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Americas

Microsoft judgment has far-reaching effects

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23 hour(s) ago

Many companies have reacted cancelling contracts with US service providers where they feel security of their data may be compromised, writes Brigit Rubinstein

Opinion & Analysis

Use foreign entrepreneurs to start-up SA economy

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22 hour(s) ago

Encouraging international entrepreneurs to set up shop in SA will bring many benefits in the long and short term, writes Liezl Hesketh

National

SA politics must go on Noakes diet, says Ray Hartley

Ray Hartley. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
22 hour(s) ago

Political landscape needs more protein or meat, in the form of tough and substantial policy decision-making, says Times Media editor-at-large

National

Cases of murder and robbery on the increase

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1 day(s) ago

Double-digit growth in crime directly affecting personal, business security, but Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko says crime in general is decreasing

Energy

IDC has played ‘prominent role in renewable-energy sector’

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1 day(s) ago

CE Geoffrey Qhena says Industrial Development Corporation has provided early-stage development, loan, equity funding of green industry

Financial Services

Investec’s disposals abroad will not affect net income, says CEO

Investec. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
1 day(s) ago

Specialist bank and asset manager expects its operating profit for the six months to end September to be higher than the previous period

Europe

A federal UK? Scotland vote shakes up the union

Scotland votes on whether to split from Britain. Picture: AFP PHOTO/ANDY BUCHANAN
1 day(s) ago

Scotland enticed to reject independence with a promise of new powers but pledge has pushed David Cameron into offering the same package to England

A taxi driver is seen during a Europe-wide protest of licensed taxi drivers against taxi hailing apps that are feared to flush unregulated private drivers into the market, in front of the Olympic stadium in Berlin, Germany. Picture: REUTERS

Yesterday’s keys to success will not be the same tomorrow

Taxi industry’s resistance to Uber and other ride-sharing services is a futile attempt to put the brakes on innovation, write Cyril Bouquet and Chloé Renault

Business Times

Jeremy Thomas promo

It has been a fabulous ride this millennium for investors in property stocks — not only for capital gains but in handsome income streams

Sentiment can trump anything

Business Times

In the past fortnight, two new video-on-demand offerings have been launched, one using broadband connections and the other using satellite

Two new players add spice to SA television

Economy

Outlooks for SA growth differ widely

The Reserve Bank in Pretoria. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
2 day(s) ago

Trade unions are more optimistic about economic growth than business

African News

TB Joshua’s followers obstructed rescue, lives lost, says agency

Pastor TB Joshua  prays for a woman at the Synagogue Church of All Nations, ‘curing’ her of skin disease. Picture: PANOS/SOUTH
1 day(s) ago

While number of dead South Africans has risen to 84 in Nigeria building collapse and 17 remain unaccounted for, emergency officials blame church

Europe

Scotland rejects independence in historic referendum

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond leaves after speaking at the ‘Yes’ Campaign headquarters in Edinburgh, Scotland on Friday. Salmond conceded defeat over his bid to win independence and demanded the British government rapidly meet its promise of more powers for Edinburgh. Picture: REUTERS/RUSSELL CHEYNE
2 day(s) ago

Referendum leaves UK intact but opens door to wider autonomy following a huge turnout

Politics

Wrangling stymies Nkandla committee

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

Special parliamentary ad hoc committee to look into the R246m spending on President Jacob Zuma’s private home in Nkandla has still not begun its work as MPs argue over constitutionality and operational details

Oscar Pistorius reacts as Judge Thokozile Masipa delivers her verdict at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Friday. Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide, escaping the more serious charge of murder for the killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Picture: REUTERS/ALON SKUY

Pistorius has become a source of shame among whites

Jonny Steinberg: Pistorius has offended a sense of racial pride, and a lot of white people are hungry for his blood

Markets

MARKET WATCH: Was Marcus too outspoken on SA’s real problems?

Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
1 day(s) ago

There has been talk that politicians within the ruling alliance were uneasy with her views on the real reasons for SA’s continuing economic failures

African News

South Africans don’t see themselves as African, say Kenyans, Nigerians

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1 day(s) ago

Strongest outcome of study on perceptions of SA and its citizens shows that Nigerians and Kenyans believe they need more awareness that they are part of Africa

African News

Lesotho police, military in early morning shootout

Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane. Picture: ARNOLD PRONTO
2 day(s) ago

In the latest spasm of violence to rock the country, police and military exchanged gunfire in Maseru at 3am after soldiers drove past the home of a cop force commander

Editorials

EDITORIAL: Marcus deserves much praise

Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus and deputy governor Daniel Mminele. Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
2 day(s) ago

