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Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, says her suggestion to broaden the scope of the state capture probe, is to prevent any further delays in the matter. Mkhwebane faced strong criticism after she suggested that the terms of reference for the state capture inquiry should be expanded beyond the remedial action in the State of Capture report.... View Article
 
 

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  • Two tourists killed in Siberian avalanche

    An avalanche in south-western Siberia has killed two tourists. The victims were part of a snowmobiling party. 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 https://t.me/rtintl Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT Listen... View Article

  • Terrorists in Iraq & Syria know how to make chemical weapons, threat may spread – Lavrov

    Russia’s foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, says that Syrian militants now have the means to produce their own chemical weapons. Lavrov made the statement during the latest UN Security Council meeting. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8x8k 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 https://t.me/rtintl Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international... View Article

  • Popemobile grinds to a halt as Pontiff aids fallen police woman

    Pope Francis brought his motorcade while in Chile on Thursday to a halt to check on a police officer who fell off her rearing horse along the route. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8x8u 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 https://t.me/rtintl Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us... View Article

  • WARNING! Russian trolls in your phone: Twitter to inform users if their accounts are affected

    Following in Facebook’s footsteps, Twitter has announced it will let users know if they had interacted with content generated by “Russian trolls” during the 2016 US presidential election. 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 https://t.me/rtintl Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com... View Article
 
 
 
 

Africa


  • A New-look Africa Growth and Opportunity Act passed in U.S.

    Now to the U.S. where the House of Representatives has passed a new Africa Growth and Opportunity Act. The legislation is meant to make the trade deal more effective. Under it, the president will establish a website with information regarding AGOA. It will also encourage embassies in selected countries promote export opportunities to the United... View Article

  • Grand Renaissance Dam dominates leaders’ meeting

    The presidents of Egypt and Ethiopia have briefed media in Cairo after their negotiations on Thursday. The discussions focused mainly on the Grand Renaissance Dam, as Yasser Hakim reports 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:

  • Zimbabwe Elections

    Zimbabwe could go to the polls in as soon as four or five months’ times. That’s according to local media.[TAKE VO] A daily newspaper has quoted President Emmerson Mnangagwa. He took over after long-serving leader Robert Mugabe was forced to resign in November. The international community will be watching the vote closely. It’s seen as... View Article

  • South Africa Central bank holds rates steady, inflation risks persists

    As widely expected, the South African Reserve Bank has held its rates steady. The repo rate will remain unchanged at 6.75 percent, while commercial banks’ prime lending rate will stay at 10.25 percent. Oil prices are inching up, and new sugar taxes will take effect in April. But more importantly, South Africa’s sovereign rating status... View Article
 
 
 
 

Business


  • OUTA slams Cape Town’s drought levy

    City of Cape Town is looking at charging its residents a drought levy which would be based on property value instead of water consumption. Julius Kleynhans, Portfolio Manager for Water at OUTA joins us for more insight around the issue. Share on: WhatsApp

  • SA retails sales sees biggest jump since 2012

    SA retail has cashed in on the largest monthly increase in retail sales since the middle of 2012. Alisha Seckam caught up with Daniel Isaacs, analyst at 36one for more analysis of the data point and the sustainability of this trend. Share on: WhatsApp
 
 
 
 

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  • Parenting: The Importance of Building a Relationship with Your Child’s Educators with Parent Coach

    We talk to Certified Parent Coach – Laura Markovitz – about the Importance of parents building a relationship with their child’s educators Join the Expresso community: Facebook | @expressoshow.sabc3 | https://www.facebook.com/expressoshow.sabc3 Twitter | @expressoshow | https://twitter.com/expressoshow Instagram | @expressoshow | https://www.instagram.com/expressoshow Pinterest | @expressomorning | https://www.pinterest.com/expressomorning Snapchat | @expressoshow | https://www.snapchat.com Website | http://www.expressoshow.com Share... View Article

  • Youngest Swimmer to complete the Robben Island Crossing, Abriella Bredell

    This past weekend, Abriella Bredell became the youngest person to complete the 8-kilometre Robben Island Crossing from Robben Island to Big Bay, Cape Town. This morning Abriella joins us on the line from Jeffreys Bay to chat about her history-making swim. Join the Expresso community: Facebook | @expressoshow.sabc3 | https://www.facebook.com/expressoshow.sabc3 Twitter | @expressoshow | https://twitter.com/expressoshow... View Article

  • Young Achiever: Robotic Aid for Visually Impaired

    High Schooler Creates Prototype Robotic Walking Aid for Visually Impaired – Young Scientist Join the Expresso community: Facebook | @expressoshow.sabc3 | https://www.facebook.com/expressoshow.sabc3 Twitter | @expressoshow | https://twitter.com/expressoshow Instagram | @expressoshow | https://www.instagram.com/expressoshow Pinterest | @expressomorning | https://www.pinterest.com/expressomorning Snapchat | @expressoshow | https://www.snapchat.com Website | http://www.expressoshow.com Share on: WhatsApp

  • The NAACP Image Awards 2018 – Celebrating Diversity in the Arts

    We celebrate the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards – an awards show honouring outstanding achievement by persons of colour. Simultaneously, we look to the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King JRs death and his lasting legacy, not just for the African community, but for the world at large. Join the Expresso community: Facebook | @expressoshow.sabc3... View Article
 
 
 
 

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World Headlines

  • SA, India clash on Pink-Day

    SA, India clash on Pink-Day

    The fourth One-Day International between South Africa and India on the 10th of next month will be another Pink-Day. The campaign is aimed at uniting South African cricket fans and a nation in raising awareness and funds for breast cancer. A capacity crowd is once again expected at this iconic annual cricket event. For more... View Article
  • Kenyans weigh in on Trump’s Africa-Haiti utterances

    Kenyans weigh in on Trump’s Africa-Haiti utterances

    Kenyans have faulted US President Donald Trump following reports that he described African countries in a derogatory manner last week. They spoke even as the Kenyan government remained tight-lipped over the remarks that have outraged several African capitals including the African Union. For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news Share on:
  • Lesotho Mps protest the reform process

    Lesotho Mps protest the reform process

    Member’s of Lesotho’s parliament are protesting that the reform process is flawed, and cannot be forced on them using the back door of the national assembly. Lesotho’s parliament yesterday reconvened, following a lengthy closure in 2017. The opposition staged a walkout, saying it wants national dialogue to be organised first. For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news... View Article
  • Josh Middleton performs “Monster”

    Josh Middleton performs “Monster”

    15-year-old, singer, songwriter, and proudly South African Josh Middleton has proven to be far ahead of his time. Josh has been singing since the age of 5, he had an excellent grounding with his then vocal coach Margret Else and went on to join Beverley du Bruyn where he has been from age 8. Today... View Article