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Madonsela to review SABC court judgment on her powers

Yesterday at 18:46, SAST

The office of the public protector said it will review the court's judgment that decisions taken by her office are not binding.

Cosas allegedly dumps pig's head in Woolworths store

Yesterday at 18:16, SAST

Cosas members allegedly placed a pig's head in the meat section of a Woolworths store in Cape Town, in protest of their trade relations with Israel.

Golding: Accusations of political interference emerge

Yesterday at 16:09, SAST

Suspended head Marcel Golding is expected to hear Monday if his bid to overturn his suspension has been successful.

Source: Mail & Guardian Online


'Many exposed' to Mali Ebola girl

Today at 05:04, SAST

The authorities in Mali confirm the death of the country's first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl, and say many people were exposed to her.

State of emergency imposed in Sinai

Today at 01:58, SAST

Egypt declares a three-month state of emergency in parts of the Sinai Peninsula after two attacks there killed at least 31 soldiers.

Google boss sets new skydive record

Yesterday at 23:35, SAST

Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.

Source: BBC News


Zimbabwe: University of Zimbabwe Bans Kissing and Sex

Yesterday at 12:26, SAST

[Capital FM]The Zimbabwe students’ union on Thursday made war not love over a new code of conduct banning students from kissing on campus at the country’s top university.

Gambia: Promoting Education

Yesterday at 14:53, SAST

[Daily Observer]Education is a crucial factor in the socio-economic transformation of any nation. This is because there is no better resource for development than the people for whom development is meant. Education is important in this as it permits ...

Zimbabwe: Grace PhD Fraud - Interview Sheds Light

Yesterday at 14:19, SAST

[Zimbabwe Independent]Information showing President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace - who was last month controversially conferred a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) qualification - finished her undergraduate degree in 2011 and had not registered for a PhD by ...

Source: All Africa


Alvin Stardust album gets early release

Yesterday at 14:13, SAST

The release of Alvin Stardust's final album, his first in 30 years, is brought forward following his death.

Lost Malcolm Lowry novel published

Today at 02:33, SAST

A novel by British-born author Malcolm Lowry is being published 70 years after its manuscript was thought to have been destroyed in a fire.

Cliff Richard police raid 'inept'

Yesterday at 11:10, SAST

The handling of a police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard is described as inept by the Commons Home Affairs Committee.

Source: BBC News


Central African Republic: Fear and Loathing in Bangui

Yesterday at 18:35, SAST

[AI London]In Bangui's Nguingo neighbourhood, up the Oubangui river from the city center, people are scared.

Zambia: Many Killed in Canoe Accident

Today at 06:43, SAST

[Zambia Reports]Twenty four people from Henga primary school in Gwembe District southern province have drowned while trying to cross Lake Kariba on their way to independence jubilee celebrations.

Mozambique: Ruling Party Leads with Wide Margin

Today at 06:30, SAST

[AIM]With the official results of last week's general election now in from all 11 of Mozambique's provincial constituencies, it is clear that Filipe Nyusi, the candidate of the ruling Frelimo Party, has won with around 57% of the vote - considerably ...

Source: All Africa


Cape Town's ARV clubs change lives

Aug 21 at 11:14, SAST

The City of Cape Town is pleased with the progress of a City Health initiative to improve service delivery to residents. Since 2011, City Health, in partnership with the Western Cape Government’s Department of Health and the Institute for ...

White Rose Hospice in Mpumalanga to look after the terminally ill

Aug 11 at 09:18, SAST

White Rose Hospice in Mpumalanga is proud to continue to deliver outstanding service to its vast community.

South Africa to expand ARV drugs coverage in 2015

Jul 25 at 08:55, SAST

South Africa will start treating HIV-positive patients at an earlier stage starting next year, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.

Source: The Good News


Hailo says Uber blocked investors

Yesterday at 18:41, SAST

After pulling out of the US, taxi app Hailo complains that rival Uber is blocking potential investors from offering funding.

Dark Souls II named game of the year

Yesterday at 17:40, SAST

DayZ, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft and Assassins Creed are also among the winners.

The Queen sends her first tweet

Yesterday at 11:51, SAST

The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.

Source: BBC News


Gambling board spent R4m on trips

Yesterday at 14:32, SAST

The National Gambling Board blew R4.1-million on trips abroad, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said.

Politics linked to eTV boss's suspension

Yesterday at 13:06, SAST

The suspension of HCI chairperson Marcel Golding includes a bad share deal and political interference in eTV.

Russia pitches nuclear tech to SA

Yesterday at 12:04, SAST

Government has successfully concluded the first nuclear vendor parade workshop with Russia, said the Department of Energy.



Freak injury rules out Svindal

Thursday at 14:27, SAST

A freak injury while playing an impromptu game of football with his teammates could sideline Norwegian skiing great Aksel Lund Svindal for the entire World Cup season.

The crystal globes that stars covet

Thursday at 14:26, SAST

When this season's World Cup alpine ski champions stepped up to the podium to receive their prizes, they were following in some famous footsteps.

Origone rewrites speed skiing history

Thursday at 14:27, SAST

The world's fastest man on a pair of skis just got faster.

Source: CNN


Cape Town unveils South Africa's first 'green' taxi rank

Aug 25 at 11:19, SAST

The City of Cape Town has unveiled the first ‘green’ transport facility in South Africa that generates its own electricity, enabling it to operate off the electricity grid. Furthermore, all the water used at this facility, besides ...

Do It Yourself

May 29 at 08:04, SAST

Think Outside the Can Challenge

May 14 at 20:03, SAST

Creativity could turn unsightly and unhealthy litter into an opportunity for schools to win their share of R60 000 in the annual Collect-a-Can CAN Craze Competition, while also encouraging learners to be more eco-conscious.

Source: The Good News