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15 October 2018 4:00 PM Gigaba's lawyers request Redi Thlabi to retract allegations

As promised, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba’s lawyers have set their sights on media personality and author Redi Thlabi. Thlabi took to social media on Monday to confirm that Gigaba's lawyers had sent her a letter, asking to retract her public allegations regarding the new visa regulations for children. "So last week an ex-colleague got a call from honourable 79

12 October 2018 11:47 AM Hlumelo Biko assault trial to go ahead after mediation cancelled

The trial of Hlumelo Biko for alleged assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm to his wife will go ahead following the cancellation of the mediation that the couple was expected to take part in, his lawyer said on Friday. "The complainant changed her mind and it was postponed for trial," said advocate Roy Barendse. The trial is expected to start 72

10 October 2018 6:23 PM Melania Trump: Women accusing men should 'show the evidence'

US First lady Melania Trump says women who make accusations of sexual abuse "need to be heard" and supported, but so do men. She says when there are accusations there needs to be "really hard evidence" and accusers should "show the evidence". Mrs Trump was interviewed on her Kenya trip by ABC, which aired portions on Wednesday on "Good Morning America" 88

09 October 2018 11:02 AM Jonas said to decline Finance Minister post

Mcebisi Jonas declined an offer from President Cyril Ramaphosa to become finance minister in place of embattled Nhlanhla Nene, according to three people familiar with the matter. Jonas, a former deputy finance minister, was offered the post on Monday, according to the sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they aren’t authorised to comment 79

08 October 2018 1:02 PM Pakistani ex-PM Sharif in court again, faces treason charges

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is in court again – this time on treason charges for comments he made earlier this year, claiming militants had crossed from Pakistan into India to carry out the deadly 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. The remarks from May, when Sharif was no longer premier, had irked Pakistan's military and the government. They rejected 122

04 October 2018 4:31 PM Nigeria judge faces sack over 'bereavement' bribe

A senior Nigerian judge falsely claimed he had suffered a bereavement to get cash from litigants and lawyers appearing in his court, the country's main judicial body said on Thursday. James Agbadu-Fishim "received various sums of money from litigants and lawyers that had cases before him and some influential Nigerians under the false pretence that he was bereaved 82

04 October 2018 12:17 PM Ronaldo left out of Portugal squad

Lisbon - Cristiano Ronaldo has been left out of the Portugal squad for their upcoming matches as he fights rape allegations in the United States. Ronaldo has been accused of rape by Kathryn Mayorga, who says the player assaulted her in Las Vegas in 2009. He has denied the accusation. Ronaldo was left out of the squad for Portugal's second game in the UEFA Nations 58

03 October 2018 9:14 AM Finance Minister met Guptas, refused Russia nuke deal

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said he met repeatedly with members of the Gupta family, who have been implicated in a corruption scandal related to former President Jacob Zuma and separately, was twice pressured to sign a multi-billion Russian nuclear-power deal by former Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson. Nene made his comments in a statement accompanying 92

03 October 2018 3:56 AM UN bars Nigerian peacekeeper for sexually exploiting woman

A Nigerian policeman who served as a UN peacekeeper in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been sent home and barred from peacekeeping after an investigation found he had sexually exploited a woman, a UN spokesman said on Tuesday. The allegations against the Nigerian national date back to February and March 2017, but the woman later withdrew her complaint 74

02 October 2018 3:26 AM WATCH: Here are the top World news stories for today, October 2

Indonesia scrambled on Monday to get help into quake-hit Sulawesi island as survivors streamed away from their ruined homes and accounts of devastation filtered out of remote areas, including the death of 34 children at a Christian camp. US President Donald Trump said on Monday he wants the FBI to conduct a "comprehensive" and quick investigation into sexual 99