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ArcelorMittal SA's Vanderbijlpark plant. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL

Steel giant loses court battle over documents

1 hour(s) ago

In judgment with wider significance for industrial companies, the Supreme Court of Appeal orders steel producer ArcelorMittal SA to hand over environmental information to lobby group

Law & Constitution

Foreign investors’ fears eased with draft bill

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1 hour(s) ago

Expropriation provisions have been removed to make way for the generally applicable draft Expropriation Bill

National

Shanduka sale does not go quite to plan

Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
57 minute(s) ago

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in bumpy exit from business

Economy

Government ‘eager to eliminate wasteful spending’

Nhlanhla Nene. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
17 hour(s) ago

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says there is ‘significant room’ for improving cost-effectiveness of service delivery, eradicating corruption

National

Next financial crisis ‘may come from Africa’

Nhlanhla Nene. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
47 minute(s) ago

The more complex African banking becomes, the more likely it may create a financial crisis, says finance minister

National

Western Cape and Gauteng the best-performing provinces

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44 minute(s) ago

A total of 469 entities were audited, with 119, or 25%, getting the top rating

Politics

Mabe supporters blame Mantashe for Youth League congress downgrade

Pule Mabe. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
13 hour(s) ago

Disgruntled ANC Youth League members point finger at secretary-general Gwede Mantashe, saying congress downgrade is bid to undermine Pule Mabe’s campaign

African News

Zimbabwean vice-president on brink of losing party position

Zimbabwean Vice-President Joice Mujuru.  Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
13 hour(s) ago

Ruling Zanu (PF) bars embattled deputy from contesting seat in its highest decision-making organ, further undermining her chances of succeeding veteran leader

Americas

More troops deployed as protests spread across US

Police officers hold a line before advancing on protesters during the second night of demonstrations in Oakland, California, following the grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. Picture: ELIJAH NOUVELAGE / REUTERS
19 hour(s) ago

National Guard deployed to prevent second night of rioting, looting after grand jury declines to indict white policeman in fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager

Business has key role in selling SA to world

The trouble with state-run marketing is that it is too easily dismissed as propaganda, writes Simon Barber

Columnists

Gideon Rachman promo

Behind this muscle-flexing, however, both states are pushing for a broader reordering of world affairs, writes Gideon Rachman

Sinatra doctrine hits wrong note with China and Russia

Columnists

Michel Pireu: All of us have cut our teeth during perhaps a most advantageous period of time that an investor could experience, says Bill Gross

STREET DOGS: A most advantageous period

Retail & Consumer

Clover fights conditions for merger

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43 minute(s) ago

Condition that the parties refrain from any merger-related retrenchments for three to five years ‘enormously onerous’

Economy

Public servants’ pay ‘ate borrowings’

Picture: REUTERS
40 minute(s) ago

SA has 'little to show' for its high debt levels because more of the money the government has borrowed has been spent on paying public servants than on programmes to induce growth

Education

Unisa vice-chancellor escapes censure for no-show at gender commission

Professor Mandla Makhanya.  Picture: SOWETAN
11 hour(s) ago

Censure for failing to appear before the Commission for Gender Equality could have earned Professor Mandla Makhanya up to six months in prison or a fine

Financial Services

Moody’s extends review period for downgrade of African Bank

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13 hour(s) ago

Rating agency extends review period for downgrade of African Bank’s credit ratings as Reserve Bank’s restructuring plan is still in progress

National

Best for swapped babies ‘to stay where they are’, report recommends

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18 hour(s) ago

Curator recommends that babies swapped at birth remain with non-biological parents who have raised them for past four years

The Globe. Picture: REUTERS

Has technology improved our lives?

We still gauge what we have against others, writes J Bradford DeLong

Management

How much more does the boss make than you?

