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'It seems the South African Presidency and Department of International Relations and Cooperation are struggling to find the words to react to the developments in the neighbouring country'
'Should both companies cut, rand debt would fall out of gauges including Citigroup Inc.’s World Government Bond Index, sparking outflows of 80 billion to 100 billion rand'
The first detection of the waves created a scientific sensation when it was announced early last year and the teams involved in the discovery had been widely seen as favorites for Tuesday’s prize
'Wild celebrations broke out at a joint sitting of parliament when Speaker Jacob Mudenda read out Mugabe’s brief resignation letter and suspended the impeachment procedure'
'Despite at least two announced retirements and an enforced convalescence following an accident, King, who turned 70 in September, shows no signs of slowing down'
'Yesterday was also partly about our image abroad, and it's worrying that even ANC presidential hopeful Cyril Ramaphosa, the face of our bid, failed to allay fears'
'If you cannot learn to read in the first three years of schooling you cannot read to learn in the remaining years'
'Wild celebrations broke out at a joint sitting of parliament when Speaker Jacob Mudenda read out Mugabe’s brief resignation letter and suspended the ...
'The onus will be on new leadership to make difficult but better economic policy choices'
'A certain kind of leader is very big on "dignity", especially after he's crashed the economy of his country or sold it to foreign oligarchs'
'Incongruous as it may sound, Mugabe was a pathfinder in racial reconciliation. Nelson Mandela applied Mugabe's template. But unlike Mandela, Mugabe changed ...
Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace might be political pariahs, but they did set a new mark for political fashion with a series of tailored outfits that shook the ...
'This is not a moment of hope like the 2009 power sharing agreement was. It is really a power struggle between Grace Mugabe and Emmerson Mnangagwa'
Hubris, a propensity for needless risk, picking the wrong successor and counterproductive violence all led to Mugabe's demise
As rebel, revolutionary, Machiavellian manipulator, and supreme leader, Robert Mugabe has been the face of Zimbabwe for so long that it’s almost impossible to ...
'There was a pervasive sense that peak U.S. leadership has passed. That passing means a lot of assumptions need to be tested'
In a short broadcast on national television, which was seized overnight by soldiers, a spokesman for the military said it expected “normalcy” to return as soon ...
'The current mess is the result of the workings of democracy, which decreed opening the gates to the barbarians'
'The Trump-Xi summit was a “lose-lose” proposition. By focusing on headline-friendly deals, the two leaders shunted aside the more difficult economic ...
'IS losses have consolidated Iran’s strength in the region, allowing Tehran to establish a Shi’ite “land bridge” extending through Iraq, Syria and Lebanon to ...
'The widespread distrust of mainstream politicians and central governments, and the conviction that local populists would do a better job, now takes a concrete ...
'By thinking out loud about the post and the candidates so much, Trump is removing that elevated air from the Fed'
'Xi wants to render independent journalism impossible and choke off China’s liveliest medium of criticism – social media'
'Matabeleland is bigger than Sierra Leone, Liberia, Malawi, Lesotho, Swaziland, Togo, Guinea Bissau, Rwanda, Burundi, Eritrea and Djibouti, all found in Africa'
'Will India act to reduce government control over banks, and will it be clear and transparent about how it is spending its money?'
'For the moment, there seems to be an easing in the historic tensions between the two main – and often warring – branches of Islam'
Apart from Xi, Premier Li Keqiang was the only one to retain his spot amid sweeping changes on the Politburo Standing Committee
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