Pretoria News

IOL Section Feed from Independent Media (South Africa).
  1. Facebook unveiled plans for a new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant hopes will one day trade on a global scale much like the U.S. dollar.
  2. Kenya’s main port of Mombasa handled 6.3% more cargo in the last eleven months thanks to higher efficiency.
  3. Zambia’s Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) has shut down its Mufulira smelter for major refurbishment, the Glencore-owned company said on Monday.
  4. The City of Tshwane's homeless community is paralysed by fear after four of their compatriots were beaten and stabbed to death in a matter of weeks.
  5. The department of trade and industry said it would lead a delegation of 40 South African mining companies to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  6. Transport Minister tells Limpopo traffic officers that drunk drivers are criminals who need to be arrested, urges them not to take bribes on the roads.
  7. A Chinese economic and trade delegation consisting of 60 entrepreneurs from more than 40 companies are expected to sign 87 cooperation agreements.
  8. Shares in property investment, development group NEPI Rockcastle became available for trade on A2X Markets on Tuesday, the stock exchange said.
  9. KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala is set to act against Dr Nonhlanhla Mkhize for being found to have acted unethically over money spent on Mandela’s memorial service.
  10. They were happy that they might finally be paid what has been long overdue to them