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28 March 2018 6:39 AM Cape Town water consumption drops by 43 million litres

Capetonians have managed to get water usage down to 522 million litres per day over the past week - 43 million litres less than the previous week's water usage. The City of Cape Town still requires Capetonians to reduce collective usage to 450 million litres per day or 50l per person per day. "We need to achieve this target in order to stretch the available 45

16 March 2018 8:16 PM Sagan bids to end Milan-San Remo curse

Milan - Peter Sagan will bid to finally win the Milan-San Remo at the eighth attempt on Saturday as a video review system makes its debut following the row over his exclusion from last year's Tour de France. The 28-year-old three-time world champion was controversially kicked off the Tour for elbowing Mark Cavendish and causing a crash. As a result of the fall-out 58

09 March 2018 3:15 AM Mississippi could test how soon state can restrict abortion

Jackson – For decades, the US Supreme Court has been telling states that they can't ban abortions before a foetus can survive outside the womb on its own. But states continue to try to restrict abortion before viability. One of the most recent is Mississippi, where lawmakers are on the brink of approving a measure that would ban most abortions after 65

06 March 2018 5:49 PM Scopa wants answers from Treasury on failed IT system

Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) has written to National Treasury demanding that it explain why the State Information Technology Agency (SITA) was not chosen to assist with implementing Treasury’s ill-fated Information Financial Management System (IFMS). National Treasury gave the first phase of the project to ICTworks before 59

05 March 2018 4:42 AM Tencent CEO urges ID link for Hong Kong and Chinese citizens

Hong Kong - Tencent Holdings Chairman Ma Huateng called on the Chinese government to introduce an ID system that would link multiple sets of travel documents with a mobile phone as part of a plan to boost regional trade between Hong Kong and the mainland. China’s second-richest man said new technology systems and laws could let Hong Kong residents make electronic 142

26 February 2018 12:42 PM Sony unveils new flagship Xperia smartphones in Barcelona

Barcelona - Japanese electronics manufacturer Sony has launched its new range of flagship smartphones at the Mobile World Congress. The Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact were announced on Monday during the world’s biggest mobile gathering currently taking place in Barcelona, Spain. The phones feature curved backs and wireless charging. Users will need to make use of wireless 146

22 February 2018 2:22 PM First bitcoin robbery in Taiwan leads to four arrests

Taipei – Taiwan police have arrested four men over a bitcoin robbery worth $170 000 in what the police said is the first case of its kind on the island. Bitcoin is a virtual currency created from computer code that allows anonymous transactions and its value has soared since it came into being in 2009. Police said three men in their early 20s lured a man surnamed 58

20 February 2018 8:08 AM Cutting data costs a government priority

Cape Town - Government will prioritise bringing down data costs as part of developing an economy in line with the fourth industrial revolution, says Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel. Patel spoke on efforts made to develop the economy to be more inclusive during the debate in Parliament on Monday, following the State of the Nation Address 118

20 February 2018 7:49 AM Uber to renew push to expand in Japan with taxi partnerships

Japan’s taxi market can become more efficient, even though its services are already of a high quality, he said at an event with former US ambassador to Japan John Roos. While Khosrowshahi didn’t announce any specific deals, he made clear that Uber would make a renewed push to expand in Japan. It’s the clearest sign yet the ride-hailing giant will redouble 92

19 February 2018 7:49 AM ‘A trip to a traditional healer left me scarred for life’

She dreams of being able to play sports with her peers, to walk down the street without being stared at, to take a taxi without being treated like a leper and to enter a room without seeing horror in people’s eyes. She just wants to be normal. Instead, Nonkoliseko Mndiyata is living a lonely existence in KwaNikhwe Village in Bizana in the Eastern Cape and her visions 58