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NEW TARIFFS ON CHINESE GOODS ARE ANTI-TRADE

20 September 2018
NEW TARIFFS ON CHINESE GOODS ARE ANTI-TRADE

International business and economic experts have reiterated the view of many that slapping China with new trade tariffs would make things worse than they are now. According to experts, It is importers and consumers who eventually bear the brunt of t...

UNRWA EMPLOYEES PROTEST JOB CUTS IN GAZA

20 September 2018
UNRWA EMPLOYEES PROTEST JOB CUTS IN GAZA

Palestinian employees of the U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) took to the streets to protest against job cuts amid U.S. funding cuts. UNRWA faces a shortfall of more than $200 million after the United States slashed funding earlier this year. UN...

LIBERIA LOSES 104 MILLION DOLLARS FROM CENTRAL BANK

20 September 2018
LIBERIA LOSES 104 MILLION DOLLARS FROM CENTRAL BANK

The Liberian government has announced the grounding of 15 government officials including the son of former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf from leaving the country while investigations on the missing 104 million U.S. dollars was going on. According...

BOTSWANA DENIES FINDING 87 ELEPHANT CARCASSES

20 September 2018
BOTSWANA DENIES FINDING 87 ELEPHANT CARCASSES

Officials from Botswana’s Department of Wildlife and National Parks have denied a report from charity Elephants Without Borders (EWB) that they had recently found 87 elephant carcasses in the country. BOTSWANA said they had investigated EWB&rs...

DA ANNOUNCES WESTERN CAPE PREMIER CANDIDATE

20 September 2018
DA ANNOUNCES WESTERN CAPE PREMIER CANDIDATE

The DA leader, Mmusi Maimane has announced that the Western Cape’s Premier candidate for 2019 is Alan Winde, who is currently the MEC for tourism in the province. To view coverage of this event, watch ITV News at 8pm and 10pm

SA WORKERS UNION SEEK TO RESTORE DIGNITY OF AFRICANS

20 September 2018
SA WORKERS UNION SEEK TO RESTORE DIGNITY OF AFRICANS

The South African Workers Union gathered at the Durban city hall this week to call for the dignity of African workers to be restored. Watch ITV at 8pm and 10pm for news coverage of this event.

A DURBAN RESIDENT DEFAMES PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA

20 September 2018
A DURBAN RESIDENT DEFAMES PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA

A Durban resident has posted a video on Facebook insulting South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa with the k-word. The resident has been charged for the defamatory online video. 

ISRAELI ARMY KILLS TWO PALESTINIANS AS PALESTINIANS CONTINUE TO RESIST ISRAELI LAND INVASIONS

19 September 2018
ISRAELI ARMY KILLS TWO PALESTINIANS AS PALESTINIANS CONTINUE TO RESIST ISRAELI LAND INVASIONS

  Two Palestinian protesters were killed and 46 others injured after the Israeli army opened fire on protesters in northern Gaza near the Erez passenger crossing with Israel.  A number of Palestinian youths were said to have burnt tyre...

ICC BEGINS PROSECUTION OF DOMINIC ONGWEN - ACCUSED OF WAR CRIMES IN UGANDA

19 September 2018
ICC BEGINS PROSECUTION OF DOMINIC ONGWEN - ACCUSED OF WAR CRIMES IN UGANDA

  The International Criminal Court (ICC) began hearing former Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) Commander Dominic Ongwen’s defence who is accused of systematically slaughtering civilians, among other crimes.  Ongwen is a former child...

NETANYAHU AND PUTIN DEFUSE CRISIS

19 September 2018
NETANYAHU AND PUTIN DEFUSE CRISIS

 Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Russian President Putin have sought to defuse a crisis yesterday after Syrian defences mistakenly downed a Russian warplane after Israeli air strikes. Israel said it had targeted a Syrian military facility w...

U.N. WELCOMES DE-ESCALATION PLAN IN IDLIB

19 September 2018
U.N. WELCOMES DE-ESCALATION PLAN IN IDLIB

The United Nations Special envoy for Syria has welcomed plans to avert violence in Idlib, but urged all sides to act sooner than later to implement the proposal. The de-escalation deal was reached following a meeting between Turkish President Tayyip...

MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD PROPERTY CONFISCATED AS EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT CRACKS DOWN ON OPPOSITION LEADERS

19 September 2018
MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD PROPERTY CONFISCATED AS EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT CRACKS DOWN ON OPPOSITION LEADERS

The Egyptian government is facing criticism over its decision to confiscate property belonging to outlawed organisations and leaders who are either banned or are in jail. The confiscated assets include those owned by ousted President Mohamed Morsi,...

