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  • 3 November

    Vicki Momberg expected to hear fate in court over racial slurs

    Johannesburg – Vicki Momberg, the real estate agent whose racist rant towards a black police officer was caught on camera, is expected to hear her fate in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday. Momberg was facing a number of crimen injuria charges after her rant towards Constable David Mkhondo, who …

  • 3 November

    Why the Apartheid flag is dead history

    OPINION: As we grapple with the issue of the notorious old South African apartheid flag and its divisive impact on nation- building, we should not forget that the past is dead and is not coming back. No matter what anybody says, the apartheid flag will never, ever represent this country, …

  • 3 November

    No mixed messages on govt’s stance on nuclear energy

    President Zuma says more energy is needed to avoid load-shedding. President Jacob Zuma answers questions in the National Assembly on 2 November 2017. Picture: @PresidencyZA/Twitter CAPE TOWN – President Jacob Zuma says there are no mixed messages on government’s stance on nuclear energy, adding that it’s …

  • 3 November

    ‘I won’t be intervening’, says Ross as rail unions threaten festive chaos

    Irish Rail Workers picketing at Heuston Station on Wednesday Transport Minister Shane Ross has insisted that he won’t intervene in the Irish Rail row – despite the prospect of extra strikes in the run-up to Christmas. It has emerged that union chiefs are threatening to ramp up industrial action over …

  • 3 November

    Malema calls for cutting all ties with ‘apartheid’ Israel

    Pretoria – EFF leader Julius Malema has called for the closure of the Israeli embassy in South Africa and for South Africa to close its embassy in Israel in solidarity with Palestine. At a picket outside the Israeli embassy in Pretoria on Thursday, Malema called for support for the people …

  • 3 November

    Are protesters right on South Africa farm murders?

    Image copyright AFP “Genoeg is genoeg.” Enough is enough. That was the message on Monday, as (mostly white) activists carried crosses and blocked roads to demand better protection for South Africa’s farms, after they were targeted in a spate of murders. The South African Police Service has argued that the …

  • 3 November

    ANC’s wishy-washy  ‘race’  limps on | Opinion

    Lawd have mercy on us! Please can the ANC leadership race be over already? Not because it is so amazeballs that our bodies cannot handle the excitement of it all, but rather because it is all so bloody dull that we might slip into collective coma listening to these boring, …

  • 2 November

    11 dead after taxi hit donkey and collides with truck

    Polokwane – Eleven people have died after a taxi collided with a truck on the N1 north of Polokwane on Thursday evening. Limpopo department of health spokesperson Thabiso Teffo said the taxi had lost control after it hit a donkey in the road near Botlokwa and collided with a truck. …

  • 2 November

    UCT campus vandalised after rejection of demands

    Violent protests spread to UCT as chaos erupted after a group of students blocked entrances, slashed the tyres of buses and flung human faeces in a lecture hall. Protests followed the angry reaction from students to the university management’s rejection of their demands handed over at a mass assembly on …

  • 2 November

    Who are the Islamic militants likely behind the death of American soldiers in Niger and why won’t ISIS claim them? – Fox News

    Fox NewsWho are the Islamic militants likely behind the death of American soldiers in Niger and why won't ISIS claim them?Fox NewsDefense officials hold closed-door briefings on deadly ambush that killed four American troops; national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin reports. The October 4 attack in Niger that claimed the lives of four U.S soldiers...

  • 2 November

    Media Commission calls for national conversation on the Ghana News Agency – Ghana News Agency

    Ghana News AgencyMedia Commission calls for national conversation on the Ghana News AgencyGhana News AgencyAccra, Nov. 2, GNA - Nana Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng, the Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC), on Thursday called for a national conversation on the Ghana News Agency (GNA) to help position the Agency at its rightful place. Nana Gyan- ...and more »

  • 2 November

    NDC Used Ghc5m To ‘Renovate’ Bole Guest House – Fiifi Boafo – Peace FM Online

    Peace FM OnlineNDC Used Ghc5m To 'Renovate' Bole Guest House – Fiifi BoafoPeace FM OnlineThe Manager in Charge of the Ghana Cocoa Board CEO's office, Fiifi Boafo, has stated that GHc 5 million was spent by the Mahama government, not only to refurbish the guest house at Bole, but also construct additional facilities. This comes after the ...COCOBOD CEO 'pure' serial caller - Ato Forson jabsMyjoyonline.comGovernment is investigating utilisation of $1.8 billion loan-COCOBODGhana News AgencyCOCOBOD uncovers 'ghost' cocoa roads awarded under NDC...

