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ANC suspends former MEC for threats against premier

Independent Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - The ANC in Gauteng has suspended former MEC of Sports Molebatsi Bopape with immediate effect, the party said on Monday.
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President of Rome Statute assembly urges SA to rethink ICC decision

News24 - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Cape Town - The president of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court says he regrets the South African government's decision to withdraw from the court and has urged the country to reconsider.
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We must unite to fight off the looters

Independent Online - ‎Oct 23, 2016‎
Before the end of this year, we will either have lost our country or won it back, writes Imraan Buccus. Johannesburg - We are in serious trouble.

MTN brings forward CEO start date, suspends Nigeria dividend

Zawya - ‎10 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG, Oct 24 (Reuters) - MTN Group's next chief executive will take over three months ahead of plan, the South African telecoms company announced on Monday, as the firm faces allegations it illegally moved $14 billion out of Nigeria.
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Calais 'jungle' demolition: Hundreds of migrants abandon bus queues and head back to camp after processing delays - ‎1 hour ago‎
Thousands of people have been loaded onto buses outside the squalid Calais migrant camp and taken to asylum centres dotted around the French countryside in a bid by the government to shut down the so-called 'jungle' once and for all.
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Five dead in French reconnaissance plane crash

News24 - ‎3 hours ago‎
Forensics work on the site of a small plane crash at Malta International Airport after five French nationals died when a small plane crashed shortly after take-off.
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Kellyanne Conway is right. Donald Trump is losing.

Washington Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
Donald Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway appeared on "Meet the Press" on Sunday to play what is, by now, a very familiar role: Trying to translate Trump's many statements on, well, everything into some sort of coherent political message.
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Mosul Today: Iraqis Advance, Face Questions Over Airstrike

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
BAGHDAD - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces fought their way into two villages near Mosul on Monday as the offensive to retake the extremist-held city entered its second week, but they faced questions over a suspected airstrike that hit a mosque, killing 13 ...
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After rail crash, Cameroonians vent grief, frustration with longtime ruler

Daily Mail - ‎37 minutes ago‎
YAOUNDE/ESEKA, Cameroon, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Cameroon observed a day of mourning on Monday for victims of a deadly rail accident that has killed at least 75 people and exposed widespread frustration with one of Africa's longest-ruling presidents.
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ANC split widens as chief whip calls on Jacob Zuma to quit

Irish Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
The chief whip of the African National Congress has called on the ruling party's leaders - including South Africa's president, Jacob Zuma - to resign, saying they are worse than those who led the apartheid regime.
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Kenya Spares the Lives of Everyone on Its Death Row

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
NAIROBI, Kenya - With a stroke of his pen, President Uhuru Kenyatta spared the lives of thousands of prisoners on Kenya's death row on Monday by commuting their sentences to life in prison.
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Congo's Kabila courts regional support as opposition prepares 'red card'

Reuters - ‎5 hours ago‎
Democratic Republic of the Congo's President Joseph Kabila and First Lady Marie Olive Lembe attend the anniversary celebrations of Congo's independence from Belgium in Kindu, the capital of Maniema province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, June ...
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Nigeria loses N127bn annually to cybercrime

The Nation Newspaper - ‎3 hours ago‎
An expert has also expressed fear that Nigeria may lose more if the government and security agencies fail to draft out strategies to tackle the menace.
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Board of inquiry to look into Tembisa #traincrash

Eyewitness News - ‎2 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG - Metrorail says it will set up a board of inquiry to investigate what caused the train accident in Tembisa, which left one person dead and over 240 others injured.
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Wits to relax curfew

Independent Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
“As from today, Monday, 24 October 2016, students need to remain within their residences or areas of study from 1am to 5am. Although protests continued, curfew times will be relaxed given the incident-free weekend, Wits spokeswoman Shirona Patel has ...
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UKZN lecturers arrested

Independent Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
Durban - Two University of KwaZulu-Natal lecturers were arrested at the Pietermaritzburg campus just after 11am on Monday morning then released.
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Two children killed in WC shack fire

Eyewitness News - ‎7 hours ago‎
FILE: A fireman mans a hose during a fire in Cape Town. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN. Shack fires · Shack fire deaths. shack fires,Shack fire deaths.
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Gold Fields aims to increase production in W Africa

Creamer Media's Mining Weekly - ‎4 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG ( - Gold mining major Gold Fields announced earlier today that it would like to increase gold production from its West African assets to a million ounces a year.
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Brace yourselves! The Stikeez are back!

Times LIVE - ‎6 hours ago‎
And you thought it was over‚ right? Wrong! Your kids are going to be harassing you very soon after Pick n' Pay announced the return of Stikeez.
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CT's MyCiTi to roll-out electric buses - ‎8 hours ago‎
The City of Cape Town has announced upgrades to its MyCiTi public transport system, including plans to expand its current fleet with ten electric buses.
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Deals take a bite out of Famous Brands

Independent Online - ‎12 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - Famous Brands, which has recently been on an acquisitive spree, grew revenue 23 percent to R2.45 billion in the six months to August.

