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 2017-11-16 14:04 

News24

News24.com | 'Be patient,' Ramaphosa tells Maimane on state capture inquiry... +

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has told DA leader Mmusi Maimane to "be patient", while the courts decide on whether President Jacob Zuma should appoint a commission of inquiry into state capture....

 2017-11-16 13:58 

News24

News24.com | Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe seemed invincible but era ends... +

Robert Mugabe seemed untouchable for most of his long rule as he crushed dissent or sidelined opponents, and now the apparent end of his era is launching Zimbabwe into the unknown...

 2017-11-16 13:58 

News24

News24.com | UN votes to add 900 peacekeepers in Central African Republic... +

The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution increasing the UN peacekeeping force in the conflict-torn Central African Republic to a total of 11 650 military personnel....

 2017-11-16 13:58 

News24

News24.com | Eleven dead in Tanzania plane crash: aviation company... +

Eleven people have died after a plane belonging to a safari company crashed in northern Tanzania, according to the aircraft's owners, Coastal Aviation....

 2017-11-16 13:52 

News24

It's 'business as usual' at SABC, says DA... +

The DA fears that it is "business as usual" at the SABC after it was revealed that the preferred candidate to become the broadcaster's group CEO has been accused of fraud and corruption in the past, and the subsequent resignation of one of the...

 2017-11-16 13:40 

News24

News24.com | LIVE: Mugabe must resign immediately, says Tsvangirai... +

The situation remains uncertain in Zimbabwe after the army placed President Robert Mugabe and his wife under house arrest, triggering speculation of a military coup....

 2017-11-16 13:32 

Business Live

WATCH: Stock pick — Steinhoff... +

Ashburton Investments' Wayne McCurrie tells Business Day TV that Steinhoff's mattress business is doing well...

 2017-11-16 13:31 

Business Live

Digital contracts have proven really adept — at losing people's money... +

With blockchain technology giving hackers the greenlight to empty accounts, institutionalised banking may be around for a while, writes Elaine Ou...

 2017-11-16 13:31 

Business Live

The sun sets for Mugabe too... +

Surreal situation in Zimbabwe, with president finally cornered but anxiety about credentials of leadership to come...

 2017-11-16 13:30 

Business Live

Zimbabwe: China offers its usual support; the US expresses concern; the UK is cautiously optimistic... +

There are mixed messages from around the world as Zimbabwes military take-over unfolds...

 2017-11-16 13:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Robust sales give the retail sector a boost... +

Retail sales statistics released yesterday showed the sector expanded 5.4% in September, above market expectations of 4.5%....

 2017-11-16 13:18 

Business Report (IOL)

Baker McKenzie announces new managing partner and leadership team for SA... +

Baker McKenzie has announced Morne van der Merwe's appointment as managing partner of its Johannesburg office....

 2017-11-16 13:09 

News24

News24.com | Nine dead in suicide attack outside Kabul wedding hall... +

A suicide attacker blew himself up outside a wedding hall in Kabul killing at least nine people, officials say, in an apparent attempt to strike a political gathering under way inside....

 2017-11-16 13:01 

News24

News24.com | Egypt court to release 24 Nubians pending trial for protest... +

A rights lawyer says an Egyptian court has ordered the release of 24 Nubians pending trial on charges they took part in an illegal protest in the southern city of Aswan....

 2017-11-16 13:01 

News24

News24.com | Autopsies of 26 migrant girls find that most drowned... +

Post-mortem examinations on the bodies of 26 teenage migrant girls found dead in the Mediterranean in early November confirmed they almost all drowned at sea, Italian news agencies has reported....

 2017-11-16 13:01 

News24

News24.com | Egyptian star singer banned for disparaging Nile comment... +

Egyptian star singer has been banned from performing in her country after disparaging Nile River comment made at Lebanon concert...

 2017-11-16 13:01 

News24

News24.com | Amnesty warns companies on child labour in DRC cobalt mining... +

Leading technology and electric car companies have been accused of failing to ensure minerals used in their products are not mined using child labour, Amnesty International has said in a report....

 2017-11-16 12:52 

News24

News24.com | Mnangagwa 'has been planning a post-Mugabe vision for more than a year' report... +

Zimbabwe's ex-deputy president Emmerson Mnangagwa has been mapping out a post-Robert Mugabe vision with the military and opposition for more than a year, says intelligence reports according to a report....

 2017-11-16 12:51 

News24

News24.com | Missing mentally disabled boy last seen boarding train to Cape Town... +

A mentally disabled boy from Strand, with a fascination for trains, has gone missing and was last seen boarding a train en route to Cape Town....

 2017-11-16 12:51 

News24

News24.com | 18 years in jail for man who killed granny after she cooked for him... +

A KwaZulu-Natal man will spend 18 years in prison after he beat his grandmother with a knobkierrie and stabbed her soon after she cooked him a meal....

 2017-11-16 12:34 

News24

News24.com | 'We want a clear roadmap,' civil groups say amid Zim crisis... +

Zimbabwe's civil society organisations have called for a "clear and implementable road map", as the country's political deadlock after a military takeover continues....

 2017-11-16 12:30 

Business Live

New SABC board hit by first resignation, over CEO appointment... +

Rachel Kalidass has quit barely a month after the board was appointed, saying the person favoured for the CEO post had fraud allegations hanging over his head...

 2017-11-16 12:30 

Business Live

MARC HASENFUSS: A stumbling diamond miner... +

Prospects are dim for Christo Wiese-associated Trans Hex. We also look at the goings on at Truworths and AEEI...

 2017-11-16 12:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Have we done enough to avoid a downgrade?... +

On the evening of November 24, Moody's and S&P Global will release their ratings review, providing us with the last economic sense check....

