South Africa protests delay President’s state of union speech

CAPE TOWN (AFP) – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa was forced to delay his annual state of the nation address as far-left Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) lawmakers protested rowdily in parliament over the presence of a former apartheid leader. After an hour of disruption, National Assembly speaker Thandi Modise temporarily suspended proceedings, telling the EFF: “When you think you have unlimited freedom of speech to infringe on the rights of others, that is a disruption.” More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin