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 2018-01-23 20:07 

News24

2 dead, 19 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held...

A 15-year-old student has opened fire with a handgun inside a rural Kentucky high school, killing two of his classmates, injuring 19 and sending hundreds fleeing for safety....

 2018-01-23 20:00 

News24

From convicted killer to R2.5m home owner extortion accused's finances detailed in court...

An accused in the extortion case centring on suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack believes witnesses were forced into constructing a false case against him, the Cape Town Magistrate's Court has heard....

 2018-01-23 19:57 

News24

Overloading suspected in Westonaria school bus crash...

The bus involved in a crash in Westonaria was allegedly overloaded, says the spokesperson for the mayor of the West Rand District Municipality....

 2018-01-23 19:37 

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in hospital 'but on the mend'...

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has been admitted to hospital in Johannesburg but is on the mend, says a Mandela family spokesperson....

 2018-01-23 19:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Ship hired to find MH370 arrives in search zone...

A vessel hired to search for Flight MH370 and solve one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries has reached the remote spot in the Indian Ocean....

 2018-01-23 19:15 

News24

Hitmen, an affair and a fake robbery: How ANC councillor allegedly masterminded her soldier husband's murder...

An ANC councilor has been painted as the mastermind in her husband's murder after her former driver and co-accused named her as the one who ordered a hit on the South African National Defence Force soldier....

 2018-01-23 19:00 

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Afghan official: Death toll from Kabul attack rises to 22...

An Afghan official says the death toll of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel has risen to 22, including 14 foreigners, eight Afghans....

 2018-01-23 18:54 

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State capture inquiry: Presidency will not release terms of reference, says spokesperson...

The Department of Justice, and not the Presidency, will release the terms of reference for the much-awaited commission of inquiry into state capture, says the Presidency....

 2018-01-23 18:43 

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Quake shakes Indonesia's Java, students injured...

A moderately strong earthquake has shaken the Indonesian island of Java, damaging hundreds of homes and seriously injuring six students at a school where a roof collapsed...

 2018-01-23 18:30 

News24

Egypt presidential candidate to assess status...

A senior worker at the campaign of Egyptian presidential hopeful Khaled Ali says they are holding an emergency meeting to assess their position following the arrest of another hopeful...

 2018-01-23 18:30 

News24

Nigeria's former president says Buhari should not seek re-election...

Nigeria's former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has called on the country's current leader not to seek a second term of office....

 2018-01-23 18:30 

News24

Air Algerie flights resume but more strikes threatened...

Air Algerie flights has resumed after a wildcat strike by cabin crew grounded nearly all departures from the capital the previous day but their trade union threatened fresh action in the coming weeks....

 2018-01-23 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Lewis experiences revenue declines despite high December sales...

South African furniture retailer Lewis Group on reported that its revenue for the 9 months ended 31 December 2017 had declined by 1.7%....

 2018-01-23 18:23 

News24

Communications department needs R6.6bn to complete digital migration by 2019 deadline...

The department of communications needs another R6.6bn to successfully complete the implementation of the broadcasting digital migration policy before the worldwide June 2019 deadline....

 2018-01-23 18:00 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: #WEF Crystal Awards honour artists...

The 24th Annual Crystal Awards took place on Monday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, with international artists being honoured at the awards....

 2018-01-23 17:52 

News24

Four killed in German helicopter, plane collision...

Four people were killed when a small plane and a helicopter collided in southwestern Germany, police say....

 2018-01-23 17:34 

News24

Day Zero now on April 12 for Cape Town...

Day Zero in Cape Town has been brought forward by nine days due to a drop in dam levels, City of Cape Town Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson has said....

 2018-01-23 17:32 

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Universities must allow students with debt to register Manamela...

Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Buti Manamela has urged all universities to register students with outstanding historical debt and those who have not yet received funding confirmation....

 2018-01-23 17:30 

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Exiled Zimbabwe musician to return home for performance...

One of Zimbabwe's most famous musicians who fled at the height of political repression says he is returning home after a change in government....

 2018-01-23 17:30 

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DRC minister urges punishment after police violence...

Democratic Republic of Congo's minister for human rights has called for the prosecution of police who opened fire on anti-government protesters at the weekend, in a crackdown condemned by the EU and UN....

 2018-01-23 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Harnessing the youth dividend to prosper...

Kathy Davey, fund manager at Ashburton Investments writes about what can Africa leaders do to avoid the youth dividend turning into a serious problem....

 2018-01-23 17:18 

News24

ANC establishes interim structure in KZN after suspending PEC...

The ANC has appointed members to an interim structure in KwaZulu-Natal that will oversee the planning of a provincial conference after the results of the last elective congress were nullified by a court decision....

 2018-01-23 17:17 

Business Live

Anoj Singh denies misleading Brown, saying McKinsey was not in question...

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has been accused of lying to Parliament but says she was misinformed by Eskom...

 2018-01-23 17:17 

Business Live

Minister Faith Muthambi is sending long-serving staff into 'exile'...

Muthambi has forced the transfer of her director-general to another department following a breakdown in their working relationship — and he is not the first...

 2018-01-23 17:17 

Business Live

Steinhoff creditor groups join forces ahead of a potential debt restructuring...

Some holders of the European unit's bond hire advisers ahead of a creditors at meeting on Friday; Steinhoff raised R7.1bn from a sale of stake in PSG Group on Monday...

 2018-01-23 17:16 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: JSE rallies to record high on banks and retailers...

However, miners have a bad day with Anglo American dropping 3.22%, Glencore 3.16%, Kumba Iron Ore 4.38%, Assore 4.87% and Exxaro 5.2%...

