Politics https://newslive360.com http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Thu, 25 Jul 2024 13:02:32 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Biden Drops Out Of Presidential Race US President Joe Biden has announced that he won’t stand for re-election to keep himself in the Oval Office.The 81-year-old Democrat leader took to X to announce the news.“It has been the greatest honour of my life to serve you as President. While I have intended to seek reelection, I believe it is in the best interest of my party and the country for me to stand down and focus solely on fulfil... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=18428 Tue, 23 Jul 2024 20:23:43 +0200 https://newslive360.com | George Clooney Calls On Biden To Drop Out Of Presidential Race One of the Democrats’ biggest donors have asked President Joe Biden to drop out of the presidential race amid health concerns.Actor George Clooney wrote in an article published in The New York Times that although the president had won many battles in his career that’s spanned several decades, “the one battle he cannot win is the fight against time”.Even though several other party donors ha... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=18378 Wed, 10 Jul 2024 21:18:37 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Anc Loses Controlling Majority Although the party won the most votes in Wednesday’s general election, the African National Congress (ANC) lost its controlling majority.The party’s Secretary General Fikile Mbalula said during a press conference on Sunday that there was nothing to celebrate.“The results showed a significant decline in ANC support from previous elections.”The ruling party managed to get only 40.21% of the ... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=18234 Mon, 10 Jun 2024 20:36:16 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Spain Withdraws Ambassador To Argentina Spain has withdrawn its ambassador to Argentina after the South American country’s President referred to Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s wife as “corrupt”.The country’s outspoken president refused to apologise after he made the comments at a conference held in Madrid over the weekend.At the conference, President Javier Milei referred to Prime Minister Sanchez’s recent consideration to r... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=18176 Wed, 22 May 2024 20:23:41 +0200 https://newslive360.com | More Countries To Join Brics This Year Iran and Saudi Arabia have put up their hands and asked if they can join the BRICS group. That’s according to the news agency Bloomberg.BRICS consist of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.Whether the group will allow new members and what criteria they would have to meet will be discussed at this year’s BRICS gathering.Sithembile Ntombela, CEO of Brand South Africa has said that the ... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=16294 Tue, 04 Apr 2023 05:23:17 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Jacinda Ardern Resigns As Nz Pm New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has resigned.The 42-year-old held back tears as she announced her resignation during a televised news conference.“I know what this job takes, and I know that I no longer have enough in the tank to do it justice. It’s that simple.”Ardern became Prime Minister in 2017 and during his six years as the head of the country’s political arena, she faced so... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=15931 Thu, 19 Jan 2023 14:31:59 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Australian News Reporter Took The Air To Report That ‘everything Is Awful’ In The World It is no secret to all people around the world that life has some very frustrating challenges. Unfortunately, in our current times, the world has been facing several drastic problems, such as murders, fires, floods, and economic crisis. Not even to mention the frightening Covid pandemic which has shook this world is various different ways. It is not always easy hearing about the complication ... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=15197 Mon, 08 Aug 2022 08:47:17 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Russia To Leave International Space Station The head of Russia’s space agency, Dmitry Rogozin has announced on Russian state TV that the country will be leaving the International Space Station (ISS).“The decision has been taken already, we’re not obliged to talk about it publicly. I can say this only – in accordance with our obligations, we’ll inform our partners about the end of our work on the ISS with a year’s notice,” Rogo... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=14768 Sun, 01 May 2022 10:32:57 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Is Trump Planning A 2024 Presidential Run? If Mark Meadows’ comments are anything to go by, former President Donald Trump will be running for President again in 2024.Trump’s former Chief of Staff told Newsmax that Trump is moving forward with a presidential run in a real way. He reportedly met with “cabinet members” at his golf club in New Jersey to discuss his political future.In June, Trump announced that he would be making an an... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=13203 Mon, 02 Aug 2021 13:14:35 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Haiti's President Assassinated President Jovenel Moise was assassinated during an attack on his home in the early hours of Wednesday morning in Port-au-Prince. The attackers, believed to be mercenaries, stormed Moise's private residence around 01:00 and fatally shot him.The first lady, Martine Moise, was also shot in the attack, but she has survived. She was transported to Jackson Health System's Ryder Trauma Center in Miami.Mo... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=13009 Thu, 08 Jul 2021 12:02:55 +0200 https://newslive360.com | British Health Minister Resigns After Being Caught Breaking Covid Protocols Matt Hancock has quit as the British Minister of Health after a video surfaced of him breaking Covid-19 rules.In the video, published by The Sun, the married minister can be seen kissing and embracing an aide in his office at a time when the Covid-19 rules forbid people to have intimate contact with another person outside their household.With the entire nation living under lockdown, colleagues and... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=12925 Mon, 28 Jun 2021 12:41:20 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Ramaphosa's Ipad Has Been Found A video in which South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, was looking for his iPad has gone viral. It also got the country talking as #FirstiPad trended on Twitter yesterday.The video was recorded by various media outlets while getting ready to broadcast the President's address live from the Port of Cape Town.The President visited the port after issues of severe congestion were reported. These ar... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=12897 Wed, 23 Jun 2021 13:22:31 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Female Mp In Tanzania Ordered To Leave Parliament For Wearing Trousers Hussein Amar has caused an uproar in Tanzania after he complained about a female member of parliament wearing trousers.According to the BBC, Amar said that the way some women dress invites ridicule to the country's parliament."Mr Speaker, an example there is my sister seated on my right with a yellow shirt. Look at the trousers she was worn, Mr Speaker!"WION reports that Amar argued that the parli... