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Gordhan flays Denel, SAA placed on notice - ‎10 hours ago‎
The tit-for-tat exchange between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and the board of directors of state-owned Denel intensified on Wednesday, with the minister lashing out at what he described as the entity's arrogance and belligerence.
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Evacuated From Canada's Wildfires but With Nowhere to Turn

New York Times - ‎55 minutes ago‎
An aerial view Wednesday of the wildfires around Fort McMurray, Alberta. The fires are believed to have displaced 88,000 of the city's 90,000 residents.
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Parly considers new date to appoint new Public Protector

South African Broadcasting Corporation - ‎12 hours ago‎
The National Assembly's Programme Committee is expected to consider scheduling a date for the Assembly to establish an Adhoc Committee on the appointment of the Public Protector before the end of May.
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Barclays raises $876 million from African business share sale - ‎6 hours ago‎
LONDON/JOHANNESBURG - Barclays raised 603 million pounds ($876 million) on Thursday by selling a 12.2 percent stake in Barclays Africa Group, a crucial first step in a plan to curb risk and refocus on core markets in Britain and United States.
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Air strikes hit camp in Syria, US condemns Assad statement

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
AMMAN/BEIRUT Air strikes on a camp housing Syrians uprooted by war killed at least 28 people near the Turkish border on Thursday, a monitoring group said, and fighting raged in parts of northern Syria despite a deal to cease hostilities in the city of ...
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REFILE--"Feel the love": children dance for world's press before N.Korean congress

Reuters Africa - ‎9 hours ago‎
PYONGYANG May 5 (Reuters) - Foreign journalists invited to cover North Korea's first ruling party congress in 36 years were treated on Thursday to song and dance performances by schoolchildren professing their love for leader Kim Jong Un.
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Turkish PM steps down as leader of the ruling party

BDlive - ‎8 hours ago‎
TURKISH Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu is stepping down as leader of the ruling party, ending a market-roiling struggle over President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's quest for greater powers while opening a new chapter of uncertainty in a country pursuing ...
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Doctors Without Borders Withdraws From UN Humanitarian Meeting

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
A Doctors Without Borders official criticized the United Nations on hospital protections, saying that the U.N.'s summit meeting was not focusing on the problem.
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Chester Missing ruffles feathers over Ntokozo Qwabe waitress saga

Times LIVE - ‎12 hours ago‎
Controversial puppeteer Chester Missing has received major backlash on social media site Twitter after posting comments regarding the Ntokozo Qwabe waitress incident.
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Uganda Bans Coverage of Opposition Protests Against Museveni

Newsweek - ‎2 hours ago‎
Kizza Besigye supporters cheer in Kampala. Kizza Besigye supporters cheer despite the re-election of Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni in Kampala, February 20.

Edward Mahama Promises Free Chicken For School Children

Peace FM Online - ‎17 hours ago‎
School children are to expect one free chicken thigh for lunch if PNC Presidential candidate Dr. Edward Mahama, wins the November 2016 elections.
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Ghana Electoral Commission Ordered to Clean Up Voter Lists

Voice of America - ‎6 hours ago‎
May 05, 2016 1:57 PM. Ghana's Supreme Court has ordered the country's electoral commission to immediately clean up the voter list to be used in this year's presidential, legislative and local elections.
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N2.5b bazaar: I 'm not on the run, says Fani-Kayode

The Nation Newspaper - ‎2 hours ago‎
A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode yesterday said he was neither on the run nor gone underground to avoid being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) in connection with alleged N2.5billion scandal.
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R135m Sea Point school site sale stopped

Independent Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
SEA POINT residents Thozama Adonisi and Sharone Daniels have hailed the Western Cape High Court's decision to halt the sale of the Tafelberg Remedial School site by the provincial government as a “victory for the poor working class”.
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Fedsas argues its case to ConCourt

Eyewitness News - ‎14 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG - The Federation of Governing Bodies of South Africa (Fedsas) has told the Constitutional Court that if government has the final say on who they should accept, it would result in the unfair discrimination of children with special needs ...
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Mom who sold baby on Gumtree avoids jail time

News24 - ‎15 hours ago‎
The woman who allegedly sold her child after advertising him on the Internet hides from photographers under her jacket. (Ingrid Oellermann, The Witness).

Missing interpreter delays human traffickers' sentencing

Independent Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
Cape Town - The absence of a Chinese interpreter on Thursday, delayed sentencing proceedings for the second time in the Parow Sexual Offences Court, where a Chinese pair were to be sentenced on charges of human trafficking for sexual purposes.
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Only 1% of Post office workers on strike

Independent Online - ‎10 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - Less than one percent of staff stayed away from work on the first day of a strike by members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU), the SA Post Office said on Thursday.
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April Standard Bank SA PMI up but remains below 50

BDlive - ‎16 hours ago‎
ACTIVITY at South African private-sector firms continued to decline last month amid falling new business, an index shows. The disadvantage of falling activity is that companies, who also face high input costs, had to shed jobs and pass costs onto ...
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South Africa: City of Joburg Tracks Service Delivery Record - ‎14 hours ago‎
Pretoria - Johannesburg Mayor Parks Tau used his State of the City Address on Wednesday, to outline his administration's track record in service delivery and announce future plans.
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How to protect your big idea

