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Paul O’Flaherty.  Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO

ArcelorMittal stands firm on its pricing model, says CEO

2 hour(s) ago

Loss-making steel producer has faced barrage of criticism over pricing methodology, which has artificially inflated domestic steel prices

National

Zuma’s mystery tour ends with Putin meeting

President Jacob Zuma addresses questions in Parliament on Thursday. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
2 hour(s) ago

Lack of official programme, extended duration, the curious composition of SA’s delegation and inclusion of ‘rest periods’ have lent an air of mystery to what is termed a working visit

National

‘Fair’ tariffs planned for water across SA

Trevor Balzer, acting director-general of the Department of Water Affairs. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
2 hour(s) ago

Aim of proposed model to achieve greater equity in water tariffs across the country

National

Joburg and Tshwane voice concerns over e-tolls

Picture: SOWETAN
2 hour(s) ago

Cities voice concerns at the socioeconomic consequences of the system’s implementation on residents

Politics

Expelled Oudtshoorn councillors reinstated

COPE leader Mosiuoa Lekota. Picture: SOWETAN
1 hour(s) ago

The judgment could place a DA-COPE coalition in control of the municipality if it is not challenged

National

Council doubles salaries with overtime payouts

OR Tambo District Mayor Nomakhosazana Meth. Picture: LULAMILE FENI
1 hour(s) ago

The OR Tambo district municipality in the Eastern Cape has spent close to R3m on overtime in just three months, with some employees getting double their salaries

Europe

Lagarde career threatened in fraud case

International Monetary Fund MD Christine Lagarde.   Picture: REUTERS
3 hour(s) ago

French court charges former minister with ‘negligence’ over state payment to tycoon

National

Defence officials reject greater oversight of arms purchases

RUFFLING FEATHERS: DA MP David Maynier touched a raw nerve on Wednesday when he made a presentation on his  private members bill to amend the Defence Act. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
1 hour(s) ago

Department of Defence reacts with fury to suggestions calling for greater parliamentary scrutiny of the country’s armaments procurement

Property

Growthpoint in talks to take over Acucap Properties

Norbert Sasse,  CEO of Growthpoint. Picture: JEREMY GLYNN
2 hour(s) ago

JSE’s largest property group by market value in talks to take over Acucap Properties, says CEO Norbert Sasse

A group of men sit along a road looking for work. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

‘Radical’ cry far from empty, as mood among elite shifts

Among political and black business elite, ‘radical socioeconomic transformation’ means not just general upliftment of poor but acceleration of black participation in economy as owners and leaders, writes Carol Paton

Columnists

The silver bugs were proven wrong when the price of silver barely blinked in response to the end of the 117-year-old London silver fix, writes ...

No silver lining for fanatics

Columnists

Allister Sparks promo

It was dismaying for those who care about democratic institutions to see riot police called in to Parliament to evict an entire party, writes ...

Zuma is reaping what he sowed as Malema revolts

Financial Services

Banks must improve their compliance or risk fines

Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 hour(s) ago

The collective fines banks and financial institutions had received in past two years are ‘inconsequential’ compared to fines their international counterparts got

Politics

Expelled Oudtshoorn councillors reinstated

COPE leader Mosiuoa Lekota. Picture: SOWETAN
1 hour(s) ago

The judgment could place a DA-COPE coalition in control of the municipality if it is not challenged

Markets

Warning against ‘safe haven’ gold

Picture: THINKSTOCK
1 hour(s) ago

Equities may be the better investment says world’s largest asset manager BlackRock

Companies

SA firms face high debt costs after Abil failure

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1 hour(s) ago

Flaws exposed in the Africa’s biggest corporate bond market have prevented investors from selling Abil’s debt

Middle East

Gaza truce holding but Israel’s Netanyahu under fire at home

Palestinians sit on a couch as they return to the remains of their house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli offensive, after a ceasefire was declared, in the east of Gaza City on Wednesday. Picture: REUTERS
16 hour(s) ago

An open-ended ceasefire in Gaza war holds as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces strong criticism in Israel over costly conflict with Palestinian militants

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EDITORIAL: Think differently on economic growth

We need to move away from the defensive to the proactive and focus on what needs to be done to remove the constraints and get the economy going

World

Steel profits hurt in hunt for sales

DEMAND: Steel production takes place at the Baosteel GroupCorp. facilities in Shanghai, China.  Baosteel says iron-ore prices have further to fall. Picture: BLOOMBERG
2 hour(s) ago

World’s biggest steel makers hurting profits by chasing at any cost

Education

Court hears more details from ‘ghost’ teacher

ON TRIAL: Portia ‘Pankie’ Sizani at the Port Elizabeth Commercial Crimes Court. Picture: MIKE HOLMES/THE HERALD
1 hour(s) ago

Portia Sizani is accused of processing fraudulent applications that resulted in the irregular appointments of grade R practitioners

Industrials

M&R sees oil, gas and energy diversification by 2020

Murray & Roberts CEO Henry Laas. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
2 hour(s) ago

