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 2021-08-04 03:03 

Business Live

CARTOON: Fuel price heist...

Wednesday, August 4 2021...

 2021-08-03 21:55 

News24

Blaze cuts Athens motorway link...

A forest fire broke out cutting the main motorway linking Athens to northern and southern Greece, officials said, as the nation reels under a severe heatwave....

 2021-08-03 21:31 

Business Live

EXCLUSIVE: No ministers are safe as Ramaphosa prepares to wield axe...

President highlights 'accountability' and 'consequence management' ahead of changes to national executive...

 2021-08-03 21:31 

Business Live

Market data — August 3 2021...

Market data including bonds and fuel prices...

 2021-08-03 21:10 

News24

37 killed in road accident in central Mali...

Thirty-seven people were killed and several others injured when a bus collided with a lorry in central Mali during heavy rain, the government and local officials said....

 2021-08-03 21:09 

News24

British rapist caught decades later thanks to daughter's DNA...

A British court jailed a rapist for 11 years on Tuesday on the basis of DNA evidence from the daughter conceived in the attack decades earlier....

 2021-08-03 21:01 

News24

Duane's Bok squad return doesn't translate into fairytale spot against Lions...

Duane Vermeulen's much publicised return to the Springbok squad ultimately didn't translate into a last-gasp spot in the deciding Test against the Lions....

 2021-08-03 20:36 

Business Live

New York becomes first US city to mandate jabs to enter some indoor areas...

Companies including Microsoft and Tyson Foods require all workers be inoculated and more states reimpose mask-wearing as US enters a new phase of battling Delta variant...

 2021-08-03 20:30 

News24

Why tension over homeless people is reaching boiling point in Sea Point...

Homeless people complain that they are being treated as outcasts by the community at large, while ratepayers are lobbying authorities, arguing that the homeless should be removed....

 2021-08-03 20:18 

News24

'Potential hijack' of ship off UAE coast: UK maritime security agency...

A UK maritime security agency reported a "potential hijack" on a vessel off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, five days after an attack on a tanker left two dead....

 2021-08-03 20:09 

News24

Block 'sleepy' Gordhan's salary if Denel salaries go unpaid, says Numsa's Jim...

National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa secretary general Irvin Jim said if Denel could not pay salaries on time, then Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan did not deserve his....

 2021-08-03 19:40 

Business Live

Iran's Ebrahim Raisi promises steps to end 'tyrannical' US sanctions...

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei officially endorses Iran's new leader who dissidents fear could usher in more repression...

 2021-08-03 19:34 

News24

Governor Andrew Cuomo 'sexually harassed multiple women': New York attorney general...

New York governor Andrew Cuomo "sexually harassed multiple women," including employees, the state's attorney general Letitia James said as she announced the findings of an independent investigation into allegations against the powerful Democra...

 2021-08-03 19:30 

News24

Western Cape farm workers now able to purchase their electricity directly...

Farm workers in the Breede Valley Municipal in the Western Cape will be in charge of their own electricity supply after 1 156 direct connections were completed....

 2021-08-03 19:30 

News24

Cape Town baby born with intestines protruding from his body reunited with family...

A Cape Town baby who was born with his intestines and half his liver protruding from his body in a translucent "bubble", has been discharged from hospital....

 2021-08-03 19:22 

News24

16 hostages killed in DR Congo's restive east...

At least 16 people were knifed to death weeks after being taken hostage in the Democratic Republic of Congo's east, in bloodletting blamed on armed Islamists, military and local sources say....

 2021-08-03 19:15 

News24

WATCH | Pentagon locked down after shooting at subway station...

The Pentagon went on lockdown after a shooting at a bus and subway station just outside the highly secure US military headquarters....

 2021-08-03 18:58 

News24

Cricket SA hearings: Ashwell Prince on how he was called a quota player despite his excellence...

Former Proteas batter Ashwell Prince's testimony at the Cricket for Social Justice and Nation-building hearings on Tuesday delved deep into the racial issues he faced as a coach and a player...

 2021-08-03 18:49 

News24

I am not stepping down, says gender activist after skin colour furore...

Gender activist Mbuyiselo Botha is not stepping down following his utterances against a colleague over the colour of her skin....

 2021-08-03 18:45 

Business Live

Upgrading refineries to curb emissions will cost Africa $15.7bn, lobby group says...

Governments urged to focus on reducing sulphur levels because fossil fuel use will rise quickly...

 2021-08-03 18:45 

Business Live

Lonsa Group buys fibre cementmaker Everite for R600m...

Purchase of 'cash cow' is a huge vote of confidence in SA's struggling construction sector, chair Robin Vela says...

 2021-08-03 18:35 

News24

Limpopo mom in court for allegedly beating 11-month-old child to death...

Mutavhatsindi Ndishavhani, 42, appeared in the Tshaulu Periodical Court after she was arrested in June at her home in Ha-Limbani, Tswinganani village....

 2021-08-03 18:35 

News24

Dlamini-Zuma sets date for local govt elections to 'fulfil her office's constitutional obligations'...

Addressing the media virtually on Tuesday, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said, after seeking a legal opinion, it was clear that she was still, by law, obligated to proclaim the elections "and gazette the date"....

 2021-08-03 18:13 

News24

Half of EU vaccinated as Covid-19 returns to China's Wuhan...

Half of the European Union's population has now been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, an AFP tally showed, as China's Wuhan said it would test all 11 million residents after the virus returned to where it first emerged....

 2021-08-03 17:50 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: China tech blows take shine off otherwise bright JSE...

Banks fared best on the day, with Capitec leading gains in the sector...

