Early Breakfast with Abongile Nzelenzele

US trade war talk heats up after Trump steel tariff threat


Abs speaks to the US reporter Adrian Brune Hoping to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, President Donald Trump imposed new high import duties on steel and aluminum, without giving Canada and Mexico exemptions unless they agreed to sign a new treaty. After last week’s explosive announcement of administration officials are defending themselves against international outrage over the tariffs — and against U.S. executives worried that the American economy will suffer. The EU’s already proposed a raft of retaliation measures, including high taxes on blue jeans, bourbon and motorcycles. Meanwhile, House Speaker Paul Ryan and other prominent Republicans refused to back the new plan, saying they are already backfiring.

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

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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