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Jacob Zuma. Picture: EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Zuma violated constitution by defying public protector on Nkandla, court hears

2 hour(s) ago

EFF counsel Wim Trengove tells the Constitutional Court that as president, Jacob Zuma has a ‘singular, heightened duty’ to uphold, defend and respect the Constitution

Telecoms & Technology

MTN being sued by Etisalat over deal with Nigeria’s Visafone

A man enters a customer’s mobile cellphone sim card details on an MTN Group Ltd. registration machine at a roadside kiosk in Lagos last week.   Picture: BLOOMBERG/GEORGE OSODI
2 hour(s) ago

Telecoms firm Etisalat said MTN’s purchase of internet provider Visafone could create a dominant data services market player in Nigeria, harming competition

Mining

Kumba’s R1.8bn additional tax bill makes a bad year worse

The Kumba Iron Ore mine at Sishen in the Northern Cape. Picture: KEVIN SUTHERLAND/SUNDAY TIMES
5 hour(s) ago

Kumba Iron Ore’s earnings plunged in the year to December, mainly due to a R6bn impairment at Sishen, but it is ahead of target on cost cuts

Mining

Zwane disappoints at gloomy indaba

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

Mines minister in first meeting with top players in global mining; offers no details on how SA plans to heal industry’s ills

Asia-Pacific

Cans and foam apparently used in framework of toppled Taiwan building

A man is rescued from a collapsed building on Monday after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Tainan City in southern Taiwan on Saturday. More than 100 people were missing dozens killed, authorities said. Picture: EPA
25 minute(s) ago

The developer of the apartment complex was taken into custody after an earthquake on Saturday, which has left about 40 people dead and 100 missing in the ruins

Financial Services

Alexander Forbes reshuffles top team after CEO suddenly quits

Edward Kieswetter. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
7 hour(s) ago

With no successor in place chairman Sello Moloko and chief financial officer Deon Viljoen have taken over as executive chairman and interim CEO respectively

Financial Services

FSB annual report skips damning details

ACTION: FSB deputy head Rosemary Hunter. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
7 hour(s) ago

Judge’s investigation and other findings on closure of ‘orphan funds’ kept out public watchdog Financial Services Board's report

Transport & Tourism

Montana denies benefiting from Prasa contracts

Prasa chairman Popo Molefe and acting CEO Nkosinathi Khena face a tough job putting the rail parastatal back on track. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
7 hour(s) ago

Prasa chairman Popo Molefe’s affidavit paints a picture of flouting of procurement procedures to benefit Siyangena Technologies and raises questions around former CEO's upmarket home

Economy

View from edge of precipitous rating cliff

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7 hour(s) ago

Acquiring junk status could lead to economic disaster for SA, writes Ntsakisi Maswanganyi

National

Call for public role in choosing protector

Thuli Madonsela, left, has turned the public protector’s office into a body of  stature during her tenure, and the public will expect a replacement of substance. Her deputy, Kevin Malunga,  could be in line. Picture:PUXLEY MAKGATHOuxley Makgatho
7 hour(s) ago

Corruption Watch wants public to play key role in nominating next suitable candidate to replace Public Protector Thuli Madonsela

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ANC is the biggest reason for the faltering economy

The government’s claim it is not the cause of country’s economic problems is the most successful pieces of propaganda post democratic South Africa has seen, writes Dean Macpherson

Columnists

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Columnists

Phakamisa Ndzamela examines changes in Alexander Forbes’ leadership and what drove its CEO to resign

Alexander Forbes CEO's resignation leaves questions hanging

Politics

Malema reasserts intention to evict Guptas from SA

EFF leader Julius Malema addressing his supporters on February 9 2016. Picture: Shenaaz Jamal
5 minute(s) ago

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema told a crowd at Mary Fitzgerald Square on Tuesday that courts must not suppress the EFF’s right to freedom of speech

Law & Constitution

Outcome of Constitutional Court applications ‘vital to democracy’, says DA

Constitutional Court. picture: SOWETAN
4 hour(s) ago

While the EFF is determined not to allow President Jacob Zuma’s proposed settlement to derail it from holding him to account

