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Politics

Gwede Mantashe rejects sex smear as poll ploy

Gwede Mantashe. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
2 hour(s) ago

ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe claims plot afoot to discredit him, as jockeying for 2017 elective conference gets under way

Soccer

Hell no, I won't go, says Fifa’s Sepp Blatter

Sepp Blatter. Picture: REUTERS
1 hour(s) ago

Corruption controversy surrounding Fifa World Cup have ‘heaped shame and humiliation on the game’

Financial Services

Reinet cuts back tobacco habit

Richemont executive chairman and CEO Johann Rupert. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
2 hour(s) ago

Johann Rupert's company sees improved balance in the investment portfolio — courtesy of some value-adding deal making — as well as a recent commitment to paying dividends

Transport & Tourism

Violence delays Air China flights to SA

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2 hour(s) ago

Travel warning to citizens, new visa and biometrics regulations take drastic toll on tourism from Southeast Asian giant

Labour

Jobs take the helm at gold talks

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1 hour(s) ago

Proposals will be considered with regard to their impact on the sustainability of the industry and employment security

Politics

Cosatu wants ‘unity by all means, but not at all cost’

Cosatu deputy general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali. Picture: SOWETAN
46 minute(s) ago

Doubts that leaders of some unions who continued to contest the expulsion of Numsa had a clear mandate to boycott official federation events

African News

Oil crisis tops tough to-do list for Nigeria’s Buhari

Nigeria’s new president Muhammadu Buhari, whose army background helped him at the polls, has promised to crush Boko Haram, and has vowed zero tolerance for corruption. Picture: REUTERS/AFOLABI SOTUNDE
1 hour(s) ago

Election outcome lifts investor confidence in Nigeria, but Muhammadu Buhari must act swiftly to resolve myriad problems, including Boko Haram’s rebellion, endemic corruption and fuel shortages

Energy

No new mines but no coal cliff, says Eskom

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1 hour(s) ago

Analyst warns there is not much time to build new mines to come on stream by 2020 and banks are unwilling to lend money to the coal sector

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane speaks to residents in Jabavu, Soweto, on Monday as he campaigns for next year’s election. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO

DA must mend economy and give content to nonracialism

With the economy teetering on the brink and racial nationalism on the rise, the stakes are high for Mmusi Maimane and the DA, writes Michael Cardo

Columnists

The president needs look no further than his own government, so mired in chaotic uncertainty, for a reality check, writes Gareth van Onselen

TWEET OF THE WEEK: President Zuma and the facts

Columnists

It may be that the epoch of transition is ending in ways nobody predicted, writes Jonny Steinberg

Violence and its rehearsals are signs of new era

Soccer

Fifa scandal: Mbalula hits out at US bribery claims

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula. Picture: GALLO IMAGES, ZIYAAD DOUGLAS
1 hour(s) ago

Fikile Mbalula lambastes US authorities for disregarding diplomatic channels in alleged Fifa scandal

National

Parliament wins broadcast-feeds case

EFF members clash with  Parliament Protection  Services during  the state of the nation address on Thursday in Cape Town. Picture: THE TIMES/ESA ALEXANDER
1 hour(s) ago

High Court exonerates Parliament for the signal jamming incident during President Jacob Zuma’s state of the nation address

Europe

US leans on Europe to deal with Greece

Delegates take part in the Group of Seven symposium titled Towards a Dynamic Global Economy in Dresden, Germany, yesterday. At the centre of discussions is how to revive a faltering global recovery.  Picture: EPA/THOMAS KOEHLER
1 hour(s) ago

Volatile markets, sensitive to differing growth paths, risk derailing economic powers’ efforts

Law & Constitution

Bakgatla case with far-reaching implications before top court

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51 minute(s) ago

Tussle over administration of valuable piece of land in North West province has wide implications for future of communal land-tender policy

Retail & Consumer

TFG stock dives despite good results

Picture: MICHAEL ETTERSHANK
1 hour(s) ago

CEO Doug Murray surprised at negative market reaction to results after fashion retailer The Foschini Group finishes 7.63% lower

South African National Defence Force. Picture: AFP PHOTO/MARCO LONGARI

SA too timid in handling Nigeria

Abuja’s policy is one of blackmail and too much confidence, writes Mills Soko

Telecoms & Technology

MiX Telematics fails to track down Brazil success

Picture: THINKSTOCK
1 hour(s) ago

Vehicle tracking firm MiX Telematics had partnered with Edge Gestao, which holds a 5% stake in MiX Brazil

