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 2018-04-24 20:17 

News24

Thailand volunteers to host Trump-Kim summit...

"Thailand is ready to facilitate and host the talks," Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai told reporters, though he stressed that the kingdom has not been contacted about the possibility....

 2018-04-24 20:15 

News24

Less than half of the water released from the Berg River is expected to make it to Misverstand Dam - mayor...

Less than half of the water released from the Berg River Dam into the Misverstand Dam is expected to make it to its destination, Saldanha Bay Local Municipality mayor Marius Koen has said....

 2018-04-24 20:13 

News24

Saftu slams strike violence claims as a hoax...

The SA Federation of Trade Unions says planned protests and marches during its national shutdown over the proposed minimum wage, will be peaceful....

 2018-04-24 20:00 

Business Report (IOL)

SA Cheese Festival giving small business a chance...

SA Cheese Festival is offering small cheesemakers the opportunity to showcase their products to the market this year at their festival....

 2018-04-24 19:45 

News24

Rhino poaching: Police committee says police near national parks should be vetted...

The Portfolio Committee on Police has called for lifestyle audits and the vetting of all police officers near national parks, following the arrest of a police officer in connection with alleged rhino poaching....

 2018-04-24 19:34 

News24

Shops looted, traffic department torched in North West unrest...

Several shops have been looted and some buildings have been set alight in Delareyville in the North West....

 2018-04-24 19:33 

Standard Digital

Former Harambee Stars coach is dead...

who led Les Bleus to the 1984 Olympic title, has died at the age of 70, the French footballers' union (UNFP...

 2018-04-24 19:31 

News24

Businessman convicted of corruption is a 'law-abiding citizen who simply fell off a cliff' - lawyer...

Saleem Dawjee, who has been convicted of corruption alongside former Western Cape top cop Arno Lamoer, is a law-abiding citizen who simply fell off a cliff, the Western Cape Court has heard....

 2018-04-24 19:30 

Business Report (IOL)

World wine output falls to 60-year low...

Global wine output fell to its lowest level in 60 years in 2017 due to poor weather conditions in the European Union....

 2018-04-24 18:58 

News24

Israel scraps plan to expel African migrants...

Israel has announced it had abandoned plans to expel African migrants who entered the Jewish state illegally, after failing to find a country willing to host them....

 2018-04-24 18:30 

News24

What you need to know about the planned national shutdown: Schools, trains not affected...

Schools and trains will not be affected by countrywide SA Federation of Trade Unions protests and marches over a proposed national minimum wage....

 2018-04-24 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Fire up our Small Business Ministry...

There has been an ongoing debate in many countries regarding the significance and importance of entrepreneurial ministries in the public sector writes Kizito Okechukwu....

 2018-04-24 18:28 

News24

Bus strike set to continue on Saftu national protest day...

Talks to end the national bus strike continue as Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant, bus drivers and companies try to thrash out a pay increase that everyone will agree to....

 2018-04-24 18:15 

Uganda Radio Network

Withdraw Compulsory Land Acquisition Bill, Says Ssekandi Committee...

The Committee headed by Vice President, Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi says there is no need to amend article 26 of the Constitution as per the Bill tabled before Parliament last year....

 2018-04-24 18:14 

News24

ANC NW regional leaders aligned to Mahumapelo come to his defence...

Supporters of North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo believe that the call for his removal was part of a calculated programme targeting certain provinces and senior ANC leaders....

 2018-04-24 17:54 

News24

Weather Update: Heavy rain and flooding set to hit Western Cape...

Heavy rain and flooding are expected for most parts of the Western Cape, accompanied by gale-force winds for most of Wednesday evening....

 2018-04-24 17:41 

Daily Nation

Governors, senators in war of words on funds scrutiny...

Governor Mandago accuses Murkomen of unfairly targeting governors in misuse of county funds and corrupt deals....

 2018-04-24 17:34 

Mail & Guardian

Numsa urges all workers to strike against 'R20/hour slave wage'...

Workers are expected to take to the streets across the country to protest among other things the minimum wage...

 2018-04-24 17:33 

News24

Billionaire French tycoon Bollore detained in Africa corruption probe...

Billionaire French tycoon Vincent Bollore is detained as part of a corruption investigation into his group's activities in West Africa where it operates several ports, legal sources have said....

 2018-04-24 17:33 

News24

Gunmen kill 15 at Nigeria church, including 2 priests...

Officials in Nigeria say gunmen have killed 15 people in an early-morning attack on a Catholic church, including two priests....

 2018-04-24 17:30 

Daily Nation

MPs call for audit of Kenya Power system...

Company accused of promoting third party vendors that charge more....

 2018-04-24 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Local entrepreneur's online platform set to compete with Gumtree and OLX...

Sibusiso Khoza, an entrepreneur that is the founder of Sirtch a classified ads platform that is competing with Gumtree and OLX...

 2018-04-24 17:28 

Business Live

Toronto van attack suspect charged with murder...

The deadliest mass killing in Canada in decades has the hallmarks of other deadly vehicle assaults by Islamic State supporters...

 2018-04-24 17:28 

Business Live

Oil little changed as Brent hits $75 a barrel, its highest since November 2014...

Prices are supported by strong demand, the ongoing Opec-led supply-cut deal and possible US sanctions on Iran; US crude inventories are expected to have fallen...

 2018-04-24 17:26 

Daily Nation

Senators go down fighting in Kakamega tournament final...

