Wednesday 21 February 2018

All International wire news

E.g., 2018-02-21

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AFP - 2/21/18

South Africa braces for a tough budget speech Wednesday amid renewed optimism spurred by the country's new reformist president who has promised to drive the economy...

AFP - 2/21/18

An armed gang stormed into a rural police station in South Africa on Wednesday and stole firearms in an attack that left five officers and a soldier dead, police said...

AFP - 2/21/18

Williamsville Athletic Club, whose board members include Ivory Coast football legend Didier Drogba, became the first surprise winners of the 2018 CAF Champions League...

AFP - 2/21/18

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said Tuesday he wanted "healing and atonement" following the 2012 massacre of 34 striking workers at a mine run by Lonmin...

AFP - 2/20/18

Residents of drought-stricken Cape Town received good news Tuesday when city officials said they now face losing piped water to their homes by July 9 -- a month later...

AFP - 2/20/18

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said Tuesday he wanted "healing and atonement" following the 2012 massacre of 34 striking workers at a mine run by Lonmin...

AFP - 2/20/18

A linchpin of South Africa's Gupta business family, which has been closely associated with ex-president Jacob Zuma, fought back Monday against a corruption probe by...

AFP - 2/19/18

South Africa has widened a corruption probe into allies of ex-president Jacob Zuma to other countries including India, China and Dubai, the police minister said...

AFP - 2/17/18

South Africa's freshly-appointed president, Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday hailed "a new dawn" as he pledged to tackle the corruption that his predecessor Jacob Zuma is...

AFP - 2/17/18

Virat Kohli said he would never take his cricket talent for granted after he finished India’s one-day international series against South Africa as he started it -–...

AFP - 2/17/18

South Africa's Jacob Zuma, president until Wednesday when he resigned on live TV, faces an uncertain future as his legal challenges mount and his support network...

AFP - 2/16/18

Key dates in the life of South Africa's new president, Cyril Ramaphosa:

- November 17, 1952: Born in Soweto township west of Johannesburg to a policeman and a...

AFP - 2/16/18

South Africa's parliament on Thursday chose Cyril Ramaphosa, an anti-apartheid activist who became a wealthy businessman, to be president after Jacob Zuma, tarred by...

AFP - 2/16/18

Cyril Ramaphosa, a former anti-apartheid activist turned businessman, was named South Africa's president Thursday and immediately vowed to fight corruption in a...

AFP - 2/16/18

Retired archbishop and Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu announced Thursday that he had quit his role as an ambassador for Oxfam after the British charity was hit by sexual...

AFP - 2/15/18

Chants of joy mingled with almost audible sighs of relief in South Africa's parliament on Thursday as the turbulent, scandal-stained era of President Jacob Zuma was...

AFP - 2/15/18

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma, in power since 2009, resigned on Wednesday after being under pressure to quit before the official end of his term in mid-2019....

AFP - 2/15/18

In the course of his 65 years, Cyril Ramaphosa has experienced the poverty of Soweto, jail for fighting apartheid, trade union activism, fabulous wealth -- and now...

AFP - 2/15/18

South African lawmakers on Thursday selected Cyril Ramaphosa as the country's new president after scandal-tainted Jacob Zuma resigned under pressure from his own ANC...

AFP - 2/15/18

South African President Jacob Zuma has resigned from office with immediate effect, ending a controversial and turbulent period in the country's political history....

AFP - 2/15/18

The normally calm and often jovial Jacob Zuma is a former herdboy who fought in the anti-apartheid struggle and clung on to the presidency for as long as he could,...

AFP - 2/14/18

South African President Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday as the ruling ANC party finally turned against him after nine years of corruption scandals, economic slowdown...

AFP - 2/14/18

South African President Jacob Zuma announced his immediate resignation on Wednesday after the ruling ANC party threatened to eject him from office via a parliamentary...

AFP - 2/14/18

A politically-connected business dynasty that moved to South Africa from India, the Gupta family finds itself at the centre of many of the scandals that have dogged...

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