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 2017-07-21 16:53 

Business Live

Germany's VW, Audi, BMW, Porsche and Daimler 'colluded' about emissions... +

The size of the AdBlue treatment solution tanks agreed on was too small to clean exhaust gases by the necessary amount, Der Spiegel reports...

 2017-07-21 16:51 

Business Live

Gold goes high as dollar goes low... +

The dollar hits a 13-month low setting gold up for a 1.8% rise this week, its biggest weekly rise in two months...

 2017-07-21 16:50 

Business Live

Angola adopts law limiting power of future presidents... +

The policy has sparked controversy with the opposition accusing outgoing President Jose Dos Santos of looking to retain control of the military after he leaves office...

 2017-07-21 16:37 

SABC

Strong quake off Turkish, Greek coasts kills two, injures scores... +

A powerful earthquake killed at least two people and injured scores when it struck near Major Turkish and Greek tourist destinations in the Aegean Sea early on Friday, officials say....

 2017-07-21 16:32 

Daily Nation

Uhuru signs school bus safety Bill... +

School buses are expected to be fitted with safety belts designed to suit children....

 2017-07-21 16:32 

Daily Nation

Gospel artiste stirs debate over pro-Nasa song... +

His supporters argued that he should be left to use his talent as he desires....

 2017-07-21 16:28 

News24

EFF will go to Parliament, just to remind Zuma he is 'dumb'... +

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema says the party has already prepared legal papers to interdict National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete should she refuse to allow a secret ballot for the August 8 motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma...

 2017-07-21 16:28 

News24

US press secretary wears flag pin upside-down... +

White House press secretary Sean Spicer opened his daily press briefing with his American flag lapel pin upside down - and the internet noticed....

 2017-07-21 16:28 

News24

White House communications director resigns amid tensions... +

A top White House communications staffer, Michel Dubke, has resigned as President Donald Trump considers overhauling his White House staff....

 2017-07-21 16:27 

News24

Trump spokesperson apologises for 'insensitive' Hitler reference... +

White House press secretary Sean Spicer apologised for ...

 2017-07-21 16:27 

News24

EFF threatens Mbete with court action if she rejects secret ballot... +

EFF leader Julius Malema says the party has already prepared legal papers to interdict National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete should she refuse to allow a secret ballot for the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma....

 2017-07-21 16:21 

SABC

E Cape community fights drugs, gangsterism through sport... +

The Northern Areas of Port Elizabeth are finding innovative ways to overcome their problems of drugs and gangsterism....

 2017-07-21 16:21 

Mail & Guardian

EFF threatens Baleka Mbete with court action if she rejects secret ballot... +

Zuma's eighth motion of no confidence comes amid intensified calls from within the ANC for him to step down from leadership....

 2017-07-21 16:15 

SABC

Watch commemoration of inkosi Albert Luthulis death... +

The 50th commemoration of the death of former ANC leader - inkosi Albert Luthuli is being commemorated in KwaDukuza north of Durban....

 2017-07-21 16:12 

SABC

SA tax for money earned overseas raise concerns... +

Treasury is making plans to repeal a tax exemption on income earned by South Africans working overseas....

 2017-07-21 16:11 

Mail & Guardian

Burundi robotics team goes missing from US competition... +

Six Burundian teenagers have vanished after taking part in a robotics tournament in Washington DC....

 2017-07-21 16:00 

SABC

'The Whale Caller' gets standing ovation at Durban festival... +

The Whale Caller follows the story of a Hermanus Whale Caller, a man who has long turned his back on humanity. ...

 2017-07-21 15:50 

Business Live

Zimbabwe farmers union warns SA to share land or go the way of their country... +

The CFUs Peter Steyl says, you never think it will happen until people turn up at your door armed with machetes its better to give a little bit now than lose everything...

 2017-07-21 15:36 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

World: Uganda Government in talks with Sportspesa... +

A government delegation is in the country from Uganda led by Youth Minister Nakiwala Kiyingi, to hold talks with African leading sports gaming firm SportPesa....

 2017-07-21 15:36 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Africa: Uganda Government in talks with Sportspesa... +

A government delegation is in the country from Uganda led by Youth Minister Nakiwala Kiyingi, to hold talks with African leading sports gaming firm SportPesa....

 2017-07-21 15:36 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

World: Uganda Government in talks with Sportpesa... +

A government delegation is in the country from Uganda led by Youth Minister Nakiwala Kiyingi, to hold talks with African leading sports gaming firm SportPesa....

 2017-07-21 15:36 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Africa: Uganda Government in talks with Sportpesa... +

A government delegation is in the country from Uganda led by Youth Minister Nakiwala Kiyingi, to hold talks with African leading sports gaming firm SportPesa....

 2017-07-21 15:34 

Standard Digital

Education: Exam cheats to be fined Sh5 million... +

Exam cheats to attract Sh5 million fine or five-year jail term after President Uhuru approves National Examination Council Amendment Bill....

 2017-07-21 15:32 

News24

High Court overturns 'lenient' sentence for sex offender... +

Child sex offender Andre Petrus Retief has been sentenced to eight years behind bars after the National Prosecuting Authority won its appeal in the Western Cape High Court....

 2017-07-21 15:32 

News24

Shock at sex offender... +

Would a recovering alcoholic choose to work in a bottle store? Of course not. So why would a convicted sex offender who has been ordered not to work with children, work at a school?....

