03 September 2020, Thursday News

Latest News On 03 September 2020, Thursday

ANALYSIS: Are women leaders really doing better on COVID-19?

ANALYSIS: Are women leaders really doing better on COVID-19?

2020-09-03 09:31:00 PM

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Joe Biden meets family of African American shot by police, Jacob Blake

Joe Biden meets family of African American shot by police, Jacob Blake

2020-09-03 09:31:00 PM

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eSwatini PM: SA could have done more to help neighbours in fight against COVID

eSwatini PM: SA could have done more to help neighbours in fight against COVID

2020-09-03 09:44:00 PM

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Second seed Kenin progresses at US Open

2020-09-03 09:51:00 PM

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We didn’t know monies from the COVID-19 relief fund would be stolen - Mabuza

Remember David M had R14m CASH stolen from his home in 2009, who has so much CASH, Mmusi M is so right, stop cash use as there is no trail to follow, so how did Davis get so much CASH He speaks with a forked tongue👺

2020-09-03 10:49:00 PM

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Moleko, Mathoho injury concerns Middendorp ahead of Chiefs title showdown against Baroka | Sport

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp is sweating over the availability of defensive duo Erick Mathoho and Kgotso Moleko ahead of Saturday's Absa Premiership match against Baroka FC.

2020-09-03 11:44:00 PM

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Pitso Mosimane: 'I don't trust the last matches' | Sport

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane was reluctant to feel optimistic ahead of Saturday’s final round of Absa Premiership games.

2020-09-03 11:45:00 PM

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MUST SEE | Cat with rare skin condition looks like an old and adorable wizard | News24

Meet Toby, the cat with a skin condition that makes him look like a wise old wizard.

2020-09-03 11:45:00 PM

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Livestock export trade in question after cattle ship capsizes in storm

2020-09-03 11:51:00 PM

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John Moodey retaliates after DA accuses him of running away from disciplinary hearing | Citypress

Former DA Gauteng leader John Moodey responded in blistering fashion to DA accusations about why he left the party – and implicated MP Mike Waters as the alleged culprit in a jobs-for-sex scandal.

2020-09-03 11:51:00 PM

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Nehawu hands over memorandum at Union Buildings as strike looms

Nehawu members handed over a memorandum of demands to government on Thursday at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

2020-09-03 11:51:00 PM

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Parliament gives DD Mabuza green light to answer oral questions with written replies

National Assembly has given the green light to Deputy President David Mabuza to submit in writing his responses to oral questions after he missed a session due to ill-health last month.

2020-09-03 11:53:00 PM

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National Assembly sends NYDA board candidate list back to parly committee

The portfolio committee on women, youth and people with disabilities said on Thursday night it would wait for the referral from the National Assembly regarding the selection of the board for the National Youth Development Agency.

2020-09-03 11:35:00 PM

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Silver Lake may take $1bn stake in Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Retail

Silver Lake may take $1bn stake in Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Retail

2020-09-03 11:32:00 PM

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Ferrari likely to feel more pain at Monza

2020-09-03 11:41:00 PM

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WATCH | 'Who said 'I love you' first? TikTok video spills the tea on AKA's love life

AKA’s latest TikTok gives fans a sneak peek into his relationship.

2020-09-03 11:36:00 PM

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Raging Arctic fires the worst on record

Raging Arctic fires the worst on record

2020-09-03 11:22:00 PM

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Public servant arrested for being an 'illegal immigrant' released on warning

Kebone Masange, 52, the head of department at the province's human settlements department, appeared in the Pretoria magistrate’s court on Thursday on a charge of fraud.

2020-09-03 11:17:00 PM

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Public servant arrested for being an 'illegal immigrant' released on warning

A senior government official in Mpumalanga, who was arrested for allegedly being in the country illegally and in possession of three fraudulently-obtained IDs, has been released on warning.

