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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 | First it was Pravin, now the Hawks gun for JonasInvestigating unit is probing alleged corruption by the deputy finance minister in a deal involving SAA’s maintenance unit.
- News24.com | Reshuffle will split the ANCCabinet ministers to resign en masse and ANC MPs to call for a vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma should he decide to get rid of Pravin Gordhan.
- News24.com | ‘War room’ GM quitsThe ANC has parted ways with its general manager at Luthuli House, Ignatius Jacobs, on the back of recent embarrassing revelations of a covert “war room” operation aimed at sabotaging opp...
- Fin24.com | Zuma 'looking into' Gordhan-Moyane spatPresident agrees to intervene as the tumultuous rift between the Sars commissioner and the finance minister comes to a head.
- News24.com | Neither a Gupta nor a Rupert beANC KwaZulu-Natal chairperson Sihle Zikalala has called on party members to “serve neither white minority capital nor the emerging bourgeoisie” represented by players such as the Gupta fa...
Mail & Guardian
- Bonginkosi Madikizela elected as DA Western Cape leaderThe province's human settlements MEC will take over from Patricia de Lille, who resigned in January.
- Solly Msimanga: I know who organised the anti-immigrant marchThe Tshwane mayor believes the people who organised last year's violent pre-election protests are the same people behind yesterday's demonstrations.
- Bathabile Dlamini’s Game of ChickenANALYSIS
- President Zuma will not suspend NPA's Lawrence Mrwebi and Nomgcobo JibaThe two were asked to make representations as to why they should not be suspended, pending the outcome of an inquiry into their fitness to hold office
- #TshwaneUnrest: We are inherently anti-drugs, says Somalian shop ownerShops owned by foreign nationals were shut as police dispersed protesters with rubber bullets and water cannons in Tshwane on Friday.
- 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.
- Showdown looms over SA fuel regulationsGovernment and the car manufacturing industry are headed for a showdown over proposed new fuel regulations which could make both cars and fuel more expensive.
- Pretoria calm after riotsCalm has returned to the streets of Pretoria following a chaotic march against immigrants on Friday.
- Kope builds legacy on 'Generations'Kope Makgae joins us for a late evening chat.
- It is wrong to label all foreigners drug dealers - President ZumaWhen ambulances cannot even enter the township to fetch sick people to take them to hospital‚ you know there is something badly wrong: President Jacob Zuma on Friday spoke out against gen...
- WATCH: Trevor Noah gets serious with ObamaSA-born comedian Trevor Noah sat down to interview President Barack Obama on the Daily Show this week and discussed a series of crucial topics‚ including race and international diplomacy.
- Tito Mboweni falls victim to ATM sharksFormer SA Reserve Bank governor and labour minister Tito Mboweni has evidently fallen victim to ATM sharks.
- Burnt to death in a Ford Kuga: what really happened?The only way the family of 33-year-old Reshall Jimmy could identify his body after he died trapped inside his burning 2014 Ford Kuga SUV‚ was through a DNA sample from his brother.
- 'Mummy‚ I'm scared' - Durban woman's frantic call before being shot five timesJust minutes before Annelene Pillay was shot five times in broad daylight by her estranged boyfriend in Durban‚ she told her mother: “Mummy‚ I’m scared.”
- DA report card puts Zuma‚ Zwane‚ Van Rooyen at the bottom of the classPresident Jacob Zuma‚ Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Zwane and Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Des Van Rooyen emerged as the biggest class dunces in ca...
- Mbeki named as new chancellor of UnisaFormer president Thabo Mbeki has been named as the new Chancellor of the University of South Africa (Unisa).
The New Age
- Africa's poor grow by 100 mln since 1990 - World BankThe number of Africans trapped in poverty has surged by around 100 million over the past quarter century, the World Bank said on Friday, despite years
- Huge 50-year-old elephant killed by German tourist in ZimbabweA German tourist has killed one of the biggest elephants seen for years in Zimbabwe, wildlife groups said Friday, reviving the fierce debate over trop
- Modi to open 70-yr-old secret files in challenge to Gandhi dynastyPrime Minister Narendra Modi says he will seek to unravel one of India's most enduring mysteries surrounding the independence struggle, the latest
- Sports car maker Aston Martin to cut up to 295 jobsAston Martin, the British-based sports car maker which counts James Bond among its customers, said Wednesday it will cut up to 295 jobs - more than 10
- Rooney and Carrick back after United's "awful" fortnightCaptain Wayne Rooney and midfielder Michael Carrick are fit for Manchester United's Premier League game at Everton this weekend, manager Louis van
- 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...
