President Ramaphosa Unveils Mandela Statue At UN

PICTURE: PresidencyZA

NEW YORK: Ramaphosa is leading a powerful South African delegation in this year’s United Nations General Assembly in the US. President Cyril Ramaphosa has unveiled a Nelson Mandela statue at the United Nations (UN) in New York on Monday. […]

Rand Firmer As Turkey Boosts Emerging Markets

Stocks were set to open higher at 0700 GMT, with the JSE securities exchange’s Top-40 futures index up 0.5%. PICTURE: EWN

JOHANNESBURG: At 0645 GMT, the rand was 0.56% stronger at R14.7000 per dollar compared to a close of R14.7825 in New York. The rand firmed against a softer dollar early on Friday, with investor appetite towards emerging markets […]

Obama, Bush Not Trump Give McCain Presidential Farewell

Remembering Senator John McCain, With Eulogies by Obama and Bush. PICTURE: AP

WASHINGTON (AP): John McCain is getting a presidential farewell, but not from the actual sitting president. At McCain’s request, former Presidents Barack Obama, a Democrat, and George W. Bush, a Republican, are speaking about the […]