President Joe Biden and his Angolan counterpart Joao Lourenco met at the White House on Thursday to discuss infrastructure and regional security, as the United States seeks to counter China's growing influence in Africa.
Visiting US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday urged Israel to create safe zones for Palestinian civilians in Gaza before it resumes "major military operations" in the Hamas-ruled territory.
Maluleke, who audited over 100 infrastructure projects in the last year, added that several of the delayed projects were of poor quality.
The attack happened on the same day President Cyril Ramaphosa urged South African men and boys to break the cycle of violence against women and children in line with the United Nations' campaign called "16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children."
This year is set to be the hottest ever recorded, the UN said Thursday, demanding urgent action to rein in global warming and stem the havoc following in its wake.
Uncertainty hovered over what major oil-producing nations -- collectively known as OPEC+ -- will decide on output policy as they headed into virtual meetings Thursday in a bid to halt a continuous slump in prices.