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 2019-05-20 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Why South Africa needs Democratic Socialism...

South African politics urgently needs an injection of electoral energy from the left, that speaks in a language that resonates with voters...

 2019-05-20 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Tensions flare near Chad's precarious northern border...

Tibesti has long been fertile ground for rebellions in Chad. Is another one coming?...

 2019-05-20 21:59 

Business Live

Public protector wants to challenge ruling on Gupta-linked Vrede farm report in top court...

The high court rules Busisiwe Mkhwebane failed in her duties under the Public Protector Act and under the constitution...

 2019-05-20 21:09 

Daily Nation

With our super real-life drama, who needs 'Game of Thrones'?...

Right now, we don't even know whether the story is about fake gold sold to the Emiratis ....

 2019-05-20 21:00 

Daily Nation

Office of Chief Economist would help to promote value for money...

It would complement the work of the Auditor-General and Controller of Budget....

 2019-05-20 21:00 

Daily Nation

Clean energy use key to industrial growth...

This will speed up growth of manufacturing sector while playing its part in combating climate change....

 2019-05-20 21:00 

Daily Nation

Make intra-African migration a safe, orderly, productive process...

The West faces little risk of a massive wave of African migrants....

 2019-05-20 20:47 

Daily Nation

US-Iran row threat to peace...

Trump's America seems to have no qualms opening war fronts....

 2019-05-20 20:47 

Daily Nation

Glossy courts report contrasts with reality...

Missing files, case backlogs and whimsical rulings continue at the Judiciary....

 2019-05-20 20:43 

News24

Doctors start halting support for vegetative Frenchman...

French doctors began switching off the life support of a quadriplegic man who has been in a vegetative state for the last decade, in a hugely controversial case that has divided France....

 2019-05-20 20:32 

News24

Western Cape ANC welcomes Cameron Dugmore appointment as leader of official opposition in legislature...

Dugmore's nomination was supported during a Provincial Executive Committee held last Friday and was forwarded to the National Executive Committee of the party, which resolved to accept and endorse his nomination....

 2019-05-20 20:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Golden Rules of Email Marketing...

Since many people are dealing with a flood of messages every day, an email must capture attention within a short time....

 2019-05-20 20:03 

News24

Stranded 9m long whale in fight for survival in Eastern Cape...

A humpback whale is fighting for its life in Hickman's River, east of Cove Rock in East London, Eastern Cape....

 2019-05-20 20:02 

News24

JUST IN: Well-known Labour Court Judge dies after black mamba bite in Zambia...

Judge Anton Steenkamp was doing what he loved, touring Africa with his wife, Catherine, when he was bitten by the snake on Monday....

 2019-05-20 19:48 

Daily Nation

Nakuru police seize 135 bales of bhang in a petrol tanker...

The truck driver Hassan Ali arrested in Mwariki....

 2019-05-20 19:30 

Daily Nation

NBK put to task over reluctance to honour audit requests...

Legislators want the bank to explain why it has declined audit requests from Auditor-General....

 2019-05-20 19:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Richemont reports a 27% rise in its sales...

Swiss luxury group Richemont's share price rose more than 4percent on the JSE....

 2019-05-20 19:24 

News24

Mkhwebane considers appealing ruling setting aside Estina report...

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is considering appealing the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria's ruling of setting aside her Estina Dairy Farm Project report, her office has said....

 2019-05-20 19:22 

Uganda Radio Network

Cabinet Approves Creation of Nine Cities...

Of the approved cities, five will become operational effective July 1, 2020. These are Arua, Gulu, Jinja, Fort Portal, and Mbarara....

 2019-05-20 19:13 

Business Live

Market data - May 20 2019...

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices...

 2019-05-20 19:13 

Business Live

Zimbabwe's currency rout slows as central bank touts $500m plan...

The loan is said to be a platinum-backed four-year facility obtained from the African Export-Import Bank...

 2019-05-20 19:05 

Uganda Radio Network

Witnesses Accuse Uganda Land Commission of Fraud in Namboole Land Acquisition...

Former Kira Municipality Mayor Mamerito Mugerwa told the Commission that those who were in charge of the land acquisition process were not transparent in their dealings with bonafide land owners in Namboole area. He said officials from Uganda Land Commiss...

 2019-05-20 18:51 

News24

Cosatu, Sanco, SACP call for forensic audit in WC ANC finances...

The SACP, Cosatu and Sanco have met in Salt River, Cape Town to discuss recent disturbing political developments in the province....

 2019-05-20 18:49 

News24

Missing passwords, a mystery unburnt water bottle: Ford Kuga fire case heats up...

Startling claims emerged during the inquest of how the late Reshall Jimmy died when his remains were found in a burnt Ford Kuga....

 2019-05-20 18:38 

Daily Nation

Graft" Detectives arrest three more Kisii County officials...

Mogeni Kefa, George Otieno and James Omwoyo Obare will be arraigned on Tuesday....

 2019-05-20 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

SA must embrace wind of power generation change...

