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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 | Inaction over R2m alleged Nedlac graftThe DA has demanded answers over the apparent inaction of Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant following a forensic audit report detailing alleged corruption by two former Nedlac executives.
- Sport24.co.za | 50/50 calls went our way: SpiesBulls captain Pierre Spies believes his side they had the potential to beat the Sharks even though they were made to work for it.
- News24.com | Cop killed after 'rendezvous' with sex workersTwo men have been arrested in Thohoyandou after allegedly attacking and killing an off-duty policeman who had just finished a "rendezvous with two sex workers", the Hawks say.
- News24.com | 35 000 Namibians apply for urban landOrganisers say about 35 000 young Namibians have peacefully submitted their written applications countrywide for urban land at municipal offices.
- News24.com | Russians march in memory of NemtsovHolding placards declaring "I am not afraid", thousands of Russians have marched in Moscow in memory of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov.
Mail & Guardian
- Thousands march over death of Putin criticTens of thousands of people marched in central Moscow on Sunday to honour slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down near the Kremlin.
- SAA's Dudu Myeni 'target of fake bank accounts plot'SA Airways chairperson Dudu Myeni was the victim of a fake offshore bank account hoax to get her fired, various Sunday newspapers reported.
- CWC15: Sri Lanka rout England, Pakistan bounce backSri Lanka handed England their third defeat of the 2015 Cricket World Cup, while Pakistan defeated Zimbabwe to get their campaign back on track.
- Khulubuse Zuma goes to court over R1.5bn Aurora claimsKhulubuse Zuma, President Jacob Zuma's controversial nephew, will go to court to fight claims for R1.5-billion by the liquidators of Aurora mines.
- Vote counting begins after snap election in LesothoElections in crisis-hit Lesotho proceeded largely without incident, according to the country's electoral commission, as counting commenced.
- 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.
- Zuma, a burden to ANC and society - South Africans must demand the best in officeMY PREVIOUS column was predicated on Karl Popper's question: "How can we so organise political institutions that bad or incompetent rulers can be prevented from doing too much damage?"
- Court gives EFF KZN Assembly go aheadThe High Court in Durban has ruled in favour of the EFF's provincial people's assembly (PPA) taking place over the weekend, the party said on Friday.
- Legal Aid joins eviction battle - tenants out on the streetLEGAL Aid South Africa will investigate the alleged hijacking of houses and illegal evictions of tenants in Turffontein, Johannesburg.
- Linda Sibiya on bail for fraudTELEVISION and radio personality Linda Sibiya appeared in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Unit court in Johannesburg on a fraud rap yesterday.
- Malema in dispute with rebel MP over legal billEFF MP Mpho Ramakatsa is faced with the prospect of paying off a legal bill close to R800000 after party leader Julius Malema washed his hands of him.
- JSE 'finds no evidence' for Zille's insider trading claimDA leader Helen Zille's surprising allegation that insider trading at Telkom led to the company's shares touching R80 last week has attracted the attention of at least one regulatory body.
- Zuma stands by claim that black ownership of JSE is only three percentPresident Jacob Zuma on Sunday reiterated his previous assertion pinning black ownership of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange at three percent, the Presidency said.
- DA wants answers over Oliphant inaction on Nedlac graftThe DA on Sunday demanded answers over the apparent inaction of Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant following a forensic audit report detailing alleged corruption by two former Nedlac execut...
- Nene: No (more) tax hikes - maybeFinance Minister Nhlanhla Nene insists that further tax hikes are not inevitable in the next few years - despite a pressing need to raise extra revenue to finance new policy goals, and co...
- Khulubuse Zuma wants court to set aside big fat R1.5 billion Aurora claimsAn urgent application by Khulubuse Zuma to have claims of approximately R1.5 billion against Aurora Empowerment Systems set aside, will be heard in the High Court in Pretoria on Monday.
