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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 | Government moves to quell xenophobic tensionsFears that xenophobic attacks in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng could spiral out of control and have an adverse impact on the country saw the government pull out the stops in a bid to quell te...
- News24.com | Migrant tragedy: A search for the living among the deadOnly a few dozen people have been saved after a fishing boat, reportedly carrying up to 700 people, capsized off Libya's coast.
- Sport24.co.za | Newlands win vital for BullsPressure will arguably be stronger on the Bulls than Stormers when the teams meet in a big ‘un on Saturday, writes Rob Houwing.
- News24.com | Service held to mark 20 years since Oklahoma City bombingAbout 1 000 people have gathered to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, which was the deadliest terrorist attack on US soil until the September...
- News24.com | Saddam's former right hand man killedAn Iraqi Shi'ite militia group said it had conducted DNA tests to prove the death of Ezzat al-Douri, former right-hand man to the late president Saddam Hussein.
Mail & Guardian
- De Lille crowned new Western Cape DA leaderPatricia De Lille was overwhelmingly elected as the new leader of the Democratic Alliance in the Western Cape on Saturday evening.
- Mugabe "shocked and disgusted" by xenophobic attacks in SAZimbabwean president Robert Mugabe says the wave of violence against foreign nationals in SA should never happen again elsewhere on the continent.
- Zuma cancels Indonesia trip due to Xenophobic violencePresident Jacob Zuma will not be present when the Africa-Asia summit kicks-off in Indonesia next week.
- More cops to be deployed to Xenophobic violence hotspotsMore than 30 people have been arrested overnight, as attacks on foreign nationals continued in informal settlements and the Johannesburg CBD.
- Martin Luther King had a dream, Maimane has a visionDA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has kicked-off his campaign to fill Helen Zille's post at the party's Western Cape provincial congress.
- 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.
- Maimane confirms he will be running for DA party leaderDemocratic Alliance (DA) Parliamentary Leader Mmusi Maimane has confirmed that he will be running for party leader.
- Gigaba, king work for peaceZulu king Goodwill Zwelithini and Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba have smoked the peace pipe and are now working together to fight the xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in KwaZu...
- King, Mantashe to blame - refugees bodyZulu King Goodwill Zwelithini and ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe, pictured, should be held responsible for the escalating xenophobic attacks in some parts of Kwazulu-Natal as their ...
- Model Mathusa's child goes missingA domestic worker has disappeared with international model Tinyiko Mathusa's 18-month-old daughter.
- Furore over 'rape' in Biggie's houseIt has been dubbed Big Brother Mzansi: Double Trouble - and has lived up to expectations.
- Kill thy neighbour: Alex attack brings home SA's shameThe brutality of South Africans turning on their neighbours was brought home yesterday morning as people stood by while a Mozambican man was stalked, stabbed and killed as he lay in towns...
- How many more have to die before we talk about why: iLIVESouth Africa is in the grip of yet another xenophobic spasm. From photographs and TV footage it appears these brutal acts of violence against foreigners have been carried out exclusively ...
- Family in the dark over Big Brother contestantThe family of a Big Brother Mzansi contestant who may have been sexually assaulted by a fellow housemate say they have been prevented from speaking to her by the show’s owners.
- Soccer clash to boost harmony and king ZwelithiniBafana Bafana will play a match against another African team in Durban to try to help end the scourge of xenophobia in KwaZulu-Natal.
- Maimane facing the challenge of weighty expectations for future success :iLIVENext year’s local government poll, and articulating a credible message for it, is the test Helen Zille’s successor will have to pass — and time is limited, writes Tony Leon.
The New Age
- Kane strikes as Spurs eye EuropeHarry Kane made it 20 goals for the Premier League season as he capped a 3-1 win for Tottenham Hotspur away to Newcastle United on Sunday that kept th
- Pirates fight back to earn crucial 2-2 draw away from homeOrlando Pirates came from two goals down to rescue a vital 2-2 draw away from home to Mounana FC of Gabon in their CAF Confederations Cup first leg ma
- Djokovic beats Berdych in Monte Carlo to set ATP recordNovak Djokovic set another career record on Sunday with his second Monte Carlo title, as the Serb became the first man to win the opening three Master
- Gerrard says low-key farewell to WembleyAs the final minutes ticked down on Steven Gerrard's Wembley farewell, the Liverpool captain's waning influence on his team was painfully clear to s
- Delph hails Sherwood as Villa reach Cup finalAston Villa captain Fabian Delph saluted the influence of new manager Tim Sherwood after firing his team to a 2-1 victory over Liverpool in the FA Cup
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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.
