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Thai junta blocks rights meeting in Bangkok
Rights activists say Thailand's ruling junta has worked systematically to snuff out all challenges to its authority.
(Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:40:00 +0200)

Zuma to open Karate World Cup in Durban
The fourth international Karate World Cup will be held in South Africa, and the event is to be opened by President Jacob Zuma.
(Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:56:00 +0200)

Billionaire Wiese refunded after unauthorised rhino sale
Christo Wiese is just one of a number of potential buyers who've been refunded their deposits to buy rhino from SANParks.
(Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:34:00 +0200)

Seriti: Former defence minister profited from arms deal
Former Scopa chairperson Gavin Woods says Joe Modise, who died in 2001, benefited from the arms deal - although not in cash.
(Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:19:00 +0200)

NPA: Reports about raid on Mrwebi's office are inaccurate
The National Prosecuting Authority says claims that its chief executive raided and took documents from Lawrence Mrwebi's office are "distorted".
(Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:45:00 +0200)

JD Group shares jump on imminent lending unit sale
The struggling retailer's shares rose on news that it had found a buyer for its loan book, allowing it to focus on its retailing and product range.
(Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:35:00 +0200)

Ongoing unrest puts question mark on Lesotho PM's return
Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has failed to return home as reports of escalated tensions in the country's capital continue.
(Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:54:00 +0200)

Sizani fraud case postponed again, Equal Education 'concerned'
The fraud case of Nontuthuzela Sizani has been postponed a second time, after her defence team requested more time to review new documents.
(Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:33:00 +0200)

Pakistani PM makes Parliament appearance amid deepening crisis
Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif has called a joint session of Parliament, seeking to reaffirm that he is fully in control, after protests over the weekend.
(Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:43:00 +0200)

Bafana's Mashaba calls for 'cohesion' among coaches
National squad coach Shakes Mashaba, who relinquished his role as Amajita's mentor, has called for continuity as Safa finds a replacement for him.
(Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:53:00 +0200)

Manchester United sign Falcao, Blind in 'major coup'
Manchester United's signing of the prolific striker Radamel Falcao is a major coup for the ailing English giants, who need a boost after last season.
(Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:48:00 +0200)

Ukraine crisis forces Nato back to Cold War-era defence
The Ukraine crisis is the most serious threat to Euro-Atlantic security since the Cold War, according to Nato head Anders Fogh Rasmussen.
(Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:08:00 +0200)

A record for Le Clos - and a near win
South African Olympic swimmer Chad Le Clos has set a new South African mark at the Fina World Cup Series, improving on his previous best.
(Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:28:00 +0200)

EFF still seeks Nkandla answers as Mbete defers suspension case
As Baleka Mbete passed the EFF's suspension case on to a committee to handle, the party says it will continue to demand answers on the Nkandla matter.
(Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:08:00 +0200)

Real take Hernandez on loan from United
Javier Hernandez is surplus to requirements at United as the English Premier League club agreed to take striker Radamel Falcao on loan from AS Monaco.
(Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:58:00 +0200)

Manufacturing sector contracts for fifth month in a row
New data has shown that the manufacturing sector has contracted for the fifth month in a row, while new vehicle sales came under pressure yet again.
(Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:41:00 +0200)

8 things you probably didn't know about Lesotho
From a dinosaur to a ski resort, here are eight things you didn't know about Lesotho - Africa's unusual "kingdom in the sky".
(Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:32:00 +0200)

Despite battlefield losses, Hamas is 'simply not defeated'
Hamas suffered heavy military losses during its 50-day conflict with Israel, but it has still emerged with enhanced political standing, say analysts.
(Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:03:00 +0200)

China opposes sanctions against Russia
China says the EU's proposed additional sanctions on its key ally Russia will not solve the current problems in Ukraine.
(Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:39:00 +0200)

The PIC favours platinum shares over gold
Despite tough times of late for South Africa's platinum sector the Public Investment Corporation is betting on the precious metals' comeback.
(Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:46:00 +0200)

Ebola takes its toll on healthcare workers
A growing number of healthcare workers have been infected by the Ebola outbreak, which will affect healthcare services to more than 20 000 people.
(Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:31:00 +0200)

Mugabe's latest visit boosts China-Zimbabwe relations
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has returned from China with optimistic reports on plans to work together on energy, infrastructure and transport.
(Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:28:00 +0200)

New P2P lending platform gives SMEs a boost
The evolution of peer-to-peer lending platforms has given small businesses another way to access financing despite renewed lending scrutiny.
(Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:54:00 +0200)

SADC, SANDF and the Lesotho coup that wasn't
SA has called a SADC meeting to discuss the recent Lesotho "coup", while the SANDF has refuted claims that it was involved in foiling the attempt.
(Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:19:00 +0200)

Fears for Lesotho's future after 'coup'
The attempted assassination of a military commander has plunged Lesotho into turmoil after an apparent coup that forced the prime minister to flee.
(Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:12:17 +0200)