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Malema's fraud trial to get under way

Today at 08:28, SAST

The fraud trial of Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema and his co-accused is expected to start in Polokwane on Monday.

Madonsela to correct Nkandla 'distortions'

Today at 07:46, SAST

Public protector Thuli Madonsela is expected to correct "misstatements and distortions" about her Nkandla report at a briefing on Monday.

Motion to call Madonsela before Nkandla committee fails

Friday at 07:13, SAST

A campaign by opposition parties to call public protector Thuli Madonsela to appear before the Nkandla ad hoc committee has failed yet again.

More nuclear fallout at Necsa


Necsa board members are trying to fire the CEO, but the energy minister is insisting that he stay on.

Scant sauce in 'honeypot' memoir


An ex-police agent who masqueraded as a student activist has dished the dirt, but it isn't very dirty.

Transnet scandal: What role did Eskom's new Mr Fix-it play?


Anoj Singh is expected to perform miracles at the power utility, but his alleged role during a billion-rand Transnet deal may give pause for thought.

Julius Malema hits out at sleeping 'clown'


Economic Freedom Fighter MP Emanuel Mtileni says the pic on social media was of him napping during a lunch hour in Burgersfort and not in Parliament.

Transnet scandal: Ex-Gupta man shows his hand


Homix says its CEO Ashok Narayan had attempted to convince investigators that it had provided Neotel with services commensurate with charges.

ANC squirms over voter discontent


The ruling party has admitted it failed to follow its own advice – but now there's a real sense of urgency as people's patience wears thin.

Jacob Zuma's R11-million problem


The Special Investigating Unit's bid to recover misspent cash at Nkandla might yet snare the president.

Source: Mail & Guardian Online


Greek shares plunge as market reopens

Today at 08:44, SAST

The Athens Stock Exchange plunges by 22.87% on Monday as trading resumes after a five-week closure.

Obama to unveil clean energy plan

Today at 07:54, SAST

US President Barack Obama is set to unveil what he calls "the biggest, most important step we have ever taken" in tackling climate change.

Source: BBC News


Burundi: Top General Assassinated in Burundi

Yesterday at 18:50, SAST

[Deutsche Welle] A Burundian army general who was a close ally of President Pierre Nkurunziza has been killed in the country's capital, Bujumbura. The slaying comes after Nkurunziza won a third term in controversial elections.

Kenya: President to Name, Shame Corrupt Public Servants

Today at 06:54, SAST

[The Star] President Uhuru Kenyatta has pledged to name and shame corruption suspects in a renewed anti-graft strategy that may spark fresh protest.

Source: All Africa


What is a fiscal fast?

Today at 07:51, SAST

Looking to save money? Try going on a fiscal fast. Colin Long explains the concept and how it will save you money...

Asian markets mostly down

Today at 07:16, SAST

Asian markets mostly fell on Monday as China shares were dragged down by poor manufacturing numbers.