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 2016-12-07 14:17 

News24

Man accused of killing Cape Town lesbian may have faced previous criminal charges... +

The man accused of murdering a lesbian from Khayelitsha may have been previously charged with other crimes, it has emerged in a Cape Town court....

 2016-12-07 14:01 

Business Live

Surprise banking strength wrongfoots cautious South African money managers... +

Had they noticed that banking stocks were turning out more resilient than expected, overly defensive money managers would have done better, says a strategist...

 2016-12-07 14:01 

Business Live

Italy's prime minister stalls resignation to give MPs a chance to approve budget... +

With Italian politicians voting on the budget and trying to put together a new government, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi agreed to put off his resignation until Friday...

 2016-12-07 14:01 

Business Live

Steinhoff plans to double clothing stores in Eastern Europe in next five years... +

CE Markus Jooste says the furniture company wants to increase its number of stores to 2,000, extending its reach in one of its fastest-growing regions...

 2016-12-07 14:01 

Business Live

Blitzboks are a tonic for SA after the Springboks' dire season, Joel Stransky says... +

The former World Cup winning flyhalf says fans are tired of watching the Springboks lose: They want to be upbeat to be inspired and to support a winning team...

 2016-12-07 13:51 

News24

McBride issue has not been abused - Nhleko... +

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko on Tuesday denied claims that his bid to have Parliament launch an inquiry into Ipid head Robert McBride was an abuse of process....

 2016-12-07 13:51 

News24

Police minister defends Phahlane's R10m house... +

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has rejected suggestions that acting police commissioner General Khomotso Phahlane resorted to illegal means to afford an R8m house....

 2016-12-07 13:38 

Mail & Guardian

SABC walkout 'disgusting' Jackson Mthembu... +

The ANC chief whip blasted the broadcaster's chairperson for the 'utter disrespect he continues to demonstrate against Parliament'....

 2016-12-07 13:25 

News24

Time: Obama person of the year, again... +

Time magazine has named the recently re-elected US President Barack Obama as its person of the year for 2012 - the second time it has accorded him this honour....

 2016-12-07 13:25 

News24

Time names Merkel as its 'person' of 2015... +

Time magazine has named German Chancellor Angela Merkel as its ...

 2016-12-07 13:25 

News24

Trump's leadership traits are bad news for democrats in Africa... +

Besides worries that Donald Trump might not make Africa a priority of his presidency, his temperament and views bode ill for democracy on the continent, writes John J Stremlau. ...

 2016-12-07 13:03 

Mail & Guardian

Time Magazine names Donald Trump person of the year... +

The United States president-elect says the accolade means a lot to him....

 2016-12-07 13:00 

Business Live

Buoyant rand takes the shine off golds and rand-hedge industrials... +

The JSE lost some of the gains it made earlier in the day as rand strength weighed on golds and rand-hedge industrials...

 2016-12-07 13:00 

Business Live

Puratos to buy half of Bidcorp Bakery Solutions... +

Belgian confectionery group says the acquisition of the food group unbundled from Bidvest will help it to develop the booming African market...

 2016-12-07 13:00 

Business Live

SA bulk exports rise 9.5% in November... +

Transnet National Ports Authority data show that export volumes climbed to 16.21-million tonnes, the third-highest monthly total...

 2016-12-07 13:00 

Business Live

Indonesian rescuers use bare hands to search for quake survivors... +

The death toll is mounting and hospitals in Aceh are straining to cope with the influx of people injured in the powerful earthquake...

 2016-12-07 12:30 

Mail & Guardian

WATCH LIVE: Cyril Ramaphosa fields questions in Parliament... +

The deputy president responds to questions on the minimum wage and the relationship between the legislature and executive in the National Assembly....

 2016-12-07 12:07 

News24

Former North West mayor dies in accident... +

A car accident has claimed the life of Kaone Lobelo, a former mayor of two districts in the North West, the premier has announced....

