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 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....

 2018-09-18 06:58 

Daily Nation

US cuts annual cap on refugee acceptances once again...

Limit is down from 45,000 refugees in the year ending on September 30....

 2018-09-18 06:57 

Business Live

Coke in talks with marijuana company over dope new beverages...

'The space is evolving quickly. No decisions ha'We are closely watching the growth of non-psychoactive CBD as an ingredient in functional wellness beverages around the world've been made at this time'...

 2018-09-18 06:56 

Business Live

Gold slips as investors favour the safety offered by the dollar...

ANZ analyst Daniel Hynes says the metal faces two headwinds — the impending US rate hike and the escalation of the US-China trade war...

 2018-09-18 06:51 

Standard Digital

Dismal Search for Phillipine typhoon landslide Victims Continues...

Hundreds of Philippine rescuers used shovels and their bare hands Tuesday to sift through a massive typhoon landslide where dozens are feared dead....

 2018-09-18 06:51 

Standard Digital

Safaricom's bid to get TV licence stalls...

Regulator says the request has been put on hold pending the outcome of deliberations on market dominance....

 2018-09-18 06:51 

Standard Digital

Eunice Njeri opens up about confusing phase that made her agree to marriage yet she was not ready...

Asked what she did with her wedding dress, Eunice said that she still has it....

 2018-09-18 06:51 

Standard Digital

PHOTOS: Several injured as KBS bus rams into a tree in Valley Road...

A KBS bus has left several people injured after in rammed into a tree along Valley Road, Nairobi on Tuesday morning 18 September...

 2018-09-18 06:51 

Standard Digital

Botched FGM leaves 50 girls in hospital...

Approximately 50 girls are being treated in Burkina Faso after botched female genital mutilation...

 2018-09-18 06:42 

Business Report (IOL)

Rand recovered some early losses during European trade...

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

 2018-09-18 06:39 

Daily Nation

US State Department 'remaining silent over racism'...

Detractors at the department say Republican Donald Trump's arrival in the White House in early 2017 was a turning point....

 2018-09-18 06:39 

Mail & Guardian

Unions rally around teachers following North West stabbing...

In your news wrap: The fatal stabbing of a teacher in North West has sparked all too familiar fears for teachers across the country...

 2018-09-18 06:30 

Business Report (IOL)

How to safeguard your family's financial future with a 'mirror' will...

Drafting a "mirror" will by spouses or unmarried couples who have similar wishes can be a wise way to protect joint assets....

 2018-09-18 06:29 

Mail & Guardian

Numsa heads to court to stop asset sale of Gupta-linked VR Laser...

Numsa's urgent application is against VR Laser Services, the two business rescue practitioners and other respondents...

 2018-09-18 06:27 

Daily Nation

Cigarette smoke residue risky for children...

Even if smokers don't light up in their presence, residue on objects can cause harm....

 2018-09-18 06:26 

Daily Nation

MY HUSTLE: Transforming young lives through dance...

We hope to create a self-sustaining generation in our community....

 2018-09-18 06:13 

News24

Belgian police shoot, wound knife-wielding assailant...

Belgian police have shot and wounded a man after he attacked one of the officers with a knife in a northern neighbourhood of the capital city, Brussels....

 2018-09-18 06:12 

News24

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Grace flown to Singapore, DRC's Bemba...

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, have reportedly been flown out of the country for medical checks, and Mugabe's son-in-law is being investigated over the new Zimbabwe airline deal....

 2018-09-18 06:12 

News24

Zim's new sports minister Kirsty Coventry reveals she is pregnant...

Zimbabwe's newly appointed Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation Minister Kirsty Coventry, 34, says she was expecting a child next year with her husband Tyrone Seward....

 2018-09-18 06:12 

News24

Kidnapped Cape Town businessman released...

Cape Town businessman Liyaqat Parker has been reunited with his family after being held in captivity for more than two months...

 2018-09-18 06:06 

News24

Staff at student accommodation in Braamfontein on strike...

Among the workers' demands are an R8 500 minimum wage, R1 500 housing allowance, a provident fund, industrial medical aid, one day's paid leave for medical checkups and an end outsourcing....

 2018-09-18 06:05 

News24

The rivers keep rising, but some in flood zones won't leave...

Hurricane Florence has taken this deceptive turn: The violent winds that rattled shingles off houses and tore down trees subsided, the pounding rain slowed to a pour, lulling many in its path into believing they've already weathered the worst of it....

 2018-09-18 06:00 

Business Report (IOL)

'Fewer people will afford medical aid'...

Chief executive Antoine van Buuren said on Monday that the biggest challenge in healthcare was the affordability of medical aid....

 2018-09-18 05:57 

News24

Mokonyane opposed to possible retrenchments at the SABC...

The communications minister has noted with concern the SABC board's view that retrenchments are the only way to turn the public broadcaster around....

