Johannesburg, South Africa Newswire

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  1. Inflation, Growth Fears Keep Rates Steady in S. Africa, NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bloomberg

    The central banks of Africa's two largest economies held borrowing costs steady on Tuesday as they face accelerating inflation and tepid growth. South Africa's Reserve Bank left the benchmark rate at 7 percent for a fifth straight meeting, and Nigeria's monetary policy committee kept its key lending rate at 14 percent.

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  2. Rory McIlroy says he's targeting March return, likely missing Genesis Open and Honda ClassicRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Golf World

    JANUARY 15: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays his second shot into the 18th green during the final round of the BMW South African Open Championship at Glendower Golf Club on January 15, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa. On Monday Rory McIlroy pulled out of his second tournament in two weeks due to a stress fracture in his lower ribs.

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  3. Restaurant caught denying gay couple service on "date night"Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Queerty

    Earlier this week, staffers at a restaurant near Johannesburg, South Africa were caught denying two journalists a table at the establishment during "date night," unaware that the men were posing as a gay couple. Not that this should come as much of a surprise to anyone familiar with the place.

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  4. .com | Krejcir handed extradition documentsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News24

    Johannesburg Convicted criminal Radovan Krejcir was on Tuesday handed documents relating to the Czech Republic's bid to have him extradited to his home country. He appeared in the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court for his extradition case and for an alleged plot to escape from jail.

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  5. .com | ANC 'Black Ops' publicist not rattled by death threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News24

    Public relations strategist Sihle Bolani will continue to fight the African National Congress, despite receiving death threats and losing a court application against the party. "I have the truth on my side, they can duck and dive all they want, but [they] can't hide from the truth forever," Bolani said on Tuesday.

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  6. South African police seize 5,000 donkey skins in Benoni farm raidRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | BBC News

    South African police say they are investigating the illegal donkey skin trade after seizing 5,000 hides in a recent raid east of Johannesburg. Police suspect the skins found at a farm in Benoni last week came from illegally slaughtered animals whose hides were destined for China.

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  7. .com | All hell was about to break loose - ex-SARS spokespersonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News24

    The South African Weather Service has a issued a warning of severe thunderstorms in the eastern parts of the Eastern Cape. Johannesburg Senior SARS employees and the Government Communication and Information System planned to "spike" a story that the Mail & Guardian was due to publish on the alleged relationship between SARS commissioner Tom Moyane and President Jacob Zuma.

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  8. De Villiers' return adds intrigue to series showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    South Africa do not agree but this is the way the series was supposed to end: with everything to play for in the final fixture. After weeks of one-way traffic, Sri Lanka came good in the second T20 and have finally asked South Africa questions they could not answer.

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  9. [Orchids & Onions] Back to school with Checkers and back to the drawing board for FordaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

    Much as I love my kids, there are plenty of times when I'm glad they're out of the house: my daughter will be a qualified vet by the end of this year and my son seems happily ensconced as a senior account manager with the trust company he works for in Amsterdam. And the days of worrying about their education are over.

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  10. .com | ANC 'black ops' case not urgent - judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | News24

    The South African Weather Service has a issued a warning of severe thunderstorms in the eastern parts of the Eastern Cape. Johannesburg The High Court in Johannesburg has thrown out an urgent application against the ANC brought by businesswoman Sihle Bolani.

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  11. .com | Minister brainwashed my daughter - Laurent WegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | News24

    Severe thunderstorms are also expected in places over the western parts of KwaZulu-Natal as well as along the escarpment of Mpumalanga. Wege who was allegedly "smuggled" into the country by defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has spoken out about how the incident was part of her plan to flee from her abusive father.

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  12. Sport24.co.za | EFC strikes historic deal with SABCRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News24

    SABC Sport announced a multi-year broadcast partnership with the EFC, the leading mixed martial arts organisation on the African continent, on Tuesday. The EFC has had continued growth since its inception, from a local MMA promotion to one of the world leaders, reaching over 600 million homes in 110 countries around the world daily.

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  13. .com | 'I am not keen to stand' for ANC presidency - MotlantheRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | News24

    The South African Weather Service has a issued a warning of severe thunderstorms in the eastern parts of the Eastern Cape. Johannesburg Former deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe has rubbished claims that he is interested in taking over from President Jacob Zuma.

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  14. .com | Cyril Ramaphosa is not going to be president - MalemaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | News24

    The South African Weather Service has a issued a warning of severe thunderstorms in the eastern parts of the Eastern Cape. Johannesburg EFF leader Julius Malema has weighed in on the ANC succession debate ahead of the ruling party's 54th national elective conference in December.

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  15. Uganda: MMI Holdings Enters Uganda's Insurance MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The South African company is projected to boost the country's insurance penetration that now standing at 0.86%, the lowest in the region Low income earners, who often forgo insurance due to the expense, now have an affordable option that they could consider. South Africa-based insurance company, Metropolitan & Momentum International has entered the Ugandan insurance market with its subsidiary Metropolitan Life Uganda Ltd, targeting low income earners with micro-insurance products.

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  16. African giants may hold ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    The central banks of Africa's two largest economies will probably leave borrowing costs unchanged on Tuesday after Nigeria's economy is expected to have contracted in 2016 and South Africa looks set to have had the slowest growth since 2009. South Africa's Reserve Bank, led by Governor Lesetja Kganyago, may leave the benchmark repurchase rate at 7 percent for a fifth straight meeting, according to all 20 economists surveyed by Bloomberg.

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  17. South Africa: Wunderman Appoints Haydn Townsend As Group CEO of South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Wunderman, a leading global digital agency, announced today that Haydn Townsend has been appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer of South Africa, effective immediately. Townsend has been consulting with the company for six months.

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  18. .com | EXCLUSIVE: The ANC's R50m election 'black ops'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | News24

    The ANC planned to spend R50 million on a covert campaign targeting opposition parties in the 2016 local government elections, according to court papers filed in the High Court in Johannesburg. A covert team, initially known as the War Room, intended to "disempower DA and EFF campaigns" and set a pro-ANC agenda using a range of media, without revealing the ANC's hand.

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  19. Peter Abrahams wrote timeless moral lessonsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    The Thabo Mbeki Foundation wishes to express its deepest condolence to the family of the eminent writer, Peter Henry Abrahams Deras, popularly known as 'Peter Abrahams'. Abrahams, who died at his home in St Andrew, Jamaica, was one of the 20th century's most important writers who contributed immensely to the elevation of African literature and, as a result, placed Africa and her concerns on the global agenda.

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  20. ANC only interested in empowering the rich : MaimaneRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Johannesburg - Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane on Monday said that President Jacob Zuma's call for national government to rapidly speed up "radical economic transformation" was anything but "radical". He said the African National Congress government's plans only existed to empower the already enriched, and do little for the almost 25 million poor, jobless and dependent South Africans who were still economic outsiders.

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