TimesLIVE Moody’s maintains SA’s rating above junk at Baa3 2017-11-25T00:02:00.000000000+00:00 SA received a reprieve from Moody’s on Friday night, with the agency remaining the most generous of the big three credit rating agencies in being the only one to still rate both foreign- and local-currency South African government bonds as “investment grade”. S&P cuts SA's local currency rating to junk 2017-11-24T23:36:00.000000000+00:00 As expected S&P Global Ratings has cut SA’s local currency rating, plunging SA further into junk status but raised its outlook to stable from negative. UK police responding to security alert at Oxford Circus 2017-11-24T19:34:00.000000000+00:00 London police responded Friday to reports of shots fired on Oxford Street and at the Oxford Circus Underground station "as if the incident is terrorist related", advising the public to clear the busy shopping street. Grand inauguration pushes Mugabe era into the past 2017-11-24T18:11:00.000000000+00:00 Dancing grandmothers, artillery salutes and extravagant military uniforms were the order of the day Friday as Zimbabwe sought to stage a grand presidential inauguration to impress the watching world. ANC mourns death of Shembe church leader Vela Shembe 2017-11-24T17:25:00.000000000+00:00 The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has described the death of Nazareth Baptist Church leader Inkosi Vela Shembe as not only a sad loss to his family and church but to the province as well. SuperSport need to push for more than one goal‚ says Tinkler 2017-11-24T16:55:00.000000000+00:00 SuperSport need to take risks and push for more than just the one goal that could win them the Caf Confederation Cup final against TP Mazembe‚ provided they do not concede‚ Matsatsantsa coach Eric Tinkler has said. Black Friday: People queued for the love of bargains 2017-11-24T16:42:00.000000000+00:00 As baby diapers and toilet paper rolls flew off the shelves at the Checkers Hyper in Menlyn mall in Pretoria‚ other shoppers stood gloomily in long queues waiting to get or to pay for their purchases. Hundreds killed in attack on mosque in Egypt's Sinai: state media 2017-11-24T15:44:00.000000000+00:00 The death toll in a militant attack on a mosque in Egypt's north Sinai region has risen to 235, Egyptian state television reported, quoting the public prosecutor. 85 killed in Egypt mosque attack 2017-11-24T15:19:00.000000000+00:00 An unprecedented militant attack Friday on a mosque in Egypt's Sinai peninsula has killed 85, the state-owned Al-Ahram newspaper reported on its website. Officials had said militants bombed then opened fire on worshippers attending weekly prayers in the mosque in the restive peninsula, where auth... Bok skipper Etzebeth primed for tough Azzurri battle 2017-11-24T15:02:00.000000000+00:00 In a land where passions run high and emotions free‚ Springbok captain Eben Etzebeth takes to his job like a nun at a monastery.