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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.
- Fin24.com | Vavi: It would be a mockery for me to attend CEC meetThe fate of Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi could be decided during a special Central Executive Committee meeting.
- News24.com.ng | LIVE: PDP, APC clash over delay of poll results in Lagos – reportGet the latest details as vote counting is underway after Nigerians voted in a crucial presidential election, with incumbent Goodluck Jonathan facing a strong challenge from his oppositio...
- News24.com | 21 000 pupils pregnant last financial year - reportAround 21 000 schoolgirls, including 717 still in primary school, were pregnant in the 2013/14 financial year, a report says.
- Sport24.co.za | Stormers need to rethink flyhalfThe return of Duane Vermeulen will provide a significant boost for the Stormers team, but a change may be necessary at flyhalf.
- News24.com | Road closed as 2 die in horror crashTwo men have been killed after a car and a delivery vehicle collided near Moreleta Park, Pretoria, paramedics say.
Mail & Guardian
- 5 Podcasts you should be listening toWith an increasing number of listeners subscribing to podcasts, we've compiled a list of the top five to download.
- Nigeria awaits election results with Jonathan pitting against BuhariNigerians awaits the first results of a closely fought general election. UN chief Ban Ki-moon called for calm after deadly riots followed 2011 polls.
- The fall of Rhodes’s statue is only the first step, says MalemaThe EFF leader also stressed that the battle against white supremacy cannot be won until universities offer free education.
- Ferrari’s Vettel breathes life into season with Malaysian winTwo days after being fairly criticised by Formula One’s chief executive, Sebastian Vettel made appropriate amends.
- Vavi won't give Cosatu back on a 'silver platter'Cosatu's Zwelinzima Vavi will not be resigning and says he will return to the trenches to try and mobilise workers.
- 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.
- Pregnancy now affects primary school girlsPrimary school girls are adding numbers to the problem of pregnancy among schoolgirls.
- I am not resigning: VaviCosatu secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi said on Sunday that he is not resigning from the federation.
- Liesl Laurie crowned new Miss SASouth Africa has crowned a new Miss SA for the year 2015.
- Zuma family did not use Defence Force chopper: SANDFAt no point has President Jacob Zuma's family used a SA Air Force helicopter for transport, the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) said on Sunday.
- DA wants answers from Ramaphosa on EskomDeputy President Cyril Ramaphosa must provide the country and Parliament with a comprehensive report on the state of Eskom, the Democratic Alliance said on Sunday.
- Pulane denies two timing her soccer beau with businessmanPulane Lenkoe, who recently gained popularity after a nude picture of her leaked on social network site Twitter, is allegedly cheating on her soccer star beau with the owner of a security...
- Selectors bowled AB a Philander yorkerCricket SA's board hung Vernon Philander out to dry by demanding his selection for the World Cup semi-final, making captain AB de Villiers reluctant to play in the match, say sources clos...
- Rest in peace Wolverine: Hugh JackmanHugh Jackman has taken to his Instagram page, hinting that he would be exiting the 'X-Men' franchise.
- 21,000 pupils including 717 primary school girls, pregnant in 2013/14Around 21,000 schoolgirls, including 717 still in primary school, were pregnant in the 2013/14 financial year, according to a report.
- Vavi okay with the sackIf I am fired "so be it", Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi declared yesterday.
The New Age
- 21,000 pupils pregnant last fin year: ReportAround 21,000 schoolgirls, including 717 still in primary school, were pregnant in the 2013/14 financial year, Beeld reported on Monday.
- SAPS forensic backlog drastically reducedThe SA Police Service (SAPS) had managed to reduced its forensic backlog by 92 percent, it said on Monday.
- Xbox One's Instant On under heat from energy efficiency groupTurning off the Xbox One's Instant On function can provide a near 40% reduction in the console's annual power consumption, saving up to $250m ac
- Three killed in Pretoria crashThree people were killed when a taxi and a car collided in Pretoria on Monday morning, said emergency workers.
