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Australia braces for turmoil as pay dispute rages on
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 12:17:00 +0200
A bitter pay dispute between Australia's cricketers and the national board appears set to remain unresolved by deadline.
© Cape Times
Widows of Ogoni leaders killed by Abacha drags Shell before Dutch court
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 12:13:20 +0200
Four Nigerian women are taking legal action in the Dutch courts against Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell accusing it of complicity in the 1990s executions of their husbands by the Nigerian military, Amnesty International said Thursday. The civil case has been...
© The Punch
Bournemouth close in on signing Defoe
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 12:08:00 +0200
Premier League veteran Jermaine Defoe could miss out on a move to Bournemouth as he looks to keep his career alive.
© Cape Times
NGOs sue BNP Paribas over role in 1994 Rwanda genocide
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:59:27 +0200
Three non-governmental associations said Thursday that they had filed a lawsuit against BNP Paribas accusing the bank of “complicity” in the 1994 genocide of the Tutsi minority in Rwanda. The groups accuse the French bank of financing the...
© The Punch
Miller has eye on Test spot
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:57:00 +0200
David Miller is the most intriguing call-up to the South Africa A side for two four-day matches against Australia A later this month.
© Cape Times
Meet Evans’ lawyer, Ogungbeje, who loves ‘unpopular cases’
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:53:58 +0200
Just when Nigerians thought no lawyer will step out to defend notorious billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, Voice Olukoya Ogungbeje has proven an exception. Ogungbeje, who heads Lawflex Chambers and is the Chairman of Voice Vanguard,...
© The Punch
Sony to restart vinyl record production
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:45:08 +0200
Three decades after it abandoned vinyl production, Sony says it will start making records again on the back of surging demand for the retro music format. A factory south-west of Tokyo will be churning out freshly pressed records by March next year, Sony...
© The Punch
10.06sec: Bolt in unfamiliar territory
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:41:00 +0200
All is not right with Usain Bolt, who rather worryingly seems to have misplaced his boosters two months out from the World Championships.
© Cape Times
Open air jazz festival starts in Warsaw
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:39:00 +0200
The 23rd International Open Air Jazz Festival at Warsaw’s Old Town district starts on Saturday.
© The News
Court sentences eight-week-old baby to death
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:31:03 +0200
A European Human Rights Court has given its verdict on a case of human rights that will compel a couple to allow their sick baby to die. The parents of the baby Chris Gard and Connie Yates have been in a long legal battle to save their baby who is suffering...
© The Punch
FNB eliminates data charges for banking app
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:31:00 +0200
FNB announced on Thursday it has slashed data charges for its banking app, meaning that customers who use its banking app will no longer need data to access it via their smartphones from 1 July.
© Cape Times
Rivers Tribunal sacks Senator Sekibo
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:26:24 +0200
The Rivers state elections petition tribunal has sacked George Thompson Sekibo, Senator representing Rivers East and has declared Andrew Uchendu the winner of the senatorial election. The Tribunal also directed the Independent National Electoral Commission...
© The Punch
#ThembisileYende: Calls mount for protection of whistleblowers
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:22:00 +0200
Calls for more protection of whistleblowers grew louder after it was heard that Thembisile Yende was killed for allegedly trying to expose illegal activities.
© Cape Times
McGregor hires Pacquiao’s former sparring partner
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:21:00 +0200
Conor McGregor has hired one of Manny Pacquiao’s former sparring partners as he steps up his preparation ahead of his fight against Floyd Mayweather.
© Cape Times
Breaking: Lalong sacks 17 LG transition C’ttee’s
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:13:46 +0200
Friday Olokor, Jos The Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, has approved the dissolution of the existing Local Government Transition Committees with immediate effect. Although the details of the reason for the dissolution were not given, THE PUNCH...
© The Punch
Aston Martin DB11 gets V8 turbo power
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:12:00 +0200
Latest coupe from Britain adopts twin-turbo 4.0-litre powerplant from a technical collaboration with Mercedes-Benz’s AMG division.
© Bangkok Post
260 000 chickens culled due to avian flu
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:07:00 +0200
Minister Senzeni Zokwana said hundreds of thousands of chickens had now been culled to avoid the spread of the contagious disease.
© Cape Times
A room with a life jacket: Japan probes using cruise ships for Olympic accommodation
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:03:57 +0200
Anticipating a serious accommodation shortage in the 2020 Olympics, the government is exploring using luxury cruise ships as floating hotels, government officials said Thursday. Ministries ...
© Japan Times
Sony to crank out vinyl records for first time in 28 years
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 10:59:09 +0200
Sony Corp. said Thursday it will resume production of vinyl records for the first time in three decades this fiscal year as the format sees ...
© Japan Times
Ramokgopa has mishandled forensic assistants strike, says DA
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 10:59:00 +0200
The DA said that the Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa had mishandled the strike by forensic assistants by not getting a court order against it.
© Cape Times
Women in Japan cite being judged at work as top concern for taking maternity leave, survey shows
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 10:56:19 +0200
More than 30 percent of women in Japan are worried about how they will be viewed by their bosses as well as by colleagues at ...
© Japan Times
Nigeria’s Agah reappointed as Deputy DG of WTO
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 10:55:26 +0200
Nigeria’s Yuonov Frederick Agah has been reappointed as Deputy Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) for another four-year term. Agah, who hails from Benue state, was first appointed as Deputy Director-General of WTO in 2013 for a four-year...
