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Mining

Court scuppers lawyer’s bid to join Chamber of Mines charter case

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3 hour(s) ago

Industry says it is committed to transformation, while Scholes wants the charter set aside

Property

Atterbury just the first step for RMB Holdings

Herman Bosman.  Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
3 hour(s) ago

Investment group hunts R15bn worth of property and may list separate fund

National

State says it will formalise informal settlements

Informal settlement. Picture:  REUTERS/MARK WESSELS
3 hour(s) ago

Informal settlements will be progressively formalised through the provision of serviced sites, the government says

Markets

Rand worst performer as commodities slump

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5 hour(s) ago

Rand weakens against the dollar by the most in nine weeks as evidence of subdued global economic growth prompts declines in commodities

Health

Cardiac patients turn to public hospitals as medical aid fees are too expensive

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6 hour(s) ago

Steve Biko Academic hospital’s head of cardiology, Andrew Sarkin, says there are 173 cardiologists in SA, of whom 35 work in the public sector

Financial Services

Blue postpones release of financial statements, again

Blue Financial Services CEO Johan Meiring. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
7 hour(s) ago

Microlender Blue Financial Services says auditor Deloitte has said it cannot ‘recommence the December 2013 audit as a result of continuing capacity issues’

Financial Services

Proposed financial reporting obligations are too broad, says group

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6 hour(s) ago

The Association for Savings and Investment SA says provisions in the draft Financial Sector Regulation Bill conflate the distinct principles of control and influence

Retail & Consumer

Holdsport earnings rise 21.3% in challenging retail landscape

Holdsport CEO Kevin Hodgson. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
7 hour(s) ago

Total sales rose 11.8%. The company runs Sportsmans’ Warehouse and Outdoor Warehouse stores, and wholesaler Performance Brands

President Jacob Zuma. Picture: AFP PHOTO/MICHAEL SHEEHAN

NEWS ANALYSIS: Judge Squires’s ruling could be crucial for Zuma

With almost all opposition parties baying for the president’s recall, the pressure is clearly on, but nothing is certain, writes Wyndham Hartley

Columnists

Atlas Mara’s consortium bid to control Barclays Africa could reshape African banking, writes Hilary Joffe

Diamond’s new kid may join up with Absa

Columnists

Adekeye Adebajo: ANC government must get its domestic house in order to play leadership role in Africa

SA’s leadership role in Africa evolving strategic web

Markets

MARKET WRAP: JSE sharply lower on weaker US and European markets

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5 hour(s) ago

Investors took money off the table on softer Chinese data and the European Central Bank and Bank of Japan decisions to keep interest rates unchanged

Transport & Tourism

Tourism growth sets tone for bumper year

Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom. Picture: SOWETAN
7 hour(s) ago

Growth in Chinese arrivals seen a result of backtracking on the insistence that visa applications be made in person at embassies or foreign missions

Economy

New vehicle sales in April fall almost 10%

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7 hour(s) ago

Exports, however, noted a big recovery in April as Toyota shipments bounced back to near-normal level after dipping for several months during a model changeover

National

Van Rooyen says Nelson Mandela Bay municipality is in ‘good health’

Minister Mr David Douglas Des van Rooyen. Picture: SUPPLIED
7 hour(s) ago

Co-operative Governance Minister Des van Rooyen says the government’s back to basics programme is working in distressed municipalities

Labour

Cosatu takes concerns about banks ditching Gupta businesses to Nedlac

TEST OF METTLE:  Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini  Picture: THE SOWETAN
8 hour(s) ago

Cosatu says it is concerned about the possible negative effect on the employees of Gupta-owned companies, but that investigations into the family should continue

Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor has urged the private sector to spend more on research and development. Picture: DAILY DISPATCH

State backs drive to boost research and development

Investment in research and development will prove crucial for companies to stay ahead of global competitors, writes Stephen Timm

Politics

DA demands immediate suspension of EFF MP for alleged racist rant

Yusuf Cassim. Picture: THE HERALD
7 hour(s) ago

MP Nazir Paulsen accused of using a racial slur during the Department of International Relations and Co-operation’s budget vote

Europe

Porsche engineer quits after his suspension in the wake of emissions scandal

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5 hour(s) ago

Volkswagen’s former head of group engine development, Wolfgang Hatz was suspended for seven months even though investigations found no evidence against him

Middle East

Saudi-Iran split muddies Opec’s long-term strategy

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7 hour(s) ago

Saudi Arabia has reportedly objected to Iran’s proposal that Opec aim for tighter control of the oil market

Science & Environment

Groundbreaking operation for young rhino wounded by poachers

Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
8 hour(s) ago

Six-year-old Hope has been fitted with a crank-and-pulley device to pull together the sides of a gaping facial wound

Retail & Consumer

MillerCoors shows first-quarter growth in total sales

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10 hour(s) ago

Total cost of goods sold per barrel are down, driven by lower aluminium and fuel prices, and supply chain cost savings

National

Inflationary increase for Gauteng premier’s office budget

David Makhura. Picture: SOWETAN
9 hour(s) ago

Premier’s office intends reducing accommodation, telecommunications‚ travel‚ stationery‚ venue hire and catering costs

