Early Breakfast with Abongile Nzelenzele

US House Republicans cite progress in averting government shutdown


Abs, speaks to the US reporter Adrian Brune Congressional Republicans struggled to line up support for a short-term extension of government funding that would avert a politically embarrassing shutdown, after President Donald Trump offered mixed signals on the stopgap plan. Trump complicated the talks by saying a six-year extension of funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), a Democratic priority, should not be included. The White House later said the president fully backed the proposal pending in the House of Representatives, which includes the insurance plan. The federal government, which is operating on its third temporary funding extension since the 2018 fiscal year began on Oct. 1.

First drop-in Clinic in west Africa to wean opioid addiction

First drop-in Clinic in west Africa to wean opioid addiction

27 November 2018 6:01 AM

What’s happening in Bokaap?

What’s happening in Bokaap?

27 November 2018 5:39 AM

Four arrests over 1993 killing of Burundi leader

Four arrests over 1993 killing of Burundi leader

27 November 2018 5:26 AM

Building a career without qualifications

Building a career without qualifications

27 November 2018 5:04 AM

French commission to urge return of looted African art

French commission to urge return of looted African art

26 November 2018 6:02 AM

Comforting the dying as a death doula

Comforting the dying as a death doula

26 November 2018 5:42 AM

MyCiti where are we now?

MyCiti where are we now?

26 November 2018 5:28 AM

Insuring recreational assets

Insuring recreational assets

26 November 2018 5:07 AM

Black man killed by cop during Alabama mall shooting had gun permit

Black man killed by cop during Alabama mall shooting had gun permit

26 November 2018 4:41 AM

Feeding Nigeria’s sweet tooth and rebranding Africa

Feeding Nigeria’s sweet tooth and rebranding Africa

23 November 2018 6:02 AM