- Eskom cuts power for seventh straight dayPower utility imposes stage 2 rolling electricity cuts on Saturday
- Tinkler in dark, so Pirates go to Gabon in defensive modeFinding reliable information on CAF Confederation Cup opponents FC Mounana proves to be a mission
- Wits eye Chippa win in race for runners-up spotVictory over Bucs and Downs’ humiliation against Celtic has reshuffled chasing pack
- Djokovic, Nadal win as Swiss stars exitNadal, bidding for a ninth title on the clay of the Country Club, tested by a dozen aces from John Isner
- EDITORIAL: Tackle root causes of xenophobiaProblem stems from a refusal to acknowledge the extent of the influx of foreigners and from the failure to address structural unemployment
- Hamilton wins again in BahrainFormula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix for the second year in a row.
- EU leaders call for emergency talks after 700 migrants drown off LibyaAt least 700 people were feared dead after a fishing boat with migrants capsized off the Libyan coast.
- Limusa: We've lost a great leaderLimusa’s leader Sifiso Maphumulo died in an accident on the N3 highway last night.
- Isis shot and beheaded 30 people in LibyaIsis released a video purporting its militants shooting and beheading 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya.
- Chiefs march onDespite not being in action this weekend, Kaizer Chiefs continue to edge closer to another PSL title.
- "Call it what you want, murder is murder!" - Sunday SunRobert Mazambane on the simple message that deals with the whole problem of "xenophobia"
- Parliament must probe Protea selection scandal - Solly MalatsiDA MP says external interference in technical matters of sports teams is a serious violation of local and international practice
- Patricia de Lille elected DA WCape leaderBonginkosi Madikizela elected Deputy Provincial Leader, Memory Booysen, Albert Fritz and Grant Twigg Deputy Chairpersons
- "Tim Noakes twists the knife into low-carb critics" - BizNewsAnd four other of the top stories on Alec Hogg's business news website, April 19 2015
- Alliance structures moving to quell xenophobic violence - ANCParty commends President Zuma for the leadership he has demonstrated by visiting victims
- 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
- Black to trump white?AFTER eight combative years as leader of South Africa’s main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), Helen Zille is to step down at next month’s party congress. During her reign ...
- May the only man winNo surprises here THE three days of balloting in parliamentary and presidential elections in Sudan on April 13th-15th left Ahmed Khalil with a simple question: why three days? “Everyone ...
- Hoping for a reprieveNAYEF BIN ABDEL AZIZ, the late crown prince of Saudi Arabia, was already in a fiery mood when a reporter asked him about the Muslim Brotherhood, the region’s main Islamist movement, at a...
- Putin’s targeted strikeHOW revealing of the unsteady allegiances in the Middle East these days that, when Russia announced on April 13th the lifting of its ban on the sale to Iran of S-300 anti-aircraft missil...
- A pill for work and playTHE little pills of Tramadol are ubiquitous in Egypt. Taxi drivers take them to stay awake on the road. Men use them to improve their sexual prowess. Petty officials readily accept them ...
CNN - Africa
- Hundreds feared dead from migrant boat capsizeA rescue operation is underway in the Mediterranean after a boat carrying about 700 migrants from Libya capsizes. It's "genocide -- nothing less than genocide, really," says Malta's PM. (...
- Migrants: 'I enter Europe or I die'
- ISIS executes more Christians in Libya
- Unknown ailment kills victims within hoursA mysterious affliction has killed at least 13 people in southwestern Nigeria, leaving health officials scrambling to determine its cause.
- Boko Haram kills 16 in CameroonSuspected Boko Haram militants this week attacked civilians inside Cameroon for the first time in a month, killing at least 16 villagers, a military spokesman told CNN Saturday.
