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 2018-01-18 11:21 

Business Live

ANC branch secretary S'fiso Mlambo shot dead in KwaZulu-Natal...

Mlambo is believed to have been close to former premier Senzo Mchunu who is also from the Musa Dladla region the second-largest ANC region in KZN after eThekwini...

 2018-01-18 11:21 

Business Live

Movie tie-ins for toys no longer cut it in the age of streaming...

The waning pull of movies and their merchandising, as children look to YouTube and Netflix for entertainment, is bad news for toy makers...

 2018-01-18 11:21 

Business Live

EDITORS' LUNCHBOX: Trump did not defiantly overfeed Japanese fish, Republicans say...

Wage negotiations at Eskom are due to start in April, and US should consider growing its own drugs in order to prevent drug smuggling...

 2018-01-18 11:20 

Business Live

If you use more than 50l of water a day in Cape Town, you will be punished financially...

Mayor Patricia de Lille says the city council is replacing its unpopular proposed drought levy with higher tariffs and a punitive charge for those exceeding the the limit...

 2018-01-18 11:20 

News24

Student 'expelled' from university for posting 'deeply hurtful' racist videos...

A University of Alabama student has repeatedly used a racial slur in videos posted on social media, prompting immediate condemnation from school officials and her apparent expulsion....

 2018-01-18 11:14 

Mail & Guardian

Why Ramaphosa can't fire Abrahams...

Ramaphosa would be jumping the gun if he tried to act on the prosecutions head now...

 2018-01-18 11:00 

Mail & Guardian

Researchers warn 'purified' Cape Town sea water will be contaminated...

Academics warn that the desalination plants could leave Capetonians with a foul taste in their mouths...

 2018-01-18 10:38 

News24

Arrested 'Captain KGB' appears in court...

Arrested crime intelligence officer Morris "Captain KGB" Tshabalala, a convicted criminal, pitched up to see his probation officer in a Crime Intelligence vehicle, despite claiming he is unemployed, the Commercial Crimes Court has heard....

 2018-01-18 10:38 

Mail & Guardian

Drones saves boys trapped in 3-metre swells...

New technology sees drones deployed on beaches as life-savers...

 2018-01-18 10:35 

News24

California couple who held 13 children captive due in court...

A California couple arrested on suspicion of torture was due in court after investigators discovered they were holding their 13 malnourished children captive in a suburban home....

 2018-01-18 10:35 

News24

Trump unveils 'Fake News Awards' after drawing rebuke from Republican senator...

Donald Trump unveiled the winners of his much-touted "Fake News Awards", hours after a maverick senator from the president's own Republican party accused him of employing Stalinist language to "slur" and undermine the free press....

 2018-01-18 10:31 

News24

UniteBehind protesters assaulted by Prasa security - Zackie Achmat...

UniteBehind activists say they have been assaulted by Prasa security guards and men in plain clothes during a protest at the Cape Town railway station....

 2018-01-18 10:30 

News24

Zimbabwe elections in '4 to 5' months: president...

Zimbabwe will hold elections in four to five months, the country's new president has said, pointing to an earlier date than expected following the ousting of long-time ruler Robert Mugabe....

 2018-01-18 10:30 

News24

Seven years since revolt, Tunisia struggles with economic woes...

It's been seven years since they ousted their longtime dictator in the first of the Arab Spring uprisings, but Tunisians are still taking to the streets....

 2018-01-18 10:27 

Business Report (IOL)

Ramaphosa welcomes #StateCapture probe...

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomed moves taken by prosecutors against companies accused of corruption....

 2018-01-18 10:18 

Business Live

Fedusa heads to Steinhoff offices to get access to company records...

The union federation says it is seeking the information in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act...

 2018-01-18 10:18 

Business Live

Political interference is big sticking point in Reserve Bank's nationalisation...

Jannie Rossouw, head of the school of economic and business sciences at Wits, says a change in the bank's ownership would not affect the Constitutional mandate of the central bank...

 2018-01-18 10:18 

Business Live

Bonds steady as market awaits rate decision...

Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking analysts say investors expect the Reserve Bank to keep rates steady but the statement is likely to be 'slightly hawkish'...

 2018-01-18 10:18 

Business Live

DA demands that Jacob Zuma release terms of reference for state capture inquiry...

The party says the terms of reference and must be defined urgently, 'so we can address state capture once and for all, and hold those responsible to account'...

 2018-01-18 10:18 

Mail & Guardian

Cape Town's map of water usage has residents seeing red...

Cape Town's new water map shows users who are within the water restriction limit— it doesn't single out those using more water than the limit allows...

 2018-01-18 10:15 

News24

WATCH: New water target is 50 litres per person, per day - De Lille...

During an update on the ongoing water crisis in the Western Cape, Mayco member Xanthea Limberg has said the Cape Town CBD would be excluded from the 'Day Zero'. Mayor Patricia de Lille briefed the media on the latest water consumption targets. Wat...

 2018-01-18 10:06 

Mail & Guardian

Orania pins its hopes on Ramaphosa...

Afrikaner homeland ambitions may be renewed following the change in the political winds in both South Africa and Europe...

 2018-01-18 10:03 

News24

5 more suspects arrested over torching houses in Limpopo village...

A crime intelligence operation has led to the arrest of five more suspects connected to the torching of four houses in Ntsoaneng village, Limpopo police say....

 2018-01-18 10:00 

Mail & Guardian

'I didn't want to die' - queers battle prison wardens...

The heteronormative distinction between men and women leaves others open to abuse...

 2018-01-18 09:53 

News24

52 people die in bus fire in Kazakhstan...

Emergency officials in Kazakhstan say 52 people have died when a bus carrying them caught fire....

