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Facebook commits to growing Africa’s technology start-up ecosystem

Technology company, Facebook has announced its return as the headline sponsor of TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018. The event will take place in Lagos, Nigeria — will search for Sub-Saharan Africa’s best innovators, makers and technical entrepreneurs. TechCrunch Startup Battlefield…

Malema’s family living in house on estate owned by Adriano Mazzotti

PRETORIA – It’s emerged that cigarette manufacturer Adriano Mazzotti may be a bigger benefactor of Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema than initially thought. Eyewitness News can reveal that the firebrand politician’s wife and children live in a house in a high-security Hyde Park…

Horror stories of crime mar Global Citizen Festival

2018 Global Citizen Festival: Mandela South Africans have taken to Twitter to detail their crime horror stories after the Global Citizen Festival Mandela 100 concert on Sunday, with some explaining how they were mugged at gunpoint outside the stadium, with…

South African billionaire Patrice Motsepe pledgeing R3.5 billion

Johannesburg – South African billionaire Patrice Motsepe announced on Sunday that his family, under his charity foundation, will donate R3.5 billion to help with the contentious issue of land reform in the country and the sustainable development goals. Motsepe was speaking…

Trudeau criticized for tweet to Trevor Noah pledging money for cause

OTTAWA — Canada will contribute $50 million to a global charity for children’s education, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted to comedian Trevor Noah. The pledge quickly drew criticism both for its content and its form. Celebrities gathered in Johannesburg, South…

Uber prices balloon at Global Citizen and promieses full refunds

JOHANNESBURG – Following the drama that unfolded after the Global Citizen Festival where music lovers were mugged and traumatised by brazen criminals, people have taken to Twitter to express their disgust at the ride-hailing company, Uber. Many people were left stranded as…

Banyana Banyana arrive back home to heroes’ welcome

Banyana Banyana returned home to a heroes’ welcome at  Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport on Sunday  afternoon after qualifying for next year’s Fifa Women’s World Cup for the first time a few days ago. Coach Desiree Ellis and her charges…

Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune taking a set-piece against Golden Arrows

Kaizer Chiefs coach Giovanni Solinas feels goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune has the striking technique to be a set-piece specialist. Khune, who is revered for his distribution, took a free-kick from around the middle of the park in a 2-1 loss to…

SA uncertain regarding petrol prices

JOHANNESBURG – The Automobile Association (AA) says it’s too early to speculate whether the significant drop in fuel prices is a sign of things to come in the new year. The Energy Department has announced that from Wednesday a litre…

Cassper Nyovest and team steal light the show Global Citizen

Well, this will be a collaboration you can tell the grandchildren about one day. Cassper Nyovest, Chris Martin and special guest Stormzy performed Timbuktu live at the FNB Stadium, and damn-near tore the roof off. Nyovest and Martin – the…