Tina Joemat-Pettersson resigned as an MP after President Jacob Zuma appointed ANC MP Mmamaloko Kubayi to replace her as energy minister. Last week, she apologised for mistakes she had made while in the executive. She had advocated for nuclear procurement and signed agreements with foreign countries. Without specifying details, she said “I want to apologise humbly to my people, to my ANC and to my country for all my mistakes.
Richard E. Cheney, a former Hill & Knowlton chairman who was among the first public relations executives to advise on mergers and acquisitions before resigning to practice psychoanalysis, has died. He was 94. He died on Sept. 2 at his home in New York City after a long illness.