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 2022-05-21 18:29 

News24

Bullet-riddled bodies of three men found near a road in Mangaung...

Three bodies of unknown men have been discovered in an open veld near the intersection of the N6 and R702 roads in Mangaung....

 2022-05-21 16:53 

News24

Zweli Mkhize has had years of brushes with scandal and murder allegations - but no handcuffs...

Former minister Zweli Mkhize is no stranger to controversy and has had his name mentioned on the fringes of procurement scandals and even assassinations, but never at the scene of the crime....

 2022-05-21 16:42 

News24

Albanese claims Australia election victory...

Australia's opposition leader Anthony Albanese claimed victory Saturday in national elections....

 2022-05-21 16:28 

News24

Australia's conservative PM concedes election defeat...

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison admitted defeat in national elections Saturday and said he was stepping down as leader of his conservative Liberal Party....

 2022-05-21 15:23 

News24

Botswana President Masisi's jet in emergency landing after airport fire...

Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi's jet was on Friday allowed a safe landing at Geneva Airport in Switzerland, moments before closure due to a fire in a nearby building....

 2022-05-21 14:30 

News24

Russia declares travel ban on 963 Americans including Joe Biden...

Russia said on Saturday it was banning entry to 963 Americans including US President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and CIA chief William Burns....

 2022-05-21 14:13 

News24

Olusegun Obasanjo secures release of more than 4 000 prisoners of war in Tigray...

Former Nigeran president Olusegun Obasanjo has secured a diplomatic victory in the Ethiopian civil war, with the transitional government of Tigray committing to release more than 4 000 prisoners of war....

 2022-05-21 13:43 

News24

Wife says Ethiopian general arrested after criticising government...

A prominent Ethiopian general who has been critical of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's government was due in court on Friday after being arrested this week, his wife said....

 2022-05-21 13:37 

News24

PICS | First snowfall of the year detected in south of Drakensberg, KZN...

Brace yourself for more cold weather conditions after snow fell over areas in the Drakensberg region in KwaZulu Natal, and Lesotho on Saturday....

 2022-05-21 13:25 

News24

UK PM Johnson must explain meeting with 'partygate' report author, says opposition Labour...

Britain's opposition Labour Party has called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to explain why he met a senior civil servant to discuss publication of her final report into parties held at Johnson's Downing Street office during Covid-19 lockdowns....

 2022-05-21 12:52 

Business Report (IOL)

SANRAL Board and Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula to address media on cancellation of tenders...
 2022-05-21 12:48 

News24

Spain monkeypox cases tally reaches 30, mostly linked to sauna...

Health authorities in Spain reported on Friday 23 new confirmed cases of monkeypox, mainly in the Madrid region where the regional government closed a sauna linked to the majority of infections....

 2022-05-21 12:47 

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Nehawu rejects Minister Aaron Motsoaledi's intention to classify home affairs as a security dept...

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union says it is "shocked" and "angered" by Minister Aaron Motsoaledi's intentions to classify the Department of Home Affairs as a security department....

 2022-05-21 12:47 

News24

Blitzboks, beaten by Samoa, fail to make quarter-finals for the first time since 2013...

The Springbok Sevens were knocked out of the Toulouse Sevens after failing to make the quarter-finals for the first time since 2013 in Hong Kong following a 19-7 defeat to Samoa....

 2022-05-21 12:09 

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North Korea reports over 200 000 fever cases for 5th day amid Covid wave...

North Korea on Saturday reported more than 200 000 new patients suffering from fever for a fifth consecutive day, as it fought its first confirmed coronavirus outbreak....

 2022-05-21 12:04 

News24

Mkhize Inc: Inside minister's sprawling empire where wife sits on multimillion-rand throne...

Zweli Mkhize has occupied crucial positions for the ANC government during his long political career, which has sometimes been shrouded in controversy....

 2022-05-21 12:03 

News24

PICS | SA's tallest existing flag is the size of a tennis court and costs R200 000 a year to maintain...

