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Johannesburg (AFP) - FORMER US president, Barack Obama, will deliver the annual Nelson Mandela memorial lecture at a 4,000-capacity arena in Johannesburg in July, South African organisers announced on Monday. Obama, who met with Mandela in 2005 and who made an emotional address at his funeral, will speak at the...
By Lulu Brenda Harris MOROCCO has relauched its bid to host the 2026 Football World. This will be a fifth attempt for the North African country that wants to bring the football world cup back into Africa for the second time. In 2010, South Africa successfully hosted the Football World Cup...
The U.S. is acting as an “unreliable partner” by refusing to take part in the UN Global Compact on Migration, First Deputy Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Russian upper house of parliament Vladimir Dzhabarov has said. On Sunday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confirmed that the U.S....
From the moment he contested the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Kaduna South senatorial ticket with former finance minister, Esther Nenadi Usman, it was clear that the battle up was going to be a stiff climb for Senator Danjuma Laah. Won by a slim margin, Laah had 129 votes to Usman's...
By Khanyile Mlotshwa  A TOP South African university will confer an honorary degree on musician, Vusi Mahlasela at its graduation in April this year. This comes a year after the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) honoured Hugh Masekela, who died early this year, with a similar degree. According to a management communique from the office of...