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03 August 2018 7:21 PM Kenyan court overturns landmark sentence of ivory kingpin

A Kenyan court on Friday overturned a 20-year jail term handed to an ivory trafficking "kingpin", in a case that had been seen as a test of the country's will to take on rampant poaching. Feisal Mohamed Ali, a Kenyan national, was sentenced in 2016 after prosecutors presented him as the head of an organised crime network that spanned African wildlife 63

24 July 2018 7:29 AM Vodacom increases revenue on strong customer growth, cheap data deals

Mobile services operator Vodacom on Tuesday said it increased group data revenue by 9.6% in the quarter to end-June 2018 on the back of increased customer numbers. The group said in a trade update that it added 2.5 million customers - 1.5 million in South Africa and 1.0 million in its International operations - to reach 76.5 million. This excludes Safricom 147

19 July 2018 8:20 AM Tbo Touch launching new video-on-demand service

Cape Town – Yet another new video-on-demand (VOD) service plans to launch before the end of 2018 with Thabo Molefe, better known as Tbo Touch, planning to start his THD service within months as a competitor in the tightly-contested space. THD set for launch in October - an expansion of Tbo Touch's existing Touch HD online radio station - will compete 76

14 July 2018 10:46 AM Trade Wars: China to import less soy first time since 2004

China has been gobbling up the world’s soybeans at breakneck speed over the past decade. But as the trade spat with the US escalates, its imports of the oilseed are set to decline for the first time in 15 years. China will bring in 95 million metric tons of soybeans in the 2018-2019 season, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said on Thursday in its monthly 80

10 July 2018 3:00 PM Drake has 7 of the Top 10 songs on Billboard Hot 100 chart

New York — Drake officially owns the Billboard charts, where seven of his songs currently sit in the Top 10. All 25 tracks from Drake's ultra-popular Scorpion album, released on 29 June, are on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. His former No. 1 hit, Nice for What, returns to the top of the chart, while Nonstop debuts at No. 2. Drake's other songs in the Top 10 are God's 66

06 July 2018 11:03 AM Copper's collapse tops $1 000 as Trump picks fight with China

Copper’s flashing a powerful warning about expectations for economic growth after US President Donald Trump chose to embark on a major escalation of his administration’s global trade war, imposing tariffs on $34bn of imports from China, which vowed to respond in kind. The metal has lost more than $1 000 since closing at a four-year high of $7 332 a metric 93

04 July 2018 4:01 AM Former US congressman sues Mugabe, ex-aides for $35m – report

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe and several former cabinet ministers have reportedly been sued for at least $35m by a US congressman, after he claimed to have been tortured by the country’s intelligence operatives while in custody. According to Daily News, in letter of demand to Mugabe and several other ministers, the lawyers for Mel Reynolds 55

03 July 2018 5:33 PM Cameroonians collecting thousands for anglophone regions

Cameroonians have donated hugely to an emergency aid fund for two anglophone regions hit by violence between separatists and government forces, the state media reported on Tuesday. More than half a billion CFA francs ($900 000) has been collected from the public in Douala, Cameroon's economic capital, and in the regions of Centre and South, CRTV radio 57

03 July 2018 11:35 AM Australian senator accused of 'slut-shaming' parliamentarian

Sydney – An Australian senator has been accused of "slut-shaming" a fellow parliamentarian after telling her to "stop shagging men" in a grubby dispute that on Tuesday saw the prime minister demand an apology. David Leyonhjelm made the derogatory remarks about fellow senator Sarah Hanson-Young during a heated debate in parliament's upper house last week about 74

02 July 2018 10:17 AM Outlook bleak for manufacturing sector as June PMI slumps

The ABSA Purchasing Managers’ Index lost 1.9 points to reach 47.9 in June, down from 49.8 points in May, according to the Bureau for Economic Research (BER), signalling a muted outlook for SA's manufacturing sector. "This suggests that the sector is unlikely to stage a solid recovery after output contracted on a quarter-on-quarter basis in the first 71