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Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson. Picture: THE TIMES

Auditor-general finds disposal of strategic fuel stocks illegal

3 hour(s) ago

The secret sale of SA’s strategic fuel stockpile contravened the Public Finance Management Act in two instances, auditor-general says

Retail & Consumer

Sovereign expecting a loss, whether buyback and BEE deal go ahead or not

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40 minute(s) ago

A strong sales rise in the first half was not enough to offset rising costs at the food group fighting a takeover move by Country Bird

Industrials

BAT fights claims of spying and bribery

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3 hour(s) ago

British American Tobacco commissions a law firm to ‘thoroughly’ probe allegations of spying on competitors and bribing tax and law enforcement officials

Transport & Tourism

No feasibility study for Durban airport

King Shaka International Airport. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
3 hour(s) ago

Court challenge by a Ghanaian businessman reveals there was no feasibility study for Airports Company SA’s King Shaka International Airport

National

Treasury aims to extend tax incentives

The writer says even if the Treasury’s independence and SA’s investment-grade credit status are maintained and economic growth improves, a major historic challenge appears to have been provoked. Picture: SUPPLIED
3 hour(s) ago

There's disagreement that the employment tax incentive to encourage youth employment has resulted in more jobs

Transport & Tourism

Acsa fears effect of tariffs on its profits

Bongani Maseko. Picture: BUSINESS DAY
3 hour(s) ago

Airports Company SA could breach loan covenants on R11bn debt if the new tariff regime for 2017 is too aggressive

Energy

PetroSA hit by new R8.8bn funding blow

Mosebenzi Zwane. Picture: AFP PHOTO/RODGER BOSCH
3 hour(s) ago

The cash-strapped state-owned enterprise appeals to Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane for a reprieve ahead of a funding gap crunch

Politics

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Black business flexes its muscles

Rob Davies. Picture: GCIS
3 hour(s) ago

The politics of black business will be high on the agenda at the BBC’s conference in Johannesburg, writes Linda Ensor

National

Graft task team lacks coherence in probes into SOEs

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3 hour(s) ago

Task team of Hawks, Sars and NPA memebers tongue-tied on detail of investigations into Eskom and Denel

Mining

Trans Hex advised to reject Wiese offer

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3 hour(s) ago

The miner’s independent board advises that an R8 a share offer would be fair and reasonable value

Media

DA heading back to court over Motsoeneng

South African Broadcasting Corporation chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng. Picture: FREDDY MAVUNDA
18 hour(s) ago

DA back in court over the re-appointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng as ‘acting’ chief operating officer of the SABC

Hlaudi Motsoeneng. Picture: BUSINESS DAY

EDITORIAL: The SABC’s endless farce

Hlaudi Motsoeneng has reportedly received an R11.4m bonus and is being internally redeployed in clear violation of a legal stipulation

Columnists

Gavin Keeton

Gavin Keeton asks what if, for now, the qualifying age for SA’s child grant is extended to 25?

Four million poor youth could benefit from grant

Columnists

The country’s grand expectations are easy enough to map. Most have at their heart a number: 1994, writes Gareth Van Onselen

And so, we have come to expect disappointment

Economy

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Public sector jobs a key trend to watch in data

Statistician-General Pali Lehohla. Picture: ELMOND JIYANE
3 hour(s) ago

Quarterly Employment Statistics survey is expected to confirm SA’s weak labour market dynamics, writes Claire Bisseker

Americas

Videos of Charlotte death inconclusive

3 hour(s) ago

Videos of police shooting do not show the entire incident and still leave questions unanswered

Politics

ANC’s recovery has started in Gauteng, says premier Makhura

Gauteng Premier David Makhura. Picture: FREDDY MAVUNDA
11 hour(s) ago

The party is looking at new way to elect its leader in 2017, Zizi Kodwa confirms

Politics

President Jacob Zuma's brother urges him to quit

Jacob Zuma. Picture: GCIS
17 hour(s) ago

Michael Zuma and his wife Thembekile MaXulu Zuma have expressed their fears for the president’s life

Science & Environment

Mountain zebra back from the brink, says minister

Edna Molewa. Picture: DAILY DISPATCH
11 hour(s) ago

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa says a proposal on not trading in the animal is expected to be adopted at the Cites CoP17 conference in Sandton

