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02 September 2018 5:00 PM Self-confessed hacker strikes again, targets labour dept

The notorious hacker who goes by the Twitter name Paladin has struck again - this time targeting the websites of the Department of Labour and SA Express. Paladin, whose Twitter handle is @VirusSec, contacted a News24 journalist on Friday evening asking him to take a look at the Department of Labour's website. However, just minutes later, the Twitter 64

02 September 2018 7:08 AM Mexico tribunal revokes fine against party of president-elect

Mexico's Federal Electoral Tribunal on Saturday revoked a $10 million fine imposed on the political party of President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador for the allegedly fraudulent use of a trust fund raised for earthquake victims. The National Electoral Institute had ruled in July that Lopez Obrador's Morena party broke the law by raising 78.8 million 76

24 August 2018 3:00 PM Steven Tyler sends cease and desist letter to Donald Trump for use of song

Boston — Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler is again demanding that President Donald Trump stop using the band's songs at rallies. Tyler's attorney sent a cease-and-desist letter to the president Wednesday, a day after the song Livin' on the Edge was heard playing at a Trump rally in West Virginia. It's not the first time Tyler has asked Trump to stop using 78

20 August 2018 6:33 PM Austria FM bow to Putin at wedding dance goes viral

The Austrian foreign minister's deep bow to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a dance at her wedding made waves on Monday, causing more furore for the already-controversial visit. Putin was one of around 100 guests at Karin Kneissl's wedding to a businessman in southeastern Austria on Saturday. Since the private visit was announced last week, the opposition 76

09 August 2018 6:16 AM Damascus: Syria's first lady starts breast cancer treatment

Syria's first lady Asma Assad has begun treatment for breast cancer, the presidency said on Wednesday, wishing her a speedy recovery. Such public announcements are uncommon in the Arab world, where cancer is considered a taboo. The presidency posted on its Facebook page a photo of President Bashar Assad sitting next to his wife in a hospital room with an IV in her left arm. The accompanying 142

03 August 2018 6:29 AM Ramaphosa congratulates Mnangagwa on Zimbabwe election victory

President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also the chairperson of SADC, has called and congratulated Emmerson Mnangagwa on his election as president of Zimbabwe, following elections which were held on Monday. "President Ramaphosa has appealed to all political leaders and the people of Zimbabwe to accept the outcome of the election and should they have challenges 68

02 August 2018 10:08 AM Special Provincial Official Funeral declared for Prof Mayosi

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared that a Special Provincial Official funeral will be held for top South African cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi. The country's flag will also be flown at half mast in the Western Cape on the day of his funeral, the Presidency said in a statement on Thursday. No further details were given but the Presidency said this would 40

01 August 2018 4:42 AM Protests over violence to mark the start of Women's Month

The start of Women's Month in South Africa will be marked by countrywide marches and pickets over violence again women, children and gender non-conforming people. "We have nothing to celebrate on 9 August," said the organisers of #TheTotalShutdown, referring to the annual commemoration of the women's march against apartheid passes. "Every week, we receive 62

21 July 2018 5:19 AM South Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in prison

A South Korean court has sentenced jailed former South Korean president Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws. She now faces the prospect of more than three decades behind bars. She's already serving a 24-year prison term over a massive corruption scandal that led to her removal from office last year. Seoul 131

19 July 2018 7:18 PM Boxing at 2020 Olympics remains in doubt

Lausanne - Boxing could still be axed from the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo after the IOC admitted on Thursday that concerns remain over the sport's governance and management by the International Boxing Federation (AIBA). "The IOC Executive Board received a report on the AIBA situation and highlighted its significant ongoing concern with a number of key areas 50