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 2017-11-16 10:59 

News24

News24.com | Mugabe set to hand over power to ex-VP Mnangagwa 'imminently' report... +

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is reportedly expected to hand over power "imminently" to his former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa....

 2017-11-16 10:55 

Business Report (IOL)

LISTEN: Former Land Bank boss a 'favourite' for SABC CEO position... +

Alan Mukoki is alleged to be a preferred candidate by public broadcaster's board for the SABC CEO position....

 2017-11-16 10:46 

News24

SABC board member Rachel Kalidass quits... +

SABC board member Rachel Kalidass has resigned from the board of the national broadcaster with immediate effect....

 2017-11-16 10:42 

Mail & Guardian

AfriForum to prosecute Nomgcobo Jiba for fraud and perjury... +

The prosecution is on behalf of former KZN Hawks head who alleges he was unlawfully targeted after he began an investigation into a Zuma associate....

 2017-11-16 10:35 

Mail & Guardian

Why Al-Shabab targets Kenya— and what the country can do about it... +

Kenya faces a serious threat of terrorist attacks given its strategic geopolitical position, its tourism and corruption...

 2017-11-16 10:32 

Mail & Guardian

How barcoding is helping South Africa track its precious pollinators... +

Almost one third of the food we eat comes from animal pollination, but understanding the plants and pollinators relationship isn't straightforward....

 2017-11-16 10:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Sotheby's fails to sell 37-carat diamond amid auction jitters... +

The largest known fancy intense pink diamond went unsold at Sotheby's in Geneva on Wednesday amid jitters in the market for precious stones....

 2017-11-16 10:29 

Business Live

Mpumalanga psychiatric patients left in lurch by Gauteng health department... +

The Mpumalanga health departments Sarah Gumede says several unlicensed NGOs have mushroomed in that province since the closure of Life Esidimeni...

 2017-11-16 10:29 

Business Live

Gang-ridden hotspots to get soldiers by Christmas... +

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says the SANDF does not do police work, so soldiers will have to be linked to an operation for a specific period...

 2017-11-16 10:29 

Business Live

Russia still not compliant with anti-doping programme, says Wada... +

The World Anti-Doping Agencys findings may scupper Russias hopes of competing in the Winter Olympics in February...

 2017-11-16 10:29 

Business Live

Bonds little changed despite firmer rand, as focus shifts to the US... +

The dollar remains on the back foot, as concern mounts over the progress over US tax reforms...

 2017-11-16 10:29 

Business Live

Taste Holdings to raise almost R400m in rights issue... +

Taste originally intended to repay R225m debt and fund the continued roll-out of Starbucks and Dominos by selling its jewellery chains...

 2017-11-16 10:29 

News24

Wellington fire: Broken bone in Sunita's neck 'more important than report'... +

Even though there weren't any signs of drugs, medication, poison or chemical substances in the bodies of Jacques and Sunita van Dyk, a broken bone in Sunita's neck could be a telling piece of evidence....

 2017-11-16 10:28 

Business Live

Now Singapore has suspended trade ties with North Korea... +

Pyongyangs seventh-largest trading partner is the latest country to cut commercial ties under toughening UN sanctions over North Koreas weapons programme...

 2017-11-16 10:22 

News24

News24.com | Man dies after being struck by lightning in Durban... +

A 30-year-old man has been killed after he was struck by lightning during a storm in Durban....

 2017-11-16 10:19 

News24

News24.com | Cabinet supports Zuma's 'intervention' in Zimbabwe situation... +

Cabinet supports President Jacob Zuma's 'intervention9; in his capacity as the SADC chair in response to 'the Zimbabwean situation'....

 2017-11-16 10:17 

News24

News24.com | Australian Parliament launches debate on LGBT rights in marriage bill... +

A gay lawmaker has started the Australian Parliament's debate on legal recognition for same-sex marriage with an emotional speech in which he warned against winding back LGBT rights....

 2017-11-16 10:10 

Business Report (IOL)

US economist says SA is not alone in unemployment and corruption issues... +

SA is not the only country facing issues such as unemployment and corruption, according to economist, Professor Joseph Stiglitz....

 2017-11-16 10:05 

Business Report (IOL)

Debt expert warns about perils of Black Friday... +

Deeply indebted consumers should think long and hard before plunging themselves even deeper into debt by splurging on luxury goods on Black Friday....

 2017-11-16 10:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Billionaires stunned as Da Vinci's Christ sells for $450 Million... +

Jesus Christ. That was the reaction of mega art dealer Larry Gagosian after a painting by Leonardo da Vinci became the most expensive work ever sold....

 2017-11-16 09:53 

News24

News24.com | Zimbabweans face uncertain future without Mugabe... +

Zimbabweans were weighing an uncertain future without President Robert Mugabe Thursday after the army took power and placed the 93-year-old veteran, once seen as a liberation hero, under house arrest....

 2017-11-16 09:36 

Mail & Guardian

Bollywood film 'Padmavati' faces protests from Karni Sena... +

The period drama has enraged the Rajput group who want the film to be banned for allegedly "disrespecting the sentiments of the community"....

 2017-11-16 09:30 

Business Live

Necsa accuses 'anti-nuclear business interests' of attacking its CEO... +

The Nuclear Energy Corporation of SA says Kelvin Kemm has been the victim of opponents to the countrys nuclear programme...

 2017-11-16 09:30 

Business Report (IOL)

LISTEN: The advantages of cloud-computing... +

Cloud-computing is the latest way that businesses do their operations. Here's how you can get involved....

 2017-11-16 09:29 

Business Live

EDITORIAL: Zuma's fee plan: a ratings calamity... +

But if the economics are disturbing, so too are the murky politics of Zumas plan...

