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 2018-07-17 15:32 

Mail & Guardian

Three lessons Madiba taught us, according to Obama...

Barack Obama delivered the 16th annual Nelson Mandela lecture, calling for persistence in the pursuit of democracy...

 2018-07-17 15:22 

News24

Police post mugshot of lost dog, bail paid in cookies...

A dog is home after police in a New Jersey shore town posted its mugshot on social media....

 2018-07-17 15:20 

News24

10 quotes from Obama's Mandela lecture...

Former US president Barack Obama painted a grim picture of global events during his Nelson Mandela lecture, but said he believes in 'Mandela's vision', and that there is hope....

 2018-07-17 15:12 

News24

Gauteng premier must instruct Qedani Mahlangu to pay Life Esidimeni families from her own pocket - DA...

The DA has sent letters to Gauteng Premier David Makhura and Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa, demanding that those implicated in the Life Esidimeni tragedy, including former MEC Qedani Mahlangu, pay a share of the arbitration awarded to the relatives of the dec...

 2018-07-17 15:11 

Business Live

Barack Obama arrives to rousing applause and a standing ovation...

The former US president, giving the 16th Nelson Mandela lecture, had praise for Cyril Ramaphosa and long johns...

 2018-07-17 15:11 

Business Live

General Council of the Bar wants to appeal against ruling on Jiba and Mrwebi...

The matter was put to a vote and 18 council members voted in favour of applying for leave to appeal, 12 members voted against and two abstained...

 2018-07-17 15:11 

Business Live

DA lays charge against Ace Magashule for not reporting alleged poisoning...

But the ANC secretary-general says his comments were made at a private event and were not subject to oversight by the Free State legislature...

 2018-07-17 15:11 

Business Live

Online platform gives luxurious African products a virtual shop window...

Lerato Masha's AmAfrikan.com connects local entrepreneurs who sell luxury art, crafts and fashion brands with a global market...

 2018-07-17 15:11 

Business Live

Cricket SA rejects $70m deal for T20 league, but won't say why...

A UK-based Indian businessman offered to run the CSA's T20 league for 11 years; he was not allowed to present the deal in person, and is mystified why it wasn't taken up...

 2018-07-17 15:11 

Business Live

Rolls-Royce warns about Brexit uncertainty, again, and about supply pressures...

'We can't rely on anything', says its CEO, referencing aircraft maker Airbus warning that a no-deal Brexit would be 'catastrophic9;...

 2018-07-17 15:10 

Business Live

After 18 postponements, Fees Must Fall activist loses another lawyer...

The unamused judge asks Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile, accused of public violence, 'Do you think the court is going to let you postpone again?'...

 2018-07-17 15:10 

News24

City to revisit security arrangements at Cape Town clinic after man shot dead...

The City of Cape Town is to revisit security arrangements at Eastridge Clinic after a man was shot dead inside the health facility....

 2018-07-17 15:01 

Mail & Guardian

SA slashes new HIV cases by almost half...

The country's investments in HIV treatment and prevention are paying off, leading to huge reductions in new infections...

 2018-07-17 15:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Nigeria's economic outlook improves...

Sub-Saharan Africa has Nigeria to thank for better economic growth prospects next year....

 2018-07-17 14:54 

Mail & Guardian

Nene opposes UDM bid to force him to sack PIC CEO...

The UDM asked a court to direct Nene to suspend the chief executive of the country's biggest money manager...

 2018-07-17 14:47 

News24

5 dead in helicopter crash at South Korean marines base...

South Korea's military says five people died in a helicopter crash at a marines base in the southeastern city of Pohang....

 2018-07-17 14:42 

News24

WATCH: Cash-in-transit guards attacked at Joburg petrol station...

Fidelity Security guards have been attacked and robbed at a petrol station in Johannesburg, the company has confirmed. Watch....

 2018-07-17 14:33 

News24

Nigerian senator responds to Twitter hate with a picture of his Ferrari...

Nigerian politician and senator, Dino Melaye, responded to a tweet by a social media user with some shade after the politician was called out for his car collection....

 2018-07-17 14:24 

News24

ANC KZN provincial conference delegates must decide on whether they want unity leadership - PTT...

The ANC KwaZulu-Natal's provincial task team says delegates will decide whether they want unity leadership or whether positions will be contested at the upcoming provincial elective conference....

 2018-07-17 14:23 

News24

Cash-for-votes fears before Nigerian general election...

Nigerian civil society groups have accused leading political parties of buying votes, after reports of cash inducements at a key governorship election....

 2018-07-17 14:20 

News24

UK's official Brexit campaign fined, referred to police...

Britain's official Brexit campaign, Vote Leave, has been fined for breaking spending rules in the 2016 EU referendum, the Electoral Commission says, adding it had referred the case to the police....

 2018-07-17 14:11 

Business Live

Rand stutters as the dollar looks set to gain on the euro...

The dollar was also supported by weaker oil prices, with US Fed chair Jerome Powell's testimony possibly being 'slightly dollar-negative'...

 2018-07-17 14:10 

Business Live

DA determined that health officials pay for R159m compensation in Life Esidimeni tragedy...

The amount, paid in total to 134 claimants, has come from taxpayers' pockets, but the DA says those 'responsible'; for the deaths of 144 patients should pay personally...

 2018-07-17 14:10 

Business Live

IBM partners with Stronghold for new, digital 'stable coin'...

