Julius Malema

Julius Malema talks about Jesus: radio interview

From SAPA God is Economic Freedom Fighters’ leader Julius Malema’s inspiration, he said during an interview on Talk Radio 702 on Thursday. “God is my inspiration. In everything I do I pray. I pray three times a day, in the morning, afternoon, and before I sleep. “I may not be a church-goer, but I believe … Read more

SABC accused of censoring political ads

From SAPA The Democratic Alliance on Wednesday claimed the SABC has refused to televise its second election advert. “The DA has just learnt that the SABC will not allow our second Ayisafani television advert to air in this crucial final week of the campaign,” the party said in a statement. “This is political censorship, plain … Read more

Cape organic food entrepreneurs in drug bust

From SAPA Two women running an organic health foods factory in Cape Town were arrested after police allegedly discovered drugs in their cooler boxes, a city official said on Wednesday. The city’s metro police visited the factory in Kommetjie on Tuesday after receiving information about possible illegal activities, said safety and security mayoral committee member … Read more

Helen Zille

Zuma’s cattle live better than Alexandra folk: DA

From SAPA DA leader Helen Zille was welcomed by a group of supporters as she hit the campaign trail in Alexandra, Johannesburg, on Wednesday. Democratic Alliance supporters wearing party T-shirts welcomed the delegation which was escorted by several police vehicles. They sang in Zulu: “Thuli, ask them how did they build Nkandla” (Thuli khawubabuze bayakhe … Read more

Samsung says Apple exaggerates as patent trial closings heard

By Dan Levine SAN JOSE, Calif., April 29 (Reuters) – Apple has vastly exaggerated the importance of its patented iPhone features, a Samsung attorney said on Tuesday as the two companies delivered closing arguments to jurors after a month-long trial over mobile technology. Apple, however, argued that the South Korean company could not have competed in … Read more

Strong US job growth as spring arrives

* Nonfarm payrolls forecast rising 210,000 in April * Unemployment rate seen falling to 6.6 percent * Average hourly earnings expected to rise 0.2 percent By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON, April 29 (Reuters) – U.S. employment likely rose at its fastest clip in five months in April and the jobless rate probably dropped in a show … Read more

African electrification is a question of credit

By John Kemp LONDON, April 29 (Reuters) – Electrification was the greatest achievement of the 20th century, according to the U.S. Academy of Engineering. For people in North America and Europe, the availability of power at the flick of a switch has become so commonplace it is no longer remarkable. But for 1.2 billion people in sub-Saharan Africa and developing Asia, electricity … Read more