Ninth century library goes digital to reach wider audience

Times LIVE - ‎3 hours ago‎
A ninth century library in Morocco, widely believed to be the oldest in the world, is going digital to make its ancient treasures available to a wider audience.
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Titanfall 2 is coming, with PlayStation 4 Pro support

Lazygamer - ‎9 hours ago‎
The PlayStation 4 Pro is coming next month bringing with it the ability to run PlayStation 4 games in 4K. Utilising a very clever method called Checkerboard rendering, it allows developers to create visuals that almost look like native 4K without ...
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Indie dev proposes in Destiny with help from Bungie

IGN Africa - ‎12 hours ago‎
Two independent game developers are celebrating their Destiny-set engagement, thanks to some help from Bungie. Adriel Wallick, organizer of the annual Train Jam, an event that invites game developers to create a game on the 52-hour train ride from ...
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Mercedes-Benz set to launch their bakkie concept

eNCA - ‎8 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG - Mercedes-Benz will be launching their pick-up truck concept on Tuesday 25 October 2016. Mercedes-Benz announced in March 2015 that they would build a pick-up truck.
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SABC wins at the Media Sunshine Awards

Channel 24 - ‎2 hours ago‎
The 2nd Mpumalanga Media Sunshine Awards took place on Saturday in Middelburg where the South African public broadcaster scooped prizes at the awards ceremony for talent in the media and music industries.
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The Pixies Rock the Lawns

Independent Online - ‎11 hours ago‎
Rock icons, Pixies, are set to tour South Africa in March, Amp Events has announced. Marking their first visit to the country, Pixies will headline the inaugural Rock on the Lawns music festival on the Festival Lawns at Carnival City, Joburg, and will ...
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Babes Wodumo set to launch anti-drug campaign amid Mercedes allegations

Times LIVE - ‎5 hours ago‎
Image by: Lesley Mofokeng/Sowetan. Babes Wodumo is set to launch an anti-drug campaign after being plagued with allegations that her latest track, entitled Mercedes, makes reference to a 'killer drug' with the same name in KZN.
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Cassper 'drops the ball' with Minnie.

Times LIVE - ‎8 hours ago‎
The whole nation knows that Cassper Nyovest is absolutely besotted with TV personality Minnie Dlamini. Save & Share. Tweet. Email · Print.
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Coetzee sensing Eddie's Twickenham ambush

Independent Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - Springbok coach Allister Coetzee is one person who could well know what makes England coach Eddie Jones tick. The two spent several months together in 2007, with Jones and Coetzee working side-by-side as assistants on Jake White's ...
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Dolly credits Sundowns hard work and mentality

Sport24 - ‎2 hours ago‎
Cairo - Following a historic and much desired CAF Champions League triumph, Mamelodi Sundowns attacking midfielder Keagan Dolly says the Brazilians deserved to win the continental competition as a result of their hard work and good mentality within the ...
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Hamilton fights back with 50th GP win

Independent Online - ‎14 hours ago‎
Austin, Texas - Lewis Hamilton celebrated his 50th Formula One victory on Sunday with a pole-to-flag US Grand Prix drive that cut Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg's overall lead to 26 points with three races remaining.
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New selector appointed for Proteas

Independent Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
Cape Town - Warriors acting selection convenor Lux Qoboshiyana will replace Ashwell Prince on the Proteas panel, after Prince resigned to join the Cape Cobras as an assistant coach recently.

NSPCA welcomes TripAdvisor decision on captive animals - ‎7 hours ago‎
Bloemfontein - The National SPCA say they fully support a decision by global travel website, TripAdvisor, to no longer allow users to book activities that involve contact with endangered species or captive wild animals.

How Japanese fisheries learned to love the farm

Nikkei Asian Review - ‎13 hours ago‎
TOKYO -- The fisheries industry may still provoke images of trawlers setting out to sea. But for big Japanese fish companies, those days are long gone.

Astronomy event takes enthusiasts by storm

Sandton Chronicle - ‎15 hours ago‎
JOBURG - Email us your details for a chance to win tickets to the Trolls premier at Montecasino. read more · Miniature Fine Art exhibition.
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South Africa: National Library Temporarily Closes Pretoria Campus - ‎4 hours ago‎
The National Library of South Africa (NLSA), as the primary resource and custodian of South Africa's documentary heritage, promotes creative, effective and efficient universal access to information.
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Diabetes: Tenth of adults at risk of disease by 2035

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Health experts are warning that one in 10 adults in the UK will be at risk of developing diabetes by 2035. For the first time, Public Health England forecasts the number of people with the disease could top five million if obesity rates continue to ...

Families of 37 mentally ill patients 'to share their how their loved ones died' at vigil

Times LIVE - ‎8 hours ago‎
The families of the 37 mentally ill patients who lost their lives in the move after the Gauteng Department of Health terminated a contract with Life Healthcare Esidimeni are to hold a prayer vigil this week.

PTA doctor found with bags of foetuses in freezer

Citizen - ‎9 hours ago‎
A deregistered doctor operating in central Pretoria has been arrested when police found about 24 bags of suspected foetuses in a freezer, Pretoria East Rekord reports.