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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 | NPA files Dewani responseThe NPA have filed papers in response to British businessman Shrien Dewani's lawyers' heads of argument in an application for his discharge on charges of conspiring to kill his wife Anni ...
- News24.com | House arrest for ex-cop over vagrant assaultA former police officer with 25 years' experience has been placed under house arrest for a year for his involvement in an assault on a naked Nigerian man in a street in the Cape Town CBD.
- Fin24.com | Vavi warns of yellow unionismCosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has cautioned against yellow unions, which he says are unions usually closely aligned with companies and even governments.
- News24.com | SADC officials to observe Namibian electionsA group of SADC officials has arrived in Namibia to observe its elections and ensure adherence to democratic principles, the organisation says.
- News24.com | Giraffes on a plane? Most Wanted list releasedHave you seen a man who loaded live giraffes into a Tanzanian military plane for delivery to Qatar? If so Interpol would like to speak with you.
Mail & Guardian
- NPA files response to Dewani's lawyersDewani's defence is aiming to get a not guilty verdict based on the prosecution's case.
- Zim church stampede kills 11At least 11 people have died and several others have been injured during a stampede at a church service in a stadium in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe, police say.
- Zambia: Scott suspended as head of party over 'unconstitutional conduct'Zambia's acting president and acting head of the ruling party Guy Scott has been deemed ineligible to stand in the next presidential elections.
- Botswana denies vendetta against EFF after visa restrictionsThe Botswana government denies having a policy against the EFF, despite adding its members to a list of people who need a visa to enter the country.
- Japan, Argentina to join 2016 Super Rugby tournamentTeams from Japan and Argentina have been approved to join the Super Rugby tournament as of 2016, as well as South African team, the Southern Kings.
- 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.
- Why is Duncan not on the hottest MC list?: DJ TiraOwner of Afrotainment music label Mthokozisi Khathi popular as DJ Tira is not impressed with MTVBase Africa’s list of successful local rappers.
- Take note: Power cuts will last all weekendPower cuts are scheduled to take place throughout the weekend, Eskom said on Friday afternoon.
- DA did not pledge to withdraw motion to bring Zuma to Parliament: MaimaneParliamentary opposition leader Mmusi Maimane on Friday accused Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa of misrepresenting undertakings given at a crisis meeting to mend fences between the rulin...
- 'You are a disgrace', Deputy speaker tells MPs"You are a disgrace", National Assembly Deputy Speaker Lechesa Tsenoli told MPs on Friday, after shouting broke out across the House in the final minutes of a joint sitting debate on viol...
- NPA files Dewani response papersThe NPA filed papers on Friday in response to British businessman Shrien Dewani's lawyers' heads of argument in an application for his discharge on charges of conspiring to kill his wife ...
- Power cuts - find your load shedding schedulesWith power cuts and load shedding plunging many parts of South Africa into darkness, TimesLIVE has pulled together a list of schedules to help you plan around it.
- 'You are a disgrace', deputy speaker tells MPs"You are a disgrace", National Assembly Deputy Speaker Lechesa Tsenoli told MPs on Friday, after shouting broke out across the House in the final minutes of a joint sitting debate on viol...
- No reprieve for Qwelane in answering hate speech caseFormer South African High Commissioner to Uganda Jon Qwelane may not have a hate speech case against him put on ice while he challenges the constitutionality of the Equality Act.
- New PetroSA boss 'ran away with my money': SkweyiyaA businessman who once allegedly swindled top ANC leaders out of millions in an investment scheme has been appointed chairman of the PetroSA board.
- Eleven die in Zimbabwe stampede at prophet's crusadeEleven people were killed in a stampede at a crusade held by a popular prophet in Kwekwe, central Zimbabwe, on Friday, police and a religious organisation said.
The New Age
- Wenger expects Welbeck to prove van Gaal wrongArsene Wenger says Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck has been playing with a point to prove as he prepares for his first reunion with former club Manchest
- More Cosby shows cancelled as women allege rapePerformances by Bill Cosby in Las Vegas, Illinois, Arizona, South Carolina and Washington State have been canceled as more women come forward accusing
- Eight names submitted for IEC postThe names of eight candidates for the post of IEC commissioner have been submitted to the parliament, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng said.
- Federer bloodied but not bowed after Davis Cup shockerFor a player who had just endured his worst ever Davis Cup defeat on Friday, Roger Federer sounded surprisingly upbeat.
- South Africa seeks to move Rhinos from harm's wayThe rhino crashes forward, pounding the earth with its broad feet. Then, as a dart's sedative takes hold, it staggers and slouches to the ground, w
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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.
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- 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.
- BLOG: Many gold miners nearing breaking pointThe lower price of gold is causing higher-cost producers to struggle, and if the price drops to $1,000/oz, there will be many shutdowns, writes Dave Levenstein
- Regionalist dangers of Cosatu move on NumsaNumsa’s ejection, and the threatened action against Vavi may be the start of what is becoming a permanent ANC succession campaign, writes Anthony Butler
- Division caused Eskom crisis, but can save it tooFew seem to appreciate that Eskom remains an apartheid construct, writes Simon Lincoln Reader
- No reprieve for Qwelane in answering hate speech caseFormer South African High Commissioner to Uganda Jon Qwelane may not have hate speech case against him put on ice while he challenges constitutionality of Equality Act
- Nuclear should be key part of energy mix in SAThe government’s motivation remains the provision of adequate energy to boost economic growth
- Wawrinka gives Switzerland first blood in finalWawrinka was more consistent than French number one Tsonga in front of a record 27,432 crowd.
- Western leaders step away from nuclear talks with IranWestern powers suspect Iran has aimed to covertly acquire a nuclear bomb capability.