ZIMBABWEAN OPPOSITION BOYCOTT PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

19 September 2018
ZIMBABWEAN OPPOSITION BOYCOTT PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

Zimbabwean opposition lawmakers walked out of President Emmerson Mnagagwa's state of the nation address to parliament, signalling their lingering bitterness after losing the disputed July 30 presidential and parliamentary election. MDC members...

COSATU ELECTS FIRST FEMALE PRESIDENT - ZINGISWA LOSI

19 September 2018
COSATU ELECTS FIRST FEMALE PRESIDENT - ZINGISWA LOSI

South Africa's largest trade union federation - COSATU has elected Zingiswa Losi as its president. Losi is the first female elected as President of the 33-year-old labour movement which helped lead the fight against apartheid. According to Cosa...

SA’S MAJOR BANKS TESTIFY IN STATE CAPTURE INQUIRY

19 September 2018
SA’S MAJOR BANKS TESTIFY IN STATE CAPTURE INQUIRY

The country's major banks have been taking centre stage at the state capture inquiry this week, testifying about why they closed Gupta-linked accounts. Standard Bank, FNB, Absa and Nedbank have so far testified. Bankers told the inquiry that ev...

U.S. TO LIMIT REFUGEE INTAKE SHARPLY

18 September 2018
U.S. TO LIMIT REFUGEE INTAKE SHARPLY

The United States government says it will dramatically reduce the number of refugees into the country from 45 000 to 30 000 in 2019. The new limit reflects the U.S. administration’s preference for settling refugees closer to their home countri...

SYRIA TELLS U.N. IT WILL FREE IDLIB

18 September 2018
SYRIA TELLS U.N. IT WILL FREE IDLIB

Meanwhile, the Syrian government has told the United Nations Human Rights Council that Syrian forces are determined to “liberate” Idlib. In a statement Syria’s Ambassador to the U.N. said Syria would ultimately drive out the al-Nus...

RUSSIAN MILITARY JET VANISHES FROM RADAR OFF SYRIA

18 September 2018
RUSSIAN MILITARY JET VANISHES FROM RADAR OFF SYRIA

The Russian Defence Ministry has confirmed that a Russian military jet carrying 14 servicemen vanished over the Mediterranean Sea late last night as it came under attack. The ministry said that the jet had gone off the radar during an atta...

TYPHOON MANGKHUT LEAVES THOUSANDS DISPLACED

18 September 2018
TYPHOON MANGKHUT LEAVES THOUSANDS DISPLACED

The true extent of the damage caused by Typhoon Mangkhut is only just starting to come to light. More than 65 people are dead, dozens are still missing, while thousands have been left homeless and acres of farmland is submerged under water. Accordin...

ICC SENTENCES CONGO LEADER BEMBA - DETAINED IN THE HAGUE FOR 12 MONTHS

18 September 2018
ICC SENTENCES CONGO LEADER BEMBA - DETAINED IN THE HAGUE FOR 12 MONTHS

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has sentenced Congolese politician Jean-Pierre Bemba to a 300 000 euros fine and a 12 month sentence for witness tampering, but his sentence was reduced to zero due to time already served. Bemba was acquitted o...

100 PEOPLE KILLED IN NIGERIA AFTER FLOODS

18 September 2018
100 PEOPLE KILLED IN NIGERIA AFTER FLOODS

Floods in much of central and southern Nigeria have killed 100 people across 10 states as heavy rains continue to fall. Nigeria’s National Emergency Agency has declared a national disaster crisis in many parts of the country. Those displaced h...

ANC KZN CONDEMNS KILLINGS AT HIGHER LEARNING INSTITUTIONS

18 September 2018
ANC KZN CONDEMNS KILLINGS AT HIGHER LEARNING INSTITUTIONS

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has condemned the killings in institutions of Higher Learning in Kwa Zulu Natal. Three students were recently murdered at different institutions in KZN and amongst them was an ANC Youth League member. Watch ITV News at...

SOUTH AFRICA'S TOP COURT RULES ON PRIVATE USE OF CANNABIS

18 September 2018
SOUTH AFRICA'S TOP COURT RULES ON PRIVATE USE OF CANNABIS

South Africa's Constitutional Court has ruled today that the private use of cannabis has been decriminalised. The judgement does not specify how many grams of cannabis a person may use for personal consumption - that matter will be for Parliament. A...

MYANMAR YOUTH CALL FOR RELEASE OF JOURNALISTS

17 September 2018
MYANMAR YOUTH CALL FOR RELEASE OF JOURNALISTS

Myanmar youth activists and journalists joined hands to call for the release of the two jailed Reuters journalists, warning that, the seven-year prison terms handed to the pair this month threatened the public’s right to information. Reporters...

