Wed, 19 June, 2019

Maimane: DA Has No Formal Coalition Agreement With EFF

Coalition governments are not always smooth sailing and present a number of challenges. The Democratic Alliance (DA) said this in giving feedback on Tuesday on the state of local governments where the party governs...

Watch: Former SAA CFO Phumeza Nhantsi Testifies At State Capture Inquiry

Former South African Airways (SAA) chief financial officer Phumeza Nhantsi said it was strange that Masotsha Mngadi was not on the SAA payroll, despite being former chairperson Dudu Myeni's adviser.Nhantsi testified...

Gupta-Linked Consultancy Firm Trillian Ordered To Pay Eskom R600m

Gutpa-linked global consultancy firm Trillian capital has been ordered to pay Eskom R600 million.In March last year, the power utility sued both Trillian and McKinsey for the repayment of almost R1.6...

Mandela Foundation Rejects Reports On Zindzi Mandela Meeting Over Twitter Rant

The Nelson Mandela Foundation on Tuesday denied reports that it had requested a meeting with South Africa’s ambassador to Denmark, Zindzi Mandela, over her controversial Twitter remarks on the land expropriation without compensation.

Sexual Harassment Case Against Bryanston High School Coach Delayed Again

The case of sexual assault against a former Bryanston High School sports coach has been postponed to next month because the State couldn't make copies of the docket to give to the...

Soweto Taxi Routes Finally Re-opened

Six taxi ranks and routes that were closed in Soweto following violent clashes have been re-opened on Tuesday morning.The taxi ranks were shut down in March following violence...

EFF Now Plans To Take Trevor Manuel Matter To Supreme Court

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is now planning to challenge the court ruling in its dispute against former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel in the Supreme Court of Appeal.On...

Suspended Old Mutual CEO Peter Moyo Fired

South Africa’s second-biggest insurer Old Mutual said on Friday it had terminated the employment of suspended CEO Peter Moyo, following a conflict of interest related to an investment firm he founded.

EFF Loses Appeal Application In Trevor Manuel Case

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has taken another beating in the courts, this time the High Court in Johannesburg has dismissed its application to appeal an earlier judgment that found it had made false...

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The Wheels of Bashir's Trial in MotionSudan's former President Omar al-Bashir has appeared in public for the first time since his overthrow by the military following months of mass protests against his 30-year-long autocratic rule. Dressed in a white robe and...

New Poll Shows Biden With Big Lead Over Trump

A nationwide Fox News poll released Sunday shows President Donald Trump trailing former vice president Joe Biden and no fewer than four other Democratic contenders as early...

Mexican Cartel Leader Sentenced To 55 Years For Kidnapping

A judge in Mexico sentenced drug kingpin Servando Gomez to 55 years in prison on Monday following his conviction for kidnapping, authorities said.Until...

Prisons Under Siege As Zimbabwe’s Economic Woes Persist

The Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare is crumbling at the seams, assailed by overcrowding and a critical shortage of medicines, food and other basics as the...

Huawei Says US Ban Hurting More Than Expected, To Wipe $30 Billion Off Revenue

HONG KONG - China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has taken a harder-than-expected hit from a U.S. ban, the company’s founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei said, and slashed revenue expectations...

Zimbabwe Inflation Nears 100%

Zimbabwe’s annual rate of inflation has risen to nearly 100%, the highest in a decade.Prices have been rising in shops making daily life...

Triple Suicide Bombing Nigeria: 30 Dead

Thirty people were killed in a triple suicide bombing attributed to Boko Haram jihadists in northeast Nigeria late Sunday, emergency services reported."The death...
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Lionel Zinsou On Growth Prospects For WAEMU Economies

Countries in the West African Economic and Monetary Union are now experiencing the fastest growth in Africa and this as a result of the change in...

World’s Largest Brewer Opens Israeli Cybersecurity Unit As Attacks Mount

JERUSALEM - Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world’s largest beer maker, said on Thursday it was opening a cybersecurity unit in Israel to help protect itself from...

How To Spot A JSE Listed Company Riddled With Corruption

The rise of financial misconduct could be a reflection of a systemic problem with regulation and accountability - making it harder for investors to make the right...

Rand Slips On Investigation Into Ramaphosa Over Bosasa Campaign Donation

The rand slipped on Thursday, as investors were unnerved by an investigation into a donation for President Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2017 campaign for leader of the governing African National...

Off The Rails: Over 1,000 Train Collisions Took Place In SA In 2018

JOHANNESBURG - Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has revealed over 1,000 train collisions took place on the country's railways last year, which was a 2% increase from 2017.

81% Of South Africans Not Saving Enough, Survey Finds

While just over half (52%) of South Africans say they are saving for an emergency, only 19% would be able to survive for three months if they...

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Former UEFA Head Platini Questioned In Qatar World Cup Probe – Judicial Source

Michel Platini, the former head of European football association Uefa, was detained and questioned by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the World Cup to Qatar, a French judicial source...

India’s Kohli Fastest Ever To Reach 11,000 ODI Runs

Virat Kohli became the fastest player to reach 11,000 one-day international runs as the India captain made history in Sunday's World Cup clash against Pakistan.The 30-year-old reached the...

Sarri Takes Charge At Juventus After Leaving Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri was named new coach of Juventus on Sunday after his exit from Chelsea following a troubled single campaign in London was confirmed by both clubs.

