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17
Jan

News24.com | How the ANC lost its lustre

A party alienated from intellectuals and the middle class and which has lost most of its talented youth leadership, is clearly on a downward path, writes Steven Friedman.

17
Jan

News24.com | Asset Forfeiture Unit swoops on ANC KZN deputy chair, 7 others in North Sea Jazz graft probe

KwaZulu-Natal’s Asset Forfeiture Unit has seized the property of top ANC KwaZulu-Natal politician Mike Mabuyakhulu and seven of his co-accused in a corruption case.

17
Jan

News24.com | Burkina Faso says Canadian abducted by suspected extremists

Burkina Faso’s security ministry says a Canadian national has been kidnapped by suspected extremists in the west African nation near its border with Niger.

17
Jan

Hawaii Rep. Ed Case apologizes for claim he’s ‘Asian trapped in a white body’ – Fox News

Hawaii Democratic Rep. Ed Case apologized on Wednesday for saying that he felt like “an Asian trapped in a white body,”and his spokesman claimed he was merely referring to what his Japanese-American wife “sometimes says about him.”

17
Jan

The victims of the Kenya hotel attack

Victims of the siege at the hotel complex include a 9/11 survivor, a YouTuber and two inseparable friends.

17
Jan

May pushes for cross-party Brexit consensus

The PM will meet MPs to try and break the Brexit stalemate later, but Jeremy Corbyn insists no-deal must be ruled out.

17
Jan

The diet to save lives, the planet and feed us all?

And you don’t have to be vegan to follow the “planetary health diet”.

17
Jan

Netflix used Lac-Megantic disaster in film

Two Netflix productions used stock images of the Lac-Megantic rail disaster in a fictional context.

17
Jan

MSU head ‘will quit’ over Nassar abuse row

The head of Michigan State University is set to resign over remarks on the Larry Nassar abuse scandal.

17
Jan

Six ways the US shutdown ends

As both sides refuse to back down, here are the ways we might still see an end to the shutdown.