Wed, 21 November, 2018

South Africa News

Brazzaville Residents
A looming court interdict by disgruntled residents of Brazzaville informal settlement against the City of Tshwane's plan to relocate people to Atteridgeville Extension 19 threatens to stall the project.Some residents claimed the decision to seek legal action was due to allegations that a local councillor had sold service stands...
Former South African President Jacob Zuma.
Former President Jacob Zuma has reportedly given his support to former South Africa Revenue Service Commissioner Tom Moyane, saying the Nugent Commission of Inquiry went beyond its mandate.The Business Day is reporting that Zuma has filed an affidavit in Moyane’s Constitutional Court application to review the decision to establish the commission and set aside its recommendations.President...
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan at the State Capture Enquiry.
The “capture” of the Hawks under former boss Lieutenant General Berning Ntlemeza was central to the state capture project.This is what Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan told the Zondo commission on Tuesday while giving his testimony in Parktown.Gordhan used the example of a suspicious investigation that was conducted against...
initiation
CENTANE - Two boys who went to the mountains for the initiation ritual have died in the Eastern Cape.The boys died in the Centane area last weekend.The provincial Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Department's Mamnkeli Ngam said: “The preliminary report we got says they died as a result of...
Golden Arrows
CAPE TOWN - Golden Arrow passengers have been robbed after two armed men on the bus took their belongings on Monday.The men embarked on a bus from Cape Town to Mitchells Plain.Commuters are now calling on the bus company to implement safety and security measures on the busses.Passengers have...
Eskom logo against power line backdrop
Power utililty Eskom says it will stretch its load shedding to stage 8, allowing for up to 8 000 MW to be shed from the national grid. It previously had four stages that allowed for up 4 000 MW to be cut.Stage 4 means consumers are without power for...
lotto
JOHANNESBURG - A pensioner from Pretoria who hit the jackpot and won R4.9m says he is not moving out of his RDP house but will instead use his money wisely.The 68-year-old man won R4.9 million in the Lotto Plus 2 draw on 3 November. He headed over to the Ithuba...
Cyril Ramaphosa
CAPE TOWN - President Cyril Ramaphosa has promised land expropriation without compensation will not be carried out through land grabs. He says the process will be done within the confines of the law. He was assuring investors.“Our country is based on a rule of law. We have got strong...
Pravin
JOHANNESBURG – Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has spoken in detail about the damage that Nhlanhla Nene’s axing had on the economy and how ordinary South Africans were subsequently affected.Gordhan is continuing with his testimony at the state capture commission on Tuesday.Nene was fired as Finance Minister in December...
Unemployed youth looking for entry level jobs.
Government is in the process to review regulations for all entry-level posts in the public service, to allow the recruitment of new entrants without prior experience into entry-level jobs as part of an effort to address the challenge of high-rate of youth unemployment in the country.The amended regulations will...

World News

Man Confesses To Over 90 Murders

Man Confesses To Over 90 Murders, Claims He Is US’ Deadliest Serial Killer

A group of friends slashing their dirt bikes through the woods outside Saucier, Mississippi, found...
This image of the Jezero Crater delta combines information from two instruments on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

NASA Has Chosen Landing Spot For Mars Rover Mission

US space agency NASA has found a suitable landing site for its Mars 2020 rover...
A Marie Stopes clinic in Kenya.

Kenya Bans Charity Marie Stopes From Providing Abortions

Kenya has banned the international charity Marie Stopes from offering abortion services to women and...
The hospital in Chicago where the shooting took place.

Chicago Hospital Shooting Kills 4

A gunman shot a doctor to death outside a Chicago hospital on Monday before storming...
video

[WATCH] Migrant Caravans: Trump Issues Warning

CNN | As more migrants head toward the US, President Trump threatens a shutdown if...

Nigeria’s Buhari Starts Presidential Election Campaign

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday put the fight against corruption at the heart of...
A helicopter image of the scorched town of Paradise.

California Wildfires: Death Toll At 77

The toll from the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California's history rose further on...
UK Prime Minister Theresa May.

Replacing Theresa May Won’t Solve Brexit Issues

Theresa May said a challenge to her leadership would be a distraction from negotiating with...
Muslims in China praying.

City In China Urges Muslims ‘Poisoned By Extremism’ To Turn Themselves In

A city in China's far-western Xinjiang region has ordered people who are "poisoned by extremism,...
trump

Trump Says He ‘Easily’ Answered Russia Probe Questions

President Donald Trump on Friday said he had “very easily” completed his written answers for...

Africa Top10 News

New Bank in Ghana

Africa Top10 News

There’s a New Bank in GhanaConsolidated Bank Ghana, which was formed in August through a...
Sleeping Sickness Congo

Africa Top10 News

Congolese Doctors are Finally Winning the Battle with Sleeping SicknessThe national programme for the control...
12th Official Language

Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News

Is This South Africa's 12th Official Language?Learn about the importance of dance in South African...
Africa's Fastest Train

Africa Top10 Business News

Morocco Inaugurates Africa's Fastest TrainThe train will halve travelling time between the commercial and industrial hubs...
Eritrea

Africa Top10 News

Eritrea Can Now Come Up for AirThe United Nations Security Council voted unanimously to lift...

Human Rights

HeforShe

UN Women’s Global HeforShe Initiative to Drive Gender Equality

Gender equality is a fundamental human right but remains a distant dream for many women...
poor farmers and sustainable agriculture

How Sustainable Agriculture Can End World Hunger

Significantly more investment is needed to lift hundreds of millions rural poor out of poverty...
modern slavery

Highest Rates of Modern Slavery Exist in Eritrea and North Korea

North Korea and Eritrea have the world’s highest rates of enslaved people, said a global...
FARDC soldiers.

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...
eithiopian jail

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...

Press Announcements

Global Cyber Resilience

Global Cyber Resilience Think Tank Concludes Actionable Threat Intelligence is a Priority

Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced it has released...
Steenberg Garden Party

Steenberg Garden Party A Sparkling Summer Affair

Hats and flowing sun dresses came out to play in celebration of the start of...
The N1 South

All Clear For Holiday Traffic On The N1 South

Peak traffic on the country’s national roads might occur somewhat earlier than normal because of...
Twilight Run

Be A ‘Superyou’ On A Mission For Good Causes

“Is it a bird or a plane?” This question will be answered on 04 December,...
Torpedo SwimRun

Torpedo SwimRun Is On Sunday 18 November: Athletes To Watch

Sunday 18 November sees the third edition of the Torpedo SwimRun Cape take place, with...
New Chateau Del Rei

New Chateau Del Rei – Easy Drinking Bubbly In A Can For Any Occasion

Embrace instant celebration with the fabulous flair of new Chateau Del Rei, the naturally sweet...
Days Of Activism

SA Needs A ‘365 Days Of Activism’ Campaign; Not Just 16 Days

The safety of South Africa’s women and children is an important issue which should enjoy...
Clavon Leonard

New York Designer Clavon Leonard Set To Launch In South Africa

A celebration of the launch of Clavon Leonards Fashion and Clavon Model Management South Africa...
Keolebogile (Lebo) Sebogodi

CSIR Student Researcher Reaches For The Stars

Keolebogile (Lebo) Sebogodi is one of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) researchers...
FTS Safety Group

FTS Makes Safety Simpler, Accessible And Affordable

According to Pantelis Patric Eleftheriou, Managing Director of FTS Safety Group, despite the fact that...