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Mining

Platinum the only laggard in Anglo’s stable

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6 hour(s) ago

Anglo American announces increase in production across all operations, but Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union strike knocks platinum

Politics

Parties in Nkandla committee quibble over timeline

President Jacob Zuma's  Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-Natal in November 2013. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
26 minute(s) ago

Time is main topic during first meeting of Parliamentary ad hoc committee to study response of President Jacob Zuma to public protector report on Nkandla

Mining

Sishen and Kolomela help to boost Kumba’s production

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7 hour(s) ago

Kumba Iron Ore says production recovery plan continuing but was hampered by ‘excessive rainfall that affected waste removal’

Energy

Eskom in ‘dire need’ of R50bn state lifeline

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10 hour(s) ago

Power utility hopes for ‘equity injection’ and review of tariffs

Retail & Consumer

Clicks weathers tough conditions

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5 hour(s) ago

Clicks Group manages modest increase in earnings amid decline in consumer activity as escalating living costs, slowdown in credit take their toll

National

Zuma rejects Madonsela’s Nkandla allegations

President Jacob Zuma. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
8 hour(s) ago

President Jacob Zuma challenges Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to point out how he ‘unduly’ benefited from the R246m upgrade of his Nkandla homestead

Europe

Obama set for new sanctions if no progress is made on Ukraine

US President Barack Obama.  Picture: REUTERS
5 minute(s) ago

US President Barack Obama prepared to impose fresh sanctions on Moscow if it does not act fast to end armed stand-off in Ukraine

National

SA’s military ‘must have’ cash injection

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
8 hour(s) ago

Government has no choice but to find the substantial sums needed to rescue SANDF from terminal decline, says Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela. Picture: MARTIN RHODES

Thuli Madonsela makes Time’s top
100 list

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is named in Time magazine’s annual list of most 100 influential people in the world

Columnists

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Twenty years of democracy have brought about impressive changes, writes Z Pallo Jordan

Post-94 state’s performance has been laudable

Columnists

Politicians are making sure they remain heard, writes Gareth van Onselen

Thoughts from the 2014 election trail

Mining

Amplats warns of fall in production due to strike

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7 hour(s) ago

Anglo American Platinum says there is potential for further declines due to three-month work stoppage at Rustenburg, Union mines

Economy

Reserve Bank warns that tapering poses risk to SA financial stability

The Reserve Bank in Pretoria. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
1 hour(s) ago

Reserve Bank report cautions that reduction to US quantitative easing programme, higher interest rates in advanced economies may harm South African economy

Mining

Sibanye gives ‘solid performance’, eyes platinum assets

Sibanye Gold CEO Neal Froneman.  Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
4 hour(s) ago

Sibanye Gold pushes March quarter production higher despite having to contend with fire at Driefontein, shaft-related incidents at Beatrix, Kloof

Politics

‘Vote no’ campaign forces people to think of ballot’s value, says Tutu

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
8 hour(s) ago

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu calls on South Africans to think before casting their ballots and not to behave like ‘voting cattle’

Chemical company BASF's factory in Ludwigshafen, Germany, is shown in this February 24 2012 file photo.  Picture: REUTERS

The value of an endlessly expanding GDP is doubtful

David Le Page: What if our most cherished notions about what makes a nation successful are wrong?

Politics

Opposition status beckons for EFF

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema. Picture: SOWETAN
10 hour(s) ago

Economic Freedom Fighters could beat COPE in three provinces

Property

Long-term leases give Rebosis confidence of fund’s performance

4 hour(s) ago

Rebosis Property Fund says it has increased assets under management through ‘yield-enhancing strategic acquisitions’

Financial Services

For SA banks, technology is no money saver

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10 hour(s) ago

Rather than cutting costs, innovation is the price of staying competitive, writes Gillian Jones

Financial Services

‘Impressive’ share surge for Abil, Capitec

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10 hour(s) ago

Shares in South Africa’s largest unsecured lender, African Bank Investments Ltd, rocket 11% ahead of its full-year results on May 19

Markets

JSE escapes system gremlin with little damage

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10 hour(s) ago

Losses for investors avoided only because no major trades or earnings results were booked in the morning session

Science & Environment

Improving air quality starts in the home

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8 hour(s) ago

Cutting companies’ pollution tackles only a fraction of the problem, writes Sue Blaine

Industrials

Imports of MGs being reconsidered

10 hour(s) ago

Jebb McIntosh, CEO of importer Combined Motor Holdings, admits the group is reconsidering its commitment to the brand