Telecoms & Technology

Firms in developing countries steer clear of digital

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7 hour(s) ago

World Bank report says protection from domestic and foreign competition behind reluctance to adopt new digital technologies

Health

New drill for assistants an ache for dental industry

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7 hour(s) ago

New law requires dental assistants not registered with Health Professions Council of SA resign or face criminal sanction

National

Four apartheid cops charged with murder of operative

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7 hour(s) ago

National Prosecuting Authority charges four members of apartheid-era Soweto Special Branch for murder of MK operative Nokuthula Simelane

The South African supermarket industry remains concentrated, with large, well-known names dominating this space. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

Groceries sector needs fewer walls

Consumers and suppliers benefit greatly from vigorous competition between grocery retailers, write Reena Das Nair and Shingie Chisoro

Americas

Obama to push for Wall Street reform in 2017 budget

US President Barack Obama.  Picture: REUTERS
57 minute(s) ago

President Barack Obama expected to call for an increase in funding for regulators, but Republican-controlled Congress is likely to oppose these proposals

Americas

Bloomberg’s ‘drawn up plans for an independent US presidential campaign’

Michael Bloomberg. Picture: AFP
1 hour(s) ago

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg says he finds the level of discourse among candidates for the US presidency ‘distressingly banal’ and an insult to voters

Politics

Gupta-owned firm asks court to prevent EFF from acts of violence on staff

EFF leader Julius Malema and deputy president Floyd Shivambu. Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
1 hour(s) ago

Last week Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema said journalists from the Gupta-owned The New Age and ANN7 were not welcome at EFF events

Land & Agriculture

Sweet(ish) offer a fillip for Illovo shares

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7 hour(s) ago

Shares rise after UK principal Associated British Foods proposes to buy out minority shareholders

African News

Suspected Daallo bomber was meant to be on another plane

The Daallo Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Mogadishu following a blast. Picture: AFP/MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB
4 hour(s) ago

A suspected suicide bomber who blew a hole in the fuselage of a Daallo Airlines plane last week was supposed to be on a Turkish Airlines flight

Americas

Argentina says it has made a breakthrough in its debt battle

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4 hour(s) ago

Buenos Aires claims a breakthrough in efforts to get US hedge funds off its back, but faces tricky manoeuvres to settle the dispute for good

Financial Services

Finbond’s US expansion faces ‘execution risk’

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7 hour(s) ago

Major shareholders will support microlender Finbond’s proposed rights issue to fund ambitious expansion into North America

Asia-Pacific

NEWS ANALYSIS: China’s actions hold the key to defusing tension in North Korea

North Korean people and soldiers celebrate North Korea's rocket launch in Pyongyang. Picture: AFP
6 hour(s) ago

North Korea’s growing military threat could presage an arms build-up if China feels threatened by the rollout

Americas

Obama to ask Congress for funds to fight Zika

Geovane Silva holds his son, Gustavo Henrique, who has microcephaly linked to the Zika virus, at the Oswaldo Cruz Hospital in Recife, Brazil, on Wednesday. Picture: REUTERS/UESLEI MARCELINO
1 hour(s) ago

White House says the money will be used to fight the virus in the US and abroad as well as to pursue a vaccine, president says there is no reason to panic

Americas

US Fed may not be permitted to set negative interest rates

Federal Reserve. Picture: AFP PHOTO/KAREN BLEIER
2 hour(s) ago

A 2010 document suggests the law that authorised the Fed to pay interest on excess reserves may not grant it the authority to charge interest

Asia-Pacific

South Korea, US and Japan agree on how to handle North Korea

North Korea's rocket launch of the earth observation satellite Kwangmyong 4 at an undisclosed location in North Korea. Picture: AFP
4 hour(s) ago

US and its allies agree to work for ‘strong and effective’ United Nations sanctions against Pyongyang following its weekend rocket launch

