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New York bomb suspect in custody

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 11 December 2017  -  53 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  -  66 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  -  1,297 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  -  1,725 View  -  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  -  73 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  -  44 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  -  224 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  -  238 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  -  208 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  -  118 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  -  112 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  -  99 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  -  104 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  -  97 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  -  86 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  -  90 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  -  215 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  -  425 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  -  441 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  -  329 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

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