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 2018-08-17 20:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Google search engine app in China won't launch soon...

Google is not close to launching a search engine app in China, its chief executive said at a companywide meeting....

 2018-08-17 19:41 

News24

State capture inquiry: who will be testifying and why...

This is who will be testifying on Day One of the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture on Monday and the reasons they may have been asked to appear before Deputy Chief Justice Ray Zondo....

 2018-08-17 19:35 

News24

Woman stabbed, mugged on Chapman's Peak hiking trail...

Western Cape police are investigating a robbery on a Chapman's Peak hiking trail after a woman was stabbed and mugged....

 2018-08-17 19:31 

News24

Brazil must let Lula run in October vote: UN panel...

The UN Human Rights Committee has ruled that Brazil's imprisoned leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva cannot be disqualified from upcoming presidential elections because his legal appeals are ongoing....

 2018-08-17 19:08 

News24

Media watchdog demands police action after Tanzania beating...

Media watchdog Reporters without Borders (RSF) has called on the Tanzanian authorities to prosecute police filmed beating a reporter who had been covering a football match....

 2018-08-17 19:08 

News24

Building collapse in Nigerian capital spurs casualty fears...

A half-finished building has collapsed in the Nigerian capital of Abuja, triggering fears of multiple casualties....

 2018-08-17 19:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Airbnb to open 14 apartment complexes by 2020...

According to Airbnb, they will be launching 14 apartment complexes by 2020....

 2018-08-17 18:57 

News24

Mcebo Dlamini asks Ramaphosa to use his political clout to help #FeesMustFall students in jail...

Fees Must Fall student activist Mcebo Dlamini has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to think like a parent and not "kill those arrested during student protests"....

 2018-08-17 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Tesla accused of spying on employees at Gigafactory...

An ex-employee filed a whistleblower complaint with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, accusing Tesla of spying on employees....

 2018-08-17 18:23 

News24

Frozen rock lobster, crayfish seized after Hout Bay shootout...

Police say they discovered an unlicensed 12-gauge shotgun, 19 bags of frozen rock lobster and crayfish worth an estimated street value of about R80 000 in Hangberg after a shootout....

 2018-08-17 18:08 

News24

Substance in dug up Egyptian jar 'most ancient' cheese...

Scientists have discovered that a solidified whitish substance in an ancient jar dug up in Egypt is "probably the most ancient archaeological solid residue of cheese ever found."...

 2018-08-17 18:08 

News24

Kabila slams foreign 'blackmail' ahead of DRC vote...

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila, who last week ended speculation by signalling he would not seek re-election has warned outsiders against using "blackmail' in DRC's politics....

 2018-08-17 18:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Uber to open safety-focused centre in Brazil...

Investment to fund an office with around 150 tech specialists in Sao Paulo, its biggest city in the world by rides, focused on safety solutions....

 2018-08-17 17:32 

Business Live

Resilient declares similar dividend to that of 2017...

The property group, which is being investigated by authorities for insider trading, among others, has lost more than 60% of its market value so far this year...

 2018-08-17 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Tasneem Karriem replaced on Spur board after leaving GPI...

The former chief executive of Grand Parade Investment, Tasneem Karriem, resigned as non-executive director of Spur Corporation, the company said....

 2018-08-17 17:28 

News24

WATCH: 'I was under the bridge when it collapsed'...

Most of Luciano Goccia's truck was crushed, except for the driving seat he was in....

 2018-08-17 17:25 

News24

Famous SA dancer accused of rape released on R5 000 bail...

A famous dancer accused of raping his 13-year-old girl neighbour has succeeded in his bid for freedom after he was released on R5000 bail in the Durban Magistrate's Court....

 2018-08-17 17:16 

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MSF launches emergency aid after dozens of children die in NE Nigeria camp...

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has said it was providing emergency help after 33 children died in a camp housing people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria....

 2018-08-17 17:16 

News24

Uganda's pop star politician 'framed and beaten'...

Security forces framed and beat a Ugandan pop star-turned-politician who faces a military trial for weapons possession, his wife and lawyer have said, as protests at his arrest continued....

 2018-08-17 17:06 

News24

Weather Update: Cold weekend ahead for SA...

Cold weather is expected across the country while isolated rain is expected across the eastern parts of South Africa on Saturday....

 2018-08-17 16:48 

News24

Soweto cash-in-transit heist: Court hears that accused is related to axed ANC employee...

One of the Dobsonville cash-in-transit heist accused is a family member of former ANC employee Errol Velile Present, who is also his co-accused....

 2018-08-17 16:45 

Mail & Guardian

Tesla shares tumble after Musk comments on personal toll...

In late morning trade, Tesla shares skidded 7.8% to $309.36 following the release of the wide-ranging interview in The New York Times...

 2018-08-17 16:42 

News24

SAPS social worker in court for allegedly raping Soweto primary school pupils...

A South African Police Service Forensic social worker officer has appeared in the Protea Magistrate's Court in connection with the alleged rape and sexual assault of two children, aged seven and eight, at a Soweto Primary School....

 2018-08-17 16:42 

Mail & Guardian

Estina trial adjourned, magistrate set to decide on lengthy postponement...

They were arrested and charged with fraud, theft, conspiracy to commit fraud and theft as well as contravening several Acts...

 2018-08-17 16:31 

Business Live

Eskom whistle-blower returns to CCMA, again...

Suzanne Daniels says her dismissal was linked to her revelations at the inquiry into allegations of state capture at Eskom, and is claiming for unfair labour practices...

