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Africa ‘unanimously’ backs Sheikh Salman for Fifa presidency

The head of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and Fifa presidential candidate, Bahraini Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa. Picture: AFP
5 minute(s) ago

Confederation of African Football endorses Bahrain’s Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa as the next Fifa president

Industrials

Evraz Highveld deal with China’s International Resources fails

STALLED: Workers at the Evraz Highveld steel plant in Emalahleni. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
16 hour(s) ago

Chinese company International Resources will no longer buy ailing steel producer Evraz Highveld, which is undergoing business rescue

Mining

Three remain missing after cave-in at Mpumalanga mine

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15 hour(s) ago

All 87 workers who had been trapped underground on Friday morning had been safely rescued, Vantage Goldfields said

Transport & Tourism

Further visa concessions possible for travellers from Russia, India and China

Mkuseli Apleni, left.  Picture: SOWETAN
18 hour(s) ago

SA is considering granting visas on arrival to travellers with permits in their passports to travel to countries that impose ‘stringent checks on visitors’

National

Maybe we expected too much from the ANC, says former UK cabinet minister Hain

Britain’s Welsh Secretary Peter Hain says relations between SA and the UK have cooled. File picture: REUTERS
20 hour(s) ago

In a speech at Swansea University on Thursday, cabinet minister Peter Hain said the ANC had to tackle cronyism and corruption to prosper, writes Marvin Meintjies

Mining

Coega is best-connected industrial or special economic zone in Africa

South African-built FAW trucks outside the plant in the Coega IDZ.  Picture: FAW SA
19 hour(s) ago

Few commodity exporters have invested in their infrastructure like SA has to provide a foundation for the beneficiation of minerals, writes Sadick Davids

African News

Zimbabwean graduates accuse their government of pimping its workers

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19 hour(s) ago

Thousands of unemployed graduates may get their first jobs in South Sudan, but the Zimbabwean government is considering taking 25% of their salaries

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Trade needs more talk, fewer factions

Agoa offers a look at governance flaws and friction within South Africa’s broader trade policy, writes Catherine Grant Makokera

Columnists

Whatever Jacob Zuma’s fate, the battle lines he has drawn will not go away, writes Jonny Steinberg

President who wields power from the periphery

Columnists

Mr President, avoid selling vacuous dreams, give an honest account of the economy, and demonstrate commitment to act decisively, writes Mzukisi Qobo

Next steps must be bold and far-reaching

Europe

Assange asserts that UN panel’s opinion means he should walk free

Julian Assange. REUTERS/JOHN STILLWELL
15 hour(s) ago

UN panel says Julian Assange’s detention should end and he should be able to claim compensation from the UK and Sweden, where he faces questioning over a rape charge

Financial Services

Finbond acquires four payday lenders in the US and Canada

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15 hour(s) ago

The acquisitions will give Finbond, SA’s largest short-term microlender, a branch network of 85 branches in the US and six in Canada

National

Court case ‘spoiling my retirement’, says Lamoer

Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
16 hour(s) ago

Former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer and three others face 109 charges of corruption, racketeering and money laundering

Labour

Samwu denies workers have gone on an illegal strike

Pikitup. Picture: SOWETAN
18 hour(s) ago

While Pikitup spokeswoman Pansy Jali says collection refuse operations have been put on hold in Johannesburg since Thursday due to ‘illegal’ work stoppage

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Watch Malema vs Sunter in heavyweight debate on economy

South Africa’s economy: boom or bust? That’s the question to be answered in a battle of the heavyweights in Cape Town on Friday February 12 – and you can attend

Politics

Zuma in a bind over EFF proposal

President Jacob Zuma's residence in Nkandla. Picture: SOWETAN/SUNDAY WORLD
1 day(s) ago

Malema wants admission oath of office breached on Nkandla

African News

Car bomb kills three in Somalia’s capital

A soldier stands near a burnt car at the scene of a car bomb on February, 5, 2016 in Mogadishu.  
Three people were killed Friday in a car bomb targeting an airport official in Somalia's capital. Picture: AFP/MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB
16 hour(s) ago

Earlier this week a blast on a commercial aircraft ripped a hole in its fuselage, 15 minutes after take-off from Mogadishu, killing one person

Middle East

Syrian troops retake rebel bastion in the south

WARFARE: Syrian rebels fire towards pro-government forces in the Seif El Dawla district in the centre of Aleppo on Wednesday. Picture: REUTERS
18 hour(s) ago

Backed by Russian warplanes, the government troops seized Ataman, which rebels had used to launch attacks in Daraa province

African News

Rwanda trained Burundian rebels to oust Nkurunziza, UN report asserts

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19 hour(s) ago

The United Nations report says the rebels were recruited in the Mahama Refugee Camp in Rwanda mid-last year and were given two months of military training

Asia-Pacific

China confirms it is holding Hong Kong booksellers

STREET PROTEST: A demonstrator in Hong Kong yesterday during a protest over the disappearance of five booksellers. Picture: EPA
21 hour(s) ago

Amnesty International accuses Beijing of having ‘total contempt for due process and the rule of law’ after country says it is holding the missing booksellers

Politics

Why was Nene fired replaces pay back the money

Nhlanhla Nene. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
1 day(s) ago

Sona disruption looms large as EFF demands that Jacob Zuma explain why he fired trusted finance minister Nhlanhla Nene

