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 2017-12-16 20:20 

News24

Zuma's last speech as ANC president... in a song and a dance...

Jacob Zuma has sung his last song as ANC president. This is what went down....

 2017-12-16 20:12 

Standard Digital

Another accident claims seven lives...

Seven people have died in yet another grisly road accident involving a matatu and lorry at Makutano...

 2017-12-16 20:05 

News24

Search for KZN teen missing at sea called off...

The search for a 13-year-old boy who went missing at Sheffield Beach on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal has been called off....

 2017-12-16 19:52 

Business Live

BREAKING NEWS: Zuma blindsides Treasury in fees decision...

In the past week, President Jacob Zuma had been explicitly advised by Treasury officials that the plan was not affordable in the context of governments constrained finances...

 2017-12-16 19:16 

News24

On the trail of London's serial cat killer...

In what has become a grim ritual, Tony Jenkins examines the mutilated remains of a domestic cat and says the south London serial killer has struck once again....

 2017-12-16 19:15 

News24

Factionalism, infighting 'threatening the survival of the ANC' - Zuma...

Outgoing ANC president Jacob Zuma says the party is facing serious threats against "organisational renewal", due to factionalism, gate-keeping, infighting, and other ills....

 2017-12-16 19:14 

Mail & Guardian

Ramaphosa supporters accuse Dlamini-Zuma provinces of inflating delegate numbers...

Just as the ANC was preparing to open its elective conference, the doors to the delegates' accreditation centre at the main entrance of UJ were shut...

 2017-12-16 19:13 

Daily Nation

Wife from hell gets 25 years for murder...

Ms Emma Wanjiru conspired with her boyfriend to kill her husband and pass it as suicide....

 2017-12-16 19:13 

Daily Nation

Saudi women now to ride motorcycles...

Saudi General Directorate of Traffic gave details of the new regulations....

 2017-12-16 19:02 

News24

10 knockout quotes from Zuma's last ANC speech as president...

Outgoing ANC president Jacob Zuma has used his swansong to attack the media, business, NGOs and party veterans... but says he bears no grudges....

 2017-12-16 18:25 

Standard Digital

Griezmann will leave Atletico - Simeone...

Griezmann will leave Atletico - Simeone...

 2017-12-16 18:19 

News24

Private sector theft just as bad as government theft - Zuma...

Outgoing ANC president Jacob Zuma says theft and corruption in the private sector is just as bad as it is in government, and that the ANC needs to be protected from "corporate greed"....

 2017-12-16 18:17 

News24

Twitter doesn't hold back on Zuma's last speech as ANC president...

Outgoing ANC president Jacob Zuma gave his final speech for the party as he opened the it's national elective conference in Nasrec, Johannesburg on Saturday....

 2017-12-16 18:13 

Daily Nation

New book seeks to demystify innovation...

Dr Baiyais an innovation leader, a scholar, and a polished technology strategy developer....

 2017-12-16 17:32 

News24

Zuma goes on the attack during his opening address at ANC conference...

President Jacob Zuma has hit out at those he feels have opposed him and the ANC - including the media, business, NGOs, and his alliance partners....

 2017-12-16 17:18 

Mail & Guardian

Sorting the saviours from the sheep...

The Mail & Guardian continues its satirical guest writer series. Would-be tenderpreneur Apollo Mabuza gives us his first impressions...

 2017-12-16 17:02 

Mail & Guardian

Zuma takes aim at his enemies in final speech as ANC president...

Zuma said "ill-discipline" has caused ANC members to take the party to court or to side openly with the opposition....

 2017-12-16 16:51 

Business Live

Jacob Zuma's final speech as ANC president - full text...

President Jacob Zuma's final speech to the ANC Conference, December 16 2017...

 2017-12-16 16:49 

News24

Zuma proposes 'consequences' for ANC members who run to court...

President Jacob Zuma has proposed that the ANC's national elective conference decide on suitable sanctions for members who take the party to court....

 2017-12-16 16:32 

Mail & Guardian

Zuma: Conference must decide the tripartite alliance's future...

The ANC entered into an alliance with the SACP, Cosatu and Sanco in 1993, and has won elections with the three bodies campaigning for them since....

 2017-12-16 16:27 

News24

Zuma 'lacks understanding of SA's economic predicament' - BASA on fees announcement...

The Banking Association of South Africa has reacted to President Jacob Zuma's announcement of fee-free tertiary education with suspicion, saying that the "unaffordable, populist" move lacks substance....

 2017-12-16 16:18 

News24

Mixed reactions from opposition parties Zuma's fees announcement...

The announcement by President Jacob Zuma that free tertiary education would be extended to poor and working-class students next year has received mixed reactions from political parties....

 2017-12-16 16:17 

News24

The money has to come from somewhere - Heher on Zuma fees annoucement...

The announcement of fee-free education for poor and working-class students has been welcomed by universities and retired judge Jonathan Heher, who headed a commission on the feasibility of that outcome....

 2017-12-16 16:15 

Mail & Guardian

Former-CEO of international cement company denies paying $12.9-million to ISIL...

Former CEO of the French-Swiss cement maker said he was made aware of payments to the Islamic State in August 2014, contradicting a previous account....

 2017-12-16 16:12 

Mail & Guardian

Zuma's final speech as ANC President...

Read the full transcript of President Jacob Zuma's speech at the ANC's national conference plenary....

 2017-12-16 16:00 

News24

Nigeria military rescues 4 Chinese nationals from pirates...

A Nigerian military official says four abducted Chinese nationals have been rescued after a gun battle with sea pirates....

