In The News International

‘Europeans will be dependent on China and Russia if EU breaks apart’

MOSCOW, January 31 (Sputnik) – “Assertive and spectacular” steps need to be taken prevent the disintegration of the European Union, as it could lead to member states’ dependence on Russia, China and the United States, European Council President Donald Tusk said Tuesday. “It must be made crystal clear that the disintegration of the European Union […]

In The News South Africa

Gerrie Nel leaves NPA to join O’Sullivan at Afriforum

JOHANNESBURG – Top prosecutor Gerrie Nel on Tuesday resigned from the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to partner with forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan at Afriforum’s corruption-busting unit. “We can confirm that Mr Nel will join Afriforum and work side by side with Mr O’Sullivan. He has resigned from the NPA… more information about the partnership will […]

In The News Lead South Africa

DA won’t tackle land invasions because of EFF relationship, says ANC’s Ramakgopa

PRETORIA – Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga was unable to take any decisive action to halt ongoing illegal invaders who were taking up different portions of land across South Africa’s capital city, African National Congress (ANC) Greater Tshwane regional chairperson Kgosientso Ramokgopa said on Tuesday. “We know that for purposes of ensuring that they preserve their […]

In The News South Africa

Limpopo farms forced to pay their employees overdue salaries

JOHANNESBURG – At least 114 workers in Limpopo would receive their outstanding salaries after the Department of Labour issued compliance orders to the farm owners, the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) said on Monday. “Cosatu welcomes the compliance notice forcing the Ansie Rossouw Investment and Bathlabine Farms in Tzaneen, Limpopo to pay R1,064,472.85 to […]

In The News South Africa

Gordhan says political connections the reason Gupta accounts closed

CAPE TOWN – Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has dismissed Oakbay Investments’ claim that banks severed their relationships with the Gupta-owned company because he was plotting against the family as “simply scurrilous” in court documents, and said it was in fact their political connections that prompted the decision. Gordhan, in his replying affidavit to one submitted […]

In The News International

Pac-Man founder dies

TOKYO (AP) — Masaya Nakamura, the “Father of Pac-Man” who founded the Japanese video game company behind the hit creature-gobbling game, has died. He was 91. Nakamura, who died on Jan. 22, founded Namco, part of Bandai Namco, in 1955. It started out as just two mechanical horse rides on a department store rooftop but […]