SoCultures Magazine 2018 SoCultures Magazine December 2018 - Page 87

SOCULTURES DECEMBER 2018 February The Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, were from February 9 to 25, 2018 This is the second time South Korea has hosted the Games, thirty years after the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, and the third time Asia has served as host. The motto of Pyeongchang's By Korea.net / Korean Culture and Information Service (Photographer name), CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=68149530 winning bid was “New Horizons”. The 32nd Olympiad, which had last till February 25 th in Pyeongchang were organized successfully though there was the backdrop of tensions over nuclear program of North Korea. Jacob Zuma resigns On Feb 15 th , after nearly a decade of staying in power and facing immense pressure from within his own party, the South African President resigned from his position. He was succeeded by Cyril Ramaphosa. By Australian Embassy Jakarta - This file has been extracted from another file: Malcolm Turnbull and Jacob Zuma in Jakarta 2017 11.jpg, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=65399415 87 | P a g e