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 2017-09-21 16:03 

SABC

Makhosi Khoza quits ANC... +

Outspoken ANC MP Makhosi Khoza has announced that she is leaving the ruling party. She's made the announcement at a press briefing at Lilliesleaf Farm in Rivonia, north of Johannesburg. ...

 2017-09-21 16:02 

SABC

PSL midweek wrap... +

It was an interesting week for the Absa Premiership as football fans witnessed an avalanche of goals on Tuesday and Wednesday's Premier Soccer League matches....

 2017-09-21 16:00 

SABC

Language Board holds workshops on standardising sign language... +

The Pan South African Language Board is holding public consultative workshops on how to standardise sign language across South Africa....

 2017-09-21 15:53 

News24

Special guest at breast cancer support group tea... +

In celebration of the 50th year of the breast cancer support group, Reach for Recovery, an afternoon tea will be held in Uitenhage with Dr Ronel Gowar, a healthcare practitioner with a special interest in breast care....

 2017-09-21 15:53 

News24

ARVs for 28 Gauteng pupils after being injected at school... +

At least 28 Gauteng school pupils have had to receive urgent antiretroviral treatment as a precaution after three grade 4 pupils pricked them with syringes....

 2017-09-21 15:53 

News24

Life Esidimeni deaths: 'Disabled people are not animals'... +

Fighting to hold back her tears, the sister of one of the mentally ill patients who died in the Life Esidimeni tragedy, says her brother loved teddy bears and Jesus....

 2017-09-21 15:53 

SABC

Makhosi Khoza quits the ANC ... +

Outspoken African National Congress (ANC) MP Makhosi Khoza has announced that she is leaving the ruling party. ...

 2017-09-21 15:50 

SABC

Court dismisses Gupta case against Bank of Baroda... +

The High Court in Pretoria has dismissed with costs the case brought by 20 Gupta-owned companies against the Bank of Baroda. ...

 2017-09-21 15:43 

Daily Nation

Uhuru to Maraga: Please explain... +

President accuses Supreme Court of subverting the will of the people by failing to consider evidence....

 2017-09-21 15:42 

Daily Nation

At UN, world leaders confront North Korea crisis... +

Moon will take the UN podium to appeal for international support in the standoff with the North....

 2017-09-21 15:42 

Daily Nation

Zuma's ex-wife named MP ahead of key ANC leadership vote... +

She has been endorsed by the ANC's women and youth leagues....

 2017-09-21 15:11 

Business Live

Gayton McKenzie's PA withdraws from Mandela Bay ruling coalition... +

McKenzie says the PA cannot support a party that will never deliver on the mandate to service and serve its people...

 2017-09-21 15:11 

Business Live

Beer supply will not dry up in drought brewing giant promises... +

SAB and AB InBevs John Rogers says they have been able to reduce water use through irrigation by more than 30% in parts of SA...

 2017-09-21 15:11 

Business Live

Bonds weaken despite Reserve Bank repo rate remaining unchanged... +

Citing credit-ratings and political risk, the Bank unexpectedly does not reduce interest rates...

 2017-09-21 15:05 

Business Report (IOL)

PIC in trouble as workers may pull funds... +

Africas biggest fund manager may be dumped by a labor federation representing 230,000 South African state workers...

 2017-09-21 15:01 

News24

Kenya court blames election commission for botched vote... +

Kenya's Supreme Court has placed the blame for last month's annulled presidential vote firmly on the country's election committee, in its full ruling detailing the judges' decision. ...

 2017-09-21 15:01 

News24

Bobani: Urgent application struck from roll with costs... +

The Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth has struck the urgent application of the United Democratic Movement and axed deputy mayor, Mongameli Bobani, to have the vote of no confidence set aside, from its roll....

 2017-09-21 15:01 

News24

Audit shows no hacking of Kenya vote system: French firm... +

An audit of the electronic system used to tally votes in Kenya's cancelled presidential poll showed no manipulation of data, the French biometrics firm that supplied the system has said....

 2017-09-21 15:01 

News24

Bobani upbeat despite case being struck from the roll... +

Axed deputy mayor Mongameli Bobani has been upbeat, despite having his application to be reinstated struck from the roll in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth....

 2017-09-21 15:01 

News24

Kenya election rerun in doubt as acrimony deepens... +

Doubts are growing over Kenya's ability to hold a rerun of its presidential election in just one month as key players remain unable to agree on how to conduct a credible vote, analysts say. ...

 2017-09-21 15:00 

Business Report (IOL)

First listing later this month for 4AX... +

4 AFRICA Exchange (4AX) is set to get its first listing on September 28, according to sources close to the matter....

 2017-09-21 14:50 

SABC

Kenyan court finds no evidence of vote rigging... +

Kenya's Supreme Court says it did not find evidence of vote rigging that led to the nullification of the polls. ...

 2017-09-21 14:34 

Daily Nation

Former KPA boss ordered to pay State Sh74m... +

Judge says Mulewa failed to explain how he acquired assets....

 2017-09-21 14:33 

Daily Nation

IEBC changes date for repeat election... +

Cabinet approves Sh10-billion budget for the poll....

 2017-09-21 14:30 

SABC

SAICA has no legal mandate to audit KPMG: IRBA... +

The IRBA has hit out at reports that SAICA intends to launch an independent inquiry into embattled auditing firm KPMG's conduct, saying it has no legal mandate to do so....

