South African businesses MTN and Shoprite have closed stores in Nigeria

2019-09-05T11:00:42+00:00

South African businesses MTN and Shoprite have closed stores in Nigeria after their facilities came under attack. That's after days of riots in South Africa targeting foreign-owned businesses. MTN in Nigeria says it'll shut all stores and service centres in the country until further notice. Shoprite says several stores in Nigeria and Zambia had been [...]

South African businesses MTN and Shoprite have closed stores in Nigeria 2019-09-05T11:00:42+00:00

The National Assembly will debate the country’s unemployment crisis

2019-09-05T10:56:07+00:00

The National Assembly will debate the country's unemployment crisis on Thursday. DA leader Mmusi Maimane asked the Parliament Speaker Thandi Modise for an urgent debate on joblessness. The country's unemployment rate climbed to 29-percent in the second quarter of the year. Maimane says the DA will use the debate to table its comprehensive economic recovery [...]

The National Assembly will debate the country’s unemployment crisis 2019-09-05T10:56:07+00:00

Former SABC group CEO describes her visit at the Gupta Saxonwold home

2019-09-05T10:53:36+00:00

A former SABC group CEO has described how she paid a visit to the Guptas' Saxonwold home. Lulama Mokhobo told the state capture inquiry on Wednesday that disgraced former SABC CEO Hlaudi Motsoeneng took her to the infamous mansion. It's there she says she was congratulated on her new job by the Guptas and Duduzane Zuma. She [...]

Former SABC group CEO describes her visit at the Gupta Saxonwold home 2019-09-05T10:53:36+00:00

Three arrested in connection with the kidnapping of Amy-Lee De Jager

2019-09-05T10:33:26+00:00

Police have arrested three people in connection with the kidnapping of six-year-old Amy-Lee De Jager. Crime Intelligence traced two women and a man to their homes in Vanderbijlpark where they were arrested on Wednesday night and in the early hours of Thursday morning. De Jager was reunited with her family on Tuesday morning hours after [...]

Three arrested in connection with the kidnapping of Amy-Lee De Jager 2019-09-05T10:33:26+00:00

British Premier Boris Johnson sufferes a double defeat

2019-09-05T10:29:03+00:00

British Premier Boris Johnson suffered a double defeat in the House of Commons when Members of Parliament rejected his motion for an early general election. This followed after they earlier passed a bill aimed at blocking a no-deal Brexit if Johnson hadn’t agreed a plan with the European Union ahead of the 31 October deadline. [...]

British Premier Boris Johnson sufferes a double defeat 2019-09-05T10:29:03+00:00

Judgement is reserved in the AfriForum old flag matter

2019-09-05T08:14:37+00:00

Judge Colin Lamont has reserved judgment in a case involving the apartheid flag. The Nelson Mandela Foundation went to court after AfriForum's deputy CEO posted a photo of the old flag on Twitter. He did so after a court ruled that it's hate speech to display the flag gratuitously. AfriForum has argued in court that Roets was [...]

Judgement is reserved in the AfriForum old flag matter 2019-09-05T08:14:37+00:00

The Land and Agricultural Development Bank support farmers who have been negatively impacted by drought

2019-09-05T08:34:34+00:00

The Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa says it will restructure its operations, splitting them into different business units so it can service emerging farmers better. The bank has disbursed 356.6-million-Rands to support farmers who had been negatively impacted on by drought since the inception of the Drought Relief Facility in 2017. The [...]

The Land and Agricultural Development Bank support farmers who have been negatively impacted by drought 2019-09-05T08:34:34+00:00

Several organisations pleading for something to be done to stop gender-based violence

2019-09-05T08:20:56+00:00

Countrywide outrage against attacks on women and children is gaining momentum in South Africa, with several organisations pleading for something to be done. In the Mother City, the Chancellor of the University of Cape Town, Graça Machel, has urged everyone to pledge to take action to ensure that South Africa is a safe country for [...]

Several organisations pleading for something to be done to stop gender-based violence 2019-09-05T08:20:56+00:00

Bruce Koloane resigns

2019-09-05T08:00:38+00:00

International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor has announced in Parliament that South Africa's ambassador to the Netherlands, Bruce Koloane, has resigned. Members of Parliament applauded as Pandor announced the news. Koloane was named in the Gupta plane landing scandal at Waterkloof. He appeared before the Zondo Commission in July. The commission played back recordings of conversations [...]

Bruce Koloane resigns 2019-09-05T08:00:38+00:00

Google agrees to pay fine to make changes to protect children’s privacy on YouTube

2019-09-05T07:56:34+00:00

Google today agreed to pay a record two-and-a-half-billion-Rands fine and to make changes to protect children’s privacy on YouTube. Regulators said the video site had knowingly and illegally harvested personal information from youngsters and used the data to profit by targeting them with ads. Children’s advocates say the fine is a slap on the wrist [...]

Google agrees to pay fine to make changes to protect children’s privacy on YouTube 2019-09-05T07:56:34+00:00