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Power system constrained, says Eskom

6 hour(s) ago

Power system expected to be very tight over the evening peaks of the next few days, power utility warns, but risk of load-shedding for Monday and Tuesday is medium to low

National

Illicit tobacco trade ‘likely to fuel consumption of cigarettes in SA’

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7 hour(s) ago

Tobacco Institute of SA says government’s efforts to reduce number of smokers ‘will not yield any results as long as illicit trade is left to flourish’

Mining

Hulamin will hold 40% stake in aluminium casthouse in BEE deal

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11 hour(s) ago

Hulamin will hold 40% of Isizinda Aluminium, a black economic empowerment vehicle, which is buying BHP Billiton’s Bayside aluminium casthouse in Richards Bay

Healthcare

Netcare climbs to record high on
solid annual results

Netcare. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
10 hour(s) ago

Shares of private hospital group power to record high after company increases annual profit, reveals expansion plans that signal future earnings growth will remain strong

Business

Liquidations decreased in October, data show

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10 hour(s) ago

Unpaid debt decreases, with total number of liquidations down 11.9% year on year in October

Industrials

Defy launches R120m fridge production line in East London

Defy employees work on the factory line in Wilsonia in this September 2011 file photo: Picture: SOWETAN
5 hour(s) ago

Company has invested R500m in expanding factories in SA over last three years

National

Ramaphosa, opposition leaders begin
new truce talks

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa answers questions in the National Assembly in Cape Town on Wednesday. Picture: THE TIMES/ESA ALEXANDER
11 hour(s) ago

Party leaders meet with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in Johannesburg after a truce between political parties in Parliament fell apart last week

World

US Defence Secretary Hagel to resign

US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel participates in the Washington Ideas Forum in Washington last month.   Picture: REUTERS
8 hour(s) ago

Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel is to resign after criticism of campaigns in Afghanistan and against Islamic State group

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Gated communities play important role in fight against crime

Restricting access is simply a pragmatic response to scourge of crime in SA, writes Gary Duke

Columnists

Labour relations has ‘recognition of prior learning’ to recognise talents of those without formal qualifications, writes Songezo Zibi

UNEMBARGOED: Deceit over credentials erodes trust in Brand SA

Columnists

Dianna Games promo

Strong collaboration at leadership level will help to address lingering negativity among citizens, writes Dianna Games

Ending the economic imbalance with Nigeria begins at home

Middle East

Iran nuclear talks deadline extended until July

John Kerry. Picture: AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR
8 hour(s) ago

Islamic state and world powers fail to reach agreement by Monday’s deadline

Americas

Grand jury expected to resume Ferguson shooting deliberations

Protesters, demanding the criminal indictment of a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in August, march through a suburb in St. Louis, Missouri, on Sunday.  Picture: REUTERS
12 hour(s) ago

St Louis-area grand jury expected to resume deliberations over whether to bring charges against a white policeman who shot and killed a black teen

African News

Death toll in southern Morocco floods rises to 32

Morocco flag. Picture: THINKSTOCK
8 hour(s) ago

Floods triggered by heavy rain have killed at least 32 people, swept away buildings, vehicles and roads and forced evacuation of more than 200 people

African News

Kenya says 100 al-Shabaab suspects killed after bus massacre

Rescue workers walk near a Nairobi-bound bus that was ambushed outside Mandera town, near Kenya's border with Somalia and Ethiopia, on Saturday.   Picture: REUTERS
11 hour(s) ago

Kenyan authorities say security forces have killed suspected members of terrorist group who were followed to Somalia

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors. Picture: REUTERS

Rockets with X wings, autonomous landing ports in SpaceX's future

Elon Musk shows off latest version of company's Falcon 9R rocket, complete with real-life 'X' wings

Energy

Industry ‘must cut 10% of power usage’

Majuba power station. Picture: ESKOM
20 hour(s) ago

Eskom declares power emergency for industrial customers, requiring them to immediately reduce usage

Politics

Economic policy ‘key to coalition’

DA Gauteng leader John Moodey. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
18 hour(s) ago

Gauteng’s municipalities are set to be hotly contested next year

Healthcare

Neil Diamond tickets among Bestmed ‘costs’

