World 26.5.2018 05:30 pm

Korean leaders meet after Trump threatens to quit Kim summit

Saturday’s meeting is only the fourth time serving leaders of the two Koreas, who remain technically at war, have ever met.

Photos released by South Korea showed President Moon Jae-in shaking hands with his counterpart Kim Jong Un on the North Korean side of the Demilitarised Zone separating the two nations.

Korean leaders meet after Trump threatens to quit Kim summit
Korean leaders meet after Trump threatens to quit Kim summit

Korean leaders meet after Trump threatens to quit Kim summit

Saturday’s meeting is only the fourth time serving leaders of the two Koreas, who remain technically at war, have ever met.

Chinese companies to invest $10bn in Limpopo Special Economic Zone
South Africa

Chinese companies to invest $10bn in Limpopo Special Economic Zone

The Musina-Makhado SEZ is advancing fast and generating a significant amount of interest among potential investors.
Two arrested after nine shot dead in Cape Town minibus taxi violence
South Africa

Two arrested after nine shot dead in Cape Town minibus taxi violence

The two suspects, aged 39 and 45, were arrested in Gugulethu in Cape Town.
More police deployed as another Limpopo school set alight
South Africa

More police deployed as another Limpopo school set alight

This comes after yet another arson attack during violent protests in the area.
Death of mute boy, unable to reach help after mom’s death, prompts school rules’ change
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Death of mute boy, unable to reach help after mom’s death, prompts school rules’ change

When the boy was unexpectedly absent, his school tried to contact his mom, but hers was the only number they had.
Man dies as boat capsizes in Kowie River mouth, Port Alfred
South Africa

Man dies as boat capsizes in Kowie River mouth, Port Alfred

The man was originally from Johannesburg but was living in Port Alfred.
Man allegedly beaten to death with broomstick in George
South Africa

Man allegedly beaten to death with broomstick in George

The man succumbed to his injuries and was declared dead at the scene.
Six injured in KZN minibus taxi crash
South Africa

Six injured in KZN minibus taxi crash

The cause of the crash is not yet known. No serious injuries were reported.
New Hawks head shows ‘strategic resolve’ to fight organised crime, says Sanco
South Africa

New Hawks head shows ‘strategic resolve’ to fight organised crime, says Sanco

They wished Lebeya well in his new position and said he carried the hope of communities to turn the Hawks around.
Three arrested for possession of explosives in Limpopo
South Africa

Three arrested for possession of explosives in Limpopo

Three suspects have been arrested for the illegal possession of explosives in a village near Phalaborwa in Limpopo.
Russian police arrest man who vandalised Ivan the Terrible painting
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Russian police arrest man who vandalised Ivan the Terrible painting

The man used a metal pole to break the glass covering Repin’s world famous painting of the 16th century Russian tsar.
Pietermaritzburg woman feeds up to 150 gogos out of her own pocket
South Africa

Pietermaritzburg woman feeds up to 150 gogos out of her own pocket

‘She is the reason behind our smile,’ says 80-year-old Sizakele Ntuli.
Woman killed, man injured in Free State car crash
South Africa

Woman killed, man injured in Free State car crash

Two cars collided on the R59 in Vaalpark close to Taaibosspruit in Sasolburg.
Parliament in shock at arrest of mayor for alleged murder plot
South Africa

Parliament in shock at arrest of mayor for alleged murder plot

Siboniso Mbatha allegedly tried to have the municipal speaker murdered in a graft cover-up.
Weinstein charged with rape, sex crime in New York
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Weinstein charged with rape, sex crime in New York

Weinstein’s career went down in flames in October over sexual assault allegations.
Van Loggerenberg sets record straight on ‘hocus pocus’ ‘crap’ about Sars ‘rogue unit’
South Africa

Van Loggerenberg sets record straight on ‘hocus pocus’ ‘crap’ about Sars ‘rogue unit’

The former Sars top official also wants a commission of inquiry into Sars, but to expose his enemies for their lies.
Former SA man tried to kill his wife by sabotaging her parachute
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Former SA man tried to kill his wife by sabotaging her parachute

He had also tampered with a gas fitting in an attempt to cause an explosion at his home while he was at work, a UK court found.
For ousted Zimbabwean farmers, there’s nothing to go back to
Africa

For ousted Zimbabwean farmers, there’s nothing to go back to

Compensation may finally be forthcoming for farmers whose properties were taken by the government, but for many it’s too late.
Trump says North Korea summit could still happen
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Trump says North Korea summit could still happen

The summit would be an unprecedented meeting between a sitting US president and a North Korean leader.
Cash van robbed in North West, police officer wounded
South Africa

Cash van robbed in North West, police officer wounded

Police in Phokeng are investigating a case of armed robbery and attempted murder.
Malema says ‘He banna’ to Ramaphosa’s respectful Zuma tweet
South Africa

Malema says ‘He banna’ to Ramaphosa’s respectful Zuma tweet

The president said he’d have had second thoughts about the job if his predecessor had told him how tough it is.
Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga loses Mercedes in hijacking in Midrand
South Africa

Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga loses Mercedes in hijacking in Midrand

The mayor was out with friends after giving his bodyguards the night off.
Mkhize ‘shocked’ by Auditor-General death threats
South Africa

Mkhize ‘shocked’ by Auditor-General death threats

The Cogta minister has called the incident unprecedented and unacceptable.
‘Quota’ should be a dirty word – sports psychologist
South Africa

‘Quota’ should be a dirty word – sports psychologist

Sports psychologist Gielie Hoffmann feels from a young age, the psychological damage plagues players and affects their on-field performance.
Kleine Zalze wines go from cellar to stellar
South Africa

Kleine Zalze wines go from cellar to stellar

While heaps of medals and accolades are gratifying, the team at Kleine Zalze says their focus remains on producing high-quality and affordable wines.
State capture inquiry ‘will be worth taxpayers’ money’
South Africa

State capture inquiry ‘will be worth taxpayers’ money’

One of the benefits of commissions of inquiry is the ‘public shaming factor’ which helps to stop people from committing the same misdeeds.