Africa Edition Headlines

» Auto updated continuously

 2017-09-19 07:41 

IRIN

What do Yazidis make of Kurdish independence? ... +

Next week's independence referendum has divided even one of Iraq's Kurdistan's most persecuted groups...

 2017-09-19 07:39 

News24

Moerane Commission challenged to come to Umzimkhulu... +

The Moerane Commission investigating political killings in KwaZulu-Natal has been challenged to come to Umzimkhulu ifit wants to find out the cause of the killings in the area....

 2017-09-19 07:39 

News24

Had Biko been alive today... +

If Stephen Bantu Biko lived for forty more years and his ideas got wide traction, South Africans attitudes would have been vastly different today, writes Max du Preez. ...

 2017-09-19 07:34 

Business Report (IOL)

#KPMG jobs on the line... +

Thousands of local employees face uncertain future at firm, as the Gupta scandal engulfs embattled audit firm KPMG....

 2017-09-19 07:32 

Mail & Guardian

World leaders anxious to hear Trump as UN assembly kicks off... +

Trump takes the podium at the General Assembly, presenting his message to the world as he pushes his nationalist "America First" agenda....

 2017-09-19 07:26 

Mail & Guardian

SA deploys more women UN peacekeepers to curb sexual abuse... +

The United Nations believes that putting more women peacekeepers in the field may curb sexual abuse by its own troops....

 2017-09-19 07:18 

Business Report (IOL)

Business Report: Young entrepreneurs tell us your story... +

Are you a successful entrepreneur? Do you have an inspirational story to share about your business? Let us know....

 2017-09-19 07:15 

Daily Nation

Hamza bin Laden: Heir to Al-Qaeda?... +

Hamza has appeared in propaganda network founded by his father....

 2017-09-19 07:15 

Mail & Guardian

Neymar-Cavani penalty spat a 'war of egos'... +

Newspapers in Brazil, always hungry for Neymar news, dived into the tussle in which their superstar tried to take the ball from his teammate....

 2017-09-19 07:15 

Business Report (IOL)

Toys R Us is closing worldwide... +

Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy as it failed to keep consumers from leaving its stores for the lower prices and convenience of online shopping....

 2017-09-19 07:15 

Business Report (IOL)

Toys R Us files for bankruptcy... +

Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy as it failed to keep consumers from leaving its stores for the lower prices and convenience of online shopping....

 2017-09-19 07:01 

Mail & Guardian

Showdown looms as ANC NEC meets over fate of KZN leadership... +

KZN is seen as the springboard for Dlamini-Zuma's presidential campaign....

 2017-09-19 07:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Mining industry continues to see massive job losses... +

Hemorrhaging of jobs in the mining industry continued with Impala Platinum yesterday announcing the latest proposed restructuring of its operations....

 2017-09-19 06:58 

Business Live

Gold edges away from its lowest in more than two weeks... +

Metal is slightly firmer as the dollar sheds some gains, while the markets focus turns to the Federal open market committee meeting...

 2017-09-19 06:58 

Business Live

Retail turmoil claims major scalp as Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection... +

This is the second-largest retail Chapter 11 filing in the US retail sectors history, and puts 1,600 stores and 64,000 employees at risk...

 2017-09-19 06:58 

Business Live

ANN CROTTY: Calling business to account... +

The public is fed up with the fallout of crony capitalism, writes Ann Crotty...

 2017-09-19 06:58 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH : Business Report TV - Market Update... +

Get the latest market update and top stories from our newsrooms across SA, Africa and the world....

 2017-09-19 06:53 

Mail & Guardian

'It's time to resign,' Mugabe's VP Mnangagwa told... +

According to media reports, Joice Mujuru urged the embattled vice president to join the ranks of opposition parties....

 2017-09-19 06:42 

Mail & Guardian

State-owned enterprises shouldnt be used as pawns in South African politics... +

Privatisation talk in South Africa shows how state owned enterprises are being used as tools for enrichment by the connected....

 2017-09-19 06:35 

Mail & Guardian

Mantashe bans regional, provincial congresses after September 30... +

The ANC secretary general wants to ensure the party's December elective conference goes ahead....

 2017-09-19 06:24 

News24

Increasing factions in ANC KZN will lead to rise in political killings, Moerane Commission hears... +

Political killings will increase in KwaZulu-Natal as the ANCs December elective conference draws closer, the Moerane Commission into political killings in the province heard....

 2017-09-19 06:23 

News24

Mantashe puts provincial and regional congresses on ice... +

To ensure that the ANCs December elective conference goes ahead, ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe has banned regional and provincial congresses after September 30....

 2017-09-19 06:23 

News24

Cosatu and SACP 'lose patience with ANC'... +

Cosatu and the SACP have threatened to convene the tripartite alliance without the ANC....

 2017-09-19 06:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Competition Commission refuses to hand over records to Standard Bank... +

The Competition Commission stopped short of calling Standard Bank arrogant for requesting the Tribunal to compel it to release investigation records....

 2017-09-19 05:56 

Business Live

Asian shares slip as investors turn their attention to Fed meeting... +

Equities in Asia are weaker amid uncertainty ahead of Federal Reserve meeting, although Wall Streets record highs provide some support...

