South Africa

African National Congress Slams Sunday Times Report

The African National Congress, the leading political party in South Africa, has slammed a report from the Sunday Times. The report claims that the wealthy Gupta family chose then-Deputy Minister Mcebisi Jonas to be the new Finance Minister in South Africa. The Guptas are a wealthy and politically-connected family that is notorious […]

Sudanese President Bashir Escapes to Sudan, Throws Celebration

Over the weekend, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir went to South Africa for a African Union meeting and a South African High Court ruled that President al-Bashir was not to leave the country as the Court ruled whether or not he should be arrested. At play was an International Criminal Court indictment that […]

South African High Court Attempts to Take Action on Sudanese President’s Indictment

EDITOR’s UPDATE (5:07 ET): The AFP article was actually referring to the previous decision by the judge. There is still no ruling yet on an arrest. TKNN regrets the misunderstanding and error. UPDATE #2 (2:49 ET): EWN is reporting that al-Bashir has left South Africa. The departure was confirmed by […]