DA outlines immigration plan to deal with ´porous borders´

9 min atras | Mail and Guardian (África do Sul)

The DA says it is committed to “liberal democratic values” that go beyond “a crude nationalism, best typified by the Trumpian call to simply build a wall.”​ (David Harrison/MG) Comments. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to LinkedIn LinkedInShare to ... View details »

DA outlines immigration plan to deal with ´porous borders´

9 min atras | Mail and Guardian (África do Sul)

The DA says it is committed to “liberal democratic values” that go beyond “a crude nationalism, best typified by the Trumpian call to simply build a wall.”​ (David Harrison/MG) Comments. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to LinkedIn LinkedInShare to ... View details »

8@eight: ASX set for flat open; Wall Street fades late

12 min atras | The Sydney Morning Herald (África do Sul)

After days of wild swings, some relative calm returned to global markets overnight, but Wall Street slid late in the session. Futures are pointing to a flat open for the Australian sharemarket this morning. 1. Dead cat bounce for Asia? The ASX200 ... View details »

AfDB turns to Nordic countries for investments

13 min atras | The New Times (África do Sul)

A road under construction in Kigali. AFDB presented its strategy for the transformation of African economies to Nordic investors where it showcased investment opportunities on the continent. Nadege Imbabazi. Twitter Facebook Email Whatsapp ...and more View details »

Rocket car won´t break 1000 miles per hour unless company raises $33 million

13 min atras | The Verge (África do Sul)

The company behind Project Bloodhound, a UK-based initiative to break 1,000 miles per hour in a rocket-powered car, is in dire straits. The Bloodhound Supersonic Car is all but built, and it reached speeds of over 200 mph in a test last year. But the ... View details »

Bank fixed deposit rates compared

14 min atras | Moneyweb.co.za (África do Sul)

Absas special offer of 13% interest on five-year fixed deposits has caught the attention of many investors looking to park cash somewhere. But, as detailed by Moneyweb last week, the 13% quoted is the return in simple terms, with the interest ... View details »

Eskom crisis deepens, load shedding narrowly averted

14 min atras | Moneyweb.co.za (África do Sul)

Eskom on Monday night narrowly averted load shedding despite a decline in peak energy demand compared to 2007 and the addition of more than 7 500MW of Eskom installed generation capacity over the last decade. These numbers are contained in... View details »

Court hears of dramatic chase to nab Cornelius murder accused

2 hr atras | Independent Online (África do Sul)

A Stellenbosch police sergeant has recalled a dramatic chase through a local farm that resulted in the arrest of one of the men accused of the rape and murder of student Hannah Cornelius. Sergeant Clifton Adams was on duty on May 27 last year when he... View details »

Immigration, border control plan for SA revealed

2 hr atras | SA PROMO Magazine (África do Sul)

Jacques Julius, MP, the DAs Spokesperson on Immigration announced on Monday that a DA-led national government will act immediately to secure South Africas borders and stop illegal immigration and thereby create order by: 1. Strengthening border... View details »

Omotoso Trial: Badgering, heated exchanges between lawyer, witness and judge

2 hr atras | News24 (África do Sul)

Rape accused Timothy Omotosos lawyer Peter Daubermann had heated exchanges with both presiding Judge Mandela Makaula and witness Cheryl Zondi during cross-examination in court A of the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth on Monday. View details »

Omotoso Trial: Badgering, heated exchanges between lawyer, witness and judge

2 hr atras | News24 (África do Sul)

Rape accused Timothy Omotosos lawyer Peter Daubermann had heated exchanges with both presiding Judge Mandela Makaula and witness Cheryl Zondi during cross-examination in court A of the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth on Monday. View details »

´Heads must roll´ over VBS bank looting – ANC

2 hr atras | News24 (África do Sul)

The ANCs national working committee (NWC) has called on law enforcement agencies to work speedily and with precision to pursue those who benefitted from the looting of VBS Mutual Bank. Last week, a final investigation report into allegations of... View details »

´Heads must roll´ over VBS bank looting – ANC

2 hr atras | News24 (África do Sul)

