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Developing a culture of innovation and data driven journalism was one of the top highlights at the first day of this three day conference.
Traditional journalism could do with a data-driven push

Friday 21 October 2016 21:27

The Africa Media Party taking place in Cape Town speaks on data journalism, use of virtual reality as part of telling indepth stories.


Nigerian Senator Dino Melaye had proposed a motion calling for an investigation into MTN's repatriation of funds.
MTN says it complied with Nigerian fund transfer rules

Friday 21 October 2016 15:03

MTN complied with Nigerian fund transfer rules and did not send money out of the country until it obtained regulatory approvals.


Transport department representatives from South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia have met to discuss ways to improve safety and security of the country’s borders.
Protest actions on Trans-Kalahari route affecting businesses

Thursday 20 October 2016 17:04

Service delivery protests on the Trans-Kalahari route linking South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia is taking their toll on business between the countries.


Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has been added to the ministerial team on the higher education crisis.
Gordhan added to higher education crisis team

Thursday 20 October 2016 14:14

The Interministerial Committee on Higher Education is aimed at finding solutions to the challenges in higher education including funding.


Pirates coach Muhsin Ertugral is confident his charges would oust Arrows.
We want more silverware: Pirates keeper

Thursday 20 October 2016 12:08

Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Brighton Mhlongo says the pride that goes with being a Buccaneer means winning is always paramount.


Dirco cadets Keneilwe Mojapelo and Kabelo Ramokgane.
Dirco cadet programme grooms future diplomats

Thursday 20 October 2016 10:30

Every year the Department of International Relations and Cooperation invites applications for a 12 months Cadet Learnership Programme.


Guptas not delighted as Gordhan refuses to drop case

Wednesday 19 October 2016 19:42

Oakbay said South Africa’s finance minister had “declined the offer to withdraw” an application that they had welcomed earlier as a chance to clear the companies’ names.


SA journalists need to receive hostile environment training - SANEF

Wednesday 19 October 2016 18:45

The South African National Editors' Forum (SANEF) believes that South African journalists need to receive hostile environment training.


SABC scoops two Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards

Wednesday 19 October 2016 18:08

The SABC has scooped two awards in the coveted regional Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards in Bloemfontein.


Rand recoups losses as Gordhan fears subside

Tuesday 18 October 2016 21:22

South Africa's rand rallied strongly to its firmest in one week on Tuesday as investors took a calmer view of charges brought against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.


Emirates could cut Africa flights in face of economic challenges

Tuesday 18 October 2016 15:44

Emirates Airline could reduce the frequency of flights to Africa or cut routes entirely if current economic and financial challenges on the continent continue, the company's President said on Tuesday.


 Molotsi Monyamane adds that the two countries are inseparable when it comes to the provisioning of health care services.
Lesotho continues to rely on SA for health care

Monday 17 October 2016 17:43

The Lesotho government says there's a lot they need to learn from South Africa's provision of health care services.


The 15 business people, including former chief executives of Standard Bank and retailer Massmart, lauded Gordhan as an "outstanding" political leader.
SA business leaders rally behind Pravin Gordhan

Monday 17 October 2016 12:37

South African business leaders expressed their support on Monday for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan as he faces a fraud trial that the opposition says is politically motivated.


Lesotho relies on South Africa for training in health care.
Lesotho looks to SA for better health care system

Monday 17 October 2016 11:57

The Lesotho government says it can learn a lot from South Africa's provision of health care services.


Atul Gupta and his brothers Ajay and Rajesh are the subjects of an investigation into allegations that they exerted undue influence on President Zuma.
DA pushes for probe against Guptas

Monday 17 October 2016 09:57

The Democratic Alliance says the police must urgently investigate the latest allegations against the Gupta family.


BRICS struggles to fashion coherent action due to inconsistent agendas

Monday 17 October 2016 08:05

A Brazilian leader’s faux pas spoke volumes about the state of the BRICS alliance, ahead of the 8th BRICS summit in India.


Citizens from both Mozambique and South Africa will gather at Mbuzini, 30 years after the death former President Samora Machel.
SA, Mozambique remember Samora Machel

Monday 17 October 2016 07:48

The governments of SA and Mozambique will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the death of former Mozambican president, Samora Machel, in Mpumalanga.


Last year, the tourism industry took a knock with a 6.8% decrease.
Tourism industry has recovered well from 2015 decline: Minister

Monday 17 October 2016 06:00

The Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, says the tourism industry has recovered well from its steep decline in 2015.


Songstress Amanda Black releases new single Amazulu

Sunday 16 October 2016 11:26

Amanda Benedicta Antony, better known to her fans as Amanda Black shot to fame when she made it to one of South Africa's singing competitions.


Capture report to be handed over to Mkhwebane: Mbete

Sunday 16 October 2016 06:35

The African National Congress (ANC) in Parliament said Baleka Mbete had distanced herself from the statement issued by Parliament Communications.


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