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13 hour(s) ago

US companies prepare for controversial new federal rule that will force them to disclose how much more CE makes than rank-and-file worker

Energy

Democratic Alliance to request debate on Eskom in National Assembly

Lynne Brown.  Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
15 hour(s) ago

DA says it will ask National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete for a debate on Eskom as interim results paint a bleak picture for the state-owned power company

African News

Namibia prepares for Africa’s first e-vote

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18 hour(s) ago

Namibia will vote in Africa’s first electronic ballot on Friday, a general election that will usher in new president and quotas to put more women in government

Education

Department of Higher Education concerned about varsity drop-outs

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16 hour(s) ago

Department of Higher Education and Training tells Commission for Gender Equality that more men than women fail to complete tertiary education courses

Property

Vukile expects to grow distributions

Property fund. Picture: THINKSTOCK
21 hour(s) ago

Property fund says its forecast is based on assumption that macroeconomic environment will not deteriorate further, no major corporate failures will occur

Media & Advertising

Naspers has $1.65bn in online warchest

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1 day(s) ago

Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk says the group will pursue acquisitions in online classifieds and the delivery of online content

Financial Services

Nedbank to merge corporate, investment banking units

Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
19 hour(s) ago

SA’s fourth-largest bank says Brian Kennedy, head of Nedbank Capital, will be responsible for merged unit from January 1

National

SA going bust gradually, Rupert warns

Johann Rupert. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 day(s) ago

Remgro executive chairman Johann Rupert launches a downbeat diatribe against the government at the company’s annual general meeting on Tuesday

Business

State’s development scheme draws black industrialists

OPPOSITION: Black Business Council CEO Xolani Qubeka says sector codes amount to ‘window-dressing’. Picture: SUNDAY WORLD
1 day(s) ago

A total of 28 black-owned companies register with the Department of Trade and Industry’s programme to develop black industrialists

Retail & Consumer

Steinhoff deal to take Pep stores to Europe

Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
1 day(s) ago

Steinhoff will use R15bn of the R18bn it raised from shareholders in July ahead of its planned listing in Frankfurt to partly fund the deal

National

Lawyers and officials at arms deal inquiry ‘have earned millions’

Michael Masutha. Picture: SYDNEY SESHIBEDI
1 day(s) ago

The commission, led by Judge Willie Seriti, has so far cost the taxpayer more than R83m

Americas

Federal US government to mandate more calorie counts in US

Fast Food. Picture: BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO
1 day(s) ago

Final labelling rules require restaurants with at least 20 locations to display calorie count of food items on menus

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Cartoons

Yvonne Chaka Chaka.  Picture: SOWETAN

The Princess of Africa is still going strong

Priscilla Malinga talks to singer Yvonne Chaka Chaka, who is involved in the fight against malaria, and acknowledging the contribution of backing singers

Life

Planespotting: for the love of stalking aircraft

Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Picture: BLOOMBERG
23 hour(s) ago

Bernie Leighton is among the growing ranks of so-called avgeeks who gather and share images of aircraft

Travel & Food

Climate change a boon for Nordic grape growers

Grape pickers. Picture: REUTERS
1 day(s) ago

Warmer temperatures and new, cold-resistant vines help push wine production into Nordic countries in rare positive spin-off from climate change

Amakhosi  coach Stuart Baxter. Picture: REUTERS

Chiefs’ loss would please teams, says Baxter

Friday is the deadline for admittance to next year’s African club competitions

Soccer

Chiefs pull players out of Bafana squad for friendly

Brilliant Khuzwayo. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/LEFTY SHIVAMBU
1 day(s) ago

Bafana Bafana are scheduled to play Côte d’Ivoire in a Nelson Mandela Challenge match at Mbombela Stadium this weekend

Rugby

Solid Lambie in driving seat for World Cup spot

Pat Lambie. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/STEVE HAAG
1 day(s) ago

Also pulled off a perfectly weighted dink that led to a try for Cobus Reinach

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The Third Umpire

Pope Francis, for warning European leaders that the continent is increasingly seen by the world as “somewhat elderly and haggard” and “a grandmother, no longer fertile and vibrant”. Rather like the Vatican, in fact.

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Retail billionaire Christo Wiese, who has done rather well out of the R63bn sale of Pepkor to Steinhoff, a deal that is in effect more of a merger than a simple sale. Synergies abound, especially as it expands abroad.

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ANC Youth League national co-ordinator Mzwandile Masina. How bad must things be if the organisation still cannot hold an elective conference more than a year after a task team was formed to knock it into shape?

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