 2017-12-16 16:00 

News24

What new president? Rural Zimbabweans missed Mugabe drama...

Some in Zimbabwe's far-flung areas still haven't heard about the dramatic ouster of Robert Mugabe last month after 37 years in power....

 2017-12-16 16:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Microsoft takes path less traveled to build a quantum computer...

In the race to commercialise a new type of powerful computer, Microsoft Corp. just pulled up to the starting line with a slick-looking set of wheels....

 2017-12-16 15:51 

Business Live

Zuma's final report: 'We need action but not recklessness'...

Hours after announcing free higher education, the president says the economy must be transformed - but carefully...

 2017-12-16 15:19 

News24

Fireworks explosion kills 4, injures 5 in Mexico State...

A fireworks explosion in Mexico has killed 4 people and sent 5 more to the hospital days after the country's holiday season kicked off in earnest....

 2017-12-16 14:53 

Mail & Guardian

All eyes now on delegate credentials as ANC prepares to vote...

Analyst Tinyiko Maluleke says the exclusion of 54 PEC members and 40 Bojanala branches from voting will not adversely affect Dlamini-Zuma's fortunes...

 2017-12-16 14:51 

Business Live

SABC reaches wage deal with one striking union...

Bemawu has called off its strike, after accepting an increase close to the broadcasters original offer, while the CWU is consulting members...

 2017-12-16 14:51 

Business Live

Zuma unassuming as he steps out of the political limelight...

It was all about the incoming leadership as Zuma prepared to give his final political report to the party at its 54th elective conference...

 2017-12-16 14:37 

Uganda Radio Network

City Oilers Storm Africa Champions Cup Quarters...

Ugandas City Oilers have Stopped Nigerias Kano Pillars 95-86 to advance to the FIBA African Champions Cup quarter finals....

 2017-12-16 14:20 

Mail & Guardian

MKMVA boss launches scathing attack on judiciary...

Maphatsoe lashed out at the courts, accusing the judiciary of planning to sabotage the ANC's national conference....

 2017-12-16 14:03 

Mail & Guardian

Austria's Sebastian Kurz, the world's youngest leader in waiting...

"Whizz-kid" is one of the monikers given to Austrian conservative Sebastian Kurz, who is set to become the world's youngest leader at just 31....

 2017-12-16 14:00 

News24

Zim, Botswana to 'fix strained relations' after Mugabe exit report...

Botswana's government is reportedly set to "fix strained relations" with Zimbabwe once the current engagements between the two nations foreign affairs ministers are completed....

 2017-12-16 14:00 

News24

WHO certifies Gabon as polio-free...

The World Health Organisation has declared Gabon a "polio-free country", given the lack of new reported or suspected cases in the central African country....

 2017-12-16 13:59 

News24

WATCH LIVE: Zuma opens 54th ANC national conference...

The first day of the conference is also the most important day. The plenary session is customarily opened with interfaith prayers and the singing of the national anthem. Watch....

 2017-12-16 13:51 

Business Live

Rand rallies further as markets raise bets on a Ramaphosa win...

The currency hit levels below R13.10/$, cheered by court rulings on ANC leadership structures and unfazed by Jacob Zumas populist move on free higher education...

 2017-12-16 13:30 

Uganda Radio Network

Mbarara's New Road Equipment Vandalized...

John Bosco Tumusiime, the Mbarara local council five chairpersons says the vandals took off with two heavy batteries from the grader and wheel loader. Each of the missing batteries is valued at 2.5 million Shillings....

 2017-12-16 13:29 

Mail & Guardian

Dube barred from ANC conference...

The ANC councillor who unseated the KZN provincial executive committee in court has been barred from the elective conference....

 2017-12-16 13:18 

News24

Zuma's 'grants not loans' for tertiary education flies in the face of Heher Commission...

President Jacob Zuma's announcement of fee-free higher education for university students from 2018, in the form of grants not loans, flies in the face of recommendations made by the Heher Commission....

 2017-12-16 13:12 

Uganda Radio Network

UEGCL Launches 5-Year Strategic Plan, Promises Affordable Power...

The plan 2018-2023 comes at the time when the company is gearing itself for the completion of the 600 Megawatt Karuma and the 183 Megawatt Isimba Power dams. UEGCL is the government implementing agency for the flagship hydro power projects....

 2017-12-16 13:10 

Standard Digital

Why I hate office end year parties...

While most organisations plan for end year parties to reward their employees on the great achievements through the year,...

 2017-12-16 13:00 

Business Report (IOL)

UK flooring giant Carpetright taking a beating from its founder's son...

Profits at Carpetright have been floored as the company admitted it's struggling to compete with a rival retailer set up by its founder's son....

 2017-12-16 12:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Egypt Stop Hippos 3-1 In Cosafa Cup Play-Off...

Uganda Hippos finished in fourth place of the 2017 Cosafa U-20 Championship after falling 3-1 to Egypt in the play-off on Saturday....

 2017-12-16 12:51 

Business Live

Zuma's surprise fees announcement not made to sway votes, says Collen Maine...

The ANC Youth League leader has also hit out at judges who are becoming politicised, after last-minute court rulings that went against Nkosazana Dlamini-Zumas supporters...

 2017-12-16 12:45 

Mail & Guardian

Khoi San protesters demand recognition at ANC conference...

The group is there to demand recognition as the first indigenous people in the land which now makes up the Republic of South Africa....

 2017-12-16 12:35 

News24

Strong earthquake rattles Indonesia's Java island; 2 dead...

A strong earthquake shook Indonesia's densely populated Java island, killing 2 people and causing severe damage to dozens of homes near the epicentre....

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