The ANCs national working committee (NWC) has called on law enforcement agencies to work speedily and with precision to pursue those who benefitted from the looting of VBS Mutual Bank. Last week, a final investigation report into allegations of... View details »

Walmart working on new video-streaming service

2 hr atras | TechCentral (África do Sul)

US retail giant Walmart is looking to create an online store that would sell other companies video services, according to people familiar with the talks, opening up a new front in its fight with Amazon.com. The worlds largest retailer has approached ... View details »

Facebook announced a $200 camera for your home the same week it revealed 30 million accounts were hacked

2 hr atras | Business Insider India (África do Sul)

On September 28, Facebook VP Guy Rosen wrote a blog post announcing a security issue affecting almost 50 million accounts, where unnamed attackers used a vulnerability to access millions of users accounts. Facebook followed up on the security... View details »

West Texas pipeline to resume on schedule after spill -company

2 hr atras | Reuters Africa (África do Sul)

Oct 15 (Reuters) - Energy Transfer Partners LP said on Monday that a West Texas pipeline would resume operations on Saturday as planned after the pipeline spilled water with nontoxic green dye and residual crude oil near Abilene, Texas. The spill went... View details »

Seven injured in Pretoria blaze

3 hr atras | Independent Online (África do Sul)

Pretoria - At least two people sustained critical burn wounds at a fire at a building in Erasmia, Centurion in Pretoria, a private ambulance service said on Monday. ER24 said its paramedics arrived at the building just after 11am on Monday to find ... View details »

Seven injured in Pretoria blaze

3 hr atras | Independent Online (África do Sul)

Pretoria - At least two people sustained critical burn wounds at a fire at a building in Erasmia, Centurion in Pretoria, a private ambulance service said on Monday. ER24 said its paramedics arrived at the building just after 11am on Monday to find ... View details »

Accused in Verulam mosque attack gets bail

3 hr atras | East Coast Radio (África do Sul)

One of 19 men arrested earlier this month on charges relating to the Verulam mosque attack and the planting of incendiary devices around Durban - has been granted bail. Verulam Magistrates Court Nushera Soodyal. The group appeared in the Verulam...and more View details »

Zimbabwe vice president in South Africa for treatment - Herald

3 hr atras | Reuters Africa (África do Sul)

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwes Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is receiving treatment in South Africa for injuries sustained in a bombing in June at a campaign rally for President Emmerson Mnangagwa, state newspaper the Herald reported on... View details »

Zimbabwe vice president in South Africa for treatment - Herald

3 hr atras | Reuters Africa (África do Sul)

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwes Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is receiving treatment in South Africa for injuries sustained in a bombing in June at a campaign rally for President Emmerson Mnangagwa, state newspaper the Herald reported on... View details »

MyCiTi bus drivers threaten to continue strike

3 hr atras | Independent Online (África do Sul)

Commuters will most likely have to make alternative transport arrangements on Tuesday following disruptions to the MyCiTi bus service due to a strike by drivers on Monday. The Citys mayoral committee member for transport and urban development, Brett... View details »

MyCiTi bus drivers threaten to continue strike

3 hr atras | Independent Online (África do Sul)

Commuters will most likely have to make alternative transport arrangements on Tuesday following disruptions to the MyCiTi bus service due to a strike by drivers on Monday. The Citys mayoral committee member for transport and urban development, Brett... View details »

´Total clean-up´ needed at NPA, says ex-KZN Hawks boss Booysen

3 hr atras | News24 (África do Sul)

Former head of the Hawks in KwaZulu-Natal, Johan Booysen, has called for a probe into the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), in the wake of the Sunday Times admission on Sunday that three of its major investigations were based on lies. The Sunday... View details »

´Total clean-up´ needed at NPA, says ex-KZN Hawks boss Booysen

3 hr atras | News24 (África do Sul)

Former head of the Hawks in KwaZulu-Natal, Johan Booysen, has called for a probe into the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), in the wake of the Sunday Times admission on Sunday that three of its major investigations were based on lies. The Sunday... View details »

Britain´s supersonic car group in plea for funding

3 hr atras | Financial Times (África do Sul)

