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Systematic torture, killings, abductions, assaults — Zim rights commission speaks out
The brutal campaign, spearheaded by soldiers, is part of a vicious response by the state to last week’s protests that rocked the country
(Wed, 23 Jan 2019 19:50:00 +0200)

PIC failed to act on AYO Technology report, inquiry hears
The state asset manager sat on non-compliance report in the Ayo Technology transaction for five months before taking action
(Wed, 23 Jan 2019 14:59:00 +0200)

SABC 8 ‘dismayed’ by Bosasa donation claim
The group denies any knowledge of a 2016 donation from Bosasa during their suspension from the state broadcaster
(Wed, 23 Jan 2019 14:49:00 +0200)

South African national dies in Mozambique prison, Dirco to investigate
Andre Hanekom was expected to appear before a Mozambican court next week on terror charges
(Wed, 23 Jan 2019 14:26:00 +0200)

Mokgoro inquiry on hold over Jiba’s fair trial rights
Thabani Masuku SC is concerned that evidence may impact on Nomgcobo Jiba’s right to a fair trial if she was to be prosecuted for perjury and fraud
(Wed, 23 Jan 2019 14:18:00 +0200)

Thailand to hold first election since coup on March 24
Thailand last held a successful election in 2011
(Wed, 23 Jan 2019 12:10:00 +0200)

Popcru: Outed Bosasa corruption but was never part of it
The trade union says there has never been any Popcru office-bearer by the name ‘Sbu’ who was implicated in Agrizzi’s testimony
(Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:59:00 +0200)

Corruption charges against Duduzane Zuma withdrawn — for now, says report
​The NPA will reportedly withdraw corruption charges against Duduzane Zuma in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court on Thursday
(Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:03:00 +0200)

Cardiff striker Sala 'concerned about plane' in final audio message
Police on the British island of Guernsey resumed the search on Wednesday for a missing plane carrying Premier League player Emiliano Sala
(Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:37:00 +0200)

Tensions rising in Venezuela ahead of rival protests
In calling on government supporters to take part in a counter-rally, Maduro's right-hand man Diosdado Cabello suggested the regime would hold fast
(Wed, 23 Jan 2019 09:35:00 +0200)

Serena knocked out of Australian Open as Pliskova reaches semis
Karolina Pliskova survived four match points in a roller coaster third set that Williams led 5-1 before collapsing to defeat in two hours 10 minutes
(Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:39:00 +0200)

Baroka deny Pirates top spot with frustrating draw
The tone of the match was set from the first whistle as Milutin Sredojević’s men pushed and the visitors looked to soak it up and run down the clock
(Wed, 23 Jan 2019 07:21:00 +0200)

Suspension of PIC executive did not follow normal procedure, Mpati inquiry hears
The suspension of Fidelis Madavo, an executive at the PIC, was announced prior to him taking the stand at the Mpati commission
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:03:00 +0200)

Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape claim — security sources
A woman has accused Brown, alongside with his bodyguard and a friend, of raping her in the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Paris
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:42:00 +0200)

PIC inquiry witness suspended by the board just before testimony
Fidelis Madavo has been suspended with immediate effect
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:45:00 +0200)

Wanton violence not the Zim way — Mnangagwa
The Zimbabwean president has received sharp criticism for the way security forces brought the fuel protests to a halt
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:08:00 +0200)

World's 26 richest own same as poorest half of humanity — Oxfam
A new report from the charity was published ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:03:00 +0200)

Mnangagwa returns to Zimbabwe after protest crackdown
Police and soldiers launched a large-scale operation against suspected protesters last week, which was triggered by a rise in fuel prices
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:59:00 +0200)

PIC inquiry gets underway with nuts and bolts of investment decisions
The wholly state-owned asset manager controls about R2-trillion in funds, the majority of which is made up of government employee pension funds
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:59:00 +0200)

SA denies Zim loan request
Zimbabwe is already in arrears with the AfDB, the IMF and the Word Bank
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:20:00 +0200)

Court strikes Karegeya case from the roll in bombshell ruling
Patrick Karegeya, a Rwandan dissident, was assassinated in South Africa in 2013
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:09:00 +0200)

Banyana paid: Now it’s on to the football
Paid Banyana can dream again
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:53:00 +0200)

The athlete who refused to die
Mhlengi Gwala’s indomitable spirit has him reaching for new goals, just 10 months after the brutal chainsaw attack that almost cost him his legs
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:48:00 +0200)

Saudi $10bn SA investment to bring new refinery, petrochemical plant
Relations between South Africa and Saudi Arabia are set to strengthen as the kingdom follows through on its $10-billion investment pledge
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 10:58:00 +0200)

In limbo: ‘Isis children’ in prison
Iraq grapples with how to handle an unprecedented number of minors, many of whom were beaten into confession
(Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200)