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 2018-01-16 18:38 

News24

Be creative, higher education minister advises TVET colleges...

Higher Education and Training Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says institutions of higher learning should be creative and innovative in creating access to education for prospective students....

 2018-01-16 18:33 

News24

Cameroon lawyer gets boost for presidential bid...

A prominent lawyer's bid to end Cameroon President Paul Biya's 35 years in power has received a boost after nine opposition parties and grassroots groups backed his campaign, according to a statement seen by AFP....

 2018-01-16 18:33 

News24

Morocco sentences man to death over MP killing...

A Moroccan court sentenced to death a man over the murder of a member of parliament and jailed his widow, in a case involving sex and money, the government has said....

 2018-01-16 18:33 

News24

Liberia president rejects her expulsion from political party...

Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has rejected her expulsion from the governing party as illegal, saying she will appeal the decision...

 2018-01-16 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Scotland stands to lose a lot...

Scotland's economy will be 8.5% smaller by 2030 than it would otherwise be if Britain leaves the EU with no trade agreement....

 2018-01-16 18:27 

News24

Durban H&M store shuts its doors ahead of EFF protest...

Gateway Shopping Centre's H&M evacuated and closed its doors ahead of a planned EFF protest against an offensive hoodie....

 2018-01-16 18:23 

News24

FBI warned Kushner on Murdoch ex-wife: Report...

US counterintelligence officials warned US President Donald Trump's son-in-law that Chinese-American businesswoman Wendi Deng Murdoch might be using their friendship to benefit Chinese government interests, The Wall Street Journal reports....

 2018-01-16 18:23 

News24

Wallaby hops across Sydney Harbor Bridge, captured uninjured...

A wayward wallaby disrupted downtown traffic by bounding across the Sydney Harbour Bridge with police in pursuit....

 2018-01-16 18:23 

News24

Aussie dad with a hunch hired copter that found injured son...

The father of a teenager who spent 30 hours trapped in a car wreck in Australian woods says he followed his intuition by hiring the helicopter that found his seriously injured son....

 2018-01-16 18:11 

News24

Corruption Watch not confident in Abrahams-led NPA...

Corruption Watch has said it was not confident that "robust and competent" criminal proceedings would be launched against individuals implicated in the "wholesale looting of public resources" while the National Prosecuting Authority is led...

 2018-01-16 17:56 

Business Live

World markets advance with the Dow pushing over 26,000 points...

The dollar steadies after a four-day slump as the euro retreats from a three-year high; one analyst notes 'the global economy and global markets are in sync'...

 2018-01-16 17:55 

Business Live

Aid agencies beg for key Yemeni port to remain open for food deliveries...

Saudi-led military coalition wants the port closed by Friday but agencies warn 8.3-million people dependent on external food aid will suffer...

 2018-01-16 17:55 

Business Live

Pandora soars as CEO reassures investors with promise of cash...

CEO Anders Colding Friis promise to tackle investor concerns and pledges handsome returns...

 2018-01-16 17:55 

Business Report (IOL)

The Publisher VIP list: An IAB-SA Project...

IOL is part of a project that establishes a brand safety environment for advertisers and readers, says IOL Ad Operations manager Riaan Sunny....

 2018-01-16 17:43 

News24

Bogus Facebook page in MEC's name sells non-running car to unsuspecting user...

A bogus Facebook page, created in the name of KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, has reportedly successfully sold a non-running car to an unsuspecting social media user, the KZN health department says....

 2018-01-16 17:41 

News24

Eight Pollsmoor warders attacked with boiling water...

Inmates allegedly threw boiling water at eight warders while they were searching for a cellphone....

 2018-01-16 17:32 

News24

Oil propels Nigerian shares to 9-year peak...

Nigerian stocks have jumped to a nine-year high as Africa's biggest economy emerges from its worst recession in 25 years, buoyed by the high price of oil at $69 a barrel....

