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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 | Suspect appears for Meyiwa's murder - reportA 25-year-old man has reportedly appeared in the Boksburg Magistrate’s Court for the murder and robbery of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa.
- News24.com | ANC denies it is brokeThe ruling party on Friday denied a report that it faces serious financial problems.
- Sport24.co.za | Proteas braced for T20sThe Proteas T20 squad began their preparations for the upcoming three-match T20 International series against Australia.
- News24.com | Miners trapped in flooded Colombia coal mineAt least 12 mine workers are trapped in a flooded coal mine in north-western Columbia.
- News24.com | Illegal MyCiti strike overThe illegal strike by MyCiti bus drivers is over, the City of Cape Town has announced.
Mail & Guardian
- Cape Times editor charged with 'unacceptable behaviour'Opinions editor at Cape Times has been charged following what appears to be an attempt to influence an editorial decision in favour of an advertiser.
- Post Office sitting on a mail 'mountain'There is a mountain of undelivered mail at Sapo, and Parliament's committee says Sapo was being "evasive" on unpaid salaries in their presentation.
- Don't Miss This: October 31 - November 6The Mail & Guardian's weekly round-up of the country's hot-ticket events.
- Gerrard criticises 'political decision' to exclude Suarez from Ballon d'OrThe Ballon d'Or shortlist of 23 footballers didn't include the former Liverpool striker, who scored 31 goals last season but was banned for biting.
- ANC denies it is brokeThe ruling party denied a report that it faces serious financial problems and said it had not retrenched any employees in the past 10 years.
- 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.
- Here they are: Mzansi's Sexiest Top 12 for 2015We are getting closer to revealing the ultimate sexiest celebrity in South Africa as voted for by you.
- Meyiwa murder suspect appears in courtA 25 year old man has been arrested for the murder of Senzo Meyiwa.
- Meyiwa's body arrives in DurbanThe body of slain Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa arrived in Durban on Friday afternoon as thousands of mourners gathered for his memorial service.
- 14 shortlisted for IEC commissioner positionFourteen people have been shortlisted for a position of a commissioner of the Electoral Commission SA following the resignation of chairwoman Pansy Tlakula, the office of the chief justic...
- Modise’s pigs now living the good lifeConditions at the North West farm belonging to National Council of Provinces chairwoman Thandi Modise have improved, the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) ...
- Meyiwa murder suspect nabbed, court postpones matter until November 11A 25 year old suspect has briefly appeared before the Boksburg Magistrate's Court on Friday in relation to the murder of Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana goalkeeper and captain Senzo Mey...
- Senzo's body arrives in Durban, Meyiwa memorial underwayA few thousand people gathered outside the Durban City Hall on Friday where a memorial service for slain Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa was due to be held.
- Gallery: Fans weep for fallen heroes Meyiwa, Mwelase, Mbulaeni at memorialSouth African athletes, national soccer captain Senzo Meyiwa, female professional boxer Phindile Mwelase and Olympic silver medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi were remembered yesterday with a me...
- Helpless pensioners drugged, neglected at Cape Town home of horrorsFifteen residents of a fly-by-night old-age home in Cape Town have died in the past five months amid allegations of gross neglect.
- Senzo's dad to return empty handed as Khumalo holds on to Meyiwa's cars, clothesSenzo Meyiwa's father, Sam is set to return to Umlazi, Kwa-Zulu Natal empty handed as Kelly Khumalo and her family dismiss his efforts to retrieve his son's belongings.
The New Age
- Zuma extends Arms inquiryPresident Jacob Zuma has extended the deadline for the Seriti Commission of Inquiry's public hearings into alleged corruption in the multi-billion-ra
- SA a water-scarce country: ZumaSouth Africa is a water-scarce country with it being a problem in many communities, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday.
- European conditions suit us- McFarlandConditions in the Northern Hemisphere may differ significantly from those at home but Springbok assistant coach John McFarland believed they favoured
- Man in court for Meyiwa murder: reportThe NPA has confirmed that a man appeared in the Boksburg Magistrate's Court on Friday in connection with the murder of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo
- Australia fight to save test after Youni's epic 2013Australia were left with a daunting task to save the second Test and series after Younis Khan hit an epic double hundred to put Pakistan in command on
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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.
