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 2018-04-25 15:29 

News24

UK, US warn of possible Tanzania protests...

Britain and the United States have warned their citizens in Tanzania to exercise caution ahead of possible anti-government protests on Thursday....

 2018-04-25 15:29 

News24

WATCH: More shops looted and hospital invaded as violence spreads in North West...

Violence continues to spread across the embattled North West as more and more shops are looted and a hospital is invaded....

 2018-04-25 15:17 

News24

'We are no longer willing to suffer Numsa spokesperson during national shutdown...

The government of today owes its power to the workers and is betraying them by agreeing to a R20 per hour national minimum wage, says a Numsa spokesperson....

 2018-04-25 15:10 

News24

Hawks conduct raid at Free State gambling, liquor tourism board...

The raid was in connection with alleged tender fraud, corruption and possible money laundering involving two companies that were awarded tenders worth about R150m, say the Hawks....

 2018-04-25 15:06 

News24

Man arrested for Moses Mabhida Stadium pitch invasion out on bail...

The only person arrested for the mass pitch invasion at the Moses Mabhida Stadium during the Nedbank Cup semi-final has been released from police custody....

 2018-04-25 15:06 

Mail & Guardian

North West: Protests shut down hospital as health facilities remain closed...

Patients may now have to travel more than 200 km to reach the nearest working hospital....

 2018-04-25 15:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Anglo's Minas-Rio iron ore mine pipeline likely to leak its profits...

Anglo American says a leak in the pipeline that carries slurry from its Minas-Rio iron ore project in Brazil to a port in Rio de Janeiro will hurt its profit...

 2018-04-25 14:37 

Business Live

SA bonds sharply lower as US bonds weaken further...

The benchmark US 10-year yield rose to 3.0208%, sending equity markets sharply lower, and the dollar gained traction against the major currencies...

 2018-04-25 14:37 

Business Live

Twitter has a good second quarter with its share price rising 10%...

Daily active users grew 10% year-on-year while overall monthly user numbers rose to 336-million, with total revenue rising 21%...

 2018-04-25 14:31 

Mail & Guardian

Mabuza on Guptas: If they have done something wrong, they will be brought to book...

The deputy president has dismissed suggestions he is too close to the state capture family...

 2018-04-25 14:28 

News24

Man sets woman alight on bus, injuring 10...

Ten people were treated for burns after a man doused a woman with gasoline and set her alight inside a public bus in the Peruvian capital Lima, firefighters say....

 2018-04-25 14:27 

News24

DA asks ConCourt to set aside Fraser's appointment as correctional services commissioner...

The DA says President Cyril Ramaphosa's "new dawn" has failed to stop the ANC's practice of reshuffling compromised individuals within government departments....

 2018-04-25 14:22 

News24

Cattle herder arrested for rape of 74-year-old woman...

A cattle herder in Willowvale has been arrested in connection with the rape of an elderly woman, Eastern Cape police say....

 2018-04-25 14:21 

Business Report (IOL)

Gmail unveils its "expensive" redesign...

Google unveiled its first Gmail redesign since 2013, capping what the company says was an expensive overhaul two years....

 2018-04-25 14:12 

Business Report (IOL)

Consol cans R2.9 billion IPO plans...

Consol pulled a planned R2.9 billion Johannesburg stock market flotation on Wednesday, citing challenging market conditions....

 2018-04-25 14:00 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Samsung launches AR emojis with Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+...

Samsung's new augmented reality emojis will allow people to tell stories using more just than text or talk....

 2018-04-25 13:53 

News24

De Lille asks for lower water tariff hike after thousands of complaints...

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has asked for a reduction in the proposed 27% water tariff hike, after the City received roughly 24 900 complaints from residents during public submissions on the new budget....

 2018-04-25 13:37 

Business Live

DA calls for SAA to be put under business rescue...

The airline needs additional state bailouts of R12bn by 2021 — this is in addition to the R10bn it got in October in 2017...

 2018-04-25 13:37 

Business Live

Emerging-market debt not losing its allure, including in SA, says Morgan Stanley...

'Real interest rates in the US are rising, undermining the real interest-rate premium that emerging markets have over the US'...

 2018-04-25 13:37 

Business Live

Cape Town rains on the way — but gale force winds are too...

Capetonians have been told to batten down the hatches ahead of thunderstorms on Wednesday night, with the city's disaster management team on standby...

 2018-04-25 13:37 

Business Live

No VAT increase but higher corporate and personal income tax, says Cosatu...

The Civil Society Coalition is also not happy with the VAT increase, which it says makes the tax mix more regressive and hurts the poor the most...

 2018-04-25 13:35 

News24

Nigeria's favourite cocktail packs a punch...

Nigerians may be fond of a glass of champagne but it's another fizzy drink - and one that's unashamedly non-alcoholic - that's dearest to their hearts....

 2018-04-25 13:22 

News24

'It was a complete joke' - student apologises after offensive prom proposal goes viral...

An 18-year-old teen's offensive prom proposal has caused outrage on social media over the weekend, various international outlets have reported....

 2018-04-25 13:15 

News24

Fumigation teams helping in the fight against malaria in Limpopo...

Spraying households with long-acting residual insecticides is helping in the fight against malaria, says the Limpopo Department of Health....

 2018-04-25 13:11 

Mail & Guardian

Was Mokoena alive when her body was set alight? It's unclear...

The coroner she could not determine whether Karabo Mokoena had breathed in soot because her upper and lower airways were no longer present...

