Agrizzi’s hate speech case set to resume 27 June 2019, 7:48 AM

The hate speech case against former Bosasa Chief Operations Officer (COO), Angelo Agrizzi, resumes in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court sitting as the Equality Court in Johannesburg on Thursday.

Madagascar president Andry Rajoelina at the stadium
Stampede in Madagascar kills 15, wounds 75 27 June 2019, 7:40 AM

At least 15 people were killed and 75 wounded in a stampede at a stadium after a military parade in Madagascar's capital on Wednesday to mark the country's Independence Day, authorities said.

New York’s World Pride opens with benefit concert hosted by Whoopi Goldberg 27 June 2019, 6:24 AM

New York's highly anticipated World Pride festivities officially opened Wednesday with a benefit concert hosted by performer Whoopi Goldberg and featuring headliner, Cyndi Lauper.

Vettel still has what it takes at Ferrari, says Webber 27 June 2019, 6:16 AM

Sebastian Vettel took the Formula One lead from Lewis Hamilton at last year’s Austrian Grand Prix but the Ferrari driver has now fallen so far behind there can be no repeat at Spielberg this weekend.

Few municipalities took steps against mismanagement: AG 27 June 2019, 5:55 AM

Auditor-General, Kimi Makwetu, says only 26% of the country's municipalities took adequate steps on allegations of financial mismanagement and fraud.

Govt working to address issues faced by SOEs: Ramaphosa 26 June 2019, 9:44 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says government is addressing governance as well as liquidity challenges facing State Owned Companies such as Denel and South African Airways.

Sizakele Mzimela
‘Gigaba sat in silence as Jet Airways demanded access to SAA’s Mumbai route’ 26 June 2019, 6:34 PM

The State Capture Commission in Johannesburg has heard how then Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba sat in silence while an Indian businessman demanded access to SAA's Mumbai-Johannesburg route.

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Refurbishing Prince Harry and wife Meghan’s home cost 2.4 mln pounds 26 June 2019, 6:08 PM

The cost of renovating Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's new home was 2.4 million pounds ($3 million), Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday as it detailed how the royal family had spent money provided by taxpayers.

Ramaphosa defends his dreams for SA 26 June 2019, 5:03 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa, responding to the State of the Nation Address, has defended his vision and dream for South Africa for the next 10 years. He says his plan is tangible, practical and achievable. 

Irregular expenditure among municipalities amounts to R25 billion: Makwetu 26 June 2019, 3:43 PM

Auditor-General, Kimi Makwetu, says irregular expenditure among municipalities has amounted to R25 billion.

VW, FCA could face 2021 EU emissions fines: study 26 June 2019, 12:10 PM

Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler could face penalties of up to 1.83 billion euros (1.64 billion pounds) and 746 million euros respectively, if they fail to meet the European Union’s emissions targets set for 2021, according to AlixPartners.

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Kardashian ‘kimono’ shapewear sparks Japan debate 26 June 2019, 12:06 PM

American television star Kim Kardashian has sparked debate in Japan by naming her new line of shapewear "Kimono," prompting some to accuse her of disrespecting the traditional outfit.

David Silva
David Silva to leave Man City when contract expires 26 June 2019, 11:46 AM

Spanish midfielder David Silva has confirmed he will leave Manchester City at the end of next season when his contract expires.

Benin hit back to draw with Ghana after bizarre red card 26 June 2019, 10:23 AM

Underdogs Benin hit back to secure a 2-2 draw with 10-man Ghana after the Black Stars had a player sent off for time-wasting in bizarre circumstances at the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday.

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No water interruption notices received: Rand Water 26 June 2019, 10:17 AM

Rand Water says it has not received any water supply interruption notices as a result of its continued work to install a valve on its pipeline.

This week in history: Democracy 25 26 June 2019, 10:00 AM

This week marks the re-admission of South Africa into the United Nations, ending years of international isolation. The milestone followed the country’s successful first democratic elections, which were held on 27 April 1994.

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Papua New Guinea volcano spews ash, triggering eruption alert 26 June 2019, 9:38 AM

Papua New Guinea's volatile Ulawun volcano - designated one of the world's most hazardous - began spewing ash on Wednesday, turning the sky dark, sending residents fleeing and prompting an eruption warning.

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UK’s Duchess Kate becomes patron of Royal Photographic Society 26 June 2019, 9:29 AM

Britain’s Duchess Kate, whose family snaps of her three children and husband Prince William have been publicized worldwide, is to become patron of the Royal Photographic Society, Kensington Palace announced on Tuesday.

Italy women's World Cup
Italy restores fan pride at Women’s World Cup 26 June 2019, 9:21 AM

Italy’s women have gone some way to restoring pride among the country’s football fans after reaching the World Cup quarter-finals following a series of failures by the men’s team.

It’s unlikely a large part of society will heed EFF land invasion calls: Analyst 26 June 2019, 9:11 AM

Political analyst Ongama Mtimka says it's unlikely that a large portion of society would hastily heed to the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) calls for invasions of vacant land.

Clinical Australia outclass England to reach semis 26 June 2019, 7:15 AM

Australia ruthlessly demolished England by 64 runs at Lord’s on Tuesday to march into the Cricket World Cup semi-finals and put the hosts in serious danger of failing to make the last four.

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DA rejects VBS report recommending suspension of municipal manager 26 June 2019, 6:45 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Ephraim Mogale municipality in the Sekhukhune area of Limpopo has rejected a VBS report which recommends that the municipal manager involved in depositing millions of rand in VBS mutual bank, be suspended for three months.

Cardi B pleads not guilty to attempted assault in strip club fight 26 June 2019, 5:58 AM

Rap superstar Cardi B on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to attempted assault charges including two felonies filed in connection with her alleged involvement in a New York strip club brawl.

Vakhegula’s Ntsanwisi pleased with team performance in France 25 June 2019, 5:44 PM

Founder of the South African Elderly women’s team Vakhegula Vakhegula Beka Ntsanwisi says she is proud of the trend set by the grannies across the world.

‘SAA’s plan to involve smaller players in jet fuel procurement was a bad idea’ 25 June 2019, 4:15 PM

A strong push for transformation by the South African Airways (SAA) Board to involve smaller players in the jet fuel procurement space was a bad idea, according to the Head of Fuel management at SAA Mark Vaughan.

Jackson Mthembu
Mthembu defends Ramaphosa’s SONA 25 June 2019, 3:31 PM

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu has defended the State of the Nation Address that President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered last week, saying it included important elements on how to grow the economy.

Naomi Campbell
Naomi Campbell says racial diversity in fashion should not be just a trend 25 June 2019, 2:38 PM

Racial diversity in fashion has improved in recent years, but the industry must not treat it like a catwalk trend, British model Naomi Campbell told Reuters in an interview.

Daniel du Toit Denel Group CEO
DENEL says it cannot guarantee a future to employees 25 June 2019, 12:36 PM

DENEL says it cannot guarantee its workers a future at the state arms manufacturing company because of its worsening cash-flow problems.

Radio Park building
SABC Radio Park employees evacuated following fire 25 June 2019, 11:53 AM

SABC employees have been evacuated from the Radio Park building in Auckland Park, Johannesburg.

Pemmy Majodina
Majodina refutes claims Ramaphosa’s SONA was mere speech 25 June 2019, 11:38 AM

The ANC Chief Whip, Pemmy Majodina, has refuted opposition parties' claims that the SONA that President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered when he opened the sixth Parliament last week, was a mere dream which was short on tangible solutions on growing the economy.