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 2017-03-27 00:47 

SABC

Miss SA 2017 crowned... +

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned as the new Miss South Africa 2017. ...

 2017-03-27 00:38 

SABC

Former SA ambassador to Argentina dies ... +

Tributes are pouring in for the former South African Ambassador to Argentia Aubrey Nkomo who died in Johannesburg. ...

 2017-03-27 00:32 

SABC

Alexandra man to take legal action against Charlotte Maxeke Hospital ... +

An Alexandra man is considering taking legal action against Charlotte Maxeke Hospital after developing massive bedsores on his buttocks....

 2017-03-27 00:17 

SABC

Six aid workers killed in an ambush in South Sudan, U.N. says... +

Six aid workers were killed in an ambush in South Sudan on Saturday while travelling from the capital Juba to the town of Pibor. ...

 2017-03-26 23:18 

SABC

SA Special Olympics team returns home... +

South Africa Special Olympics team of twenty five athletes returned home from the Winter Games in Austria victorious with 11 medals. ...

 2017-03-26 22:02 

SABC

SABC interim board gets the green light from President Zuma ... +

President Jacob Zuma has appointed the interim SABC board as approved by the National Assembly nearly two weeks ago....

 2017-03-26 22:02 

SABC

Interim SABC board gets the green light from President Zuma ... +

President Jacob Zuma has appointed the interim SABC board as approved by the National Assembly nearly two weeks ago....

 2017-03-26 21:49 

News24

Activists occupy nurses' home in Cape Town over land sale issue... +

Police have been activated to remove Reclaim the City activists occupying the Helen Bowden Nurses Home next to the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. ...

 2017-03-26 21:41 

SABC

DA to ask PP to investigate Eskom acting CEOs deals to stepdaughter... +

The DA will ask Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to launch an investigation into Eskom acting CEO Matshela Koko for allegedly awarding tenders worth R1 billion to Impulse International. ...

 2017-03-26 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Kalonzo: State has been unfair in compensating IDPs... +

Kalonzo said the Opposition's primary goal was to send Jubilee Party home, adding that Kenyans had a right to an equal share of resources....

 2017-03-26 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Two children die in explosion at field in Mandera East... +

The children were playing with an explosive device on Saturday afternoon when it went off, killing the two and leaving others with serious injuries....

 2017-03-26 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Miraa chewing causes serious mental problems, study reveals... +

Published last week by the University of Nairobi (UoN) and University of Konstanz, Germany, it reported high rates of mental illnesses among heavy miraa users in Nairobi....

 2017-03-26 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: NASA to pick flag-bearer through consensus... +

Mr Mudavadi, who is the Amani National Congress (ANC) party leader and is also eyeing the joint Opposition presidential ticket, said the National Coordinating Committee (NCC) would promptly inform Kenyans when they settle on a particular candidate....

 2017-03-26 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Reject Uhuru, he doesn't mean well for you, Raila tells voters at the Coast... +

Raila and a host of ODM leaders described the Jubilee administration as an enemy of Coast and ordinary Kenyans, accusing it of initiating 'superficial land reforms', failing to resolve historic injustices and refusing to establish national cohesion....

 2017-03-26 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Raila Odinga claims Sh27b Mombasa port deal was flawed... +

The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader alleged that a tender to run the terminal was awarded to a United Arab Emirates operator instead of a deserving Japanese bidder....

 2017-03-26 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Political parties have nine days to submit candidates' names to IEBC... +

"Nothing has changed with the timelines. We expect the political parties to submit lists of those who will participate in the nominations," said Chiloba. The IEBC boss explained that a multi-agency team established last week to vet thousands of political ...

 2017-03-26 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Do not be cowed during elections, says Senator Gideon Moi... +

Gideon said development in the region was possible only if people elected individuals whose politics encompassed the greater good rather than personal interests....

 2017-03-26 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Raid reveals how publishers are losing millions to book pirates... +

The racket was uncovered after the Kenya Publishers Association (KPA) and Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) raided Nyamakima in Nairobi and Ngong in Kajiado....

 2017-03-26 20:58 

SABC

W. Cape tackles drought in water scarce areas... +

Efficient water catchment is key in ensuring optimum water usage. ...

 2017-03-26 20:51 

Daily Nation

Joho faces fresh storm in KCSE saga... +

Governors are required by law to be university graduates....

 2017-03-26 20:45 

SABC

Parliament committes to embark on oversight visits... +

Various committees of Parliament will embark on oversight visits to a range of government departments and its entities this week....

 2017-03-26 20:45 

SABC

Parliament committees to embark on oversight visits... +

Various committees of Parliament will embark on oversight visits to a range of government departments and its entities this week....

 2017-03-26 20:32 

News24

100 dogs buried alive in China... +

Animal activists in China say they have discovered a mass grave filled with a 100 stray dogs, that were buried alive. ...

 2017-03-26 20:32 

News24

Sudan's Bashir: I won't be toppled by WhatsApp... +

Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir has vowed to defeat anti-government protesters, saying his regime will not be overthrown by activists on ...

 2017-03-26 20:32 

News24

South Korea finds a home for puppies impeached president left behind... +

South Korea's presidential office has found a home for two of the nine dogs former President Park Geun-hye left behind when she was forced out of office over a corruption scandal....

