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Democrats argue Trump incitement started long ...

Democrats on Wednesday argued Donald Trump planted the seeds for the deadly attack on the US Capitol long before ...

By David Morgan and Richard Cowan

Poet Amanda Gorman, 22, captures ‘bruised, but whole’ US at Biden, Harris ...

Amanda Gorman, the youngest poet in US history to mark the transition of presidential power, offered a hopeful vision ...

By Reuters

IN QUOTES | Joe Biden’s inaugural speech: ‘Without unity, there is no ...

The 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden, said on Wednesday that his and Kamala Harris's election was a ...

US President Biden arrives safely at White House, protected by thousands ...

After taking the oath of office and a brief dash to shake some hands, Joe Biden made it safely to the White House in a ...

By Reuters

Donald Trump revokes ethics ban on aides as he exits Washington

Outgoing US President Donald Trump, who won the White House in part by promising to "drain the swamp" of Washington ...

By Reuters

Herman Mashaba on Biden’s victory: ‘A profound ...

Action SA president Herman Mashaba said he hoped US president-elect Joe Biden will unite Americans, bridge social ...

Ernest Mabuza
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With cases soaring, Biden to announce Covid-19 ...

Making the resurgent coronavirus his immediate priority, US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday will announce a ...

By Trevor Hunnicutt and James Oliphant

US is our closest and most important ally, says PM Johnson

The United States is our closest and most important ally, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday, adding ...

By Elizabeth Piper

Prayers of gratitude for election of ‘daughter of India’ Harris as US VP

Indians burst firecrackers on Sunday and offered prayers of gratitude over the election of Kamala Harris as the next ...

By Reuters

Loved or hated, Trump stamped his face on the Mideast conflict

"God Bless You Donald and Melania" read the poster hanging over an Israeli highway during the U.S. election campaign. ...

By Reuters

Ramaphosa congratulates US president-elect Joe Biden

President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated US president-elect Joe Biden and vice president-elect Kamala Harris after ...

Ernest Mabuza
Journalist

Mexico protesters burn Donald Trump effigy, slam US border policy

Protesters in Mexico burned effigies of Donald Trump and a border patrol agent on the US border on Saturday, condemning ...

By Jorge Nieto

US reports world record of more than 100,000 Covid-19 cases in a single day

The US set a new all-time high for coronavirus cases confirmed in a single 24-hour period on Friday, reporting just ...

By Anurag Maan

Biden win would bring heat to Mexico’s energy sector

A Joe Biden US presidency would lower border tensions and raise pressure on Mexico to respect US business interests as ...

By Dave Graham

Economy, pandemic overshadow climate for young US voters

The two dozen students who signed up for air pollution expert James Goldstene's advanced environmental studies class ...

By Sharon Bernstein

Twitter suspends accounts of alleged Black Trump supporters over spam, ...

Twitter Inc on Tuesday said it suspended a group of accounts that claimed to be owned by African-American supporters of ...

By Christopher Bing

White House moves forward on three arms sales to Taiwan

The White House is moving forward with three sales of advanced weaponry to Taiwan, sending in recent days a ...

By Reuters

Trump claims he no longer has Covid-19 and is immune

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was now immune after fully recovering from Covid-19 and was not an ...

By John Whitesides

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