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 2017-01-17 12:50 

Standard Digital

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Africa: Four Gambian ministers resign as neighbouring states prepare to step in... +

Gambia's ministers of finance, foreign affairs, trade and the environment have resigned from President Yahya Jammeh's government, state television said, as regional forces prepare to oust the veteran leader unless he steps down by Thursday....

 2017-01-17 12:50 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

World: Four Gambian ministers resign as neighbouring states prepare to step in... +

Gambia's ministers of finance, foreign affairs, trade and the environment have resigned from President Yahya Jammeh's government, state television said, as regional forces prepare to oust the veteran leader unless he steps down by Thursday....

 2017-01-17 12:45 

News24

Paarl fire 'out of control' as Western Cape burns... +

Firefighters are attending to 19 fires across the Western Cape, while still trying to put out the Paarl fire, which is ...

 2017-01-17 12:23 

Business Live

Jacob Zuma's pick for ANC — and SA — president is his former wife... +

Zuma may be considering appointing Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to the Cabinet to help her succeed him as both the partys and countrys leader...

 2017-01-17 12:23 

Business Live

Investigator claims Ford is 'shopping' for reports to back it on Kuga fire death... +

Ford has come under fire from froensic investigator David Klatzow, who claims it is looking for reports to back it up on a mans fiery death in one of its Kuga vehicle...

 2017-01-17 12:23 

Business Live

EDITOR'S LUNCHBOX: Dlamini-Zuma for cabinet? And more consultants for SAA... +

Former minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma may be about to join the Jacob Zuma cabinet, and the Guptas need approval to take over Habib Bank assets from Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan...

 2017-01-17 12:22 

Business Live

Is A B de Villiers saying goodbye to test cricket?... +

De Villiers who turns 33 next month ruled himself out of the three-test series South Africa will play in New Zealand in March...

 2017-01-17 12:22 

Business Live

JSE eases after gaining 4% in a five-day rally... +

As rand strength took the shine off diversified miners and big industrials, the JSE took a breather after kicking the year off with a five-day run that pushed the all share up 4%...

 2017-01-17 12:22 

Business Live

Search for missing Malaysian airliner called off after nearly three years... +

The search for the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing with 239 people on board in 2014 has finally been abandoned by the three countries conducting it...

 2017-01-17 12:20 

News24

EXCLUSIVE: Woman 'smuggled' by defence minister speaks - I fled for my life... +

The young Burundian woman who is at the centre of claims that she was ...

 2017-01-17 12:20 

News24

Sweet sequel for fearless shoppers who stopped Hayfields robbery... +

LAST weeks Hayfields Mall jewellery heist had a pleasant sequel yesterday when NWJ, the victims, honoured the fearless shoppers who helped put some of the robbers behind bars......

 2017-01-17 12:20 

News24

Malawian turned away from KZN hospital - claim... +

An injured Malawian man was allegedly denied medical care at a Durban hospital, it has been reported....

 2017-01-17 12:20 

News24

Northdale woman left shaken after armed robbery... +

Armed men stormed Bridgelalls Hiring Services in Northdale, tying up the owner, her customer and three staff before ransacking the place on Thursday afternoon....

 2017-01-17 12:20 

News24

Mall jewellery outlet robbed in broad daylight... +

ON Sunday, 20 November at 11.30am three men entered NWJ Jewellers Galleria Mall pretending to be customers and robbed the store of various jewellery....

 2017-01-17 12:20 

News24

Siblings of man killed in Ford Kuga fire speak at press club... +

The siblings of Reshall Jimmy who died two years ago when his Ford Kuga caught fire are expected to speak at the National Press Club....

 2017-01-17 12:20 

News24

Rat scurries over woman in Netcare private hospital bed... +

A patient at Netcare Krugersdorp private hospital apparently got the fright of her life when a rat ran over her and woke her up....

 2017-01-17 12:16 

Daily Nation

Ten things Obama will be remembered for... +

143 years after slavery was abolished, Barack Hussein Obama, became the first black president of the US....

 2017-01-17 12:15 

Daily Nation

Police arrest ex-Tanzania PM Lowasa... +

Chadema party leader released after being probed over illegal rally in Geita....

 2017-01-17 12:13 

Mail & Guardian

Bringing the heat: Families to bring a class action suit against Ford... +

Reshall Jimmys siblings say the motor company has made a mockery of their brothers death....

 2017-01-17 11:53 

News24

WATCH: 5 things that are challenging in Cape Town wind... +

Gale-force south-easterly winds (affectionately termed the 'Cape Doctor') are a regular occurrence in Cape Town during the summer months, yet still seem to catch Capetonians off guard. SO how strong is the Cape Doctor? Watch and find out! ...

 2017-01-17 11:53 

News24

WATCH: Wild fires rip through Paarl plantations... +

While fires in Somerset West have been ongoing now for eight days, a blaze in the Hawequa Plantation near Paarl is burning out of control, according to Working On Fire. Watch. ...

 2017-01-17 11:52 

Mail & Guardian

"Half a century" - A brief history of kidney transplantation in Johannesburg... +

'The most amazing thing in the world is to see that kidney taken out of one person and put into another'...

 2017-01-17 11:45 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Africa: Boko Haram claims Nigeria university attack... +

Islamist militant group Boko Haram has said it was behind Monday's twin suicide bombing at a university in north eastern Nigeria which killed two people....

 2017-01-17 11:45 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

World: Boko Haram claims Nigeria university attack... +

Islamist militant group Boko Haram has said it was behind Monday's twin suicide bombing at a university in north eastern Nigeria which killed two people....

