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President Cyril Ramaphosa has described the proposed infrastructure fund as a megafund which will encourage the private sector to contribute to economic growth.Ramaphosa announced the government's economic stimulus package in Pretoria on Friday which includes a R400 billion infrastructure fund.Other areas to receive attention include the township and rural economies.Ramaphosa says the R400 billion infrastructure fund will streamline development.“Through this structure that we are creating, we’ll be able to create economies of scale, have...

Public Protector Will Take Action

The Public Protector's office says it will take action against officials who have been found...

Some Economists Give Stimulus Plan A Thumbs Up

The economic stimulus and recovery plan has been given the thumbs up by some economists...

Man Fined For Operating Fraudulent Vehicle Licensing Syndicate

A Cape Town businessman has been ordered to pay more than R3 million to the...

City of Cape Town’s Planned Redesign of Imizamo Yethu on Hold

A planned redesign of Imizamo Yethu settlement in Hout Bay by the City of Cape...

Public Protector To Put Measures in Place To Curb Irregular Expenditure

In a report to Parliament, it's been revealed that the Public Protector's office has not...
Illegal Dumping Of Animal Carcasses

WATCH: Centurion Residents Angered Over Illegal Dumping Of Animal Carcasses In The Tshwane Suburb

Concerned resident, Jon-Adriaan du Plessis, says the small road leading to his house has been used as...

Manyi’s Axed Employees Still In Limbo After Court Reinstates Them

Mzwanele Manyi’s Afro Worldview employees are ready to report for duty after the Labour Court...

ANC Councillor Shot And Killed Near Pretoria

Pretoria police have confirmed an African National Congress (ANC) councillor has been gunned down in...
South African Rand coins

Kganyago: Reserve Bank Closely Monitoring The Rand

The volatile rand and possible rising inflation have been highlighted as just two factors that...
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 on Friday after an illness, state media said.Quang's rise, at a time of growing dissent on social media and challenges to the party's authority, signalled limits to Vietnam's liberal agenda, despite a growing openness to social change and sweeping economic reform, experts say.Quang, 61, died in a military hospital in...

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...
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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...
Rescuers search houses for survivors after a landslide struck a village in Naga city, Cebu province, central Philippines

New Landslide In Philippines Buries Dozens Of Houses

A massive landslide buried dozens of homes in two villages near a central Philippine mountain on Thursday, killing at least four people and sending...
Health workers are seen at a clinic dealing with cholera outbreak in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe Needs $35 Million To Fight Worst Cholera Outbreak In A Decade

Zimbabwe is appealing to individual citizens and local companies for $35 million to help fight a cholera outbreak that has killed 31 and infected more than...
India Bans Instant Divorce

India Bans Instant Divorce By Muslim Men

India's government on Wednesday approved an ordinance to implement a top court ruling striking down the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce.The...
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Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News

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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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...
Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe.

Revised Mining Charter Approved By Cabinet

Cabinet approved the revised Mining Charter during a meeting on Wednesday, Minister of Communications Nomvula Mokonyane said on Thursday, while briefing reporters on the...

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Paul Pogba's fine form for Manchester United this season is evidence that post-World Cup hangovers...

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Experienced batsman Shoaib Malik hit a six and a boundary to pull off a sensational...

Oliver Fisher Cards First 59 In European Tour History

Unheralded Englishman Oliver Fisher fired the first round of 59 in the European Tour's 46-year...

Jadeja, Rohit Lead India’s Rout Of Bangladesh

Spinner Ravindra Jadeja took four wickets and skipper Rohit Sharma smashed a successive half century...

Federer Mulling Clay Court Return

World number two Roger Federer says he is mulling a return to the European clay-court...
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Amazingly Preserved Wolf Pup Mummy Discovered In Yukon Gold Mine

While searching for gold in western Canada's Yukon Territory, miners found another type of rare treasure: the mummies of an ice-age caribou and wolf pup.Frozen in the ground for more than 50,000 years, the...
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Airports, Way More Disgusting Than You Think

Airports across the world see tens of millions of passengers annually, so it should come as no surprise that the sprawling spaces are filled with icky pathogens of all kinds. But according to a new study from...
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How Did Opium Poppies Get Their Painkilling Properties?

Humans have been turning to the poppy plant to get high or relieve pain for thousands of years. And despite all our other staggering pharmaceutical progress, our reliance on the plant hasn't changed much; poppies...
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Ashton Kutcher Bumps Guy With Car And Pays It Off With Selfie

Ashton Kutcher was caught in a minor accident when he backed out a parking spot and bumped a guy scooting by.19-year-old Leo Marenghi, TMZ reports, was passing by the Sunset Bronson Studios in Hollywood on his...
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Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber Married?

Hailey Baldwin says her engagement to Justin Bieber is the "most adventurous thing" she's ever done.The 21-year-old model got engaged to the 'Sorry' hitmaker in July, and she has now said that whilst she's...
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New Drama #HousekeepersMzansi Set To Air In October

In a world behind high walls and luxury, the wealthy may believe they are powerful in the comfort of their mansions, but it is the housekeepers who see all and know all.The tables will...
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Celebrate spring with these top five local experiences Now that spring is here, we can start anticipating warmer, longer days and relish the thought that summer is just around the corner. This year, celebrate the...
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Only These 5 Ingredients Are Legally Allowed In Boerewors

Ah boerewors, how we love you. Sizzling in a pan or smoking over the flames, the meaty, juicy sausage is a staple in most of our kitchens. Usually beef, boerewors is known by its...
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Why You Should Do A Stopover In Singapore

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5 Trips Around South Africa That You Should Take...

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Ericsson Wins 5G Enabler Of The Year Award

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New Heritage Centre Launched By The San

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The latest crime statistics released by the South African Police Services (SAPS) showed an increase in hijackings across 6 provinces and an increase in residential robberies...
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Open Streets Indaba: When Streets Are Safe For Children, They’re Safe...

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Airbnb Africa Travel Summit: A Spotlight On African Travel Tech

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Regulations Must Be In Place Before Marijuana Is Legalised

The Constitutional Court announced today that dagga is now legal in South Africa for private use. However, there are a number of concerns and...
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Hearty Italian Produce Grown In The Cape Winelands

Ayama Wine Farm will be hosting their first Artichoke Festival in the Voor Paardeberg on Sunday, 14 October, open to all #AyamaFantics with a love...
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Experts Plead With Jo’burg Zoo To Release Lammie The Elephant

By Melissa ReitzWhile Lammie the elephant languishes alone since the recent death of her partner, Kinkel, elephant experts are calling for her release from...

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