News flash News Flash – Something old, something new, DA, Brexit, SARS

News Flash – DA, Brexit, SARS

So much has happened this week — maybe it is the last surge of fervour before the lull of the end of the year:  the DA has had a week horribilis that will hopefully precede much-needed introspection; Brexit has had its feathers severely ruffled once again, but is seemingly moving closer to a possible conclusion; and…

News flash News Flash – Brexit, impeachment, load-shedding

News Flash – Brexit, impeachment, load-shedding

Even though load-shedding unexpectedly reared its head again this week, there have been many positive cogs turning South Africa’s future and eradicating the rot of state corruption. Even though it seems that Zuma’s cronies are still at work, many of them are being removed week by week from the influence they have had on how…

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News Flash – Recession fears ignited

After a gloomy midweek, global markets have recovered slightly, despite the multiple adversaries, the biggest of which is the ongoing trade war. The soap opera of current politics continues to grasp attention from the concern of a potential global recession. Global News   The ISM Manufacturing Index, which tracks manufacturing activity in the US, posted the biggest contraction in September since…

News flash News Flash – Rate Cuts and Drone Attack

News Flash – Rate Cuts and Drone Attacks

It is not all trade wars and Brexit news this week, only partly. Of course, sadly, that does not mean that it is all good news. There was a drone attack on a Saudi Arabian oil facility which has been blamed on Iran. After existing tensions with Iran, President Trump threw his weight behind Saudi…

News flash News Flash - Politicians: Brexit, trade wars, VBS

News Flash – Politicians: Brexit, trade wars, VBS

This week was all about politicians and their impact on society, from Prime Minister Boris Johnson wanting a no-deal Brexit to President Donald Trump flexing his negotiation muscles. Then to local shores, where politicians who promote socialism are stealing from the poor. Global News  Prime Minister Boris Johnson continued to be in hot water this…

News flash News Flash – Protests and more on Brexit

News Flash – Protests and more on Brexit

Cape Town hosted the World Economic Forum on Africa this week. It was an opportunity for President Cyril Ramaphosa to show that South Africa is still an economic leader in Africa. This, however, got overshadowed by protests against violence towards women and femicide in the country. Other African countries also criticised South Africa for not…

News flash News Flash - Trump, the Fed, and a no-deal Brexit

News Flash – Trump, the Fed, and a no-deal Brexit

President Donald Trump had a busy week of tweets and announcements. He cancelled a meeting with the Prime Minister of Denmark, Mette Frederiksen, because she said that he couldn’t buy Greenland; he said to reporters at the White House that “I’m the chosen one;” he said that Jewish people who vote for Democrats are disloyal,…