Newsflashes

13 March, 2018
Zimbabwe's state-owned electricity distributor has given businesses, including mines and large-scale farms, six months to clear their bills or risk being cut off and face litigation, the company said on Monday.
13 March, 2018
Thousands of  Ethiopians have fled into Kenya in fear of their lives after security forces in their country killed nine civilians and wounded many others in a mistaken attack on what they thought were terrorists.
13 March, 2018
Amid reports of South Africa’s top two networks charging up to 2 639% more for out-of-bundle data, Vodacom has said it is normal business practice to offer discounts to customers that make longer term commitments. 
13 March, 2018
"Tell the police, government and the people here, we are not going anywhere. This is our land and we are here to say." Land invaders in Olievenhoutbosch in Midrand were adamant on Monday afternoon that they would not be forcibly removed by the government or the police. 
8 March, 2018
The Democratic Alliance (DA) in KwaZulu-Natal has welcomed the arrests of individuals allegedly involved in the issuing of fraudulent learner's licenses at a licensing office in Howick in the Midlands, and has called for more arrests within the provincial transport department.
8 March, 2018
A building housing the Free State Provincial Legislature, Road Accident Fund and Legal Aid is in the dark, following a power cut due to non-payment of bills, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) said on Thursday.
7 March, 2018
Swaziland’s acting auditor general, Muziwandile Dlamini, says huge sums of government money are unaccounted for.  
7 March, 2018
Since Emmerson Mnangagwa came to power in November and warned citizens and others to return cash they had sent out of the country, $250 million (R3 billion) has been returned, the government says.
7 March, 2018
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is widely expected to announce new measures against smoking when he opens an international tobacco control conference on Wednesday, including a ban on smoking in all public places, plain cigarette packages and gory pictorial health warnings on packs.
7 March, 2018
 A significant fall in child marriages in South Asia has reduced the rate of marriage for girls globally, the UN children's agency said on Tuesday.
7 March, 2018
The country’s listeriosis crisis may have been triggered by a chicken paste known as "white slime", a meat scientist has told Business Insider South Africa. South African polony and other process meats must contain 75% of "meat equivalent" under legislation that is 45 years old.
7 March, 2018
The recall of millions of tons of possible listeria infected cold meat is set to create another crisis – when it is dumped at hundreds of public landfill sites scattered across the country.
28 February, 2018
Nigeria's government on Tuesday said it had set up a committee to establish how Boko Haram jihadists managed to kidnap 110 girls from their school in the country's remote northeast.
28 February, 2018
The Commercial Farmers' Union of Zimbabwe (CFU) has reportedly pledged to work with President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government to boost the country’s agricultural productivity and contribute towards economic growth and development.
28 February, 2018
A 22-year-old woman was on Tuesday attacked and mauled to death by a lion at a game reserve in Hammanskraal, paramedics said. Netcare911 spokesperson Nick Dollman said at around 11:05 paramedics were called to the Dinokeng Game Reserve.

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