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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 | Gauteng teacher not guilty of racismA teacher from the National School of the Arts who is at the centre of a racism scandal has been found not guilty.
- Channel24.co.za | Curtain call for GenerationsSeven million fans of SA's most popular soap opera will be cut off from their daily dose of drama as the last available episode of Generations will be screened.
- Sport24.co.za | Leaner Boks ready for All BlacksSouth Africa believe their improved fitness levels will make them a more dangerous side as they prepare to meet NZ.
- News24.com | Bookkeeper appears on 631 counts of fraudA young woman who allegedly stole more than R800 000 from her employer has made her first appearance in the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crime Court, Cape Town.
- News24.com | ISIS holds out after week of Syria air strikesThe Islamic State group is holding out in Syria after a week of being pounded by US-led air strikes, benefiting from its tactical flexibility, experts have said.
Mail & Guardian
- Naci gets direct access to PandorA National Advisory Council on Innovation shake-up is to improve communication between council and Minister Naledi Pandor amid an influx of new blood.
- Some of my very best friends are white ...... and they still don't have a clue, writes Zama Ndlovu, who sees herself as black middle class but is still struggling to prove her worth.
- Zuma not responsible for Nkandla overspend - ANCANC MPs have said President Jacob Zuma is not financially responsible for overspending on the R246-million security upgrades at his Nkandla homestead.
- Brett Bailey's show cancellation reeks of 'censorship''Exhibit B' performers and theatre representatives have expressed anger over the shutting down of Brett Bailey's live exhibition.
- Hajj pilgrims denounce Isis as a 'virus'Pilgrims in Mecca denounce atrocities by Isis as 'a virus' threatening the world, but also express concerns about the US-led air war against them.
- 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.
- Some Gauteng areas still without waterGauteng residents in areas still experiencing water disruptions were urged to contact Rand Water's hotline, the utility said on Tuesday.
- Nkandla officials' hearing postponed until DecemberThe disciplinary hearing against public works department senior project manager Jean Rindel and several others over refurbishments at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home has been postponed.
- 'The State is against us but we will overcome': MalemaEFF leader Julius Malema is ready to stand trial, he told hundreds of supporters in Polokwane flowing the postponement of his court case on Tuesday.
- Zimbabwe submits bid to host 2017 African CupZimbabwe has formally submitted a bid to host the 2017 African Cup of Nations, the first attempt by the troubled country to host a major sports event since its contentious co-hosting of t...
- R2.5-million allocated for Alex rat clean up28 400 rats have been caught since the introduction of the rat cages, said MMC of Health and Social Development, Clr Nonceba Malwele.
- ANC doesn't hold Zuma responsible for NkandlaPresident Jacob Zuma bears no responsibility for overspending at his Nkandla home, ANC MPs said on Tuesday as they continued Parliament's consideration of the matter.
- Teacher accused of telling class SA failing due to black leadership not racistA teacher from the National School of the Arts (NSA) who was at the centre of a racism scandal has been found not guilty, the school said on Tuesday.
- Try me now says Malema after case postponed to 2015EFF leader Julius Malema is ready to stand trial, he told hundreds of supporters in Polokwane following the postponement of his court case on Tuesday.
- Madonsela leaving Nkandla process in parliament's handsThe outcome of recommendations made by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela in her report on the upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home is no longer in her hands, she said on Tuesday.
- Nkandla committee not parliamentary, but it may teach ANC how to read: EFFThe Economic Freedom Fighters has declared that the Nkandla Ad Hoc Committee isn't parliamentary, but rather 'a mere study group of the ANC'.
The New Age
- Community service for killing friendAn Mpumalanga first-year mechanical engineering student found guilty of stabbing his friend to death during a tavern brawl has been handed an effectiv
- Three SOEs miss reports deadlineThree state-owned enterprises (SOEs) failed to table their integrated reports to Parliament on time.
- Transformation still a way to go: OlifantThere was still a long way to go to transform South Africa and this would require everyone working together, Labour Minister Mildred Olifant said on T
- Zuma not responsible for Nkandla: ANCANC MPs moved to absolve President Jacob Zuma of any wrongdoing in the Nkandla controversy as they unilaterally pursued Parliament's consideration
- Miners relive Marikana shootingLonmin miners who survived the August 16, 2012 shootings at Marikana said they were haunted by memories of the confrontation with police.
