Fri, 17 August, 2018
Foreign business owners whose shops were damaged or destroyed in a blaze in the Johannesburg CBD have told Eyewitness News that they now fear for their financial survival in the country. A fire broke out in a hijacked building on Thursday, leaving some families, including babies, trapped on a rooftop until firefighters brought them to safety. No one was injured. A 48-year-old man from Burkina Faso wiped away tears while standing inside his shop, which had been damaged. He's told EWN he...
ANC hangs the flag in Matzikama Municipality after the DA was voted out

ANC To Block Corrupt Leaders

The ANC is set to block those leaders who are corrupt, convicted of crimes or...
Land expropriation

How AfriForum’s ‘Expropriation List’ Devastated Two Farmers

Afrikaner rights group AfriForum's release of an unverified and disputed list that purports to denote...
Former NSFAS board chairperson Sizwe Nxasana

Mp’s Raise Concerns Over Management Of NSFAS, Student Financial Support

There appears to be no end in sight for struggling students as the ailing National Student...

KFC Manager Fired Over Allegations of Racism

KFC has fired the manager of one of its Somerset West outlets over allegations of...
Bridge City

Spatial Development Model Prioritises the Human Element

It’s not always easy to see policy in action. But the Bridge City mixed-use development...
Burning Joburg Building

Firefighters Rescue Trapped Families From Burning Joburg Building

Firefighters managed to make their way to the top of the 10-story building to rescue...
Tasneema Sayed

Search For Missing CT Mother & Her Child (3) Continues

Tasneema Sayed who’s mentally challenged was last seen more than a week ago in the...
The place where Mark Minnie's body was found with a gun next to it.

Mark Minnie’s Death Was ‘Definitely Not Suicide’ According To Family-Member

A relative of Mark Minnie says the family does not believe he committed suicide, as...
Official Hawks vehicle

Alleged Hawks Impersonators Arrested

Three people, aged between 33 and 51, have been arrested for impersonating members of the...
aretha franklin

‘Queen Of Soul’ Aretha Franklin Dies At Home In Detroit Aged 76

Aretha Franklin, universally acclaimed as the “Queen of Soul” and one of America’s greatest singers in any style, died on Thursday at her home...
zimbabwe voters

What Now for Zimbabwe as Constitutional Court Receives Petition Against Election Results?

Many in Zimbabwe are questioning whether the country can break with its horrid past or embrace a new future after a watershed election that...
white rhinos

Endangered White Rhinos Flown from SA to China by Turkish Cargo

Five white rhinos, each weighing about one ton, have been transported from Johannesburg to Shanghai via Istanbul by Turkish Cargo. The operation was carried out...
Zimbabwe president of the MDC, Nelson Chamisa

Zimbabwe Opposition Election Challenge To Be Heard In Court 22 August

The Zimbabwean opposition’s challenge against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s election victory will be heard in the Constitutional Court on 22 August, the opposition leader’s spokesman said...
Flash floods in Kerala, India.

India Floods Kill 43 People, More Rain Still To Come

The death toll from the worst floods in nearly a century in the Indian tourist state of Kerala rose to 43 on Wednesday as...
The collapsed Morandi Bridge in Itlay

Death Toll Collapsed Bridge Italy Rises To 39

Rescuers scoured crushed mountains of rubble for victims of a bridge collapse in Genoa as the toll rose to 39 on Wednesday and Italy's...
Abdoul Salam Nizeyimana

Africa Top10 News

This 27-year-old Rwandan is the Only Expert on How to Run a Daily Drone Delivery Operation Abdoul Salam Nizeyimana works at one of the world’s first drone delivery services. He leads a team of young...
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Apartment Living In Randburg

Value For Money Apartment Living In Randburg

NottingHill, a sectional title development situated in Ferndale, Randburg where the iconic Velskoen Drive-In was once located, is ideally suited to first-time homebuyers and...

5 Steps for Online Startups to Take Advantage of Black Friday

According to Google Trends, last year South Africa registered the largest ‘Black Friday’ search interest of any country, even ahead of the US where the...

R100 Million Poverty Alleviation Plan Gets Big Backing From SA Businesses

The shock announcement two weeks ago that the unemployment rate has risen by 0.5% to 27.2% in the second quarter of this year has...
President Cyril Ramaphosa

Reality Sets In For South Africa: No More ‘Ramaphoria’

If there were any doubts that the euphoria following Cyril Ramaphosa’s election as president of South Africa has evaporated, this week’s slump in the...
Shoprite grocery store

Shoprite Assisting Financially-Pressed Customers With 1000 Products Under R5

Shoprite was making sure that financially-pressed customers could afford to eat, even if they had just R5 in their pockets, the group said in...

