Friends & Friction: Justice is the art which gives good to friends...

2017-05-14 07:16

‘You’re fired!” is the quintessential Donald Trump bark, although he was more business-like this time when he fired the director of the FBI, James Comey. No phone call, no forewarning.

Trump-obsessed CEOs abroad ask: ‘Can he be president?’

2016-06-10 14:53

The question being thrown at American executives in London, Hong Kong and Berlin is this: How did Donald Trump become a serious contender for the US presidency?


Obama wins re-election

2012-11-07 07:35
US President Barack Obama will serve four more years after his history-making re-election. See all the pictures.

US President Barack Obama will serve four more years after his history-making re-election. See all the pictures.

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'Bronco Bamma, Mitt Romney' make girl cry

2012-11-02 08:23

A 4-year-old girl caught on camera crying her eyes out in frustration at "Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney" has hit a chord with millions of election-weary Americans.

Clint Eastwood backs Romney in new TV ad

2012-10-25 07:31

Clint Eastwood has made Mitt Romney's day by urging Americans to join him in supporting the Republican White House challenger in a TV ad against US President Barack Obama.


2nd US presidential debate

2012-10-17 08:29
2nd US presidential debate

Watch highlights of US President Barack Obama and presidential hopeful Mitt Romney pulling no punches during the second presidential debate in New York on Tuesday.

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Obama loses five point lead after debate

2012-10-08 20:38

President Barack Obama has lost a five-point lead after last week's debate with Republican rival Mitt Romney according to a poll.

Don't count Romney out just yet

2012-09-21 08:25

It may seem the last two months have been a disaster for the Romney campaign. But don't write the Republicans off just yet, writes News24's US correspondent Simon Williamson.

Obama: Unity legacy of 9/11

2012-09-12 08:01

President Barack Obama has lauded American unity as the country marked a sombre but low-key anniversary of the 9/11 attacks under crisp blue skies poignantly reminiscent of 11 years ago.

The US immigration battle

2012-06-26 09:32

Simon Williamson looks at the US Supreme Court's decision on striking down most of Arizona's laws against illegal immigration.


Trump not as 'dangerous' as world expects - economist

2016-12-01 19:57

Markets have already priced in a moderate Trump policy and the effect is not as bad as people may think, an economist says.

Zuma congratulates Obama

2012-11-07 09:50

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated US President Barack Obama on his re-election, urging the US to continue playing a positive role in Africa.

Rand on back foot, US vote in focus

2012-11-05 09:11

The rand remains on the defensive against the dollar with potential for more losses as the looming US election keeps investors nervous about American policies.

Economic report not all bad for Obama

2012-10-27 11:25

Republican challenger Mitt Romney has used a government report showing tepid economic growth to hammer President Barack Obama.


2nd debate closing arguments

2012-10-17 08:40
2nd debate closing arguments

After intense sparring during the second US presidential debate, both Obama and Romney delivered closing arguments that appealed for votes. Watch.

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'No warning before Beghazi attack'

2012-10-10 09:08

The chief of US intelligence has rejected criticism over how spy agencies responded to a deadly attack on diplomats in Libya and says there had been no clear warning before the onslaught.

YouTube to stream US presidential debates

2012-10-02 21:51

YouTube has announced it will stream the three debates between US President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney, along with the vice presidential debate.

Romney made a bad tactical mistake

2012-09-13 10:19

Mitt Romney accused the president of sympathising with the murderers of Americans, and that shouldn't be permissible no matter which side of the aisle one is, writes Simon Williamson.

Romney’s international waste of time

2012-07-27 08:10

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has turned a zero-gain mission into a personal headache, claims Simon Williamson.

US: A split party could split results

2012-06-20 09:23

With the way Democrats in conservative states are campaigning, it might be hard for the party to win across the board, says Simon Williamson.

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