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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.
- BOOK REVIEW: Traversing the AvalancheCarl Bates is waging a veritable war against poor governance standards, but in his case he is too often just a voice in the wilderness, writes Evan Pickworth
- MARKET WATCH: Widening trade deficit puts more pressure on randStrong dollar and prospect of higher US interest rates have been plaguing rand all month, but new threat in form of wider trade deficit is piling on more pressure
- Transnet, BHP Billiton sign R24bn coal train dealState logistics company says it has signed deal with global mining group BHP Billiton to provide trains to bring coal to coast for export
- Worshippers’ desire to part with their cash is no sinTrudi Makhaya: In a world that encourages the monetisation of celebrity, beauty or race, why are we surprised when pastors and ministers decide to monetise their spiritual leadership?
- LETTER FROM LONDON: Europe is in denial about legacy of colonialismThe feeling is that the UK shies away from addressing racial faultlines head on, despite several reports of institutional racism in the public sector, writes Marvin Meintjies
- UN Ebola mission head wants progress in 60 daysAt least 3,091 people have died from Ebola since the West African outbreak was first reported.
- Rand falls to fresh 8-month lowThe rand continues to spiral against the dollar due to a sharp widening of the trade deficit.
- Michael Phelps arrested for drunk drivingPolice said Phelps was unable to perform satisfactorily a series of standard field sobriety tests.
- Hong Kong protesters stockpile supplies, fear fresh police advanceRumours have rippled through crowds of protesters that police could be preparing to move in again
- Energy manufacturing to lead Obama, Modi talksThe meeting comes on the heels of a joint “vision statement” issued after their first get-together.
- "#Loeries2014: Twerking in the dark" - MarkLivesAnd other top advertising, media and marketing news, analysis and opinion on the website this week, including...
- "Trevor Manuel goes banking - joins Rothschild Group" - BizNewsAnd four other of the top stories on Alec Hogg's business news website, September 30 2014
- Nkandla committee now a mere ANC study group - EFFFighters say opposition walkout has left committee bereft of its parliamentary mandate
- ABM kwaNdengezi chairperson murdered - DA KZNHlanganani Gumbi says Thuli Ndlovu shot seven times by unknown gunmen
- COSATU condemns leak of Vavi report to M&GFederation says for internal democracy to function it is essential that members be able to communicate freely but also confidentially
- 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
- Yemen’s violent politics: Houthis take overParty time for the Partisans REALITY is just beginning to sink in for Yemenis astounded by the speed with which their capital city, Sana’a, has fallen to an insurgent group known as the ...
- Libya’s rival governments: Too many chiefsIN THE cafés of Tripoli, the talk is of who is running the country. More than 1,000km (620 miles) east, in the small coastal town of Tobruk, sits a parliament elected in June whose writ ...
- Electricity in Africa: Lighting a dark continentTHE stylishly dressed men and women window-shopping in the air-conditioned cool of the Lagos Palms shopping mall speak of a Nigerian economy and middle class on the rise. But out the bac...
- South African holidays: TG it’s braai dayTHE braai (Afrikaans for barbecue) is a cornerstone of social life in South Africa. It typically involves a marathon session of drinking, eating dead creatures cooked over coals, and enj...
- Nigeria’s Islamist insurgency: Unrest in the home of peaceFOR a town known as “home of peace”, Maiduguri, the capital of Borno in northern Nigeria, is seeing a lot of violence. It stands at the centre of an insurgency by Boko Haram, an Islamist...
CNN - Africa
- Ugandan street kids reinvent wheelOn the streets of the Ugandan capital of Kampala, scores of vulnerable children face uncertain futures. But one former street kid, Innocent Byaruhanga, is hoping to turn things around wit...
- The tech geeks transforming learningFresh faced and full of energy, five digital natives from five very different African nations have banded together to create a new online education platform hoping to change the continent...
- Fashion designer shoots for the starsNaledi means "star" in Tswana, one of the languages spoken in Botswana. So when Kemi Kalikawe gave her lifestyle store that name, she decided to add a sparkle to her business.