Gordhan: SOCs Can’t Continue To Borrow Their Way Out Of Debt

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says it could take up to nine months to stabilise state-owned companies (SOCs). He’s told the Public Enterprises Portfolio Committee...



The Lions

Lions Continue Mass Player Signings

The Lions on Thursday confirmed contract extensions with eight more players. Madosh Tambwe (wing), Shaun Reynolds(flyhalf), Johannes Jonker (prop), Len Massyn(loose forward), Jacobie Adriaanse (prop), Sti Sithole (prop), Rhyno Herbst (lock)...
athletico madrid uefa super cup

Athletico Mete Out Revenge On Real To Lift Super Cup

Real Madrid began life without Cristiano Ronaldo with an extra-time defeat to bitter rivals Atlético Madrid in...
Ben Stokes

Cleared Stokes Fuels Fiery Debate About His Future

England star Ben Stokes may have been cleared of affray but former cricket luminaries while...
Champions League

Champions League Glory Not Pivotal To Being Judged A Success: De Bruyne

Manchester City don't need to win the Champions League to be judged a success, claims...

Proteas End SL Tour With Disappointing Defeat

Sri Lanka have won the lone T20 International against the Proteas by three wickets in Colombo on Tuesday,...
All Blacks

Australia Keen To Measure Up Against All Blacks

With Samu Kerevi and Tevita Kuridrani both ruled out of the tournament, the versatile Reece...

Stylish City spoil Emery’s Arsenal bow

Manchester City ruined the start of the Unai Emery era at Arsenal as the champions...

Hart keeps clean sheet on Burnley bow

Former England first-choice goalkeeper Joe Hart kept his second successive clean sheet for Burnley in...

Liverpool live up to title hype

Jurgen Klopp warned much tougher challenges lie ahead of Liverpool's quest to end a near...

Mathews, Dananjaya overpower South Africa

A dominant all-round performance from Sri Lanka took them to a second consolation win in...

Great African Eats: Grilled Lamb Chops with Rice and Pita Chips, Egypt

Egyptian cuisine features high-quality legumes and vegetables from the fertile Nile valley and delta. Yet, oddly enough, what became Egypt’s favorite fare, Kushari, originated...
Sarah Ferguson is swimming along the Elephant Coast expedition.

SA Swimmer Swims From Mozambique To KZN To Expose Dangers Of Plastic Pollution

Former competitive South African pool swimmer Sarah Ferguson’s close encounters with nature on her recent Elephant Coast expedition have unequivocally reinforced her determination to...
Gut Health

The Best Foods To Eat For Gut Health

Eating the right foods is vital as this helps stimulate, the growth of beneficial bacteria in our gut and boost digestive health. If you’re one...
Lack Of Sleep

Lack Of Sleep Turns Us Into ‘Social Lepers’

A lack of sleep can turn you into a grumpy ‘social leper’ who shuns human contact, a study suggests. Sleep-deprivation activates brain areas that make...
Five granny panties on a washing line

Trading Your Thong For Granny Panties Is Actually A Thing

After all, what would an entire decade of retro fashion throwbacks be if the broeks we all grew up in never returned?   Somehow, it comes...
A man smoking an e-cigarette.

Long-Term Inhalation E-Cigarette Vapour Potentially Harmful

The vapour from e-cigarettes may boost the production of inflammatory chemicals in the lungs while disabling key cellular defenders against infection, a new study...

Treating Depression In Child May Boost Parent’s Mental Health

The bond between parent and child extends far beyond sharing similar looks or behaviours as a new study suggests that treating depression in teenagers...
Winter Dinner Specials

7 Tempting Winter Dinner Specials In Cape Town’s Deep South

We found all the best date night Winter specials for every day of the week! From the Constantia Valley to Kalk Bay, there is...
bunny chow

Great African Eats: Bunny Chow, South Africa

The story goes, as told by editor Zurie, that during the Great Depression, poor white, Chinese and Indian children in Durban discovered that the cheapest...
Ambassador Amina Mohamed

Q&A: Honouring Women of Africa and the Diaspora

This year, the African Union and the Diaspora African forum are honouring the first woman minister for education in Kenya for her long and...


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