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As SAA loses R52m a day, workers to resume striking on Saturday

They've dispersed for Friday after camping out since the early hours of the morning; SAA has cancelled most of its operations until Monday.

Untu: Trains vandalism spiked after security companies' contracts terminated

The union said it was worried for the security of its members as train stations and rail-lines were being vandalised since Prasa terminated the contracts of private security companies.

Ousted US envoy Yovanovitch says Trump tweet 'very intimidating'

Trump attacked Yovanovitch as she was testifying in the House Intelligence Committee about her abrupt recall from Ukraine.

Sars sacks chief legal officer Refiloe Mokoena with immediate effect

The details of the charges against Refiloe Mokoena have not been revealed, however she has been implicated in the granting of a R420-million refund to the Gupta family.

Women strike for minimum wage in Spanish football

The Association of Women's Football Clubs (ACFF) believes the more modest clubs will be unable to afford wages with the minimum currently set at 8,000 euros.

Nadal sweats on semis spot at ATP Finals after beating Tsitsipas

The Spanish top seed is pinning his hopes on Daniil Medvedev beating defending champion Alexander Zverev in the evening match in Group Andre Agassi in London.

La Liga plans to take game to Miami halted by court decision

The league’s organising body filed a complaint against the RFEF last year over the latter’s refusal to authorise playing regular season matches outside Spain, claiming the RFEF did not have the authority to block the move.

Manchester City's appeal against financial probe thrown out

CAS general secretary Matthieu Reeb told reporters that the Premier League champions’ appeal, made in June, had been judged inadmissible.

Joaquin Phoenix uncomfortable with violence in 'Joker'

The 'Gladiator' star portrays the iconic villain in the film, which has received rave reviews but has caused controversy with its violence.

South Africa's Telkom in talks about possible takeover of Cell C

Telkom said this week that it was in discussions about a potential acquisition without disclosing its target.

Cele: 34 wanted criminals arrested since launch of safer holidays initiative

The police’s national operational plan, aimed at reducing crime over the Christmas festive season, was rolled out in the Western Cape on Thursday night.

Tom Thabane’s wife accused of murder as family feud plays out

Lipolelo Thabane was shot two days before Tom Thabane was inaugurated in 2017. A month later, he married his current wife Maesiah, who Thabane's daughter accuses of ordering a hit on Lipolelo.

Mrwetyana family welcomes hefty sentence for Luyanda Botha

Uyinene Mrwetynana’s killer confessed to raping her twice before locking her up in a storeroom before murdering her and attempting to destroy the evidence.

Volkswagen says to invest 60bn euros by 2024 in future car models

In a plan approved by its supervisory board, VW also said it would introduce up to 75 all-electric models and around 60 hybrid vehicles over the next decade.

Mokoetle remembered for his contribution to media freedom

Solly Mokoetle, who died on Friday, headed the SABC in 2010 and was later appointed head of digital migration by the Department of Communications.

UNHRC reiterates to foreign nationals they can’t be repatriated as a group

The foreign nationals, among them refugees, had been staging a sit-in in and demanding they be helped to leave South Africa as they fear xenophobic tensions.

Survey: Africa among most hostile regions for LGBTQ community

On Thursday, a report released by the Institute for Race Relations revealed that some countries on the continent are still oppressive towards this marginalised group.

#KFCProposal: I asked her to love me because I love her

A video of Hector Mkansi going down on one knee to propose to Nonhlahla Soldaat at the restaurant in the Vaal took the country by a storm.

EWN Sport Fantasy Football: We're suffering from IBS

Another break in the English Premier League and we're suffering from IBS (International Break Syndrome) so we're taking the opportunity to reflect on the season so far and ponder our next move. Listen to the latest podcast.

SAA flights cancelled until Monday

Scores of travellers have been standing in a queue for hours to get assistance from some employees who decided to show up for work on Friday.

Bafana Bafana to be without Bongani Zungu for Sudan qualifier

Goals from Thomas Partey and Kudus Mohammed condemned the team to a loss in Ntseki’s first official game in charge.

There’s a HUGE cat on the stoep: Zim lions occupy ranger station

An old game ranger’s lodge in a remote corner of Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park has become the new home of a pair of lions.

Kenya, Somalia agree to restore ties after spat over oil rights

The two East African nations 'agreed to normalise bilateral relations' beginning with the restoration of the visa policy.

Callard shows Saica videos of unguided Transnet contract negotiations

Former Transnet manager Francis Callard is continuing his testimony at the third sitting of Saica's disciplinary committee's hearings against Anoj Singh.

