South Africa’s top court upholds ex-leader Jacob Zuma’s sentence
17 September 2021 | 5:17 pm
A majority of justices accused former President Jacob Zuma of "litigious skullduggery" for seeking to get rid of his prison sentence. His imprisonment triggered the worst unrest of South Africa's post-apartheid era.
South Africa is seeing another wave of anti-immigrant protests driven by a new movement called Operation Dudula. DW’s Adrian Kriesch reports from one of the anti-migrant protests in the mining town of Rustenburg.
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The Constitutional Court has ruled that the murderer of prominent politician Chris Hani should be released on parole. Hani's widow has slammed the decision as "diabolical."
The highest court in the US has rejected a plea by the former president to block the release of tax returns.
A court in Hong Kong has found Cardinal Joseph Zen and five others guilty of failing to register a legal defense fund set up to help protesters in the 2019 anti-government protests.
In November 2021, a team of researchers headed by Professor Tulio de Oliveira discovered the Omicron variant. Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists in South Africa were doing research on epidemics. Yet not everyone approves of their work.
Janusz Walus was due to be released on parole after serving nearly 30 years in prison for killing anti-apartheid leader Chris Hani. News of his expected release caused wide controversy.
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