One suspect granted bail in Senekal murder case

Johannesburg – One of the accused in the Brendin Horner murder case has been granted bail in the Senekal Magistrate Court. Sekola Matlaletsa has been granted R5,000 bail, while Sekwetje Mahlamba has been denied bail. The two men are accused of murdering the 21-year-old Senekal farm manager. The matter has been postponed until 1 December […]

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Trevor Noah shows his support to End SARS protests

Trevor Noah has joined other A-list celebrities to voice his support fort he Nigerian End SARS protests. “The Daily Show” host has been talking about the on-going protests happening on the late-night talk show regarding the civil unrest in Nigeria. Taking to social media on Wednesday, Noah shared how what the Nigerian people are going […]

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Komphela’s arrival has strengthened Sundowns, says Chiefs coach Hunt

Johannesburg – Kaizer Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt says, if anything, the arrival of Steve Komphela for a coaching trio at Mamelodi Sundowns with Manqoba Mngqithi and Rhulani Mokwena has strengthened the Beazilians. In respect to the opposition club who Chiefs opened their 2020-21 DSTV Premiership season against Sundowns at FNB Stadium on Saturday, Hunt did […]

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At least 10 dead in Guinea post-election violence

At least 10 people have died in post-election violence in Guinea, according to the country’s security minister. President Alpha Conde is currently leading according to results from the 14 constituencies announced by the electoral commission so far. There are 20 constituencies in total. The president’s challenger Cellou Dalein Diallou claimed victory and said the election […]

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FBI says Iran and Russia have US voter information

US national security officials say Iran was responsible for sending threatening emails to Democratic voters. The emails appeared to come from a far-right pro-Trump group were meant to “incite unrest”, said National Intelligence Director John Ratcliffe. Ratcliffe also said US officials found Iran and Russia had obtained “some voter registration information”. The announcement comes 13 […]

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Online business registrations surge due to lockdown

Johannesburg – There has been a surge of new business registrations in South Africa since the hard lockdown measures were implemented in the county, to stem the spread of the Covid-19 virus. Entrepreneurs changed their strategies and business plans in order to survive. Lauren Deva, Head of Sales for Transactional Product House at FNB Business […]

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I need your support, Ramaphosa tells political parties in Parliament

Cape Town – President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday urged political leaders to rally behind the economic reconstruction and recovery plan, saying he welcomed robust debate but not grandstanding or the hurling of insults. Replying to the debate on the plan he unveiled last week, the president told the National Assembly that political parties could decide […]

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Agriculture Committee calls for FS, NC to be declared disaster areas

Parliament – Parliament’s Agriculture Committee has called on the national government to declare parts of the Free State and the Northern Cape disaster areas following devastating fires in the two provinces. The fires, that started on Sunday, have destroyed farms  in Hertzogville, Hoopstad, Bultfontein and Dealesville. Farmers have reported huge losses of property, livestock and […]

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Black Leopards name Belgian Patrick Aussems as their new head coach

Black Leopards have named Patrick Aussems as their head coach for the 2020-21 season. The Belgian, who has a strong record in Africa, joins on a three-year contract with Leopards, who survived relegation from the DSTV Premiership via the play-offs in the Covid-19 affected 2019-20 season. “As a player I was a champion of Belgium […]

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