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 2021-01-15 08:12 

News24

At least 34 killed as quake rocks Indonesia...

A powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Friday, killing at least 34 people, levelling a hospital and severely damaging other buildings, authorities said....

 2021-01-15 08:07 

News24

Covid-19: Sadtu backs keeping schools closed for now, minister to brief nation today...

Sadtu has said it is in support of a delay in the opening of schools amid the Covid-19 second wave....

 2021-01-15 08:05 

News24

Covid-19: SA records 712 new deaths, taking death toll to 35 852...

South Africa has recorded 712 new Covid-19-related deaths and the death toll is now 35 852....

 2021-01-15 08:03 

Business Live

TELITA SNYCKERS: Countering illicit trade: where's the strategy, Sars?...

If the Moyane era taught us anything, it's the importance of keeping a close eye on developments at Sars...

 2021-01-15 08:02 

Business Live

WATCH: Stock picks — Remgro and Brookfield Renewable Partners...

Gerbrand Smit from N-e-F-G Fund Management and Devin Shutte from The Robert Group talk to Business Day TV...

 2021-01-15 08:02 

Business Live

BREAKING NEWS: Opening of all schools delayed until February...

Deputy minister of basic education Reginah Mhaule says delay will help struggling health system...

 2021-01-15 07:50 

Mail & Guardian

Towards a People's Vaccine Campaign: A call to action...

Vaccinating a significant part of the population is the realistic way to defeat the pandemic, and this cannot be done by the government alone The post Towards a People's Vaccine Campaign: A call to action appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-15 07:37 

Business Report (IOL)

More worries for economy as Eskom implements new power cuts...
 2021-01-15 07:25 

News24

Cost of vaccine 'ridiculously low' compared to damage of lockdowns - Israeli official tells SA...

The head of international relations in the Israeli Ministry of Health has said the cost of the Covid-19 vaccine is "ridiculously low" in comparison to the economic damage caused by national lockdowns....

 2021-01-15 07:22 

Business Report (IOL)

Crippling automotive chip shortage partly due to Trump's China tech war...
 2021-01-15 07:16 

Business Report (IOL)

Rand trades little changed overnight...
 2021-01-15 07:06 

Business Live

SARAH BUITENDACH: Does SA have Covid-19 PTSD?...

Conversations are littered with talk of funerals and people lamenting lives struck down early. It's alarming, devastating and unrelenting...

 2021-01-15 07:06 

Business Live

Liquidators to extend investigation into SA bitcoin trader...

Global investors to lodge claims after being unable to redeem funds from Mirror Trading International...

 2021-01-15 07:06 

Business Live

WATCH: Stock pick — Bidcorp...

Imtiaz Suliman from Sentio Capital talks to Business Day TV about his stock pick of the day...

 2021-01-15 07:01 

News24

UJ maths guru Prof Michael Henning receives coveted A1 rating for the third time...

University of Johannesburg expert mathematician professor Michael Henning has received a coveted A1 rating for the third time....

 2021-01-15 06:58 

Standard Digital

From citizen Anne Kananu to Deputy Governor in four hours...

Questions have been raised on the constitutionality of her swearing in as deputy governor....

 2021-01-15 06:54 

News24

Mpumalanga traffic cop scandal: Premier says appointment process was 'procedurally and fatally flawed'...

A police case has been opened into the recent appointment of 1 700 learner traffic officials by the Mpumalanga community safety, security and liaison department....

 2021-01-15 06:53 

News24

'Auntie, there's no money in here': Sassa beneficiaries sleep on pavements to apply for grants...

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu is expected to visit some of the Sassa offices on Friday to see first-hand the situation after over 200 000 temporary grant beneficiaries found they had to reapply and have a new medical assessment....

 2021-01-15 06:51 

Business Report (IOL)

Strong support sees AYO shares rocket...
 2021-01-15 06:40 

Nation

Bobi Wine says 'fraud and violence' marred election day...

The internet remained down for a third day as vote counting continued in the country....

 2021-01-15 06:19 

News24

Manhunt underway for man who allegedly killed woman, toddler at lodge in Limpopo...

Limpopo police have activated a 72-hour activation plan to arrest a man wanted for allegedly strangling a woman and two-year-old child to death....

 2021-01-15 06:10 

Business Live

WATCH: What the property sector offers investors...

Gerhard Zeelie, divisional executive of Property Finance Africa at Nedbank CIB, talks to Business Day TV...

 2021-01-15 06:10 

Business Live

Biden's stimulus plans, Fed's dovish stance push gold higher...

Spot gold rises 0.3% as $1.9-trillion stimulus package proposal is designed to boost US economy...

 2021-01-15 06:08 

Business Report (IOL)

Judicial inspectorate for correctional services underspends on staffing...
 2021-01-15 06:06 

News24

FRIDAY BRIEFING | The end of Pax Americana: What now for the global world order?...

