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Economy

Producer price index accelerates by 8.2% in March

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10 hour(s) ago

Analysts had expected PPI to have increased to 7.7% year on year

Mining

Platinum the only laggard in Anglo’s stable

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19 hour(s) ago

Anglo American announces increase in production across all operations, but Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union strike knocks platinum

Politics

Parties in Nkandla committee quibble over timeline

13 hour(s) ago

Time is main topic during first meeting of Parliamentary ad hoc committee to study response of President Jacob Zuma to public protector report on Nkandla

Mining

Sishen and Kolomela help to boost Kumba’s production

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19 hour(s) ago

Kumba Iron Ore says production recovery plan continuing but was hampered by ‘excessive rainfall that affected waste removal’

Retail & Consumer

Clicks weathers tough conditions

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18 hour(s) ago

Clicks Group manages modest increase in earnings amid decline in consumer activity as escalating living costs, slowdown in credit take their toll

Politics

EFF ‘won’t be deterred’ by opposition to policies if it wins Gauteng

Dali Mpofu. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
9 hour(s) ago

Gauteng premier candidate Dali Mpofu says party will not be daunted by opposition to ‘radical’ policies should it lead provincial government of Gauteng after elections

Politics

ANC contests veracity of DA’s Nkandla SMS

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7 hour(s) ago

Electoral Court in Bloemfontein hears appeal on Friday after high court ruled in favour of official opposition

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela. Picture: MARTIN RHODES

Thuli Madonsela makes Time’s top
100 list

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is named in Time magazine’s annual list of most 100 influential people in the world

Columnists

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Twenty years of democracy have brought about impressive changes, writes Z Pallo Jordan

Post-94 state’s performance has been laudable

Columnists

Politicians are making sure they remain heard, writes Gareth van Onselen

Thoughts from the 2014 election trail

Mining

Amplats warns of fall in production due to strike

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20 hour(s) ago

Anglo American Platinum says there is potential for further declines due to three-month work stoppage at Rustenburg, Union mines

African News

Zimbabwe’s embassy in the US left hanging as bank freezes account

Zimbabwean Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa presents the country's 2014 budget to parliament in Harare on Thursday. Picture: REUTERS
8 hour(s) ago

Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa says the act by the US bank is criminal, US State Department denies involvement

Economy

Reserve Bank warns that tapering poses risk to SA financial stability

The Reserve Bank in Pretoria. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
14 hour(s) ago

Reserve Bank report cautions that reduction to US quantitative easing programme, higher interest rates in advanced economies may harm South African economy

Transport & Tourism

Fakir takes reins at the Ports Regulator of SA

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters. Picture: ARNOLD PRONTO
7 hour(s) ago

The incoming CEO faces a tough task of keeping port charges lower as sector players bid to raise tariffs

Chemical company BASF's factory in Ludwigshafen, Germany, is shown in this February 24 2012 file photo.  Picture: REUTERS

The value of an endlessly expanding GDP is doubtful

David Le Page: What if our most cherished notions about what makes a nation successful are wrong?

African News

Government and Renamo fail to agree to ceasefire

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12 hour(s) ago

Mozambican government refuses to consider demand for parity in army, security forces from opposition movement, vows to stage elections without it

Mining

Sibanye gives ‘solid performance’, eyes platinum assets

Sibanye Gold CEO Neal Froneman.  Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
17 hour(s) ago

Sibanye Gold pushes March quarter production higher despite having to contend with fire at Driefontein, shaft-related incidents at Beatrix, Kloof

Energy

Eskom in ‘dire need’ of R50bn state lifeline

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22 hour(s) ago

Power utility hopes for ‘equity injection’ and review of tariffs

Property

Long-term leases give Rebosis confidence of fund’s performance

Rebosis Property Fund CE Sisa Ngebulana. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
17 hour(s) ago

Rebosis Property Fund says it has increased assets under management through ‘yield-enhancing strategic acquisitions’

Financial Services

‘Impressive’ share surge for Abil, Capitec

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23 hour(s) ago

Shares in South Africa’s largest unsecured lender, African Bank Investments Ltd, rocket 11% ahead of its full-year results on May 19

