Ugandan MP beaten up after president´s convoy stoned: opposition

30 min atras | Reuters (África do Sul)

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan legislator Francis Zaake, detained after the presidents convoy was stoned, has been “brutalised” by security personnel, an opposition figure said on Wednesday as images of the bruised lawmaker emerged on social media. View details »

Universities from the United States dominate ARWU 2018 Top 500 list - 15 Aug 2018

30 min atras | Knowledgespeak (África do Sul)

The 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) has been released by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy. Since 2003, every year ARWU has been presenting the worlds Top 500 universities based on Science Citation Index Expanded and Social... View details »

Man arrested after suspected UK parliament attack named - source

30 min atras | Eyewitness News (África do Sul)

Police believe a car was deliberately driven into pedestrians and cyclists, injuring before ramming a security barrier outside Parliament on Tuesday morning. Police forensics officers work around a silver Ford Fiesta car that was driven into a barrier ... View details »

Pressure mounts on Pope Francis to address abuse cover-ups

30 min atras | CNN (África do Sul)

(CNN) The Vatican has declined to respond to an explosive grand jury report detailing decades of sexual abuse and cover-ups by priests and bishops in Pennsylvania, refusing even to say whether church officials in Rome have read the damaging documents... View details »

Hollow Knight: Godmaster (our lawyer made us change the name of this DLC) out August 23

30 min atras | App Trigger (África do Sul)

The upcoming free DLC expansion for Hollow Knight, Gods Glory, has been changed to Godmaster to avoid potential legal issues. Hollow Knight is the latest indie game that came out on PC a while ago but is getting a lot more notice with its recent ... View details »

Bucs out to raid rising Clever Boys

30 min atras | Independent Online (África do Sul)

IF Orlando Pirates can be as calm and confident as midfielder Xola Mlambo was in this interview when they face Bidvest Wits tonight, then the Buccaneers can make up for their MTN8 anticlimax with relative ease. But the reality is that Mlambo and his... View details »

Real Madrid Transfer News: Ins, Outs & Rumours

30 min atras | Soccer Laduma (África do Sul)

Real Madrid have already spent more than €120 million this transfer window, but are yet to sign a replacement for the departed Cristiano Ronaldo. They have two more weeks before the window in Spain closes, so here is an overview of their business so ... View details »

Solinas urges Chiefs fans to stop booing the players

30 min atras | Sport24 (África do Sul)

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs coach Giovanni Solinas has urged Amakhosi fans at the stadiums to support the players instead of booing them during the matches. Amakhosi suffered a 1-1 draw against Baroka FC on Tuesday after Siphiwe Tshabalala cancelled... View details »

NDZ: I can´t guarantee smooth payment of social grants

30 min atras | Times LIVE (África do Sul)

The government cannot guarantee the smooth payment of social grants and it is pleading with grant beneficiaries to bear with the state as it tries to fix the technical gremlins. About 700‚000 grant beneficiaries could not access their money in the ... View details »

[LISTEN] ´Ma Sobukwe´s margin in the history books cannot be erased´

30 min atras | Eyewitness News (África do Sul)

Radio 702 | Talk Radio 702 host Xolani Gwala spoke to PAC stalwart Jaki Seroke who says Sobukwe was never sidelined but chose to stay away from media attention. Pan Africanist Congress Zondeni Sobukwe Zondeni Sobukwe dies Jaki Seroke. View details »

Man kills girlfriend, assaults wife before turning gun on himself

30 min atras | Eyewitness News (África do Sul)

JOHANNESBURG - Just two weeks into Womens Month, its emerged a Limpopo man has killed his girlfriend and assaulted his wife before allegedly turning the gun on himself. The mans body was discovered in a pool of blood in Sekgosese with a firearm...and more View details »

Wearing an ill-fitting bra isn´t just uncomfortable, it´s bad for your health

30 min atras | Medical Xpress (África do Sul)

Wearing the wrong size bra is not only uncomfortable, it can cause a range of health problems. Research has shown that a lack of breast support often leads to breast pain, which is reported by 50% of women. An ill-fitting bra that doesnt give the ... View details »

Demand for justice on eve of Marikana massacre commemmorations

30 min atras | Business Day (África do Sul)

