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 2018-04-23 16:45 

News24

Court hears Xolobeni community is in dark about Australian mining company's plans...

An Australian mining company that has applied for rights to mine at the Umgungundlovu community in the Eastern Cape, has left the community in the dark about how its plans will affect them, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard....

 2018-04-23 16:38 

News24

Electronic equipment, documents seized as Hawks swoop on George Municipality...

An "ongoing operation" by the Hawks' serious commercial crimes unit has led to the search and seizure of electronic equipment and documents at the George Municipality....

 2018-04-23 16:30 

News24

Angola loses first satellite, plans successor...

Angola has confirmed the premature death of its first national telecoms satellite, Angosat-1, which was launched in December and was expected to have a working life of 15 years....

 2018-04-23 16:30 

News24

Zimbabwe's 'sacked' nurses return to work...

Thousands of Zimbabwean nurses returned to work after ending a strike, their union has said, adding that fresh negotiations were expected in their stand-off with the government....

 2018-04-23 16:15 

Business Live

Mantashe challenges court ruling on crucial charter principle...

Chamber of Mines has been notified that Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe and the department have filed an application...

 2018-04-23 16:14 

Business Live

Angola loses first satellite; plans successor under new agreement with Russia...

Luanda — Angola on Monday confirmed the premature death of its first national telecoms satellite, Angosat-1, which was launched in December and was expected to have a working life of 15 years. The Russian-made Angosat-1 struggled with repeated setba...

 2018-04-23 16:07 

News24

#News24 ICYMI: A royal baby boy is born; Flood warning for Cape Town and Lotto winner hid ticket in Bible...

The countrywide bus strike is set to escalate as new wage negotiates are to resume, the Moses Mabhida violence is blamed on poor security and a woman explains how she was duped out of R600 000 by a fake prophet....

 2018-04-23 16:05 

News24

100-year-old St Mary's hospital on the brink of collapse, doctors warn...

Doctors at St Mary's Hospital in Durban say patients' lives are at risk and that the hospital is teetering on the bring of collapse....

 2018-04-23 16:00 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: The Nokia banana phone will be heading to South Africa...

The Nokia 8810 banana phone that was popular in the 90s will be making its comeback in 2018...

 2018-04-23 15:56 

News24

Rasool to lead ANC election campaign in the Western Cape...

Former premier Ebrahim Rasool, tarnished by the brown envelope scandal, will head the ANC's election campaign in the Western Cape, says the party's elections head Fikile Mbalula....

 2018-04-23 15:49 

Mail & Guardian

Somaliland's independence bid boosted by geostrategic shakeup...

But is Hargeisa sacrificing its values in its quest for independence?...

 2018-04-23 15:35 

Mail & Guardian

Luxor workers: 'After seeing one of our comrades lost his eye, we cried like babies'...

Worker representatives claim one worker lost an eye and 19 others were hospitalised after run-ins with private security while on a peaceful strike...

 2018-04-23 15:33 

News24

Violence spreads in North West as residents demand that Supra Mahumapelo goes...

Violent protests, calling for embattled North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo to go, have spread to at least three other towns in the province....

 2018-04-23 15:33 

News24

Transcripts from Moerane Commission won't be made public yet - chairperson...

Transcripts from the Moerane Commission of Inquiry into political violence in KwaZulu-Natal have not been made public because key witnesses could be compromised, its chairperson says....

 2018-04-23 15:16 

News24

Nigerians demand air quality data over pollution fears...

Bolatito Joseph has strong suspicions about what is causing her breathing problems and a mucus build up: a building site near her home and noxious fumes from a rubbish dump close to her church....

 2018-04-23 15:10 

News24

Man in court for Moses Mabhida pitch invasion...

The sister of a man who appeared in court for charges related to the outbreak of violence at a soccer match on Saturday says it is unfair that he is facing the charges alone....

 2018-04-23 15:00 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Avicii had an impressive net worth...

