Shouts of “amen” and “hallelujah” sound out as a recording of Pastor Dan’s prophecy is played. This is proof for the party faithful that their man, All Progressives Congress (APC) vice-presidential candidate Professor Yemi Osinbajo, will emerge victorious.
Carien du Plessis
Paul Boughey has been the DA’s chief executive officer since January. He is tasked with developing strategies like Vision 2029 for the federal congress in May, but also for next year’s local government elections. Carien du Plessis spoke to him.
There should be as much opening up for Nigerian businesses in South Africa as there is in Nigeria for South African businesses like MTN, Nigerian vice-presidential candidate Yemi Osinbajo has said.
Guests attending the grand opening concert of the local celebration of China’s relations with South Africa had to improvise and sing the anthems of the two countries unaccompanied after a glitch meant the anthems weren’t played as planned.
DA leader Helen Zille will once again run uncontested for her position, as she has done since taking over the party in 2007.
A married business consultant told City Press that although he has a mistress, he doesn’t think of her as a side chick.
Chinese movie stars like Jackie Chan, Chinese art and martial arts performances and Chinese bridge competitions are all among the plans to celebrate the Year of China in South Africa.
Lesotho’s newly elected Parliament is due to hold a special meeting on Tuesday to allow the national assembly to elect a speaker and prime minister.
Democracy comes with a price tag, according to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Cosatu president S’dumo Dlamini has blamed the current state of the labour federation’s finances on “bad decisions” on the buying of a new building.
Revelations about South Africa’s spy activities seemed not to have stirred the diplomatic community too much, but trust and diplomatic intelligence-gathering activities might be shaken in the long term.
South Africa’s new ambassador to Washington, DC, Mninwa Mahlangu, has set tongues wagging in the US after it emerged that he may have received his distance-learning degree from an unaccredited institution.
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Rhodes was a nasty piece of work. The statue should have been pulled down and given to the Apartheid Museum in about May 1994.
Hendrik Verwoerd and the Broederbond must be happy that Africans have accepted the term ‘blacks’.
The problems at Eskom came to a head late this week when Standard & Poor’s relegated it to junk status. The ratings agency said it had less confidence in Eskom because of the suspension last week of four of its senior executives.