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 2018-01-22 12:06 

Business Live

Bathabile Dlamini says her appointing work streams to administer social grants does not undermine Sassa...

The social development minister answered questions by her lawyer and went through the sequence of events that led to Sassa having to extend its contract with CPS, and the role of the workstreams...

 2018-01-22 12:06 

Business Live

SA still the most unequal society in the world, Oxfam research shows...

The latest inequality report shows that the number of dollar billionaires rose to a record 2,000 in 2017, with a new person making it to the list every second day...

 2018-01-22 12:06 

Business Live

Inquiry into KPMG and Guptas put on hold...

Hearings were due to kick off on Monday, but the investigation, known as the Ntsebeza Inquiry, has hit some major stumbling blocks...

 2018-01-22 12:06 

Business Live

JSE relatively flat as stronger rand weighs on market...

Steinhoff rebounded 8.41% after announcing earlier on Monday that it planned to raise about R7.2bn by selling 29.5-million PSG shares via an accelerated bookbuild...

 2018-01-22 12:06 

Business Live

EDITORS' LUNCHBOX: Helen Zille casts herself as Cape Town's Day Zero hero...

Shaun Abrahams appears to have found a hint of a spine and Emmerson Mnangagwa does not expect be able to prosecute Robert Mugabe for anything...

 2018-01-22 11:51 

News24

WATCH: Man fatally shot in Hillbrow shootout...

A video has emerged on Facebook of an apparent shootout that happened in Johannesburg's CBD recently. *Please note, this video contains violence*...

 2018-01-22 11:43 

News24

Police: House fire kills 7 children in United Arab Emirates...

Police say house fire killed 7 children as they were sleeping in eastern village in United Arab Emirates....

 2018-01-22 11:30 

Business Report (IOL)

What will Donald Trump be telling the WEF?...

European leaders will be out in force at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week to defend multilateralism before US President Donald Trump arrives to deliver his "America First" message....

 2018-01-22 11:14 

News24

EU open to send Zimbabwe vote monitors, wants credible polls...

The European Union says it stands ready to send election monitors to Zimbabwe and hopes that free and fair polls can be held soon....

 2018-01-22 11:10 

Business Report (IOL)

Facebook will tell you what news you can trust...

Online social networking site, Facebook has on Friday announced its plans to prioritise trustworthy news on its News Feed....

 2018-01-22 11:09 

Mail & Guardian

Football: Sanchez, Mkhitaryan on brink of blockbuster swap deal...

United without a Premier League title since 2013 are second in the Premier League and are desperate to close the gap on their fierce rivals....

 2018-01-22 11:06 

Business Live

Another near-perfect giant diamond discovered at Letseng in Lesotho...

Gem Diamonds unearthed a 149-carat, D-colour type IIa diamond, after finding a 910-carat stone, about the size of two golf balls, earlier this month...

 2018-01-22 11:06 

Business Live

Robots are a bigger threat to women than men in the workplace...

Women are more likely than men to be knocked out of their jobs by automation in the next eight years, a study released at the World Economic Forum has found...

 2018-01-22 11:06 

Business Live

PETER BRUCE: Time is running out for Zuma, Son & Co...

'Duduzane is in big trouble. I am reliably told he has already hired a top criminal advocate'...

 2018-01-22 10:56 

Mail & Guardian

New Eskom board will provide 'comfort' to markets - spokesperson...

There is a possibility that the World Bank could issue a default letter for its $3.75-billion (R45-billion) loan to the power utility....

 2018-01-22 10:51 

Business Report (IOL)

Eskom approaches banks to borrow R20bn...

Eskom will ask local banks to reopen lending facilities that were suspended last year, its spokesman said on Monday....

 2018-01-22 10:35 

Mail & Guardian

DRC: Protesters killed in anti-Kabila protests...

The Catholic church had called for rallies around the country despite a government ban on all demonstrations since September 2016...

 2018-01-22 10:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Will Africa finally be moving into a position of strong growth?...

Sabine Dall'Omo, the chief executive of Siemens Southern Africa writes about what could be achieved if lack of access to power was no longer an issue....

 2018-01-22 10:29 

Business Report (IOL)

SPOTLIGHT: Eskom's new chairman, Jabu Mabuza...

We take a look at Eskom's newly appointed chairman, Jabu Mabuza and some of his many business interests....

 2018-01-22 10:27 

Business Report (IOL)

Twitter reacts to Zethembe Khoza resignation...

Eskom chairperson Zethemba Khoza has handed in his resignation, South Africans took to Twitter immediately after the announcement was made....

 2018-01-22 10:17 

News24

Philippine volcano explodes, authorities raise alert level...

Officials say the Philippines' most active volcano has exploded thunderously and authorities warn a hazardous eruption is possible within days....

 2018-01-22 10:15 

News24

Twitter reacts to SABC anchor's slip of the tongue...

Twitter users were in stitches after SABC anchor Peter Ndoro mistakenly declared politician Mangosuthu Buthelezi as dead moments before interviewing him....

 2018-01-22 10:07 

Mail & Guardian

Macron hosts 140 CEOs in pre-Davos charm offensive...

A former investment banker, Macron has vowed to shake the French economy out of its torpor....

 2018-01-22 10:06 

Business Live

Clicks' group sales slow but CEO David Kneale pleased with '3 for 2' promotion...

Its flagship Clicks chain increased sales 14.2%, with the brand showing 'resilience in the current tight consumer spending environment'...

 2018-01-22 10:06 

Business Live

Bonds firms to 10-month high as market eyes Jacob Zuma's exit...

Political power in SA seems to be slowly leaning towards the reformist camp, which gives investors hope that a potential downgrade by Moody's might be avoided...

