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 2017-06-23 18:53 

SABC

Eskom board pledges support to new Acting CEO... +

Eskom's Acting Board Chairperson, Zethembe Khoza, says the power utility's board will do everything in its power to ensure that its new Acting Group Chief Executive, Johnny Dladla, meets his targets...

 2017-06-23 18:48 

SABC

Mkhwebane wants Zille and de Lille charged... +

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says her office will initiate proceedings to charge the Mayor of the City of Cape Town Patricia de Lille and Premier....

 2017-06-23 18:40 

News24

'Mugly' named world's ugliest dog... +

A spindly and hairless dog from Britain called ...

 2017-06-23 18:40 

News24

Zimbabwe opposition groups protest over 2018 election... +

Opposition politicians, activists and outspoken church leaders in Zimbabwe have gathered to protest what they call attempts to rig next year's presidential election....

 2017-06-23 18:40 

News24

Home Affairs admits 'omitting' to declare Guptas' naturalisation to Parliament... +

The Department of Home Affairs, while continuing to insist that the naturalisation of Gupta family members was done within the ambit of the law, has conceded that it was an omission to not openly declare the naturalisation to Parliament....

 2017-06-23 18:40 

News24

Well-behaved dogs on display... +

THE dog obedience and tracking display at the farmers market last Saturday at the Beehive attracted a lot of interest. From small to large the four-leggeds listened to commands from their owners (okay, there were one or two lapses) and happily soc...

 2017-06-23 18:40 

News24

Deformed mutt is crowned World's Ugliest Dog... +

A 10-year-old mutt named Quasi Modo, whose spinal birth defects left him a bit hunchbacked, is the winner of this year's World's Ugliest Dog contest....

 2017-06-23 18:40 

News24

Anti-Mugabe election coalition takes shape in Zimbabwe... +

President Robert Mugabe's grip on power has faced little recent threat from Zimbabwe's splintered opposition, but efforts to forge a unified alliance in next year's election could test his supremacy....

 2017-06-23 18:25 

SABC

Boks head into the final match against France... +

A clean sweep and showing further improvement are what they are after in Saturday's third and final test at the Ellis Park in Johannesburg....

 2017-06-23 18:03 

SABC

Zuma appeals to Sacu to advance intra-trade relations... +

President Jacob Zuma has appealed to the five members of states of the Southern African Customs Union, (Sacu) to advance Intra-trade relations in the region....

 2017-06-23 17:48 

News24

Merkel slaps down May on Brexit talks... +

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has insisted that the EU's future took priority over Brexit talks as Prime Minister Theresa May met European leaders....

 2017-06-23 17:48 

News24

France and Germany should take lead after Brexit - Hollande... +

France and Germany should ...

 2017-06-23 17:47 

News24

Brexit: May offers hope for EU citizens... +

British Prime Minister Theresa May is promising that EU citizens will not be kicked out of Britain....

 2017-06-23 17:21 

News24

Family celebrates murdered woman's birthday in court protest... +

Popi Qwabe, one of two women who was shot dead in Soweto after being kidnapped and robbed, would have celebrated her 25th birthday on the day of the bail hearing of the two men charged with her murder....

 2017-06-23 17:16 

Business Live

Gupta-owned Oakbay Resources suspended from JSE... +

The company has been granted a request for a voluntary, temporary suspension due to significant uncertainty about its ability to meet its future obligations...

 2017-06-23 17:16 

Business Live

Gold hits one-week high on dollar, political uncertainty... +

Gold prices climb to one-week highs, boosted by lower dollar and economic and political uncertainty around the world...

 2017-06-23 16:31 

News24

ANCYL hits out at opposition, calls on ANC MPs to defend the party... +

The ANC Youth League has labelled opposition parties arrogant and called on ANC MPs to ...

 2017-06-23 16:25 

SABC

Turok raises concerns about secret ballot vote... +

African National Congress veteran and former MP Ben Turok says political parties will continue to have overwhelming power over their Members of Parliament....

 2017-06-23 16:20 

SABC

SACP mourns treason trialist Moonsamys death... +

The funeral of SACP stalwart and Treason trialist Kesval Kay Moonsamy will take place on Saturday at the Clare Estate Crematorium in Durban....

 2017-06-23 16:15 

Business Live

KZN has not 'efficiently dealt' with oncology crisis, health MEC Dhlomo says... +

But Sibongiseni Dhlomo has also tried to deflect blame for broken oncology machines from the department onto the company from which the equipment was bought...

 2017-06-23 16:15 

Business Live

Naspers records full-year revenue up 3% to $6.1bn... +

Sales of various assets helped the media group nearly triple its after-tax profit for the year to end March by 181%...

 2017-06-23 16:15 

Business Live

Battle for Japan's economy comes down to Millennials vs Bank of Japan... +

Japanese youth have little interest in job-hopping and its seriously messing with the central banks efforts to jolt the economy to life...

 2017-06-23 16:00 

SABC

Motsoaledi assures placement for medical graduates ... +

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi disputes reports that there are medical student graduates struggling to find internships....

 2017-06-23 16:00 

SABC

Watch Minister Lynne Brown media briefing... +

The Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown is addressing the media following Eskom's AGM, where she will explain some of her decisions....

 2017-06-23 15:26 

SABC

Plans afoot to train black indutrialists in Gauteng... +

The Gauteng government has announced plans to train 150 black industrialists to manufacture and export machinery. ...

