Articles containing the tag ‘US
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 »
By PAW On Saturday, July 20th, 2013

President Obama Talks about Trayvon Martin Verdict and Protests

When George Zimmerman was set free by a jury of his peers, tense protests erupted all across the US. Social network subscribers from many countries also voiced their shock at the not guilty verdict. Others comp... Read more »