The road is running out fast for a British team behind a supersonic car built to break the world land speed record by travelling at 1,000mph. Project Bloodhound, a not-for-profit venture that combines advanced automotive and aircraft technology, has ... View details »

Vodacom introduces SD-WAN to help African enterprises

3 hr atras | IT News Africa (África do Sul)

Vodacom has introduced Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) through Vodacom Business. The telecom company is one of the first to launch the digital offering in the South African market. SD-WAN, which is an application of software-defined... View details »

Fuel price to increase yet again

3 hr atras | Independent Online (África do Sul)

According to the AA, international oil prices remain stubbornly high and it is possible that current tensions involving Saudi Arabia, one of the worlds biggest oil producers, could place more pressure on fuel prices. The AA has warning that the price ... View details »

Sunday Times ´deeply´ regretful for ´failing SA´

4 hr atras | Bizcommunity.com (África do Sul)

Newswatch: As reported on News24 yesterday, the Sunday Times has apologised and announced that it will return all awards and prize money received for three now-discredited reports - on the Cato Manor police unit dubbed as a death squad, the SARS... View details »

Chiwenga, Moyo hospitalised in South Africa

4 hr atras | Nehanda Radio (África do Sul)

By Mugove Tafirenyika and Pauline Hurungudo. Vice President Constantino Chiwenga and Foreign Affairs minister Sibusiso Moyo are admitted at top South African hospitals where they are said to be in bad shape, the Daily News is reliably informed. Foreign... View details »

Trump says ´rogue killers´ may be behind Khashoggi disappearance

4 hr atras | Eyewitness News (África do Sul)

Saudi Arabia has strongly denied killing journalist Jamal Khashoggi and has denounced such assertions as lies, saying he left the building shortly after entering. US President Donald Trump. Picture: AFP. Donald Trump Saudi Arabia Jamal Khashoggi. View details »

Trump says ´rogue killers´ may be behind Khashoggi disappearance

4 hr atras | Eyewitness News (África do Sul)

Saudi Arabia has strongly denied killing journalist Jamal Khashoggi and has denounced such assertions as lies, saying he left the building shortly after entering. US President Donald Trump. Picture: AFP. Donald Trump Saudi Arabia Jamal Khashoggi. View details »

Healthy Living Alliance calls on Coca-Cola to stop advertising at schools

4 hr atras | Eyewitness News (África do Sul)

The Healthy Living Alliance will be picketing outside the companys premises in Johannesburg on Tuesday, demanding that Coke stops the promotion of its sugary drinks to children. Picture: @JamesHav36/Twitter. Coca Cola Child obesity World Obesity... View details »

Vodacom Business launches its own SD-WAN product

4 hr atras | htxt.africa (África do Sul)

A Software-Defined Wide Area Network – or SD-WAN – has become something of a staple in enterprises, and now Vodacom has launched its own offering. Through Vodacom Business, the network operator has become the first telecoms firm in South Africa to... View details »

Motorists brace for another fuel price increase

4 hr atras | Jacaranda FM (África do Sul)

Cash-strapped motorists will be dealt another blow in November with the Automobile Association (AA) warning of an umpteenth fuel price hike. Durban motorists unhappy with fuel price increase Gallo images. The AA predicts that the price of fuel, diesel ... View details »

Discovery Life divulges personal details of around 1000 clients

4 hr atras | Moneyweb.co.za (África do Sul)

Discovery Life has disclosed detailed personal information about roughly 1 000 clients in court documents it lodged as part of a High Court application against one of its former brokers. Broker Devan de Meyer resigned from the firm to join independent ... View details »

Judge in Timothy Omotoso case accused of acting ´improper´

5 hr atras | Independent Online (África do Sul)

Port Elizabeth - “You were prepared to let him rape you?” was the question Timothy Omotosos lawyer put to 22-year-old witness Cheryl Zondi which angered Judge Mandela Makaula in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Monday. Zondi was under... View details »

Judge in Timothy Omotoso case accused of acting ´improper´

5 hr atras | Independent Online (África do Sul)

