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 2018-12-14 08:11 

News24

Nigeria launches $1.1bn lawsuit against Shell, Eni...

The Nigerian government is taking oil giants Shell and Eni to court in London, requesting the return of $1.1 billion as part of a case of alleged corruption dating back to 2011, a report says....

 2018-12-14 08:11 

News24

EU parliament urges Egypt to lift human rights constraints...

The EU's lawmaking body has condemned Egyptian authorities for human rights abuses and is urging them to lift restrictions on free speech and assembly, halt mass trials and stop sentencing minors to death, and release political prisoners....

 2018-12-14 08:11 

News24

Jacob Zuma joins social media because 'many people are talking about me'...

Former president Jacob Zuma says he has decided to "move with times" and join various social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram....

 2018-12-14 08:00 

Business Report (IOL)

SABS makes progress with recovery of previously high standards...

The SABS was bleeding customers and potential revenue and earlier in the year instructed its management to urgently develop a turnaround strategy....

 2018-12-14 07:44 

Business Report (IOL)

7 things you neeed to know today...

We take a look at the latest business news this morning and top stories from our newsrooms across SA, Africa, and the world....

 2018-12-14 07:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Brighter outlook predicted for SA stocks in 2019...

The latest Schroders Global Investor Study found SA investors expect their portfolios to return nearly 13 percent annually in the next five years....

 2018-12-14 07:09 

News24

Strasbourg Christmas market gunman shot dead by French police...

The gunman who killed three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg has been shot dead by French police as the Islamic State jihadist group claimed him as one of its "soldiers"....

 2018-12-14 07:09 

News24

Curbing hate speech without limiting the right to speak...

A toxic political discourse fuelled by the exploitation of social media needs to curbed but it must be done without curbing the oxygen of democracy: the right to speak, writes Serjeant at the Bar ....

 2018-12-14 07:04 

News24

News24's 'Young Mandelas of the future' continue their good work across cities, borders...

In celebration of what would have been former president Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday, News24 honoured the day by highlighting the outstanding work of young South Africans in communities....

 2018-12-14 07:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Reserve Bank 'caused' R5m loss by investor, KZN high court finds...

This was one of the findings by Judge Johan Ploos van Amstel in a judgment handed down on Monday to a damages claim by the trustees....

 2018-12-14 06:51 

News24

US Senate votes to end support for Saudi-led Yemen war, blasts crown prince...

The US Senate has dealt President Donald Trump a double blow over Saudi Arabia, approving a resolution to end US military support in Yemen, and another holding the Saudi crown prince responsible for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi....

 2018-12-14 06:46 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Rand strengthens slightly in early trade...

Get the latest market update and top stories from our newsrooms across South Africa, Africa and the world....

 2018-12-14 06:40 

Business Live

Uncertainty around Fed's 2019 supports gold...

The metal is steady but remains on track for its biggest weekly decline in five weeks, as a firmer dollar weighs on the sentiment...

 2018-12-14 06:40 

Business Live

The politics of petrol in Zimbabwe...

Fears that differences in government over economic interests relating to energy supply are affecting political decision-making at the highest level...

 2018-12-14 06:35 

News24

The year the tide started to turn...

Any fair analysis of South Africa in 2018 should come to a factual conclusion that we are in a much better place than 12 months ago, writes Adriaan Basson ....

 2018-12-14 06:34 

News24

The year of the buffalo: Zuma, wheel nuts and load shedding...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has had a heck of a long year. His ouster of Jacob Zuma on Valentine's Day was the undisputed highlight. But it hasn't been plain sailing since, writes Pieter du Toit....

 2018-12-14 06:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Demand for property Durban and surrounding areas is growing...

Pietermaritzburg and the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands have in recent years experienced burgeoning growth in the residential property market....

 2018-12-14 06:22 

News24

Trump's new Africa strategy takes sharp aim at China, Russia...

The Trump administration has announced a sharp refocus of its Africa strategy to counter what it calls the "predatory" practices of China and Russia, which are "deliberately and aggressively targeting their investments in the region to gain a ...

 2018-12-14 06:22 

News24

Worsening Ebola crisis leaves UN Security Council with few options...

The UN Security Council's response to the most recent Ebola outbreak has been weak. But what options does it have?, asks The Conservation....

 2018-12-14 06:05 

News24

Woman killed, passengers injured as taxi swerves out of control at intersection in Rosebank, Joburg...

A minibus taxi swerved out of control through an intersection into the oncoming lanes on Jan Smuts Avenue in Johannesburg before hitting and killing a female pedestrian and crashing into a lamp post....

 2018-12-14 06:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Mobility tech firm Optibus raises $40 million...

Optibus develops software to modernize mass transit systems and get them ready for smart city integration....

 2018-12-14 05:55 

News24

ANC Gauteng sends VBS mayors to integrity commission...

The ANC in Gauteng has decided to refer mayors from two of its municipalities in the West Rand to its provincial integrity commission over the VBS scandal, while its council in Emfuleni will elect a new mayor....

 2018-12-14 05:40 

Business Live

JSE likely to stumble on Friday...

Namibian investment group Trustco, whose share price has swung between R6 and R13 recently, is scheduled to release its interim results...

