Pretoria, South Africa Newswire (Page 3)

Pretoria, South Africa Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. It's not over yet, says ANC's John BlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Iol.co.za

    Four years after being charged, former Northern Cape ANC provincial chairman, John Block, and the CEO of Trifecta Investments, Christo Scholtz, were on Tuesday each sentenced to an effective 15 years in jail in the Northern Cape High Court. Block had no words, other than to indicate that the process "was not over yet", went he left the courtroom.

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  2. Controversial Christian pastor claims footage shows him bringing a little boy back from the deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Mirror.co.uk

    Bizarre footage shot inside a church in the South African city of Pretoria shows Shepherd Bushiri purportedly reviving a youngster he claims had been declared dead by doctors A controversial pastor who once insisted God had blessed him with a private jet that no one else has now claimed to have brought a little boy back from the dead. Bizarre footage shot inside a church in the South African city of Pretoria shows healers purportedly reviving a youngster they say had been declared dead by doctors.

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  3. Cheetah cubs officially named by the publicRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 6 | This is Wiltshire

    ... able genetics within the European population as they came to us from a captive breeding population in Pretoria, South Africa.

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  4. South Africa to Allow U.S. GM Corn Imports for First TimeRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 6 | The Washington Post

    South Africa approved imports of genetically modified corn from the U.S. for the first time after its worst drought since records began 104 years ago cut local output. Local white corn prices fell.

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  5. BBC describes President Mahama as 'Mr Power Cut'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | GhanaWeb

    Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama has joked he is known as "Mr Dumsor" - a reference to the power cuts that have plagued Ghana during his first term in office. "Dum" means off and "sor" means on in the local Twi language and Mr Mahama has come in for criticism for his inability to tackle the problem - as well as for the ailing economy and corruption scandals.

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  6. Science Forum a way to keep the conversation alive: PandorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Iol.co.za

    The Science Forum 2016 will kick off on Thursday, the 8th and Friday the 9th of December 2016 at the International Convention Centre of the CSIR in Pretoria. "We hope to keep this conversation alive.

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  7. Controversial Pretoria preacher claims to have brought a young boy back to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Daily Mail

    A controversial preacher claims to have brought a young boy back to life after he was declared dead by doctors. A video shows the young boy hanging lifeless and floppy in the arms of a man, believed to be his father, at a church in Pretoria, South Africa.

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  8. .com | High Court reserves judgment in DA challenge to ICC withdrawalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | News24

    Judgment in the DA's challenge to the government's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court was reserved by the Gauteng North High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday. Deputy Judge President Phineas Mojapelo could not say when the full bench would give its ruling, but did say the matter needed serious deliberation.

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  9. South African court rules against right-to-dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | PhysOrg Weblog

    South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal on Tuesday overturned a ruling that granted a man the right to medically-assisted death and could have opened the way to legalise euthanasia. Last year, the High Court in Pretoria had ruled that a doctor could help retired advocate Robin Stransham-Ford, 65, who suffered from prostate cancer , to end his life.

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  10. South Africa: Supreme Court of Appeal Rules Against 'Right-to-Die' OrderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | AllAfrica.com

    The Supreme Court of Appeal on Tuesday found it was wrong for a high court to issue an order allowing a terminally ill cancer patient to commit suicide with a doctor's help. "It was wrong to hold that the common law crimes of murder and culpable homicide needed to be or should be developed to accommodate PAE [physician-assisted euthanasia] and PAS [physician-assisted suicide]," the written judgment stated.

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  11. Brave fighter for rights of SA's childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Iol.co.za

    Every year from November 25 to December 10, the country marks 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children. She has devoted a lot of her time towards making life a bit easier for children and fighting for laws which will ensure the interests of children remain of paramount importance.

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  12. Executive has prerogative to withdraw from treaties, court hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Mail & Guardian

    The executive, represented by Jeremy Gauntlett, said it would seek to repeal the Implementation of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Act. The executive has the prerogative to withdraw from treaties and does not need Parliament's approval to do so, the high court in Pretoria heard on Tuesday.

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  13. .com | High Court decision 'wrong' in right-to-die order - SCARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | News24

    Cape Town The Supreme Court of Appeal on Tuesday found it was wrong for a high court to issue an order allowing a terminally ill cancer patient to commit suicide with a doctor's help. "It was wrong to hold that the common law crimes of murder and culpable homicide needed to be or should be developed to accommodate PAE [physician-assisted euthanasia] and PAS [physician-assisted suicide]," the written judgment stated.

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  14. Judgment reserved in DA bid to halt withdrawal from ICCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Iol.co.za

    Minister of International Relations and Co-operation South Africa Maite Nkoana-Mashabane seated with Sudanese Minister Abdul-Halim Ismail Al-Mutaafi. In the background is President Jacob Zuma and President Omar Al-Bashir Tshwane - The High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday reserved judgement in the Democratic Alliance's application to have South Africa's withdrawal from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court halted.

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  15. DA bid to halt ICC withdrawal 'premature, unprecedented'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Iol.co.za

    Tshwane - The Democratic Alliance's application to have the process of withdrawing South Africa from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court halted is premature, the High Court in Pretoria heard on Tuesday. "We say that it is premature and I will give reasons at the outset why we contend that it's premature.

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  16. Poppy and Winston at their new home in LongleatRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 6 | This is Wiltshire

    ... able genetics within the European population as they came to us from a captive breeding population in Pretoria, South Africa.

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  17. Ntlemeza's appointment 'unlawful, irregular and irrational'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Iol.co.za

    The appointment of controversial Hawks head, Lieutenant-General Berning Ntlemeza is being challenged in the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, by the Helen Suzman Foundation and Freedom Under Law . The two bodies on Tuesday asked a full bench - three judges - to review and set aside his appointment by police minister Nathi Nhleko.

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  18. 'It's a nightmare': Sponsorship approved in 2010 but Ottawa woman's mother stuck in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | CBC News

    An Ottawa woman is hoping she will be reunited with her family in time for Christmas after her mother's sponsorship application was approved years ago, but like many others trying to bring family to Canada, the process has resulted in more red tape than red bows. "Immigration Canada stole part of my life.

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  19. South Africa: President Zuma, Justice Minister to Respond to ICC Court ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | AllAfrica.com

    The High Court in Pretoria is expected to hear arguments from government on Tuesday on reasons for wanting to withdraw from the International Criminal Court . Representatives for President Jacob Zuma, Justice Minister Michael Masutha, the National Assembly speaker, the chair of the National Council of Provinces as well as the Department of International Relations and Co-operation are expected to address the court.

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  20. South Africa: Al-Bashir the Primary Reason for Hague Court Withdrawal, Court HearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | AllAfrica.com

    Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was the primary reason for the government's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, the Southern African Litigation Centre argued in the High Court in Pretoria on Monday. The SALC and DA are among the applicants asking the court to declare the government's decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute, the ICC's founding treaty, unconstitutional.

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