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Rosatom announces SA nuclear power deal

2 hour(s) ago

Rosatom says agreement had been signed in Vienna with Tina Joemat-Pettersson for large-scale nuclear power plant development in SA, amid scepticism as Zuma stays silent

Middle East

US, Arab allies bomb Islamic State in Syria

Syrians within a group of refugees wait near the Turkish-Syrian border after fleeing Syria, near Sanliurfa, Turkey. Picture: EPA/ULAS YUNUS TOSUN
2 hour(s) ago

Bahrain, Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE take part in air raids in extraordinary show of regional solidarity against IS group

Industrials

Gordhan’s shock departure from PPC sparks fear for African plans

Ketso Gordhan. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
1 hour(s) ago

Ketso Gordhan resigns due to differences of opinion with the board, regarding board procedures for the approval of certain decisions, says PPC

National

Madonsela reveals ‘intelligence report’ on her activities

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

Public protector faces hostile audience of officials

Financial Services

Net1 credit unit’s future threatened

Net1 UEPS chairman and CEO Serge Belamant.  Picture: ROBERT BOTHA
1 hour(s) ago

Net1 threatened with the loss of its registration and the ability to operate because of its alleged breach of the National Credit Act

National

Fraud found in upkeep of Cabinet homes

Thulas Nxesi. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
1 hour(s) ago

Investigation into alterations to and maintenance of Cabinet ministers’ houses uncovers fraud and corruption running into millions

Politics

ANC wants limits on MPs’ freedom of speech

North West Premier Thandi Modise. Picture: GCIS
1 hour(s) ago

Chairwoman of National Council of Provinces, Thandi Modise, says MPs’ freedom of speech must be limited to ensure integrity of Parliament is maintained

Markets

Platinum stocks skid on residual effects of strike and metal prices

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2 hour(s) ago

The JSE’s gauge of platinum mining stocks falls to the lowest since July 2013

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Release of crime statistics could become time of hope

Crime stats are part of SAPS performance report, which seeks to evaluate effects of programmes aimed at making SA safer, writes Musa Zondi

Columnists

Nomalanga Mkhize

Nomalanga Mkhize: Pistorius' demise doesn't touch sense of moral purity many white South Africans associate with their racial identity

Pistorius less a source of shame than Griekwastad

Columnists

Successful campaign requires more than a revamped logo and demands a vision that inspires, writes Muthoni Maingi

Rebranding needs to be more than skin deep

Media

Round two for SABC chief on claims of lying

Zandile Tshabalala, right.  Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
1 hour(s) ago

Tshabalala says she has qualifications from the University of SA, which it denies, writes Bekezela Phakathi

Energy

Oil dynasty joins global warming fight

Global warming. Picture: THINKSTOCK
1 hour(s) ago

The Rockefellers, who made their vast fortune in oil, along with other philanthropies and high-wealth individuals to announce pledges to divest a total of $50bn from fossil fuel investments

African News

Revised church death toll strains Nigeria relations

Rescue workers watch as an excavator removes rubble at the site of a collapsed building at the TB Joshua Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos on Wednesday. Picture: REUTERS/AKINTUNDE AKINLEYE
1 hour(s) ago

SA officials privately surprised and disappointed about lack of a statement of condolence by Nigeria’s federal government since building collapse

Mining

Pallinghurst sits tight on dividends

Pallinghurst chairman Brian Gilbertson. Picture: SOWETAN
59 minute(s) ago

Money being ploughed back into businesses but shareholders will be paid ‘in chunks’

Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus briefs Parliament’s finance committee in Cape Town on Wednesday. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

EDITORIAL: Do not delay with Marcus successor

Presidency’s failure to make decisions timeously can be measured by the rand’s fall

Land & Agriculture

Western Cape calls for more speed in land redistribution

Alan Winde. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
1 hour(s) ago

Unofficial figures show that only 1.6% of agricultural land in Western Cape has been transferred to new farmers since 1994

Transport & Tourism

Engineering body stands up for e-tolling

PAY UP: An e-toll gantry on the N1 through Pretoria. Picture: SUNDAY WORLD
1 hour(s) ago

Debate on Gauteng highways told of ‘best solution’, writes Khulekani Magubane

Mining

Rockwell lifts sales with output boost

Rockwell Diamonds CEO James Campbell. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
49 minute(s) ago

Rockwell Diamonds increases production by 6% to 3,764 carats in the three months to end-August

Science & Environment

WWF launch drive to cut demand for rhino horn

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1 hour(s) ago

World Wildlife Fund embarking on campaign to alter consumer behaviour to eliminate rhino horn demand in East Asian countries

Property

Investec Australia fund rights issue eyes R1.2bn

2 hour(s) ago

Investec Australia Property Fund’s share price jumps as much as 7.8% to an intraday high of R12.29

National

Arms sales reports raise fears of fuelling regional conflict

Jeff Radebe.  Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
1 hour(s) ago

National Conventional Arms Control Committee Act expressly forbids transfer of weapons to regions that are in conflict

Middle East

Afghanistan election fails to yield legitimate government

Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Picture: REUTERS
2 hour(s) ago

