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 2017-04-24 16:39 

Business Live

Home affairs pushes ahead with plan to 'strategically manage' migration... +

Minister Malusi Gigaba says a new policy framework is a shift towards a more Afro-centric immigration regime to leverage the development potential of migration...

 2017-04-24 16:39 

Business Live

Tony Yengeni guilty of driving drunk... +

Yengeni was arrested in 2013 for driving his Maserati GranCabrio while under the influence of alcohol in Green Point...

 2017-04-24 16:39 

Business Live

Hawks chief Ntlemeza's appointment set aside... +

The High Court in Pretoria has ruled that the appointment of Berning Ntlemeza as head of Hawks is invalid. Ntlemeza was appointed head of Hawks in December 2014 by Police Minister Nathi Nhleko. Freedom Under Law and the Helen Suzman Foundation brought the...

 2017-04-24 16:39 

Business Live

Top officials resign in Afghanistan after Taliban kills more than 140 soldiers... +

More than 150 Afghan soldiers were also wounded in the assault when 10 Taliban militants, including suicide bombers, stormed an army base in the north...

 2017-04-24 16:39 

Business Live

JSE bounces back as markets warm to likely pro-EU French president... +

Local market sentiment is improving after Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba reiterated his predecessors commitment to fiscal prudence...

 2017-04-24 16:39 

Business Live

Ndungane glad court will be watching Dlamini and Sassa 'like hawks'... +

The ANC has called for harsh action against those responsible for the social grants fiasco...

 2017-04-24 16:38 

Business Live

POLITICS LIVE: Constitutional Court is seriously annoyed with Bathabile Dlamini... +

'The executive arm of government admits that it is not able to fulfill its constitutional and statutory obligations to provide for the social assistance of its people'...

 2017-04-24 16:38 

Business Live

Bathabile Dlamini eats humble pie after Constitutional Court ruling... +

'I have a close friend a young man who always listens when I speak, and he will phone me if I say something wrong'...

 2017-04-24 16:19 

News24

Former top cop could not afford his lifestyle - financial investigator... +

A lifestyle audit of former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer revealed that he was living beyond his means, a Hawks financial investigator has testified....

 2017-04-24 15:59 

News24

Live chicken thrown in air, forced to smoke at Stellenbosch res party... +

The feathers of animal anti-cruelty activists have been ruffled after a video emerged of a live chicken being thrown into the air and made to smoke a cigarette at a Stellenbosch University residence party....

 2017-04-24 15:57 

News24

Severe blow to Animal Anti-Cruelty after vehicle crash... +

THE Animal Anti-Cruelty League (AACL) in Port Elizabeths service delivery has been dealt a severe blow when its only working vehicle was written off last Wednesday in a crash in Stanford Road, Korsten....

 2017-04-24 15:55 

News24

Dog impaled on fence due to fireworks - photo sparks Facebook outcry... +

A photograph of a dog impaled on a fence has gone viral on Facebook after the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in Barberton posted the graphic image to show the effects fireworks can have on animals. ...

 2017-04-24 15:38 

Business Live

Flags at half-mast as SA mourns Ahmed Kathrada... +

Kathrada will be buried on Wednesday, and will be given a special official memorial service...

 2017-04-24 15:38 

Business Live

Court turns down Zuma's bid to join Gupta-Gordhan-banks case... +

Matthew Chaskalson is representing President Jacob Zuma, who applied on Monday to be an interested party in the matter...

 2017-04-24 15:38 

Business Live

Let's wait and see, says Gordhan of talk that the axe is about to fall... +

'There are many in government who want to do the right thing and make sure we keep our economy on track'...

 2017-04-24 15:38 

Business Live

Tributes pour in for struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada... +

Nelson Mandela Foundation says it is deeply saddened about the death of a dear friend, Mmusi Maimane hails Uncle Kathy for his unwavering commitment to justice...

 2017-04-24 15:38 

Business Live

Distressed debts hit Goldman Sachs... +

Traders got burned by a constellation of souring debts tied to a coal-mining giant and struggling mall retailers, as well as wagers linked to the US dollar...

 2017-04-24 15:38 

Business Live

Bonds firm as French political developments favour the rand... +

The low volatility period and a weaker dollar supports emerging markets, with the rand benefiting greatly, RMB analyst Gordon Kerr says...

 2017-04-24 15:38 

Business Live

Jacob Zuma said to have told SACP that he will fire Pravin Gordhan... +

The president is reported to have told senior leaders of the South African Communist Party that he plans to dismiss the finance minister...

 2017-04-24 15:38 

Business Live

Eskom set to sell 200MW of electricity to the DRC... +

This would help to boost the Democratic Republic of Congos copper output by as much as 200,000 tonnes, its energy commission says...

 2017-04-24 15:27 

News24

Fact check exposes Trump for taking credit, assigning blame... +

A Fact Check finds no support for US President Donald Trump's criticism of the Obama administration's policies and their impact on the street gang MS-13....

 2017-04-24 15:27 

News24

Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles... +

President Donald Trump heads into one of his most challenging weeks as he juggles a renewed health care push and a looming budget deadline, and readies for a potential showdown with Democrats over paying for a border wall....

 2017-04-24 15:27 

News24

AS IT HAPPENED: SMSes between Panayiotou and Siyoni scrutinised in trial... +

As the trial of Christopher Panayiotou and his co-accused resumed, SMSes between Panayiotou and alleged middleman Luthando Siyoni have been closely scrutinised in court. ...

 2017-04-24 15:27 

News24

Trump at 100 days: 'It's a different kind of presidency'... +

For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions....

