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01 February 2018 8:48 AM SA gets lowest score in Africa on global secrecy index

Harare - South Africa has come out at number 50 out of 112 countries on the 2018 global Financial Secrecy Index (FSI). The FSI ranks jurisdictions according to their secrecy and the scale of their offshore financial activities. It is used as a tool for understanding global financial secrecy, tax havens or secrecy jurisdictions, and illicit financial 50

22 November 2017 1:42 PM UN chief warns that traffickers may be guilty of war crimes

New York - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says terrorist groups and criminals are capitalising on conflict to exploit innocent civilians sexually and physically, which may constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity. The UN chief said the brutality of extremist groups such as the Islamic State, Boko Haram, al-Shabaab and the Lord's Resistance 35

21 October 2017 5:23 PM Catalonia's leaders fight off direct rule from Madrid

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalonia’s leaders said on Saturday they would not accept direct rule imposed on the region by the Spanish government, as a political crisis that has rattled the economy and raised fears of prolonged unrest showed no signs of easing. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced earlier on Saturday he would invoke special 22

20 October 2017 10:01 AM Five key matchups in the Soweto derby

There will be key battles all over the pitch when Kaizer Chiefs host Orlando Pirates in Saturday’s Soweto Derby at FNB Stadium. TimesLIVE looks at five of these matchups that could be crucial in deciding the outcome of the game. Mathoho has had a horror start to the season for club and country but coach Steve Komphela has little option but to stick with him given 20

14 September 2017 9:02 PM Glowing tributes for Moi Girls' fire victims

The grim faces were in sharp contrast with the Moi Girls High School mantra, 'Light and Life', as tearful parents and relatives offered emotional tributes to the nine girls who died in a dormitory fire two weeks ago. Joyous laughter and girlish giggles were replaced by tired faces as both students and parents trooped into the school, whose playground 27

11 September 2017 2:22 AM Business-like Nadal banks third US Open title

NEW YORK – A relentless Rafa Nadal thumped Kevin Anderson 6-3 6-3 6-4 to win the US Open on Sunday, earning the Spaniard his second grand slam title of the season and 16th of his career. While women’s tennis produced two first grand slam winners this season, the old guard continues to reign supreme in the men’s game, with Nadal and long-time rival Roger 26

05 September 2017 8:15 AM DA welcomes expulsion of #BellPottinger from PRCA

Johannesburg - The Democratic Alliance (DA), which laid a complaint against Bell Pottinger, has "welcomed" the expulsion of the international public relations company from the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA). In an early Tuesday morning statement, DA member of parliament Phumzile van Damme said: "The DA welcomes the PRCA decision 25

01 September 2017 5:56 PM Teachers implicated in 30 pregnancies of pupils at one school

The Northern Cape Department of Education on Thursday confirmed that the teachers implicated in the alleged impregnation of the 30 girls will be placed on precautionary suspension. Department spokesperson, Geoffrey van der Merwe, said that the allegations had been brought to the department’s attention earlier this week. “The Northern Cape Department 24

18 August 2017 4:57 PM DA confident after presenting its case against Guptas' former PR firm

Cape Town – The DA on Friday presented its case against the Guptas' former public relations firm Bell Pottinger, reiterating its call that “Bell Pottinger must declare all funds from their Gupta accounts and reinvest these profits to benefit South Africa's people such as a worthy charity”. DA spokesperson Phumzile van Damme travelled to London to present 19

10 August 2017 11:46 PM Saudi Arabia's Unprecedented Crackdown Complicates Trump's Mideast Hopes

The campaign against an impoverished minority Shiite community worsens sectarian divides and undercuts Saudi claims of responsible regional leadership. WASHINGTON ― Saudi Arabia is engaged in an unprecedented domestic military operation that has worsened sectarian tensions long ignored by Washington, raising concerns about Western support for the U.S.-friendly 35