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 2017-04-25 01:17 

SABC

Motsoeneng must be disciplined for disrepute: Interim Board... +

The Interim SABC Board wants Hlaudi Motsoeneng disciplined for bringing the public broadcaster into disrepute during a press conference last week....

 2017-04-25 01:16 

SABC

Award-winning Congolese wildlife ranger says he fears for his life... +

A Congolese wildlife ranger named winner of a prestigious award says he still fears for his life because of his campaign to stop oil exploration in the Virunga National Park. ...

 2017-04-25 01:06 

SABC

Judge Desai to hold loco inspection at Van Breda home... +

Cape Town High Court Judge Siraj Desai, will hold an in loco inspection at the De Zalze Estate home of murder accused, Henri van Breda in Stellenbosch on Tuesday....

 2017-04-25 00:59 

SABC

Mogoeng maintains judiciary acts within boundaries of Constitution... +

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says it's the courts' duty to uphold the law even if transgressors may be from another arm of the state....

 2017-04-25 00:48 

SABC

SABC producer pepper sprayed by Tshwane Metro... +

SABC Digital News producer Tshepiso Moche has laid a charge of police harassment at the South African Police Service....

 2017-04-25 00:42 

SABC

Kenya to launch malaria vaccine RTS,S ... +

The Worlds first malaria vaccine RTS,S, will be launched in pilot phases Kenya, Ghana and Malawi beginning of 2018....

 2017-04-25 00:42 

SABC

Super Rugby tournament to be reduced from 18 to 15 teams... +

The Super Rugby tournament will be reduced from 18 to 15 teams from next year, with South Africa losing two teams and Australia one....

 2017-04-25 00:26 

SABC

Uber drivers in Johannesburg fear for their lives... +

Uber drivers in the Johannesburg area fear for their lives following messages over the weekend that they will be attacked....

 2017-04-25 00:06 

SABC

EU pins hope on Macron victory... +

There were celebrations after Emmanuel Macron took the lead during the first round of voting in the French presidential election....

 2017-04-24 23:27 

SABC

Motshekga urges better transport, safety for school children... +

Education Minister Angie Motshekga has urged parents to ensure they use vehicles that comply with the requirements of scholar transport as set out by the department....

 2017-04-24 22:29 

SABC

Rand strengthening as US currency weakens... +

The rand continues to trade at levels under R13 to the dollar, as the US currency weakens. ...

 2017-04-24 22:29 

SABC

Well done President Zuma for showing a good heart... +

Two very recent decisions taken by President Jacob Zuma has revealed a pleasant side of our beleaguered ruler....

 2017-04-24 22:13 

SABC

"Ntlemezas attempts to resume work will be dealt with decisively" ... +

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has told a media briefing in Pretoria that his department has followed the letter and spirit of the law in replacing former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza...

 2017-04-24 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Challenging the culture of rape at Rhodes... +

Students tell their stories of how they were violated by fellow students, how they dealt with it and how the institution responded....

 2017-04-24 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

To protect democracy, only the ANC not Parliament must rid SA of Zuma... +

The call for a secret vote in Parliament to remove the president is not the solution to South Africas problems....

 2017-04-24 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Gift of the Givers pressed for answers on Shiraaz Mohamed kidnapping... +

The founder of the philanthropic organisation says there are no new leads in the search for the SA photographer who was kidnapped in Syria....

 2017-04-24 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

A warming world puts the heat on fynbos... +

A study shows the floral kingdom is threated by rising temperatures and more frequent wildfires....

 2017-04-24 21:43 

Daily Nation

KWS chastises Kuki Gallmann's attackers... +

ODM leader Raila Odinga also condemned the attack....

 2017-04-24 21:43 

Daily Nation

Voters burn ballot papers amid rigging claims... +

Party elections took place on Monday with some regions scheduled for Tuesday....

 2017-04-24 21:42 

Daily Nation

Sonko accuses Jubilee MPs of sabotage... +

Nairobi Senator says some party members have been sidelining him in favour of his opponent....

 2017-04-24 21:42 

Daily Nation

WHO calls on countries to eliminate malaria... +

Malaria among leading killers in Kenya though deaths halved as new testing kit gives hope of early diagnosis...

 2017-04-24 21:42 

Daily Nation

Protests as governor handed direct ticket... +

Angry party supporters burn 600 ballot papers at Masaba primary school....

 2017-04-24 21:42 

Daily Nation

Nasa meets to draft government structure... +

Opposition coalition meets to finalise plans to name a presidential candidate on Thursday....

 2017-04-24 21:42 

Daily Nation

Government vows to stop poll violence... +

Interior CS says State will restore peace and stability as political parties fail to control their supporters...

 2017-04-24 21:42 

Daily Nation

State steps in as poll violence turns tragic... +

One dead in Homa Bay as voting postponed over chaos, delays, Taita-Taveta repeat in doubt....

 2017-04-24 21:05 

News24

Ntlemeza's lawyer tells him to hand over car, cellphone... +

Former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemezas lawyer has advised him to comply with Police Minister Fikile Mbalulas instruction to return any state property in his possession....

 2017-04-24 21:05 

News24

Court arguments on whether ex-Mandela cop was framed... +

Arguments in the mammoth trial focusing on the policeman previously hand-picked by former president Nelson Mandela to head an elite investigative unit has heated up in the High Court....

