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 2018-01-18 17:25 

Business Live

Emirates hands A380 jumbo a lifeline with $16bn order...

The deal, which saves the world's biggest passenger jet from death row, sends Airbus shares up to a record...

 2018-01-18 17:25 

Business Live

SA's Lesetja Kganyago to head IMF steering committee...

SA's Reserve Bank governor will take on a three-year post as the head of the International Monetary and Finance Committee, and is the second African to hold the position...

 2018-01-18 17:10 

News24

Blood sample of motorist in cyclists' death case taken too late - court hears...

A blood sample, which would have determined whether or not motorist Omesh Ramnarain was drunk when he crashed into two cyclists, killing both, was only taken after the legal two hour "window period", it has emerged....

 2018-01-18 16:59 

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Cops and corruption claims: Police 'tensions' emerge in Modack extortion case...

The names of several senior Western Cape police officers have cropped up during the bail application of suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack, further highlighting rifts within the police which were previously exposed....

 2018-01-18 16:58 

News24

Bail hearing postponed for KZN farmer, who allegedly shot and killed mourner...

The KwaZulu-Natal farmer, who allegedly shot and killed a mourner at a funeral on his farm in Cramond, will only find out next week whether he will be released on bail....

 2018-01-18 16:54 

Mail & Guardian

SARB stalls cuts in rates...

"The challenge for government will be to find ways to finance the deficit in a growth-positive manner"...

 2018-01-18 16:52 

News24

Security company owed millions by human settlements barricades office...

Department of Human Settlements employees in the Johannesburg office have been held "hostage" by a security company employed by the department to provide protection in cases of land and property invasions....

 2018-01-18 16:47 

News24

Pay back the money - EFF slams Dlamini's paid SABC interview...

The Economic Freedom Fighters has condemned the Department of Social Development for paying a reported R500 000 to the SABC to hold an interview with Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini....

 2018-01-18 16:42 

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Prosecutors urged to act in apartheid-era death of Ahmed Timol...

The family of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol, who was tortured and killed by police in 1971, is pushing state prosecutors to act against three former police officers linked to the murder....

 2018-01-18 16:42 

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Senegal to revamp logging laws after massacre linked to timber trade...

President Macky Sall has suspended all authorisations for logging and ordered an overhaul of Senegal's forestry laws after a massacre connected to the illegal trade in timber....

 2018-01-18 16:42 

News24

Egyptian president sacks intel chief, appoints replacement...

Egypt's president has fired the country's chief spy and assigned a confidante and head of his office to run the General Intelligence Directorate Agency temporarily....

 2018-01-18 16:42 

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28 aid workers killed in South Sudan last year, a new high...

The United Nations says violence against aid workers in South Sudan reached a new high in 2017, with 28 killed....

 2018-01-18 16:41 

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Suit: Gay couple gets 'hateful' flyers, not wedding programmes...

A gay couple says in a federal lawsuit that a printing company sent them pamphlets with messages about temptation and sin instead of the custom wedding programmes they ordered for their special day....

 2018-01-18 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

African infrastructure is lagging behind...

Africa's infrastructure requirements are estimated to be between R1.6 trillion, far higher than the previous estimation of $93bn a year....

 2018-01-18 16:24 

Business Live

Cape Town's busiest train will not run on Friday and possibly the weekend...

There is extensive damage to the tracks of the central line between the city centre and Mitchells Plan and Khayelitsha and other infrastructure problems...

 2018-01-18 16:24 

Business Live

S&P warns of 'clear danger' that Eskom could default on its debt...

Malusi Gigaba says the state of Eskom 'keeps him awake at night' while Goldman Sachs says it is the biggest single risk to SA's economy...

 2018-01-18 16:24 

Business Live

Steinhoff likely to pay interest on debt for the near term and refinance SA borrowings...

The embattled retailer is looking for about $245m from local lenders, a sign that it is making progress on how to continue operations...

 2018-01-18 16:18 

News24

#News24 ICYMI: Public Protector says state capture probe hindered by poor funding; 'Boere' voice note goes viral; and London zoo honours Meghan Markle...

Tighter water restrictions are set for Capetonians, see how smart South African scam artists are, and Zimbabwe's central bank chief criticises the country's top hotels and safaris....

 2018-01-18 16:15 

Mail & Guardian

Zuma to fight 'two presidents' attempt on NPA head...

President Jacob Zuma will oppose efforts to confirm a high court order that would remove National Prosecuting Authority head Shaun Abrahams....

 2018-01-18 16:10 

News24

Eight injured, vehicles damaged as KZN building collapses...

A building which collapsed on Harding Street in the Estcourt CBD, KZN midlands, has left eight people injured....

 2018-01-18 16:08 

Mail & Guardian

What's in the M&G tomorrow...

The top stories to look out for in Friday's newspaper....

 2018-01-18 16:00 

News24

WATCH: Another 15 arrested in Horskool Overvaal protest...

Fifteen people have been arrested outside Horskool Overvaal for public violence and Contravention of the Explosives Act....

 2018-01-18 15:44 

News24

Leave Zuma to Ramaphosa - Magashule...

The ANC has again dismissed reports that President Jacob Zuma's fate will be discussed at the party's two-day national executive committee meeting, currently underway in Irene....

 2018-01-18 15:38 

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'Massive' infrastructure spending needed in Africa, says report...

Economic growth in Africa picked up steam last year and is set to accelerate strongly in 2018, but "massive investments" are needed in infrastructure, the African Development Bank (ADB) has said....

 2018-01-18 15:38 

News24

Zambia says new cases dropping in deadly cholera outbreak...

Zambia has struggled to contain one of its deadliest cholera outbreaks in years, sending soldiers into a slum last week to keep order, collaborating with the World Health Organisation on a vaccination program and even declaring a week of prayer....

