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Hlaudi Motsoeneng.   Picture: SUNDAY WORLD

Cabinet tells SABC to respect rule of law

1 hour(s) ago

Jeff Radebe warns the broadcaster on disrespect for the rule of law, while Jackson Mthembu calls Hlaudi Motsoeneng's new executive post the 'last straw'

Energy

Eskom looks set to control nuclear build

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1 hour(s) ago

The government has again stalled the publication of the request for proposals by the Department of Energy, which had been expected on Friday

Retail & Consumer

Woollam cleared of Lewis insider trading

1 hour(s) ago

The FSB closes its investigation into shareholder activist Dave Woollam’s trading in Lewis shares after finding no evidence of insider trading

National

Former stockbroker Martin Irish killed

1 hour(s) ago

Sources confirm the influential former stockbroker and Johannesburg businessman was murdered at his Johannesburg home

Health

Global fund helps Western Cape women fight HIV infections

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1 hour(s) ago

Western Cape health department’s efforts to slow new HIV infections among girls and women gets a R81m booster from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Healthcare

GSK opts to dispose of Aspen stake

Aspen Pharmacare CEO Stephen Saad. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
1 hour(s) ago

The disposal will not affect collaboration between the two drug makers in SA, or their other trading relationships, says Aspen CEO Stephen Saad

Media & Advertising

Media24 appeals against tribunal’s predatory pricing finding

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1 hour(s) ago

Media24’s decision to appeal the finding is based on detailed economic arguments and challenges the appropriateness of the tribunal’s test for predation

Financial Services

Survey shows digital banking up

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1 hour(s) ago

SA consumers are displaying more digital savvy than their global counterparts, survey shows

Europe

Adidas boss will draw on previous game

Kasper Rorsted.   Picture: REUTERS
1 hour(s) ago

Investors are banking on him repeating improvements to profitability he achieved at consumer goods maker Henkel.

Economy

Pretoria in talks with UK to avoid Brexit fallout

1 hour(s) ago

Talks aim at limiting disruptions to investment flows and lending from the UK financial sector to South Africa as Brexit unfolds

National

Ipid short-lists fired metro police chief

Pinkie Mathabathe. Picture: THE HERALD
1 hour(s) ago

Sacked Nelson Mandela Bay Metro police chief was found guilty of misconduct

Americas

Och-Ziff hedge fund to pay $413m over Africa bribery

The proposed amendments to Fica aim at tackling the issue of politically exposed individuals. Picture: ISTOCK
7 hour(s) ago

US fines leading hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital for passed millions of dollars to key African officials in corruption-tainted transactions

National

ANC Tshwane to call for protector probe into ‘unlawful’ appointments

REJIG:  Solly Msimanga of the DA, who is pictured being sworn in as Tshwane mayor last week on Friday, delayed the announcement of his mayoral committee after a leaked list was criticised for being too pale and male. Picture: SUPPLIED
10 hour(s) ago

The ANC is unhappy with new appointments made by the Tshwane council and wants the public protector to investigate them

Bottles of SABMiller's flagship brew, Castle Lager, at a bar in Cape Town. Almost 120 years after first listing, its name will disappear from the JSE board this week. Picture: REUTERS/MIKE HUTCHINGS

EDITORIAL: Cheers Charles Glass

End of an era as the SABMiller exits from the JSE after an auspicious start as its first industrial company way back in 1897

Columnists

Jonny Steinberg proposes the joblessness Armageddon has taken the form of corrupt politicians and businessmen raiding the state

Small-town joblessness fired up a toxic brew

Columnists

Independent financial advisers made a lot of money in the past by claiming they were the experts, which apparently they never were, writes Stephen ...

WEALTH WATCH: The odd couple: adviser and supplier

National

OBITUARY: Irish embodied stockbroking royalty

Martin Irish, left. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 hour(s) ago

An exceptional man and a master at social intelligence, Martin Irish's faith in Johannesburg was infectious, writes Simon Lincoln Reader

Media

BusinessLIVE brings you all of SA’s top news and views, in one place

Business Live website. Picture: BUSINESS DAY
1 day(s) ago

Read our brand new website for business, market and political news as it happens, and access to premium content from SA, the Wall Street Journal and Financial Times

Financial Services

Digital finance ‘vital for Africa’

In modern capitalist countries, amassed economic power defines the royalty of the day, says the writer.  Picture: THINKSTOCK
1 hour(s) ago

The widespread use of digital finance could boost annual GDP of all emerging economies by 6% — or $3.7-trillion — by 2020, research shows

African News

Ghana’s Mahama cleared of corruption over car gift

Chairman of the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) and president of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, arrives for a meeting with Togolese president Faure Gnassingbe in Lome on April 20. Picture: AFP
10 hour(s) ago