What lies ahead for South Africa and the world following US President Donald Trump's loss?...

 2021-01-15 05:56 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

President Museveni takes early lead in election, preliminary results show...

The government ordered an internet blackout until further notice, a day after banning all social media and messaging apps...

 2021-01-15 05:43 

Business Report (IOL)

Motor trade in negative territory as vehicle sales continue to slide...
 2021-01-15 05:29 

Nation

Live: Vote counting underway in Uganda...

The electoral body is tasked by the constitution to declare final results within 48 hours after closure of polls....

 2021-01-15 05:26 

Standard Digital

Anne Kananu to be sworn in as Nairobi deputy governor...

Nairobi county assembly has approved Anne Kananu's nomination...

 2021-01-15 05:23 

Business Report (IOL)

Moody's flags SA's funding as a drag that won't come down soon...
 2021-01-15 05:14 

Business Live

The week in pictures...

SA registers a record number of deaths, farmers protest in India, Donald Trump is impeached again, the US executes the first woman in nearly 70 years, Uganda goes to the polls and more...

 2021-01-15 05:14 

Business Live

JSE set to contend with mostly weaker Asian markets on Friday...

US President-elect Joe Biden unveiled details of a $1.9-trillion stimulus package on Thursday, although the market's response has been tepid...

 2021-01-15 05:04 

News24

WATCH | Hollywood box office sales hit 40-year low...

Hollywood movies suffered an unprecedented 80% slump in box office revenue in North America in 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic closed movie theaters and studios held back the release of scores of new films....

 2021-01-15 04:18 

Business Live

Biden plans $1.9 trillion stimulus for pandemic-hit economy...

USA-BIDEN/STIMULUS (UPDATE 6, PIX, TV):UPDATE 6-Biden unveils plan to pump $1.9 trillion into pandemic-hit economy...

 2021-01-15 03:42 

Standard Digital

Drama as family buries son at 1am to fulfil his strict wishes...

The man had instructed his family members to bury him within 24 hours before the morning...

 2021-01-15 03:24 

Business Live

CHRIS THURMAN: A utopia that gives voice to beautiful outcasts...

Simphiwe Ndzube's exhibition depicts a society of equals in a fictionalised Gwadana...

 2021-01-15 03:24 

Business Live

New Pick n Pay CEO Pieter Boone at home in low-margin retail...

Netherlands-born Boone faces the challenge of guiding Pick n Pay in a weak economy hit by Covid-19 and falling incomes...

 2021-01-15 03:23 

Business Live

EDITORIAL: Bring troublemaker Boziz to book...

The organisation must adopt a more aggressive posture to individuals accused of violent and bloody insurrections...

 2021-01-15 03:00 

Nation

Vote counting underway in Uganda election...

People turned out in droves for election in which long-time leader Yoweri Museveni was challenged by popstar Bobi Wine....

 2021-01-15 03:00 

Nation

Uganda election: Museveni in early lead...

Vote tallying is going on and the race remains tight and too early to call....

 2021-01-15 02:43 

Standard Digital

Anne Kananu at City Hall for vetting...

The judge said it is impossible to tell whether the county will reject or approve her...

 2021-01-15 02:43 

Standard Digital

I will work with NMS, Anne Kananu tells vetting team...

The judge said it is impossible to tell whether the county will reject or approve her...

 2021-01-15 02:09 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Biden's inauguration rehearsal postponed over security concerns, Politico says...

The rehearsal is now planned for Monday, according to the report....

 2021-01-15 01:57 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Strong quake kills at least seven, injures hundreds in Indonesia...

The epicentre of the quake was six kilometres (3.73 miles) northeast of Majene city at a depth of 10 kilometres...

 2021-01-15 01:57 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Strong quake kills at least 10, injures hundreds in Indonesia...

The epicentre of the quake was six kilometres (3.73 miles) northeast of Majene city at a depth of 10 kilometres...

 2021-01-15 01:49 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

46 civilians feared killed in eastern DRC Islamist militant attack...

Local security forces have been dispatched to the village in Irumu territory to investigate the attacks...

 2021-01-15 01:27 

Standard Digital

Ahmednassir: Maraga was a drama queen who achieved little as CJ...

The lawyer also accuses Maraga of failing to fight corruption in the Judiciary...

 2021-01-15 01:27 

Standard Digital

Ahmednassir: Maraga achieved little as CJ...

The lawyer also accuses Maraga of failing to fight corruption in the Judiciary...

 2021-01-15 01:00 

Standard Digital

Jitters as ministry plans to replace old land title deeds...

Some property owners fear issuance of new ownership documents as the country shifts to new registration system may open up the way for dispossession....

 2021-01-15 00:00 

Standard Digital

Man prepares final resting place to 'not be a burden'...

The former teacher has also written his eulogy, which he says will not be read at his funeral...

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