The arms deal judgment will have implications for future commissions of inquiry. The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria set aside the findings of the 2015 Seriti commission report into the billion-rand arms deal.
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Riot police and pro-government paramilitaries attacked barricades manned by anti-government activists in the Nicaraguan capital, plunging neighbourhoods into violence and chaos.
Protesters opposed to President Daniel Ortega's government clashed with riot police and Sandinista Youth groups in cities across Nicaragua, with demonstrators burning tires and setting up barricades in violence that left two dead and dozens injured.
Authorities in Nicaragua say a 25-year-old woman died after she was thrown into a fire to drive "demons" out of her body.
Daniel Ortega has been sworn in for another term as Nicaragua's president while his wife, Rosario Murillo, is the new vice president, giving a married couple the reins of power for the first time in the country's history.
Costa Rica declared a national emergency hours before a Caribbean hurricane that was expected to rip into it and neighbouring Nicaragua.
Thousands of tiny frogs with bright green skin and big red eyes have found a safe haven from climate change in a Nicaraguan nature reserve.
A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake and at least four major aftershocks shook northwestern Nicaragua, triggering panic among residents and damaging some homes, officials say.
A baby tapir abandoned by its mother can thank female goats in Nicaragua's National Zoo for its survival, sucking at their teats for milk, the director says.
A top former political figure is missing and three others dead following a helicopter crash in southern Nicaragua, a National Police official says. Among the dead are 2 Americans
Nicaraguan officials have denied entry to a French cartoonist who had been scheduled to speak on a panel paying homage to the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo.
At least 121 people have been killed in a wave of protests since April 18 against President Daniel Ortega's government, Nicaragua's main human rights group says, calling it a "human tragedy".
A Nicaraguan woman who was burned to death in an exorcism that caused worldwide shock was starved and beaten in the week before her killing, say witnesses.
With climate change threatening crops in many parts of the world, Nicaragua is turning to a robust variety of coffee bean to protect one of its key exports.
Hurricane Otto has made landfall as a dangerous Category 2 hurricane on a sparsely populated stretch of Caribbean coast in Nicaragua.
A 5.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Nicaragua, killing a woman and damaging homes close the epicenter in the country's north, officials said.
Police in Nicaragua have arrested a schoolteacher for allegedly aiding a migrant from the African nation of Congo to cross the border along with her baby.
Brazil's new interim government has dismissed "lies" from left-wing Latin American leaders who are refusing to recognise its authority and the suspension of President Dilma Rousseff.
A large volcano in western Nicaragua, Momotombo, is belching ash and gas up to a kilometer in the sky, sparking fears that the giant could be waking.
Nicaraguan officials and activists have called on the US to cancel the execution in Texas later this week of Bernard Tercero, the only Nicaraguan national on death row in the US.
Nicaragua's Telica volcano, the country's most active, is spewing fiery rocks and gases dusting nearby towns with ash.
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