Tue, 25 September, 2018
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KwaZulu-Natal and Cape Town residents are expected to experience transport troubles on Tuesday morning.The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has indefinitely suspended all its operations in KZN following last Friday's torching of its cars and vandalism of its property in Umlazi, south of Durban.Thousands of train commuters are expected to be left stranded as there will be no trains in the entire province on Tuesday, Prasa KZN spokesperson Zama Nomnganga confirmed to...

Mary Fredericks, 85, Gets Title Deed to Home After 20 Year Wait

Outgoing Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille continued her fight against apartheid spatial planning and...

Ramaphosa Unveils Nelson Mandela Statue at UN Headquarters

The president says he hopes the 1.9-metre sculpture will serve as a constant reminder of...
DA Leader Mmusi Maimane.

DA Remembers Codesa Negotiations On Heritage Day

The Democratic Alliance says it is important that the new generation of South Africans continue...
EFF celebrates Heritage Day; an EFF crowd waving flags in the streets.

EFF Wants Die Stem Removed From National Anthem

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has used the Heritage Day celebrations in the country to...
Late minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa

Edna Molewa’s State Funeral To Be Held Next Week

Late Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa will be laid to rest during an official state funeral.Molewa...
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Family Of Three Murdered Inside Their Shop

Police at Dutywa are investigating the murders of three family members, Eastern Cape police said...
The United Nations headquarters in New York.

Ramaphosa To Unveil Mandela Statue At UN Head Quarters

While South Africans celebrate Heritage Day on home soil on Monday, President Cyril Ramaphosa will...
Two white rhino in a reserve.

South Africa Rhino Poaching Drops But Remains Critical

Over 500 rhinos were poached for their horns in South Africa in the first eight...
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Heritage Day Celebrations To Get Underway Across SA

Government officials, struggle stalwarts and ordinary South Africans are on Monday celebrating Heritage Day.This year’s theme...
U.S. President Donald Trump defended his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Monday against what he said were unsubstantiated statements alleging sexual misconduct, calling him a fine man with an unblemished past."Judge Kavanaugh is an outstanding person. I am with him all the way," Trump said after he arrived in New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly.The university professor who accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault will testify before a Senate panel on...
Rescue workers are working alongside the capsized MV Nyerere ferry.

Tanzania Ferry Disaster Deaths Rise To 224

Tanzania's State broadcaster says burials have started of those who died when a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria as the death toll rose to...
Patients infected with cholera on IV's on the floor in a clinic.

Cholera Outbreak Nigeria Kills Nearly 100

A cholera outbreak in Nigeria's northeast has killed nearly 100 people over the past two weeks and infected thousands more, the United Nations said.The number...

Vietnam’s President Dies After Contracting Viral Illness

Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang, a former chief of internal security who became one of the most high-profile leaders in the communist-ruled country, died...

More Chilean Bishops Quit in Wake of Sex Abuse Scandal

Vatican City - Pope Francis has accepted the resignations of two more bishops in Chile, as fallout mounts from widespread sex abuse scandals there.The...
Jet Airways plane on runway

Air Pressure Mix-Up Left Passengers Bleeding On Indian Flight

A cockpit mix-up left more than 30 passengers on an Indian plane bleeding from their ears and noses Thursday after the crew reportedly forgot...
Level crossing in Oss where the horror collision between a train and a 'cargo bicycle' happened.

Four Children Killed In Netherlands When ‘Cargo Bicycle’ Gets Swept Up By Train

Four children were killed and at least one woman was wounded when a train struck a “cargo” bicycle, popularly used by Dutch parents to...
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The Story of Mohammed Wardi, 'The Last King of Nubia'Beloved across Africa, Sudanese singer Mohammed Wardi had an enormous impact on music and politics, yet the remembrance of his work is afforded far less...
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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.

SACCI Wants To Hear More Details About Ramaphosa’s Stimulus Package

The stimulus package announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday includes initiatives around growth-enhancing economic reforms, the reprioritisation of public spending to stimulate and...

Rand, Recession And Emerging Markets – Is Any Relief In Sight? September Domestic Overview

Argentina and Turkey caused significant volatility in emerging markets as financial conditions tightened in the past month.  South African assets couldn’t escape and the...
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3 Tips On How To Grow Your Start-up: Go Global From Day One

By Vaughan Rowsell You might think it’s hard to become a global business, but companies from all over the world are managing to make it internationally,...

R400bn Fund To Transform Infrastructure Projects

The president announced government’s eagerly awaited economic stimulus package at a briefing in Pretoria on Friday.President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the establishment of a...
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Solar Energy Creating Value For A “Just Energy Transition”

The global problem of climate change presents countries with the opportunity to improve their energy systems for the benefit of society and the planet...
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Reserve Bank Keeps Repo Rate At 6.5%

The SA Reserve Bank announced on Thursday afternoon that it will keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.5%.The announcement was made by the central...

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