Civil society organisations have called for justice for the victims of Marikana on the eve of the sixth anniversary of the tragedy. There has been little progress in hauling to court those responsible for fatally shooting 34 miners in SAs most violent ... View details »

Demand for justice on eve of Marikana massacre commemmorations

30 min atras | Business Day (África do Sul)

Civil society organisations have called for justice for the victims of Marikana on the eve of the sixth anniversary of the tragedy. There has been little progress in hauling to court those responsible for fatally shooting 34 miners in SAs most violent ... View details »

Netflix to debut African original documentary

30 min atras | Channel 24 (África do Sul)

Cape Town – Netflix on Wednesday in a press statement announced that it will be debuting an African original documentary titled, City of Joy. The documentary follows the unlikely friendship that develops between Congolese doctor Dr. Denis Mukwege (2016... View details »

South Africa: Rand Rout Threatens Fuel Price Stability, Warns AA

30 min atras | AllAfrica.com (África do Sul)

Substantial rand weakness could undo recent fuel price stability, the Automobile Association (AA) warned on Wednesday. It was commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF). Almost two months of modestly... View details »

NUM concerned about retrenchments at South Deep mine

30 min atras | Mining Review (África do Sul)

NUM is worried about Gold Fields decision to retrench more than 1 500 mineworkers at its operation in South Deep, west of Johannesburg. A statement from the labour union reads: The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is worried about the continuing... View details »

Probe launched for French doctor offering cure for ´homosexuality´

1 hr atras | Independent Online (África do Sul)

Geneva, Switzerland - A French doctor claiming he can treat homosexuality using alternative therapies like homoeopathy was on Wednesday placed under investigation by the Swiss canton of Geneva where he has been practising. Regional health minister... View details »

Sudan boat accident: 24 schoolchildren die near River Nile

1 hr atras | BBC News (África do Sul)

At least 24 children on their way to school and a health worker have drowned when their boat sank in northern Sudan. More than 40 children were on the boat, whose engine failed in a strong current as it crossed a 2.5km (1.6m) flooded area near the ... View details »

Instagram now lets you use Poll sticker in Direct Messages

1 hr atras | Android Community (África do Sul)

There are times when you would like to poll your friends about an outfit that you want to wear or a book that you want to buy, but using Instagrams Poll sticker and putting it on your Instagram Stories might be a little too public for your taste. But ... View details »

Bus Simulator is finally coming to console

1 hr atras | Critical Hit (África do Sul)

Some people crave excitement. To walk on the wild side of life. To live every day like it was their very last. Well brother, let me tell you something: I want something even crazier. I want to feel the adrenaline rush of driving in ten meter spurts. I ... View details »

Kaizer Chiefs still in business with Durban´s Moses Mabhida Stadium

1 hr atras | KickOff.com (África do Sul)

Kaizer Chiefs will still play some home matches at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban this season despite the PSL schedule saying otherwise, according to stadium manager Vusi Mazibuko. READ: Chiefs coach mulls Khune selection. Chiefs and the City of... View details »

Springboks bank on right mix at the back of the scrum

1 hr atras | Gulf Times (África do Sul)

Loose-forward Francois Louw and assistant coach Matt Proudfoot believe the trio at the back of South Africas scrum will have a big role to play in their Rugby Championship season as the Springboks prepare for their tournament opener against Argentina ...and more View details »

Yet more players commit to the Lions

1 hr atras | Sport24 (África do Sul)

Cape Town - Six more players have committed their immediate rugby futures to the Lions by signing new contracts with the union. Over the course of the past three days, the Lions have announced that flyhalf Elton Janjties, centre Lionel Mapoe, No 8 ...and more View details »

Scholes: I don´t see United getting closer to City

1 hr atras | Sport24 (África do Sul)

Cape Town - Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has slated the Premier League side and believes Liverpool and cross-town rivals Manchester City are favourites to lift the title. The Jose Mourinho-lead side started their campaign off with a ... View details »

Learner abductions: WC Education Department warns children, parents to be ´extra vigilant´

1 hr atras | Independent Online (África do Sul)

