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SA, Lesotho ‘mistreatment’ resolved

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 13 April 2018  -  67 Views  -  0 Comments
The ‘unfortunate mistreatment’ of the King of Lesotho, His Majesty King Letsie III, earlier this year – which caused a diplomatic spat between the neighbouring basotho nation and South Africa – has been resolved. In a statement released last month by the Deputy Prime Minister of Lesotho, Monyane... Read Article

Doctor cuts open wrong patient’s head

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 02 March 2018  -  533 Views  -  0 Comments
A Kenyan doctor has been suspended after cutting open the head of the wrong patient.One patient needed surgery on a blood clot on the brain while the other just needed nursing for swelling, The Daily Nation reports.But, the newspaper goes on to report that "a horror mix-up of identification tags... Read Article

Bill Cosby’s daughter dies aged 44

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 02 March 2018  -  405 Views  -  0 Comments
Ensa Cosby, the daughter of comedian Bill Cosby, has died aged 44, a spokesman for the family says.She died from a kidney disease in Massachusetts on Friday, according to spokesman Andrew Wyatt.Last year, she defended her father when he went on trial over allegations he drugged and sexually... Read Article

New York bomb suspect in custody

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 11 December 2017  -  607 Views  -  0 Comments
It’s been reported that a bomb has prematurely exploded on a Manhattan subway platform leaving four people injured in a suspected-Isil-inspired attack. The suspected bomber is Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi national who is thought to have lived in the US for seven years. Ullah, was armed... Read Article

Slave trade condemned

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 December 2017  -  470 Views  -  0 Comments
South Africa has joined the international community in condemning the disturbing reports of auctioning of African migrants in Libya as slaves.Pretoria on Thursday said these inhumane acts are incongruent with the ideals of the African Union and relevant African and international instruments,... Read Article
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was seen meeting on Thursday with the army commanders who put him under house arrest, as negotiations with a South African delegation and a Catholic priest at the state house pushed for a resolution to the political turmoil and the likely end to Mugabe's decades-long rule. The meeting was attended by Commander General Constantino Chiwenga of the Zimbabwe Defence Force, Father Fidelis Mukonori, South African Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and State Security Minister

Zim residents in Bloem react to military takeover

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 17 November 2017  -  1,871 View  -  0 Comments
South African envoys are in Harare to help with negotiations to form a new government and decide the terms of Mugabe’s resignation. South Africa called an emergency meeting of the Southern African Development Community regional bloc, which got under way in Botswana. Opposition officials told the... Read Article
Is it Mugabe’s fall from Grace? A situation that is a coup in all but the name

Zimbabwe poised…

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 17 November 2017  -  2,374 Views  -  0 Comments
HARARE - Zimbabwe is on a knife edge as negotiations continue between military commanders to find a new leader after the army put President Robert Mugabe and his family under house arrest in what could be a dramatic end to the veteran ruler’s reign. President Mugabe fired his deputy Emmerson... Read Article

SA red carded in rugby bid

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 16 November 2017  -  402 Views  -  0 Comments
France have been named host of Rugby World Cup 2023 despite finishing second to South Africa in a technical review. South Africa had been recommended by World Rugby’s Board but the Council members voted for France in what many claim is unprecedented Cabinet on Thursday congratulated France on... Read Article

Facebook Would Like Your Nudes Please

Article  -  Posted on Wednesday, 15 November 2017  -  406 Views  -  0 Comments
Want to keep nude photos of yourself off of social media? The best advice is don't take them. But if you insist on doing so, how about uploading them to Facebook! Believe it or not, that's what the social media king is instructing users to do in Australia, where it's testing new "photo-matching... Read Article

Google set to gobble up HTC assets

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 26 September 2017  -  575 Views  -  0 Comments
Google is close to acquiring assets from Taiwan’s HTC, according to a person familiar with the situation, in a bid to bolster the Internet giant’s nascent hardware business.Google could gain tighter control over production of its new Pixel smartphone and other devices. Those gadgets are fast... Read Article

