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Mandela clan, bribe accused to pilot airline

4 hour(s) ago

Former SA ambassador Yusuf Saloojee, allegedly bribed by MTN official in Iran, emerges as chair of SA's newest low-cost airline, Pak Africa Aviation

African News

Suspected Boko Haram militants attack major Nigeria northern city

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan. Picture: REUTERS
1 hour(s) ago

Nigeria’s major northeastern city of Maiduguri and town of Monguno in same state attacked

African News

Central African Republic minister kidnapped, says spokeswoman

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1 hour(s) ago

Kidnapping of Armel Ningatoloum Sayo follows kidnapping earlier this week of UN staff member and French charity worker

Europe

How Greece’s election works

SEIZING THE MOMENT: The leader of main opposition left-wing Syriza party, Alexis Tsipras, speaks to supporters during a pre-election rally in Athens, Greece. Picture: EPA
1 hour(s) ago

Five facts about election being closely followed by Greece’s creditors and international markets

National

Buti Manamela says Soweto looting cannot be justified

Residents run amok, looting shops owned by foreign nationals in Soweto on Thursday. Picture: SOWETAN
1 hour(s) ago

There is strong sense of entitlement and shifting blame instead of taking responsibility, says deputy minister in the presidency

African News

Zuma congratulates Zambia’s Lungu

Edgar Lungu. Picture: AFP PHOTO / CHIBALA ZULU
3 hour(s) ago

President Jacob Zuma makes commitment that Zambia and SA countries would work closely together

Business Times

So you think you can be a director?

Ketso Gordhan.  Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
4 hour(s) ago

PPC turns traditionally staid practice of electing directors into popularity contest

Business Times

Blackout? What blackout?

Tshediso Matona. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
4 hour(s) ago

CEO Tshediso Matona's warning about possibility of catastrophic total collapse of grid was ‘wrong use of grammar’, says power utility now

Business Times

No ordinary windfall for Mr Price brass

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4 hour(s) ago

Two founding directors of clothing retailer agree with analysts who believe company's high share price is not sustainable

Eskom's Medupi station. Picture: ARNOLD PRONTO

But what if Medupi is not the answer?

When the Medupi and Kusile power stations go online, one of the enduring mysteries of the past 15 years or so will begin to clear, writes Ivor Chipkin

Business Times

Satya Nadella is accelerating the change in the company's corporate culture, putting innovation at the centre of what it does, writes Duncan McLeod

Microsoft is in danger of becoming cool again

Business Times

It's been obvious since Glass was launched in 2012 that it would not represent a consumer breakthrough, writes Arthur Goldstuck

Google relieved to ditch device tailored for 'Glass-holes'

National

Dramat can’t return to work, say Hawks

Anwa Dramat.  Picture: TREVOR SAMPSON
1 hour(s) ago

Anwa Dramat cannot return to work after Hawks file appeal against court’s decision to overturn his suspension

African News

For Nigerian opposition supporters, no wait is too long

Men display banners campaigning for Presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) Muhammadu Buhari at the flag-off campaign of APC governorship candidate Akinwunmi Ambode in Lagos.  Picture: REUTERS
3 hour(s) ago

Muhammadu Buhari’s popular appeal has been taken as given, but analysts predict that he may have wider support

Business Times

Adidas and Man United are not Messi-ing about

Lionel Messi. Picture: REUTERS/GUSTAU NACARINO
4 hour(s) ago

Report in Spanish publication triggers speculation that by pooling resources adidas and Manchester United could meet buyout clause on Lionel Messi's contract with Barcelona

Business Times

Raise your drink and say cheers to a zero-waste economy

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4 hour(s) ago

A toast raised with Carlsberg beer bottles may soon lack that familiar clink

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Heavyweight miners take steam out of rally

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4 hour(s) ago

SA stocks end slightly lower, snapping four-day winning streak, dragged down partly by Anglo American Platinum, which issued profit warning

Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko. Picture: ARNOLD PRONTO

RANTS AND SENSE: SA will have to sing a much better tune at Davos 2016

It's too easy to dismiss the annual World Economic Forum gathering in the remote Swiss village of Davos as just another global talk shop, writes Bruce Whitfield

Business Times

SA puts on brave face in the snow

World Economic Forum. Picture: AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI
4 hour(s) ago

Annual gathering at Davos is derided by critics as narcissistic and out of touch

Business Times

One-child policy starts to cost China

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4 hour(s) ago

CHINA is paying the economic price for its 36-year-old one-child policy, with the third straight yearly decline in its labour force weighing on growth prospects.

