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Mining

Platinum the only laggard in Anglo’s stable

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20 minute(s) ago

Anglo American announces increase in production across all operations, but Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union strike knocks platinum

Mining

Sishen and Kolomela help to boost Kumba’s production

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48 minute(s) ago

Kumba Iron Ore says production recovery plan continuing but was hampered by ‘excessive rainfall that affected waste removal’

Mining

Amplats warns of fall in production due to strike

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57 minute(s) ago

Anglo American Platinum says there is potential for further declines due to three-month work stoppage at Rustenburg, Union mines

National

Zuma rejects Madonsela’s Nkandla allegations

President Jacob Zuma. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
1 hour(s) ago

President Jacob Zuma challenges Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to point out how he ‘unduly’ benefited from the R246m upgrade of his Nkandla homestead

Politics

Opposition status beckons for EFF

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema. Picture: SOWETAN
3 hour(s) ago

Economic Freedom Fighters could beat COPE in three provinces

Science & Environment

Pretoria scientists aid fight against malaria

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3 hour(s) ago

Swathes of insecticide-laced netting stretched across the walls of people’s homes may help control malaria-carrying mosquitoes

Politics

DA identifies COPE as credible Northern Cape coalition partner

DA leader Helen Zille. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
1 hour(s) ago

Democratic Alliance in Northern Cape aims to ensure ANC obtains less than half provincial vote

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Eskom in ‘dire need’ of R50bn state lifeline

Power utility hopes for ‘equity injection’ and review of tariffs

Columnists

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Twenty years of democracy have brought about impressive changes, writes Z Pallo Jordan

Post-94 state’s performance has been laudable

Columnists

Politicians are making sure they remain heard, writes Gareth van Onselen

Thoughts from the 2014 election trail

Economy

Higher inflation heightens prospect of another interest rate hike this year

The Reserve Bank in Pretoria. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
3 hour(s) ago

Tighter monetary policy set to damp growth by slowing household spending

National

SA’s military ‘must have’ cash injection

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
1 hour(s) ago

Government has no choice but to find the substantial sums needed to rescue SANDF from terminal decline, says Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula

Politics

‘Vote no’ campaign forces people to think of ballot’s value, says Tutu

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
1 hour(s) ago

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu calls on South Africans to think before casting their ballots and not to behave like ‘voting cattle’

Financial Services

For SA banks, technology is no money saver

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4 hour(s) ago

Rather than cutting costs, innovation is the price of staying competitive, writes Gillian Jones

Chemical company BASF's factory in Ludwigshafen, Germany, is shown in this February 24 2012 file photo.  Picture: REUTERS

The value of an endlessly expanding GDP is doubtful

David Le Page: What if our most cherished notions about what makes a nation successful are wrong?

Financial Services

‘Impressive’ share surge for Abil, Capitec

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4 hour(s) ago

Shares in South Africa’s largest unsecured lender, African Bank Investments Ltd, rocket 11% ahead of its full-year results on May 19

Markets

JSE escapes system gremlin with little damage

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4 hour(s) ago

Losses for investors avoided only because no major trades or earnings results were booked in the morning session

Science & Environment

Improving air quality starts in the home

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2 hour(s) ago

Cutting companies’ pollution tackles only a fraction of the problem, writes Sue Blaine

Industrials

Imports of MGs being reconsidered

4 hour(s) ago

Jebb McIntosh, CEO of importer Combined Motor Holdings, admits the group is reconsidering its commitment to the brand

Politics

Scopa plans legal action against Uys, Fransman

ANC Western Cape chairman Marius Fransman. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
2 hour(s) ago

ANC provincial leader Marius Fransman and former health MEC Pierre Uys under fire for failing to testify under oath before committee

Land & Agriculture

ANC MP chides proposals giving equity to farm workers

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2 hour(s) ago

Salam Abram warns that government’s land and agriculture policies will never work unless equity is in the hands of farmers

Politics

Turok reasserts his faith in ANC despite ‘appalling’ performance

ANC MP Ben Turok. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
2 hour(s) ago

Veteran ANC member Ben Turok does not believe the time has arrived for him to leave the party

African News

Kagame undecided on seeking third term

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame in Addis Ababa in October 2013. Picture: REUTERS
4 hour(s) ago

Rwandan president says it is too early to say whether he will seek a third term as head of the African state

