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Thuli joins the dots between the Guptas and the Eskom board

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Devolution is working in Kenya. And one of the pieces of evidence of this fact is the extent to which voters appear willing to punish non-performing governors.
The government has yet to conduct proper investigations into reported cases or develop a comprehensive investigation and prosecutions strategy to help with this process.
Tough punitive measures should be enacted to punish persons that imagine or appear to make others imagine of their tribes.
When 32 people perish in two road accidents in under a week, serious questions must be asked about the ability of the government to keep our roads safe. We call it road carnage because the 32 passenge
Positive political culture is the collective mental maturity to accept defeat gracefully and move on without tearing the country apart. It is also the ability to conduct political business gracefully
Positive political culture is the collective mental maturity to accept defeat gracefully and move on without tearing the country apart. It is also the ability to conduct political business gracefully
Zahedan, April 28, IRNA – Sistan-Baluchestan governor summoned Pakistan consul general in Zahedan Mohammad Rafi to protest the neighboring state over the terror attack on the Iranian border guards wh
Moscow, April 28, IRNA – Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova in a weekly press conference has voiced Moscow readiness to have good cooperation with Tehran after Iran's presidenti
Tehran, April 28, IRNA -Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Shahindokht Molaverdi expressed hope that meetings focused on women would lead to solidarity and sustainable development of the Isl
Islamabad, April 28, IRNA – In a letter to Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani called for an investigation into a terrorist attack on Iranian border guards
Scientists predict that climate change is going to make Earth’s oceans more acidic, and that’s a problem for one important microorganism and all the species that depend on it to do its job.
Sanandaj, Kordestan prov, April 28, IRNA - Explosion of a land mine remaining from Iraq's imposed war on Iran (1980-88) resulted in cutting off of a young man’s limb in Saqqez city, Kordestan pro
Tehran, April 28, IRNA - Kuwait ministry of foreign affairs underscored the importance of holding joint talks between members of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) and the Islamic Republic o
Tehran, April 28, IRNA - Kuwait ministry of foreign affairs underscored the importance of holding joint talks between members of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) and the Islamic Republic o
Tehran, April 28, IRNA - An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale hit Mazayjan district in Fars province on Friday.
ATLANTA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump pledged to uphold Americans' right to possess guns on Friday in a speech that he used to revisit some 2016 election campaign themes from his vow to build a b
Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said the government is clamping down on marriage fraud as it scraps a two-year cohabitation requirement for newcome
Justice ministers hold a closing news conference after meeting to discuss Canada's troubled legal system
Mashad, Khorasan Razavi prov, April 28, IRNA - Participants in the specialized summit of the women affairs ministers from the Islamic countries in Mashad underlined the importance of Islamic solidari
President Trump today said he is "proud" to follow in the footsteps of "our wonderful Ronald Reagan" by speaking at a National Rifle Association event.
The president took a dig at the Democratic senator he calls "Pocahontas" during his NRA speech.
Mashad, Razavi Khorasan, April 28, IRNA - Iran’s Law Enforcement Commander Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari said on Friday that Iran's armed forces will give a crushing response to the outlaw gr
He took a dig at the senator he calls "Pocahontas" during NRA speech.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - By U.S. President Donald Trump’s math, renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement and other deals will largely pay for the massive tax cuts his cabinet laid out earli
Failing to get Jeremy Corbyn supporters nominated could have significance beyond the next election.
Moscow, April 28, IRNA – The international anti-extremism media committee was established during ‘Journalists of Muslim Countries against Extremism' meeting in Moscow with Iran's participatio
Reviving a derogatory nickname he used throughout his presidential campaign, President Donald Trump referred to U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren as "Pocahontas" during a speech before the National Rifle As
President Donald Trump is following in the footsteps of former President Ronald Reagan by speaking at a National Rifle Association event.
Democratic leaders criticized President Trump's first 100 days in office.
Tehran, April 28, IRNA – Tehran’s interim Friday prayers leader Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami said that with their huge turnout in May 19 presidential elections and electing the most qualified candidate, t
Canada's hectic international trade agenda is about to get even busier, as it takes new steps toward formal free trade negotiations with Mercosur, th
April 29 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil translated volumes of 'Vachana', penned by 12th century social reformer Basavanna and others, in 23 Indian languages on the occasion of Basava Jay...
Andrew Turner was said to have told sixth formers homosexuality was "wrong" and "dangerous to society".
From the beginning of the day until 18:00 on Friday, April 28, militants in the combat zone 31 times opened fire on the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, two Ukrainian servicemen were killed,

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