 2018-01-16 17:32 

News24

Police: Kenyan Catholic priest arrested for sodomy...

A Kenyan police report says a Catholic priest is in police custody facing charges of allegedly sodomizing an 18 year old man...

 2018-01-16 17:20 

News24

'Bra Willie, our dream maker through poems and literature' - Ramaphosa...

South African poet and activist Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile's acclaimed work formed part of the celebration of his life as speakers recited quotes from his poems and urged others to read his work....

 2018-01-16 17:00 

Business Report (IOL)

BlackBerry launches security software for self driving cars...

BlackBerry Ltd launched a new cybersecurity software, which identifies vulnerabilities in programs used in self-driving cars....

 2018-01-16 16:58 

Business Live

Banks and retailers push JSE higher on buoyant global backdrop...

Retailers were supported by Shoprite, which rebounded after initially falling as a result of a subdued operating update...

 2018-01-16 16:56 

News24

R20m hit on alleged underworld kingpin Modack - advocate tells court...

There is a R20m hit on suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack and that is why he moved around with bodyguards, the Cape Town Magistrate's Court has heard....

 2018-01-16 16:45 

News24

City's water reports to DA 'irregular' and 'contradictory' federal chair...

Water updates or "reports" from the office of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille to the Democratic Alliance have been "irregular" and "contradictory", the party's federal chairperson James Selfe says....

 2018-01-16 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Retailer Shoprite says interim turnover up 6.3 percent...

Retail group Shoprite said on Tuesday its turnover increased by 6.3 percent for the six months to December 2017.....

 2018-01-16 16:27 

News24

#News24 ICYMI: More pressure piles on Guptas; Caster Semenya up for top Laureus award; and Holding a sneeze blew hole in man's throat...

The suspended Gauteng department of health head, Dr Barney Selebano, has resigned, a budget crisis halts funding of 700 nurses and see Sharon Stone's reaction to being asked about sexual harassment in Hollywood....

 2018-01-16 16:21 

News24

More than 28 000 Gauteng pupils still need to be placed...

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says 2 565 of the 31 000 pupils who had not been registered with schools have been placed, leaving 28 435 of them still without a place....

 2018-01-16 16:19 

News24

South Sudan's cease-fire broken by both sides, say monitors...

Sixteen people have been killed, including three children, since South Sudan's cease-fire started less than a month ago, say monitors...

 2018-01-16 16:19 

News24

Three killed in Boko Haram raid in Nigeria...

Three people were killed and two others were critically injured in a Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria, a community leader and a resident have said....

 2018-01-16 15:57 

Business Report (IOL)

Ask Georgie: Restaurant chain leads the no-straw revolution...

Ocean Basket's taken the lead in banning plastic straws from its 200-plus restaurants, so it's time other restaurants, bars and takeaways followed suit...

 2018-01-16 15:55 

Business Live

NPA has not issued arrest warrants for state capture, commercial crimes unit states...

Acting Specialised Commercial Crimes Unit head Malini Govender says warrants are only issued in special cases where the suspects are considered a flight risk...

 2018-01-16 15:55 

Business Live

Caster Semenya nominated for Laureus World Sports award...

The South African Olympic champion will take on 2017 Wimbledon winner Garbine Muguruza, tennis superstar Serena Williams and three others in the World Sportswoman of the Year category...

 2018-01-16 15:54 

Business Live

Cape Town school asks pupils to bring drinking water with them to class...

When pupils return to Bergvliet High School, they will have limited access to drinking water and some toilet facilities will be closed...

 2018-01-16 15:54 

Business Live

EFF derides SABC's denial of Chris Maroleng's appointment to its board...

The Communication Minister says the appointment must be announced by Cabinet; the EFF says the SABC board must not be 'rendered irrelevant'...

 2018-01-16 15:54 

Business Live

Carillion collapse: suppliers and staff count the cost in Britain...