LONDON MAYOR CALLS SECOND REFERENDUM AS GOVT. FAILS TO NEGOTIATE BREXIT DEAL WITH EU

17 September 2018
LONDON MAYOR CALLS SECOND REFERENDUM AS GOVT. FAILS TO NEGOTIATE BREXIT DEAL WITH EU

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called for a second referendum on Britain’s future with the European Union, saying that the British public should have a say on the outcome of BREXIT negotiations. Britain is due to leave the European Union on March...

SYRIANS FLEE IDLIB PROVINCE AMID MILITARY ASSAULT

17 September 2018
SYRIANS FLEE IDLIB PROVINCE AMID MILITARY ASSAULT

Thousands of Syrians are fleeing Idlib province ahead of an anticipated government offensive in the region. IDLIB in northwestern Syria has been used to host people evacuated and displaced from other parts of the country during the seven year war. T...

HURRICANE FLORENCE CAUSES BILLIONS OF DAMAGE IN THE U.S

17 September 2018
HURRICANE FLORENCE CAUSES BILLIONS OF DAMAGE IN THE U.S

At least 15 people have died since hurricane Florence made landfall on the southeastern parts of the United States. The Category 1 hurricane which downgraded to a tropical depression has caused destruction which will cost billions to repai...

U.N. SG HAILS ETHIOPIA, ERITREA PEACE TREATY AS HISTORIC

17 September 2018
U.N. SG HAILS ETHIOPIA, ERITREA PEACE TREATY AS HISTORIC

The United Nations Secretary General, ANTONNIO GUTERRES has hailed the peace treaty signed by Ethiopia and Eritrea as “historic”.  Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Ably Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afweki signed the peace agre...

ANIMAL CONSERVATION IMPACTS TOURISM IN AFRICA

17 September 2018
ANIMAL CONSERVATION IMPACTS TOURISM IN AFRICA

Experts looking at the tourism sector in Africa have raised concern about rhino poaching in Africa. Tourism Experts at the Africa tourism summit in Cape Town, have warned about the cost to the travel industry in light of huge setbacks suffered by an...

VIOLENCE IN SA SCHOOLS

17 September 2018
VIOLENCE IN SA SCHOOLS

Parliament’s ANC structure has raised concern about the surge of violence in schools and has re-emphasised the need to re-evaluate safety and security measures in schools. The ANC Study Group on Basic Education has reiterated the importance of...

TWO MAJOR ACCIDENTS IN KZN THIS WEEKEND

17 September 2018
TWO MAJOR ACCIDENTS IN KZN THIS WEEKEND

Five occupants sustained injuries after their vehicle crashed into a tree on Lotus Road in Temple Valley in Verulam this past weekend. In another incident at least 16 people suffered injuries when a Taxi also knocked into a tree on the Moreland Road...

RUSSIA’S WAR GAMES UNDERWAY

13 September 2018
RUSSIA’S WAR GAMES UNDERWAY

Russia’s week-long war games dubbed "Vostok-2018" meaning (East-2018) "have kicked off" in far eastern Russia. This largest ever military drill for Russia includes around 300,000 soldiers, 36 000 military vehicles, 80 ships and 1,000 airc...

NORTH CAROLINA BRACES FOR HURRICANE FLORENCE

13 September 2018
NORTH CAROLINA BRACES FOR HURRICANE FLORENCE

Gas stations are closed in North Carolina ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence which is forecast to crash into the coast on Friday. Florence churned across the Atlantic, state and local officials have urged residents to evacuate before it...

THOUSANDS MARCH IN GUATEMALA AGAINST PRESIDENT MORALES

13 September 2018
THOUSANDS MARCH IN GUATEMALA AGAINST PRESIDENT MORALES

Thousands of Guatemalan farmers marched peacefully in the capital demanding that President Jimmy Morales quit and that a UN-backed anti-corruption office get a new lease. The state prosecutors have twice asked for Morales' presidential impunity...

MYANMAR AUNG SAN SUU KYI REACTS TO ROHINGYA CRISIS

13 September 2018
MYANMAR AUNG SAN SUU KYI REACTS TO ROHINGYA CRISIS

The State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi has admitted that the military response to the Rohingya crisis could have been handled better. She also commented on the two Reuters journalists in Myanmar who have been sentenced to seven years...