Cape Town - Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schafer has expressed concern following reports of learner abductions in the Zonnebloem (former District 6) area. I have received reports from our District Officials that two separate incidents of ... View details »

Shaun Abrahams on his post-NPA plans: ´I will not be lost to the legal fraternity´

1 hr atras | News24 (África do Sul)

Former National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Shaun Abrahams appears to be taking a breather after a court order kicked out of his position. The controversial NPA figure penned a response on Wednesday afternoon, thanking those closest to him for the... View details »

OVERVIEW: #GuptaLeaks whistleblowers: We were very scared

1 hr atras | News24 (África do Sul)

Two of the #GuptaLeaks whistleblowers open up from a secret location on what drove them to helping to leak tens of thousands of emails that lifted the veil on the inner workings of the Gupta familys empire and state capture. View details »

Owner of firearm found next to Mark Minnie´s body could be charged

1 hr atras | News24 (África do Sul)

The owner of the firearm that was found next to the body of co-author of The Lost Boys of Bird Island Mark Minnie, could be charged with negligence. Police spokesperson Captain Johan Rheeder said the owner, believed to be a friend of Minnies, could be... View details »

Mosque ´bomb´ suspect set to apply for bail

1 hr atras | Independent Online (África do Sul)

Parliament - A man arrested in connection with a device resembling a bomb planted at the Taqwa mosque in Vereeniging, Gauteng, earlier this month previously lived in Verulam in Durban North and will apply for bail on Thursday, MPs heard on Wednesday.and more View details »

MPs saddened by passing of ´courageous´ Mama Sobukwe

1 hr atras | Eyewitness News (África do Sul)

Members of Parliament say the late Zondeni Sobukwe will always be remembered for the values she stood for. Mama Zondeni Sobukwe is seen with her late husband Robert in this undated file picture. Picture: @Sobukwe_Trust/Twitter. Zondeni Sobukwe... View details »

MPs saddened by passing of ´courageous´ Mama Sobukwe

1 hr atras | Eyewitness News (África do Sul)

Members of Parliament say the late Zondeni Sobukwe will always be remembered for the values she stood for. Mama Zondeni Sobukwe is seen with her late husband Robert in this undated file picture. Picture: @Sobukwe_Trust/Twitter. Zondeni Sobukwe... View details »

READ: Shaun Abrahams forgets to thank Zuma in farewell letter

1 hr atras | Citizen (África do Sul)

Former national director of public prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams wants to spend time with his family following his dismissal from the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA). Dr Silas Ramaite replaced Abrahams on Tuesday as acting national director ... View details »

Italy blames bridge operator as rescue operation continues

1 hr atras | Business Day (África do Sul)

Genoa — Rescuers scoured crushed mountains of rubble for victims of a bridge collapse in Genoa as the toll rose to 39 Wednesday and Italys government blamed the company in charge of motorways for the disaster. A vast span of the Morandi bridge caved... View details »

Italy blames bridge operator as rescue operation continues

1 hr atras | Business Day (África do Sul)

Genoa — Rescuers scoured crushed mountains of rubble for victims of a bridge collapse in Genoa as the toll rose to 39 Wednesday and Italys government blamed the company in charge of motorways for the disaster. A vast span of the Morandi bridge caved... View details »

Inquiry into Guptas´ early naturalisation to be conducted in September

1 hr atras | Independent Online (África do Sul)

Cape Town - Parliament has set aside at least four days next month to conduct an inquiry to investigate the early naturalisation of members of the Gupta family. This was announced when the home affairs portfolio committee met on Wednesday to consider a... View details »

10 things you should know about Magnus Malan

1 hr atras | DestinyConnect (África do Sul)

Magnus Malan has been in the headlines for the first time since the news of his death seven years ago – for the wrong reasons. Malan, not to be mistaken with DF Malan, was a high-ranking member of Parliament and served as a Minister during PW Bothas... View details »

Fury at former Mr India South Africa´s molestation comments

1 hr atras | Independent Online (África do Sul)

DURBAN - A former Mr India South Africa model is at the centre of a social media storm after he used child molestation as an analogy to describe how he was looking at a woman on an Instagram picture. The model Tevin Naidu, who is also an intern doctor... View details »

