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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.
- LIVE UPDATES - Pistorius trial, Day 8Get all the latest details from Day 8 of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial in the North Gauteng High Court.
- Mowen hits out at WallabiesWallaby Ben Mowen has reacted angrily to allegations he reported his team-mate's involvement in a late night drinking session.
- Kirsten back to help ProteasAfter their disappointing Test series loss to Australia, former coach Gary Kirsten has been drafted in as consultant to help SA.
- Joburg rules in African TwitterThe top tweeting cities in South Africa has been revealed in a new study that seeks to analyse the behaviour of Twitter users in Africa.
- Malaysia co-pilot 'entertained' SA girls in cockpitA South African who in 2011 boarded a plane flown by the co-pilot now missing on Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has revealed how she and a friend were entertained in the cockpit during th...
Mail & Guardian
- Cape school amends policy to allow head scarvesAn SA school that previously denied its pupils the right to wear traditional attire, has changed its dress code policy in line with the Constitution.
- Municipalities owe Eskom billions, says rights groupAfriForum claims that certain municipalities owe Eskom over R2.3-billion, which, according to it, "adds to the country's electricity woes".
- ANC list: Return of the comeback kidsThe ANC's National Assembly choices shows a list of former administrations' MPs - and previously booted ministers - set to return to power.
- Pistorius: Public interest or just good prime time TV?The Oscar Pistorius trial has presented a conundrum for the country's best journalists, as they've been sucked into the hype, writes Verashni Pillay.
- Manuel tells MPs to value the ConstitutionNational Planning Minister Trevor Manuel has told MPs to value the Constitution in his farewell speech to Parliament.
- 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.
- ANC submits provincial candidate lists to IECThe ANC submitted its list of candidates for provincial legislatures and Parliament to the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) on Tuesday, secretary general Gwede Mantashe said.
- The door and toilet seat are 'witnesses' in court todayA mock-up toilet cubicle was set up in the High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday, on the eighth day of Oscar Pistorius's murder trial.
- Joburg most active Twitter city in AfricaJohannesburg was the most active Twitter city in Africa in the last three months of 2013, according to a new study called How Africa Tweets.
- Emotional Motlanthe says his goodbyes to parliamentA visibly emotional Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe bid farewell to MPs in the National Assembly on Tuesday.
- Malema takes on judge, Tlakula and IECEconomic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema said his party would not allow the May 7 elections to be presided over by people with "questionable credentials".
- The Oscar Pistorius murder trial Day 8Get all the news from the Oscar Pistorius murder trial on Day 8 in one place.
- Fast and the furiousFast cars, powerful weapons, reckless abandon, disregard for the law, and a lack of responsibility.
- MP shocks DA by joining the ANCDemocratic Alliance MP Beverley Abrahams dropped a bombshell when she announced she was joining the ANC during her speech in parliament.
- ANCYL applauds 'prudent leaders' on ANC listsThe ANC Youth League on Tuesday applauded the mother body on its candidate lists submitted to the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC).
- Plane crash mystery deepensClaims by relatives of some of the passengers aboard the vanished Malaysian Airlines plane that the cellphones of their missing loved ones were still ringing a day later have added to wha...
The New Age
- Merafe marks windfall revenueJSE listed ferrochrome player Merafe Resources reported significantly improved financial performance in 2013 on the back of extraordinary gains and a
- Day eight for Pistorius trialOscar Pistorius will be back in the High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday following testimony by his friend on day seven of the trial.
- ANC submits provincial candidate lists to IECThe ANC submitted its list of candidates for provincial legislatures and Parliament to the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) on Tuesday, secretary gene
- ANCYL applauds 'prudent leaders' on ANC listsThe ANC Youth League on Tuesday applauded the mother body on its candidate lists submitted to the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC).
- Red tape mix-up leaves Arsenal bench one man shortArsenal's substitutes' bench was a man short against Bayern Munich on Tuesday after the Premier League side got caught up in red tape.
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- Cato Manor: KZN Hawks boss Johan Booysen arrestedMajor-General Johan Booysen, head of the Hawks in KZN, has been arrested.
- DA MP Mnqasela apologises, charges to be droppedApology for Mazibuko remarks deemed sufficient.