The election of President Hamid Karzai’s successor produces a fragile compromise deal between rivals rather than a clear-cut winner chosen by voters

Companies

Clients vote for Standard as SA’s top retail stockbroker

WINNER: Standard Online Share Trading head Brett Duncan, centre, flanked by Financial Mail deputy editor Ron Derby, left, and Intellidex MD Stuart Theobald at the awards luncheon on Monday. Picture: CHRIS WESSELS
2 hour(s) ago

Standard Online Share Trading wins the overall award for best stockbroker, and the ‘people’s choice’ award

National

Mantashe tells ANC officials to boycott Israel

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

ANC joins call for complete boycott of Israel, including travel bans, in solidarity with Palestine

Financial Services

Treasury talks up electronic bond-trading

2 hour(s) ago

Control of information by eight banks in R1.8-trillion market will end, writes Robert Brand

Mining

Coal of Africa leaps on sale of Mooiplaats to Blackspear

Coal of Africa CEO David Brown. Picture: ROBERT TSHABALALA
45 minute(s) ago

But share price has halved over past year, reflecting company’s constrained financial position and weak global coal prices

Business

SA streamlines company registration procedures, MPs hear

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1 hour(s) ago

CIPC making strong gains in improving efficiency as it moves towards a paperless, electronic system of dealing with transactions

World

UN summit a key test for global climate fund

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2 hour(s) ago

The climate summit is an opportunity for the developed world to demonstrate its financial commitment to securing a new global climate deal with poorer countries in 2015

Business

Sharemax granted leave to appeal ombud ruling

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2 hour(s) ago

Collapsed property syndicate likely to get its day in court in January

National

Grabouw groups behind service delivery protest announce plan

AT THE GATE: Protesters throw stones and taunt police on a third consecutive day of rioting in Grabouw last week. Police closed the N2 highway near Sir Lowry’s Pass and fired teargas and water cannon to disperse the crowds. Picture: THE TIMES/SHELLEY CHRISTIANS
14 hour(s) ago

Meeting between municipal representatives and role players behind last week’s protest in Grabouw leads to agreement on way forward

Land & Agriculture

District committees on cards to assist land reform programme, says minister

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14 hour(s) ago

All provinces should implement committees, which must benefit women, farm workers, youth, says Deputy Land Reform Minister Mcebisi Skwatsha

Europe

Siemens to buy Dresser-Rand to tap US shale gas boom

A street sign is pictured in front of a factory with the logo of Siemens AG company in Berlin in this October 9, 2012 file photo.  Picture: REUTERS
15 hour(s) ago

Germany’s Siemens agrees to buy US oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6bn in cash, aiming to catch up with arch-rival General Electric

Europe

Tesco cuts profit outlook, suspends staff after accounting error

ONLINE SHOPPING:  Tesco says it is building its online business to attract more big-spenders. Picture: BLOOMBERG/SIMON DAWSON
17 hour(s) ago

Tesco cuts its profit forecast for third time this year and suspends four members of staff after finding fault in accounts, another blow to reputation of Britain’s biggest grocer

Telecoms & Technology

DiData in two deals to increase internet connectivity

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2 hour(s) ago

Dimension Data and MultiChoice will launch a new company called WirelessCo that will build an open-access WiFi network

African News

WHO experts advise against travel or trade bans on Ebola-hit Africa

LATEST VICTIM: Dr Kent Brantly, left, (L) of Samaritan's Purse relief organisation is shown in this undated handout photo provided by Samaritan's Purse, wearing personal protective equipment as he cares for Ebola patients at the case management centre on the campus of ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia.  Brantly, a 33-year-old American doctor working for a relief organisation in Liberia's capital, has tested positive for the tropical disease Ebola on Saturday. Picture: REUTERS
16 hour(s) ago

Independent health advisers to World Health Organisation assess there should be no general ban on travel or trade with countries reeling from Ebola epidemic

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Cartoons

Jonny Steinberg. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

AUTHOR INTERVIEW: A twig full of wisdom

The story of a Somali trader from Cape Town also tells us about SA, writes Penny Haw

Arts & Entertainment

ON THE STAGE: Rainbow at Midnight

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2 hour(s) ago

Show’s story and other vignettes are laced with tart, witty and reflective observations that have become Nataniël’s hallmark, writes Christina Kennedy

Books

BOOK REVIEW: The Road of Excess

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2 hour(s) ago

Ingrid Winterbach’s novel explores art, humanity and the balance between them, writes Natasha Faria

FIGHTING FIT: Springbok front rowers Tendai Mtwarira, left, and Jannie du Plessis during the Boks' training session at Cape Town Stadium on Monday. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/LUKE WALKER

Surgery could cut Louw out of tour

Bok doctor vows to ‘work hard’ to get him ready and lessen huge blow

Opinion

The Don may have been the greatest batsman, but not a nice guy

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Sir Donald Bradman could afford to be as cantankerous, impatient and unforgiving as he liked while he was scoring all those runs, writes Neil Manthorp

 
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