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19 March 2018 6:14 PM UN aid chief: Humanitarian needs have doubled in DRC

New York - The UN aid chief says humanitarian needs have doubled in Democratic Republic of Congo over the last year as a result of conflict, with 13 million people needing aid and over 2 million children suffering from "severe acute malnutrition." Mark Lowcock told the UN Security Council on Monday that the country is also experiencing "mushrooming epidemics 17

17 March 2018 3:12 PM 'Faction' claims Makhosi Khoza suspended in battle for control of ADeC

Cape Town – An intense battle for control of the newly formed political party, the African Democratic Change (ADeC) has broken out. The fight appears to be centred around former Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members Mpho Ramakatsa, Lufuno Gogoro, and founder of the party, former ANC MP Makhosi Khoza. Khoza, who had been with the ANC for over 35 years 22

15 March 2018 2:00 PM Venda community sues Comedy Central Africa for R20m

Cape Town – The Venda community - through a local chief - is taking Viacom Africa's Comedy Central (DStv 122) and MultiChoice to court demanding R20 million in damages over what it claims is the alleged unauthorised use of footage of a musangwe fight and the alleged derogatory and humiliating remarks that accompanied it in the particular Tosh.0 show that it was broadcast 28

11 March 2018 12:35 PM It's like 'South Africa is being healed' by God

Olievenhoutbosch - President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa has entered a healing mode, where challenges such as corruption and unemployment will be addressed. Speaking during a church service at the Hope Restoration Covenant Church in Olievenhoutbosch, Tshwane, Ramaphosa said the ANC's watershed December elective congress was a prayer to God in order 30

11 March 2018 4:22 AM African billionaires on the rise

Africa has 18 people on the Forbes billionaire list for 2018, out of a record 2 208 billionaires worldwide. South Africans who made the list this year are: Nicky Oppenheimer ($7.7bn, about R91.7bn), Johann Rupert ($7bn), Koos Bekker ($2.6bn), Patrice Motsepe ($2.4bn) and Stephen Saad ($1.2bn). Nigeria has three: Aliko Dangote ($14.1bn), Mike Adenuga 41

09 March 2018 8:16 AM Tentative, but improved business climate

Cape Town - The latest Business Confidence Index (BCI) of the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) released this week shows what it calls a tentative, but improved business climate. The BCI upheld the improvement of business confidence, but pulled back by 0.8 to 98.9 index points in February 2017. This was after recording a relative 30

08 March 2018 3:44 PM Local equities give up gains to end the day flat

Cape Town - The JSE closed flat on Thursday in a session which saw it reverse most of its earlier gains. MTN [JSE:MTN] was the biggest gainer on the day after the release of its full-year results for the year ended December 31 2017. The results indicated healthy increases in earnings and free cash flow in constant currency, and a final dividend of R4.50 was declared 33

08 March 2018 3:29 PM Edcon lender talks signal final step in Bain refinancing plan

The Johannesburg-based company, whose brands include CNA, Jet and Edgars, has been struggling under foreign-currency debt used to finance its 2007 acquisition by Boston-based Bain for R25bn. Banks and secured bondholders, including Franklin Templeton, Sanford C Bernstein & Co in New York and Harvard University Pension Fund, took over Edcon in 2016. “The restructuring 32

07 March 2018 12:51 PM Lloris: Juve will give Spurs a big test

Cape Town - Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper and captain Hugo Lloris has warned his team-mates that Juventus have vast experience in the UEFA Champions League and will be tough to beat on Wednesday. Spurs pulled off a 2-2 draw in Turin in the first leg of their last-16 clash with the Bianconeri, which should give them the advantage at Wembley Stadium with their 25

06 March 2018 12:25 PM Brimstone pays 16th consecutive dividend despite tough trading conditions

Cape Town - Despite tough trading conditions for two subsidiaries contributing to a drop in earnings, Brimstone declared a dividend of 42 cents per share - unchanged from the previous year. Brimstone released its results for the financial year ended December 31, 2017 on Tuesday. The group said in a statement that its newly-listed subsidiary Sea Harvest 30