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Daily Podcast - March 08, 2017

8th March 2017

By: Thabi Madiba
Creamer Media Research Assistant and Reporter

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March,08 2017.
For Creamer Media in Johannesburg, I’m Thabi Madiba.

Making headlines:
Masutha to face committee over court's ICC ruling
Mandela Bay on brink of disaster as water crisis deepens
And, Nhleko condemns xenophobic 'barbarity'

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Justice Minister Michael Masutha is expected to address Parliament’s international relations committee today about the High Court ruling which declared the government’s decision to leave the International Criminal Court invalid.

On February 22, the High Court in Pretoria ruled that the government’s notice of withdrawal from the Rome Statute without parliamentary approval was unconstitutional and invalid. It ordered government to revoke the notice of withdrawal from the ICC.

Deputy Judge President Phineas Mojapelo told Jeremy Gauntlett, for President Jacob Zuma and Masutha, that the executive's function was to seek public consultation.

 

The Nelson Mandela Bay municipality is on the brink of being declared a disaster area as the water crisis deepens, mayor Athol Trollip said yesterday.

Despite saving water, the water is running out, he said.

He was speaking after touring the Churchill dam with mayoral committee member for infrastructure and engineering, Annette Lovemore. The dam is currently below 27% capacity.

 

The police will fight Afrophobia with everything in their power, Police Minister Nathi Nhleko said yesterday.

The ANC was disturbed by Africans attacking fellow Africans, he said during a debate in the National Assembly, intended to promote harmonious existence and respect for all persons.

He condemned the hating of “fellow brothers and sisters” from other parts of Africa.

To date, close to 140 people had been arrested on various charges relating to violent attacks, he said. Criminals were hijacking genuine protests.

 

Also making headlines:
ANC says stop calling for Dlamini’s resignation

 

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