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19 March 2018 9:58 AM Fake Hepatitis B vaccines found at Ugandan health facilities

Kampala - Ugandan authorities say they have found fake Hepatitis B vaccines at some health facilities, including in the capital, Kampala. A statement from the Ministry of Health says the fake vaccines were discovered during routine checks at facilities in four districts. It says some suspects have been arrested in the scam involving doses allegedly originating 37

09 March 2018 6:18 PM R1.2m Gupta-linked donation: 'We are not captured', says SAICA on Malema claims

Cape Town - The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) rejected allegations made by EFF leader Julius Malema relating to a student funding donation. "We have noted, with great concern, the accusations levelled at the Institute due to misinformation about a student funding donation that one of SAICA’s entities, the Thuthuka Bursary Fund (TBF) 68

21 February 2018 4:04 PM Vatican investigator meets with Chilean sex abuse victims

Santiago — The Vatican's sex abuse investigator on Tuesday began a series of meetings in Chile with victims and others who have opposed the appointment of a bishop accused of covering up for the country's most notorious pedophile priest. Pope Francis has strongly backed Bishop Juan Barros, who is accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring the abuse 54

14 February 2018 9:56 PM International media quick to break news of Zuma's resignation

Cape Town - The world awaited the resignation of Jacob Zuma as president and when he did international media was quick to break the news. The New York Times described him as “a master tactician who survived a string of scandals“ while BBC notes that he leaves “with several scandals hanging over him”. Zuma’s legacy, in most international media, is one “mired 33

12 February 2018 10:41 AM Gupta-linked Bank of Baroda pulling out of SA

Cape Town - Gupta-linked bank the Bank of Baroda has notified the Office of the Registrar of Banks of its exit from South Africa. The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) said in a statement on Monday its registrar is in discussions with the Bank of Baroda to ensure its orderly withdrawal from South Africa so that no depositor is disadvantaged. A SARB fine of R11m in June last year suggested 66

11 February 2018 9:05 PM Don't give in to Zuma's 'demands' in exit talks

Cape Town – The DA said it was an insult to South Africans that President Jacob Zuma, according to reports, demanded a host of conditions as part of his removal of president. The DA’s federal council chairperson James Selfe said on Sunday it was unthinkable and an insult to South Africans should he be granted his wishes after breaking his oath of office 48

11 February 2018 3:00 PM Jody Abrahams: From childhood theatre actor to Safta nominee

Johannesburg - Lead actor in SABC3’s popular drama Hard Copy, Jody Abrahams portrays seasoned journalist Benny Jacobs. He’s up for Best Actor in a TV Drama, with Masemola and Mtshali at the Saftas. Abrahams has been described by his co-stars as phenomenal when he steps into the shoes of Jacobs. “We’ve had scenes where he’s been so intense that I become 56

11 February 2018 10:54 AM Wiese cuts stake in retailer Steinhoff to 6%

Johannesburg – Christo Wiese, the former chairman of Steinhoff International Holdings [JSE:SNH], has slashed his stake in the retailer to 6.2%, a move that may mean one of South Africa’s richest men is no longer the company’s biggest shareholder. Wiese reduced his shares in Steinhoff, which is dealing with accounting irregularities, from 21%, according 69

25 January 2018 6:36 AM Well-known SA actor Sandy Mokwena dies

The star, best known for as Bra Eddie Khumalo in the soapie Scandal!, died on Thursday morning after being admitted to hospital earlier this week. Filming on the set of Scandal! has been cancelled for the day. Mokwena was still on set working last week. According to TVSA, Mokwena starred in several feature films including Taxi to Soweto (1992), The Principal 43

24 January 2018 4:53 PM SA CEOs lose more sleep over economic woes than global peers

Johannesburg - Only 22% of CEOs in South Africa are “very confident” of their own company’s growth in the next 12 months, according to PwC’s 21st CEO survey. The annual survey is based on interviews with 1 293 CEOs from 85 countries and 41 CEOs in South Africa were interviewed. The findings were shared at a press briefing in Johannesburg on Wednesday 435