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 2018-01-21 09:36 

Business Report (IOL)

'New Eskom board must act speedily on recruitment of permanent execs'...

The newly appointed Eskom board should speedily start with the process of identifying and recruiting the best permanent executive talent...

 2018-01-21 09:11 

News24

Protesters, police clash at roadblocks in Honduras...

Clashes have broken out in Honduras as demonstrators protesting President Juan Orlando Hernandez's re-election blocked roads in several locations and police moved into to break up the barricades....

 2018-01-21 09:11 

News24

Terrified children, empty streets in Syria's Afrin as Turkey attacks...

As soon as Turkish warplanes began bombing raids over Afrin on Saturday, terrified residents of the Syrian Kurdish enclave dashed to take cover in the cellars of their homes....

 2018-01-21 09:10 

News24

Man arrested for axe-murder of 85-year-old...

A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of an 85-year-old woman in Dutywa, Eastern Cape, police said on Sunday....

 2018-01-21 09:09 

News24

Tanzania suspends its shipping 'flag of convenience'...

President John Magufuli has suspended the registration of foreign vessels in Tanzania, following the seizure of drugs aboard ships flying his country's flag....

 2018-01-21 09:09 

News24

Moz leader 'confident' Mnangagwa can rebuild Zim's fractured economy...

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi says he is confident President Emmerson Mnangagwa would be able to rebuild Zimbabwe's fractured economy....

 2018-01-21 09:07 

News24

One dead, dozen injured in Durban accidents...

A man has died and a dozen other people were left injured after various crashes on roads in Durban over the weekend, said paramedics....

 2018-01-21 09:00 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Get creative with Nintendo Labo...

The Nintendo Labo is a new line of interactive tools that allow you to make, play and discover new creations by using your Nintendo Switch....

 2018-01-21 08:50 

Mail & Guardian

Eskom's new chair is a man of 'unimpeachable integrity'...

The new chair of the Eskom board, Jabu Mabuza has an illustrious history in the South African corporate sector...

 2018-01-21 08:44 

Mail & Guardian

Eskom's new board is in a race against time...

On Thursday finance minister Malusi Gigaba warned on Thursday that if not dealt with, Eskom could collapse the country's entire economy...

 2018-01-21 08:32 

News24

Get to know the new Eskom board...

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a new board at Eskom on Saturday, directing it to appoint a permanent CEO and CFO within the next three months....

 2018-01-21 08:00 

Business Live

Limits curb offshore investments...

There are many other ways to gain exposure to offshore markets...

 2018-01-21 08:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Earn crypto with Sweatcoin for being physically active...

New start-up, Sweatcoin rewards users with cryptocurrency for being physically active; the coins can then be traded in for various offerings....

 2018-01-21 08:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Sweatcoin helps you gain cryptocurrency for being physically active...

New start-up, Sweatcoin rewards users with cryptocurrency for being physically active; the coins can then be traded in for various offerings....

 2018-01-21 07:23 

Mail & Guardian

Trump celebrates a year of his presidency with a government shutdown...

US lawmakers have launched a last-ditch bid to end the budget stalemate and prevent a government shutdown...

 2018-01-21 07:19 

News24

5 killed as gunmen battle security forces at Kabul hotel...

An Afghan official says that at least five civilians have been killed after gunmen attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital Kabul...

 2018-01-21 07:00 

Business Live

SA banks on the 'Cyril effect' in Davos...

Ramaphosa needs to sell hope of a real economic recovery...

 2018-01-21 06:51 

News24

Seven Niger troops killed in Boko Haram attack...

At least seven Niger soldiers were killed and more than a dozen others wounded last week in an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants in the country's southeast, the government says....

 2018-01-21 06:20 

News24

US marches for women's rights slam Trump, encourage voting...

Demonstrators from Los Angeles to New York marching in support of female empowerment, denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women's rights on anniversary of his inauguration...

 2018-01-21 06:19 

Business Report (IOL)

I am dreaming of an African Economic Forum...

The World Economic Forum in Davos is a great occasion if you are a player with influence....

 2018-01-21 06:03 

News24

Erdogan says Turkey has launched new ground operation in Syria...

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey has "de-facto" launched a new operation on the ground to oust Kurdish militia from a northern Syrian enclave....

 2018-01-21 06:00 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: BMW buys parking app Parkmobile...

BMW has bought Parkmobile, a mobile parking app that helps people find parking spots....

 2018-01-21 05:03 

News24

McDonald to replace Adams as Ireland's Sinn Fein chief...

Mary Lou McDonald is set to become the president of Sinn Fein, replacing Gerry Adams who is stepping down after 34 years....

 2018-01-21 05:03 

News24

Trump says Democrats 'could have easily made deal' to avert shutdown...

President Donald Trump has marked the first anniversary of his inauguration with his government in shutdown, accusing Democrats of taking Americans hostage....

 2018-01-21 04:30 

Mail & Guardian

China's waste import ban upends global recycling industry...

