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SABC acquires the rights to screen Euro 2016

Independent Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - Soccer fans throughout South Africa will be delighted at the news that the SABC has acquired the rights for Euro 2016, for its TV and Radio stations.
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Tributes pour in as SA remembers Ted 'The Professor' Dumitru

Eyewitness News - ‎2 hours ago‎
South Africans from all walks of life have reacted to news of the legendary coach's death on Twitter. Ted Dumitru. Picture: Duif du Toit/Gallo Images.
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5 Things You Need to Know About Donald Trump's Pitiful Plan for the Planet

EcoWatch - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Don't miss out. Stay Informed. Get EcoWatch's Top News of the Day. Email. mbrunebwnew Donald Trump has spent a lot of time talking about his hands - and less time talking about his actual plans.
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Savchenko's return heralds new turmoil in Ukraine

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
MOSCOW (AP) - After being freed from a Russian jail, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko stands to emerge as a wild new force in Ukraine's already volatile politics.

Obama to make no apology for Truman's decision

Blue Springs Examiner - ‎7 hours ago‎
The White House has made it clear President Obama has no intention of offering an apology for dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima at the end of World War II, but the complex legacy of Harry Truman's decision remains contentious seven decades later.
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Uganda 2010 bombing mastermind found guilty

Independent Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
Kinshasa - The Ugandan ringleader of a 2010 bombing by the al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab that killed 76 people in Kinshasa was found guilty on Thursday of masterminding one of the region's worst attacks in decades.
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Sex workers 'lack protection from abuse'

Independent Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
London - Sex workers around the world face violence, rape, widespread discrimination and extortion, a global human rights watchdog said on Thursday, with male or transgender sex workers facing further stigma from the police, clients and the community.
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Pope Francis might jettison idea of a 'just war'

Crux: Covering all things Catholic - ‎10 hours ago‎
In this Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 file photo, Pope Francis looks at two children as they free doves as symbols of peace during an Angelus prayer he celebrated from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican.
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Author criticises Kenya's plan to close worldıs largest refugee camp

The Eagle Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Stream screened a clip of Interior Cabinet Secretary, Joseph Nkaissery, calling for Dadaab's closure. “There comes a time when we must think primarily about the security of our people,” said Nkaissery.
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BREAKING: Ese Oruru gives birth to baby girl

The Punch - ‎42 minutes ago‎
The rescued 14-year-old Ese Oruru was on Thursday morning delivered of a baby girl. Ese, was allegedly abducted in Bayelsa State in August 2015 and taken to Kano State where she was converted to Islam and married out without the consent of her parents ...
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Buratai Broods over Killer Herdsmen Link with Boko Haram

The Streetjournal - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen. Tukur Buratai, has warned that the herdsmen who had perpetuated havoc in some states of the country, including Benue, Enugu, and Ekiti states could have relationship with the Boko Haram sect in the North East of the ...
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Expropriation bill ready for Zuma's signature

News24 - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Cape Town - The expropriation bill, which sets out the new ways that the government can take land with compensation, was passed with a massive majority in the National Assembly on Thursday.
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Vuwani matrics desperate for school to resume

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Vuwani - There are no plans to relocate over 2 500 matric pupils in Vuwani and its surrounding areas, this as the area remained volatile and schooling had yet to commence following violent protests which saw more than 20 schools in this part of Limpopo ...

VIP cop shot in ambush

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
A policeman attached to the SAPS VIP protection unit drove himself to hospital after he was seriously wounded in a shootout. The sergeant was attacked by three gunmen who opened fired on him in Saartjie Baartman Street, Delft, late on Tuesday night.
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Panayiotou's father was suspicious of him‚ police officer tells court

Times LIVE - ‎4 hours ago‎
Christopher Panayiotou with his lawyer Advocate Terry Price and his family at the Port Elizabeth Magistrates' Court on June 4, 2015 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
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South Africa: SA to Mark 40th Anniversary of June 16

AllAfrica.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
Pretoria - South Africa is gearing up to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the June 16 youth uprising. The entire month of June is celebrated as Youth Month, paying tribute to the school pupils and ordinary citizens who lost their lives during the ...

WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-Uncharted waters for Nigeria's naira, others mixed

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
LAGOS May 26 Uncertainty surrounds trade on the Nigerian currency after the central bank announced plans for a flexible foreign exchange policy, while the Zambian kwacha will likely weaken as foreign currency flows are reduced.
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Slight decline in producer price inflation in April

BDlive - ‎7 hours ago‎
PRODUCER price inflation (PPI), commonly seen as a leading indicator for consumer price inflation, slowed to 7% in April from 7.1% in March, Statistics SA reported on Thursday.
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'Steel committee' to be set up to monitor AMSA's 'fair pricing' pledge

Creamer Media's Mining Weekly - ‎3 hours ago‎
Government would, within weeks, finalise a “fair pricing” agreement with steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) and establish a “steel committee” to monitor implementation of the formula, which would be based on a basket of selling prices in ...
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Gordhan: Sceptics, doomsayers can't determine fate of SA economy

Eyewitness News - ‎40 minutes ago‎
The minister says Moody's decision to leave the country's credit rating unchanged as a 'major success'. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan at the Sars briefing on 01 April 2016.
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Eleague launches on SuperSport with live cross-platform coverage

SuperSport - ‎6 hours ago‎
With competitive gaming growing in popularity, SuperSport has signed up to broadcast ELeague, featuring 24 elite Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams from around the globe competing over 10 weeks from a state-of-the-art arena in Atlanta.
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HTC Vive price, release date, features and specs: Netflix develops VR video store for Vive

IT PRO - ‎6 hours ago‎
Steam VR is Valve's answer to virtual reality devices like PlayStation VR and the Oculus Rift. Long rumoured to be in the pipeline, Valve's first virtual reality headset was initially unveiled at Game Developer's Conference 2015.

