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13 December 2018 5:05 PM Former Somalia extremist now running for office is arrested

A Somali official says Ethiopian troops arrested a former extremist leader who is now a candidate in a regional election in the southwest. Nur Ahmed, an electoral official in Somalia's Southwest state, told The Associated Press that Sheikh Mukhtar Robow, previously the number two leader of the rebel group al-Shabaab, was arrested on Thursday by Ethiopian 19

13 December 2018 2:36 PM UK parliament won't vote on Brexit deal until new year

Lawmakers in the UK Parliament aren’t scheduled to vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal this year, Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom said on Thursday. Outlining business for the coming week, Leadsom didn’t include the so-called "meaningful vote" on the agreement, which May is seeking to augment at a summit of EU leaders in Brussels 16

13 December 2018 2:05 PM Rose chases leaders at storm-hit Indonesian Masters

Jakarta - Justin Rose was hot on the heels of the leaders at the Indonesian Masters on Thursday despite having his opening round curtailed by a severe thunderstorm that forced play to be abandoned. Former US Open champion Rose, who needs a top-15 finish in Jakarta to reclaim the number one spot in the world golf rankings, fired four birdies and an eagle 19

12 December 2018 3:00 PM The vote to oust May: A guide to how it works and what comes next

UK Prime Minister Theresa May faces a confidence vote in her leadership on Wednesday night amid growing opposition to her Brexit deal. Conservative members of Parliament will vote from 18:00 to 20:00 on whether they have confidence in her as leader. The outcome, followed by the breakdown of the numbers, will be announced by 21:00 London time. If May is defeated 18

09 December 2018 6:37 PM IFP's Buthelezi: 'Indians are not settlers in SA'

Anti-Indian sentiment, similar to any other forms of social division, is unacceptable, according to Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi. He was speaking at the Kingsmead stadium in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday at an event that was hosted by the Indian consulate in Durban, the Sunday Tribune reported. Buthelezi expressed concerns 19

09 December 2018 3:12 PM Land expropriation must be handled 'with great care', warns IFP's Buthelezi

Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has warned that if land expropriation without compensation is not done within the limits of the law it would open up South Africa’s old wounds and work against social cohesion and future investment. Buthelezi this weekend said he supports land expropriation, but found it problematic to take land without 31

08 December 2018 1:15 PM NPA to prosecute Marius Fransman

Former Western Cape ANC leader Marius Fransman will face the full might of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), a spokesperson has confirmed. Northern Cape NPA spokesperson Phaladi Shuping told News24 on Saturday that Fransman faces two charges of crimen injuria and sexual assault. The complainant, Louisa Wynand, had asked the police to investigate 25

07 December 2018 6:12 AM Pope Francis to visit UAE in historic trip to the Gulf

Pope Francis will make a historic visit to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates in February to attend an interfaith meeting, the Vatican announced on Thursday. The trip, the latest by the pope to a Muslim nation, will take place from February 3-5. The Vatican said the pope had accepted an invitation from Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince 68

06 December 2018 10:05 AM Angolan activist talks human rights with country's president

An Angolan human rights activist says the country's president plans to investigate a case of alleged torture by police officials. Activist and journalist Rafael Marques de Morais says he told President Joao Lourenco at a meeting on Wednesday that two Criminal Investigation Service officials allegedly involved in the 2016 torture of Joao Dala received 31

04 December 2018 5:04 AM De Lille back for GOOD? Splinter parties and where they are now

Patricia de Lille isn't the first politician who thought it was a GOOD idea to start a new party after an acrimonious departure. Five parties currently represented in Parliament started after its leader left or was kicked out of one - including one of the more established parties. Back in 1996, Bantu Holomisa, then Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism 42