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 2017-03-27 00:38 

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Former SA ambassador to Argentina dies ... +

Tributes are pouring in for the former South African Ambassador to Argentia Aubrey Nkomo who died in Johannesburg. ...

 2017-03-27 00:32 

SABC

Alexandra man to take legal action against Charlotte Maxeke Hospital ... +

An Alexandra man is considering taking legal action against Charlotte Maxeke Hospital after developing massive bedsores on his buttocks....

 2017-03-27 00:17 

SABC

Six aid workers killed in an ambush in South Sudan, U.N. says... +

Six aid workers were killed in an ambush in South Sudan on Saturday while travelling from the capital Juba to the town of Pibor. ...

 2017-03-26 23:18 

SABC

SA Special Olympics team returns home... +

South Africa Special Olympics team of twenty five athletes returned home from the Winter Games in Austria victorious with 11 medals. ...

 2017-03-26 22:02 

SABC

SABC interim board gets the green light from President Zuma ... +

President Jacob Zuma has appointed the interim SABC board as approved by the National Assembly nearly two weeks ago....

 2017-03-26 22:02 

SABC

Interim SABC board gets the green light from President Zuma ... +

President Jacob Zuma has appointed the interim SABC board as approved by the National Assembly nearly two weeks ago....

 2017-03-26 21:49 

News24

Activists occupy nurses' home in Cape Town over land sale issue... +

Police have been activated to remove Reclaim the City activists occupying the Helen Bowden Nurses Home next to the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. ...

 2017-03-26 21:41 

SABC

DA to ask PP to investigate Eskom acting CEOs deals to stepdaughter... +

The DA will ask Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to launch an investigation into Eskom acting CEO Matshela Koko for allegedly awarding tenders worth R1 billion to Impulse International. ...

 2017-03-26 20:58 

SABC

W. Cape tackles drought in water scarce areas... +

Efficient water catchment is key in ensuring optimum water usage. ...

 2017-03-26 20:45 

SABC

Parliament committes to embark on oversight visits... +

Various committees of Parliament will embark on oversight visits to a range of government departments and its entities this week....

 2017-03-26 20:45 

SABC

Parliament committees to embark on oversight visits... +

Various committees of Parliament will embark on oversight visits to a range of government departments and its entities this week....

 2017-03-26 20:32 

News24

100 dogs buried alive in China... +

Animal activists in China say they have discovered a mass grave filled with a 100 stray dogs, that were buried alive. ...

 2017-03-26 20:32 

News24

Sudan's Bashir: I won't be toppled by WhatsApp... +

Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir has vowed to defeat anti-government protesters, saying his regime will not be overthrown by activists on ...

 2017-03-26 20:32 

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South Korea finds a home for puppies impeached president left behind... +

South Korea's presidential office has found a home for two of the nine dogs former President Park Geun-hye left behind when she was forced out of office over a corruption scandal....

 2017-03-26 20:18 

SABC

KNP to honour deceased park ranger... +

Authorities at the Kruger National Park say they will intensify the fight against rhino poaching in honour of the late ranger Vusi George Modaka....

 2017-03-26 20:13 

Business Live

Government splurges R42m on luxury motor cars... +

Ministers and deputies appear to ignore Finance Minister Gordhans call for austerity measures as the DA vows to reprioritise the expenditure so that the poor benefit...

 2017-03-26 19:43 

SABC

Old Mutual sells US fund arm stake to China's HNA... +

Old Mutual said it has sold a 25% stake in its US fund management arm to China's HNA for $446 million, as part of its plan to split itself into four companies....

 2017-03-26 19:14 

News24

Alleged mastermind behind Chief Justice burglary arrested... +

After waiting for more than two hours at the Boschkop police station, the alleged mastermind behind the Office of the Chief Justice burglary has been arrested....

 2017-03-26 19:13 

Business Live

NEELS BLOM: The ANC-DA axis's dance on hot air... +

By purging the party of Zille, the DA tries to buff its image as an apologist for colonialism, but what it wants to be is the ANC, with poncy manners...

 2017-03-26 19:07 

SABC

56 jail terms for Egypt migrant shipwreck... +

An Egyptian court Sunday sentenced 56 people to prison terms of between seven and 10 years over the deaths at sea of at least 202 migrants in September, judicial officials said....

 2017-03-26 18:56 

SABC

Growing concerns over health issues as Durban fire rages on... +

Residents in and around Durban have expressed growing concern over their health as the fire at a warehouse at Rossburgh continues burning....

 2017-03-26 18:54 

SABC

Ohio nightclub shooting leaves one dead, 14 wounded... +

Gunfire erupted inside a packed nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, early Sunday morning, killing at least one person and injuring 14 with the shooter still at large....

 2017-03-26 18:54 

SABC

CAF secretary general resigns after Hayatou defeat... +

The Confederation of African Football's secretary general Hicham El Amrani resigned on Sunday, just over a week after elections swept long-standing president Issa Hayatou from power....

 2017-03-26 18:50 

News24

Innovative green building... +

Designers believe the answer to SAs future low-cost, low-carbon housing is a house built with a similar floor size and budget of an RDP house but made with recycled refuse. ...