PALESTINE PURSUES COMPLAINT AT ICC AGAINST ISRAEL

13 September 2018
PALESTINE PURSUES COMPLAINT AT ICC AGAINST ISRAEL

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), has submitted a new complaint to the International Criminal Court, over an Israeli "war crime" against the Palestinian village - Khan al-Ahmar. A key location near Jerusalem, Khan al-Ahmar is expecte...

ULO ORGANIZATION CALLS FOR END TO TAXI VIOLENCE

13 September 2018
ULO ORGANIZATION CALLS FOR END TO TAXI VIOLENCE

Following the recent increase in incidents of taxi violence, with the latest being evident near Ladysmith, where violence between the Klipriver and Sizwe Taxi associations over routes has left many people dead. The ULO called an urgent media briefin...

UN SAYS GREAT CARE NEEDED IN REPATRIATING AFGHANS

11 September 2018
UN SAYS GREAT CARE NEEDED IN REPATRIATING AFGHANS

The United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi has expressed concerns about vulnerable refugees especially, Afghans being stigmatised after a series of attacks in Europe. Grandi urged European leaders not to stigmatise migra...

UNRWA TO ASK GULF, EU STATES FOR FUNDING

11 September 2018
UNRWA TO ASK GULF, EU STATES FOR FUNDING

Meanwhile, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) says it will target Gulf States and European partners to cover UNRWA’s 200 million dollar shortfall caused by the U.S. decision to cut funding. Saudi Arabia...

PALESTINIANS NOT DETERRED BY U.S. TACTICS

11 September 2018
PALESTINIANS NOT DETERRED BY U.S. TACTICS

Palestinians have reacted with dismay to the United States decision to cut funding on all projects intended to alleviate the suffering of Palestinians in the occupied territories, and to shut down the PLO office in Washington. Last week U.S. Preside...

GAS TANKER EXPLODES IN NIGERIA KILLING 35

11 September 2018
GAS TANKER EXPLODES IN NIGERIA KILLING 35

A gas tanker exploded yesterday in Northern Nigeria, killing about 35 people while injuring several others. Officials said the accident happened at a petrol station, along a road linking the capital city of Abuja with northern and southern Nige...

2018 ITU TELECOM WORLD KICK STARTS IN KZN

11 September 2018
2018 ITU TELECOM WORLD KICK STARTS IN KZN

South Africa, through the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS) is hosting the 2018 ITU Telecom World in Durban from the 9th to the 13th of September 2018.  The annual conference which attracts more than 9000 delegates fro...

JHB EMS FUNERAL PROCEEDINGS FOR THREE FIREFIGHTERS

11 September 2018
JHB EMS FUNERAL PROCEEDINGS FOR THREE FIREFIGHTERS

The City of Johannesburg Emergency Management Services has announced that the official fire brigade funerals for the three Fire Fighters who lost their lives in the line of duty during last Wednesday’s fire incident at the Bank of Lisbon in th...

AFRICA’S FIRST ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE EXPO IN CAPE TOWN

11 September 2018
AFRICA’S FIRST ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE EXPO IN CAPE TOWN

Africa’s first Artificial Intelligence Expo kicked off yesterday in Cape Town. The expo boasts cutting edge data gathering technology, security devices and facial recognition ordering applications. The event will also debate the ethics of Arti...

CAPE TOWN EASES WATER RATIONING

11 September 2018
CAPE TOWN EASES WATER RATIONING

The City of Cape Town, has announced that it would ease severe water rationing after significant rains in the region. Water restrictions were imposed after the Western Cape region experienced rain shortfall for more than three years. Deputy May...

PROTESTERS OPPOSE KILLING OF WHALES

10 September 2018
PROTESTERS OPPOSE KILLING OF WHALES

Environmental activists gathered in the Brazilian city of Florianopolis to protest an attempt by Japan to resume commercial whaling operations. The International Whaling Commission (IWC) conference starts in Brazil this week and Japan will attempt t...

VOLKSWAGEN COURT CASE BEGAN TODAY

10 September 2018
VOLKSWAGEN COURT CASE BEGAN TODAY

The court case against Volkswagen for its cheating of emissions tests on 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide began today in northern Germany. This is the first major trial related to "dieselgate" in Germany, where previously only a few individ...

RUSSIA ACCUSES U.S. OF USING PHOSPHOROUS AMMUNITION IN SYRIA

10 September 2018
RUSSIA ACCUSES U.S. OF USING PHOSPHOROUS AMMUNITION IN SYRIA

Meanwhile, Russia has accused the United States of carrying out bombs using white phosphorous in eastern Syria against military targets in civilian areas. According to the Geneva Convention the usage of white phosphorous is banned against civil...

