Nigeria insists Boko Haram ‘defeated’ after 10-year insurgency

July 31, 2019 News Room SA 0

Nigeria’s presidency claimed Boko Haram’s 10-year-old insurgency had been “defeated” but admitted that international jihadists posed a growing threat. “The position of the Nigerian government […]

Felicia Mabuza-Suttle: I am reliving apartheid under Trump

July 31, 2019 News Room SA 0

Veteran TV talk show host Felicia Mabuza-Suttle has reflected on the traumatic experiences she lived through under apartheid, comparing it to her life now in […]

PICK N PAY APPOINTS INSIDER OLIVIER AS NEW CFO

July 31, 2019 News Room SA 0

Supermarket chain Pick n Pay Stores Ltd has appointed senior executive Lerena Olivier as chief finance officer with effect from 6 September, it said on […]

Samwu defends decision to shut down Tshwane

July 31, 2019 News Room SA 0

The South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) is defending its shutdown of the capital, saying the municipality has provoked them. Major streets were shut down in […]

NAOMI CAMPBELL: FRENCH HOTEL WOULDN’T LET ME IN BECAUSE OF MY SKIN COLOUR

July 31, 2019 News Room SA 0

Naomi Campbell has claimed she was barred from a hotel in the south of France recently because of the colour of her skin. The 49-year-old […]

Tanzanian police arrest journalist, deny he was kidnapped

July 31, 2019 News Room SA 0

Tanzanian police on Tuesday denied they had kidnapped a prominent journalist from his doorstep, saying the outspoken critic of President John Magufuli had been detained for questioning […]

Renamo fighters start disarming as part of Mozambique peace deal

July 31, 2019 News Room SA 0

All 5,221 Renamo fighters are to surrender their weapons to the government, a condition for the peace deal that is planned to be signed next […]

A YEAR AFTER MNANGAGWA’S ELECTION, OLD WOES HAUNT ZIMBABWE

July 31, 2019 News Room SA 0

Langton Chiwocha chose Emmerson Mnangagwa among 23 candidates in Zimbabwe’s presidential elections a year ago. Today he says he deeply regrets his choice. “We had high expectations […]

NORTH KOREA FIRES SHORT-RANGE BALLISTIC MISSILES – SOUTH KOREAN MILITARY

July 31, 2019 News Room SA 0

North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles early on Wednesday, the South Korean military said, only days after it launched two other missiles intended to […]

RAMAPHOSA URGED TO SHOW LEADERSHIP AS UNEMPLOYMENT RATE SHOCKS

July 31, 2019 News Room SA 0

President Cyril Ramaphosa has been urged to show leadership and treat the latest unemployment figures as a crisis that needed to be averted urgently. Stats SA on […]