 2017-11-16 09:29 

Business Live

BREAKING NEWS: Gerrie Nel goes after Nomgcobo Jiba... +

Advocate Gerrie Nel and AfriForum have instituted legal action to prosecute former deputy national director of public prosecutions...

 2017-11-16 09:29 

Business Live

JSE opens firmer as global growth optimism trumps US tax jitters... +

Barclays says the global synchronised upswing is creating a virtuous circle, with strong global demand boosting US trade and inventories...

 2017-11-16 09:28 

Business Live

Underlying business lifts Peregrine... +

The financial services group says it will maintain its focus on growing its businesses organically and through acquisition, and driving cross business revenue synergies...

 2017-11-16 09:20 

News24

News24.com | SADC meeting on Zimbabwe set to kick off in Botswana... +

A meeting of the Southern African Development Community Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Co-operation is expected to kick off in Gaborone to discuss the political developments in Zimbabwe....

 2017-11-16 09:18 

News24

News24.com | France sexual consent law under spotlight over sex with 11-year-olds... +

In most developed countries, the age of sexual consent is a fairly straightforward matter, but not so in France, which is in the midst of a furious debate over the issue after a man in his twenties was acquitted of raping an 11-year-old girl....

 2017-11-16 09:12 

Business Report (IOL)

MTN will use your fingerprint to complete transactions in stores... +

MTN introduces a finger recognition solution to combat identity theft in its retail stores....

 2017-11-16 09:03 

News24

News24.com | AfriForum to prosecute Nomgcobo Jiba... +
 2017-11-16 09:00 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Economic growth could spring a surprise... +

According to the medium-term budget policy statement, Treasury's economic growth projection for 2017 is 0.7%....

 2017-11-16 08:54 

News24

News24.com | Zimbabwe calm but tense as Mugabe is urged to go peacefully... +

People across Zimbabwe are starting another day of uncertainty amid quiet talks to resolve the country's political turmoil and the likely end of President Robert Mugabe's decades-long rule....

 2017-11-16 08:33 

News24

News24.com | Albino attacks drop in Tanzania, but grave vandalism rises: NGO... +

Tanzania has seen a decrease in attacks on albinos, whose body parts are often sought for witchcraft, but has seen an increase in their bodies being exhumed, a local NGO says....

 2017-11-16 08:33 

News24

News24.com | Grace's allies 'fished out' from Mugabe's Borrowdale mansion report... +

Two leaders of Zanu-PF's Generation 40 faction Political Commissar Saviour Kasukuwere and Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo have reportedly been arrested the army....

 2017-11-16 08:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Coega Development Corporation recognised as finalist at SA National Business Awards... +

Coega Development Corporation has been nominated as a finalist for top performing public service award category at the SA national business awards....

 2017-11-16 08:28 

Business Live

Volkswagen sets out multibillion-euro new-energy plan for China... +

VWs venture with Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group will start production of electric vehicles in the first half of next year, while sales will start in the second half...

 2017-11-16 08:28 

Business Live

Da Vinci painting fetches record R450m at auction... +

Salvator Mundi, or Savior of the World, more than doubled the previous record paid for Pablo Picassos The Women of Algiers in 2015...

 2017-11-16 08:28 

Business Live

Bonds steady as focus shifts to international factors... +

TreasuryOne dealer Andre Botha says the rand is likely to be range-bound, but one headline can change the sentiment in a heartbeat...

 2017-11-16 08:28 

Business Live

Why Zimbabwe's 'not-a-coup' military takeover is nothing to celebrate... +

Zimbabweans have little to cheer. Change born of palace intrigue rather than popular resistance means things stay the same or get worse, writes Leonid Bershidsky...

 2017-11-16 08:28 

Business Live

Corruption watchdog finds more than 20 banks handled money for Gupta companies in Transnet deal... +

The OCCRP investigated the flow of $321m in commissions promised to Salim Essa by China South Rail after it was awarded a $1.5bn contract by Transnet...

 2017-11-16 08:22 

News24

News24.com | Diplomat playing game of 'trust' dies in fall off building terrace... +

An Australian diplomat who had angered a woman's husband and then sought to prove himself with a risky game of trust on a 7th-floor terrace near the Empire State Building fell to his death, police have said....

 2017-11-16 08:21 

News24

All ANC presidential hopefuls 'part of the rot' - Makhosi Khoza... +

Former ANC MP Makhosi Khoza says the ANC will not self-correct at its upcoming elective conference in December because all presidential hopefuls are "part of the rot"....

 2017-11-16 08:14 

News24

'Pieces of flesh were coming off their bodies' neighbour describes Foreman Road fire... +

A Durban man has described how he and other neighbours tried to save a family of three from a fire, but it was too late....

 2017-11-16 08:01 

Mail & Guardian

Zweli Mkhize: Push for unity to dismantle slates... +

The ANC treasurer's unity ticket has received widespread support among ANC members....

 2017-11-16 08:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Life goes on in Zim despite highalert... +

South African business in Zimbabwe remained mostly open yesterday, but on high alert, as the army took over control....

 2017-11-16 08:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Life goes on in Zim despite high alert... +

South African business in Zimbabwe remained mostly open yesterday, but on high alert, as the army took over control....

 2017-11-16 07:51 

News24

News24.com | France says 'go ahead' to African security initiatives... +

France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has encouraged African nations calling for greater autonomy over their security to "go for it", following the launch of a regional anti-jihad force in the Sahel....

 2017-11-16 07:51 

News24

News24.com | International pressure ramps up over Liberia election delay... +

The European Union has joined an international chorus urging Liberian political parties and its electoral commission to end "unnecessary delays" and elect a new president....

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