Dan Matjila

Dan Matjila Overstepped His Authority By Suspending Me – Pic Secretary

The Public Investment Corporation's (PIC) company secretary Bongani Mathebula has accused former CEO Dan Matjila of overstepping his authority by unfairly suspending her last year.Mathebula was accused of...
6,000 Joburg Apartments

Students To Benefit From Over 6,000 Apartments To Be Built In Joburg

Over 6,000 apartments, mainly for students, will be built in the next six to eight months in the City of Johannesburg.Mayor Herman Mashaba has announced what he called...
Deadly Floods

KZN Residents Still Reeling From Devastating Deadly Floods

KwaZulu-Natal residents are still reeling from this week’s heavy rains which have led to deadly floods, power cuts, and blocked roads.The death toll is now at 51 and...
PSL & Sundowns

PSL & Sundowns Submit Documents To PSL On Wayne Arendse Sanction

The Premier Soccer League and Mamelodi Sundowns have made written submissions to the PSL’s independent disciplinary committee in an effort to speed up the impending sanction on defender Wayne Arendse.
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South African Consumer Confidence Dips Further In Q1

Consumer confidence in South Africa dipped further in the first quarter of 2019, suggesting that most consumers are neither optimistic nor pessimistic about the outlook for the country’s economy, a survey showed...
KZN floods

Mop-Up Operations Underway In KZN After Deadly Floods And Mudslides

JOHANNESBURG - Rescue workers are working to urgently restore essential infrastructure to several communities affected by this week's floods.Fifty-one people have died in KwaZulu-Natal, while search operations are still underway to find the five...
DA Tony Leon

Tony Leon: SA’s Current Economic, Political Situation Same As In 1989

JOHANNESBURG – Former Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Tony Leon says South Africa is in as much trouble as it was 30 years ago just before apartheid fell.Leon is back on his party’s national campaign...
burban floods

How You Can Help KZN and EC Flood Victims

JOHANNESBURG – The eThekwini Municipality has been hit by heavy rains that have resulted in mudslides. As a result, over 50 people have died, and hundreds of people have been displaced and are in desperate...

Sibanye-Stillwater Production Yet To Return To Normal After Wage Strike Ends

JOHANNESBURG - While thousands of workers have returned to their posts at Sibanye-Stillwater’s gold operations, production is expected to take a while to pick up. A payless stay away of almost five months was called...

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Africa Top10 News

Interpol Raids Hot Spots for Modern Slavery in West AfricaPolice have rescued 216 human trafficking victims, mainly children, from forced labour and prostitution in a major operation in Benin and Nigeria. Operation Epervier II involved 100 police officers across the two...
Fight against Malaria

Africa Top10 News

Giving Children a Fighting Chance against MalariaMalawi is rolling out a malaria vaccine pilot programme for children in a bid to prevent the disease which kills hundreds of thousands across Africa each year. The RTS,S vaccine, the first to give partial...
Child Slaves West Africa

Dozens Of Child Slaves Rescued By Interpol In West Africa Markets

Police have rescued 216 human trafficking victims, mainly children, from forced labour and prostitution in a major operation in Benin and Nigeria, Interpol said on Wednesday.
New Zealand Amnesty

New Zealand Offers Residency To Families Of Mosque Victims

New Zealand opened a two-year window Wednesday for people directly affected by the Christchurch terror attacks to apply to stay permanently in the country.The special...
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Zimbabwe Issues Alert For Increased Malaria Cases

An alert of cases of increased malaria cases has been issued in Zimbabwe.The spike is being linked to stagnant pools of water left...
cape town fires

Seasonal Firefighters Awarded For Battling CT Fires

CAPE TOWN - Ninety-one seasonal firefighters were on Tuesday lauded for their efforts in combating a series of wildfires over recent months.The City of Cape Town’s Fire and Rescue...
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Sri Lanka Blames Islamists For Easter Attacks

COLOMBO - Sri Lanka said Monday it believed a local Islamist extremist group was behind deadly suicide bomb blasts that killed nearly 300 people as it announced a national...

