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 2017-09-21 03:58 

Business Live

NEWS ANALYSIS: How to count the beans you've eaten... +

Few people seem to think the absence of an accounting background will be a disadvantage for Nhlamulo Dlomu...

 2017-09-21 03:58 

Business Live

Geoff Woodruff rules Turffontein race... +

The five-time champion trainer has won the past four runnings of the big Turffontein race...

 2017-09-21 03:58 

Business Live

LETTER: Strange bedfellows .... +

Its a bit sad when Business Day and Shaun Abrahams appear to be on the same side...

 2017-09-21 03:52 

News24

Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces other islands... +

Hurricane Maria has smashed into Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister's residence and causing what he called 'mind-boggling' devastation....

 2017-09-21 03:52 

News24

Hurricane Maria threatens to flatten Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica... +

Puerto Rico faces what officials have said could be the strongest hurricane to ever hit the US territory as they warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities....

 2017-09-21 03:52 

News24

Prophet & Pedophile are they mutually exclusive?... +

I have seen a few posts on News24 promoting Islam & the Quran as the beacon of morality, justice & good in the world. ...

 2017-09-21 03:52 

News24

Maria knocks out power, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico... +

The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years is pummeling the island, tearing off roofs and doors, toppling cell towers and unleashing heavy flooding...

 2017-09-21 03:52 

News24

Australians send formal extradition request for convicted paedophile... +

Australian authorities have sent a formal extradition request for convicted paedophile Anthony Freedendal, who is currently behind bars for the sexual abuse of eight Cape Town children....

 2017-09-21 03:51 

News24

Vatican under sharp criticism for sex abuse... +

The Vatican has come under blistering criticism from a UN committee for its handling of the global priest sex abuse scandal, after allegations that it protected pedophile priests at the expense of victims....

 2017-09-21 03:49 

Standard Digital

Nakuru County reinstates 115 employees sent on compulsory leave... +

The Nakuru County government has reinstated the 115 employees whom it had sent on compulsory leave last month in a bid to pave way for investigations on corruption allegations in the previous government....

 2017-09-21 03:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Toys R Us South Africa speaks out... +

Toys R Us South Africa distanced itself from its US affiliate, which filed for bankruptcy, and said the SA business was performing well....

 2017-09-21 03:26 

News24

Court to decide if Australian who abused 8 children should be extradited... +

The Wynberg Magistrates Court is expected to rule whether Anthony Peter Freedendal, who has been found guilty of sexually abusing eight Cape Town children, should be extradited to Australia....

 2017-09-21 03:22 

Standard Digital

Two-year-old grandson to Nderitu Gachagua killed by neighbour's dogs... +

The late Nyeri Governor Nderitu Gachagua's two-year-old grandson has died after he was mauled by their neighbour's six dogs....

 2017-09-21 02:56 

Business Live

Vukile has to make Atlantic Leaf offer... +

Vukile increased its stake in Atlantic Leaf through a bookbuild last week...

 2017-09-21 02:56 

Business Live

Iron ore prices fall back on more bad news... +

Iron ore hit by a barrage of bad news...

 2017-09-21 01:45 

SABC

Thulsie twins on US terror watch list... +

The United States's decision to add the Thulsie twins to its Terror Watch is premature and uncalled for....

 2017-09-21 01:32 

SABC

Bicycles distributed to school children in Soweto... +

More than a hundred bicyles were distributed to school children and members of the community in Orlando, Soweto on Wednesday afternoon....

 2017-09-21 01:20 

SABC

Information Regulator aims to end selling of consumers' personal info ... +

The Information Regulator has received 107 complaints related to unlawful processing of personal information and access to information. The regulator has just come online....

 2017-09-21 01:20 

SABC

Hurricane Maria hammers Puerto Rico, causes wide destruction... +

Hurricane Maria rampaged across Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory in nearly 90 years, causing major flooding, damaging homes and knocking out power ...

 2017-09-21 01:17 

SABC

Port Elizabeth NGO intensifies fight against rhino poaching... +

An NGO from Port Elizabeth is fighting back against rhino poaching using a new technique to address the problem....

 2017-09-21 01:04 

SABC

Klipspruit Secondary school turns into a scene of violence... +

Klipspruit Secondary School, south of Johannesburg, was again the stage for violence on Wednesday....

 2017-09-21 01:02 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Hurricane Maria lashes Dominican Republic after direct hit on Puerto Rico... +

Hurricane Maria thrashed parts of the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and high winds as it passed off its east coast on Thursday after making a direct hit on Puerto Rico that caused severe flooding and cut power to almost all the island....

 2017-09-21 00:57 

SABC

Iran-US in war of words on UN nuclear treaty... +

Iran wouldn't be the first country to violate the international agreement guaranteeing that its nuclear programme is for peaceful means but would respond decisively to any party that violates. ...

 2017-09-21 00:55 

SABC

SA experiences favourable inflation outlook... +

There's been a slight uptick in consumer inflation....

 2017-09-21 00:50 

SABC

Business of Wine, Food Tourism Conference kicks off in W Cape ... +

The annual Business of Wine and Food Tourism Conference kicked off at Spier Wine Farm in Stellenbosch. ...