Port Elizabeth - “You were prepared to let him rape you?” was the question Timothy Omotosos lawyer put to 22-year-old witness Cheryl Zondi which angered Judge Mandela Makaula in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Monday. Zondi was under... View details »

MyCiTi bus drivers promise to ´escalate´ strike if grievances aren´t addressed

5 hr atras | News24 (África do Sul)

Striking MyCiti bus drivers have promised to extend their wildcat strike into Tuesday if their grievances are not addressed by the City of Cape Town. About 200 MyCiTi employees in Cape Town protested in front of the Cape Town Civic Centre on Monday to... View details »

Saudi king orders Khashoggi probe, Trump sends Pompeo to discuss case

5 hr atras | Eyewitness News (África do Sul)

Donald Trump said meanwhile he had spoken with King Salman about Khashoggi, a critic of the kingdoms policies, and that he was sending Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet the king immediately. FILE: A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal... View details »

Omotoso defence reprimanded for asking ´unfair´ questions

5 hr atras | TimesLIVE (África do Sul)

Gruelling cross-examination of the states first witness in the trial of charismatic Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso and his co-accused saw the defence tearing into Cheryl Zondis evidence during the fourth day of court proceedings. During Mondays... View details »

MIT Commits $1 Billion to Study Artificial Intelligence

5 hr atras | IndustryWeek (África do Sul)

“There is no more important opportunity or challenge facing our nation than to responsibly harness the power of artificial intelligence so that we remain competitive globally and achieve breakthroughs that will improve our entire society,” said Robert... View details »

Orion expects updated Prieska resource estimate by mid-December, BFS by Q2 2019

5 hr atras | Creamer Media´s Mining Weekly (África do Sul)

ASX- and JSE-listed Orion Minerals will publish an updated resource estimate for its Prieska zinc/copper project, in the Areachap Belt in South Africas Northern Cape province, in mid-December, which will underpin a bankable feasibility study (BFS ... View details »

The cheapest way to call on Vodacom, MTN, and Cell C

5 hr atras | MyBroadband (África do Sul)

ICASA has released its latest report on cellular tariffs in South Africa. The report, which measures mobile services between 2 January and 30 June 2018, looks at how prices have changed in the market and how this impacts consumers. “The Authority ...and more View details »

Eskom issues warning on risk of load-shedding tonight

5 hr atras | Independent Online (África do Sul)

Johannesburg - State-owned power utility Eskom warned of the risk of load-shedding on Monday night following power constraints due to maintenance and unplanned outages at several of its electricity-generating units. The power system was severely... View details »

Gigaba´s lawyers have contacted me‚ Redi Tlhabi confirms

7 hr atras | TimesLIVE (África do Sul)

Home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba has made good on his threat of legal action against journalist-turned-author Redi Tlhabi. Tlhabi took to her social media on Monday to confirm that Gigabas lawyers had contacted her. “So last week an ex-colleague ... View details »

Gigaba´s lawyers have contacted me‚ Redi Tlhabi confirms

7 hr atras | TimesLIVE (África do Sul)

Home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba has made good on his threat of legal action against journalist-turned-author Redi Tlhabi. Tlhabi took to her social media on Monday to confirm that Gigabas lawyers had contacted her. “So last week an ex-colleague ... View details »

Local firefighters reject 30% wage increase

7 hr atras | CapeTown ETC (África do Sul)

Local firefighters are continuing their fight to secure fair pay for over-extended working hours and have rejected the City of Cape Towns proposed 30% wage increase. With veld fire season approaching on December 1, firefighters play an integral role ...and more View details »

High walls, big gate: DA wants stricter border control measures in place

7 hr atras | News24 (África do Sul)

No country in the world can afford to not secure its borders, and the costs of not doing so are astronomical. Speaking at a media briefing on Monday morning, the Democratic Alliances premier candidate Solly Msimanga, the DAs spokesperson on ... View details »

High walls, big gate: DA wants stricter border control measures in place

7 hr atras | News24 (África do Sul)

No country in the world can afford to not secure its borders, and the costs of not doing so are astronomical. Speaking at a media briefing on Monday morning, the Democratic Alliances premier candidate Solly Msimanga, the DAs spokesperson on ... View details »