Small companies are already laying off staff as questions intensify on why the UK government awarded contracts despite profit warnings...

 2018-01-16 15:54 

Business Live

Slain councillor's fiance has no doubt his killing was a 'political assassination'...

The murder of Mduduzi Tshibase, who was shot in the chest four times in May, is one of several political killings being investigated by the Moerane Commission,...

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Entrepreneur from Limpopo wins MTN award for on-demand delivery app...

The developer of an on-demand delivery app that delivers groceries has won first price in the MTN business app of the year awards....

 2018-01-16 15:29 

News24

14 Gupta linked companies and individuals to have their assets frozen...

At least 14 people and entities linked to the alleged corruption by Gupta-linked company Trillian and international consultancy firm McKinsey have been identified in a preservation order obtained by the Asset Forfeiture Unit....

 2018-01-16 15:25 

News24

Mashaba appoints new City of Joburg MMC for finance...

City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has appointed Funzela Ngobeni as the new mayoral committee for finance after Rabelani Dagada was fired following allegations of nepotism and undue influence....

 2018-01-16 15:18 

News24

CT stadium director says she will resign if nepotism claim is proven...

A non-executive director of Cape Town Stadium, named in a high-level DA investigation into Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille, says she will resign should allegations that the mayor influenced her appointment be proven true....

 2018-01-16 15:06 

News24

Sudan police beat protesters at demo against rising prices...

Anti-riot police fired tear gas and beat protesters with batons as hundreds of Sudanese demonstrated against soaring bread prices near a presidential palace in Khartoum, an AFP correspondent has said....

 2018-01-16 15:03 

News24

'My life is at risk, but I am not scared' - Panyaza Lesufi on threats...

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has revealed that he feels his life is in danger after he and his family received threats....

 2018-01-16 14:53 

Business Live

European central banks to hold yuan, highlighting the Chinese currency's rise...

The International Monetary Fund has included the yuan in its special drawing right basket since October 2016...

 2018-01-16 14:53 

Business Live

Rand consolidates around levels last seen in 2015...

But the local currency remains vulnerable to negative political developments, including a ratings downgrade and fiscal slippage...

 2018-01-16 14:53 

Business Live

Iron ore's market pricing dynamic is somewhat divorced from underlying fundamentals...

The main difference between long-term contract talks that prevailed up until about 2010 and the current system of short-term deals and spot pricing is the volatility of seaborne iron ore prices, writes Clyde Russell...

 2018-01-16 14:53 

Business Live

Gigaba thrashes out SA's strategy for WEF next week...

The Finance Minister and ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa plan to turn increased business confidence in SA into investment while at the World Economic Forum...

 2018-01-16 14:53 

Business Live

Nehawu urges DUT staff not to budge on 10% wage increase demand...

'The obstinacy of the university management should be blamed for the disruption of the registration of students,' the union says...

 2018-01-16 14:53 

Business Live

Norway's sovereign wealth fund bans nine groups on ethical grounds...

British defence group BAE systems is banned for producing nuclear weapons' components, as are US firms Aecom, Fluor and Huntington Ingalls Industries...

 2018-01-16 14:48 

Mail & Guardian

Moerane Commission: ANC's internal politics led to killing of Umzimkhulu councillor...

Tshibase, who was also a teacher, was shot dead on May 23 last year while at the gate of his family home in Umzimkhulu...

 2018-01-16 14:45 

News24

ANC's internal politics led to killing of Umzimkhulu councillor, Moerane Commission hears...

Some people within the ANC in Umzimkhulu were not happy that slain local councillor Mduduzi Tshibase was elected as a proportional representation councillor after serving as a ward councillor for two consecutive terms, the Moerane Commission has heard....

 2018-01-16 14:40 

Business Report (IOL)

Eskom faces suspension if they fail to hand in report...

Eskom, which has bonds listed on the JSE, could be suspended by the JSE if they fail to hand in their interim financial report....

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