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- Zuma signs defence billPresident Jacob Zuma on Monday signed the Defence Amendment Bill into law.
- SA can’t bring all bodies homeThe government doesn’t have the money to fetch the remains of all the MK members who died in African countries during the apartheid struggle,says kwaZulu-Natal premier Zweli Mkhize.
- 5 killed as car hits cartFive people have been killed when a car crashed into the donkey cart they were riding on
- Human error strands SA submarineThe woes of the Navy's SAS Manthatisi, which has been out of commission for nearly three years, include fuses blown because somebody inserted a plug in the wrong socket.
- Dewani case ‘has ruined my life’A Bothasig family says Zola Tongo, sentenced to 18 years for his part in the Dewani murder, gave police their address as his.
- News24.com | My daughter's killer is a pathological liar - grieving dadThe father of a woman who was killed by a man to whom she had opened her home, has labelled her killer a pathological liar.
- News24.com | 'Serial rapist' shot in foot after allegedly pulling knife on copsA man suspected of being a serial rapist has been shot in the foot after he allegedly attempted to evade arrest by trying to attack police officers with a knife.
- News24.com | Relief for Flamingo Court tenants in water bill battleRelief has been granted to residents of Flamingo Court in South Durban who have been unable to afford to pay back debt owed to the eThekwini Municipality for unpaid water bills, the Legal...
- News24.com | Roodepoort school: Put pupils first, says DADavidsonville residents need to ensure the education of pupils at the troubled Roodepoort Primary School always came first, the Democratic Alliance says.
- News24.com | ANCYL congress adopts credentials with little contestation - GigabaThe ANC Youth League congress on Friday night adopted credentials with little contestation, national task team member Malusi Gigaba said.
Mail & Guardian
- Coming to SA: UK DJ Charles Webster on not playing bad musicUK producer and DJ Charles Webster talks about playing at this weekend's Churn 2015 and his latest album.
- Child marriage still rife in MozambiqueMore than half a million Mozambican women between the ages of 20 and 24 years old got married before the age of 18.
- Jo'burg in a prism of love: Filmmaker Akin Omotoso onAkin Omotoso’s new movie, Tell Me Sweet Something, is a shift from serious and sombre to a light romantic comedy.
- Don't Miss This: September 4 - 10From Loyiso Mkize’s solo exhibition, Reflections, to Bassline’s 21st pyjama birthday party, we've rounded up this week's hot-ticket events.
- JH Pierneef’s people-less powerOne cannot dissociate Pierneef from Nationalist politics but his work defies easy categorisation and kneejerk condemnation.
- Dell to buy compellentDell says it has a deal to buy the data storage company Compellent Technologies for $884-million. ||| Dell Inc said on Monday it has a deal to buy the data storage company Compellent Tec...
- BHP Billiton strike still on“We call on our members to intensify their militant action until an acceptable offer is presented by the spoilt golden boys and girls of BHP Billiton,” says Numsa. ||| Nation...
- SA farmers set sights on MozMore South African farmers expect to receive land offers in Mozambique as they seek to expand across Africa amid uncertainty over land reform at home. ||| Olivia Kumwenda Johannesburg - ...
- Gold firms on physical demandGold edged back up above $1,390 an ounce in Europe as last week's price dip of more than 2 percent brought physical buyers back to the market. ||| Jan Harvey London - Gold edged back up ...
- WikiLeaks: world be warnedThose publicising these leaks should understand the potentially dire consequences of their actions, writes Stuart Sterzel. ||| In the ongoing WikiLeaks debate, much has been said about v...
- Zuma delivers third ANC centenary lectureANC President, Jacob Zuma, is delivering the third centenary commemorative lecture.
- Fedusa calls for anti-toll strike boycottThe Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) has called on all its members to boycott nationwide anti-toll gate protest action.
- Provinces can't pass finance laws: ConcourtProvinces cannot pass their own laws regulating financial management. That is according to a ruling in the Constitutional Court.
