19 October 2020, Monday News

19 October 2020, Monday

US stocks slide as stimulus deadline nears and election fears rise

US stocks slide as stimulus deadline nears and election fears rise

2020-10-19 11:59:00 PM

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If you earn R83,000 per month working remotely, you can now move to Dubai for a year

If you earn R83,000 per month working remotely, you can now move to Dubai for a year | BISouthAfrica

BISouthAfrica Yup News24 ain't a platform for Afrikans.
BISouthAfrica Desperate times I guess. Cos there’s absolutely no sense in this Visa offer

2020-10-19 11:55:00 PM

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SA records nearly 1,500 new Covid-19 cases in past 24 hours

SA recorded 1,461 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, the health ministry confirmed on Monday.

2020-10-19 11:52:00 PM

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Transnet board behind R17m payout to Siyabonga Gama may face civil claims

Gama was reinstated and received R17m payout after Zuma intervened

ABOUT TIME

2020-10-19 11:50:00 PM

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Business Maverick: SPAC Deal Will Make 25-Year-Old Luminar Founder a Billionaire

Business Maverick: SPAC Deal Will Make 25-Year-Old Luminar Founder a Billionaire

2020-10-19 11:20:00 PM

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Duduzane Zuma defends his father, hints at political ambitions

Former president Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane Zuma, has revealed his willingness to enter the political arena.

So crooklet wants to continue thieving? Jerrrrrrrrrrrr yessessssssss
Akumanga la kinina. Akazange nje am-Defende, wethule angameluleka ngakho. Akazange abeke imibono yakhe uDZ. Senibika iqanda lenjelwane njalo nina. PresJGZuma UBafo akabahubhe asophe indibilishi

2020-10-19 11:15:00 PM

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WATCH: BBC exposé reveals thousands of boys kept in chains, tortured and abused in Sundanese Islamic schools

A BBC News Arabic investigation has uncovered systemic child abuse inside Islamic schools in Sudan.

2020-10-19 11:14:00 PM

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US early voting approaches record 30 million mark

Nearly 30 million Americans have cast early ballots in November’s presidential election, shattering records as voters adjust to the coronavirus pandemic.

2020-10-19 11:12:00 PM

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Letitia Wright will find 'Black Panther' 'strange' without Chadwick Boseman

Letitia Wright admits it will be ’strange’ reprising her 'Black Panther' role without Chadwick Boseman.

2020-10-19 11:11:00 PM

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Guinea opposition candidate says he won first round of presidential vote

'Despite the serious anomalies that marred the smooth running of the ... election and in view of the results that came out of the ballot boxes, I am victorious in this election in the first round,' Diallo told journalists and cheering supporters.

2020-10-19 10:56:00 PM

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Taiwan diplomat hurt in scuffle with Chinese officials in Fiji

Taiwan diplomat hurt in scuffle with Chinese officials in Fiji

2020-10-19 10:40:00 PM

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Black farmer in Senekal: When I started, everyone thought I was crazy

“In this area, all we’ve ever known is white farmers and black workers. Wanting to be an owner of a farm seemed crazy,” says Mothonyana Monaheng.

2020-10-19 10:35:00 PM

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Risk of severe Covid-19 high for obese people, regardless of other factors

A Brazilian meta-analysis looked at obesity prevalence in severe Covid-19 cases.

2020-10-19 10:30:00 PM

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French police raid suspected Islamist groups after teacher beheaded

French police raid suspected Islamist groups after teacher beheaded

2020-10-19 10:16:00 PM

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Five lessons from second week of Super Rugby Unlocked

2020-10-19 10:01:00 PM

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'#PutSouthAfricaFirst shouldn't be used to hate anybody,' says Cassper

'Beware of people who hijack slogans to portray hate and discrimination. You can be proudly South African without being xenophobic,' Cassper Nyovest said.

Why is South African xenophobia only towards black people?
What is xenophobic about putting SA 1st coz my understang is prioritizing SA 1st

2020-10-19 10:01:00 PM

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Barca not Champions League favourites, says Koeman

2020-10-19 09:47:00 PM

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Trump slams govt COVID-19 expert Fauci 'and all these idiots'

Trump slams govt COVID-19 expert Fauci 'and all these idiots'

2020-10-19 09:45:00 PM

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Traditional leaders want to resume initiations, but government says not just yet

Contralesa has announced its intention to resume initiation schools in December, despite the fact that no official approval has been given from the government yet.

