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Ngoako Ramatlhodi.  Picture: MARTIN RHODES

Department of Mineral Resources at loggerheads with mining industry

14 hour(s) ago

Department and mining industry going to court for rulings on various aspects of mining charter, including principle of 'once empowered, always empowered'

Economy

SA will still attract investors after US rate hike, says Reserve Bank official

Reserve Bank head of economic reviews and statistics Johan van den Heever. Picture: MICHAEL PINYANA/DAILY DISPATCH
13 hour(s) ago

SA will still attract capital inflows even if interest rates rise in US given that rates in country remain higher than those in developed markets, head of statistics says

Mining

AngloGold says it may sell its US asset

Picture: REUTERS
10 hour(s) ago

Company also confirms it has been approached by a potential buyer for its 41% stake in Sailboat and its 40% stake in Patella

Markets

Rand continues to weaken on dollar strength

9 hour(s) ago

Local currency, however, managed to improve after the local February trade deficit print came in more or less as expected

National

Deputy minister will not commit on creation of youth ministry

African National Congress (ANC) MP and member of the ad hoc committee on Nkandla Buti Manamela speaks at the committee’s meeting in Parliament on Monday while fellow ANC legislator Jonas Sibanyoni listens. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
11 hour(s) ago

Delegates to the National Youth Development Agency’s summit in Boksburg call for a government ministry to focus on youth development

Economy

Trade deficit wider than expected in February

The Mare Caribicum lies at anchor off Port of Ngqura . Picture: THE HERALD
12 hour(s) ago

South African Revenue Service data show exports increased, imports fell, but shortfall was larger than consensus figure

National

Treasury agrees to extend consultation on proposed UIF threshold reduction

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9 hour(s) ago

Treasury agrees to extend consultation on proposed temporary reduction of employer and employee contributions to Unemployment Insurance Fund

Removing the statue of Cecil John Rhodes at the University of Cape Town, which has been the cause of recent protests on campus, could be low-hanging fruit for vice-chancellor Max Price. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/FOTO24/LIZA VAN DEVENTER

It is time for a true education experience for all

University must become more intentional in its structured support for student leaders, those who are not native English speakers, writes Matshepiso Finca

Columnists

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SA works, but not enough to attract investors

Columnists

Trudi Makhaya examines how society prefers its business leaders to act a bit like beauty queens

Society expects
CEOs to be circumspect

National

Holomisa wants Treasury probe into Nkandla money

United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa. Picture: ARNOLD PRONTO
8 hour(s) ago

UDM leader asks public protector to order National Treasury to conduct a forensic probe into how much money President Jacob Zuma might owe

Media & Advertising

Novus stock finds favour with investors after listing

Picture: THINKSTOCK
14 hour(s) ago

Media group Novus Holdings finds favour with investors who push price of company’s shares to as high as R25 on day of listing

Mining

Xstrata founder under pressure to make new mining deals

Mick Davis. Picture: BLOOMBERG
9 hour(s) ago

More than a year after he launched private fund, former Xstrata boss Mick Davis is coming under pressure to build new mining empire with $6bn in capital he has raised

Picture: THINKSTOCK

Relax, folks, the sky is not about to fall on our heads

Khadija Magardie-Bradlow: Have we settled into the politics of complaint, unable to accept we are a normal country with normal problems

Middle East

Iran says Saudi ‘attack’ on Yemen endangers region

Yemenis gather beside a burning vehicle allegedly belonged to Houthi fighters following clashes with tribal militiamen loyal to Yemeni president Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi in the southern port city of Aden, Yemen, on Thursday. Picture: EPA/STRINGER
9 hour(s) ago

Iran warns Saudi ‘attack’ on Yemen endangers whole region, calling for immediate halt to military operation against Shiite rebels

Gadgets & Gear

BlackBerry Classic review: expensive nostalgia

The new Blackberry Classic smartphone. Picture: REUTERS
13 hour(s) ago

The BlackBerry Classic, for all intents and purposes, is probably the most BlackBerry-ish BlackBerry ever made, writes Andy Walker

Middle East

Iran, powers push for nuclear deal as clock ticks toward deadline

Iran. Picture: EPA/ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH
14 hour(s) ago

Iran, six world powers ramp up pace at Tuesday’s negotiations over preliminary deal on Iranian nuclear programme as self-imposed deadline approaches

Energy

Ngubane named Eskom acting chairman after Tsotsi steps down

Zola Tsotsi. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/LUCKY NXUMALO
21 hour(s) ago

Eskom board says it has reached mutual agreement with chairman Zola Tsotsi after deliberating on motion of no confidence

Industrials

GMSA plans to stop producing Chevrolets in SA

Picture: THINKSTOCK
20 hour(s) ago

Company aims to grow export volumes in existing markets as well as develop additional customer demand

National

SA pulled out of WTO treaty over bill, security industry says

Picture: BUSINESS DAY
20 hour(s) ago

The bill creates a system of compulsory indigenisation of private security companies with no compensation, warns law firm

Property

Bonatla CE fined for misleading investors

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21 hour(s) ago

This follows a protracted investigation by the JSE into the group’s corporate governance practices

African News

President extends deployment of SA troops in Congo, Sudan

SANDF members in November 2013 in Westdene, Johannesburg, after the Freedom of the City Parade. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
10 hour(s) ago

About 1,400 soldiers serve in the force intervention brigade in the DRC, 220 at sea in the Mozambique channel and 850 in Sudan

African News

Opposition holds lead, wins key state in tense Nigeria vote

Nigerian All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari (left) casts his ballot at Sarkin-yara ward in Daura, Katsina State, Nigeria, on Saturday. Picture: EPA
10 hour(s) ago

