Articles containing the tag ‘US
    By Staff Writer On Monday, August 5th, 2019

    29 People Killed in El Paso and Dayton Mass Shootings

    Twenty nine people were killed in the US in two separate mass shootings which occurred less than 24 hours apart during the weekend. The first shooting, which took place at 10:39am on Saturday at a Walmart shop ... Read more »
    By Staff Writer On Thursday, February 15th, 2018

    Rand Strengthens Following Zuma’s Resignation

    The South African rand has strengthened significantly following president Jacob Zuma’s resignation as head of state, reaching a three-year high of R11.64 against the US dollar. Zuma resigned on Wednesday ... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, September 7th, 2014

    Plane Crashes Off Jamaica After Pilot Was Unresponsive

    Reports recently obtained have indicated that a private plane carrying a prominent American businessman and his entrepreneur wife has crashed off the coast of the Caribbean island of Jamaica on Friday. Accordin... Read more »
    By Robert Wiggill On Thursday, August 28th, 2014

    Young Girl Accidentally Shoots and Kills Instructor with an Uzi

    A shooting instructor working in Arizona in the US was accidentally shot and killed in a shooting accident on Monday while teaching a nine-year-old girl to fire an Automatic Uzi, authorities say. Charles Vacca,... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, March 24th, 2014

    MH370 Debris Found Just Off Perth?

    It has finally come down to a ‘grey or green circular object’ and an ‘orange rectangular object’. This is how the Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak described the wreckage that was se... Read more »
    By Ntokozo Sindane On Friday, August 9th, 2013

    Whitney Houston Would Have Turned 50 on Women’s Day

    Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born on 9 August 1963. She would have turned 50 this Women’s Day. When she was eleven years old, she started showing her vocal talent as a soloist in the choir of the New Hope Ba... Read more »
    By Ayanda On Monday, August 5th, 2013

    Ban on Apple Products vetoed by US Trade Representative

    The United States Trade Representative (USTR) under the administration of President Obama has issued a veto against the decision of the US International Trade Commission (USITC) to ban “Apple” products from... Read more »
    By Thandi On Thursday, August 1st, 2013

    Edward Snowden Enters Russia After Being Granted One-year Asylum

    Former United States National Security Agency (NSA) technical contractor Edward Snowden has finally been granted asylum for one year in Russia. He entered the country on Thursday after spending over five weeks ... Read more »
    By PAW On Saturday, July 27th, 2013

    International Paralympic Committee Can Do Without Oscar Pistorius

    The president of the International Paralympic Committee, Sir Philip Craven spoke to The Daily Telegraph about any possible contribution that Oscar Pistorius could make to athletics at the moment. Craven thinks ... Read more »
    By Ntokozo Sindane On Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

    Justice Langa was One of the Best Legal Minds – Zuma

    Former Chief Justice Pius Langa has died at the age of 74. His death was announced by his brother on Wednesday morning. Justice Langa died at the Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg. He was in hospital for about a... Read more »