- SA shares soar, miners lead the climbJohannesburg's main listed indices jumped the most in almost three years.
- 3 Gauteng Restaraunts named in Eat Out's top 10In last year’s top 10 only one Gauteng restaurant made the list.
- 100 firefighters still battling Fish Hoek fireThe fire broke out in Glencairn on Wednesday and spread to Fish Hoek yesterday.
- Eskom's energy crisis shrouded in secrecy - Natasha MichaelDA MP says Minister Lynne Brown, SOE and DPE are refusing to answer questions about what is going on
- Consensus reached on programme of parliament - Office of ANC Chief WhipTabling of the report of the Powers & Privileges Committee on 20 EFF MPs deferred to next week (Nov 20)
- Gengezi Mgidlana new Secretary of Parliament - Office of ANC Chief WhipFormer DDG in Office of the Presidency fills position left vacant by death of Michael Coetzee
- Mmusi Maimane's response to Cyril RamaphosaDA PL says there was never any agreement that the Motion of Censure would be pulled
- Committee again moves to suspend Ellen Tshabalala - Gavin DavisDA MP new memorandum sent to Speaker calling for SABC Chairperson's suspension
- 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 conflict over Jerusalem: Murder in the synagogueWORSHIPPERS were back at Kehillat Bnei Torah synagogue in Jerusalem’s Har Nof neighbourhood just a day after two young Palestinian men attacked it with knives, axes and a gun. The signs ...
- The war against Islamic State: Gaining more foes than friendsTHERE is no cause yet for cheer, but for the first time since last summer’s blitzkrieg by Islamic State (IS) the news from Iraq and Syria has been less than uniformly grim. General Marti...
- Defence spending: Arms and the AfricanTHE north-eastern Nigerian town of Chibok is spared little. Earlier this year fighters from the extremist group, Boko Haram, abducted more than 200 local schoolgirls. In the past week in...
- The status of Zanzibar: Imperfect unionIN APRIL Tanzanians celebrated the 50th anniversary of the union between mainland Tanganyika and the islands of Zanzibar. In honour of the occasion, the East African nation came together...
- Nigeria’s film industry: Selling BlackBerry BabesFull stream ahead VENDORS snake their way between cars in the Lagos traffic, hawking the latest Nollywood DVDs to tired drivers. Nigeria’s film industry churns out up to 50 titles a week...
CNN - Africa
- Tour gives taste of township lifeOn your bike! Cycling tour gives taste of township life
- One stop shop sells bespoke artTerri Mashanda is the owner of Tindoz d'Afrique which sells one-of-a-kind artifacts created by local artists.
- Surf's up in Dakar!
- 'Earth Defenders' to the rescuePhotographer Steve McCurry captures Africa's leading eco-warriors
- Smuggler to self-made millionaireIn 1973, Amos Wekesa was born into a family of smugglers fighting to make a living in Uganda. Four decades later and the Ugandan entrepreneur has fought tooth and nail to become a self-ma...
BBC News - Africa
- Deadly stadium stampede in ZimbabweEleven people have been killed in a stampede after a religious service in a stadium in Zimbabwe, police say.
- We can end Ebola in 2015, says BanThe deadly Ebola outbreak can be ended "by mid-2015" if the world speeds up its response, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says.
- Madagascar plague outbreak kills 40An outbreak of plague in Madagascar has killed 40 people and infected dozens of others, the World Health Organization says.
- France's Hollande to visit GuineaFrance's President Francois Hollande says he will travel to the West African country of Guinea, one of the worst affected by the Ebola epidemic.
- DR Congo axe attackers kill dozensAt least 50 people have been massacred by machete and axe-wielding attackers in eastern DR Congo, according to activists.
The Telegraph - South Africa
- South Africa rhino deaths hit record high in 2014A record 1,020 rhinos have been poached in South Africa this year, scuppering efforts to curb the slaughter of the endangered species
- South African sheep farmer discovers downed Google Loon balloon crashed in Karoo DesertTechnophobe Urbanus Botha had considered using the balloon as a painting tarpaulin before his sons Googled his discovery and made contact with California team operating it
- Oscar Pistorius prosecution have no right to appeal manslaughter verdict, defence claimsAthlete's lawyer Barry Roux says state cannot appeal judge's finding that Pistorius did not intend to kill, adds that Reeva Steenkamp's family were "satisfied" with the result
- Shrien Dewani applies for case against him for murder of wife Anni to be thrown outShrien Dewani's lawyers say the state have failed to make a case against him - if successful, British businessman could return to the UK within weeks
- Pistorius training in prison with Czech gangsterOscar Pistorius has been training in the private gym of one of South Africa's most infamous underworld criminals
The Guardian - South Africa
- Idris Elba: ‘My music is more truthful about me than my acting is’The actor’s debut album, mi Mandela, is a place where his acting career, his childhood and his ‘pan-African’ identity all converge – but can he escape the actor-turned-musician curse? In ...
- Record 1,020 rhino killed in South Africa2014 eclipses 2013 poaching record as illegal wildlife trade continues to boom, threatening future of the species A record 1,020 rhinos have been poached in South Africa this year, the g...
- Letter: Barbara Castle’s tribute to Derek RobinsonDerek Robinson was proud of having been the first economic adviser to an employment minister, Barbara Castle , whom he idolised. At the dinner to mark Derek’s retirement from Magdalen Co...
- Vic Allen obituaryMy friend Vic Allen, who has died aged 91, was a man of immense integrity and kindness who, with his scholarship and his organising skills in the Communist party, affected the lives of c...
- Johannesburg's art scene is thriving, but at what price?Analysis: new galleries, museums and commercial developments are transforming the city, but who faces being forced out, asks Houghton Kinsman for Contemporary And At the heart of Africa’...
Reuters - South Africa
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