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Economy

Lower inflation allows Bank ‘room to pause’ in raising rates

The Reserve Bank in Pretoria. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
59 minute(s) ago

Oil price recovery or rise in US rates could spark rethink later this year

National

Minister may get Parliament’s help

Nathi Nhleko. Picture: EUGENE COETZEE
59 minute(s) ago

Parliament's police committee meets on Friday to consider a request from Minister Nhleko to have Hawks boss Anwa Dramat legally suspended

Transport & Tourism

Tsogo plays losing hand in Western Cape

Picture: THINKSTOCK
58 minute(s) ago

Competition Commission confirms opposition to Tsogo’s bid for a 40% stake in rival Sun International’s cash-spinning GrandWest casino in Cape Town and smaller Worcester casino

Mining

Marikana hangs over Lonmin AGM

Members of the Marikana Support Campaign lobby Lonmin shareholders in central London on Thursday. Picture: SUPPLIED
59 minute(s) ago

Shareholders urged ‘irrespective of the findings of the Farlam Commission, to authorise an ex-gratia payment of R1m to each family to alleviate immediate hardship ... of those killed’

National

Bill to give president more say over SIU

President Jacob Zuma's residence in Nkandla. Picture: SOWETAN/SUNDAY WORLD
54 minute(s) ago

New provision requires the SIU head to report to the president and justice minister on a quarterly basis

Media

Government’s advertising spend ‘reveals trend of backing state-friendly media’

Picture: THINKSTOCK
55 minute(s) ago

The New Age newspaper, owned by the politically connected Gupta family, receives a greater advertising budget than its readership size warrants

Health

Influenza drug now hailed as effective

A new blood thinner is looking much safer than conventional drugs to protect patients from heart attack and stroke. Picture: THINKSTOCK
57 minute(s) ago

SA is among countries that have spent money stockpiling the drug

Property

Redefine leans on subsidiary in quest to conquer Europe

Redefine Properties International CEO Mike Watters. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
42 minute(s) ago

German property is attractive in Europe as it is available at high yields and is cheap to finance

Zwelinzima Vavi.  Picture: THE TIMES

Can a new house for workers be built from the rubble?

The main fights and the triggering of the bomb (last year) had nothing to do with the interests of workers on the shop floor, writes Mamokgethi Molopyane

Columnists

Anthony Butler promo

Even with most of SA’s banana farmers relocated to Mozambique there are echoes of turn-of-century Honduras, writes Anthony Butler

South Africa taking on banana republic practices

Columnists

At least the authors who create the casts of seriously ill people have the dignity not to use their own names, writes Simon Lincoln Reader

Pseudoscience sinks lower than mommy porn

National

Searching for roots of xenophobic attacks

Nazil Munssi, surrounded by police, in front of his looted shop on Friday. Townships including Soweto have been hit by looters targeting foreign-owned stores. Picture: AFP/STEFAN HEUNIS
49 minute(s) ago

Right2Know blames a ‘sustained failure of SA’s intelligence services over a long period of time’ for the looting of spaza shops

National

Western Cape ‘to assist Uber in complying with the law’

Picture: GETTY IMAGES
56 minute(s) ago

Earlier this month, Cape Town traffic police impounded a number of cars affiliated with Uber over incorrect permits

Politics

United Front plans series of campaigns

Picture: THINKSTOCK
53 minute(s) ago

Political alliance has not finalised its funding mechanism, but agrees there should not be external funding

Telecoms & Technology

Local smartphone maker doubles its workforce

CZ Electronics. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
30 minute(s) ago

CZ Electronics prepares for an increase in demand for its locally assembled cellphones and tablet computers

Financial Services

Hedges ‘saved African Bank from further losses’

African Bank. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
25 minute(s) ago

Abil has four Swiss franc bonds that were sold between 2012 and 2014 to help fund lending

Lesetja Kganyago.  Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

EDITORIAL: MPC predictable but far from boring

Monetary policy committee’s statement on Thursday was one of the more interesting we have had lately

Europe

Shell dividend kept constant but share falls

Picture: REUTERS
1 minute(s) ago

Royal Dutch Shell blames write-downs and forex losses for making almost no money in oil production

Europe

NEWS ANALYSIS: Franc’s strength may push Swiss firms to pursue US targets

Picture: THINKSTOCK
14 minute(s) ago

The unexpected rise in the franc is giving Swiss companies more acquisition firepower as they seek economic growth outside of Europe

