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‘Tried and trusted’ Moodey to stay as DA Gauteng leader

16 hour(s) ago

Incumbent John Moodey retains his position as provincial leader at the DA’s congress in Boksburg, trumping sole challenger Refiloe Nt’seke

Energy

Brace for power emergency, Eskom warns

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11 hour(s) ago

Power utility declares power emergency, calls on large industrial customers to urgently reduce usage

National

NEWS ANALYSIS: Recall of the National Assembly likely

Economic Freedom Fighters MPs gesture during a tumultuous session in the National Assembly on Thursday.  Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
13 hour(s) ago

With regular disruptions in the National Assembly, the atmosphere of hatred in Parliament is palpable, writes Wyndham Hartley

Politics

No ‘panga’ politics in Democratic Alliance, says Zille at Gauteng congress

Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille addresses delegates at the party's Gauteng provincial conference in Boksburg on Saturday.  Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
1 day(s) ago

DA leader tells delegates in Gauteng that the party should learn from the ‘disintegration’ of the ANC and EFF

Labour

Cosatu must ‘find its way back to unity’, says Vavi

Zwelinzima Vavi and Sdumo Dlamini. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
1 day(s) ago

Cosatu affiliates who have suspended their participation within the labour federation meet to chart way forward

Business Times

THE BIG READ: Retailers heading for a bleak Christmas

Blackheath Shopping Centre in Randburg, north of  Johannesburg. Picture: JONATHAN WOOD
15 hour(s) ago

Christmas is unlikely to bring much cheer to retailers this year as consumers are unable to splash out as they have done before

Business Times

Suddenly it’s about sharing and caring

Sipho Maseko. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
11 hour(s) ago

Telkom should not be the whipping boy of the telecoms industry, says CEO

Business Times

Put pedal to the metal or stall, Ford boss warns SA

A sign on a fence at Ford's stamping operations in Dagenham, London. Picture: REUTERS
12 hour(s) ago

Trade blocs vital for access to new customers, which would provide better returns for foreign direct investment in SA, says Ford SA CEO

A health worker prepares to disinfect a van used for burial purposes in Freetown, Sierra Leone, this week.  Picture: REUTERS

Africa's Ebola victims suffer as two worlds fall apart

The Ebola crisis has wiped out years of development gains and is threatening to increase the fragility and the stability of the affected regions, writes Marianne Buenaventura Goldman

Columnists

Finally, there is an alternative for smartphone users who want their operating system free of business encumbrance, writes Arthur Goldstuck

New phone system aims to set SA afire

Columnists

Company’s aggressive moves into the e-commerce space could ruffle feathers among the internet pure-plays, writes Duncan McLeod

Makro goes online locker, stock & barrel

Business Times

Property sales peak as buyers splash out

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16 hour(s) ago

Some of SA’s biggest real-estate companies achieved record sales last month as pent-up demand from local buyers spurred sales

Business Times

Coastal residents fear mining impact

Mining. Picture: THINKSTOCK
15 hour(s) ago

Without more effective monitoring, economic benefits will be overwhelmed by damage to the environment

Business Times

Mobile apps mean cash no longer king

15 hour(s) ago

More people are able to run their lives with just their cellphones

Business Times

Full steam ahead for resurgent Transnet

Picture: JEAN LOUIS HUISMAN
11 hour(s) ago

Siyabonga Gama has presided over an impressive turnaround at SA transport parastatal

Facebook. Picture: REUTERS

Fear drives Facebook to invade workplace

Taken to the office the ultimate distraction will lose its mischievous nature, writes Emma Barnett

Business Times

Mr Chairman, meet Theo Botha

Shareholder activist Theo Botha. Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
16 hour(s) ago

Sasol’s new chairman has had his first tense encounter with shareholder activist Theo Botha

Business Times

Telkom snub shows battle ahead

Picture: GALLO IMAGES
15 hour(s) ago

Could data networks to homes still be a solution for Telkom, even with the snubs it has experienced?