Bonang Matheba and Somizi play nice at #DStvMVCA launch

1 hr atras | Independent Online (África do Sul)

Local presenter Bonang Matheba and Idols SA judge Somizi seem to be at a better place as the two were very playful at the #DStvMVCA launch in Santon on Tuesday. While the main focus of the event was to hear who the nominees for the DStv Mzansi... View details »

Sbahle Mpisane´s friends and family to host prayer and workout session

1 hr atras | Channel 24 (África do Sul)

Cape Town - Family and friends of fitness model Sbahle Mpisane have asked supporters to join them for a workout and prayer session. The 25-year-old was involved in a car accident on Thursday morning which has left her fighting for her life in ICU. View details »

[Breaking news!] Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama served with suspension notice

1 hr atras | 702 (África do Sul)

The Transnet board has notified CEO Siyabonga Gama of its intention to suspend him. The board also notified chief procurement officer Thamsanqa Jiyane and supply chain manager Lindiwe Mdletshe that it intends to suspend them too. The Money Shows...and more View details »

Naspers drags JSE down, rand in biggest decline

1 hr atras | Independent Online (África do Sul)

THE RAND headed for its biggest drop against the dollar since 2016, according to Bloomberg, buffeted by headwinds including a downbeat assessment of the economy by Moodys Investors Service and a plunge in the biggest company on the JSE. Moodys... View details »

Shoprite on a mission to help cash-strapped consumers with thousands of under-R5 buys

1 hr atras | Fin24 (África do Sul)

More than 13 000 of Shoprites products are selling at lower prices than they were last year, the Shoprite Group [JSE:SHP] said on Wednesday. In a statement, the group also said it had more than 1 000 products selling at R5 or less. According to the ... View details »

Top China Buddhist leader quits in sex probe

3 hr atras | Mail & Guardian (África do Sul)

The head of Chinas government-run Buddhist association quit his post on Wednesday amid an investigation into allegations that he coerced several nuns into having sex with him. Xuecheng, a Communist Party member and abbot of the Beijing Longquan... View details »

Bobi Wine: The Ugandan with a new political song

3 hr atras | The Citizen (África do Sul)

Bobi Wine was already famous long before he won a parliamentary by-election in Kampala in June last year. But that is because he was a singer, not a politician, who rose to fame mostly through his hit songs like Sunda (shake). Locally, folks knew he ... View details »

Austria rejects asylum claim from 18-year-old Afghan because ´gait and posture´ were not ´homosexual´

3 hr atras | Telegraph.co.uk (África do Sul)

Authorities in Austria have come under scrutiny after they reportedly rejected a gay asylum-seeker because he didnt walk or dress “like a homosexual”. The unnamed 18-year-old claimed he faced persecution in his native Afghanistan because of his ... View details »

Huawei Mate 20 listed for sale with Android Pie

3 hr atras | SlashGear (África do Sul)

The Huawei Mate 20 was listed for sale well before its official announcement. This device was listed by a smartphone sales website weve not been able to confirm much about, so were not going to link directly to it. But it would appear that theyve ... View details »

If you drop a tablet in a forest of smartphones, will anyone hear it fall?

3 hr atras | The Register (África do Sul)

Sales of tablets fell 10 per cent in Western Europe during calendar Q2 to a mere 6.3m units, according to abacus stroker IDC. To put that into context, IDC told us smartphone shipments in the same region in Q2 were 27.2M units, despite a decline of 4.5 ... View details »

Here´s how to safely download ´Fortnite: Battle Royale´ on an Android device

3 hr atras | Digital Trends (África do Sul)

The beta for one of the worlds biggest games, Fortnite: Battle Royale, is finally available for Android devices, following successful releases on consoles and iOS. Unfortunately for many players, the game opened with an exclusivity deal for Samsungs ... View details »

Chiefs fan rioting: Double standards by PSL?

3 hr atras | Sport24 (África do Sul)

Cape Town - More than three months after Kaizer Chiefs pleaded guilty at a PSL Disciplinary Committee hearing to the rioting of their fans at last seasons Nedbank Cup semi-final against Free State Stars at Durbans Mabhida Stadium - one of the ugliest... View details »