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11 October 2018 7:48 AM Mboweni steps down from Discovery board

Tito Mboweni has stepped down from the board of Discovery following his appointment as finance minister, it has been announced. Discovery [JSE:DSY] said in a brief statement on Thursday morning that Mboweni had tendered his resignation as a non-executive director from the board of the company and various subsidiaries, including Discovery Bank, with immediate 44

11 October 2018 3:45 AM Togo opposition leader in Ghana after hunger strike

A Togolese opposition leader who had been on hunger strike was evacuated to a hospital in Ghana after his health deteriorated, his relatives said Wednesday. Nicodeme Ayao Habia, who had refused food since September 19, was evacuated to Ghana's capital of Accra on Tuesday after his condition worsened, his communication advisor Achille Mensah told AFP. "Mr. Habia 27

09 October 2018 5:17 PM EFF welcomes Nene's resignation, calls for more minsters to follow suit

The Economic Freedom Fighters have largely welcomed the news that President Cyril Ramaphosa accepted Nhlanhla Nene's request to step down as finance minister. This, after Nene admitted during testimony at the state capture commission of inquiry last week that he had visited the controversial Gupta family six times at their Saxonwold home while he served 43

07 October 2018 7:12 PM RandGold CEO resigns from conservation group after trophy hunting scandal

RandGold Resources CEO Mark Bristow has resigned from the conservation council of a big cat protection organisation, Panthera following UK reports picturing him on hunting trips. Panthera chairperson Thomas Kaplan said that he had accepted Bristow’s resignation with "deep gratitude for the various contributions" he had made to conservation. "The way he put it to me both verbally 22

24 September 2018 8:09 PM Law resigns as West Indies coach

St John's - Stuart Law is stepping down as coach of the West Indies in December after their tours of India and Bangladesh. Law announced his resignation on Friday, saying he's going to work for Middlesex in England from January to be closer to his family. "I have had to make the difficult decision to leave my role of head coach with CWI," Law said in a statement 38

18 September 2018 11:46 AM Dan Plato to replace De Lille as Cape Town mayor

The DA announced on Tuesday that Plato, currently MEC for community safety in the Western Cape, will replace Patricia de Lille. De Lille, along with DA party leader, Mmusi Maimane announced her resignation, effective from October 31, on Sunday. This was the culmination of a long battle between De Lille and her party. Plato served as Cape Town mayor previously 47

13 September 2018 6:14 AM Zim ex-VP Mujuru's party 'crumbling' after dismal poll performance

Zimbabwean former deputy president Joice Mujuru's National People's Party (NPP) is reportedly on the verge of collapse as a number of senior party leaders have resigned after the party failed to impress in the just ended polls. According to New, NPP's vice president Samuel Sipepa Nkomo, national chairperson Dzikamai Mavhaire and the party’s 23

09 September 2018 5:22 AM Pope tells bishops to fight abuse

Vatican City — Pope Francis told newly ordained bishops on Saturday that they must reject all forms of abuse and work in communion to fight the clerical culture that has fueled the sex abuse and cover-up scandal rocking his papacy. Francis cited his recent letter about combatting abuse during an audience with 74 new bishops from 34 countries in the developing 36

05 September 2018 7:10 AM Steinhoff: Former CEO Markus Jooste arrives at Parliament

Former Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste has arrived at Parliament. Jooste, who has not been seen publicly since his resignation in December over accounting regularities, is expected to appear before several Parliamentary committees at 10:00. Last week an agreement was reached between lawyers for Jooste and Parliament for him to appear, after a subpoena was issued 26

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