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Fiscal consolidation, power shortages will strain SA, says IMF

6 hour(s) ago

IMF says government’s decision to slow growth in spending and continuing electricity shortages will see economy growing at less-than-desired levels

National

SA says relations with Nigeria remain cordial

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
4 hour(s) ago

SA insists it still has cordial relations with Nigerian government despite the latter withdrawing its high commissioner in protest against xenophobic violence

Mining

Anglo American ramps up output at SA coal mine after wildcat strike

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2 hour(s) ago

Anglo American says it is ramping up output at its Kleinkopje colliery in SA to meet production targets after a recent 13-day wildcat strike by workers

Economy

Number of liquidated businesses rises to 208 in March from 158 in February

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2 hour(s) ago

Statistics SA data shows number of liquidated businesses rises to 208 in March from 158 in February in challenging business operating environment

National

Jewish bodies say Israel’s denial of visa to SA minister ’regrettable’

Israel flag. Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 hour(s) ago

SA Jewish Board of Deputies and SA Zionist Federation say denial of visa to minister by Israeli government is regrettable

National

Cause of Denver crash still unknown

Prasa CEO Lucky Montana. Picture: ARNOLD PRONTO
2 hour(s) ago

Passenger Rail Agency of SA CEO Lucky Montana says wreckage of train accident indicates moving train ‘would have been travelling on the higher side’ of speed limit

National

Operation Fiela leads to 430 arrests

Jeff Radebe.  Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
3 hour(s) ago

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says efforts in law enforcement have yielded positive results, ‘peace and calm has returned’

Trade & Industry

South Africa’s credit industry launches its version of the Oscars

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3 hour(s) ago

Debt Review Awards will recognise debt counsellors or firms that ‘have gone above and beyond the call of duty’ during the year

People observe a minute of silence for more than 700 African migrants who died last Sunday after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean. A protest was held against the current immigration policy of the European Union in Malaga, southern Spain, on April 24. Picture: REUTERS/JOH NAZCA

EDITORIAL: Leaders fail to admit to causes of migration

African leaders, a selfish lot at the best of times, have a duty to reflect honestly on why the continent’s people are left with no option but to flee

Columnists

Two leading states look like emotional teenagers trading insults over xenophobic attacks, writes Marvin Meintjies

Africa not served by hotheads in Nigeria and SA

Columnists

Like many of the growth themes of post-apartheid Africa, too many people have been left out of the ‘Africa growth story’ to care how it works out, ...

Flip side of SA business venturing into Africa

Media

SABC ordered to apologise for presenter Eben Jansen’s ‘aggressive’ behaviour

Eben Jansen.  Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
16 minute(s) ago

Broadcasting Complaints Commission orders SABC to apologise for aggressive behaviour toward EFF spokesman by news presenter Eben Jansen

National

Spying on ordinary people a violation of right to privacy, report finds

4 hour(s) ago

Report notes SA has witnessed several high-profile ‘spy’ scandals involving surveillance of high-ranking politicians‚ and journalists since early 2000s

Asia-Pacific

Gulf states must allow Nepali workers to return after quake, group says

People sit atop buses as they leave Kathmandu on Tuesday following Saturday's earthquake in Nepal.  Picture: REUTERS
23 minute(s) ago

Nepali migrants working in Gulf States must be allowed to return home after massive earthquake devastated their impoverished nation, says trade union group

African Business

Dangote sets sights on developing gas pipeline

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
6 hour(s) ago

Aliko Dangote aims to quadruple supply of gas to Nigeria by building pipelines running from Niger River delta region to commercial hub of Lagos

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Treasure Africa’s greatest
natural resource

Africa’s economic development, fragile and exciting in equal measure, will increasingly depend on how well it is able to exploit its greatest natural asset — its people, writes Elsie Kanza

National

SA police team to join rescue efforts in Nepal

A man prays next to rubble of a temple, destroyed in Saturday's earthquake, in Kathmandu, Nepal on Tuesday. Picture: REUTERS
5 hour(s) ago

SAPS search and rescue team will join Gift of the Givers crew who are helping in quake-hit Nepal, with team members due to leave on Tuesday afternoon

African News

Hundreds march in Burundi against president’s bid for third term

A soldier walks away from protesters as they clash with riot police against the decision made by Burundi's ruling CNDD-FDD party to allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a third five-year term in office, in the capital Bujumbura, on Monday. Picture: REUTERS
5 hour(s) ago

Hundreds march in outskirts of Burundi’s capital in third day of protests against president’s decision to run for third term, a move critics say violates constitution, peace deal

Mining

Petmin shares surge over 13% following operational update

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5 hour(s) ago

News of lower production costs and higher sales volumes in nine months to end of March boosts Petmin share price by over 13%

Transport & Tourism

NEWS ANALYSIS: Changes put wind under SAA’s wings

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11 hour(s) ago

Who would have thought the turbulence-prone South African Airways’s finances would show healthy signs of recovery

Education

Cost of education rises double that of inflation

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11 hour(s) ago

Survey shows 33% of individuals up to the age of 24 say a lack of money is the reason for not attending an educational institution

National

Johannesburg raids target foreigners

Defence force members in Mayfair, Johannesburg, on Monday during a crime prevention exercise with police and government officials. Picture: SOWETAN
11 hour(s) ago

Authorities’ actions aimed at clamping down on undocumented foreign nationals as well as criminal elements

Economy

Higher consumer spend expected in second half

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11 hour(s) ago

Lower fuel prices, stable rates and lower inflation may lift consumption, writes Ntsakisi Maswanganyi

Americas

Is Tim Cook sufficiently excited by Apple Watch?

