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Ketso Gordhan. Picture: MARTIN RHODES

Behind Ketso's dramatic exit

4 minute(s) ago

Ketso Gordhan's resignation letter confirms he wanted chief financial officer Tryphosa Ramano to ‘exit’ the company

Business Times

Taste of bad debt sours winelands

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8 minute(s) ago

Unsecured lenders sow seeds of misery among farmworkers

Business Times

Investors rush into Ellies as Golding falls

Marcel Golding. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
8 minute(s) ago

Ailing electronics company Ellies positive from boardroom row at Hosken Consolidated Investments and chair's suspension

Business Times

Post office director bails out

Post Office employees on a strike at the Witpost Mail Centre in Ormonde, Johannesburg.  Picture: BAFANA MAHLANGU
8 minute(s) ago

Stinging resignation letter sent to telecommunications and postal services minister Nobuhle Mthethwa painted a damning picture of weak controls and poor board decision-making

Business Times

Debt noose tightens around Edcon

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8 minute(s) ago

Edcon's debt squeeze appears to be getting tighter after ratings agency Moody's placed it ‘on review for a downgrade’

Business Times

The future of gaming companies is bright

Carnival City in Gauteng. Picture: SOWETAN
8 minute(s) ago

Former French president Georges Pompidou may have been right in saying that gambling was one sure way to ruin people, but it represents a rich vein of profit for investors who take a punt on the gaming companies themselves

BusinessDay

Ex-deputy national police commissioner’s corruption case postponed

22 hour(s) ago

Case against Hamilton Hlela was postponed at his request so that he can submit certain representations to the state

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STOCK TALK: Keeping it in the family ...

HCI CEO Johnny Copelyn. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
8 minute(s) ago

Shareholders gnash teeth as sparks fly in boardrooms

Europe

Ebola death toll tops 4,900 as virus spreads

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17 hour(s) ago

WHO warns that Ebola coming closer to Ivory Coast after new case in Mali

Europe

Ukraine readies to vote under shadow of war

A woman walks holding a communist flag during a ceremony to honour the World War Two defenders of Donetsk from Nazi forces in Donetsk, Ukraine, on Monday.   Picture: REUTERS
17 hour(s) ago

Ukrainian leaders makes final appeals to voters ahead of snap parliamentary elections

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SA's misplaced faith in foreign investors

Perhaps it's time to take better care of our own investors and stop being so giddy about enticing foreigners, writes Ann Crotty

Business Times

Rob Rose promo

If shareholders in HCI have any notion of responsible investment, they will pitch up and vote Yunis Shaik off the board with the same degree of ...

THE LAST WORD: Johnny Copelyn's HCI needs a serious Shaik out

Business Times

Established broadcasters that do not adapt will crumble, writes Duncan McLeod

Satellite TV is dead. Long live internet TV

Business Times

Spotlight to fall on Basson's pay at AGM

Shoprite CEO Whitey Basson. Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
8 minute(s) ago

Despite foregoing a pay rise this year, Shoprite CEO Whitey Basson's salary is likely to come under the microscope at the retail giant's AGM

Business Times Feed

Twin deals catapult Northam onto the A-list

Northam Platinum and the Pakaneng Chom
8 minute(s) ago

CEO of platinum group Northam, is eyeing new platinum group metals assets after raising more than R4-billion during a momentous week

Business Times

Possible $5bn loss for Berkshire a drop in the ocean

Berkshire Hathaway chairman Warren Buffett. Picture: BLOOMBERG
8 minute(s) ago

Sharp drops recently in prices of many shares held by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway have hammered the sprawling conglomerate's equity portfolio

Business Times

Dippenaar recognised at Top 100

Laurie Dippenaar. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
8 minute(s) ago

This year's Sunday Times Top 100 Companies will recognise Laurie Dippenaar, well-respected co-founder of the FirstRand group, as a lifetime achiever in the business arena

Europe

UK rejects ‘appalling’ EU demand for more money

David Cameron. Picture: REUTERS
1 day(s) ago

British prime minister insists he will not pay EU bill for additional €2.1bn contribution to EU coffers at time of increasing pressure at home for country to leave bloc

