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 2017-04-25 01:17 

SABC

Motsoeneng must be disciplined for disrepute: Interim Board... +

The Interim SABC Board wants Hlaudi Motsoeneng disciplined for bringing the public broadcaster into disrepute during a press conference last week....

 2017-04-25 01:16 

SABC

Award-winning Congolese wildlife ranger says he fears for his life... +

A Congolese wildlife ranger named winner of a prestigious award says he still fears for his life because of his campaign to stop oil exploration in the Virunga National Park. ...

 2017-04-25 01:06 

SABC

Judge Desai to hold loco inspection at Van Breda home... +

Cape Town High Court Judge Siraj Desai, will hold an in loco inspection at the De Zalze Estate home of murder accused, Henri van Breda in Stellenbosch on Tuesday....

 2017-04-25 00:59 

SABC

Mogoeng maintains judiciary acts within boundaries of Constitution... +

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says it's the courts' duty to uphold the law even if transgressors may be from another arm of the state....

 2017-04-25 00:48 

SABC

SABC producer pepper sprayed by Tshwane Metro... +

SABC Digital News producer Tshepiso Moche has laid a charge of police harassment at the South African Police Service....

 2017-04-25 00:42 

SABC

Kenya to launch malaria vaccine RTS,S ... +

The Worlds first malaria vaccine RTS,S, will be launched in pilot phases Kenya, Ghana and Malawi beginning of 2018....

 2017-04-25 00:42 

SABC

Super Rugby tournament to be reduced from 18 to 15 teams... +

The Super Rugby tournament will be reduced from 18 to 15 teams from next year, with South Africa losing two teams and Australia one....

 2017-04-25 00:26 

SABC

Uber drivers in Johannesburg fear for their lives... +

Uber drivers in the Johannesburg area fear for their lives following messages over the weekend that they will be attacked....

 2017-04-25 00:06 

SABC

EU pins hope on Macron victory... +

There were celebrations after Emmanuel Macron took the lead during the first round of voting in the French presidential election....

 2017-04-24 23:27 

SABC

Motshekga urges better transport, safety for school children... +

Education Minister Angie Motshekga has urged parents to ensure they use vehicles that comply with the requirements of scholar transport as set out by the department....

 2017-04-24 22:29 

SABC

Rand strengthening as US currency weakens... +

The rand continues to trade at levels under R13 to the dollar, as the US currency weakens. ...

 2017-04-24 22:29 

SABC

Well done President Zuma for showing a good heart... +

Two very recent decisions taken by President Jacob Zuma has revealed a pleasant side of our beleaguered ruler....

 2017-04-24 22:13 

SABC

"Ntlemezas attempts to resume work will be dealt with decisively" ... +

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has told a media briefing in Pretoria that his department has followed the letter and spirit of the law in replacing former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza...

 2017-04-24 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Challenging the culture of rape at Rhodes... +

Students tell their stories of how they were violated by fellow students, how they dealt with it and how the institution responded....

 2017-04-24 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

To protect democracy, only the ANC not Parliament must rid SA of Zuma... +

The call for a secret vote in Parliament to remove the president is not the solution to South Africas problems....

 2017-04-24 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Gift of the Givers pressed for answers on Shiraaz Mohamed kidnapping... +

The founder of the philanthropic organisation says there are no new leads in the search for the SA photographer who was kidnapped in Syria....

 2017-04-24 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

A warming world puts the heat on fynbos... +

A study shows the floral kingdom is threated by rising temperatures and more frequent wildfires....

 2017-04-24 21:05 

News24

Ntlemeza's lawyer tells him to hand over car, cellphone... +

Former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemezas lawyer has advised him to comply with Police Minister Fikile Mbalulas instruction to return any state property in his possession....

 2017-04-24 21:05 

News24

Court arguments on whether ex-Mandela cop was framed... +

Arguments in the mammoth trial focusing on the policeman previously hand-picked by former president Nelson Mandela to head an elite investigative unit has heated up in the High Court....

 2017-04-24 21:04 

News24

Twitter joins the search for Ntlemeza... +

Twitter has reacted with mirth at Police Minister Fikile Mbalula's order that sacked Hawks head Berning Ntlemeza return his work cellphone and the car he signed out....

 2017-04-24 20:39 

News24

Plastic pollution building up in Arctic waters - research... +

Even though few people live in the Artic, some seas in the region are heavily polluted with plastic because of an Atlantic ocean current which dumps debris there, researchers say....

 2017-04-24 20:39 

News24

Plastic pollution choking Australian waters - study... +

Three-quarters of the trash found off Australian beaches is plastic, a study says as it warned that the rubbish is entangling and being swallowed by wildlife....

 2017-04-24 20:39 

News24

Cozy clothes may be key source of sea pollution... +

Researchers say cozy clothes are emerging as a source of plastic that's increasingly ending up in oceans and could be contaminating seafood....

 2017-04-24 20:13 

News24

Broadcasting does not cause reputational damage, psychiatrist says in Van Breda matter... +

A psychiatrist has dismissed the argument that broadcasting Henri van Breda's trial would lead to reputational damage for witnesses, saying the damage will be done by unprepared witnesses. ...

