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'We cannot proceed to manage n

Publish date: 08 January 2018
Issue Number: 756
Diary: IBA Legalbrief Africa
Category: general

'We cannot proceed to manage national affairs with cold indifference when the levels of corruption are swelling and being perpetrated by those who are expected to be the solution.'

- Zambian Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba who has resigned after lashing out at the state of the ruling Patriotic Front party


‘We are going to make an application for an exception to the charge because the charges that my client is facing are ridiculous.’

– Job Sikhala, the lawyer for Zimbabwe’s former Foreign Minister Walter Mzembi who has been charged with ‘criminal abuse of office’


‘If we can’t do the right thing‚ we must offer to resign. If you can’t do that‚ you are failing Oliver Tambo.’

– ANC national chairperson Gwede Mantashe taking a swipe at President Jacob Zuma