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23 September 2018 5:24 PM Busy week ahead for Ramaphosa and his team at the UN

President Cyril Ramaphosa's first meeting on Monday during his maiden visit as head of state tot the United Nations (UN) is a friendly visit to UN secretary-general António Guterres. He arrived in New York on Sunday evening (South African time) on an SAA flight. After their meeting, Ramaphosa will join Guterres for the unveiling of a statue of former 29

22 September 2018 6:12 PM 'The country is poorer without Edna Molewa'

Tributes continue to pour in for Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molowa who died on Saturday after a short illness. Th South African Communist Party (SACP) has conveyed its sincerest condolences to the 61-year old’s family. “Minister Molewa was one of the most hard-working ministers in South Africa’s democratic dispensation. Her efforts contributed 21

08 September 2018 1:19 PM Tanzania road crash leaves 15 dead, 13 injured

Fifteen people died and 13 were injured when a truck carrying potatoes crashed into five vehicles in the southern Tanzanian town of Mbeya, a hospital official said on Saturday. The truck was driving down a steep hill when the accident happened on Friday night, according to a statement from the presidency. Petro Seme, a doctor and supervisor at the Mbeya 29

02 September 2018 5:00 PM Self-confessed hacker strikes again, targets labour dept

The notorious hacker who goes by the Twitter name Paladin has struck again - this time targeting the websites of the Department of Labour and SA Express. Paladin, whose Twitter handle is @VirusSec, contacted a News24 journalist on Friday evening asking him to take a look at the Department of Labour's website. However, just minutes later, the Twitter 37

02 September 2018 7:08 AM Mexico tribunal revokes fine against party of president-elect

Mexico's Federal Electoral Tribunal on Saturday revoked a $10 million fine imposed on the political party of President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador for the allegedly fraudulent use of a trust fund raised for earthquake victims. The National Electoral Institute had ruled in July that Lopez Obrador's Morena party broke the law by raising 78.8 million 32

24 August 2018 3:00 PM Steven Tyler sends cease and desist letter to Donald Trump for use of song

Boston — Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler is again demanding that President Donald Trump stop using the band's songs at rallies. Tyler's attorney sent a cease-and-desist letter to the president Wednesday, a day after the song Livin' on the Edge was heard playing at a Trump rally in West Virginia. It's not the first time Tyler has asked Trump to stop using 41

20 August 2018 6:33 PM Austria FM bow to Putin at wedding dance goes viral

The Austrian foreign minister's deep bow to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a dance at her wedding made waves on Monday, causing more furore for the already-controversial visit. Putin was one of around 100 guests at Karin Kneissl's wedding to a businessman in southeastern Austria on Saturday. Since the private visit was announced last week, the opposition 33

09 August 2018 6:16 AM Damascus: Syria's first lady starts breast cancer treatment

Syria's first lady Asma Assad has begun treatment for breast cancer, the presidency said on Wednesday, wishing her a speedy recovery. Such public announcements are uncommon in the Arab world, where cancer is considered a taboo. The presidency posted on its Facebook page a photo of President Bashar Assad sitting next to his wife in a hospital room with an IV in her left arm. The accompanying 93

03 August 2018 6:29 AM Ramaphosa congratulates Mnangagwa on Zimbabwe election victory

President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also the chairperson of SADC, has called and congratulated Emmerson Mnangagwa on his election as president of Zimbabwe, following elections which were held on Monday. "President Ramaphosa has appealed to all political leaders and the people of Zimbabwe to accept the outcome of the election and should they have challenges 50

02 August 2018 10:08 AM Special Provincial Official Funeral declared for Prof Mayosi

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared that a Special Provincial Official funeral will be held for top South African cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi. The country's flag will also be flown at half mast in the Western Cape on the day of his funeral, the Presidency said in a statement on Thursday. No further details were given but the Presidency said this would 25