- Flood alerts issued in Kashmir as rivers cross danger markAuthorities in Kashmir have issued alerts and are asking people to move to higher ground after heavy rains flooded several parts of the Himalayan regi
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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.
- Property returns begin to fall as economic pressure growsListed property sector, which has been outperforming other asset classes this year, may be overvalued
- REVIEW: Monopolist’s quest for martyrdomRhodes sought immortality in ways that are hard to ignore, writes Prince Mashele
- Expect fireworks when WhatsApp allows callsThe reason the rest of the mobile industry is so concerned about WhatsApp is its vast subscriber base of more than 700-million users, writes Duncan McLeod
- High stakes for Riyadh in campaign in YemenSuccess would establish Riyadh as de facto leader of the region’s Sunni states, but failure could see it sidelined
- French Socialists face drubbing in local pollsFrance’s governing Socialists look set for a drubbing with local elections expected to deliver a boost for former president Nicolas Sarkozy and far-right challenger Marine le Pen
- CWU offers Telkom severance packages to its membersLast week the union declared it was planning a total shutdown in a bid to protect workers.
- One Direction to end off SA tour in Cape TownThe final concert of the South African tour will be held at the Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday.
- [GALLERY] Cape Town Jazz Festival 2015The 16th Annual Cape Town Jazz Festival exploded across 5 stages at the CTICC on Friday & Saturday.
- Jubilation & joy as Aussies celebrate WC victoryMany Australians are still celebrating their Cricket World Cup victory.
- ‘Nigerian elections credible and transparent’Millions of voters went to the polls on Saturday to choose a new president.
- Zuma and the lazy South AfricansAndrew Donaldson writes on the President's recent remarks on the idle mango farmers and other related matters
- Zwelinzima Vavi at centre of crisis engulfing COSATU - YCLSALeague says GS' drama queen tendencies and insatiable demand for attention is the reason the Federation is close to being in tatters
- "Uncover the wounds To make them heal!" - Sunday SunRobert Mazambane writes on the mob killing in Rustenburg of five teenagers accused of murdering another man
- Eskom: We intend to appeal high court's ruling - WestinghouseCompany says it is surprised and disappointed with the outcome of its challenge to award of Koeberg steam generator contract to Areva
- ANC and Ses'khona bedfellows in a campaign of destabilisation - Ivan MeyerDA WCape leader says ANC branded members committed crimes on streets of Cape Town on Thursday
- 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
- Crude politicsCursed resource DEAD fish wash up on the once-fertile shores of creeks around Bodo, a town in the Niger delta, that are covered with crude oil more than six years after two massive spill...
- Riyadh enters the fraySAUDI ARABIA was only going to tolerate the advances of the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels for so long. Early on the morning of March 26th the kingdom said it had started a military operat...
- New shades of greenON A manicured fairway in Morocco’s capital, Rabat, a muezzin’s call to prayer drowns out the crack of a well-aimed iron and the whirr of a little white ball. As a hobby and a business, ...
- King PaulIN MANY ways Paul Kagame, the Rwandan president, is one of the most successful leaders in modern African history. He led an ethnic-Tutsi militia that in 1994 ended a genocide perpetrated...
- How not to win friendsBARELY a day has gone by since the Israeli prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, won re-election on March 17th without one senior American official or another chastising him in public. On ...
CNN - Africa
- Vote-counting underway in Nigeria electionIncumbent President Goodluck Jonathan and retired general Muhammedu Buhari face off in what are thought to be the closest elections since a return to democracy in 1999 after decades of mi...
- The 'loud, furious' world of Nigeria's free readersIt's a unique world where friendships are forged, deals struck and more than the occasional argument breaks out: Welcome to Nigeria's free readers associations.
- Boko Haram blamed for decapitationsSuspected Boko Haram gunmen decapitated 23 people in a raid on Buratai village in northeast Nigeria's Borno state, residents and a politician said Saturday.
- 7 bizarre moments in Nigeria's election
- Best election outfitsCheck out the gallery above for the top fashion moments of the 2015 Nigerian election campaign.
