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10 November 2018 12:23 PM Khashoggi corpse went down the drains

The killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi poured his remains down the drain after dissolving him in acid, a Turkish newspaper reported on Saturday. Samples taken from the drains at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul showed traces of acid, pro-government daily Sabah said, without quoting sources. This led investigators to believe the dead body of the insider-turned-critic 20

08 November 2018 4:56 PM 4 seriously injured in chemical explosion at Boksburg factory

Four people were injured on Thursday afternoon after an explosion at a chemical factory in Main Rain Reef Road in Boksburg, Johannesburg. "We had one patient seriously burnt in the face, head and neck [who] has been taken to Glenwood hospital for treatment," Ekurhuleni Emergency Services (EES) spokesperson William Ntladi said. He added that three others 29

25 July 2018 10:01 AM Drinking water contaminated with micro plastic pollution in Gauteng

Drinking water in Johannesburg and Tshwane is polluted with microplastics, a new study has found. Substantial amounts of microplastics – bits of plastics less that 5mm in size – were found in the tap water in both cities, as well as in rivers in Gauteng and in borehole water in the North West province. But while the people of Johannesburg and Tshwane 32

15 July 2018 7:54 AM Man gets life in prison for promoting terrorist attack on Prince George

London — An alleged Islamic State group supporter who encouraged attacks on 4-year-old Prince George of Britain has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 25 years. Husnain Rashid maintained he'd done nothing wrong during the early part of his trial, but later switched his plea to guilty on four counts of preparing terrorist acts and encouraging 37

29 June 2018 2:52 PM Land: The people speak – Black farmers need resources to be successful, says land claim beneficiary

Land expropriation without compensation will not help black farmers if government doesn't give them adequate financial assistance to farm the land. "Getting land [without the money to make it productive] is like being poor and getting a Ferrari, you will struggle to buy fuel," up-and-coming black farmer Solly Letsoalo told the Constitutional Review Committee 31

26 April 2018 12:01 PM Annual percentage change in PPI 3.7%

Cape Town - The annual percentage change in the Producer Price Index (PPI) for final manufactured goods was 3.7% in March 2018 compared with 4.2% in February 2018, Statistics SA announced on Thursday. From February 2018 to March 2018 the PPI for final manufactured goods decreased by 0.2%. The main contributors to the annual rate of 3.7% were coke, petroleum 70

26 January 2018 4:00 AM Mnangagwa on land: 'We don't think along racial lines... it's outdated'

Davos - Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa says his new government believes thinking along racial lines is "outdated" when it comes to farming and land ownership. The president says white Zimbabwean farmers left on the land had integrated "happily" into the country's new farming system, albeit on smaller land holdings. "We don't want to think along 42

02 November 2017 12:49 PM UCT discloses planned 8% fee increase

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has disclosed that the institution is proposing an 8% fee increase for the 2018 academic year. This, as a group of roughly 200 people, believed to students, attempted to disrupt academic activity at the university on Thursday morning. Western Cape police used stun grenades to disperse protesters and arrested one protester 42

24 October 2017 5:28 AM BASF Q3 Profit Up 50% On Higher Sales; Affirms FY Outlook

( - German chemicals giant BASF SE (BFA.L, BASFY.PK) reported that its third-quarter net income grew 50 percent to 1.34 billion euros from 888 million euros a year ago. Earnings per share rose to 1.45 euros from 0.97 euros last year. Adjusted for special items and amortization of intangible assets, earnings per share amounted to 1.40 euros 42

21 October 2017 2:29 PM Outrage after WHO names Mugabe 'goodwill ambassador'

Doctors, medical personnel and donors -who fund much of Zimbabwe’s health services - are outraged that President Robert Mugabe has been named a “goodwill” ambassador by the World Health Organisation. Mugabe was declared a “goodwill ambassador” by the organisation earlier on in the week in Uruguay, a move that sent shock waves throughout the medical community 43