Politics

  • Will The Arpaio Pardon Make Trump More Unpopular?

    President Trump pardoned ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona’s Maricopa County on Friday night. Arpaio, known for his hardline stance on illegal immigration, had been convicted of criminal contempt for violating a...

  • Pauline Hanson in Senate Question Time in a burqa. Picture: Gary Ramage

    Pauline Hanson in Senate with a burqa

    The One Nation Leader was in full black when she walked into the chamber, to the outrage of Labor Senators. Her identity was checked before she entered the red chamber. Senator...

  • Bush presidents wade into Trump furore over Charlottesville

    They are the latest Republican figures to weigh in on the backlash to Donald Trump’s latest remarks blaming “both sides” for violent clashes in Virginia. It culminated with a woman’s death...

  • Grace Mugabe hands herself over to police

    Johannesburg – Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe has handed herself over to police after she allegedly assaulted a 20-year-old model with an extension cord in Sandton at the weekend. “ is...

  • Trump condemns ‘evil racism’ in Charlottesville

    US President Donald Trump has spoken out against racist violence after the killing of a protester in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday. “Racism is evil and those who cause violence in its...

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    EXCLUSIVE: Guptas’ blue lights mystery solved

    The #GuptaLeaks have finally solved the mystery of the blue light vehicles that illegally ferried hundreds of guests to the infamous Sun City wedding extravaganza in April 2013. One of the...

  • A policemen gestures during clashes with protesters, supporting opposition leader Raila Odinga, in Mathare, in Nairobi, Kenya August 12, 2017. /REUTERS

    Four things to know about the Kenyan vote dispute

    Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared the winner of the country’s election, but not everybody is happy. His opponent Raila Odinga insists the election results have been manipulated, and protests...

  • Trump says US is ‘locked and loaded’ in North Korea confrontation

    President Donald Trump issued a new threat to North Korea on Friday, saying the U.S. military was “locked and loaded” as Pyongyang accused him of driving the Korean peninsula to the...

  • Was Zuma behind the secret ballot?

    Monday’s announcement by Baleka Mbete that the motion of no confidence would be decided by secret ballot took many, if not most, people by surprise. Why did she decide on a...

  • Aquino visits De Lima in jail

    Former President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday visited Senator Leila de Lima at the Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center where she has been detained over illegal drug charges. PNP spokesperson...

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