- State, labour and business need to form a pactPolitical and practical will is needed to create a world-class, globally competitive mining industry, writes Peter Leon
- DHL to invest €30.5m in new SA facilitiesInvestments bring state-of-the-art infrastructure, IT systems and world-class services to support businesses operating in Africa, says CEO Roger Crook
- View that the poor are lazy is totally misguidedCalling the poor lazy is less an insight into their condition than an act of aggression against them, writes Jonny Steinberg
- Aspen buys stake in milk formula producerDrugmaker says acquisition of 50% of New Zealand baby formula company is part of its strategy to enter billion-dollar Asian industry
- South Korea plans won-yuan direct tradingSeoul considering selling sovereign debt denominated in Chinese currency for first time, about 10 banks to be appointed as market makers for currency pair
- Witnesses: Congo crowd kills man, eats himThe murder was in apparent revenge for a series of attacks by Ugandan rebels.
- Rand tumbles in emerging market sell-offThe currency firmed slightly after data showed the domestic trade deficit narrowed to R2.91 billion.
- Sierra Leone soccer boss backs Afcon postponement over EbolaEbola has taken its toll on Sierra Leone's national team.
- Economists predict another drop in petrol priceThe Energy Department earlier announced the petrol price will decrease by 45 c/l from Wednesday.
- Cwele orders immediate suspension of Post Office CEOThe minister says the SIU has been called in to investigate allegations of maladministration.
- COSAS pig's-head campaign: Jewish Comunity says NO to hate - SAJBDWendy Kahn says placing of pig's head in a Woolworths' fridge assumed to contain kosher meat shows a vicious and vulgar hatred
- Govt concerned by developments in Burkina Faso - DIRCODept reminds all those involved of the AU's position of rejecting unconstitutional changes of govt
- Allegations of "orgy of corruption" false and fabricated - OudtshoornMunicipality says Francois Human has denied any "whistleblowing", says it has reported attorney Hardy Mills to the Law Society
- "Sizoni khumbula" - Daily Sun"Tears and tributes as our nation remembers three of SunLand's brightest stars" - front page lead, October 31 2014
- ANC cash crunch behind Russian nuclear deal?DA leader Helen Zille suggests it is, defends her party's stance on party funding transparency
- 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
- The war against Islamic State: The Kurdish StalingradCheering on the defenders of Kobane, and the US Air Force “WE WILL resist to our last drop of blood together… if necessary we will repeat the Stalingrad resistance in Kobane.” The words ...
- Extremist ideology: Jail, jihad and exploding kittensA YEAR after his extradition from Britain, Omar Mahmoud Othman, better known as Abu Qatada, a burly preacher accused of being al-Qaeda’s man in Europe, relaxes in his plush sitting-room ...
- Tunisia’s election: The secularists have itIN A region gripped by jihadist violence, civil war and the return of authoritarian rule, Tunisia’s parliamentary election on October 26th was an exception on many counts. Alone among th...
- Ebola: A glimmer of hopeJUST two months ago the bodies of Ebola victims turned away from teeming treatment centres lay dead in the streets of Monrovia, the capital of Liberia. Now, in those same facilities, man...
- Zimbabwe: The Mugabe brawlBy the Grace of Bob THE Mugabe family loves a good punch-up. The old man, Robert, Zimbabwe’s president, has always been a brawler, though a sly and eloquent one. His specialism is to set...
CNN - Africa
- Latest weapon against car thieves?What would you do if your car had just been stolen? Take out your phone and call the police? Sure, you could that, but what if instead of asking authorities for help you simply sent a tex...
- The chic allure of the "Afro-dandies"Combining colorful African patterns and textures with western accessories, House of Tayo produces striking bow ties, pocket squares and infinite scarfs.
- Can this 'smart jacket' save lives?On the bustling streets of Nairobi, hundreds of motorcyclists are weaving in and out of the already congested traffic. Without fear of incident, countless drivers put themselves at risk e...
- African art: More than masksFor anyone that needs convincing that African art is the next big thing, they need look no further than 1:54, the London-based contemporary African art fair.
