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22 February 2018 8:37 PM Pence urges conservatives to 'defend' Trump accomplishments

Maryland — Donald Trump's candidacy jumbled the conservative movement. But more than a year into his presidency, the onetime Democrat holds what seems to be a near-total grip. The largest annual gathering of conservatives has all the looks of a Trump festival, with Republican critics shut out from the event outside the nation's capital. Vice President 61

20 February 2018 10:31 AM Peru court orders Fujimori tried for 1992 mass killing: official

Lima - A Peruvian court ordered former president Alberto Fujimori on Monday to stand trial for the 1992 killings of six farmers, arguing that he lacks immunity despite a recent pardon for a different crime. The National Criminal Court said the pardon granted to Fujimori in a human rights case for which he was serving a 25-year sentence did not apply 64

14 February 2018 9:03 AM Presidency planned for, then withdrew 10:00 media briefing plans

Cape Town - The Presidency had initially planned to hold a media briefing for President Jacob Zuma at the Union Building at 10:00 on Wednesday, but the request was later withdrawn, an official email shows. News24 has seen an email sent by Presidency deputy director of communications Shadi Baloyi at 16:39 on Tuesday, requesting the SAPS permit office 63

12 February 2018 6:22 PM If Zuma goes, so must Parliament

Cape Town - Parliament must be dissolved because it was also complicit in President Jacob Zuma's failure to uphold the Constitution, opposition parties have argued. Opposition parties on Monday upped the pressure on the ANC by calling for Parliament's dissolution if Zuma is removed through a scheduled EFF motion of no confidence. The seven parties agreed 56

10 February 2018 9:44 AM Brazil's Lula fails again in legal bid to avoid prison

Brasilia - A Brazilian supreme court judge rejected on Friday a fresh bid by former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to avoid prison for corruption while appeals wind their way through the court system. However, though the judge, Edson Fachin, shot down the "habeus corpus" challenge for now, he said it would be studied again by a full panel of the court's 48

10 February 2018 7:47 AM DEVELOPING: Nation awaits outcome of Zuma, Ramaphosa talks

President Jacob Zuma's wife Tobeka Madiba-Zuma whose husband's future in the Presidency is uncertain, on Friday finally broke her silence, warning that all hell was about to break loose. She posted a happy photo of herself and her husband, seemingly inside a plane, from her Instagram account, firstladytzuma, with the following caption in isiZulu: "My crush 65

08 February 2018 6:30 AM Mugabe allies petition AU, SADC over Mnangagwa's legitimacy – report

Harare – Zimbabwean ex-president Robert Mugabe's allies, who have since launched a new party, the New Patriotic Front (NPF), have reportedly "formally petitioned" the African Union (AU) and Southern African Development Community (SADC) to challenge President Emmerson Mnangagwa's legitimacy. According to NewsDay, in a 79 page document, the NPF, through 97

21 January 2018 9:09 AM Tanzania suspends its shipping 'flag of convenience'

Nairobi - President John Magufuli on Friday suspended the registration of foreign vessels in Tanzania, following the seizure of drugs aboard ships flying his country's flag. He also ordered an investigation into the 470 vessels currently registered as Tanzanian to determine their activities and whether they are obeying rules. Magufuli issued the order 52

14 January 2018 4:04 AM FTF not good for SA football unity

Johannesburg - As reported last week, one can expect a lot ahead of the South African Football Association (Safa) elections on March 24, says S'Busiso Mseleku. I was perturbed to find out that the Football Transformation Forum (FTF) still exists. There was heated debate on social media – particularly Facebook – last month between FTF members and those 127

06 January 2018 2:12 PM Trump says he's 'like, really smart'

Washington - President Donald Trump wants people to know he's "like, really smart" and "a very stable genius". He's taking to Twitter to defend his mental fitness and boast about his intelligence. It's his latest pushback against a book that portrays him as a leader who doesn't understand the weight of the presidency. In the book, former aide Steve Bannon 53