 2021-08-03 17:50 

Business Live

Dlamini-Zuma sets October 27 date for municipal polls...

The pronouncement is pending a Constitutional Court application by the IEC to have the elections postponed to February because of the pandemic...

 2021-08-03 17:50 

Business Live

Hunt is still on for unrest agitators, police minister says...

Bheki Cele warns propagators of fake news will face full might of the law...

 2021-08-03 17:50 

Business Live

KATE THOMPSON DAVY: US pushback part of global efforts to cut big tech down to size...

Legislators demand more accountability from social media companies over user data and misinformation...

 2021-08-03 17:50 

Business Live

Numsa threatens 'mother of all strikes' in steel and engineering sector...

Employer body Seifsa says threat strike action is premature as more talks are scheduled...

 2021-08-03 17:37 

Mail & Guardian

Government proclaims 27 October for local elections, but supports IEC postponement bid...

The IEC has accepted former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke's recommendation to postpone the vote to February, but still needs Constitutional Court approval to do so The post Government proclaims 27 October for local elections, but supports IEC ...

 2021-08-03 17:26 

News24

Covid-19: Motshekga concerned about physical distancing in primary schools...

A day after primary schools were asked to receive full classes, there were problems in adhering to the one metre physical distancing rule, which Cabinet implemented....

 2021-08-03 17:26 

News24

#UnrestSA: State wants to adds treason charges to lawyer Ike Khumalo's incitement case...

The State in the incitement case against lawyer Ike Khumalo intends on applying the National Director of Public Prosecution to have treason charges added to his charged sheet....

 2021-08-03 17:26 

News24

Cape Town pupil suspended after fight over chips...

A Table View High School pupil was suspended and three others face a disciplinary hearing after a fight over a packet of chips....

 2021-08-03 17:18 

News24

SABC responds to 'misleading' SAFA statement in support of Robert Marawa...

The SABC has accused SAFA of interfering in the human resources and operational affairs of the public broadcaster after they came out in support of Robert Marawa....

 2021-08-03 17:17 

Mail & Guardian

ANC Free State endorses three names for Mangaung mayor...

The three candidates the province has put forward are said to be Ramaphosa supporters, who will further alienate Magashule from his power base The post ANC Free State endorses three names for Mangaung mayor appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-08-03 17:13 

News24

'Like a bomb': Turkish farmers watch animals perish in flames...

Farmer Mevlut Tarim says the furious fire that burned his cow alive, killed eight people and scorched vast swathes of Turkey was like an explosion....

 2021-08-03 17:12 

News24

Drug deaths rise to record high in England and Wales...

England and Wales last year registered the highest number of fatal drug overdoses since records began in 1993, with cocaine and opiates blamed for the rising trend, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said on Tuesday....

 2021-08-03 17:06 

News24

FBI to help recover money from SA crypto firm Mirror Trading...

US investigators joined an investigation into Mirror Trading International, seen as 2020's biggest cryptocurrency scam, to help liquidators of the South African scheme recover the assets of out-of-pocket investors....

 2021-08-03 16:55 

Business Live

LEROI RAPUTSOANE: Recovery plan crucial as SA falls in competitiveness rankings...

The country's drop to 62 out of 64 countries in 2021 should serve as a rallying call for action...

 2021-08-03 16:55 

Business Live

FBI joins Mirror Trading liquidators in bid to recover investors' assets...

International law enforcement agencies to probe what is seen as 2020's biggest cryptocurrency scam...

 2021-08-03 16:55 

Business Live

Cost to repair schools damaged in unrest pegged at R141m...

KwaZulu-Natal education department has no money for repairs but will raise the issue with its national counterpart...

 2021-08-03 16:55 

Business Live

Banks waive ATM charges for social grant recipients...

Two-month respite includes additional fee normally charged for using cash machines of other banks...

 2021-08-03 16:55 

Business Live

Blignaut placed in shot put final on a tough day for Team SA...

All three 200m competitors pushed out in the evening semifinals...

 2021-08-03 16:27 

News24

Child, 4, dies after being knocked down by suspect fleeing cops...

Gauteng police have arrested a fleeing suspect after he knocked down and killed a four-year-old child during a high-speed chase in Hillbrow...

 2021-08-03 16:27 

News24

#Unrest SA: Cost of damage to KZN at least R2bn - Premier Sihle Zikalala...

Sihle Zikalala says the preliminary costs of damage following the unrest and looting in KZN for the sector departments is estimated at R2 Billion....

 2021-08-03 16:27 

News24

Covid-19, school closures likely to cause hunger levels to rise in children, researchers say...

A series of advocacy briefs, published by the Children's Institute at UCT, found that schooling was severely impacted by the pandemic, which increased food insecurity among children....

 2021-08-03 16:16 

News24

WATCH LIVE | Minister Dlamini-Zuma briefs media on local government elections...

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is to brief the media about whether the 2021 local government elections will go ahead as planned....

 2021-08-03 16:03 

News24

Missing Belarus dissident found hanged in Ukraine park...

A missing Belarusian dissident was found hanged in a park in Ukraine, with police opening a murder probe and supporters accusing the regime of Alexander Lukashenko of killing the activist who helped his compatriots flee repression....

 2021-08-03 16:00 

Business Live

StanChart resumes dividend as profit recovers...

Asia-focused bank also announces share buyback after it reduced credit losses...

 2021-08-03 16:00 

Business Live

DAVID MUNRO: Quick and thorough Covid-19 vaccination offers SA's best economic chance...

Vaccinations can boost economic growth by 2.5% over a five-year period due to improved life expectancy...

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