THE THIRD UMPIRE
The legitimacy crisis confronting the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has spilled over into direct conflict with the party at national level on whether the court decision nullifying the provincial leadership election should be challenged on appeal.
The former deputy higher education and training minister has been convicted on three counts of assaulting women who questioned his sexuality at a nightclub. He has apologised, but if he is genuinely sorry he should resign as an MP.
The ugly face of US capitalism, who achieved notoriety after hiking the price of an HIV drug to maximise an already healthy margin, was convicted of securities fraud in August and has now had his bail revoked over a “joking” threat.