 2017-03-26 18:49 

News24

Upgrade plans for hotel... +

Changes may be on the cards for a Green Point hotel, as locals speculate on social media about the possible demolition of a heritage building.An application to demolish a building older than 60 years has been made as part of a redevelopment plan ......

 2017-03-26 18:49 

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NMMU opens a first-for-SA 'green' building... +

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University officially opened its all new R116?million green Business School building at its 2nd Avenue Campus. The building is the first in South Africa to receive an official Green Star design rating. I......

 2017-03-26 18:32 

SABC

C Town ranked in top five cities for climate change disclosure ... +

Cape Town has been ranked as one of the top five cities in the world for its climate change disclosure....

 2017-03-26 17:29 

News24

Train service in Cape Town restored... +

The train services to and from Khayelitsha in Cape Town have been restored, Metrorail has confirmed. ...

 2017-03-26 17:11 

Business Live

Stepdaughter of Eskom boss got R1bn contracts from the utility... +

'She is my stepdaughter from my wife's previous relationship and she lives with us, but I wasn't aware that she was a director of this company until four weeks ago'...

 2017-03-26 17:11 

Business Live

Police have Nkosinathi Msimango, the crucial link in chief justice burglary... +

The man police say is crucial to their investigation says he is there to clear his name...

 2017-03-26 17:03 

News24

Merkel, Erdogan hold tense meeting... +

In a terse exchange of words, German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Turkey to uphold democracy, while Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took offence....

 2017-03-26 17:03 

News24

Occupy Wall Street's impact, 5 years on... +

Five years after Occupy Wall Street began and then seemingly fizzled, demonstrators are gathering once again in New York City's Zuccotti Park to mark the movement and what they say has been its lasting impact. ...

 2017-03-26 17:03 

News24

Clinton bashes Wall Street... +

US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has taken swipes at Wall Street and her Republican rivals, promising to impose tougher regulations on banks and raise the wages of ordinary Americans if she wins the 2016 White House race....

 2017-03-26 17:03 

News24

Merkel urges Germany to face down terror with cohesion, compassion... +

Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on Germans to hold firm to democratic values in the face of jihadist terror....

 2017-03-26 17:03 

News24

Merkel slams Trump travel ban, cites Geneva convention... +

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday slammed the restrictions on immigration imposed by US President Donald Trump, saying it was ...

 2017-03-26 17:03 

News24

'Fearless Girl' statue stares down Wall Street's iconic bull... +

A statue of a resolute young girl facing Wall Street's famous Charging Bull has been erected by an asset managing firm for International Women's Day to make the point that there's a dearth of women on the boards of the largest US corporations...

 2017-03-26 16:53 

SABC

France's Le Pen says the EU "will die", globalists to be defeated... +

The European Union will disappear, French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen told a rally on Sunday, aiming to re-enthuse core supporters in the final four weeks before voting gets underway....

 2017-03-26 16:51 

SABC

DA claims govt has spent over R41 million on cabinets vehicles ... +

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has lamented the more than R41-million it claims that government has spent on cars for members of cabinet between 2014 and 2017....

 2017-03-26 16:37 

News24

SOS, Media Monitoring Africa welcome Icasa ruling on SABC... +

SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa have welcomed Icasa's ruling that the 2016 amendments to the SABCs editorial policies are invalid....

 2017-03-26 16:37 

News24

DA calls for full briefing on SABC finances... +

The Democratic Alliance wants a briefing on the real state of the SABC's finances....

 2017-03-26 16:30 

SABC

Petrus Molemela dies at age 83... +

Bloemfontein Celtic life president Petrus Whitehead Molemela, died in the early hours of Sunday morning following an undisclosed illness....

 2017-03-26 16:19 

SABC

Sun City to host 23rd South African Music Awards... +

North West will yet again be abuzz with entertainment and loads of activities in and around Sun City, as it prepares to host the 23rd instalment of the SAMAs....

 2017-03-26 16:03 

SABC

Sanco calls for probe into Eskoms Koko over corruption allegations ... +

The public protector should investigate allegations of corruption against acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko, says Sanco....

 2017-03-26 15:30 

SABC

All on track for Sassa grant payouts: Dlamini... +

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says all is on track to ensure that 17 million beneficiaries receive their social grants next week....

 2017-03-26 15:20 

News24

'Fire contained, but stay indoors' eThekwini municipality warns residents... +

Although a fire which broke out at a Transnet warehouse in Rossburgh, Durban has been contained, residents have been urged to stay indoors and avoid any direct contact with the smoke outside....

 2017-03-26 15:07 

SABC

Festival set celebrate SA comedians ... +

The Johannesburg International Comedy Festival is set to bring together international and South African comedians on one stage....

 2017-03-26 15:07 

SABC

Festival set to celebrate SA comedians ... +

The Johannesburg International Comedy Festival is set to bring together international and South African comedians on one stage....

 2017-03-26 14:30 

News24

Russians reveal $21bn money laundering scheme... +

A Russian group of reporters say they have uncovered details of a complex system of how $21bn were allegedly transferred illegally out of the country....

 2017-03-26 14:30 

News24

Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine... +

Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov has been shot and killed in Kiev in what the Ukrainian president described as an ...

 2017-03-26 14:30 

News24

Stellenbosch student injured during hike... +

An 18-year-old student has sustained multiple injuries when he took a 5m fall from a mountain outside Stellenbosch....

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