Newsflashes

31 July, 2018
Zimbabwe's president is praising "a beautiful expression of freedom & democracy" after polls have closed in a historic election.
31 July, 2018
A probe into a lawyer who was not a lawyer faces the daunting task of bringing a mountain of evidence to Mohamed. It cannot bring Mohamed to the mountain because the alleged fraudster has vanished.
31 July, 2018
Mining magnate Patrice Motsepe has advised government to offer more tax breaks in its bid to make the country a more globally competitive investment destination.
31 July, 2018
The Gautrain strike could have a devastating impact on the country’s economic hub, said the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry, as workers at the rapid rail downed tools on Monday over wage increases. 
31 July, 2018
Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has announced the appointment of Thulani Mavuso as the acting director general of the department. He will start on August 1. Mavuso replaces Mkuseli Apleni who resigned earlier this month to join the private sector at Discovery banking.
31 July, 2018
Power utility Eskom said on Monday afternoon that South Africans should start planning for load shedding to take place sometime this week. 
26 July, 2018
A total eclipse of the moon. That is what South Africans will see with the naked eye on Friday night when they gaze up at the stars.
26 July, 2018
A man with a pickax vandalised US President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame early on Wednesday and later surrendered to police, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department said.
25 July, 2018
When her monthly period comes, 17-year-old Maria Chaodza dismantles a home-made pillowcase and picks out pieces of its worn stuffing - an old, cloth rug - which she uses in place of the sanitary pad she cannot afford.
25 July, 2018
The Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday officially declared the end of an outbreak of Ebola, bringing the curtain down on a 10-week re-emergence of the disease which claimed 33 lives.
25 July, 2018
Five men aged from 22 to 41 were charged on Wednesday over a suspected acid attack on a three-year-old boy in Britain. The boy was taken to hospital with serious burns to his arm and face following the attack outside a store in Worcester, central England, on Saturday.
25 July, 2018
South Africa is likely this week to provide a platform for a Chinese-led fightback against Donald Trump's protectionist agenda as it hosts counterparts of the so-called Brics group of nations.
25 July, 2018
The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) has rejected claims that it was trying to smuggle arms to Cuba when a chartered SAA flight was stopped at the Waterkloof air force base last week.
25 July, 2018
A Chatsworth mosque caught fire on Wednesday morning and police are investigating whether foul play was involved. The bomb unit was also on the scene. KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbhele said the fire took place at Masjid-e-Mukhtar.
19 July, 2018
Kenya will launch its international financial centre in the capital of Nairobi later this year to attract large foreign financial firms and boost capital flows, its finance minister said on Wednesday.

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