Swedish DJ, Tim Bergling who went by the stage name Avicii, lived an interesting life and accumulated a substantial fortune in his music career....

 2018-04-23 14:47 

News24

'We cannot afford situations where we have no-go areas'- emergency services on staff attacks...

The City of Johannesburg has condemned two separate attacks on emergency services personnel over the weekend and has appealed to the public to protect staff....

 2018-04-23 14:45 

News24

Paris suspect Abdeslam sentenced to 20 years over Brussels shootout...

In its judgment, the court in the Belgian capital said "there can be no doubt" about jihadist Salah Abdeslam and his co-defendant Sofiane Ayari's involvement in extremism....

 2018-04-23 14:42 

News24

Bus strike intensifies as unions enter into fresh negotiations...

It's back to the drawing board for unions and bus companies as parties re-enter into wage negotiations, which are expected to be facilitated by the Department of Labour....

 2018-04-23 14:30 

News24

Police arrest 4 men in connection with Stilbaai farm murder...

Western Cape police say they are making headway in their investigation into the murder of a woman on a farm outside Stilbaai, after arresting four suspects....

 2018-04-23 14:17 

Mail & Guardian

Michael Komape's family likely to appeal dismissal of claim - lawyer...

Michael's parents lodged several claims against the Basic Education Department after their five-year-old drowned in a pit latrine in 2014...

 2018-04-23 14:13 

Business Live

Disaster team on high alert as heavy rains predicted for Cape Town...

A cold front is expected to bring downpours on Monday afternoon, with warnings of flooding in some areas, and more rain is on the cards for Wednesday...

 2018-04-23 14:13 

Business Live

Bonds weaken as rand falls amid stronger dollar...

Analysts say gains in US 10-year yield have come as higher commodity prices lift inflation expectations, with Brent crude gaining traction above $73 a barrel...

 2018-04-23 14:00 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Netflix app introduces stories like mobile previews...

Netflix has introduced 30-second mobile previews on the app and you don't have to rotate your phone to watch them....

 2018-04-23 13:54 

News24

50 new cases of listeriosis reported since product recall...

Fifty new cases of listeriosis have been reported since affected food products were recalled on March 4....

 2018-04-23 13:47 

News24

Flood warning issued for Cape Town as cold front lands...

A cold front is expected to make landfall in Cape Town late in the afternoon....

 2018-04-23 13:46 

News24

KZN man sentenced to life imprisonment for rape of 6-year-old niece...

The KwaZulu-Natal acting police commissioner has commended police for their investigation into the rape of a six-year-old girl, after the child's uncle was sentenced to life imprisonment....

 2018-04-23 13:18 

News24

DAFF slammed over perlemoen poaching response in Overstrand...

The DA says the department's low response rate to the problem of poaching is indicative of deep-rooted corruption....

 2018-04-23 13:13 

Business Live

Elliott demands higher dividends and restructing at Hyundai...

Three years ago, Elliot Management's Paul Singer fought for reform at South Korea's biggest conglomerate, Samsung, and narrowly lost in a proxy fight...

 2018-04-23 13:12 

Business Live

Dark clouds hover over Tencent and Ping An, as they move beyond their core businesses...

To justify their sky-high valuations, they need to show that they can spot promising new areas, nurture them and monetise them by raising billions through listings, write Shuli Ren and Nisha Gopalan...

 2018-04-23 13:12 

Business Live

Silicon Valley's got nothing on China when it comes to tech sexism...

Job ads for men only, or boasting of beautiful female employees as a workplace perk — these are some of the obstacles women face at China's tech giants...

 2018-04-23 13:11 

News24

Watchdog warns of humanitarian crisis in Egypt's Sinai...

A leading international rights group is warning of a humanitarian crisis in the northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula amid severe restrictions on the movement of people and goods due to a massive security operation against Islamic militants....

 2018-04-23 13:11 

News24

Mnangagwa's Zanu-PF 'is giving rotten and bitter rice to villagers ahead of elections' opposition...

