Daily Archives: August 27, 2013

Top media websites go dark

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IEC’s integrity is compromised – IFP

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SIU returns stolen state funds

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Seven die in KwaZulu-Natal crashes

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Two held for money doubling scam

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Zille clashes with Phiyega on gangs

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SA’s prison population at 156 000

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Zuma gets honorary Doctorate of Leadership by Malaysia

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PRETORIA: (By Richard Olson)– President Jacob Zuma has received the honorary Doctorate of Leadership from the Limkokwing University of Creative Technology in Malaysia during his official visit to that country. read more

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In a deep hole

Political uncertainty, unclear policy and a militant labour force are stopping international mining houses from investing in South Africa.

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Now Zille takes on Phiyega over gangs

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has given an unprecedented briefing on policing to the Western Cape legislature – and premier Helen Zille used the opportunity to once again call for the defence force to be brought in to sort out the gangs on the Cape Flats.

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Emergency line crisis

South Africans’ emergency lifeline – the 24-hour 10111 crime-reporting emergency call centre – might collapse when thousands of its employees march on police headquarters in Pretoria tomorrow.

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Cancer record is useless

Women in South Africa have a one in eight chance of developing cancer and men a one in six risk. Yet the registry that keeps track of all cancer cases in the country is seven years out of date.

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Robonurse: new hope for the old

Experts believe that Linda, a R400000 robot that resembles a human-sized chess pawn, could be the perfect solution to one of the biggest hazards facing elderly residents of care homes: falls.

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Guessing game begins on new Microsoft CEO

Nokia’s Stephen Elop listed as the favourite, Bill Gates is ranked as a 50/1 shot to return to fill the void.

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