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Labour

Cosatu meets to decide Numsa’s fate

Zwelinzima Vavi. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
4 hour(s) ago

SA’s biggest union faces expulsion as delegates from labour federation Cosatu cast ballots

Business

Companies join forces with United Nations to boost aid efforts

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1 hour(s) ago

Conference explores ways to improve response strategies when disasters strike

Financial Services

STOCKWATCH: HCI rebounds after company reassures investors

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7 hour(s) ago

Hosken Consolidated Investments shares narrow losses after announcing that suspension of Marcel Golding is ‘unlikely to materially affect its financial performance’

Mining

Anglo increases forecast for output at Kumba

Mine worker.  Picture: EPA
12 hour(s) ago

Anglo American reports strong improvement in quarterly iron ore production, with record quarterly performance from Kolomela mine

Business

Department will ‘battle to help entrepreneurs’

Lindiwe Zulu. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
6 hour(s) ago

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says newly formed ministry will not be able to provide desired support to small, medium-sized enterprises on its own

Telecoms & Technology

MTN shares hit after cuts Nigerian
growth forecast

HOPEFUL: MTN CEO Sifiso Dabengwa presents the group’s results on Wednesday. Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
7 hour(s) ago

Africa’s largest mobile telecoms operator slashes its full-year forecast for Nigerian subscriber growth by nearly a third

Retail & Consumer

Mr Price rallies on upbeat earnings forecast

Picture: MICHAEL ETTERSHANK
1 hour(s) ago

Retailer has bucked trend of slower growth in retail sector

National

Moeletsi Mbeki blames political leadership for SA’s ‘lacklustre growth’

Political economist Moeletsi Mbeki. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
7 hour(s) ago

Political economist criticises leadership for ‘comprehensive failure’ in governance, which has led to lacklustre growth, unemployment and difficult business conditions

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CSI conference shows need for technology in fight against crime

Experts say advancing data management, communication platforms and public engagement is essential

Columnists

Anton Harber: Journalism is about providing families and histories and individuals with faces, rather than numbers and quantities

Ebola stories divide people into
‘others’ and US

Columnists

Most forex traders lose money; the most active learn nothing and see their losses mount over time, writes Michel Pireu

STREET DOGS: Forex losses accumulate for regular investors

Economy

NEWS ANALYSIS: Fiscal stance appears to have turned corner

Nhlanhla Nene. Picture: ELMOND JIYANE
3 hour(s) ago

‘Fiscal consolidation’ elaborated on by minister in budget speech appears set to become phrase du jour, writes Maarten Mittner

National

Laboratory work to identify South Africans killed in Nigeria completed

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. Picture: REUTERS/AKINTUNDE AKINLEYE
1 hour(s) ago

Samples taken from the remains of all 116 fatalities from the September 12 collapse of "Prophet" TB Joshua’s church in Lagos were flown to SA earlier this month

Business

Cabinet cracks down on copper theft ring

Sheets of copper cathode are seen at a copper cathode plant inside the La Escondida copper mine near Antofagasta city, north of Santiago in this March 31 2008 file photo.  Picture: REUTERS
7 hour(s) ago

Tougher penalties being considered for ‘economic saboteurs’, says Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe

National

SA's municipalities wrapping up
demarcation processes

Picture: SOWETAN
5 hour(s) ago

Municipalities are finalising demarcation processes, which will result in significant changes to municipal government landscape after 2016 local government elections

Transport & Tourism

SA would consider strategic partner for SAA, says minister

A South African Airways Airbus A320. Picture: SAA
3 hour(s) ago

SA would consider strategic partner for struggling state-run airline, minister of public enterprises says, as government looks for spending cuts

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene delivers his medium-term budget statement on Wednesday.  Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

EDITORIAL: Finance minister not set to be Mr Popular

The finance minister is alive to the perilous fiscal situation SA finds itself in but not everyone will find his solutions palatable

Americas

US threatens sanctions against buyers of Islamic State oil

Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 hour(s) ago

The group is now ‘considered the world’s wealthiest and most financially sophisticated terrorist organisation’

