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Hlaudi Motsoeneng.   Picture: SUNDAY WORLD

Cabinet tells SABC to respect rule of law

3 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'

Politics

ANC rejects calls for early conference 'out of hand'

ANC supporters. Picture: REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO
1 hour(s) ago

Jacob Zuma’s leadership of the party and his role in its election performance are under scrutiny as the national executive committee begins a three-day meeting

Energy

Eskom looks set to control nuclear build

Picture: iStock
3 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

National

Former stockbroker Martin Irish killed

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

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

Retail & Consumer

Woollam cleared of Lewis insider trading

Dave Woollam. Picture: SUPPLIED
3 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

Education

Barred UCT students offered a compromise

University of Cape Town. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 hour(s) ago

With tension running high at universities, the Supreme Court of Appeal’s approach to the case might indicate how the lower courts will treat the #FeesMustFall movement

Education

Wits academics back students on fees and violent suppression

University of Cape Town academics and health faculty students demonstrate outside Parliament last week. The government cannot promise to freeze university fees when it does not have the money. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 hour(s) ago

The Wits Academic Staff Association, representing more than 200 staff members, plans a protest at the Great Hall

National

Parliament cannot ban broadcasts of disruptions, court rules

HUNDREDS OF COMMENTS: The informally named twin peaks bill will go back to Parliament in August. Organisations representing the banks and savers have already expressed their views on the bill. Picture: THE TIMES
1 hour(s) ago

The policy not to show increasingly common "unparliamentary conduct" and "grave disturbances" is unconstitutional, the Supreme Court of Appeal says in a unanimous ruling

National

A step nearer for Madonsela successor

Busisiwe Mkhwebane.  Picture: GALLO IMAGES
1 hour(s) ago

The public protector has a seven-year nonrenewable term in office, after which a successor must be chosen

National

ANC's Parks Tau steps up call for municipalities to fight e-tolls

DELIVERY:  City of Johannesburg executive mayor Parks Tau counts three-term former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg among his mentors, and is proud of the city’s recent ratings upgrade. Picture:SIMON MATHEBULA
2 hour(s) ago

The former mayor, now in opposition, says the party is now worried about the effect of the tolls on the poor

National

Graft cloud hanging over Sbu Ndebele is damaging SA's reputation, analysts warn

Former transport minister Sbu Ndebele at the Pretoria Commercial Crimes Court with his wife Zama. Picture: SOWETAN
2 hour(s) ago

The former transport minister, now high commissioner to Australia, will soon appear in court but there is still no clarity on whether he will be recalled

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

3 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

Property

Estate agents still essential in digital age

SKILL: Pam Golding Properties CEO Andrew Golding says  real estate journeys often start on the web, but contact is then made with an agency. Picture: SUPPLIED
3 hour(s) ago

Estate gents are increasingly using digital tools to compete in an industry where information is easily obtainable

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
3 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

Healthcare

GSK opts to dispose of Aspen stake

Aspen Pharmacare CEO Stephen Saad. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
3 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

Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
3 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

Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 hour(s) ago

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

Politics is the lifeblood of Baleka Mbete’s life

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

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
9 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
12 hour(s) ago

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

Asia-Pacific

Indonesia still pines for iconic cellphone

The invention of the BlackBerry smartphone has not furthered progress, says the writer. Picture: REUTERS/REGIS DUVIGNAU
3 hour(s) ago

An Indonesian wireless company hatches plans to introduce its own version of Blackberry’s keyboard-equipped smartphone

Economy

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

Ratings agency S&P Global Ratings. Picture: REUTERS
14 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
19 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
15 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
11 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
14 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
16 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'

National

Ipid short-lists fired metro police chief

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

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

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
12 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

Picture: ISTOCK
11 hour(s) ago

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

Economy

World Bank slashes SA growth forecast in half

Picture: THINKSTOCK
17 hour(s) ago

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

Health

Global fund helps Western Cape women fight HIV infections

Picture: ISTOCK
3 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

Europe

Adidas boss will draw on previous game

Kasper Rorsted.   Picture: REUTERS
3 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

Picture: ISTOCK
3 hour(s) ago

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

Land & Agriculture

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

Jeff Radebe. Picture: GCIS/SIYA DUDA
16 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.
15 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

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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

15 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

Patrick Lambie will play at fullback against the Wallabies on Saturday. Picture: SYDNEY MAHLANGU/ BACKPAGEPIX

Lambie in at 15 as halfback pair are fired

Lambie’s return to fullback has opened an old wound

Soccer

Unbeaten records at risk as top two clash

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

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
3 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

Picture: ISTOCK
3 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

Ernie ropes in Rory for SA Open

Rory McIlroy. Picture: KYLE TERADA
3 hour(s) ago

The SA Open takes place from January 12 to 15

Rugby

Tackling supremo Mohoje in Bok captain mix

RETURN: Oupa Mohoje hopes to start for the Boks on Saturday. Picture: GALLO IMAGES
3 hour(s) ago

Who will succeed Adriaan Strauss as Springbok captain, writes Sibusiso Mjikeliso

Cricket

Steyn on the prowl for Aussie wickets

Dale Steyn.  Picture: GALLO IMAGES/ANESH DEBIKY
3 hour(s) ago

After months out with groin and shoulder injuries Steyn emerged triumphant in the Test series against New Zealand

Soccer

Wits seek rhythm ahead of Sundowns clash

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

Sundowns have come through a punishing six weeks of fixtures where they competed in the league and progressed

Other Sport

Kaymer is happy to let others lead

Martin Kaymer. Picture: GALLO IMAGE/LUKE WALKER
3 hour(s) ago

Kaymer recalled England’s Lee Westwood, his first pairs partner from 2010

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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Union Satawu has nailed its colours to the mast by saying it will not endorse Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa as the next leader of the ANC. Premier league-aligned Satawu wants Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to take over.

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