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 2017-03-28 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

ANC men must toss patriarchy and accept that women can lead... +
 2017-03-28 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

4 negative myths about renewable energy debunked... +
 2017-03-28 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Rights group fights for coloured people at UN session... +

Camissa has taken its discrimination argument to the UN Human Rights Council....

 2017-03-28 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Best of the jazz fest in Cape Town this weekend... +

Sindi-Leigh McBride recommends who to look out for at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival....

 2017-03-28 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Energy fix stares SA in the face... +

The IEA shows green power can work, but the state is still using its outdated pro-nuclear plan....

 2017-03-28 21:57 

Business Live

SA set for second-biggest maize crop on record... +

Latest figures mean SA will regain its status as a net exporter of maize this season...

 2017-03-28 21:52 

Daily Nation

I gave Swazuri a Sh1m bribe, man tells MPs... +

Ex-journalist says lands commission boss received cash via conduit from him....

 2017-03-28 21:52 

Daily Nation

Uhuru: Kathrada exemplary freedom fighter... +

Kathrada, often known as Kathy for short, was a South African political activist born in 1929....

 2017-03-28 21:52 

Daily Nation

Counties won’t get Sh29 billion more... +

Senate had voted to increase allocation to counties from Sh323bn to Sh352bn....

 2017-03-28 21:39 

News24

Charges against OR Tambo airport heist suspect withdrawn... +

The State has provisionally withdrawn charges against two men allegedly involved in the multi-million-rand OR Tambo International Airport heist, but then re-enrolled charges against one of them. ...

 2017-03-28 21:39 

News24

Trump poised to roll back climate protections... +

US President Donald Trump is set to roll back a slew of environmental protections enacted by Barack Obama, in a bid to untether the fossil fuel industry....

 2017-03-28 21:39 

News24

Trump 'studying' Paris climate deal... +

US president-elect Donald Trump says he is ...

 2017-03-28 21:39 

News24

Alleged OR Tambo Airport heist suspects back in court... +

Two men allegedly involved in the multi-million-rand OR Tambo International Airport heist are expected back in the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court. ...

 2017-03-28 21:39 

News24

Trump signals big shift on energy, climate policies... +

US President Donald Trump has signalled a sharp break on energy and the environment policy, announcing plans to undo climate policies and promote domestic energy development as part of his ...

 2017-03-28 21:38 

News24

Decision to recall Gordhan from roadshow an embarrassment for SA - Cosatu... +

Trade union federation Cosatu has described President Jacob Zuma's decision to recall Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan from an investment roadshow in the UK and US as unprecedented and embarrassing for South Africa....

 2017-03-28 21:38 

News24

Gordhan saga: 'Emotion, passing of Kathrada won't influence power politics'... +

Political economy analyst Daniel Silke weighs in on the latest developments surrounding Pravin Gordhan, after the Finance Minister was summoned back to South Africa on Monday from an investor roadshow in the UK. Watch. ...

 2017-03-28 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: National Police Service, KDF clash over new badges... +

Police insiders say they have proposed to the Inspector General of Police to urgently constitute a uniform committee to review the ranks that were introduced in the ongoing reforms....

 2017-03-28 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Secrets of John Michuki's 1973 will revealed... +

At the time of his death, it is estimated that all the assets he owned and co-owned ran into billions of shillings. In fact, so indelible is his mark on the country's economic landscape that a 2014 report, dubbed Wealth in Kenya, identified him as one of ...

 2017-03-28 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Karen land suspects could walk free due to court of appeal typing error... +

"As it stands, there is no case against the accused persons. It is therefore not right for the Director of Public Prosecutions to say they have no grace to partake the benefit of the Court of Appeal order granted to Charity Ngilu," said their lawyer Hiram...

 2017-03-28 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: MPs and senators disagree on county allocations... +

Chair of the National Assembly Budget and Appropriations committee, Mutava Musyimi (Mbeere South) captured the thinking of lawmakers in rebuffing the push by senators to give counties a larger share of the national cake....

 2017-03-28 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Lawyer takes Senate to court to save Governor Nyagarama probing... +

Philip Achiki made an appeal in the High Court to issue temporary orders restraining the Senate from continuing to debate on the petition against Governor John Nyagarama, who is the fifth respondent in the matter....

 2017-03-28 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Raila's sister speaks on relationship with the Kenyattas... +

Ruth, now the Kisumu County deputy governor, speaks especially passionately about her relationship with Uhuru, whom she refers to as a close friend despite their different political ideologies....

 2017-03-28 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Virgin soils of Kericho provide answers for failing antibiotics... +

The researchers from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and the Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) have found the substance in the virgin soils of Kipkelion East and West, Belgut, Ainamoi, Sigowet, and Bureti sub-counties in ...

 2017-03-28 21:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Shocker for women in new court order on paternity... +

Ruling by High Court judge Stephen Githingi is likely to elicit fresh controversy, coming shortly after Justice Mumbi Ngugi empowered women to register the names of the men they have children with on their birth certificates, even without their consent. T...