 2017-11-16 12:30 

Mail & Guardian

Talk of mega bribes and throat-slashing gestures at Fifa trial... +

The witness, Alejandro Buzarco, was weeping and appeared visibly distraught as he began his second day of testimony in the Fifa corruption trial....

 2017-11-16 12:29 

Business Live

Gauteng Health Department is in a parlous state, despite intervention... +

Finance MEC Barbara Creecy cites increases in the burden of disease, population, medical inflation, budget growth, as well as immigration...

 2017-11-16 12:29 

Business Live

Gold steady as investors mull effect of US rate increase... +

ICBC Standard Bank precious metals strategist Tom Kendall says the prospect of a rise in US rates is exerting pressure on the metal, while policy uncertainty offers support...

 2017-11-16 12:29 

Business Live

Sappi raises its annual dividend as HEPS lift 10%... +

Higher paper pulp prices, and the negative effects of a stronger rand weighed on performance, but were offset by lower interest charges and reduced operational costs...

 2017-11-16 12:29 

Business Live

Top police officials either lack security clearance or have not applied, DA says... +

DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard says the security clearance of over 1300 crime intelligence employees has expired and 6130 SAPS members have no clearance...

 2017-11-16 12:29 

Business Live

JUSTICE MALALA: Always look on the bright side... +

We are all so busy kvetching and raging against the Zumas, the Guptas and their looting relatives and mates that we forget that we are more than this...

 2017-11-16 12:06 

Mail & Guardian

LIVE: Zuma answers questions in the NCOP... +

The president is in Parliament for a question-and-answer session....

 2017-11-16 12:05 

Business Report (IOL)

Rachel Kalidass resigns from the SABC board... +

Board favouritism over the appointment of Alan Mukoki as SABC CEO contributes to Kalidass's resignation....

 2017-11-16 12:00 

News24

News24.com | Transgender woman sues over placement in male prison... +

A transgender woman behind bars at an all-male prison in Massachusetts is suing for the right to be transferred to a women's facility....

 2017-11-16 11:58 

News24

News24.com | Gerrie Nel's history with Jiba not an issue - AfriForum... +

The turbulent relationship between former NPA Advocate Gerrie Nel and Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba will not taint the merit of AfriForum's prosecution, CEO Kallie Kriel has assured....

 2017-11-16 11:57 

News24

News24.com | Mujuru 'unaware' of transitional govt talks for Zimbabwe... +

Former vice president of Zimbabwe Joice Mujuru says she is unaware of talks about a transitional government....

 2017-11-16 11:39 

Mail & Guardian

Zimbabwe can learn from Ghana's political and economic success... +

These countries share many similarities, including falls from grace and redemption, but it's clear that military takeovers don't salvage democracy...

 2017-11-16 11:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Why Bitcoin makes for a better transaction... +

Worldwide cryptocurrency, Bitcoin exploded on to the market since its inception, take a look at why most people use the progressive cryptocurrency....

 2017-11-16 11:29 

Business Live

Rand is slightly firmer, gaining on pressured dollar... +

The local unit is actually trading alongside other emerging-market currencies, TreasuryOne currency dealer Andre Botha says...

 2017-11-16 11:29 

Business Live

Eskom executives face barrage of questions at Nersa hearings on 20% tariff increase... +

Acting finance chief Calib Cassim says if the utility does not get the increase it seeks, Treasury and taxpayers will have to plug the gap...

 2017-11-16 11:29 

Business Live

Drought remains a major concern throughout SA, Kubayi-Ngubane says... +

In August, Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des Van Rooyen announced the allocation of more than R74m to aid the Western Cape...

 2017-11-16 11:28 

Business Live

Store closures result in big losses for Gold Brands... +

But Gold Brands says it has successfully re-opened 12 stores and that new store sales improved in the period after this reporting period...

 2017-11-16 11:28 

Business Live

Herman Mashaba gives Home Affairs Minister Ayanda Dlodlo an ultimatum... +

Dlodlo and her department have just over a week to detail their plan to deal with illegal immigrants in Joburg or face court action...

 2017-11-16 11:28 

Mail & Guardian

Equal Education must get its facts straight... +

'The article's unsubstantiated information is best described as an attack on the CDC's integrity'...

 2017-11-16 11:25 

News24

News24.com | Hawaii acknowledges failures after dangerous patient escapes... +

Officials say an investigation into the escape of a dangerous Hawaii psychiatric patient shows employees appeared to fail to do their jobs....

 2017-11-16 11:18 

News24

UCT among 3 SA universities that may have to stop offering law degrees... +

A shocking report by the Council on Higher Education has revealed that three of the country's universities are set to lose their law qualification accreditation, while the accreditation of one university has already been withdrawn....

 2017-11-16 11:18 

Business Report (IOL)

Businesss Leadership SA empathises economic importance of ANC conference... +

BLSA has come out and stated that the 54th National Conference of the ANC is an important moment for the country....

 2017-11-16 11:18 

Business Report (IOL)

Businesss Leadership SA emphasizes the economic importance of ANC conference... +

BLSA has come out and stated that the 54th National Conference of the ANC is an important moment for the country....

 2017-11-16 11:15 

News24

News24.com | After coup, will Zimbabwe see democracy or dictatorship?... +

Mugabe and his powerful wife have been overthrown in an apparent coup orchestrated by Zimbabwe's vice president. Will the country transition into democracy or get strapped with yet another dictator?, writes The Conversation....

 2017-11-16 11:05 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Namola App receives over 16 000 downloads... +

South Africa's 'Uber for Police' or your own personal panic button, the Namola App has been welcomed by South Africans with open arms....

 2017-11-16 11:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Spar battles at home but on a roll abroad... +

Spar yesterday posted weak growth in the southern African market amid signs of a turnaround...

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