© The Punch
Ramaphosa pays tribute to activist 'Bernie'
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 10:55:00 +0200
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid tribute to late activist, Ronald "Bernie" Bernickow, who died earlier this week after an extended illness.
© Cape Times
Most important news of this year:
TDK, NHK Spring searched over alleged price cartel
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:25:49 +0200
The Fair Trade Commission searched the offices of TDK Corp. and NHK Spring Co. on Tuesday on suspicion they formed a price cartel for electronics parts for hard disk drives, sources said. The two manufacturers of electronics components have allegedly...
© Japan Times
Mets tweet photo showing sex toy in Kevin Plawecki’s locker
Sat, 06 May 2017 06:41:57 +0200
Meat the Mets.
© NY Daily News
Susan Rohde’s friends speak out
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 07:25:26 +0200
Those closest to Susan Rohde have broken their silence for the first time since her body was found at Spier Wine Estate.
© Cape Times
Well: Most Women Prefer to Go Bare, Citing Hygiene (and Baffling Doctors)
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:32:23 +0200
A new study confirmed the widespread practice of pubic hair grooming, and indicated that the thinking behind the practice is changing.
© The New York Times
Democrats not attending Trump’s inauguration
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:46:24 +0100
A growing number of Democratic lawmakers have announced they will not attend Republican Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration on Friday, the vast majority of them in protest of Trump’s attack on civil rights icon John Lewis. The following...
© The Punch
#CourtneyPieters: Inside her alleged killer's room
Wed, 17 May 2017 07:51:00 +0200
Daily Voice journalist Saafia February recounts the overwhelming stench which greeted her at the Pieters's home - and the subsequent grim discovery.
© Cape Times
Sportscaster Warner Wolf booted from ‘Imus in the Morning’
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 23:33:23 +0100
Warner Wolf is out of a job again.
© NY Daily News
Five shot dead in Pietermaritzburg
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:35:00 +0200
Five people were killed in a shooting incident in Hilton, Pietermaritzburg.
© Cape Times
Polish missionary killed in Bolivia
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 13:04:00 +0100
A Polish missionary was murdered on Tuesday during an attack on an early childcare centre in Cochabamba, in central Bolivia.
© The News
Air Force none: press access blocked
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 02:31:00 +0100
Donald Trump refused to allow journalists to travel with him to Washington for his historic first meeting with President Barack Obama, bucking a long-standing practice.
© The Australian
Shooting a mystery, says slain man's family
Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:54:16 +0200
The death of Umlazi businessman Mlungisi Chiliza has left his family devastated.
© Cape Times
Cash heist: R30m still missing
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 12:07:41 +0200
Cash in excess of R30 million is unaccounted for after being stolen from the Kimberley offices of G4S Security, a court has heard.
© Cape Times
Migrant welfare clusters revealed
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 14:00:00 +0100
More than 1.5m people receiving welfare payments in Australia were born overseas, according to federal data.
© The Australian
Obama unloads in ‘farewell’
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 23:09:00 +0200
Barack Obama has taken aim at Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump during his final address to the UN.
© The Australian
UNIOSUN lecturer in sex scandal video
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 02:33:49 +0200
Femi Makinde, Osogbo  A lecturer at the Department of Languages and Linguistics of the Osun State University, Ikire Campus, Dr. Wale Ojoniyi, is currently in trouble following the release of a video tape of his alleged sex escapade with a 400 level English...
© The Punch
Primary school pupil in sex talk video shock
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 06:38:12 +0200
Disturbing footage depicting a young pupil talking about sex while being filmed by a woman believed to be a teacher has emerged on social media.
© Cape Times
Yemi Osinbajo: Suddenly, it’s calm
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:06:41 +0100
Fola Ojo From all corners have sprouted fiery fireworks. Verbal shots have always rung out. Acerbic utterances flowed freely. Hate has been unmasked. And the radar showed no discernible brotherly love in Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling...
© The Punch
Kalk Bay mosque smeared with blood
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 05:55:00 +0100
Vandals broke into a Kalk Bay mosque via a side door before flinging blood on the pulpit and tearing down framed scriptures from the wall.
© Cape Times
A look at Agatha Ann Cunningham's disappearance in 1977
Sat, 05 Nov 2016 16:22:09 +0100
The Brooklyn Public Library is home to some rather daunting details in history.
© NY Daily News
‘Businessman said kidnappers want R335m ransom’
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 06:09:24 +0100
Businessman Naushad Khan who was allegedly kidnapped has contacted his family to tell them his abductors want a whopping £20 million, sources say.
© Cape Times
Crisis team warned Dreamworld
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:00:00 +0200
Dreamworld’s specialist crisis manager, Newgate Communications, threatened to dump its ­embattled client this week.
© The Australian
Why Cory loves WikiLeaks
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:33:00 +0200
Cory Bernardi has applauded WikiLeaks for exposing a “dishonest’’ Leftist agenda intent on undermining our national interest.
© The Australian
[VIDEO]Women filmed stealing bag in Spur
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 08:07:00 +0200
A CCTV video of three women stealing a customer’s handbag in a Cape Town restaurant is being shared on social media.
© Cape Times
2 of a Farmer’s 3 Children Overdosed. What of the Third — and the Land?
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 20:21:48 +0100
Opioid addiction is ravaging America’s farmland, tearing at communities and posing a new threat to families that have worked the same soil for generations.
© The New York Times
Chilling image from Cape Town mall robbery
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 11:46:00 +0100
Two Cape Town malls were reportedly robbed this morning, with a chilling image emerging from one of the heists.
© Cape Times
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