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MTN says Nigerian fuel shortages disrupting services

10 hour(s) ago

Fuel crisis grounds aircraft, shuts banks and threatens businesses, as fuel retailers halt distribution over pay dispute with government

Retail & Consumer

Famous Brands records 14th consecutive year of growth

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9 hour(s) ago

Fast-food franchise group sees share price rally as much as 2.72% at opening of JSE, following release of full-year results, with record turnover and profit announced

National

Irish trade mission coming to SA

Fred Klinkenberg. Picture: FREDDY MAVUNDA
6 hour(s) ago

Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charles Flanagan to lead four-day Irish trade mission to South Africa this week

Land & Agriculture

Tongaat headline earnings drop to R945m

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13 hour(s) ago

Sugar producer records 14.6% drop in full-year headline earnings to R945m due to reduction in sugar volumes and lower prices

Retail & Consumer

Rhodes Food to declare first dividend in September

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13 hour(s) ago

Rhodes, which listed on JSE in October 2014, says business continues to generate strong operating cash flows and board plans to declare first dividend in September

Labour

Cosatu executives gather to plan special congress

Sdumo Dlamini. Picture: GALLO IMAGES
11 hour(s) ago

Congress of South African Trade Union’s central executive committee meets to discuss preparations for special congress to be held in July amid divisions in organisation

National

Derby-Lewis’ lawyer calls for compassion in parole plea

Clive Derby-Lewis listens to questions during the Truth Commission hearing at Pretoria City Hall in 2012. Picture: SUNDAY WORLD
6 hour(s) ago

Lawyer for convicted killer of South African Communist Party leader Chris Hani calls on court to set example of compassion and ubuntu and grant him parole

African News

Activists say Mozambique agriculture plan could displace 100,000 farmers

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8 hour(s) ago

Mozambique mulls plan to lease 240,000 hectares of prime farmland to investors to grow crops for export, threatening to displace more than 100,000 farmers

Health

Emergency patients referred elsewhere during Baragwanath renovations

Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital .  Picture: THE TIMES
8 hour(s) ago

Emergency patients referred to other health facilities from next week while renovations carried out at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa briefs the media on the new e-tolls dispensation on Wednesday.  Picture: GCIS

ON THE WATER: Resistance to e-tolling is not about the money

Resistance is about the obscenely cynical way Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, his boss and the rest of the government feed us ordure and expect us to like it, writes Neels Blom

Columnists

Gavin Keeton

Eskom’s customer base is being eroded by blackouts and the soaring price of electricity, writes Gavin Keeton

Post office, Telkom, Eskom becoming obsolete

Columnists

Mark Barnes promo

Everyone is up in arms, objecting to privatisation. Well, you’re too late. It’s already happened in education, security…, writes Mark Barnes

STRAIGHT TALK:
If state can’t do it, let us help it

African Business

Africa looking at 4.5% economic growth in 2015, report shows

People walk through the streets of a shopping area in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in this May 26 2014 file photo.  Picture: REUTERS
10 hour(s) ago

The overall economy of Africa should advance in 2015, showing resilience despite weak commodity prices and Ebola, report states

National

Marikana massacre ‘top cop’ retires

Miners strike at Marikana, near Rustenburg, in this file image. Picture: AFP PHOTO
17 hour(s) ago

‘No regrets’ for Lt-Gen Zukiswa Mbombo, as President Jacob Zuma accused of delaying release of the Farlam commission report on the Lonmin mine killings

Land & Agriculture

Western Cape Farm Worker of Year winners to be announced soon

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4 hour(s) ago

Western Cape Government gearing up to launch Farm Worker of the Year competition

Retail & Consumer

Quantum Foods revenue hit by SA operations

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14 hour(s) ago

Recently listed poultry business says it has achieved ‘credible’ set of results in first half of financial year, with report its first since unbundling from Pioneer Food Group

Transport & Tourism

Sanral pushes on with structures for N2 Wild Coast toll road

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17 hour(s) ago

N2 Wild Coast toll road heavily criticised by communities, including unsubstantiated claims of forged affidavits by Sanral

Fifa chief Sepp Blatter plays soccer with Palestinian children during a visit to the West Bank city of Ramallah last week. He also visited Israel on what he called a ‘mission of peace’. Picture: REUTERS/MOHAMAD TOROKMAN

Soccer becomes Palestinians’ new political weapon

Proposal put forward to suspend Israel from Fifa at the world governing body’s annual congress in Zurich on Friday

