Mozambique was yesterday about to default on its debt as talks about rescheduling a loan from Russia's VTB Bank PJSC to a state-owned company faltered, according to a person familiar with the situation.
A week of shipwrecks and death in the Mediterranean culminated Sunday with harrowing testimony from migrant survivors who said another 500 people including 40 children had drowned, bringing the number of feared dead to 700.
The mayoral candidate for the Democratic Alliance’s (DA) big prizes in August’s local government elections will on Tuesday “brief the media on the extent of financial mismanagement under the African National Congress (ANC) in their metro municipalities".
Russia have included Maria Sharapova in their Olympic tennis team despite the star player being suspended over a positive test for the banned drug meldonium, the country's tennis federation said on Thursday.
South Africa's much-vaunted rowers yesterday got a taste of how tough competition will be at the Rio Olympics in August, with only two of four crews making the podium at the second World Cup event in Lucerne, Switzerland.
TMG Entertainment recently had a chat with American comedian and film and television actor Orlando Jones, who is in South Africa at the moment to film a six-part US miniseries based on the life and times of Nelson Mandela, in which he stars as Oliver Tambo.
There has been a steady increase in unreasonable conduct on the part of people complaining to the Ombudsman for Long Term Insurance‚ fuelled by what ombudsman Ron McLaren describes as “anger‚ frustration and an exaggerated sense of entitlement”.