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'Shrien never seemed to grieve for Anni' - cousin

Yesterday at 17:59, SAST

The first cousin of Anni Dewani was called to testify in Shrien Dewani's murder trial, where the court heard that he didn't grieve much for her.

Zuma's Nkandla comparison raises alarms - de Klerk Foundation

Yesterday at 16:09, SAST

The foundation says the comments regarding Zuma's views on the distinction between proper state expenditure and self-enrichment are disturbing.

Two more arms deal critics refuse to testify

Yesterday at 15:35, SAST

Two London-based critics won't testify at the Seriti commission of inquiry, despite the commission saying that it will reissue their subpoenas.

ANC's Mthembu shot during armed robbery

Yesterday at 12:00, SAST

ANC MP Jackson Mthembu was shot in the face while withdrawing money at an ATM in Witbank, Mpumalanga police said.

Arms deal critic Van Vuuren keeps silent

Yesterday at 11:20, SAST

Hennie Van Vuuren, author and key critic of the arms deal, has declined to take the oath or give evidence at the arms procurement commission.

More witnesses due in 'pay back the money' hearing

Yesterday at 06:59, SAST

More witnesses are expected to give evidence to the parliamentary inquiry investigating 20 EFF MPs after opposition parties threatened to withdraw.

DA asks Ramaphosa to intervene over Zuma answering to Parliament

Sunday at 13:30, SAST

The DA has called on Cyril Ramaphosa to respond to reports that Jacob Zuma will not answer to questions in Parliament until the EFF has been tamed.

One of Anni Dewani's killers dies

Sunday at 09:39, SAST

Xolile Mngeni, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour, has passed on "while the monitoring of his medical condition was underway", say officials.

E-toll bills burnt outside Sanral offices after drive-slow

Saturday at 16:51, SAST

Protesters campaigning against e-tolling, led by Cosatu, embarked on a drive-slow that garnered both support and irritation from the public.

SAPS: R400 million firearms control system in shambles

Saturday at 13:00, SAST

The police are under pressure to sort out problems with a R400 million firearms control system. Groundup reports.

Source: Mail & Guardian Online


Fresh fighting in key Syrian town

Yesterday at 22:30, SAST

Fierce fighting breaks out in the Syrian town of Kobane, ending two days of relative calm after defenders pushed back Islamic State militants.

Ebola-hit nations get key supplies

Today at 01:55, SAST

Vital supplies to tackle Ebola are beginning to arrive in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the worst-hit countries, Ghana's president says.

Source: BBC News


Liberia: Long-term Cure for Ebola - Sirleaf

Yesterday at 12:21, SAST

[allAfrica]As the Ebola nightmare continues in Liberia and as we battle to contain the epidemic, it is important to look beyond the immediate crisis. Many more lives will be lost before this dreadful outbreak is beaten, but to properly honor the ...

Nigeria: Fate of Chibok Girls Still Uncertain

Yesterday at 19:42, SAST

[Deutsche Welle]Fresh violence in northern Nigeria has dashed hopes of a ceasefire with the militant Islamist sect Boko Haram. Nigerians are doubtful whether the Chibok girls, kidnapped six months ago, will be released.

Source: All Africa


10% hold most of SA's wealth

Yesterday at 12:00, SAST

The richest 10 percent of the South African population holds 71 percent of the country's wealth, a global wealth survey said.

SAA granted extension on report

Yesterday at 11:25, SAST

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says South African Airways (SAA) has been given a five month extension to present its year-end financial statement.