2020-09-03 11:23:00 PM

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Steinhoff Investment swings into loss amid legal claims

Steinhoff Investment swings into loss amid legal claims

2020-09-03 11:05:00 PM

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Virtual drinks and welcome videos: how Covid-19 has changed company onboarding

Virtual drinks and welcome videos: how Covid-19 has changed company onboarding

2020-09-03 11:16:00 PM

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Nearly 2,500 new Covid-19 cases and 174 deaths recorded in past 24 hours

South Africa recorded 2,420 new Covid-19 infections and 174 deaths in the past 24 hours, health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said on Thursday night.

2020-09-03 11:09:00 PM

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Accountability, service delivery & vacant positions: Lebogang Maile on state of municipalities

Lebogang Maile said the 10 Tshwane administrators are highly qualified.

2020-09-03 11:11:00 PM

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176 new Covid-19 deaths and 2 420 more infections; recovery rate increases to 88%

South Africa has the sixth most Covid-19 infections in the world, behind the USA, Brazil, India, Russia and Peru.

2020-09-03 11:07:00 PM

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WATCH: Stock picks — China ETF and Ping An

WATCH: Stock picks — China ETF and Ping An

2020-09-03 10:48:00 PM

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Zimbabwean opposition activist Job Sikhala denied bail

Zimbabwean opposition activist Job Sikhala denied bail

2020-09-03 10:50:00 PM

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First two 'irregular' PPE tender cases referred for prosecution

The cases were referred to the tribunal by the Competition Commission.

2020-09-03 10:48:00 PM

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Nearly 2,500 new Covid-19 cases and 174 deaths recorded in past 24 hours

South Africa recorded 2,420 new Covid-19 infections and 174 deaths in the past 24 hours, health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said on Thursday night.

2020-09-03 10:50:00 PM

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First two 'irregular' PPE tender cases referred for prosecution

The Competition Tribunal will hear the first two cases relating to irregular procurement processes of personal protective equipment in the public sector.

2020-09-03 10:56:00 PM

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Facebook will not post political ads in week before US election

2020-09-03 10:37:00 PM

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South Africans' personal data dumped on the 'dark web'

The personal information, ID numbers, phone numbers and banking details of as many as 24 million South Africans have been dumped on the “dark web”, the Information Regulator of SA said on Thursday night.

2020-09-03 10:34:00 PM

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South Africans' personal data dumped on the 'dark web'

The personal information, ID numbers, phone numbers and banking details of as many as 24 million South Africans have been dumped on the “dark web”, the Information Regulator of SA said on Thursday night.

2020-09-03 10:33:00 PM

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Cash van crashes into home as driver tries to escape robbers in Welgelegen

A cash van landed inside a residential property in Welgelegen, Cape Town, on Thursday after its driver tried to flee from robbers. He died of gunshot wounds.

2020-09-03 10:47:00 PM

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JONNY STEINBERG: In Mandela’s masterclass, Kobie Coetsee got an F for ‘fail’

Two decades after his death, a new book is out, based on the documents he left behind 🔒

2020-09-03 10:19:00 PM

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Tech stocks tumble as Wall Street heads for worst day since June

Tech stocks tumble as Wall Street heads for worst day since June

2020-09-03 10:20:00 PM

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Judges are being unduly influenced by ‘irrelevant’ cases, says Busisiwe Mkhwebane

Justice Mbuyiseli Madlanga took the allegation seriously, asking if the public protector thinks courts are granting personal costs orders ‘because it’s something that’s just fashionable’

2020-09-03 10:29:00 PM

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Gang targets smallholdings in violent robberies in Hartbeespoort area

Police believe a gang is behind a series of violent home invasions at smallholdings around Hartbeespoort Dam in the North West

2020-09-03 10:25:00 PM

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Experian finds stolen data on ‘third-party, data-sharing site’

Experian finds stolen data on ‘third-party, data-sharing site’

2020-09-03 10:10:00 PM

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DD Mabuza tells MPs he will subject himself to lifestyle audit

Deputy President David Mabuza has promised to subject himself to a lifestyle audit.

2020-09-03 10:04:00 PM

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IN MEMES | 'Skeem Saam' fans think Leshole's name is affecting his life negatively

Maybe he should have been named Thabo or something, his name seems to be working against him.

