South Africa 24.9.2017 03:35 pm

Myeni approached PIC for R6bn for SAA – reports

The DA had noted the media report that Dudu Myeni had asked the PIC for R6bn to bail out beleaguered SAA, an airline she had basically run into the ground.

Controversial South African Airways (SAA) board chairwoman Dudu Myeni appears to be involved in the “planned raid on pensioners’ money” to prop up SAA and other bankrupt state-owned enterprises (SoEs), the Democratic Alliance said on Sunday.

Myeni approached PIC for R6bn for SAA – reports
Myeni approached PIC for R6bn for SAA – reports

Myeni approached PIC for R6bn for SAA – reports

The DA had noted the media report that Dudu Myeni had asked the PIC for R6bn to bail out beleaguered SAA, an airline she had basically run into the ground.

Three seriously injured in two crashes in Durban, Pretoria
South Africa

Three seriously injured in two crashes in Durban, Pretoria

Two occupants of the SUV suffered serious injuries and were trapped in the wreckage.
Gwede Mantashe calls for Ramaphosa to be president to avoid ‘a crises’
South Africa

Gwede Mantashe calls for Ramaphosa to be president to avoid ‘a crises’

The ANC secretary-general also called for Ramaphosa to have a female deputy.
Indian bowlers pull back Australia after Finch ton
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Indian bowlers pull back Australia after Finch ton

India’s bowlers fought back strongly after opener Aaron Finch’s blazing century to restrict Australia to 293-6 in the third one-day international on Sunday.
As rerun of election looms, DA puts on brave face in Nelson Mandela Bay
South Africa

As rerun of election looms, DA puts on brave face in Nelson Mandela Bay

With only 59 councillors still in the coalition, the DA faces the challenge of retaining control of the hung council.
Iraq’s Kurds set for contentious independence vote
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Iraq’s Kurds set for contentious independence vote

Iraqi Kurds were preparing to vote in a referendum set for Monday on independence for their autonomous northern region, despite warnings within the country and from its neighbours Iran and Turkey.
Sudan student sentenced to death for killing policeman
Africa

Sudan student sentenced to death for killing policeman

A court in Sudan on Sunday sentenced a university student to death after convicting him of killing a policeman during protests in the capital last year, a defence lawyer said.
Eleven injured in Johannesburg minibus taxi crash
South Africa

Eleven injured in Johannesburg minibus taxi crash

The occupants had managed to climb out of the vehicle and were found seated on the side of the road.
Rohingya in Bangladesh need ‘massive’ assistance: UN
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Rohingya in Bangladesh need ‘massive’ assistance: UN

Bangladesh needs “massive international assistance” to feed and shelter the 436,000 Rohingya who have fled Myanmar in recent weeks, the head of the UN refugee agency said Sunday.
Poverty, unemployment and anger are SA’s shared heritage, says Maimane
South Africa

Poverty, unemployment and anger are SA’s shared heritage, says Maimane

The DA leader has accused government of ‘forgetting about the people’ in their fight for power and wealth.
Mbalula boasts about having 1 million Twitter followers
South Africa

Mbalula boasts about having 1 million Twitter followers

Calling himself the ‘Twimister’, Mbaks has made sure SA knows about his latest achievement.
Mpumalanga cops arrest four farm robbery suspects after car crashes
South Africa

Mpumalanga cops arrest four farm robbery suspects after car crashes

The men allegedly robbed a 55-year-old farmer in Uitgezocht, but crashed their car on a remote farm road.
New quake shakes traumatized Mexico City
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New quake shakes traumatized Mexico City

A new earthquake sowed panic in Mexico City on Saturday, forcing a brief pause in rescue operations to free survivors from the more powerful tremor this week that devastated parts of the capital.
Four killed in Durban car crash
South Africa

Four killed in Durban car crash

Four men were killed in a single car crash on Phoenix Highway.
North West rapist handed life imprisonment term
South Africa

North West rapist handed life imprisonment term

The accused raped a woman next to a railway line in 2015.
Two dead in three-vehicle Pinetown crash
South Africa

Two dead in three-vehicle Pinetown crash

On arrival, paramedics found major carnage.
Trump casts doubt over Iran nuclear deal after missile test
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Trump casts doubt over Iran nuclear deal after missile test

President Donald Trump gave a stark warning Saturday that cast growing uncertainty over whether a nuclear deal clinched with Iran would survive after the Islamic republic tested a new medium-range missile.
Mkhwebane allegedly lied about influence from the BLF
South Africa

Mkhwebane allegedly lied about influence from the BLF

Barclays Africa has made a submission that, if true, would imply the public protector may have committed perjury.
Three arrested for business robberies in North West and Gauteng
South Africa

Three arrested for business robberies in North West and Gauteng

The suspects allegedly used explosives to gain access to safes.
Sunday World apologises to ZCC for ‘unfair headline’
South Africa

Sunday World apologises to ZCC for ‘unfair headline’

The church and its 16 million members had threatened to boycott all Tiso Blackstar publications.
Merkel heads for German poll win, hard-right AfD for first seats
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Merkel heads for German poll win, hard-right AfD for first seats

Germans voted in a general election Sunday expected to hand Chancellor Angela Merkel a fourth term while the hard-right nationalist AfD party is tipped to make history by winning its first seats in the national parliament.
Maine got R500K donation for ‘promise’ he didn’t deliver on – report
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Maine got R500K donation for ‘promise’ he didn’t deliver on – report

The ANC Youth League president has been accused of preying on a desperate coal company.
Kenya police ordered to investigate election officials
Africa

Kenya police ordered to investigate election officials

Kenya’s chief prosecutor has ordered the police and anti-corruption agency to investigate the country’s election commission.
Bobby Motaung set to lose Bentley after failure to pay for a year – report
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Bobby Motaung set to lose Bentley after failure to pay for a year – report

‘Bob Steak’ has reportedly been playing ‘hide and seek’ with Wesbank, who have now dragged him to court.

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