Tim Cook. Picture: BLOOMBERG
7 hour(s) ago

Company is, characteristically, keeping tight lid on how smartwatch is going, it is first all-new hardware product from tech giant in five years

African News

Ghana president to mediate in Togo after opposition cries foul

Chairman of the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) and president of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, arrives for a meeting with Togolese president Faure Gnassingbe in Lome on April 20. Picture: AFP
1 hour(s) ago

Main opposition candidate complains of widespread irregularities, incumbent widely favoured to win third term

Americas

Brazil’s jobless rate rises to three-year high

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1 hour(s) ago

Jobless rate rises to three-year high in March and wages fall at sharpest pace in more than decade, as economy heads into likely recession

Middle East

Scores missing, feared dead in Afghanistan landslide, say Kabul officials

Landslide debris blocks Highway 530 near Oso, Washington, on Monday. Picture: REUTERS
3 hour(s) ago

Officials say at least 52 people missing, feared dead, after landslide sweeps through village in remote mountainous northeast region of Afghanistan

Americas

Google pairs with European media to boost online journalism

Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California. Picture: BLOOMBERG/DAVID PAUL MORRIS
3 hour(s) ago

US tech giant unveils €150m project with eight European publishers to support online journalism after being accused of anti-competitive behaviour by EU regulators

Asia-Pacific

Hong Kong tycoon Li finalises purchase of UK train firm for $3.8bn

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2 hour(s) ago

Cheung Kong Infrastructure, owned by Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing, finalises acquisition of British rail group Eversholt for $3.8 billion

Europe

Tsipras presses for early Greek debt deal

 Alexis Tsipras. Picture: REUTERS/ALKIS KONSTANTINIDIS
6 hour(s) ago

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras confident of early deal with international creditors, after shaking up negotiating team, sidelining outspoken finance minister

Financial Services

Standard’s BEE partners netted R10bn

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11 hour(s) ago

Scheme benefited employees and empowerment groups, says bank, as well as the economy, generating R1bn in taxes

Americas

Great Recession takes toll on US fertility

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7 hour(s) ago

Data show that birth rates have fallen to ‘slowest pace of any generation of young women in US history’ in wake of financial meltdown

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Cartoons

As countries run out of space to house people, supertall buildings — and the shorter time taken for construction — will be part of the solution Picture: BLOOMBERG

Going up, the long and short of skyscrapers today

Planned tall buildings address a very real issue that many countries face — they are running out of space, writes Andy Davids

Innovation

Green house demonstrates some home truths to industry

Evan Lockhart-Barker at the innovative, energy-efficient home known as Stand 47, Monaghan Farm, north of Johannesburg. Picture: NICK BOULTON
11 hour(s) ago

Energy-efficient home at Monaghan Farm showcases solutions to solving the housing and energy crises in SA, writes Evan Lockhart-Barker

Innovation

Shift to green buildings is growing

Sophisticated, modern and trendy, Volkswagen head office is a prime example of a green-star rated building. The state-of-the-art structure was erected in 2013 and includes eco-conscious features to integrate VW’s environmental strategy. Picture: SUPPLIED
11 hour(s) ago

SA is finally achieving critical mass in the green building movement, writes Peter Townshend

Management

Six tips to make negotiations more friendly

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5 hour(s) ago

If you take time to get to know the other side, look for creative solutions, stress ‘we’ over ‘I’, you can be a tough negotiator without ruining the relationship

Motoring

Musk needed a Tesla saviour and his search led to Google

Tesla Motors co-founder and CEO Elon Musk put his staff on crisis footing in 2013 to deal with problems surrounding the Model S. File picture: BLOOMBERG
11 hour(s) ago

Tesla’s first customers were prototypical early adopters who wanted a computer on wheels, writes Ashlee Vance

Opinion

Hats off to an immigrant with plenty of attitude

BMW 2-Series convertible is an entirely new car with all-new engines too

Chelsea’s England defender Gary Cahill, top, and teammates celebrate at the final whistle in the English League Cup final against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium in London on Sunday. Chelsea won 2-0. Picture: AFP PHOTO/IAN KINGTON

Chelsea ‘cannot be boring while outscoring others’

Jose Mourinho launches fierce defence of his Chelsea side and rejects any suggestion the champions-elect of England are boring to watch

Other Sport

Defeated but a July favourite

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10 hour(s) ago

Gauteng trainer Geoff Woodruff will be hoping for better luck this evening when Like A Boss does duty for the stable in the seventh race

Other Sport

Slug-fest joins fight against xenophobia

Thabiso ‘The Rock’ Mchunu. File Picture: SOWETAN / ANTONIO MUCHAVE
11 hour(s) ago

Organisers dedicate All Africa title fight in the WBC cruiserweight division between SA’s Thabiso ‘The Rock’ Mchunu and Congo’s Ilunga ‘Junior’ Makabu to the victims of the xenophobic attacks

Opinion

Cricket’s kids from the wrong side of the tracks may soon be contenders

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The international calendar is fast becoming a chaotic scramble for survival for at least half of the 10 Test-playing nations

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The Third Umpire

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema, for trying to justify his own alleged tax evasion by claiming that President Jacob Zuma did the same when he was strapped. So what? It is illegal whoever is responsible.

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Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech, who was ousted from the position at the weekend after failing to convince the board to get rid of CE Martin Winterkorn. Instead they turned on him, bringing an era to an end.

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Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza, whose insistence on running for a third term is the main cause of political protests that resulted in five deaths over the weekend. Nobody is indispensable, least of all a politician.

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