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04 July 2018 12:26 PM 14th season of Idols set for bigger ratings, more votes – and scandal

Cape Town – The 14th season of the ever-popular reality singing competition, Idols, kicks off on Sunday 8 July at 17:30 on Mzansi Magic (DStv 161). Idols - produced by [SIC] Entertainment with director and executive producer Gavin Wratten and Tebogo Thekiso (ProVerb) as co-executive producer who is also the host - remains a South African television ratings 111

27 June 2018 11:39 AM Algerian president sacks influential police chief

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Tuesday sacked the country's police chief, Abdelghani Hamel, until now seen as a likely successor to the head of state. Bouteflika "today signed two decrees, the first putting an end to the duties of Abdelghani Hamel, as director general of national security forces (DGSN), and the second on the nomination of Mustapha 44

19 June 2018 3:22 PM Further blow for billionaire Wiese as Brait struggles with losses

Billionaire Christo Wiese has received more bad news as shares of the investment company in which he’s the biggest shareholder fell after the firm posted an annual loss. Brait SE, in which Wiese owns a 35% stake, said net asset value was R57.32 at the end of March, compared with R78.15 a year earlier, as retailer New Look struggled amid a sales slump 62

15 June 2018 5:38 PM Trump 2020 working with ex-Cambridge Analytica staffers

A company run by former officials at the scandal-scarred consulting firm Cambridge Analytica is working for President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election effort. The Associated Press has confirmed that at least four ex-Cambridge Analytica employees are affiliated with Data Propria, a new company that's doing similar work to the British political consulting 55

06 June 2018 1:12 PM Langer 'surprised' if ball-tampering crisis prompted Oz chief to quit

London - Australia coach Justin Langer paid tribute to the "outstanding" James Sutherland on Wednesday, saying he would be "surprised" if the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa had played any part in the Cricket Australia chief executive's decision to leave his post. Sutherland, who has been chief executive for 17 of his nearly 20 years with CA, announced 34

04 June 2018 2:33 PM Steinhoff Africa Retail is said to fail to attract Remgro interest

Steinhoff Africa Retail may have to eliminate billionaire Johann Rupert’s Remgro from a list of potential new investors as it seeks to distance the retailer from its scandal-hit parent, according to people familiar with the matter. STAR, as Steinhoff Africa [JSE:SRR] is known, asked Stellenbosch-based Remgro for a meeting about whether it would be interested 53

04 June 2018 5:00 AM Banned Smith, Warner set for Global T20 Canada

Los Angeles - Disgraced Australia stars Steve Smith and David Warner, both banned from top-flight international cricket for 12 months, were drafted on Sunday for the Global T20 Canada event starting June 28. Former Australia captain Smith had already been announced as a marquee player for the inaugural edition of the event. Smith was sacked after the third 39

29 May 2018 7:00 PM Kenya charges 1st officials in sweeping corruption probe

Kenyan authorities have charged 24 officials in what prosecutors call the first stage of investigations into a $79m corruption scandal that has pressured President Uhuru Kenyatta to crack down on graft. The Office of the Director of Public Prosecution has said 40 officials and 14 businessmen in all will be charged with corruption-related offenses related 35

25 May 2018 4:42 AM Disgraced Smith set to play in T20 event in Canada

Los Angeles - Disgraced former Australia cricket captain Steve Smith appears poised to return to the game after being named among the marquee players for the inaugural Global T20 Canada event on Thursday. Smith, the world's number one Test batsman, was sacked and sent home in disgrace after the third Test against South Africa in March. He later accepted 33

23 May 2018 3:07 PM Steinhoff Africa Retail parts ways with auditor Deloitte

Cape Town - Steinhoff Africa Retail [JSE:SRR] is parting ways with auditor Deloitte. In a media statement on Wednesday afternoon, STAR said that that PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) had been appointed as the company's external auditor with effect from May 23. STAR, previously known as Pepkor, is a separate company from Steinhoff International Holdings 58