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Minister of State Security Siyabonga Cwele briefs media prior to delivering his budget speech on Tuesday.  Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

Cwele gets court order to stop Icasa’s broadband auction

9 hour(s) ago

Pretoria judge issues temporary order stopping the Independent Communications Authority from going ahead with planned auction of broadband spectrum

National

PIC pressed to tell more about its R45bn unlisted investment portfolio

Daniel Matjila. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
11 hour(s) ago

THE Public Investment Corporation is under pressure to reveal more about the nature of its unlisted investment portfolio, valued at R45-billion at end-March 2016

Economy

Petrol price will go up by 44c per litre on Wednesday

Picture: REUTERS
10 hour(s) ago

In the period under review, the rand did appreciate against the US dollar, but still remained above its average for the previous period

Financial Services

SARS alert on effects of using section 42 to defer capital gains tax

Picture: GALLO IMAGES/FOTO24/CORNEL VAN HEERDEN
11 hour(s) ago

Clearly referring to SABMiller shareholders, SARS says using the Income Tax Act’s section 42 to defer capital gains tax can have tax effects for collective investment schemes

Markets

Rand slightly stronger despite trade deficit disappointment

10 hour(s) ago

Contrary to analysts’ expectations, South Africa posted a trade deficit for August, but the rand was a little stronger on Friday

Education

Poll on returning to class a victory for Wits vice-chancellor Adam Habib

Students protest at Wits. Picture: REUTERS
12 hour(s) ago

An overwhelming majority of students voting by SMS support the resumption of academic activities if campuses can be secured

Retail & Consumer

Lewis to appeal consumer tribunal’s ruling on credit probe

Lewis. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
12 hour(s) ago

The furniture retailer, facing a possible investigation of every credit agreement it has entered since 2007, is lodging an appeal in the High Court in Pretoria

Telecoms & Technology

Yes, data does cost more in SA than most other countries

Picture: THINKSTOCK
12 hour(s) ago

In the race to provide citizens with the cheapest data deals SA is trailing far behind most of its Brics partners, local prices are on average 134% higher than in Russia

Transport & Tourism

SAA needs a cash injection, the airline’s directors say

Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
16 hour(s) ago

State guarantees mean it can continue as a going concern for another year but its balance sheet still needs to be strengthened

Education

Wits poll results due, Sipho Pityana urges students not to forfeit their careers

Sipho Pityana. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
13 hour(s) ago

University of the Witwatersrand awaits poll results and UCT council chairman says no one can justify throwing away families’ financial sacrifices

National

ANC Women’s League tackles Thuli Madonsela over ‘DA bias’

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela. Picture: REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO
13 hour(s) ago

The league has taken issue with the way the public protector’s office selects cases, and says the state capture probe must also look into white monopoly capital

Europe

Eurozone inflation at almost two-year high

Picture: REUTERS
12 hour(s) ago

Small increase in consumer prices in the 19-country currency bloc offer hope that European Central Bank’s disputed stimulus programme may be delivering

Politics is the lifeblood of Baleka Mbete’s life

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

Columnists

Coke cans, toxic water, public urination — all could find a place on our coat of arms, writes Gareth van Onselen

TWEET OF THE WEEK: Zoo Lake of filth

Columnists

Peter Bruce promo

Peter Bruce: Crazy to leave space for Jacob Zuma to try to reassert himself through meaningless Cabinet reshuffle

Maimane, enters stage right … er, psst, Mmusi?

Economy

Trade balance swings into deficit as imports rise and exports fall

Picture: REUTERS
13 hour(s) ago

Exports of precious metals and stones plunged another 30%, after a 22% fall before, and vehicle and transport exports dropped

Rugby

Mother City all set to score again and again with the World Sevens Series

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

After scoring R539m hosting last year’s World Sevens Series, Cape Town looks set to keep coining it with the rugby extravaganza for three more years

Industrials

Eqstra swings into full-year loss

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15 hour(s) ago

The company says its Benga contract in Mozambique concluded in December 2015 and assets were impaired to expected sale values

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
20 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

Media & Advertising

Times Media wins digital media awards for election app and new website

Picture: BusinessLIVE
16 hour(s) ago

The accolades for the app and Wanted Online put TMG in line for the global digital media awards, and coincide with the introduction of an exciting new project, BusinessLIVE

National

Human rights body raps Zulu King over the knuckles

King Goodwill Zwelithini. Picture: REUTERS
15 hour(s) ago

But South African Human Rights Commission says his comments about foreigners do not amount to hate speech nor can they be interpreted as instigating violence

Media

BusinessLIVE brings you all of SA’s top news and views, in one place

Business Live website. Picture: BUSINESS DAY
2 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

Companies

Coal optimist Quinton van der Burgh on why he bought into Richards Bay terminal

Coal mining and events businessman Quinton van der Burgh surrounded by the typical bevy of beauties that has earned him flak over his perceived chauvinistic playboy role in promoting his events company. Picture: YOUTUBE
17 hour(s) ago

