Latest articles on Us Elections 2016

Trump sues banks in bid to block Congress subpoenas

Donald Trump on Monday sued Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to stop them from complying with Congressional subpoena

Trump says Congress ‘can’t impeach’ him

Asked by reporters at a White House Easter event for children whether the prospect of impeachment worries him, Trump replied: "Not even a little bit."

Collusion, obstruction among key findings in Mueller report

Robert Mueller's long-awaited report confirms Russian collusion and obstruction of justice in Donald Trump's 2016 presidental election.

Trump blasts FBI counterintel probe into whether he worked for Russia

The New York Times reported that the FBI launched a counterintelligence investigation to determine whether Trump posed a national security threat

Facebook uncovers political influence campaign ahead of midterms

Facebook shut down 32 fake pages and accounts involved in an apparent 'coordinated' effort to stoke hot-button issues ahead of midterm US elections

Former Trump campaign chief goes on trial for bank and tax fraud

Paul Manafort has pleaded not guilty to 18 counts of bank and tax fraud related to his lobbying activities

CNN obtains Trump-Cohen affair hush money tape

The tape was secretly recorded by Trump's former longtime attorney Michael Cohen two months before the 2016 election

If the 12 indicted Russians never face trial in the US, can anything be gained?

The indictments are an important step in the effort to determine what happened during the 2016 US elections

Under fire, Trump says he misspoke on Russia election meddling

At their meeting in Helsinki on Monday, Donald Trump failed to challenge Vladimir Putin over the 2016 presidential election

Zuckerberg vows to ‘step up’ as Facebook scandal mushrooms

The social media giant's chief has announced new steps to rein in the leakage of data outside developers and third-party apps

Psychometrics: How Facebook data helped Trump find his voters

A developer and a British firm used a personality quiz to create a powerful database which helped carry Donald Trump to the White House.

Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO over Facebook scandal

CEO Alexander Nix boasted about entrapping politicians and secretly operating in elections around the world through shadowy front companies.

Facebook rocked by data breach scandal as investigations loom

​The media giant's shares plunged over revelations that a firm working for Donald Trump's presidential campaign misused data on 50 million members.

Porn star sues Trump over ‘hush’ deal

Stephanie Clifford filed a law suit against the president to declare a "hush agreement" over their alleged affair invalid

Africa must work with partners to mitigate the impact of Trump’s agenda

The continent has vital stakes in how Americans deal with three of these: climate change, foreign assistance, and immigration.

vital information

The Mail & Guardian’s essential coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis is free to read for everyone.

If you would like to support us, please consider taking out a subscription.

Latest

R2.3bn VBS trial expected to only begin in 2022

The state is expected to request a 16 week-long trial, as delays stymie progress in the saga.

Eastern Cape citizens don’t have to visit the labour department for UIF

This measure, aimed at slowing the spread of Covid-19, may shortly be introduced in other regions.

VBS case delays cause massive frustration

A certificate is needed from the head of the NPA for more arrests to be made

Press Releases