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 2020-08-04 07:49 

News24

Still no word from SA govt amid growing reports of alleged human rights violations in Zimbabwe...

There is still no word from the South African government on the growing number of reports of alleged human rights violations in Zimbabwe....

 2020-08-04 07:42 

Business Live

WATCH: Will the manufacturing sector shed more jobs?...

Absa senior economist Miyelani Maluleke talks to Business Day TV about the latest manufacturing data...

 2020-08-04 07:42 

Business Live

Warning that China will not stand for 'smash and grab' by US...

State mouthpiece says Microsoft acquisition of TikTok's US operations will not be accepted...

 2020-08-04 07:42 

Business Live

WATCH: Stock pick — MTN...

Imtiaz Suliman from Sentio Capital talks to Business Day TV about his stock pick of the day...

 2020-08-04 07:42 

Business Live

UK finance watchdog is not tracking diversity in the industry...

Financial Conduct Authority says much is to be done to ensure sector reflects population...

 2020-08-04 07:42 

Mail & Guardian

Public officials must treat all marriages equally...

Religious beliefs are no longer allowed as on objection to solemnising same-sex partnerships and rightly so The post Public officials must treat all marriages equally appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-08-04 07:32 

News24

Former Sassa clerk and boyfriend sentenced for R1.2m social grant fraud...

The NPA says the couple registered fictitious social grants and used unsuspecting people's identity documents to open bank accounts into which social grant payments were made....

 2020-08-04 07:27 

Mail & Guardian

Marriage officers should have the right to object on religious grounds...

'Beliefs and convictions rested on religion should be allowed the freedom awarded by the law to share the public sphere with all the other non-religious beliefs and convictions' The post Marriage officers should have the right to object on religio...

 2020-08-04 07:25 

News24

Manhattan district attorney probing Donald Trump and his business over more than 'hush money' payments...

Manhattan's district attorney has suggested a grand jury subpoena for US President Donald Trump's tax returns was part of an investigation of 'possibly extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization', including alleged...

 2020-08-04 07:16 

Mail & Guardian

After a 55 year struggle, a major victory for press freedom in Sierra Leone...

A law used to harass and intimidate journalists has been repealed The post After a 55 year struggle, a major victory for press freedom in Sierra Leone appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-08-04 07:07 

News24

North West father sedated, arrested after allegedly stabbing 2-year-old daughter to death...

Police say the man's wife fled from the house with their 6-year-old boy while he locked himself inside the house with their 2-year-old girl....

 2020-08-04 07:05 

Daily Nation

Families live with toxic fumes at Dandora dumpsite...

It has become breeding ground for respiratory tract infections....

 2020-08-04 07:04 

News24

Ralph Mathekga | Will the ANC take heed of Cosatu's threats?...

Will Cosatu's threats to part ways with the ANC, if corruption is not dealt with, be taken seriously by the ANC or is this relationship doomed? asks Ralph Mathekga....

 2020-08-04 07:04 

Business Report (IOL)

Sasol invites bidders for 10MW solar facilities in SA...
 2020-08-04 07:02 

Business Report (IOL)

Eskom initiates lawsuit to recoup R3.8bn from former Gupta associates...
 2020-08-04 06:58 

Business Report (IOL)

Shoprite ready to begin first steps of disinvesting from Nigeria...
 2020-08-04 06:53 

Business Report (IOL)

SAB abandons R5bn of capital investment...
 2020-08-04 06:46 

Business Live

Gold steadies near record high...

Concerns over economic fallout from rising Covid-19 cases offset pressure from US dollar...

 2020-08-04 06:46 

Business Live

Pick n Pay expects first-half profits to halve...

Covid-19 trading restrictions and increased staff costs weigh on the supermarket group...

 2020-08-04 06:46 

Business Live

WATCH: How the rand began August on the defensive...

RMB's Varushka Singh talks to Business Day TV about the currency market...

 2020-08-04 06:31 

News24

Spain to roll out Covid-19 app twice as effective as human tracers in pilot...

Spain aims to roll out a Covid-19 contact-tracing app across the country in September after saying that a pilot showed it could detect almost twice as many potential infections as human trackers during a simulated outbreak....

 2020-08-04 06:25 

News24

Shoprite exits Nigeria: Is the Nigerian market impenetrable?...

South African companies do not do well in Nigeria because they do not understand the Nigerian market, says an analyst....

 2020-08-04 06:24 

Daily Nation

Tanzania's opposition picks Tundu Lissu to battle Magufuli in election...

The pick is awaiting approval by the national delegates conference slated for Tuesday....

 2020-08-04 06:10 

News24

Covid-19 corruption: ANC caucus 'deeply embarrassed' by 'barbaric behaviour'...

The ANC caucus has said it finds this "deplorable conduct unbecoming" in the wake of various media reports detailing a trail of alleged graft and corruption in various provinces....

 2020-08-04 06:05 

News24

EXPLAINER | SARU clears Eben Etzebeth of racism claims but where to from here for SAHRC process?...

While SA Rugby has cleared Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth of racism and assault following an internal investigation, this is not the end of the road for the rugby player....

 2020-08-04 06:05 

News24

More heartache for Western Cape couple after SCA dismisses medical negligence claim...

Andre and Sharon McGregor's lives took an unexpected turn almost nine years ago when their six-year-old son suffered a head injury - and since then they've fought to hold the Western Health MEC's office accountable for what happened....

