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 2020-07-02 02:35 

Standard Digital

KMCHR decries rights abuse and obstacles in access to justice...

Pain and pandemic: Commission said it documented 10 cases where lives were lost and 87 cases of degrading and inhuman treatment perpetrated by police...

 2020-07-02 02:35 

Standard Digital

KNCHR decries rights abuse and obstacles in access to justice...

Pain and pandemic: Commission said it documented 10 cases where lives were lost and 87 cases of degrading and inhuman treatment perpetrated by police...

 2020-07-01 22:43 

Business Live

Fed weighs providing greater clarity on rates to calm investors...

Minutes show the US economy is expected to need support 'for some time'...

 2020-07-01 21:46 

Business Live

CARTOON: Disputed territory...

Wednesday, July 1 2020...

 2020-07-01 21:00 

Standard Digital

Samboja given two weeks to settle rent...

Voi Senior Resident Magistrate Fredrick Nyakundi directed Granton Samboja's administration to reach a settlement in two weeks....

 2020-07-01 21:00 

Standard Digital

Shock of dead children 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 21:00 

Standard Digital

Clobbered to dead for not wearing a face mask...

19 deaths are as a result of shooting and 37 injuries sustained as a result of physical, psychological and sexual assault in the hands of the police...

 2020-07-01 21:00 

Standard Digital

Counties fail to spend all funds given to projects...

Devolved units spent only 20.6 per cent of the money meant for development....

 2020-07-01 21:00 

Standard Digital

Half of Johos Cabinet vacant seven months on...

County officials insist the executive committee has quorum and services have not been affected....

 2020-07-01 21:00 

Standard Digital

Corona halts push for first global geopark...

Difficult for country to meet deadlines to submit nomination dossier to Unesco headquarters....

 2020-07-01 21:00 

Standard Digital

Student seeks compensation after losing finger...

The bill had hit Sh900,000 and he was only released from the hospital after striking an agreement....

 2020-07-01 21:00 

Standard Digital

MCAs want State House Comptroller probed...

Assembly wants EACC to investigate Mbugua for the alleged misappropriation of the funds during the 2015/16 fiscal year....

 2020-07-01 21:00 

Standard Digital

Clobbered to death for not wearing a face mask...

19 deaths are as a result of shooting and 37 injuries sustained as a result of physical, psychological and sexual assault in the hands of the police...

 2020-07-01 20:51 

Business Live

Andrew Lapping to leave Allan Gray after two decades...

Lapping will be replaced by Duncan Artus...

 2020-07-01 20:51 

Business Live

Market data — June 30 2020...

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices...

 2020-07-01 20:44 

Standard Digital

Of women, leadership and corruption...

Poor leadership has nothing to do with gender, and history shows it....

 2020-07-01 20:39 

News24

Numsa threatens court action if govt doesn't resolve its issues with taxi industry...

The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa has threatened to approach the court on behalf of its members....

 2020-07-01 20:36 

News24

WATCH | Covid-19: Mixed reactions as Capetonians are urged to go to quarantine sites...

Western Cape Health MEC Nomafrench Mbombo on Wednesday joined community health workers as they visited homes in Scottsdene, Cape Town....

 2020-07-01 20:26 

Mail & Guardian

Clubs brace for rushed PSL restart...

Football will return, but the players are likely to have very little time to acquaint themselves with the "new normal" The post Clubs brace for rushed PSL restart appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-01 20:24 

News24

Deaths in SA rise significantly higher than predicted - SAMRC report...

The national number of deaths has increased and is significantly higher than the predicted number, based on historical data....

 2020-07-01 20:16 

Mail & Guardian

Eusebius McKaiser: Let's slay some academic freedom myths...

Bigoted academics and shoddy or racist work are not above criticism — nor should they be The post Eusebius McKaiser: Let's slay some academic freedom myths appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 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

[ World ]

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....

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