Health

Suppliers get blame for drug stockouts

PAIN KILLER: Long-term high-dose use of common painkillers are hazardous in terms of heart attack risk.   Picture: THINKSTOCK
17 hour(s) ago

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi cuts short overseas trip, but denies wide shortages — including antiretrovirals

Europe

Polish president concedes election defeat to conservative challenger

Poland's President and presidential candidate from the Civic Platform Party Bronislaw Komorowski casts his ballot next to his wife Anna at a polling station in Warsaw, Poland on Sunday. Picture: REUTERS
12 hour(s) ago

President Bronislaw Komorowski concedes defeat to conservative challenger Andrzej Duda in election, a result that will set alarm bells ringing for government

Transport & Tourism

SAA jet fuel plan ‘will set it back’

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17 hour(s) ago

SAA has said it will allocate half of its R20bn procurement spend, including on jet fuel, to black industrialists

Property

Specialised property on investors’ radar

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16 hour(s) ago

Sector has potential to grow and Americans are ready, writes Alistair Anderson

Americas

Google faces antitrust probe as its cred fades

Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California. Picture: BLOOMBERG/DAVID PAUL MORRIS
17 hour(s) ago

While Google remains one of the world’s biggest companies with overwhelming dominance in internet search, its prospects are less rosy in a tech landscape

Financial Services

Regulations stymie developments, says HCI

Johnny Copelyn. Pictures: ESA ALEXANDER
16 hour(s) ago

HCI CEO Johnny Copelyn says regulatory difficulties are holding up ‘significant development of several of our businesses’

Science & Environment

Nedbank ‘pays lip service to green policy’

May Boeve, global executive director of 350.org recently visited SA as part of a global drive to persuade investors in fossil fuels such as companies and banks to divest. Picture: FREDDY MAVUNDA
16 hour(s) ago

While Standard Bank and Absa/Barclays also bankroll coal projects, Nedbank is being targeted particularly because it calls itself ‘the only green bank’, writes Charlotte Mathews

National

Calls grow for South Africa to ease border controls

Illegal immigrants from Zimbabwe cross the border near  Beit Bridge. Picture:  SUNDAY TIMES/JAMES OATWAY
16 hour(s) ago

Findings of researchers are in stark contrast to government’s intention to tighten movement across South Africa’s borders

Middle East

Iraq and US trade blame over loss of key centres to Islamic State forces

Iraqi fighters from the Shiite popular mobilisation unit hold position on the outskirts of Baiji refinery north of Tikrit during a joint operation with the Iraqi army to try to retake the oil refinery, burning in the background, from Islamic State jihadists, on Monday. Picture: AFP PHOTO/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE
6 hour(s) ago

Senior Iranian general involved in the fight against IS hits out at Washington, saying it withheld help from Iraqi forces in Ramadi despite its military presence there

Middle East

Fierce fighting in Yemen as peace hopes fade

Soldiers loyal to Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi ride at the back of a pick-up truck during a parade in Yemen's northern province of Marib on Monday. Picture: REUTERS
8 hour(s) ago

Rebel forces and loyalist fighters are locked in fierce fighting in Yemen as hopes of political solution fade after United Nations postpones peace talks

Media & Advertising

Set-top boxes: e.tv squares up to government over its policy

Department of Communication Minister, Faith Muthambi addressing post cabinet media briefing at Imbizo Centre in Cape Town on Thursday. Picture: GCIS/NTSWE MOKOENA
17 hour(s) ago

Free-to-air channel e.tv says those who cannot afford to subscribe to pay-TV would end up with a second-rate viewing experience

Energy

Eskom could raise funds with Denel model

Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
17 hour(s) ago

Power utility looks to Denel’s highly successful turnaround in the early 2000s, which included restructuring and international partnerships

Mining

EU conflict mineral law ‘will not affect SA’s gold miners’

Picture: BLOOMBERG
16 hour(s) ago

Law will oblige importers of gold, tin, tungsten and tantalum into the EU to ensure their purchases are not contributing to conflict or human rights abuses

African Perspectives

Truth commission tackles decades of torture in Tunisia

Tunisians march against extremism. A commission plans to reveal the full range of human rights violations during nearly 60 years of authoritarian rule. Picture: REUTERS
16 hour(s) ago