The tallest existing flag in South Africa at 60 meters, is situated in Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape and costs R200 000 a year to maintain....

 2022-05-21 12:00 

Mail & Guardian

Suicide cases soar in Zimbabwe...

The economic crisis in the country appears to be pushing people over the mental edge The post Suicide cases soar in Zimbabwe appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-05-21 11:50 

News24

JUST IN | Stage 4 power cuts to start at 1pm...

Eskom has announced that load shedding will be upgraded to stage 4 on Saturday afternoon....

 2022-05-21 11:19 

News24

'Armed men kidnap' 3 Italians and a Togolese in Mali...

Armed men have kidnapped an Italian couple and their child as well as a Togolese national in southeastern Mali, a local official and a Malian security source told AFP on Friday....

 2022-05-21 11:19 

News24

SA golfers fade as only 4 of 11 make PGA Championship weekend cut...

Only four of the 11 South African golfers in this week's 104th PGA Championship at Southern Hills Country Club have made the cut for the weekend....

 2022-05-21 11:15 

News24

Teenager Canan Moodie shows the way as Bulls mine ample X-factor in Ospreys win...

Jake White had said in the build-up that game-breaking moments aren't necessarily a twinkle-toed line-break or a spectacular try, but any fleeting instance of a player just simply doing something right....

 2022-05-21 10:36 

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DA asks Hawks to probe Masizole Mnqasela for allegedly fraudulent travel, entertainment claims...

The DA has called on the Hawks to investigate allegations of fraud and corruption against the speaker of the Western Cape legislature, Masizole Mnqasela....

 2022-05-21 10:22 

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Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian teenager in West Bank clashes: Palestinian ministry...

A Palestinian teenager was shot dead by Israeli forces early on Saturday during a raid in Jenin in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry said....

 2022-05-21 10:20 

News24

Finland loses main gas supply after refusing payment in rubles...

Russia has cut Finland off from its natural gas supplies as relations between the two neighbors sour over the Nordic nation's decision to join defense alliance NATO....

 2022-05-21 09:50 

News24

Mpumalanga municipality in legal battle to reclaim 'illegally occupied' portions of farm land...

The Thembisile Hani municipality has resorted to erecting boards on the land, in order to alert the public that it owns the properties....

 2022-05-21 09:24 

News24

Stormers have 'full-metal jacket', ready for struggling Scarlets...

Stormers coach John Dobson said they're not in a position to rely on other results to better their United Rugby Championship lot....

 2022-05-21 09:04 

Business Live

How to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee and party like it's 1952...

London hotels and restaurants are rolling out the red carpet to give their guests the royal treatment...

 2022-05-21 09:01 

News24

Decent rainfall may have delayed Day Zero in Nelson Mandela Bay...

The SA Weather Service says solid overnight showers in the Nelson Mandela Bay area on Thursday night may well have delayed Day Zero, as dam levels are expected to rise after good rainfall in the area....

 2022-05-21 08:17 

News24

Woman protests against sexual violence in Ukraine on Cannes red carpet...

A woman stripped off on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival to reveal her body painted in the colours of the Ukrainian flag with the words "Stop Raping Us"....

 2022-05-21 08:16 

News24

Stellenbosch urination incident: Petition for explusion of student gains support...

A petition calling for the expulsion of a Stellenbosch University student swelled to over 100 000 sigatures by Friday evening, as the university community comes to terms with two separate accusations of racism, and a reported rape....

 2022-05-21 07:48 

News24

S&P upgrades South Africa's outlook to 'positive'...

The upgrade was thanks in large part to strong commodity prices, which are boosting the country's tax income and exports....

 2022-05-21 07:47 

News24

PODCAST | The Story: How one incident at Stellenbosch University sheds light on deeper issues...

This week, Stellenbosch University students protested on campus after an alleged racist incident took place at a residence in the early hours of Sunday morning....

 2022-05-21 07:25 

News24

Zalatoris seizes PGA lead while Tiger makes the weekend...

