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15 December 2018 12:03 PM Moyane 'seized control of SARS as if it was his to have'

Governance at the South African Revenue Service (SARS) was “dismantled” under axed Commissioner Tom Moyane, the Nugent Commission of Inquiry has found. Senior managers were driven out or marginalised and those appointed by Moyane to replace them were compliant to his demands, according to the Commission's final report into SARS, which was handed over to President 18

14 December 2018 8:43 AM Severe tropical cyclone bears down on north Australia coast

Australians in the north east of the country are bracing for a severe tropical cyclone, with authorities warning of flash flooding and destructive winds. Cyclone Owen has been strengthening off the north coast of Queensland state, in warm waters in the Gulf of Carpentaria, and is expected to reach category four – defined as a severe tropical cyclone 21

13 December 2018 9:08 PM FINA to stage $3.9m elite 'swim series' after criticism

Shanghai - FINA plans to launch a "Champions Swim Series" in 2019 with $3.9 million (R55 million) prize money after swimming's governing body faced a backlash and legal action from some of the sport's biggest stars. FINA made the announcement on Thursday saying that the event will consist of a three-leg competition between March and May and include the Olympic 22

13 December 2018 5:54 PM 'Majority' back 48-team Qatar SWC, says Infantino

Doha - A "majority" of football federations support increasing the number of teams playing at the 2022 Soccer World Cup in Qatar from 32 to 48, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said in Doha on Thursday. Speaking at a press conference after a three-day FIFA summit in the Qatari capital, Infantino said the idea had widespread backing from associations across 26

11 December 2018 11:04 AM SA seeks normalised ties with Rwanda after Lindiwe Sisulu 'prostitute' insult

South Africa remains committed to normalising diplomatic relations with Rwanda, but insulting Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu isn't helping the cause as it only serves as a distraction. This was the message from Sisulu's spokesperson, Ndivhuwo Mabaya, as relations between South Africa and Rwanda soured after insults 25

10 December 2018 1:54 PM May said to delay vote on Brexit deal to avoid huge defeat

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is calling off a crucial vote in Parliament on whether to approve her Brexit deal, according to a person familiar with the situation. The vote in the House of Commons to endorse the terms of the UK’s split from the European Union was due to be held on Tuesday evening but is now set to be rescheduled, according to the person 22

09 December 2018 3:12 PM Land expropriation must be handled 'with great care', warns IFP's Buthelezi

Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has warned that if land expropriation without compensation is not done within the limits of the law it would open up South Africa’s old wounds and work against social cohesion and future investment. Buthelezi this weekend said he supports land expropriation, but found it problematic to take land without 35

07 December 2018 7:30 PM Garces, Gardner to ref biggest 6 Nations matches

Dublin - Jerome Garces and Angus Gardner will referee the most anticipated Six Nations matches after being involved in two of the biggest calls during the November rugby internationals. Garces will take charge of Ireland-England at Lansdowne Road on February 2 during the opening weekend of the championship. The French ref last month made the final call on England's 74

07 December 2018 2:24 PM Land expropriation: Thoko Didiza will chair ad hoc committee on section 25

The ANC will "not blink" in its debate with the EFF over land expropriation when the ad hoc committee on amending section 25 of the Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation gets going, said ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu on Friday. The EFF proposes that all land must be nationalised while the ANC has put forward a policy based on a mixed 94

07 December 2018 11:22 AM FACT CHECK: Update – No contracts from Treasury to companies affiliated with Anisha Gordhan

National Treasury has confirmed that it did not award contracts to any of the 24 companies affiliated with Anisha Gordhan, the daughter of Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan. The revelations come on the back of claims by leadership of the EFF that Gordhan junior was a proxy for her father's business and had "amassed more than R80 million" doing 88