  • 2 November

    2 more trapped AngloGold miners rescued after 2 killed – News24

    News242 more trapped AngloGold miners rescued after 2 killedNews24Johannesburg – AngloGold Ashanti has confirmed that two miners who remained trapped underground following a rockfall at a mine near Carletonville earlier on Thursday have been rescued. Earlier in the day, a rockfall trapped eight miners at the Mponeng ...2 miners trapped at Carletonville mine rescuedEyewitness NewsSix workers trapped underground at AngloGold Ashanti's Mponeng Mine – NUMCitizenOne dead, three missing after Mponeng fall-of-ground incidentCreamer Media's Mining Weeklyall 7 news articles »

  • 2 November

    Agony for families as NHIF downgrades medical cover – The Standard

    The StandardAgony for families as NHIF downgrades medical coverThe StandardNHIF Chief Executive Geoffrey Mwangi (right), Kenya Association of Private Hospitals Treasurer George Rae (left) and Christian Health Association of Kenya General-Secretary Dr Samuel Rukunya after briefing the press on the new NHIF out-patient cover at ...NHIF members will no longer choose outpatient hospitalsKenya Broadcasting CorporationKenya to allocate 59 mln USD for social health insurance in 2018XinhuaNHIF reviews out-patient policy, service now 'universally' accessibleCapital FM KenyaBusiness Daily (press release) (blog)all 10 news articles »

  • 2 November

    I Got N30m From Diezani, INEC Official Tells Court – CHANNELS TELEVISION

    CHANNELS TELEVISIONI Got N30m From Diezani, INEC Official Tells CourtCHANNELS TELEVISIONA staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr. Christian Nwosu, has told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos that he collected the sum of N30 million from the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke ...Diezani: N30m

  • 2 November

    Battle over President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election heads back to the Supreme Court – The Standard

    The StandardBattle over President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election heads back to the Supreme CourtThe StandardThe Supreme Court will once again be the theatre where the legal battle over the presidential election standoff between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga plays out. Thursday, Jubilee Party filed a pre-emptive petition seeking ...Elections exhaust Kenya, where democracy is challengedNews24Uhuru Kenyatta's hollow victoryThe EconomistIN-DEPTH: Kenya's problematic pollFinancial MailXinhua -RFI -The Bucknellian

  • 2 November

    Kenya’s nurses call off their strike as lecturers take action – Eyewitness News

    Eyewitness NewsKenya's nurses call off their strike as lecturers take actionEyewitness NewsThe nurses' strike had brought health services to a halt in many parts of the country, with patients being sent away from some government-run hospitals. FILE: Picture: EWN. Kenya. Email; Print. Tweet · Share · Reuters | 45 minutes ago. NAIROBI - Nurses ...Kenyan nurses

  • 2 November

    Why Buhari won’t get automatic ticket in 2019 – Okorocha – Daily Post Nigeria

    CHANNELS TELEVISIONWhy Buhari won't get automatic ticket in 2019 – OkorochaDaily Post NigeriaImo governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Thursday stated that President Muhammadu Buhari will not get the 2019 presidential ticket of the APC on a platter. Okorocha said this in a chat with newsmen in Abuja on Thursday. He noted that though Buhari was ...2019 APC Ticket: Igbo oil tycoon is first challenger to BuhariVanguard2019: Buhari must go through primaries, Says OkorochaBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) 2019: Forget automatic ticket, Okorocha tells BuhariDaily TrustIndependent Newspapers Limited -The Eagle Online -Naija247news -

  • 2 November

    Zuma an ‘amoral hypocrite’, claims ex-intelligence minister – The Times

    Talk of the TownZuma an 'amoral hypocrite', claims ex-intelligence ministerThe TimesA former intelligence minister has claimed he begged party chiefs to abandon their support for Jacob Zuma's bid to become South Africa's president, warning them he was an “amoral hypocrite” who threatened national unity. Ronnie Kasrils, a founding ...Opposition MPs walk out of parliament in S AfricaGulf TimesBattle royale over Zuma's legal fees ensuesEyewitness NewsZuma: If I fire Dlamini, who will deliver court-ordered grants scheme?News24Xinhua -Independent Online -Business Day -SowetanLIVEall 71 news articles

  • 2 November

    Panayiotou and co-accused guilty of murdering Jayde

    Port Elizabeth – Christopher Panayiotou and his two co-accused were found guilty of the murder of his wife, Jayde, in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth on Thursday. Panayiotou, who was celebrating his 31st birthday on Thursday, was found guilty of murder by Judge Dayalin Chetty. Co-accused Sinethemba …