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06 January 2017 9:43 PM US intel report: Putin sought to help Trump in election

The campaign first aimed at damaging a potential Clinton presidency, and then turned to supporting Trump after a victory by the Republican businessman appeared possible, said the report from the Director of National Intelligence. "We assess Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an influence campaign in 2016 aimed at the US presidential election 39

06 January 2017 8:52 AM US spy chiefs confront Trump with Russia findings

WASHINGTON - US spy chiefs were set to confront an openly dismissive President-elect Donald Trump on Friday with their evidence that Russia mounted an unprecedented bid to disrupt the US elections by hacking his Democratic rivals. The meeting comes amid high tension between the leaders of the US intelligence community and their future boss, who has bridled 40

06 January 2017 6:24 AM Samsung's profit jumps 50%

Seoul - Samsung Electronics said Friday that its profits in the last quarter of 2016 surged 50 percent to the highest level in more than three years, despite the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. Analysts had expected Samsung's profits to surge thanks to its mainstay semiconductor business, but the result surpassed even the most optimistic forecasts. The semiconductor 36

06 January 2017 5:21 AM Facebook king eyes US political throne

Several reports raised the prospect yesterday that billionaire social media entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg is planning to enter politics after he announced his much-anticipated "personal challenge" for 2017. He said he would embark on an ambitious programme of trans-America travel, going to all 30 states he had not yet visited, to meet and talk to people 33

04 January 2017 2:39 PM ANCYL guns for complaining beach residents

Durban – The ANC Youth League in KwaDukuza has taken aim at the Blythedale Beach Residents and Ratepayers’ Association (BBRRA), accusing the group of targeting young black people after it last month complained about the “absolute mayhem” large crowds of visitors had brought with them over the Reconciliation Day long weekend. A spokesman for the ratepayers’ 81

03 January 2017 2:18 PM Stung by city politics, Kaapse Klopse minstrels take the road less travelled

Every year on January 2, the Kaapse Klopse minstrel festival takes over the streets of Cape Town to commemorate the day that slaves in the Cape were allowed by Dutch settlers to mark the new year. Also known as Tweede Nuwe Jaar, the internationally renowned celebration sees troupes of Cape Minstrels marching through the city centre in a joyous parade 26

03 January 2017 8:35 AM Ipid launches probe after Limpopo cops allegedly drag man to his death

Johannesburg - The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) is investigating allegations that two police officers killed a man by dragging him alongside a police van in Limpopo, spokesperson Moses Dlamini said. Dlamini told News24 that Ipid had received a preliminary report on the incident from the police, but he refused to divulge details 25

03 January 2017 6:28 AM Two more Gambian radio stations shut down

Two more private Gambian radio stations have been ordered off air for unspecified reasons, staff said Monday, after a first station was shut down at the weekend amid a political standoff in the west African nation. On Sunday popular station Teranga FM, whose manager had previously been charged for sharing a provocative photo of President Yahya Jammeh 36

02 January 2017 7:23 PM Six Stories That Will Shape Sub-Saharan Africa in 2017

Like much of the world, 2016 has been a struggle for sub-Saharan Africa. The region recorded its slowest overall growth in more than two decades, as low commodity prices and political uncertainty elsewhere put the brakes on economic progress. Civil conflicts have continued raging in countries including South Sudan and the Central African Republic, while 98

02 January 2017 9:49 AM Playboy vice president of Equatorial Guinea goes on trial in Paris for embezzling $116m

The son of the country's despot is known for his jet-setting lifestyle and fondness for expensive cars. Equatorial Guinea's vice president goes on trial in France over allegations of using his country's funds to fuel his extravagant lifestyle and penchant for all things expensive. Teodorin Obiang has been accused of embezzling $116m (£94m, €110m) and using 30