In The News International

STOCKHOLM — A truck crashed into an upscale department store in central Stockholm on Friday, killing at least two people, according to Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, who said all indications were that it was a terror attack. One person was arrested. People in the downtown area fled in panic, and the country’s intelligence agency […]

In The News South Africa

Axed Jonas resigns as MP

JOHANNESBURG, April 6 – Former finance deputy minister Mcebisi Jonas, who was fired in last week’s Cabinet reshuffle, has resigned from Parliament. The office of the African National Congress (ANC) chief whip confirmed his resignation on Thursday. “Comrade Jonas has served both as Deputy Minister and MP with absolute distinction and dedication. He has also […]

In The News South Africa

Zuma convenes Presidential Local Government Summit

JOHANNESBURG, April 6 – President Jacob Zuma will on Thursday morning convene the 3rd Presidential Local Government Summit in Midrand, Johannesburg, under the theme “Transforming Municipal Spaces for Radical Social and Economic Development”. The Presidency said the two-day summit is being convened to provide “strategic direction for the new term of local government and discuss […]

Africa In The News

Seven people killed in Mogadishu car bombing

JOHANNESBURG, April 6 – A massive car bomb in the Somali capital Mogadishu killed seven people on Wednesday, the fourth deadliest attack in several weeks as Somalia fights to rid the Horn-of-Africa country from Al Shabaab militants. The explosion happened just outside a restaurant near the ministries of internal security and youth. “Seven people, most […]