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 2017-11-16 18:40 

News24 | Save the Children says 130 children die in Yemen every day... +

An international aid group says an estimated 130 children or more die in war-torn Yemen every day from extreme hunger and disease....

 2017-11-16 18:40 


Water-scarce Cape Town holding 'Day Zero' talks with police, army... +

Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille is in talks with the police and the army to prepare for the day in May 2018 when the taps are anticipated to run dry around the city....

 2017-11-16 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

VW teams with Chinese partners in $12bn electric-car push... +

Volkswagen AG will invest more than 10 billion euros ($12 billion) with its partners to make and develop a range of new-energy vehicles in China....

 2017-11-16 18:12 

News24 | Prosecutions over state capture do not need to wait for judicial commission - Ramaphosa... +

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says there is ample evidence for instances of state capture, and an eventual judicial commission of inquiry will get to the bottom of it....

 2017-11-16 18:07 

News24 | 'Not my problem' Zuma on his state-funded legal costs... +

It is the DA's fault that the state has to keep coughing up for his defence in court, says President Jacob Zuma....

 2017-11-16 18:06 


eThekwini mayor at sports centre opening as community clashes with police... +

eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede has snubbed protesting residents of Foreman Road informal settlement, whom she apparently promised building material, in favour of attending the opening of a sports centre....

 2017-11-16 18:06 


ANC retains ward in Khayelitsha by-election... +

The ANC in the Western Cape is pleased that it has retained Ward 93 through a majority vote for its candidate, says a party spokesperson....

 2017-11-16 17:45 

News24 | PIC: Mugabe meets with army commander and SA envoy as crisis solution sought... +

Mugabe has met with the army commander and the South African envoy as a crisis solution is sought....

 2017-11-16 17:40 


Michael Komape's pit toilet death left his siblings reeling... +

The siblings of Michael Komape, a 5-year-old boy who fell into a pit toilet in 2014, were left traumatised and in disbelief in the wake of his death....

 2017-11-16 17:37 

News24 | Greece in mourning as several still missing after flood... +

Greece is in in mourning as rescue crews tried to locate several people missing in a flood that killed 16 people near the capital....

 2017-11-16 17:34 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: JSE closes higher led by some retailers, as global markets rebound... +

Naspers ends the day 1.41% higher at a record R3713 and Anheuser-Busch InBev gains 0.23% to R1638.94...

 2017-11-16 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Old Mutual Wealth on track to list next year... +

Old Mutual Wealth said that it remained on track to list next year, with the intention to complete this listing as early as possible in 2018....

 2017-11-16 17:03 

News24 | Mugabe met with South African delegation... +

South African broadcaster eNCA says it has confirmed that Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is meeting with a South African delegation at the state house....

 2017-11-16 17:01 

News24 | Suicide attacker kills numerous people at Kabul wedding hall... +

A suicide attacker has blown himself up outside a wedding hall in Kabul killing at least seven people, officials say....

 2017-11-16 16:40 

News24 | AfriForum gives NPA ultimatum to prosecute Duduzane Zuma... +

Lobby group AfriForum is giving the NPA until early next year to either prosecute President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane for culpable homicide, or allow them to prosecute him privately....

 2017-11-16 16:35 


#News24 ICYMI: All eyes on Zimbabwe; #RWC2023 sorrow; and train robbery hero learns to walk again... +

As an eerie calm lingers in Zimbabwe with President Robert Mugabe's reign challenged, in South Africa the DA is pressing on with calls for a judicial commission of inquiry into state capture, while AfriForum has announced another private prosecution....

 2017-11-16 16:33 

Business Live

De Lille upbeat about holding off Cape Town's 'day zero' for water... +

Due to water-saving measures so far, day zero has been pushed out from March to May, with other plans in full swing...

 2017-11-16 16:32 

Business Live

Four changes to Springbok team to play France... +

Elton Jantjies and Damian de Allende have been replaced with Handr Pollard and Francois Venter, respectively...

 2017-11-16 16:30 

Business Live

Initiative to end the use of coal launched at climate talks in Germany... +

While Donald Trump remains committed to withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, several US states including Hawaii, California and New York back the initiative...

 2017-11-16 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

New moveable assets register to reduce fraud... +

An initiative by SA banks has resulted in the creation of an electronic asset register to control and reduce fraud involving moveable assets....

 2017-11-16 16:23 

News24 | Egypt tries to avoid a fight as allies escalate against Iran... +

Egypt faces high expectations from Saudi Arabia and its other Gulf Arab benefactors that it will have their back as tensions rise with their rival Iran, including throwing the weight of its military - the largest standing Arab army - into the crisis if ne...

 2017-11-16 16:23 

News24 | Mugabe refusing to step down: source close to military... +

President Robert Mugabe refused to immediately resign during talks on Thursday with generals who have taken control of Zimbabwe, a source close to the army leadership has said....

 2017-11-16 16:22 


State calls for harsh sentence for Manana co-accused... +

The State has called for a harsh sentence for the two men, who along with former deputy minister of higher education Mduduzi Manana, assaulted three women in Johannesburg....

 2017-11-16 16:22 


'SA is my home' UK fugitive wanted on paedophilia charges... +

A UK fugitive wanted in his home country for paedophilia-related crimes says he will fight to stay in South Africa because it is his home....

 2017-11-16 16:09 


I am reading Jacques Pauw's book - Ramaphosa... +

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is reading veteran journalist Jacques Pauw's book, The President's Keepers....