Tunisia is daring to examine its past abuses publicly, writes Carlotta Gall

Labour

Unions’ dispute may spur strike in sugar sector

Sugar cane. Picture: BLOOMBERG
17 hour(s) ago

Industrial action will compound the sugar industry’s woes at a time when it is yet to shake off the effects of a drought

National

Ramaphosa calls on SA to create society where there is no place for xenophobia

Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: GCIS
13 hour(s) ago

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says as country celebrates Africa Day it must reaffirm commitment to unity and solidarity

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Cartoons

Nonhle Mbuthuma of Amadiba Crisis Committee shows the red sand at Kwanyana Beach near Xolobeni in the Wild Coast that is at the centre of the dune mining dispute. Picture: DAILY DISPATCH/LOYISO MPALANTSHANE

Film about controversial dune mining on Wild Coast to make local debut in July

Film about conflict within poor community over proposed dune mining and toll road cutting through their land to have dual South African premieres in July

Opinion & Analysis

Pursuit of nuclear energy likely to be more wasted time

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16 hour(s) ago

It is likely that SA’s attempts to order nuclear plants will collapse under the weight of the required finance and years will be wasted pursuing an impossible objective, writes Steve Thomas

Travel & Food

‘Gnarled gnomes’ win top wine award for SA

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11 hour(s) ago

Gnarled and gnomish, the vines that produced best white in one of world’s top wine competitions crouch low and untrellised amid more traditional vineyards in Cape winelands

Opinion & Analysis

Pursuit of nuclear energy likely to be more wasted time

Picture: BLOOMBERG
16 hour(s) ago

It is likely that SA’s attempts to order nuclear plants will collapse under the weight of the required finance and years will be wasted pursuing an impossible objective, writes Steve Thomas

Opinion & Analysis

SA hangs on to obsolete power plan as Eskom is left in the cold

Picture: THINKSTOCK
16 hour(s) ago

Johan Muller: Who will pay for nuclear energy if more and more industrials and corporate businesses are weaning themselves from public sector-provided power?

Arsenal’s English midfielder Theo Walcott celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match against West Bromwich Albion at the Emirates Stadium in London on Sunday. Picture: AFP PHOTO

Walcott hat-trick secures decisive Arsenal victory

Send-off ensures the Gunners will approach a record 19th FA Cup final appearance on Saturday against Aston Villa with confidence

Other Sport

Federer advances despite French Open court invader

Switzerland’s Roger Federer in action against Colombia’s Alejandro Falla during the men’s first round at the 2015 French Open in Paris on Sunday. Picture: REUTERS/JASON CAIRNDUFF
17 hour(s) ago

Roger Federer cruises into the French Open second round with win over Colombian ‘lucky loser’ Alejandro Falla

Soccer

Drogba injured in final game at Chelsea

Team mates carry Chelsea's Didier Drogba off the pitch on Sunday. Picture: REUTERS/TONY O'BRIEN
17 hour(s) ago

Injury and team hoist off the pitch bring an unusual close to Didier Drogba’s stint at the club

Soccer

Bafana pay penalty and crash out of Cosafa Cup

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17 hour(s) ago

Like Zambia against Namibia earlier in the day‚ SA loses on penalties in their quarterfinal after being unable to score in the goalless 90 minutes

Other Sport

Mercedes apologise for Hamilton pit blunder in Monaco

German Formula One driver Nico Rosberg of Mercedes AMG GP celebrates with the trophy during the podium ceremony after winning the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Monte Carlo circuit in Monaco on Sunday. Picture: EPA/YOAN VALAT
17 hour(s) ago

Mercedes team swift to apologise and commiserate with Lewis Hamilton, his fans, and the followers of Formula One after their tactical error deprived the world champion of a seemingly inevitable win

Opinion

Bismarck’s brilliant display and SA’s poor Super Rugby season is good news

Bismarck du Plessis. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/STEVE HAAG

Bismarck du Plessis’s performance against the Reds is his best of the year and proof of why the Springboks will always be a World Cup threat

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The Third Umpire

Police commissioner Riah Phiyega. There is no excuse for so many top police officials failing to submit the information required for them to be vetted by the State Security Agency. She must crack the whip or explain.

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Justice Minister Michael Masutha. Clearing criminal records is not to be taken lightly, but if it is limited to giving young and minor offenders who have changed their ways a second chance, it should be supported.

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SA boxing legend Dingaan Thobela, who was arrested this week on charges of contravening the FAIS Act by failing to register as a financial adviser despite being the owner of a business that sells funeral policies.

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