'How could you do this to your family?': Jesse Hess’s cousin in court for rape

The man, who is linked to Hess’s murder, has appeared in the Wynberg Magistrates Court for the rape of a Hanover Park teenager.

Khoza: TV deal helped PSL rake in record R1 billion in revenue

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) held their annual general meeting on Thursday where they revealed, amongst other things, that they had now hit the R1 billion revenue mark.

HAJI MOHAMED DAWJEE: Waiting room blues

The theatre of the absurd is exactly like the surgical theatre. Both of them play at confronting what we regard as the comfortable certainties of life whether they’re religious, political or moral, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.

Sacca questions govt’s silence during SAA strike

Unions have blamed government and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan for failing to intervene to rescue the state-owned entity.

Taylor Swift says heads of former label 'exercising tyrannical control' over her

Such a claim would stifle her scheduled performance at this month's American Music Awards, where she will receive an Artist of the Decade award.

CT City's Makola hit with six-month ban for assaulting match official

Cape Town City said they can't comment on the sentence handed down to their player.

England batsman James Vince returns for Paarl Rocks

England World Cup winner James Vince has joined the Paarl Rocks team in time for their second Mzansi Super League (MSL) game on Friday against the Durban Heat.

Venice braces for another devastating high tide

Authorities said they were expecting waters would rise again and peak at 160 cm - past the emergency level that sets off sirens in the streets.

Australia braces for heavy winds, lightning amid bushfire threat

The country’s weather bureau warned that winds and lightning strikes increase the threat to communities across two states on the country’s east coast.

EFF supporters join striking SAA staff in Kempton Park

Workers are demanding an 8% salary hike, insourcing and an end to retrenchment plans.

Foreign nationals plot next move after removals in Pretoria, Cape Town

The foreign nationals and refugees want to be relocated to other countries, saying they were not safe in South Africa due to xenophobic attacks.

Porters at ORTIA hoping SAA strike leads to permanent employment for them

One man, who worked as a porter, said that all he wanted was a stable job.

Oscar-winner Mo'Nique sues Netflix for pay discrimination

Mo'Nique said in the lawsuit that a proposed $500,000 fee from Netflix in 2018 to make a stand-up comedy special was a "discriminatory low-ball offer".

Man accused of plotting to assassinate Popcru senior execs to apply for bail

The police said the suspect was arrested in Kempton Park last week after he was allegedly instructed by other Popcru officials to hire an assassin to carry out the acts.

Malawi & Zambia still the most hostile countries for LGBTQ people: IRR

On Thursday, A report by the Institute of Race Relations revealed that some countries were still oppressive towards marginalised groups.

Luyanda Botha handed 3 life sentences for rape, murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana

It's been revealed that 42-year-old Luyanda Botha entered into a plea and sentencing agreement.

Satawu: SAA being unreasonable and need to come to their senses

Satawu's Zanele Sabela said that management at the national carrier took decisions unilaterally.

Former SABC group CEO Solly Mokoetle dies

Mokwetle headed the public broadcaster from 2009 to 2010 and was chief operating officer prior to that.

Foreign nationals resist police removal in Pretoria, scuffle at CT church

The Human Rights Commission's Chris Nissen has told EWN, there has been a scuffle inside a church where hundreds of refugees have been living in Cape Town.

Bolivia's duelling parties strike deal to end political chaos

In a late night session of the Bolivian Senate, the chamber’s president, said there was agreement to work towards new elections after weeks of protests and violence.

Striking CT SAA workers want company to take grievances seriously

The demonstrators said that while the group was small at this stage, it would grow as the day progressed.

Saica hears how Transnet error led to inflation of locomotives tender

The second day of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants' disciplinary hearing against former Transnet and Eskom CFO Anoj Singh was spent interrogating more evidence that was presented by former Transnet employee Francis Callard.

Kohli out for duck but India lead in Bangladesh Test

The hosts were 188 for three at lunch on day two in response to Bangladesh’s 150.

'You can't moer the problem away,' says EFF in debate on corporal punishment

MPs were debating increasing levels of violence, drugs and sexual abuse in schools in one of two mini-plenary sittings in the National Assembly on Thursday.

Two years after coup, Zimbabweans grow more despondent

Unemployment in the country is at over 90% while the size of the economy has more than halved since 2000.

'Everything's ruined': New Hanover residents try to pick up pieces after tornado

A local businessman said he had to reopen his shop as community members were desperately in need of necessities.

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