2020-10-19 09:45:00 PM

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In-depth: The slow-motion race for a TB vaccine

In-depth: The slow-motion race for a TB vaccine | Health24com

2020-10-19 09:45:00 PM

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DJ Zinhle celebrates Namibian Annual Music Award win: 'This means a lot to me' | Channel

DJ Zinhle celebrates Namibian Annual Music Award win: 'This means a lot to me'

2020-10-19 09:32:00 PM

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Supermom secrets: How to balance it all during lockdown and beyond | Parent

2020-10-19 09:30:00 PM

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My dad feels like he's being treated unconstitutionally: Duduzane Zuma

Duduzane Zuma has come to the defence of his father, former president Jacob Zuma, amid growing calls for him to appear again before the state capture commission.

Thieves tend to be treated like thieves.
I feel like your dad treated us unconstitutionally when he sold our country to the Guptas.

2020-10-19 09:29:00 PM

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I couldn’t give more than that - Ugandan Cheptegei

It was the first time that a Ugandan had won a medal in the history of the Half Marathon World Championships.

2020-10-19 09:22:00 PM

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Agrizzi’s family moves him to private hospital

The former Bosasa CEO’s family paid for his transfer to a private facility.

2020-10-19 09:20:00 PM

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More travellers allowed to visit SA as list of high-risk countries is revised

The government has revised its list of high-risk countries and will now allow visitors to SA to stay for three months or longer, subject to Covid-19 protocols.

2020-10-19 09:14:00 PM

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Court freezes assets of judge president Hlophe’s attorney

Court freezes assets of judge president Hlophe’s attorney

phethani4 This has been long coming & with a president like Cyril, I am not sure if he’s going to survive.

2020-10-19 09:11:00 PM

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My dad feels like he's being treated unconstitutionally: Duduzane Zuma

Duduzane Zuma has come to the defence of his father, former president Jacob Zuma, amid growing calls for him to appear again before the state capture commission.

Of course he does. He feels that anyone doing anything that he disagrees with is treating him unfairly.
VOETSEK.

2020-10-19 09:06:00 PM

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Suspect charged over KZN farm murders

Last week, police in KZN arrested five men for the murder of Glen and Vida Rafferty. Now, SAPS have confirmed that one suspect has been charged and a second remains in custody.

2020-10-19 09:06:00 PM

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Former Transnet CEO may be forced to repay millions after illegal reinstatement

The Zondo commission has indicated that it may make a ruling for Siyabonga Gama to pay back around R13 million to Transnet for his alleged unlawful reinstatement in 2011.

Great!!!!!

2020-10-19 09:05:00 PM

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4 ways domestic travellers can support SA tourism sector

You have the power to boost SA tourism sector, one experience at a time.

2020-10-19 09:04:00 PM

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eThekwini inspectors shutdown several bylaw-flouting eateries in Pinetown

Several food places in Pinetown were shut down and others fined for flouting bylaws and regulations.

2020-10-19 09:04:00 PM

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Sars shuts down Shauwn Mkhize’s company

Durban celebrity businesswoman Shauwn Mkhize’s long battle with the taxman has ended with the liquidation of her company, Zikhulise Cleaning Maintenance and Transport.

2020-10-19 09:03:00 PM

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MICHEL PIREU: Has Covid-19 changed investing for good?

MICHEL PIREU: Has Covid-19 changed investing for good? 🔒

2020-10-19 09:01:00 PM

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IN MEMES | All tweeps wanna know from #YPTMM is ... ‘Who are these hot bridesmaids?’

All tweeps want is the bridesmaids' phone numbers ...

2020-10-19 09:00:00 PM

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Alibaba doubles stake in China’s biggest hypermarket chain Sun Art Retail

Alibaba doubles stake in China’s biggest hypermarket chain Sun Art Retail

2020-10-19 08:57:00 PM

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Local retrenchments not scaring off foreign investor SEW-Eurodrive

Local retrenchments not scaring off foreign investor SEW-Eurodrive 🔒

2020-10-19 08:55:00 PM

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Julius Baer reports surge in new money as cost cuts begin to pay off

Julius Baer reports surge in new money as cost cuts begin to pay off

2020-10-19 08:55:00 PM

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Nokia and NASA to install 4G on the Moon

