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 2018-09-14 19:58 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Mabuza urges Nedlac to rescue SA from economic downfall...

Mabuza charged Nedlac to deliberate and come up with solutions to counter the massive economic headwinds tormenting SA's economy at the moment....

 2018-09-14 19:36 

News24

First Hurricane Florence deaths: mother, baby killed by tree...

A mother and her baby have been killed when a tree fell on their house in Wilmington, North Carolina, the first reported fatalities from Hurricane Florence, police say....

 2018-09-14 19:33 

Standard Digital

REVEALED: Harambee Stars yet to be paid months after trip to India...

Football Kenya Federation has not paid Harambee Stars players, who took part in the 2018 Intercontinental Cup tournament held in India their dues from...

 2018-09-14 19:30 

Business Report (IOL)

China to write off portion of Sudan's debt...

China has agreed to write off a portion of Sudan's debt that was incurred through 2015, says Chinese ambassador to the country Li Lianhe....

 2018-09-14 19:22 

Daily Nation

Sharon Otieno's baby buried in day of drama...

A mortuary had initially declined to release foetus citing lack of burial permit....

 2018-09-14 19:15 

Business Report (IOL)

JP Morgan predicts decline in market revenue...

Net interest income, loan growth and fees from investment banking look set to be better than the company previously expected....

 2018-09-14 19:14 

News24

Rwandan soccer officials arrested after ref alleges bribery...

Rwandan police say they have arrested two soccer officials and are investigating allegations they tried to bribe the referee before an African Cup of Nations qualifier against Ivory Coast last weekend...

 2018-09-14 19:14 

News24

Germany's DW: Sex allegations against Egypt TV host credible...

The German broadcaster Deutsche Welle says that allegations of sexual harassment against one of its former employees have proven credible...

 2018-09-14 19:06 

News24

Government to abide ruling that Zanozuko Sigcau is rightful amaMpondo king...

Following years of legal disputes, the government says it will abide by a Constitutional Court ruling that implements a decision made by the Nlapho Commission that granted Zanozuko Tyelovuyo Sigcau kingship of amaMpondo aseQaukeni....

 2018-09-14 19:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Western Cape companies to explore Russian market...

Two Western Cape-based companies will explore the Russian market and expand their footprint at the WorldFood Moscow exhibition....

 2018-09-14 18:52 

Daily Nation

How men react to infidelity...

Jessica was escorted to the sexology clinic by her husband, Andrew....

 2018-09-14 18:37 

Daily Nation

Sonko launches free milk project for child education centres...

The children will get a packet of milk twice every week....

 2018-09-14 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Angola receives renewable energy investments worth $1m - report...

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa has approved a $1 million grant to independent power producers in Angola....

 2018-09-14 18:25 

Daily Nation

Trump Supreme Court pick denies 1980s sexual assault story...

Kavanaugh says he did not do this back in high school or at any time....

 2018-09-14 18:22 

News24

Hundreds rescued as Hurricane Florence pounds Carolinas...

Emergency crews rescued hundreds of stranded people as Hurricane Florence pounded the US East Coast with driving rain, howling winds and dangerous storm surge....

 2018-09-14 18:21 

News24

Blyde Wildlife Estate to relocate giraffe after attack on woman and her son...

The Blyde Wildlife Estate plans to relocate the female giraffe that attacked a woman and her son earlier this month....

 2018-09-14 18:13 

Daily Nation

Trump lashes ex-secretary of state John Kerry for Iran meetings...

Trump says Kerry had illegal meetings with the "very hostile" Iranian Regime....

 2018-09-14 18:08 

News24

MDC accuses govt of using cholera outbreak to stop Chamisa's mock inauguration...

Zimbabwe's opposition MDC party has accused the government of using the cholera outbreak, which has claimed 25 lives, to stop Nelson Chamisa's mock inauguration at the party's 19th anniversary celebrations....

 2018-09-14 18:04 

Daily Nation

Nigeria names new head of intelligence agency...

Daura stands dismissed for ordering an "unauthorised takeover" of the National Assembly....

 2018-09-14 18:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Uber to spend over $150 million on driverless car hub...

Ride-sharing company Uber has announced that they will be investing $150 million in driverless car research....

 2018-09-14 17:50 

Daily Nation

Are you in transition?...

Be like a phoenix; let your old life burn to the ashes if you want a fresh, new, prosperous start....

 2018-09-14 17:49 

Daily Nation

The big break up...

Chris and Liz have their first conversation following their last fight....

 2018-09-14 17:48 

Standard Digital

Daring KPL goalkeeper impregnates two women in the same apartment block, vanishes soon after...

Goalkeeper impregnates two women in the same residential building, quickly relocates...

 2018-09-14 17:38 

News24

Sitole called to explain how firearm entered Parliament after official's apparent suicide...

The Portfolio Committee on Police is expected to call national police commissioner Lieutenant General Kehla Sitole to explain a "lack of proper security measures at Parliament", following the death of a parliamentary precinct official, who apparen...

 2018-09-14 17:38 

Daily Nation

Win for Elachi as court dismisses MCAs' objections...

The court has dismissed objections raised by the Assembly....

 2018-09-14 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Pan African Resources says earnings fall as much as 42%...