- Joburg City to spend R100 bln on infrastructureJohannesburg Mayor Parks Tau has announced that the city will spend R100 billion over the next ten years towards infrastructure development and upgrading.
- NHI pilot districts announcedHealth minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced the 10 districts where the National Health Insurance (NHI) will be piloted from next month.
- Entrepreneur Mike Gcabo talks game farmingThe game breeding industry in South Africa is the epitome of white, khaki-clad Afrikaner life - just the sort of business that black entrepreneur Mike Gcabo loves to break into.
- Father buries drowned toddler, family in Syria (PHOTOS)The father of a three-year-old boy whose drowning off Turkey shocked the world buried his son, another child and his wife in an emotional funeral Friday in Syria’s Kobane, a witness said.
- Eastern Cape police condemn attack on two of its membersEastern Cape police have condemned an attack on two of its members‚ one of whom was wounded in the incident.
- Spanish pensioner offers cash to find job for 'desperate' sonA Spanish pensioner has placed a newspaper advertisement offering 5,000 euros ($5,600) to any employer who would hire his 39-year-old son, a "desperate" unemployed father of one.
- Desmond Tutu out of hospital after weeks of careSouth African archbishop Desmond Tutu was discharged from hospital on Friday, his foundation said, after more than two weeks of medical care to treat a nagging infection.
- Pretoria grocery store spies on black employees' toiletsImagine being watched doing the deed in your workplace's toilets.
- Why Biko’s Black Consciousness philosophy resonates with youth todayBlack youth are grappling with the question of the meaning of freedom in post-apartheid South Africa. They seek an antidote to their reality wherein blackness continues to be mocked and m...
- DJ Black Coffee in new album art copy cat rowAfter releasing his new album art cover for his latest offering, 'Pieces of Me' - Black Coffee and his team have been accused of blatantly copying American artist and soul singer, Ledisi'...
- Jordaan deflects scandals rather than serving people's needs, says DA's TrollipNelson Mandela Bay Municipality Mayor Danny Jordaan has picked up where his predecessor left off‚ the Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Athol Trollip said on Friday.
- Archbishop Tutu discharged from hospitalArchbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was discharged from hospital this morning.
The New Age
- Zuma urges China to invest more in AfricaPresident Jacob Zuma says there is a need for increased Chinese investment in Africa's economies to reduce the continent's heavy reliance on the
- Syrian toddlers laid to restTwo Syrian toddlers, who drowned in a migrant crossing to Greece, were laid to rest in the Syrian town of Kobani on Friday.
- Buses ferrying Reed dance maidens given inspectionsThe KwaZulu-Natal Transport Department has embarked on a check-up campaign of buses from all depots that will be transporting thousands of young maide
- Eastern Cape launches seventh wind farm, becoming SA's renewable energy hubThe Eastern Cape has become firmly entrenched as the wind farm hub of South Africa's renewable energy generation drive.
- Dlamini-Zuma calls for gender parity after the 2016 local electionsNkosazana Dlamini-Zuma made a call for gender parity after the 2016 local government elections.
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- Citypress.co.za | Cato Manor: KZN Hawks boss Johan Booysen arrestedMajor-General Johan Booysen, head of the Hawks in KZN, has been arrested.
- Citypress.co.za | DA MP Mnqasela apologises, charges to be droppedApology for Mazibuko remarks deemed sufficient.
- Citypress.co.za | DA’s Zuma court battle set to go aheadThe Democratic Alliance’s battle to ensure that President Jacob Zuma has his day in court is set to go ahead.
- Citypress.co.za | Selebi back in hospitalFormer police commissioner Jackie Selebi is back in hospital after suffering dialysis complications.
- The youth on Youth DayYouth Day means many things to South Africans, so we stepped out and let them have their say!
- Boks building a fortress in SAThe Springboks are aiming to become unbeatable on South African soil, says Jean de Villiers.
- Pirate parties ready for EUPirate Party representatives from more than 20 countries met to discuss 2014 EU polls.
- Mulder riles Parly on land issueThe deputy agriculture minister suggested that black people had no historical claim to 40 percent of SA.