- 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.
- 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.
- Delay looms as Europe bickers over banking union reformFailure to seal a deal in time threatens further months of delay and uncertainty given an expected rise in the number of eurosceptic legislators after polls
- VRROOM WITH A VIEW: V8 is a viable proposition againThis is a fracking good time to buy a Chrysler, as long as the ANC doesn’t nationalise the Karoo, writes Alexander Parker
- Facebook ‘rips past’ forecastsAnalysts cannot adjust their targets fast enough, writes Sarah Frier
- Brazil switched off SA football’s life-support machinesLet’s face it, Bafana have been on life-support machines for years and Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari and his Seleção simply switched them off, writes Mninawa Ntloko
- Hi-tech manufacturing site has echoes of Beatles and HendrixA complex of buildings in west London where the records of Elvis Presley, the Beatles and Jimi Hendrix were pressed is ready to rediscover its historical role as a centre for advanced man...
- Conflicting reports on missing Malaysia jetA massive air and sea search now in its fifth day has failed to find any trace of the Boeing 777.
- Vettel opts for 'Suzie'The 26-year-old German has given a female name to all his Red Bull cars.
- De Jager questioned about sexual advancesThe double murder accused says by looking to sleep with Charmaine Mare, he didn’t mean it in a sexual way.
- Indian Wells: Djokovic cruises into fourth roundNovak Djokovic eased to the fourth round after he beat Alejandro Gonzalez 6-1 3-6 6-1.
- Questions raised about ANC candidate listFired minister Dina Pule and former Gauteng MEC Humphrey Mmemezi are on the list.
- The ANC govt has a bad story to tell - Andrew ChirwaNUMSA president notes that forces of evil are plotting and planning to destabilize his union from within and from without (March 10)
- Eskom, govt officials can't agree whether crisis is a crisis - Natasha MichaelDA MP says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has described power outages as a mere "kick in the ankle"
- SAHRC releases water and sanitation reportCommission calls for bucket system to be eradicated as soon as possible in all provinces
- Ukraine, the West and Russia: An analysisStuart Sterzel says a difficult situation has been exacerbated by some highly inept diplomacy
- "Wealth building on a salary: Five money guzzlers to dump" - BiznewsAnd four other of the top stories on Alec Hogg's business news website, March 11 2014
- 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
- African demography: The dividend is delayedHOW unusual is Africa’s demography? If you take a selection of countries, from Algeria and Tunisia in the north to Botswana and South Africa in the south, you may answer: not that unusua...
- Jordan and the Palestinians: A kingdom of two halvesWESTERN powers have long found money a good way of persuading the Hashemites, who rule Jordan, to do their bidding. A century ago, T.E. Lawrence, a charismatic British officer, persuaded...
- Diplomacy in the Gulf: No one is happyThe Saudis’ King Abdullah is not amused BARACK OBAMA already faced a long and tricky agenda for his visit to Saudi Arabia scheduled for later this month. Sixty-nine years after Franklin ...
- Holy places in Israel: Constant competitionTHE tomb of David, a king for Christians and Jews and a prophet for Muslims, on Mount Zion, is one of Jerusalem’s architectural gems. But the site has become an example of how some belie...
- Trouble in Nigeria: Now for the falloutWHEN President Goodluck Jonathan suspended Lamido Sanusi, the governor of Nigeria’s central bank, on February 20th, he succeeded in removing an opponent. But over the past week it has be...
CNN - Africa
- No cash, no cards - just a phoneThe aroma of rich coffee wafts through the air as Xolile Malindi leans behind the counter of House of Machines, a hip café in the heart of Cape Town. Opposite him, a young customer approa...
- 'Zambian iPad' goes to schoolWhether it's learning how to read and write or setting up your own farm, a Zambian computer tablet -- known as the ZEduPad -- is trying to open up the country's information highway.
- Can chili save Zambia's elephants?Resolving domestic disputes between elephants and humans is an age old problem, but one not-for-profit organization based in Zambia thinks it may have a solution.
- Director tells Africa's real storiesAcclaimed novelist and playwright Biyi Bandele explores his journey from the small town of Kafanchan in Nigeria to London's bustling streets as steps behind the camera to direct Hollywood...