 2017-04-24 21:04 

News24

Twitter joins the search for Ntlemeza... +

Twitter has reacted with mirth at Police Minister Fikile Mbalula's order that sacked Hawks head Berning Ntlemeza return his work cellphone and the car he signed out....

 2017-04-24 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Insurers bet on new marine law to raise industry uptake... +

Insurance Regulatory Authority Acting Chief Executive Godfrey Kiptum said the sector has already realised Sh70 billion in premiums from the segment since the marine insurance law came into effect in January and is poised for further growth....

 2017-04-24 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Jubilee Party has failed in fairness- Aspirant Kobia Maranya... +

Kobia Maranya, who is vying for the senator's seat as an independent candidate, said Jubilee's nominations were not entirely transparent....

 2017-04-24 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Two MCAs ditch Governor Sospeter Ojaamong's camp... +

The two, Deputy Speaker Moses Otee (Angurai South ward representative) and his Angurai North counterpart Maurice Chetambe were previously close allies of Mr Ojaamong....

 2017-04-24 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Hearing of appeal by convict who stabbed magistrate adjourned... +

This is after the prosecution applied for more time to prepare. However, the adjournment was opposed by defence lawyer Gacheru Ng'ang'a who said his client had been in prison for more than six months for assault, which was against the law....

 2017-04-24 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: MP Mwinyi slapped with ten charges after chaotic ODM polls... +

Mr Mwinyi was arrested on Saturday after police claimed he stormed polling centres with supporters to disrupt voting. The results for the primary have not been declared....

 2017-04-24 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Fake ballots discovered in PNU primaries, repeat ordered... +

Party leader Peter Munya said the exercise in some parts of the two counties would be repeated after malpractices were detected....

 2017-04-24 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Raila pitches campaign on Meru region's most precious crop... +

Last weekend, Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga said if elected President, his government would guarantee miraa farmers a market for the cash crop....

 2017-04-24 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Governor aspirant Kithinji Kiragu refutes claims of sham nominations... +

Management consultant Kithinji Kiragu, who floored Cyrus Njiru to clinch the Party of National Unity (PNU) ticket for the governor's race has refuted claims that the exercise was marred by irregularities....

 2017-04-24 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: MP Mary Emaase asks IEBC to publish voters figure... +

This will make it easy for the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), political parties, as well as aspirants to address rigging where we have witnessed more people than the registered electors voting, said Emaase....

 2017-04-24 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Women trainees graduate to steer SGR engines... +

They are part of a group of Kenyans students the China Road & Bridges Corporation (CRBC), the SGR contractor, sponsored to undertake a railway course at China's Baoji Railway Technical College....

 2017-04-24 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Franklin Bett held by guards at Unilever tea barrier... +

The former Roads minister, who is hoping to clinch the Jubilee ticket in the ongoing nominations, said Unilever Tea Company guards held up his team for close to two hours....

 2017-04-24 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Kajiado Jubilee aspirants threaten to boycott primaries... +

Addressing a press conference in Ongata Rongai, the aspirants want the new ballot papers to have a different colour to avoid a mix-up with those tampered with in the botched exercise....

 2017-04-24 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Reinstated VC Ndede Amadi says she was in-charge, despite notice... +

In a paid advertisement in The Standard last Wednesday, a section of the university's management claimed that Prof Amadi no longer worked for the institution....

 2017-04-24 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Ford Kenya suspends nominations in parts of Trans Nzoia... +

The party's Elections and Nominations Board chairperson, Grace Katasi, said the decision was reached following reported incidents of violence, delays in supply of materials and disruption of the voting exercise....

 2017-04-24 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Voters device ways of voting in party primaries... +

In 18 polling stations in Baringo North where ballot papers for parliamentary aspirants were missing, the contestants agreed to use photocopied ballot papers to ensure the process proceeded after hours of delay...

 2017-04-24 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Barred Nyeri Jubilee governor aspirant demands Sh500,000 refund... +

A Nyeri gubernatorial aspirant who was disqualified by Jubilee Party from contesting over academic qualifications, is now demanding a refund of the nomination fee....

 2017-04-24 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: MCA aspirant arrested over gun drama in Mathare... +

An aspirant for Mathare Member of the County Assembly has been arrested after he allegedly fired his gun in chaotic campaigns....

 2017-04-24 20:42 

Daily Nation

Rosemary Odinga drops out of Kibra race... +

She launched her bid to vie for the Kibra seat in January....

 2017-04-24 20:39 

News24

Plastic pollution building up in Arctic waters - research... +

Even though few people live in the Artic, some seas in the region are heavily polluted with plastic because of an Atlantic ocean current which dumps debris there, researchers say....

 2017-04-24 20:39 

News24

Plastic pollution choking Australian waters - study... +

Three-quarters of the trash found off Australian beaches is plastic, a study says as it warned that the rubbish is entangling and being swallowed by wildlife....

 2017-04-24 20:39 

News24

Cozy clothes may be key source of sea pollution... +

Researchers say cozy clothes are emerging as a source of plastic that's increasingly ending up in oceans and could be contaminating seafood....

 2017-04-24 20:13 

News24

Broadcasting does not cause reputational damage, psychiatrist says in Van Breda matter... +

A psychiatrist has dismissed the argument that broadcasting Henri van Breda's trial would lead to reputational damage for witnesses, saying the damage will be done by unprepared witnesses. ...

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