Yearly Archives: 2017

2018 is the year of ‘radical socio-economic transformation’— President Zuma

'The programme of radical socio-economic transformation will thus be the main focus of government in the year 2018'

Malema calls on former matrics to report to academic institutions in 2018

'We must make sure that in 2018 all academically deserving students are admitted freely in SA universities and FET colleges'

President-elect George Weah: What’s next for Liberia?

​A peaceful transition of power in Liberia is cause for optimism but major challenges lie ahead for Liberia's president-elect George Weah

US civil rights activist Erica Garner dies at 27

​Erica Garner, a prominent activist against police brutality has died after suffering a heart attack

Mugabe’s former VP Mphoko is reportedly demanding an ‘exit package’

According to the state-owned Herald newspaper, Mphoko allegedly wants an exit package after being fired from both government and the ruling Zanu-PF.

‘England’s character to get face-saving Test win’

Australia has already clinched the Ashes with an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series ahead of the fifth Test in Sydney next week.

Key events around the world in 2017

From the inauguration of US President Donald Trump to the exodus of Rohingyas from Myanmar, here are 12 events that marked 2017.

England hit back with Warner, Marsh wickets on final day

It was painful going with Warner and Smith adding just 35 runs in the 75 minutes to drinks as the Australians dug in to save the Test on the final day

The three barriers blocking Zimbabwe’s progress: Zanu-PF, Mnangagwa and the military

True democratisation – as opposed to merely maintaining the procedural forms of democratic government – is anathema to Zimbabwe’s ruling party

Premier League: Wilshere peaking as Wenger eyes Fergie record

Since being promoted into Wenger's first choice line-up, Wilshere has excelled, prompting talk of an international recall ahead of the World Cup.

Football star George Weah wins presidential victory in Liberia.

Idolised in Liberia as 'Mister George', Weah is set to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who in 2006 took over the country founded by freed US slaves.

ConCourt: Parliament has failed to hold Zuma to account

The Constitutional Court has ruled that the National Assembly failed to put in place mechanisms to hold President Zuma accountable.

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