South Africa

Zuma signs anti-corruption bill into law

After many delays and criticism from international and local businesses, president Jacob Zuma has finally signed the anti-money laundering FICA bill …

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Gigaba may delay implementation of FICA bill, DA warns

Iavan Pijoos, News24<p>Johannesburg - The Democratic Alliance says Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba may delay the implementation of the Financial …

News (South Africa)

Are We Truly Free?—A Bittersweet Freedom Day for South Africans

“If the ANC does to you what the Apartheid government did to you, then you must do to the ANC what you did to the Apartheid government.” These are …

Jacob Zuma

Black cricketers, you’re on your own

Lonwabo Tsotsobe, 33, played five Tests, 61 one-day internationals and 23 T20 internationals for South Africa in a career that began with much …

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Confidant on the start of the Gupta empire

Here is an extract from 'The Republic of Gupta' written by Pieter-Louis Myburgh, and supplied by Penguin Random House.

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House price growth in Cape Town, Joburg and Durban vs the world

Knight Frank has published its Global Residential Cities Index, which reveals how the property market of South Africa’s top cities performed against …

News (South Africa)

Mboweni: No conspiracy against SA over junk status

Cape Town - There is no conspiracy against SA over the junk status ratings, former SA Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni said in Cape Town on …

Business (South Africa)

Rugby - Late Jantjies try seals bonus-point win for Lions over Force

Flyhalf Elton Jantjies scored a try after the hooter to lead South Africa’s Lions to a bonus-point 24-15 victory over the Western Force of Australia in their Super Rugby clash on Saturday.<p>Last year’s beaten finalists ended a run of six straight losses against the Force and claimed an eighth victory …

Rugby Union

9 graphs that show the incredible numbers behind Cape Town’s city centre

The Cape Town Central City Improvement District has released its annual “year in review” report, detailing the incredible numbers behind Cape Town’s …

Cape Town

Twins, 6, killed in N12 donkey cart and bus crash

Iavan Pijoos, News24<p>Kimberley – Six-year-old twins were killed after a bus crashed into the donkey cart they were travelling in on the N12 near …

News (South Africa)

South Africa's trade balance records 11.4 billion rand surplus in March

South Africa's trade surplus grew sharply in March as commodity exports jumped on the back of strong global demand, raising the chances it will be …

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Sport24.co.za | DA congratulates Ngoepe on ground-breaking MLB debut

The Democratic Alliance has congratulated Gift Ngoepe on becoming the first player from the African continent to make his debut in a MLB game.

Baseball

Woman’s body parts cut out in ‘ritual act’

Iavan Pijoos, News24<p>Giyani – A 65-year-old traditional healer and four others have been arrested after the body of a woman was found with her private …

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Be wary of how alleged coup plot can be used‚ R2K warns

As more details emerge about the alleged coup plot to be carried out against prominent South Africans‚ a civil liberties organisation has warned …

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Great White sharks spotted in Plettenberg Bay

James de Villiers, News24<p>Cape Town - The National Sea Rescue Institute has warned the public to be vigilant when heading to the beach on the Southern …

Oceans

Prince of the Karoo accused of assaulting DA rival

The former ANC mayor of Beaufort West‚ Truman Prince‚ has again been accused of brawling with a political rival.

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Wayde van Niekerk given National Order by President Zuma – here’s who else made the cut

President Jacob Zuma, the Grand Patron of the National Orders, will on Friday, 28 April, bestow the 2017 National Orders Awards.<p>The National Orders …

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Race car driver dies at Phakisa Freeway

Iavan Pijoos, News24<p>Welkom- A 47-year-old race car driver has died after he was involved in a collision during an event at the Phakisa Freeway motor …

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Kanté humbles flashier players

Supercars and luxury SUVs litter the parking lot of Cobham Training Ground, southwest of London. It’s a natural byproduct of a workplace that only …

Soccer

News24.com | Zuma’s birthday highlights South Africa’s disparities – Mandela’s granddaughter

Former president Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter, Ndileka Mandela, has sharply criticised President Jacob Zuma, saying she became uncomfortable with …

Africa

Thai family mourns girl killed in video streamed on Facebook

PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — The funeral was held Saturday for an 11-month-old Thai girl who was killed by her father in a video broadcast live on …

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Trump's first 100 days: a chaotic discovery of power

Washington, April 29, 2017 (AFP) -From his resounding setbacks in Congress to his stunning policy flip-flops, Donald Trump has faced a steep learning …

Donald Trump

France's Le Pen reaches out to far-left voters

Paris - French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is reaching from her far-right base across to the far left, urging voters who chose …

France

When it’s worthwhile paying for a financial advisor

The majority of South Africans still pay a financial advisor primarily to help them choose a fund or fund manager – a broker commission that’s not …

News (South Africa)

'Apartheid' furor comes amid 50 years of Israeli occupation

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Labeling Israel's treatment of Palestinians as "apartheid" is like flinging a burning match into spilled gasoline — so combustible are the passions on both sides.<p>Rima Khalaf did just that when a report commissioned by her U.N. agency at the request of 18 Arab member states …

Apartheid

Is there a future for the EFF in S. Africa after Zuma?

Julius Malema is using the EFF to maintain his political relevance whilst waiting for Zuma’s departure from the ANC.<p>The leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), the third largest political party in South Africa, is Julius Malema: A controversial, but popular politician.<p>Malema has always …

South African Politics

Winds of change hit the SABC, Pityana tells national radio: Zuma is corrupt.

<i>The ejection of dark forces from SA’s young democracy looks likely to occur the same way that Hemingway described bankruptcy – gradually, then</i> …

South African Politics

Too little too late? Zuma meets with SA CEOs post-Pravingate

<b>By Amogelang Mbatha</b>Bloomberg – South African President Jacob Zuma will meet with business leaders to discuss the country’s credit-rating downgrades …

Jacob Zuma

Court ruling on Zuma's nuclear deal is a marker of South Africa's political health

The South African government’s plan to bulldoze through a nuclear energy deal has been dealt what might be a fatal blow by the Cape Town High court …

Africa

Man hauls 6 schools to court over religious teachings in state school

Jenni Evans, News24<p>Video<p>OGOD (the Organisation for Religious Education and Democracy) Chairperson Hans Pietersen told News24 that he is taking two …

Education