Politics

Zuma’s cattle better off than some shack dwellers, Maimane says

Democratic Alliance Mmusi Maimane, front, during a walkabout in a township in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday.   Picture: ROGAN WARD
8 hour(s) ago

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane was speaking on Monday about the conditions in which residents of Clare Estate informal settlement live

National

More South Africans are associating with terror groups

State Security Minister David Mahlobo. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
8 hour(s) ago

The government asks for help combating terror groups as it tries to identify potential South African terrorists and curb South Africans’ radicalisation and recruitment

Property

RMB Holdings acquires stake in Mall of Africa developer, Atterbury

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9 hour(s) ago

RMH to broaden its investment focus to real estate, with the Atterbury deal its first acquisition under this new property strategy

National

Schabir Shaik ‘willing to testify’ if charges are brought against Zuma

Schabir Shaik. Picture: BUSINESS DAY
8 hour(s) ago

Maintains in newspaper interview there was a ‘well-planned’ strategy to discredit him and President Jacob Zuma by certain ANC members

Land & Agriculture

Genetically modified crops have helped save SA’s maize crop during drought

Maize. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
10 hour(s) ago

ABI says without GM varieties and new technologies, SA was likely to have produced only 1.65-million tonnes of maize this season

National

Lawyers criticise attempt to broaden scope of Phiyega inquiry

Riah Phiyega. Picture: THE TIMES
10 hour(s) ago

Prosecution wants to extend the scope of the inquiry to cover that suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega misled Jacob Zuma

Europe

Slower than expected eurozone growth foreseen, with subdued inflation

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10 hour(s) ago

European Commission warns of external and internal risks to the bloc’s economy, forecasting dips in gross domestic product growth and consumer price increases

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Cartoons

Zika. Picture: REUTERS/JOSHUE DECAVELE

Sick people and newborn babies more susceptible to superbug

National Institute for Communicable Diseases says strict infection control is needed at hospitals to reduce the effect of the klebsiella bacteria

Arts & Entertainment

‘Magnificent 7’ revives forgotten story of black cowboys

Filmmaker Antoine Fuqua, who is in post-production for the hotly-anticipated ‘Magnificent Seven’ remake, is one of a few big directors pushing back, having cast long-time collaborator Denzel Washington as his leading man. Picture: AFP
17 hour(s) ago

Filmmaker Antoine Fuqua’s film is a reimagining of the 1960 western starring Steve McQueen

Gadgets & Gear

Smartphone cameras pose huge threat to GoPro’s growth

GoPro. Picture: ISTOCK
9 hour(s) ago

The maker of market-leading action cameras is trying again, using a different approach, after bungling its first attempt to expand beyond extreme sports

Management

Rise of the activist CEOs

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9 hour(s) ago

To attract promising young employees and to woo today’s customers, many companies are projecting a corporate ethos that goes beyond profit

Management

Four questions to ask when planning your post-retirement occupation

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11 hour(s) ago

If you intend your next act to be an extension of your professional life, you’ll need to plan carefully — and possibly compromise

Bob Hewitt. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

SCA hears Hewitt’s sentence appeal

Judge asks Bob Hewitt’s counsel how the rape of a child cannot be considered one of the worst offences during sentence appeal hearing

Other Sport

Engine-hit Hamilton incurs ire of stewards

British Formula One driver Lewis HamiltonPicture: EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL
19 hour(s) ago

Briton Lewis Hamilton collects his second reprimand of the season at the Russian Grand Prix

Soccer

Guardiola’s reputation hangs on Atletico tie

Pep Guardiola. Picture: AFP PHOTO/CHRISTOF STACHE
19 hour(s) ago

Guardiola and Bayern are bidding to avoid losing a semifinal to a Spanish side for the third year running

Cricket

Kaushik is another frog in the blender just like Gogga

TOPSY-TURVY:  Gujarat Lions bowler Shivil Kaushik in action against the Kings XI Punjab on Sunday. Picture: AFP PHOTO/PUNIT PARANJPE
19 hour(s) ago

India’s Shivil Kaushik emerges as the proud heir to the South African spinner’s ‘frog-in-a-blender’ action

Soccer

Mosimane cannot wait to take title

COUNTDOWN:  Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane celebrates his side’s victory over Kaizer Chiefs at the weekend. Picture: LEFTY SHIVAMBU/GALLO IMAGES
19 hour(s) ago

Sundowns are set to be crowned champions if they beat second from bottom University of Pretoria away

Cricket

Anyone left flying the flag for SA in Indian league?

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19 hour(s) ago

With three top players out this could be the most underwhelming Indian Premier League of the lot for South Africans

Rugby

Lambie return to give Sharks confidence

Patrick Lambie during the Cell C Sharks training session at Growthpoint Kings Park Stadium in Durban. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/STEVEN HAAG
19 hour(s) ago

Gary Gold has to find a way to phase in the 50-capped Springbok without disturbing the team’s synergy

Opinion

Tough task getting to the bottom of Proteas’ World Cup failures

South Africa’s professional cricketers have played their entire careers within an accidental, but systemic atmosphere of suspicion, mistrust and denial

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