- SA should know - MbekiThabo Mbeki says that South Africans deserved to know hidden facts about the country's history.
- India may lose Sehwag, Gambhir for one-dayersCopyright AFP All rights reserved. This material may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without prior permission in writing from AFP.
- Neeskens defends Moriri after costly penaltyBy Sbu H Mjikeliso Sundowns coach Johannes Neeskens has defended Surprise Moriri who conceded a late penalty when he brought down Tlou Segolela in the box that allowed Orlando Pirates to ...
- Clarity Would Like To Thank NewsTime ReadersI'd like to take a moment to thank our readers, the most important part of our NewsTime ecosystem. We were obsessed with you. In the early days of NewsTime I used to literally watch the t...
- Norway Police Search For Camera Maybe Used To Film MassacreNorwegian police said Friday they were looking for a video camera that rightwing extremist Anders Behring Breivik reportedly used on July 22 to film his attacks that killed 77 people. The...
- NewsTime Has Now Stopped Updating Its SiteAs confirmed to readers on the 3rd of August 2011 NewsTime will be closing down today. In order to assist you, in the unlikely event that there should be a declaration of World War III we...
- Egypt: Govt-U.S. Standoff Could Hit 40,000 NGOs[IPS] Cairo - The ongoing crackdown by Egypt's military rulers on a handful of civil society groups accused of receiving illegal foreign funds has far-reaching implications for the estima...
- Somalia: Al Shabaab Wants Girls to Join War[Monitor] Sheikh Fu'ad Mohamed Khalaf Shongole, the chief of awareness raising of al-Shabaab, the radical Islamist group opposing the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia, has insis...
- Kenya: Military to Benefit From U.S. Aid[Nation] The Kenya military is set to benefit from the United States financial assistance once it is fully integrated into the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom), an envoy has said.
- Madagascar: Experts Question Country's Bid to Tap Wind Energy[SciDev.Net] Antananarivo - Madagascar is aiming to plug its energy gap and reduce its carbon emissions by encouraging a major investment in large-scale wind-turbines, the country's inter...
- Liberia: Petroleum Body Confirms Oil Discovery[New Dawn] Officials at the National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL) announced Tuesday that they welcomed pronouncement by African Petroleum that its Narina-1 exploratory well drilled in B...
- Empowerment firms fail to supply ARVsGovernment has had to go back to local pharmaceutical giants Aspen Pharmacare, Adcock Ingram and Cipla Medpro for the supply of anti retroviral (ARV) drugs to HIV/Aids patients.
- Rubbish removal - Pikitup busy with an interim solutionTrash piles up on Jo’burg pavements,
- Deal of the week - Edcon sells R10bn debtors book to AbsaIn a move aimed at easing its debilitating debt burden, Edcon has resorted to an unusual course for a credit retailer: selling its entire debtors book.
- Tech review - Samsung Galaxy S3Samsung says its recently launched third-generation Galaxy S smartphone is “designed for humans”.
- Entrepreneur - Zanele Bridgette GasaZanele Bridgette Gasa, the youngest member of the national planning commission, recently completed her PhD in construction management at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, which ...
- China warns of "humanitarian disaster" in LibyaChina warned of a "humanitarian disaster" in Libya and expressed "deep concern" at reported civilian casualties as it renewed calls on Tuesday for an end to fighting in the North African ...
- NY Times journalists released from Libyan custodyLibya released four New York Times journalists on Monday, nearly a week after they had been captured by Libyan forces while covering the conflict there, although three journalists for oth...
- California panel weighs nuclear safety after quakeState lawmakers called on California utilities Monday to delay efforts to relicense nuclear power plants until the companies complete detailed seismic maps to get a true picture of the ri...
- Venezuelan official: swine flu kills 1A Venezuelan government official says one person has died of swine flu and six others have been diagnosed with the virus.
- Kenya rangers care for 3 abandoned hyena cubsThe tiny hyena sucking on Dr. Kariuki Edward's gloved finger will be able to bite through steel and crack open bones when it grows up.
