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KZN mosque attack: 'They have committed heinous crimes' - chairperson South Africans should oppose bail for 19 people accused of the fatal attack at a KwaZulu-Natal Shia mosque and the placement of several ex...

News 24 Oct 15, 2018

Kevin Anderson closing in on World Finals in London

Despite losing in the quarterfinals of the ATP 1000 event in Shanghai‚ South Africa’s Kevin Anderson is still on track to qualify for the World Tour finals in London next month.

Times Live Oct 15, 2018

South Africa president denies ignoring fraud at failed bank

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday denied accusations that he ignored widespread looting and financial misconduct at a major retail bank that collapsed weeks after he came into office.

Punch Oct 15, 2018

AA welcomes government’s efforts on rising fuel prices

CAPE TOWN – The Automobile Association (AA) on Monday predicted further substantial fuel hikes at the end of October, just a month after South Africa experienced catastrophic hikes pushing fuel prices to an al...

IOL Oct 15, 2018

Cape Town Blitz in #MSLT20: Love the logo, love the name, says Ashwell Prince

Although coaches and players haven’t yet been chosen, Prince is expected to take charge of the Blitz team that will be based at Newlands for South Africa’s premier T20 tournament.

IOL Oct 15, 2018

Gambia launches probe into ex-dictator’s abuse

Inspired by South Africa’s investigation into the apartheid era, the commission will hold witness hearings into Jammeh’s 22-year era of oppression, opening the way to prosecuting those responsible and offering...

The Independent Oct 15, 2018

South Africa president denies ignoring fraud at failed bank

VBS Mutual gained notoriety in 2016 when it lent scandal-tainted former president Jacob Zuma $540,000 (466,000 euros) to repay taxpayers for upgrades he made to his private home.

The Guardian Oct 15, 2018

Fewer spots in Mzansi League won't hamper development - Cricket SA

JOHANNESBURG - Cricket South Africa does not believe the limited playing spots available in its new T20 competition will hamper the development initiatives which have created a number of opportunities and grow...

IOL Oct 15, 2018

Mabuza wants stakeholders committed to peace in South Sudan

Johannesburg - South African Deputy President David Mabuza has on Monday called on all stakeholders to be committed in their efforts of implementing the peace agreement for the benefit of the people of South S...

IOL Oct 15, 2018

South Africa's Ramaphosa rejects report that he failed to stop looting at VBS bank

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday rejected a newspaper report that he failed to stop 1.9 billion rand ($132 million) being illegally siphoned from VBS Mutual Bank.

Reuters Oct 15, 2018