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Jessie Duarte calls for calm in wake of Hawks vs Pravin battle

ANC deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
1 hour(s) ago

ANC deputy secretary-general urges finance minister to co-operate with Hawks as standoff between them has serious implications for SA

National

SA faces a crisis, warns Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
1 hour(s) ago

The former deputy president would like to see more women stand up to provide leadership that people can trust and that condemns rape culture

National

Minister sidesteps question on arrest of Sudanese Christians

Maite Nkoana-Mashabane. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
5 minute(s) ago

Maite Nkoana-Mashabane’s refusal to address the matter echoes SA’s failure to arrest President Omar al-Bashir

Financial Services

Mandatory audit firm rotation to be implemented

Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors CEO Bernard Agulhas. Picture: JEREMY GLYN
1 hour(s) ago

Audit firm rotation will address issues of independence, and mandatory tendering or joint audits, and enhanced quality will contribute to public and investor protection

National

Guptas’ SA sell-off a sign that Jacob Zuma’s power is waning, say analysts

Ajay, front, and Atul Gupta. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
4 hour(s) ago

The surprise announcement that it will sell its businesses in SA indicates the family is ‘positioning itself to take account of shifting power dynamics’

Energy

Outa appeals for signatures on nuclear plants

OPERATING: The NPP-2 nuclear power station in Novovoronezh, Russia, is operated by a unit of Rosatom, which is seen as a frontrunner to build a proposed 9,600MW of nuclear power capacity in SA. Picture: BLOOMBERG
1 hour(s) ago

Organisation against tax abuse is concerned that decision to build nuclear reactors precedes entire decision on nuclear affordability and societal debate on alternatives

Education

EFF uses Pretoria girls hair protest to show up ‘scared ANC’

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2 hour(s) ago

Party says the government, which refuses to send a strong message to ‘white supremacists that their dominance is a thing of the past’ is to blame for ‘racist school policy’

National

Susan Shabangu is president

Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu delivers a speech at the Mining Indaba 2014 in Cape Town on Tuesday.  Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
2 hour(s) ago

The minister in the presidency responsible for women has been appointed to act as president while Jacob Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa are on SADC business

LEGACIES: Daryll Cullinan says the success of today’s Proteas was built on the backs of their predecessors, all of whom should be acknowledged, politics aside . Picture: KATHERINE MUICK

There are too many people with Daryll Cullinan attitudes running cricket

Recent coaching appointments seem to reflect the former Proteas player’s view that cricket just isn’t a black man’s game in SA, writes Sibusiso Mjikeliso

Columnists

SA’s two big political parties are, by natural political selection, carving out for themselves their own universes, writes Gareth Van Onselen

DA and ANC call to distinct powerbases

Columnists

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A ratings downgrade will lead to huge government debt, writes Tim Cohen

POINT OF ORDER: The latest cost of Jacob Zuma

Education

UCT proposes solution to tertiary tuition fee conundrum

Max Price.  Picture: HETTY ZANTMAN
50 minute(s) ago

Max Price says that while there is still huge uncertainty over fee increases‚ no student who is academically eligible should be turned away for financial reasons

National

Zuma not asked to chair body

GREY AREA:  The standoff over the SAA board, over which the president and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan cannot agree, is a case in point in the battle over board appointments. Picture: BUSINESS DAY
8 hour(s) ago

Review committee did not recommend the president oversees state-owned companies — as Zuma’s office claimed after public outcry over power grab

Energy

Brian Molefe hardens stance against independent power producers

Brian Molefe. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
8 hour(s) ago

Eskom’s head backtracks on the state’s renewed commitment to its renewable energy programme

Industrials

Bidvest CEO pleads for end to disruption of key economic institutions

Lindsay Ralphs. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
5 hour(s) ago

Lindsay Ralphs says his company is concerned about the disruption of some of SA’s most important economic institutions

Transport & Tourism

SAA announces plans to raise R16bn days after saying it can pay its debts

A South African Airways Airbus A320. Picture: SAA
4 hour(s) ago

Cash-strapped South African Airways says it wants to begin drawing down the amount within two weeks of signing the agreement