Commission finds no conflict of interest, but says president breached rules on accepting presents

National

Gunshot location technology helps in fight against gangs

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10 hour(s) ago

Law enforcement authorities provided with the exact location of a gunshot so they can respond immediately

African News

Nigerian minister denies involvement in telecoms ‘money repatriation’

An employee of mobile phone operator MTN tries to register a client with the network in the Obalende district of Lagos. Picture: AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
13 hour(s) ago

An allegation that he was involved in illegally moving money from Nigeria for MTN are "baseless", says Industry, Trade and Investment Minister Okechukwu Enelamah

Europe

The spy who liked me: Britain’s secret service in the age of Facebook

10 hour(s) ago

The social and technological changes wrought by digital disruption are having a profound effect on MI6

Economy

World Bank slashes SA growth forecast in half

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15 hour(s) ago

Perhaps even more worrying is that economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is now slower than population growth

Politics is the lifeblood of Baleka Mbete’s life

Baleka Mbete is committed to work in Parliament, writes Fiona Forde

Economy

S&P is concerned that political tension is stifling economic reform

Ratings agency S&P Global Ratings. Picture: REUTERS
13 hour(s) ago

Economic growth improved in the second quarter, but it’s too early to consider that there is a new trend, given the political turmoil in the country

Europe

SA the early bird in Brexit talks with the UK

People hold banners during a March for Europe demonstration against Britain’s decision to leave the EU. The event took place in central London in June. Picture: REUTERS
17 hour(s) ago

Contingency plans and early conversations are key to minimising risks to capital flow and financial stability, says Treasury’s Catherine Macleod

Politics

Clampdown on corruption leads to... claims of corruption

Solly Msimanga. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
13 hour(s) ago

The ANC in Tshwane claims that the city’s DA mayor is corrupt and a brazen liar‚ accusations he rubbished as an attempt to discredit his clampdown on corruption

Europe

In hunt for tax cheats, Denmark pays $900,000 for more Panama Papers

Mossack Fonseca building in Panama. Picture: EPA/ALEJANDOR BOLIVAR
10 hour(s) ago

Government needs access to documents to help identify hundreds of suspected Danish tax cheats

National

DA welcomes SCA ruling on signal-jamming, but says Mahlobo must explain

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

In its judgment‚ the SCA said democracy in South Africa is predicated on open government in which all citizens participate

Politics

Rumours of a Cabinet reshuffle are 'untruthful'

President Jacob Zuma’s executive has 74 members. The Democratic Alliance says it would reduce the Cabinet to 15 members should it be voted into power. Picture: KOPANO TLAPE
14 hour(s) ago

Presidency says a list circulated to journalists of new Cabinet ministers and those to be shuffled from their posts 'is the work of mischievous people'

Labour

Productivity SA suspends its finance chief over probe of misspent UIF funds

GLUM:  Unemployed people queue for UIF payments. In its finding on the extension of collective bargaining agreements, the high court said unemployment was the most intractable problem in SA. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
19 hour(s) ago

The agency, whose task is to support businesses in trouble in order to save jobs, thinks about R36m has been spent on activities ‘not related to job saving’

Economy

Producer inflation slows in August

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18 hour(s) ago

Before the release of the PPI data economists had been divided over whether recent fuel price cuts would be enough to have offset high and rising food inflation

Healthcare

GlaxoSmithKline completes the sale of its stake in Aspen Pharmacare

Aspen Pharmacare CEO Stephen Saad. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
19 hour(s) ago

This ends uncertainty for shareholders in Africa’s largest generics maker, says CEO Stephen Saad

Land & Agriculture

Radebe tells of plan for state and business to join hands to boost agriculture

Jeff Radebe. Picture: GCIS/SIYA DUDA
14 hour(s) ago

A partnership of government and business is being formed to create a fund to develop agriculture

Transport & Tourism

Sanral appoints Skhumbuzo Macozoma as its new CEO

Skhumbuzo Macozoma.
13 hour(s) ago

Sanral’s long-serving CEO Nazir Alli is to be replaced in October with a suitably qualified replacement who is currently head of one of its service providers

Media

Cabinet criticises the SABC on Motsoeneng issue

Hlaudi Motsoeneng.   Picture: SUNDAY WORLD
14 hour(s) ago

Cabinet calls on the SABC to abide by the SCA ruling that Hlaudi Motsoeneng is not fit to be an executive at the corporation

Energy

Jeff Radebe tells of plan B on nuclear build programme proposals call

Jeff Radebe.  Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
14 hour(s) ago

Despite energy minister’s pledge to Parliament, government will not be issuing a request for nuclear-build proposals, says Jeff Radebe

Telecoms & Technology

White paper will ensure rollout of broadband for all, Cwele says

The lack of spectrum has hampered the rapid deployment of faster wireless network infrastructure in many parts of Africa, including SA.  Picture: REUTERS
14 hour(s) ago

