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 2018-01-18 21:12 

Standard Digital

After escaping demolition, Taj Mall is now Airgate Centre...

National Land Commission and Kenya Urban Roads Authority insist part of the building will be demolished....

 2018-01-18 21:12 

Standard Digital

Suffering of victims maimed by police in poll protests...

Several other victims continue to live in agony months after the presidential election debate was closed...

 2018-01-18 21:12 

Standard Digital

Why we are still an aggrieved nation in spite of new laws...

The 2010 Constitution has not cured all the ills, let's renegotiate it...

 2018-01-18 21:12 

Standard Digital

Bursary schemes dimming our bright stars...

All over the world, education has remained the door opener; the great leveller; the choice-giver for millions...

 2018-01-18 21:12 

News24

Former homeland leader Lucas Mangope dies...

Former homeland leader Lucas Mangope has died....

 2018-01-18 20:41 

Business Live

Zimbabwean politician Roy Bennett dies in Canadian helicopter crash...

Opposition leaders mourn the loss of 'a gallant son who wanted to see a new Zimbabwe'...

 2018-01-18 20:40 

Standard Digital

Neymar booed despite racking four goals in PSG win...

PSG fans booed Neymar despite scoring four goals taking his tally to 24 and setting up two goals...

 2018-01-18 20:31 

News24

PE, Cape and Joburg insist drinking water is safe after Listeriosis scare...

The cities of Johannesburg, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth are insisting that drinking water in the metropolitan areas is safe for consumption, following a Listeriosis outbreak....

 2018-01-18 20:30 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Ressence, the new old-school smartwatch...

Belgium luxury watchmaker, Ressence launched a new prototype watch, Type 2 e-Crown Concept....

 2018-01-18 20:20 

News24

Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile...

Pope Francis has performed the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants on a flight in Chile....

 2018-01-18 20:09 

News24

Limpopo police investigate body theft...

Limpopo police have exhumed the body of a 28-year-old woman with albinism in Tshitavha Village, outside Thohoyandou....

 2018-01-18 19:40 

Business Live

Gold edges higher amid warning of midyear slump...

Spot gold rises 0.1% to $1,328.27/oz as analysts forecast the dollar could see more upside heading into the second quarter, causing the metal to decline...

 2018-01-18 19:37 

News24

Zimbabwe opposition leader dies in US helicopter crash...

Authorities in the US state of New Mexico say key Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett has been killed in a helicopter crash....

 2018-01-18 19:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Apple invests R30 000 in employees bonuses...

Multinational technology conglomerate, Apple is giving its employees R30 632 bonuses in restricted stock units after a new US tax law has been passed....

 2018-01-18 19:09 

News24

13-year-old boy dies trying to save paralysed dad from fire...

Authorities in southern Oklahoma say a 13-year-old boy has died while trying to help his paralysed father escape from a mobile home fire....

 2018-01-18 19:06 

News24

Zimbabwe new leader promises to hold 'free, fair' post-Mugabe vote...

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced that the country will hold elections in five months, the first poll the southern African state since independence that does not involve former President Robert Mugabe....

 2018-01-18 19:02 

Standard Digital

Ronaldinho pens emotional message on his retirement as Messi, Beckham and co pay tribute to him...

Ronaldinho Gaucho announced his retirement from football on Tuesday when his brother Roberto Assis went public about it...

 2018-01-18 18:59 

News24

Rights group: World must act to end Libya turmoil, abuses...

Human Rights Watch says the world must do more to help end rights abuses in chaotic Libya, which has emerged as one of the main corridors for migration to Europe...

 2018-01-18 18:59 

News24

Uganda's leader to sign death warrants again after 19 years...

Uganda's president has said he will sign the death warrants of "a few" prisoners to create fear among criminals in the East African country....

 2018-01-18 18:52 

News24

'Why I fraudulently issued NGO licences' - official speaks at Life Esidimeni hearing...

A deputy director of mental health, overseeing non-governmental organisations in Gauteng, has opened up about why she fraudulently issued licences for NGOs....

 2018-01-18 18:40 

Standard Digital

Espanyol ends Barcelona's unbeaten run...

Barcelona's unbeaten run was on Wednesday ended by a late derby goal by Espanyol...

 2018-01-18 18:39 

Business Live

Morgan Stanley tops estimates despite bond trading woes...

The US lender's fourth-quarter earnings tumble 66% on a one-time charge related to Trump's tax overhaul, while bond trading revenue plunges 45% in the quarter...

 2018-01-18 18:39 

Business Live

Oil rebounds on US crude stockpiles decline...

Inventories drop 6.9-million barrels as crude nears highest price since December 2014, supported by Opec supply cuts and threat of Nigeria sector attacks...

 2018-01-18 18:39 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: JSE marginally firmer after Reserve Bank announcement...

Retailers rally on the day with Massmart climbing 3.21%, Shoprite 3.68%, Pick n Pay 3.7% and The Spar Group 3.29%...

 2018-01-18 18:39 

News24

SA's record on human rights and respect for rule of law poor - Human Rights Watch...

Human Rights Watch's World Report 2018 has found that the SA government's record on human rights and respect for the rule of law was poor, despite a robust and independent judiciary....

 2018-01-18 18:38 

Business Live

Light take on funerals makes for black comedy...

Mike van Graan's new play delivers giggles but never loses sight of serious issues — like death and bureaucracy...