Malawi To Pilot Groundbreaking Malaria Vaccine

LILONGWE - Malawi will on Tuesday spearhead large scale pilot tests for the world's most advanced experimental malaria vaccine in a bid to prevent the disease that kills hundreds...
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Artificial Intelligence

How Artificial Intelligence Is Growing In The Workplace

So far the effects of Artificial Intelligence (AI) have been slow to reveal themselves in businesses in South Africa but the scale of the oncoming change is starting to become apparent overseas. 
South African

South African Consumer Confidence Dips Further In Q1

Consumer confidence in South Africa dipped further in the first quarter of 2019, suggesting that most consumers are neither optimistic nor pessimistic about the outlook for the...
South Africans Ask Google

Top 10 Things South Africans Ask Google About Money

To commemorate financial literacy month in the US, Google revealed its list of the most-Googled questions they get on saving money.  ‘How to save for a house?’...

Rand, Bonds Little Changed, Stocks Set to Open Higher

South African markets were closed on Monday for a public holiday.The rand was little changed in early trade on Tuesday with investors refraining...
Financial Freedom

Free Yourself Financially

April is Freedom Month, a time when we celebrate our democracy and all of the freedoms it provides. However, real freedom can take many forms, including the...
Prime Waterfront Locations

Prime Waterfront Locations Don’t Have To Be By The Seaside

Lakes, lagoons, canals and dams have much to offer home buyersBeing limited in supply and therefore generally highly sought after, residential waterfront property...

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Liverpool Lead Again As Man Utd, Arsenal Falter

Liverpool moved back top of the Premier League with a 2-0 win at Cardiff, but Manchester United and Arsenal did little for their chances of Champions League qualification for next season in...
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Fognini Becomes First Italian Champion In Monte Carlo In 51 Years

Colourful Fabio Fognini defeated Dusan Lajovic 6-3, 6-4 to win the Monte Carlo Masters on Sunday, the first Italian to triumph at the clay court showpiece in over half a century.
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Everton Pile On The Agony For United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's problems since taking over as permanent Manchester United manager intensified with a humiliating 4-0 loss away to Everton on Sunday.Defeat at Goodison Park -- United's...
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Australia’s Smith Two Weeks Away From Full Recovery

Steve Smith has laid to rest concerns about his fitness and form ahead of Australia’s Cricket World Cup title defence and said he is two weeks away from completely recovering from...

Super Rugby Title Race Wide Open

Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson has declared the Super Rugby title race wide open after Melbourne Rebels squandered a golden opportunity to take command of the Australian conference.The Waratahs’...

Noah’s Ark Turned Up In Kentucky

A thin rain fell, but it did not look like a flood was about to wash away northern Kentucky. Yet, standing in front of us was Noah’s Ark, waiting to save mankind. It is 155.5 meters (510 feet) long and is perched in the middle of a beautiful green park. Along the trail are plants clipped into the shapes of pairs of elephants and giraffes. Hundreds of visitors who came to Grant...

Australian Father Saves Toddler From Dingo Attack

A dingo dragged a sleeping toddler from a camper van on a popular Australian holiday island late on Thursday, but his father awoke and pulled his 14-month-old son from the jaws of the dog-like dingo.“The parents woke up to the baby screaming and chased after him and had to fight the dingoes off to take the 14-month-old boy away,” paramedic Ben Du Toit told local media on Friday.

Netflix Spared As Academy Keeps Oscars Rule Unchanged

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Tuesday voted to not change its rule for a film's Oscars eligibility, sparing Netflix after months of pressure to exclude the streaming titan.Campaigners including Steven Spielberg - who is set to work with Apple's rival to Netflix - have suggested that the films produced and released by streaming firms should not be eligible for the Oscars, and should instead...

Diddy’s Focus Is On Family After Kim Porter’s Death

Sean 'Diddy' Combs is fully focused on his family, following his ex-girlfriend Kim Porter's untimely passing, as he admitted he was a "part-time father" before her death.The Last Night hitmaker tragically lost his former girlfriend in November 2018 but since her passing, he is a "lot more present" with his kids.Speaking in the May issue of Essence magazine, he said: "Before this, I was a part-time father, you...

