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Financial Services

STOCKWATCH: HCI rebounds after company reassures investors

Picture: MICHAEL ETTERSHANK
2 hour(s) ago

Hosken Consolidated Investments shares narrow losses after announcing that suspension of Marcel Golding is ‘unlikely to materially affect its financial performance’

Mining

Anglo increases forecast for output at Kumba

Mine worker.  Picture: EPA
7 hour(s) ago

Anglo American reports strong improvement in quarterly iron ore production, with record quarterly performance from Kolomela mine

Business

Department will ‘battle to help entrepreneurs’

Lindiwe Zulu. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
2 hour(s) ago

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says newly formed ministry will not be able to provide desired support to small, medium-sized enterprises on its own

Telecoms & Technology

MTN shares hit after cuts Nigerian
growth forecast

HOPEFUL: MTN CEO Sifiso Dabengwa presents the group’s results on Wednesday. Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
2 hour(s) ago

Africa’s largest mobile telecoms operator slashes its full-year forecast for Nigerian subscriber growth by nearly a third

National

Moeletsi Mbeki blames political leadership for SA’s ‘lacklustre growth’

Political economist Moeletsi Mbeki. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
2 hour(s) ago

Political economist criticises leadership for ‘comprehensive failure’ in governance, which has led to lacklustre growth, unemployment and difficult business conditions

Business

Cabinet cracks down on copper theft ring

Sheets of copper cathode are seen at a copper cathode plant inside the La Escondida copper mine near Antofagasta city, north of Santiago in this March 31 2008 file photo.  Picture: REUTERS
2 hour(s) ago

Tougher penalties being considered for ‘economic saboteurs’, says Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene delivers his medium-term budget statement on Wednesday.  Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

EDITORIAL: Finance minister not set to be Mr Popular

The finance minister is alive to the perilous fiscal situation SA finds itself in but not everyone will find his solutions palatable

Columnists

Anton Harber: Journalism is about providing families and histories and individuals with faces, rather than numbers and quantities

Ebola stories divide people into
‘others’ and US

Columnists

Most forex traders lose money; the most active learn nothing and see their losses mount over time, writes Michel Pireu

STREET DOGS: Forex losses accumulate for regular investors

National

Municipalities wrapping up
demarcation processes

Picture: SOWETAN
32 minute(s) ago

Municipalities are finalising demarcation processes, which will result in significant changes to municipal government landscape after 2016 local government elections

African News

Number of Ebola cases nears 10,000

BIG FIGHT: Volunteers train at a Doctors Without Borders replica of Ebola treatment centres in Brussels, before being sent to help fight the spread of the deadly virus in Africa. Picture: AFP
4 hour(s) ago

Figures released as WHO holds third round of emergency talks on Ebola about efforts to combat the tropical fever

Americas

Canada ‘will not be intimidated’ says Harper

5 hour(s) ago

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says attack at parliament will ‘lead us to strengthen our resolve and redouble our efforts’ to take all necessary steps to keep country safe

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MARKET BLOG: Why buy government bonds when you can buy gold?

With money printing once again ramping up, gold remains key defensive asset to help portfolios endure potential damage of financial bubbles, writes Dave Levenstein

Industrials

SA working towards making titanium products, MPs told

Picture: THINKSTOCK
10 hour(s) ago

SA has the world’s second-largest reserves of titanium but currently exports the raw material for beneficiation elsewhere

Mining

No party cronies in BEE deal, says Northam

Lazarus Zim.   Picture: REUTERS/MIKE HUTCHINGS
11 hour(s) ago

Miner unveils long-awaited deal valued at nearly half its market capitalisation to take its empowerment to 35.4%

National

Madonsela under attack in Parliament

Thuli Madonsela. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
10 hour(s) ago

Mathole Motshekga makes a dramatic accusations against Ms Madonsela, saying her office is ‘overbloated’ and that she is failing to manage her budget

Business

Bridging trust gap with business

Black Business Council spokesman and businessman Sandile Zungu. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
10 hour(s) ago

Zuma adviser Sandile Zungu says a model needs to be devised that welcomes business into the tripartite alliance and makes it an integral part of its discussions

Americas

Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown

The White House. Picture: THINKSTOCK
5 hour(s) ago

Man jumps White House fence and is attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, Secret Service spokesman says

Economy

Nene administers tough love

Nhlanhla Nene. Picture: ELMOND JIYANE
11 hour(s) ago

Tough measures include tax increases, job freezes and across-the-board budget cuts to deal with low economic growth, high debt levels and lower than expected tax income

Labour

Task team report urges Cosatu affiliates to unite

Suspended Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi speaks at Numsa's political school in Benoni on Tuesday. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
10 hour(s) ago

Cosatu is in the middle of a three-day special meeting of its top brass, who are seeking to resolve crippling differences

Economy

Food inflation puts downward pressure on consumer prices

Food shopping
10 hour(s) ago

The bigger slowdown, coupled with the recent rebound in the rand, raises the chances of interest rates being kept on hold next month

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Cartoons

Kebble’s murder trial on the big screen

Documentary takes a stab at simplifying the thicket of intrigue and characters in Brett Kebble’s ‘assisted suicide’

Arts & Entertainment

A vinyl time-trip revolution

10 hour(s) ago

My vinyl collection has been shaken gently awake again, put back in order, standing in genres and then within the more confined sub-groupings of bands, writes Allan Seccombe

Motoring

LAUNCH NEWS: This one is a no-go for now

The design is modern for the segment.
10 hour(s) ago

Datsun has returned to SA with its first model, the Go, but it lacks major safety items

Arts & Entertainment

FILM: Magic in the Moonlight; Brick Mansions

Picture: THINKSTOCK
10 hour(s) ago

Magic in the Moonlight is clearly one of Woody Allen's lesser work, writes Phillip Altbeker who also reviews Brick Mansions, which is a remake of District 13

Arts & Entertainment

Street and gallery swap roles in Braamies

A still from Catherine Gfeller’s video montage, Jacaranda Trip.  Picture: WITS ART MUSEUM
10 hour(s) ago

Doing Hair invites people to reflect on their hair and how it is part of a process of identity construction, writes Chris Thurman

Simphiwe Dludlu. Picture: GALLO IMAGES

SA still in race to World Cup despite loss

Super Falcons were committed, cohesive and good value for their victory

Soccer

Vermezovic under pressure to revive Pirates’ league hopes

Vladimir Vermezovic and Stuart Baxter. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/LEFTY SHIVAMBU
8 hour(s) ago

Bucs have had an inconsistent start to the season, but coach vows to keep fighting to get the desired results regularly

Rugby

Manuel’s WP hopes for ‘happy ending’

Picture: THINKSTOCK
8 hour(s) ago

The Argentinean has a two-year contract and will be back for Super Rugby next year

 
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The Third Umpire

SA Post Office chairwoman Hlamalani Manzini. A leaked draft annual report reveals not only chronic mismanagement and weak internal controls, but that the executive is dead set on awarding itself a 26% salary increase.

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It is great that Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown is taking concerted action to address the leadership crisis at SAA, not so great that she seems to be choosing sides to favour her boss’s buddies.

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Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi. The problem of the state being tardy in paying suppliers was supposed to have been resolved; now we hear small businesses are still going to the wall due to cash-flow difficulties.

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