BCCSA to hold a tribunal into SABC, DA matter

16 August 2018, 7:32 PM
The DA says the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA) has agreed to hold a tribunal into the SABC's airing of a video of President Cyril Ramaphosa's land expropriation announcement more than two weeks ago.
Pastor Timothy Omotoso
Omotoso trial continuing at slow pace 31 July 2019, 2:13 PM

The new trial of Pastor Timothy Omotoso from the Jesus Dominion International Church and two co-accused is continuing at a slow pace.

Boards at SOEs will be irrelevant once CROs are appointed: Analyst 28 July 2019, 8:20 AM

Business strategist, Tawanda Dube, says boards at state-owned enterprises (SOE) earmarked for curatorship will become irrelevant once the Chief Restructuring Officers (CRO) are appointed.

Morocco king marks two stable decades despite economic woes 28 July 2019, 6:50 AM

King Mohammed VI is preparing to mark 20 years on the throne of Morocco, a North African country seen as a regional island of stability but bedevilled by economic inequality.

Mexico to help create 20,000 jobs in Honduras to curb migration 28 July 2019, 6:42 AM

Mexico's government said on Saturday it would help Honduras create 20 000 jobs this year and support its coffee farmers as the two countries seek to curb migration to the United States that has created tensions with U.S. President Donald Trump.

Henry Rotich
Kenyan minister arrested on suspicion of corruption 22 July 2019, 2:03 PM

Kenyan Finance Minister Henry Rotich was arrested on Monday on suspicion of corruption related to the construction of two dams.

Family of alleged homeless murderer speaks out 8 July 2019, 3:05 PM

The family of a 34-year-old man accused of attempting to kill two homeless men at Muckluneck Park in Pretoria, has broken its silence.

Rahul Gandhi resigns as leader of India’s opposition Congress 3 July 2019, 6:29 PM

Rahul Gandhi quit Wednesday as head of India's main opposition Congress party, taking the blame for a second-straight election humiliation by right-wing Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

David Sassoli
European Parliament chooses new president, completing top EU jobs 3 July 2019, 3:11 PM

The European Parliament on Wednesday elected an Italian social democrat as its new president, filling the final top EU job a day after Brussels named two women to key posts for the first time.

Italy’s unemployment rate drops below 10% 1 July 2019, 2:31 PM

Italy's unemployment rate dropped below the symbolic 10% threshold in May to 9.9%, provisional data from the national statistics agency showed Monday.

UN chief urges action to avert climate change ‘catastrophe’ 30 June 2019, 7:42 PM

UN chief Antonio Guterres said climate-related devastation was striking the planet on a weekly basis and warned Sunday that urgent action must be taken to avoid a catastrophe.

World’s central banks tackle technology with innovation hub 30 June 2019, 4:10 PM

Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements.

EU trade deal means early Christmas for Vietnamese holiday card exporter 30 June 2019, 3:16 PM

With the signing of the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement on Sunday, Christmas has come early for holiday card-maker Dang Trong Trung who says business could double with duty-free access to European markets.

ECOWAS adopts ‘ECO’ as name for planned common currency 30 June 2019, 3:09 PM

Leaders of the member states of the Economic Community of West African States, known as ECOWAS, formally agreed Saturday to name a planned common currency the "ECO".

Sudan general warns against ‘vandalism’ ahead of mass protest 29 June 2019, 8:56 PM

A top Sudanese general warned Saturday that he will not tolerate any vandalism at a planned mass protest, even as army rulers insisted they would hand over power to a civilian administration.

IFP aims to grow further in next elections 29 June 2019, 8:37 PM

The Inkatha Freedom Party’s KwaZulu-Natal conference is finally under way in Ulundi in the north of the province after being delayed for about six hours.

G20 summit lays bare growing climate change division 29 June 2019, 7:11 PM

Four years after the landmark Paris deal, international consensus on strong action to tackle climate change risks crumbling, with the issue among the biggest sticking points at this week's G20 summit.

Ethiopia airs voice of alleged coup leader killed in crackdown 29 June 2019, 3:09 PM

Ethiopia has released a recording of the state militia commander it says led a failed coup attempt last week in which dozens of people, including five top officials, were killed.

Leaders and delegates attend a family photo session at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
G20 summit concludes in Osaka 29 June 2019, 2:27 PM

The 14th summit of the Group of 20 (G20) concluded in Osaka, Japan on Saturday. 

India’s Kohli unveils World Cup away kit for England match 29 June 2019, 1:53 PM

India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday unveiled the orange-and-dark-blue jersey that the team will wear in their World Cup match against England in Birmingham.

Lesotho govt issues temporary reprieve to wool, Mohair farmers 27 June 2019, 9:01 PM

The government of Lesotho has issued a temporary reprieve to the troubled wool and Mohair farmers

Venezuela says it thwarted ‘coup’ bid 27 June 2019, 8:29 PM

Venezuela's socialist government says it has derailed a coup bid, claiming the United States, Colombia and Chile colluded in a plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro.

Dysfunctional municipalities to top next cabinet meeting: Mthembu 27 June 2019, 6:26 PM

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu says dysfunctional municipalities will top the next cabinet meeting.

At least 36 killed in collapse at Glencore mine in Congo 27 June 2019, 5:48 PM

At least 36 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said.

City of Cape Town to upgrade its libraries 27 June 2019, 5:14 PM

The City of Cape Town has allocated millions of rand to upgrade libraries in the city.

Britain adopts 2050 net zero emissions target 27 June 2019, 4:41 PM

Britain on Thursday became the world's first major economy to adopt the tough new target of lowering fossil fuel emissions to a level of net zero by 2050.

Dispute disrupts re-opening of revered Jerusalem archaeological site 27 June 2019, 4:38 PM

France re-opened a revered but long-closed archaeological site in the heart of Jerusalem on Thursday, but a dispute over access immediately disrupted its reopening.

‘SA severely affected by tensions between China, US’ 27 June 2019, 3:26 PM

International Relations Director General Anil Sooklal says like most countries, South Africa has been severely affected by the ongoing trade tensions between China and the US.

Hosts Egypt book spot in the Afcon last 16 27 June 2019, 1:55 PM

Hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Egypt, confirmed their place in the knockout stages after a 2-0 win over the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Jeremy Hunt
Britain’s Hunt takes aim at PM rival Johnson’s “do or die” Brexit pledge 26 June 2019, 3:52 PM

Jeremy Hunt took aim at Boris Johnson's "do or die" pledge to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, saying his rival in the race to become prime minister could destroy the Conservative government and stop Brexit from happening.

Police send stern warning to illegal initiation schools 26 June 2019, 3:36 PM

Limpopo police have issued a stern warning to illegal initiation school operators. Police spokesperson Moatshe Ngoepe says they've opened cases of culpable homicide after the deaths of three initiates.