President Jacob Zuma’s daughter’s Durban-based television series, Uzalo, took centre stage at an executive council meeting in Durban on Tuesday. The city recently approved a R5m cash injection to help keep Gugu Zuma-Ncube’s popular KwaMashu drama afloat. Zuma-Ncube reportedly presented her request to the city’s economic development and planning committee earlier this month after producers begged for financial assistance. By Amanda Khoza for NEWS24 wire.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday pressed world powers to take a hard line with Iran in negotiations for a final nuclear deal, urging them to demand that Tehran abandon all uranium enrichment, halt its ballistic missile program and end a "genocidal" anti-Israel policy. By Matt Spetalnick and Allyn Fisher-Ilan.