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epa02554986 A photo provided by the South African Government Infomation Service shows South Africa's President Jacob Zuma (L) speaking to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (R) attending a session of the 24th African Union Summit of the NEPAD Heads of State/Government Orientation Committee (HSGOC) at the African Union Headquaters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 29 January 2011. The African Union agreed to set up a panel to help resolve Ivory Coast's political crisis, with its conclusions to be delivered within a month, a senior official said.  EPA/Ntswe Mokoena / HANDOUT MANDATORY CREDIT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES
AU Editor's Note Featured Article International

Sudan terminates arms dealings with North Korea

United States has lifted its sanctions against the Central African side, Sudan on condition that the country halt an arms deal with Kim Jong-un’s  North Korea. US-imposed economic and trade sanctions against Sudan will come to an end on October 12. US President Donald Trump issued a decree Friday canceling all sanctions against the Sudanese […]

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looks at a rocket warhead tip after a simulated test of atmospheric re-entry of a ballistic missile, at an unidentified location in this undated file photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on March 15, 2016.     REUTERS/KCNA/File photo
Breaking News Editor's Note Featured Article North Korea

EU plans to toughen sanctions against North Korea

The European Union (EU) plans to take additional moves to toughen sanctions against North Korea, TASS quoted the representative of Germany’s Foreign Ministry, Maria Adebar, as saying Wednesday. At the same time, Berlin thinks it is necessary to solve the crisis surrounding North Korea by political methods. Brussels has recently tightened sanctions after Pyongyang’s missile […]

“I would have save Sindiso Magaqa’s life” – Julius Malema
ANCYL Editor's Note EFF Featured Article Politics South Africa

“I would have save Sindiso Magaqa’s life” – Julius Malema

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema believes he should have done something to save the life of the former ANC Youth League (ANCYL) General Secretary Sindiso Magaqa who was shot & killed in Kwa-Zulu Natal for political reason. “I would have saved his life” – Julius Malema Julius Malema talks about the late […]

Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe
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Grace Mugabe cooperating with the police – Minister Mbalula

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula confirmed that the Zimbabwean first Lady Mrs Grace Mugabe has handed herself over to the South African police following an alleged assault to a 20-year-old model in Sandton during the past weekend. According to the reports Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace allegedly assaulted the 20-year-old model with an extension cord […]

Govt. to hold memorial service in honour of Ronnie Mamoepa
Breaking News Editor's Note South Africa

Govt. to hold memorial service in honour of Ronnie Mamoepa

Government will on Wednesday hold a memorial service in honour of the late government communicator, Ronnie Mamoepa. Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo will lead the service, which will be attended by government communicators and members of the media. The service will start at 9am at the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) head office in Pretoria. […]

Reserve Bank reduced the repo rate to 6.75%.
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Reserve Bank reduced the repo rate to 6.75%.

The Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) on Thursday reduced the repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.75%. Briefing reporters following the MPC’s meeting, Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago said the bank “will not hesitate to revise the move if the need arises”. “Underlying demand in the economy is extremely weak and the MPC […]