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 2021-05-06 20:36 

News24

India's 'variant of concern' has not yet been detected in SA - Western Cape health head...

South Africa is considering quarantine for international travellers amid heightened vigilance for anything that could worsen the anticipated third wave of the virus....

 2021-05-06 20:36 

News24

WATCH | Dramatic footage emerges of Nafiz Modack's arrest...

Nafiz Modack faces charges of attempted murder, reckless driving and a charge of resisting arrest - related to the car chase captured in the footage....

 2021-05-06 20:33 

News24

Zimbabwe to list bond on local bourse for the first time in 20 years...

Zimbabwe plans to list a bond on the local exchange for the first time in 20 years to raise funds for the expansion and upgrade of a main highway that links the country to SA, which is its largest trading partner....

 2021-05-06 20:08 

Business Live

Pirates find their mojo with three-goal demolition of Leopards...

Bucs hoping for a late run at second spot and a place in next season's Caf Champions League...

 2021-05-06 20:08 

Business Live

Business still not making B-BBEE targets, survey finds...

Companies meet empowerment goals at junior management level but are falling short at the higher levels...

 2021-05-06 20:08 

Business Live

Market data — May 6 2021...

Market data including bonds and fuel prices...

 2021-05-06 20:00 

News24

EU mulls military training mission to steady Mozambique...

The European Union will consider sending a military training mission to Mozambique to help the government withstand a growing insurgency, and Portugal is already sending troops, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Thursday....

 2021-05-06 20:00 

News24

Gunmen shoot dead former news anchor in Afghanistan's Kandahar...

A former journalist who worked for Afganistan's finance ministry has been shot dead by gunmen in the southern city of Kandahar....

 2021-05-06 19:35 

News24

Cheetah escapes from Tshwane game reserve...

The City of Tshwane says the cheetah was introduced by the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) as part of a project to increase numbers countrywide....

 2021-05-06 19:35 

News24

Eastern Cape education department concerned about EE's delay in reporting drowning of pupil...

The Department of Basic Education says it is concerned Equal Education (EE) did not immediately inform it about the drowning of Eastern Cape pupil Avethandwa Nokhangela during a camping trip....

 2021-05-06 19:31 

News24

Sibanye posts record profit of almost R20bn in just three months...

The Johannesburg-headquartered company is the world's largest primary producer of platinum....

 2021-05-06 19:13 

News24

African Union hails US for 'remarkable' leadership on vaccine waiver...

The Africa Union's health watchdog on Thursday praised the United States' support for a waiver on patent protections for Covid-19 vaccines as a "remarkable expression of leadership"....

 2021-05-06 19:13 

News24

Hunger-striking Thai protest leader granted bail...

A Thai court has granted bail to a prominent pro-democracy protest leader who has reportedly been on hunger strike for over a month....

 2021-05-06 19:13 

Business Live

Cartrack subscriber growth slows amid Covid-19 restrictions...

Vehicle recovery company adds almost 180,000 subscribers to its base in financial year...

 2021-05-06 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Zuma has 'lost trust' in his lawyers in bitter 11th-hour split that will delay trial...

The former president is looking for new pro bono legal counsel to defend him on arms deal charges, on the brink of the matter going to trial after 17 years The post Zuma has 'lost trust' in his lawyers in bitter 11th-hour split that will delay tri...

 2021-05-06 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

No more bailouts for SAA...

After 18 months under administration, the loss-making airline has been cleared for takeoff The post No more bailouts for SAA appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-05-06 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

'Who will feed my children if these powerships chase the fish away?'...

Final EIAs for controversial Karpowership projects submitted to environment minister Barbara Creecy The post 'Who will feed my children if these powerships chase the fish away?' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-05-06 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

'Don't panic' about India Covid variant...

Scientists in South Africa say there's no evidence that the B.1.617 is worse than our local variant The post 'Don't panic' about India Covid variant appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-05-06 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Ace carves his name in ANC history...

Ace Magashule has thrown the ANC secretary general's office, once occupied by stalwarts Oliver Tambo and Walter Sisulu, into disarray The post Ace carves his name in ANC history appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-05-06 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Editorial: Covid-19 vs ANC palace politics...

Our way of life is still far from finding its "new normal" and we aren't getting any closer, while palace politics once again take centre stage as we head to October's local elections The post Editorial: Covid-19 vs ANC palace politics app...

 2021-05-06 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Q&A Sessions: For Mosadi Mahoko, plastic surgery isn't glamorous, but it saves lives...

Plastic surgeon Dr Mosadi Mahoko reflects on the less glamorous aspects of her job, winning the prestigious Jack Penn award and why she loves the sea The post Q&A Sessions: For Mosadi Mahoko, plastic surgery isn't glamorous, but it saves lives appeare...

 2021-05-06 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Adam Habib's bullying antics go on abroad...

His demeaning behaviour at Wits was publicly exposed yet forgiven in London The post Adam Habib's bullying antics go on abroad appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-05-06 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

IPL cricket stars scramble to escape Covid-hit India...

The Indian Premier League has finally been abandoned in the face of the staggering number of Covid-19 cases and deaths in India The post IPL cricket stars scramble to escape Covid-hit India appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-05-06 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

The Covid-19 crisis facing India's prisoners...

Political prisoners in India, many of whom are awaiting trial, face abysmal conditions in far-flung, overcrowded jails. Now they are threatened with infection without access to healthcare The post The Covid-19 crisis facing India's prisoners appeared ...

 2021-05-06 18:52 

News24

'I don't want to raise my kids in America, it's unsafe' - Lindsay Myeni wants SA citizenship...

The wife of Lindani Myeni wants to raise her kids in SA because she does not believe it is safe for black children in the United States....

