20 March 2018 9:03 AM SA consumer inflation eases to 4%
Cape Town – South Africa’s headline consumer price inflation (CPI) eased to 4.0% in February, down from 4.4% in January 2018, according to official figures. On average, prices increased by 0.8% between January 2018 and February 2018, Statistics SA announced on Tuesday. The SA Reserve Bank meanwhile also announced that the current account deficit has widened 11
19 March 2018 5:24 PM WATCH: Tech companies dominate SA's favourite TV ads lists
Johannesburg - Commercials by tech companies dominated South Africans’ most favourite TV advert lists, according to global research agency Kantar Millward Brown. During the last quarter of 2017, Samsung’s Knox Seagull commercial advertising the company’s software security, by the bird stealing a phone, was rated by the agency as the country’s favourite 20
19 March 2018 2:23 PM SA wheelchair tennis giant Dlamini dies
Johannesburg - South African wheelchair tennis quad player and coach, Bongani Dlamini, from Umlazi in KwaZulu-Natal has died aged 36 after a short illness. Dlamini, who was diagnosed with meningitis and tuberculosis three weeks ago, lost his battle at Prince Msiyeni Hospital on Saturday, family member Mduduzi Dlamini confirmed. The 36-year-old is the second 19
19 March 2018 11:01 AM England to field weakened side for Bok Tests?
Cape Town - England coach Eddie Jones has hinted he will not pick his strongest squad for their three-Test tour against the Springboks in June. Jones was speaking after England’s 24-15 Six Nations loss to Ireland at Twickenham over the weekend. England, the Six Nations champions in both 2016 and 2017, could have regained second spot with a victory, but instead 18
19 March 2018 7:57 AM Rassie only in charge for 2 years?
Cape Town - Rassie Erasmus may only fulfil the role of Springbok coach for two seasons, a report indicates. But according to Netwerk24, the chances are "good" that Erasmus will only coach the Springboks until after the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, after which he will focus on his director of rugby role. Erasmus is expected to play a major role in deciding 17
16 March 2018 5:56 PM Jury finds Iraqi teen guilty of planting London subway bomb
London – A jury has convicted an Iraqi teenager of attempted murder for planting a bomb on a London subway train. Ahmed Hassan, who is 18, showed no emotion as he was found guilty Friday at London's Central Criminal Court. The home-made bomb partially exploded at Parsons Green station on September 15, 2017, injuring 30 people. Prosecutors said there 23
16 March 2018 5:40 PM Mother blames Home Affairs for son's 'stagnant life'
Pretoria – A Pretoria mother is blaming the Department of Home Affairs for her son sitting at home after he "successfully" completed his matric last year. Caroline Smith, 55, from Eersterust in Pretoria claims that she has been waiting for her son Akeano Smith's unabridged certificate since she first applied for it in April 2017. Smith told News24 that she applied 23
16 March 2018 5:01 PM #News24 ICYMI: NPA to prosecute Zuma; Rainbow polony cleared of listeria – RCL Foods; and 20-year-old smashes Wayde's 200m SA record
Cape Town – The National Prosecuting Authority boss Shaun Abrahams has no choice but to charge Jacob Zuma, writes Adriaan Basson, the "world's most comfortable shoe" is now made from South African trees and an emirates hostess who "fell off" a plane bound for Dubai dies. The NPA will prosecute former president Jacob Zuma on 16 charges of corruption 27
16 March 2018 11:09 AM Tipsters: ‘Pool to sting Hornets
Cape Town – Liverpool will take full advantage of being the only “top four” club in action on a skinny English Premiership roster (there are FA Cup distractions) this weekend. So say the entire Sport24 forecasting panel, convinced the Reds will sink Watford at Anfield – even if it nothing like the 6-1 thrashing they dished out to the Londoners last season 20
16 March 2018 6:19 AM Australian minister Dutton is 'an out-and-out racist'
Cape Town - A political storm has erupted in Australia over comments by home affairs minister Peter Dutton that the country would welcome white South African farmers. Dutton recently said white farmers are facing "horrific circumstances" of land seizures and violence in South Africa and wanted his department to investigate bringing them to Australia 18