Soccer

Jordaan’s goal is to clean up SA soccer

South African Football Association president Danny Jordaan. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
2 hour(s) ago

SA Football Association president on a mission to clean up image of an organisation still reeling from 2012 match-fixing scandal and R43m hole in its books

Middle East

Hamas, Abbas’s PLO announce reconciliation agreement

Head of the Hamas government Ismail Haniyeh and Senior Fatah official Azzam Al-Ahmed (L) attend a news conference as they announce a reconciliation agreement in Gaza City on Wednesday. Picture: REUTERS
13 hour(s) ago

The move, coming after a long line of failed efforts to reconcile after seven years of internal bickering, envisions a unity government within five weeks

Financial Services

Sanlam takes control of Malaysia firm

Sanlam CEO Johan van Zyl. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
4 hour(s) ago

South African insurer sees opportunities in focus on lower end of market

Retail & Consumer

Burger King targets expansion in meat manufacturing venture

A Burger King outlet at Park Station in Johannesburg. Picture: THE TIMES
4 hour(s) ago

The R50m facility, in Elsies River, Cape Town, has been established through a joint venture with Excellent Meat

Americas

Obama has to perform balancing act on Asian trip

SCUFFLE: Activists protest against the upcoming visit of US President Barack Obama  in Manila on Wednesday. Picture: REUTERS
4 hour(s) ago

US President Barack Obama says Washington welcomes China’s rise but engagement with Beijing will not come at the expense of its Asian allies

Asia-Pacific

Australian coal miners fanning supply glut

APPREHENSIVE: Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg has raised concerns about pricing pressure on mining companies. Picture: BLOOMBERG
4 hour(s) ago

Australian mining companies prolonging supply glut that has driven coal prices to a four-year low because of freight contracts that make it cheaper to ship at a loss than to cut output

Europe

Barclays expected to cut 7,500 jobs

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4 hour(s) ago

UK’s second-largest bank by assets could eliminate 7,500 jobs at its investment bank to improve returns at securities unit

Politics

Parties debate state’s role in shaping the economy

DA national spokesman Mmusi Maimane. Picture: SOWETAN
12 hour(s) ago

ANC, DA and EFF have different views on how much economic control the government should have

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Cartoons

The stepped roof is one of few elements of the Discovery DNA.

FUTURE MODELS: Discovering the future

Land Rover has stunned the automotive world with its Discovery Vision Concept

Arts & Entertainment

Sound of Music is still favourite thing

CLIMBING EVERY MOUNTAIN: A top-notch local cast take the audience on a nostalgia trip that you’ll never want to end.
4 hour(s) ago

This beloved, classic musical is sure to solve the problem of theatre-going apathy, writes Christina Kennedy

Arts & Entertainment

Old artist who learnt new tricks

4 hour(s) ago

Matisse’s late cut-outs are visually stunning and historically significant works, writes Jackie Wullschlager

Arts & Entertainment

Jumuna Collection shows role of missionary art in SA history

A BROAD CHURCH: Detail of a Dumisani Mabaso print in the Rorke’s Drift exhibit. Picture: CHRIS THURMAN
4 hour(s) ago

Jumuna Collection shows the other side of missionary history — that of oppression, empowering the dispossessed and educating the disenfranchised, writes Chris Thurman

Motoring

TECHNOLOGY: Smarter cars for everyday life

Laser lighting could be the next big development.
1 hour(s) ago

Farzana Chaumoo looks at some of the incredible technology in the new Land Rover Discovery Concept

Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula. Picture: THE TIMES

I’m not imposing quotas, says Mbalula

A 60-40 quota favouring black players will not be imposed on anybody, says Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula

Cricket

Proteas’ thoughts turn to life after Dale Steyn

SA bowler Dale Steyn. Picture: AFP PHOTO
2 hour(s) ago

SA’s iconic fast bowler has passed his 30th birthday and admits that, like an old car, he needs more services

Rugby

Clash of the wooden spooners

Jaco Taute is seen during a training session in Cape Town. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/CARL FOURIE
1 day(s) ago

Cheetahs are the only team in Super Rugby doing worse than Stormers

 
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SABC acting COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng, for censoring the EFF’s election advert. Far from protecting the ANC, all he is doing is drawing the public’s attention to anti-ANC messages they might otherwise have missed.

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Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga, whose department has been forced to concede that 39 schools in Limpopo have still not received the textbooks they need, despite endless litigation and repeated denials.

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