King Charles hosts first state visit for S.Africa’s Ramaphosa
23 November 2022 | 9:48 am
King Charles hosted his first state visit since becoming British monarch on Tuesday (November 22), welcoming South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to Buckingham Palace.
The African National Congress gathers this weekend to decide on its policies for the next five years, and top of the list: how to deal with corruption. Meanwhile ANC workers were out protesting as some have not been paid in two months. Also in this edition: we take a closer look at the conflict between M23 militants and DR Congo. And finally: kick off the weekend with South Africa's trendy export, Amapiano music.
The African National Congress gathers this weekend to decide on its policies for the next five years. Top of the list is how to deal with corruption. Meanwhile, ANC workers were out protesting as some have not been paid in two months. Also in this edition: we take a closer look at the conflict between the M23 militia group and DR Congo. Finally, we kick off the weekend with South Africa's latest export, Amapiano music.
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Queen Elizabeth II passed away last week after reigning for 70 years over a Commonwealth of Nations that included Barbados until November 2021, when the country became a republic. In an interview with FRANCE 24, Prime Minister Mia Mottley said the queen "did extraordinary well as the head of the United Kingdom and, indeed, as head of the Commonwealth".
King Charles III has been visiting Northern Ireland on the latest leg of his tour after the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Meanwhile, police are facing criticism over their treatment of anti-monarchy protesters.
As longtime heir to the British throne, Charles professionalized a sleepy business and did well financially. Now he is set to inherit even more. Will he be an active investor or step aside and let others take the reins?
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