 2017-09-21 14:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Municipalities in debt to Eskom will experience peak-hour power outages... +

Several municipalities defaulting on their debt settlement arrangements have led Eskom to implement bulk power cuts in September and October....

 2017-09-21 14:11 

Business Live

Racism complaint against Rajesh Gupta laid with SA's Human Rights Commission... +

Lawyers for Human Rights and the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation allege Gupta called his employees monkeys...

 2017-09-21 14:10 

Business Live

Trevor Manuel: SA is at a terrible stage in its democracy... +

Delivering the annual Neil Aggett Memorial Lecture, Manuel says SAs Constitution is a magnificent document but which could wither and die...

 2017-09-21 14:10 

Business Live

Gauteng ANC chairperson says losing Makhosi Khoza is a huge blow... +

Paul Mashatile hopes the outspoken ANC critic will, eventually, come back to the party, but the ANC Youth League in KZN says good riddance to bad rubbish...

 2017-09-21 14:10 

Business Live

Gordhan to meet with KPMG International — and is considering legal action... +

KPMGs global chairperson, John Veihmeyer, requested the meeting with Gordhan, who is surprised by the scant regard shown for KPMGs role in the capture...

 2017-09-21 14:10 

Business Live

Reserve Bank disappoints, after SA held its breath for a rate cut... +

Governor Lesetja Kganyago cited heightened economic uncertainties and a potential 20% electricity price hike as reasons for the shock decision...

 2017-09-21 14:09 

News24

Mugabe blows $36m on foreign, domestic trips report... +

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 92, reportedly spent at least $36m on foreign and domestic trips in the first 10 months of 2016....

 2017-09-21 14:04 

SABC

Watch: Moerane Commission on political killings... +

The Moerane Commission has resumed its public hearings in Durban. The Commission was set up to investigate violence and political killings in KwaZulu Natal....

 2017-09-21 13:58 

Mail & Guardian

Good riddance - MKMVA on Khoza's resignation from ANC ... +

The ANC still has not received any formal communication from Makhosi Khoza regarding her announcement that she was leaving the political party....

 2017-09-21 13:57 

Business Report (IOL)

FULL STATEMENT: SARB keeps interest rates unchanged at 6.75%... +

Read the full statement by the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Lesetja Kganyago....

 2017-09-21 13:56 

SABC

W Cape govt put drought relief measures in place... +

Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities Alan Winde says live feed is prioritised in drought relief because of the national regulation....

 2017-09-21 13:44 

News24

Gauteng and Mpumalanga ANC try to find consensus on leadership battle... +

Leaders of the ANC in Gauteng and Mpumalanga have met in an attempt to find consensus on the leadership battle that appears to be tearing the party apart....

 2017-09-21 13:44 

News24

ANC provincial leaders agree on an uncontested leadership... +

ANC provincial leaders have banded together under the banner of unity with the North West provinces Premier Supra Mahumapelo asking for the party to head into its December elective conference uncontested...

 2017-09-21 13:30 

SABC

Young duo takes on Kilimanjaro to raise funds ... +

Two young men, Warren Handley and Tom David, have embarked on a six month 6000km epic journey between Johannesburg and Kilimanjaro to celebrate the anniversary of their fundraising project....

 2017-09-21 13:29 

Business Report (IOL)

Interest rates remain unchanged at 6.75%... +

The South African Reserve Bank has decided to keep the interest rate unchanged, according to Governor Lesetja Kganyago....

 2017-09-21 13:27 

Business Report (IOL)

Rates decision very disappointing for economy and property - Seeff chairman... +

The decision to retain the repo rate is disappointing for the economy and property market, said Samuel Seeff, chairman of the Seeff Property Group....

 2017-09-21 13:24 

Business Report (IOL)

KZN to showcase products in Chinese expo... +

Buyers and companies from KwaZulu-Natal will travel to Dongguan, China to show products at Maritime Silk Road International Expo....

 2017-09-21 13:20 

News24

Henri van Breda to only testify if he goes last - defence... +

If the Western Cape High Court does not agree to allow Henri Van Breda to testify at the end of their case, he will not take to the stand - an argument made by Advocate Pieter Botha....

 2017-09-21 13:20 

News24

Man accused of killing his baby shows no emotion in court... +

A man accused of killing his 6-month-old baby boy showed no emotion during his brief appearance in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court on Wednesday. ...

 2017-09-21 13:20 

SABC

Abducted KZN woman found in Soweto... +

A 22-year-old former University of Zululand student whose family said she was smuggled into Nigeria has been found by police in Soweto in Gauteng....

 2017-09-21 13:19 

News24

Father of dead baby arrested... +

A 22-year-old man was arrested in Honeydew on Wednesday after his 6-month-old baby was found dead at the weekend, Gauteng police said....

 2017-09-21 13:19 

News24

Security guards fired after cables stolen while they were on duty... +

Four security guards have been fired by a Cape Town security company because cables worth R1m were stolen while they were on duty....

 2017-09-21 13:19 

News24

Father accused of killing his baby back in court... +

The case against the man accused of killing his six-month-old baby boy is expected to continue in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court....

 2017-09-21 13:19 

News24

Doctor killed, family injured in Limpopo farm attack... +

On the same day that Police Minister Fikile Mbalula said farm attacks had to stop, a Lephalale doctor was shot dead on his farm....

 2017-09-21 13:09 

Business Live

INFOGRAPHIC: Smartphones cause photography boom... +

Infographic shows important numbers on how smartphones have caused a photography boom...

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