- ARM committed to pay dividends, despite weak marketsMining company says reduction in headline earnings is largely result of decline in average realised dollar prices for iron ore, manganese ore, platinum, nickel, export thermal coal, copper
- Warne gives Kyrgios some adviceCricket great Shane Warne warns bad boy Nick Kyrgios over testing Australian supporters’ patience
- McDonald’s hit by another food scandalIn latest food contamination scandal, fast food company in Japan says it is investigating incident in which customer was injured by plastic shards inside drink
- Many refugee journeys begin on FacebookWould-be migrants hoping to flee war in Middle East use social network as their compass to find people smugglers they hope will get them to better life in Europe
- Slick Nhleko skirts crucial issues in callous MP briefingPolice minister glosses over worst tragedy to define South Africa’s post-apartheid landscape, writes Lawson Naidoo
- Power outages hit parts of JHBAffected areas include Hyde Park, Dunkeld, Glen Vista and Mulbarton.
- British retail investors pour £2 billion into equity fundsThe investment included £943 million allocated to UK equity funds.
- Depp says he mined his ‘inner evil’ to play gangster BulgerDepp’s presence in Venice was greeted with perhaps the biggest fan excitement of the festival so far.
- ‘Acid victim needed to be brought to her senses’Jan Pieterse told the Court that he had to throw something at Antonio to ‘calm her down’.
- #RandReport: Weaker rand a boost for stocks, drag on bondsSouth African equities have marched ahead this year despite sluggish economic growth.
- "Torn to shreds!" - Daily Sun"Seven savage dogs kill kid!" - front page lead, September 4 2015
- "House that greed built!" - Daily Sun"She couldn't resist taking the money, that's why this is the…"– front page lead, 3 September 2015
- South Africa - a failed state?Frans Cronje says that the fact that the question is now being asked abroad is a timely warning to the ANC govt
- SAA is going nowhere – EFFParty calls on govt to dissolve the board and appoint capable individuals
- "Mugabe’s ship sinking: Deflation eclipses hyperinflation" - BizNewsAnd four other of the top stories on Alec Hogg's business news website, September 3 2015
- Thabo Mbeki: “The relationship between African and its ex-colonizers is illegal!”Charity begins at home, and Africans need to take the first bold steps to deal with problems affecting them instead of depending on the west. Former South African President, Thabo Mbeki's...
- South Africa: 40 years sentence, the heavy price for a rhinoceros' horn trader!
- South Africa mines strike continues
- Striking miners urge to return to work.
- South Africa rapper Maarohanye convicted for murder
- Beware of good intentionsA HOLIDAY in South Africa should be an easy sell, offering pleasures from lion-watching and diving with sharks to sipping Pinotage in front of breathtaking mountain views. With the rand ...
- Shadow armyHOW many times can one man die? At least four, in the case of Abubakar Shekau, the slippery leader of Boko Haram. Nigerian security forces celebrated his demise in 2009, 2013 and 2014, o...
- Digital temptationsTHE Council of Torah Greats, a forum of some of the most distinguished ultra-Orthodox (or Haredi) rabbis in Israel, gathered on June 30th to discuss a “great spiritual danger”. WhatsApp,...
- Not so fastACROSS Europe, businessmen pack conference halls to discover how to unlock Iran’s vast potential after three decades of isolation. Four hundred of them piled into a hotel in Zurich on Au...
- A lion in winterIn and out of the limelight AS IRAN’S most prominent security operative, Major-General Qassem Suleimani has long been respected at home; but as a creature of the shadows. That changed wh...
CNN - Africa
- Buhari's first 100 days: Does he mean business?Nigeria's president seems to have had a slow and steady start, writes Zainab Usman.
- Al-Shabaab attack 'kills dozens of AU troops'
- What is Al-Shabaab, and what does it want?Al-Shabaab is a Somali group that the United States designated as a foreign terrorist organization in March 2008. It wants to turn Somalia into a fundamentalist Islamic state, according t...