 2018-04-25 13:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Icasa to review BEE regulations in ICT sector...

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa will hold public hearings to review BBBEE regulations in May....

 2018-04-25 12:37 

Business Live

Parliament told there are other options to help the poor than VAT zero-rating...

Judge Dennis Davis says the rich benefit disproportionately from the zero-rated items, and that estate duty, a wealth tax, should be raised 'immediately';...

 2018-04-25 12:37 

Business Live

Nations must end the US grip on the semi-conductor market, says Ma...

Alibaba has bought five semi-conductor firms in the past four years, saying 'China needs a lot of things' but that '100% of the market for chips' is controlled by the US...

 2018-04-25 12:37 

Business Live

FT COMMENT: SA has a fresh start under Cyril Ramaphosa...

As a successful CEO, Ramaphosa is well qualified to restore business confidence, but reviving investment is only part of the challenge...

 2018-04-25 12:37 

Business Live

Patient dies in Klerksdorp as strikers prevent doctors from doing their job...

Dr Ebrahim Variava says 'opportunistic thugs' are involved in violent behaviour including looting and the disruption of health services...

 2018-04-25 12:33 

Business Report (IOL)

Blade Nzimande holds the strings to resolve the bus strike - SATAWU...

The South African Transport and Allied Worker's Union has called on Transport Minister Blade Nzimande to intervene in the ongoing national bus strike....

 2018-04-25 12:28 

News24

Limpopo High Court overturns former top cop's not guilty verdict for theft...

A former senior Limpopo police officer's hopes to escape jail have been dashed after the High Court reversed her not guilty verdict for theft....

 2018-04-25 12:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Vunani says HEPS rises to 25.2 cents...

Investment company Vunani Limited said its headline earnings per share rose to 25.2 cents in the year ended February compared with 19.2 cents last year....

 2018-04-25 11:57 

Mail & Guardian

Ahead of an internal motion of no confidence against her, De Lille fears no-one...

DA councillors will caucus on Wednesday evening after the City of Cape Town council concludes its business for the day...

 2018-04-25 11:44 

News24

Morocco's inheritance laws are hurting women and must be reformed...

Morocco is a conservative society. A national survey conducted by the country's planning commission in 2016 found that 87% of citizens, both men and women, are opposed to gender equality in inheritance, writes The Conversation....

 2018-04-25 11:37 

Business Live

Football hooligans cause R2.6m worth of damage at Moses Mabhida stadium...

Durban mayor praises the police for their swift action in arresting two people and hopes for more arrests...

 2018-04-25 11:37 

Business Live

New microscope system at Garden City hospital to aid 3D visualisation of brain and spine...

The new system allows for neurological procedures — including treating brain tumours — to be done through the smallest possible incisions and with the greatest degree of accuracy, Netcare says...

 2018-04-25 11:37 

Business Live

How will intellectual property rights survive in the digital environment?...

Innovation is needed, and copyright infringements of...

 2018-04-25 11:37 

Business Live

Consol pulls plug on proposed JSE relisting...

The company was hoping to raise as much as R3.5bn by selling 39.4% of its shares in an IPO in May...

 2018-04-25 11:37 

Business Live

'Landmark' judgment protecting asylum seekers is welcome, LRC says...

The Legal Resources Centre says the emphasis placed on international refugee law and the need for interpretation that best gives asylum seekers protection is noteworthy...

 2018-04-25 11:37 

Business Live

Gold falls as the dollar and US treasury yields jump...

Robust US earnings data and easing geopolitical tensions with North Korea and China boost the dollar, lowering gold, while palladium is down for a third straight day...

 2018-04-25 11:35 

Business Report (IOL)

SAA begs for R5 billion from government...

SAA appealed to the government for R5 billion to cover immediate costs and warned that it may be unable to make debt repayments next year....

 2018-04-25 11:23 

Mail & Guardian

Thousands take to the streets to protest R20 minimum wage...

Around 6 000 workers and community organisers marched against the new amendments to the Labour Relations Act...

 2018-04-25 11:10 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Businesses shut their doors as #SAFTUStrike snakes through Durban...

The regional manager of a chain of three fast food outlets in the city centre said being a month end - when sales were generally higher - they were disappointed that they were losing business...

 2018-04-25 11:02 

News24

Severe weather warning for Western Cape, with heavy thunderstorms, hail expected...

The City of Cape Town is on standby as it prepares for severe thunderstorms from Wednesday evening into Thursday morning....

 2018-04-25 11:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Now you can check what Instagram has on you...

Users can now download all the data that Instagram has on them, like those cringing DM's and "likes" you kind of wish no one would know about....

 2018-04-25 10:58 

News24

'I fear no one but my God' De Lille ahead of internal DA motion against her...

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says in all the 25 public meetings that she's attended in the City this month no one has told her they have lost confidence in her....

 2018-04-25 10:57 

Business Report (IOL)

Markus Jooste set to make R500 million after striking deal with banks...

Steinhoff's former CEO Markus Jooste has been thrown a lifeline by banks as the global retailer he oversaw for 18 years struggles to survive....

 2018-04-25 10:51 

Mail & Guardian

Parliament legal resources stretched as Zwane inquiry looms...

Parliament has only 9 legal advisers but there are currently more than 40 committees in the House and five state capture inquiries to be established...

 2018-04-25 10:50 

Business Report (IOL)

Got to be 16 years or older to use WhatsApp...

WhatsApp is raising its minimum age from 13 to 16 in Europe to help it comply with new data privacy rules...

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