- How not to respond to EbolaU.S. response to Ebola is key for setting global example, writes global health advocate Idris Ayodeji Bello.
BBC News - Africa
- Burkina Faso's president resignsBurkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore resigns following violent protests, with army chief Honore Traore taking over as head of state.
- UN chief defends Ebola aid workersUN chief Ban Ki-moon says discrimination against humanitarian workers who return home from the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "unacceptable".
- Deadly blast at Nigeria bus stationAn explosion at a major bus station in Gombe state in north-eastern Nigeria kills at least four people and injures 32 people, police say.
- Meyiwa suspect in court in S AfricaA suspect appears in court in South Africa over the killing of national football captain Senzo Meyiwa in a robbery.
- Cows to keep Kenyan girls in schoolNine cows will be offered to fathers in areas of northern Kenya to ensure their daughters finish their education, a county governor says.
The Telegraph - South Africa
- Watch: Sneaky lizard slaps leopard with tailLeopard becomes a sore loser from the stinging slap of a lizard's tail in Kruger National Park, South Africa
- Watch: GoPro footage of lioness killing a buck in South AfricaIncredible footage taken from a GoPro strapped to a lioness' back shows the moment she bring down a buck in the wild plains of South Africa
- Shrien Dewani 'pestered taxi driver about whether job had been done'Cape Town court hears British businessman Shrien Dewani allegedly underpaid the taxi driver for his role in the plot, who confessed to police "for peace of mind"
- Jacob Zuma cancels visit to Britain after being told he could not see David CameronSouth African president denies 'fit of pique' after being told he could only see Nick Clegg instead
- Shrien Dewani admitted being experienced sadomasochist, escort tells courtBritish businessman accused of arranging honeymood murder of his wife in Cape Town detailed homosexual fantasies 'sexual preferences' questionnaire
The Guardian - South Africa
- South African officials call for new gun law after murder of Senzo MeyiwaStatue of murdered Bafana Bafana goalkeeper planned Mbulaeni Mulaudzi and Phindile Mwelase also remembered Soweto unites to say farewell to murdered Meyiwa South African officials on Thur...
- Shrien Dewani trial: South Africa detectives still gathering evidenceDetectives from elite unit have taken new statement from key prosecution witness four years after Anni Dewani was killed The South African detectives investigating the 2010 murder of Anni...
- Soweto unites to say farewell to murdered goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa | Ed AaronsThe Orlando Pirates star should have been playing in front of 90,000 on Saturday; instead he will be buried Saturdays Soweto derby was meant to be all about two fierce rivals slugging it ...
- How sick are the worlds healthcare systems?The NHS is in trouble and its chief executive has requested £8bn to save it. But how does Britains system compare with healthcare around the world and what can we learn? From hard-presse...
- Anni Dewanis taxi driver may be free in five years owing to plea bargainThe evidence of convicted driver Zola Tongo is a key component in Shrien Dewanis prosecution for murder of wife The South African taxi driver who helped murder Anni Dewani is likely to wa...
Reuters - South Africa
- Suspect in killing of S.Africa national soccer captain arrestedJOHANNESBURG, Oct 31 (Reuters) - A suspect in the killing of the captain of South Africa's national soccer team, Senzo Meyiwa, has been arrested and made a brief court appearance, a spoke...
- S.Africa's PPC shareholders to consider board overhaulJOHANNESBURG, Oct 31 (Reuters) - South African cement maker PPC said on Friday it would convene a general meeting to consider removal of its entire board after three shareholders holding ...
- BRIEF-Pretoria Portland Cement likely to convene shareholder meeting in December* Has received requisition from 3 shareholders holding 10 pct of shares requesting general meeting to consider removal of entire existing board
- UPDATE 1-S.Africa's Harmony halts Kusasalethu mine to remove illegal minersJOHANNESBURG, Oct 31 (Reuters) - South Africa's Harmony Gold has halted output at its Kusasalethu mine for two weeks to try to remove illegal miners who have been trespassing into the ope...
- UPDATE 1-S.Africa's high jobless rate reflects rigid labour market - Kganyago* Incoming governor says central bank can do little for jobs