Industrials

Mercedes-Benz SA chief says policy and labour stability are key

Mercedes-Benz SA CEO Arno van der Merwe.  Picture: QUICKPIC
1 hour(s) ago

Car maker celebrates first million cars after 57 years building Mercedes-Benz vehicles in SA, sees ‘less than 10 years’ for the the second million

Mining

Anglo American announces changes to South African leadership structure

Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani. Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
18 hour(s) ago

Mining giant announces leadership changes that are expected to bring greater effectiveness and alignment across group’s diversified mining businesses in SA

Middle East

Palestinians seeking Israel’s suspension from world soccer

Israelis take part in a demonstration in Tel Aviv called by members of the Ethiopian community against alleged police brutality and institutionalised discrimination on Sunday. Picture: AFP
13 hour(s) ago

Fifa’s corruption scandal adds to Israel’s concerns that it could lose a looming vote on a Palestinian proposal to suspend it from international soccer

Europe

UK body likely to offer Tesco a deal

Picture: AFP PHOTO/ADRIAN DENNIS
1 hour(s) ago

Beleaguered British retailer may be in line to take advantage of new settlement procedures

Economy

SA’s competitiveness declines

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19 hour(s) ago

Deteriorating government, business efficiency takes toll on competitiveness as country falls one place to 53rd in world competitiveness rankings

Trade & Industry

Government not in favour of online gambling

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18 hour(s) ago

Department of Trade and Industry argues against legalisation of online gambling, saying it would be inappropriate given current poverty and unemployment

Politics

Danny Jordaan sworn in as mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay

RESOLUTE: Danny Jordaan says Safa will look everywhere for a suitable coach or coaching team able to reinvigorate the national soccer team. Picture: SOWETAN
18 hour(s) ago

New Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Danny Jordaan says city budget must be geared towards investment in infrastructure

Labour

Unions reject municipal wage offer as talks sour over protest

Municipal workers fix potholes in Zola, Soweto, in this picture taken in February 2013. The Financial and Fiscal Commission says there is lack of investment by local government in the maintenance of roads and sewerage infrastructure.  Picture: SOWETAN
1 hour(s) ago

Union rejects 5.9% wage offer and accuses Salga negotiators of being ‘on holiday in Cape Town’

Financial Services

African Bank says it may delay listing to establish track record

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1 hour(s) ago

African Bank Investments share sale may be years away as new entity builds up a track record

Transport & Tourism

Calls for ‘illegitimate’ Prasa board to be dissolved

Lucky Montana. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
1 hour(s) ago

Chairman Popo Molefe accused of instituting unjustifiable retrenchments and 'unfit for public office'

Retail & Consumer

Edcon aims to sew up debt with capital restructuring

Picture: Robbie Tshabalala
1 hour(s) ago

There can be no assurance that current discussions will be successful, warns retailer

Industrials

Esor curbs loss as ‘problem deals’ end

Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 hour(s) ago

Bigger headline loss per share reflects the 'final effects' of legacy loss-making contracts in its civil engineering business

Asia-Pacific

Japan’s firms use payouts to woo more investors

Tsukimi Ayano arranges a scarecrow at a bus stop in the village of Nagoro, Japan, on February 24, recreating scenes from her youth. Pensioners in such villages are being hard hit as younger Japanese head to cities.  File picture: REUTERS/THOMAS PETER
1 hour(s) ago

State pension fund contracts as retirees draw out funds faster than workers pay in, writes Dave McCombs

Economy

Producer inflation expected to accelerate in coming months

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13 hour(s) ago

Producer inflation slows unexpectedly in April compared with a year ago as food prices, which make up 25% of producer inflation basket, rise at slower pace

Soccer

Calls for Fifa presidential vote to be delayed amid deepening scandal

FIFA President Sepp Blatter gestures as he attends a news conference after a meeting of the FIFA executive committee in Zurich in this September 26 2014 file picture.  Picture: REUTERS
18 hour(s) ago

Embattled Fifa President Sepp Blatter misses meeting of African soccer delegates as corruption scandal engulfing world soccer governing body deepens