 2017-04-24 20:13 

SABC

Barney Pityana conferred honorary doctorate by Rhodes University... +

Outspoken champion for human rights, Professor Barney Pityana, was conferred an honorary doctorate by Rhodes University over the weekend....

 2017-04-24 19:42 

Business Live

Committee vows to continue SABC inquiry, despite final resignation... +

Public hearings set to continue in January, after which a draft report will be distributed to stakeholders, including government, for comment...

 2017-04-24 19:41 

Business Live

BUSINESS DAY TV: 'Many countries are keen discuss trade deals with SA'... +

Wits Health Consortium Equine Health Funds Ian Sanne discusses horse exports, which have the potential to grow into a R1bn industry...

 2017-04-24 19:41 

Business Live

More than 17-million South Africans are receiving social grants... +

The number of people receiving social grants is now higher than the number of people gainfully employed in SA...

 2017-04-24 19:41 

Business Live

Medupi's Unit 5 a step closer to commercial operation... +

Weekend test run at full load is major milestone in optimisation process, hailed a significant achievement by power utility Eskom...

 2017-04-24 19:41 

Business Live

Claims of hatred for Thuli Madonsela are 'malicious', says Busisiwe Mkhwebane... +

The public protector also says allegations she threatened the secretariat of the African Ombudsman and Mediators Association are baseless...

 2017-04-24 19:41 

Business Live

More than a third of road deaths this December so far have been pedestrians... +

Between December 1 and 19, almost 700 fatal car crashes were recorded in SA, up 16% on 2015s figure...

 2017-04-24 19:41 

Business Live

Out with Union Buildings and in with Nelson Mandela House, says Sipho Pityana... +

Anti-Zuma activist Sipho Pityana wants Union Buildings renamed Nelson Manela House so oppressive old symbols do not overshadow the building of a new society...

 2017-04-24 19:41 

Business Live

Youth League sings Hlaudi Motsoeneng's praises... +

ANC Youth League wants the controversial SABC executive to take on a leadership role in the government to ensure transformation takes place...

 2017-04-24 19:41 

Business Live

Ntlemeza seeks interdict against Mbalula to return to job as Hawks head... +

Acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane ordered to issue a warrant of arrest should he not return state vehicle and cellphone or should he arrive at work...

 2017-04-24 19:21 

News24

Henri van Breda questioned in an ice cold room wearing only his underpants, court hears... +

Henri van Breda was questioned in an ice cold room wearing only his underpants and was not told his rights, he has alleged in his plea explanation in the Western Cape High Court....

 2017-04-24 18:41 

Business Live

Race to save the cheetah as study reveals extinction threat... +

7,100 adult cheetahs remain in the wild, and that the species faces extinction without urgent new protection measures...

 2017-04-24 18:41 

Business Live

Cope hopes that 2017 will be better than 2016... +

The party described 2016 as a very difficult year both on the political and economic front and said it hoped that 2017 would be better...

 2017-04-24 18:41 

Business Live

DA tackles toll roads in a new draft bill... +

The draft bill aims to address the public outcry that arose as a result of the implementation of the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project...

 2017-04-24 18:41 

Business Live

2017 will be year of the rescue of the revolution says Azapo... +

It added that the weight and gravity of corruption and the rot that the so-called national democratic revolution under the...

 2017-04-24 18:41 

Business Live

Cape township crew set for yacht race to Rio... +

The team was put together by the Hout Bay Youth Sailing Development Trust as part of its work with disadvantaged youngsters...

 2017-04-24 18:41 

Business Live

IFP calls on South Africans to take a stand in 2017... +

In a New Year message he said 2016 had been difficult and often frustrating but with the new year came the opportunity to map a new course...

 2017-04-24 18:41 

Business Live

DA hopes 2017 will bring positive change and leadership... +

DA leader Mmusi Maimane says he hopes 2017 will bring a commitment to working towards building a growing and inclusive economy...

 2017-04-24 18:41 

Business Live

Market data: April 24 2017... +

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices...

 2017-04-24 18:41 

Business Live

Sites declared to honour those who died at Sharpeville and on SS Mendi... +

The victims of the Sharpeville massacre and the SS Mendi sea disaster during the Second World War are commemorated by four new national heritage sites...

 2017-04-24 18:40 

Business Live

Tsotsobe charged with match fixing, faces ban... +

Former Proteas fast bowler accused of attempting to influence outcome of matches and failing to disclose receipt of gift or payment that was in breach of code...

 2017-04-24 18:40 

Business Live

IEB scores a 98.7% matric pass rate... +

The department of basic education is due to release its national senior certificate results on Wednesday...

 2017-04-24 18:29 

News24

88 days of water in Cape Town left... +

The City of Cape Town says the city's feeder dams only have enough water for another 88 days....

 2017-04-24 17:40 

Business Live

Real deal Messi turns the tables on Madrid... +

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique says Leo is the best player in history...

 2017-04-24 17:40 

Business Live

Futures higher on upbeat Dow opening and JSE's stronger close... +

Dow was 0.96% higher in early evening trade with European markets up on the victory of pro-EU presidential candidate Emmaneul Macron in France...

 2017-04-24 17:38 

News24

New minister tasks 'fit and proper' SABC interim board with fixing financials... +

New Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo says she has directed the new SABC interim board to urgently address the broadcaster's failing financials....

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