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 2017-09-20 11:26 

SABC

KZN bodyguards due in court on illegal firearms charges... +

Three KwaZulu-Natal bodyguards will appear at the Durban Magistrates Court on Wednesday for unlawful possession of firearms....

 2017-09-20 11:12 

Mail & Guardian

Senzo Mchunu gives explosive details on KZN killings... +

The former ANC provincial chairperson has provided a detailed picture of how the manipulation of selection processes has added to political violence....

 2017-09-20 11:08 

Business Report (IOL)

NUMSA rejects Mpact Plastics latest wage offer... +

The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (NUMSA) has rejected the latest wage offer from Mpact Plastics in Pinetown....

 2017-09-20 11:05 

SABC

'Potentially catastrophic' Maria eyes Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico... +

Hurricane Maria closed in on the US Virgin Islands late Tuesday as the US National Hurricane Center warned of a potentially catastrophic impact....

 2017-09-20 11:02 

News24

SA's future imprisoned by its unacknowledged past - Mamphela Ramphele... +

SA needs to acknowledge that 22 years into democracy, society remains wounded, says activist and former politician Mamphela Ramphele....

 2017-09-20 11:02 

News24

SA not 'educated enough' for euthanasia... +

South Africans are not ready for the legalisation of voluntary euthanasia, the HPCSA argued in the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein on Friday....

 2017-09-20 11:02 

News24

SCA overturns right-to-die ruling... +

The Supreme Court of Appeal has overturned a high court ruling that allowed a terminally ill cancer patient the right to commit suicide with a doctors help....

 2017-09-20 11:01 

News24

Road safety education must be part of school curriculum Mpumalanga pupils... +

Pupils competing in the Mpumalanga Provincial Participatory Education Techniques Competition have called for road safety education to be included in the schools' curriculum....

 2017-09-20 11:01 

News24

High Court decision 'wrong' in right-to-die order - SCA... +

The Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled it was wrong for the Pretoria High Court to issue an order allowing a terminally ill cancer patient to commit suicide with a doctors help....

 2017-09-20 11:01 

News24

Pupil criminally charged, suspended for burning fellow pupil with hot water... +

A case of grievous bodily harm has been opened against a grade 10 pupil who has poured hot water on a fellow pupil after an apparent argument, the Gauteng Education Department says....

 2017-09-20 11:01 

News24

'Blinded by idealism'... +

In this extract from her book Dreams, Betrayal and Hope Mamphela Ramphele writes that she had underestimated the loyalty of ANC voters who supported the party regardless of the poor performance of those in government....

 2017-09-20 11:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Millennial South Africans may make their parents' saving mistakes... +

With 94% South Africans unlikely to be able to retire comfortably, young South Africans appear to be making the same saving mistakes as their parents....

 2017-09-20 10:45 

SABC

Today's US teens about three years behind '70s generation... +

Teenagers in America today are about three years behind their counterparts from the 1970s when it comes to taking up sex, drinking alcohol and working for pay, researchers said Tuesday....

 2017-09-20 10:35 

Business Live

Rolfes re-states headline earnings to end-June due to accounting errors... +

The chemical and mining group identified accounting errors and understatements of impairments relating to prior periods...

 2017-09-20 10:35 

Business Live

Bonds slightly firmer after inflation report... +

The consumer price index rose to 4.8% in August from a year earlier Statistics SA said on Wednesday...

 2017-09-20 10:35 

Business Live

Groups join legal action to benefit from land Fish River Sun is built on... +

The Legal Resources Centres Cameron McConnachie who represents one of the communities involved in the land claim says the case started in 1998...

 2017-09-20 10:35 

Business Live

Cosatu backs NHI but expert says state workers' benefits will be majorly cut... +

GEMS members who earn as much as R3000 a month in medical scheme subsidies could lose this if government gets its way, healthcare analyst Johann Serfontein says...

 2017-09-20 10:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Sasfin to surrender one of its stalwarts... +

JSE-listed Sasfin Holdings is planning to restructure, which will see Sasfin reduced to three pillars instead of the four that it is operating now....

 2017-09-20 10:22 

Daily Nation

Wainaina disowns Supreme Court case... +

Candidate says he did not issue instructions nor signed the application....

 2017-09-20 10:19 

Mail & Guardian

Picture of Mugabe 'resting his eyes' as Trump addresses General Assembly goes viral... +

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday exposed his frailty in New York City where he was shown sleeping by international news channels....

 2017-09-20 10:11 

News24

Picture of Mugabe 'sleeping' as Trump addresses UN General Assembly goes viral... +

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe exposed his frailty in New York where he was shown by international news channels sleeping most of the time when President Donald Trump was giving his first address to world leaders at the UN General Assembly. ...

 2017-09-20 09:46 

News24

Elderly man rescues dumped rabbits... +

A compassionate retired accountant, John Wilsworth (80), did not think twice about saving four domestic rabbits from certain death in the forest near his home....

 2017-09-20 09:46 

News24

Odenaalsrus faces spike in rabbit population... +

The owners of an informal rabbit breeder in Odendaalsrus, Free State, gave all their rabbits away to locals when the NSPCA began clamping down on them....

 2017-09-20 09:46 

News24

Rabbits at Cape Town nursery kept in 'parasitic, inhumane' conditions SPCA... +

A nursery in Fish Hoek has been issued a warning by the SPCA after it was found that it was keeping rabbits in ...