Global plastic exports to China could sink from 7.4 million tonnes in 2016 to 1.5 million tonnes in 2018; paper exports might tumble nearly a quarter...

 2018-01-21 03:46 

News24

Mangope aided white supremacy rule...

Former Bophuthatswana president Lucas Manyane Mangope's death last week has sparked a debate on how history will remember him....

 2018-01-21 03:46 

News24

Battle over SABC top job continues...

As the SABC ship sails on with the three top positions filled by acting executives, the public broadcaster's board and Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane cannot agree who has the final say in making the permanent appointments....

 2018-01-21 03:46 

News24

'My daughter is empowered by the knowledge'...

Living in a world where all kinds of information is readily available at the click of a button, Buhle Zandi* (39) believes in having open conversations about sexuality with her children....

 2018-01-21 03:46 

News24

Shaun 'is no sheep'...

Advocates probing state capture say Abrahams has strengthened fight against corruption and drives them hard....

 2018-01-21 03:46 

News24

Inside the Gupta heist...

A sensational preservation order granted this week against Gupta-owned companies has exposed a grand conspiracy by the family to steal money from the state with help from senior politicians and government officials....

 2018-01-21 03:46 

News24

Ramaphosa gets his grip on new ANC working committee...

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa tightened his grip on running Luthuli House at the weekend when his backers dominated the newly constituted ANC national working committee (NWC)....

 2018-01-21 03:46 

News24

Let's talk about sex, babies...

Young people will have sex... It is up to us to make sure they are ready for that responsibility and can protect themselves....

 2018-01-21 03:46 

News24

The agony of waiting...

One father could not face the horror of trying to identify his daughter and grandchildren from the remains of those killed in SA's latest train crash....

 2018-01-21 03:46 

News24

US wants Africa to shun North Korea...

Nation has a number of sanctions that allow it to financially punish 'any person or company' involved in trade with the country....

 2018-01-21 03:46 

News24

'Education system is failing us'...

Parents with children unplaced in schools were fuming this week because their kids had to stay at home for the crucial opening week of the 2018 academic year....

 2018-01-21 03:46 

News24

The fall of Zuma...

The end of Jacob Zuma's tenure as South Africa's president was sealed on Thursday when he filed his appeal against a court order that transferred the power to appoint the national director of public prosecutions to the deputy president....

 2018-01-21 03:46 

News24

Cubans hired to aid maths, science pupils...

They've trained our doctors and fixed our military vehicles, and now they are coming to train our teachers....

 2018-01-21 03:46 

News24

Newsmaker: Lungi's living his destiny...

Lungisani "Lungi" Ngidi is the living, breathing embodiment of the saying that what is meant for you in life will never miss you....

 2018-01-21 03:46 

News24

Ending the language of violence...

Horskool Overvaal protesters insist it must admit 55 more pupils, despite a court ruling, while others say the department must build more schools....

 2018-01-21 03:46 

News24

'I wish my parents had taught me'...

It's an awkward conversation that many parents dread to have when their children approach adolescence, but it's one Thabisa* wishes her parents could have been more open about. It's the sex talk....

 2018-01-21 03:46 

News24

Human Rights Watch slams SA's rights record...

Despite a robust and independent judiciary to protect the rule of law, South Africa's human rights record remained poor in 2017, according to a Human Rights Watch report titled Fighting for Rights Succeeds....

 2018-01-21 03:46 

News24

Tormented at school and online...

Lethu Mhlongo* was harassed so badly by her schoolmates for being fat that she considered not going back to school....

 2018-01-21 03:46 

News24

Irate mine workers take PMC to court...

More than 3 000 former mine workers have launched a class action against a liquidator they accuse of being secretive about the R421.9m surplus accrued from their pension fund....

 2018-01-21 03:46 

News24

At 48, Zizi is back on the market...

As ANC national spokesperson, Zizi Kodwa bowed out of his role after the party elected a new national executive committee (NEC) in December. He celebrated his 48th birthday on Friday night....

 2018-01-20 22:58 

Business Live

Steinhoff sells off its luxury Gulfstream jet to raise funds...

Global retailer Steinhoff is fighting to recover from an accounting scandal...

 2018-01-20 22:58 

Business Live

SA banks on the 'Cyril effect' in Davos...

Ramaphosa needs to sell hope of a real economic recovery...

 2018-01-20 22:57 

Business Live

How To . Get your office design right...

The design of our workspaces can affect our attitudes to work...

 2018-01-20 22:57 

Business Live

Cryptofans immune to seasickness...

A little volatility will not deter the blockchain crowd...

 2018-01-20 22:57 

Business Live

Not a cent to bail out Eskom, says Gigaba...

Minister draws line in sand for embattled state power utility...

 2018-01-20 22:57 

Business Live

RON DERBY: Ramaphosa can't afford to dawdle on burning Zuma issue...

What was predicted for a Cyril Ramaphosa victory in the ANC leadership race has come to pass - that there would be an immediate improvement in sentiment about the country, long dogged by corruption centred on the state president, Jacob Zuma, and whoever w...

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