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Picture: THE TIMES

EDITORIAL: Courting ratings downgrade

Hawks risk damage with action against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan

National

DA warns that divestment does not absolve Guptas from state capture probe

Mmusi Maimane. Picture: AFP PHOTO/JOHN WESSELS
1 hour(s) ago

Mmusi Maimane says family’s plan to sell all their business interests in SA does not rid the country of their destructive influence

Europe

NEW ANALYSIS: How the fallout from Turkey’s coup attempt has been felt in SA

IN FORCE:  People wave national flags in Istanbul during the Democracy and Martyrs Rally organised by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and supported by the ruling AK Party, opposition Republican People’s Party and Nationalist Movement Party. Picture: REUTERS/UMIT BEKTAS
3 hour(s) ago

The Nizamiye mosque, a Midrand landmark, is among the institutions targeted in Turkey’s bid to rein in global followers of Fethullah Gulen, writes Pericles Anetos

Politics

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: No let-up in attention on Gordhan-Hawks battle this week

Pravin Gordhan. Picture: THE TIMES
8 hour(s) ago

Jacob Zuma’s return from visits abroad will revive talk of Cabinet reshuffle, writes Linda Ensor

Mining

Mines fight over proposed community revenue share

Anglo American plans to completely exit its coal business, CE Mark Cutifani says. Picture: REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO
3 hour(s) ago

Mining companies are opposed to proposal that 1% of annual revenue be spent on developing communities and suggest they rather pay out a share of profit

National

Baleka Mbete blames leaders for ANC decline in Western Cape

Baleka Mbete. Picture: BUSINESS DAY
8 hour(s) ago

ANC national chairwoman says the party needs to re-engineer its branch structures and do away with the ‘foreign culture’ of greed

National

Guptas are like rats abandoning a sinking ship, says DA

Atul Gupta. Picture: ROBERT TSHABALALA
1 day(s) ago

Parties react strongly to reports that the Guptas intend selling off their businesses, with EFF urging the Guptas to ‘pack their bags and leave SA’

Middle East

Islamic State claims deadly suicide bombing in Yemen

Soldiers loyal to Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi ride at the back of a pick-up truck during a parade in Yemen's northern province of Marib on Monday. Picture: REUTERS
4 hour(s) ago

Dozens have died in the attack on an army recruitment centre in Aden, some of them crushed by collapsed buildings

National

Push against Pravin Gordhan is move on Treasury, says SACP

President Jacob Zuma, accused by the SACP of wielding too much power, holds bilateral talks at the weekend with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on the margins of the 6th Summit of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development, taking place in Nairobi, Kenya. Picture: DoC
8 hour(s) ago

Jacob Zuma ‘wields too much power’ and the Guptas loom large over the Hawks’ move on finance minister, says the SACP

Transport & Tourism

NEWS ANALYSIS: Who told minister to scupper Prasa fraud probe?

Transport Minister Dipuo PetersPicture: TREVOR SAMSON
8 hour(s) ago

Prasa board chairman Popo Molefe and Transport Minister Dipuo Peters appear to be at loggerheads over how to handle allegations of fraud and claims the ANC is a key beneficiary of irregular transactions

Asia-Pacific

Chinese meeting was about tourism not the economy, says Presidency

Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: GCIS
3 hour(s) ago

Spokesman says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa met Chinese governor about twinning Guandong and KwaZulu-Natal not due to concern about instability

Property

Makeover of square aimed at students

Picture: THINKSTOCK
8 hour(s) ago

Respublica’s Hatfield Square project is the biggest one-phase student accommodation project in Africa

National

NPA quashes reports of Gordhan’s imminent arrest

Pravin Gordhan. Picture: ALON SKUY/THE TIMES
22 hour(s) ago

National Prosecuting Authority denies media reports that the Hawks could soon charge the finance minister for corruption in a case linked to a covert investigative unit set up within SARS