 2017-01-17 11:34 

Mail & Guardian

About The ChancePlant Initiative ... +

This student-run organisation aims to increase the number of organ donors in South Africa...

 2017-01-17 11:28 

News24

Thulsie twins abandon bail applications... +

Terror accused twins Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie have abandoned their bail applications in the Johannesburg Magistrates Court....

 2017-01-17 11:28 

News24

Thulsie twins case postponed... +

The case against terror accused twins Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie has been postponed in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court. ...

 2017-01-17 11:28 

News24

Free the twins - supporters of terror-accused Thulsies outside court... +

A small group of people has gathered outside the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court in support of twins Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie....

 2017-01-17 11:28 

News24

Man in dock for Anika Smit murder... +

A man who handed himself over to police last month will appear in the Pretoria North Magistrate's Court in connection with the rape, mutilation and murder of Anika Smit....

 2017-01-17 11:28 

News24

Anika Smit murder accused's psychiatric evaluation extended... +

The man accused of murdering teenager Anika Smit will spend more time in psychiatric evaluation, the Pretoria North Magistrates Court has heard....

 2017-01-17 11:28 

News24

Anika Smits' father, ex-boyfriend relieved after man hands himself in... +

Slain teenager Anika Smit's father is emotional but relieved after a 24-year-old man was charged with her murder, rape and mutilation....

 2017-01-17 11:22 

Business Live

BUSINESS DAY TV: SA will tell Davos that 'we are open for business'... +

Brand SA CEO Kingsley Makhubela on who Team SA will court at Davos and the effect of the presidents last-minute withdrawal from the WEF...

 2017-01-17 11:22 

Business Live

Mining output plunges in November... +

Statistics SA data are worse than expected, with platinum group metals the main contributors to the drop in production...

 2017-01-17 11:22 

Business Live

Jimmy family lawyer announces class-action suit against Ford... +

Ford said on Monday that it would conduct a safety recall on more than 4,500 of its 2012-14 1.6l Ecoboost Kugas, after at least 48 of them caught fire...

 2017-01-17 11:21 

Business Live

Crude oil prices pushed this way and that by opposing market forces... +

Oil prices have come under the conflicting influences of Saudi commitment to cut output, investor scepticism on Opec output cuts and US production rising...

 2017-01-17 11:21 

Business Live

The torment of Nkosazana's ex — finding her a new job with a big budget... +

Expect a frenzy of fake news and fisticuffs as ANC presidential hopefuls throw their hats into the succession ring, writes Peter Bruce...

 2017-01-17 11:14 

Daily Nation

MP collapses in Parliament... +

He was taken to hospital in a St John's Ambulance....

 2017-01-17 11:13 

Daily Nation

MPs want hunger declared national disaster... +

The MPs say some schools have been closed due to the biting hunger....

 2017-01-17 11:02 

Standard Digital

: All parties wrong on Nairobi governorship... +

Nairobi County hosts not just the country's seat of government but embassies, international organisations and headquarters of multinationals....

 2017-01-17 10:55 

SABC

Delegates arrive in Davos ahead of 47th WEF ... +

Some of the world's most powerful political and business leaders have arrived in Davos, Switzerland, to attend the 47th annual World Economic Forum. ...

 2017-01-17 10:45 

Standard Digital

: Why the August 8 elections are a game of mathematics... +

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has begun mass voter registration in preparation for the August 8 elections...

 2017-01-17 10:36 

News24

Presidential housing project bogged down in corruption... +

A presidential project intended to house shack dwellers in the south of Johannesburg is mired in corruption and wholesale land theft, with hundreds of residents cheated out of houses they paid for....

 2017-01-17 10:36 

News24

Evacuations, building destroyed as wildfires spread in Paarl... +

Wildfires have burnt down the main building of the renowned Calais Wine Estate in Paarl, the municipal head of fire in the region has said....

 2017-01-17 10:36 

News24

Pregnant mom fled Cape Town home with toddler as flames neared... +

A pregnant mother has told how she grabbed her toddler son, a few possessions, and fled her Vredehoek home as a mountain fire spread along the lower slopes of Table Mountain....

 2017-01-17 10:32 

SABC

SABC News Live Blog: 17 January 2017... +

Get the latest News as it happens on the SABC News Live Blog....

 2017-01-17 10:28 

SABC

SACP calls for probe into apartheid state looting... +

The South African Communist Party (SACP) has called for a full investigation into the alleged looting of state coffers during the apartheid era. ...

 2017-01-17 10:26 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Terror casualties reduced in 2016, police report shows... +

Some 16 terrorism incidents were recorded in 2016 that left eight people injured, while 66 incidents were reported in 2015 with 120 people injured....

 2017-01-17 10:26 

Standard Digital

Kenya: UK gives Kenya Sh1.5b to support IEBC ahead of polls... +

British High Commissioner to Kenya Nic Hailey who spoke in Eldoret yesterday said they gave the funds after a request by Kenya....

 2017-01-17 10:24 

Standard Digital

: How to make Nasa a stronger movement... +

Any keen follower of Kenya's political dynamics will agree that the National Super Alliance (Nasa) is a force to reckon with...

 2017-01-17 10:21 

Business Live

SAPS to investigate alleged scene tampering and lies after officer is shot... +

Ipid spokesperson Moses Dlamini said police officers at a crime scene failed in their duty to report the shooting and that they might have tampered with the scene...

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