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India postpones massive Africa summit over Ebola outbreak

The deadly Ebola outbreak in west Africa has forced India to postpone plans for a December summit in New Delhi attended by representatives of more than 50 African nations, officials said on Saturday.

Criticism grows as Sierra Leone's Ebola shutdown enters final day

Sierra Leone's 72-hour nationwide shutdown entered its final day on Sunday, as criticism grew that the extreme action aimed at containing the spread of the deadly Ebola virus was no more than a poorly planned publicity stunt.

Cameroon to host 2019 African Cup of Nations

Cameroon has been chosen to host the 2019 African Cup of Nations while Ivory Coast will hold the tournament in 2021 and Guinea in 2023.

Fraudster arrested for selling fake MTN8 cup final tickets

Police arrested a man on Saturday, for selling fake tickets ahead of the MTN8 Cup final in Durban, the Premier Soccer League (PSL) said in a statement.

Generations off air until December, Skeem Saam to replace it's time slot

The SABC has replaced Generations with drama Skeem Saam as MMSV apparently works on rebuilding cast and script.

Several campuses shutdown as Tshwane University of Technology clamps down on violence

The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) has closed all of its campuses following a spate of violent protests, the institution said on Saturday.

Gallery: Funny derby memes

With the competitive derby set to kick off this evening - we bring you some comic relief in the form of Kaizer Chiefs versus Orlando Pirates memes.

Blood on their hands

Chaos. Incompetence. Lies. As the first full picture of the horror of the Nigerian church collapse surfaces, South Africans are left wondering how many lives could have been saved if Pastor TB Joshua's church and Nigerian authorities had co-operated fully in rescue attempts.

ANC wants parliament to 'protect' Zuma

The ANC wants parliament to protect President Jacob Zuma and his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, from continued "humiliation and embarrassment" by Julius Malema's Economic Freedom Fighters and other opposition parties

Ghana's jobless and poor youth turn to selling blood

To Ghana's legions of jobless young men, Eric Bimpong has a money-making proposition: sell your blood.
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Timing wrong on FIFA watch ruling, says Platini

UEFA supremo Michel Platini said Friday he would not be complying with FIFA's demand to return a luxury watch given as a gift by organisers of the Brazil World Cup.

Wenger wary of foreign crackdown

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has warned that proposals by the Football Association to cut the number of players from outside the European Union could dilute the quality of the English game.

London to host Euro 2020 final

London's Wembley Stadium will host the final and semi-finals of the 2020 European football championship, which will exceptionally be held in 13 different countries, UEFA boss Michel Platini announced Friday.

North Korea take on South Korea in politically charged youth final

Organisers will be hoping peace is maintained when South Korea take on North Korea in the politically charged final of the AFC's Under-16 championships in the Thai capital on Saturday.

WP welcome in-form Griquas

Although Griquas are a fearsome side in their own backyard, the Kimberley outfit have shown of late that they can also be giant-killers away from home.

Blood on their hands

Chaos. Incompetence. Lies. As the first full picture of the horror of the Nigerian church collapse surfaces, South Africans are left wondering how many lives could have been saved if Pastor TB Joshua's church and Nigerian authorities had co-operated fully in rescue attempts.

ANC wants parliament to 'protect' Zuma

The ANC wants parliament to protect President Jacob Zuma and his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, from continued "humiliation and embarrassment" by Julius Malema's Economic Freedom Fighters and other opposition parties

Iconic 'Easy Rider' bike to be sold at auction

The iconic Harley-Davidson motorbike ridden by Peter Fonda in the 1969 classic "Easy Rider" is to go under the hammer in California, and auctioneers predict it will make at least $1 million.

Sunday Times Top Brands 2014

IDC has played ‘prominent role in renewable-energy sector’

CE Geoffrey Qhena says Industrial Development Corporation has provided early-stage development, loan, equity funding of green industry

Nuclear economist warns SA will ‘run into problems’

Financing of nuclear projects is highly risky and is regarded as credit-negative by ratings agencies

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