JSE ends the week firmer amid mixed international peers
Policies are wedded to a double fiction, that paid work will soon be available to those who seek it and the work will bring security and comfort
Police minister says specialised teams will be deployed to combat ‘zama zamas’
Nomusa Dube-Ncube, Amanda Bani and Mbali Frazer were interviewed for the position of premier on Saturday
Warren Buffett’s conglomerate hit by market turmoil
The reforms under way will attract much private investment, says minister in the presidency Mondli Gungubele
Transnet, Telkom and Eskom estimate that thieves and vandals cost them a total of R7bn a year due to metal theft
Cairo-mediated truce comes after three days of violence which left at least 43 people dead
Every time All Black coach Ian Foster fronts the media, he presents it with denial, not truth and honest appraisal
The vehicle is available in a single model boasting top features, enhanced mechanicals and a refined drive
July 23 — Protesters chant during an Operation Dudula rally at Blue Downs, in Cape Town, where a memorandum was handed over at a BP service station seeking to stop the company allegedly employing undocumented foreign nationals.
July 24 — President Cyril Ramaphosa attends the ANC KwaZulu-Natal elective conference in Durban. Incoming chair Siboniso Duma calmed down thousands of singing, booing and jeering party members ahead of Ramaphosa’s address.
July 24 — A firefighter works to control a wildfire on a hillside in Mariposa County, California, the US. The fast-moving fire prompted evacuation orders for thousands of people and shut off power to more than 2,000 homes and businesses.
July 24 — Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro kisses his wife, Michelle, during the Liberal Party’s national convention where he was officially appointed as candidate for re-election, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
July 24 — A jockey competes in Chonburi’s annual buffalo race festival, in Chonburi province, Thailand.
July 25 — Pope Francis receives a headdress from indigenous people during his visit to Maskwacis, Alberta, Canada. He apologised on behalf of the church for abuses against indigenous children.
July 25 — Activists protest in the Indiana statehouse during a special session debating on banning abortion in Indianapolis, Indiana, the US.
July 25 — Supporters of President Kais Saied light flares as they celebrate after an exit poll indicated voters backed a new constitution in Tunis, Tunisia. Saied said the referendum gave him a mandate to change the constitution, despite a turnout of less than 30%.
July 25 — A woman cries at a protest in Abuja, Nigeria, on Monday at a gathering of relatives of the scores of people kidnapped in March on a train bound for Kaduna. The protest follows a threat by the kidnappers that their hostages will be killed if the ransom request is not paid.
July 26 — Cameroon President Paul Biya greets French President Emmanuel Macron as Biya’s wife, Chantal, looks on, after their meeting at the presidential palace, in Yaounde, Cameroon.
July 27 — President Cyril Ramaphosa celebrates with the Banyana Banyana football team at Union Buildings in Pretoria. The women’s soccer team won the 2022 Wafcon finals by beating Morocco 2-1 at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Rabat.
July 27 — A vendor sells artificial flowers and funeral wreaths at a street market in the Russia-controlled city of Kherson, Ukraine. The invasion is in its sixth month, with the sides grinding out territorial battles and Moscow using Europe’s dependence on its gas as a weapon.
July 27 — Supporters of Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr climb the blast walls surrounding Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone during a protest against corruption in Baghdad, Iraq.
July 27 — A man holds stacks of bread as he makes his way through a crowd of people queuing for bread outside a bakery in Beirut, Lebanon.
July 28 — Dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham, England.
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