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=12747 Thu, 03 Jun 2021 12:17:09 +0200 https://newslive360.com | The Iec Has Confirmed Voter Registration Weekend For 17 And 18 July As South Africa moves towards its municipal elections in October this year, the IEC has announced one voter registration weekend on the 17th and 18th of July.On Wednesday, (Electoral Commission of South Africa) IEC chief electoral officer Sy Mamabolo announced that voter registration weekend will take place on 17 and 18 July. In previous years, this process has happened over two or three weekends.... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=12581 Wed, 12 May 2021 14:21:48 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Donald Trump's Facebook Ban Upheld – But The Ex-president Is Fighting Back The Facebook Oversight Board has upheld the decision to ban Donald Trump from the platform. The ex-US President had his account suspended in January after a mob of his supporters stormed the US Capitol.While the Oversight Board's decision has inflamed conservatives, it does come with a caveat. The board has told Facebook that it has to "rethink the ban's 'indefinite' nature". It has also questione... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=12535 Thu, 06 May 2021 10:50:09 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Putin Approves Bill To Extend His Time In Office Russian president Vladimir Putin has signed into law a new bill that allows him to extend his time in office with another two terms.In Russia, one term now equals six years so, if everything goes to plan, Putin will still be the head of the country until 2036.When Putin was elected as president in 2000, he served his two consecutive four-year terms as stated by Russian law. In 2008, his second in ... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=12315 Tue, 06 Apr 2021 11:59:03 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Trump's Son-in-law Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize Jared Kushner has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Former US President, Donald Trump's, son-in-law was a White House Senior Adviser while Trump was in office.According to Sky News, Kushner was nominated alongside his former deputy, Avi Berkowitz, for their role in negotiating four normalisation deals between Israel and other Arab nations, known as the "Abraham Records".The fact that his f... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=11871 Tue, 02 Feb 2021 13:34:53 +0200 https://newslive360.com | President Joe Biden To Undo Several Of Trumps Actions As President From the beginning of the US Presidential election, the newly elected President, Joe Biden's, campaign promised to undo several of Trump's administration policies on Day 1 of his presidency. Biden was set to sign 17 orders and actions just hours after being sworn in as US leader, thus officially breaking from policies of departing president Donald Trump. They will set new paths on immigration, the... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=11796 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 14:51:44 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Trump Plans 'elaborate' Red Carpet Send-off For Himself President Donald Trump, who is soon to step down as the US President, has planned to go out in style. Trump is planning an "elaborate, military-style send-off" for himself before the newly elected President, Joe Biden's inauguration, scheduled for January 20.His send-off ceremony will include Trump walking down a red carpet while a military band play. Trump has even planned a flypast by US Ai... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=11747 Mon, 18 Jan 2021 12:32:14 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Twitter Suspends Donald Trump's Account Forever Everything that outgoing US President, Donald Trump, has ever tweeted has been deleted as Twitter suspends his account forever.In a blog post written on 8 January 2021, Twitter stated that; "After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them – specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter – we have permanently suspend... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=11688 Sat, 09 Jan 2021 13:49:18 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Trump Supporters Storm And Enter Capitol – Four People Dead Thousands of Trump protesters stormed and managed to enter the Capitol building on Tuesday. Supporters of President Donald Trump entered the building after violent clashes with police.This comes after the US senate were to hold its electoral vote.CNN reports that the US Secret Service has had to bring in every available agent to the White House and Naval Observatory.Capitol Hill went into lockdown... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=11663 Thu, 07 Jan 2021 06:33:53 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Trump Suggests That He’ll Run Again For President While he still hasn’t conceded and continues to request recounts, Donald Trump has at least suggested that he will have to move out of the White House soon.This comes after he hinted that he will run again in 2024 at a recent White House Christmas party. Reporters weren’t allowed at the party, but a video of his speech soon surfaced in which the president said he will be back.News24 reports he... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=11550 Thu, 03 Dec 2020 06:16:03 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Obama Joked That Navy Seals Might Have To Remove Trump From White House Former US President, Barack Obama, recently joked about the outgoing President Donald Trump’s emotional state of letting go of the White House on his appearance on the Jimmy Kimmel Live show. Obama joked that Trump could be removed from the White House by Navy SEALs if he refused to leave on Inauguration Day. Kimmel riffed about what might happen if an unnamed person – clearly Tru... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=11457 Tue, 24 Nov 2020 11:01:24 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Anc Youth League Website Hacked And Linked To Porn Site Amid an ongoing payment dispute with the websites developer, the ANC Youth league's website has been hacked and linked to a hardcore porn site for the past two weeks. Since 2015, the ANC Youth League (ANCYL) has had no control over their website after their developer blocked them, citing outstanding payments for services rendered. According to News24, ANC's legal advisor, Krish Naidoo, has written... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=11328 Tue, 10 Nov 2020 15:22:04 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Trump Refuses To Concede As President-elect Biden Moves Forward As the US election-fever winds down, president-elect Joe Biden moves towards taking over the white house. But Donald Trump refuses to concede defeat. In 73 days, president-elect, Joe Biden, will move into the White House as he takes over as the United States president. As he looks forward, he and running mate, Kamala Harris, have launched a website called BuildBackBetter.com, and a Twitter feed wi... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=11312 Mon, 09 Nov 2020 11:18:14 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Zondo Commission Issued Subpoenas To Banks Requesting Records Of Eff’s Julius Malema The Zondo commission has requested the banking records of EFF leaders, Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu, only a week after the commission reportedly asked for financial records of former president Jacob Zuma and his children. The commission broadened its investigation into state capture to include EFF leaders that are linked to a number of state contracts. The commission has issued subpoenas ... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=11154 Mon, 26 Oct 2020 12:48:48 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Trump Back Home After Three Days In Hospital Although he is still meant to be in isolation, US president Donald Trump is back home in the White House only three days after testing positive for Covid-19. The World Health Organisation (WHO) advises that those that have tested positive should self-isolate for 10 days as they could still be contagious and infect others. WHO also advises people to wear masks in public spaces. Trump, who has been ... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=10974 Tue, 06 Oct 2020 13:23:18 +0200 https://newslive360.com | President Trump And Melania Test Positive For Covid-19 American President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, have tested positive for Covid-19. In an announcement early on Friday, US President Donald Trump said that he and his wife, Melania, had tested positive for Covid-19. Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER! — Donald J. Trump (@... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=10950 Fri, 02 Oct 2020 10:30:00 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Assassination Plot To Kill Us Ambassador To South Africa As if tensions between Iran and the United States couldn’t get any worse, the plot thickens and now South Africa has been dragged into it. Politico reports that the Iranian government is weighing an assassination attempt against the American ambassador to South Africa. This is according to a US government official familiar with the issue and another official who has seen the intelligence. Th... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=10809 Tue, 15 Sep 2020 12:06:58 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Eff Continues To Vandalize And Burn Clicks Stores Across South Africa After a Clicks advert went viral, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) threatened to shut down Clicks stores across the country. And now, chaos has broken out at several Clicks stores across the country since Monday, as the EFF lived up to their promise of causing disruption unless their demands are met by the retailing giant. EFF leader, Julius Malema, called on all EFF members of the political pa... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=10743 Tue, 08 Sep 2020 16:28:54 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Mandela Foundation Fires At Donald Trump After Comments On South African Leader The Nelson Mandela Foundation recently fired back at disparaging remarks involving the late South African statesman, made by US President Donald Trump. The comments were stated in a book by Michael Cohen titled, Disloyal: A Memoir, which was made by the US president about African leaders, and former South African president Nelson Mandela in particular. Michael Cohen previously served as an at... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=10741 Tue, 08 Sep 2020 15:51:22 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Trump Claims Credit For Calming Portland Protests As civil unrest continues to rage in the streets of Kenosha, Portland, American President Donald Trump threatened to send the National Guard to control the outrage, if Democratic Mayor Ted Wheeler doesn't do so on his own. It is reported that Portland, Oregon has been one of the largest sites of riots and violence in the fallout following the death of George Floyd the end of May. Trump claimed the... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=10690 Wed, 02 Sep 2020 13:39:09 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Trump Believes Daughter Ivanka Should Be First Female President While Donald Trump would love to see a female president, his opinion is that it should be his own daughter, Ivanka. Speaking at a campaign rally in New Hampshire on Friday night, the president of the United States said the Democratic vice-presidential candidate, Kamala Harris, is not competent to become the first female president, reports Business Insider. "They're all saying, 'We want Ivanka!'"&n... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=10663 Mon, 31 Aug 2020 11:34:20 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Ex-president Obama Motivates Citizens To Vote Joe Biden As Trump Is Seen Unfit Former American President, Barack Obama, recently released his speech adressed at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. "He's shown no interest in putting in the work, no interest in finding common ground, no interest in using the awesome power of his office to help anyone but himself and his friends. No interest in treating the presidency as anything but one more reality show tha... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=10609 Mon, 24 Aug 2020 15:12:35 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Anc Battles Claims Of Corruption During The Covid-19 Epidemic The National Executive Committee (NEC), which is the highest decision-making body in the African National Congress (ANC), recently met to discuss recent wide-ranging issues which included; reports of graft, the Covid-19 pandemic, Women's Month, local government, the taxi industry indaba and infrastructure development's role in the country's plans for economic recovery. However, the party’s a... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=10467 Thu, 06 Aug 2020 12:12:39 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Us And China In Consulate War Following a decision made by the United States to close the Chinese consulate in Houston, the Chinese government has ordered the closing of a US Consulate in Chengdu. The trade war between the two countries and the COVID-19 virus have been the reasons for tensions growing as both countries appear to not give in. US President Donald Trump has accused China of creating the COVID-19 virus in a lab, a... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=10370 Mon, 27 Jul 2020 14:06:17 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Andrew Mlangeni Dies Andrew Mlangeni, the anti-Apartheid struggle icon and last remaining member of the Rivonia Trial, died on Tuesday. According to News24, the 95-year-old Mkhulu, as he was fondly known , was admitted to 1 Millitary Hospital in Thaba Tshwane, Pretoria on Tuesday following an abdominal complaint. In a statement released by President Cyril Ramaphosa, he praised the icon’s life. “He was a ch... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=10345 Wed, 22 Jul 2020 13:14:33 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Gwede Mantashe And Wife Tests Positive For Covid-19 The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe has tested positive for COVID-19. His wife, Nolwandle also received her positive results on Tuesday the 14th of July. Both of them are currently in self isolation at home. The Minister will continue to work from home. According to a statement released by Cabinet, this was the Minister’s third round of tests that was conducted since... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=10286 Wed, 15 Jul 2020 07:05:07 +0200 https://newslive360.com | The Eastern Cape Asks The Sandf Medical Team For Covid-19 Help As Covid-19 overwhelms the Eastern Cape's hospitals, Premier, Oscar Mabuyane, has requested assistance from the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) medical team. With news of staff at hospitals in the Eastern Cape participating in a go-slow, the impending influx of Covid-19 patients has the province worried. Hospital workers want to shine a light on their grievances regarding their workin... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=10227 Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:52:31 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Gauteng May Implement 'intermittent Lockdowns' After Signing Mou With Bmw And Germany As the number of cases in Gauteng surges, the provincial government may implement 'intermittent lockdowns'. Speaking to News24, Health MEC, Bandile Masuku, said that the province was looking to alleviate cluster outbreaks. He was speaking after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the German government and BMW South Africa at their offices in Midrand, Johannesburg. The MOU will ... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=10219 Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:34:20 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Da Billboard Vandalised – Will Request Police To Investigate South Africa's largest opposition party, The Democratic Alliance (DA), have had another billboard vandalised and will open a case with the police. The billboard, which was unveiled on Sunday in Johannesburg, drew attention to the power blackouts which have hit the country in recent weeks, laying the blame on the shoulders of the African National Congress (ANC). DA chief whip, John Steenhuisen, rel... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=9187 Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:00:23 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Blf Claims It Can't Pay Legal Fees As Da Moves To Lay Another Complaint The Black First Land First (BLF) movement claims it has no money for legal representation in its court battles. As the Democratic Alliance (DA) prepares to report Black First Land First (BLF) leader, Andile Mngxitama, to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) and the Equality Court for inciting violence against white South Africans, the group has claimed it has no money for legal fees i... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=8968 Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:55:01 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Mendi Msimang, Former Anc Treasurer, Has Passed Away Mendi Msimang, the African National Congress' former treasurer-general, has died. Details regarding his death are yet to be released but an official at ANC's Luthuli House said, “Yes, he has passed on but the organisation will be releasing an official statement.” Msimang was the ANC's London representative during the apartheid struggle in the 1960s and then was elected treasurer-genera... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=8917 Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:25:02 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Tom Moyane Makes Demands To President Ramaphosa Tom Moyane, who was fired from the top spot at SARS, has demanded his job back in an open letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa. In the letter, issued via his attorney Eric Mabuza on Tuesday, Moyane demands that Ramaphosa withdraw his letter of termination before 12:00 on Friday, November 9, and return him to being suspended with pay. Moyane's attorneys will "institute urgent court proceedings", sho... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=8733 Wed, 07 Nov 2018 12:50:02 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Moody's Suggests Weak State Entities Risk Sa's Credit Rating Moody's, the ratings agency, released a research report on the South African government on Tuesday, saying that state entities are a risk to the country's credit rating. Currently, the Moody's rating has SA sitting on Baa3 with a stable outlook, just one rung above junk status. The report outlines weak state-owned enterprises (SOEs), "job and growth-limiting" structural bottlenecks, as well as "so... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=8564 Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:30:03 +0200 https://newslive360.com | William Nicol Drive To Be Renamed After The Controversial Figure Winnie Mandela One of the busiest roads in Gauteng, William Nicol Drive, is set to be renamed after the controversial figure Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. The decision to rename the road to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Drive was made by the City of Johannesburg. The current road name, William Nicol Drive, was named after a Dutch Reformed church, cultural leader and administrator of the Transvaal who helped t... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=8456 Wed, 03 Oct 2018 12:25:31 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Anc | 'this Website Is Down Due To Non-payment To The Service Provider' The ANC's official website has been down due to allegations of an outstanding bill of R32m to its service provider, the service provider has since shut down the website. When a user tries to access the anc.org.za website they are prompted with a message that reads, "This website is suspended due to non-payment to the service provider." It has been reported that the attorneys for Unwembi Communicat... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=8431 Mon, 01 Oct 2018 13:10:05 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Ramaphosa Hints That General Elections Will Take Place Before End May 2019 On Monday evening, President Cyril Ramaphosa hinted that South Africa's 2019 general elections would happen before the end of May. Ramaphosa was delivering the David Rockefeller memorial lecture to distinguished businesspeople at the gathering of the Council for Foreign Relations, where he said he believes "the ANC would get an easy victory". The president also said that large numbers of ANC suppo... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=8381 Tue, 25 Sep 2018 11:25:06 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Zuma Granted Leave To Appeal State Capture Report Costs Order Against Him Former President, Jacob Zuma, has been granted permission by the High Court in Pretoria to appeal the personal costs order made against him in his failed bid to challenge the Public Protector’s State of Capture report. Zuma filed the original appeal against the costs order when he was still in office. In December 2017, the court felt this was ill-advised by his lawyers and that he acted "rec... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=8358 Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:55:03 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Employee Shoots Himself In Parliament According to a statement released by Parliament on Friday afternoon, a parliamentary official has taken his own life at the parliament buildings. The statement by Moloto Mothapo for Parliament reads, "Parliament’s Presiding Officers are shocked and saddened at the passing away this morning (Friday) of a parliamentary official who allegedly took his own life at Parliament." "The incident has,... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=8320 Fri, 14 Sep 2018 14:55:07 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Sa And Uk's Commitment To Closer Partnership Says Ramaphosa And May ... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=8151 Wed, 29 Aug 2018 12:30:03 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Us President Donald Trump Fears Charges Of Perjury On Monday, Reuters news agency reported that US President Donald Trump is concerned he could face perjury charges if he talks to special counsel Robert Mueller regarding the ongoing investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. President Trump expressed concern in an interview with Reuters that anything he tells Robert Mueller under oath could be used to charge him with ... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=8098 Tue, 21 Aug 2018 11:01:03 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Abrahams Out Of Npa: Various Lobby Groups Voice Their Views Monday's Constitutional Court judgment declaring the appointment of Shaun Abrahams as head of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) unconstitutional and invalid has various organisations keeping a watchful eye on the race to find a new National Director of Public Prosecutions. The court found that former president Jacob Zuma's decision to remove Abrahams' predecessor, Mxolisi Nxasana, from the ... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=8044 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 23:30:03 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Tension Rises Between Mnangagwa And Chamisa As Vote Counting Begins In Zimbabwe It was a momentous day in Zimbabwe as over 10,000 polling stations opened across the country, allowing over 5 million Zimbabweans to vote for their new president. The elected leader will be the second person to be placed in power after Robert Mugabe resigned after 37 years in power. The election has proven to be a two-person competition between Zanu-PF's Emmerson Mnangagwa, who works clo... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=7981 Tue, 31 Jul 2018 11:20:08 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Anc Promises To Scrap E-tolls After much debate and deliberation, the Gauteng ANC have officially decided to completely scrap e-tolls. Deputy chairman, Panyaza Lesufi, reported that the ANC has started to put together a task team to carry out the process of terminating e-tolls. The decision to scrap e-tolls was taken at a provincial conference last weekend that elected Lesufi as deputy chairperson and David Makhura as the... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=7961 Wed, 25 Jul 2018 11:00:09 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Duduzane Zuma Is A Free Man... For Now Duduzani Zuma is no stranger to the court and faced judges once again on Monday morning after being charged with corruption. The charges are for acting “in common purpose” with Ajay Gupta’s alleged attempt to bribe former Deputy Finance Minister, Mcebisi Jonas, in October 2015 as part of the Gupta family’s plans to capture and control the National Treasury. Zuma w... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=7877 Mon, 09 Jul 2018 16:50:06 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Liberty Suffers A Hack, Urges Customers To Change All Banking Passwords On Monday, Arthur Goldstuck, MD of World Wide Worx pressed Liberty Holdings customers to change any bank account or other system details that have the same passwords as their Liberty accounts. At a press conference on Sunday evening, Liberty admitted to a third party data breach on Saturday night but that no customers had yet been financially impacted. Goldstuck said the breach of Liberty’s ... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=7754 Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:00:11 +0200 https://newslive360.com | De Lille Battles The Da In Court For The Second Time, Labelling Her Axing As An Over Reaction Patricia de Lille faced the DA in court for the second time today to review her application for the court to review the decision to cease her party membership. Both sides of the appeal are being heard by a full bench in the High Court on Monday and Tuesday after the hearing was postponed on the 25th of May when the judges requested more time to review the submissions. De Lille was a... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=7672 Mon, 04 Jun 2018 17:35:05 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Trevor Manuel Blasts Zuma's Presidency 'it Was A Total Disaster' On Wednesday night, former finance minister Trevor Manuel delivered some hard-hitting words during his keynote address at the Archbishop Thabo Makgoba Development Trust Public Lecture at the University of the Western Cape. He said, "I make no apologies for sharing my view that the presidency of Jacob Zuma was a total disaster for South Africa. "Many are aware that I served in his Cabinet until May... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=7551 Thu, 17 May 2018 12:10:09 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: De Lille's Position As Mayor Is Safe... For Now Patricia de Lille has been desperately fighting for her place in the Democratic Alliance (DA), South Africa's official opposition, as well as her position as mayor of the Western Cape and has been granted her urgent request for the temporary suspension of the DA's decision to terminate her membership. De Lille and the DA spent Tuesday in court awaiting the final judgement on her request to be rein... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=7536 Wed, 16 May 2018 11:40:07 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Violence In Gaza: Palestinians Prepare To Bury 58 After Clashes With Israel It was the deadliest day of violence in Gaza since a war in 2014. 58 people were killed on Monday after Israeli troops opened fire on Palestinian protesters. Funerals are being held today, which coincide with the 70th anniversary of the Nakba – a mass displacement of Palestinians after Israel's creation. Monday's violence erupted as the US inaugurated its first embassy in Jerusalem. The cont... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=7531 Tue, 15 May 2018 14:05:09 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Malema Wants To Expropriate The Land On Which Urban Houses Are Built Too The leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters, Julius Malema has said he wants the land on which bonded houses have been built to be expropriated without compensation too. On Thursday, Malema held a business breakfast in Braamfontein where editors had direct interaction with the leadership of the EFF. He said: "land would become the main condition for the ANC if it wants to get support in 2019". He ... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=7503 Fri, 11 May 2018 16:25:08 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Ramaphosa Tells Steenhuisen To 'shut Up And Listen' In Parliament During the question and answer session in Parliament yesterday, President Cyril Ramaphosa lost his temper after the Democratic Alliance’s John Steenhuisen repeatedly interrupted him. Ramaphosa was talking about the local economy and that land reform is being accelerated. He said that not only is expropriation necessary, but it’s also become urgent. Ultimately though, Steenhuisen’... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=7465 Wed, 09 May 2018 11:50:09 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Patricia De Lille Officially Removed From The Da On Tuesday morning, the Democratic Alliance (DA) officially rescinded Patricia de Lille's membership from the party. The party's top decision-making body, the federal executive, made the announcement, briefly outlining the history of the battle between De Lille and the party's national leadership. De Lille faces accusations by the DA of multiple allegations, including misconduct. Shortly after the... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=7450 Tue, 08 May 2018 10:55:10 +0200 https://newslive360.com | 'white Privilege And Black Poverty': Maimane And Senior Da Leaders In Another Race Debate Controversy Mmusi Maimane, the leader of South Africa's official opposition, the Democratic Alliance, has been taken to task by senior members of the party for telling a crowd at a Freedom Day rally in Soshanguve recently that "white privilege and black poverty" must be tackled. It has been reported that at a Parliamentary caucus meeting last Thursday, three MPs, Natasha Mazzone, chief whip John Steenhuisen a... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=7444 Mon, 07 May 2018 13:20:08 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Sa Taxpayers Spent R873‚366.68 For Norma Gigaba To Travel With Her Ex-finance Minister Husband Malusi Gigaba’s wife has cost South Africa's taxpayers nearly R900‚000 in official travelling expenses during his brief spell as finance minister. In February this year, DA shadow finance minister, David Maynier, asked Gigaba whether his wife, Norma, had accompanied him on any officials trips to the US‚ Japan‚ China and/or Singapore in October and November 2017, as well as ... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=7418 Thu, 03 May 2018 16:35:08 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Patricia De Lille Brought To Justice For Misconduct, Bribery And Corruption The governing party in South Africa's Western Cape and the city of Cape Town has made it abundantly clear that it wants the leader of the now-deceased Independent Democrats to be kicked out. As Patricia de Lille prepares to exit the DA, she made it clear that she would go down kicking and screaming after she posted a video on Twitter on Wednesday night wearing boxing gloves and throwing air-punche... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=7371 Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:00:10 +0200 https://newslive360.com | The New York Times Tears Apart South Africa And Its Government Saying It Is 'gorged On Corruption' The New York Times released an article on Sunday that put South Africa's leaders in the hot seat, calling them out for their corruption and the consequences thereof. Now, this isn't anything new as it's a constant point of contention for all South Africans, but hearing the country's problems from a foreign view opens readers' eyes as to how serious things are. While South Africa is not the worst o... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=7321 Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:00:06 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Winnie Mandela '...willing To Break The Law, To Kill And Be Killed' The women affectionately known as Mamma Africa passed away on the 2nd of April among her loved ones after suffering from a disease for a long time. Messages of condolence and comfort poured in for the mourning family and political figures across South Africa travelled to their home to provide comfort and support. With so many South Africans wanting to celebrate Winnie Mandela's life, a huge memori... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=7216 Wed, 11 Apr 2018 15:35:06 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Facebook Data Leak Is All On Zuckerberg And He Is 'sorry' Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of social-media giant, Facebook, has begun a two-day congressional inquisition after the data of several users were exposed. Zuckerberg opened his appearance by taking responsibility for failing to prevent Cambridge Analytica, a data-mining firm affiliated with Donald Trump's presidential campaign, from gathering personal information from 87 million users to try to influence e... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=7213 Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:20:06 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Shivambu Attacks A Journalist Wrapping His Hands Around His Throat In South Africa, and Netwerk24 has spoken out after the EFF deputy president, Floyd Shivambu, attempted to attack one of its reporters, Adrian De Kock. De Kock reportedly went over to Shivambu to take a photo and get a comment about the disciplinary hearing of Cape Town Mayor, Patricia de Lille, when he began to get aggressive. De Kock reported: "I went to him and I said to him: 'Do you have any c... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=7024 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 23:05:09 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Land Expropriation – Balancing The People And The Land Panic and controversy have hit the people of South Africa as talks of land expropriation without compensation have become a reality. People are expressing their concerns about the way in which it will be carried out and lawyers are pulling their hair out over finding solutions and solving conflicts as discussions begin on the proposed constitutional amendment. Thuli Madonsela, the former public pr... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=6916 Fri, 09 Mar 2018 09:30:05 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Land Expropriation Takes More Than Just Land And Could Leave Banks Empty The words have been thrown around a lot in the last two years, some with fear, others with resentment and, of course, with excitement for the changing future of South Africa. Land expropriation with compensation is here but has it been thought out so that it doesn't result in any side losing out? The government is carrying out this law in an effort to uplift South Africa's economy, produce mo... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=6845 Thu, 01 Mar 2018 21:10:04 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Will The Cabinet Reshuffle Work In South Africa's Favour? Cyril Ramaphosa announced his new cabinet on Monday night, firing a total of 10 minister and shuffling others around to different portfolios. Ramaphosa was stuck in a balancing act of ridding the government of corruption, strengthening his team and meeting the expectations of his supporters. He also had the task of reinforcing unity within the ANC, eliminating those who negotiated with the Guptas.... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=6816 Tue, 27 Feb 2018 20:00:04 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Out With The Old And In With The New For South Africa The 26th of February marked the day President Cyril Ramaphosa reshuffled all of the cabinets and announced his national executive. This is Ramaphosa's full speech: Fellow South Africans, I have decided to make certain changes in the composition of the National Executive. These changes are intended to ensure that national government is better equipped to implement the mandate of this administration... