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 2018-01-18 19:40 

Business Live

Gold edges higher amid warning of midyear slump...

Spot gold rises 0.1% to $1,328.27/oz as analysts forecast the dollar could see more upside heading into the second quarter, causing the metal to decline...

 2018-01-18 19:37 

News24

Zimbabwe opposition leader dies in US helicopter crash...

Authorities in the US state of New Mexico say key Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett has been killed in a helicopter crash....

 2018-01-18 19:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Apple invests R30 000 in employees bonuses...

Multinational technology conglomerate, Apple is giving its employees R30 632 bonuses in restricted stock units after a new US tax law has been passed....

 2018-01-18 19:09 

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13-year-old boy dies trying to save paralysed dad from fire...

Authorities in southern Oklahoma say a 13-year-old boy has died while trying to help his paralysed father escape from a mobile home fire....

 2018-01-18 19:06 

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Zimbabwe new leader promises to hold 'free, fair' post-Mugabe vote...

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced that the country will hold elections in five months, the first poll the southern African state since independence that does not involve former President Robert Mugabe....

 2018-01-18 18:59 

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Rights group: World must act to end Libya turmoil, abuses...

Human Rights Watch says the world must do more to help end rights abuses in chaotic Libya, which has emerged as one of the main corridors for migration to Europe...

 2018-01-18 18:59 

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Uganda's leader to sign death warrants again after 19 years...

Uganda's president has said he will sign the death warrants of "a few" prisoners to create fear among criminals in the East African country....

 2018-01-18 18:52 

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'Why I fraudulently issued NGO licences' - official speaks at Life Esidimeni hearing...

A deputy director of mental health, overseeing non-governmental organisations in Gauteng, has opened up about why she fraudulently issued licences for NGOs....

 2018-01-18 18:39 

Business Live

Morgan Stanley tops estimates despite bond trading woes...

The US lender's fourth-quarter earnings tumble 66% on a one-time charge related to Trump's tax overhaul, while bond trading revenue plunges 45% in the quarter...

 2018-01-18 18:39 

Business Live

Oil rebounds on US crude stockpiles decline...

Inventories drop 6.9-million barrels as crude nears highest price since December 2014, supported by Opec supply cuts and threat of Nigeria sector attacks...

 2018-01-18 18:39 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: JSE marginally firmer after Reserve Bank announcement...

Retailers rally on the day with Massmart climbing 3.21%, Shoprite 3.68%, Pick n Pay 3.7% and The Spar Group 3.29%...

 2018-01-18 18:39 

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SA's record on human rights and respect for rule of law poor - Human Rights Watch...

Human Rights Watch's World Report 2018 has found that the SA government's record on human rights and respect for the rule of law was poor, despite a robust and independent judiciary....

 2018-01-18 18:38 

Business Live

Light take on funerals makes for black comedy...

Mike van Graan's new play delivers giggles but never loses sight of serious issues — like death and bureaucracy...

 2018-01-18 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: #TimesUp campaign raises more than $16 million...

The Time's Up campaign that was started recently has collected more than $16 million through donations....

 2018-01-18 18:19 

Business Report (IOL)

High-powered investment summit speakers set to engage in lively debate...

Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene and economist Mike Schssler are two of the high-profile speakers who will take part in a lively panel discussion on Radical Economic Transformation...

 2018-01-18 18:17 

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AfriForum to go legal unless EFF apologises for 'shoot to kill the Boer' chanting...

AfriForum says it will legally challenge the leadership of the Economic Freedom Fighters after "hate speech" chanting at a protest this week....

 2018-01-18 18:14 

News24

KZN ANC won't 'speculate' on motive behind latest murder of one of its officials...

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal says it won't "speculate" on the motive behind the murder of another one of its officials, but will "wait for the police to conclude their investigations into his shooting"....

 2018-01-18 18:04 

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Egypt, Ethiopia united against 'conflict' over Nile waters...

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn have said at talks in Cairo they were opposed to any "conflict" over the sharing of Nile waters....

 2018-01-18 18:04 

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5 detained over fire bombs thrown at Tunisia synagogues...

A judge in Tunisia has ordered the detention of five people suspected of throwing Molotov cocktails at two synagogues during protests over price hikes....

 2018-01-18 17:54 

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Tap and donate: Paris church now takes contactless cards...

A Catholic church in Paris will start using a contactless card payment system to taking collections during Sunday mass....

 2018-01-18 17:52 

Business Report (IOL)

Lesetja Kganyago appointed IMFC chairman...

South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago was selected as chairman of the International Monetary and Financial Committee....

 2018-01-18 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Apple's new iOS update for longer battery life...

Apple CEO, Tim Cook announced yesterday that Apple iOS 11 will receive a new update to curb battery exhaustion....

 2018-01-18 17:28 

News24

Zuma files notice of appeal over appointment of NDPP...

President Jacob Zuma has filed a notice of appeal in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria over its ruling that the deputy president should appoint a new National Director of Public Prosecutions...

 2018-01-18 17:25 

Business Live

Futures weaken ahead of Friday's risk-events, despite firmer JSE...

Locally, the ANC's NEC may include discussions on Zuma's fate as president; in the US, Friday marks the deadline for a possible government shutdown...

 2018-01-18 17:25 

Business Live

Emirates hands A380 jumbo a lifeline with $16bn order...

The deal, which saves the world's biggest passenger jet from death row, sends Airbus shares up to a record...

 2018-01-18 17:25 

Business Live

SA's Lesetja Kganyago to head IMF steering committee...

SA's Reserve Bank governor will take on a three-year post as the head of the International Monetary and Finance Committee, and is the second African to hold the position...

