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 2021-07-30 23:20 

Business Live

Magashule wants rematch claiming his suspension cannot be in ANC's interests...

Suspended secretary-general Ace Magashule wants a rematch, this time in the appeals court, in another attempt to overturn party decision...

 2021-07-30 21:39 

News24

Two Daily Lotto players win jackpot...

Two Daily Lotto players won Friday's jackpot of R254 706....

 2021-07-30 21:32 

News24

Lions captain Jones was 'on a date' with referee, says former Bok skipper...

Former Springboks captain John Smit says he understands the frustration that led Rassie Erasmus to post a controversial video following the first Test between South Africa and the British and Irish Lions last Saturday....

 2021-07-30 21:29 

News24

Kupelo vs Manana: EC health puts spin doctors on precautionary suspension...

The Eastern Cape Department of Health has put its Communications Director, Siyanda Manana and Media Liaison Officer, Sizwe Kupelo under precautionary suspension with immediate effect....

 2021-07-30 21:17 

News24

Eastern Cape taxi associations in R220m Covid-19 TERS fund scandal...

The state has launched a bid to claw back a portion of R220 million it gave to 66 Eastern Cape taxi associations as part of Covid-19 relief scheme....

 2021-07-30 21:17 

News24

Cops launch hunt for 4 men who robbed East London jewellery store of R500k worth of goods...

Eastern Cape police have launched a manhunt for four heavily armed men, who stormed a popular jewellery store in East London and made off with goods worth more than R500 000....

 2021-07-30 21:16 

News24

Here are the Powerball and Powerball Plus results...

Here are the winning Powerball and Powerball Plus numbers from the Friday 30 July, draw....

 2021-07-30 21:00 

News24

Transnet cyberattack: Main ports at 100%, but warehousing and cold storage still impacted...

While Transnet's main ports were back online and running operations at 100% by Friday, it does not mean the impact of the cyberattack it suffered is over....

 2021-07-30 20:59 

News24

Bulls earn bonus point win over 14-man WP at Newlands...

The Bulls proved too strong for a 14-man Western Province outfit in their Currie Cup clash at Newlands....

 2021-07-30 20:25 

News24

Phoenix unrest: Three murder accused identified as activist retracts inflammatory remarks...

Three men accused of murder were among those who appeared in court on Friday, linked to the recent unrest in KwaZulu-Natal two weeks ago....

 2021-07-30 20:25 

News24

SANDF driver charged with negligence after goods truck stolen in Centurion...

A South African National Defence Force member appeared in court after a military truck was stolen in broad daylight in Centurion this week....

 2021-07-30 19:59 

Uganda Radio Network

Gov't to Vaccinate Leaners Aged Above 12 Before Schools Reopen...

The idea, according to Janet Kataha Museveni, the Minister in charge of Education and Sports, is part of the plan developed by the education COVID-19 response committee and the national task force on COVID-19 disease, to control the possible surge of infe...

 2021-07-30 19:48 

News24

Deadline for Ster Kinekor rescue plan extended...

With the adjustment to lock down level 3, Ster Kinekor opened 19 venues on Tuesday and opened the remaining 33 venues on Friday....

 2021-07-30 19:44 

Uganda Radio Network

Museveni Relaxes Lockdown, Public Transport to Resume on Monday...

However, the president said that private cars are only allowed to carry three people including the driver while public transport vehicles are authorized to carry only 50 per cent of their capacity. He told the country in an address this evening that the d...

 2021-07-30 19:36 

News24

Gauteng Health probing Helen Joseph Hospital where mother found her 'unattended' daughter dead...

The Gauteng Department of Health says it has instituted an investigation in order to establish the circumstances around the death of a 26-year-old patient at Helen Joseph Hospital....

 2021-07-30 19:36 

News24

#UnrestSA: Here is how Gauteng plans to turn its economy around...

While the impact of the recent riots on Gauteng is estimated to be at just over R3bn, the province has several interventions which including funding instruments as a part of its reconstruction and recovery plan....

 2021-07-30 19:15 

Mail & Guardian

'Exciting' ramp-up for Covid jabs...

