South Africa: Trump Appoints Handbag Designer as Ambassador to Pretoria

United States President Donald Trump has announced his nomination to fill the post of ambassador to Pretoria: South African-born luxury handbag designer Lana Marks. The post has been vacant for nearly two years, reports EWN. A White House statement on Wednesday, listing several U.S. appointments, said Marks was being appointed as “Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United […]

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Zimbabwe: Zim Business Confront ED Over Imports, Policy Discord and Lumumba

President Emmerson Mnangagwa Monday got a reality check on local business’s frustrations over his government’s ruinous policies and poor communication lines that have seen party proxies such Acie Lumumba make startling pronouncements on key matters. This was after the state leader had invited executives for a crisis meeting at State House in the wake of […]

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South Africa: ‘I Could Feel the Fire Coming Closer and Closer’, Says George Resident As Firefighters Aim to Battle Blaze Throughout the Night

“I have never been so scared in my life,” said a George resident about a raging blaze that firefighters will battle throughout the night. The fire claimed the lives of seven people in Bosdorp on Monday. “I could feel the fire coming closer and closer,” said Elsabé Basson. “The fires will be fought throughout the […]

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