Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane’s deportation from Zambia on Thursday night has cast a spotlight on a 19-month-old network of opposition politicians that was established in the region with the intention of sharing expertise and advising each other on governance issues.
Looking for any upsides to the current political turmoil in South Africa? One could be that South Africa’s plans to withdraw from the International Criminal Court has fallen off government’s immediate to-do list. Instead the country has taken part in constructive engagement at The Hague recently. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.
ICC to rule on SA’s failure to arrest al-Bashir in 2015
In the concluding session, the team was asked why the government has left consultation with the ICC until the day before al-Bashir arrival. FILE: Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. Picture: AFP.