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Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille, left, and parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane at the party's Gauteng provincial congress on Friday.  Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO

‘Tried and trusted’ Moodey to stay as DA Gauteng leader

4 hour(s) ago

Incumbent John Moodey retains his position as provincial leader at the DA’s congress in Boksburg, trumping sole challenger Refiloe Nt’seke

Politics

No ‘panga’ politics in Democratic Alliance, says Zille at Gauteng congress

Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille addresses delegates at the party's Gauteng provincial conference in Boksburg on Saturday.  Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
1 day(s) ago

DA leader tells delegates in Gauteng that the party should learn from the ‘disintegration’ of the ANC and EFF

National

NEWS ANALYSIS: Recall of the National Assembly likely

Economic Freedom Fighters MPs gesture during a tumultuous session in the National Assembly on Thursday.  Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
1 hour(s) ago

With regular disruptions in the National Assembly, the atmosphere of hatred in Parliament is palpable, writes Wyndham Hartley

Labour

Cosatu must ‘find its way back to unity’, says Vavi

Zwelinzima Vavi and Sdumo Dlamini. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
1 day(s) ago

Cosatu affiliates who have suspended their participation within the labour federation meet to chart way forward

Business Times

THE BIG READ: Retailers heading for a bleak Christmas

Blackheath Shopping Centre in Randburg, north of  Johannesburg. Picture: JONATHAN WOOD
3 hour(s) ago

Christmas is unlikely to bring much cheer to retailers this year as consumers are unable to splash out as they have done before

Business Times

Ketso out in the cold?

Ketso Gordhan.  Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
4 hour(s) ago

Workers who hold a 6% stake in the company are likely to be unhappy about the potential loss of Gordhan

Business Times

Mr Chairman, meet Theo Botha

Shareholder activist Theo Botha. Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
4 hour(s) ago

Sasol’s new chairman has had his first tense encounter with shareholder activist Theo Botha

Business Times

Put pedal to the metal or stall, Ford boss warns SA

A sign on a fence at Ford's stamping operations in Dagenham, London. Picture: REUTERS
28 minute(s) ago

Trade blocs vital for access to new customers, which would provide better returns for foreign direct investment in SA, says Ford SA CEO

Business Times

Treasury puts faith in $500m Islamic debt

Picture: THINKSTOCK
22 minute(s) ago

National Treasury issues R5.5-billion Islamic sukuk bond to tap alternative sources of capital

A health worker prepares to disinfect a van used for burial purposes in Freetown, Sierra Leone, this week.  Picture: REUTERS

Africa's Ebola victims suffer as two worlds fall apart

The Ebola crisis has wiped out years of development gains and is threatening to increase the fragility and the stability of the affected regions, writes Marianne Buenaventura Goldman

Columnists

Finally, there is an alternative for smartphone users who want their operating system free of business encumbrance, writes Arthur Goldstuck

New phone system aims to set SA afire

Columnists

Company’s aggressive moves into the e-commerce space could ruffle feathers among the internet pure-plays, writes Duncan McLeod

Makro goes online locker, stock & barrel

Business Times

Property sales peak as buyers splash out

Picture: THINKSTOCK
4 hour(s) ago

Some of SA’s biggest real-estate companies achieved record sales last month as pent-up demand from local buyers spurred sales

Business Times

Coastal residents fear mining impact

Mining. Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 hour(s) ago

Without more effective monitoring, economic benefits will be overwhelmed by damage to the environment

Business Times

Mobile apps mean cash no longer king

3 hour(s) ago

More people are able to run their lives with just their cellphones

Business Times

Anti-Israeli campaign aims at AGM

Picture: THINKSTOCK
52 minute(s) ago

Activists buy Woolworths shares and head for the boardroom

Business Times

Telkom snub shows battle ahead

Picture: GALLO IMAGES
3 hour(s) ago

Could data networks to homes still be a solution for Telkom, even with the snubs it has experienced?

