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 2017-01-23 18:37 

Daily Nation

Trump withdraws US from 12-nation trade deal... +

Embarking on his first full week in office, the 45th US president has started to roll out his policy agenda....

 2017-01-23 18:37 

Daily Nation

Lecturers say strike still on in push for pay deal... +

They complain of being overworked and underpaid, affecting their morale to teach....

 2017-01-23 18:37 

Daily Nation

Knec to pay exam supervisors this week... +

He said the teachers wanted to pay school fees for their children....

 2017-01-23 18:37 

Daily Nation

Uhuru announces measures to keep pupils in class... +

The President flagged off trucks ferrying assorted food stuff....

 2017-01-23 18:37 

Daily Nation

Lecturers say strike still on in push for pay deal... +

They complain of being overworked and underpaid, affecting their morale to teach....

 2017-01-23 18:37 

Daily Nation

State to battle hunger pangs by importing maize... +

He added that hoarders will be beaten at their own game....

 2017-01-23 18:37 

News24

US Joint Base Andrews says 'miscommunication' sparked lockdown... +

US Joint Base Andrews outside Washington, the home base of the presidential plane Air Force One, says a ...

 2017-01-23 18:37 

News24

Minister faces court threat over Khayelitsha policing... +

Civil society organisations are prepared to go to court to compel Police Minister Nathi Nhleko to revise the allocation of police resources to areas such as Khayelitsha....

 2017-01-23 18:37 

News24

Cape Town activists march against state capture... +

The Social Justice Coalition have marched to demand that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane oppose any delays to the release of her predecessor's state capture report....

 2017-01-23 18:36 

News24

Haffajee to take on 'fake news' Twitter trolls... +

Huffington Post SA's editor-at-large Ferial Haffajee is on a mission to hunt down trolls who have been attacking her and other journalists on Twitter....

 2017-01-23 18:36 

News24

Almost 50 cases of vandalism per month at Metrorail... +

Metrorail in the Western Cape has around 47 incidents of vandalism a month, or four to five a day....

 2017-01-23 18:36 

News24

Missing woman found floating in sea near Camps Bay... +

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman whose body has been found in the sea near Camps Bay days after being reported missing....

 2017-01-23 18:36 

News24

Man found with missing woman's car remains in custody... +

Police have arrested the boyfriend of a missing Paarl woman after finding him in her car in Port Elizabeth at the weekend....

 2017-01-23 18:36 

News24

Gunman report prompts lockdown at US naval hospital... +

San Diego's Naval hospital has been placed on lockdown following a report of an armed man in one of the buildings, authorities say. ...

 2017-01-23 18:36 

News24

'If you walk alone at night in Khayelitsha you're a target'... +

Almost two years since a major report on policing in Khayelitsha was filed the Social Justice Coalition (SJC) is still calling for foot patrols and more resources to keep residents safe....

 2017-01-23 18:36 

News24

Police in contempt of court - SJC... +

The Social Justice Coalition says that the police minister and several police commissioners are in contempt of court for failing to file responding papers in a court case it brought against them....

 2017-01-23 18:36 

News24

White House on lockdown after shooting... +

The White House is on lockdown after police reported a shooting near the seat of US presidential power, amid reports that the assailant brandished a weapon at Secret Service agents....

 2017-01-23 17:45 

News24

Burnt body found in Tongaat field... +

KwaZulu-Natal police are investigating after the charred remains of a man were found in a field in Tongaat....

 2017-01-23 17:45 

News24

Man arrested for kidnapping, murder after burnt body found in street... +

A man has been arrested in connection with a mob justice incident which led to the death of a man whose badly burnt body was found near Cape Town last month....

 2017-01-23 17:45 

News24

Man accused of beating domestic worker with golf club back in court... +

A man accused of beating his domestic worker with a golf club is due back in the Pretoria Magistrates Court....

 2017-01-23 17:45 

News24

Cape Town illegal street racing down nearly 10%... +

Illegal street racing has declined by nearly 10% over the last year as a result of the traffic services Ghost Squad, the City of Cape Town has said....

 2017-01-23 17:32 

Business Live

Guinness Nigeria set to launch $127m rights issue... +

The market welcomes Guinness Nigerias announcement it will pursue the rights offer to strengthen its balance sheet...

 2017-01-23 17:31 

Business Live

Rights groups finger acting police chief Pahhlane for alleged contempt of court... +

Hard on the heels of Ipid raiding his house, acting police chief Lieutenant-General Khomotso Phahlane has been accused of contempt of court...

 2017-01-23 17:31 

Business Live

More than 70 licensing officials suspended for alleged fraud... +

The City of Joburg says there were nearly 1,000 cases of fraud and corruption at licensing departments across the city between February 2008 and January 2016...

 2017-01-23 17:31 

Business Live

Sanity prevails in SA, despite the papal nature of succession politics... +

While Donald Trumps America and much of the rest of the West regress, SAs electorate is making increasingly informed decisions, writes Bryan Rostron...

 2017-01-23 17:30 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: JSE and rand gain as dollar softens after Trump inauguration... +

The blow US President Donald Trump inaugural speech dealt to the dollar lifted the gold price and JSE mining stocks. Futures picked up as the local bourse firmed...