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe must have been smoking his socks last week when he stood before an audience of local and foreign business people....

 2019-05-20 18:24 

News24

Hawks nab two Free State municipal officials for alleged fraud, corruption and defeating the ends of justice...

Two Free State municipal officials have appeared separately in the Bethlehem Regional Court on charges of fraud, corruption and defeating the ends of justice....

 2019-05-20 18:18 

Business Live

Sports sponsorship a boon for banks and insurers...

Firms find the investment pays off...

 2019-05-20 18:18 

Business Live

Austrian cabinet fractures as chancellor targets far-right minister...

Conservative Sebastian Kurz pulled plug on coalition after video sting snares his vice-chancellor...

 2019-05-20 18:09 

Daily Nation

Ethnic violence kills 23 in eastern Chad...

Fighting erupted on Sunday in three villages in Sila province and continued on Monday....

 2019-05-20 17:58 

Daily Nation

Ulinzi win Governors' netball tourney...

The event was sponsored by the County government of Homa Bay....

 2019-05-20 17:53 

Uganda Radio Network

Mao Blasts FDC As IPOD Summit Begins...

Like in the first summit, FDC has participated at council level but refused to attend the summit. Mao said at the opening of the IPOD summit on Monday Evening at Protea hotel in Entebbe that those snubbing....

 2019-05-20 17:51 

News24

RECAP: Google suspends business with Huawei, where does that leave South Africans?...

The South African government does not intend to change its behaviour towards Huawei? and devices will probably continue to work as advertised, for now....

 2019-05-20 17:41 

Daily Nation

PSG say Mbappe to stay at club next season...

The 20-year-old said on Sunday that he wanted more responsibilities....

 2019-05-20 17:34 

Daily Nation

Great Rift prevail upon Western to win Inter-County tourney...

Winning the individual title with score of 42 points was handicap 21....

 2019-05-20 17:30 

Business Live

Long wait for Sibanye-Lonmin deal has some shareholders singing a different tune...

Some say the Sibanye offer is far too low and are urging the largest investor, the PIC, to use its near-30% stake to force a higher offer from Sibanye...

 2019-05-20 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Liberty Holdings under 'strict discipline' to manage expenses...

Liberty Holdings' new insurance business volumes remained under pressure in the first three months of 2019....

 2019-05-20 17:29 

Business Live

US jealousy sparked trade wars, says Chinese ambassador...

Ambassador to SA Lin Songtian says only the US can end the trade war as China needs the US market to grow its economy...

 2019-05-20 17:28 

News24

Tuesday's weather: Cool to cold across most of the country...

It will be cool to cold across most of the country, while warm weather is expected along the northern border and adjacent interior....

 2019-05-20 17:28 

Business Live

US, China bicker over 'extravagant expectations' on trade deal...

Tensions rise after Google suspends business with Huawei after Trump administration blacklists Chinese firm...

 2019-05-20 17:26 

Daily Nation

Wazalendo outgun Sailors in thriller to claim top spot...

Ex-champs Police also beat Parklands to rise to third in men's Premier League....

 2019-05-20 17:18 

Business Report (IOL)

Huawei could be stripped of Google services, but only on new smartphones...

Huawei could lose its grip on the No. 2 ranking in worldwide cellphone sales after Google announced it would comply with US government restrictions....

 2019-05-20 17:17 

Uganda Radio Network

Key Kyambogo Projects to Stall Over Budgetary Cuts...

Out of the 14.6billion shillings required to clear debts for suppliers, only 141 million shillings has been allocated in the next financial year budget....

 2019-05-20 17:12 

Daily Nation

Public debt claims gobble up Sh635bn in 10 months...

Debt repayments took up nearly Sh635.35 billion in 10 months through April, 2019....

 2019-05-20 17:08 

News24

There is a witch hunt against me, Zuma tells supporters outside court...

Former President Jacob Zuma has labelled the corruption trial against him in the Pietermaritzburg High Court a politically-motivated witch hunt....

 2019-05-20 17:06 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Block Demonstration Against Sole Candidate Resolution in Fort Portal...

According to the Kabarole District Police Commander - DPC, Jamal Kanyesigye, they blocked the demonstration because they hadn't been informed about it and deemed it illegal....

 2019-05-20 17:05 

News24

Three street racers nabbed in Cape Town...

The Ghost Squad has arrested seven drivers for reckless and negligent driving and three for driving under the influence of alcohol during an operation in the Athlone and Mitchells Plain area....

 2019-05-20 16:49 

Daily Nation

Five banks launch Sh30,000 SME loans...

The scheme will see good borrowers rewarded with cash based on their credit profiles....

 2019-05-20 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Negative sentiment haunts shares and the rand...

The last 10 trading days on domestic and global financial markets were from the worst this year....

 2019-05-20 16:28 

Business Live

Qatar not invited to emergency Arab summits in Saudi Arabia, says Qatari official...

Meetings to discuss drone attacks on oil assets, which Riyadh blames on Iran...

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