LIVE: Rwandans vote in presidential and parliamentary elections

LIVE: Rwandans vote in presidential and parliamentary elections

LIVE: Rwandans vote in presidential and parliamentary elections

LIVE: Rwandans vote in presidential and parliamentary elections

LIVE: Rwandans vote in presidential and parliamentary elections

LIVE: Rwandans vote in presidential and parliamentary elections

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South Africa Roundup: Elections, mining policy, T20 World Cup

People vote during the South African elections, in Cape Town, South Africa May 29, 2024. REUTERS/Esa Alexander
Source: REUTERS

LGBTQ+ Photo exhibition

South African artist Zanele Muholi is bringing her LGBTQ+ photo exhibition to Tate Modern, featuring over 300 photographs representing their career. The exhibition is on until January 2025, the BBC reports.

Fatal accident involving popular rapper

South African rapper Lehlogonolo Katlego Chauke known as Shebeshxt tragically lost his 9-year-old daughter in a car crash that also caused him to lose his foot. NDTV reports that the accident occurred while he was driving to a concert in Limpopo. Fans have expressed their condolences, and the cause of the crash is under investigation. This is the rapper's second accident in less than six months.

Mining policy

South Africa’s recent election may lead to a reset in mining policy, creating an opportunity for international miners. The world's increasing need for South African minerals requires a commitment to policy stability, reports, The Africa Report.

Election of president and speaker of parliament

South Africa's Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has announced the election of the next president and parliament speaker on June 14, with the swearing-in of 400 Members of Parliament. ANC's worst election showing prompts discussion of a "unity" government before the 16 June deadline, Arise TV reports.

T20 World Cup

South Africa narrowly defeated Bangladesh in the T20 World Cup, with Bangladesh chasing 114 runs. Bangladesh's Towhid Hridoy and Mahmudullah nearly secured the win, but South Africa's Aiden Markram made a crucial catch. According to the Independent, both teams fought back from poor starts, with Heinrich Klaasen top-scoring for South Africa and Kagiso Rabada removing Hridoy. Ultimately, Bangladesh fell short as South Africa held on for the victory.

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