Harrison Shikuku scored CAF's winner in the 36th minute....

 2018-04-24 17:22 

Daily Nation

Family's agony despite ruling on Sh1bn land...

Court had ordered that Saggaf family be issued with titles for land in Wasini Island....

 2018-04-24 17:17 

News24

Syrian troops target ISIS tunnels, trenches in Damascus...

Syrian state TV is reporting that government forces have launched a new operation targeting underground tunnels used by the Islamic State group in the capital, Damascus....

 2018-04-24 17:16 

Daily Nation

Sharapova stunned in Stuttgart first round...

Garcia will next take on Ukrainian qualifier Marta Kostyuk....

 2018-04-24 17:11 

Daily Nation

Fake UK football agents kill dreams of young Africans...

It's double jeopardy for victims as their families pay lots of money to be 'recruited into big clubs'....

 2018-04-24 17:11 

Daily Nation

Chase depositors to get cash starting October...

Chase Bank's large depositors could start accessing their money after six months....

 2018-04-24 17:11 

News24

Ramaphosa given 24 hours to fire Supra Mahumapelo by Revolutionary Council...

Disgruntled ANC members, calling for North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo to step down, have given President Cyril Ramaphosa 24 hours to get rid of him or face a total shutdown of the province....

 2018-04-24 17:04 

Standard Digital

Health insurance to be deducted from basic salary...

Kenyans to pay their social health insurance from their basic salary instead of their gross pay after deliberations between COTU and NHIF....

 2018-04-24 17:01 

Daily Nation

Pan-African conference on education kicks off in Nairobi...

Education CS to present the progress made in the country's education reforms....

 2018-04-24 16:54 

News24

Teen set alight in fight...

Police are on the hunt for a 31-year-old man who allegedly beat his teenage girlfriend with an iron pipe and then set her alight on Monday "because she did not clean his room"....

 2018-04-24 16:51 

News24

ANC MP calls for Mahumapelo to appear before Gupta citizenship inquiry...

North West premier Supra Mahumapelo could be called to a home affairs portfolio committee inquiry on the Guptas' naturalisation, if some ANC MPs have their way....

 2018-04-24 16:49 

Daily Nation

Isiolo airport underutilised, KAA boss tells House team...

The airport was built at a cost of Sh2.7 billion and can handle 350,000 passengers annually....

 2018-04-24 16:49 

Mail & Guardian

AfriForum's Malema move 'opportunistic' - NPA boss...

Shaun Abrahams called AfriForum's decision to prosecute Malema 'unbecoming'...

 2018-04-24 16:47 

Daily Nation

Kenyan Olympic marathon champion meets Victor Wanyama...

The jersey, printed number 1, was embedded with Kipchoge's name....

 2018-04-24 16:34 

News24

#News24 ICYMI: Bryan Habana to retire; KPMG under fire in US; and Zara in MaXhosa copy-cat row...

The government has unlocked more billions for free higher education, a KZN man is attacked over an alleged unpaid sex worker bill and here are the royal baby name predictions....

 2018-04-24 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

More investments in education are seen by Trematon...

Trematon Capital is eyeing more investments in education and property as it entrenches its tentacles in the sectors....

 2018-04-24 16:28 

Business Live

JSE flat as banks slip 2% on weaker rand, but miners gain...

US 10-year treasury yield touches 3%, with a resurgent dollar continuing to provide global markets with much of their direction, lifting local miners and rand hedges...

 2018-04-24 16:28 

Business Live

Weaker Swiss franc gives Swatch Group a leg up...

The franc has lost 2% versus the euro in 2018...

 2018-04-24 16:28 

Business Live

Zimbabwe backtracks on its promise to clear the way for diaspora to vote...

But the opposition says this is false, and that if the government wants, Zimbabweans living overseas could be permitted to register at any embassy to vote...

 2018-04-24 16:19 

Mail & Guardian

KPMG, under fire in SA, now faces US shareholder protests...

The Financial Times reported on Tuesday that KPMG could face protests over its audits of major clients Wells Fargo and General Electric...

 2018-04-24 16:05 

News24

AfriForum's Malema move 'opportunistic' - NPA boss Shaun Abrahams...

National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams says lobby group AfriForum jumped the gun with its public announcement that it intended to privately prosecute EFF leader Julius Malema for corruption....

 2018-04-24 15:54 

News24

DRC main opposition set to hold key rally...

Democratic Republic of Congo's opposition is set to hold an authorised mass rally for the first time in nearly two years to mark the 28th anniversary of multi-party politics in the country, as tensions grow over veteran President Joseph Kabila's r...

 2018-04-24 15:54 

News24

Archeologists open burial chambers in Sudanese pyramid...

Sudan's official news agency says archeologists have reopened burial chambers in an ancient pyramid north of the capital, Khartoum....

 2018-04-24 15:53 

Daily Nation

Leopards look to end skid, Gor face Chemelil test...

Ingwe play Sharks at Thika, Bandari host Zoo Kericho in league fixtures....

 2018-04-24 15:44 

Uganda Radio Network

Parliament Honours Commonwealth Athletes...

Members of Parliament today honored members of the Uganda Athletic Federation who emerged 15th in the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia...

 2018-04-24 15:39 

Daily Nation

Tatu City's low cost housing plan targets retirement schemes...

Tatu City says it has initiated talks with Nairobi Securities Exchange seeking to raise funds to finance 5,000 low-cost housing units....

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