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 2018-01-17 17:11 

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Riverside High School takes in 55 pupils not admitted to Horskool Overvaal...

While the court case continues, Riverside's principal welcomes the pupils, confirming they are already in class 'because we didn't want them to be behind'...

 2018-01-17 17:11 

Business Live

Prasa is in the spotlight after train derails in Gauteng...

The train derailed due to steel clamps, which attach sleepers to railway tracks were stolen, with the regulator saying theft is a 'huge problem'...

 2018-01-17 17:10 

Business Live

'I did not consider myself drunk', Nkola Motata says of the night he crashed his car into a wall...

The retired judge took to the stand on Wednesday to answer complaints against him, including alleged racist remarks he made...

 2018-01-17 17:10 

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Futures track upbeat JSE and Dow rebounds...

Banks and retailers lead the JSE's gains, with domestic focus on Thursday's Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee's interest-rate decision...

 2018-01-17 16:57 

News24

Judge Motata denies he made racist comments when he crashed his car...

Retired Judge Nkola Motata, who crashed his car into the wall of a home in Johannesburg in 2007, has appeared before the judicial conduct tribunal, where he insisted that he had not made any racist comments at the accident scene....

 2018-01-17 16:48 

News24

Crime Intelligence boss position up for grabs...

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says suspended Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli's position will now be vacant after he was granted early service termination....

 2018-01-17 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Gallery: Apple's new $5bn headquarters revealed...

The landscape was the brainchild of Steve Jobs, who came up with the design months before his death in 2011....

 2018-01-17 16:16 

News24

#News24 ICYMI: School protest turns violent; See excitement and tears on the first day of school; and Mila Kunis scoops top award...

Several children have been injured in a crash on the first day of school, Proteas are victorious against India at Centurion and the Human Rights Commission wants Edward Zuma to fork out R100 000 for 'hate speech'....

 2018-01-17 16:14 

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E Guinea leader denies opposition death in custody claims...

Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has rejected opposition claims that one of its activists died in custody after being tortured, and that about 200 of their members are under arrest....

 2018-01-17 16:14 

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Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prison...

Ethiopia's top opposition figure and hundreds of others have been released from prison as part of the government's recent pledge to free detained politicians and "widen the democratic space for all."...

 2018-01-17 16:13 

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ANC Joburg Regional deputy secretary granted bail for fraud, theft...

The ANC Johannesburg Regional deputy secretary Dan Bovu has been granted bail of R5000 in the Commercial Crimes Court for alleged fraud and theft....

 2018-01-17 16:10 

Business Live

Iran threatens Airbus deal as Trump threatens its nuclear deal...

Iran Air has ordered 100 Airbus plans, but is concerned about valid licences 'considering Trump's stance on pulling out of the' nuclear deal...

 2018-01-17 16:10 

Business Live

Davos attendees are in for one of the bleaker WEF meetings of late...

The World Economic Forum says the growing cyber dependency of governments and firms has replaced social polarisation as a main threat to stability over the next decade...

 2018-01-17 16:10 

Business Live

Should children go to a school at which they're not really welcome?...

Amid the protests over 55 English pupils not being accepted at Horskool Overvaal, experts weigh in on the effects of children forced into schools that don't want them...

 2018-01-17 15:47 

Mail & Guardian

Suspended Gauteng director of mental health resigns...

Manamela, during the Life Esidimeni arbitration, conceded she had made an error when she issued a licence to Kalafong House to accommodate patients...

 2018-01-17 15:42 

News24

Suspended Gauteng director of mental health resigns...

Suspended Gauteng director of mental health Dr Makgabo Manamela has resigned....

 2018-01-17 15:32 

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Cop accused of raping woman with Down syndrome woman gets bail...

A Motherwell police officer in Port Elizabeth accused of raping a woman with Down syndrome has been released on bail....

 2018-01-17 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Furniture retailer Lewis wins approval to acquire UFO...

Furniture retailer Lewis said on Wednesday competition authorities had granted approval for it to acquire United Furniture Outlets....

 2018-01-17 15:29 

News24

Umlazi rapist gets 23-year prison sentence...

A 33-year-old man has been convicted and sentenced by the Umlazi Regional Court for rape, kidnapping and intent to do grievous bodily harm....

 2018-01-17 15:12 

Mail & Guardian

Human Rights Commission wants Edward Zuma to fork out a R100 000 for hate speech...

The complaint has its foundations in an "open letter" President Zuma's son wrote last year in which he attacked Derek Hanekom and Pravin Gordhan....

 2018-01-17 15:10 

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Officers help deliver baby in New York City traffic...

Two New York Police Department traffic officers have helped deliver a baby after being flagged down by the baby's father....

 2018-01-17 15:10 

Business Live

Congo seeks ways to make more profit from cobalt...

The DRC is the world's leading producer of cobalt, where authorities believe the previous mining code favours foreign investors at the expense of the economy...

 2018-01-17 15:10 

Business Live

Bumper year put VW on track to be world's largest car maker, says CEO...

The German car company says it sold a record number of vehicles in 2017, and this figure is likely to outstrip rival Toyota's...

 2018-01-17 15:10 

Business Live

Sasco and Nehawu shut down University of SA over multiple financial disputes...

The South African Students Congress and the National Health Education and Allied Workers Union insist the campuses will remain closed until their demands are met...

 2018-01-17 14:50 

News24

DRC revises mining code to make most of battery-driven cobalt boom...

As demand for batteries drives a surge in the price of cobalt, the Democratic Republic of Congo is gearing up to overhaul its mining regulations to harvest more profit from the coveted metal....

 2018-01-17 14:40 

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HRC wants Edward Zuma to fork out R100K for 'hate speech'...