 2018-09-18 05:56 

Business Live

TOM EATON: China's touchdown needs ground control...

Now we are listening to warnings that a third set of powerful visitors is en route and that our sovereignty might once again be trampled...

 2018-09-18 05:51 

Standard Digital

Shock as body of 11-year-old boy found hanging from a tree...

The body of the Standard Three pupil at Gatumbi Primary School was found hanging from a tree near his home...

 2018-09-18 05:51 

Standard Digital

ICC confirms Bemba's sentence for witness bribes...

The ICC confirms ex-VP Bemba one-year sentence for bribery charges....

 2018-09-18 05:51 

Standard Digital

Missing university student's body found...

The body of a female student from Michuki Technical Institute who went missing after an outing on Saturday has been found...

 2018-09-18 05:37 

Daily Nation

Surgery may not be best option for elderly breast cancer patients...

Given a clearer sense of the risks, they might opt for less invasive treatments....

 2018-09-18 05:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Eskom blames Guptas for coal shortage...

Fallout from the Gupta-linked Tegeta Exploration and Resources has come back to bite the country's already falling economy....

 2018-09-18 05:22 

News24

WATCH: Here are the top 5 world news videos today...

Hurricane Florence is downgraded but still causes damage | Tesla is in "hell" over logistics - here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH ....

 2018-09-18 05:17 

News24

There is reason for hope...

The days until next year's general election will be dark and stormy. But there is reason for hope, writes Max du Preez ....

 2018-09-18 05:08 

Mail & Guardian

Strawberry saboteur evades Australia police...

Some producers have reportedly turned to the use of metal detectors to make sure produce is safe to eat...

 2018-09-18 05:07 

Daily Nation

Unsung heroes behind record holder Kipchoge...

Kipchoge's family represent an integral part of his support system....

 2018-09-18 05:05 

News24

Apartheid era cop Joao Jan Rodrigues to answer murder charges over the death of Ahmed Timol...

The former security branch police sergeant is facing charges of murder and defeating the ends of justice after it was found that Timol did not commit suicide in police custody but had in fact been murdered....

 2018-09-18 05:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Liberty 'redesign' raises fear of job losses...

Discontent as employees raise fears that their jobs may be on the line if the group implements its "revised organisational design" announced in July....

 2018-09-18 04:56 

Business Live

BARNEY MTHOMBOTHI: Crime shows we have the world's most useless government...

'The word...

 2018-09-18 04:56 

Uganda Radio Network

Uganda in Winning Start at World University Netball Championships...

Uganda, the hosts staged an excellent performance after it defeated team USA with 102 goals against 16....

 2018-09-18 04:49 

News24

Myanmar jailbreakers could be heading to Thailand...

More than 30 inmates on the run after a Myanmar jailbreak may try to cross into Thailand, an official said, a day after they hijacked a garbage truck and ploughed through the prison gates....

 2018-09-18 04:48 

News24

Hope fades in Philippines for dozens trapped in landslides...

A Philippine mayor says it's highly unlikely any of the 40 to 50 people who are feared buried in a mudslide set off by Typhoon Mangkhut can be found alive....

 2018-09-18 04:48 

Daily Nation

New way of assessing food security to tackle malnutrition...

Inefficiencies in the supply chain of food leave many people nutrient deficient....

 2018-09-18 04:47 

Daily Nation

One in nine people in the world is hungry report...

Food insecurity has been linked to erratic rainfall patterns....

 2018-09-18 04:47 

Daily Nation

How to win the war against armyworm without pesticides...

Between April and May 2017, 250,000 hectares of maize had been attacked by the worm....

 2018-09-18 04:45 

Daily Nation

'Game of Thrones' takes top prize at surprising Emmys...

The gala also saw a handful of sentimental favourites take home their first Emmys....

 2018-09-18 04:43 

Daily Nation

Trailer full of bodies causes row in Mexico...

Fetid smell infuriates residents of Guadalajara....

 2018-09-18 04:41 

News24

The strange strategic choices of the DA...

DA leader Mmusi Maimane's possible decision to become the DA's candidate for premier of the Western Cape could open the party up for even more internal conflict, analysts say....

 2018-09-18 04:32 

Uganda Radio Network

Three Schools Reopen Without Latrines In Nakasongola...

Charles Ssenjego, the head teacher Malombe Primary School says about 73 pupils reported on the first day of the third term and struggled to use the only remaining latrine with their teachers....

 2018-09-18 04:32 

Daily Nation

South Africa to offer Kiswahili in schools...

Big boost for the East African lingua franca....

 2018-09-18 04:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Tapping into the multi-billion rand promotions industry...

A creative and dynamic duo have teamed up to tap into the multi-billion rand promotions industry in South Africa....

 2018-09-18 04:15 

Daily Nation

DR FLO: Why doesn't my bladder empty completely?...

With age, the prostate enlarges in most men, and in some people, it causes problems with urinating....

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