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Authorities still trying to trace source of medical waste on Durban beaches

East Coast Radio - ‎11 hours ago‎
eThekwini Municipality says while a probe continues into the medical waste that landed up on several of the city's beaches two weeks ago, it does not believe a big pharmaceutical waste company, a hospital or clinic was responsible.
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Weak Rand Drives South African Corn, Wheat, Soybean to Records

Bloomberg - ‎15 hours ago‎
South African grain and oilseed prices surged to records after the rand weakened and international prices increased, making imports pricier just as the country becomes a net buyer of the commodities after a drought damaged local harvests.
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Outrage after gorilla killed to rescue boy

Independent Online - ‎8 hours ago‎
Cincinatti - Animal lovers mobilized on Monday as outrage mounted over the Cincinnati Zoo's killing of a gorilla to rescue a 4-year-old boy who fell into the animal's enclosure.
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Coetzee impressed by Strauss's leadership skills

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Stellenbosch - South Africa named hooker Adriaan Strauss as captain on Monday for next month's three-Test home series against Ireland.
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Blood dripping from refuse bag leads to shocking find - a newborn baby's body in Kimberley

Times LIVE - ‎12 hours ago‎
Kimberley Police are investigating a case of birth concealment after a newborn baby's body was found in a refuse bag in the town.
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Libyan oil guard says captures coastal town from Islamic State after clashes

Reuters Africa - ‎7 hours ago‎
BENGHAZI, Libya, May 30 (Reuters) - A force that controls oil terminals in eastern Libya said it had captured the town of Ben Jawad from Islamic State, pushing the militant group back along a coastal strip they control east of their stronghold of Sirte.
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Search expanded for boy abandoned as punishment

Independent Online - ‎17 hours ago‎
Japanese rescuers on Monday expanded the search for a seven-year-old boy missing for three days after his parents left him in a mountain forest inhabited by bears as punishment in a case that has infuriated public opinion.
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Chad ex-dictator gets life sentence for regime's crimes

Times LIVE - ‎14 hours ago‎
Former Chad President Hissene Habre (R) raises his fist in the air as he leaves a court escorted by a Senegalese policeman in Dakar, Senegal, in this November 25, 2005 file photo.
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Egypt: Statement By the Foreign Ministry on Renaissance Dam - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Foreign Ministry Spokesperson stated that immediately after reviewing the statements attributed to the Head of the Government Communication Affairs Office at the Ethiopian Council of Ministers about the Renaissance Dam, underlying the indifference ...
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Egypt warns of hackers jamming GPS signals in Cairo airport

International Business Times UK - ‎18 hours ago‎
Concerns over air travel security have been raised following EgypAir flight's recent crash. Pilots were warned by Egyptian authorities about hackers attempting to launch GPS signal jamming attacks at Cairo airport.
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Okorocha disowns presidential posters

Nigeria Today - ‎3 hours ago‎
Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha yesterday denied knowledge of the purported presidential posters currently circulating in the nation's capital, Abuja in which pictures of the Borno State governor, Kassim Shettima, appeared alongside his own ...
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Landmark trial sees 'Africa's Pinochet' given life sentence

Buenos Aires Herald - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Dressed in white, Chad's former dictator Hissène Habré raises a fist during court proceedings in Dakar, Senegal, yesterday. Judge Gberdao Gustave Kam declared the former head of state guilty and sentenced him to life in prison for crimes against ...
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Exclusive: Boko Haram victim tells DW of captivity near Chibok girls

Deutsche Welle - ‎11 hours ago‎
Christina Ijabla was held kidnapped by Boko Haram for two years. She's told DW about life in an Islamist militant prison camp and how she had seen the elusive Chibok girls, whose seizure sparked international outrage.
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ACP redefines charter

The Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
The African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group of states is redefining itself with a view to chart a new way forward when the Cotonou Agreement expires in 2020, Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi said yesterday.
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I have full confidence in my team, says outgoing Madonsela

Eyewitness News - ‎11 hours ago‎
Thuli Madonsela won't complete all the investigations she's started before her term ends in October. Public Protector Thuli Madonsela briefs the media on the outcome of the Nkandla matter in the.
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Presidency insists Jacob Zuma doesn't interfere in decisions made by Hawks

Eyewitness News - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Presidency's Bongani Ngqulunga says the president can't interfere in the operations of the Hawks. President Jacob Zuma smiles atMmusi Maimane's accusations.
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Zephany to testify in mitigation

Independent Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
ZEPHANY NURSE'S biological family is disappointed by the postponement in the case involving the woman who stole their child nearly two decades ago.
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ICASA block gutted by fire

ITWeb - ‎11 hours ago‎
The regulator says one of its office blocks at the head office in Sandton was damaged by an inferno. By Staff Writer, ITWeb. Johannesburg, 30 May 2016.
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Sibanye Gold expects all employees to return to work today

Eyewitness News - ‎18 hours ago‎
The company has warned those who fail to return to work face potential disciplinary action. The Kroondal operation in Rustenburg. Picture: Aquarius Platinum.
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SA eagerly awaits crucial Standard & Poors credit rating

South African Broadcasting Corporation - ‎7 hours ago‎
South Africans will find out on Friday whether we have averted a downgrade from Standard & Poor's or not. Economists say it is a close call, but they widely expect Standard & Poor's not to downgrade South Africa to sub-investment grade- the so called ...
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JRA warns motorists of heavy delays, congestion on M1 this afternoon