- The meteoric rise of Lupita Nyong'oKenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o has become a new critics' darling after her breakout role in last year's hit movie "12 Years A Slave."
BBC News - Africa
- Libya PM dismissed over tanker rowLibya's parliament dismisses Prime Minister Ali Zeidan after a tanker laden with oil from a rebel-held port reportedly breaks through a naval blockade.
- Pistorius had 'big love' for gunsOscar Pistorius had a 'big love for guns', a friend tells his murder trial as he describes two firearms incidents involving the Paralympic athlete.
- Ugandans challenge anti-gay lawUgandan rights activists and politicians file a legal challenge to overturn a tough anti-gay law condemned by Western donors.
- South Sudan 'coup plotters' in courtFour top South Sudanese politicians go on trial on charges of treason after being accused of plotting a coup against the government.
- Kallon questioned by police over rowFormer Sierra Leone captain Mohamed Kallon is questioned by police over a row with Football Association President Isha Johansen.
The Telegraph - South Africa
- Oscar Pistorius sunroof shooting witness: 'I asked if he was f------ mad'A former friend and witness testifies that he saw Oscar Pistorius fire a gun from a car and in a restaurant
- Oscar Pistorius 'had a big love of weapons'Trial hears from former friend of the paralympian of angry exchanges with police officers, and Pistorius's love of guns
- Oscar Pistorius murder trial: March 11 as it happenedOscar Pistorius has arrived in court for the seventh day of his trial for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp. All the latest updates here
- 'Oscar Pistorius fired through the sunroof. I said: 'Are you mad?'' - liveOscar Pistorius has arrived in court for the seventh day of his trial for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp. All the latest updates here
- The faces behind your foodGlobe-trotting photographer Jackie Nickerson has found a unique way to celebrate Africa's food producers ? she's hidden their identities
The Guardian - South Africa
- Malaysian MH370 co-pilot entertained teenagers in cabin on earlier flightPhotos emerge of Fariq Abdul Hamid and colleague with two South Africans on flight in 2011 from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur Photographs of the co-pilot of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have ...
- Oscar Pistorius clashed with police officer who took his gun, court toldFormer friend describes athlete's 'big love' of guns and claims he fired weapon through roof of a car then laughed about it Oscar Pistorius clashed angrily with a police officer who pick...
- Oscar Pistorius trial, day seven - in tweetsLive updates as the trial of Olympic and Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp continues David Smith Oscar Pistorius in court yesterday. Photog...
- Canned hunting of white lions is despicable – it's time we marched to stop it | Jerome FlynnJerome Flynn: Gunning down tamed lions in is a cold-blooded slaughter that South Africa’s president must stop White lion in South Africa. Photograph: /Global White Lions Protection Trust
- Oscar Pistorius vomits as Reeva Steenkamp wounds described in courtPathologist says bullet to girlfriend's head was probably fatal, with ammunition designed to mushroom on contact It was cold, clinical, scientific testimony that finally robbed Oscar Pis...
Reuters - South Africa
- UPDATE 2-Wuhan talks to build Brazil steel mill 'dormant'-LLXRIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Talks between China's Wuhan Iron & Steel Co Ltd and Brazil's LLX Logistica SA on the construction of a 5-million-tonne-a-year steel mill at the Brazilian...
- UPDATE 2-S.African retailers gain as debt fuels more shopping* Shares in both companies up between 2-3 percent (Adds Truworths, updates shares)
- Rugby-Unusual journey completes Youngs' family hat-trickBAGSHOT, England, Nov 8 (Reuters) - With two England scrumhalves in the family Tom Youngs was poised for a lifetime of ribbing when he struggled as a Leicester reserve centre but on Satur...
- Bleak mining, factory data drags S.Africa's rand weaker vs dlrJOHANNESBURG, Nov 8 (Reuters) - The rand fell over one percent against the dollar after weaker-than-expected mining and manufacturing data on Thursday painted a bleak growth picture for A...
- Lonmin to price $800 million share offer on FridayLONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - South African miner Lonmin is set to price its rights issue on Friday to raise up to $800 million from investors to help cut debt and finance its recovery after ...