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The funeral service for ANC stalwart and former cabinet minister, Zola Skweyia will be held at the Tshwane events Centre this morning. Skweyiya died at the age of 75 last week. He was Public Service and administration minister between 1994 and 1999, and was Social Development minister between 1999 and 2009. Skweyiya was South Africa’s... View Article

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  • ‘Mission complete’: North Korea halts ICBM tests & nuclear activity

    North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs have allowed the country to secure strategic stability and peace, so there is no need for additional missile and nuke tests anymore, Kim Jong-un has proclaimed. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/93qa Check out http://rt.com RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Telegram... View Article

  • The music legend who drives a taxi – BBC News

    This Washington taxi driver has a big secret – he is a musical star in his native Ethiopia and he still composes in the back of his car. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Share on: WhatsApp

  • Is Saudi Arabia spreading itself too thin? | Inside Story

    Saudi Arabia has embarked on an extensive economic and social transformation. Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has made it his mission to make the country less dependent on oil and diversify its economy. But that’s proving challenging because of several factors, including the war in neighbouring Yemen. Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners have been... View Article
 
 
 
 

Africa


  • China to aid Kenya in achieving it’s ‘Big Four’ agenda

    East Africa’s biggest economy is still fleshing out the details of how to fund, and implement its “Big 4” economic agenda. That plan focuses on, among other things, meeting the demand for over 2 million, low cost houses. Local banks have limited access to long-term funding, and the nation of over 40 million, has less... View Article

  • Chinese telecom giant ZTE condemns U.S. ban

    Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE has described as unacceptable a US order that bans the firm from buying and using American technology for seven years. Africa has also been reacting to the ban. For more on this, Beatrice Marshall was joined in studio by Deji Badmus. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook:... View Article

  • Tunisia focuses on infrastructure development to boost investment

    As part of the Tunisian government’s economic vision for 2020, the prime minister has ordered a set of measures to encourage regional development. The plan will see the construction of modern infrastructure to boost investment and create jobs. Adnen Chaouachi has more from Tunis. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/... View Article

  • Tanzania to host innovation event for agricultural solutions

    Preparations for an East Africa Agri-Innovation Event are in full swing in Dar es Salaam. Organizers plan to create new business models to bridge the gap between research and practice. More than 100 participants are set to attend, and will take part in a competition to come up with the best agricultural solution. CGTN’s Daniel... View Article
 
 
 
 

Business


  • ABSA denies role in Steinhoff saga

    The Dutch Investors’ Association, VEB is gunning for Absa, Barclays and Commerzbank – VEB says that it has notified the three banks of its intention to hold them liable for damages incurred by Steinhoff shareholders relating to the information the banks shared in a prospectus ahead of the company’s Frankfurt listing which the association sees... View Article

  • Clicks to open 40 new stores

    Health and beauty retailer, Clicks reported its interim results today posting a near 15% rise in earnings – this largely driven by a strong Christmas trade performance which saw health and beauty sales rising by 14.3%, group turnover increased by 10%, the interim dividend is up 14% and the company plans on opening 40 new... View Article

  • Stock Watch – 19 April 2018 (Part 1)

    Fielding your questions in studio with Stephen Gunnion is Drikus Combrink from Capicraft and joining us on the line all the way from Vosburg is independent technical analyst Frans de Klerk. Send through your questions via sms to 41392, email stockwatch@bdtv.co.za or tweet the show at @BusinessDayTV using the hashtag stockwatch. Share on: WhatsApp

  • Stock Watch – 19 April 2018 (Part 2)

    Fielding your questions in studio with Stephen Gunnion is Drikus Combrink from Capicraft and joining us on the line all the way from Vosburg is independent technical analyst Frans de Klerk. Send through your questions via sms to 41392, email stockwatch@bdtv.co.za or tweet the show at @BusinessDayTV using the hashtag stockwatch. Share on: WhatsApp
 
 
 
 

Opinion


  • Marcé Underwood performs “Crazy” by Gnarls Barkley

    Marce Underwood is a singer, songwriter from Cape town. Being a recent Honours in Education graduate, from the University of Cape Town, she holds down a job in the corporate space, being a talent booking agent as well as embracing single-motherhood this all alongside being a singer and performer in her hometown Cape Town. She... View Article

  • Into the Wild: Cape Town Adventure Film Festival

    The Cape Town Adventure Film Festival brings together a collection of both locally and internationally produced films that will provoke a true sense of what it means to have a deep passion for wild and off beat places. Join the Expresso community: Facebook | @expressoshow.sabc3 | https://www.facebook.com/expressoshow.sabc3 Twitter | @expressoshow | https://twitter.com/expressoshow Instagram | @expressoshow... View Article

  • Jonathan Roxmouth performs “Another Suitcase in Another Hall”

    Popular musical theatre performer Jonathan Roxmouth, most recently wowing audiences as Che in Pieter Toerien’s Evita, is returning to Cape Town to perform the songs of Broadway titans Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber! He joins Expresso to share some of this delight with the country! Join the Expresso community: Facebook | @expressoshow.sabc3... View Article

  • Monark performs “You Lie”

    Armed with a newly released album, Monark are once again set to climb SA music charts Having reigned over the local music scene since 2013, in June 2017, pop rock band Monark released their second studio album, a self-titled compilation that has already gained favourable traction across national radio stations with its first two singles... View Article
 
 
 
 

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Politics


  • Minister Nomvula Mokonyane on the outcome of meeting with Sentech, NCRF, MDDA & ICASA

    The Minister of Communications, Ms. Nomvula Mokonyane today, Friday, 20 April 2018, met with Sentech, the National Community Radio Forum (NCRF), the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) and the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA). The meeting was scheduled to resolve the impasse between Sentech and numerous community radio stations whose transmission signal... View Article
 
 
 
 

World Headlines

  • Julius Malema has nothing to fear – Mpofu

    Afriforum says it wants EFF leader, Julius Malema, to answer for claims on corruption in Limpopo. The minority rights group’s advocate, Gerrie Nel, said Malema could be privately prosecuted for fraud and corruption unless the National Prosecuting Authority heeded the organisation’s demand that the case be reinstated. Malema initially faced charges in relation to a... View Article
  • China: U.S. disguising protectionism with banner of national security

    China is accusing the US of practicing trade protectionism under the banner of national security. The statement by the Chinese foreign ministry comes as the US Treasury considers ways to restrict sensitive Chinese investments in the US. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica Share on: WhatsApp
  • BLSA took long to accept Lamberti’s resignation – Bonang Mohale

    Business Leadership South Africa says it has taken long to decide on accepting Mark Lamberti’s resignation from the organisation as it was waiting for a scheduled board meeting. BLSA CEO Bonang Mohale says they called an emergency board meeting last week to deal with the matter after Lamberti resigned from the Eskom board. He has... View Article
  • The nationwide bus strike continues

    There’s still no end in sight to the nightmare facing bus commuters. The nationwide strike continues after unions and employer bodies have been unable to reach an agreement. Workers are demanding a 9-point-5-percent wage increase while employers are offering 7-percent. eNCA’s Slindelo Masikane and Satawu’s national co-ordinator Solomon Mahlangu unpack this. Courtesy DStv 403. Share... View Article