2020-09-03 09:59:00 PM

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Nine times AKA impressed, amused or baffled us with his hairstyle choices

'Hair today, gone tomorrow' must be the rapper's personal mantra as he's never afraid to experiment with his style

2020-09-03 10:12:00 PM

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City Lodge warns hotels recovery may be slow

2020-09-03 09:56:00 PM

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WATCH: What will SA’s GDP figures show

WATCH: What will SA’s GDP figures show

2020-09-03 10:03:00 PM

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Wine industry enters digital space to boost sales during the lockdown

The wine industry has no doubt been one of the businesses worst hit by the lockdown, but a new digital platform that is aimed at promoting the country’s wine exports globally, brings a glimmer of hope to this battered sector.

2020-09-03 08:30:00 PM

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'Stop killing us': Emotions run high as as community gathers for Nateniël Julies memorial

Just over a week since teenager Nateniël Julies was gunned down, the community of Eldorado Park gathered to pay tribute to the boy on Thursday night.

2020-09-03 08:44:00 PM

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Is Virgin Active wrong for ditching mask rule? Nah, it's part of the regulations

Masks no longer compulsory when members are undertaking 'vigorous' activity.

2020-09-03 09:15:00 PM

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'When the person was around it was all smiles': Phumzile Van Damme on people leaving the DA

Phumzile van Damme takes shots at 'fake people'.

2020-09-03 09:37:00 PM

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Travel agent convicted for stealing cash from group heading to Zanzibar

Crescenda Meyer, 50, was found guilty of seven counts of theft by the Pretoria specialised commercial crimes’ court for stealing R214,000.

2020-09-03 09:52:00 PM

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WATCH | David Blaine flies over the desert holding onto 50 helium balloons | Channel

WATCH | David Blaine flies over the desert holding onto 50 helium balloons

2020-09-03 09:20:00 PM

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Sundowns coach Mosimane not happy with Dobsonville Stadium pitch: 'we can’t even pass the ball'

The state of the pitch at Dobsonville Stadium has irked outspoken Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane so much that he has called for the Soweto venue to be closed at the end of the season.

2020-09-03 09:45:00 PM

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Mabuza promises to fix Eskom as loadshedding bites South Africans, power utility’s split will take two years

Deputy President David Mabuza has assured the country that they will turn the corner and fix Eskom despite starting with another round of loadshedding this week.

2020-09-03 09:49:00 PM

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Emmanuel Macron’s economic plan for France is a high-stakes political move

2020-09-03 09:35:00 PM

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Hong Kong court says Jimmy Lai not guilty of criminal intimidation

2020-09-03 09:45:00 PM

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WATCH | The guy can run! Here's why Dladla Mshunqisi is the talk of Mzansi

'Who knew that Mshunqisi could sprint like that?' one tweep asked

2020-09-03 09:31:00 PM

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From John Moodey to Funzela Ngobeni — five DA resignations in 2020

The Gauteng leader joined a string of other prominent former DA leaders who have left the party in 2020.

2020-09-03 09:18:00 PM

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Better weather sees Eskom announce Stage 3 loadshedding for Friday, blackouts confirmed for the weekend

Citing better weather and reduced demand for power, Eskom has announced Stage 3 loadshedding for Friday between 8am to 10pm.

2020-09-03 09:27:00 PM

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Comair eyes taking off again in December

Comair eyes taking off again in December

2020-09-03 09:12:00 PM

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Nomvula Mokonyane says she got a R3m Aston Martin through a ‘family friend’

Nomvula Mokonyane says she got a R3m Aston Martin through a ‘family friend’

2020-09-03 09:23:00 PM

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COVID-19: Pandemic review panel named, includes Miliband, ex Mexican president

COVID-19: Pandemic review panel named, includes Miliband, ex Mexican president

2020-09-03 04:32:00 PM

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BUILDING ACCOUNTABILITY : Call to end impunity: The networks that extend from apartheid banks to State Capture

BUILDING ACCOUNTABILITY : Call to end impunity: The networks that extend from apartheid banks to State Capture