BusinessDay

Facebook’s Zuckerberg goes on China charm offensive — in Mandarin

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

Facebook has been inaccessible in mainland China since 2009, one of several major global social media sites including Twitter, YouTube and Instagram blacklisted by the ruling Communist Party

Americas

Canada ‘will not be intimidated’ says Harper

10 hour(s) ago

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says attack at parliament will ‘lead us to strengthen our resolve and redouble our efforts’ to take all necessary steps to keep country safe

Europe

Audi recalls A4 models over airbag problems

An Audi logo is seen on a car displayed on media day at the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile.  Picture: REUTERS
4 hour(s) ago

Faulty software in A4 models delivered after 2012 can prevent front airbags from deploying, says spokesman at Audi’s Ingolstadt-based headquarters

Europe

Tesco accounting black hole deepens, chairman to step down

Picture: BLOOMBERG/SIMON DAWSON
4 hour(s) ago

Eight senior members of staff, including UK MD Chris Bush, have been suspended — a serious blow to a firm as it gears up for the key Christmas trading period

Americas

Caterpillar posts strong earnings, raises outlook

Picture: SUSANA GONZALEZ/BLOOMBERG
3 hour(s) ago

Considered a bellwether of global economic activity, the company raises its 2014 profit outlook and says there is ‘a reasonable likelihood’ the world economy will improve next year

Americas

Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown

The White House. Picture: THINKSTOCK
10 hour(s) ago

Man jumps White House fence and is attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, Secret Service spokesman says

Industrials

SA working towards making titanium products, MPs told

Picture: THINKSTOCK
15 hour(s) ago

SA has the world’s second-largest reserves of titanium but currently exports the raw material for beneficiation elsewhere

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Cartoons

The 2015 Wesbank/SAGMJ Car of the Year finalists.

Wesbank/SAGMJ Car of the Year finalists announced

The 2015 Wesbank/SAGMJ Car of the Year finalists have been announced and this year’s selection represents an interesting mix

Arts & Entertainment

A vinyl time-trip revolution

15 hour(s) ago

My vinyl collection has been shaken gently awake again, put back in order, standing in genres and then within the more confined sub-groupings of bands, writes Allan Seccombe

Motoring

LAUNCH NEWS: This one is a no-go for now

The design is modern for the segment.
14 hour(s) ago

Datsun has returned to SA with its first model, the Go, but it lacks major safety items

Arts & Entertainment

FILM: Magic in the Moonlight; Brick Mansions

Picture: THINKSTOCK
15 hour(s) ago

Magic in the Moonlight is clearly one of Woody Allen's lesser work, writes Phillip Altbeker who also reviews Brick Mansions, which is a remake of District 13

Arts & Entertainment

Street and gallery swap roles in Braamies

A still from Catherine Gfeller’s video montage, Jacaranda Trip.  Picture: WITS ART MUSEUM
15 hour(s) ago

Doing Hair invites people to reflect on their hair and how it is part of a process of identity construction, writes Chris Thurman

Simphiwe Dludlu. Picture: GALLO IMAGES

SA still in race to World Cup despite loss

Super Falcons were committed, cohesive and good value for their victory

Soccer

Vermezovic under pressure to revive Pirates’ league hopes

Vladimir Vermezovic and Stuart Baxter. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/LEFTY SHIVAMBU
13 hour(s) ago

Bucs have had an inconsistent start to the season, but coach vows to keep fighting to get the desired results regularly

Rugby

Manuel’s WP hopes for ‘happy ending’

Picture: THINKSTOCK
13 hour(s) ago

The Argentinean has a two-year contract and will be back for Super Rugby next year

 
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The Third Umpire

SA Post Office chairwoman Hlamalani Manzini. A leaked draft annual report reveals not only chronic mismanagement and weak internal controls, but that the executive is dead set on awarding itself a 26% salary increase.

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It is great that Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown is taking concerted action to address the leadership crisis at SAA, not so great that she seems to be choosing sides to favour her boss’s buddies.

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Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi. The problem of the state being tardy in paying suppliers was supposed to have been resolved; now we hear small businesses are still going to the wall due to cash-flow difficulties.

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