National

Zuma skips London investment conference

President Jacob Zuma. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
1 day(s) ago

Presidency releases statement saying President Zuma will ‘no longer attend the third annual innovaBRICS conference’, without providing any reasons

Nhlanhla Nene: Picture: REUTERS

Now's the time to end credit chaos

Twin Peaks bill won't be enought to end crisis on unsecured lending, writes Herbert Kawadza

National

Lwandle report says Sanral ‘knowingly abused court order’ to effect evictions

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu briefs media on Wednesday on the report on the mass eviction of more than 800 families at Lwandle.  Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
1 day(s) ago

Report by Lwandle ministerial board of inquiry says Sanral, City of Cape Town, sheriff of Strand and SAPS ‘knowingly conspired’ and effected ‘illegal’ evictions in township

Media

Court orders Motsoeneng be suspended on full pay

Hlaudi Motsoeneng. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
1 day(s) ago

Western Cape High Court says SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng be suspended pending finalisation of disciplinary proceedings against him

African News

Grace Mugabe hints at presidential bid, urges deputy to quit

Grace Mugabe. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 day(s) ago

Wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe accuses his deputy of attempting to oust her husband and indicates she may be a candidate to succeed him

African News

Frelimo candidate Nyusi wins Mozambican elections

Filipe Nyusi: Picture: EPA/ANTONIO SILVA
1 day(s) ago

Mozambique’s ruling Frelimo party and its candidate Filipe Nyusi win presidential and legislative elections, according to provisional results

Americas

Security tight in Canada as police probe parliament gunman’s ties

1 day(s) ago

Canada’s capital faces third day of heightened security as police search for clues that man who shot and killed soldier and charged into parliament had help in plotting attack

Americas

New York doctor tests positive for Ebola

Police officers guard the building where Dr Craig Spencer lives in New York on Thursday. Picture: REUTERS
2 day(s) ago

Doctor who treated patients in West Africa is first person to be diagnosed with virus in largest US city, mayor tells residents ‘there is no reason to be alarmed’

Europe

British economy slows down in third quarter

Picture: THINKSTOCK
1 day(s) ago

Despite slowdown, UK economy still looks more dynamic than eurozone, where growth is sluggish, deflation threatens

Labour

Numsa foes put its expulsion on hold

Zwelinzima Vavi. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
2 day(s) ago

Axing would have split the 2.2-million member federation and left Zwelinzima Vavi isolated among Cosatu’s top brass

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Cartoons

Pictures:  BAS DE VOS

Enchanting lodge in the forest

Bas de Vos found a backpacker lodge at Storms River worthy of a longer, adventurous stay

Motoring

Wesbank/SAGMJ Car of the Year finalists announced

The 2015 Wesbank/SAGMJ Car of the Year finalists.
2 day(s) ago

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

Travel & Food

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Eating with elephants a memorable experience but requires patience

Picture: GARDEN ROUTE GAME LODGE
2 day(s) ago

The pachyderms are in the distance, perfectly visible as they munch tranquilly in the veld while my companions and I savoured our own choice, writes Maureen Marud

Lions coach Johan Ackermann. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/LEE WARREN

Ackermann out to make new memories

Lions coach ready for challenge of playing ‘the best side’ in Currie Cup

Rugby

After 28 years, Lions meet Province in Currie Cup final

Nic Groom. Picture: GALLO IMAGES,  CARL FOURIE
2 day(s) ago

The beautiful old trophy, first contested in 1892, is still the most prized title in South African rugby

Soccer

SA still in race to World Cup despite loss

Simphiwe Dludlu. Picture: GALLO IMAGES
3 day(s) ago

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

 
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The Third Umpire

Northam CEO Paul Dunne, for acting to avoid controversy over the company’s choice of empowerment partners by having an independent audit done on all potential participants. The “usual suspects” are wealthy enough.

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DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane, whose criticism of the mini-budget lacked substance. How could Mr Nene have been “bolder” without compromising growth? Politics is the art of the possible, after all.

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Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene. If good wishes could ensure his “tough love” medium-term budget policy statement is implemented, we would be home dry. Sadly, there are many hurdles to overcome.

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