 2018-01-23 16:47 

News24

Opportunity comes gushing as Capetonians scoop up water from burst pipe...

Opportunity came gushing in Rondebosch, Cape Town, when a pipe burst, leaving endless litres of water running for hours....

 2018-01-23 16:42 

News24

Nxasana files appeal papers in golden handshake saga...

Former National Director of Public Prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana has turned to the Constitutional Court following a court ruling relating to his settlement and golden handshake....

 2018-01-23 16:39 

News24

Around 100 schoolchildren injured in Westonaria bus crash...

At least 100 schoolchildren have been injured, some seriously, in a crash between a school bus and a truck in Westonaria, say Gauteng paramedics....

 2018-01-23 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

$42m share buy-back plan...

Pallinghurst mining company Jupiter Mines yesterday announced the terms of an off-market equal access share buy-back....

 2018-01-23 16:17 

News24

Egypt's military arrests presidential hopeful, ex-general...

Egypt's military have arrested former military chief of staff and presidential hopeful Sami Annan, leveling an array of serious allegations against him in what appears to be a calculated move by the armed forces and the incumbent to push him out of th...

 2018-01-23 16:17 

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Liberia's Weah makes first cabinet appointments...

New Liberian President George Weah has appointed the first members of his cabinet, all of them men, largely naming party allies but picking a foreign minister close to former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf....

 2018-01-23 16:17 

Business Live

NPA denies being pressured to get preservation orders against Gupta businesses...

NPA boss, Shaun Abrahams reportedly only agreed to pursue the Guptas after being threatened with court action, which the authority says is not true...

 2018-01-23 16:17 

Business Live

Fikile Mbalula promises Kagiso community that he will stop corrupt police...

Community members of Krugersdorp Kagiso and Munsieville demonstrated on roads and torched houses they say are being used as drug dens and brothels...

 2018-01-23 16:17 

Business Live

Twitter's Noto jumps ship to head online lender SoFi...

The shares drop on word that Anthony Noto, the microblogging site's business guru who lead its IPO in 2013, is leaving...

 2018-01-23 16:16 

Business Live

De Lille may face no-confidence motion by DA — for defiance...

A councillor says the Cape Town mayor 'does not consider herself part of the DA, or at least considers herself ... above the rules of the party'...

 2018-01-23 16:16 

Business Live

Cape Town's 'day zero' for water supply moved closer as disaster plans are put in place...

Day zero is now April 12; the operational plan for the day and beyond is still being finalised based on international best practice...

 2018-01-23 16:16 

Business Live

South African futures rally as JSE all share reaches new heights...

Meanwhile, the Dow closed at a record on Monday after the Senate reached a compromise deal to keep the US government open until February 8...

 2018-01-23 16:01 

News24

#News24 ICYMI: Remembering Hugh Masekela; Anoj Singh grilled at Eskom inquiry; and SA film scores Oscar nomination...

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo says he is ready to get going with the state capture inquiry but is waiting for the terms of reference from President Jacob Zuma and Judge Bernard Ngoepe tells Bathabile Dlamini to "stop dodging questions" about ...

 2018-01-23 15:42 

News24

Durban mother who faked baby's abduction in court for sentencing...

The Durban mother who had faked her own baby's 'abduction' in what she claimed was a botched hijacking has been reunited with the child....

 2018-01-23 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

#WEF - Could 2018 be the year of the next financial crisis?...

Keynote speakers at the World Economic Forum discussed whether 2018 could be the year for the next financial crisis....

 2018-01-23 15:19 

Mail & Guardian

Inquisitors bury evasive Bathabile Dlamini under a document avalanche...

Under cross-examination the social development minister dodged questions about her 'work streams' and her role in the 2017 social grants crisis...

 2018-01-23 15:16 

Business Live

Gold rises as dollar weakens to near three-year lows...

Gold was mostly unaffected by the US government shutdown; platinum off highest in more than four months...

 2018-01-23 15:16 

Business Live

Court questions delays in commission's hate speech case against Edward Zuma...

The Equality Court voices concerns after a three-month delay in filing its court document by the SA Human Rights Commission...

 2018-01-23 15:16 

Business Live

Minister wants to interfere with SABC board positions, opposition parties say...

EFF MP Mbuyiseni Ndlozi says the SABC's board is not bound by Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane's views on proposed candidates...

 2018-01-23 15:16 

Business Live

Overheard at Davos: WEF showmanship begins with Klaus Schwab — will it end with Donald Trump?...

On day one of the meeting, actor Cate Blanchett, singer Elton John and Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan received a Crystal award for their various leadership roles...

 2018-01-23 15:16 

Business Live

Anoj Singh says the Reserve Bank has already investigated him...

The former Eskom finance director told a parliamentary inquiry into state capture that he has no knowledge of any company registered in his name globally...

 2018-01-23 15:14 

News24

Uber driver in US illegally charged with 4 California rapes...

California prosecutors say an Uber driver living in the country illegally has been charged with raping, assaulting and robbing young women...

 2018-01-23 15:09 

News24

Edward Zuma hate speech case 'not complex' - magistrate...

The hate speech case launched by the Human Rights Commission against Edward Zuma is not a complex matter, says Durban Equality Court Magistrate Irfaan Kallil....

 2018-01-23 15:03 

News24

Andile Lungisa assault trial: UDM councillor asks media to be removed...

A former United Democratic Movement councillor, testifying in the assault case against ANC provincial heavyweight Andile Lungisa at the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court, has asked the court to have the media removed....

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