Ramaphosa leads Gauteng nominations - News24

Johannesburg - ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa is leading the Gauteng presidential race following this weekend's round of nominations by branches in the province. But, it's early days, insiders say. According to them, nominations are yet to meet ...

Nicaragua signs Paris climate agreement - Citizen

Nicaragua signed the Paris climate agreement Monday, leaving the United States and Syria as the only two holdouts on the global climate pact. The government of President Daniel Ortega said the global 2015 pact represented “the only international ...

Ronaldo leads Real Madrid's FIFA awards triumph - eNCA

Portugal and Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo wins The Best FIFA Men's Player Award during the Best FIFA Football Awards 2017 at the London Palladium, London, Britain 23 October 2017. Photo: backpagepix. LONDON - Cristiano Ronaldo's ...

Expect Gigaba to increase taxes - Moneyweb.co.za

Economists are expecting an unusual tax announcement in finance minister Malusi Gigaba's maiden budget speech. Picture: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg. As he prepares to deliver his first Medium-Term Budget Statement (MTBS) on Wednesday, finance ...

Bankers steer Qatar towards open-door policy - Reuters

LONDON, Oct 23 (IFR) - Bankers are advising Qatar to invite a broad church of banks into any potential bond sale to smother fears of Doha drawing a dividing line over a regional diplomatic crisis. Qatar has been in talks with international banks to ...

Oscarine Masuluke misses out on FIFA Puskas award - Sport24

London - Oscarine Masuluke lost out to Frenchman Olivier Giroud for the Puskas award for goal of the year at the Best FIFA football awards in London on Monday. Arsenal forward Giroud's 'scorpion kick' goal against Crystal Palace in January received the ...

Israel maintains robust arms trade with rogue regimes - News24

Tel Aviv - Human rights activists are stepping up efforts to expose Israel's long and covert history of supplying weapons and military training to regimes while they actively commit massacres, ethnic cleansing and genocide. The issue of Israel's trade ...

Gambian ministry says up to Togo to resolve crisis - Reuters

BANJUL (Reuters) - Gambia's Foreign Ministry said on Monday it was up to the people of Togo to decide whether President Faure Gnassingbe should stay in power after the minister told Reuters at the weekend that mediators should persuade Togo's leader ...and more »

More than 1.3 million demand EU weedkiller ban - Citizen

Activists on Monday handed the EU a petition signed by more than 1.3 million people calling for a European ban on the weedkiller glyphosate, produced by chemicals giant Monsanto and others, over fears it causes cancer. The petition was given to the ...

10 climbers dead after avalanche in Mongolia - News24

Ulaanbaatar - Ten climbers who ignored a ban on ascending Mongolia's Mount Otgontenger have been killed by an avalanche while seven others are still missing, rescue services said on Monday. The Mongolian nationals have been missing since Sunday ...

Advocate assaulted over lighter - Independent Online

PEACE of mind and justice is all that Thandeka Buthelezi wants after a Pretoria advocate assaulted her over a lighter. The 26-year-old advocate was expected to appear in the Pretoria magistrate's court this morning for allegedly assaulting Buthelezi on ...and more »

Lions benching Marx puzzles WP coach - Sport24

Cape Town - Western Province coach John Dobson was surprised by the Golden Lions' late decision to play Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx off the bench in Saturday's Currie Cup semi-final at Newlands. Marx was initially picked in the starting team, but ...