Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «congress»

15 January 2019 10:21 AM SAFA refutes former CEO's Gupta link claims

Cape Town - The South African Football Association (SAFA) has denied claims made by former CEO Leslie Sedibe that millions of rands were illegally received ahead of the 2010 Soccer World Cup. According to Sunday World, Sedibe revealed that former Local Organising Committee (LOC) head and current SAFA president Danny Jordaan set up a meeting with Ajay Gupta 117

10 January 2019 5:50 PM Mzwanele Manyi denies money laundering claims as he is dismissed from party he formed

Former Government Communications and Information System (GCIS) boss has denied claims of attempted money laundering after he was dismissed from the All Africa Decolonisation Congress (AADC) party he just formed in December. The AADC has accused Manyi of trying to use churches that support the party to launder money and discussing party funding with the controversial 126

09 January 2019 10:06 AM Cops arrest teen fan over abusive language during Spurs-Chelsea tie

London - London's Metropolitan Police have arrested a 17-year-old male for a "racially aggravated public order offence" during the first leg of the League Cup semi-final between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at Wembley, a force statement said. "Police have arrested a 17-year-old male for a racially aggravated public order offence at tonight's @SpursOfficial 102

08 January 2019 4:52 PM Shutdown continues as Unisa and disgruntled Sasco members fail to reach agreement

The University of South Africa (Unisa) has failed to reach an agreement with disgruntled South African Students Congress (Sasco) members in an effort to end the shutdown at its Sunnyside campus in Tshwane. The institution's management met with members of Sasco from 09:00 until about 15:00, but could not find common ground on some of the grievances raised 88

08 January 2019 9:11 AM EFF Students Command demands fee-free registration at universities… or else

The Economic Freedom Fighters Students Command (EFFSC) has vowed to take to the streets if the government does not meet its demand for fee-free registration at universities. The organisation believes that charging registration fees excludes many students. EFF Students Command national president, Peter Keetse, explained that many students were accepted 92

06 January 2019 2:35 PM John Bolton to Israel and Turkey to discuss Syria pullout

US National Security Adviser John Bolton was deployed to Israel to allay concerns about President Donald Trump's decision to withdrawal troops from Syria and discuss the process with Turkish officials. The pull-out announced last month was initially expected to be completed within weeks, but the timetable has slowed as the president acceded to requests 98

27 December 2018 4:28 PM Khabisi Mosunkutu to get special provincial official funeral

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a special provincial official funeral for former Gauteng MEC Khabisi Mosunkutu, who died on Monday, aged 69. The president expressed his condolences and those of government and the people of Gauteng to the family, friends, former colleagues and comrades of Mosunkutu, who was a member of the Gauteng legislature between 82

26 December 2018 11:53 AM Trump wanted others to pay more at UN. No one picked up the tab

President Donald Trump’s promise to save American taxpayers money by getting other countries to contribute more to international organisations has been put to the test at the United Nations. American diplomats in New York lobbied countries including India, Brazil, and Turkey to increase their financial support for the UN’s $6.7bn-a-year peacekeeping 154

25 December 2018 8:07 AM WATCH: Trump asks boy: Do you still believe in Santa?

US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on Christmas Eve took calls from children anxious to find out where Santa was on his gift-giving journey. In one conversation, Trump asked a seven-year-old named Coleman, "Are you still a believer in Santa?" He listened for a moment before adding, "Because at seven, it's marginal, right?" Trump listened 101

16 December 2018 5:44 PM Chief Albert Luthuli's youngest daughter dies

The youngest daughter of the late Chief Albert Luthuli, Thembekile Luthuli-Ngobese passed away unexpectedly in a Durban hospital, a family member confirmed to News24. The 79-year-old died on Thursday as a result of a brain aneurysm after spending just a week in hospital, her daughter and spokesperson for the Ngobese family, said Nana Ngobese. She said her mom complained 68