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Europe

Putin calls for Balkanisation of Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin. Picture: REUTERS
2 hour(s) ago

Vladimir Putin says Russia cannot stand aside and calls for talks on east Ukraine ‘statehood’, while rebels shell Ukrainian naval ship in first sea attack

African News

Sadc troika meets over Lesotho

Lesotho's Deputy Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing in this December 2013 file photo, during the Elysee Summit for Peace and Security in Africa in Paris. Picture: AFP
2 hour(s) ago

Tensions in Lesotho have their roots in Prime Minister Tom Thabane’s decision to unilaterally dissolve country’s parliament earlier this year

Transport & Tourism

Acsa eyes more Brazilian concessions

Bongani Maseko, acting CEO of Acsa. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
2 hour(s) ago

Airports Company South Africa says Brazil wants to sign more concession contracts for infrastructure projects

Retail & Consumer

Woolworths asks shareholders for R10bn

Woolworths store at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.
2 hour(s) ago

JSE-listed clothing and food retailer will raise about R10bn to repay part of money it borrowed to pay for its R21.6bn takeover of David Jones

Economy

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Labour stability bodes well for improved output

Numsa members strike. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
2 hour(s) ago

The production side of the economy is ailing and cannot afford any further disruptions

Transport & Tourism

We will not depend on SA Tourism marketing — KwaZulu-Natal

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for economic development and tourism Mike Mabuyakhulu Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
2 hour(s) ago

KwaZulu-Natal government and eThekwini municipality are unhappy about marketing agency South African Tourism’s efforts to market the province globally

Economy

Trade deficit signals rand not helping exporters

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2 hour(s) ago

Weak demand from South Africa’s main export markets is a major factor contributing to a slow pick up in export growth

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Eskom’s problems look as if they are here to stay for now

Carol Paton: What if, after paying more, Eskom is still unable to provide businesses and consumers with a secure supply of electricity?

Columnists

Aubrey Matshiqi promo

For many South Africans, the Zuma presidency has become nothing but notes on a scandal-prone head of state, writes Aubrey Matshiqi

ANC must put limit on its defence of Zuma

Columnists

Songezo Zibi asks if we are really surprised that so many people wait for the government to build them a house instead of doing it themselves

System ‘stacked’ against the people

National

Parliament’s Nkandla body stuck on terms

ANC chief whip Stone Sizani. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
2 hour(s) ago

ANC argues that the terms of reference are sufficiently broad to allow the committee to do its work

Politics

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Lesotho jostles with Nkandla for top agenda

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2 hour(s) ago

After the alleged coup in Lesotho at the weekend, events in that country may dominate political discussion this week

Retail & Consumer

Retrenchments at Ellerines uncertain

An Ellerines store in Randburg, Johannesburg.  Picture: MICHAEL ETTERSHANK
1 hour(s) ago

Business rescue practitioners for Ellerines have not yet decided whether or not to retrench employees, and say they are ‘investigating all possibilities to restore profitability of its business’

Trade & Industry

Zimbabwe slaps surtax on SA washing powder

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2 hour(s) ago

The tax is charged on the packaged product, while bulk washing powder exports do not appear to attract the tax

A Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) member in protective gear. Picture: AFP/CELLOU BINANI

Ebola not just a health issue for Africa, but also a branding crisis

Africa is quickly sliding back to being a continent characterised by disease — rather than as a new frontier for investment, writes Dianna Games

African News

Rebels shoot dead Somali soldiers

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63 day(s) ago

Islamist rebels shoot dead three members of Somalia’s security forces in Mogadishu on the first day of Ramadan

Property

Hyprop profit takes hit from Rosebank Mall

Hyprop Investments CEO Pieter Prinsloo. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
4 hour(s) ago

The cost of renovating the Mall of Rosebank contributed to Hyprop Investment’s profit falling in the year to June

Retail & Consumer

Pick n Pay launches price comparison tool

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21 hour(s) ago

Under Brand Match, Pick n Pay will compare its prices of one thousand top-selling branded products with prices in other supermarket chains

Business Times

BAT hauled to court over spy claims

Picture: REUTERS
22 hour(s) ago

Carnilinx accuses lawyer of leaking info to tobacco giant

Retail & Consumer

Outgoing Truworths CEO cashes in R115m

Truworths CEO Michael Mark. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
22 hour(s) ago

Within a week of announcing his retirement from the group he led for two decades, Michael Mark cashed in 1.6-million shares

Business Times

How Mugabe raised R1bn to win poll

HANGING ON: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe leaves after casting his vote in Highfields, outside Harare, on Wednesday. Picture: REUTERS
22 hour(s) ago

