Zuma, Trump reaffirms commitment to strengthen bilateral relations

13th February 2017 Staff Reporter 13

JOHANNESBURG – The Presidency says President Jacob Zuma and his US counterpart Donald Trump have reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening the already strong bilateral relations between the two countries. Zuma’s office confirmed on Monday that […]


Nigerian President’s sister urges Nigerians to pray for leader amid health mystery

10th February 2017 Staff Reporter 0

The only surviving sister of Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is calling on Nigerians to pray for their leader, who is currently in the UK for medical treatment. Rakiya Adamu made the appeal during an interview […]


South African opposition seeks court order to bar military from parliament

10th February 2017 Staff Reporter 1

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance said on Friday it was seeking a court ruling on the deployment of armed soldiers in parliament saying the move, during President Jacob Zuma’s state-of-the-nation speech, […]

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Brawl in South Africa’s parliament as far-left lawmakers ejected

9th February 2017 Staff Reporter 0

Lawmakers of South Africa’s far-left Economic Freedom Fighters party brawled with parliamentary orderlies as they were ejected from the chamber for interrupting President Jacob Zuma’s state-of-the-nation speech on Thursday. Scuffling spilled over into the precincts […]


Somalis celebrate after election of former U.S. state worker as president

9th February 2017 Staff Reporter 0

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Thousands of Somalis fired guns in the air, cheered atop military vehicles and slaughtered camels on Thursday to celebrate the election of anti-corruption campaigner Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed as president. Protected from Islamist […]


British PM May quashes attempts to derail her Brexit plan in parliament

8th February 2017 Staff Reporter 0

LONDON – Prime Minister Theresa May won approval from parliament’s lower chamber on Wednesday to trigger Britain’s exit from the European Union, defeating attempts by pro-EU lawmakers to attach extra conditions to her plan to […]

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