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#Elections2016: ANC trails in polls - survey

Independent Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - Six days before South Africa holds local government elections, the ruling African National Congress trails the main opposition party in three key cities, including Pretoria and Johannesburg, according to an eighth and final public ...
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Watch: Zille says Kunene's naked DA paintings are just free speech

Times LIVE - ‎17 hours ago‎
Kenny Kunene poses with the painting he bought, which appears to show a naked Mmusi Maimane pulling a wagon carrying an equally undressed James Selfe and Helen Zille.
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Lions confident ahead of Highlanders semi-final clash

South African Broadcasting Corporation - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Lions will go into Saturday's match with a lot of confidence, having never lost to the Highlanders at Ellis Park in four previous matches.
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Update: Thousands of DA supporters streaming into Dobsonville Stadium

Eyewitness News - ‎1 hour ago‎
It's the final push for the opposition party to gain votes ahead of this week's municipal election. Thousands of DA supporters are streaming in to the Dobsonville stadium in Soweto where Provincial leader.
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Keagan Dolly off to Olympics on a high note

BDlive - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
KEAGAN Dolly took a morning plane on Thursday from OR Tambo International Airport to Sao Paulo in an excited mood as participation in the Olympic Games follows fast on the heels of Mamelodi Sundowns reaching the semifinals of the African Champions ...
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Zimbabwe: Mugabe, War Vets Combat Escalates - ‎2 hours ago‎
THE vicious political warfare between President Robert Mugabe and his lieutenants on one side and the war veterans, backed by Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the military on the other, intensified this week to boiling point amid a fierce backlash ...
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Eight Turkish soldiers killed in PKK ambush - ‎3 hours ago‎
Militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) killed eight Turkish soldiers in an ambush in the troubled southeast of the country, local media reported on Friday.
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EC wasn't serious with the re-registration of NHIS voters - Ramadan

GhanaWeb - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana was not serious with the re-registration of persons whose names were deleted from the register of voters for using National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) cards to register onto the roll in 2012, Mr. Abu Ramadan, ...
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Ghana-Liberia to strengthen trade, security ties – Mahama

Ghana Business News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mahama_Johnson. President John Dramani Mahama on Friday announced Ghana's readiness to strengthen her trade and security relations with Liberia and other neighbouring countries.
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Zambia government re-iterates commitment to peaceful polls

Coastweek - ‎2 hours ago‎
LUSAKA Zambia (Xinhua) -- The Zambian government on Thursday assured the international community that it will hold free and fair elections and that there was no need for apprehension.
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After failed coup in Turkey, this is what will happen to Turkish schools in Nigeria

NAIJ.COM - ‎1 hour ago‎
Turkish schools in Nigeria will not be shut by the host country as against the request made by their ambassador to the west African nation.
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#Elections2016: Zuma calls on God and ancestors

Independent Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma has told potential voters that the sure way to fall out of divine favour is to vote for an independent candidate or for any party other than his.
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#Elections2016: Your big questions answered

Independent Online - ‎19 hours ago‎
This is being called the mother of all municipal elections, dubbed our most important poll since 1994. But do you understand how it works?
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IEC dismissal: NFP to discuss way forward

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Johannesburg - National Freedom Party (NFP) leaders will convene a special national working committee meeting on Sunday to decide on the way forward following the Electoral Court dismissing its application to contest next week's local elections.
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Third person held for Simon's Town naval base robbery

Times LIVE - ‎18 hours ago‎
A third suspect has been arrested for allegedly stealing weapons‚ ammunition and hand grenades from the country's biggest naval base at Simon's Town.
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Petrol price to drop 99c per litre from next week

East Coast Radio - ‎4 hours ago‎
The price of all petrol grades is set to drop by 99 cents a litre next week. The Energy Department says diesel will also decrease by between 74 and 73 cents per litre on Wednesday.
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#SABC8 establish fund

Independent Online - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Johannesburg - A fund in honour of the journalists fired at the SABC has been established to assist others in the profession who are in need.
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The Only Way for Republicans to Save Their Party Puts Them in a Pickle

Huffington Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
There is only one way for the Republicans to save their party. By voting for Hillary Clinton. If Trump wins, its all over for the now-tarnished Republican brand.
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Ceppwawu urged to call off strike

Eyewitness News - ‎17 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG - The National Petroleum Employers' Association (NPEA) says it believes its wage offer is reasonable and fair and it's calling on Chemical Energy Paper Printing Wood and Allied Workers Union (Ceppwawu) to call off its strike.
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Massive malvertising infection: check if you are at risk

MyBroadband - ‎3 hours ago‎
Researchers have discovered a massive malvertising network, and has released a list of websites where these malicious ads were shown.
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A New Yahoo AI Can Detect Online Abuse, But Automation Isn't the Answer

Gizmodo - ‎8 hours ago‎
Online harassment is a serious, but tough problem to try and solve. There is a need for a new system that can ease the burden on moderators who have to comb through those reports.
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Smithfield police aim to lure wanted individuals with rare Pokémon

Daily Press - ‎10 hours ago‎
Eight lucky people were invited to the Smithfield Police Department's processing room to test their "Pokémon Go" skills and catch a rare creature.
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'ARK: Survival Evolved' Guide: How To Fish

