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 2019-09-20 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Jewish resistance to Zionism is on the right side of history...

Confining people in effective Bantustans forces us to see Israel for what it is: a European project of domination...

 2019-09-20 21:13 

News24

Rules to fire heads of Chapter 9 institutions: Parliamentary subcommittee flags lack of clear definitions...

The parliamentary subcommittee tasked with the review of the National Assembly rules has raised concern over the lack of clear definitions relating to the ground upon which a Chapter 9 official can be removed....

 2019-09-20 20:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Netflix will make a 'big increase' in buying UK content - Chief Executive...

Netflix will make a "big increase" in its investment in British television production next year....

 2019-09-20 20:28 

News24

Forced to flee: UNHRC steps in to protect foreign nationals in SA...

The UNHRC, the United Nation's Refugee Agency, claims at least 1 500 foreign nationals, mainly migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers, were forced to flee their homes during heightened violence against foreigners in South Africa....

 2019-09-20 20:00 

News24

Moscow frees actor convicted of role in anti-Putin protests...

Pavel Ustinov, a 23-year-old actor, will be freed - at least temporarily - after his conviction over an opposition protest sparked public outcry, a Moscow court has ruled....

 2019-09-20 20:00 

News24

Facebook suspends 'tens of thousands' of apps in privacy review...

Facebook says it suspended "tens of thousands" of apps on its platform as a result of its review on privacy practices launched following the scandal involving Cambridge Analytica....

 2019-09-20 20:00 

News24

Tunisia Islamist party throws weight behind vote frontrunner...

Tunisia's influential Islamist-inspired party Ennahdha says it will support law professor and political outsider Kais Saied in a presidential runoff against jailed media magnate Nabil Karoui....

 2019-09-20 20:00 

Business Report (IOL)

SMEs driver of economic growth in Botswana: banker...

Barclays Bank of Botswana Managing Director on Wednesday said the SME sector has proved to be an important driver of economic growth...

 2019-09-20 19:58 

News24

#ClimateStrike: 'You'll die of old age. I'll die of climate change,' SA protesters warn...

In cities across South Africa people protested to raise awareness of climate change, reports GroundUp....

 2019-09-20 19:47 

News24

Illegal firefighters strike: City of Joburg says essential services will not be affected...

The City of Johannesburg says emergency management services (EMS) will not be affected by the suspension of 230 firefighters who embarked on an illegal strike....

 2019-09-20 19:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Electric vehicle startup Rivian gets a jolt from big Amazon.com van order...

Electric vehicle startup Rivian Automotive got a big boost from one of its investors when Amazon.com announced it was ordering 100,000 electric vans....

 2019-09-20 19:18 

News24

Rugby World Cup: SABC to broadcast some games on radio after blackout backlash...

There will be no rugby blackout for millions of South Africans for a select number of games at the 2019 Rugby World Cup taking place in Japan....

 2019-09-20 19:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Ghana records 5.7 pct economic growth in Q2...

The economy without oil, however, declined 0.7 percentage points to 4.3 percent in the second quarter of 2019....

 2019-09-20 18:34 

News24

Thousands protest in Algiers despite tight security...

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital in defiance of a heavy security presence to demand the ouster of the country's army chief....

 2019-09-20 18:34 

News24

Britain jails Polish teen on terror charges...

A UK court has jailed for four years on terrorism charges a Polish neo-Nazi who amassed guides on making bombs and setting off attacks, the London police says....

 2019-09-20 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

India gives companies $20.5 billion tax break to try to revive growth...

India's government slashed corporate taxes on Friday, giving a surprise $20.5 billion break aimed at reviving private investment and lifting growth....

 2019-09-20 18:18 

Business Live

LafargeHolcim's Roland van Wijnen becomes PPC boss...

The Dutchman's three-month wait for a work permit is over and he can now lead SA's largest cement producer...

 2019-09-20 18:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Huawei stepping up cooperation with Europe on 5G networks: executive...

Huawei has already been operating 26 research and development (R&D) labs in 14 European countries....

 2019-09-20 17:43 

News24

City of Joburg 'unapologetic' for Gautrain water cuts...

A urgent application for a mandatory interdict forcing the City of Johannesburg to reconnect the water supply to the Sandton Gautrain Station has been halted by Judge Makume....

 2019-09-20 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Google to invest 3bn in European data centers...

Google will make an additional investment of 3 billion euros ($3.3 billion) over the next two years to expand its European data centers....

 2019-09-20 17:24 

News24

Mugabe was a towering figure against colonialism Ramaphosa...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has hailed former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a hero and pan-Africanist who fought colonialism....

 2019-09-20 17:17 

News24

Glebelands witness denies involvement in murder...

The Pietermaritzburg High Court has adjourned the Glebelands Eight case against eight men who are accused of committing murders at Glebelands hostel in Umlazi, Durban....

 2019-09-20 17:16 

News24

Your weather update | A cold front bring rains to the Western Cape on Saturday...

Isolated afternoon showers are expected over the Western Cape ahead of a cold front on Saturday....

 2019-09-20 17:14 

News24

Non-marital sex ban delayed by Indonesian president...

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has called for a delay in passing a new law that would outlaw gay and pre-marital sex after the controversial plan sparked a public outcry....

 2019-09-20 17:13 

News24

Mob justice for police commissioner accused of abuses in Mali...

A Malian police commissioner was killed by a mob that accused him of links with bandits, the security ministry says....

 2019-09-20 17:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Apple officially launches Arcade platform for online games...