- Zimbabwe: #Bob93 - Eight Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Robert Mugabe[News24Wire] Heard of the president who always made sure to buy his little daughter uniforms from Marks and Spencer each time he made a trip to London?
- Nigeria: Presidency Wrong Again - Nigeria Not World's Second-Largest Rice Producer[Premium Times] Nigeria is not the world's second-largest producer of rice as recently claimed by the Buhari administration.
- Zambia: Earthquake Hits North[Times of Zambia] SOME parts of Northern Province were yesterday hit by an earthquake of magnitude 5.9 leaving five people injured and 11 families homeless after their houses collapsed ye...
- Nigeria: Again Buhari Calls Adesina, Thanks Him for Holding Against Mischief Makers[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari has again called his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, saying he is still resting.
- Zambia: Maize Gate Scandal... Govt Has No Hand[Times of Zambia] THE Zambian Government has distanced itself from direct or indirect involvement in the alleged Zambia-Malawi maize gate scandal, describing the accusations as mere false...
- 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.
- Switchover to the new Business Day website nearsBusiness Day's sleek new online home offers much more than a fresh new look – including access to the best local and international commentary
- Duane Vermeulen lashes out at SA rugbyThe problem starts at the top where rugby lacks clear and decisive leadership, says Bok No 8 and talismanic leader Duane Vermeulen
- EDITORIAL: The meaning of the flash crashPound is playing the role of opposition party to the Tories, making the loud protests of the business community and the markets
- LAW MATTERS: Judges panel just cannot avoid dramaLatest interviews result in two upsets, as Judge Ronnie Bosielo’s financial dealings are scrutinised and senior counsel Gcina Malindi is overlooked, writes Franny Rabkin
- NEWS ANALYSIS: Zuma’s empire strikes back hardFinance Minister Pravin Gordhan will not go down without a fight even as Jacob Zuma makes another charge to dislodge the defender of the public purse
- Thokoza church backs Dlamini-Zuma for presidencyThe church says the country should not miss the opportunity of making the former African Union commission chairperson president because it may not come again.
- 'Batman v Superman,' 'Hillary's America' win Razzie 'worst' filmsThe annual tongue-in-cheek Razzie awards named Dinesh D'Souza's "Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party" as the worst film of 2016.
- ANC WC unfazed by Madikizela’s appointmentThe party says the appointment of Bonginkosi Madikizela as the DA interim provincial leader will not affect its support base.
- Mugabe says will not impose successor, party will chooseThe world's oldest leader, who turned 93 this week, has maintained a tight grip on power in Zimbabwe since independence from Britain in 1980.
- German Police: Man drove into crowd in German town, injuring three peoplePolice said the suspect got out of the vehicle with a knife. While he was being arrested police shot him.
- VX — Virulent XenophobiaAndrew Donaldson on the return of this deadly agent to South Africa
- Budget 2017: Gordhan’s temporary solution to the coming tsunamisWilliam Saunderson-Meyer says the finance minister holds office at the pleasure of a president who loathes him
- We must keep SA in the ICCMmusi Maimane says high court ruling bought South Africans time to fight against withdrawal
- Mashaba treating workers with disdain - COSATUFederation says Joburg Mayor is wrong to discontinue the Jozi@Work programme
- Something's not right in the DoEAIan Cox replies to Don Pinnock's DM article, says the dept is persistently failing to consult properly
- 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
- Liberia’s bold experiment in school reformIt says here, be good AT A school in the township of West Point, Monrovia, a teacher should be halfway through her maths lesson. Instead she is eating lunch. A din echoes around the room...
- Western Sahara edges closer to renewed conflictThey say they want a referendum ACCORDING to the map sold in the gift shop at the airport in Laayoune, the capital of Western Sahara, the territory belongs solely to Morocco. But the air...
- Donald Trump intends to take on Iran. Right, but riskyCHAOTIC, fractious and bafflingly inconsistent though the Trump administration may be, on one issue it appears united: Iran. There is ample evidence that since the signing in mid-2015 of...
- Iraqi forces face their toughest test in MosulIRAQ’S prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, had vowed to recapture Mosul from the so-called Islamic State (IS) by the end of 2016. In the weeks leading up to the battle for Iraq’s second-lar...
