Thu, 13 May 2021

Moon not sighted, Eid-ul-Fitr will be on Friday - MJC

Hundreds of Muslims gathered in Cape Town on Wednesday night for the official sighting of the moon.Moulana Abdul Khaliq Allie ...

Facebook is coming to Parliament, DA says

Facebook representatives will appear before Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Communications and Digital Technologies on 25 May, the DA said in ...

Ghana's road traffic problems have deep and spreading roots

Much has been written about the crashes, congestion and pollution on Ghana's roads. Road injury is among the top 10 ...

Austria's Schwab puts US PGA pain behind him at British Masters

Matthias Schwab set the early pace in the British Masters with a six-under-par 66 in the first round at The ...

Virgin Active win a ?dangerous precedent? for British landlords

A UK judged ruled that Virgin Active in the country can wipe out the rent arrears on most of its ...

SAA Technical made R1 billion loss in past six years, employees told

SAA Technical has made a net loss of R1 billion over the past six years and is in the process ...

Banking clients got R16m back as complaints to ombud surged in 2020

The Ombudsman for Banking Services (OBS) says formal banks' customer complaints increased by 19% in 2020. The Ombud says it ...

Corruption-accused JB Marks mayor resigns with immediate effect

The JB Marks Municipality's executive mayor has officially resigned after an urgent meeting that was convened by the North West ...

Derek Chauvin trial: how oppressive police systems defend themselves

The recent conviction of white Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, for the murder of a black man, George Floyd, was ...

ASF-affected swine raisers receive indemnification

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, May 12 -- To help the swine raisers in Barangay Matho of Cortes, Surigao del ...

Museveni sworn in for sixth term as Ugandan president

Uganda's Yoweri Museveni was sworn in Wednesday for his sixth term as president, as police surrounded the home of his ...

University of Fort Hare denies students looted liquor truck

Liquor worth R50 000 was looted from a truck on the R63 road outside the University Fort Hare.Eastern Cape police ...

Bafana Bafana boss Hugo Broos reveals his first assistant coach

Newly-appointed head coach Hugo Broos on Wednesday named Macedonian, Chedomir Janevski as his first assistant coach as he finalises his ...

Munster won't rush star Bok lock back from injury

Munster coach Johann van Graan says they won't rush Springbok lock RG Snyman back too soon as he recovers from ...

Voter registration weekend will be 17 and 18 July, IEC confirms

The IEC has announced that there will be one voter registration weekend - on 17 and 18 July.The 27 October ...

COVID Variant First Detected in India Spreads to Nearly 50 Countries

A day after declaring the COVID-19 variant first detected in India as one of global concern, the World Health Organization ...

World Bank's IFC could fund controversial powerships in South Africa

World Bank's International Finance Corporation is interested in funding emergency energy providers in South Africa.This could include Karpowership, the Turkish ...

Ugandan President sworn in for new term

Kampala [Uganda], May 12 (ANI/Xinhua): Uganda's incumbent President Yoweri Museveni was sworn in on Wednesday to serve for the sixth ...

Ascendis reaches deal with lenders to settle billions in debt

Embattled health and wellness group Ascendis Health reached a restructuring and recapitalisation agreement with its creditors Blantrye Capital and L1 ...

How SAPS protects the killers within its ranks

Every year, police in South Africa kill hundreds of people and are accused of brutalising thousands more. A new investigation ...

Ifugao guv appeals for strict compliance with health protocols

LAGAWE, Ifugao, May 12 (PIA) - - Governor Jerry Dalipog appealed anew to the public to strictly comply with the ...

Ashwin holds on to his second spot in Test rankings

Dubai [UAE], May 12 (ANI): Pakistan bowlers Hasan Ali, Nauman Ali, and Shaheen Afridi on Wednesday achieved career-best positions in ...

Iran's return to oil markets is imminent

Following talks in Vienna this month, the US could announce a deal with Iran as early as the end of ...