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party has reportedly been accused of distributing cups of "rotten and bitter rice" as part of its electioneering programme....

 2018-04-23 13:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Old Mutual to complete break-up this year...

Old Mutual's shares, which have been trading close to multi-year highs on prospects for a break-up, closed little changed at R41.02...

 2018-04-23 12:55 

News24

'He was just so charming' - smooth-talking scammers target women, vanish with life savings...

At least three Pietermaritzburg women have fallen prey to smooth-talking men, who stole their life's savings before disappearing without a trace, leaving the women destitute....

 2018-04-23 12:50 

News24

Michael Komape's family likely to appeal dismissal of claim - lawyer...

Michael Komape's parents, Rosina and Maloti, are disappointed after the Limpopo High Court in Polokwane dismissed their general and constitutional claims for R3m. Michael, 5, drowned in a pit latrine in 2014....

 2018-04-23 12:50 

News24

Baby-throwing dad released on a warning...

The father, accused of child abuse, says he just wanted to give the child to her mother because the roof of the shack he was standing on had become unstable....

 2018-04-23 12:50 

News24

One injured, road blocked in Durban protest...

One person has been injured and traffic brought to a standstill in a Durban protest over the destruction of homes in an informal settlement....

 2018-04-23 12:49 

Mail & Guardian

ANC on a De Lille membership: "Never say never"...

De Lille is currently facing an internal motion of no confidence from within her own party, the Democratic Alliance...

 2018-04-23 12:38 

News24

'I was scammed out of R600k by fake prophet', says woman alone and broke after being duped...

She visited dark rooms filled with ceremonial candles and containers of muthi, performed numerous cleansing and healing rituals all in the hope of getting help for recurring headaches and maybe finding love again....

 2018-04-23 12:12 

Business Live

'Research is not a luxury', says UCT's Kelly Chibale, one of Fortune magazine's 50 greatest leaders...

Prof Chibale's H3D centre at UCT pioneers world-class drug discovery in Africa. He has become known for his pivotal work on malaria...

 2018-04-23 12:12 

Business Live

Investec chair feared for his life after SMS tirade...

Peter-Paul Ngwenya is facing a charge of crimen injuria for using racially offensive expletives in a text message to Investec chairperson Fani Titi...

 2018-04-23 12:12 

Business Live

Nearly 200 deaths from listeriosis, but number of cases is steadily falling...

Eight cases were reported in the week to April 8, while at the height of the outbreak 30 or more cases were reported weekly...

 2018-04-23 12:12 

Business Live

Gold slides on high US Treasury yields, easing global tensions...

But falling world stocks limited losses, and analysts predict good news for gold from rising inflation, returning geopolitical risk and dollar weakness...

 2018-04-23 12:07 

Mail & Guardian

#ScrapNewLabourLaws campaign is ready for a national shutdown...

Saftu with its affiliates, is embarking on a protected strike as part of the campaign to call on the government to rectify labour law amendments...

 2018-04-23 12:00 

News24

North West chaos shows the ANC is nowhere near unity...

The standoff between North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo and those who are calling for his resignation is a clear indication that the ANC is nowhere near unity, writes Ralph Mathekga ....

 2018-04-23 12:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Pork industry may lose R1 billion - FNB economist...

South Africa's pork industry and its value chain could suffer losses of up to R1 billion as the price of the meat continues to decline....

 2018-04-23 11:56 

Mail & Guardian

Irvin Khoza: Fan violence threatens the very fabric of our society...

Hideous scenes greeted the final whistle that confirmed Kaizer Chiefs' 2-0 loss to Free State Stars at Moses Mabhida stadium on Saturday night....

 2018-04-23 11:53 

Mail & Guardian

ANC Western Cape brings in Rasool to bolster election campaign...

Ebrahim Rasool, a former Western Cape premier, was announced as the party's provincial elections head on Monday...

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