Eyewitness News - ‎13 hours ago‎
The Johannesburg Roads Agency is undertaking essential maintenance on the M1 freeway between Killarney and Crown Interchange. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN.
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Capitec shuts down 2 000 “Ponzi scheme” accounts

DestinyMan - ‎10 hours ago‎
In an exclusive interview with Fin24, Capitec CEO Gerrie Fourie said the bank had closed 2 000 accounts associated with the MMM “Ponzi scheme”.
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Telkom speeds up efforts to move away from copper wire

BDlive - ‎6 hours ago‎
TELKOM is ramping up efforts to migrate customers to wireless and fibre technologies in an effort to tackle cable theft. Cable thieves have become more sophisticated‚ leading to a spike of more than 6‚000 incidents of theft across Telkom's copper ...
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Game prices in South Africa: PC vs PlayStation 4 vs Xbox One

MyGaming - ‎11 hours ago‎
Quantum Break and the recently announced Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare raised concern over dramatically escalating prices when their pre-orders came in at over R1,000.
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Overwatch is a vivid, joyful multiplayer shooter - and the best is yet to come - ‎18 hours ago‎
Of all the things to say about Overwatch -and there are many- what stands out is just how effortless it all seems. By rights, Blizzard's class-based multiplayer shooter should be a complex, impenetrable arena for the hardcore.
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'We are back': Citrix Systems CEO offers glimpse of company's future at Synergy conference in Vegas

Financial Post - ‎10 hours ago‎
LAS VEGAS - It's been a year of change at Citrix Systems as it swapped CEOs, pared down its product lines, and set its sights on the cloud, so its Synergy user conference this week aimed to reassure customers and prospects that the company is alive ...
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UB40 heading back to SA

Eyewitness News - ‎11 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG - Big Concerts says ticket sales for UB 40's Red Red Wine tour will begin tomorrow. Three of the founding members of British reggae and pop group UB 40 are scheduled to perform in South Africa in November.

Zakes Bantwini dismisses paternity scandal- reports

Times LIVE - ‎15 hours ago‎
Musician Zakes Bantwini has rubbished allegations made by a KZN man, who claims to be the musician's biological father. Save & Share.
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Mafikizolo's Theo opens up about gay rumours: It nearly broke me

Times LIVE - ‎17 hours ago‎
It's been three years since Mafikizolo's Theo Kgosinkwe shut down rumours surrounding his sexuality, but he has once again revealed the pain that the rumours brought, and how it made him want to leave the industry.
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Schwarzenegger opens Arnold Classic event in SA

BDlive - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Athletes in the Women's Professional Body Building section of the Arnold Classic Africa on stage at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, 28 May 2016.
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Billiat steals the show at PSL Awards

SuperSport - ‎5 hours ago‎
Khama Billiat, the Mamelodi Sundowns dynamo, was the centre of attention at the 2015/16 #PSLAwards when he claimed three main awards as the PSL honoured this season's top achievers at Emperors Palace on Monday.

PSL AWARDS LIVE - join us!

SuperSport - ‎10 hours ago‎
We bring the PSL night of glitz and glamour as the league's best performers are honoured live from Emperors Palace. The awards will be broadcast live and will also be available via live streaming.
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A new record and a brave race — and the many thousands

News24 - ‎17 hours ago‎
Comrades winner David Gatebe crosses the finish line in a record time of 5:18:19 in Durban. (Ian Carbutt, The Witness). Multimedia · User Galleries · News in Pictures Send us your pictures · Send us your stories ...
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CONFIRMED: Mpumalanga Black Aces Has Been Sold

Soccer Laduma - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Siya crew broke the news that Mpumalanga Black Aces would be sold to former Ajax Cape Town boss John Comitis, and Aces has now confirmed that the deal has been done.
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Why is the Earth's core younger than its surface?

Eyewitness News - ‎15 hours ago‎
It all comes down to the effects of 'time dilation' - that tricky little consequence of general relativity. A NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite caught the first.
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Time-lapse video shows inflatable BEAM space habitat coming to life

Gizmag - ‎1 hour ago‎
It took a couple of attempts, but over the weekend NASA successfully inflated the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) attached to the International Space Station (ISS).
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Madagascar: Remains of Rice and Mung Beans Help Solve a Madagascan Mystery - ‎7 hours ago‎
Oxford - Researchers have helped solve one of the enduring mysteries of the ancient world: why the inhabitants of Madagascar speak Malagasy, a language otherwise unique to Southeast Asia and the Pacific - a region located at least 6,000 km away.

Days off for colds, flu costly

Independent Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG: It may seem harmless enough - skipping a day or three of work to snuggle up at home nursing a cough or a sneeze. But when it comes down to the rands and cents of it, colds and flu don't come cheap for the South African economy.
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Teen delivers 15-pound baby in India

New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV - ‎7 hours ago‎
A woman in India has given birth to a 15-pound (6.82 kilogram) baby, which doctors believe is the country's heaviest newborn. (Hassan Institute of Medical College).
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Bipolar Disorder: A Patient's Definition (blog) - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Bipolar Disorder: A Patient's Definition When I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2003, I knew exactly one thing about it: Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of Nirvana, had it.
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News In Numbers: AIDS Remains A Stubborn Foe In San Diego County

KPBS - ‎14 hours ago‎
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