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06 December 2018 6:21 AM WATCH: Huawei CFO arrested in Canada

Beijing - Chinese telecoms giant Huawei said on Thursday it was unaware of any wrongdoing by its chief financial officer, who was arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the United States. Canada's justice ministry said Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of company founder Ren Zhengfei, was arrested in the western city of Vancouver on December 1. The ministry 24

04 December 2018 5:04 AM De Lille back for GOOD? Splinter parties and where they are now

Patricia de Lille isn't the first politician who thought it was a GOOD idea to start a new party after an acrimonious departure. Five parties currently represented in Parliament started after its leader left or was kicked out of one - including one of the more established parties. Back in 1996, Bantu Holomisa, then Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism 36

26 November 2018 12:30 PM Cape derby to open 2019 Varsity Cup

Cape Town - The 2019 Varsity Cup season will start with a derby clash when UCT host newly-promoted UWC at the University of Cape Town on Monday, February 4. Defending champions Maties’ first game is against Wits at the Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch, while UJ will take on last year’s finalists NWU-Pukke at the UJ Stadium in Johannesburg. CUT, who narrowly 30

21 November 2018 2:27 PM Eskom making strides in disciplinary, criminal cases as it moves to wipe out corruption

Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe says the power utility has made considerable progress in clearing up disciplinary and criminal cases against implicated officials from within, concluding 822 of the 1 049 disciplinary cases that commenced since April. Speaking to Parliament’s portfolio committee on public enterprises on Wednesday, Hadebe said 97 of these 822 finalised 25

21 November 2018 6:35 AM US police apologise for removing black man from Washington shop

Police in Kirkland, Washington, have apologised for helping the owner of a frozen yogurt shop kick out a black man because employees said they felt uncomfortable. The Seattle Times reports that the owner called officers on November 7 about Byron Ragland, who was supervising a court-sanctioned outing between a mother and son. Ragland works as a court-appointed 29

19 November 2018 8:49 PM Missed appointment not enough to refuse refugee asylum

A man whose father fled Burundi during political turmoil and genocide there in 1994, has been given a fresh start at applying for asylum in South Africa after he was embroiled in a dispute with authorities for about a decade over a missed appointment. Although Western Cape High Court Judge Ashley Binns-Ward felt it was not up to him to decide whether 39

16 November 2018 9:30 AM Militia men convicted of bomb plot try to bar Somali videos

Attorneys for three Kansas militia members convicted of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in a western Kansas meatpacking town have asked the court to bar at sentencing any victim impact statements because no one was hurt. Prosecutors say the men are trying to "minimise their actions and de-personalise their crimes 20

13 November 2018 3:58 PM Anderson thrashes Nishikori at ATP Finals

Cape Town - Kevin Anderson handed Japan's Kei Nishikori a humiliating 6-0, 6-1 thrashing at the ATP Finals as the South African moved to the brink of a semi-final berth on Tuesday. Anderson won the first 11 games and needed only 64 minutes to demolish the woeful Nishikori in a remarkably one-sided group stage clash at London's O2 Arena. Having also won his opening 28

13 November 2018 10:28 AM Retired AB: I can't wait to play again

Cape Town - Former Proteas star AB de Villiers says he is enjoying his international retirement, but he can't wait to take to the field again. Considered one of the greatest shot-makers in the history of the game, De Villiers stunned the world when he announced his retirement from international cricket in May, ending a life-long dream to win the World 27

13 November 2018 5:02 AM Court papers show Transnet executives 'colluded fraudulently'

Court papers filed by Transnet to recover R189m in inflated payments from Gupta-linked Regiments Capital have revealed collusion by senior executives of the state-owned firm, in allowing the transaction. Former Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama, ex-chief financial officer Anoj Singh, Robert Ramosebudi who resigned in October as group treasurer and Garry Pita who vacated 25