Muhammadu Buhari buoyed by frustration over endemic corruption and criticism over Goodluck Jonathan’s handling of Boko Haram insurgency

National

Mandla Mandela convicted of assault

Mandla Mandela. Picture: SOWETAN
10 hour(s) ago

Nelson Mandela’s oldest grandson is found guilty of assaulting motorist two years ago in latest scandal to tarnish Mandela family

Books

Praesa becomes first African group to win Astrid Lindgren prize

Picture: THINKSTOCK
10 hour(s) ago

Cape Town-based Project for the Study of Alternative Education in SA will in June receive a cheque for $581,000 in Stockholm

Mining

Goliath Gold widens full-year losses

Picture: AFP PHOTO/OZAN KOSE
14 hour(s) ago

Net loss of R77.3m in year to end December compared with a net loss of R44m in year-earlier period mainly due to operating expenses

African News

Uganda World Cup bombing trial stalls after top prosecutor killed

Ugandan counter terrorism policemen are seen being deployed at a busy Ugandan area in Kampala at the weekend. Gunmen shot dead the acting assistant director of public prosecutions ahead of a key al-Shabaab bombing trial. Picture:  AFP PHOTO/ISAAC KASAMANI
10 hour(s) ago

Public prosecutor gunned down ahead of trial of 13 accused in al-Shabaab bombings that killed 76 people during screening of the 2010 World Cup final at a Kampala restaurant

Middle East

Saudi-led air strikes hit Yemen

A Yemeni woman looks at her destroyed house in the Yemeni capital on Thursday, after Saudi air strikes against Huthi rebels near Sanaa Airport. Saudi Arabia launched a military operation overnight in Yemen by a regional coalition to defend the government of embattled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi as the country teeters on the brink of civil war.  Picture: AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED HUWAIS
14 hour(s) ago

Air raids by coalition again strike Houthi militia targets across Yemen, hitting northern stronghold of Saadeh, Sanaa, Yarim, confirm residents

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Cartoons

Spanish civil guards lead a detained man suspected of using social media to recruit people to violent groups such as the Islamic State (IS), in Spain’s North African enclave Melilla, last month. Two of four people arrested ran web pages promoting the cause of various groups, especially IS, translating material into Spanish, the interior ministry said. Picture: REUTERS

E-vigilantes take on Islamic State

Hackers hunt down social media accounts that promote terrorist groups, writes Narick Gladstone

Management

Five ways to make your open office a bit quieter

Picture: THE NEW YORK TIMES/TONY CENICOLA
12 hour(s) ago

It is possible to design an open office in such as way that it not only offers employees a gorgeous workspace but also peace and quiet

Growth Engines

Exposure to broadband’s riches set to change SA

FibreCo CEO Arif Hussain at company headquarters in WoodMead,  Johannesburg. Picture: FREDDY MAVUNDA
20 hour(s) ago

Fibre-optic pioneer predicts that entrepreneurial thinking will see all this increased infrastructure and improved capacity as a springboard for other things, writes Katy Chance

Innovation

The next big thing in the telecoms lab: mm-waves

Picture: THINKSTOCK
20 hour(s) ago

Breakthrough could potentially change the way we use, and the cost of, radio broadband communication, writes Tom Nevin

Motoring

Mercedes’s self-driving car more like a cocoon

Dieter Zetsche, CEO of Daimler, gestures as he speaks about the Mercedes-Benz F 015 concept vehicle at a news conference during the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, in January. Picture: BLOOMBERG
20 hour(s) ago

The vehicle might be perfect as a high-end taxi or a shared vehicle, writes Molly Wood

Growth Engines

Underground route to a better cloud

Arif Hussain, CEO of FibreCo at the telecoms company’s Woodmead head office. The largest cost in bringing better broadband to SA is that of the civil works needed. Picture: FREDDY MAVUNDA
20 hour(s) ago

Construction of a fibre-optic network is not a sexy project, but it is essential, writes Katy Chance

Innovation

Chicken crosses the road to get to the manufacturer

Picture: THINKSTOCK
20 hour(s) ago

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has offered a $1m prize to the first lab able to use chicken cells to create commercially viable test tube meat, writes Tova Cohen and Eric Auchard

Opinion

PAVLO’S PERSPECTIVE: FibreCo is a technology solution that delivers

‘Build it and they will come’ businesses are market makers, the creators of value where none existed before

Schalk Burger of the Stormers, left, is tackled by Otago Highlanders’ Brendon Edmonds during the Super 15 match in Dunedin on Saturday. Picture: AFP PHOTO

Stormers’ lack of aggression troubles coach

Highlanders will prove formidable if Stormers do not address slow tackles

Rugby

Bold Bulls and lusty Lions set for exhilarating derby

Picture: THINKSTOCK
20 hour(s) ago

Bulls are on the back of four successive Super Rugby victories while the Lions have rediscovered their roar after a confidence-boosting tour of Australasia

Soccer

Agents may fight Safa on commission cap ruling

Picture: THINKSTOCK
20 hour(s) ago

Safa says it will ‘educate’ clubs and intermediaries — the now preferred term for agents — on the 3% commission this week

Opinion

Selection controversy is occupational hazard for Proteas captain

AB de Villiers. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/JOHAN RYNNERS

Most captains make no effort to keep contentious selection a secret

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The Third Umpire

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, for opting not to duck and dive in revealing the extent of the fraud that has beset the social grant system, as well as how difficult it is proving to recover the money.

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National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete, who maintains that broadcasting disruptions in Parliament on television will only encourage misbehaviour. What’s next, a ban on reporting corruption in case that too is encouraged?

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Aussie cricket captain Michael Clarke. As much as it sticks in the craw to admit it, with the Proteas out of the picture there was only one team that was going to win the World Cup this year, and it wasn’t New Zealand.

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