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House impeachment managers fear Trump emboldened by impeachment

House impeachment managers fear Trump emboldened by impeachment

How Pete Buttigieg rose to the top

Des Moines, Iowa (CNN)Pete Buttigieg knew he had pulled off a feat that, a year ago, was unthinkable. Taking the stage just before midnight as the Iowa Democratic Party’s slow-motion disaster unfolded on caucus night, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana,…

The hidden worst part of Donald Trump’s unhinged impeachment victory speech

(CNN)Less than 24 hours after formally being acquitted by the Senate, President Donald Trump riffed for over an hour from inside the White House — a vengeful, angry, fact-challenged spew of score-settling that even for this most unorthodox of presidents was …

CNN debunks Trump’s claim about Ivanka during speech

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Former Malema lawyer Tumi Mokwena’s law firm’s accounts unfrozen

The Limpopo High Court has ordered liquidators in the case of Polokwane lawyer Tumi Mokwena to unfreeze his law firm’s trust account with immediate effect.The liquidators acted following an order issued by Judge Frans Kgomo for the final liquidation of Tumi Mokwena Incorporated (TMI) on December 12.The order was followed up by the striking off…

DA boycotts JHB council as new chief whip and chair of chairs are elected

While a new chief whip and a chair of chairs were elected during a Johannesburg council sitting on Friday, the DA boycotted the meeting, accusing the elections of being unlawful.  In a statement on Friday, DA caucus leader in Johannesburg Funzela Ngobeni noted a special council meeting had been called by speaker Nonceba Molwele.However, he did…

LIVE | Federer, Nadal play ‘Simon Says’ with school children ahead of #MatchInAfrica game in Cape Town

Trevor Noah and Bill Gates make lowkey arrival in Cape Town ahead of charity tennis match South African born comedian Trevor Noah and business magnate and philanthropist, Bill Gates have officially arrived in Cape Town ahead of Friday’s The Match in Africa…

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Unions slam SAA route cancellations, warn of ‘devastating’ impact on jobs

Two key unions at flag carrier SAA have slammed plans by the airline’s business rescue practitioners to cancel a number of routes to save costs.  “This will have a devastating impact on workers and their families because it effectively means that SAA in KZN,…

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Jeff Bezos sells R50-billion worth of Amazon stock in 1 week

Stock disposals by Amazon.com Inc.s founder and chief executive officer over the past week have reached 1.7 million shares, or $3.45 billion, according to the latest round of regulatory filings. The stock has ticked higher regardless, gaining 9.6% since Jan.…

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Coca-Cola launches new 2L returnable bottles in South Africa

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has launched a 2L bottle made of PET plastic (Polyethylene Terephthalate) along with a programme that allows consumers to earn money back for returning the bottle. PET plastic is a widely-used thermoplastic polymer wh…