Rand tumbles most among peers as Zuma seeks to dodge exit calls
Rand tumbles most among peers as Zuma seeks to dodge exit calls
Euro South African Rand (EUR/ZAR) Rockets Higher as Eurozone Confidence Figures Impress
13 January, 2018, 05:49
The new ANC national executive committee met for the first time on Wednesday in East London, where the party's annual 8 January celebrations will be held.
South Africa's rand weakened as much as 1.7 percent on Wednesday to its worst performance in almost three weeks after the ruling African National Congress said an early exit for President Jacob Zuma had not been discussed at a party meeting.
At 0640 GMT the rand had weakened 0.16 percent to 12.4000 per dollar compared to a close of 12.3800 overnight in NY.
Here's what happened: Shortly before 6:00 am NY time, false reports suggested South African President Jacob Zuma had unexpectedly resigned.
Power outage at CES lasts more than one hour
The biggest electronics show in the world will include some really large products this year - cars. A large trend in this year's show will be the interconnectivty of home devices.
Deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte has run out of clothes.
The ANC's public support has declined under Zuma's leadership as voters have become increasingly disillusioned with a raft of corruption scandals, weak economic growth and an unemployment rate that has risen to almost 28 percent.
There was speculation now that South Africa could face more trouble with investment agencies should Zuma stay on as president of the country.
Magashule said the president and the president of the ANC are "meeting and engaging".
"Yet‚ despite all of Zuma's indiscretions‚ Ramaphosa has failed to recall him showing that the ANC will not self-correct and that we can only expect more of the same‚" Van Damme asserted.
" Star Wars " actor Mark Hamill wishes the latest instalment of the blockbuster could have been filmed entirely in Ireland. This would certainly be taking the idea to an extreme, but we're certainly led to believe that what Luke does is extreme.
Now every country has a travel advisory based on this system, which has replaced all the previous such advisories. The advisory said that Americans deciding to visit India must not travel alone, particularly if they were women.
The paper reported that Trump did not give any inkling if the two bitter rivals have had established any contacts as of yet. As a result of Chinese help so far, Trump said he has not been tough on China as he would like to be.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis following the August announcement of Trump's Afghan policy. India has always warned against the US' unquestioning belief in Pakistan's commitment to fighting terrorism.
The five-year plan announced by Zinke would open 90 percent of the nation's offshore reserves to development by private companies. Jamie Herrera-Buetler and Dave Reichert joined with their Democratic colleagues in condemning Trump's proposal .
But leaks have been a constant theme during the committee's probe, which began in January. "[Dianne] Feinstein [D-Calif.] and Rep. Schiff says the GOP should agree to subpoena for that information if Trump Jr. does not provide details to the committee.
So what did Nick Saban do at halftime? He's been the starting quarterback for the University of Alabama for two full seasons. After all, this was essentially a second SEC championship game with the Bulldogs facing the Crimson Tide instead of Auburn.
They have a win-now defense with pass-rushers and aggressive coverage corners. "There's a lot of other things that are going on". Even though Buffalo made the playoffs, they still have not managed to win a playoff game since 1995. "We just didn't play well".
The Los Angeles County Homeless Services Authority received $109 million, the biggest single pot of funds awarded in the state. They will report these one-night "point-in-time counts" later in the year to establish HUD's 2018 national homeless estimate.
Dark Souls 2 And Dark Souls 3 Coming To Nintendo Switch
Additionally, it will have soundtracks for each of the games, knight and bonfire bookends, an encyclopedia, and a special art set. That could rely on how well the Switch version of Dark Souls: Remastered sells, but that's just speculation on my part.
India Willoughby was sexually attracted to a DALEK
Celebrity Big Brother aired their first eviction tonight (January 12), one week since the male housemates entered the house. Friday's eviction candidates had been picked by the women of the CBB house, after winning a set of challenges.
Liverpool vs Manchester City predictions
On paper this has the making of a classic - two teams who love to attack and play soccer with great intensity. They have kept nine clean sheets in their last 13 league games at Anfield .
Trump is 'in excellent health,' White House doctor says
Trump himself has pushed back hard against any suggestion that he's mentally unfit, declaring himself "a very stable genius". Harold Bornstein, who in 2015 declared that his patient would be "the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency".
Trump signs MLK Jr. Day Proclamation
The Memorial Foundation Hosts 7th Annual Wreath Laying, Day of Reflection, Reconciliation at Martin Luther King, Jr . In addition, there will be several youth presenters from various area congregations. 2018 Martin Luther King Jr .
Bears Hire Offensive Coordinator
The Chicago Bears hired former OR head coach Mark Helfrich to be their offensive coordinator, the team announced Friday. The Bears finished 5-11 in 2017 and have missed the postseason in 10 of the last 11 years.
Checking out Samsung's MicroLED and 8K QLED TVs
With Cinema Screen Samsung claims a brightness of about 500 nits, half that of its standard HDR TVs and lower than OLED. The Wall Street Journal web edition highlighted the two products as well, picking them as among the best of CES 2018 .
United States east coast hit by 'bomb cyclone'
The wind chill could make it feel like minus 35 degrees in the Berkshire hills of western MA , the National Weather Service said. Meteorologists define a bomb when an extratropical cyclone intensifies 1 mb (measurement of pressure) every hour for 24 hours.
Sets first-year arb record
The Cubs and reliever Justin Grimm didn't reach an agreement yet and are expected to exchange salary figures soon. During the 2017 season, Bryant hit for a career-best.295 batting average and a total of 29 home runs and 73 RBIs.