Markets

JSE escapes system gremlin with little damage

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23 hour(s) ago

Losses for investors avoided only because no major trades or earnings results were booked in the morning session

Science & Environment

Improving air quality starts in the home

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21 hour(s) ago

Cutting companies’ pollution tackles only a fraction of the problem, writes Sue Blaine

Industrials

Imports of MGs being reconsidered

23 hour(s) ago

Jebb McIntosh, CEO of importer Combined Motor Holdings, admits the group is reconsidering its commitment to the brand

Europe

Obama set for new sanctions if no progress is made on Ukraine

US President Barack Obama.  Picture: REUTERS
12 hour(s) ago

US President Barack Obama prepared to impose fresh sanctions on Moscow if it does not act fast to end armed stand-off in Ukraine

Politics

KISS party ready to call it a day after 2014 elections

9 hour(s) ago

Founder Claire Gaiford will be on ballot on May 7, most likely for last time, as she says she is prepared to walk away from political career for good after elections

National

Cape Town approves parking policy in the city

Cape Town at night. Picture: THE TIMES
8 hour(s) ago

The main objective of the policy is to manage parking and the demand, especially in areas where there is high demand

Law & Constitution

Law Society says trained lawyers ready to observe general election

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10 hour(s) ago

A 257-strong team of lawyers will observe the upcoming national elections, free of charge, in May

Politics

‘Vote no’ campaign forces people to think of ballot’s value, says Tutu

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
20 hour(s) ago

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu calls on South Africans to think before casting their ballots and not to behave like ‘voting cattle’

Science & Environment

Pretoria scientists aid fight against malaria

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22 hour(s) ago

Swathes of insecticide-laced netting stretched across the walls of people’s homes may help control malaria-carrying mosquitoes

Land & Agriculture

Nederburg sells its vine facility to Bosman Adama

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9 hour(s) ago

Distell says the disposal will enable the operation to focus on its core wine-growing activities

African News

Opposition leaders, activists arrested in Swaziland

8 hour(s) ago

Pudemo president Mario Masuku said to be have been picked up while leaving the courtroom after journalists trial, Swayoco leader also arrested

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Cartoons

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FUTURE MODELS: Discovering the future

Land Rover has stunned the automotive world with its Discovery Vision Concept

Arts & Entertainment

Sound of Music is still favourite thing

CLIMBING EVERY MOUNTAIN: A top-notch local cast take the audience on a nostalgia trip that you’ll never want to end.
23 hour(s) ago

This beloved, classic musical is sure to solve the problem of theatre-going apathy, writes Christina Kennedy

Arts & Entertainment

Old artist who learnt new tricks

23 hour(s) ago

Matisse’s late cut-outs are visually stunning and historically significant works, writes Jackie Wullschlager

Arts & Entertainment

Jumuna Collection shows role of missionary art in SA history

A BROAD CHURCH: Detail of a Dumisani Mabaso print in the Rorke’s Drift exhibit. Picture: CHRIS THURMAN
23 hour(s) ago

Jumuna Collection shows the other side of missionary history — that of oppression, empowering the dispossessed and educating the disenfranchised, writes Chris Thurman

Motoring

TECHNOLOGY: Smarter cars for everyday life

Laser lighting could be the next big development.
20 hour(s) ago

Farzana Chaumoo looks at some of the incredible technology in the new Land Rover Discovery Concept

Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula. Picture: THE TIMES

I’m not imposing quotas, says Mbalula

A 60-40 quota favouring black players will not be imposed on anybody, says Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula

Cricket

Proteas’ thoughts turn to life after Dale Steyn

SA bowler Dale Steyn. Picture: AFP PHOTO
21 hour(s) ago

SA’s iconic fast bowler has passed his 30th birthday and admits that, like an old car, he needs more services

Rugby

Clash of the wooden spooners

Jaco Taute is seen during a training session in Cape Town. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/CARL FOURIE
1 day(s) ago

Cheetahs are the only team in Super Rugby doing worse than Stormers

 
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