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Outgoing Public Protector Thuli Madonsela received a scathing letter from Ajay Gupta accusing her of not following proper procedure in her state capture probe.

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Businessman Kevin O'Leary will enter the Conservative leadership race tomorrow, CBC News has learned.
ABC News' Josh Haskell interviews people in Iowa about president-elect Donald Trump ahead of the inauguration.
Moscow, Jan 17, IRNA – Iran and Russia are to cooperate in nuclear technology.
The BBC asks people in Birmingham what they think about UK PM Theresa May's Brexit speech.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - About a quarter of U.S. Republicans do not want to see Obamacare repealed, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nine Democratic senators asked President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to be U.S. attorney general, Senator Jeff Sessions, on Tuesday to recuse himself from any FBI or Justice De
Tehran, Jan 17, IRNA -- The Supreme Leader’s Representative for Hajj and Pilgrimage Affairs, Hojjatoleslam Ali Qazi Asgar, said on Tuesday that Iran responded to Saudi Arabian Hajj Ministry's let
Sheley Secrest, a local NAACP leader, is running for Position 8 on the City Council this year. She’s one of five registered candidates.
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The leaders of Texas Planned Parenthood asked a federal judge on Tuesday to block the state's bid to halt Medicaid funding for the healthcare group, which has long been targe
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of the most powerful Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday pressed President-elect Donald Trump to keep the consumer financial watchdog agency's current director, as rum
The first visit of President-elect Rumen Radev will be to Brussels. A week after his assuming office, on January 30 or 31, Radev will travel to the Belgian capital. The information about the visit was
Tehran, Jan 17, IRNA – Secretary of Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), Ali Shamkhani, said on Tuesday that Iran will support the diplomatic initiatives, which will meet real demands of the Syr
ABC News' Terry Moran visits Lori's Cafe in Warren, MI to get some thoughts from visitors 3 days ahead of President-Elect Trump's Inauguration.
The Democratic lawmakers will not attend the ceremony Friday.
GOP state Sen. Mark Miloscia has introduced a bill to ban safe-injection sites for heroin users in Washington state. The move comes after a task force last year recommended two sites to address King
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Tuesday declined to rule out the possibility of additional prisoners being transferred from the U.S. naval facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, before President
Nigeria's Vice President, Oluyemi Osinbajo dismissed notions that the relationship between his country and South Africa had soured because of MTN.
AMs back the UK government's Wales Bill in a Senedd vote - meaning the next stage of devolution can become law.
Donald Trump will be sworn in as the country's 45th president on Friday and thousands of his supporters from across the country will attend to witness the historic event. They hope his presidency wil
Tehran, Jan 17, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman, Bahran Qasemi, said on Tuesday Iran has a positive attitude towards African states boasts enjoying necessary capacity to promote cooperation with th
Tehran, Jan 17, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the path of moderation in resolving the country's problems is the legacy of the late Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani, the Expedie
Uber on Tuesday filed a legal challenge against Seattle over the city’s driver-unionization ordinance.
Trump has made repealing and replacing Obamacare a priority.
The immediate future of Britain’s royal family may be set in stone in the event of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, but beyond that greater uncertainty abounds. Prince Charles is next in line to succ
Tehran, Jan 17, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday ruled out any new talks on Iran nuclear deal – known as JCPOA – as meaningless.
Luanda - The National Assembly MPs approved Tuesday, in the specialty, in Luanda, the Proposal of General Advertisement Law, by 35 votes in favor, none against and seven abstentions. The text consis
Women flying on the national airline of India will soon have the option to sit in female-only rows. The announcement came Thursday after reports of men physically harassing women on Air India planes,
Tehran, Jan 17, IRNA – Sanctions against Iran are almost removed, but the country should be prepared for different situations, says President Hassan Rouhani.
Akhilesh says decision on ties in ‘a day or two’
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday he doubted U.S. President-elect Donald Trump had met with prostitutes in a Moscow hotel room several years ago, referring to an unve
The Election Commission (EC) has issued a show-cause notice to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over alleged violation of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC). The EC has asked him to explain by Janu.
Former Kerala CM and senior Congress leader Oommen Chandy has alleged that the Modi government has compromised national interest by collaborating with “tainted” UK note printing company De La Rue.
The BJP has asked the Election Commission to de-recognise the Congress and freeze its election symbol on the grounds that its vice-president Rahul Gandhi violated the Model Code of Conduct (MCC). It
China's president Xi told the World Economic Forum in Davos on Monday that the “migrant crisis had been caused by war, conflict and regional turbulence,” not globalization. Sim

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