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 2020-07-01 20:05 

News24

92 more Covid-19 deaths, as cases jump to 159 333...

There had been 8 124 confirmed Covid-19 infections over the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative number of cases to 159 333....

 2020-07-01 19:56 

Business Live

Courts give the state a hat-trick of victories over lockdown regulations...

Judges dismiss Mmusi Maimane's constitutional challenge to the decision to reopen the economy...

 2020-07-01 19:56 

Business Live

Tesla becomes most valuable car company in the world...

Tesla blows past Toyota with valuation of about $206.5bn...

 2020-07-01 19:48 

Mail & Guardian

Cape Town suspends metro cops involved in eviction of naked man...

Four police officers are being investigated after a video of them evicting a man, who had been bathing at the time, was circulated on social media The post Cape Town suspends metro cops involved in eviction of naked man appeared first on The Mail & Guardi...

 2020-07-01 19:47 

Standard Digital

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Uber-extends-mask-requirement-for-drivers-riders-launches-new-campaign...

Uber-Technologies-Inc-on-Wednesday-extended-indefinitely-a-requirement-for-drivers-and-riders-on-its-platform-to-wear-a-face-covering-or-masks...

 2020-07-01 19:47 

News24

'We are not guinea pigs,' say Covid-19 anti-vaccine protesters in Joburg...

Anti-vaccine protesters took to the streets in Johannesburg to voice their concern over Africa's first human trials for a potential coronavirus vaccine....

 2020-07-01 19:30 

News24

Vrede Dairy Farm: LRC welcomes ruling to dismiss Mkhwebane's bid to appeal judgment...

The Legal Resources Centre has welcomed a ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal, dismissing Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's application for leave to appeal the scathing Estina Dairy Farm judgment....

 2020-07-01 19:05 

News24

Bishop Bavin school closure: Court rules staff are still employed by the school...

The Johannesburg Labour Court has ruled that staff and teachers of Bishop Bavin private school in Johannesburg are still employed by the school....

 2020-07-01 19:04 

News24

WATCH | Naked man manhandled by law enforcement as shack is torn down...

The City of Cape Town said it is urgently investigating the circumstances of a video depicting law enforcement officers cornering a naked man outside his shack....

 2020-07-01 19:03 

News24

Ramaphosa says cigarettes will be unbanned again... someday...

President Cyril Ramaphosa interacted with the public in a virtual imbizo, and it wasn't a surprise when the very first question was about cigarettes....

 2020-07-01 19:00 

Business Live

Steinhoff shares sink as legal claims top R170bn...

The group still faces litigation costs as it deals with the fallout from one of SA's biggest accounting scandals...

 2020-07-01 19:00 

Business Live

Amend Pension Funds Act to allow for 'cheaper access' to development finance, says ANC...

The ruling party wants regulation 28 of the act amended to impose prescribed assets...

 2020-07-01 19:00 

Standard Digital

Mystery of two childrens bodies found in car at police station...

The Toyota Belta had been at the station since March 4 and the children were reported missing 10 days before their bodies were found...

 2020-07-01 18:58 

News24

SA is tops for tourists post-Covid - whenever that day comes...

Affordability of flight tickets came in as the second biggest barrier for international tourists to travel to South Africa, a new survey by SA Tourism has revealed....

 2020-07-01 18:58 

News24

SA is tops for tourists post-Covid - whenever that day comes...

Affordability of flight tickets came in as the second biggest barrier for international tourists to travel to South Africa, a new survey by SA Tourism has revealed....

 2020-07-01 18:41 

Standard Digital

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Hong-Kong-police-arrest-more-than-300-protesting-Chinas-birthday-gift-of-security-law...

Police-said-they-had-made-more-than-300-arrests-for-illegal-assembly-and-other-offences-with-nine-involving-violations-of-the-new-law...

 2020-07-01 18:39 

News24

Jaco Peyper deserves praise for Super Rugby milestone, says Jonathan Kaplan...

