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Warsaw 65th in most livable cities ranking
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:30:00 +0200
The Polish capital has been ranked 65th in the Economist Intelligence Unit's annual ranking of the world's most livable cities for the second time in a row.
© The News
BREAKING: Gordhan loses declaratory case against Oakbay, Guptas
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:50:00 +0200
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's application seeking declaratory relief from having to intervene with the banks has been dismissed by the court.
© Cape Times
Residents angered by sewage build-up
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:48:00 +0200
The public protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, also requested the City to come up with a plan to clean the canals in Masiphumelele.
© Cape Times
Bulls aims to sure up leaky defence
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:47:00 +0200
Blue Bulls coach Nollis Marais says his side have been working hard to put in an improved defensive performance against the Cheetahs on Saturday.
© Cape Times
Summit needed to prevent unemployment crisis
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:40:00 +0200
The growing unemployment rate is a ticking time bomb and a summit by government is urgently required to prevent the consequences.
© Cape Times
Legia fans respond to fine with another provocative banner
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:34:53 +0200
Legia Warsaw fans have responded to a EUR 35,000 (PLN 150,000) fine, issued after a recent match in which an anti-Nazi banner was displayed, with another provocative banner.
© The News
#WaterCrisis: Emergency water plan unveiled
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:32:00 +0200
The water plan is an emergency response, hoping to add 500 million litres per day to local water resources, which will cost upwards of R3.3 billion.
© Cape Times
Osinbajo attends inauguration of Rwandan president
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:31:31 +0200
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, is on Friday joining other world leaders to witness the inauguration of President Paul Kagame of Rwanda in the country’s capital, Kigali. The Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President...
© The Punch
Training young black industrialists applauded
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:30:00 +0200
Through the DTI and IDC programme, artisans are trained at West Coast college in an endeavour to enhance the manufacturing industry.
© Cape Times
There's a doctor in Bakgaga's house
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:21:00 +0200
For Doctor Khumalo, age 50 was the perfect age for him to leave Kaizer Chiefs’ nest and start a new life at another club.
© Cape Times
Gordhan: Corruption needs to be dealt with
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:14:00 +0200
In a recent interview with the BBC Pravin Gordhan said that now is the time for people in SA to reflect on the corruption levels.
© Cape Times
Everton shrug off crowd trouble in Europa League win
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:04:00 +0200
Everton took a comfortable lead in a Europa League qualifying play-off clash against Hajduk Split in a game stopped temporarily due to crowd trouble.
© Cape Times
Chinese fans tell ‘Homesick Boy’ Tevez to stay away
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:53:24 +0200
Chinese football fans and media are urging underperforming Carlos Tevez not to return from a trip to Argentina, nicknaming him “Very Homesick Boy” as speculation swirls that he wants out of China. The 33-year-old Argentine former international...
© The Punch
'Take a boy child to work' plan in works
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:51:00 +0200
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa wants an initiative called “Take a boy child to work” to be established as a campaign against the neglect of young men in society.
© Cape Times
Iran reform leader Karroubi ends hunger strike
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:50:28 +0200
Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi, under house arrest for six years, ended his hunger strike late Thursday after the government agreed to remove intelligence agents from his home. However, his demand to face trial — he has never been charged...
© The Punch
Brazil’s da Silva launches unlikely bid to retake presidency
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:50:19 +0200
Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has never taken the easy path but Thursday the onetime shoeshine boy turned political giant embarked on ...
© Japan Times
Truworths remains strong, is optimistic for future
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:50:00 +0200
Truworths International says that the encouraging signs of prospective world economic growth in the next 18 months boded well for its operations.
© Cape Times
Confederate monuments to stay at Gettysburg battlefield
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:49:45 +0200
Officials with the National Park Service said the Confederate monuments at Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania will not be removed from the battlefield.Katie Lawhon, ...
© Japan Times
Tinkler to end Sundowns' Tshwane derby dominance
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:47:00 +0200
SuperSport United coach Eric Tinkler says his men are out to end the dominance of their crosstown rivals Mamelodi Sundowns in the Tshwane derby.
© Cape Times
The real revolution in North Korea is rise of consumer culture
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:41:56 +0200
Like all North Korean adults, Song Un Pyol wears the faces of leader Kim Jong Un’s father and grandfather pinned neatly to her left lapel, ...
© Japan Times
Morrocan 'madman' arrested for #Barcelona terror attack
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:38:00 +0200
Driss Oukabir has been accused of renting a van and ploughing into one of Barcelona's busiest streets, killing at least 13 people.
© Cape Times
Moroccan 'madman' arrested for #Barcelona terror attack
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:38:00 +0200
Driss Oukabir has been accused of renting a van and ploughing into one of Barcelona's busiest streets, killing at least 13 people.
© Cape Times
Alleged drug kingpin cleared of 239 charges
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:36:00 +0200
Fadwaan "Vet" Murphy, who faced 239 charges and had all his assets frozen by the State, says he is a free man after the matter was withdrawn and all his property returned.
© Cape Times
Most important news of yesterday:
Snap executives sell $9 million worth of stock at first opportunity
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 03:25:00 +0200
Three of Snap Inc.’s top executives sold their first batch of company shares, picking up an estimated $9.3 million, according to federal disclosures.Employees at the Snapchat maker became free Monday to sell shares awarded through options or other compensation...