Medical aid fraud drives up the cost of your contributions by an estimated R2,500 a year. Picture: THINKSTOCK
20 hour(s) ago

Bestmed accused the council of acting improperly to remove the trustees

Americas

Facebook ‘newspaper’ could spell trouble for traditional media

Mark Zuckerberg. Picture: GETTY IMAGES/WIN MCNAMEE
19 hour(s) ago

Algorithm means social platform can tailor news to the interests of individuals

Telecoms & Technology

Contract customers still ‘engine of mobile network profitability’

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19 hour(s) ago

Average revenue per user has been on a steady decline

National

Hofmeyr takes puppet master to court over ‘Twitter harassment’

Steve Hofmeyr. Picture: THE TIMES
19 hour(s) ago

Not only is it the first time in the history of SA that a puppet has been cited in court papers, but it is also the first time a celebrity twar has found its way into court

African News

Madagascar working to contain plague outbreak

An aerial view of Antananarivo, Madagascar's capital city.  Picture: THINKSTOCK
8 hour(s) ago

Madagascar disinfects 200,000 households as it scrambles to contain an outbreak of plague that has killed 40 people and is spreading to the capital

African News

Tunisian presidential runoff likely after historic vote

Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki. Picture: REUTERS
14 hour(s) ago

Incumbent president appears set for runoff vote against anti-Islamist party former premier after first free leadership vote since 2011 revolution that sparked Arab Spring

National

Parliamentary committees to conduct oversight visits across SA

Unemployed youth hiking on the Soweto Highway as they have no money due to unemployment. Picture: SOWETAN
14 hour(s) ago

Six committees will conduct visits around country this week, with economic development committee assessing progress in government-funded job creation projects

Energy

Minister pushed for Kgadima at PetroSA

Tina Joemat-Pettersson. Picture: GCIS
20 hour(s) ago

Documents contradict Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson denials that she recommended Tshepo Kgadima to serve as PetroSA chair

Economy

Business welcomes Bank’s call on rates

Cas Coovadia. Picture: THE TIMES
19 hour(s) ago

Rates were last raised by a cumulative 75 basis points in January and July

Transport & Tourism

More local airports seek to host flights to Sadc

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19 hour(s) ago

Grand Central Airport, Rand Airport, Wonderboom Airport and Richards Bay Airport all want the changes

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Cartoons

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Four ways to stop being a micromanager

If you are a micromanager at heart, here are some useful tips to help you kick the habit

Life

Real estate mogul with a creative touch

IMPROVISATION: Shaun Osher uses his jazz background in his approach to developing and selling property.  Picture: CORE
19 hour(s) ago

SA-born saxophonist Shaun Osher has quietly conquered the Big Apple’s property market, writes Nadia Neophytou

Arts & Entertainment

CRUCIAL CD COLLECTION: Tony Rice Unit

19 hour(s) ago

Tony Rice Unit compilation of Rice’s choice from the Mar West and Still Inside albums hardly has a country bone in its body, writes Richard Haslop

Kermit Erasmus of Orlando Pirates (left) takes on Thabo September of SuperSport United. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/PHILIP MAETA

Pirates score in stoppage time to subdue SuperSport

Myeni seals it for Buccaneers in dying minutes after second-half surge

Other Sport

Hamilton wins drivers title and race in UAE

Lewis Hamilton. Picture: REUTERS/CAREN FIROUZ
19 hour(s) ago

Sunday’s victory is Lewis Hamilton's 11th of the season and the 33rd of his record-breaking career

Cricket

It is back to square one for SA after Aussie drubbing

Quinton de Kock. Picture: AFP PHOTO/SAEED KHAN
19 hour(s) ago

Aussies also knock SA off the top spot in the one-day international rankings

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The Third Umpire

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane. SA abstained from voting on a landmark UN resolution condemning North Korea’s rights abuses. Does this mean we condone them, or just don’t care?

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Tiger Brands CEO Peter Matlare, who has conceded that the company should have been more circumspect in its approach to Nigeria, where it has been forced to impair the value of its assets by a total of almost R1bn.

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The writing is clearly on the wall for Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, yet he cannot bring himself to take the plunge and commit to the new socialist political movement that is being started by Numsa.

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