Business Times

Government’s belt tightening hits Tsogo Sun

Tsogo Sun CEO Marcel von Aulock.   Picture: TSOGO SUN
14 hour(s) ago

Tsogo Sun reports flat headline earnings a share for the interim period, spent nearly R7-billion on assets and refurbishments to bulk up for future growth

Business Times

Treasury puts faith in $500m Islamic debt

Picture: THINKSTOCK
12 hour(s) ago

National Treasury issues R5.5-billion Islamic sukuk bond to tap alternative sources of capital

Business Times

Ketso out in the cold?

Ketso Gordhan.  Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
16 hour(s) ago

Workers who hold a 6% stake in the company are likely to be unhappy about the potential loss of Gordhan

Business Times

Anti-Israeli campaign aims at AGM

Picture: THINKSTOCK
13 hour(s) ago

Activists buy Woolworths shares and head for the boardroom

Business Times

STOCK TALK: Bird flu boon for SA companies

Picture: THINKSTOCK
13 hour(s) ago

The freeze on European Union imports is a gift for local poultry producers, writes Ann Crotty

Business Times

Pricey cloud of smoke over BAT

Picture: THINKSTOCK
13 hour(s) ago

A fine by the UK government raises further concern about the global business practices of British American Tobacco

Media & Advertising

Naspers launches sale of Ricardo

Picture: SHELLEY CHRISTIANS
2 day(s) ago

Naspers selling Swiss online retailer in deal potentially worth $310m to $413m as the firm focuses on emerging markets

African News

SA’s report on 2002 election ‘rubbish,’ says Zimbabwean minister

Zimbabwean Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
2 day(s) ago

Khampepe report the product of racist justice system opposed to seizures of white-owned farms taking place at the time, says Zimbabwe’s finance minister

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Cartoons

ADVENTUROUS: Victoria McLachlan says having free rein keeps her engaged in her work at Boulevard Hotels.  Picture: SIMPHIWE NKWALI

MY BRILLIANT CAREER: Putting quality in hotel experiences

Victoria McLachlan, business optimisation director at Boulevard Hotels, tells Margaret Harris that she left a career in banking to join the family business

Travel & Food

SA’s terrain makes no bones about its supremacy over cyclist or explorer

Picture: THINKSTOCK
2 day(s) ago

All hopes of cutting an hour off a gruelling road race were stymied by stromatolites, writes Richard Bartlett

Business Times

FAME & FORTUNE: The author of her own success story

BESTSELLER: Novelist Lauren Beukes.
10 hour(s) ago

Lauren Beukes, one of South Africa’s most successful writers, tells Adele Shevel why R2 000 spent on sleep-training her baby was her best investment ever

Life

VIDEO: Tailored for success

2 day(s) ago

Custom suit tailor Paul Gulatino offers some tips on how to look well turned out for every occasion

Travel & Food

Cruising with the crowds

Picture: MSC CRUISES
2 day(s) ago

Trips around the coastline are attracting the black market, writes Priscilla Malinga

SINKING FEELING: Pitso Mosimane of Sundowns during the Telkom Knockout Semi Final match between Platinum Stars and Mamelodi Sundowns at Royal Bafokeng Stadium on Sunday in Rustenburg. Picture: GALLO IMAGES

Mosimane is confident Downs can prevail

OVER the past few weeks, Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has ridiculed anyone who dares ask him to discuss how he plans to cut log leaders Kaizer Chiefs’ 12-point gap atop the Absa Premiership table.

Other Sport

Vettel in ‘dreamland’ as he joins Ferrari

Sebastian Vettel. Picture: EPA, VALDRIN XHEMAJ
2 day(s) ago

Michael Schumacher in his Ferrari was my childhood idol so it’s a great honour for me, says racer

Soccer

Buccaneers out to prove point against United

Orlando Pirates fan. Picture: REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKOV
2 day(s) ago

Orlando Pirates plan to focus just on game when they meet SuperSport for second time in succession after Telkom Knockout semifinal defeat

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The Third Umpire

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane. SA abstained from voting on a landmark UN resolution condemning North Korea’s rights abuses. Does this mean we condone them, or just don’t care?

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Tiger Brands CEO Peter Matlare, who has conceded that the company should have been more circumspect in its approach to Nigeria, where it has been forced to impair the value of its assets by a total of almost R1bn.

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The writing is clearly on the wall for Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, yet he cannot bring himself to take the plunge and commit to the new socialist political movement that is being started by Numsa.

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