 2020-08-04 06:05 

News24

ANC Integrity Committee will not review Masondo matter unless NEC calls for it - chairperson...

ANC Integrity Committee chairperson George Mashamba says the committee will only review its findings against Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo if instructed to do so....

 2020-08-04 05:51 

Business Live

WATCH: How the tourism sector has asked for more help...

SA Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona talks to Business Day TV about the struggling sector...

 2020-08-04 05:51 

Business Live

Asia stocks rise as upbeat factory data lift confidence...

Biggest intraday gain since July 21 as Australian shares gain 2%...

 2020-08-04 05:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Dramatic drop in car thefts in SA says Naked Insurance...
 2020-08-04 05:29 

News24

Lockdown: Anxiety fills Gauteng schools, but principals determined to sail through uncharted waters...

There have been multiple changes to the operations of schools since they were first closed in March following concerns over the spread of the coronavirus....

 2020-08-04 05:01 

Uganda Radio Network

LC Chairperson Underfire Over Community Water Spring...

Kasiko is being accused by residents of masterminding the sale of a piece of land, which hosts a community spring that serves more than five villages to Halima Khabuya, a private developer....

 2020-08-04 05:00 

News24

Church attack: Adv Barry Roux expected to question investigating officer at bail application...

A police officer investigating the deadly attack that claimed five lives at the International Pentecost Holiness Church is expected to return to the stand....

 2020-08-04 05:00 

News24

Could SA Express staff have helped stop the looting that led to its downfall?...

SA Express was placed in provisional liquidation at the end of April this year after its business rescue practitioners filed an urgent court application in this regard. The application to place the airline in business rescue was brought by Ziegler SA, a s...

 2020-08-04 04:47 

News24

England wary of slow start against Pakistan...

England know another sluggish start to a Test campaign could prove costly as they go in search of a first series win over Pakistan in a decade....

 2020-08-04 04:43 

Standard Digital

It is illegal to fire a house help without notice, court rules...

Justice Nderi made the decision in a case in which a house help challenged her sacking by her employer for asking a salary increment....

 2020-08-04 04:36 

News24

ANALYSIS | Sports ministry showing some common sense in return to play drive...

Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa and his department are, encouragingly, mixing pragmatism with responsibility as local soccer resumes - with rugby set to follow....

 2020-08-04 04:33 

Uganda Radio Network

Pader Leaders Want Nusaf Official Investigated over Corruption Allegations...

Pajule Sub-County Chairperson, Brilliant Tito Okello told URN in an interview that Too-Olanya has been flouting the guidelines of NUSAF in the district this jeopardizing its implementation....

 2020-08-04 04:29 

News24

Western Cape's PPE tender report reveals R38 million paid to one company...

The Western Cape government's PPE tender report has come under the spotlight....

 2020-08-04 04:11 

Daily Nation

Covid-19 brings operations at Ministry's Devolution Department to a halt...

All staff are required to self isolate from August 3 to 16....

 2020-08-04 04:11 

Daily Nation

Covid-19 brings operations at Devolution Ministry to a halt...

All staff are required to self isolate from August 3 to 16....

 2020-08-04 04:01 

Business Live

Now is an ideal time to buy a home, but are you ready?...

Conditions appear to be perfect, with the lending rate at a 50-year low, house prices in decline and enough stock in the market...

 2020-08-04 04:01 

Business Live

RAZINA MUNSHI: Take control of your scavengers, Mr President...

No one, in theory, is better placed to tackle rot in the organisation than its own leader — and on this score, he has failed altogether...

 2020-08-04 04:01 

Business Live

Lockdown day 130: Pictures of the day...

A man is seen wearing a makeshift mask made out of a styrofoam cup and a face shield made out of a plastic bottle to protect against Covid-19 in Manila, Philippines...

 2020-08-04 04:01 

News24

Ace Magashule convinced me to resign - Andile Lungisa...

Nelson Mandela Bay ANC heavyweight Andile Lungisa resigned from his position in the mayoral council after being prompted by party secretary-general Ace Magashule....

 2020-08-04 04:00 

News24

EXPLAINER | Why UFS academics believe more pandemics may be on the way...

News24 looked at why UFS academics believe there may be more pandemics on the way, and how the next wave of viruses may be created....

 2020-08-04 03:48 

Daily Nation

Parliament votes on ex-MPs' Sh100,000 a month lifetime pay...

MPs who retired between 1984 and 2001 are set to receive a monthly pension of Sh100,000 for life....

 2020-08-04 03:45 

News24

Mandy Wiener | After years of inaction on corruption, why should we believe the president?...

Time and time again we have seen a blind eye being turned to corruption, so why should we believe the president when he says he is undertaking to fight the cancer, writes Mandy Wiener....

 2020-08-04 03:32 

News24

Metros' financial sustainability weakens - local rating agency...

In its annual Municipal Financial Sustainability Index, Ratings Afrika found most of South Africa's eight metros "are displaying a weakening financial sustainability trend"....

 2020-08-04 03:07 

News24

INFOGRAPHICS | As SA reaches 500 000 Covid-19 cases, key indicators show early signs of decline...

Key indicators of the spread of Covid-19 in South Africa are showing signs of being on the decline. But, authorities warn, complacency is not an option....

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