First All-Women Team From Africa To Tackle Mount Everest

Four intrepid South African women are preparing to make history by attempting to summit Mt Everest in 2020 as the first all-women team from Africa to complete the climb.The women - who are all experienced climbers and athletes - are Deshun Deysel, Alda Waddell, Tumi Mphahlele and Lisa Gering, with Ronnie Muhl, avid mountaineer and founder of Cape Town-based Adventures Global, managing the full logistics of the climb.

Alcohol Abuse Putting Massive Strain On CT Health Facilities

High volumes of alcohol-induced trauma cases continue to place strain on state health facilities in the Cape Town metropole.Emergency medical services transported over 30,000 emergency cases to hospitals between December and January, of which 23% related to violent trauma, physical violence, and accidental injury.The Provincial Health Department's Monique Johnstone said they tended to see an increase in cases over weekends, especially at month-end, as...

Nature’s Thunderous Applause

By Dorria WattThe first thing that struck me as we approach the Victoria Falls is the thunderous noise. It is almost deafening but unsurprising, considering an average of 550 000 cubic metres of water flows continuously over the edge of this 1 708 metre wide natural wonder.  It is said to be the largest curtain of water in the world, falling between 90 and 107m into the Gorge.  Known as...

Drop By These 5 South African Dorpies On Your Next Holiday

Having recently added Royal Thonga Safari Lodge to their property portfolio, we caught up with Dream Hotels and Resorts Marketing Manager Sharmila Ragunanan to help us pinpoint small-town locations across South Africa that are ideal for a quick getaway.  “Located in the remote heartlands of KwaZulu-Natal, Royal Thonga is definitely one of our more off-the-grid locations,” Ragunanan says. “As someone who lives in Johannesburg, travelling through small towns...

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Creating Safe Learning Spaces For Children

Today, on World Book Day, Novus Holdings, South Africa’s leading commercial printing and manufacturing company, in partnership with Breadline Africa, donated a library to Prince George Primary School in Lavender Hill, Retreat. Globally, World Book Day,...
Viking Sun, Cape Town, 18 April

Cape Cruise Season Ends With Viking Sun’s Maiden Voyage To SA

The cruise season has drawn to a magnificent close in both the Eastern and Western Cape with the state-of-the-art VIKING SUN calling at the Ports of East London, Port Elizabeth and Cape...
Fitch & Leedes

The Sharks Get In The Mix With Fitch & Leedes

Fitch & Leedes has scored a full house in the world of rugby with the announcement that this refreshing drinks range is the official mixer of The Sharks.“We...
Jock Classic

Jock Classic Offers Cyclists Several Options

The Takealot Jock Classic, one of South Africa’s oldest road races, will offer a number of options when cyclists take the opportunity to stretch their muscles in mid-winter in Mpumalanga.
Less Paper

Five Easy Ways To Use Less Paper

Ninety-nine percent of all species that have ever lived have gone extinct and while this might be the result of volcanic eruptions and asteroid impacts, it is impossible to take the human...
Legalizing Cannabis

Legalizing Cannabis Use: Ethical And Legal Considerations

SA set to become a major producer, but there are pro's and con'sThe recent awarding of a license by medicines regulator, SAHPRA, to a local company to...
Diagnostic Testing

Diagnostic Testing For Six Rare Diseases Can Now Be Performed In South Africa

Sanofi Genzyme, in collaboration with the Centre for Human Metabolomics (CHM), which is affiliated to North-West University, has launched a ground-breaking initiative that will allow for enzyme assay analysis for lysosomal storage...
Garden Route Port Fest

Garden Route Port Fest Coming Up In November

The Garden Route community can look forward to a weekend of spectacular harbour highlights in November, as Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) firms up 2 and 3 November as the dates for...
Winelands Celebration

Timely Winelands Celebration For Woolcock And Roux

Young Stellenbosch rider Hennie Roux gave himself the perfect birthday present when he partnered Waylon Woolcock to victory in the Liberty Winelands Encounter in the Western Cape today.Roux...
Goodman Gallery

Goodman Gallery Johannesburg, Opening

For his fourth exhibition with Goodman Gallery, Jabulani Dhlamini presents a recent series of photographs taken across the country and continent. Integrating ethnographic and autobiographic approaches to image making, Dhlamini unpacks our...