King Charles had 'terrific' time at state banquet
King Charles told people he had a "terrific" time at the first state banquet of his reign, which took place on Tuesday (22.11.22).King Charles had a "terrific" time at the first state banquet of his reign.
Johannesburg (Reuters) - The National Executive Committee of the ANC will meet again on Sunday to discuss the future of President Cyril Ramaphosa after the publication From a report by an independent commission of the South African Parliament recommending the opening of a dismissal procedure against him for financial embezzlement, the party announced on Saturday in a press release. The 80 © Thomson Reuters Archive photo: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa visiting the United Kingdom
Johannesburg (Reuters)-The National Executive Committee will meet again on Sunday to discuss the future of President Cyril Ramaphosa after the publication of a report of an independent committee of the South African Parliament recommending the opening of a dismissal procedure against him for financial embezzlement, the party announced on Saturday in a statement.
South Korea scrambles jets as China, Russia warplanes enter air defense zone
South Korea on Wednesday scrambled F-15k jets after two Chinese and four Russian warplanes unexpectedly crossed its air defense identification zone.Two Chinese H-6 bombers first crossed the air defense zone shortly before 5:50 am and proceeded to repeatedly fly over the KADIZ boundaries off of South Korea’s southern and northeast coasts the Joint Chief of Staff said, according to Seoul based news outlet Yonhap.
The 80 members of the ANC executive committee already met on Friday but they have not made any formal decision, or that of pushing the South African president to resign, nor that of supporting him, which would prevent any procedure of removal of succeeding.
The future of the Head of State has been pending since the publication on Wednesday of this report concerning the discovery, in 2020 during a burglary, of millions of dollars in cash on a farm belonging to him and on The fact that he has never pointed out the loss of this sum. This "farmgate", as the South African press nicknamed it, broke out in June.
Cyril Ramaphosa has denied irregularity and has not been charged with no offense for the time being. The Head of State explained that the sum at stake was much lower than $ 4 million cited in the media and that these were revenues from the sale of wild animals.
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Biden tries to reboot US brand in Africa amid China, Russia inroads .
When Barack Obama welcomed African leaders to Washington in 2014, many viewed the summit as historic, not just due to the US president's background but for the pledges to make the partnership deeper and such events routine. Mvemba Phezo Dizolele, director of the Africa program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, said the United States was entering the summit with a "trust deficit" from Africans due to the long wait since 2014. "The summit presents great opportunities but it also poses some risks," he said."This is an opportunity to show Africa that the US really wants to listen to them," he added.