BBC News - Africa
- Hundreds held over S Africa violenceMore than 300 people have been arrested in South Africa in connection with the wave of violence against immigrants, the home affairs minister says.
- Migrant deaths renew pressure on EUItaly's PM leads calls for more EU action on migrants after the latest boat capsize in the Mediterranean leaves hundreds feared dead.
- Pesticides 'behind 18 Nigeria deaths'Pesticide is the probable cause of 18 mysterious deaths in south-western Nigeria, the World Health Organisation says.
- IS releases new 'killing' videoIslamic State militants release a video purportedly showing the killing of up to 30 Ethiopian Christians seized in Libya.
- Attack on UN Mali convoy kills twoA United Nations supply convoy is attacked near the city of Gao in northern Mali, with two civilian drivers killed.
The Telegraph - South Africa
- South African politician hopes to become first black opposition leaderMmusi Maimane has announced that he is hoping to become the first black leader of the opposition Democratic Alliance
- Xenophobic attacks on the rise in South Africa: 'We were drinking beer with these people last week. Now they want to kill us'President Jacob Zuma has cancelled a planned trip to Indonesia to deal with a wave of xenophobic attacks, which saw 30 people arrested in Johannesburg in the early hours of Saturday
- Clashes in Durban as 5,000 South Africans march against xenophobic attacksPolice use tear gas and rubber bullets against machete-wielding gangs as protest takes place against rise in attacks on foreigners across South Africa
- GoPro falls from sky and delights kids who find it on the groundA skydiver drops a GoPro during a jump which delights a group of kids who find it by chance on the ground
- Cecil Rhodes statue pulled down in Cape TownStatue of Cecil Rhodes, the British mining magnate and African coloniser, removed from South Africa university to cheers from protesters
The Guardian - South Africa
- South Africa faces backlash over xenophobic attacks on migrant workersProtests grow across continent with cars stoned, clashes outside embassies and companies threatened with closure South Africa is facing a backlash from the rest of the continent over the...
- Eyewitness: Johannesburg, South AfricaPhotographs from the Eyewitness series Continue reading...
- The 20 photographs of the weekShipwrecked immigrants arrive in Europe, xenophobic violence in South Africa, the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp – the best photography in news, ...
- Xenophobia in South Africa: 'They beat my husband with sticks and took everything'For many Africans, South Africa represents a land of opportunity and a haven of tolerance, but a wave of violence has tarnished this image and sent foreigners fleeing for safety They cam...
- South Africa police fire rubber bullets and teargas on anti-immigrant protestPolice disperse 200 protesters in Johannesburg after at least four people killed in xenophobic violence that started two weeks ago in Durban South African police have fired rubber bullet...
Reuters - South Africa
- South Africa's "Rainbow Nation" turns dark as immigrant attacks riseJOHANNESBURG, April 19 (Reuters) - When he heard angry screams and the hammering of hatchets on the door of his shack last week, Malawian Folias Sakai thought he was about to become the e...
- Shutdown at S.African refinery brought forward after worker's deathCAPE TOWN, April 19 (Reuters) - A planned shutdown at South Africa's largest refinery, the SAPREF plant co-owned by Shell and BP, will be brought forward to this week after a worker died ...
- Golf-Kim holes out from fairway to win LOTTE ChampionshipApril 18 (Reuters) - LPGA Tour rookie Kim Sei-Young produced a stunning turnaround to win the LOTTE Championship in Hawaii on Saturday, chipping in to force a playoff with Park In-bee bef...
- S.Africa's Eskom cuts 1,000 MW of power as it battles to meet demandJOHANNESBURG, April 19 (Reuters) - South African power utility Eskom imposed rolling electricity cuts for the eighth straight day on Sunday, cutting 1,000 megawatts (MW), of its strained ...
- UPDATE 1-Golf-Merritt leads by three, Spieth in the huntApril 18 (Reuters) - Unheralded American Troy Merritt moved one step closer to his maiden PGA Tour title by claiming a three-stroke lead after Saturday's third round of the RBC Heritage i...