The Inquisitr - ‎13 hours ago‎
ARK: Survival Evolved introduced a fishing mechanic with the release of PC patch 245, while Xbox One users await a coming update. The new feature turns out to be a solid method of picking up rare items beyond simple fish meat.
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Mhlongo praises Ertugral ahead of Champion Cup

Citizen - ‎3 hours ago‎
Brighton Mhlongo of Orlando Pirates during the Orlando Pirates training at the Rand Stadium. (Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix). Brighton Mhlongo has praised the impact made by Muhsin Ertugral as Orlando Pirates prepare to take on Kaizer Chiefs this ...
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Send us a tip on beaches in South Africa – and win a £200 hotel voucher

The Guardian - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
South Africa offers a huge variety of beaches - for swimming, surfing, wildlife-watching and relaxing. Send us details of your favourite and you could win a £200 voucher from uk.
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Good Food & Wine Show chefs share recipes

Independent Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
Angela Day features recipes from three local chefs who will be appearing at the Good Food & Wine Show. CHOCOLATE & BEETROOT CAKE.

IEC clears Tau over ad complaint - Spokesperson

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Johannesburg - The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has dismissed a complaint by the DA that Johannesburg's mayor Parks Tau misused state funding to punt himself as a mayoral candidate for Wednesday's municipal elections, his spokesperson ...
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France striker Kevin Gameiro signs four-year deal at Atlético Madrid

The Guardian - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Kevin Gameiro has joined Atlético Madrid on a four-year contract from La Liga rivals Sevilla. Photograph: Lars Baron/Getty Images.
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Hurricanes secure home final

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Two errors from Waikato Chiefs co-captain Sam Cane cost his side 14 points as a resolute Wellington Hurricanes advanced to the Super Rugby final for the second successive year with a 25-9 victory on Saturday.
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Rivers United want Ikorodu United game postponed - ‎18 hours ago‎
Rivers United have written to the League Management Company to shift their game against Ikorodu United following their involvement in an auto crash on Thursday.
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Chiefs, Pirates fans in for a treat

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
You may be thinking that today's Soweto Derby between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates (3pm) is not worth even lifting a finger to get you out of your warm bed because there will be plenty of these, with much more at stake, to go around throughout the ...
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The trouble with the Olympic Games

The Guardian - ‎11 hours ago‎
In July 2005, a few days after London was awarded the 2012 Olympic Games, I took the Docklands Light Railway to Pudding Mill Lane.
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Rio 2016: Russian weightlifters banned from Olympic Games

BBC Sport - ‎16 hours ago‎
Russia's weightlifting team has been banned from competing at the Rio Olympics because of doping offences. Individual sport federations must rule on whether Russians can compete in Rio following the country's doping scandal.

Edmonton-based Canadian swim team president eyes podium at Olympic Games in Rio - ‎11 hours ago‎
Forty years since winning a silver medal at the Olympic Games, Edmonton's Cheryl Gibson is hoping some of the athletes on Canada's current swim team follow her footsteps to the podium.
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Farnborough students tackle the reef

Rockhampton Morning Bulletin - ‎11 hours ago‎
Montana Wilson (9), Amber Hollingsworth (10) and Maddie Rossiter (10) won an award for The Capricorn Coast Local Marine Advisory Committee (LMAC) video competition, which called on the region's aspiring video makers to help create awareness about ...
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YouTube conspiracy theorists predict doomsday caused by 'second coming of Jesus Christ'

Daily Mail - ‎16 hours ago‎
In September, the world was warned apocalypse was coming when a rare 'super blood moon eclipse' filled the night sky. Luckily for us, the world continued as it was.
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SpaceX Wins Another NASA Order For Crewed Missions To International Space Station

International Business Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
SpaceX has been selected by NASA for another crewed flight to the International Space Station, marking the second such mission that Elon Musk's company has been granted an order for.
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European Space Agency cuts radio link to comet lander

The San Diego Union-Tribune - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
BERLIN (AP) - The European Space Agency says it is switching off its radio link to the probe that landed on a comet, after receiving no signal from the lander for a year.
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Breastfeeding older children might be uncommon – but that doesn't make it wrong

The News Minute - ‎1 hour ago‎
Breastfeeding can be a minefield. From women being asked to cover up or leave when feeding in public places, to others feeling that they are being looked down on by some if they don't breastfeed, it seems that this natural process is constantly in the ...
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Bartoli on 'road to recovery'

Sport24 - ‎3 hours ago‎
Paris - Former Wimbledon winner Marion Bartoli insisted on Friday she was "on the road to recovery" after a mystery virus caused her dramatic weight loss and led her to fear for her life.
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Peng Liyuan calls for more support to children orphaned by AIDS

Xinhua - ‎19 hours ago‎
Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan, who is also the World Health Organization goodwill ambassador for tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, attends the opening ceremony for "Love in the Sunshine"-- the 2016 China-Africa Children Summer Camp, ...

Genetic doping – the 'sea serpent' of cheating

Citizen - ‎6 hours ago‎
“It's a bit like sea serpent,” mythologised, potentially capable of causing serious harm, “but not so present”, said Martial Saugy, former director of the Swiss Laboratory for Doping Analyses.


Independent Online - 24 minutes ago