Democrats to argue Trump obstructed probe in third day of impeachment trial

Democratic managers from the House of Representatives will try to convince the Republican-controlled Senate that Trump improperly withheld key witnesses and documents. Democrats serving as prosecutors in United States President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial will make their case that he improperly interfered in Congress’ probe of his dealings with Ukraine in their final day of arguments on Friday. Democratic managers from the House of Representatives will try to convince both the Republican-controlled Senate, which will determine if Trump finishes his term, and the American public, which will decide in November…

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Trump’s peace plan may polarize the Middle East it seeks to calm

Donald Trump invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief rival centrist former general Benny Gantz to the White House next week. As United States (US) President Donald Trump prepares to host Israeli leaders in Washington to reveal details of his long-delayed Middle East peace plan, Palestinians warned on Friday that no deal could work without them on board. Trump invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief rival centrist former general Benny Gantz to the White House next week, saying he would unveil the plan before his…

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Parktown Boys’ High reputation has to be safe guarded: Lesufi

Following a meeting between Grade 8 parents from Parktown Boys’ High and the Gauteng Education Department, MEC Panyaza Lesufi says that all stakeholders agreed that the reputation of the school has to be protected. The school has come under fire following the death of 13-year-old Enock Mpianzi, who drowned at a camp organised by the school. Earlier, the Gauteng Education Department says it had to respect the wishes of the parents of Parktown Boys’ High School learners. This after members of the media and parents of former learners, were asked…

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