 2016-12-07 12:07 

News24

Phahlane a no-show at IPID offices... +

Acting police commissioner Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane has not arrived at IPIDs offices as planned to give a warning statement....

 2016-12-07 11:59 

Business Live

EDITOR'S LUNCHBOX: Zuma still not on the skids, but Hlaudi flounces out... +

The SABCs Haludi Motsoeneng and friends flounce out of Parliament, but Steven Friedman does not think President Jacob Zuma is on his way out...

 2016-12-07 11:59 

Business Live

Cameron van der Burgh fails to make 100m final, admitting poor preparation... +

Van der Burgh was the silver medallist in the mens 100m breaststrone at the Rio Games, and missed out on the Canada final by two hundredths of a second...

 2016-12-07 11:59 

Business Live

Nothing sucks like this creepy assassin of the sleepy Northern Cape... +

The league of nasties has been swelled by the discovery of a flying assassin that stabs victims in mid-air along the Gariep River, dissolves them and sucks them up...

 2016-12-07 11:59 

Business Live

Website and race body in bitter clash on submission against sugar tax... +

The Institute of Race Relations has crossed swords with a website that reported Coca-Cola had partly funded its submission arguing against sugar tax...

 2016-12-07 11:59 

Mail & Guardian

WATCH LIVE: SABC board chairperson, Prof Mbulaheni Maguvhe addresses the media... +

SABC board chairperson, Prof Mbulaheni Maguvhe addresses the media...

 2016-12-07 11:58 

Business Live

Euro bourses follow Asia upwards, helped by talk of Italian bank rescue... +

Talk of a state rescue for teetering Monte de Paschi bank and expectations of eurozones bond-buying stimulus continuing helped push the continents bourses higher...

 2016-12-07 11:58 

Business Live

#IfMalemaWasPresident - The top nine tweets... +

Twitter users have been in a frenzy with speculation over what would be the outcome if EFF leader Julius Malema were to become president of the country. The hashtag #IfMalemaWasPresident has been topping the trends list for hours with people inundating th...

 2016-12-07 11:41 

News24

SABC refuses to hand over documents to Parliament inquiry... +

The SABC has refused to hand over ten of 15 requested documents to Parliament's ad hoc committee looking into the fitness of its board, MPs have heard....

 2016-12-07 11:41 

News24

Police must wear bulletproof vests - Gauteng MEC... +

Police officers have been urged to wear bulletproof vests in the midst of cop killings in Gauteng, Community Safety MEC Sizakele NkosiMalobane says....

 2016-12-07 11:41 

News24

Stop senseless cop killings - Cabinet... +

Cabinet has called on members of the public to help police track down cop killers, saying officials are working around the clock to ensure that the perpetrators of these killings are arrested....

 2016-12-07 11:41 

News24

Everlate was taken too soon Mashaba... +

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has sent his condolences to the family of the three-year-old girl who was swept away in flash floods in Alexandra.....

 2016-12-07 11:40 

News24

Body arrives at funeral of 3-year-old Everlate Chauke... +

Everlate Chauke slipped from her father's hands during the heavy rains in Johannesburg in November. Watch as community members gathered in support of the Chauke family as their daughter was laid rest on Wednesday....

 2016-12-07 11:15 

News24

SABC members walk out of Parliament inquiry... +

Parliament's inquiry into the SABC board will continue its work, despite members of the broadcaster walking out of the inquiry in protest....

 2016-12-07 11:15 

News24

Boy may lose hand after bullet explodes in it at school... +

A 13-year-old pupil at Odensia Primary School in Odendaalsrus is in a very serious condition at the Pelonomi Hospital in Bloemfontein after a heavy calibre bullet exploded in his hand at school....

 2016-12-07 11:15 

News24

6-year-old wounded by stray bullet during Centurion mall robbery... +

A six-year-old boy was left in a serious condition after he was hit by a stray bullet during a robbery at a shopping centre in Centurion, police said....