 2021-05-06 18:46 

News24

Farmers, producers warned after further avian flu outbreaks...

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development warned farmers and producers to treat any increase in poultry deaths as potential avian flu - until proven otherwise....

 2021-05-06 18:38 

News24

The ANC is not withdrawing from local government elections, Ramaphosa tells Parliament...

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the ANC has no plans to withdraw from the forthcoming local government elections....

 2021-05-06 18:38 

News24

Baby M: Case against Pretoria teen who allegedly conspired to kill her boyfriend delayed...

The case against a teenage girl from Pretoria, who stands accused of conspiring to murder her former boyfriend after he allegedly assaulted their baby, has been postponed....

 2021-05-06 18:18 

Business Live

Britain to grow most since World War 2 in 2021, says Bank of England...

BoE keeps benchmark rate at all-time low of 0.1% and raises forecast for economic growth in 2021 to 7.25%...

 2021-05-06 18:18 

Business Live

Absa enters new deal for green financing...

World Bank subsidiary will provide $150m for use in lending based on 'green loan' principles...

 2021-05-06 18:13 

News24

Western Cape storm: 2 dead, 2 missing, evacuations and rescues ... 'it was complete chaos'...

Heavy winter storms continue to take a toll on the Western Cape, with two people reported missing and the evacuation of 30 farm workers currently underway in Riviersonderend....

 2021-05-06 18:12 

Uganda Radio Network

LOP Calls for Boycott of Museveni's Swearing-in Ceremony...

Two Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Members of Parliament have called for the boycott of President Museveni's swearing-in ceremony on 12th May....

 2021-05-06 18:11 

News24

Ugandan LRA commander 'White Ant' sentenced to 25 years in jail by ICC...

The International Criminal Court has sentenced Dominic Ongwen, a Ugandan child soldier who became a commander in the notorious Lord's Resistance Army, to 25 years in jail....

 2021-05-06 17:46 

News24

Drugmakers say Biden misguided over vaccine patent waiver...

Drugmakers say US President Joe Biden's support for waiving patents of Covid-19 vaccines could disrupt a fragile supply chain....

 2021-05-06 17:33 

News24

Covid-19: There is 'potential for a surge' in Africa, warns WHO...

The World Health Organisation has warned that, with increasing cases on the continent, the humanitarian disaster happening in India may soon occur in Africa....

 2021-05-06 17:33 

News24

2 dead, 7 injured after Eastern Cape pupils try to burn a snake on school grounds...

The Eastern Cape education department confirmed the bizarre incident occurred at the Nzulula Primary School in Libode on Tuesday....

 2021-05-06 17:23 

Business Live

Bernal's form adds to unpredictability of Giro d'Italia...

The Colombian would normally be the hot favourite, but his performance will depend on how his back responds to the Giro's punishing climbs...

 2021-05-06 17:23 

Business Live

Joburg Metrobus strike leaves 16,000 commuters stuck...

The City of Johannesburg's bus company wants to resume operations as soon as possible, 'but is unable to give a date at the moment'...

 2021-05-06 17:23 

Business Live

Q&A: Sustainable investing gaining ground in SA...

Jon Duncan, head of sustainable investing at Old Mutual Investment Group reveals trends in the field...

 2021-05-06 17:03 

News24

A step closer: Prime-of-life Kolbe v rising star Rees-Zammit...

Cheslin Kolbe pitting his wiles against wunderkind Louis Rees-Zammit could be a cracking feature of the Lions series, writes Rob Houwing....

 2021-05-06 17:00 

Standard Digital

Taita-Taveta University gets new VC...

Fred Barasa has been appointed Taita-Taveta University vice-chancellor....

 2021-05-06 17:00 

Standard Digital

Trader to plead to charges of forging land documents...

A businessman accused of registering the title of a prime land in Nairobi's South C Estate will be charged today after a court deferred his plea....

 2021-05-06 17:00 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

World pushes for waiver on vaccines patent, property rights...

Move initiated by Joe Biden could help poor nations access vital jabs sooner and contain pandemic....

 2021-05-06 16:40 

News24

WATCH | Solly Msimanga 'beaten up' over relative's debt - DA MPL...

A video showing DA Gauteng provincial leader Solly Msimanga bleeding from the lip, and blood trickling from the left side of his face, surfaced on social media on Thursday....

 2021-05-06 16:40 

News24

Covid-19: 'You can never be prepared enough' - Makhura on Gauteng's readiness for third wave...

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says that while the province is prepared for the third wave of Covid-19, "you can never be prepared enough"....

 2021-05-06 16:38 

Uganda Radio Network

Acholi Clerics Welcome Dominic Ongwen's 25 Year Sentence...

Anglican Bishop Emeritus Nelson Onono Onweng, the Chairperson of the Acholi clerics under the Acholi Religious Leaders Peace Initiative (ARLPI) said that they are happy by the ICC's judgement and termed it as ''considerate''....

 2021-05-06 16:34 

News24

S Korea police raid anti-North Korea activist office over propaganda leaflets...

South Korean police have raided the office of an anti-North Korea activist group that said it had released balloons into the North last week carrying dollar bills and leaflets denouncing the government in Pyongyang....

 2021-05-06 16:33 

Mail & Guardian

Eastern Cape teenager drowns during an Equal Education leadership camp...

The provincial department of education has called for a full investigation into the tragedy, while the organisation said an internal inquiry would be done by the Equal Education Law Centre. The post Eastern Cape teenager drowns during an Equal Education l...

 2021-05-06 16:31 

Business Report (IOL)

Multibillion rand Nyanza Light Metals project launched...
 2021-05-06 16:28 

Business Live

Shareholders give Anglo coal demerger the green light...

Thungela ordinary shares are expected to begin trading on the JSE on June 7...

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