Fresh from securing a commitment of US$20 billion from the Gulf, President Cyril Ramaphosa says that he is not "playing around" in his efforts to secure more investment. In an interview in Abu Dhabi following a three country visit, Ramaphosa said he was serious about driving economic growth. Both Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates committed to investing US$10 billion each in South Africa following Ramaphosa’s high level talks in both countries. President Cyril Ramaphosa says...

NSPCA probing alleged animal cruelty incident during Hermanus protests

A photograph showing a gruesome act of animal cruelty during violent protests in Hermanus has...

Ramaphosa denies kneeling before King Zwelithini

President Cyril Ramaphosa has again rejected perceptions that he knelt before Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini...

DA sub-committee engaged in ‘healthy’ debate

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says recommendations by the sub-committee tasked with addressing concerns around a...

Ramaphosa calls for new era of activism

President Cyril Ramaphosa says this Mandela Day should start a new era for citizen activism...

King Zwelithini’s reed dance venue could cost R1bn to complete

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini’s unfinished reed dance venue is reportedly predicted to cost up to...

ANCWL congratulates Mkhwebane on OAMA role

The ANC Women's League has congratulated Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane on her appointment as first...

Trump has ‘low expectations’ for Putin meeting

US President Donald Trump said he had low expectations for the Monday summit with Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin just days after 12 Russian intelligence...

Trump ‘intends’ to run for re-election

US President Donald Trump said he intends to run for re-election in 2020 because “everybody wants me to” and there are no Democratic candidates...
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Global Stocks Rise as Pound Gyrates on Trump Brexit Comments

US and European stocks rose modestly on Friday with investors mildly hopeful that China and the US can still settle their war over tariffs. On currency markets, the...
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First Space Tourist Flights Could Come in 2019

The two companies leading the pack in the pursuit of space tourism say they are just months away from their first out-of-this-world passenger flights...
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The Queen Welcomes US President and First Lady

Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump met Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle Friday evening, a regal conclusion to the official portion of the US President's visit...
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US Indicts 12 Russian Spies for Election Hacking

A federal grand jury on Friday indicted 12 Russian military intelligence officers on charges of hacking the computer networks of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary...
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Africa.com acquires iAfrica.com

Acquisition to increase news coverage and enhance user experience Africa.com has completed its acquisition of iAfrica.com, South Africa’s oldest and most iconic news portal from...
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Rand’s Weakness Not Just Because of Trade War

The rand’s weakness cannot solely be blamed on the US trade war, says the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA). OUTA on Friday submitted its practical...
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Global Stocks Rise as Pound Gyrates on Trump Brexit Comments

US and European stocks rose modestly on Friday with investors mildly hopeful that China and the US can still settle their war over tariffs. On currency markets, the...
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Notes and R5 Coins in Honour of Mandela’s Centenary Year

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says South Africans should carry the Nelson Mandela commemorative notes with pride as they represent the legacy Mandela left behind. The Reserve...

Old Mutual Appoints Deloitte as Joint Auditor

South African insurer Old Mutual has appointed Deloitte as joint auditor alongside scandal-hit KPMG, it said on Thursday, an unusual move reflecting what it said were unresolved challenges related...

VBS Bank Depositors to Have Access to Money From Today

Thousands of VBS Mutual Bank depositors will have access to their funds from today through Nedbank, which is facilitating the repayment of up to R100,000 per...

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Djokovic wins fourth Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic raced to a fourth Wimbledon title and 13th career Grand Slam crown on...

Russia World Cup considered a success

The World Cup final between France and Croatia in Moscow on Sunday brings the curtain...

France and Croatia seek World Cup glory

Croatia face France in Moscow on Sunday attempting to win their first World Cup while...

Pacquiao rolls back years to knock out Matthysse

Manny Pacquiao rolled back the years as he stopped WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse on...

Rooney makes triumphant MLS debut

England career goals leader Wayne Rooney was thrilled at his triumphant Major League Soccer debut...

Kim stretches lead at John Deere Classic

Michael Kim celebrated his 25th birthday with a seven-under par 64 in the third round...

Holder wraps up Windies rout of Bangladesh

Skipper Jason Holder produced another devastating burst of bowling as the West Indies completed a...

Root urges England to remain ‘ruthless’

Joe Root insisted England must stay "ruthless" when they go in search of a one-day...

Henderson edges clear

Canada's Brooke Henderson edged clear of the field at the LPGA Marathon Classic in Ohio...

Bryan wins 17th Slam doubles title

Mike Bryan won a 17th Grand Slam men's doubles title on Saturday when he teamed...
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Malaysian Girl Wows with Freestyle Football Skills

The slick freestyle football moves of a Malaysian Muslim girl have boosted her into the spotlight in a country where the sport is dominated...

J&J Ordered to pay $4.69 bn Damages in Talc Cancer Case

US pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson was Thursday ordered to pay out $4.69 billion in damages in a lawsuit representing 22 women and their...

Spur 100% Behind Breastfeeding in Restaurant

Popular restaurant chain Spur is leading the fight against the moral police by actively encouraging breastfeeding at their branches. Spur has put up new posters...
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Paying Homage to the Ethiopian Coffee Culture

Ethiopia is widely considered to be the birthplace of coffee with many experts being of the opinion that Ethiopia is the only country that...
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Most Expensive and Most Affordable African Cities

Mercer is the leading provider of data on cost of living and housing for employees sent to work abroad. As part of the ongoing research, Mercer produces these...
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DR Congo Casts Doubt On UN Report on Atrocities in Kasai Region

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has rejected a report by a United Nations human rights team that accused the army of committing mass...
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Notorious Ogaden Jail is Unthinkable In the Somali Region of Ethiopia

Jail Ogaden is unthinkable. From the moment you are put there until the moment you are released, you do not know if you are...
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#RethinkTheBag Relaunched by Two Oceans Aquarium

During July, celebrities and the public will be asked to pledge not to use plastic bags to raise awareness about this campaign. The Two Oceans...
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This 10-Year-Old From Ghana Will Melt Your Heart

"Forget all your worries and let's party." It's an irresistible command from a 10-year-old girl standing on a box behind a DJ booth, tapping her...
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Home To Zimbabwe, Hoping To Hold Leaders Accountable

Savanna Madamombe's life is very different than it was a year ago. Originally from just outside Zimbabwe's capital Harare, Madamombe moved to Manhattan in 2000,...

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