DestinyMan - ‎13 hours ago‎
You're sitting at your desk at work and a genius idea strikes you, but before you rush off to share it with your boss, there a few things you need to know to protect yourself and your idea.
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SA needs dedicated networks for IoT

TechCentral - ‎15 hours ago‎
In Europe, the US and elsewhere, dedicated networks with new topologies are being developed for the emerging Internet of things. South Africa needs to do the same.
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Someone built a Pokemon Battle in Halo 5's Forge and it's freaking amazing

GameZone - ‎5 hours ago‎
Pokemon has officially entered the world of Halo 5 and it's pretty great. The Rock, Paper, Scissors type mini-game is centered around Charizard, Venusaur and Blastoise.
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Tesla Teases Live Supercharger Status Updates

CleanTechnica - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Bjørn Nyland recently dropped a tweet sharing a video of the latest and greatest iteration of the Supercharger status display. It was obviously set up for more of a “demo mode” display, but the fact that Tesla has the data and can present it in a way ...
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Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest Review

Lazygamer - ‎17 hours ago‎
Fire Emblem Awakening wasn't supposed to be a smash hit. It was a swansong, a final curtain for a beloved Japanese franchise that had never managed to enjoy the same level of love and respect in a western world of instant gratification and season ...
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Kenya: Lupita's New Nomination Shatters Glass Ceiling for Kenyan Actresses - ‎17 hours ago‎
Academy Award winning actress Lupita Nyong'o has once more shattered the glass ceiling for Kenyan actresses by clinching a nomination for the Tony Awards, the Oscars equivalent of stage plays and theatre performances.
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Trapped Lily Mine workers must be recovered: NUM

Independent Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
Rustenburg - The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Thursday called for an immediate resumption of the rescue mission to recover three workers that were still trapped underground at Lily Gold Mine in Barberton, Mpumalanga.
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Isibaya actor Andile Gumbi allegedly assaulted his wife

Times LIVE - ‎18 hours ago‎
The talented actor, who plays the character of Zweli, in the award-winning Mzansi Magic soapie, was nabbed last week Monday. Save & Share.
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Janet Jackson Is Pregnant, Expecting First Child with Wissam Al Mana (Report)

Just Jared - ‎May 4, 2016‎
The 49-year-old entertainer and her husband Wissam Al Mana wed in 2012, and this will be the couple's first child. ET says a source has confirmed that Janet is with child, just two weeks before her 50th birthday.
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Van Niekerk's final home race of the season

SuperSport - ‎9 hours ago‎
All eyes will be on 400m world champion Wayde van Niekerk this weekend as he makes his final appearance of the season in front of his home crowd at the ASA Open Championships, to be held in Bloemfontein on Friday and Saturday.
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Komphela can't wait for next season

Citizen - ‎13 hours ago‎
“We are saying to the Kaizer Chiefs fans that we know they deserve nothing else but trophies.” Kaizer Chiefs Coach Steve Komphela says he knows that Amakhosi supporters deserve trophies and he can't wait for the season to end so that he can kick-start ...
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Nick Durandt quits boxing

Sport24 - ‎5 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - Nick Durandt, who has produced more champions than in other trainer in the history of South African boxing, has decided to retire from the game after nearly 30 years of training and managing fighters.
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Sea stars bounce back

News24 - ‎12 hours ago‎
Miami - Sea stars, commonly known as starfish, have begun to bounce back after a massive die-off caused by a virus along the US west coast in 2013 and 2014, researchers said on Wednesday.
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Mercury Is About to Sail Across the Sun—Here's How to Watch

National Geographic - ‎5 hours ago‎
On May 9, the innermost planet will cross the sun's face, an event seen from Earth just 13 to 14 times a century. 0. Picture of Mercury passing in front of the sun.
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Leopards Have Lost 75 Percent of Their Historic Range

Discovery News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Worldwide, leopards have lost about 75 percent of their historic range, according to a new survey - the first to attempt to get a glimpse of the big cat's remaining global paw print.
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2016 ETA Aquarid meteor shower peaks May 5-6

Phys.Org - ‎11 hours ago‎
A bright Eta Aquarid earthgrazer streaks across the northern lights in May 2013. Credit: Bob King. Itching to watch a meteor shower and don't mind getting up at an early hour?
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Ghanaians Still Struggle Under the Weight of HIV/Aids - ‎20 hours ago‎
HIV-positive Ghanaians are worried that their supply of life-saving medicines will dry up as donor funds dwindle. Five million AIDS sufferers in central and western Africa still have no access to treatment.
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Clean hands can save lives, say experts

Times of India - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Aurangabad: Experts in the field of healthcare said about 40% of infections seen in the intensive care units (ICUs) can be avoided by keeping hands clean.
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Drinking water before meals and other diet hacks you need to know - ‎9 hours ago‎
Taking the time to sip water before eating a meal is an easy diet trick to incorporate into your daily routine. PHOTO: Cover. It's a known fact that often when you're feeling hungry, your body is actually thirsty and crying out for water.