- South Africa lets 100 mental patients dieIT HAS been a disaster in agonising slow motion. To cut costs, health officials in Gauteng province (South Africa’s economic hub, which includes Johannesburg and Pretoria) decided to tra...
CNN - Africa
- A family divided by Trump's travel ban races to reuniteAbdalla already lost one daughter. Now he's afraid of losing another. As Trump's travel ban looms, a father races to reunite his family.
- Bodies of 74 migrants wash ashore in LibyaThe bodies of 74 migrants have been recovered by the Libyan Red Crescent after washing up on the country's northwestern coast near the city of Zawiya.
- Car bomb in Somalia leaves dozens deadAt least 30 people were killed in a car-bomb blast at a market Sunday in Mogadishu, Capt. Abdirisak Mohamed, a senior Somali police officer, told CNN.
- 'Wizard of Welkom' runs for freedomThe sevens flyer has turned his back on the series to target XVs rugby and to become a Springboks legend.
- Mugabe, 93: I'll stand again
BBC News - Africa
- Could the next Messi come from Nigeria as Barcelona launches Lagos academy?One of the world's biggest football clubs, Barcelona is taking its skills to Nigeria.
- 'Good vibration' hand pumps boost Africa's water securityThe simple up-and-down motion of hand pumps could help scientists secure a key water source for 200 million people in Africa.
- South Africa clashes at anti-foreigner protest in PretoriaSouth African police use force to break up rival groups at an anti-immigrant protest in Pretoria.
- East Africa to track trucks from Mombasa port to stop theftUganda, Kenya and Rwanda adopt a truck-tracking system to prevent theft and speed up goods in transit.
- Egypt's Coptic Christians flee Sinai after deadly attacksIslamic State militants have warned of more attacks on Egypt's Christian minority.
The Telegraph - South Africa
- Truck ploughs into parade crowd in New Orleans, 28 hurt
- Danish Vikings could have been economic migrants to Britain
- Facebook romance sees teenager fall for man 10,000 miles away after accepting his friend request
- What is Article 50? The only explanation you need to read
- Government to plough £20m into artificial intelligence research including robots and driverless cars
The Guardian - South Africa
- South African police use force to disperse anti-immigration protestersNelson Mandela Foundation accuses authorities of ‘giving permission for march of hatred’ after demonstrations in Pretoria South African police have used stun grenades, rubber bullets and...
- South African judge blocks attempt to withdraw from ICCPresident Jacob Zuma ordered to withdraw ‘invalid’ notification of withdrawal, with judge saying move is unconstitutional A South African judge has blocked the country’s planned withdraw...
- Once We Were Sisters by Sheila Kohler review – an extraordinary memoir of lossA novelist’s account of growing up in 1950s South Africa and her sister’s violent death is tender and powerful For 30 years, the death of her sister, Maxine, driven off the road on a spri...
- This week in 1970 | From the Observer archiveWhite South African cricket team invited to tour the UK The MCC’s decision to go ahead with a severely curtailed tour by white South African cricketers next summer was probably inevitable...
- Brawls break out in South African parliament after denunciation of ZumaOpposition members scuffle with guards after president is condemned as a ‘scoundrel’ and ‘rotten to the core’ The South African parliament descended into chaos on Thursday, with oppositi...
Reuters - South Africa
- Cricket-No point in dwelling on poor NZ performance - HessonWELLINGTON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - All Blacks coach Steve Hansen once quipped that it was probably better to "flush the dunny (toilet) and move on" after a poor performance against Italy in 2...
- HIGHLIGHTS-Rugby-Super Rugby week oneA frenetic North-South derby in South Africa was won by the home side as they ran in five tries to four in a game played at an unrelenting pace from start to finish.
- Rugby-Stormers too strong for bullied Bulls at NewlandsCAPE TOWN, Feb 25 (Reuters) - The Stormers were victorious in a pulsating South African derby on Saturday as they defeated the Bulls 37-24 at Newlands to send out a warning of their poten...
- Rugby-Janse van Rensburg at the double for lucky LionsBLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg scored a brace of tries as last year’s beaten Super Rugby finalists the Lions began their new campaign with ...
- Golf-Thunderstorm reduces Joburg Open to three roundsJOHANNESBURG, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Darren Fichardt and Paul Waring were tied at the top of the leaderboard at the Joburg Open as a thunderstorm wiped out most of Saturday’s play and reduced...