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Rosatom announces SA nuclear power deal

22 minute(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
28 minute(s) ago

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

National

Madonsela reveals ‘intelligence report’ on her activities

Thuli Madonsela. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
47 minute(s) ago

Public protector faces hostile audience of officials

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
47 minute(s) ago

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

African News

TB Joshua to visit SA as tragedy death toll climbs

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
14 hour(s) ago

More than 100 people, including 84 South Africans, dead after building collapse, preacher announces plan to travel to SA to visit affected families, survivors

National

Mantashe tells ANC officials to boycott Israel

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

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

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
12 hour(s) ago

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

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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

Industrials

PPC CEO and executive director Ketan Gordhan resigns

PPC CEO Ketso Gordhan. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
13 hour(s) ago

Stock prices take a knock as Ketan Gordhan resigns with immediate effect due to ‘differences of opinion with board’

Markets

Platinum stocks skid on residual effects of strike and metal prices

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47 minute(s) ago

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

Asia-Pacific

Alibaba IPO ranks as world’s biggest

Alibaba.com's head office in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. Picture: BLOOMBERG
17 hour(s) ago

Overwhelming demand sees IPO initially raise $21.8bn and then send Alibaba’s stock surging 38% in its debut

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

Property

Investec Australia fund rights issue eyes R1.2bn

47 minute(s) ago

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

Business

Sharemax granted leave to appeal ombud ruling

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47 minute(s) ago

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

Health

Revamp for debt-ridden national health labs

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1 day(s) ago

Aim is to resolve its long-standing financial problems and increase South Africa’s capacity to respond to disease outbreaks

Land & Agriculture

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

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12 hour(s) ago

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

World

G-20 vows to be more prompt with alerts

Protesters march to the centre where G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors are meeting in Cairns, Australia. Crowds gathered in several parts of Australia to demand immediate action on climate change, as part of a global rally ahead of a special United Nations summit. Picture: EPA/DAVE HUNT
1 day(s) ago

Group of 20 finance chiefs promise to ‘clearly communicate’ monetary policy actions ‘in a timely way’

Opinion & Analysis

Acsa could put Eskom on the right path

OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. Picture: ACSA
22 hour(s) ago

An initial public offering of even a non-controlling share would help to establish its value to its shareholders, writes Brian Kantor

Politics

‘Arrogant’ ANC leaders warned to take communities seriously

Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
22 hour(s) ago

Perceived negative attitude of municipal public representatives is fundamentally an ANC problem

National

Focus on police as business crime increases

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22 hour(s) ago

There is doubt whether the SAPS can keep up with sophisticated syndicates, writes Karl Gernetzky

Mining

Village to open sales process for platinum

Village Main Reef CEO Ferdi Dippenaar. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
22 hour(s) ago

Miner to be left with one gold mine but is looking at opportunities

Economy

Inflation policy set to face questions

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21 hour(s) ago

SA’s politically unpopular inflation targeting policy could come under threat now that Gill Marcus has resigned

Labour

Chamber lack of position on wages decried

Bheki Sibiya. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
22 hour(s) ago

Bheki Sibiya unable to declare Chamber of Mines’s position on national minimum wage and progress made in implementation of Mining Charter

Politics

No let up from parties after ANC plea

Julius Malema. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
22 hour(s) ago

DA and EFF will continue to ‘robustly’ hold executive arm of government to account and oppose ruling ANC in Parliament

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
15 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

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
14 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

African News

Africa is not ‘a huge, amorphous continent’

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13 hour(s) ago

Nobody in Africa ‘considers themselves African’, rather ‘Zimbabweans are Zimbabweans, and they compete with their neighbours’

Transport & Tourism

State ships ‘to have 60% local content’

Ship under construction at China State Shipbuilding’s  Longxue shipyard in China.  Picture: BLOOMBERG/QILAI SHEN
1 day(s) ago

New legislation will stimulate industry and protect it from international competitors that have lower wage rates

Economy

Higher rates fail to spur savings among the cash-strapped

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22 hour(s) ago

Higher rates will only persuade those who have already developed a savings habit to save a little more

Middle East

Taliban reject Afghan unity government pact as US ‘sham’

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17 hour(s) ago

Taliban militants decry pact by rival election candidates to form government of national unity as ‘sham’ orchestrated by US and unacceptable to Afghan people

Energy

Total to sell off more assets, cuts oil output target

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18 hour(s) ago

Total steps up plans to sell off assets, cut investments and reduce operating costs to deliver on a promise to generate $15bn in free cash flow in 2017

Economy

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: SA a while away from 3% growth

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22 hour(s) ago

Worst of economic challenges that are harmful to growth may be over for now but it will still be a while before SA can achieve economic growth rates of 3% and more

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Cartoons

International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde smiles during a news conference at the Treasury in London on Friday.  Picture: REUTERS

Out to change a man’s world

Christine Lagarde, no stranger to righting a listing ship, has brought a new style of leadership to the IMF, writes Gillian Tett

Arts & Entertainment

Crucial CD Collection: Cosimo Matassa

1 day(s) ago

Although the architects of early rock ’n’ roll came in often unexpected guises, Matassa must have been one of the least likely, writes Richard Haslop

Health

Study of smoking cancer patients fuels e-cigarette debate

17 hour(s) ago

Debate over whether e-cigarettes can help people quit smoking takes another twist as a research paper on their use by cancer patients is criticised as flawed

Columnists

Good reasons to question authority

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1 day(s) ago

One does not drive to the fishing grounds at speed. Rather, one makes a dignified approach during which the mind is stilled in preparation for the meditation ahead, writes Neels Blom

Business Times

Entertainment at home set for a huge makeover

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1 day(s) ago

New entrants take on leader MultiChoice

Manchester City’s Frank Lampard. Picture: REUTERS/ANDREW YATES

Lampard secures a point for City

Ensures a 1-1 draw against Chelsea, while United give up a 3-1 lead to lose 5-3 against Leicester

Soccer

Pirates have lost big-game temperament

Renielwe Letsholonyane of Kaizer Chiefs and Issa Sarr of Orlando Pirates go for the ball during the MTN 8 Final match between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates at Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday in Durban. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/ANESH DEBIKY
19 hour(s) ago

Recent record of one cup final win from five appearances indicates Orlando Pirates have lost stomach to fight for gold medal

Other Sport

Singapore victory puts Hamilton back in lead

Lewis Hamilton. Picture: REUTERS/STEFANO RELLANDINI
1 day(s) ago

Lewis Hamilton regains Formula One drivers’ world championship lead, claiming victory after team-mate Nico Rosberg forced to retire with electronic problems

 
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The Third Umpire

Corruption Watch chairman Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane, for insisting Deputy Defence Minister Kebby Maphatsoe be charged despite his reluctant apology for slander against the public protector.

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