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09 October 2018 8:39 PM WATCH: Google reveals new Pixel phone, speaker to chase Apple, Amazon

Google showed off a pair of new Pixel phones, a tablet computer and a speaker with a screen in a deluge of new products aimed at competing with the latest gadgets from big technology rivals. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones offer significant upgrades to prior models by adding a nearly edge-to-edge screen on the larger model, more display area on both phones 26

02 October 2018 8:17 AM Seoul: North Korea estimated to have 20

A top South Korean official told lawmakers that North Korea is estimated to have up to 60 nuclear weapons, in Seoul's first public comment about the size of the North's secrecy-clouded weapons arsenal. Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon told parliament on Monday the estimates on the size of North Korea's nuclear arsenal range from 20 bombs to as many as 60. He was responding 47

25 September 2018 5:10 PM Madikizela not parting with phone in WCape premier leak probe

Western Cape DA leader Bonginkosi Madikizela is within his rights to not hand over his cellphone and laptop as the party tries to find out who leaked party leader Mmusi Maimane's apparent bid to be premier, DA MP Glynnis Breytenbach said on Tuesday. "I asked for the laptops and the cellphones to try and ascertain where the leak came from, not suggesting 50

12 September 2018 7:48 PM Sassa says it is ready for October social grants payment cycle

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) says it is ready for October when it will make all social grants payments to beneficiaries by itself, in partnership with the South African Post Office (SAPO). Sassa says this in light of a Constitutional Court decision to dismiss its application for an order declaring that the actions of its previous 43

06 September 2018 4:15 AM What if you could claim overtime for work done while commuting?

In Norway the time used by employees to do work while they were commuting to or from work is recognised as part of the work day, but this is, however, not the case in South Africa, according to attorney Tzvi Brivik of Malcolm Lyons and Brivik. This is despite the fact that employees use the commute to work by either replying to emails or planning for their 85

16 August 2018 3:52 PM Vereeniging bomb suspect abandons his bail application

The man arrested in connection with the discovery of a suspected homemade explosive device at the Masjid Taqwa mosque in Roshnee, Vereeniging, has abandoned his bail application, Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi said. The 36-year-old suspect was expected to apply for bail at the Vereeniging Magistrate's Court on Thursday. The man was arrested on July 31 after 32

05 August 2018 9:41 AM Egypt says troops have killed 52 militants in Sinai

Egypt says its security forces have killed at least 52 suspected militants in recent days in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula. The military said in a statement Sunday that another 49 suspected militants have been arrested. It says it destroyed 26 hideouts and weapons depots, and dismantled 64 explosive devices. The military says airstrikes destroyed 42

20 July 2018 1:38 PM Father imprisoned for creating porn of his three-year-old child

A 40-year-old father who was arrested in June 2016 for sexually violating his daughter and the illegal possession and creation of child pornography has finally been convicted by the Port Shepstone Regional Court. The man, who cannot be named to protect the identity of his now five-year old daughter, was sentenced to 10 years in prison. According to KwaZulu-Natal 30

20 July 2018 5:09 AM Police: Machete-wielding man subdued after standoff at home

Authorities say a man who kept police at bay for more than two hours at a Pennsylvania home threw down incendiary devices that ignited a nearby store and scorched a police patrol car. Easton police say 32-year-old Jeffrey Folkner was captured after he left the home around 01:30 on Thursday. They say he was brandishing a machete that he refused to drop and was soon subdued 34

19 July 2018 8:25 PM Suspected explosive device found in central Durban

Another suspected explosive device has been found in Durban, this time at a Woolworths store in the CBD, the Hawks confirmed on Thursday. Security guards made the discovery on Thursday morning and alerted police, said Hawks spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi. He said they could not divulge more on the device as it might compromise their ongoing 25