Jean de Villiers picks his Bok starting centres for Lions series

Legendary former centre Jean de Villiers expects the Springboks to pick a largely similar line-up to the one which played ...

Naspers plans Prosus share swap in latest effort to boost value

Naspers investors will be able to swap their shares for those of its Dutch-listed unit, Prosus, in another effort to ...

Covid-19: SA records 1 548 new cases and 71 more deaths

South Africa has recorded a total of 1 599 272 Covid-19 cases.By Tuesday, 1 548 new infections were recorded.Another 71 ...

Internal Emails Reveal WHO Knew of Sex Abuse Claims in Congo

BENI, CONGO - When Shekinah was working as a nurse's aide in northeastern Congo in January 2019, she said, she ...

Undertakers protest at Home Affairs over death certificates

Undertakers embarked on a protest at the Department of Home Affairs offices in Pretoria on Tuesday. The protest centres around ...

63-year-old man arrested at Lebombo border post in R32m drug bust

Acting Mpumalanga police commissioner, Major General Thulani Phahla, said the 63-year-old suspect was travelling from Mozambique to South Africa.Police discovered ...

SAB's B-BBEE shareholders give new scheme listing a thumbs-up

South African Breweries' (SAB) second Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) scheme Zenzele Kabili will be listed on the JSE on ...

England rugby 'A' side to ditch 'Saxons' name

England's second-string men's rugby union team will no longer be known as the 'Saxons', the Rugby Football Union announced on ...

Mystery of sanctioned tycoon's assets in Zimbabwe revival plan

In December, Zimbabwe's government announced a multibillion-dollar project called Kuvimba Mining House that would hold some of the nation's most ...

Sephaku Cement boss Pieter Fourie in hospital after stroke

The CEO of Sephaku Cement, Pieter Fourie, is recovering in hospital after suffering a stroke on Sunday, the company has ...

Cape Town protesters call on Ramaphosa to 'stand up' for Palestinians

Cape Town protesters who participated in a pro-Palestinian march are calling on the President Cyril Ramaphosa to respond to the ...

PM Modi will not attend G7 summit in person: MEA

New Delhi [India], May 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not attend the G7 Summit in person in view ...

UN chief condemns attack on peacekeeping mission in DRC

New York [US], May 11 (ANI/Xinhua): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday strongly condemned Monday's attack against a temporary position ...

It's time to stop ignoring paid childcare in urban Africa

EarlyMomentsMatter is the hashtag that UNICEF and many others use when advocating for the importance of early childhood development. And ...

Why Nigerian small businesses aren't using the full power of social media

Around the world, the use of social media continues to grow and to influence commerce. It offers great benefits for ...

Book shows the folly of painting Mandela as either saint or sellout

There are two widely available views of Nelson Mandela, the first post-apartheid president of South Africa. The first is a ...

COVID-19: field research needs to find a way back fast after the pandemic

Until the pandemic hit, academics from a wide range of disciplines relied heavily on work out in the field for ...

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2 Killed as Sudanese Protesters Mark 2nd Anniversary of Raid

KHARTOUM, SUDAN - The Sudanese army killed two protesters and wounded 16 others Tuesday night in Khartoum on the two-year ...

Moon not sighted, Eid-ul-Fitr will be on Friday - MJC

Hundreds of Muslims gathered in Cape Town on Wednesday night for the official sighting of the moon.Moulana Abdul Khaliq Allie ...

Facebook is coming to Parliament, DA says

Facebook representatives will appear before Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Communications and Digital Technologies on 25 May, the DA said in ...

Ghana's road traffic problems have deep and spreading roots

Much has been written about the crashes, congestion and pollution on Ghana's roads. Road injury is among the top 10 ...

Austria's Schwab puts US PGA pain behind him at British Masters

Matthias Schwab set the early pace in the British Masters with a six-under-par 66 in the first round at The ...

Virgin Active win a ?dangerous precedent? for British landlords

A UK judged ruled that Virgin Active in the country can wipe out the rent arrears on most of its ...

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