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Racist Kessie Nair calls South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa the K-word

ShareDurban: Ex-convict Kessie Nair, has committed online suicide by calling South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa the k-word in a Facebook video. ALSO READ: Kessie Nair appears at court, 26 September. Here’s what happened click here A case has been opened against Nair of crimen injuria on Wednesday by an eThekwini councilor at the Bayview police station by former eThekwini councillor Brandon Pillay. According to reports, the former councillor is also planning to lodge a complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission against Nair. Nair, who is also a former local councillor, is now an ex-convict who claims to also have links to the 26 prison gang after serving time in jail for corruption. ALSO READ: Kessie Nair ‘is clearly a sick person’, says Presidential spokesperson He posted the video demanding the president be charged. ALSO READ: #KessieNair is mentally unwell, family issue statement …

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South African courts rule that citizens are allowed to smoke – and grow – dagga at home

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ShareSOUTH AFRICA: The SA Constitutional Court has ruled that the ban on the private use and cultivation of dagga is unconstitutional. The judgment decriminalises adults smoking dagga at home and growing enough marijuana for personal consumption. ALSO READ: Here’s a few space cake recipes to try at home. click here However marijuana is not allowed to be smoked publicly and individuals dealing in sale of the plant is still illegal. The Constitutional Court was confirming the 2017 Western Cape high court judgment by Judge Dennis Davis that found a ban on the use of dagga at home was against the constitutional right to privacy. Rastafarian Garreth Prince and Dagga Party leader Jeremy Acton brought the case. Multiple government departments appealed and wanted dagga use at home to remain criminalised. The court accepted medical studies that showed alcohol caused more harm than dagga …

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