Energy

Eskom’s tariff hike plea gets a public beating

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1 day(s) ago

Industry leaders hammer home message that poor management — delays and cost overruns — behind proposed tariff increases

Industrials

ArcelorMittal reviews role of second major operation

ArcelorMittal SA's Vanderbijlpark plant. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
1 day(s) ago

Loss-making ArcelorMittal SA places Saldanha Works under review as company braces for deeper loss than forecast

Financial Services

BayHill to focus on clients’ share portfolios

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1 day(s) ago

Cannon Asset Managers will focus on unit trusts and attracting funds from institutional investors, such as pension funds

Asia-Pacific

US to work with Japan and South Korea to track North Korean rocket

US B-52 strategic bomber flying over South Korea in a show of force following North Korea's nuclear test, South Korea, 10 January 2016. Picture: EPA/SOUTH KOREAN AIR FORCE
16 hour(s) ago

In a move that has triggered international alarm, North Korea says it will launch a rocket some time during an 18-day period beginning on Monday

African News

Obama under pressure to send US troops to Libya

Barack Obama. Picture: AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON
20 hour(s) ago

But US president is wary of entering another Muslim country, has told his aides to redouble their efforts to help to form a unity government in Libya

African News

Kenyan government mulls upping its stake in national airline

Kenya Airways. Picture: EPA/DANIEL IRUNGU
20 hour(s) ago

Treasury secretary says a transaction adviser is being hired to restructure Kenya Airways’ balance sheet, reorganisation may include a sale of new shares

Economy

SA gross reserves fall in January

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23 hour(s) ago

Reserves of gold and foreign exchange have decreased as the rand battles to find its footing against a stronger dollar

Transport & Tourism

Sanral bond issue success suggests it is business as usual

Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
1 day(s) ago

Agency still faces uphill battle to bring in revenue from toll fees, following a wide-scale revolt by road users

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Cartoons

Charmaine Motlhabi took a year-long break from her music career to concentrate on her studies, and is now pursuing a law degree — but Chazz Le Hippie will continue to play a large part in her life. Picture: EUGENE GODDARD

Teen rapper slam-dunks both music and matric

Chazz le Hippie is off to law school, but she has new mix-tape in her sights, writes Eugene Goddard

Opinion

LIQUID INVESTMENTS: Cape terroirists make a killing with solo sites

Rarity is clearly a relative concept, but then so is ‘uniqueness of site’

Management

Want to know if a potential hire is civil? Ask your firm’s receptionist

Business meeting. Picture: ISTOCK
1 day(s) ago

To avoid the massive cost of a toxic employee, speak to other people who have worked with him or her about past behaviour

Health

Zika virus and flagging economy bite Brazil

A municipal health worker fumigates a home in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, as part of the city’s effort to prevent the spread of the Zika virus’s vector, the Aedes aegypti mosquito. Latin America has been widely hit. Picture: REUTERS/JORGE CABRERA
2 day(s) ago

Scientists have linked Zika and microcephaly, but it is not yet clear if virus alone is responsible for surge in birth defects in Brazil, writes Samantha Pearson

Opinion

HALF ART: The artist’s clear vision echoes a tyrant’s mania

Artist William Kentridge warns against certainty: that way lies obsession and monomania

Imran Tahir. Picture: GALLO IMAGES

Proteas bowlers need to step up

‘When you don’t bowl well and the opposition bat well, then you chase 400’, says Lance Klusener

Other Sport

Shange lifts off for Olympics with super Australia walk

Lebogang Shange in action in the 3000m walk during the Gauteng North League Athletics Meeting at the LC de Villiers Stadium in Pretoria in March last year.  Picture: GALLO IMAGES/REG CALDECOTT
1 day(s) ago

Lebogang Shange dreams of becoming the first black South African walker to win an Olympic medal at the Rio Games this year

Soccer

Crunch time for intrepid Leicester

BRACE: Jamie Vardy, left, races to score his second in Leicester’s 2-0 win. Picture: REUTERS/DARREN STAPLES
1 day(s) ago

Claudio Ranieri’s side now a ‘second club’ for fans looking for an alternative to mainstay Premier League clubs

Cricket

End of road for cricket Big Three

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1 day(s) ago

The hostile takeover of world cricket’s finances by India, England and Australia in 2014 will be undone at the International Cricket Council’s June board meeting

Soccer

Teenager arrested in Pienaar racist abuse incident

Steven Pienaar. Picture: REUTERS/ANDREW YATES
1 day(s) ago

An arrest has been made following the racial abuse of South African midfielder Steven Pienaar in an English FA Cup clash between Everton and Carlisle at the weekend

Other Sport

Fury loses urge to carry on

UPSET: Tyson Fury celebrates winning the fight on Saturday. His unanimous points victory ended Klitschko’s run of 19 consecutive defences. Picture: REUTERS/LEE SMITH
1 day(s) ago

World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury aims to spend more time with his family than chase money

Soccer

Leicester players warned about City’s magicians

NO STRESS: Claudio Ranieri is happy with his team. Picture: REUTERS/ED SYKES
1 day(s) ago

Manager Claudio Ranieri warns team over Manchester City’s dangerous players as the top two Premier League teams meet on Saturday

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