2020-09-03 04:44:00 PM

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ELDORADO PARK FURY: Three accused policemen in Nathaniel Julies case to appear in court together next week

ELDORADO PARK FURY: Three accused policemen in Nathaniel Julies case to appear in court together next week

2020-09-03 06:49:00 PM

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Business Maverick: Tesla Share Price Has Gone Mad

Blunders with Paul Theron from Vestact

2020-09-03 07:48:00 PM

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WATCH: What the auditor-general discovered about Ters payments

WATCH: What the auditor-general discovered about Ters payments

2020-09-03 08:50:00 PM

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Good news from Iceland about getting the coronavirus twice

2020-09-03 09:00:00 PM

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Moodey responds to DA claims

Moodey responds to DA claims

2020-09-03 08:51:00 PM

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Travel agent convicted for stealing cash from group heading to Zanzibar

A Cape Town woman who ran a travel agency has been found guilty of theft after swindling money from a group that intended to go to Zanzibar.

2020-09-03 09:00:00 PM

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Evictions ruling a tinderbox for Cape Town

2020-09-03 08:37:00 PM

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Reap what you sow with the Imbewu StockVest app

SPONSORED | Revisiting old money-saving tips in the modern world

2020-09-03 08:37:00 PM

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Tears and heartache as community gathers for Nateniël Julies memorial

Just over a week since teenager Nateniël Julies was gunned down, the community of Eldorado Park gathered to pay tribute to the boy on Thursday night.

2020-09-03 08:42:00 PM

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Lady Zamar dragged for Limpopo 'praise' tweet

Talk about a misunderstanding! It seems that 'for a minute' was confusing for some tweeps...

2020-09-03 08:39:00 PM

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Tears and heartache as community gathers for Nateniël Julies memorial

Just over a week since teenager Nateniël Julies was gunned down, the community of Eldorado Park gathered to pay tribute to the boy on Thursday night.

2020-09-03 08:44:00 PM

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Eldorado Park police detective faces new charges in Nathaniel Julies murder

An Eldorado Park police detective who was arrested on Tuesday in connection with the murder of 16-year-old Nathaniel Julies has appeared in the Proteas Magistrates Court.

2020-09-03 08:35:00 PM

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Smart, sophisticated Mercedes S-Class makes debut

Smart, sophisticated Mercedes S-Class makes debut

2020-09-03 08:24:00 PM

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MARKET WRAP: JSE falls the most in nearly three months as Nasdaq tumbles

MARKET WRAP: JSE falls the most in nearly three months as Nasdaq tumbles 🔒

2020-09-03 08:26:00 PM

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Thailand beauty pageant ends in chaos when contestant accuses judges of rigging score | Channel

Thailand beauty pageant ends in chaos when contestant accuses judges of rigging score

2020-09-03 07:50:00 PM

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Durban woman sets up petition against court ruling aimed at silencing Isipingo Madrasah’s call to prayer

A Durban woman has set up a petition objecting to a recent Durban High Court judgment which silenced the Muslim call to prayer at a Madrasah school in Isipingo Beach. She says the ruling sets a dangerous precedent on religion.

2020-09-03 08:20:00 PM

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More than 58,000 fans sign petition calling for statue of Chadwick Boseman in his hometown

Thousands of fans have demanded that a statue be erected of Chadwick Boseman in his hometown, Anderson in South Carolina

2020-09-03 08:19:00 PM

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China to have a final say in TikTok sale to any US company

2020-09-03 08:10:00 PM

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The world does not need a currency war

The world does not need a currency war

2020-09-03 07:56:00 PM

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Hawks mum on whether officials are implicated in Ters fraud

“That is still an operational matter,” said Hawks spokesperson Brig Hangwani Mulaudzi.

2020-09-03 07:57:00 PM

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Covid-19 survivor discovers baking talent and orders start rolling in

Cape Town mother Zanele Ngcoko, who beat Covid-19, has turned to baking to make a living after she was retrenched

2020-09-03 07:58:00 PM

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ANC KZN misses deadline to probe heavyweights for alleged abuse of power

A probe into ANC KZN MPL Jomo Sibiya, who was accused of abusing his power to have a woman he allegedly impregnated and had arrested on fraud charges, after she posed as a doctor, has fell flat after no witnesses came forward.