 2017-06-23 15:14 

Business Live

Rand firms in range-bound trade as Parliament awaits speaker's decision... +

Analysts say the rand will remain range bound until the ruling, but is actually trading firmer while it waits; the rand is at R12.9437 to the dollar...

 2017-06-23 15:14 

Business Live

Eskom refuses request for information on Optimum fine... +

AfriBusiness filed an application under the Promotion of Access to Information Act, seeking information on a settlement Eskom says is confidential...

 2017-06-23 15:14 

Business Live

Guptas' PR machine, Bell Pottinger, goes to ground... +

The firm that helped promote the notion of white minority capital has made its Twitter account private, South Africans call them scum...

 2017-06-23 15:13 

News24

Court allows media to cover bail application of Karabo Mokoena's alleged killer... +

The initial court order restricting the media from reporting and publishing the bail application of Karabo Mokoena's alleged killer 27-year-old Sandile Mantsoe has been rescinded....

 2017-06-23 15:13 

News24

Cape Town emergency 'Day Zero' drought plans to be announced... +

Operational plans for the unlikely scenario that the City of Cape Town runs out of water will be released within weeks, a city official has said....

 2017-06-23 14:48 

News24

Matrics moved to safe exam venue due to gang violence... +

More than 100 matric pupils have been moved from Lavender Hill High School to Kuils River to write their mid-year exams after violence flared up around them, the Western Cape education department has said....

 2017-06-23 14:45 

SABC

Maimane slams Mthembu on secret ballot comments ... +

DA Leader Mmusi Maimane has slammed ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu over his comments on the proposed motion of No Confidence in the President. ...

 2017-06-23 14:22 

News24

US judge spares dog's life after brutal attack... +

A judge in Arizona spared the life of a pit bull that mauled a 4-year-old boy last month and touched off a polarising Internet debate on mercy, blame and animal violence....

 2017-06-23 14:22 

News24

Postal Service: Dog attacks on carrier halt mail delivery... +

The US Postal Service is halting mail delivery to one block in western Pennsylvania, because a carrier has repeatedly been attacked by a pit bull....

 2017-06-23 14:22 

News24

WATCH: 'Love at first sight' for pit bull, baby springbok... +

A pit bull that is best buddies with a springbok on an Eastern Cape farm proves that the dogs are not as vicious as they are made out to be, according to their owner....

 2017-06-23 14:13 

Business Live

Lynne Brown axes Chwayita Mabude from Eskom board... +

Mabude was also removed from the Acsa board and then reinstated after President Jacob Zumas Cabinet reshuffle...

 2017-06-23 14:13 

Business Live

'Zuma like Putin' as Guptas' smear campaign against journalists continues... +

Surveillance and intimidation of journalists, including Business Days Peter Bruce, smacks of Soviet-style dictatorship...

 2017-06-23 14:13 

Business Live

Aeronautics and space oddities at the Paris Air Show... +

Alongside billion-dollar deals, this years expo features flying robo-taxis, killer drones and a bid to revive Concorde-style supersonic travel...

 2017-06-23 14:13 

Business Live

JSE loses momentum after a positive start... +

A volatile political landscape took the wind out of the local markets sails, but gold and platinum miners held onto their gains...

 2017-06-23 14:00 

SABC

Former N West municipal manager faces civil claims... +

The Public Protector has encouraged the management of the Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality to initiate civil claims in recovering money from Mokgele Mojaki....

 2017-06-23 13:57 

News24

Man tries to hijack police car on N3, gets shot... +

A man has been shot in the head while allegedly trying to hijack a police vehicle in Alberton, Johannesburg....

 2017-06-23 13:56 

News24

KZN ambulance escapes hijack attempt en route to pregnant patient... +

KwaZulu-Natal's health MEC has said he is deeply concerned about the spate of crimes committed against healthcare workers in the course of their work....

 2017-06-23 13:56 

News24

PICS: Durban woman lands her car inside a house... +

A woman who allegedly failed to stop at a T-junction has crashed her car through a boundary wall and smashed through the roof of a house....

 2017-06-23 13:56 

News24

Granny two up on tsotsis... +

Pietermaritzburg octogenarian Winks Kain has no time for criminals, especially those who try to hijack her....

 2017-06-23 13:56 

News24

Bail denied to German man facing multiple child rape charges... +

A German man, denied bail on multiple charges of the rape of minors, has indicated that he might appeal the ruling, the NPA says....

 2017-06-23 13:30 

News24

Hillary's popular vote win would not have been enough... +

Despite her popular vote lead over Donald Trump in the US elections, Hillary Clinton still fell short of claiming an absolute majority, writes Paul Herman....

 2017-06-23 13:30 

News24

Fransman making ice cream while out in the cold... +

As the battle between Marius Fransman and Gwede Mantashe heats up, Paul Herman looks at how the suspended ANC Western Cape leaders politicking has taken on a new flavour....

 2017-06-23 13:30 

News24

Dlamini, Magwaza and what to do about Sassa... +

With ten months left for Sassa to phase out CPS, can we please get the minister and its CEO on the same page for how they are handling this transition, asks Paul Herman....

 2017-06-23 13:27 

Business Report (IOL)

Brown appoints four new Eskom board members... +

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown announced the appointment of four new interim non-executive directors of Eskom....

 2017-06-23 13:11 

Business Live

BUSINESS DAY TV: What the secret ballot ruling means for democracy... +

Lawson Naidoo of the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution says the Constitutional Courts ruling makes it clear MPs duty is to the people...

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