Telecoms & Technology

Adapt IT targets Africa expansion

Adapt IT CEO Sbu Shabalala. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
7 hour(s) ago

Strong results helped by existing businesses and acquisitions that have widened its geographic footprint

Mining

Amplats restructure reverses cash woes

Chris Griffith. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
7 hour(s) ago

Extensive restructuring in response to 27% drop in platinum prices despite annual supply deficit, says CEO Chris Griffith

Education

Activists restive as UCT struggles to house students

Francis Petersen. Picture: MOHAU MOFOKENG
6 hour(s) ago

University of Cape Town is faced with a fresh crisis as it battles to accommodate thousands of students arriving for the start of the new academic year

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Cartoons

Mark Essien, who created one of the first hotel-booking websites in Nigeria, is one of a new breed of entrepreneurs contributing to building an information technology ecosystem across sub-Saharan Africa. Picture: SUPPLIED

Cellphone tech sparks innovation in Africa

Start-ups drive social and economic transformation across sub-Saharan Africa, ploughing new trade routes and seeking breakthrough innovations, writes William Wallis

Innovation

Meteorologists fly into El Niño’s heart for data

Children pump water at the last tap with running water in drought-stricken Masotsheni, north of Durban, last month. Scientists are flying into the source of El Niño, causing the drought, to collect data. Picture: REUTERS
7 hour(s) ago

Data are helping researchers better understand what happens in the heart of the strongest El Niño in a generation

Innovation

Kenya leads the way in mobile payments

Kobus Ehlers. Picture: JOHAN WILKE
7 hour(s) ago

Boom in tech start-ups with highly innovative products fills gap created by Kenya's defunct infrastructure, write John Aglionby and Andrew England

Innovation

African animator focuses on changing impressions about SA

Cape Town-based animation studio Triggerfish created Stick Man in collaboration with London-based Magic Light Studios. The  animated version of the children’s book was screened on BBC One. Picture: © ORANGE EYES LIMITED 2015
7 hour(s) ago

Triggerfish CEO Stuart Forrest believes animation is an avenue to shifting the way in which the world perceives SA

Innovation

BMW holds back as rivals steal a marque on fuel cell vehicles

BMW Hydrogen car. Picture: BLOOMBERG/ADAM BERRY
7 hour(s) ago

BMW on brakes until next generation of fuel-cell development under way with research partner Toyota, writes Michael Taylor

 Kagiso Rabada lets one go in Centurion on Monday with teammate Morné Morkel in the background. Picture: GALLO IMAGES

England leave SA no option

Amla acknowledges victory is only way for Proteas to keep series alive

Other Sport

US ‘did not tell athletes to avoid Rio Games’ due to Zika

IOC president Thomas Bach addresses the media after the Executive Board meeting and IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur. Picture: AFP PHOTO/MANAN VATSYAYANA
2 hour(s) ago

The US Olympic Committee says Team USA is looking forward to the Rio Games and it ‘did not, would not and will not prevent athletes from competing’

Cricket

McKenzie gets coach job

Neil McKenzie will return to the Proteas as the team's batting coach. Picture: GALLO IMAGES
8 hour(s) ago

Neil McKenzie will return to SA’s dressing room as their batting coach on the back of the endorsement of one of his most respected charges, writes Telford Vice

Cricket

Dolphins need a win

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8 hour(s) ago

With problems on and off the field, the Dolphins have a tough few days ahead

Soccer

Wits must clear Chiefs hurdle to remain in hunt for title

Buhle Mkhwanazi.  Picture: SUPPLIED
8 hour(s) ago

Defender Buhle Mkhwanazi believes Wits can keep up with the in-form leaders by grinding out results in the race for the Premiership title

Rugby

Blitzboks keep Sevens lead, but it’s all about Rio

 The Blitzboks’ Seabelo Senatla is the leading try scorer in the Sevens World Series this season. Picture: RENEE MCKAY/GALLO IMAGES
8 hour(s) ago

Blitzboks arrive home after gruelling two-week stint that left them in the same position on the standings as when they left — joint top

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