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SA celebs who launched books in 2018 – NEWPAPER24

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2018-12-05 13:45:10


JOHANNESBURG – It has been a busy 12 months for a lot of celebrities within the nation, from launching new companies to releasing books full of perception and hilarious tales.

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Beneath is an inventory of some well-known media personalities who launched books this 12 months:

5. Assembly your energy – DJ Zinhle & Nokubonga Mbanga.

This self-help guide is all about serving to girls discover their voice and change into the finest model of themselves.

Zinhle and Mbanga use the guide to Share private experiences which have formed them to change into the highly effective girls that they’re immediately.

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South Africa protests to Rwanda over Lindiwe Sisulu slur – NEWPAPER24

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2018-12-10 18:47:52

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Picture caption Ms Sisulu was criticised by Rwanda for assembly an exiled critic of the Rwandan chief

South Africa has summoned the Rwandan envoy in Pretoria after a Rwandan pro-government information website reportedly referred to as a key minister a “prostitute”.

Lindiwe Sisulu, the South African worldwide relations minister, has additionally been criticised on Twitter by a senior Rwandan official.

Her spokesman instructed the Newpaper24 the remarks have been “unacceptable” and “should cease”.

Ms Sisulu just lately met an exiled critic of the Rwandan chief, triggering a diplomatic row between the international locations.

She instructed a press convention final month that she had met Rwanda’s former military chief, Normal Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa, in Johannesburg.

She stated she was “pleasantly shocked” to listen to that Mr Nyamwasa, who has established an opposition celebration in South Africa, was keen to barter a reconciliation cope with his former authorities.

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Mr Nyamwasa has been residing in exile in South Africa since 2010, after falling out with Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame.

Rwanda’s Deputy Overseas Minister, Olivier Nduhungirehe, criticised the assembly on his Twitter account, in remarks South Africa described as offensive.

He stated that if any South African official needed to barter with a “convicted legal” who was main a “subversive motion”, they have been free to take action – however they need to “by no means assume” of involving Rwanda within the course of.

A headline on a Rwandan pro-government information web site additionally referred to Ms Sisulu as Mr Nyamwasa’s “prostitute”, a South African authorities supply instructed the Newpaper24’s Milton Nkosi in Johannesburg.

The story was eliminated however the harm was achieved, our reporter provides.

Ms Sisulu’s spokesman, Ndivhuwo Mabaya, stated that the Rwandan envoy in Pretoria had been instructed that the tone of feedback was unacceptable.

He stated the South African Excessive Commissioner in Kigali, George Twala, had additionally been recalled to Pretoria for consultations.

“It’s our dedication to normalise the relations, however we might be extra targeted with out being insulted on social media and using undiplomatic language,” Mr Mabaya stated.

Gun assault

In 2014, South Africa expelled three Rwandan diplomats in reference to an assault on Mr Nyamwasa’s house in Johannesburg. Rwanda retaliated by ordering out six South African envoys.

Mr Nyamwasa has survived not less than two assassination makes an attempt in exile.

4 males have been discovered responsible in 2014 by a South African court docket over a gun assault that left him with abdomen wounds. Mr Nyamwasa described the assault as politically motivated.

Relations between South Africa and Rwanda additionally grew to become strained after Rwanda’s former intelligence chief, Colonel Patrick Karegeya, was murdered in a resort suite in Johannesburg in 2014.

Shortly after the homicide, Mr Kagame stated: “You possibly can’t betray Rwanda and never get punished for it. Anybody, even these nonetheless alive, will reap the results. Anybody. It’s a matter of time.”



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Netflix will debut first African unique in 2019 – NEWPAPER24

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2018-12-10 17:45:00


Netflix informed South African information web site Unbiased On-line that the brand new collection could be directed by native actor and director Kagiso Legida who directed Thusi in South African hit movie “Catching Emotions”, which can be obtainable on Netflix.

Netflix’s vice chairman of worldwide originals Erik Barmack informed the information web site that it deliberate extra unique productions on the African continent.

“Over time our roots will get deeper in Africa and South Africa, and we’re transferring fairly rapidly to that now, and plan to speculate extra in native content material,” he mentioned.

“Netflix additionally desires to be a spot the place native content material creators can inform their tales to a worldwide viewers.”

Thusi, a star of US FBI thriller collection “Quantico”, mentioned in a video tweet that “it may change the sport for each artist on this continent”.

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Pound sinks beneath $1.26 after Could delays Brexit deal vote – NEWPAPER24

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Pound sinks beneath $1.26 after Could delays Brexit deal vote

2018-12-10 16:30:25


LONDON – Sterling fell beneath $1.26 on Monday to hit a 20-month low after Prime Minister Theresa Could delayed a crucial vote on her Brexit deal someday earlier than it was due.

Simply after 1600 GMT, sterling sank by greater than 1.5 % to strike $1.2507 — which was the bottom stage since April 2017.

That in contrast with $1.2640 earlier than Could made her official announcement within the Home of Commons.

On the identical time, the euro was propelled to 90.87 pence, reaching a peak final seen on the finish of August.

“Throughout Prime Minister Could’s speech to the Home, sterling fell by $1.26 to commerce (at) ranges not seen in 20 months, bringing the 2017 lows at $1.19 into focus,” ETX Capital analyst Michael Baker instructed Newpaper24.

He added: “With the UK as a result of depart the European Union on March 29, the prospect of no deal and additional instability is weighing on the pound.”

Could mentioned she had listened to the considerations of critics and within the face of a probable rejection.

The premier defined she would search “assurances” from different European leaders forward of an EU summit later this week in a bid to attempt to win again assist for her maligned plan in Britain.

“If we went forward and held the vote tomorrow the deal could be rejected by a major margin,” Could instructed parliament.

“We’ll due to this fact defer the vote scheduled for tomorrow and never proceed to divide the home (of Commons) presently.”

The British pound had already been languishing within the doldrums within the face of heightened Brexit uncertainty.

“Political uncertainly continues to gnaw away on the nerves of traders,” added Rabobank analyst Jane Foley.

“Anxiousness might have being triggered by Brexit — however the future and functioning of the federal government is now additionally a menace for the pound.”

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