African Business

Chinese group chosen to design $2.1bn power plant in Zimbabwe

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17 hour(s) ago

RioZim is lobbying Eskom to buy from the facility to help attract investors

Tina Joemat-Pettersson. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

Evidence against nuclear raises doubt about process

The absence of an updated integrated resource plan suggests Tina Joemat-Pettersson speaks with a forked tongue, writes Helen Zille

Europe

Boris Johnson pushes for early Brexit trigger

Boris Johnson. Picture: REUTERS/PHIL NOBLE
3 hour(s) ago

The UK’s foreign secretary hints talks should be timed to avoid Britain still being an EU member by the next elections for the European Parliament

African News

President insists Gabon will return to normal

Ali Bongo Ondimba. Picture: REUTERS/EMMA FARGE
3 hour(s) ago

Constitutional Court throws out a challenge against Gabon’s bitterly disputed election results by rival Jean Ping

African News

Boko Haram leader posts video claiming good health

The purported leader of Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau appears on a video released in a social media post on Sunday. Picture: REUTERS
3 hour(s) ago

The Nigerian army said on August 23 that the militant chief had been seriously wounded in an air strike

Americas

Lawsuit digs dirt on Wells Fargo actions

Wells Fargo chairman and CEO John Stumpf.  Picture:  EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
3 hour(s) ago

Former employees' lawsuit offers details of how low-level bankers were allegedly pushed to create fee-generating false accounts

Americas

Caesars tries to cut deal to end dispute

Picture: REUTERS/BOBBY YIP
3 hour(s) ago

The casino giant offers holdout creditors $400m in a bid to end court battles and wrap up a deal to finance the reorganisation of its bankrupt operating unit

Asia-Pacific

Phone recall leaves bad taste for Samsung

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7.
3 hour(s) ago

South Korean group faces a huge financial hit and may lose market share amid a leadership transition

Americas

Petrobras sells unit for $5.2bn

Former Brazilian finance minister Guido Mantega (second right) arrives to police headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Thursday. Mantega was arrested on suspicion of being involved in the corruption scheme at Brazilian state-owned energy giant Petrobras. Picture: EPA/FERNANDO BIZERRA
3 hour(s) ago

Brazil’s scandal-hit oil company has set a $15.1bn asset sale target for the two years to 2016

Education

Call for education to shift to thinking, analytical skills

Sizwe Nxasana. Picture: THE HERALD
11 hour(s) ago

The emphasis in learning should be on the development of thinking, analytical and entrepreneurial skills, says co-founder of new education group

Labour

Union and retail motor sector to talk wages

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3 hour(s) ago

Numsa’s demand for a rethink of how collective bargaining is structured could still be a sticking point

Industrials

African Rainbow Capital to acquire stake in Afrimat

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2 hour(s) ago

African Rainbow Capital will facilitate the settlement of all outstanding debt in relation to the Afrimat shares

Financial Services

Outsurance to offer financial robo-advice

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2 hour(s) ago

Outsurance plans to ramp up efforts to sell commercial insurance to small-and medium-sized business, says Roos

Labour

Union and retail motor sector to talk wages

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3 hour(s) ago

Numsa’s demand for a rethink of how collective bargaining is structured could still be a sticking point

Education

Built-in limits in student aid scheme’s pilot project

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11 hour(s) ago

NSFAS chairman Sizwe Nxasana says the ‘missing middle’ will be funded by a mix of grants and loans

Energy

Empire Technology given huge contract for nuclear build programme

Tina Joemat-Pettersson. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
2 day(s) ago

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson told Parliament that by the end of July, R22.8m of a R171m contract had been paid to Empire for project management systems

Education

Black South Africans spend more on education relative to other races

Students from Wits University demonstrate in Johannesburg on Wednesday. Picture: EPA/KIM LUDBROOK
2 day(s) ago

Finscope SA 2016 consumer survey shows that for the average black South African‚ education expenses constitute 7% of their income

National

SARS springs to Tom Moyane's defence against ‘negative media’

SARS commissioner Tom Moyane. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
2 day(s) ago

The revenue service has also issued a veiled accusation of hypocrisy, saying media harp on ‘due process’ but seem happy to forgo when it comes to Jonas Makwakwa