Economy

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Private sector credit data to dominate indicators

Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: GCIS
8 hour(s) ago

Credit extension data likely to have moderated given the financial pressure on consumers, writes Claire Bisseker

Business

Gidani in renewed bid to wrest lottery licence from rival

Picture: CLEMENT LEKANYANE
8 hour(s) ago

Gidani resumes its court battle against current operator Ithuba’s capacity to ‘reinvigorate’ the Lotto

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Cartoons

Sorisha Naidoo, left to right, in 2016 and 2001. Naidoo is a skin-lightening cream businesswoman. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

Fix your skin, black woman. Then you can belong

There’s a multimillion-rand industry whose entire raison d’être is hinged on discolouring black women, writes Xolisa Phillip

Telecoms & Technology

Innovation agency CEO works on bringing stability

Technology Innovation Agency CEO Barlow Manilal. Picture: ROBERT TSHABALALA
8 hour(s) ago

Technology Innovation Agency CEO is laying out his plans for the future. Again, writes Sarah Wild

Travel & Food

Keeping the fynbos heritage alive

Rudy and Marietjie Visser have re-energised the Cape Floral Kingdom Expo in Bredasdorp to showcase the beauty and diversity of the province’s fynbos and to promote conservation efforts. Picture: LESLEY STONES
8 hour(s) ago

Conservation-focused fynbos show reawakens to promote the beauty and diversity of SA’s heritage, writes Lesley Stones

Opinion

Mentorship app run by youth agency gives Zuma trouble with numbers

Picture: REUTERS

An app designed to bring young entrepreneurs and business mentors together fails to deliver the goods

Faf Du Plessis. Picture: AFP

Captain’s knock lifts Proteas as quicks rattle Black Caps

Faf du Plessis’s sublime century under a cloudless, sunny Centurion sky silenced even his fiercest critics

Rugby

Michael Cheika frustrated as Franks escapes citing

SLIPPERY:  All Black prop Owen Franks looks for support as he beats Australian captain Stephen Moore, right, and Samu Kerevi. Picture: BACKPAGEPIX/ANDREW COMAGA
17 hour(s) ago

The Wallabies coach hoped action would be taken after video footage shows All Blacks prop Owen Franks’s transgression

Rugby

Premiership bosses criticise ‘ludicrous’ Lions schedule

Picture: THINKSTOCK
9 hour(s) ago

In an age of ever-more gruelling seasons, there are widespread concerns the English rugby team will have insufficient time to prepare for southern hemisphere giants

Soccer

Rashford delights Mourinho with late winner for United

FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT:  Marcus Rashford, centre, celebrates with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, right and Wayne Rooney after scoring their late winning goal against Hull on Saturday. Picture: REUTERS/ LEE SMITH
9 hour(s) ago

Marcus Rashford unleashed in the 71st minute to make the difference against Hull

Other Sport

Murray set to pounce in New York

CHAMPION:  Andy Murray is confident he can win a second US Open title in 2016. Picture: GETTY IMAGES
9 hour(s) ago

World No2 in top form ahead of US Open

Other Sport

Serena shoulders burden of history at Flushing Meadows

DETERMINED:  Serena Williams practices ahead of the US Open which starts on Monday. Picture: GETTY IMAGES
9 hour(s) ago

Serena Williams battles a shoulder injury and emboldened rivals to rewrite more tennis history

Other Sport

Putts start falling in for Rickie Fowler as he leads field

Picture: REUTERS
8 hour(s) ago

California golfer Rickie Fowler welcomes back his winning streak with a bogey-free 68 at The Barclays PGA playoff

Opinion

There are too many people with Daryll Cullinan attitudes running cricket

LEGACIES: Daryll Cullinan says the success of today’s Proteas was built on the backs of their predecessors, all of whom should be acknowledged, politics aside . Picture: KATHERINE MUICK

Recent coaching appointments seem to reflect the former Proteas player’s view that cricket just isn’t a black man’s game in SA

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