 2017-07-21 15:30 

Daily Nation

IDPs' issue in Gusii takes center stage in vote-hunt... +

The integrated IDPs have held a series of demonstrations to protest underhanded compensation....

 2017-07-21 15:30 

Daily Nation

Mud flies as Kajwang’, Rabong’o take on each other... +

Mr Rabongo has also accused Mr Kajwang of boycotting his legislative roles....

 2017-07-21 15:29 

Daily Nation

Retired major wants election postponed... +

Joel Kiprono argues constitution says country should go to the polls every fifth year....

 2017-07-21 15:15 

SABC

Rand recovers after surprise rate cut... +

The rand firmed on Friday, recovering some of its losses after a surprise interest rate cut by the central bank on Thursday....

 2017-07-21 15:05 

IRIN

Sporadic violence and presidential tussle put Cte d'Ivoires hard-won security at risk ... +

Nobody quite knows whats driving insurrection in Cte d'Ivoire, but it doesnt augur well for peaceful elections in 2020...

 2017-07-21 14:55 

Business Live

Gra a Machel likely to sue over book by Mandela's doctor... +

Mandelas Last Years (Penguin Random House), by Vejay Ramlakan, is an affront to and an assault on the trust and dignity of my late husband...

 2017-07-21 14:52 

Business Live

Rand firms more than 1% to the dollar despite rate cut... +

Momentum SP Reid analysts said the rand could firm further, despite lower interest rates reducing the return on interest-bearing investments, such as bank deposits...

 2017-07-21 14:52 

News24

MiWay denies sending email calling black people 'baboons'... +

A screengrab of an email - allegedly from an employee of MiWay - calling black people baboons, and claiming that a decision was taken that 90% of claims lodged by blacks would be rejected, is causing a stir on social media but MiWay says it is fake....

 2017-07-21 14:51 

Business Live

SIU goes to court to cancel parolee electronic monitoring contract... +

Engineered System Solutions has a five-year contract to provide electronic tags, but the Special Investigating Unit is following up on alleged irregularities...

 2017-07-21 14:41 

SABC

Moseneke to lead process tackling Life Esidimeni tragedy... +

The Alternative Dispute Resolution Process will tackle all claims that individuals want to make against the state resulting from the loss of life in the Life Esidimeni tragedy....

 2017-07-21 14:36 

Standard Digital

World: Uganda Government in talks with Sportpesa... +

A government delegation is in the country from Uganda led by Youth Minister Nakiwala Kiyingi, to hold talks with African leading sports gaming firm SportPesa....

 2017-07-21 14:20 

Business Report (IOL)

We only billed Eskom for the work we did: Gupta-owned Trillian... +

Advisory firm Trillian has denied receiving payment for work it did not do, and says it provided various support functions for power utility Eskom....

 2017-07-21 14:16 

Daily Nation

Rodrigo Duterte says he'll never visit 'lousy' America... +

Duterte continues to enjoy wide popular support despite the spate of killings....

 2017-07-21 14:15 

Daily Nation

Hottest day ever in Shanghai as heat wave bakes China... +

Hospitals in the city have reported increased numbers of patients suffering from heat-related illnesses....

 2017-07-21 14:15 

Daily Nation

Audi recalls up to 850,000 diesel vehicles... +

Vehicles with affected engines would receive a free software upgrade....

 2017-07-21 14:15 

Daily Nation

The Aga Khan receives presidential honour in Portugal... +

President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa bestows the Grand Cross of the Order of Liberty on the Aga Khan for his commitment to improving the quality of life for...

 2017-07-21 14:15 

Daily Nation

Mandela's widow furious over book on his last days... +

Machel accused Ramlakan of breaching patient confidentiality with his candid book....

 2017-07-21 13:54 

Business Report (IOL)

FNB economists welcome interest rates cut... +

Economists on Friday welcomed the decreased interest rates, saying that it would have a positive impact on many sectors of the economy, including agriculture, investment, and franchising....

 2017-07-21 13:43 

Business Live

Political parties squabble over tit-for-tat favours in KZN co-governance... +

The DA and the IFP have an agreement in eight municipalities but corruption allegations, by the ANC, could change all that...

 2017-07-21 13:43 

Business Live

White Zimbabwean farmers dispute $134m compensation payments... +

Evicted farmers say theyve received nothing but Harare claims it paid them millions, as Mugabe threaten the countrys remaining white farmers...

 2017-07-21 13:43 

Business Live

Desalination plant quenches Richards Bay residents' thirst... +

The plant has been pumping clean water to more than 100,000 residents of Meerensee suburb and surrounding areas...

 2017-07-21 13:43 

Business Live

Atlatsa and Amplats finally give up on cash-draining Bokoni mine... +

The perennially underperforming joint venture will be put onto care and maintenance, and Amplats will write off a R4.2bn debt...

 2017-07-21 13:14 

SABC

Lukaku on target as United top City in US derby... +

Strikers Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford delivered a devastating one-two punch ...

 2017-07-21 12:57 

SABC

SA remembers Albert Luthuli, 50 years on... +

Thousands of people led by President Jacob Zuma are expected to mark 50 years since the death of former ANC president Albert Luthuli at Groutville north of Durban on Friday....

 2017-07-21 12:49 

SABC

South Sudan authorities continue to block access to four news websites... +

It has been five days since South Sudanese authorities blocked access to selected news websites because they published content the government considered as subversive....

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