 2017-03-28 20:52 

Daily Nation

Ukambani leaders pile on the pressure on Nasa... +

They want Kalonzo Musyoka named presidential candidate....

 2017-03-28 20:51 

Daily Nation

Good conduct certificate ‘locks many out of jobs’... +

Lobby goes to court and wants requirement that job seekers get detectives clearance to be reviewed....

 2017-03-28 20:51 

Daily Nation

New study shows how male ‘cut’ lowers risk of HIV... +

Study showed that uncircumcised men have more bacteria in the genital region, which leads to inflammation....

 2017-03-28 20:51 

Daily Nation

25,000 students miss degrees of choice... +

The placement service board has set the cut-off for degree programmes at a minimum aggregate of C+....

 2017-03-28 20:51 

Daily Nation

Old-fashioned graft rules the roost in parastatal... +

The project renders useless, equipment, some of it new, on which hundreds of millions of shillings have been spent....

 2017-03-28 20:51 

Daily Nation

Uhuru cancels tours... +

State House and Jubilee Party say he wants aspirants to focus on primaries....

 2017-03-28 20:51 

Daily Nation

Taxpayers to ‘lose Sh3bn’ in dam deal... +

Irrigation PS defied minister and awarded tender to higher bidder....

 2017-03-28 20:51 

Daily Nation

Kenya to adopt new testing kit for TB... +

National survey shows symptoms alone are not enough to detect disease....

 2017-03-28 20:51 

Daily Nation

Nairobi has most cases of reported child abuse, report shows... +

Semi-arid regions reported least incidents....

 2017-03-28 20:51 

Daily Nation

Nasa to send 10 agents to every polling station, Raila says... +

In the 2013 General Election, Cord ignored most stations perceived to be controlled by rivals....

 2017-03-28 20:51 

Daily Nation

Kenyan trainee doctors killed in Libya... +

Kitale medics were on a list of wanted terrorists and were shot dead in Libya....

 2017-03-28 20:50 

Daily Nation

Sonko, four others risk being locked out of election over... +

The others are Mwangi wa Iria, Joseph Ndathi and David Gikaria....

 2017-03-28 20:00 

Standard Digital

Business: Four years down the line, empty promises fill revival of industries... +

Governors and legislators had during campaigns promised to empower locals through revival of collapsed industries, most of which were synonymous with the region...

 2017-03-28 19:55 

News24

15-year-old allegedly shot by fellow pupil at Cape Town school... +

A 15-year-old from Bishop Lavis School of Skills in Cape Town has been shot in the leg by another student in apparent gang-related incident, the Western Cape education department says....

 2017-03-28 19:55 

Business Live

Scottish parliament backs bid for new independence referendum... +

London swiftly rejects proposal for negotiations as British Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to trigger formal Brexit talks...

 2017-03-28 19:50 

Daily Nation

Kenya receives nuclear attack detector... +

The equipment will enhance the countrys capability to nuclear attack threats....

 2017-03-28 19:30 

News24

Poppie's mom, stepdad in court after his suicide attempt... +

The case against Poppie van der Merwes mother and stepfather will be heard in the High Court in Pretoria as soon as the investigation into them is concluded....

 2017-03-28 19:30 

News24

Poppie's stepdad tries to commit suicide... +

Poppie van der Merwe's stepfather, who has been charged with killing the 3-year-old, has tried to commit suicide. ...

 2017-03-28 19:30 

News24

Poppie's stepdad says he is getting death threats... +

The stepfather of murdered three-year-old Poppie van der Merwe is allegedly receiving death threats while being held in the cells at the Brits police station. ...

 2017-03-28 18:54 

Business Live

Embattled Ford SA CEO recalled to the US... +

Jeffery Nemeth's recall follows a report insurance giants Auto & General and Dialdirect plan legal action against Ford in connection with fires...

 2017-03-28 18:47 

Daily Nation

IEBC violated law, court told... +

IEBC had initially told court that the continuous voter registration exercise would continue up to sixty days before the election date....

 2017-03-28 18:12 

News24

Kathrada's death marks end of a generation - Manuel... +

Struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada took responsibility in the struggle, not for positions, but to help others, former finance minister Trevor Manuel has said....

 2017-03-28 18:12 

News24

Kathrada was 'so wicked and so wonderful' - Ramaphosa... +

Struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada's sense of humor was wicked and wonderful, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says....

 2017-03-28 18:12 

News24

Still no clarity over why Finance Minister was recalled from the UK... +

Director General at Treasury Lungisa Fuzile says they still don't know why President Jacob Zuma cancelled their investment roadshow....

 2017-03-28 18:12 

News24

Kathrada taught younger generation to respect all - KZN ANC chair... +

ANC veteran Ahmed Kathrada taught the younger generation to respect people, irrespective of their standing in society, KwaZulu-Natal ANC chairperson Sihle Zikalala says....

 2017-03-28 17:53 

Business Live

China's Tencent acquires a 5% stake in Tesla for $1.78bn... +

The Chinese tech giant pushed Teslas stock higher, making it the second most valuable US automotive company, ahead of Ford...

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