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 2018-09-18 08:45 

Daily Nation

Emmy winners in key categories-PHOTOS...

Here is a list of the winners in key categories for the 70th Emmy Awards....

 2018-09-18 08:42 

Business Report (IOL)

Rand gains after dollar's tariff falter...

The rand gained early on Tuesday as broad dollar weakness supported investor appetite for riskier assets....

 2018-09-18 08:35 

News24

N1 near Du Toitskloof Pass closed after truck's hazardous load catches fire...

Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa is uncertain when the N1 southbound between Rawsonville Weigh Bridge and Du Toitskloof Pass will be reopened....

 2018-09-18 08:35 

Business Report (IOL)

Natural flair for hair...

Anathi Majeke took to the business of hair when she was seven and has never looked back....

 2018-09-18 08:33 

Daily Nation

Smugglers pave path for migrants to cross from Africa to Europe...

Migrants scale barbed-wire topped fences and cross the sea in inflatable boats or jet skis and almost all rely on human traffickers....

 2018-09-18 08:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Sasfin salvages some headwind through total income...

Financial services group Sasfin had a tough time of it in the year to June, taking broadsides in headline earnings and headline earnings a share....

 2018-09-18 08:28 

Daily Nation

Benjamin Netanyahu allows 1,000 Ethiopians to immigrate to Israel...

Falashmuras claim to be descendants of Ethiopian Jews....

 2018-09-18 08:26 

News24

Reports: 21 killed in a bus crash on a road in central Iran...

Iranian media: 21 people die as bus overturns following collision with a tanker on a road in central Iran....

 2018-09-18 08:26 

Mail & Guardian

Naspers unbundles to 'unlock value'...

The company seeks to become the continent's video entertainment channel by offering online streaming services and pay-tv...

 2018-09-18 08:24 

News24

ConCourt rules that personal use of dagga is not a criminal offence...

The Constitutional Court has ruled that the personal use of dagga is not a criminal offence....

 2018-09-18 08:18 

Uganda Radio Network

Dominic Ongwen Placed on Mental Health Disorder Treatment...

Ongwens diagnosis came after several failed attempts by lawyers to convince The Hague based Court that the traumatic experiences from the LRA-led war in Northern Uganda make Dominic Ongwen mentally unfit to stand trial for War crimes and Crimes against hu...

 2018-09-18 08:17 

Daily Nation

Grim search for typhoon landslide victims as Philippines death toll climbs...

Hundreds of rescuers use shovels and their bare hands to sift through a massive landslide....

 2018-09-18 08:08 

News24

South Africa's crime statistics: Denial at its worst...

If our own government is unable to admit that we have a crisis on our hands when it comes to crime in South Africa, then I'm afraid that we have very little hope for what lies ahead....

 2018-09-18 08:04 

News24

Florence death toll jumps to 31 as flooding wreaks havoc...

Rain-gorged rivers have threatened further flooding on the storm-battered US East Coast as the death toll from Hurricane Florence, now a tropical depression, jumped to 31....

 2018-09-18 08:02 

Uganda Radio Network

Dominic Ongwen Begins Defense in ICC...

Ongwen, indicted for the most number of war crimes and crimes against humanity is facing up to 70 charges at The Hague based International court. The charges relate to attacks on civilians who had sought government protections in Lukodi, Pajule, Abok and ...

 2018-09-18 08:02 

News24

Closure of men's toilets at Uitenhage taxi rank causes a stink...

Commuters at the Uitenhage taxi rank and bus terminus, as well as nearby shopkeepers, are calling on the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality to urgently reopen the men's public toilet after it was closed due to water pressure issues....

 2018-09-18 08:01 

News24

WATCH: How red flip flops become a green boat...

Washed up flip flops and plastic are being used to build boats and clean the ocean in east Africa....

 2018-09-18 08:01 

News24

UniZulu accused in hospital after mob attack over alleged killing...

A University of Zululand student accused of stabbing a fellow student to death is in hospital under police guard after he was attacked by fellow students....

 2018-09-18 08:00 

Business Report (IOL)

AngloGold agrees to 'historic' wage deal...

Entry-level employees will earn R1 000 more a year in the third year of the settlement....

 2018-09-18 07:58 

Daily Nation

2 police officers, 7 civilians arrested for robbery in Nakuru...

7 civilians also held over violent robbery in Olenguruone....

 2018-09-18 07:57 

Business Live

WATCH: Stock pick — Investec...

Nick Kunze from Bridge Stockbrokers talks to Business Day TV about Investec, his stock pick of the day...

 2018-09-18 07:57 

Business Live

Audi plugs into the future...

Mark Smyth was in San Francisco at the reveal of Audi's first series production electric vehicle, the E-tron...

 2018-09-18 07:57 

Business Live

Cape Town's dams are 70% full, and there is more rain forecast...

Over the past week, dam levels have increased by 0.9% and average water consumption for the city has declined...

 2018-09-18 07:57 

Business Live

Naspers's OLX revs its engine with Webuycars deal...

The online classifieds business says it will invest R1.4bn in the local vehicle-purchasing service...

 2018-09-18 07:57 

Business Live

THE FT COLUMN: A nuclear gamble on North Korea's Chairman Kim...

Moon Jae-in's hypothesis (or hope) is that the sheer unpredictability of Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump could create the conditions for peace, writes Gideon Rachman...

 2018-09-18 07:57 

Business Live

Nonpayment of subscription fees keeps Cosatu's finances in the red...

In his last address as president on Monday, Sdumo Dlamini berated union leaders for hogging money that belonged to workers...

