INTERNATIONAL: Modi set for third term as Indian prime minister after allies’ support

India’s Narendra Modi, will take the oath as prime minister for a third consecutive term on Saturday, after his allies chose him as leader in Delhi yesterday. Despite the Bharatiya Janata Party losing its parliamentary majority, Modi won 240 seats while the…

INTERNATIONAL: Biden’s new immigration orders aimed at strengthening the US-Mexican border [SOUND]

US president Joe Biden has announced new executive orders aimed at addressing surges of migrants crossing the US-Mexican border unlawfully. Under the new actions, immigration officials can deport large numbers of illegal migrants without processing their asylum claims. More than 6.4-million migrants…

Biden’s new immigration orders aimed at strengthening the US-Mexican border

US president Joe Biden has announced new executive orders aimed at addressing surges of migrants crossing the US-Mexican border unlawfully. Under the new actions, immigration officials can deport large numbers of illegal migrants without processing their asylum claims. More than 6.4-million migrants…

UWC professor says SA has robust democratic systems

University of the Western Cape, professor Fiona Anciano, says the over 16 million South Africans who voted in the general elections, show the country’s robust democratic systems. The elections saw a record number of political parties on the ballot and independent candidates…

MOTORSPORT: Charles Leclerc will race on home soil as an F1 driver for a sixth time

Charles Leclerc is “confident” Ferrari will have a strong pace at this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix as he looks for his first win of the 2024 F1 season. Leclerc, who is second in the drivers’ championship behind Max Verstappen, has never finished…

ATM condemns SARS’ selective justice in Ramaphosa’s Phala Phala farmgate scandal

The African Transformation Movement says it condemns the South African Revenue Services’ flip-flopping, selective justice, and cover-up in president Cyril Ramaphosa’s Phala Phala farmgate scandal. This comes as the Revenue Service has opened a criminal case against Sudanese businessman Hazim Mustafa. He…

NSFAS asserts readiness to address student issues at its call centre

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme has affirmed its readiness to address student issues, responding to criticism about its call centre. Some students faced challenges accessing the call centre, with NSFAS attributing this to high call volumes. The call centre, handling an…

AFRICA: Global summit in Kenya will discuss treaty on plastic pollution

Delegates from around the world are convening in Nairobi, Kenya, for crucial talks to formulate the first-ever global treaty addressing the plastic pollution crisis. The agreement, set to be finalised by next year, targets the cessation of plastic pollution in oceans and…