The legal woes of former US president Donald Trump | The Citizen

Donald Trump has launched a new White House run despite facing legal exposure, and potential criminal charges, on several fronts — with some suggesting the prospect may even have pushed him towards another presidential bid. The 76-year-old Trump is being investigated for his role in last year’s US Capitol attack, his efforts to overturn the … Read more

Nienaber brushes off Springbok kicking woes after Ireland defeat | The Citizen

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber was quick to brush off the team’s kicking woes, after they only converted two of their five kicks at goal, which proved costly in a tight three point loss against Ireland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday night. Bok flyhalf Damian Willemse is only the third choice kicker at … Read more

UK PM faces fresh political woes after difficult MPs meeting | The Citizen

Embattled British Prime Minister Liz Truss faced fresh woes on Thursday after a prominent Conservative party insider said some of her own MPs were considering a push to replace her with two former rivals. “All sorts of different people are talking about all sorts of different things because the Conservative backbenchers are casting around for … Read more

Rand takes a dump due to US risk – load shedding set to add to its woes | The Citizen

The Rand’s fall to R17,75 this week is the result of US risk perceptions and a firm dollar, but load shedding will surely add to the currency’s woes as it weakens the investment case for South Africa, and further curtail growth. In addition, it could have a negative influence on the repo rate increase that … Read more

Daily news update: Eskom ramps up load shedding to stage 4, Soweto electricity woes, Mkhwebane vs Ramaphosa | The Citizen

Here’s your morning news update: An easy-to-read selection of our top stories. Stay up to date with The Citizen – More News, Your Way Daily News update: 11 September 2022 Eskom ramped up load shedding to stage 4 on Saturday morning. The power utility announced that this will last until Monday at 5am. Picture File: City of … Read more

Soweto electricity woes remain unresolved while Joburg mayor promises to lead march to Eskom | The Citizen

Johannesburg Mayor Mpho Phalatse used part of her report back session with disgruntled Soweto residents to take a swipe at her detractors. Phalatse has for the past couple of days been under tremendous pressure, facing threats of a motion of no confidence in her. Phalatse stressed that the current coalition government in the city is … Read more