Will Brexit hurt the Premier League?

The Premier League is taking Europe by storm this season but the dark clouds of Brexit threaten the English top-flight’s long-held position as the richest league in world football. No deal has yet been agreed on the terms under which the United Kingdom will leave the European Union, leading to uncertainty among British businesses. READ […]

Zondo commission: Bosasa’s back

The Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture is set to hear more evidence relating to Bosasa, as the firm’s former auditor, Peet Venter, is set to give evidence on Tuesday. Venter’s name was first raised at the commission — chaired by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo — in relation to former Bosasa chief operating […]

DA granted permission to use its own ...

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has been granted permission to apply its own seal to ballot boxes during the upcoming general election, which the party says will help protect the integrity of the results. The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) says the Electoral Act allows political parties to attach their own seals to ballot boxes […]

Nersa increase places 90 000 mining j...

Although the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) granted Eskom lower tariff increases than what it requested, over 90 000 jobs in the mining sector remain at risk, the Minerals Council of South Africa said on Monday. Earlier this month, Nersa announced that Eskom would receive 9.4% in 2019/2020, 8.1% in 2020/2021 and 5.2% […]

Mali sacks senior army officers, diss...

Mali’s government on Sunday announced the sacking of senior military officers and the dissolution of a militia, a day after the massacre of more than 130 Muslims, including women and children. Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga said new military chiefs would be named, and that the Dan Nan Ambassagou association, composed of Dogon hunters, had […]

Pedersen lifts Juventus women in fron...

Danish international Sofie Pedersen sealed a home win for Juventus women who marked the team’s first game at the Allianz Stadium in Turin by playing in front of a record crowd for a top-flight women’s game in Italy, three months before the start of the World Cup in France. Juventus have sold out their first […]

South African team wins international...

South African game developer Bahiyya Khan and her team took home the ‘Best Student Game’ award at the Independent Games Festival, an awards ceremony which forms part of the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Khan and her team — Claire Meekel, Abi Meekel, and Tim Flusk — won the award for their work on ‘after HOURS’, […]

Newcastle mayor arrested in connectio...

Dr Ntuthuko Mahlaba, the mayor of Newcastle, has been arrested by the task team probing political killings in KwaZulu-Natal. The arrest is in connection with the murder of two ANC activists from the party’s eMalahleni Region. READ MORE: Three mayors investigated for murders Mahlaba is the second ANC mayor in the province to be arrested […]

Beira, one week after the  apocalypse

A woman stands barefoot with her head in her hands, crying, in front of a battalion of a special unit of the Mozambique Republic Police. She walks towards where they are blocking the passage of people. She claws at them. She wants to return to the warehouse they are guarding. The police do not let […]

Ebola outbreak spreads to new city in...

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s health ministry on Wednesday confirmed a case of the deadly Ebola virus in Bunia, the second-largest city in the country’s east with a population of nearly one million people. The patient is a six-month-old baby. The health ministry said the parents “appear to be in good health.” The ministry has […]



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