BBC News - Africa
- Count begins after close Nigeria voteCounting is under way in Nigeria's presidential election, which has been praised by the UN despite technical problems and violence.
- Mass rally in Tunis over museum raidThousands march in Tunis over the Bardo Museum terror attack, as authorities say that one of the raid's leaders has been killed.
- Guinea declares Ebola 'emergency'Guinean President Alpha Conde has declared a 45-day "health emergency" in five regions in the west and southwest of the Ebola-hit nation.
- Arab League to create military forceArab League countries meeting in Egypt agree to create a joint Arab military force amid a crisis in Yemen and regional jihadist threats.
- Kenya ministers suspended over graftKenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta suspends four ministers and 12 other high-ranking officials after they were implicated in corrupt deals.
The Telegraph - South Africa
- Gay men who have a baby via surrogate now entitled to paid maternity leaveSouth African ruling came after an anonymous father took his employer to court when he refused to give him the full four months of paid leave
- 'Abusive' man glues his wife's vagina together after accusing her of cheatingA man in South Africa has reportedly abused his wife by putting glue on her genitalia, leaving her in severe pain and unable to have sex
- Missing South African yacht possibly found by crowd sourcingThe ship of three South Africans, last heard from on January 18 somewhere in the Indian Ocean, may have been found with the help of crowd sourcing
- Caster Semenya returns to runningSouth African athlete Caster Semenya, subjected to humiliating gender testing after tests showed she had high levels of testosterone, has announced she is hoping to return to the highest ...
- Zimbabweans threaten to dig up the grave of Cecil RhodesThe grave of Cecil Rhodes in Zimbabwe could be dug up amid anti-colonial protests in South Africa
The Guardian - South Africa
- 'The worst of journalism': 200 writers and academics slam CBS coverage of AfricaAn open letter accuses American broadcaster of rendering Africans ‘voiceless and all but invisible’ in its portrayal of the continent Dear Mr Fager, We, the undersigned, are writing to e...
- 'Cecil Rhodes' colonial legacy must fall – not his statue'Following furious debate in South Africa, the removal of the memorial to the British coloniser has been approved. But taking it away misses the point, says Siya Mnyanda It’s obvious that...
- The UK has a lot to learn about gender equality from countries like Rwanda | Jane DudmanIf four African nations are among the top 10 countries for the highest number of women in their parliaments, surely the UK can do better on gender diversity in public life? What do Rwanda...
- Sequel to Nelson Mandela's Long Walk to Freedom to be published next yearPan Macmillan announces it has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to book which is likely to tackle Mandela’s divorce from his second wife Winnie and why he opted to stand down after a ...
- Tennis player Bob Hewitt convicted of rapeSouth African court finds former Grand Slam doubles champion guilty of attacks carried out on girls he was coaching in the 1980s and 90s Bob Hewitt, a former Grand Slam doubles champion,...
Reuters - South Africa
- EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks cheer as China shares hit 7-yr highsLONDON, March 30 (Reuters) - Emerging market shares started the week by rising almost 1 percent on Monday, buoyed by Chinese stocks at 7-year highs, though currencies suffered at the hand...
- S.Africa government bonds weaken on slightly hawkish central bankJOHANNESBURG, March 30 (Reuters) - South African government bonds weakened across the board early Monday as a slightly hawkish policy statement by the South African Reserve Bank last week...
- BRIEF-Curro Holdings intends to raise about 740 mln rand via rights offer* Intends to raise approximately R740 000 000 by way of a partially underwritten renounceable rights offer of 29 599 681 new Curro ordinary shares Source text for Eikon: Further company c...
- S.Africa's rand extends losses against dollar, bonds weakerJOHANNESBURG, March 30 (Reuters) - South Africa's rand extended losses against the dollar early on Monday after a statement by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday signalled ...
- South Africa's February credit growth slows to 8.67 pct y/yJOHANNESBURG, March 30 (Reuters) - South Africa's private sector credit demand slowed to 8.67 percent year-on-year in February from an unrevised 9.15 percent in January, central bank data...