- Al-Shabaab to Christians: Worship and dieMany Christians are to afraid to sleep in Garissa, Kenya, fearful of attacks from the terror group al-Shabaab. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.
- He gave up everything for fashion. Now Beyonce wears his clothes
BBC News - Africa
- Nigerian leader declares wealthNigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari declares he has $150,000 (£100,000) in his personal account - far less than his vice-president.
- Village of 1,000 sealed off over EbolaA Sierra Leone village of nearly 1,000 people is put under quarantine after a dead woman's body tested positive for Ebola.
- Archbishop Tutu leaves hospitalSouth Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu returns home after spending two weeks in hospital for a recurring infection, his foundation says.
- Zimbabwe minister charged over farmerA Zimbabwean minister faces corruption charges over allegations he extorted a white farmer in order to protect him from eviction.
- SA tops Africa millionaires listSouth Africa is named as the country with the highest number of dollar millionaires in Africa, with Johannesburg at the top.
The Telegraph - South Africa
- Elephant taps on window at safari park lodge in South AfricaThis is the moment a couple in South Africa get a fright after an elephant taps on the window of their safari park lodge
- Meet the couple who gave up their lucrative advertising jobs to travel and clean toiletsChanel Cartell and Stevo Dirnberger quit their stable advertising jobs to go travelling - and have ended up cleaning toilets
- Can this leopard outsmart a porcupine?Amusing footage show a plucky porcupine using its natural defences to beat back one of nature's top predator
- South Africa party in court bid to bar Springboks from Rugby World Cup over racismLawsuit argues that 21 years after end of apartheid, national team's selection process still discriminates against black and mixed race players
- Oscar Pistorius's cell 'raided by prison guards' over links to crime bossPistorius was targeted because of the 'close ties' he forged with mobster Radovan Krejcir, it was reported
The Guardian - South Africa
- Meet the Rwandan teenager playing cricket in Africa's T20 CupEmmanuel Sebareme’s parents fled the genocide in the 1980s. Now the young off-spinner is preparing for his first major tournament It’s fair to say that Rwanda is not a hothouse of cricke...
- Durban, South Africa, chosen as host of 2022 Commonwealth Games – videoThe city of Durban in South Africa is announced as the host for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, at the Commonwealth Games Federation general assembly in New Zealand on Wednesday. Durban was...
- Selling apartheid: new book lays bare South Africa’s propaganda warAt its height, the government was running one of the most expensive information campaigns in the world. Rebecca Davis delves into this little-known history When journalist Ron Nixon was ...
- The girls aiming to change Africa: young activists speak out | Alon MwesigwaFive activists from countries across Africa talk about the issues that affect their lives, from disability rights to gender equality and FGM Last month, 30 girls’ rights activists aged b...
- Heyneke Meyer placates critics with eight non-whites in South Africa squad• Meyer claims he has met quota of 30% non-whites for Rugby World Cup • Trade union Cosatu: ‘This is the most representative team ever selected’ The South Africa rugby coach, Heyneke Meye...
Reuters - South Africa
- UPDATE 3-Zambian kwacha hits record low on copper woes* Lack of transparency in thin kwacha market (Adds president's comment)
- UPDATE 1-South African finance watchdog de-registers Fitch's local affiliateJOHANNESBURG, Sept 4 (Reuters) - South Africa's financial watchdog said on Friday it had cancelled the registration of Fitch Rating's South African affiliate following a request from the ...
- South Africa's Financial Services Board de-registers Fitch RatingsJOHANNESBURG, Sept 4 (Reuters) - The South African Financial Services Board (FSB) said on Friday it had cancelled Fitch Rating's registration following a request from the company.
- Zambian president urges vigilance over weakening kwachaLUSAKA, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Zambia's president has directed the minister of finance and the central bank to be vigilant after the kwacha currency fell to a record low due to a power crisis...
- UPDATE 2-S.Africa's Eskom backs nuclear build amid cost concernsCAPE TOWN, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Eskom supports South Africa's plans to build more nuclear power stations because the benefits outweigh any cost concerns, the utility's acting chief executiv...