Americas

Conoco and Occidental cut 2015 budgets on crude slide

ConocoPhillips. Picture: BLOOMBERG
6 hour(s) ago

Conoco now expects spending to be scaled back a further 15% while Occidental to slash its capital budget 33%

Mining

Stoppages to hit Harmony Gold’s second-quarter output

Picture: REUTERS
12 hour(s) ago

Gold production for December 2014 quarter decreased by about 10% quarter on quarter, with Kusasalethu mine pulling down overall production performance

Americas

Amazon starts e-mail service for companies

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shows off his company's new Fire smartphone at a news conference in Seattle, Washington, in this June 18 2014 file photo.  Picture: REUTERS
14 hour(s) ago

Company announces e-mail service called WorkMail that is aimed at grabbing slice of corporate e-mail market largely controlled by Microsoft and to lesser extent Google

Companies

Volatile trade halts Curro’s recent rally

15 hour(s) ago

Share had good run last week, but wobbled in early trade on Thursday, analyst says recent rally may be due to expectation of positive results

Financial Services

Transaction Capital may use R1.2bn excess to grow businesses

Picture: SOWETAN
27 minute(s) ago

The company likes opportunities in risk-services businesses and may commit R60m for its bakkie finance pilot project

Industrials

Afrox restructures as earnings fall sharply

Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
39 minute(s) ago

The group blamed prevailing economic conditions and intense competition for its weak earnings

Education

Court orders Cida creditors to decide on purchase offer

Students at the Cida City Campus  in Lyndhurst, Johannesburg. Picture: SOWETAN
9 hour(s) ago

Master of the High Court to preside over a meeting of the creditors and the court will then decide whether the liquidation the free university should be made final

National

Constitutional Court ‘immunised against suggestions of bias’

Kate O’Regan.  Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
10 hour(s) ago

Collegial atmosphere makes SA’s top court more robust and less prone to interference than similar institutions elsewhere, says former Judge Kate O’Regan

National

ANC threatens to go to court after council row

Congress of South African Trade Unions Western Cape secretary Tony Ehrenreich. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
10 hour(s) ago

ANC councillors locked out of Cape Town council meeting after they disrupted proceedings over renaming of Table Bay Boulevard

National

Zuma no confidence motion set for
next month

President Jacob Zuma. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
14 hour(s) ago

Motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, brought by Agang SA, will be debated in National Assembly

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Cartoons

Picture: THINKSTOCK

SABC3 to screen Timol documentary

Film honours activist who fell to death at John Vorster Square in 1971

Arts & Entertainment

Shakespeare does not help navigate troubled SA waters

Sculptures  in the Imaginarium concrete art awards. Keilauren de Vries, Butcher Babies. Images: COURTESY UJ ART GALLERY.
1 day(s) ago

The pros and cons of repurposing can be seen in the Imaginarium exhibition, writes Chris Thurman

Arts & Entertainment

Spirit of Nat Nakasa haunts this exhibition

Kemang wa Lehulere’s Reading of the Greens, or Dog Sleep Manifesto. Photos: MARIO TODESCHINI; © KEMANG WA LEHULERE; images courtesy of STEVENSON GALLERY
1 day(s) ago

Standard Bank Young Artist Kemang wa Lehulere is intent on reminding us of the things we choose to forget, writes Sue Blaine

Motoring

LAUNCH NEWS: Sedan puts on its Sunday best

Narrow headlights with LEDs and a large grille give the Fusion presence.
1 day(s) ago

Ford has launched its Fusion into the medium executive market

Motoring

DRIVING IMPRESSION: Power in a pretty package

The SL65 AMG continues to have classic luxury roadster looks.
1 day(s) ago

The Mercedes SL65 AMG commands respect — both from onlookers and the driver, writes Lerato Matebese

Andile Jali. Picture: EPA /  BARRY ALDWORTH

Bafana lacked experience, says Jali

Midfielder says team did not take advantage of lead in all three Africa Cup of Nations matches

Other Sport

Le Clos eyes another fly triple, this time in Russia

Chad le Clos. Picture: GALLO IMAGES
1 day(s) ago

Star swimmer has never won the 50m sprint over one lap at a major gala — at least not yet

Rugby

Koch must win respect for Stormers pack

Vincent Koch. Picture: Picture: GALLO IMAGES, DIRK KOTZE
1 day(s) ago

The player is on loan from the Pumas for the duration of Super Rugby, but could be offered a Western Province contract

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The Third Umpire

Sibanye Gold CE Neal Froneman, who has done the hard yards to position SA’s biggest gold producer to take advantage of the upside of the cycle now that the metal’s rand and dollar prices are out of the doldrums.

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