Picture: THINKSTOCK

Many gold miners nearing
breaking point

The lower price of gold is causing higher-cost producers to struggle, and if the price drops to $1,000/oz, there will be many shutdowns, writes Dave Levenstein

Business Times

Government’s belt tightening hits Tsogo Sun

Tsogo Sun CEO Marcel von Aulock.   Picture: TSOGO SUN
1 hour(s) ago

Tsogo Sun reports flat headline earnings a share for the interim period, spent nearly R7-billion on assets and refurbishments to bulk up for future growth

National

Search for Tlakula’s replacement continues

Commission for Gender Equality chairman Mfanozelwe Shozi, left, deputy public protector Kevin Malunga, Chief Justice Moegoeng Moegoeng Mogeong Mogeong Mogoeng Mogoeng and South African Human Rights Commission chairman Lawrence Mushwana, right, interview IEC  board candidates in Boksburg on Thursday. Picture:  PUXLEY MAKGATHO
1 day(s) ago

Chief justice submits list of candidates to be considered to fill post at Electoral Commission left vacant by the departure of Pansy Tlakula

Media & Advertising

Naspers launches sale of Ricardo

Picture: SHELLEY CHRISTIANS
1 day(s) ago

Naspers selling Swiss online retailer in deal potentially worth $310m to $413m as the firm focuses on emerging markets

Energy

Eskom admits another coal-storage silo at Majuba is cracked

Majuba power station. Picture: ESKOM
1 day(s) ago

Eskom admits another one of its coal-storage silos is cracked and has been taken out of use and barricaded for safety reasons

Europe

VW pours money into pursuit of Toyota for sales lead

A Volkswagen logo is displayed on the XL 1 car during the media day at the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile in this file photo.    Picture: REUTERS
2 day(s) ago

Volkswagen says it will keep pouring money into new vehicles, technology and factories as it chases Toyota for the lead as world’s largest auto maker

Business Times

STOCK TALK: Bird flu boon for SA companies

Picture: THINKSTOCK
44 minute(s) ago

The freeze on European Union imports is a gift for local poultry producers, writes Ann Crotty

Business Times

Pricey cloud of smoke over BAT

Picture: THINKSTOCK
1 hour(s) ago

A fine by the UK government raises further concern about the global business practices of British American Tobacco

Mining

Guptas to raise R800m for uranium company

BIG BROTHERS: Ajay and Atul Gupta. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
1 day(s) ago

Gupta family, which has close links to President Jacob Zuma, plans to raise at least R800m for a uranium mining company with assets in the North West Province

African News

SA’s report on 2002 election ‘rubbish,’ says Zimbabwean minister

Zimbabwean Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 day(s) ago

Khampepe report the product of racist justice system opposed to seizures of white-owned farms taking place at the time, says Zimbabwe’s finance minister

Science & Environment

New shrimp species discovered in SA

Picture: REUTERS
2 day(s) ago

Diver Guido Zsilavecz discovers ‘stargazer mysid’ in False Bay

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Cartoons

VIDEO: Tailored for success

Custom suit tailor Paul Gulatino offers some tips on how to look well turned out for every occasion

Travel & Food

Eat Out Awards enlivened by chefs’ demonstrations

Luke Dale-Roberts. Picture: ESA ALEXANDER/SUNDAY TIMES
2 day(s) ago

Why have only six people judging the entire country’s food and chefs when the annual magazine includes reviews from more than 30?

Travel & Food

Cruising with the crowds

Picture: MSC CRUISES
2 day(s) ago

Trips around the coastline are attracting the black market, writes Priscilla Malinga

Health

Three tips for getting a good night’s sleep

You need to avoid light at night, even from your computer screen, to reduce your risk of depression and memory problems, say scientists. Picture: THINKSTOCK
2 day(s) ago

For better-quality sleep, identify when you want to be in bed, log everything you do after getting home from work, create relaxing presleep ritual

Travel & Food

SA’s terrain makes no bones about its supremacy over cyclist or explorer

Picture: THINKSTOCK
2 day(s) ago

All hopes of cutting an hour off a gruelling road race were stymied by stromatolites, writes Richard Bartlett

SINKING FEELING: Pitso Mosimane of Sundowns during the Telkom Knockout Semi Final match between Platinum Stars and Mamelodi Sundowns at Royal Bafokeng Stadium on Sunday in Rustenburg. Picture: GALLO IMAGES

Mosimane is confident Downs can prevail

OVER the past few weeks, Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has ridiculed anyone who dares ask him to discuss how he plans to cut log leaders Kaizer Chiefs’ 12-point gap atop the Absa Premiership table.

Other Sport

Vettel in ‘dreamland’ as he joins Ferrari

Sebastian Vettel. Picture: EPA, VALDRIN XHEMAJ
2 day(s) ago

Michael Schumacher in his Ferrari was my childhood idol so it’s a great honour for me, says racer

Soccer

Buccaneers out to prove point against United

Orlando Pirates fan. Picture: REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKOV
2 day(s) ago

Orlando Pirates plan to focus just on game when they meet SuperSport for second time in succession after Telkom Knockout semifinal defeat

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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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