 2018-01-18 17:10 

News24

Blood sample of motorist in cyclists' death case taken too late - court hears...

A blood sample, which would have determined whether or not motorist Omesh Ramnarain was drunk when he crashed into two cyclists, killing both, was only taken after the legal two hour "window period", it has emerged....

 2018-01-18 16:59 

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Cops and corruption claims: Police 'tensions' emerge in Modack extortion case...

The names of several senior Western Cape police officers have cropped up during the bail application of suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack, further highlighting rifts within the police which were previously exposed....

 2018-01-18 16:58 

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Bail hearing postponed for KZN farmer, who allegedly shot and killed mourner...

The KwaZulu-Natal farmer, who allegedly shot and killed a mourner at a funeral on his farm in Cramond, will only find out next week whether he will be released on bail....

 2018-01-18 16:54 

Mail & Guardian

SARB stalls cuts in rates...

"The challenge for government will be to find ways to finance the deficit in a growth-positive manner"...

 2018-01-18 16:52 

News24

Security company owed millions by human settlements barricades office...

Department of Human Settlements employees in the Johannesburg office have been held "hostage" by a security company employed by the department to provide protection in cases of land and property invasions....

 2018-01-18 16:47 

News24

Pay back the money - EFF slams Dlamini's paid SABC interview...

The Economic Freedom Fighters has condemned the Department of Social Development for paying a reported R500 000 to the SABC to hold an interview with Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini....

 2018-01-18 16:42 

News24

Prosecutors urged to act in apartheid-era death of Ahmed Timol...

The family of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol, who was tortured and killed by police in 1971, is pushing state prosecutors to act against three former police officers linked to the murder....

 2018-01-18 16:42 

News24

Senegal to revamp logging laws after massacre linked to timber trade...

President Macky Sall has suspended all authorisations for logging and ordered an overhaul of Senegal's forestry laws after a massacre connected to the illegal trade in timber....

 2018-01-18 16:42 

News24

Egyptian president sacks intel chief, appoints replacement...

Egypt's president has fired the country's chief spy and assigned a confidante and head of his office to run the General Intelligence Directorate Agency temporarily....

 2018-01-18 16:42 

News24

28 aid workers killed in South Sudan last year, a new high...

The United Nations says violence against aid workers in South Sudan reached a new high in 2017, with 28 killed....

 2018-01-18 16:41 

News24

Suit: Gay couple gets 'hateful' flyers, not wedding programmes...

A gay couple says in a federal lawsuit that a printing company sent them pamphlets with messages about temptation and sin instead of the custom wedding programmes they ordered for their special day....

 2018-01-18 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

African infrastructure is lagging behind...

Africa's infrastructure requirements are estimated to be between R1.6 trillion, far higher than the previous estimation of $93bn a year....

 2018-01-18 16:24 

Business Live

Cape Town's busiest train will not run on Friday and possibly the weekend...

There is extensive damage to the tracks of the central line between the city centre and Mitchells Plan and Khayelitsha and other infrastructure problems...

 2018-01-18 16:24 

Business Live

S&P warns of 'clear danger' that Eskom could default on its debt...

Malusi Gigaba says the state of Eskom 'keeps him awake at night' while Goldman Sachs says it is the biggest single risk to SA's economy...

 2018-01-18 16:24 

Business Live

Steinhoff likely to pay interest on debt for the near term and refinance SA borrowings...

The embattled retailer is looking for about $245m from local lenders, a sign that it is making progress on how to continue operations...

 2018-01-18 16:18 

News24

#News24 ICYMI: Public Protector says state capture probe hindered by poor funding; 'Boere' voice note goes viral; and London zoo honours Meghan Markle...

Tighter water restrictions are set for Capetonians, see how smart South African scam artists are, and Zimbabwe's central bank chief criticises the country's top hotels and safaris....

 2018-01-18 16:15 

Mail & Guardian

Zuma to fight 'two presidents' attempt on NPA head...

President Jacob Zuma will oppose efforts to confirm a high court order that would remove National Prosecuting Authority head Shaun Abrahams....

 2018-01-18 16:10 

News24

Eight injured, vehicles damaged as KZN building collapses...

A building which collapsed on Harding Street in the Estcourt CBD, KZN midlands, has left eight people injured....

 2018-01-18 16:08 

Mail & Guardian

What's in the M&G tomorrow...

The top stories to look out for in Friday's newspaper....

 2018-01-18 16:00 

News24

WATCH: Another 15 arrested in Horskool Overvaal protest...

Fifteen people have been arrested outside Horskool Overvaal for public violence and Contravention of the Explosives Act....

 2018-01-18 15:44 

News24

Leave Zuma to Ramaphosa - Magashule...

The ANC has again dismissed reports that President Jacob Zuma's fate will be discussed at the party's two-day national executive committee meeting, currently underway in Irene....

 2018-01-18 15:38 

News24

'Massive' infrastructure spending needed in Africa, says report...

Economic growth in Africa picked up steam last year and is set to accelerate strongly in 2018, but "massive investments" are needed in infrastructure, the African Development Bank (ADB) has said....

 2018-01-18 15:38 

News24

Zambia says new cases dropping in deadly cholera outbreak...

Zambia has struggled to contain one of its deadliest cholera outbreaks in years, sending soldiers into a slum last week to keep order, collaborating with the World Health Organisation on a vaccination program and even declaring a week of prayer....

 2018-01-18 15:36 

Mail & Guardian

Mkhwebane sets terms of reference of state capture commission...

This comes after she allegedly called for a wider scope into state capture....

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