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Cartoons

Actors Katlego Baaitse, left, and Pacou Mutombo and film crew members Ted Keulemans (obscured), Nick Keulemans and Phillip Wolmarans film a scene for the television series Jongo, which aims to introduce Africa’s first homegrown superhero, Eli King. Picture: MOTION STORY

SA's homegrown superhero series, Jongo, attracts international attention

Eli King, Africa’s first homegrown superhero, can run superfast, jump awe-inspiringly high and is very strong, thanks to a blue crystal his dead father left him, writes Sue Blaine

Books

BOOK REVIEW: Secret Revolution: Memoirs of a spy boss

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57 minute(s) ago

It is unlikely that posterity will treat the mercurial and irascible Groot Krokodil as kindly as Niel Barnard does, writes Richard Steyn

Arts & Entertainment

Appearance on Australian satirical show ’exciting’ says SA comedian

Loyisa Gola. Picture: SUPPLIED
15 hour(s) ago

Local comedian Loyisa Gola says his first stint on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s satirical news programme, The Weekly Show, went well

Arts & Entertainment

Exploring meaning in work and the workplace

The Yellow Jersey, Sequence V forms part of Simon Gush’s Workplace exhibition. Picture: SIMON GUSH/STEVENSON GALLERY
56 minute(s) ago

Artist Simon Gush’s latest exhibition, Workplace, examines the various ways work constructs our identities, as well as the ideological assertion that it is morally ‘good’, writes Sue Blaine

Opinion

HALF ART: Artists get beyond having a go at coconuts

Emeka Ogboh’s sound and video installation, Àlà, is part of Post African Futures. Picture: EMEKA OGBOH/GOODMAN GALLERY

Exhibition promises to emphasise the border as a site of diffusion and exchange, rather than separatist thinking

Opinion

LIQUID INVESTMENTS: Christmas tree of stickers is the lure

Most wine drinkers want to know who won the trophies and gold medals, hardly giving anything else a second glance

A staff walks past a logo of soccer's international governing body FIFA at their headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. Six soccer officials were arrested in Zurich on Wednesday and detained pending extradition to the United States over suspected corruption at soccer's governing body FIFA. Picture: REUTERS/RUBEN SPRICH

Fifa scandal in five easy points

South Africa alleged to have promised to pay Fifa vice president Jack Warner $10m for his support for 2010 World Cup bid

Soccer

FA Cup record not Wenger’s concern

Arsene Wenger. Picture: AFP PHOTO/JUSTIN TALLIS
54 minute(s) ago

Arsene Wenger will become the most successful manager in the history of the grand old competition if Arsenal triumph over Aston Villa

Rugby

Lions aim to maul Waratahs and be home crowd’s pride

Lions player Julian Redelinghuys (bottom centre) reacts at the bottom of a driving maul during the Super 15 rugby match between Queensland Reds and South Africa's Lions at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on March 27. Picture: AFP PHOTO/PATRICK HAMILTON
1 hour(s) ago

A win on Saturday against the Waratah’s will gaurantee a spot in the Super Rugby play-offs for the Lions

Soccer

I think my colour is a problem, says Bafana Bafana's Shakes Mashaba

Shakes Mashaba. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/DUIF DU TOIT
1 hour(s) ago

Shakes Mashaba’s honeymoon period seems to be over as questions are raised about his suitability for the job following Bafana Bafana's dismal display from the Cosafa Cup

Rugby

Carr tapped to lead Stormers at the breakdown

Nizaam Carr during the DHL Stormers training session and press conference at DHL Newlands Stadium in Cape Town. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/CARL FOURIE
1 hour(s) ago

Burger is rested for Springbok duties as team pledge greater respect for Cheetahs

Other Sport

Khan has Mayweather in his sights … after beating Algieri

Amir Khan. Picture: REUTERS/ANDREW COULDRIDGE
54 minute(s) ago

Chris Algieri suffered the first defeat of his career last November — a six knockdown drubbing by Manny Pacquiao in Macau

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The Third Umpire

Blue Financial Services CEO Johan Meiring. Little wonder that shareholders are balking at the prospect of recapitalising the group to the tune of almost R500m. That’s what you get when you fly too close to the sun.

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Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi, for proceeding with a three-year strategic environment assessment of the Karoo in parallel with preparing to issue fracking licences. Best not to rush the process.

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Communications Minister Faith Muthambi, whose insistence that she had the legal authority to remove SABC board members has been contradicted by Parliament’s law adviser. Over to you, Mr President.

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