The attention of politicians is on the elections next year “No plan B has yet been agreed,” said a source close to the presidency “Slow death” if we just wait for the vote – opposition figure BEIRUT, July 16 (Reuters) – France on Friday urged Lebanon to appoint a prime minister as soon as possible …

The attention of politicians is on the elections next year “No plan B has yet been agreed,” said a source close to the presidency “Slow death” if we just wait for the vote – opposition figure BEIRUT, July 16 (Reuters) – France on Friday urged Lebanon to appoint a prime minister as soon as possible …

Lebanon is currently in the throes of the worst economic crisis in its history. There are daily fuel and electricity shortages, a chronic lack of medical supplies and a lack of essential drugs in hospitals. Some 77% of Lebanese households are unable to buy enough food. The Lebanese pound has lost 90% of its value …

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri. Mohamed Azakir | Reuters Lebanese politician and former Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Thursday renounced his mandate to form a government for the country in crisis, plunging Lebanon into even deeper chaos as its beleaguered currency hit an all-time low. After nearly nine months of fruitless negotiations to form a …

After nearly nine months of feuds between ruling parties in Lebanon over government shares as the country’s economy and the lives of its people fell into disrepair, Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri declared his decision to step down after failing to form a new government. Saad is the son of the former Prime Minister and …

JERUSALEM, Israel – Lebanon, once known as the Switzerland of the Middle East, is now on the brink of economic and political collapse. It is an event that could have dire consequences for Israel and the region. Recently, Lebanese demonstrators blocked the main road leading to Beirut airport to protest the appalling conditions inside their …

The Prime Minister-designate is awaiting President Michel Aoun’s response to the cabinet’s new proposal which could end a nine-month deadlock. Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri has presented a new cabinet proposal to President Michel Aoun, which could end a nine-month stalemate as the country faces an economic collapse. Veteran Sunni politician Hariri has presented several …

JOHANNESBURG — The violence and looting in parts of South Africa, sparked by the arrest of former President Jacob Zuma, spreads to reflect deeper issues in the continent’s most developed economy, where a third containment pandemic is exacerbating economic pain and unemployment that has disproportionately affected the poor. Police, now bolstered by a small deployment …

By the associated press The highlight of today’s story: On July 13, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed Thurgood Marshall to the post of Solicitor General of the United States; Marshall became the first black lawyer appointed to this post. (Two years later, Johnson appointed Marshall to the United States Supreme Court.) To this date …

David Bullard on “the spontaneous explosion of emotion” through KZN, it was anything but LUNCH “The failing economy has left half the population living in poverty and sparked mass protests, demanding the removal of a political elite accused of corruption and neglect.” This short quote was taken from an article on the BBC website about …