 2018-08-17 16:31 

Business Live

BREAKING NEWS: Mcebisi Jonas and Vytjie Mentor two of the first witnesses at Zondo inquiry...

The first evidence the commission will receive is about the influence of the Gupta family on the appointment of ministers and boards to state-owned entities...

 2018-08-17 16:31 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: JSE records worst week in five-months...

The JSE was battered this week by a host of issues, with local inflation data expected to be the focus in the coming week...

 2018-08-17 16:26 

Business Report (IOL)

Monster Hunter: World will have you hooked...

Monster Hunter: World sets out to bring this gaming series back to the West while also making it more accessible for a broader audience....

 2018-08-17 16:24 

Mail & Guardian

More suspensions looming at Transnet - Popo Molefe...

This week, three Transnet executives, including CEO Siyabonga Gama, were served with suspension notices...

 2018-08-17 16:07 

News24

BREAKING: Jonas, Mentor and Treasury top dog first up at state capture inquiry...

Some of the witnesses who are expected to testify at the upcoming Commission of Inquiry into State Capture have been revealed....

 2018-08-17 16:00 

News24

#News24 ICYMI: SARS group executive appointed as new NSFAS administrator; 'Did it just happen?' Survivor SA winner; and Kriel out in the Springbok cold, but only for now...

Police watchdog probes cops over missing fisherman, Aretha Franklin's music rising on charts following her death, and SARS group executive appointed as new NSFAS administrator....

 2018-08-17 16:00 

News24

Nigerian court releases detained journalist on bail...

A Nigerian court granted bail to a journalist accused of criminal trespass and stealing police documents, his employers have said....

 2018-08-17 16:00 

News24

One dead as Tunisia security forces arrest migrants...

A migrant died as Tunisian security forces clashed with a group of Tunisians and Africans embarking on a clandestine sea crossing to Italy, a security official has said....

 2018-08-17 16:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Grindrod sees 100% earnings growth...

Group attributes improved financial performance to the successful execution of the unbundling and separate listing of the shipping business on Nasdaq....

 2018-08-17 15:57 

News24

Lesufi calls for calm after mob justice attack on school premises...

Concerns have been raised about pupils at a Daveyton high school living in fear of gangster, after a group of angry residents tried to burn an alleged gangster to death....

 2018-08-17 15:53 

News24

SAHRC calls on police to double efforts in Kranskop after unrest...

The SA Human Rights Commission has called on police to double their efforts in Kranskop, KwaZulu-Natal following unrest between a local farmer and the community....

 2018-08-17 15:49 

News24

12 more students arrested on UKZN's Westville campus...

Twelve more students have been arrested for public violence on the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Westville campus....

 2018-08-17 15:32 

News24

Newlywed raises R1.9 million to save his life after terminal diagnosis...

A young man is desperately trying to raise R1.8 million to save his own life after receiving a diagnosed of incurable cancer....

 2018-08-17 15:31 

Business Live

Israeli police question Benjamin Netanyahu over alleged bribery at Bezeq Telecom...

Authorities allege the prime minister awarded regulatory favours to Bezeq in return for more positive coverage of him and his wife on a news website it owned...

 2018-08-17 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Portfolio Committee welcomes sugar tariffs adjustment...

The committee initially heard last year that the sugar industry was being adversely impacted by cheap sugar imports....

 2018-08-17 15:22 

News24

Imran Khan to be sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister...

Imran Khan will officially take oath on August 18, forming a cabinet and assuming control of the Pakistani government....

 2018-08-17 15:04 

News24

Man, 104, dies without his land being rightfully transferred to him...

A land rights NGO says the family of centenarian Zabalaza Mshengu is devastated that he has died without getting official confirmation that the piece of land is rightfully his....

 2018-08-17 15:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Exxaro looks to Asian markets for exports growth...

During the six months to June, the group's total coal production was up 7% to 23 397 tons, up from 21 892 tons last year....

 2018-08-17 14:59 

News24

WATCH: New Jersey high school head who opened a laundry...

Akbar Cook realised students were missing school out of fear of being bullied for their dirty clothes, so he found a solution....

 2018-08-17 14:59 

News24

UPDATE: India flood toll jumps to 324...

The death toll from major floods in India's Kerala state jumped to 324, the government says....

 2018-08-17 14:58 

News24

Police officer uses Taser on woman, 87...

A US police chief has defended the use of a Taser on an 87-year-old grandmother cutting dandelions near her home in the southern state of Georgia....

 2018-08-17 14:49 

News24

Madagascar president confirms bid for second term...

President Hery Rajaonarimampianina of Madagascar has officially confirmed he would seek re-election in November, setting the stage for a showdown with his arch-rival, opposition leader and ex-president Andry Rajoelina....

 2018-08-17 14:47 

News24

Mooinooi murders: Alleged mastermind's son, 2 others go free...

All charges against three of the accused in the Mooinooi rape and murder case of same-sex North West couple Joey and Anisha van Niekerk have been withdrawn....

 2018-08-17 14:35 

News24

One-oh-triple-NO!...

An alleged drunk driver was hurried off an accident scene by a tow truck driver after police failed to attend the scene despite numerous, desperate phonecalls to 10111 from eye witnesses on Wednesday night....

 2018-08-17 14:30 

Business Live

Famous Brands seemingly can't stand the heat of Gourmet Burger Kitchen...

GBK is 'the septic wart on the overall business and should be cut out', Vunani analyst Anthony Clark says...

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