Nokia and NASA to install 4G on the Moon

its official there is a man on the moon will be calling you.
Bazosibulala laba

2020-10-19 08:54:00 PM

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KZN cop facing murder charge after fatal shooting at Nkandla petrol station

A police officer has been arrested after he allegedly shot a man dead following an altercation at a petrol station in Nkandla, in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

2020-10-19 08:35:00 PM

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City Power losing billions due to theft, vandalism

City Power losing billions due to theft, vandalism

2020-10-19 08:13:00 PM

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Angelo Agrizzi moved to a private hospital

Angelo Agrizzi moved to a private hospital

2020-10-19 08:10:00 PM

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Do men buy sex toys? | Citypress

Earlier this year, statistics by intimate lifestyle company Lelo were released about the orgasmic experience.

2020-10-19 08:02:00 PM

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Media diversity - Are the demographics of the country reflected?

Is there a fair representation of race, diverse ethnic identities, different cultures, and gender in the media?

2020-10-19 08:00:00 PM

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Bulls confirm Gio Aplon’s Super Rugby Unlocked season over

When Gio Aplon went down against the Cheetahs last week, it looked bad, and now the Bulls have confirmed the worst for the former Springbok fullback.

2020-10-19 07:45:00 PM

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STREET DOGS: Fixing the short term might jeopardise the long term

STREET DOGS: Fixing the short term might jeopardise the long term 🔒

2020-10-19 07:35:00 PM

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JOHN COCKAYNE: Delving into the environmental and good governance aspects of golf

JOHN COCKAYNE: Delving into the environmental and good governance aspects of golf

2020-10-19 07:30:00 PM

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US air travel surpasses 1-million mark for first time since March

US air travel surpasses 1-million mark for first time since March

2020-10-19 07:29:00 PM

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MARKET WRAP: Markets boosted by renewed US stimulus hopes, JSE banks leap

MARKET WRAP: Markets boosted by renewed US stimulus hopes, JSE banks leap

2020-10-19 07:26:00 PM

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Arsene Wenger pooh-poohs Mourinho’s ‘kindergarten’ jibe

Arsene Wenger pooh-poohs Mourinho’s ‘kindergarten’ jibe

2020-10-19 07:25:00 PM

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LETTER: More wishful thinking on doubling GDP

LETTER: More wishful thinking on doubling GDP

2020-10-19 07:20:00 PM

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Undefeated Jaguars put the nails into Free State Crinums

To enhance their chances of winning the match, the Jaguars made a few positional changes in the final stanza which worked in their favour as they took the win in the final minutes.

2020-10-19 07:17:00 PM

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PODCAST | Marcia Mayaba wants more women in leadership in motor industry

PODCAST | Marcia Mayaba wants more women in leadership in motor industry

2020-10-19 07:15:00 PM

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Anti-brutality protesters shut down Lagos government offices

The protesters, who started out protesting against the SARS police unit, are now also demanding better welfare, improved electricity, good roads and improved governance.

2020-10-19 07:14:00 PM

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Second suspect arrested over Senekal riot granted bail

Stefanus Johannes Fourie, who is charged with arson, damage to property, incitement and attempted murder in the Senekal court violence case has been granted R15,000 bail.

2020-10-19 07:14:00 PM

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Call for input on new proposed liquor licence fees in the Western Cape

The Western Cape Liquor Authority (WCLA) has called for public comments on the newly proposed revised licensing fees.

2020-10-19 07:13:00 PM

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Press Freedom Day: The threat then was Stratcom, now it’s allegiance to parties and people, says activist

Media credibility has come under the spotlight as SA commemorates Press Freedom Day also known as Black Wednesday.

2020-10-19 07:13:00 PM

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Legality of Trump's 'remain in Mexico' asylum policy to be tested by US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court agreed to decide the legality of one of President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies that forced thousands of migrants along the southern border to wait in Mexico

2020-10-19 07:11:00 PM

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Clarke hits the right notes as latest All Blacks power winger

Clarke hits the right notes as latest All Blacks power winger

2020-10-19 07:10:00 PM

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Josef Zinnbauer happy with big, quality Pirates squad

Josef Zinnbauer happy with big, quality Pirates squad

2020-10-19 07:08:00 PM

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Mining companies can assist emerging farmers by rehabilitating land

Managing land sustainably and restoring degraded areas will help empower communities

2020-10-19 07:05:00 PM

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No secret to how Celtic stunned Sundowns

No secret to how Celtic stunned Sundowns

2020-10-19 06:40:00 PM

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AmaZulu bolster squad with the addition of five experienced campaigners

AmaZulu’s newest signings Simphiwe Tshabalala, Makhehleni Makhaula, Siphelele Mthembu, Luyovo Memela, and Augustine Mulenga were unveiled at a media briefing in Durban on Monday.