 2017-09-20 09:42 

Business Report (IOL)

Peoples Tribunal on Economic Crime in SA created... +

The tribunal was created because of the failure of state institutions to fully investigate allegations of corruption and state capture,...

 2017-09-20 09:34 

Business Live

Western Cape plans to make it harder to get a drink... +

The provincial government says taxpayers spend more on mitigating the ill effects of alcohol abuse than the sector contributes in tax and excise...

 2017-09-20 09:33 

Business Live

Steinhoff's Star rises on JSE debut... +

The subsidiary housing the retailers African assets surged 7% in early trade on its first day of trading, as investors ignored allegations of accounting fraud at its parents...

 2017-09-20 09:22 

Daily Nation

Bees attack police, protestors outside Supreme Court... +

It is not clear where the bees came from....

 2017-09-20 09:21 

News24

Horror truck crash closes N1 near Cape Town... +

A horror truck crash has closed the inbound lane of the N1 at the Koeberg interchange in Cape Town....

 2017-09-20 09:20 

News24

CPUT staff room, financial aid office burnt in arson attacks... +

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology has again been targeted by arsonists, with its Mowbray and Bellville campuses coming under attack....

 2017-09-20 09:17 

Standard Digital

No basis to overturn the people's choice: Justice Njoki Ndung'u... +

Supreme Court judge Njoki Ndung'u criticised the nullification of the presidential election without scrutiny of ballots to verify the claims of rigging....

 2017-09-20 09:09 

Mail & Guardian

The killing of people with albinism is driven by myth and international inaction ... +

An upcoming UN meeting on witchcraft and human rights is to focus on the rising attacks on Albinos and the trade of body parts in sub-Saharan African...

 2017-09-20 09:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Further decline in percentage of tenants paying in full and on time... +

The percentage of residential tenants who paid in full and on time declined further in the second quarter of this year....

 2017-09-20 08:50 

Business Report (IOL)

Inflation up in August, but still within the Reserve Bank's target... +

Data released by Statistics South Africa showed that consumer prices (CPI) in South Africa increased 4.8 percent year-on-year in August....

 2017-09-20 08:45 

Business Report (IOL)

What does the new iOS 11 system update do... +

Apple has announced that the new system update iOS 11 is available. See the new features and whether or not you are able to get the update....

 2017-09-20 08:33 

Business Live

Rand perks up a little as CPI matches forecasts... +

Brown Brothers Harriman analysts say emerging markets forex markets remain under pressure, but less so than on Monday...

 2017-09-20 08:32 

Business Live

ELB's turnaround gathers steam... +

Relief from a stronger rand, improved commodity prices and the start of delayed contracts made for a much better year for the engineering services and equipment firm...

 2017-09-20 08:32 

Business Live

Western Cape government planning massive clampdown on alcohol sales... +

The provincial government is worried about how much alcohol abuse is costing them saying ultimately the taxpayer is subsidising the industry...

 2017-09-20 08:32 

Business Live

Consumer inflation ticks up, but food inflation slows further... +

Fuel prices were higher but food inflation was helped by lower grain prices...

 2017-09-20 08:30 

News24

WATCH: Grace Mugabe's son buys R70m limos, reports say... +

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe's son, Russel Goreraza, has reportedly imported two Rolls Royce limousines worth more than R70m, at a time when the southern African country is facing serious cash problems....

 2017-09-20 08:30 

News24

PIC: Mugabe's son known for lavish spending spotted shopping in New York... +

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's son has been spotted in New York in a shopping extravagance at a time when most Zimbabweans back home could hardly put food on their tables....

 2017-09-20 08:29 

Business Report (IOL)

Steinhoff Africa Retail lists on the JSE... +

Steinhoff Africa Retail listed in the Broadline Retailers sub sector on the main board of the JSE....

 2017-09-20 08:22 

Daily Nation

Two Kenyan lawyers wanted by ICC to know fate... +

They moved to court and temporarily stopped their arrests....

 2017-09-20 08:16 

Business Report (IOL)

PiLog Group invites PIC CEO to Master Data Quality Solutions conference... +

Dr Salomon de Jager, President of PiLog Group, invited PIC CEO Dr Daniel Matjila, to the Master Data Quality Solutions conference earlier this week....

 2017-09-20 08:00 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Learnerships set to aid SAs disabled workforce... +

iLearn and Altech Netstar partner to create learnership opportunities for the SA disabled community....

 2017-09-20 07:45 

Mail & Guardian

McKinsey denies involvement in Gupta-linked businesses... +

Global consultancy firm McKinsey has denied any involvement in Gupta-linked business, saying the Guptas were never their clients....

 2017-09-20 07:31 

Business Live

Bird flu hits two Quantum Foods farms... +

The outbreaks, and measures to contain them, will affect 9% of the companys table egg supply, but it will be able to make up some of that shortfall...

 2017-09-20 07:31 

Business Live

McKinsey has closed its eyes to the Guptas' machinations... +

As SA has degenerated during Jacob Zumas tacky leadership, advisers responsibility to examine carefully what they are asked to endorse has increased, writes John Gapper...

 2017-09-20 07:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Rasberry Pi Jam Comes to SA... +

A Raspberry Pi Jam is an organized community event where people share knowledge, learn new things and meet other Raspberry Pi enthusiasts....

 2017-09-20 07:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts get together to discuss the credit-card-sized computer... +

A Raspberry Pi Jam is an organized community event where people share knowledge, learn new things and meet other Raspberry Pi enthusiasts....

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