Cabinet approves integrated communication technology white paper a day before judgment on government’s court bid to stop Icasa auctioning spectrum

African News

Anger as DRC presidential election is postponed

Joseph Kabila. Picture: REUTERS/CARLO ALLEGRI
7 hour(s) ago

The election delay until 2018 is likely to spark protests as opposition parties accuse President Kabila and his allies of holding onto power

Education

DA warns of the high cost of extending the academic year

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

Party says students have not budgeted for additional living and travel costs and they will place an undue burden on those already struggling

Science & Environment

Things come up roses for threatened rosewood

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11 hour(s) ago

CITES makes recommendation to halt unsustainable trade in rosewood, by allowing only regulated international trade

National

Edna Molewa has a difference of opinion with the auditor-general

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa says fracking licences hold the key to vital information about shale gas reserves. File picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
21 hour(s) ago

The environmental affairs minister is challenging her department’s qualified audit opinion, and will be late in tabling its annual report

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Cartoons

Mauritius woos show business

The Mauritian government plans to expand its rebate scheme to attract foreign film companies, writes Lindsay Fortado

Opinion

HALF ART: Easy to be smug about trigger alerts when you’re not being shot at

Smugness and indifference to alerts on persecution or injustice are highly inappropriate when the threat is real

Management

Six tips for gaining your employees’ respect

13 hour(s) ago

How do you foster emotional attachment in a big company where people are scattered all over the world?

Motoring

INDUSTRY NEWS: Helping to move the nation

Nissan has developed a wheelchair-friendly version of its NV350 Impendulo minibus.   Picture: QUICKPIC
1 day(s) ago

Transport for physically disabled people is often a problem, but one which Nissan is trying to address

Opinion

LIQUID INVESTMENTS: Tim Rands cultivated the rootstock of wine innovation

The South African wine industry loses one of its most innovative producers and distributors

GOAL GLUTTON: Son Heung-min celebrates his goal against CSKA Moscow. On Sunday, he will be gunning for Manchester City. Picture: REUTERS

Unbeaten records at risk as top two clash

Celtic's exposing chinks in City’s defensive armour a fillip for Tottenham ahead of this weekend’s clash

Soccer

Zidane feels sure Real will get back to winning ways

Soccer ball. Picture: THINKSTOCK
1 hour(s) ago

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane remains calm after three straight draws and says his team's still in the fight

Other Sport

Racing punters spoilt for choice

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1 hour(s) ago

Four South African horses are in action in Europe this weekend and the World Sports Betting Grand Heritage has its inaugural running

Other Sport

Match-fixing means South African tennis player’s career hits the dust

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15 hour(s) ago

Joshua Chetty is banned from professional and local league tennis for life after being found guilty of match-fixing

Companies

COMPANY COMMENT: MTN Nigeria has no billions to smuggle

A man passes an MTN board in Lagos, Nigeria.  Picture:  AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
1 hour(s) ago

The Nigerian government seems to be on a desperate scramble to find new revenue streams

Other Sport

Tokyo panel calls for changes to venues for 2020 Games

GO FOR GAMES: A woman passes a logo of the Tokyo 2020 bid committee at Tokyo’s Metropolitan Government Building this week. Picture: REUTERS
22 hour(s) ago

In the face of ballooning costs, a panel has called for some Olympic venues to be changed, but organisers say it may be too late to make the adjustments

Cricket

Cobras in chaos as coach row heads to CCMA

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1 day(s) ago

Cricket squad marches to CCMA in the latest twist in a saga that has been brewing for months

Soccer

Vilakazi aims to end drought of trophies

MARKSMAN: Sibusiso Vilakazi is hoping he ends on the winning side when Sundowns play Wits in the MTN8 final on Saturday. Picture: GALLO IMAGES
1 day(s) ago

Attacking maestro Sibusiso Vilakazi remains one of the most dangerous in an arsenal of dangerous Sundowns players

Rugby

Governing body to review global rugby season

1 day(s) ago

The World Rugby governing body wants to continue to grow the game and to attend to player welfare

Columnists

STREET DOGS: Singularity

1 hour(s) ago

Singularity — that fateful moment when artificial intelligence surpasses its creators in intelligence and takes over the world

Opinion

Forget form, history shows Boks will win at Loftus

History says the Boks don’t lose to Australia at Loftus, writes Mark Keohane

Standard Bank

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The Third Umpire

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane still insists, almost a month later and in spite of the Presidency disputing this, that he did not speak in his personal capacity regarding a statement on a banks inquiry.

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Jackson Mthembu and the ANC parliamentary caucus have given the SABC a week to revoke a decision to move the almost-immovable Hlaudi Motsoeneng to another top position within the public broadcaster.

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