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=6808 Tue, 27 Feb 2018 13:30:04 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Duduzani Zuma And Ajay Gupta Are Now International Fugitives On The Run South Africa had been in a state of tension over the past two weeks at the promise of Zuma being asked to step down as president, and then the elated celebrations that occurred when he announced his resignation. A career rife with conspiracy and corruption involving the infamous Gupta family and his son, Duduzane Zuma, all being thrown into the spotlight for accusations of money laundering. T... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=6742 Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:05:04 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Zuma Steps Down After Pressure From The Anc The mood in South Africa today seems to be one of optimism as Cyril Ramaphosa takes the reins after embattled President Jacob Zuma resigns as head of state following intense pressure from the African National Congress (ANC) to step down. Zuma just made the 48-hour deadline set by the ANC for him to resign after an intense few days of talks with the ANC's top 6, including Ramaphosa. In the late-nig... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=6686 Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:35:04 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Zuma's Days Are Numbered, As Are His Scandals South Africans wait in anticipation after Zuma was asked by the ANC to step down as acting president of the country. All citizens can do is hold their breath and hope that a sensible decision is made. Anticipation is also a good time for reflection on South Africa and the scandals involving Zuma over his career as president. These are the four biggest Zuma scandals: The good old "shower-head... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=6667 Tue, 13 Feb 2018 21:00:04 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Anc Member Turns Himself In After Kicking An Elderly Woman To The Ground During A Protest The South African police had their hands full on Monday as the "Black First Land First" group protested outside Luthuli House demanding that President Jacob Zuma to be allowed to serve out his term. The ANC's National Working Committee was meeting with regards to the pressure being placed on President Zuma to step down. Protesters warned the public that they should stay away from Luthuli House. Nk... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=6597 Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:15:06 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: The 2nd Day Of Protests Prove To Be More Violent As Petrol Bombs Are Thrown By The Eff Following a court ruling that HoerskoolOveraal After the denial of access to 55 pupils, despite a Gauteng Department of Education directive, who were to be taught in English at Hoerskool Overaal this year, the EFF has been protesting outside the school premises claiming that the school is racist. The school went to court to challenge the department's order. The protests began on Wed... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=6421 Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:45:04 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Eff Causes Chaos Outside An Afrikaans Highschool Hoerskool Overvaal, Vereeniging was flooded with EFF members protesting against the school admitting only Afrikaans speaking pupils. The school was taken to court by the Gauteng Education Department in an effort to force them to admit 55 English speaking pupils, which was overruled by Judge Prinsloo as an unlawful request. Parents then attempted to submit their Afrikaans speaking children to the s... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=6407 Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:35:04 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: H&m Stores Trashed Facing Racism Accusations H&M customers evacuated the shop after protesting EFF members trashed the store in a movement against "racist clothing". Accusations were hurled at the retailer last week regarding an ad for hoodies that featured two children, one white wearing an orange hoodie printed with "Mangrove Jungle Survival expert", and a black child wearing a green hoodie printed "Coolest Monkey in the... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=6376 Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:20:05 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Patricia De Lille Under The Microscope For Corruption Charges Patricia De Lille found herself in a sticky situation over the festive season after accusations of maladministration were laid against her. She was suspended from all political activities since the accusations were made from a report submitted by John Steenhuisen, a member of the subcommittee. The process of investigation into the matter was postponed over the festive season until January to allow... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=6301 Mon, 08 Jan 2018 23:30:04 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Ex European Footballer, George Weah, Elected As Liberia's President Liberia's next president, George Weah, has an interesting history – especially considering he was a former Chelsea, Manchester City and AC Milan striker. Weah, 51, spent 18 years as a professional footballer, with one of his many achievements being the first non-European player to win the Ballon d'Or way back in 1995. He entered politics and has been serving as a senator in Liberia's parliam... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=6258 Thu, 28 Dec 2017 23:35:04 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: The Questionable Future Of South Africa South Africa has been through its fair share of ups and downs and, with the threat of a full downgrade to junk status, South African's are struggling to stay positive. Unemployment is on the rise and the economy is slower than the post office (and that's saying something). So it's not looking good but what will 2018 have in store for South Africa? Many economists foresee very little improvement as... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=6077 Thu, 21 Dec 2017 10:03:03 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Trump Vs Cnn – The On Going War President Trump has a long–lasting feud with new channel, CNN, and has openly labeled it as fake news which started all the way back in January. The feud started when Trump refused to answer any questions during a press conference that was asked by CNN reporters claiming that their organization is horrible and that they present fake news. These accusations seemed surprising as CNN is known a... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=6098 Fri, 08 Dec 2017 19:05:03 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Is The Us Poking The Proverbial North Korean Bear? Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, has refused to cut ties with North Korea after their nuclear missile test on Wednesday, claiming that the US is prompting and threatening North Korea, provoking the military to push forward with its nuclear missile program. Russia claims that negotiations are a more effective way to get North Korea under control as opposed to sanctions despite the US warnin... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=5986 Thu, 30 Nov 2017 22:35:04 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: North Korea Now Has The Ability To Wipe Out The Us Entirely The state of Pyongyang has successfully tested a nuclear ballistic missile that North Korea claims to be able to reach anywhere in the US – which gives Pyongyang its nuclear state status. The missile was launched into the air during the dark hours of the early morning, landing in Japan's waters.  