Outgoing governor Gill Marcus has put a great deal of effort into building the Reserve Bank as an institution for the long term

National

Forget high-tech gadgets, crime-hit South Africans go for coffins

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2 day(s) ago

Following spate of robberies in semi-rural town of Cullinan, some residents have found that caskets are keeping burglars at bay

National

Suspended Hawks head cleared of charge

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1 day(s) ago

South African Police Service unsure when Maj-Gen Johan Booysen will report for duty, national commissioner accused of stalling with paperwork to reinstate him

Americas

Ellison steps aside to make space for co-CEOs of Oracle

VICTORY: Oracle CEO Larry Ellison lifts the America’s Cup with members of Oracle Team USA. Picture: REUTERS
1 day(s) ago

Larry Ellison to stay at tech company as executive chairman, but analysts question wisdom of Safra Catz, Mark Hurd entering job-sharing arrangement

Energy

SA’s electricity is still cheap, experts say

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2 day(s) ago

Despite steep increases, country’s electricity tariffs remain well below most other countries and are among the lowest in Africa

African News

Grace Mugabe in academic storm after receiving PhD

TRAVEL BAN: Grace Mugabe,  wife of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, has been denied an EU visa application. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 day(s) ago

Wife of Zimbabwean president is awarded sociology degree, despite enrolling in programme only in July, no copy of thesis found in university library or online

Science & Environment

Kruger National Park fires contained, says SANParks

Kruger National Park at sunset.  Picture: THE TIMES
1 day(s) ago

Largest blaze was a runaway fire that ‘jumped’ the park’s long border with Mozambique last Friday, says spokesman Willliam Mabasa

National

Pravin Gordhan pins hope on ‘back-to-basics’ strategy

Pravin Gordhan. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
2 day(s) ago

Plan expected to focus municipalities on getting small things right such as fixing street lights, leaking taps and collecting refuse

Asia-Pacific

Australian parliament steps up security after terrorist ‘chatter’

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Picture: REUTERS
2 day(s) ago

Extra armed police patrols to guard parliament amid threat by Islamic State to target government, authorities continue to investigate alleged beheading plot

National

Oversight structures not independent

Themba Godi, chairman of Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
2 day(s) ago

Political interference weakens the work of standing committees on public accounts, writes Setumo Stone

National

Supreme Court of Appeal dismisses further attempt to keep poll report secret

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1 day(s) ago

Court says way presidency has conducted litigation over report on controversial 2002 Zimbabwean election is abuse of process

Economy

Marcus successor not confined to Reserve Bank governor’s deputies

Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
2 day(s) ago

Gill Marcus has stepped down from her position, opening door for two of her three deputies to take over as 10th governor of SA’s central bank

Asia-Pacific

Investors snap up shares in China’s Alibaba

SEEKING FUNDS: Alibaba chairman Jack Ma arrives at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Hong Kong for a meeting with prospective investors on Monday, as the company began its road show for its imminent listing. Picture: BLOOMBERG
2 day(s) ago

Initial public offering of Chinese e-commerce giant is one of biggest ever, gives company market value that surpasses Walt Disney, Boeing, Amazon, eBay

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Cartoons

ON THE HOOF:  Fewer mustangs run wild than are held in corrals. Picture: THINKSTOCK

Luxury in the wild west

Beatrice Hodgkin spends a few days on an eco-ranch, riding with mustangs and learning the fine art of lasso

Gadgets & Gear

TRAVEL: With these bikes, easy really does it

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2 day(s) ago

Although ebikes remain relatively unusual on British or US streets, in many parts of Europe they are becoming common enough to be unremarkable, writes Sue Norris

Travel & Food

Help Spaniards with their English and have a holiday too

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2 day(s) ago

It’s a wonderful scheme where English speakers talk to Spanish students in return for a free week in a gorgeous hotel, writes Lesley Stones

RELIABLE: Senzo Meyiwa saves a goal during the penalty shoot-out in the MTN8 quarterfinal match between Orlando Pirates and SuperSport United at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Sunday. Picture: GALLO IMAGES

Fernandez sees Meyiwa shining in derby final

But Amakhosi’s rich vein of form will help them conquer archrivals

Opinion

Saru’s new plan pulls no punches about the slow pace of transformation

The five-year road map is a great plan, but relies too heavily on the provincial unions to make it happen

 
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The Third Umpire

Corruption Watch chairman Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane, for insisting Deputy Defence Minister Kebby Maphatsoe be charged despite his reluctant apology for slander against the public protector.

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