Pan African Resources said it expected group headline earnings per share for the financial year ended June 30 to be between 32 and 42 percent lower....

 2018-09-14 17:23 

Daily Nation

Wada to reinstate Russia after doping suspension...

Wada suspended the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) in 2015....

 2018-09-14 17:21 

News24

Thousands of students march in Mexico to protest violence...

Thousands of students have marched through downtown Mexico City to protest violence....

 2018-09-14 17:21 

News24

Bezos calls Trumps attacks on media 'dangerous'...

Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and owner of the Washington Post newspaper, warned Thursday that President Donald Trump's attacks on media are dangerous for the country....

 2018-09-14 17:15 

Business Live

SAPS admits to releasing skewed crime rates — but that it doesn't matter...

The police used a later and larger — and incorrection — population in their estimates...

 2018-09-14 17:15 

Business Live

Donald Trump pulls the trigger on tariffs on $200bn in Chinese goods...

Despite the US treasury secretary hinting at trade talks resuming, Trump declares war...

 2018-09-14 17:15 

Mail & Guardian

Right of reply: Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa response to M&G article...

The chairperson of the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa has responded to Bhekisisa's article "Did big tobacco buy Twitter?"...

 2018-09-14 17:14 

Business Live

UK, US and Canada issue travel warnings on latest SA crime stats...

'Violent crime such as armed robbery rape car-jacking mugging and 'smash-and-grab' attacks on vehicles is common,' says the US advisory...

 2018-09-14 17:12 

Standard Digital

ROUNDUP 2 Fears as traces of Roundup found in cereals for babies...

New scareTraces of weedkiller found in baby food...

 2018-09-14 17:07 

News24

Weather Update: The northern half of SA is expected to heat up...

Things are expected to heat up in the northern half of South Africa as temperatures rise in some parts and a heat wave makes its way to other parts on Saturday....

 2018-09-14 17:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Trump should be 'glad' of media scrutiny - Jeff Bezos...

Jeff Bezos said that President Donald Trump is wrong to "attack the media."...

 2018-09-14 16:59 

Uganda Radio Network

President Yoweri Museveni Turns 74...

Museveni settled for September 15 as his birthday, after speculation and second person accounts supported by what he calls a number of historical and scientific events that took place in 1944, the year when he says he was born....

 2018-09-14 16:52 

Daily Nation

MPs react to President Kenyatta's fuel tax 'executive order'...

Some say taxes are key to development while others say Mr Kenyatta is people-pleasing....

 2018-09-14 16:47 

News24

LIVE: Ramaphosa arrives for Biko lecture as EFF red berets gather...

Cyril Ramaphosa IS delivering the 19th annual memorial lecture at Unisa tonight. Guests expected include former president Thabo Mbeki, Minister Naledi Pandor & former minister Trevor Manuel...

 2018-09-14 16:43 

Uganda Radio Network

Cases of Ebola Confirmed Near Uganda-DRC Border...

Today the World Health Organization WHO said that there were 137 confirmed and probable cases and 92 deaths in the latest outbreak in the east of the country. The UN Childrens Fund-UNICEF also announced that everything is being done to ensure that the dis...

 2018-09-14 16:43 

Daily Nation

Where's is Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko? At the counter of a suburban bar...

Nairobi governor offers fake excuse for abandoning the city....

 2018-09-14 16:41 

News24

Zimbabwe's government criticised over cholera outbreak...

Zimbabwe's new government is battling criticism over a cholera outbreak that has killed at least 25 people....

 2018-09-14 16:41 

News24

Songs of freedom: In jail, Burkina inmate makes first album...

Wearing a black "Hate Hero" T-shirt, a large pair of headphones clamped over his ears, the young singer croons into a microphone at a simple recording studio inside a prison in Burkina Faso....

 2018-09-14 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Youth must create businesses to improve the country, says SA entrepreneur...

Young people need to create businesses that would impact on unemployment, access to quality education and social cohesion....

 2018-09-14 16:29 

Uganda Radio Network

Man Caught Stealing Two days after Release From Prison...

He is currently detained at the police station as police await an official complaint by the woman whose phone had been stolen. However, by press time he was being detained on SD 59/13/08/2018 which was lacking a statement from the victim....

 2018-09-14 16:19 

Business Report (IOL)

Does SA need a rate hike?...

Monetary Policy Committee will meet on Wednesday and Thursday to consider the current stance of monetary policy....

 2018-09-14 16:14 

Business Live

Superheroes come out to play as Comic Con hits SA for the first time...

The event has attracted comic, superhero and anime fans from Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Nigeria...

 2018-09-14 16:14 

Business Live

Hurricane Florence a giant, slow-moving storm, hits the Carolinas...

The Category 1 hurricane made landfall at about 11.15am GMT with winds of 150km/h, but there are no reports of serious injury yet...

 2018-09-14 16:13 

Business Live

Stor-Age adds 12 prime purpose-built properties...

The latest deal adds R1.1bn worth of investment-grade self-storage properties in prime locations...

 2018-09-14 16:12 

News24

Isidingo distances itself from casting agency owner's 'racist remarks'...

Isidingo, a television soapie aired daily on SABC 3, has denied working with a casting agency owner who has been accused of making racial slurs....

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