Priebus opens up

• Reince Priebus, the former White House chief of staff, has given his first extended description of his roller-coaster six months in the West Wing.

“Take everything you’ve heard and multiply it by 50,” he writes.

Separately, President Trump said on Wednesday that he was “totally opposed to domestic violence,” his first public condemnation of the alleged conduct that forced a senior aide to resign last week.

Thorny legacy in South Africa

• The country inspired the world under the leadership of Nelson Mandela.

But it became known for corruption and other problems during the nearly nine-year presidency of Jacob Zuma, who resigned on Wednesday after his party, the African National Congress, turned against him.


President Jacob Zuma of South Africa, who resigned on Wednesday, is an anti-apartheid hero who was once imprisoned with Nelson Mandela.


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