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Google set to gobble up HTC assets

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 26 September 2017  -  123 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  -  126 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  -  102 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  -  67 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  -  64 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  -  62 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  -  55 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  -  58 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  -  42 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  -  56 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  -  174 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

London terror attack : suspect named

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 March 2017  -  350 Views  -  0 Comments
 “Yesterday an act of terrorism tried to silence our democracy. But today we meet as normal, as generations have done before us and as future generations will continue to do, to deliver a simple message: we are not afraid and our resolve will never waver in the face of terrorism. And we meet here... Read Article

Lesotho PM loses no-confidence vote

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 03 March 2017  -  380 Views  -  0 Comments
Lesotho's prime minister has lost a no-confidence vote in parliament, deepening the political uncertainty in the mountain kingdom ahead of a snap election likely within three months. The vote on Wednesday against Pakalitha Mosisili, head of a coalition government, came two years after his... Read Article

Protestors attack MTN office in Abuja

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 February 2017  -  287 Views  -  0 Comments
Nigerian protesters attacked and vandalised the head office of South African mobile phone giant MTN in Abuja on Thursday in apparent retaliation for anti-Nigerian violence in South Africa, an MTN spokesperson said. "They are protesting against the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. It... Read Article

Hyundai Tucson, a firm favourite of SA

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 31 January 2017  -  464 Views  -  0 Comments
KOREAN brand Hyundai's Tucson is a firm favourite in South Africa. Though the brand does not officially publicise its monthly sales volumes, it is on good authority that the Tucson is one of the top-selling family car or SUVs in this country. You can gauge its popularity by just witnessing the... Read Article

Crisis talks as Gambian leader's reign ends

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 20 January 2017  -  284 Views  -  0 Comments
MAURITANIAN President, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz flew to Senegal to meet with President   after last-ditch talks in Gambia aimed at resolving a crisis over the transfer of power, a Senegalese presidential source told Reuters on Thursday. Aziz left Gambia shortly before midnight, when Gambian leader... Read Article

Trump inauguration shapes up to be a relatively low-key affair

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 20 January 2017  -  271 Views  -  0 Comments
President Obama’s first inaugural festivities stretched over five days. Donald Trump is spending barely three on his. Bill Clinton hit 14 official balls on the day he was sworn in. Trump plans appearances at three. And while other presidents have staged parades that lasted more than four hours,... Read Article

Janet Jackson gives birth to baby boy

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 06 January 2017  -  316 Views  -  0 Comments
Janet Jackson and husband Wissam Al Mana welcomed their son into the world, their first child, on Tuesday the 3rd of January, her rep confirmed. “Janet Jackson and her husband Wissam Al Mana are thrilled to welcome their new son Eissa Al Mana into the world. Janet had a stress-free healthy delivery... Read Article

Rapper Kanye West hospitalised

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 November 2016  -  360 Views  -  0 Comments
Rapper Kanye West was reported on Tuesday to be undergoing a spiritual crisis after being hospitalized for exhaustion following the cancellation of the remainder of his US tour. West's reality star wife, Kim Kardashian, pulled out of an expected appearance in New York on Monday night to be with her... Read Article

Trump triumph shocks world

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 14 November 2016  -  404 Views  -  0 Comments
NEW YORK - President Jacob Zuma has sent a message of congratulations to United States of America’s President-elect, Republican Donald Tump, for his shock victory over Democrat candidate, Hilary Clinton in Tuesday elections. According to the Department of International Relations, Zuma send the... Read Article