 2018-01-18 09:47 

News24

Horskool Overvaal: Who are the real racists?...

It is with sadness that I look at the media footage of what's happening at this Horskool Overvaal....

 2018-01-18 09:32 

Business Report (IOL)

DUT students encouraged to register online due to strike...

DUT management and DUT employees will meet to discuss the annual salary increase...

 2018-01-18 09:32 

Business Report (IOL)

DUT workers strike, calling for 10% increase...

DUT management and DUT employees will meet to discuss the annual salary increase....

 2018-01-18 09:23 

Mail & Guardian

HRW report hails resistance to Trump-style populism...

Human Rights Watch tracks unchecked abuse in unstable states like Syria and Myanmar, authoritarian trends in powers like Turkey and China....

 2018-01-18 09:21 

Business Live

JSE opens higher as Dow closes above 26,000 and market awaits rate decision...

Local bourse is firmer on Thursday morning, just below record levels on mixed Asian markets, after the Dow closed at a record high...

 2018-01-18 09:19 

Business Live

Lumka Olifant confirms department paid for Bathabile Dlamini's SABC interview...

The Department of Social Development's spokesperson says the R5m spent on SABC media exposure is money well spent, and necessary in a 'hostile environment'...

 2018-01-18 09:19 

Business Live

SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Throw the skunks out, Cyril...

Top of the list is Sars commissioner Tom Moyane and his henchmen at the tax collector...

 2018-01-18 09:19 

Business Live

VICEROY RESEARCH: Rumour rules the market...

Speculation about who the New York-based research firm will target next has fuelled panic selling of SA stocks...

 2018-01-18 09:08 

News24

Challenge in Uganda against removing presidential age limit...

Uganda's government says it is preparing a response to the court challenge filed by a lawyers' association against a new law removing a presidential age limit from the constitution....

 2018-01-18 09:08 

News24

Grace Mugabe's 'fake' degree: University students want vice chancellor to go...

Students have reportedly given the vice chancellor of the University of Zimbabwe, Levi Nyagura, 48 hours to step down from the institution over former first lady Grace Mugabe's alleged "fake" degree....

 2018-01-18 09:00 

News24

'I call on all boere to come in their masses to Horskool Overvaal' - voice note goes viral as protesters gather...

As protesters gather outside Horskool Overvaal in Vereeniging, a voice note has called on all "boere" to come in their masses to protect children at the school....

 2018-01-18 08:56 

Mail & Guardian

Horskool Overvaal: DA T-shirt burned as tensions escalate...

Tensions have escalated outside Horskool Overvaal in Vereeniging as protestors set a DA T-shirt alight and threatened to burn tyres....

 2018-01-18 08:49 

News24

LIVE: Chances of reaching #DayZero in April 'very likely' - De Lille...

The City of Cape Town municipality is holding a briefing to provide the latest updates on the looming 'Day Zero' in the ongoing water crisis gripping the province....

 2018-01-18 08:48 

Business Report (IOL)

Koko and Eskom in secret talks over golden handshake - report...

Embattled Power utility company Eskom is reportedly in secret negotiations with Matshela Koko to remove him from his position at the energy supplier....

 2018-01-18 08:44 

News24

Serbia arrests 3 Australians for cocaine smuggling...

Serbian police say they have arrested three Australians and a Lebanese national in an operation to dismantle an international cocaine trafficking ring....

 2018-01-18 08:40 

News24

Why South Africa is not a "shithole" country...

The South African Department of Foreign Affairs scheduling a meeting with the American Embassy basically to ask the question: "Is South Africa a 'shithole' country?"...

 2018-01-18 08:35 

News24

Yet another ANC official shot dead in KZN...

Another ANC official has been shot dead in KwaZulu-Natal, police have confirmed....

 2018-01-18 08:33 

News24

De Lille's unfair treatment...

The reasons given to put her on the red carpet are very petty things which leads me to think either something sinister is going on or it is political or there's more things they not telling us....

 2018-01-18 08:30 

Business Report (IOL)

HCI ups its stake in Tsogo Sun above 50%...

Empowerment conglomerate Hosken Consolidated Investment (HCI) has upped its stake in Tsogo Sun to more than 50percent....

 2018-01-18 08:23 

News24

EFF: Extremely Flakey Fighters...

I struggle to sympathise with some of the EFF's legitimate grievances when the actions of its members infringe on the rights of others and destruction is the order of the day....

 2018-01-18 08:17 

Business Live

FT COLUMN: Donald Trump holds more cards than we think...

It will be tempting to see the State of the Union address as another way station on Trump's road to oblivion, but his position has rarely been stronger, writes Edward Luce...

 2018-01-18 08:17 

Business Live

US legislators up in arms over White House 'gag order' for Steve Bannon...

Steve Bannon has also reached an agreement to be interviewed by special prosecutor Robert Mueller's team, rather than face a grand jury...

 2018-01-18 08:17 

Business Live

Rand steadies as Reserve Bank meeting takes centre stage...

Local currency is steady on Thursday morning as investors await monetary policy committee's announcement...

 2018-01-18 08:17 

Business Live

Meet Fraser Perring, the Viceroy founder who shone a light on Steinhoff...

Steinhoff did not figure prominently in Perring's research until it decided to buy Mattress Firm for $64 per share — a 100% premium...

 2018-01-18 07:52 

News24

LIVE: Life Esidimeni arbitration hearing resumes following top senior officials' resignations...

Arbitration proceedings surrounding the circumstances relating to the deaths of more than 100 psychiatric patients in Gauteng are set to continue following the recent resignations of two senior health officials linked to the Life Esidimeni tragedy....

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