 2017-11-16 15:56 

News24 | DRC makes arrests ahead of anti-Kabila protests... +

Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo has stifled street protests against the extended rule of President Joseph Kabila, making several dozen arrests according to campaign groups, despite a UN appeal to allow peaceful demonstrations....

 2017-11-16 15:56 

News24 | US Embassy expresses confidence in Liberia disputed election... +

The US Embassy in Liberia is expressing confidence in the credibility of the West African nation's elections as the runoff vote is postponed for investigations into allegations of fraud and irregularities....

 2017-11-16 15:42 

News24 | 5 questions about Zimbabwe: Did we miss the signs?... +

Negotiations for Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe's departure are underway after military leaders seized control of the government. Enock Mudzamiri explains how it all happened and where it's going....

 2017-11-16 15:42 

News24 | Police: Final Grenfell fire death toll is 71, including baby... +

British police say the final death toll in the devastating Grenfell Tower high-rise fire is 71....

 2017-11-16 15:39 

News24 | Mugabe must resign immediately - Tsvangirai... +

Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says it is in the interest of the country's citizens if President Robert Mugabe to resigns immediately....

 2017-11-16 15:32 

Business Live

Norway's pension fund could cut billions in oil stocks to spread risk... +

This constitutes the next major step in scrubbing the worlds biggest wealth fund of climate risk after it largely sold out of coal stocks...

 2017-11-16 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Airbus in record sale of 430 family jets... +

Airbus has landed a deal for a record 430 of its A320neo family jets yesterday as US investor Bill Franke raised his bet on budget airlines....

 2017-11-16 15:28 

News24 | Fall from Grace: Mugabe's wife was his weakness... +

President Robert Mugabe's downfall was caused by the ambitions of his combative wife Grace, whose emergence as his likely successor proved a step too far for Zimbabwe's military, analysts say....

 2017-11-16 15:25 


Parliament welcomes SA government's and SADC's swift response to Zimbabwe... +

Parliament has welcomed the South African government's and SADC's swift response to developments unfolding in Zimbabwe....

 2017-11-16 15:12 


Traffic officer to appear in court for business robbery... +

A traffic officer is expected to appear in court in connection with allegations that he was part of a group of men who robbed a shop owned by a foreign national....

 2017-11-16 15:06 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: South Africa and China partner to launch tourism growth initiative... +

Standard Bank and ICBC launch 'I Go South Africa' to spur inclusive growth through tourism...

 2017-11-16 14:59 

News24 | 'Welcome to a new Zimbabwe' - optimism on the streets of Harare... +

As the Zimbabwean military entered the streets of Harare this week, citizens were overcome with a sense of fear and trepidation....

 2017-11-16 14:55 


Makhura: Protest actions should not create racial divisions... +

In an effort to rebuild trust and understanding, Gauteng Premier David Makhura has met with the leaders of the FF Plus to discuss the fallout from the Black Monday protest....

 2017-11-16 14:49 

Mail & Guardian

Zimbabwe keeps it in the family with 'coup'... +

"The sense of vengeance is really missing from the public discourse I'm hearing."...

 2017-11-16 14:44 

News24 | African Union head says will 'never' accept Zimbabwe 'coup'... +

The head of the African Union has said that the body "will never accept the military coup d'etat" in Zimbabwe....

 2017-11-16 14:44 

News24 | Top US official in Sudan to push for human rights... +

US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan has arrived in Sudan for a two-day visit to push for human rights and religious freedom, weeks after Washington ended sanctions against Khartoum....

 2017-11-16 14:31 

Business Live

Ramaphosa is strong on exposing corruption in SOEs and state capture... +

The deputy president tells the public to keep on agitating against corruption and demonstrate that the people of SA will not tolerate it...

 2017-11-16 14:31 

Business Live

Zuma blocks questions about Cabinet changes, saying they're his prerogative... +

Of reasons for his ministerial changes, Zuma tells the DA the reasons are not necessarily to be known by people. If you want to know win elections and have a government...

 2017-11-16 14:31 

Business Live

Bonds stable on firmer rand but local market remains vulnerable... +

Until foreign investors start selling again, bond yields will remain low; the US bond market is also weaker as the dollar regains some ground against the euro...

 2017-11-16 14:31 

Business Live

Walter Sisulu University loses the right to offer law degrees... +

The Council of Higher Education red-flagged the university in April for hiring under-qualified LLB lecturers...

 2017-11-16 14:31 

Business Live

Cyril Ramaphosa reads The President's Keepers to see if SSA's action is 'credible'... +

The deputy president told Parliament on Thursday that he was not in favour of muzzling the media...

 2017-11-16 14:30 

Business Live

Wal-Mart Stores quarterly sales boosted by hurricane and online sales... +

Its shares are up 3.5%, with online sales soaring 50% during the quarter...

 2017-11-16 14:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Why can these countries offer free tertiary education?... +

SA is plagued with staggering tertiary education fees and debt-ridden students, education is not subsidised in SA but it is free in other countries....

 2017-11-16 14:13 

News24 | The Latest: Mugabe's motorcade sighted - reports... +

Witnesses are confirming the sighting of the motorcade of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe moving through the capital....

 2017-11-16 14:06 

News24 | MY STORY: I was told to kiss my newborn baby goodbye he'd die in a matter of hours... +

On the fourth day following his birth, things took a major turn....

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