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Top of the fast-food pecking order

Nando's co-founder Robbie Brozin. Picture: BUSINESS DAY
4 hour(s) ago

Robbie Brozin built a global brand on chicken and cheek

Business Times

Reality gap still as wide as ever

Winnie Byanyima. Picture: REUTERS / AFOLABI  SOTUNDE
4 hour(s) ago

EVEN at Davos, a bastion of extreme privilege where a single supermarket bread roll costs R11.90, the topic of inequality remains high on the list of things to talk about.

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Reserve Bank lashes fuel 'Ponzi'

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4 hour(s) ago

Banking registrar warns Carmol's auditors over 'misleading' claims

Business Times

Oupa discovers there is life after SARS

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and SARS commissioner Oupa Magashula at the media briefing prior to the budget speech on Wednesday. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
4 hour(s) ago

Former SARS boss Oupa Magashula buys into company selling locally made smartphones and tablets

Business Times Feed

Power cuts just part of the problem

Power lines.  Picture: REUTERS/ISSEI KATO
4 hour(s) ago

Investors wary for a host of reasons, says chamber of commerce

Business Times

Local authorities 'aggravate crisis'

Eskom Medupi power station.
4 hour(s) ago

Acting head of SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry believes power crisis is going to get a lot worse as next year's local government elections approach

Business Times

Draghi's bazooka will not raise eurozone from dead

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi. Picture: REUTERS
4 hour(s) ago

Wonders of unconventional monetary activism back in spotlight ECB president cast in role of knight in shining armour, riding to rescue of beleaguered eurozone

Business Times

Chinese hot for CRG's mine of broken promises

Central Rand Gold CEO Johan du Toit. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
4 hour(s) ago

Three potential buyers are preparing to bid for South African gold company

Business Times

SA puts on brave face in the snow

World Economic Forum. Picture: AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI
4 hour(s) ago

Annual gathering at Davos is derided by critics as narcissistic and out of touch

Business Times

Deal brings Foschini Group hard currency, soft global entry

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4 hour(s) ago

The Foschini Group has quietly snapped up UK retailer Phase Eight, which could prove pivotal for the company

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Cartoons

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MY BRILLIANT CAREER: Working to enable through the arts

Danieyella Rodin is the arts and culture portfolio manager at the Chaeli Campaign, which aims to make a difference in the lives of children with disabilities

Opinion

WINE: History repeats itself

The statistics tell their own tale of the transformation of the South African industry

Arts & Entertainment

Nina Simone in spotlight at Sundance premiere

Cory Barker makes repairs to the neon sign at the Egyptian Theatre before the opening day of the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, on Wednesday.  Picture: REUTERS
2 day(s) ago

Moving documentary about jazz icon, model for new generation of civil rights activists receives standing ovation at gala screening at Sundance Film Festival

Travel & Food

TRAVEL: Calm clarity under the Andes

In the Elqui valley sweet grapes are grown to make pisco. Pictures: STEPHEN TIMM
2 day(s) ago

Stephen Timm sips pisco on high, under the clear skies of northern Chile’s Elqui valley

Travel & Food

Rediscovering Cape Town’s beauty

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2 day(s) ago

Years living away from the Mother City have given me a new appreciation for Cape Town — a truly beautiful city I don’t have to call home, writes Sue Blaine

Evans Kangwa. Picture:  AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI

Tunisia strike late for full points

Chikhaoui heads late winner to complete comeback in game that looked like Zambia’s to win

Soccer

Bafana get intensive coaching ahead of do-or-die match

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2 day(s) ago

Clash against the Lions of Teranga, who conceded a single goal in six qualifying matches, offers SA a chance of redemption

Cricket

De Kock likely to face West Indies

Quinton de Kock. Picture:  GALLO IMAGES / LEE WARREN
2 day(s) ago

Such was the gravity of his ankle injury that there were fears he could miss some World Cup matches

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The Third Umpire

Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi, for suggesting that SA’s oil and gas laws be separated from mining legislation to allow amendments to proceed. What a good idea — why didn’t we think of that?

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European Central Bank president Mario Draghi. Say what you like about quantitative easing, it has worked for the US, and the eurozone is clearly sick and badly in need of some sort of strong medicine.

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Architect Peter Rich, who is set to become the first African fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects, one of the highest accolades in the profession, for his work in researching and preserving African design.

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