The New Age
- Birrell to answer Proteas' callProteas assistant coach, Adrian Birrell, will play an integral role as the team prepares for their ICC Cricket World Cup Group B match against Ireland
- Numsa allies will not participate in CosatuEight affiliates of the Congress of SA Trade Unions have pledged not to participate in the federation's meetings until the National Union of Metalwor
- FBI to help Bangladesh investigate murder of writer Abhijit RoyBangladesh has accepted a US offer to let the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) help in the probe into the murder of a secular writer in central D
- Germany threatens Coca-Cola with tax to deter disposable bottle useFollowing a decision by Coca-Cola to increase its use of disposable bottles in Germany, the Federal Environment Agency said on Sunday it might impose
- A dream start, then we fell asleep: TinklerOrlando Pirates coach Eric Tinkler said his team had 'a dream start, then we fell asleep,' after their 3-1 Premiership victory over Polokwane City o
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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.
- Telkom won’t foot bill for broadbandMinority shareholders will be relieved to learn that Telkom does not have to bear burden of entire bill for R98bn national broadband rollout project
- Here’s a better plan for the broadband roll-outDA leader Helen Zille is right to be concerned that the government has done a cosy deal with Telkom, writes Duncan McLeod
- THICK END THE WEDGE: Singapore in Africa? Here’s how to do itYou cannot become a developmental state and remain an importing economy at the same time. Something has to go, writes Peter Bruce
- If the crowds want bread, give them chocolate tooIt was not too difficult for the founders of Honest Chocolate to convince the community to contribute towards a chocolate-themed café
- SIGN POST: At last, technology that specifically targets African needsSamsung Electronics’ new range of products — and the way they will be marketed — signals a shift in thinking, writes Arthur Goldstuck
- Egypt parliamentary poll looks set for delay after court rulingA court ruled that part of an election law which defines electoral districts was unconstitutional.
- Sullivan rises from the pack to grab Joburg Open winAndy Sullivan has now qualified for the Open Championship at St Andrews in July.
- More than 100 firefighters dispatched to Ou Kaapse WegThe fire which broke out at Peck Valley earlier today is being fanned by strong winds.
- Premier Soccer League wrap12 teams were in action in the Premier Soccer League this weekend.
- Cosatu unions: Implementation of resolutions to go aheadAffiliates say resolutions will go ahead with or without the help of the national leadership.
- Clarity sought on ‘missing' Broadband Infraco entity - Marian ShinnDA MP says absence of body from budget documents may indicate an imminent sale to Telkom
- DA exposed as friend of Apartheid Israel - ANCYL WCapeLeague says embassy told Ben Gurion airport to treat Yusuf Cassim MP with respect during security checks
- Hundreds of Mankgane Primary School pupils poisoned - Jacques SmalleDA Limpopo leader says provincial DoE has admitted that the school feeding scheme to blame
- So Muthambi did spend R1,6m on single set of New Age ads - Gavin DavisDA MP says City Press report contradicts Communications DG Donald Liphoko's denials in parliament
- Zuma stands by figures on black-ownership of JSE - The Presidency3% figure used by the President based upon NEF's measure which relies upon work done by Who Owns Whom
- 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
- All aboardORANGE lights flash in the setting sun as Chinese workers lay train tracks on the dry edge of Tsavo national park in Kenya, lowering a 25-metre steel rail into place as gingerly as a den...
- From Pretoria, with loveMODERN espionage is often a bumbling as well as a murky business. This is certainly true in South Africa, judging by a trove of recently leaked intelligence files. In one cable South Afr...
- No cash spells more violenceTHE Palestinian Authority (PA), which governs the West Bank under Israel’s wary eye, is nearly broke. Israel collects $100m-plus every month on the PA’s behalf in customs dues and other ...
- No men allowed!Freedom of the house IMAGINE the secret-society feel of a British private members’ club mixed with the casual dress of a pyjama party. That is the atmosphere of Luthan Hotel and Spa, a w...
- I had a farm in AfricaFreedom’s bounty CHURCHILLIAN is seldom an adjective used to describe Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s president, whose ponderous parliamentary speeches are so irresistibly soporific to backbe...
CNN - Africa
- Egyptian court designates Hamas as a terror organizationAn Egyptian court has ruled that Hamas is a terrorist organization, according to an Egyptian state-run media organization.
- Blast at Nigeria bus station kills dozens
- Soldiers discuss Boko Haram fightCNN's Nic Robertson speaks with two soldiers who have faced off with Boko Haram about their fears and frustrations.
- West combats terrorism in the desertsBoko Haram appears to be trying to model itself after ISIS -- but the U.S. and UK are training Nigerian and Chadian forces to try to stop the two terror groups from joining forces.