Murray & Roberts specifically targeting oil and gas, mining, energy and industrial markets, says CEO Henry Laas

Transport & Tourism

Fuel levy hike could be alternative to e-tolls, union federations suggest

ENRAGED: One of several e-toll protests by the public on the highways around Johannesburg in 2013. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES/KATHERINE MUICK –MERE
15 hour(s) ago

All three union federations at e-tolling advisory panel in Midrand propose fuel levy hike as a possible counter to controversial system

Politics

EFF MPs should be kicked out every time they disrupt Parliament, says Mantashe

Gwede Mantashe. Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
21 hour(s) ago

ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe says EFF MPs need to learn to ‘engage properly’ in National Assembly ‘or else the law must kick in’

National

Shabangu contradicts Ramaphosa over e-mails at Marikana commission

Former minister of mineral resources Susan Shabangu at the  marikana shooting  inquiry in centurion on Tuesday Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
1 day(s) ago

It was an unconvincing stint in the stand that left hardened lawyers squirming — and several in the audience giggling

Industrials

Rising costs, strikes hit Imperial’s results

Mark Lamberti. Picture: TYRONE ARTHUR
< 1 minute ago

Poor GDP growth, rising wage and transport costs, and labour disruptions in SA all help diluted headline earnings per share fall 7%

Land & Agriculture

Large no-fishing zones must be declared in high seas, says Manuel

Trevor Manuel. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
3 hour(s) ago

To save declining global fish stocks large no-fishing zones need to be created in high seas, Trevor Manuel urges during lecture at CSIR International Convention Centre

African News

NEWS ANALYSIS: Sata’s absence ignites succession struggle in Zambia

Zambian President Michael Sata. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
3 hour(s) ago

Ailing Zambian President Michael Sata has not been seen in public for more than two month

National

Controversial Khayelitsha police inquiry ends in harmony

Picture: BUSINESS DAY
3 hour(s) ago

Stakeholders endorse Khayelitsha commission’s findings on the SAPS, writes Bekezela Phakathi

World

Business class is the new first

Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 hour(s) ago

The world’s top airlines are questioning the need for first-class cabins as flat-bed seats cradle corporate customers in once-unimaginable comfort

Middle East

Islamic State executes soldiers, takes hostages at air base: social media

Fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Picture: REUTERS
21 hour(s) ago

Militants execute Syrian soldiers and are holding group of them hostage after capturing an air base in northeast Syria, pictures posted on internet and Twitter show

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Cartoons

Motoring

FUTURE MODELS: Xciting times signal new era

The Volvo XC90 features a new corporate face that will be signature on future models.  Pictures: VOLVO, QUICKPIC
3 hour(s) ago

Volvo has taken the wraps off its second generation XC90 SUV that will go on sale in SA in 2015, writes Lerato Matebese

Arts & Entertainment

Unsatisfactory comparisons with the US

A dancer in Cirque Eloize’s iD. The show fuses traditional circus acts with the urban energy of hip-hop. Picture: CIRQUE ELOIZE
3 hour(s) ago

Ferguson, Missouri, has not loomed large in SA’s mainstream and social media content. We have other fish to fry, writes Chris Thurman

Opinion

Working towards a common goal for arts in SA

A woman walks past a painting on display at the Johannesburg Art Fair at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, in this March 2008 file photo.  Picture: THE TIMES

We have to constantly ask ourselves how business is doing in terms of opening up opportunities for women, and contributing to gender and economic transformation

Photographer Lebohang Kganye. Picture: SUPPLIED

Artist puts herself in frame

Lebohang Kganye’s works were handed out as this year’s Basa awards, writes Matthew Partridge

Arts & Entertainment

A privilege to sharing the joy of music

Buskaid musicians perform in Trafalgar Square earlier this year. Picture: BUSKAID
3 hour(s) ago

Soweto-born Lesego Mokonoto began his association with Buskaid as youngster wanting to learn to play violin, today he teaches children same instrument

SA’s Faf du Plessis congratulates captain AB de Villiers on reaching a century during the match between Australia and SA in the one-day international tri-series, which includes Zimbabwe, at the Harare Sports Club on Wednesday. Picture: AFP PHOTO/JEKESAI NJIKIZANA

SA prove too good for Aussies

Centuries from AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis set Proteas up for huge victory

Opinion

A plea to the powers that be to shield Mashaba from the madding crowd

Mashaba has been Bafana coach for only a month but, astonishingly, he is already under pressure from those who have trouble accepting him as outgoing mentor Gordon Igesund’s successor

 
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The Third Umpire

ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe, whose public criticism of Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has crossed the line and needs to be curtailed. Accusing her of bias without justification amounts to contempt of office.

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Aurora “financial consultant” Fazel Bhana, who with father Sulliman has been ordered by the Pretoria High Court to repay R16m in illegal transfers. The mine workers they left surviving on handouts deserve urgent relief.

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Former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu, whose performance on the stand at the Marikana commission on Tuesday was unconvincing to say the least. Her demotion now makes complete sense.

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