The Human Rights Commission has asked Durban's Equality Court to find Edward Zuma guilty of hate speech and order him to pay a fine of R100 000....

 2018-01-17 14:39 

News24

7 dead as Myanmar police open fire to disperse protesters...

Myanmar police have opened fire on hundreds of protesters angry about a ban on a local festival, killing seven people....

 2018-01-17 14:31 

News24

Court rules challenge over WSU's LLB accreditation not urgent...

The High Court has ruled that an application for an interdict against the Council for Higher Education to prevent it from withdrawing Walter Sisulu University's Bachelor of Laws programme accreditation is not urgent....

 2018-01-17 14:30 

Mail & Guardian

Gigaba must refuse De Lille's drought levy proposal - Western Cape ANC...

"They are using the drought crisis as a cash cow," said the leader of the opposition in the council, Xolani Sotashe...

 2018-01-17 14:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Looming sugar tax sees reaction from confectionery industry...

The Health Promotion Levy was signed into law which means that consumers will officially be paying tax on sugar-sweetened beverages from April 2018....

 2018-01-17 14:20 

Mail & Guardian

Panyaza Lesufi warns Westbury community members not to damage newly reopened school...

People were told to express their grievances against political parties by approaching Lesufi instead of attacking schools and damaging property....

 2018-01-17 14:18 

News24

Reconstruction specialist in Durban cyclists case accused of being biased...

An police accident reconstruction specialist, testifying in the culpable homicide trial of Durban motorist Omesh Ramnarain, has been accused of "being biased against the accused"....

 2018-01-17 14:11 

News24

Victims rescued from possible human trafficking ring, businessman appears in court...

A Welkom businessman, who handed himself over to police after 11 victims were rescued from his farm and lodge, is due to appear at the Welkom Magistrate's Court on charges of human trafficking....

 2018-01-17 14:10 

Business Live

'Good times are back' for Zimbabwe, SA investor Robert Gumede says...

The Zimbabwean government has promised to lower taxes for foreign investors in an attempt to lure foreign direct investment...

 2018-01-17 14:10 

Business Live

McKinsey strongly denies corruption allegations concerning Eskom and Trillian, point by point...

In a statement, a McKinsey director 'categorically reject[s]' the notion the firm was involved in any acts of bribery or corruption...

 2018-01-17 14:10 

Business Live

South African bonds hold steady ahead of Reserve Bank decision on rates...

Markets will closely monitor Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago's speech for signals on how the MPC plans to approach monetary policy in 2018...

 2018-01-17 14:05 

News24

10 arrested for Horskool Overvaal protest...

Ten people have been arrested for public violence following protest action in front of Horskool Overvaal in Vereeniging, Gauteng police say....

 2018-01-17 14:03 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Too early for MPC to make any bold moves...

Craig Pheiffer, chief investment strategist at Absa writes about the MPC of the SA Reserve Bank meeting for the first time this year....

 2018-01-17 13:57 

News24

Modack extortion case intensifies, with Joburg links and 'delaying tactic' claims...

The extortion case against suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack and his four co-accused is set to intensify with an investigating officer from Johannesburg getting further involved in the matter, which has so far focused on Cape Town incidents....

 2018-01-17 13:55 

News24

Passenger bus hijacked during standoff between City of Tshwane and taxi drivers...

A City of Tshwane A Re Yeng bus has been hijacked, with its passengers on board, during a tense standoff between the City and taxi associations....

 2018-01-17 13:55 

News24

Lesufi warns Westbury community members not to damage newly reopened school...

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has sternly warned community members not to damage the newly reopened Everest Primary School in Westbury, Johannesburg....

 2018-01-17 13:41 

News24

Bannon testifies before House committee probing Russia campaign links...

Steve Bannon faced a marathon grilling by a congressional committee probing Donald Trump's campaign links to Russia, as it emerged the former top aide has also been subpoenaed by the special prosecutor investigating the issue....

 2018-01-17 13:36 

Mail & Guardian

H&M debacle: My enemy's enemy is a fighter...

The H&M child model, who is black and in an offensive hoodie, is just one example of racism and harassment....

 2018-01-17 13:32 

News24

Nehawu shuts down Unisa's Sunnyside campus...

Registration has come to a standstill at the University of South Africa's Sunnyside campus after Nehawu members shut the institution down following a deadlock in wage negotiations....

 2018-01-17 13:30 

Business Report (IOL)

As Trump heads to Davos, survey points to rising risk of war...

The risk of political and economic confrontations between major powers has risen sharply, according to a survey released by the World Economic Forum....

 2018-01-17 13:19 

News24

Gigaba must refuse De Lille's drought levy proposal - Western Cape ANC...

The ANC in the Western Cape wants Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba to refuse embattled Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille's bid to replace R1.6b in lost revenue through a drought levy, given the allegations of corruption swirling around the council....

 2018-01-17 13:17 

Business Report (IOL)

Bank of America's $292m charge said to be tied to Steinhoff turmoil...

Bank of America Corp. just joined a roster of big U.S. lenders suffering multimillion-dollar burns on their dealings linked to Steinhoff....

 2018-01-17 13:16 

News24

Boko Haram kills nine in NE Nigeria...

Boko Haram jihadists have killed nine people in two separate attacks in northeast Nigeria, militia members and local residents say, underlining the persistent threat to civilians....

 2018-01-17 13:09 

Business Live

City of Joburg gets strict about controlling budget expenditure...

Managers are instructed to take serious measures to ensure money does not go back to National Treasury at the end of the financial year...

 2018-01-17 13:09 

Business Live

Steinhoff's Markus Jooste puts luxury Cape property on the market...

The former Steinhoff CEO is asking R15m for the property in an effort to remain liquid 'for legal fees or just to keep everything ticking over'...

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