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11 December 2018 5:39 AM Bus full of suspects arrested for public violence, malicious damage to property

A bus full of suspects was escorted to the Sandton police station on Monday after the 105 occupants, alleged to be striking workers, were arrested on charges of public violence and malicious damage to property, say Gauteng police. Spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele said it was expected to take about two days to process and charge the group, suspected 51

10 December 2018 4:22 PM Armed group blocks key oil field in Libya

An armed group has seized one of Libya's largest oilfields in the country's southwest, the state-owned National Oil Corporation said on Monday. The seizure of Sharara oilfield prompted the company to declare a "force majeure" on exports from the field. "National Oil Corporation (NOC) hereby declares a state of force majeure at the Akakus-operated Sharara 72

10 December 2018 7:01 AM National Rugby League star Hayne to plead innocent to charge

Sydney - A lawyer for Jarryd Hayne has told a court the National Rugby League star intends to plead innocent to a charge of sexual assault. The 30-year-old former rugby league international appeared on Monday in Burwood Local Court and had his case adjourned to February 13 in Newcastle Local Court, north of Sydney. His lawyer, Richard Pontello, was quoted 46

10 December 2018 6:00 AM Markets LIVE: Rand trudges through early morning trade

The sell-off in emerging markets is continuing to add pressure to the local currency, pushing it to R14.10/$ during international trading sessions, Bianca Botes of Peregrine Treasury Solutions noted in a market update. "The local unit has been prone to volatility caused by global geopolitical elements and specifically the trade war. "While non-farm payrolls 88

09 December 2018 1:52 PM Durban is tops over the festive season

South Africans will be favouring local travel this festive season, spending an average of R1 663 on travel each and heading to Durban as their destination of choice, according to a recent survey. The survey, conducted by short-term lender Wonga, was conducted among 7 000 South Africans aged between 18 and 65. It found that over the coming festive season 161

07 December 2018 3:57 PM JSE holds on to gains as in tentative trading

The JSE rebounded on Friday following consecutive sessions of losses due to negative global sentiment. Global markets were relatively tentative ahead of the release of the all-important Non-Farm Payrolls data out of the USA which was pencilled for release at 15:30. The number came in worse than expected as the US economy managed to add 155 000 jobs versus 157

07 December 2018 6:12 AM Pope Francis to visit UAE in historic trip to the Gulf

Pope Francis will make a historic visit to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates in February to attend an interfaith meeting, the Vatican announced on Thursday. The trip, the latest by the pope to a Muslim nation, will take place from February 3-5. The Vatican said the pope had accepted an invitation from Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince 200

05 December 2018 8:38 AM Emirates replaces 777 with massive A380 on its Joburg route

Out with the old and in with the new, as Emirates replaces their Boeing 777 with the Airbus A380 on its EK762 and EK 761 routes between Johannesburg and Dubai. Effective from 1 December, the change is aimed at supporting growing demand in SA, and will provide the routes with a 14% increase in seat capacity - this means a total of 519 seats in a three-class 100

05 December 2018 7:27 AM SA Express announces new route between Joburg and Mthatha

Connectivity between Eastern Cape and Gauteng just got a boost as SA express announced on Tuesday that it will be introducing a new route between Mthatha and Johannesburg. The daily flight from OR Tambo International Airport will commence from 10 December in time for the busy holiday period, with the intention of increasing frequency early in the new year if there 64

04 December 2018 7:00 PM George Avakian on supper with Beyoncé and Jay-Z: 'I passed the aux to Jay-Z people'

Johannesburg – George Avakian, Rocking the Daisies' music director, was one of a few people who were lucky enough to join Beyoncé and Jay-Z for a private celebration while they were in South Africa. George shared a video on his Instagram Stories of Bey and Jay entering an unnamed venue while fans were heard screaming in the background. Tweeting about 108