Earlier this year, South Africa's Jaco Peyper became the most experienced referee in Super Rugby, a milestone former Test referee Jonathan Kaplan should be celebrated....

 2020-07-01 18:25 

News24

DA wants Gauteng education dept to shut down schools in Diepsloot...

The DA is calling on the Gauteng Department of Education to close all schools in Diepsloot because of a lack of running water....

 2020-07-01 18:24 

News24

Schools reopening: Education Dept moves to allay fears as Motshekga set to meet MECs...

As long as there are plans being implemented to ensure safety, parents need not worry, department spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga told News24 on Wednesday....

 2020-07-01 18:18 

News24

Admin clerk sentenced to 9 years, convicted on 223 counts of fraud...

A former administrative clerk has been sentenced to nine years in jail after she was found guilty of 223 counts of fraud, worth over R3 million....

 2020-07-01 18:17 

News24

International Covid-19 news: Global tourism industry 'could lose trillions', EU opens borders...

All the latest Covid-19 news from around the world....

 2020-07-01 18:06 

Business Live

Major shareholder calls for board shake-up at Safari...

Bridge Fund Managers, which owns 20% in the property group, says it needs new leadership to undo value destruction...

 2020-07-01 18:05 

Business Live

ANC reinstates Limpopo officials implicated in VBS saga...

Secretary-general ACE Magashule says the party will explain the rationale behind the decision...

 2020-07-01 18:05 

Business Live

Global tourism faces at least $1.2-trillion hit from pandemic, says UN...

Moderate scenario predicts developing countries are among those set to suffer the steepest losses in GDP terms...

 2020-07-01 18:05 

Business Live

PETER BRUCE: Under deluge, the poor Eastern Cape is, frankly, broken...

The province should have been reorganised by the ANC, which instead reinstated homeland arrangements...

 2020-07-01 18:05 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: Rand strengthens on positive PMI data...

The JSE ends the day lower as worries over the resurgence of the virus keep investors on edge...

 2020-07-01 18:00 

Business Report (IOL)

South Africa needs to invest in terrestrial fibre as demand for internet surges...

South African mobile telecommunication operators said in mid-May that they had seen a greater demand for connectivity devices over the lockdown period....

 2020-07-01 17:56 

News24

Covid-19: Oxford University's vaccine developers encouraged by results...

A leading scientist behind the University of Oxford's potential Covid-19 vaccine says the team has seen the right sort of immune response in trials....

 2020-07-01 17:55 

News24

100 retail operators nabbed for not accepting Zim dollar, bond notes...

Refusing to accept Zim dollar and bond notes as payment for goods has landed 102 Zimbabwean business owners and retail employees in trouble....

 2020-07-01 17:48 

News24

Magashule defends decision to reinstate VBS-linked ANC leaders: 'We can't suspend them forever'...

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule confirmed that two ANC Limpopo leaders implicated in alleged corruption at VBS Mutual Bank have been reinstated to their positions....

 2020-07-01 17:44 

Standard Digital

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Indias-TikTok-stars-feel-pained-by-government-app-ban...

TikTok-was-a-sensation-in-India-With-more-than-600-million-downloads-India-accounted-for-30-of-its-2-billion-downloads-worldwide...

 2020-07-01 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

How a global crisis triggered a financial wake-up call...

We're in the midst of extremely challenging times, and with job losses and salary cuts affecting so many, our personal finances and investments are particularly vulnerable....

 2020-07-01 17:21 

News24

High court grants order to dissolve Mamelodi taxi association's exec committee...

The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has granted an order dissolving the current Mamelodi Amalgamated Taxi Association executive committee, following a spate of violence, unrest and instability in the township....

 2020-07-01 17:19 

News24

READ IN FULL | Budget breaks President Ramaphosa's promise - economists' letter to MPs...

