A lesson in leadership from New Zealand's Ardern

2019-03-24 09:00

In the devastating aftermath of a recent attack, New Zealand's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has captured the attention of the world with a remarkable show of leadership, writes Alet Janse van Rensburg.

WATCH: George W. Bush has sweet exchange with Michelle Obama at father's funeral

2018-12-05 19:34

Former US president George W. Bush has shared a light moment with former First Lady Michelle Obama at the funeral for his father George H.W. Bush, appearing to slip her a piece of candy before the service began.

Bush, Obama say John McCain made them 'better' presidents

2018-09-01 18:45

Former US presidents Barack Obama and George W Bush, who both defeated John McCain in their White House contests, say at the late senator's funeral that he made them "better".

'Bigotry seems emboldened,' George W Bush slams Trump-era politics

2017-10-19 22:44

Former president George W. Bush issued a sharp if veiled denunciation of Trumpism on Thursday, warning that bigotry, white supremacy and falsehoods are coarsening the national tone and threatening American democracy.

Presidential trio in spotlight at Presidents Cup

2017-09-28 21:33

The Presidents Cup teed off in apt style, with former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton the center of attention.

George W on Trump and Russia

2017-02-28 05:46

Former President George W Bush says "we all need answers" on the extent of contact between President Donald Trump's team and the Russian government.

Hacker who targeted Bush family will get at least 2 years

2016-09-01 10:56

A Romanian hacker who targeted the Bush family, former Secretary of State Colin Powell and others is expected to get a prison sentence of at least two years

Iraq war was illegal, says Blair's former deputy

2016-07-10 10:50

Tony Blair's deputy as prime minister when Britain joined the invasion of Iraq has said he believes the war was illegal, days after a long-awaited report excoriated Britain's role in the conflict.

George W Bush takes to stage to talk down Trump

2016-02-16 06:43

George W Bush never mentioned Donald Trump. But with his folksy touch, the former president unleashed a tough takedown of the billionaire businessman who has upended a Republican Party his family has long led.

HRW says Bush should be investigated for torture conspiracy

2015-12-01 20:12

Former US president George W Bush and a raft of senior officials from his administration should be investigated for conspiracy to torture, HRW says.


George W. Bush treats Secret Service detail to pizza

2019-01-19 10:11

Former President George W. Bush treated his Secret Service detail to pizza to show his appreciation for their service without paychecks during the partial government shutdown.

WATCH: George W Bush holds back his emotions after death of his father

2018-12-04 09:12

The official mourning for late US president George HW Bush began with an emotional ceremony at the US Capitol.

Bannon faults George W Bush for 'destructive' presidency

2017-10-21 13:22

Former White House adviser Steve Bannon has broadened his attacks on the Washington establishment to include a former Republican president, depicting George W Bush as a failure.

Under fire, Trump defends call to soldier's grieving family

2017-10-19 10:02

President Donald Trump has strongly rejected the claim that was he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain Army sergeant.

Power lies in the ballot

2017-05-07 06:25

Calls by many South Africans for President Zuma to step down disrespect the power of the voters and undermine our hard-won Constitution, writes Ken Sibanda.

Ghana's new president Akufo-Addo caught up in plagiarism scandal

2017-01-09 08:21

The office of Nana Akufo-Addo has issued an apology after the new Ghanaian president was accused of lifting passages from speeches by Bill Clinton and George W Bush during his inaugural address to the nation.

Obama: Don't despair

2016-07-12 22:12

At a memorial for slain Dallas police officers, President Barack Obama has said that a week of troubling violence appears to have exposed "the deepest fault lines of our democracy".

Iraq inquiry: UK planning for war 'wholly inadequate'

2016-07-06 13:33

The head of Britain's Iraq War inquiry has released a damning verdict on a conflict he says was mounted on flawed intelligence and executed with "wholly inadequate" planning.

On Muslims, Democrats find unlikely ally: George W Bush

2015-12-25 21:15

Taunted by Republicans to declare war on "radical Islamic terrorism", Democrats are turning to an unlikely ally: George W Bush.

George W Bush more popular than Obama - poll

2015-06-03 17:14

Former US President George W Bush is now more popular than his successor, Barack Obama, according to a CNN/ORC poll.

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