The rocket is called the Hwasong-15 Missile and is claimed to be one of the ... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=5958 Wed, 29 Nov 2017 13:10:03 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Black Mirror Predicts The Future As China Decides To Rate Its Citizens Imagine a world where many of our daily activities were constantly monitored and evaluated. Season three of Black Mirror starts in a dystopian world where people get rated according to the deeds they do on a daily basis.  In June 2014, the state council of China published a gloomy-sounding document called "Planning Outline for the Construction of a Social Credit System". What if there was a n... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=5810 Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:30:04 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Jacques Pauw Threatened To Serve Jail Time Since the release of The Presidents Keepers author Jacques Pauw has run into a world of trouble with the State Security Agency (SSA). The SSA has gone to great lengths to take legal action against Pauw, claiming that the book revealed confidential information about the government and even claimed that parts of the book were inaccurate and presented false information.  On Monday, a police... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=5824 Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:30:03 +0200 https://newslive360.com | The President's Keepers The new Jacques Pauw book, "The President's Keepers", comes out this week revealing shocking truths about South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma. Pauw uncovers these stories from his point of view as an investigative journalist. There are a few revelations that the books outline that reveal some less than pure incidents: The first revelation of the book is that Zuma was paid a salary of R1 million ... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=5587 Mon, 30 Oct 2017 18:45:03 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Suicide Bombers Strike Again More chaos erupted in Maiduguri, Nigeria as one male and two female suicide bombers killed 16 people and injured another 18. Maiduguri Teaching Hospital was flooded with injured bystanders. Nigeria is well known for the instability of the country with on-going violence due to the Boko Haram clashes. Although the city is littered with military forces, people are on high alert for the next attack. T... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=5505 Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:25:03 +0200 https://newslive360.com | The Saxonwold Shabeen Goes Global It seems the residents of the Saxonwold shabeen are in a spot of trouble...again. The all too famous name "Gupta" has struck headlines again as the FBI started an investigation into suspicious cash transactions between South Africa, Dubai, and America. It is well known that the Gupta's have a significant influence over state affairs in South Africa – due to their ties with president Zuma &nd... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=5462 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:50:06 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Spain Plan To Suspend Catalonia's Autonomy Spain's government announced it plans to trigger article 155 of the constitution on Saturday, allowing it to suspend Catalonia's political autonomy, after Catalan's leader Carles Puigdemont threatened to declare independence. This will allow Spain to take over running of the region although some fear this will spark unrest. Mr Puigdemont said earlier that, if Spain "continues repression" and refus... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=5457 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:35:08 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Breaking: Zuma Surprises With Another Cabinet Reshuffle South Africa In the second reshuffle this year, President Jacob Zuma has both moved and replaced ministers in key portfolios such as energy, state security and higher education.  Speculation was rife that, after being sworn in as an MP last month, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma would be added to the Cabinet but this has not transpired. State Security Minister, David Mahlobo, has been moved to the ene... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=5420 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:30:07 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Mexico Warns Us About Ending Nafta Trade Deal Mexico is warning the US about potentially ending the North American Trade Agreement (Nafta). This would break relations between Mexico and the US, warned Mexican foreign minister. Luis Videgaray was speaking ahead of a new round of trade talks coming this week between the US, Mexico and Canada. Talks to update the 1994 deal have become increasingly acrimonious with Mexico and American business gr... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=5342 Wed, 11 Oct 2017 17:00:36 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Construction Begins For Trump's Us-mexico Border Wall Construction of President Donald Trump's prototypes for the US-Mexico wall have begun and are being built near San Diego, California.  According to the President, he will be picking the winning design in one month.  Watch the video to see the Border Patrol Hold Press Conference on the beginning of the construction.  Updates to follow.    The US government recently announce... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=5286 Fri, 06 Oct 2017 17:05:08 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Republicans Are Unhappy With Tom Price's Use Of Private Jets Hill Republicans are fuming over Tom Price's travel costs using private jets. Patience is running low on Capitol Hill for Health And Human Services Secretary Tom Price. Price has reportedly spent thousands of taxpayer dollars on privately chartered flights to travel around the country. "I think the President's mad as hell," a Republican senator told CNN this week. "What f*** was he thinking?" He a... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=5208 Fri, 29 Sep 2017 14:00:09 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Video: Donald Trump's Campaign Offer 50 Cent $500,000 To Reach Black Voters Rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson has claimed that Donald Trump’s presidential campaign offered him half a million dollars to support him during the election. In an interview with the New York radio station, Hot 97, 50 Cent said that during Trump’s campaign, he was offered $500,000 in what the rapper claimed was an effort to reach out to black voters. “I was like, nah, ... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=5206 Fri, 29 Sep 2017 13:00:26 +0200 https://newslive360.com | Trump's Deleted Tweets May Present Legal Liabilities President Donald Trump may think his Twitter feeds are lifelines to his political base, but they remain an ongoing legal liability as a result of dozens of deletions. Since Trump took office in January his Twitter account (@realdonaldtrump) has seen 41 deleted posts, including three on Tuesday alone pertaining to the Senate GOP primary in Alabama that found Trump backing the losing Republican in t... https://newslive360.com/article.php?id=5189 Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:51:11 +0200