 2017-01-23 16:34 

Standard Digital

Health: Mailu to meet striking doctors as deadline on talks nears... +

The fate of doctors now depends on a meeting scheduled for Tuesday by Health Cabinet Secretary Dr Cleopa Mailu even as the union leaders have just a day to be sent to jail....

 2017-01-23 16:30 

Business Live

Congolese bishops warn that lack of compromises could scupper Kabila exit... +

Catholic mediators say that Congolese politicians need to reach compromises to save the deal for President Joseph Congo to step down after elections...

 2017-01-23 16:30 

Business Live

EFF's Malema unveils plan to fight every municipal by-election to oust the ANC... +

After a weekend strategy planning session for the 2017 general election talks, EFF leader Julius Malema says his party will fight every municipal by-election...

 2017-01-23 16:30 

Business Live

Rafael Nadal reaches first Grand Slam final eight in almost two years... +

The 14-time Grand Slam champion defeated sixth-seeded Gael Monfils in almost three hours, and will play Canadas world number three Milos Raonic in the quarterfinal...

 2017-01-23 16:30 

Business Live

Airlink to bid for direct flights to St Helena... +

The regional carrier is upgrading its fleet to meet the rising demand for longer-haul destinations...

 2017-01-23 16:30 

Business Live

JSE closes firmer with miners leading broad-based gains... +

A better bullion price boosted gold shares and pushed the JSE higher. Platinums were also stronger though the metals price was lower for most of the day, ending flat...

 2017-01-23 16:30 

Business Live

Big Trump protests stump the Donald's White House... +

Size is a simple handle for an unsubtle mind, so Donald Trump would have been unnerved by the scale of protests against him, writes Francis Wilkinson...

 2017-01-23 16:28 

News24

Redrafted Traditional Courts Bill encourages 'equal participation of women'... +

The reworked Traditional Courts Bill that will be reintroduced to Parliament soon makes greater provision for equal participation of women....

 2017-01-23 16:27 

News24

'No justice for circus jumbos'... +

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) has slammed the Grahamstown director of public prosecutions decision to drop charges against the owners/directors of the Brian Boswell Circus....

 2017-01-23 16:27 

News24

Redrafted traditional courts bill to be finalised 'soon'... +

The redrafted traditional courts bill could be introduced in Parliament in June, Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha says....

 2017-01-23 16:27 

News24

Charges withdrawn against circus animal handlers accused of abuse... +

Charges have been withdrawn against three animal handlers at the Brian Boswell Circus who were accused of abusing circus elephants, but the NSPCA has no idea why....

 2017-01-23 16:27 

News24

Traditional courts bill still before Parly... +

The draft traditional courts bill is still before Parliament despite media reports to the contrary, the justice department says....

 2017-01-23 16:27 

News24

Brian Boswell Circus fights laws that protect elephants... +

Circus owner Brian Boswell is challenging the legality of elephant protection laws after wildlife authorities blocked his attempt to sell African elephants to a zoo in the United Arab Emirates....

 2017-01-23 15:56 

Mail & Guardian

LISTEN: Thabo Mbeki's apartheid-era bailout interview with Madonsela... +

The ex-president was one of many prominent figures to be interviewed in the probe into a bailout given to Absa....

 2017-01-23 15:53 

Mail & Guardian

Former Sars spokesperson says Tom Moyane accused him of conspiracy... +

The South African Revenue Service commissioner did not give Adrian Lackay information so that he could answer media queries about a "rogue unit"....

 2017-01-23 15:38 

Daily Nation

Bungoma youths turn against Ruto as Lusaka watches... +

Pro-Opposition crowd blocks DP from entering town centre to address rally....

 2017-01-23 15:37 

Daily Nation

Turkey coup plot suspects on trial in Istanbul... +

Last week Erdogan said some 43,000 people had been arrested over suspected links to Gulen....

 2017-01-23 15:37 

Daily Nation

S Korea calls for dispatch of anti-missile system against North... +

Within South Korea, voices opposing the installation have grown louder....

 2017-01-23 15:37 

News24

Sars man back in court... +

President Jacob Zuma will officially open the Basic Education Lekgotla in Pretoria. Organised by the Department of Basic Education, the event will look back on the performance of the basic education sector over the years. ...

 2017-01-23 15:35 

News24

Former SARS spokesperson 'kept in the dark on rogue unit'... +

Former SARS spokesperson Adrian Lackay claims he was ...

 2017-01-23 15:35 

News24

Grace Bible Church distances itself from bishop's homophobic comments... +

The Grace Bible Church in Soweto has distanced itself from a sermon delivered by a homophobic bishop at its church....

 2017-01-23 15:29 

Business Live

Trump to sign executive orders on TPP and Nafta... +

The new US president's move against the Trans-Pacific Partnership could boost China's regional dominance...

 2017-01-23 15:29 

Business Live

Rand stabilises at stronger levels as Donald Trump begins his term... +

Meanwhile, the Reserve Bank is widely expected to keep rates on hold on Tuesday, but markets will keep a close watch on Lesetja Kganyagos commentary on inflation...

 2017-01-23 14:58 

Standard Digital

Kenya: DP William Ruto heckled in Bungoma... +

Deputy President William Ruto and Bungoma governor Ken Lusaka were forced take another route to Kanduyi stage skipping Bungoma town where Jubilee brigade had been scheduled to address the public at Bus Park after the town became hostile....

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