2020-10-19 06:34:00 PM

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EDITORIAL: EFF had better make sure its hands are clean

EDITORIAL: EFF had better make sure its hands are clean

2020-10-19 06:34:00 PM

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Talk of only ’halving Western Cape murder rate in 10 years’ shocks murder capital

Talk of only halving the crime rate in the Western Cape in the next 10 years has left the Delft Community Policing Forum – already in shock after the murder of yet another young woman at the weekend – even more disheartened.

2020-10-19 06:30:00 PM

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Hanging Judge | Free kicks instead of throw-ins? | Citypress

I’m sure you’ve often wondered who makes the changes to the laws of the game and where the suggestions come from. Well, it’s my understanding that any member of the public can send in a suggestion and it will be considered by the International Footba

2020-10-19 06:30:00 PM

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China ramping up Africa projects as Covid-19 fades

Chinese ambassador to South Africa Chen Xiaodong said enterprises are being encouraged to return to Africa.

2020-10-19 06:28:00 PM

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WATCH: Two children, 4 and 1, die in Cape Town informal settlement fire

Two children died in a fire which raged through their home in a Cape Town informal settlement on Monday.

2020-10-19 06:27:00 PM

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Omnia mulls special dividend as sale promises to extinguish debt

Omnia mulls special dividend as sale promises to extinguish debt

2020-10-19 06:26:00 PM

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Former Ratlou municipal manager charged over R5.8m in tender corruption

Ratlou official charged for contracts worth R5.8 million

2020-10-19 06:26:00 PM

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Confronting white supremacy and 'taking over the banks': EFF reflects on Senekal 'success'

EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu on Sunday praised the opposition party's supporters after demonstrations in the small town of Senekal in the Free State.

Floyd not happy with just stealing VBS money, it seems.
Why do they want to take over and not start their own banks and buy own farms and build own factories? EFF has money to do this they must stop buying Gucci and Porches and invest in the country - talk is cheap and blaming others is easy - I challenge the EFF to do these things

2020-10-19 06:20:00 PM

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Attorney shot dead in Mpumalanga home robbery

A well-known attorney was shot dead during a housebreaking near White River in the early hours of Monday.

2020-10-19 06:16:00 PM

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SA’s recovery plan continues apartheid’s ‘accumulation by dispossession’

SA’s recovery plan continues apartheid’s ‘accumulation by dispossession’

2020-10-19 06:12:00 PM

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George Clooney almost played Ryan Gosling's character in The Notebook | Channel

George Clooney almost starred in The Notebook.

2020-10-19 06:11:00 PM

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WATCH: Former Transnet chair back at state capture inquiry

WATCH: Former Transnet chair back at state capture inquiry

2020-10-19 06:09:00 PM

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'Imagine a Soweto derby in an empty stadium?' - Fans go crazy over early Chiefs vs Pirates showdown

'Can we please forget about Covid-19 for just that match? We wanna go to the stadium!'

2020-10-19 06:04:00 PM

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Fikile Mbalula: A firebrand for all seasons | Citypress

In the history of revolutionary discourse there is a political superstition that October is a month of ground-breaking political activity either on the side of progress or retrogression in the history of human development.

When people are aligning themselves in the factions, it's none of our business. We're fed up of the bickering hence we will let them be SELF DISTRUCTIVE.
What a glowing write-up. Did he write it himself....

2020-10-19 06:02:00 PM

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Anonymous letter makes claim of plans to expel Zuma from ANC

The letter surfaced on Monday. Its authors are demanding that the ruling party holds a national general council so that they can use the opportunity to speak out as members.

anton_lembede Good riddance

2020-10-19 06:00:00 PM

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Omnia mulls special dividend as sale promises to extinguish debt

2020-10-19 05:56:00 PM

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Angelo Agrizzi moved to private hospital as condition worsens

The former Bosasa executive is being stabilised in high care, his lawyer says.

No plans to fake death his death akere!

2020-10-19 05:54:00 PM

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City of Cape Town to appeal interdict favouring Singabalapha

The Court had blocked the City from interfering with tent dwellers living on the pavement in Observatory in front of Arcadia Place.

