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13 December 2018 3:28 PM Eskom said to mull asset sales as billionaire Motsepe circles

Eskom is considering the sale of smaller assets as the state-owned power utility weighs solutions to a liquidity crisis that contributed to a wave of rolling blackouts, according to people familiar with the matter. The supplier of almost all South Africa’s power is in advanced talks to sell its home-loans business, with local billionaire Patrice Motsepe’s 18

12 December 2018 7:25 PM Germany opens negligent homicide probe in Mali Airbus chopper crash

German prosecutors said on Wednesday they had opened a probe against three individuals for negligent homicide in the 2017 crash of a German military helicopter in a UN operation in Mali. "A case on the suspicion of negligent homicide has been opened against three people who are said to have carried out" work on the Airbus helicopter, prosecutors in the town of Kempten 24

12 December 2018 6:05 PM Egypt says 27 militants killed in Sinai, border with Libya

Egypt says its security forces have killed at least 27 suspected militants in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula and along its porous border with Libya. The military said on Wednesday that forces destroyed 342 hideouts and weapons depots, dismantled 344 explosive devices and detained more than 400 suspects and around 3 000 illegal migrants, without 19

11 December 2018 3:33 PM Police operation in Sophiatown leads to arrests of 19 people

Increased police visibility in Sophiatown, Gauteng, has led to the arrest of 19 suspects for various offences. Ten are facing charges of being in possession of drugs, three for domestic violence, one for pointing of a firearm, one for armed robbery, and four for theft and other crimes. "Police are working hard to find drug manufacturing labs and drug lords 27

10 December 2018 2:17 PM ATM blasts: Two men sentenced to 24 years for dealing in explosives

The Burgersfort Regional Court in Limpopo has sentenced two men, who were caught in possession of explosives meant for ATM blasts and cash-in-transit heists, to 24 years behind bars. "It is hoped that the sentences will send a strong message that those who are involved in the illegal supply of explosives will go to jail for a very long time," Captain 21

10 December 2018 12:05 PM Pelley, Bjorn at odds over European Tour future

Cape Town - It's no secret European Tour CEO Keith Pelley has some ambitious plans for the European Tour, but it's safe to say not everyone is pleased with them. News broke back in October that Pelley was said to be in favour of a combined 'World Tour', believing that closer co-operation with the dominant PGA Tour in America is the way forward for the global 29

10 December 2018 5:48 AM 'I can't breathe' were Khashoggi's final words

Jamal Khashoggi's final words were "I can't breathe," CNN said on Sunday, citing a source who has read the transcript of an audio tape of the final moments before the journalist's murder. The source told the US network the transcript made clear the killing was premeditated, and suggests several phone calls were made to give briefings on the progress 19

06 December 2018 3:36 PM 2 US warplanes crash off Japan; 1 rescued, 6 missing

Two American warplanes crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan's southwestern coast after a midair collision early on Thursday, and rescuers found one of the seven crew members in stable condition while searching for the others, officials said. The US Marine Corps said that the 02:00 crash involved an F/A-18 fighter jet and a KC-130 refueling aircraft 24

05 December 2018 12:35 PM Eskom is said to propose moving debt to state, cutting jobs

The company’s executives outlined the proposal to move the debt onto the government’s balance sheet to bond investors in London this week, according to Sanchay Singla, a money manager at Legal & General who attended a meeting with them. The executives said they hadn’t formally raised the issue with Finance Minister Tito Mboweni or the National Treasury 33

01 December 2018 5:02 PM Former US president George H.W. Bush in 10 dates

- June 12, 1924: George Herbert Walker Bush is born in Milton, Massachusetts. - June 12, 1942: Bush enlists in the US Navy on his 18th birthday, and becomes its youngest pilot, flying 58 combat missions in a torpedo bomber during World War II. He is shot down over the Pacific and rescued at sea. - January 6, 1945: Following his discharge from the Navy, Bush marries 22