The Budget presents a dilemma to the unions. Mboweni himself grappled with the conflicting demands, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
The daughter of the late Iraqi president Saddam Hussein has posted on her Twitter account what she said were the last words her father had for the Iraqi people, four days before his execution on December 30, 2006.
It always ends badly for the spin doctor. Loyal to the end, and probably waiting to spin the obituary itself when the king finally falls, the opponents bay for his blood.
Ten years after Saddam Hussein's execution, the ghost of the Iraqi strongman still haunts America, serving as a potent reminder of its broken ambitions to bring stability and democracy to the Middle East.
John Matisonn's new book "God, Spies and Lies" is making waves in the media and political world due to its controversial content. Matisonn gives new insight into South Africa's role in the war in Iraq, Mandela's views on politicians and peace, and Zuma's failings as SA's president.
The tomb of Iraq's late dictator Saddam Hussein has been virtually levelled in heavy clashes between militants from ISIS and Iraqi forces in a fight for control of the city of Tikrit.
Iraq's Kurds have set the ball rolling for a referendum on their long-held dream of independence, ignoring calls for the nation to unite against rampant jihadists or face "Syria-like chaos".
The Reserve Bank of Australia has admitted staff from a subsidiary visited Iraq after it was accused of attempting to strike an illegal deal with Saddam Hussein.
Fifteen years ago, Abu Ali was thrilled to see American soldiers enter Baghdad. "The tyrant is finished," he remembers saying, imagining a bright future for Iraq without Saddam Hussein.
More than 80 Islamic State jihadists were killed in a US aerial blitz on training camps in Libya, including fighters involved in plotting attacks in Europe, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said.
Donald Trump praised late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein for killing off "terrorists," reprising previous comments in support of dictators in the Middle East and earning a swift rebuke from White House rival Hillary Clinton.
Iraqi security forces say since recapturing the city of Tikrit last week they have found 14 mass graves, thought to contain the bodies of the worst massacre perpetrated by the ISIS extremist group, dpa reports.
A man who pleaded guilty to trying to sell firearms believed to have been owned by Saddam Hussein’s family has been fined $5 000 by a federal judge.
Barack Obama pledged to take "precise" military action if needed to check marauding Sunni radicals in Iraq.
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