2020-10-19 05:50:00 PM

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Atletico Madrid's Costa could miss Bayern trip

Diego Costa underwent tests at the Clinica Universidad de Navarra that confirmed he has suffered a muscle injury in the left thigh. - Atletico Madrid

2020-10-19 05:49:00 PM

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Attorney shot dead in Mpumalanga home robbery

A well-known attorney was shot dead during a housebreaking near White River in the early hours of Monday.

2020-10-19 05:45:00 PM

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More travellers allowed to visit SA as list of high-risk countries is revised

More travellers allowed to visit SA as list of high-risk countries is revised

2020-10-19 05:45:00 PM

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Mortified TTM coach Masutha apologises to the public after showing up at cup match with 14 players

Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila FC (TTM) coach Joel Masutha has apologised to the South African football fraternity after his team embarrassingly lined up against SuperSport United with only 14 players on Saturday.

2020-10-19 05:44:00 PM

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LETTER: Job creation costs a fortune

LETTER: Job creation costs a fortune

2020-10-19 05:42:00 PM

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Tourism lobby groups call for risk-based restrictions on travel to be lifted

Tourism lobby groups are fearful that the sector that has been on its last legs since the start of the nation-wide lockdown.

2020-10-19 05:40:00 PM

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COVID-19 widens urban-rural gap - HSRC report

COVID-19 widens urban-rural gap - HSRC report

2020-10-19 05:39:00 PM

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Tesla to start exporting Chinese-made Model 3s

Tesla to start exporting Chinese-made Model 3s

2020-10-19 05:39:00 PM

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Adele is hosting SNL and fans think new music is coming | Channel

Adele is hosting SNL and fans think new music is coming

2020-10-19 05:35:00 PM

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Nokia plans to build a network on the moon

Nokia plans to build a network on the moon

2020-10-19 05:35:00 PM

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The Black Edition 2020

On this day 43 years ago, the then corrupt and violent apartheid government banned newspapers, journalists and political formations, which represented the voices of dissent

2020-10-19 05:32:00 PM

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BREAKING NEWS: Agrizzi moved to private hospital after condition worsens, family says

BREAKING NEWS: Agrizzi moved to private hospital after condition worsens, family says

2020-10-19 05:31:00 PM

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Woman seeks help as she contends with dystonia disease

When Sinegugu Ngubo wakes up in the morning she has to fight another day against a crippling and painful condition that makes her body spasm unbearably that sometimes it causes her to have panic attacks.

Eh you now famous moss. Ngicela I autograph 🤣🤣🤣
Neurosurgery

2020-10-19 05:30:00 PM

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Tim Spirit | Good luck, Bra Steve – you will need lots of it | Citypress

Mamelodi Sundowns owner Patrice Motsepe must be applauded for believing in South African coaches. This is a bold move by Motsepe, who finally believes local is lekker.

When is Kaizer Motaung and Ivin Khoza doing this?
It will end in tears though...three bulls in one kraal is a recipe for disaster if ask me.

2020-10-19 05:30:00 PM

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SA becomes 2nd country in world to allow 16 and 17-year-olds to donate bone marrow

Research shows that younger donors are associated with better survival rates for patients following a stem cell transplant.

2020-10-19 05:30:00 PM

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WATCH: Barometer of SA’s infrastructure implementation

WATCH: Barometer of SA’s infrastructure implementation

2020-10-19 05:29:00 PM

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COVID-19: Ramaphosa wishes Mkhize, wife speedy recovery

[ICYMI] COVID-19: Ramaphosa wishes Mkhize, wife speedy recovery

2020-10-19 05:27:00 PM

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Helen Zille on EFF's land claims: Most people are still paying off bank loans for their land

DA federal chairperson Helen Zille says a 'racial war' in SA would only destroy the country and there would be nothing left to inherit.

The worst thing that hurt me the most is the way owners of the land were treated by Whites and this has carried over to democratic government. Look what'd happened in sodwana bay wet land where people cultivates land is taken from them, where will they get food?
sheryllowenthal helenzille is South Africa's own 'Iron Lady' Listen to what she says, she shoots straight and doesn't pull her punches!

2020-10-19 05:24:00 PM

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China posts good economic recovery in third quarter

China posts good economic recovery in third quarter

2020-10-19 05:23:00 PM

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