 2017-09-19 05:56 

Business Live

GRAEME HOSKEN: Inside the war on KPMG... +

'You are talking here about potential financial implications amounting to billions of rands. If these reports are questionable there will be consequences'...

 2017-09-19 05:56 

Business Live

TOM EATON: Observing the rich in their natural habitat... +

'What fascinates me is a compelling combination of entitlement, fear and resentment that is so intense and focused that it produces surreal forms of selfishness'...

 2017-09-19 05:56 

Business Live

India brandishes 'intelligence report' of Rohingyas' militant links... +

India fights in court to deport Rohingya, claims they have links to Pakistan-based terrorist organisations...

 2017-09-19 05:33 

News24

Maria threatening storm-battered Caribbean... +

Forecasters say that Tropical Storm Maria is likely to hit the hurricane-battered Leeward islands of the Caribbean as a strengthening hurricane on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 05:33 

News24

Hurricane Maria grows on fearsome Irma's path... +

Maria has been forecast to surge to major hurricane strength as it nears the storm-battered eastern Caribbean with 140km/h winds, the US National Hurricane Centre has said, on a path similar to that of mega storm Irma....

 2017-09-19 05:33 

News24

Irma: Gone but never to be forgotten... +

The remnants of Hurricane Irma have largely dissipated over the eastern US, leaving behind a swathe of death and destruction across the Caribbean. ...

 2017-09-19 05:30 

Business Report (IOL)

KZN reaches out for international investment opportunities... +

KwaZulu Natal presents itself to international trade stakeholders with the intention to explore and build investment relations....

 2017-09-19 05:14 

Daily Nation

Republicans rush to reverse Obama health law... +

Republican senators seek to replace Obamacare with grants to US states....

 2017-09-19 05:09 

Standard Digital

Maraga: We are prepared to pay ultimate price to protect constitution... +

Chief Justice David Maraga has condemned the continued attacks on judges and stated that the Judiciary is prepared to pay the ultimate price to protect Constitution and rule of law....

 2017-09-19 05:00 

Business Report (IOL)

SA Post Office posts financial loss of R978m... +

The SA Post Office continues to bleed with the entity posting another financial loss of R978m in the last financial year....

 2017-09-19 04:56 

Business Live

One narrative runs through triune that celebrates Sibongile Khumalo... +

Three strands of repertoire will be intertwined on her birthday weekend, writes Edward Tsumele...

 2017-09-19 04:56 

Business Live

Steinhoff International denies wrongdoing in audited accounts row... +

Europes second-largest furniture retailer is under pressure to counter allegations by a former joint-venture partner...

 2017-09-19 04:55 

Business Live

We need legitimate leadership and a credible state, Mcebisi Jonas says... +

Jonas says if political and commercial power overlap notably social development is held back and state processes are dominated by wealth acquisition by the dominant elite...

 2017-09-19 04:55 

Business Live

HPCSA pursues bogus health practitioners... +

Data suggests that about 7% of all medical aid claims in SA are fraudulent and stem from both bogus practitioners and unscrupulous one...

 2017-09-19 04:55 

Business Live

US and Iran clash over wider inspections... +

The US's UN envoy Nikki Haley wants wider inspections at nuclear sites in Iran to verify it is not in breach of accords...

 2017-09-19 04:55 

Business Live

Kagiso Rabada is not fazed by Global T20... +

The big earning South African bowling phenomenon says pressure is inevitable, so leave your comfort zone behind...

 2017-09-19 04:55 

Business Live

EDITORIAL: Keeping cash is not hoarding... +

Sitting on cash in the bank is a poor investment because return on deposits is so low...

 2017-09-19 04:30 

Business Report (IOL)

SA loses top spot to Egypt on 'where to invest in Africa' list... +

The where to Invest in Africa 2018 report showed that SA has fallen from first place ceding its place to Egypt, while Nigeria fell out of the top 10....

 2017-09-19 04:17 

News24

'Vodacom stop stealing from us ' - Twitter users react to lost data... +

If you're totally confused about the Vodacom data saga, we've put together a short synopsis, and some online reaction....

 2017-09-19 04:17 

News24

#DataMustFall: Why SA's data pricing needs a revolution... +

Despite having smartphones, many are unable to afford the high costs of data. What this means is that the unemployed, the poor, those looking to gain more education are cut off at the knees, writes Eleanor du Plooy....

 2017-09-19 04:17 

News24

Mugabe's VP Mnangagwa 'won't be pressured to quit' report... +

Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa ...

 2017-09-19 04:17 

News24

Mugabes launch scathing attack on VP Mnangagwa... +

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace have launched a scathing attack on Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, accusing him of fanning factionalism within the ruling Zanu-PF party. ...

 2017-09-19 04:17 

News24

Time to rally behind lower data rates... +

South Africa, after all the political malfeasance and race baiting, owes its citizens a path through which individual aspirations, ideas and sentiment can be shared freely, writes Jonathan Brady....

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Business Report (IOL)

The very existence of KPMG questioned by Sars boss... +

Moyane said the revenue services would institute legal proceedings against KPMG for reputational damage to Sars....

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Business Report (IOL)

KPMG's existence in SA is questioned by Sars boss... +

Moyane said the revenue services would institute legal proceedings against KPMG for reputational damage to Sars....

  • Need an account?  
    or