© LA Times
No audit report on N4.2tn TSA two years after –AGF
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 02:33:04 +0200
John Ameh, Abuja Members of the House of Representatives were in shock on Wednesday when the Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr. Anthony Ayine, disclosed that over two years after the Treasury Single Account policy came into operation, it had not been...
© The Punch
Flood kills three in FCT
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:25:10 +0200
The FCT Emergency Management Agency, has confirmed the death of three people as a result of the flash flood in Lokogoma Area of the FCT, on Thursday. The Director-General, FEMA, Alhaji Idriss Abass told journalists that a man and two of his children;...
© The Punch
Henna tattoo leaves girl, 7, scarred for life
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:15:00 +0200
A girl of seven has been left with chemical burns and scarring after a severe reaction to a henna tattoo she was given on holiday.
© Cape Times
African swine flu-infected pigs not processed into pork: agriculture minister
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:30:00 +0200
Poland's Agriculture Minister Krzysztof Jurgiel has denied claims by one website that African swine fever-infected pigs were being processed into pork products in Poland.
© The News
Princess Mako and boyfriend Kei Komuro to publicly announce their engagement on Sept. 3
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 02:53:25 +0200
Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, and her longtime boyfriend, Kei Komuro, will meet the press together on Sept. 3 for the announcement ...
© Japan Times
Warsaw 65th in most livable cities ranking
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:30:00 +0200
The Polish capital has been ranked 65th in the Economist Intelligence Unit's annual ranking of the world's most livable cities for the second time in a row.
© The News
BREAKING: Gordhan loses declaratory case against Oakbay, Guptas
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:50:00 +0200
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's application seeking declaratory relief from having to intervene with the banks has been dismissed by the court.
© Cape Times
Residents angered by sewage build-up
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:48:00 +0200
The public protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, also requested the City to come up with a plan to clean the canals in Masiphumelele.
© Cape Times
Bulls aims to sure up leaky defence
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:47:00 +0200
Blue Bulls coach Nollis Marais says his side have been working hard to put in an improved defensive performance against the Cheetahs on Saturday.
© Cape Times
Summit needed to prevent unemployment crisis
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:40:00 +0200
The growing unemployment rate is a ticking time bomb and a summit by government is urgently required to prevent the consequences.
© Cape Times
Legia fans respond to fine with another provocative banner
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:34:53 +0200
Legia Warsaw fans have responded to a EUR 35,000 (PLN 150,000) fine, issued after a recent match in which an anti-Nazi banner was displayed, with another provocative banner.
© The News
#WaterCrisis: Emergency water plan unveiled
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:32:00 +0200
The water plan is an emergency response, hoping to add 500 million litres per day to local water resources, which will cost upwards of R3.3 billion.
© Cape Times
Osinbajo attends inauguration of Rwandan president
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:31:31 +0200
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, is on Friday joining other world leaders to witness the inauguration of President Paul Kagame of Rwanda in the country’s capital, Kigali. The Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President...
© The Punch
Training young black industrialists applauded
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:30:00 +0200
Through the DTI and IDC programme, artisans are trained at West Coast college in an endeavour to enhance the manufacturing industry.
© Cape Times
There's a doctor in Bakgaga's house
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:21:00 +0200
For Doctor Khumalo, age 50 was the perfect age for him to leave Kaizer Chiefs’ nest and start a new life at another club.
© Cape Times
Gordhan: Corruption needs to be dealt with
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:14:00 +0200
In a recent interview with the BBC Pravin Gordhan said that now is the time for people in SA to reflect on the corruption levels.
© Cape Times
Everton shrug off crowd trouble in Europa League win
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:04:00 +0200
Everton took a comfortable lead in a Europa League qualifying play-off clash against Hajduk Split in a game stopped temporarily due to crowd trouble.
© Cape Times
Chinese fans tell ‘Homesick Boy’ Tevez to stay away
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:53:24 +0200
Chinese football fans and media are urging underperforming Carlos Tevez not to return from a trip to Argentina, nicknaming him “Very Homesick Boy” as speculation swirls that he wants out of China. The 33-year-old Argentine former international...
© The Punch
'Take a boy child to work' plan in works
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:51:00 +0200
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa wants an initiative called “Take a boy child to work” to be established as a campaign against the neglect of young men in society.
© Cape Times
Iran reform leader Karroubi ends hunger strike
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:50:28 +0200
Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi, under house arrest for six years, ended his hunger strike late Thursday after the government agreed to remove intelligence agents from his home. However, his demand to face trial — he has never been charged...
© The Punch
Brazil’s da Silva launches unlikely bid to retake presidency
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:50:19 +0200
Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has never taken the easy path but Thursday the onetime shoeshine boy turned political giant embarked on ...
© Japan Times
Truworths remains strong, is optimistic for future
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:50:00 +0200
Truworths International says that the encouraging signs of prospective world economic growth in the next 18 months boded well for its operations.
© Cape Times
Confederate monuments to stay at Gettysburg battlefield
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:49:45 +0200
Officials with the National Park Service said the Confederate monuments at Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania will not be removed from the battlefield.Katie Lawhon, ...
© Japan Times
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