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07 June 2018 1:06 PM School girl attack: Durban pupil scared to go to school after assault

A shocking video of a school girl being assaulted was recently circulated on social media. YOU spoke to the mother of the girl in the video, Jenny Scott*, from Durban in KwaZulu-Natal. Since the incident last week, 16-year-old Jenny, who’s a pupil at George Campbell School of Technology, has been afraid to go back to school. Her mother Jo-Ann* told YOU it was upsetting 40

29 May 2018 2:23 PM PIC to probe Ayo purchase process

The Public Investment Corporation is looking into how Africa’s biggest money manager decided to spend R4.3bn to back last year’s initial public offering of IT company Ayo Technology Solutions. The PIC, which manages South African state-worker pensions, paid R43 a share for a 29% stake, valuing Ayo at R14.8bn even though its assets were estimated at R292m. That was at the top of an issue 65

27 May 2018 5:00 PM London introduces 'world first' contactless payments for buskers

Busker Charlotte Campbell in London trialling the contactless card reader in what organisers say is a world first. (iZettle/PA) London - London is introducing a contactless payment scheme for buskers in what organisers said would be a world first, Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Sunday as he unveiled a partnership with tech company iZettle. Under the "Busk 71

18 May 2018 7:27 PM McIlroy-inspired teen to make European Tour debut

London - Northern Ireland's 15-year-old Tom McKibbin is set to make his European Tour debut after accepting an invitation to compete in the inaugural Shot Clock Masters at Diamond Country Club in Austria next month. McKibbin, who is a member of his hero Rory McIlroy's home course at Holywood Golf Club, will compete in the innovative event which will see every 31

10 May 2018 9:58 AM Facebook murder: Court hears murder-accused has previous assault conviction

The KwaZulu-Natal man accused of shooting and killing a 21-year-old student from the Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) last Tuesday has a previous assault conviction, the Durban Magistrate's Court heard on Thursday. Thabani Mzolo, 23, allegedly shot his girlfriend Zolile Khumalo on May 2 at MUT's Lonsdale residence, which is a privately-leased 62

09 May 2018 5:25 AM Medvedev approved for new term as Russia's prime minister

Moscow — Russia's house of parliament has overwhelmingly approved Dmitry Medvedev for a new term as prime minister. Medvedev was nominated a day earlier by President Vladimir Putin, who was inaugurated for a fourth term as Russia's president. Putin signed a decree formalising Medvedev's appointment soon after the parliamentary vote. Medvedev has been prime 152

17 April 2018 12:08 PM Tariff hikes not the solution for Eskom, Nersa hears

Cape Town – Eskom’s liquidity issues can be more adequately resolved by addressing non-payment among users and by implementing the major cost cutting needed at the state-owned power utility. This was the view expressed by Leslie Rencontre, director of electricity distribution and generation at the City of Cape Town to the National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) 90

13 April 2018 2:58 PM PIC acquires power plant

Johannesburg - The Competition Tribunal has given the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) the green light to acquire control of a solar energy supplier. The PIC acquired the power plant on behalf of the Government Employees Pension Fund. The PIC said it has “non-controlling interests in a number of independent power producers (IPPs) supplying solar power 114

06 April 2018 7:59 PM FDA hits back after criticism for 'holding country to ransom'

A corruption-linked police supplier who managed to suspend some police systems after threatening to do so hit back at Parliament after it said the supplier was holding the police ransom. Forensic Data Analysts (FDA) responded with a letter to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) on Friday, noting that in November last year the committee 147

30 March 2018 4:54 AM Portfolio committee to summon CPUT council to Parliament

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology's council is expected to be summoned to Parliament after it failed to attend a scheduled meeting with the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, it said on Thursday. The committee on Wednesday conducted an oversight visit at CPUT's Bellville campus for an update on registration and operational 109