 2016-12-07 11:15 

News24

#Righttodie: assisted dying will save lives... +

Everyone should be entitled to an assisted death. A law that makes criminals out of people helping another person to end their suffering is not a good law, writes Sean Davison....

 2016-12-07 11:15 

News24

Child survives stray bullet... +

A 10-year-old girl from Lavender Hill is lucky to be alive after she was hit by a stray bullet in her left leg during a drive-by shooting at Ashley Crescent on Friday 9 September....

 2016-12-07 11:14 

News24

WATCH: Scenes from PE blaze that destroyed one home... +

A raging fire that destroyed one home and threatened to cross over into the residential area of Lorraine was brought under control by firefighters and volunteers on Tuesday evening. Watch some of the overnight visuals of the blaze. ...

 2016-12-07 11:14 

News24

56% of Grade 4 children in SA cannot read - expert... +

Education researcher Dr. Nic Spaull talks us through some of the worrying findings from the latest Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). Watch. ...

 2016-12-07 10:58 

Business Live

Airbnb takes a softly-softly approach in China where Uber rushed in and crashed... +

Uber rushed into China and retreated, licking its wounds, but Airbnb is taking its time, building relationships with industry leaders and government officials...

 2016-12-07 10:58 

Business Live

Financial Intelligence Centre bill came under close legal scrutiny, says Treasury... +

The objections about warrantless searches raised by President Jacob Zuma were not raised by Cabinet or during the period for public comment, says Treasurys Ismail Momoniat...

 2016-12-07 10:58 

Business Live

Europol probes ignored shipwreck in which 500 migrants drowned... +

It took journalists to prod EU officials to investigate why there was no shipwreck inquiry after people smugglers beat hundreds of migrants back into the sea to drown...

 2016-12-07 10:58 

Business Live

Rewards group welcomes President Zuma's pay freeze for top office bearers... +

Big business should follow President Jacob Zumas decision to freeze pay levels for top public office bearers, says the South African Reward Association...

 2016-12-07 10:58 

Business Live

State doctors to formally object to the government's new overtime policy... +

The SA Medical Association says the proposed changes require doctors to work without proper pay and will result in many choosing not to work overtime...

 2016-12-07 10:58 

Business Live

PETER BRUCE: A chance for Carrim to redeem himself... +

The delay in signing the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act into law will affect us all, not only banks, writes Peter Bruce...

 2016-12-07 10:58 

Business Live

Compensation Fund improving in leaps and bounds... +

The fund has faced an avalanche of complaints and legal action over tardy resolution of claims, but figures presented to MPs suggest its overhaul is bearing fruit...

 2016-12-07 10:58 

Business Live

Bonds firmer as rand surges to best level in more than a month... +

With the rand powering upwards and expectations of lower inflation and reluctance to raise interest rates, SAs bonds market was firmer at midday...

 2016-12-07 10:53 

SABC

Beyonce leads Grammy nominations as pop, R&B dominates top fields... +

Beyonce got a leading nine Grammy nominations on Tuesday, followed by Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West with eight nods each....

 2016-12-07 10:41 

SABC

Trump lays out non-interventionist US military policy... +

President-elect Donald Trump laid out a US military policy on Tuesday that would avoid interventions in foreign conflicts and instead focus heavily on defeating the Islamic State militancy. ...

 2016-12-07 10:39 

SABC

SA women soccer teams battle for 2016 Sasol League title... +

Banyana Banyana players attended the 2016 Sasol League National Championships which kicked off in earnest on Tuesday at the DAlmeida Stadium in Mosselbaai, Western Cape....

 2016-12-07 10:31 

SABC

Man in court over alleged homophobic murder ... +

A suspect is to appear in court on charges of abduction and murder of a woman from Driftsands near Khayelitsha said to be a lesbian....

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