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 2018-01-18 04:14 

Business Live

JARED DILLIAN: Back away from the punch bowl before the bubble bursts...

'My definition of a bubble is when people make money out of all proportion to their intelligence or work ethic, and it seems to apply here'...

 2018-01-18 04:14 

Business Live

DA bill on Public Investment Corporation handed to Baleka Mbete...

The draft bill provides for the chairman of the all-important PIC to be appointed by the Cabinet...

 2018-01-18 04:14 

Business Live

BACKSTORY: SA Post Office CEO Mark Barnes...

We question Mark Barnes, SA Post Office CEO...

 2018-01-18 04:14 

Business Live

DA hands are tied if it tries to curtail De Lille's power...

It is not possible that the deputy mayor assume the role suggested to the caucus by DA leader Maimane...

 2018-01-18 04:14 

Business Live

Cyril Ramaphosa cuts to the chase on state capture inquiry...

Calls by Jacob Zuma's supporters for the scope of a commission of inquiry into state capture to be widened are a patent diversion. Cyril Ramaphosa wants it focused on Thuli Madonsela's initial findings...

 2018-01-18 04:14 

Business Live

VAT hike on the cards, but it won't be easy for Gigaba...

A political backlash is likely if Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba raises VAT...

 2018-01-18 04:10 

News24

At least 30 bodies found in clandestine Mexico graves...

Authorities in the Pacific coast Mexican state of Nayarit say they are investigating the remains of at least 30 people found in a series of graves....

 2018-01-18 04:02 

News24

Mauritania private newspapers on sale after month's absence...

Privately-owned newspapers have went back on sale in Mauritania for the first time in more than a month, after a paper shortage forced them off the shelves and prompted complaints from the national press union....

 2018-01-18 04:02 

News24

Zim hotels 'have old beds with linen that often smells of cigarette smoke', claims central bank chief...

Zimbabwe's central bank governor John Mangudya has reportedly criticised the country's top hotels and safaris, saying they are "filthy" as some of them "don't even change linens with bed-sheets often smelling of cigarette smoke"...

 2018-01-18 03:32 

News24

Zuma supporters warn Ramaphosa against firing him now...

While some of Jacob Zuma's staunch supporters are ready to see him leave the Presidency this week, others have warned ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa that removing Zuma now could shutter his fragile hold on the party....

 2018-01-18 03:16 

News24

Police arrest German who allegedly sought to abuse children...

German police have arrested a 52-year-old man on suspicion he planned to travel to the Philippines to sexually abuse children....

 2018-01-18 03:14 

Business Live

GIMME: Pick your price point in the Xiaomi range...

Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi continues to pump out competitive devices across the price spectrum, with three new phones hitting the local market last month...

 2018-01-18 03:14 

Business Live

Unorthodox founder Siviwe Mgolodela aims high, in spite of a quiet start...

A Stellenbosch student's anonymous social media platform aims to take the anxiety out of online interaction — and eventually compete with Facebook and Twitter...

 2018-01-18 03:14 

Business Live

Breaking the chains: 'nihilistic populism'...

Ramaphosa's growing profile, and Zuma's disappearance, have created a crisis for the EFF...

 2018-01-18 03:13 

Business Live

ANN CROTTY: Time to act on Companies Act...

Steinhoff presents SA's courts with a golden opportunity...

 2018-01-18 03:13 

Business Live

CRYPTOCURRENCIES: Reality bites bitcoin...

Sars believes investors in currencies such as bitcoin and ethereum should be slapped with capital gains tax...

 2018-01-17 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Forced abortions: A new frontier in the war on women's bodies?...

Partners and families allegedly drugged women and in some cases even physically restrained them as doctors performed the procedure....

 2018-01-17 20:37 

News24

Spain, Portugal seize cocaine hidden in pineapples...

Spanish and Portuguese police say a joint operation has resulted in the seizure of 745kg of cocaine, most concealed inside pineapples....

 2018-01-17 20:33 

News24

'10 years in prison not enough for cop who killed my daughter' - Durban mother...

After a long trial, Cato Manor police officer Phumlani Ndlovu has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing teenager Nqobile Nzuza in 2013....

 2018-01-17 20:30 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: The price of Apple's new iMac pro in South Africa...

iStore has revealed the iMac Pro pricing in South Africa, see how much it will cost you....

 2018-01-17 20:27 

News24

Oncology machines and staff still lacking in KZN - DA...

Oncology patients in KZN still lack access to adequate oncology services despite assurances by the health department that six machines will be available, says the DA....

 2018-01-17 20:07 

News24

Students protest against registration fees at DUT...

Several student groups under the Progressive Youth Alliance have rallied together at Durban University of Technology to protest against the institution's demand for registration fees from all students and are threatening to shut down registration....

 2018-01-17 19:41 

News24

Fourth person arrested for 'Steroid King' murder...

A fourth person has been arrested for the murder of international "Steroid King" Brian Wainstein....

 2018-01-17 19:41 

News24

Pope denounces indigenous violence in Chile Mass...

Pope Francis has denounced the use of violence to achieve political gains in his visit to the heart of Chile's centuries-old conflict with indigenous peoples...

 2018-01-17 19:40 

News24

Zim govt failed to give ex-VP Mujuru state benefits - report...