American Will Zalatoris fired a bogey-free five-under-par 65 to seize a one-stroke lead after Friday's second round of the PGA Championship while Tiger Woods battled his way into the weekend....

 2022-05-21 07:18 

News24

Parliament fire: More assessments needed before repair work can start - contractor...

On Friday, Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Financial Management was briefed on efforts to rebuild the National Assembly building after the devastating 2 January fire....

 2022-05-21 07:00 

Mail & Guardian

OPINION| New UK work visa to exclude graduates from Africa...

If graduates did not get their qualifications from the list of top 50 universities, 40 of which are in the US, France, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Germany, Canada and Japan, they will be excluded The post OPINION| New UK work visa to exclude graduates fr...

 2022-05-21 07:00 

Mail & Guardian

Time to reflect...

Theatre goers can finally celebrate things going back to whatever this new normal is The post Time to reflect appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-05-21 06:00 

Mail & Guardian

Hackers infiltrate SA illicit financial flows conference with porn clip...

The conference was attended by state agencies, blue- chip global and local non-governmental agencies and public accountability experts The post Hackers infiltrate SA illicit financial flows conference with porn clip appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-05-21 05:00 

News24

OPINION | Zwe Nxumalo: The politics of urine and race...

We only find the need to talk about racism whenever a racist act has occurred as if racism itself were a seasonal event, writes Zwe Nxumalo as he reflects on an incident that happened to him many years ago in light of the what happened recently at Stellen...

 2022-05-21 05:00 

News24

OPINION | Ancois de Villiers: Protect biodiversity because it nurtures us in so many ways...

Biodiversity is a source of new ideas and insights for technology, pharmaceuticals, architecture, and other developments that support and improve our lives, writes Ancois de Villiers....

 2022-05-21 05:00 

News24

MONEY CLINIC | Debt review: Can I go to court to have my debt written off?...

A Fin24 reader currently under debt review can no longer afford to repay her debt. She looks to an expert on whether she should approach the courts to slash her debt....

 2022-05-21 05:00 

News24

Scrap metal draft policy on the way by late July, says Patel...

Minister of Trade, Industry, and Competition Ebrahim Patel said a policy to address the illegal trade of scrap metal was in the works and would be drafted soon....

 2022-05-20 21:23 

News24

German farmer sues Volkswagen over CO2 emissions...

A German court on Friday began hearing a case against the Volkswagen group brought by a farmer who claims the pollution caused by the automotive giant is infringing on his rights....

 2022-05-20 20:43 

Business Live

BREAKING NEWS: S&P Global Ratings lifts SA's outlook to positive...

All three agencies have SA debt in junk status, with Moody's two rungs below investment grade while S&P and Fitch have the country one level below that...

 2022-05-20 20:23 

News24

Trump pays $110 000 for failing to comply with subpoena in civil probe - New York AG...

Former US President Donald Trump has paid a $110 000 fine for his failure to respond to a subpoena in a civil investigation into his business practices, a spokesperson for the New York attorney general said....

 2022-05-20 20:10 

News24

Spain sizzles under unusual early heatwave...

An unusually early heatwave brought extreme temperatures to a large swath of Spain, putting the whole month of May on track to be the hottest this century....

 2022-05-20 20:00 

News24

Stellenbosch University postpones exams by a week...

Stellenbosch University says exams have been postponed by a week following an alleged racist incident and rape on campus....

 2022-05-20 18:56 

News24

Blitzboks bounce back to beat Spain at France Sevens...

The Blitzboks have come back with a win against Spain in their second Pool D encounter at the France Sevens at Stade Ernest-Wallon in Toulouse....

 2022-05-20 18:45 

News24

Fire next to Geneva Airport disrupts flights...

Flights to and from Geneva Airport were disrupted after a major fire broke out just beyond the perimeter fence, a spokesperson for Switzerland's second-busiest airport told AFP....

 2022-05-20 18:34 

News24

Stage 2 load shedding to be implemented from 8am to 10pm on Saturday and Sunday...

This will be done to preserve diesel stocks in an attempt to contain the amount of load shedding, Eskom said....

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