 2017-03-26 20:18 

SABC

KNP to honour deceased park ranger... +

Authorities at the Kruger National Park say they will intensify the fight against rhino poaching in honour of the late ranger Vusi George Modaka....

 2017-03-26 20:13 

Business Live

Government splurges R42m on luxury motor cars... +

Ministers and deputies appear to ignore Finance Minister Gordhans call for austerity measures as the DA vows to reprioritise the expenditure so that the poor benefit...

 2017-03-26 20:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Jubilee leaders: Raila 'can't solve' Coast problems... +

They also accused the National Super Alliance (NASA) of plotting to violate the Constitution by proposing to establish a parallel vote tallying centre and added that Raila did not resolve the land problem at the Coast when he was in the government....

 2017-03-26 20:00 

Standard Digital

Opinion: Opinion: President Uhuru's last dice on corruption... +

Of course what Gado meant was that the President is fully responsible for fighting corruption. He cannot blame it on anyone else. The buck stops with him as the chief executive of the country....

 2017-03-26 19:53 

Daily Nation

Raila faces heat over Sh3.8bn polls tender... +

Mr Odinga steered clear of the the controversy. #Elections@ke...

 2017-03-26 19:53 

Daily Nation

Wiper leader spells doom for Jubilee administration... +

Mr Musyoka maintained that he was in Nasa to stay. #Elections@ke...

 2017-03-26 19:52 

Daily Nation

Experts throw blame at ministry over GMO studies... +

The CS said the government was reluctant to approve further research on the GM maize....

 2017-03-26 19:52 

Daily Nation

Boy dies as two airlifted to Nairobi... +

A third victim died while undergoing treatment at Mandera County Referral Hospital....

 2017-03-26 19:52 

Daily Nation

Robots coming for your jobs... +

Just a few examples self-driving technology may eliminate the need for taxi....

 2017-03-26 19:52 

Daily Nation

Leaders caution Nasa over tallying centre matter... +

They accused the Opposition of looking for excuses because they have sensed defeat. #Elections@ke...

 2017-03-26 19:52 

Daily Nation

Police probe government officers over banditry... +

The unfriendly terrain has played to the advantage of armed bandits....

 2017-03-26 19:51 

Daily Nation

Police officers arrest colleague in kidnapping case... +

The incident was reported at Solai Police Station by Mr Stephen Ndirangu....

 2017-03-26 19:51 

Daily Nation

Naivasha port ‘won’t hurt Coast economy’ - Govt... +

Mr Ruto said the dry port would not disadvantage the Coast people as claimed....

 2017-03-26 19:50 

Daily Nation

Coast counties back Raila for Nasa flag-bearer... +

The declaration said that only Mr Odinga could protect the interests of locals....

 2017-03-26 19:43 

SABC

Old Mutual sells US fund arm stake to China's HNA... +

Old Mutual said it has sold a 25% stake in its US fund management arm to China's HNA for $446 million, as part of its plan to split itself into four companies....

 2017-03-26 19:14 

News24

Alleged mastermind behind Chief Justice burglary arrested... +

After waiting for more than two hours at the Boschkop police station, the alleged mastermind behind the Office of the Chief Justice burglary has been arrested....

 2017-03-26 19:13 

Business Live

NEELS BLOM: The ANC-DA axis's dance on hot air... +

By purging the party of Zille, the DA tries to buff its image as an apologist for colonialism, but what it wants to be is the ANC, with poncy manners...

 2017-03-26 19:07 

SABC

56 jail terms for Egypt migrant shipwreck... +

An Egyptian court Sunday sentenced 56 people to prison terms of between seven and 10 years over the deaths at sea of at least 202 migrants in September, judicial officials said....

 2017-03-26 18:56 

SABC

Growing concerns over health issues as Durban fire rages on... +

Residents in and around Durban have expressed growing concern over their health as the fire at a warehouse at Rossburgh continues burning....

 2017-03-26 18:54 

SABC

Ohio nightclub shooting leaves one dead, 14 wounded... +

Gunfire erupted inside a packed nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, early Sunday morning, killing at least one person and injuring 14 with the shooter still at large....

 2017-03-26 18:54 

SABC

CAF secretary general resigns after Hayatou defeat... +

The Confederation of African Football's secretary general Hicham El Amrani resigned on Sunday, just over a week after elections swept long-standing president Issa Hayatou from power....

 2017-03-26 18:50 

News24

Innovative green building... +

Designers believe the answer to SAs future low-cost, low-carbon housing is a house built with a similar floor size and budget of an RDP house but made with recycled refuse. ...

 2017-03-26 18:49 

News24

Upgrade plans for hotel... +

Changes may be on the cards for a Green Point hotel, as locals speculate on social media about the possible demolition of a heritage building.An application to demolish a building older than 60 years has been made as part of a redevelopment plan ......

 2017-03-26 18:49 

News24

NMMU opens a first-for-SA 'green' building... +

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University officially opened its all new R116?million green Business School building at its 2nd Avenue Campus. The building is the first in South Africa to receive an official Green Star design rating. I......

 2017-03-26 18:49 

Daily Nation

Trump blames hardliners for defeat... +

In the fiercest spotlight in the world, as president of the United States there was nowhere to hide....

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