- U.S. aid worker kidnapped in NigeriaAn American aid worker in Nigeria has been kidnapped in what authorities call a "purely criminal" act.
BBC News - Africa
- 'Hundreds' of S Sudan boys seizedHundreds of South Sudanese boys have been kidnapped and forced to become child soldiers, the UN says, blaming a government-allied militia.
- S Leone vice-president in quarantineThe vice-president of Sierra Leone puts himself into quarantine after one of his bodyguards dies from the Ebola virus.
- Pakistan fight back to beat ZimbabwePakistan fight back from a below-par batting display to beat Zimbabwe and keep their World Cup quarter-final hopes alive.
- Rwanda urged to take BBC to courtAn inquiry in Rwanda urges the government to initiate criminal and civil proceedings against the BBC for a documentary about the 1994 genocide.
- Lesotho votes in snap electionsPolling ends and counting is under way in Lesotho, in a snap election aimed at resolving political tensions after an attempted coup last year.
The Telegraph - South Africa
- Baby stolen from sleeping mother's arms in hospital reunited after 17 yearsZephany Nurse returned to her family in Cape Town after her younger sister started at the same school as her and fellow pupils picked up on close resemblance
- Oscar Pistorius lawyers fight to prevent new murder trialOscar Pistorius's lawyers launch legal challenge against judge's decision to allow appeal, as prosecutors bid for murder conviction
- Bomb-sniffing elephants trained in South AfricaUS army tests show elephants able to detect explosives with their trunks - and never forget the scent
- MI6 tried to recruit North Korean man to spy on nuclear programmeBritain asked South Africa for help in recruiting a North Korean spy with insider information on Pyongyang's nuclear programme, according to a series of leaked documents
- The Spy Cables: MI6, FBS, SSA and Mossad documents leak by Al Jazeera - as it happenedThe British MI6 tried to recruit a North Korean asset according to leaks from the spy agencies published by Guardian and Al Jazeera. Follow the latest developments
The Guardian - South Africa
- Mother reunited with stolen daughter 17 years after she was snatchedZephany Nurse has been reunited with her birth family after unwittingly striking up a friendship with her biological sister at school A couple in South Africa have found their daughter 1...
- The beach-loving bulls of Pondoland – in picturesPhotographer Christopher Rimmer spent a year studying the strange habits of cattle on South Africa’s wild coast. His exhibition Amapondo opens in New York in April Continue reading...
- Doubled-edged bitcoin: are virtual currencies a plus for poor countries? – podcastDigital money offers a quick, cheap and convenient medium for money transfers, but its anonymity has raised security fears Continue reading... Shiku Ngigi, Elizabeth Rosseillo, Charlene C...
- Township tech: South Africans raving at apartheid’s afterpartyA new documentary shows how a country still scarred by years of segregation has embraced locally brewed house music as a force for expression An apparition rises from the clouds of dry i...
- Greenpeace head Kumi Naidoo saddened at spying revelationsThe human rights campaigner says South Africa is wasting resources on surveillance when the information is available on Twitter and Facebook A veteran of South Africa’s anti-apartheid st...
Reuters - South Africa
- UPDATE 1-Golf-Sullivan rises from the pack to grab Joburg Open winJOHANNESBURG, March 1 (Reuters) - A blistering front nine laid the platform for Briton Andy Sullivan to claim a second European Tour win at the Joburg Open on Sunday.
- Golf-Sullivan rises from the pack to grab Joburg Open winJOHANNESBURG, March 1 (Reuters) - A blistering front nine laid the platform for Briton Andy Sullivan to claim a second European Tour win at the Joburg Open on Sunday.
- UPDATE 1-NHL-Highlights of Saturday's NHL gamesFeb 28 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday's National Hockey League games:
- UPDATE 1-Cricket-Thirimanne, Sangakkara score tons to thrash EnglandWELLINGTON, March 1 (Reuters) - Lahiru Thirimanne and Kumar Sangakkara both scored centuries as Sri Lanka posted the highest successful run chase at Wellington Regional Stadium for a nine...
- Cricket-Pakistan win toss, opt to bat against Zimbabwe at GabbaBRISBANE, March 1 (Reuters) - Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and opted to bat first in their crucial World Cup Pool B match against Zimbabwe at the Gabba in Brisbane on Sunday.