 2017-04-24 15:05 

Mail & Guardian

One Man, One City, Three Evictions: The Human Cost of Rio's Growth... +

A new short film follows the story of Altair Guimares evicted three times over three decades, most recently in the run-up to the Olympics....

 2017-04-24 15:01 

News24

Ntlemeza will be arrested if he doesn't bring car back immediately - Mbalula... +

A warrant of arrest will be issued against former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza if he does not return a state vehicle which he took when he reported for duty, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says....

 2017-04-24 14:38 

Business Live

Former Buffalo City top brass appear in court after fraud claims... +

Former mayor Zukiswa Ncitha and the head of executive support services, Ncumisa Sidukwana, are implicated in a 2015 fraud case opened by the city manager at the time...

 2017-04-24 14:38 

Business Live

LPG market told to institute steps to boost competition... +

In a report, the Competition Commission says the concentration of liquefied petroleum gas wholesalers fosters an environment conducive for co-ordination...

 2017-04-24 14:38 

Mail & Guardian

Lonwabo Tsotsobe charged with breaching CSA's anti-corruption code... +

The charges against Tsotsobe follow a lengthy investigation which started around October 2015 by CSAs anti-corruption unit....

 2017-04-24 14:35 

News24

Hlaudi praised as the 'rose that grew from the concrete'... +

Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng says he might consider a career in politics should he be sacked from the broadcaster following his upcoming disciplinary hearing....

 2017-04-24 14:27 

Mail & Guardian

Tsepo Tshola Pays tribute to Sankomota at Birchwood Jazz Evening... +

Join the next Birchwood Ekurhuleni Comes Alive Jazz Evening on Friday, May 5...

 2017-04-24 14:09 

News24

DEVELOPING: Mbalula to visit Hawks headquarters... +

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula is visiting the Hawks headquarters in Pretoria after former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza reported for duty, despite being replaced by Lieutenant-General Yolisa Matakata....

 2017-04-24 14:09 

News24

'Laughing axe-attacker slowly came for me' - Van Breda's version of events... +

An intruder dressed in dark clothes, gloves and a balaclava hacked his parents and brother to death and nearly killed his sister two years ago, triple murder accused Henri van Breda told the Western Cape High Court....

 2017-04-24 13:43 

News24

Former police commissioner admits to 'legit' payments from businessman best friend... +

Former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer has said there was nothing illegal about the payments he received from businessman Salim Dawjee....

 2017-04-24 13:43 

News24

Pitbull owner faces charges after mauled man left critical... +

Police have opened a case against the owner of two pitbulls who mauled and seriously injured a man in Meyerton, Gauteng, the NSPCA says....

 2017-04-24 13:43 

News24

Pitbulls shot dead after they maul 3-year-old to death... +

Two pitbulls have been shot dead after they mauled a 3-year-old boy to death in Umlazi, police say....

 2017-04-24 13:36 

Business Live

Iron ore prices expected to fall sink back below $50... +

Westpac says iron ore is destined to retreat in 2018 as supplies continue to rise...

 2017-04-24 13:36 

Business Live

Mkongi accuses DA of ordering 'palace upgrade' of Muizenberg station... +

Department of Public Works indicates the police called for the upgrades but the police minister insists the DA is behind it...

 2017-04-24 13:36 

Business Live

JAB puts Jimmy Choo and Bally up for sale to focus on coffee... +

This signals the end of a nearly decade-long involvement in high-end shoemaking that started when JABs Labelux unit bought Bally in 2008...

 2017-04-24 13:22 

Mail & Guardian

What was Thabo Mbeki and Essop Pahad's role in the rise of the Guptas?... +

The former minister in the presidency says he was formally introduced to a young Atul Gupta during a visit to India with the former president in 1996....

 2017-04-24 13:20 

SABC

Team works to identify Bronkhorstspruit crash victims... +

The multi-disciplinary committee in the accident that killed 20 people near Bronkhorstspruit say it will take at least a week to conclude DNA testing to identify the bodies. ...

 2017-04-24 13:17 

News24

AS IT HAPPENED: Ntlemeza 'basically showed us the middle finger' - Mbalula... +

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has said that former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza basically showed his superiors the middle finger when he reported for duty this morning, and he will respond if Ntlemeza wants to come at him personally....

 2017-04-24 13:09 

SABC

ANC to push forward with a social media policy... +

The African National Congress is seeking to establish a social media policy for its members. ...

 2017-04-24 12:53 

Mail & Guardian

Mbalula: Ntlemeza will be arrested if he doesn't bring car back immediately ... +

Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza showed up to work this morning, much to the chagrin of the police minister....

 2017-04-24 12:36 

Business Live

LETTER: Leaks and inconclusive reports obliterate reputational fair play... +

In the current juncture, corporate reputations have assumed unprecedented ascendancy against other assets, which were previously supremely priced...

 2017-04-24 12:35 

Business Live

Numsa to stick with plan to form a workers party... +

Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim says the working class is about to be squeezed in the ruling partys internal battle, which is between two centres of capital...

 2017-04-24 12:35 

Business Live

Shack dwellers association is not buying ANC's land talk... +

Abahlali baseMjondolo says those who live on the fringe of everything in SA remain trapped in poverty unemployment and abuse...

 2017-04-24 12:35 

Business Live

Credit rating downgrade is 'bad news' for SA, Ebrahim Patel says... +

The economic development minister says domestic savings will have to increase so SA can finance more of its growth efforts from its internal resources...

 2017-04-24 12:35 

Business Live

Market data: April 21 2017... +

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices...

 2017-04-24 12:35 

Business Live

Fikile Mbalula calls for warrant of arrest for Berning Ntlemeza... +

Police minister says the former Hawks boss is in possession of state property and roaming the streets of Pretoria in the Hawks vehicle...

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