As more vaccines arrive in the country, South Africa could administer 420 000 doses a day The post 'Exciting' ramp-up for Covid jabs appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-07-30 19:13 

Mail & Guardian

Mokgoro was party to talks of his resignation...

The North West premier has defied the interim provincial committee's decision The post Mokgoro was party to talks of his resignation appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-07-30 19:08 

News24

#UnrestSA: Steenhuisen requests meeting with Ramaphosa, Cele, Dlodlo and opposition leaders...

DA leader John Steenhuisen wrote to President Cyril Ramaphosa to request a meeting to establish precisely what happened in the week leading up to the looting and unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng....

 2021-07-30 19:05 

News24

Robert Marawa 'told by text message' not to come back for final SABC show...

The SABC parted ways with sports presenter and popular media personality Robert Marawa in an apparent acrimonious way after he was "told by text message" not to return to work for his final show....

 2021-07-30 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Richard Calland: Cyril's wicked cabinet conundrum...

Three weeks ago, a second term for the president seemed a safe bet, but the insurgency has thrown the puzzle pieces in the air The post Richard Calland: Cyril's wicked cabinet conundrum appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-07-30 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Wan-Wan Patrol: Four-legged friends keep Tokyo neighbourhood safe...

Meet the pups of Tokyo's real-life Paw Patrol The post Wan-Wan Patrol: Four-legged friends keep Tokyo neighbourhood safe appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-07-30 18:52 

News24

Trump threatened to oust US officials if they did not overturn election results, documents show...

Then President Donald Trump pressured top US Justice Department officials in December to overturn his election defeat....

 2021-07-30 18:45 

News24

US woman drives for months with dead relatives in car boot...

An American motorist was arrested with the bodies of her young nephew and niece in the trunk of her car, police said Friday, after making the macabre discovery during a routine traffic stop....

 2021-07-30 18:23 

News24

#UnrestSA: These are the four alleged instigators who were granted bail this week...

In the wake of a week of civil unrest, which saw millions of damage in property and stores being looted and burnt, four men were arrested and appeared in various courts in Gauteng....

 2021-07-30 18:17 

Nation

Babu wa Loliondo, Tanzanian self-declared miracle healer, dies...

He became an overnight sensation by administering a concoction he claimed could cure any chronic disease....

 2021-07-30 18:09 

News24

Covid-19: Progress made against virus at risk because of Delta variant, WHO warns...

The world is at risk of losing hard-won gains in fighting Covid-19, as the highly transmissible Delta variant spreads....

 2021-07-30 18:00 

News24

Poverty challenge can't be solved without economic growth - Kganyago...

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago says that central banks do contribute to growth by ensuring financial and price stability....

 2021-07-30 17:55 

News24

Bok captain Kolisi says he felt 'disrespected' by ref Nic Berry in first Test...

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi felt that he wasn't respected by Australian referee Nic Berry in the first Test against the British and Irish Lions last week....

 2021-07-30 17:40 

News24

ConCourt finds Qwelane's column constitutes hate speech, but declares section of Equality Act unconstitutional...

The Constitutional Court has upheld that a newspaper column, in which the late Jon Qwelane wrote an opinion piece about same-sex marriage, constituted hate speech....

 2021-07-30 17:24 

Uganda Radio Network

Judicial Service Commission Promotes 11 Judicial Officers...

Seven Grade One Magistrates Esther Nalungi, Gordon Muhimbise, Freddie Awacnedi, Benson Semondo, Joy Nambozo, Beatrice Khainza and Simon Toloko Simon were promoted to the rank of Chief Magistrate....

 2021-07-30 17:21 

News24

Rule of law under threat without socio-economic inclusion of majority - Lamola...

Minister Ronald Lamola said that without socio-economic inclusion of the majority of South Africans, it's evident the rule of law is under threat....

 2021-07-30 17:11 

Uganda Radio Network

Absentee Teachers Must Lose Jobs- Mrs Museveni...