 2018-09-18 07:54 

Daily Nation

US Hurricane Florence death toll jumps to 31 as flooding wreaks havoc...

Emergency management authorities in North Carolina said an earlier toll of 17 had risen to 25 since Florence made landfall on Friday as a Category 1 hurricane....

 2018-09-18 07:54 

Daily Nation

CA to delay broadcasting permits for telecom firms...

Safaricom's application for a broadcast licence has been pending with the regulator since 2015....

 2018-09-18 07:51 

Standard Digital

More telcos cut data cost - study...

The average cost for 1GB in Ethiopia, Tanzania, Burundi, Kenya, and Rwanda is Sh704...

 2018-09-18 07:51 

Standard Digital

Google sorry for changing settings...

The firm took to discussion website Reddit to explain that it was conducting an internal test that was "mistakenly" rolled out more widely....

 2018-09-18 07:51 

Standard Digital

VIDEO: I want my wife back- Asbel Kiprop pleads for forgiveness after viral explicit video...

Three-time World 1,500 metres champion Asbel Kiprop has Admitted that he made a mistake and says he wants his wife back...

 2018-09-18 07:51 

Standard Digital

Ugandan unit of Indian drugs firm Cipla raises Sh4.1b in IPO...

Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Ltd (CQCIL), majority owned by India's third-largest drug maker, sold 657 million shares, equivalent to 18 per cent...

 2018-09-18 07:51 

Standard Digital

'Please call me' inventor demands Sh45b from firm...

The applicant wants payment from South Africa's Vodacom, claiming he came up with the concept when he worked for the telco....

 2018-09-18 07:51 

Standard Digital

Six pilots arrested at JKIA...

Six foreign pilots arrested at JKIA, Nairobi, for operating without work permits; to be deported back to their countries of origin....

 2018-09-18 07:51 

Standard Digital

Kiswahili subject introduced in South Africa schools...

As From 2020, Kiswahili Language will be taught in South African Schools as an optional subject. According to Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga...

 2018-09-18 07:51 

Standard Digital

Moon goes North to push stalled Korean nuclear talks...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-Un meet to rekindle stalled nuclear diplomacy....

 2018-09-18 07:42 

Daily Nation

How my battle with cancer led me to my calling...

Sidney Chahonyo was only 19 when he was diagnosed with cancer of the post-nasal space....

 2018-09-18 07:39 

Business Report (IOL)

Conditions set as Sibanye obtains approval for R5bn Lonmin takeover...

The Competition Commission has recommended to the Competition Tribunal that the R5bn merger of Sibanye-Stillwater and Lonmin Plc be approved....

 2018-09-18 07:36 

Business Report (IOL)

Vivo Energy agrees to restructure acquisition of Engen International...

Petroleum company Vivo Energy said it had reached an agreement with Engen Holdings to restructure the acquisition of Engen International Holdings....

 2018-09-18 07:35 

Uganda Radio Network

Somewhere, Every Five Seconds, A Child Under-15 Dies - Report...

The vast majority of these deaths happen in the first five years of life, and most could have been prevented by simple solutions like medicines, clean water, electricity, vaccines and more health facilities and doctors. Newborn babies account for half of ...

 2018-09-18 07:30 

Business Report (IOL)

GALLERY: Transforming used shipping containers to affordable, luxurious homes...

A young businessman has carved out a niche for himself in entrepreneurship by recycling used shipping containers into affordable, luxurious homes....

 2018-09-18 07:27 

Uganda Radio Network

NaCRRI: Study on Disease Resistant Cassava So Far a Success...

Dr Titus Alicai, Principal Research Officer, Plant Virologist and Programme Leader, Root Crops Research Programme at NaCRRI, says that when Uganda had the cassava mosaic epidemic in the early 2000 over 500 varieties were affected....

 2018-09-18 07:20 

News24

British cave diver sues Elon Musk over 'pedo' comments...

A British cave diver who helped in the dramatic rescue of 12 boys trapped in Thailand earlier this year has sued Tesla founder Elon Musk for calling him a 'pedo guy' and a 'child rapist'....

 2018-09-18 07:20 

Daily Nation

DR Congo state TV sacks journalists after covering opposition leader...

Journalist and cameramen went to report on the head of the Congo National Liberation Front....

 2018-09-18 07:17 

News24

Saving grace: Bullet meant for 82-year-old lodges in her Bible...

An elderly woman escaped death during a farm attack after a bullet missed her and got lodged in her Bible....

 2018-09-18 07:15 

News24

On non-racialism and freedom of speech - lessons from Germany...

Non-racialism is a potential future that we'll realise only if we work towards it with our daily private and public thoughts, behaviours and actions, writes Andani Thakhathi ....

 2018-09-18 07:06 

Business Report (IOL)

7 things you need to know today...

We take a look at the latest business news this morning and top stories from our newsrooms across SA, Africa, and the world....

 2018-09-18 07:02 

Daily Nation

Coke eyes cannabis-infused drink market...

Coca-Cola announced its interest in a statement on Monday....

 2018-09-18 07:02 

Uganda Radio Network

BOU Didn't Blow UGX 478B in Crane Bank Take Over-Mutebile...

First, the BOU did not take Shs 478 billion from an undisclosed account. The BOU provided a loan to Crane Bank and this money came from the BOUs own resources. The BOU is a Central Bank and like any other Central Bank it can create financial assets and li...

 2018-09-18 07:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Rhodes shares plunge after profit warning...

Rhodes warned in its trading statement that it expected headline earnings for the year to September 2018 to be between 28% and 38% lower....

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