South Africa: State Drops One Culpable Homicide Charge Against Duduzane Zuma

[allAfrica] Cape Town -A state prosecutor has told the Randburg Magistrate Court that the State will no longer be prosecuting Duduzane Zuma on one of his two charges of culpable homicide following new evidence from a pathologist, The Citizen reports.

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Why Cape Town’s murder rate is rising

“IT’S going to be crazy tonight,” sighs Craven Engel, a pastor in Hanover Park, a township on the fringes of Cape Town. A few hours earlier gunmen had killed a high-ranking member of the Laughing Boys, a gang. Mr Engel is on his phone, trying to dissuade its leaders from vengeance, which is just hours away.

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South Africa:Rebuilding Trust Is Ramaphosa’s Next Struggle

[Democracy Works] On the steps of Cape Town City Hall on 11 February to celebrate the 28th anniversary of the release of Nelson Mandela from prison in Paarl, African National Congress president Cyril Ramaphosa promised: “a new beginning” for the party and the country under his watch.

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