implicated in the arms deal are held accountable.
Three Arms Deal critics say they will pursue all legal avenues to ensure that those who took bribes in the multi-billion rand arms contracts, are brought to book. Former ANC MP Andrew Feinstein expressed dismay at challenges in accessing classified and top secret documents. Feinstein and co-author Hennie van Vuuren called on the commission this afternoon to "repay taxpayers with the full, unfettered truth of the Arms Deal"
Thousands of students from the Tshwane University of Technology are still being housed in community halls. This is despite a High Court order that students be allowed to return to campus residences immediately. If you're in contempt of court you must be arrested and there's nothing we can do. We are going to speak to our lawyers to pursue that route. TUT has not complied with the court's order, saying it has not received court documents confirming that it has to reopen the hostels.
Government has acknowledged its failures in its land reform programme, particularly in providing support to successful claimants. In what could pave the way for other land reform cases, a controversial land claim was settled in Mpumalanga.