Zimbabwe's ex-deputy President Joice Mujuru has reportedly claimed that she was also not given her retirement benefits after she was sacked in 2014....

 2018-01-17 19:30 

News24

American, Canadian kidnapped by gunmen in central Nigeria...

A Nigerian police spokesperson says an American and a Canadian have been kidnapped in Kaduna state in the central part of the country....

 2018-01-17 19:30 

News24

Egypt presidential hopeful says bureaucrats blocking his bid...

Supporters of a rights lawyer who hopes to run in Egypt's presidential election in May say bureaucrats loyal to the government are obstructing their efforts to get him on the ballot....

 2018-01-17 19:30 

News24

Suicide attack at market in Nigeria's Maiduguri kills 12...

A double suicide bombing at a market in Nigeria's northern city of Maiduguri killed at least 12 people and wounded 48 others on Wednesday, residents and an emergency official have said....

 2018-01-17 19:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Uber tells its drivers to take a break...

Uber said on Tuesday its British drivers will have to take a six-hour break after working a continuous 10-hour shift....

 2018-01-17 19:13 

News24

Alcohol, poverty, fuelling domestic violence in Bredasdorp - court hears...

Violent assault by a partner is considered "the norm" in families blighted by alcohol abuse and poverty in Bredasdorp, the Western Cape High Court has heard....

 2018-01-17 19:11 

Business Live

Market data - January 17 2018...

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices...

 2018-01-17 19:11 

Business Live

Makgabo Manamela, associated with the deaths of 143 mental patients, resigns...

A day after the Gauteng Health Department's suspended head resigns, so does the suspended director of mental health...

 2018-01-17 19:11 

Business Live

New markets call to Japan Tobacco...

New CEO expects 'heat not burn' products to reach 30% of Japan's total tobacco market in 2020...

 2018-01-17 18:54 

News24

Man sent to prison for biting off chunk of wife's nose...

A Connecticut man who bit off a chunk of his wife's nose, permanently disfiguring her, has been sent to prison for more than six years....

 2018-01-17 18:32 

News24

Public sector workers strike in Benin over right to strike...

Civil servants in Benin have walked out calling for the repeal of a new law banning them from taking industrial action....

 2018-01-17 18:32 

News24

Sudan police fire tear gas as protesters march against price rises...

About 200 protesters have marched in the Sudanese capital's twin city of Omdurman against rising food prices, with anti-riot police firing tear gas to disperse the rally....

 2018-01-17 18:32 

News24

Saudi preacher shot dead in Guinea village...

A Saudi Arabian preacher was shot dead in Guinea's east after organising a prayer service that angered some villagers in the majority-Muslim West African country, local sources have said....

 2018-01-17 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

SA's household net wealth increases in third quarter...

Following 6 consecutive quarters of negative year over year growth, the real value of South African households' net wealth increased strongly....

 2018-01-17 18:21 

News24

SABC confirms Social Development paid for talk show interview...

SABC acting group CEO Nomsa Philiso says it was "not normal" to sell interviews, especially on entertainment shows....

 2018-01-17 18:14 

News24

Germany, Polish police swoop on people-smuggling ring...

German and Polish police have carried out raids on both sides of the border against an alleged Polish-Syrian people-smuggling ring....

 2018-01-17 18:11 

Business Live

Oil little changed ahead of US weekly crude inventory data...

US shale oil production is expected to break through 10-million bpd, challenging top producers Russia and Saudi Arabia, and threatening tightening markets...

 2018-01-17 18:11 

Business Live

Britain will be welcome back in EU after Brexit, says Juncker...

The European Commission chief calls Brexit a 'catastrophe'; and a 'lose-lose situation' and urges London to consider article 49...

 2018-01-17 17:49 

Mail & Guardian

Ethiopia has released a handful of prisoners - but nothing else has changed...

Hailemariam never explicitly admitted the existence of "political prisoners". But while vague, his words were clear to everyone, except his government...

 2018-01-17 17:30 

News24

UN needs over $1.5bn for DRC with country at "breaking point"...

The United Nations this year will seek more than $1.5bn to respond to the worsening humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), an official has said, warning the country was at a "breaking point"....

 2018-01-17 17:30 

News24

Nigerian civil servants 'stole anti-corruption funds'...

Two Nigerian civil servants are facing charges for allegedly embezzling funds earmarked for a day to publicise the fight against corruption, a court official has said....

 2018-01-17 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

YouTube's tightens its belt on regulations...

Google has announced a new change to Youtube which will make it harder for people to make money....

 2018-01-17 17:22 

News24

Afrikaans is being bullied FF Plus...

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi's "tirade against Afrikaans", along with the Constitutional Court's ruling on the University of the Free State's language policy, prove that the language is being bullied, FF Plus leader Pieter Groe...

 2018-01-17 17:18 

News24

Girl's escape exposes horror of 13 siblings kept captive...

A 17-year-old girl who looked closer to 10 jumped out a window, called 911 and showed the world the secret horror she and her 12 brothers and sisters have been living in....

 2018-01-17 17:12 

News24

Second Prasa train derails in Germiston...

A second train has derailed after its clamps were stolen....

 2018-01-17 17:11 

Business Live

Melrose makes hostile offer to buy Britain's GKN for 7.4bn...

The engineering group swiftly rejects the 430p-per-share bid as the battle between the two British companies escalates...

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