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The damage al-Bashir inflicted on South Africa – When the democratic edifice crumbles

Here one of South Africa’s finest journalists and commentators, Stephen Grootes, explains the damage the flight of the Sudanese President from the Waterkloof military air base has done to the South African Constitution. Drawing on the ruling from the courts he spells out that it is probably irreparable. Martin Source: Daily Maverick Al-Bashir, SA Government…

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Eritrea: Nevsum mining human rights audit over forced labour

A comprehensive United Nations Human report alleded that the Canadian mining company, Nevsun, is using forced labour from the Eritrean conscription system on its Bisha mine. Now a leading mining journal – Mining Weekly – reports that Nevsun has begun an internal compnay audit into what has been taking place. Martin [See background on Nevsun…