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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 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 19:30 

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 19:13 

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 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 18:30 

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 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 17:30 

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 17:18 

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 17:08 

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 17:05 

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 16:30 

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...

 2019-05-20 16:28 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: JSE slips below 56,000 points led by Naspers...

The US-China trade war pressure on both the local bourse and global equities continues, with JSE heavyweight Naspers falling more than 3%...

 2019-05-20 15:54 

News24

Cape Town lawyer shot dead in Khayelitsha...

A Cape Town criminal attorney was shot dead at a spaza shop in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, an anonymous source told News24 on Sunday....

 2019-05-20 15:49 

Mail & Guardian

Meet the ANC's new team for Parliament...

Changes include Thandi Modise for speaker of the National Assembly. North West premier Job Mokgoro also keeps his job...

 2019-05-20 15:40 

News24

Five quotes that sealed Rob Packham's fate...

Constantia businessman Rob Packham has been found guilty of killing his wife Gill in February 2018 and for attempting to defeat the ends of justice by setting her car and body alight....

 2019-05-20 15:38 

Mail & Guardian

'It is the state on trial', high court told in Zuma hearing...

Zuma's lawyers say the courts should not condone unconstitutional conduct by the NPA...

 2019-05-20 15:32 

Business Live

Stormers have crossed the Rubicon but can they press on?...

Cape side upbeat after going toe-to-toe with Crusaders...

 2019-05-20 15:32 

Business Live

Russian reporters resign en masse in row over Putin ally report...

Russia's daily Kommersant lost its entire political staff in a protest that highlights censorship issues in the country's tightly controlled media landscape...

 2019-05-20 15:32 

Business Live

Trade row flare-up knocks stock markets...

Analysts say chances of a quick resolution look slim...

 2019-05-20 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Transaction Capital continues on its growth path...

Every time Transaction Capital reports results, I want to kick myself that I didn't buy the share yet writes Amelia Morgenrood....

 2019-05-20 15:26 

News24

'Spy tapes' rehashed: Zuma is the victim here, says lawyer...

Jacob Zuma's lawyers have argued the Spy Tapes prove the disdain in which he was held and therefore suffered extreme prejudice from those seeking to prosecute him....

 2019-05-20 15:02 

News24

Fire breaks out at Bheki Mlangeni District Hospital, patients moved...

Patients from Bheki Mlangeni District Hospital in Soweto, Gauteng have been moved following a fire that started in the hospital's administration block....

 2019-05-20 14:54 

News24

DEVELOPING: Eiffel Tower shut down as man scales its side...

The Eiffel Tower has been closed to visitors as a man is seen scaling the side of the landmark....

 2019-05-20 14:44 

News24

Mayor Gumede wishes Durbanites injured in Egypt bus blast a speedy recovery...

eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede has wished fellow Durbanites, who were injured in a bus explosion at the Giza Pyramids in Egypt, a speedy recovery...

 2019-05-20 14:38 

News24

State security minister's office silent about spy allegations...

State security minister, Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba's office has remained silent following allegations in a weekend newspaper that she had lived a double life for a decade, earning millions as a spy while still an MEC in Limpopo....

 2019-05-20 14:37 

Business Live

How can we solve SA's delivery conundrum?...

Delivery units, responsible for a selection of interventions, are driven with urgency...

 2019-05-20 14:37 

Business Live

Rand picks up as global markets await moves in trade talks...

The continuing dispute between China and the US escalated after Google suspended some US services with telecom giant Huawei...

 2019-05-20 14:37 

Business Live

A kilogram may not be the kilogram you once knew, but don't worry, you won't notice...

Instead of relating to the mass of a singular physical object, the kilogram will now be defined in terms of the Planck constant...

 2019-05-20 14:32 

News24

BREAKING: ANC agrees on Thandi Modise for Speaker, Mokgoro for North West premier candidate...

Thandi Modise - the former National Council of Provinces chairperson - will be the ANC's candidate for Speaker of the National Assembly, the ANC has announced....

 2019-05-20 14:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Keeping an eye on competitors is vital for business...

Identifying your business' competitive advantage during the planning stage is not enough to ensure longevity in today's commercial landscape....

 2019-05-20 14:12 

News24

'Everything that I worked hard for is burnt to ashes' - 200 homeless after Cape Town blaze...

More than 2200 people have been left homeless after a fire in S-section informal settlement in Masiphumelele in Cape Town....

 2019-05-20 13:56 

Mail & Guardian

Mass movement: scientists adopt new kilogram definition...

Instead of relating to the mass of a singular physical object, the kilogram will now be defined in terms of the Planck constant...

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