 2018-01-18 15:36 

Mail & Guardian

Mkhwebane sets terms of reference of state capture commission...

This comes after she allegedly called for a wider scope into state capture....

 2018-01-18 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Bitcoin soars after dip under R120 000 in white-knuckle ride...

Bitcoin plunged below $10,000 (R 122407.50) for the first time in six weeks before staging a rally to trade virtually unchanged....

 2018-01-18 15:25 

Business Live

Jacob Zuma's future as president is not on the NEC agenda, Ace Magashule says...

Magashule says the NEC will discuss the resolutions taken at the December ANC conference and the implementation of those policies...

 2018-01-18 15:25 

Business Live

A president that waits in line for a KFC burger is not someone Angolans are used to — but they like it...

Since taking office in October, Joao Lourenco has fired former president Dos Santos's billionaire daughter, Isabel, as chair of the state oil firm, and son Jose Filomeno as head of Angola's $5bn sovereign wealth fund...

 2018-01-18 15:24 

Business Live

Lonmin warns of debt-covenant levels being breached due to impairment...

Sibanye-Stillwater has launched a takeover bid for Lonmin, with financiers waiving compliance with the covenant, which stipulates the tangible net worth of the company may not fall below $1.1bn...

 2018-01-18 15:24 

Business Live

Rand firms after Reserve Bank keeps rates unchanged...

However, Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has warned of possible renewed rand weakness...

 2018-01-18 15:24 

Business Live

Gauteng shows strongest first-time home buyer rates, due to affordability...

First-time buyers get more value in the province — with Cape Town getting the least — and are younger than in other provinces, according to the FNB Estate Agent 2017 surveys...

 2018-01-18 15:24 

Business Live

Cape Town cans proposed water tariff after tens of thousands of comments against it...

Mayor Patricia de Lille said the massive outcry by Capetonians against the drought levy had been a 'tough lesson for the city'...

 2018-01-18 15:23 

News24

PICS: Huge storms hit northern Europe, leave three dead...

Violent gales battered northern Europe and beyond, snapping air and train links and leaving three people dead, all killed by falling trees....

 2018-01-18 15:21 

News24

Police suspect foul play in death of retired top cop...

Police have opened a murder docket after Crime Intelligence Major General Hendrick Mogoerane was found dead in a vehicle in Kempton Park....

 2018-01-18 15:10 

Mail & Guardian

Zuma's exit won't be swift or dignified...

Unlike Thabo Mbeki, the president has too much at stake to step down without a monumental fight....

 2018-01-18 15:05 

News24

Grandparents shocked by reports of 13 starved grandchildren...

The grandparents of 13 starved and tortured children say their son's family looked happy and healthy when they last visited California six years ago....

 2018-01-18 14:59 

News24

We don't have money to properly investigate all state capture allegations - Public Protector...

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says her office does not have enough money to properly investigate state capture....

 2018-01-18 14:59 

Mail & Guardian

KZN amakhosi enraged over ANC land reform bid...

A parliamentary panel and the ANC want King Zwelithini's Ingonyama Trust to be dissolved...

 2018-01-18 14:54 

News24

ANC Cape Town to lay complaint against Maimane, Breytenbach...

The ANC in Cape Town has resolved to lay a complaint against DA leader Mmusi Maimane and MP Glynnis Breytenbach, accusing the pair of unlawfully "interfering"; in City of Cape Town matters....

 2018-01-18 14:43 

News24

ANC expresses concern over stock theft charges against MP...

The office of ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu says charges against Member of Parliament Mmapula Mafolo are concerning....

 2018-01-18 14:35 

News24

Bathabile Dlamini dodges journalists over paid SABC interview...

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has managed to dodge journalists after an event at the SABC, where she was acknowledging the academic performances of social grant beneficiaries who wrote their matric in 2017....

 2018-01-18 14:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Black Friday boost for retail stores...

JSE-listed retail stocks rallied after Statistics SA posted an 8.2% year-on-year growth in retail sales for November 2017, exceeding expectations....

 2018-01-18 14:24 

News24

At least 200 cases reported as typhoid hits Harare - report...

Zimbabwean health officials have reportedly said that at least 200 cases of typhoid have been recorded in Harare, adding that the country is on high alert following a cholera outbreak in Zambia....

 2018-01-18 14:24 

News24

UN envoy says military forces in Libya are flexing muscles...

The UN envoy for Libya has said that military forces "are flexing their muscles in many parts of the country" and the oil-rich nation needs a competent government....

 2018-01-18 14:23 

Business Live

Bonds unmoved by Reserve Bank's dovish statement, despite stronger rand...

Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago adjusted SA's growth outlook for 2018 slightly upwards, to 1.4% from 1.2%...

 2018-01-18 14:23 

Business Live

Rand gains as Reserve Bank holds repo rate at 6.75%, as expected...

Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago warns of continued political risk and the possibility that Moody's could downgrade SA's credit rating in February...

 2018-01-18 14:23 

Business Live

Action plan for the embattled rail sector sent to Ramaphosa...

After a month of trail collisions and derailments, Prasa and the Railway Safety Regulator agree on a corrective action plan...

 2018-01-18 14:12 

Business Report (IOL)

BLSA CEO gives insight on WEF 2018...

BLSA CEO, Bonang Mohale gives his remarks ahead of Davos Meeting of the World Economic Forum next week....

 2018-01-18 14:06 

News24

'De Lille appointee' Nkohla promoted in City of Cape Town despite red flags...

Former ANC councillor Loyiso Nkohla, who was controversially welcomed into the DA by Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille in 2016, has been promoted despite high-level concerns about his appointment in the first place....

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