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WWE’s Linda McMahon on track for top Senate job

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former wrestling entertainment executive Linda McMahon is on track to secure Senate confirmation to be the next leader of the Small Business Administration. The Senate has been split mostly along party lines on most of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet choices. But McMahon has faced little resistance after assuring lawmakers that she believes […]

In The News South Africa

Trump and Zuma discuss working together

JOHANNESBURG – President Jacob Zuma had a telephonic conversation with US President Donald Trump on Monday, the Presidency said. “The two presidents reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening the already strong bilateral relations between the two countries. There are 600 US companies in South Africa and strong trade relations between the two countries,” the Presidency said in […]

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UN and international community ready to support new Somali president

JOHANNESBURG– The United Nations (UN) and the international community are ready to stand by Somalia’s newly elected president, following former prime minister Mohamed Adullahi winning Wednesday’s presidential elections in the capital Mogadishu. Congratulating Abdullahi’s, also known as ‘Farmajo’, win the United Nations Assistance Mission in the country (UNSOM) said the UN and the wider international […]

In The News South Africa

Twitter reacts to #SaveSA – not much fence-sitting as users either endorse or slam Pityana

As Sipho Pityana of the Save South Africa movement delivered his “alternative” State of the Nation address in Cape Town yesterday, twitter responded with vigour. While there were retweets and votes of confidence, there was also very harsh criticism. President Jacob Zuma is scheduled to deliver his 10th State of The Nation address in Parliament […]