- South Africa's 'titanium woman'In the largely male-dominated world of the motorsport, South African superbike racer Janine Davies is an anomaly.
- Businessman's passion for aviationTanzanian entrepreneur Michael Shirima talks about his childhood and passion for aviation.
BBC News - Africa
- Thousands of Ebola orphans 'shunned'At least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone who have lost one or both parents to Ebola this year face being shunned, the UN says.
- Recalculation boosts Kenyan economyKenya's economy is believed to be 25% larger than previously estimated following a change in the way its size is calculated.
- Libya parliament rivals hold talksRepresentatives from rival factions in Libya's new parliament have held UN-brokered talks for the first time in the oasis town of Ghadames.
- S Africa firebrand trial postponedThe trial of South African opposition party leader Julius Malema on charges of fraud and money-laundering is postponed till next year.
- Migrant deaths in Med pass 3,000The International Organization for Migration finds that a record 3,072 migrants have died crossing the Mediterranean so far this year.
The Telegraph - South Africa
- South Africa university an 'apartheid institution': ministerA government minister in South Africa speaks out against racism in higher education after a spate of 'blackface' controversies
- Climber's leg amputed on South Africa mountainTsenolo Rasello loses his leg after falling into a ravine and becoming trapped in a scenario echoing the horror of Hollywood film and true story 127 hours
- Surgeons try to reach man stuck between rocks in South Africa to amputate his legWatch as a medical team descend a cliff in South Africa to reach a man who's leg was stuck between rocks
- Pistorius father: I haven't spoken to Oscar since shootingHenke Pistorius, the athlete's 61-year-old father, says he was "too strict" with his son and hasn't spoken to athlete since Pistorius shot girlfried Reeva Steenkamp
- Pistorius should 'pay' for killing our daughter, Reeva Steenkamp's mother saysOscar Pistorius will not 'pay properly for killing our daughter' after being found guilty of culpable homicide, June Steenkamp says
The Guardian - South Africa
- Nurse's death sentence reignites abortion debate in KenyaNairobis high court convicted Jackson Namunya Tali of helping a Kenyan woman to obtain an abortion illegally, which led to her death. IQ4News reports Nurse Jackson Namunya Tali was not t...
- BHP Billiton looks at listing NewCo on London stock exchangeChairman Jac Nasser says London listing would be in addition to those on ASX and Johannesburg exchange BHP Billiton is considering listing its new resources entity NewCo on the London st...
- Teboho Mohoje selection reopens Springboks' race debateFlanker selected ahead of experience Schalk Burger South Africa under pressure to pick more non-white players The reluctant face of South African rugbys renewed quota debate, Teboho Oupa...
- Caesarean section rates in South Africa recklessly high, warn expertsUp to 90% of pregnant private hospital patients opt for C-section in parts of Cape Town, far exceeding WHO limit of 15% More than two in three South African mothers in private hospitals ...
- #HeForShe: how to engage men in the fight for gender equalityAfter Emma Watson's UN Women speech, 12 experts offer practical advice on making feminism everyone's cause Challenge misogyny in public: Some of our most powerful work has been when we've...
Reuters - South Africa
- S.Africa stocks end down but charts point to possible reboundJOHANNESBURG, Sept 30 (Reuters) - South African bullion producers such as Harmony Gold remained under pressure on Tuesday, weighing on the wider market which ended in the red, after the p...
- BRIEF-Rba Holdings H1 rev down 29 pct* Plans to complete a transaction to recapitalise business during Q4 of 2014
- UPDATE 1-Struggling African Minerals could seek to sell stake in mine* Hopes Tonkolili mine to be cash positive by year-end (Updates with details, analysts comments)
- Rugby-All Blacks wait on duo ahead of Boks clashCAPE TOWN, Sept 30 (Reuters) - While South Africa sweat on the fitness of Duane Vermeulen and Bryan Habana, New Zealand have injury worries of their own ahead of their final Rugby Champio...
- UPDATE 2-South African central bank should keep policy focus on inflation -Kganyago* Kganyago says little scope to ease policy to boost demand (Adds trade data, market reaction, analyst comment)