South Africa: And Now for Something Completely Different - Good News

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From news of the arrest of members of the high-profile, white-collar gang of professional looters who enabled the R2.7-billion heist of VBS, to the ruling of the Electoral Act as unconstitutional, you are allowed a small celebratory liquid and a virtual high five.

While the unseen, relentless virus with the crown has come to dominate headlines across the globe, news that would normally serve to lift jaded and anxious spirits might get overlooked.

Herewith then, a summary of South African good news to warm the remaining, troubled cockle of your heart.

Away from the trauma that is the unfolding Covid-19 pandemic, June 2020 should be remembered as a rather good month for South Africa, in the fraught realm of the law, at least.

From news of the arrest of members of the high-profile, white-collar gang of professional looters who enabled the R2.7-billion heist of VBS, to the ruling of the Electoral Act as unconstitutional, you are allowed a small celebratory liquid and a virtual high five.

The Darwin Award for June goes to the EFF for making public a 2014 classified report by former Inspector-General Faith Radebe and in so doing opening it to public and legal scrutiny.

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