Pogba Looking For New Challenge Away From Man Utd

Paul Pogba has given a strong indication that he wants to leave Manchester United this summer to seek a "new challenge".The French World Cup winner rejoined United from...

Bulls Believe They Can Win Super Rugby The Hard Way

The Bulls believe that they can emulate the Crusaders and become only the second team to win a Super Rugby final on foreign turf if that scenario pans out for them.

Scone | Traditional Sweet Bread From Scotland

Original article published at TasteAtlas.Scone is a quick bread that is shaped into various forms such as squares, diamonds, and triangles, then baked in the oven. Although scones were griddle-baked and made with oats in the past, today they are traditionally made with wheat flour, baking powder or soda, butter, milk, sugar, and eggs.They can be either savory or sweet, consumed for breakfast, or...
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Discover Your Parenting Superpower

Sathya Ramaganapathy is a humour writer, business professional and a mom. She explores her life as a parent and how she found her super power. Learn how to use humour as a powerful tool in this video.Sathya Ramaganapathy is the author of the recently published book “It’s a Mom Thing: Kickass Parenting”, which takes a light hearted look at navigating the minefield called parenting. Sathya has written...

Father’s Day At The Plettenberg

Celebrate your Dad this Father’s Day by treating him to a nostalgic Sunday Beef Roast at SeaFood at The Plettenberg, on 16 June 2019.  Lunch is served from 12h00 – 15h30, at R255 per person. Head Chef Kaylinn Tshabalala has created a feast of flavours that begins with a decadent Twice Baked Cheese Soufflé with grappa cheese sauce and parmesan.The main meal consists of the unforgettable Sunday...

Clean And Green At Vergelegen On World Environment Day

World Environment Day 2019 takes place on Wednesday 5 June, with a focus this year on clean air and limiting air pollution. For families keen to enjoy the great outdoors, one of the easiest and most enjoyable ways to do so is to visit Vergelegen wine estate in Somerset West.As trees clean the air, absorb CO² and filter pollutants, we’ve compiled a list of some of the...
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Financing The Climate…? It Is The Economy, Stupid!

Climate change and energy transition could easily be financed by central banks. This would stimulate productive investment and amplify labor supply.Titular Member of the Royal Academy of Science of Belgium, President of the Belgian Finance Club, Head of macro research at the bank Degroof Petercam. After working most of his life in the financial sector all around the world Bruno Colmant is a banker and an academic that...
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Cruelty-Free Circus Swaps Real Animals For Holograms

German circus, Circus Roncalli has joined the fight against animal cruelty by substituting real animals with high-definition holograms.EWN

Gina Rodriguez Had Suicidal Thoughts As Teenager

Gina Rodriguez said she had suicidal thoughts when she was around the age of 16 as she felt there was a surmounting pressure on her to be successful.The Jane the Virgin star has opened up about her battle with depression and how she thought life would be easier if she wasn't alive.She admitted: "I think I started dealing with depression around 16. I started dealing with...

Madonna Takes On Frightening World With New Album ‘Madame X’

Gun control, poverty and the marginalised, Madonna’s new album Madame X sees the Queen of Pop wanting to “fight back” in what she sees as a frightening modern world.In an interview with Reuters, Madonna also said she was horrified by moves to restrict LGTBQ and women’s rights, namely in her native United States.“If you’re talking about the far right and the rights that are being taken...

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South African Musician Plans 21km “Swim For Hope” Before Concert In Elche

On Friday 14 June, Carina Bruwer, contemporary flute player from South Africa and founding member of the award-winning instrumental group Sterling EQ, will attempt to swim 21km from Alicante to Tabarca Island...

Pick N Pay Commits To Monthly Beach Clean Ups

Pick n Pay has launched monthly People n Planet Beach Clean-Ups which will see the retailer partner with local organisations across the country to drive public awareness for plastic waste and action...

Middelvlei’s Boerebraai – Proudly South African Yet So Unique

Situated in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands is where you’ll find Middelvlei Wines, which has been owned and run by the Momberg family since 1919. As you enter the gates leading...

Durban Academic Will Contribute To Higher Education For Jobs

South African higher education specialist Professor Zaheer Hamid has been appointed to the Academic Council of Honoris United Universities, the first pan-African private higher education network covering several countries on the continent.

AI Expo Africa Launches Grand AI Art Challenge

In recent years, art-creating AI has pushedthe boundaries of how we define art. This competition challenges theAfrican AI & Data Science community on Zindi to create originalartwork and music track(s) using artificial...

New Look To Jock Classic Opening Stage

The opening stage of this year’s Takealot Jock Classic will be slightly easier than last year, but competitors will need to keep something in reserve during the three-stage one-day road cycle race...

Grow With Educare Centres For Mandela Day 2019

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the...

The World’s Premier Dance Production, Burn The Floor, Returns To South Africa This August And September

The world’s most prolific ballroom and dance theatre production, Burn the Floor,returns to South Africa for a much-anticipated tour across the country later this year. The show is set to dazzle local audiences...

The Comrades Marathon – Did You Know?

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Air Seychelles Launches New Daily Johannesburg Service

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles has today successfully launched a new daily service between the Seychelles and South Africa's biggest city also capital of Gauteng province, Johannesburg....