Zuma honours Tambo in New York

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 26 September 2017  -  571 Views  -  0 Comments
President Jacob Zuma has celebrated the life and times of former ANC President Oliver Tambo by hosting a gala dinner in New York.The President hosted the dinner on the sidelines of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72) on Wednesday.Government declared 2017, “the Year of O.R. Tambo... Read Article

Apple iPhone X and more

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 15 September 2017  -  564 Views  -  0 Comments
Apple has unveiled its most important new iPhone for years to take on growing competition from Samsung Electronics, Google and a host of Chinese smartphone makers.CEO Tim Cook showed off the iPhone X with an edge-to-edge screen during an event at the company’s new US$5bn (R65709 750 000.00)... Read Article
Free State medical students safe after Hurricane Irma...

Long road to recovery for Irma-ravaged Cuba

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 15 September 2017  -  432 Views  -  0 Comments
HAVANA, CUBA – Clean-up operations were nearing conclusion following the wrath of Hurricane Irma, which hit the coastal town of  Havana in Cuba where some of the Free State medical students are based. Dumelang News can confirm that no South African was harmed as Irma destroyed infrastructure while... Read Article
240 km winds 1 million without power Florida orders mass evacuations

Hurricane Irma kills at least 11

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 September 2017  -  475 Views  -  0 Comments
Hurricane Irma is continuing to tear a deadly path through the Caribbean, causing widespread destruction and reducing buildings to rubble, on a track that could lead to a catastrophic strike on Florida.The American state is bracing for the arrival of the Atlantic's most deadly storm in history,... Read Article

BRICS focused on economic challenges

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 September 2017  -  382 Views  -  0 Comments
President Jacob Zuma is back in the country after his successful working visit to Xiamen, China, where he attended the ninth BRICS Summit.President Zuma, who arrived in the country on Wednesday, had joined other BRICS leaders for the summit, which was held under the theme ‘BRICS: Stronger... Read Article
South Africa to host the 10th BRICS Summit in 2018. Adoption of the Xiamen Declaration and Action Plan

Zuma returns from 9th BRICS summit

Article  -  Posted on Wednesday, 06 September 2017  -  422 Views  -  0 Comments
President Jacob Zuma is back in the country after his successful working visit to Xiamen, China, where he attended the ninth BRICS Summit. President Zuma, who arrived in the country this morning, had joined other BRICS leaders for the summit, which was held under the theme ‘BRICS: Stronger... Read Article

BRICS looking to build larger voice in global economy

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  343 Views  -  0 Comments
BRICS, comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, has in its short existence rapidly expanded its diplomatic activities, advocated a larger voice in global economic and security forums for its members, and created brand new financial institutions. The member countries share a desire... Read Article

South Africa to take part in Brics summit

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 01 August 2017  -  359 Views  -  0 Comments
South Africa will participate in the upcoming BRICS Summit, which will take place in China in September. Reporting on work it has done in the first quarter of 2017, the International Cooperation, Trade and Security (ICTS) Cluster said the country will partake in the summit scheduled to take place... Read Article

London tower block fire: At least 12 dead, number expected to rise

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 June 2017  -  374 Views  -  0 Comments
London - London's Metropolitan Police say at least 12 people have died in a huge blaze that engulfed a residential high-rise in west London on Wednesday morning. Authorities added that the number is expected to rise and police do not anticipate finding any more survivors. Flames raced through the... Read Article

IMF raises global growth forecast

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 21 April 2017  -  585 Views  -  0 Comments
The International Monetary Fund raised its 2017 global growth forecast on Tuesday due to manufacturing and trade gains in Europe, Japan and China, but warned that protectionist policies threaten to choke a broad-based recovery. The IMF, whose spring meetings with the World Bank get underway in... Read Article