She made the call during the release of the Uganda Certificate of Education Examination results, this afternoon, where it was indicated that there was a poor performance of learners in science subjects. According to the results released, nearly half of th...

 2021-07-30 17:03 

News24

One killed as UN headquarters attacked in western Afghanistan...

The main UN compound in the capital of the western Afghan province of Herat was attacked by "anti-government elements" on Friday....

 2021-07-30 17:00 

Standard Digital

Ndeda : The forgotten outpost where only water, sand are free...

The only means of transport to the island is a boat. There is no electricity and good road networks are a rumuor....

 2021-07-30 16:52 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: JSE weakened by miners amid Delta concerns...

Naspers and Prosus closed weaker on Friday after staging strong recoveries on Wednesday and Thursday...

 2021-07-30 16:52 

Business Live

Covid-19 Business Watch: The week in review...

Michael Avery and panel of guests tackle this week's leading stories impacting SA's economy...

 2021-07-30 16:52 

Business Live

Transnet to lift cyberattack force majeure on Monday...

Acting minister in the presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni deflected questions on the matter at a press briefing on Thursday...

 2021-07-30 16:31 

News24

State Capture Inquiry: We didn't want to judge Bosasa subsidiary on media reports, commission hears...

A former justice department official says he didn't want to prejudice a Bosasa-subsidiary over media reports accusing the company of corruption....

 2021-07-30 16:17 

News24

Bok assistant coach takes aim at World Rugby, says Gatland 'destroyed the dignity of the series'...

Springbok assistant coach Mzwandile Stick questioned World Rugby's double standards for wanting to censure Rassie Erasmus while not doing so with Warren Gatland for criticising Marius Jonker's TMO appointment....

 2021-07-30 16:15 

News24

Covid-19: UK cases rose after recent easing of rules, survey says...

Coronavirus case numbers increased more than 15% across England in the most recent week measured, according to a weekly infection survey released Friday, after the government relaxed virus curbs....

 2021-07-30 16:14 

News24

Another Cape Town bus driver shot after getting caught in taxi-related violence...

Another Cape Town bus driver has been shot after being caught in the crossfire during a taxi-related shooting....

 2021-07-30 16:14 

News24

LIST | Covid-19 vaccination: These are the Western Cape sites open for walk-ins on Saturday...

The Western Cape health department will have a number of Covid-19 vaccination sites operational for walk-ins on Saturday....

 2021-07-30 16:14 

Mail & Guardian

ConCourt finds that protection of LGBT+ rights was intrinsic to the constitutional project...

The court also found that the term hurtful should be excised from the Equality Act in that it did not meet the justification threshold in the Constitution and gave Parliament 24 months to do so The post ConCourt finds that protection of LGBT+ rights was i...

 2021-07-30 16:09 

News24

Transnet to lift force majeure for port terminals...

Transnet will uplift the force majeure which was declared on 22 July at its port terminals....

 2021-07-30 16:04 

Mail & Guardian

Environmentalists launch tool kit to teach Africa's youth about climate change...

The environmental group Earthday.org has been campaigning to improve climate literacy and wants to make the subject compulsory at schools The post Environmentalists launch tool kit to teach Africa's youth about climate change appeared first on The Mai...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

Mail & Guardian

State capture commission former secretary says allegations against him are hearsay...

Zondo wanted to know why tenders were awarded to a company that was publicly known to have been involved in corruption The post State capture commission former secretary says allegations against him are hearsay appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-07-30 15:57 

Business Live

Olympics: Djokovic inconsolable after tennis Golden Slam dream ends...

Novak Djokovic beaten by Germany's Alexander Zverev at the Tokyo Games, ending his dream of a Golden Slam...

 2021-07-30 15:57 

Business Live

Proposed broadened work tax incentive would run for four months...

In terms of a memorandum issued by the Treasury on Thursday, the incentive would be reinstated for the period from August 1 to November 30...

 2021-07-30 15:57 

Business Live

Eskom lays out funding plan to move away from coal...

Utility is considering 8,017MW of projects, ranging from wind power to solar, hydropower and gas, CEO says...

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