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22 October 2018 4:21 AM Turkey vows to reveal 'naked truth' over Khashoggi death

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday vowed to reveal within days the "naked truth" over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Riyadh said it did not know the whereabouts of his body and that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had been unaware of any operation to murder him. The Turkish leader's statement came the day after Saudi authorities 23

21 October 2018 7:16 PM Gama 'hears from media' he was fired as Transnet CEO

Siyabonga Gama's contract as CEO of Transnet has been terminated, the state-owned enterprises' chair Dr Popo Molefe told Fin24 late on Sunday afternoon. Molefe, who is abroad at the moment, confirmed the termination of Gama's contract to Fin24 in a WhatsApp message. "Yes Gama’s contract of employment has been terminated," Molefe told Fin24. Gama told Fin24 in a WhatsApp 22

21 October 2018 5:30 PM Scottish leader pulls out of media event featuring Bannon

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pulled out of an Edinburgh conference because former White House strategist Steve Bannon is scheduled to speak at the event. Sturgeon said she believes "passionately in free speech" but declares she "would not be part of any process that risks legitimizing or normalising far-right, racist views". Bannon is to be interviewed 24

21 October 2018 8:05 AM 2 men charged in Georgia officer's shooting death

Two teenaged suspects have been charged, including one man who remains on the loose, in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer who was killed while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a middle school, authorities said on Sunday. Gwinnett County Police said in a statement that Isaiah Pretlow, 19, was arrested about 23:30 on Saturday 25

20 October 2018 11:47 AM Magashule rejects 'baseless' claims of Gupta meeting over R140m deal

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has dismissed allegations that he took former MEC Mxolisi Dukwana to the Guptas' Saxonwold compound seven years ago to discuss a R140m deal. According to court papers brought by Dukwana, Magashule took the former MEC to the Guptas' Saxonwold compound in 2011, where Tony Gupta tried to strong-arm Dukwana into approving 47

19 October 2018 4:42 PM Egypt, Saudi conclude Tabuk-4 joint military drills

Egypt's military says its forces have concluded drills with Saudi Arabia held in Egypt's southern military zone. The armed forces' statement on Friday said the Tabuk-4 exercises were held with the participation of observers from the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Bahrain. Also this week, Egyptian and Russian paratroopers began joint training, running 23

19 October 2018 4:42 PM Kenya's ex-sports minister Wario charged over Olympic corruption

Former Kenyan sports minister Hassan Wario and two other officials were on Friday formally charged with corruption relating to the 2016 Rio Olympics on Friday. Wario pleaded not guilty to six charges levelled against him of abuse of office and was released on a $10 000 bond. However, Kipchoge Keino, a two-time Olympic gold medallist on the track and a former 22

19 October 2018 11:26 AM SAFA dismisses Chiefs appeal against stadium ban

Cape Town - The South African Football Association (SAFA)Appeal Committee has dismissed an appeal by Kaizer Chiefs to have the sanction by the PSL Disciplinary Committee in respect of the Moses Mabhida incident on April 21 reduced. The PSL DC found Kaizer Chiefs guilty and ordered that they must play three matches behind closed doors in KwaZulu-Natal 23

18 October 2018 6:14 PM Kyrgios calls time on season due to elbow injury

Moscow - Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios called time on his season Thursday after an elbow injury forced him out of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow. The world number 37, who had been playing on a wild card in Russia, said he was heading home to prepare for the 2019 campaign. "It's very unfortunate dealing with an ongoing elbow injury I dealt with at the start 28

18 October 2018 8:44 AM SIU recovered only R34m out of R299m for the state

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) could have recovered R299m in the 2017/2018 financial year, but only managed to recover R34m for the state. However, as a result of its interventions, the unit prevented payments to the value of R407m in relation to 11 matters and had three contracts or administrative decisions set aside, saving the state R797m. This information 60