His Burgh Group joined with Vitol to buy the stake from the Guptas’ Tegeta Exploration and Resources

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Land reform farms fail to produce

The poor performance of South Africa’s R60bn land reform project has multiple shoots growing out of insecure tenure, writes Ghalieb Dawood

Science & Environment

Bodies of suspected rhino poachers recovered after shootout

Veterinarian William Fowlds and Nick Fox, the owner of the Sibuya Game Reserve, with a white rhino cow killed on the Eastern Cape reserve. Picture: THE HERALD
15 hour(s) ago

Three people were killed in the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park in northern KwaZulu-Natal, where poaching has been on the rise

Mining

Coal of Africa’s cash balance at $19.5m

Picture: ISTOCK
16 hour(s) ago

Company has generated no revenue this financial year as all its operations are on care and maintenance, auditors express doubt that it can continue as a going concern

Economy

Retirement reform gives tax relief

Picture: iSTOCK
15 hour(s) ago

How you can make the most of changes to deductions for fund contributions

Energy

Eskom looks set to control nuclear build

Picture: iStock
21 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

Healthcare

GSK opts to dispose of Aspen stake

Aspen Pharmacare CEO Stephen Saad. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
21 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

Europe

Airbus Group to merge with its plane-making unit

Picture: REUTERS/EDGAR SU
16 hour(s) ago

Europe’s largest aerospace group to strip out bureaucracy and simplify its brand as it prepares for more competitive environment

Asia-Pacific

Chinese factory activity expands in September

Picture: BLOOMBERG/PAULO FRIDMAN
16 hour(s) ago

A pick-up in domestic and export orders contributed to the slight increase in PMI, but manufacturers continued to shed jobs

Financial Services

Survey shows digital banking up

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21 hour(s) ago

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

National

A step nearer for Madonsela successor

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

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

African News

Congo’s central bank more than triples its benchmark interest rate

Picture: ISTOCK
17 hour(s) ago

The bank has moved to contain inflation that is expected to quadruple this year, and also plans to intervene in the foreign exchange market

Asia-Pacific

Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte threatens to kill millions like Adolf Hitler

Rodrigo Duterte.  Picture: REUTERS/ EZRA ACAYAN
12 hour(s) ago

With thousands of people murdered in his war on drugs, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte likens himself to Adolf Hitler and says he will happily kill millions

Europe

Banco Santander has bad news for shareholders

LATE:  People walk past a Rio de Janeiro branch of Banco Santander, the US car-financing company that has missed a deadline. Picture: REUTERS/PILAR OLIVARES
12 hour(s) ago

Lender provides sobering assessment of its prospects in Britain and Spain and warns that it will be less profitable than expected in the years ahead, knocking its shares

Retail & Consumer

Woollam cleared of Lewis insider trading

Dave Woollam. Picture: SUPPLIED
21 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

Politics

ANC rejects calls for early conference 'out of hand'

ANC supporters. Picture: REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO
20 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

Asia-Pacific

WeChat in tests to create a versatile king of the apps

Picture: ISTOCK
14 hour(s) ago

An experimental new feature could turn WeChat’s app into a one-stop app that can do just about anything a user could want to do

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
20 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

Europe

Deutsche Bank shares fall further as CEO talks to staff

John Cryan. Picture: REUTERS
16 hour(s) ago

John Cryan says in a letter to staff that the bank remains robust — but investors are not reassured and the shares have plumbed fresh lows

National

OBITUARY: Irish embodied stockbroking royalty

21 hour(s) ago

An exceptional man and a master at social intelligence, Martin Irish's faith in Johannesburg was infectious, writes Simon Lincoln Reader

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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

1 day(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

Oupa Mohoje. Picture: BACKPAGE PIX/GAVIN BARKER

This is the way for the Boks to beat the Wallabies

To beat the Wallabies on Saturday, the Springboks must sharpen up in defence, carrying the ball and discipline, says flanker Oupa Mohoje

Rugby

Lambie in at 15 as halfback pair are fired

Patrick Lambie will play at fullback against the Wallabies on Saturday. Picture: SYDNEY MAHLANGU/ BACKPAGEPIX
22 hour(s) ago

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
21 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
21 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
21 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
22 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
22 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
22 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
22 hour(s) ago

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

Markets

Gold gains as stocks slide on Deutsche Bank worries

Picture: ISTOCK
10 hour(s) ago

Report that a number of hedge funds have withdrawn excess cash from Deutsche Bank reinforces worries about Germany’s biggest lender

Markets

Bonds stronger after ‘successful’ bond issuances

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10 hour(s) ago

South African bonds were looking up on Friday after two new issues placed on international markets were more than two-and-a-half times oversubscribed

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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