 2018-01-18 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: #TimesUp campaign raises more than $16 million...

The Time's Up campaign that was started recently has collected more than $16 million through donations....

 2018-01-18 18:19 

Business Report (IOL)

High-powered investment summit speakers set to engage in lively debate...

Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene and economist Mike Schssler are two of the high-profile speakers who will take part in a lively panel discussion on Radical Economic Transformation...

 2018-01-18 18:17 

News24

AfriForum to go legal unless EFF apologises for 'shoot to kill the Boer' chanting...

AfriForum says it will legally challenge the leadership of the Economic Freedom Fighters after "hate speech" chanting at a protest this week....

 2018-01-18 18:14 

News24

KZN ANC won't 'speculate' on motive behind latest murder of one of its officials...

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal says it won't "speculate" on the motive behind the murder of another one of its officials, but will "wait for the police to conclude their investigations into his shooting"....

 2018-01-18 18:04 

News24

Egypt, Ethiopia united against 'conflict' over Nile waters...

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn have said at talks in Cairo they were opposed to any "conflict" over the sharing of Nile waters....

 2018-01-18 18:04 

News24

5 detained over fire bombs thrown at Tunisia synagogues...

A judge in Tunisia has ordered the detention of five people suspected of throwing Molotov cocktails at two synagogues during protests over price hikes....

 2018-01-18 17:54 

News24

Tap and donate: Paris church now takes contactless cards...

A Catholic church in Paris will start using a contactless card payment system to taking collections during Sunday mass....

 2018-01-18 17:52 

Business Report (IOL)

Lesetja Kganyago appointed IMFC chairman...

South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago was selected as chairman of the International Monetary and Financial Committee....

 2018-01-18 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Apple's new iOS update for longer battery life...

Apple CEO, Tim Cook announced yesterday that Apple iOS 11 will receive a new update to curb battery exhaustion....

 2018-01-18 17:28 

News24

Zuma files notice of appeal over appointment of NDPP...

President Jacob Zuma has filed a notice of appeal in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria over its ruling that the deputy president should appoint a new National Director of Public Prosecutions...

 2018-01-18 17:25 

Business Live

Futures weaken ahead of Friday's risk-events, despite firmer JSE...

Locally, the ANC's NEC may include discussions on Zuma's fate as president; in the US, Friday marks the deadline for a possible government shutdown...

 2018-01-18 17:25 

Business Live

Emirates hands A380 jumbo a lifeline with $16bn order...

The deal, which saves the world's biggest passenger jet from death row, sends Airbus shares up to a record...

 2018-01-18 17:25 

Business Live

SA's Lesetja Kganyago to head IMF steering committee...

SA's Reserve Bank governor will take on a three-year post as the head of the International Monetary and Finance Committee, and is the second African to hold the position...

 2018-01-18 17:12 

Standard Digital

Court orders recount of votes in the Embu Gubernatorial election...

Judge ruled that there was overwhelming grounds to scrutinise votes in certain polling stations....

 2018-01-18 17:10 

News24

Blood sample of motorist in cyclists' death case taken too late - court hears...

A blood sample, which would have determined whether or not motorist Omesh Ramnarain was drunk when he crashed into two cyclists, killing both, was only taken after the legal two hour "window period", it has emerged....

 2018-01-18 17:07 

Standard Digital

Mtalaa wa 2-6-6-3 utafanikiwa'' KICD yasema:...

Mtalaa wa 2-6-6-3 utafanikiwa''; KICD yasema:...

 2018-01-18 17:06 

Standard Digital

NASA yasisitiza itamwapisha Raila Odinga huku serikali ikiionya vikali:...

NASA yasisitiza itamwapisha Raila Odinga huku serikali ikiionya vikali:...

 2018-01-18 17:06 

Standard Digital

''Serikali inaingilia majukumu ya bunge'' Asema Alfred Keter:...

''Serikali inaingilia majukumu ya bunge'' Asema Alfred Keter:...

 2018-01-18 17:06 

Standard Digital

Kura za Ugavana Embu kuhesabiwa tena:...

Kura za Ugavana Embu kuhesabiwa tena:...

 2018-01-18 17:06 

Standard Digital

EACC yawaagiza wawakilishi 18 wa Murang'a wafike mbele yake kuhojiwa:...

EACC yawaagiza wawakilishi 18 wa Murang'a wafike mbele yake kuhojiwa:...

 2018-01-18 16:59 

News24

Cops and corruption claims: Police 'tensions' emerge in Modack extortion case...

The names of several senior Western Cape police officers have cropped up during the bail application of suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack, further highlighting rifts within the police which were previously exposed....

 2018-01-18 16:58 

News24

Bail hearing postponed for KZN farmer, who allegedly shot and killed mourner...

The KwaZulu-Natal farmer, who allegedly shot and killed a mourner at a funeral on his farm in Cramond, will only find out next week whether he will be released on bail....

 2018-01-18 16:54 

Mail & Guardian

SARB stalls cuts in rates...

"The challenge for government will be to find ways to finance the deficit in a growth-positive manner"...

 2018-01-18 16:52 

News24

Security company owed millions by human settlements barricades office...

Department of Human Settlements employees in the Johannesburg office have been held "hostage" by a security company employed by the department to provide protection in cases of land and property invasions....

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