 2018-12-14 05:40 

Business Live

High noon in Jozi for Stars and Rocks...

Both rivals for a spot in the inaugural Mzansi Super League final have strong points that could put them ahead...

 2018-12-14 05:39 

Business Live

How African Bank rose from the ashes...

The number of depositors has trebled in two years and transactional banking is now on the horizon...

 2018-12-14 05:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Pokmon Go trainer battles are now live...

The long-awaited Player versus Player mode for Pokmon Go is now available. See how you can battle each other....

 2018-12-14 04:39 

Business Live

Donald Trump makes Huawei's Meng Wanzhou a bargaining chip...

The detention of Meng Wanzhou, one of China's best-known executives, was undoubtedly an incendiary step...

 2018-12-14 04:30 

Business Report (IOL)

SA banking startup takes second place at TechCrunch Startup Battlefield...

Bettr, a South African virtual banking platform was one of 15 startups to pitch at Africa's edition of TechCrunch Startup Battlefield in Lagos....

 2018-12-14 04:17 

News24

WATCH: US motorists nab cash spilled by armored truck, causing crashes...

An armored truck has spilled cash on a New Jersey highway, leading to two crashes as drivers "went a little bit crazy," stopping their cars and scrambling to grab the swirling money....

 2018-12-14 04:13 

News24

Slight improvement in backlog at Western Cape High Court...

But 16 judgments have been outstanding for at least six months....

 2018-12-14 04:13 

News24

Togo's government stands firm on election date...

Togo's government has maintained parliamentary elections will take place later this month, despite an opposition boycott and deadly violence....

 2018-12-14 04:13 

News24

'We aren't desperate for unity talks,' MDC tells Zanu-PF report...

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change party has reportedly said that it is not desperate to form a government of national unity with the ruling Zanu-PF party....

 2018-12-14 03:45 

News24

WATCH: Top world news stories, December 14...

Here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH. ....

 2018-12-14 03:40 

Business Live

NEWS ANALYSIS: End of road for officials milking fiscus for endless litigation...

High court precedent-setting ruling puts a stop to the state funding the legal fees of public office-bearers accused of corruption...

 2018-12-14 03:40 

Business Live

STEPHEN CRANSTON: Factor-based investment management poised to gather traction...

Is active investment management better than passive? That debate could soon be overtaken by the argument that a new method,smart beta investment management, is the more ideal...

 2018-12-14 03:40 

Business Live

Resilient: only FSCA can end uncertainty...

The company wants the Financial Sector Conduct Authority to complete its probe so it can 'move forward with its normal business in 2019'...

 2018-12-14 03:39 

Business Live

KEVIN McCALLUM: Big-hearted Van der Burgh bows out on ahigh after ace career...

His retirement from competitive swimming this week with a win in the 100m breaststroke at the short course world champs was the perfect way to end the career of one of the nicer guys in the sport...

 2018-12-14 03:39 

Business Live

NATASHA MARRIAN: Cyril Ramaphosa takes care to deliver on his promises...

While many spheres of the country are still in disarray, the president has made headway in a number of areas to undo the mess Zuma made...

 2018-12-14 03:39 

Business Live

FRED SCOTT: Banksy's innovation and AI art the surprises of the year...

After record performances in 2017, the prices achieved for modern art and Impressionist works point to a market correction in these segments...

 2018-12-14 03:30 

News24

Trump says he is innocent in legal scandal, blames lawyer...

US President Donald Trump has tried to shield himself from rising legal heat with tweets insisting that he never ordered his former lawyer Michael Cohen to break the law....

 2018-12-14 03:27 

News24

Sonke Gender Justice condemns escalation of 'violent political rhetoric and posturing'...

The escalation of what it calls violent political rhetoric and posturing has been condemned by Sonke Gender Justice....

 2018-12-13 23:39 

Business Live

Hlaudi Motsoeneng launches African Content Movement party...

Disgraced SABC boss wants to run against Cyril Ramaphosa for the presidency in the 2019 national elections...

 2018-12-13 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

SA ducks colonial vibe: Turkey's goose is cooked...

The turkeys that make it to our shores are frozen, mostly from Brazil, but also from Canada, the United States and Chile...

 2018-12-13 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Sadly, vegans can't save Earth...

Reducing the carbon footprint of farming will take more than some individual action...

 2018-12-13 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Water-shedding will make load-shedding seem like a jol...

Supplied water is too cheap. A litre bottle of water in a supermarket is R10, whereas 1000 litres to your house costs just R50...

 2018-12-13 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Take a long, hard look in the mirror...

Social media has made us obsess about the behaviour of others and ignore our own...

 2018-12-13 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

The stories of the season ... so far...

Halfway through the season is a good time to review the ups, downs, surprises and the predictable...

 2018-12-13 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Editorial: Root out sexual abuse at work...

Too many South African women have, at some point, been forced to feel fear in their workplace because of sexual predation and patriarchy...

 2018-12-13 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Text messages show brazen VBS bribes...

Reserve Bank court papers on looting at the mutual bank implicate more Limpopo officials...

 2018-12-13 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Ramaphosa camp cleans up on initial lists...

KwaZulu-Natal ANC chairperson Sihle Zikalala has ridden out a backlash against him from supporters of former president Jacob Zuma...

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