Apple offered a one-month trial for users who would pay $4.99 for the subscription that includes unlimited access to more than 100 new games....

 2019-09-20 16:43 

News24

Bok Eben Etzebeth must return to SA to be investigated, community leader tells SARU...

A community leader representing complainants in a matter about an alleged racist incident at a pub in Langebaan has told SA Rugby Union officials that Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth must return home to be internally investigated for any role he may have pla...

 2019-09-20 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Airbnb plans stock market splash in 2020...

Home rental giant Airbnb said it plans to list its shares in 2020, making it one of the most high-profile names to tap the stock market next year....

 2019-09-20 16:28 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: JSE snaps four-week winning streak...

Global equities were buffeted during the week by escalating tension in the Middle East, while a hawkish US Fed policy statement added pressure...

 2019-09-20 16:28 

Business Live

WATCH: Why takeover of Eskom's biggest coal supplier is worrying...

Independent energy analyst Chris Yelland talks to Business Day TV about the embattled utility...

 2019-09-20 16:28 

Business Live

Africa must increase transparency to ease debt stress, Lesetja Kganyago says...

The SA Reserve Bank governor has emphasised the need for countries 'to borrow smarter and not see debt as a replacement for domestic revenue mobilisation'...

 2019-09-20 16:28 

Business Live

Cape Town allocates R1bn to beef up fight against crime...

The Western Cape's murder rate is 58 per 100,000 of the population, compared with a national average of 36...

 2019-09-20 16:28 

Business Live

Ryanair UK pilots cancel strikes to allow for more negotiations...

The pilots, who are members of union British Airline Pilots Association, announced the strikes after earlier walkouts had little effect...

 2019-09-20 16:27 

News24

Man who clocked 172km/h sentenced to 10 months in prison or pay a fine of R20 000...

A 36-year-old man, who was convicted of reckless driving, has been sentenced to 10 months in prison or a R20 000 fine, the Gauteng Department of Community Safety has said....

 2019-09-20 16:11 

News24

Zimbabwe's 'witch-hunt' against opponents...

Around 50 political opponents and unionists have been abducted in Zimbabwe this year. According to Amnesty International, they are victims of a "systematic and brutal crackdown on human rights" by the regime....

 2019-09-20 16:11 

News24

Scenes of destruction at Saudi oil plant hit by attacks...

The dramatic weekend assault on two Saudi oil facilities saw one of the targets struck four times sparking fires that took five hours to extinguish, the national oil company says....

 2019-09-20 16:00 

News24

IFP MP distances his party from Mkhwebane's nomination as Public Protector...

The MP who nominated Busisiwe Mkhwebane to the ad hoc committee that elected a new Public Protector has distanced his party from her nomination, saying he did not know her when he nominated her....

 2019-09-20 16:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Now is the time to transfer the Sita Act back for efficient use of IT resources...

The key elements in the IT model up to this point were a consolidation of a dispersed and fragmented government IT capability into a central IT model....

 2019-09-20 16:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Brands leave R34 bn in lost sales on the e-commerce table - report...

The commercial cost of this for local e-marketers is staggering, accounting for a loss of around R34-billion* worth of goods per annum....

 2019-09-20 15:58 

News24

Security guard sentenced to 15 years for murdering colleague...

A Pietermaritzburg man was imprisoned for 15 years on Friday for the murder of his colleague....

 2019-09-20 15:33 

Business Live

Saudi Aramco shows media damage to oil refineries after attack...

Despite its diminished capacity, Aramco insists the sites will be back to pre-attack output levels later in September...

 2019-09-20 15:33 

Business Live

Zimbabwe is on the brink of its worst famine ever...

Natural disasters, the country's economic collapse and a shortage of white corn is likely to see it need foreign aid, says the UN World Food Programme...

 2019-09-20 15:32 

News24

PICS: Capetonians join worldwide #ClimateStrike...

"Fight climate crisis or die frying," read one of the hundreds of placards in front of Parliament as Capetonians joined in the worldwide climate strike on Friday....

 2019-09-20 15:30 

News24

6 killed, several injured in KZN multi-vehicle crash...

Six people have been killed and several injured in a multi-vehicle crash in Cato Ridge, Durban, ER24 paramedics say....

 2019-09-20 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans...

Amazon.com Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos pledged to make the largest U.S. e-commerce company net carbon neutral by 2040....

 2019-09-20 15:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Zimbabwe gov't provides funds to Harare City Council to improve service delivery...

The city council has been struggling to provide adequate services, including clean water and sanitation to the residents over the past months....

 2019-09-20 14:50 

News24

'A young tree has fallen' - Ramaphosa on Bavelile Hlongwa's death...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has lauded the work done by the late deputy minister of mineral resources and energy, Bavelile Hlongwa, saying she had had a bright future ahead of her....

 2019-09-20 14:42 

News24

Hluleka Reserve attack: Husband out of ICU, 'emotional', as wife's remains return home...

The husband of a pregnant woman who was fatally stabbed in an attack while the couple slept in their chalet at Hluleka Reserve on the Wild Coast, has been moved out of ICU after undergoing surgery for his stab wounds....

 2019-09-20 14:38 

Business Live

Trend-spotting at Sasol New Signatures...

It's always tempting, when looking at the work of the 80 finalists of the Sasol New Signatures competition, to try and guess at the direction that contemporary art is going...

 2019-09-20 14:38 

Business Live

Gold edges higher, heading for first weekly rise in four...

Palladium, which is in short supply, is up 1.2%, silver is on track for its first weekly rise in three, and platinum rose 0.3%...

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