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Mandela clan, bribe accused to pilot airline

5 day(s) ago

Former SA ambassador Yusuf Saloojee, allegedly bribed by MTN official in Iran, emerges as chair of SA's newest low-cost airline, Pak Africa Aviation

Business Times

So you think you can be a director?

Ketso Gordhan.  Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
5 day(s) ago

PPC turns traditionally staid practice of electing directors into popularity contest

Business Times

Blackout? What blackout?

Tshediso Matona. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
5 day(s) ago

CEO Tshediso Matona's warning about possibility of catastrophic total collapse of grid was ‘wrong use of grammar’, says power utility now

Business Times

No ordinary windfall for Mr Price brass

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5 day(s) ago

Two founding directors of clothing retailer agree with analysts who believe company's high share price is not sustainable

Business Times Feed

Whodathunk it, as Hudaco gets off lightly

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5 day(s) ago

Component distributor dodges full R1.9-billion penalty in tax dispute and will pay only R312-million after two-year fight

Business Times

Draghi's bazooka will not raise eurozone from dead

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi. Picture: REUTERS
5 day(s) ago

JEREMY WARNER

Business Times

One-child policy starts to cost China

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5 day(s) ago

CHINA is paying the economic price for its 36-year-old one-child policy, with the third straight yearly decline in its labour force weighing on growth prospects.

Business Times Feed

Heavyweight miners take steam out of rally

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5 day(s) ago

SA stocks end slightly lower, snapping four-day winning streak, dragged down partly by Anglo American Platinum, which issued profit warning

Business Times

MI5 unveils specs for spooks

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5 day(s) ago

Britain's security service tells job applicants they may not sport visible tattoos if they want to work as a spy

Business Times

Adidas and Man United are not Messi-ing about

Lionel Messi. Picture: REUTERS/GUSTAU NACARINO
5 day(s) ago

Report in Spanish publication triggers speculation that by pooling resources adidas and Manchester United could meet buyout clause on Lionel Messi's contract with Barcelona

Business Times

Raise your drink and say cheers to a zero-waste economy

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5 day(s) ago

A toast raised with Carlsberg beer bottles may soon lack that familiar clink

Business Times Feed

Top of the fast-food pecking order

Nando's co-founder Robbie Brozin. Picture: BUSINESS DAY
5 day(s) ago

Robbie Brozin built a global brand on chicken and cheek

Business Times Feed

Power cuts just part of the problem

Power lines.  Picture: REUTERS/ISSEI KATO
5 day(s) ago

Investors wary for a host of reasons, says chamber of commerce

Opinion

All things gas are lit up for a business boom

Gas is a much cleaner source of energy, generating only 20% as many emissions as coal-fired power stations. Picture: THINKSTOCK

Eskom's power crisis is pushing consumers and businesses to alternative sources of power - and one of most obvious is gas

Opinion

Reserve Bank lashes fuel 'Ponzi'

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Banking registrar warns Carmol's auditors over 'misleading' claims

Opinion

Oupa discovers there is life after SARS

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and SARS commissioner Oupa Magashula at the media briefing prior to the budget speech on Wednesday. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

Former SARS boss Oupa Magashula buys into company selling locally made smartphones and tablets

Opinion

Reality gap still as wide as ever

Winnie Byanyima. Picture: REUTERS / AFOLABI  SOTUNDE

EVEN at Davos, a bastion of extreme privilege where a single supermarket bread roll costs R11.90, the topic of inequality remains high on the list of things to talk about.

Opinion

High-flying Comair faces pay strike

Comair CEO Erik Venter. Picture: MARTIN RHODES

Strike is looming at Comair, where trade union Solidarity is demanding a 15% pay rise for cabin crew

Opinion

Davos talks shop as Europe opens taps

Swiss special police officers observe the surrounding area from atop the roof of the Davos Congress Hotel in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos on Tuesday.  Picture: REUTERS

Opinion

Chinese hot for CRG's mine of broken promises

Central Rand Gold CEO Johan du Toit. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL

Three potential buyers are preparing to bid for South African gold company

Opinion

SA puts on brave face in the snow

World Economic Forum. Picture: AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI

Annual gathering at Davos is derided by critics as narcissistic and out of touch

Opinion

Deal brings Foschini Group hard currency, soft global entry

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The Foschini Group has quietly snapped up UK retailer Phase Eight, which could prove pivotal for the company

Opinion

Investors give Ellies a charge with rights buy

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Analysts believe electronics company can make way back from torrid time during which it struggled to manage cash flow

Opinion

The good, the bad and the superb of cheap oil

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Low oil prices might not be sustainable in the long term, but the prospects for 2015 are looking more favourable already, writes Sandy McGregor

Opinion

Biotech gems: a needle in a Heystek

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Biotechnology sits at very edge of scientific envelope and backing this kind of research and development with your own money is not for fainthearted

Opinion

AB Inbev licking its lips over SABMiller

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Every set of results from SABMiller must remind shareholders just how much of an emerging-market player the group is

Opinion

Local authorities 'aggravate crisis'

Eskom Medupi power station.

Acting head of SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry believes power crisis is going to get a lot worse as next year's local government elections approach

 
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