The coins, Stronghold USDs, are pegged to an asset, such as gold or major currencies, which removes instability from a notoriously volatile sector...

 2018-07-17 14:09 

News24

KZN Fees Must Fall leader's trial starts almost 3 years after arrest...

The trial against Bonginkosi Khanyile, the controversial leading figure in KwaZulu-Natal's Fees Must Fall movement, has officially commenced, nearly three years after his arrest....

 2018-07-17 14:00 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Government bonds a window of opportunity...

there are idiosyncratic factors that support investment and which compel one to remain cool-headed writes James Turp....

 2018-07-17 13:33 

News24

Zimbabwe election: Chamisa calls for SADC, AU to protect election...

Zimbabwe opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has called for associations of African states to ensure that the country's historic election is fair, adding his party would not boycott the vote....

 2018-07-17 13:10 

Business Live

Gold inches up but remains mired near seven-month low ahead of Jerome Powell's testimony...

The metal's biggest problem is that the dollar is upstaging it as a safe haven, says Nikos Kavalis of Metals Focus...

 2018-07-17 13:10 

Business Live

Japan and EU sign trade agreement amid worries about Trump's trade war...

The deal, which creates the world's largest open economic area, hopes to counter Donald Trump's protectionist trade policies...

 2018-07-17 13:10 

Business Live

Thousands cheer Barack Obama ahead of his Nelson Mandela lecture...

The former US president received a rousing welcome at the Wanderers Stadium where he will deliver the 16th Nelson Mandela annual lecture...

 2018-07-17 13:10 

Business Live

China's PDD, backed by Tencent, to raise up to $1.6bn in US IPO...

The e-commerce giant, one of China's fastest growing start-ups, is offering 85.6-million American Depositary Shares, with Tencent good for $250m worth...

 2018-07-17 13:10 

Business Report (IOL)

Solidarity union to agree wage deal with Eskom - source...

South Africa's Solidarity trade union will accept a three-year wage offer from state-run power utility Eskom....

 2018-07-17 13:09 

Business Report (IOL)

Netflix shocks market as shares drop by 15%...

Netflix Inc. stunned Wall Street by attracting fewer subscribers than expected last quarter....

 2018-07-17 13:00 

Business Report (IOL)

SA environmental affairs department approves 1,500 lion bone export quota...

The department of environmental affairs (DEA) says it has approved an export quota of 1,500 lion skeletons with effect from June 7....

 2018-07-17 12:31 

Business Report (IOL)

Old Mutual's new rewards programme offers free lunch...

Old Mutual has launched a rewards programme that is available to all South Africans....

 2018-07-17 12:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Young entrepreneur's colourful hand crocheted bra's a hit...

What started as a simple desire to create her own unique brassieres has become a fashion hit....

 2018-07-17 12:29 

News24

At least 49 killed, 20 missing in Nigeria floods...

Flooding caused by torrential rains on Nigeria's border with Niger has left at least 49 people dead and another 20 missing, the emergency services say....

 2018-07-17 12:26 

News24

Stranded woman drank water from moss after California crash...

A self-described lucky beachcomber says her best find yet is a woman who survived a 250-foot car plunge off a cliff and a week stranded on a remote California beach....

 2018-07-17 12:25 

Mail & Guardian

DEVELOPING: Eskom's head of security resigns...

Brigadier-General Tebogo Rakau had stepped down with immediate effect...

 2018-07-17 12:10 

Business Live

Ramaphoria has translated into renewed support for the ANC...

Results from an Ipsos opinion poll suggest the ANC is likely to easily retain its outright majority in the 2019 general election...

 2018-07-17 12:10 

Business Live

Netflix has failed its faithful...

Subscriber growth is manifest destiny as the streaming services sinks billions of dollars into original programming, writes Shira Ovide...

 2018-07-17 12:10 

Business Live

Japan and EU sign trade agreement amid worries about Trump's trade war...
 2018-07-17 12:09 

Business Live

High court postpones important ruling on state of SA's schools...

Equal Education, which is trying to hold the government to its own standards for school infrastructure, is unhappy about the delay...

 2018-07-17 12:09 

Business Live

What McKinsey lost in the fire...

Consumers hold people accountable for branding mistakes, and trust, once broken, takes an effort to rebuild...

 2018-07-17 12:09 

Business Live

Conservationist warns that lion bones quota will kill SA's tourism industry...

EMS Foundation director Michele Pickover is 'gobsmacked' by decision to 'take lions and kill them for their bones'...

 2018-07-17 12:09 

Business Live

Mmusi Maimane to lead march to Nyanga police station to call for army protection...

The DA leader's spokesperson says Police Minister Bheki Cele has backtracked on a promise by predecessor Fikile Mbalula that the army will be sent to the Cape Flats...

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Mail & Guardian

LIVESTREAM: Watch the 16th annual Mandela lecture...

Barack Obama delivers the 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture...

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Sappi says to fund research on AI, bringing carbon emissions to net zero...

Pulp and paper company Sappi says it will fund research on artificial intelligence and bringing carbon emissions to net zero in the industry....

 2018-07-17 11:43 

News24

WATCH: Incredible moment jet skiers rescue elderly UK man clinging to buoy...

Two jet skiers helped save an elderly man clinging to a buoy off Sandbanks beach on the south coast of England....

 2018-07-17 11:31 

News24

Woman impaled by beach umbrella on New Jersey shore...

US police say a woman was impaled by a beach umbrella on the New Jersey shore....

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