Wall Street cash helped to fund the 2008 election intimidation

Business Times

There goes the bribery case that never was

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22 hour(s) ago

The corruption allegation that almost led to its downfall still baffles Pinnacle, writes Chris Barron

Business Times

Medical aids still battling to cater to the masses

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22 hour(s) ago

Private healthcare industry faces affordability challenge, writes Adele Shevel

Telecoms & Technology

Net 1 looks beyond SA as earnings improve

Net1 UEPS chairman and CEO Serge Belamant.  Picture: ROBERT BOTHA
1 hour(s) ago

Net 1 share price surges 18.1% after group reports a rise in earnings, boosted by a $26.6m recovery for the Sassa contract it lost in a court dispute

Americas

Aluminium antitrust suit thrown out

PILING UP: Forklift truck drivers move Stacks of aluminium ingots are moved at a Public Procurement Service warehouse in Gunsan, South Korea, in June this year. Allegations of collusion among some US  aluminium merchants were dismissed on Friday. Picture: BLOOMBERG
4 hour(s) ago

Judge dismisses antitrust litigation accusing Wall Street banks and commodity merchants of conspiring to drive up aluminium prices by reducing supply

National

Refugees may benefit from case

REFUGEES: An immigration officer goes through documents of illegal migrants at Lindela in this file picture from 2007. Picture: ANTONY KAMINJU
2 hour(s) ago

The SA Human Rights Commission will seek to work with the state to address how thousands of refugees and asylum seekers are treated while in detention

Retail & Consumer

SAB tries again in craft beer market

BEER  ON THE WALL: A bartender pulls a beer at Beerhouse in Long Street, Cape Town, which serves 99 different craft beers. Some South African producers have started to gain recognition abroad. Picture: THE TIMES
4 hour(s) ago

The rise of craft beer has been fuelled in recent years by beer festivals and a growing number of restaurants and bars selling their often unique products

Europe

New sanctions threat for Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the youth forum 'Seliger-2014' at Seliger lake, northern Russia, on Friday. Putin insisted that Kiev must enter substantial talks with pro-Russian rebels amid a dramatic escalation of the fighting in Ukraine. Picture: AFP
4 hour(s) ago

European Union threatens Russia with new trade sanctions if Moscow fails to start reversing its action in Ukraine

Property

Ascension Properties surpasses own growth target

Ascension Properties executive director Shaun Rai. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
1 hour(s) ago

Ascension Properties beats its portfolio growth target in its year ended June, with its property portfolio growing 46%

Business Times

How to unblock the SA economy

Picture: THINKSTOCK
21 hour(s) ago

There is no way to dress it up — 0.6% growth after a quarter of contraction means South Africa is squandering its potential

Business Times

Curious case of the cloned plates

Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko. Picture: ARNOLD PRONTO
22 hour(s) ago

Telkom boss gives no answers to queries about investigation

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Cartoons

Columnists

ON THE WATER: Running chickens and cattle not everyone’s cuppa

President Jacob Zuma's  Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-Natal. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 hour(s) ago

If we can forgive the princes of apartheid their transgressions, we can afford a soon-to-be former Number One another chance, writes Neels Blom

Arts & Entertainment

CRUCIAL CD COLLECTION: The Young Tradition

The Young Tradition/Galleries
1 hour(s) ago

Richard Haslop writes about songs of life and death, love and loss, and some British historical fact

MISSION: Vusi Kunene, the restaurateur behind the Blackanese Sushi & Wine Bar in Maboneng Precinct, has immersed himself in Japanese culture and cuisine. Picture: MARTIN RHODES

Meet the real king of sushi

Vusi Kunene has progressed from waiter to owning an African-Asian eatery in a trendy precinct, writes Ishay Govender-Ypma
FOOTWORK: Cuthbert Malajila of Mamelodi Sundowns, left, and William Mwedihanga of AmaZulu during the Absa Premiership match at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Sunday. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/LEFTY SHIVAMBU

Sundowns bounce back to beat Usuthu

Coach back in favour with fans after Cuthbert Malajila scores twice in improved second half

Opinion

Springboks in for the real thing on Australasian tour

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Wales, Pumas are greatly inferior to Australia, New Zealand

 
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The Third Umpire

Russian President Vladimir Putin, for sending troops across the border into Ukraine even as he sat down with his Ukrainian counterpart, supposedly to negotiate an end to the conflict that is destabilising the region.

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Proteas one-day cricket captain AB de Villiers, whose superb 136 not out — his 18th century in the limited-overs format — helped SA to a seven-wicket victory over number-one-ranked Australia in Harare on Wednesday.

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International Monetary Fund MD Christine Lagarde, who has been placed under formal investigation by a French court for alleged negligence in her role in a state payout to a controversial tycoon when she was finance minister.

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