 2018-01-22 10:06 

Business Live

Bathabile Dlamini to give evidence in Zulu in grants saga inquiry...

Judge says it's unusual for someone with such a good command of English to want an interpreter, but allows the reque...

 2018-01-22 10:05 

News24

George Weah: from football icon to Liberia president...

George Weah emerged from Liberia's slums to become a superstar footballer in the 1990s, and has spent the last 13 years building political credibility to match his status as a sporting icon....

 2018-01-22 10:05 

Mail & Guardian

Bad rap: Chinese fans fear crackdown on hip hop...

China's emerging hip hop subculture seemed destined to run afoul of the Communist Party, which has dramatically tightened its grip on free expression...

 2018-01-22 10:01 

Business Report (IOL)

BASA welcomes the new Eskom's board...

The Banking Association of South Africa notes Ramaphosa's move towards Eskom and hopes it will contribute towards economic growth rebuilding....

 2018-01-22 10:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Raging Bull Investment Summit raises hopes...

Empowerdex head of research and advisory hopes the event will serve its purpose and not become another talk shop....

 2018-01-22 09:44 

News24

Rubber bullets fly at Kagiso protest...

Protesters who gathered at the Kagiso police station near Krugersdorp have been shot at with rubber bullets as they protested against crime, drugs and human trafficking in the area....

 2018-01-22 09:41 

News24

Kabul hotel attack toll at least 22: Officials...

At least 22 people are now known to have died when Taliban militants slaughtered guests at a luxury Kabul hotel, Afghan officials say....

 2018-01-22 09:30 

Business Report (IOL)

PPC fixes liquidity flowing from DRC...

PPC, the listed cement and lime producer, improved its liquidity position by rescheduling the debt related to its new cement factory....

 2018-01-22 09:24 

Mail & Guardian

Exiled Maldives leader accuses China of 'land grab'...

The 50-year-old former president said the increased Chinese presence could threaten the Muslim-majority nation of 340 000...

 2018-01-22 09:20 

News24

Taking a cue from Mugabe, Zuma holds the ANC to ransom...

Why is it that Zuma is able to negotiate his exit if he's so unpopular in the country? The answer is simple: He understands the game very well, despite the reality that he has to get going very soon, writes Ralph Mathekga ....

 2018-01-22 09:14 

Mail & Guardian

LIVESTREAM: Qedani Mahlangu at the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearings...

Former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu makes her highly-anticipated appearance at the Life Esidimeni Arbitration hearings....

 2018-01-22 09:10 

Business Report (IOL)

Brand-building tips for Ramaphosa in Davos...

South Africa has become a hard sell, but Cyril Ramaphosa can change that and has already started with some bold moves....

 2018-01-22 09:06 

Business Live

Steinhoff eyes R7.2bn with sale of PSG shares...

The retail group at the centre of an accounting scandal says it will not sell the shares if it cannot achieve a reasonable price for them...

 2018-01-22 09:06 

Business Live

Bonds gain as investors cheer political developments...

Sasfin Wealth's Ashley Dickinson says there are still some headwinds to face in terms of Eskom but the leadership appears intent on 'steadying the ship and charting a new course'...

 2018-01-22 09:06 

Business Live

THE FT COLUMN: Big Tech in Davos: Why Fangs need to hit the reset button...

Rather than an honest attempt to fix well-flagged problems, what we are seeing is a classic corporate PR playbook of deflection and delay, writes Rana Faroohar...

 2018-01-22 09:05 

Mail & Guardian

Tunisians are back on the streets seven years after the Jasmine Revolution...

A struggling economy has forced the country to seek a USD$2.9 billion loan from the IMF, on condition that Tunisia lowered public expenditure...

 2018-01-22 09:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Davos a reality check for Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa...

The World Economic Forum will welcome Emmerson Mnangagwa - who has been on a crusade to reassure and draw international capital back into the country....

 2018-01-22 08:57 

News24

7 die at Ethiopia's Epiphany in clashes with security forces...

An Ethiopian police official in the restive Amhara region in the north has confirmed that seven people were killed when people celebrating the Epiphany holiday clashed with security forces....

 2018-01-22 08:57 

News24

Zim white farmer 'seeks Mnangagwa govt assistance to get back farm' report...

A Zimbabwean white farmer Richard Seager is reportedly seeking President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government to assist him get back his 609 hectare farm that was seized from him in 2007 by an indigenous farmer....

 2018-01-22 08:54 

News24

Tribalism continues to detract from progress and unity...

As we traverse the never-ending corridors of politics, cultural identities and ethnic differences this year, can we please leave the 100% Zulu or 100% Motswana or 100% MuVenda stickers at home this year?...

 2018-01-22 08:53 

News24

'Crucifixion' of Patricia de Lille...

Politically "crucifying" Patricia de Lille is a way of diverting public attention from the real issues at hand....

 2018-01-22 08:50 

News24

Festive season road death toll decreases 11% to 1 527...

The road death toll over the 2017/2018 festive season has decreased to 1 527, an 11% drop from the previous year....

 2018-01-22 08:45 

News24

Ohio man accused of plotting US attacks to be sentenced...

An Ohio man who admitted he plotted to kill military members in the US after receiving training in Syria is again set to be sentenced after a short delay....

 2018-01-22 08:36 

News24

LIVE: Protesters close Mogale City over crime...

Roads in Mogale City on the West Rand have been barricaded with burning tyres and rocks as part of a community-led shutdown over crime in the area....

 2018-01-22 08:32 

News24

Zuma clearly not calling the shots anymore...

The way things are happening now, it is without a doubt that newly elected ANC president, Cyril Ramaphosa means business....

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