Live music line-up announced for SA Bike Festival

Fourways Review - ‎11 hours ago‎
MUSICAL NOTE: Kahn Morbee from the Parlotones is one of the headline acts for the South African Bike Festival. The South Africa Bike Festival, powered by Discovery Channel, has just released the live music line-up for its fun-filled weekend taking ...

Shots fired as robber targets pupils during break

News24 - ‎6 hours ago‎
Rustenburg - An armed man fired shots and robbed a group of pupils during a break at Grenswag High School in Rustenburg on Thursday, the school said.
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'Dear Katie Price, Oscar Pistorius messaged me too'

Channel 24 - ‎9 hours ago‎
Cape Town - Katie Price made headlines again this week when she spoke about Oscar Pistorius on a British talk show on Tuesday night.
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Should Zahara get help?

Citizen - ‎3 hours ago‎
When you're famous, you may need a helping hand when it comes to social media. It is no shame to admit when you need help, and with the rate that Zahara trended for the wrong reasons after being ridiculed on social media this week, perhaps it's not ...
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Caitlyn Jenner's 'I Am Cait' pulled off TV screens in Africa

Times LIVE - ‎1 hour ago‎
It has been confirmed that E! Entertainment and NBC Universal have canned the second of Caitlyn Jenner's reality show I Am Cait in Africa after the Nigerian Broadcasting Authority banned the show in the country.
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Snub for Anant Singh as GoPro documentary is picked to open Durban Film Fest

Times LIVE - ‎6 hours ago‎
Filmmaker Anant Singh's award-winning movie‚ Shepherds and Butchers‚ will not be opening the 2016 Durban International Film Festival on June 16.
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Djokovic and Nadal reach milestones

SuperSport - ‎32 minutes ago‎
World number one Novak Djokovic and nine-time winner Rafael Nadal racked up Grand Slam milestones at the French Open Thursday as Serena Williams coasted into the third round.

John Smit to resign as Sharks CEO

Sport24 - ‎4 hours ago‎
Cape Town - John Smit, Chief Executive of The Sharks, has announced he will resign at the end of the 2016 season. The Sharks confirmed the news via a statement on Thursday.
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Boshoff backed as Lions match-winner

SuperSport - ‎5 hours ago‎
Emirates Lions coach Johan Ackermann backed Marnitz Boshoff as the obvious replacement for the injured Springbok flyhalf Elton Jantjies as he made seven changes to the side to face the Vodacom Bulls in their Vodacom Super Rugby match at Loftus ...
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Young and old strapped for Comrades

Independent Online - ‎9 hours ago‎
Durban - “It will humble you” - so goes the slogan of this year's Comrades Marathon, and for first-time participant and the youngest woman runner, 20-year-old Janine Parker, it could just be a humbling experience for all the right reasons.
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MeerKAT captures image of over 50 galaxies

Independent Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
Cape Town - The South African MeerKAT radio telescope has captured an image showing more than 50 galaxies never seen, using four of its eventual 64 dishes.

From displacement to death, UN data innovation aims to boost aid response

Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
DAKAR, May 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From displacement and deaths to funding and food prices, a new data map will enable aid agencies to compare and contrast various needs in a humanitarian crisis and boost their response, according to the ...
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Kenya: President Kenyatta Due At High Level UN Environment Assembly Session

AllAfrica.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
Nairobi - President Uhuru Kenyatta will Thursday morning preside over the opening of the High-Level Segment of the United Nations Environment Assembly taking place at the UN offices in Gigiri.

A Durbanite wants answers from the mayor

Berea Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
A resident wants to know where medical waste which washed up on Durban's beaches came from. 5 hours ago. pen and cover. EDITOR - An open letter to our Mayor: Dear Mr Mayor,.

'Smartphones are the future of GP consultations'

Eyewitness News - ‎6 hours ago‎
This is the opinion of several experts at the Discovery Health summit which was held in Johannesburg yesterday. The summit has heard that the rising cost of healthcare, the lack of opportunities for poor medical students and an increase in so-called ...
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'Candy' marijuana is sending kids to ER

Jacaranda FM - ‎8 hours ago‎
Although the use of marijuana has been legalised for either recreational or medical use in 24 states and the District of Columbia, kids are now being exposed to it in the form of cookies... and its hurting their health. Published: May 26, 2016, 11:58 a ...
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Kenya: 540 Admitted in Mandera Following Chikungunya Outbreak

AllAfrica.com - ‎10 hours ago‎
Health officials in Mandera County have raised alarm after 540 residents were on Wednesday reported to have been admitted in various hospitals following outbreak of Chikungunya disease.

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