 2017-09-21 00:47 

SABC

Banyana Banyana yet to prove their Cosafa Cup favourites tag ... +

Banyana Banyana will have an opportunity on Thursday to prove why they were touted as favourites for the Cosafa Women's Cup in Bulawayo Zimbabwe....

 2017-09-21 00:30 

SABC

Lesotho govt criticised for shutting down a private station... +

The government of Lesotho has been under heavy criticism for shutting down a private station that is seen to be anti-government....

 2017-09-21 00:17 

SABC

Tariff hikes expected as Nersa, Eskom start consultation process ... +

The Nersa this week approved the consultation process for Eskom's 2018/19 revenue application for tariff increase....

 2017-09-21 00:12 

SABC

Soweto Country Club set for a major facelift... +

Plans to turn the Soweto Country Club into one of the best golf facility in the country has received a major boost....

 2017-09-21 00:05 

SABC

Zama Zamas undeterred as they vow to continue mining... +

Illegal miners around Kimberley in the Northern Cape will continue mining without interruptions from the police and mining houses, while awaiting their mining permits....

 2017-09-20 23:40 

SABC

Parly calls for appointment of new Hawks head... +

Parliament's oversight committee on police says the appointment of new head of Hawks will instil confidence....

 2017-09-20 23:38 

Standard Digital

JSC to cross-examine Judge Njoki Ndung'u on petitions... +

The Judicial Service Commission has filed an application at the High Court seeking orders to cross-examine Supreme Court Judge Njoki Ndung'u on her petitions....

 2017-09-20 23:28 

SABC

Qumbu brothers sent for mental observation for killing their brother... +

The Tina Fall Periodic Court near Qumbu in the Eastern Cape has sent two brothers in their 20s for psychiatric evaluation. They're accused of killing their 9-year-old brother....

 2017-09-20 23:25 

Daily Nation

Nasa likely to continue push for IEBC’s reconstitution... +

Orengo says court found the commission culpable and its offices ...

 2017-09-20 23:21 

SABC

Boere music stands the test of time... +

Boere music has been very popular over the years with its strong beat having originated in the second World War in the 1940's. The music has even become a hit with the younger generation....

 2017-09-20 23:05 

IRIN

Volunteers propel Mexico City earthquake response... +

You dont have to be a rescue worker to help out in Mexico as disaster strikes again...

 2017-09-20 23:03 

Standard Digital

IEBC failed to electronically conduct the election, Supreme Court rules... +

The use of technology cannot be lowered to just a vehicle which has no significance in the authenticity of the final vote, the Supreme Court ruled....

 2017-09-20 23:01 

Standard Digital

Supreme Court ruling sets stage for elections nullification... +

The Supreme Court judges' majority ruling to void the August 8 presidential election results will have a direct impact on a record 338 election petitions filed in the High Court and magistrates' courts....

 2017-09-20 22:51 

Business Live

Volkswagen SA wastes no time as it heads north... +

The car makers team is not waiting for African markets to grow its going to make things happen...

 2017-09-20 22:38 

Standard Digital

President Uhuru cleared over August polls... +

Supreme Court judges absolved President Uhuru Kenyatta from any blame in the August 8 General Election, as they gave their reasons for annulling last month's presidential vote results....

 2017-09-20 22:25 

Daily Nation

Ministry bans plastic bottles from park, forest... +

Prohibition applies to disposable bottles used by bottlers but visitors can carry their reusable bottles...

 2017-09-20 22:25 

Daily Nation

IEBC off the hook... +

Court says it found problems within agency but no evidence to pin down commission staff....

 2017-09-20 22:24 

Daily Nation

Ojwang’: Nasa claims broad and vague... +

Judge argues the electoral commission conducted the elections in a free, fair and transparent manner....

 2017-09-20 22:24 

Daily Nation

IEBC cancels talks with political parties... +

Planned meeting with Jubilee and Nasa leaders fails to take place for third time....

 2017-09-20 22:24 

Daily Nation

Test papers, answer booklets combined... +

An examination monitor to be given Sh2,000 a day plus Sh1,000 airtime....

 2017-09-20 22:24 

Daily Nation

IEBC officials blamed for poll failures... +

Obscurity around Forms 34A described as a mysterious puzzle....

 2017-09-20 22:24 

Daily Nation

Road fatalities have gone down in past 8 months... +

Report shows pedestrians, motor vehicle passengers and motorcycle riders main casualties....

 2017-09-20 22:24 

Daily Nation

Maraga: We must all adhere to the law... +

Maraga says court will not hesitate to repeat judgment if anomalies remain unresolved....

 2017-09-20 22:24 

Daily Nation

Woman rushed to Tanzania for treatment dies... +

Eight-month-pregnant woman was taken to Tanzanian hospital due to nurses strike in Kenya....

 2017-09-20 22:24 

Daily Nation

Forms 34A, 34B were in order: Ndung’u... +

Other institutions such as media, public and courts could verify claims of malpractices, says judge....

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