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Cartoons

Picture: ISTOCK

VAST brings open WiFi access to SA’s townships

Millions of South Africans are being exposed to WiFi at a low or no cost to them but somebody is paying for the technology

Gadgets & Gear

GoPro Review: a camera with smartphone smarts

GoPro. Picture: ISTOCK
3 day(s) ago

Hurt by cheaper rivals, GoPro has been buying software companies — and it shows in the Hero 5 Black and Session which makes it easier than ever to make cool videos

Motoring

INTERVIEW: Luxury cars take a starring role in the lives of rich and famous celebrities

Simon Cowell owns a beautiful Jaguar Eagle Speedster.  Picture: EAGLE/JAMES LIPMAN
4 day(s) ago

Our fascination with Hollywood stars also extends to their choice in cars, writes Richard Aldhous

LITTLE MAN, BIG RUNS:  Temba Bavuma celebrates his century against Ireland on Sunday. It was the South African  batsman’s one-day international debut. Picture: LEE WARREN/GALLO IMAGES

Bavuma stands tall with debut century

Proteas brush Ireland aside in lopsided win

Cricket

Kiwis on the ropes as India close in on big victory

India's Ravichandran Ashwin fields against New Zealand at Green Park Stadium, Kanpur, India, on Sunday. Picture: REUTERS/DANISH SIDDIQUI
4 hour(s) ago

India set New Zealand an improbable 434-run victory target and then blew away the visitors’ top order

Soccer

Downs underestimate Zamalek at their peril

Picture: THE TIMES
4 hour(s) ago

Mosimane said hosting the first leg of the final at home was no disadvantage

Other Sport

Binder becomes the king of Moto3

FLYING FINISH:  Brad Binder salutes the crowd after winning Sunday’s Moto3 race in Le Mans. Picture: AFP PHOTO/CHARLY TRIBALLEAU
4 hour(s) ago

Italian Bastianini led until the final corner, but was swamped by Navarro and Binder

Markets

Gold slips as dollar firms and traders await outcome of US debate

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51 minute(s) ago

Metal slips to $1,332.88 as investors focus on upcoming presidential debate for indications of who could win the race to lead the world’s biggest economy

Markets

Asian shares have uninspired start to the week

48 minute(s) ago

Equities in Asia are weaker following losses on Wall Street and as investors turn their attention to US politics ahead of first presidential debate

Other Sport

Kenenisa Bekele edges record in Berlin marathon victory

CHAMPION: Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele wins Sunday’s Berlin Marathon in the second fastest time in history. Picture: REUTERS/FABRIZIO BENSCHE
4 hour(s) ago

Ethiopia's triple Olympic champion missed the mark by seconds in a blistering showdown with Kenya's Wilson Kipsang

Rugby

Fleck backs coaches’ indaba to refocus SA rugby style

Robbie Fleck (Interim Coach)  during the DHL Stormers press conference at High Performance Centre, Bellville on January 19, 2016 in Cape Town. Picture: GRANT PITCHER/GALLO IMAGES
4 hour(s) ago

Fleck believes SA Rugby needs to find an identity that every franchise will work to fine tune

Rugby

No one can catch the Cheetahs in jostle for Currie Cup semis

Oupa Mohoje. Picture: BACKPAGE PIX/GAVIN BARKER
4 hour(s) ago

The Cheetahs’ 52-10 win against the Pumas places the Free State side at the top of the Currie Cup log in the round-robin stages

Other Sport

Love may regret his ‘best ever’ comment

Davis Love. Picture: USA TODAY
4 hour(s) ago

Remarks hardly help the American cause as the hosts seek to avoid losing for the ninth time in the past 11 meetings

Other Sport

Ryder Cup: brief history

Picture: REUTERS
4 hour(s) ago

Four facts about the Ryder Cup ahead of the 41st edition of the biennial golf matches between Europe and the US:

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The Third Umpire

He may be on the wrong side of reality, and morality, when it comes to many domestic issues, but President Jacob Zuma is correct in demanding “fundamental reform” of the archaic UN Security Council structure.

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Oversight. That’s what Parliament is supposed to do to keep the executive on its toes. Yet it was also Police Minister Nathi Nhleko’s excuse for failing to inform it of a crucial appointment. The system is broken.

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