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Publish date: 11 September 2017
Issue Number: 742
Diary: IBA Legalbrief Africa
Category: General

‘I made this remark in regard to South Africa and what do they call him… Gwede Mantashe stupidly reacted. Yes, they only fought to remove apartheid. This was it. We talked to them…’

– President Robert Mugabe responding to criticism from ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe after Mugabe continued to blame Nelson Mandela for many of South Africa's current problems

 

'The excellent journalists who have found the stories in the #Guptaleaks e-mails put the brakes on Bell Pottinger's work here. This is, after all, a country engaged in a fundamental joust with neocolonialism. And it is the country where the boys and girls from Bell Pottinger met their match.'

– Analyst Ferial Haffajee

 

‘He's an African hero.’

– Nairobi resident Joseph Omullo after Chief Justice David Maraga announced Kenya's Supreme Court decision to nullify the result of last month's presidential election

 

‘This presidency is a crime in progress.’

– Agang’s Andries Tloulamma on South Africa's President Jacob Zuma

 

'You can’t be loved by everyone.'

– Businessman Kenny Kunene after being shot at in Johannesburg