2020-09-03 07:56:00 PM

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Mokonyane got R2.2m loan for luxury car in prospective Eskom deal 'agreement'

Nomvula Mokonyane got R2.2m loan for luxury car in prospective Eskom deal 'agreement' StateCapture

2020-09-03 06:41:00 PM

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Eskom to implement stage 3 load shedding from Friday

Eskom to implement stage3 load shedding from Friday Loadshedding

2020-09-03 06:48:00 PM

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We didn’t know monies from the COVID-19 relief fund will be stolen, says Mabuza

2020-09-03 07:08:00 PM

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AgriSA hopes for ‘decisive action’ from govt regarding farm attacks

AgriSA hopes for ‘decisive action’ from govt regarding farmattacks

2020-09-03 07:08:00 PM

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eSwatini sticks to 2-month-old alcohol sales ban amid COVID-19

2020-09-03 07:21:00 PM

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Eskom to reduce loadshedding to Stage 3 from Friday morning | Fin24

Improvement in cold weather which has led to a reduction in demand has given consumers slight reprieve from Stage 4 of loadshedding

2020-09-03 07:21:00 PM

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PHOTO ESSAY | Award-winning photograper Neo Ntsoma talks through some of her most iconic images | Arts

Neo Ntsoma is an award-winning South African photographer who has become a quiet and yet integral force in the country’s visual landscape. In this gallery, she talks us through some of her most impactful images.

2020-09-03 07:45:00 PM

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Corporates equally play a role in state capture, says NPA's Hermione Cronje | News24

While there is a demand that politicians be brought to book for their role in state capture, it is also worthy to point out that corporate companies have also played a role.

2020-09-03 07:46:00 PM

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Thieves steal laptops, hard drive during Stellenbosch University break-in | News24

The police are investigating a break-in at Stellenbosch University's JC Smuts Building.

2020-09-03 07:47:00 PM

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National Lotteries Commission: Call to axe board amid corruption claims | News24

The DA has called on Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel to fire the board of the National Lotteries Commission.

2020-09-03 07:51:00 PM

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John Boyega has a couple of things to say to Disney about his Star Wars character | Channel

John Boyega has a couple of things to say to Disney about his Star Wars character

2020-09-03 07:11:00 PM

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Judicial misconduct: Judge in the Isipingo Madrasah case might have a case to answer

Judge Mngadi’s failure by omission to push back against bigotry and protect the human dignity of an entire segment of our population does not comport with the Constitution and arguably the Code of Judicial Conduct.

No surprise, coming from a pro-Islamic fundamentalist such as Motala. So much for credibility!

2020-09-03 07:40:00 PM

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It’s high time for SA to grow its cannabis economy

It’s high time for SA to grow its cannabis economy

2020-09-03 07:43:00 PM

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Public protector has 'no elevated status', ConCourt hears

The public protector is bound by the constitution and the law, and gets no elevated status from other Chapter 9 institutions, Sars commissioner Edward Kieswetter's lawyer argued on Thursday.

2020-09-03 07:35:00 PM

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Public protector has 'no elevated status', ConCourt hears

The public protector is bound by the constitution and the law, and gets no elevated status from other Chapter 9 institutions, Sars commissioner Edward Kieswetter's lawyer argued on Thursday.

2020-09-03 07:37:00 PM

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New Rolls-Royce Ghost is discreet ostentation

New Rolls-Royce Ghost is discreet ostentation

2020-09-03 07:15:00 PM

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Garmin Catalyst promises to improve your laptimes

Garmin Catalyst promises to improve your laptimes

2020-09-03 07:28:00 PM

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‘My children were struggling at school’ – Norma Gigaba | Citypress

Former finance minister and ANC Youth League leader Malusi Gigaba’s wife Norma Mngoma has opened up about her arrest in July for the first time in a lengthy founding affidavit signed in Sandton.

2020-09-03 07:15:00 PM

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