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US democracy is stronger than it looks

We learnt this week that an American president, no matter how rogue, cannot keep himself in power against the will of the people

Democrats win first Georgia runoff, control of Senate in reach

Should Republicans lose the second race it would be a political debacle just as Trump is expected to suffer another bitter blow when Congress affirms Biden's Electoral College victory

The devil is going down to Georgia

But it might be best for everyone, Democrats included, if they lost the senate elections

SA to US: Hurt us and it’ll hurt you

South Africa’s preferred trade status is likely to be removed, which means exports will cost more

Mentally-handicapped US man to be put to death despite outrage

A mentally-handicapped man is set to be put to death in the US, despite protests from mental health advocates calling it a miscarriage of justice.

Georgian tycoon top of the trough

Georgia's President Mikheil Saakashvili has conceded that his party had lost an election to a coalition led by billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili.

World record $640m Mega Millions numbers drawn

Officials drew the numbers for a record jackpot of $640-million in the Mega Millions lottery on Friday night, but had yet to announce the winners.

Towns destroyed and dozens dead in US tornadoes

31 people have been killed and entire communities have been wiped out as a total of tornadoes have ripped through USA's heartland.

England struggle before despatching Georgia

England overcame poor discipline, a lack of possession and a determined effort by Georgia to record an unconvincing 41-10 victory.

Georgian women offered ‘rent-a-husband’ service

A new business in Georgia is offering single women who need household help the chance to hire 'husbands' by the hour.

US vows support for Georgia, slams Russian ‘occupation’

United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reassured Georgia on Monday with a pledge of steadfast support.

War, at what cost?

Anyone who takes a closer look at recent events should not be surprised by what has happened in Georgia, writes the ambassador of the US to SA.

No geo-strategic conspiracy

Putin claims that Washington is to blame for the Caucasus crisis. Does he really think Dick Cheney's that clever?

EU freezes talks with Russia

The European Union on Monday froze talks with Moscow on closer ties until Russian troops withdraw from Georgia.

Georgia-Russia truce faces new test

The fragile truce between Georgia and Russia faced a new test on Thursday as Moscow pledged to begin handing over a key Georgian town.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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