RUSSIA PREPARES FOR WAR GAMES

10 September 2018
RUSSIA PREPARES FOR WAR GAMES

Russia will be launching the biggest military drill in its history tomorrow. The military drill involves 300,000 troops as well as Chinese soldiers, in a move which NATO has denounced as "exercising large-scale conflict". The week-long deployment al...

CIVILIANS FLEE SYRIA’S IDLIB PROVINCE

10 September 2018
CIVILIANS FLEE SYRIA’S IDLIB PROVINCE

More than 400 families have been displaced from villages in Syria’s Idlib province as government forces backed by Russian planes bombarded the area on Sunday. The fleeing civilians said Syrian army helicopters dropped barrel bombs – typi...

MUSEVENI WARNS OF MEDDLING

10 September 2018
MUSEVENI WARNS OF MEDDLING

Ugandan President Yoweri MUSEVENI has warned against foreign interference in the country’s politics just days after an opposition call for the United States to suspend military aid over the government’s human rights record. In power sinc...

SOUTH AFRICANS LAUD FOCAC

10 September 2018
SOUTH AFRICANS LAUD FOCAC

South African people from all walks of life have spoken highly of the benefits brought about by the Forum on China-AFRICA Cooperation. China proposes to launch an infrastructure connectivity initiative and has decided to jointly formulate a China-AF...

QUAKE IN JAPAN LEAVES MILLIONS WITHOUT POWER

07 September 2018
 QUAKE IN JAPAN LEAVES MILLIONS WITHOUT POWER

  The 6.6-magnitude quake, which hit Japan yesterday has left 1.6 million households without power. The quake which occurred in the sparsely populated northern island of Hokkaido, damaged a thermal plant supplying electricity to the region. The...

INDIA, U.S. SEAL MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS PACT

07 September 2018
INDIA, U.S. SEAL MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS PACT

India and the United States have signed a historic accord on secure military communications that both sides hailed as a breakthrough, possibly opening the way to sell sensitive military equipment to India. The two countries also agreed to open a two...

YEMEN PEACE TALKS STALLED BEFORE THEY START

07 September 2018
YEMEN PEACE TALKS STALLED BEFORE THEY START

The United Nations-mediated peace talks on Yemen appeared to be in jeopardy with no sign in Geneva of the delegation from the Houthi Movement for the first day of talks. The U.N. said in a statement ahead of the peace talks that the aim was to build...

FAMILIES OF JAILED MYANMAR REPORTERS PLEA FOR RELEASE

07 September 2018
FAMILIES OF JAILED MYANMAR REPORTERS PLEA FOR RELEASE

The families of two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar have made an appeal to civilian leader Suu Kyi to free the journalists for the sake of their children. A UN report has accused Suu Kyi of failing to use her moral authority to stem the violen...

ICC HAS JURISDICTION ON CRIMES AGAINST ROHINGYA

07 September 2018
ICC HAS JURISDICTION ON CRIMES AGAINST ROHINGYA

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has ruled that it has jurisdiction over alleged deportations of Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh as a possible crime against humanity. Myanmar is not a member of the ICC, but Bangladesh is, and the cr...

CHINA SET TO REVIVE AFRICAN ECONOMIES

07 September 2018
CHINA SET TO REVIVE AFRICAN ECONOMIES

The 2018 Forum on China-AFRICA Cooperation has come at the right time as African nations struggle with a high deficit back-log and stagnant economies. The Beijing Summit saw the adoption of the “Beijing Declaration” which includes a thre...

SASOL EMPLOYEES PROTEST AGAINST NEW SHARE SCHEME

07 September 2018
SASOL EMPLOYEES PROTEST AGAINST NEW SHARE SCHEME

About 2,000 people protested yesterday against a plan by chemicals company Sasol to allocate shares only to previously disadvantaged employees. According to reports, the Solidarity Union, said its 6,300 members working at Sasol's Secunda plant...

DEADLY BLAZE IN JHB CBD BUILDING PUT OUT

07 September 2018
DEADLY BLAZE IN JHB CBD BUILDING PUT OUT

The deadly blaze which engulfed a government building in the Johannesburg CBD for two days has been put out. The 24-storey building housed offices used by the department of health, local government and housing. In an attempt to put the blaze ou...

 

Iran’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Javad Zarif has warned that recent utterances by U.S. President Donald Trump threatening to abandon the nuclear deal have led to the emergence of a hard-line group within Tehran demanding Iran leave the nuclear agreement. Iran and so-called Six Nuclear Superpowers agreed in 2015 to scale down Iran’s nuclear enrichment program to levels below the nuclear bomb in exchange for the lifting of sanctions.

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