Politics

Scopa plans legal action against Uys, Fransman

ANC Western Cape chairman Marius Fransman. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
8 hour(s) ago

ANC provincial leader Marius Fransman and former health MEC Pierre Uys under fire for failing to testify under oath before committee

Economy

Higher inflation heightens prospect of another interest rate hike this year

The Reserve Bank in Pretoria. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
9 hour(s) ago

Tighter monetary policy set to damp growth by slowing household spending

Soccer

Jordaan’s goal is to clean up SA soccer

South African Football Association president Danny Jordaan. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
8 hour(s) ago

SA Football Association president on a mission to clean up image of an organisation still reeling from 2012 match-fixing scandal and R43m hole in its books

Science & Environment

Pretoria scientists aid fight against malaria

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9 hour(s) ago

Swathes of insecticide-laced netting stretched across the walls of people’s homes may help control malaria-carrying mosquitoes

Middle East

Hamas, Abbas’s PLO announce reconciliation agreement

Head of the Hamas government Ismail Haniyeh and Senior Fatah official Azzam Al-Ahmed (L) attend a news conference as they announce a reconciliation agreement in Gaza City on Wednesday. Picture: REUTERS
20 hour(s) ago

The move, coming after a long line of failed efforts to reconcile after seven years of internal bickering, envisions a unity government within five weeks

Financial Services

Sanlam takes control of Malaysia firm

Sanlam CEO Johan van Zyl. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
10 hour(s) ago

South African insurer sees opportunities in focus on lower end of market

Retail & Consumer

Burger King targets expansion in meat manufacturing venture

A Burger King outlet at Park Station in Johannesburg. Picture: THE TIMES
10 hour(s) ago

The R50m facility, in Elsies River, Cape Town, has been established through a joint venture with Excellent Meat

Americas

Obama has to perform balancing act on Asian trip

SCUFFLE: Activists protest against the upcoming visit of US President Barack Obama  in Manila on Wednesday. Picture: REUTERS
10 hour(s) ago

US President Barack Obama says Washington welcomes China’s rise but engagement with Beijing will not come at the expense of its Asian allies

Europe

Barclays expected to cut 7,500 jobs

Picture: REUTERS
10 hour(s) ago

UK’s second-largest bank by assets could eliminate 7,500 jobs at its investment bank to improve returns at securities unit

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Cartoons

The stepped roof is one of few elements of the Discovery DNA.

FUTURE MODELS: Discovering the future

Land Rover has stunned the automotive world with its Discovery Vision Concept

Arts & Entertainment

Sound of Music is still favourite thing

CLIMBING EVERY MOUNTAIN: A top-notch local cast take the audience on a nostalgia trip that you’ll never want to end.
10 hour(s) ago

This beloved, classic musical is sure to solve the problem of theatre-going apathy, writes Christina Kennedy

Arts & Entertainment

Old artist who learnt new tricks

10 hour(s) ago

Matisse’s late cut-outs are visually stunning and historically significant works, writes Jackie Wullschlager

Arts & Entertainment

Jumuna Collection shows role of missionary art in SA history

A BROAD CHURCH: Detail of a Dumisani Mabaso print in the Rorke’s Drift exhibit. Picture: CHRIS THURMAN
10 hour(s) ago

Jumuna Collection shows the other side of missionary history — that of oppression, empowering the dispossessed and educating the disenfranchised, writes Chris Thurman

Motoring

TECHNOLOGY: Smarter cars for everyday life

Laser lighting could be the next big development.
8 hour(s) ago

Farzana Chaumoo looks at some of the incredible technology in the new Land Rover Discovery Concept

Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula. Picture: THE TIMES

I’m not imposing quotas, says Mbalula

A 60-40 quota favouring black players will not be imposed on anybody, says Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula

Cricket

Proteas’ thoughts turn to life after Dale Steyn

SA bowler Dale Steyn. Picture: AFP PHOTO
8 hour(s) ago

SA’s iconic fast bowler has passed his 30th birthday and admits that, like an old car, he needs more services

Rugby

Clash of the wooden spooners

Jaco Taute is seen during a training session in Cape Town. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/CARL FOURIE
1 day(s) ago

Cheetahs are the only team in Super Rugby doing worse than Stormers

 
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SABC acting COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng, for censoring the EFF’s election advert. Far from protecting the ANC, all he is doing is drawing the public’s attention to anti-ANC messages they might otherwise have missed.

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