Signatories of an open letter to Parliament's finance committee have asked for a rejection of the adjusted budget....

 2020-07-01 17:16 

Uganda Radio Network

Belgian Agency Donates Thermometers for Malls, Hospitals...

Christelle Jocquet, the Resident Representative of the Belgian Development Agency said at a handover event held at the Ministry of Health on Wednesday that the idea of making a contribution towards surveillance was arrived after an earlier meeting with Mi...

 2020-07-01 17:11 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Russians-grant-Putin-right-to-extend-his-rule-until-2036-in-landslide-vote...

The-Central-Election-Commission-said-just-over-70-of-votes-counted-across-the-worlds-largest-country-had-supported-changing-the-constitution...

 2020-07-01 17:10 

Business Live

Covid-19 deaths may be twice as high as official toll...

Medical Research Council estimates the tally of 'natural' deaths is far higher than in earlier periods...

 2020-07-01 17:10 

Business Live

Right hands not at the till in municipalities, says Makwetu...

The auditor-general paints yet another dire picture of municipal outcomes regressing even further...

 2020-07-01 17:10 

Business Live

Now more than ever brands need to be relevant...

Connected brands are those that are purpose-driven...

 2020-07-01 17:10 

Business Live

UK football club Wigan Athletic enters administration...

This is less than a month after being taken over by a partnership headed by Hong Kong businessman Au Yeung Wai Kay...

 2020-07-01 17:10 

Business Live

CHRIS THURMAN: So far, so excellent — arts festival delivers the virtual goods...

From Buhle Ngaba's beautiful 'Swan Song' to the audio drama 'Nixon in Agony', the 2020 iteration has been inspiring and intriguing...

 2020-07-01 17:02 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

George-Bush-administration-officials-to-form-PAC-to-back-Biden...

The-officials-who-include-Cabinet-secretaries-and-other-senior-people-in-the-Bush-administration-have-formed-a-political-action-committee-for-Biden...

 2020-07-01 17:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Americans face 25% jump in power bills, adding to summer of woe...

Millions already reeling from the coronavirus's economic fallout are about to face sharp increases in electric bills that may drive some to the brink of financial ruin....

 2020-07-01 16:48 

News24

Turkish President Erdogan vows social media 'control' after family insulted...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to tighten government control over social media after he said his family was insulted online....

 2020-07-01 16:38 

News24

Restructuring Sasol sells stake in Nigerian plant...

Sasol has agreed to sell its indirect stake in Nigerian plant to US oil giant, Chevron, as it seeks to rightsize the business and deal with debt crisis that has seen its shares fall some 57% this year alone....

 2020-07-01 16:34 

News24

Distance ... where Boks, SA franchises still retain kicking edge...

NZ teams are increasingly realising the value of kicking both penalties and occasional dropped goals, an SA expert tells Rob Houwing....

 2020-07-01 16:33 

News24

Too little teaching, planning and too few classrooms - teachers' survey raises alarm...

A survey by four unions has found teachers at schools across several provinces anticipate they won't be able to cope when more pupils return to classrooms next week....

 2020-07-01 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Michael Kors owner Capri estimates 70% plunge in first-quarter revenue...

Michael Kors owner Capri Holdings estimated a bigger-than-feared 70 percent slump in first-quarter sales as the Covid-19 pandemic hammers demand....

 2020-07-01 16:26 

Uganda Radio Network

Ugandan Judge Suzan Okalany Shortlisted for ICC Chief Prosecutor Job...

The committee chaired by Sabine Nlke reports to the President of the Assembly that due to COVID-19, an online interaction was conducted and of the 144 candidates who submitted applications for the job, only 89 candidates submitted supporting documents and...

 2020-07-01 16:18 

News24

Thursday's weather: Fire warning for Eastern Cape, otherwise a fine, cool day for the rest of SA...

There are fire warnings over parts of the Eastern Cape, but an otherwise fine and cool day across the country, the South African Weather Service says....

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