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Tina Joemat-Pettersson. Picture: GCIS

Minister pushed for Kgadima at PetroSA

8 hour(s) ago

Documents contradict Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson denials that she recommended Tshepo Kgadima to serve as PetroSA chair

Health

Dwindling donations threaten hospices

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8 hour(s) ago

Funding has dried up from sources such as the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund and corporate SA

Energy

Industry ‘must cut 10% of power usage’

Majuba power station. Picture: ESKOM
8 hour(s) ago

Eskom declares power emergency for industrial customers, requiring them to immediately reduce usage

Americas

Grand jury expected to resume Ferguson shooting deliberations

Protesters, demanding the criminal indictment of a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in August, march through a suburb in St. Louis, Missouri, on Sunday.  Picture: REUTERS
45 minute(s) ago

St Louis-area grand jury expected to resume deliberations over whether to bring charges against a white policeman who shot and killed a black teen

Middle East

World powers discuss extending Iranian deal deadline

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1 hour(s) ago

World powers, Iran begin looking at giving themselves more time to reach nuclear deal, as they struggle to overcome major gaps barely 24 hours before deadline

Politics

Economic policy ‘key to coalition’

DA Gauteng leader John Moodey. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
6 hour(s) ago

Gauteng’s municipalities are set to be hotly contested next year

National

Hofmeyr takes puppet master to court over ‘Twitter harassment’

Steve Hofmeyr. Picture: THE TIMES
7 hour(s) ago

Not only is it the first time in the history of SA that a puppet has been cited in court papers, but it is also the first time a celebrity twar has found its way into court

Economy

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Experts see faster growth in third quarter

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7 hour(s) ago

The Reserve Bank’s leading indicator is likely to suggest that economic growth will gain some momentum in coming months

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande addresses a press briefing after delivering his budget vote speech in Parliament on Tuesday.  Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

Cosatu crisis has its roots in ‘colonialism of a special type’

ANC’s historical roots help in understanding the crisis-ridden postapartheid relationship with union federation, writes Ebrahim Harvey

Columnists

Labour relations has ‘recognition of prior learning’ to recognise talents of those without formal qualifications, writes Songezo Zibi

UNEMBARGOED: Deceit over credentials erodes trust in Brand SA

Columnists

Dianna Games promo

Strong collaboration at leadership level will help to address lingering negativity among citizens, writes Dianna Games

Ending the economic imbalance with Nigeria begins at home

National

Parliamentary committees to conduct oversight visits across SA

Unemployed youth hiking on the Soweto Highway as they have no money due to unemployment. Picture: SOWETAN
1 hour(s) ago

Six committees will conduct visits around country this week, with economic development committee assessing progress in government-funded job creation projects

Healthcare

Neil Diamond tickets among Bestmed ‘costs’

Medical aid fraud drives up the cost of your contributions by an estimated R2,500 a year. Picture: THINKSTOCK
8 hour(s) ago

Bestmed accused the council of acting improperly to remove the trustees

African News

Tunisian presidential runoff likely after historic vote

Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki. Picture: REUTERS
2 hour(s) ago

Incumbent president appears set for runoff vote against anti-Islamist party former premier after first free leadership vote since 2011 revolution that sparked Arab Spring

Transport & Tourism

More local airports seek to host flights to Sadc

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7 hour(s) ago

Grand Central Airport, Rand Airport, Wonderboom Airport and Richards Bay Airport all want the changes

MISSING IN ACTION: Cosatu members ask where their general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is during a march against e-tolls and labour brokers in the Johannesburg CBD. Picture: DANIEL BORN

EDITORIAL: Cost of Cosatu split sinking in

The longer Zwelinzima Vavi sits on the fence, the longer it will take for the split in Cosatu to become a clean break

Politics

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: NEC to reveal its take on chaos and alliance

Gwede Mantashe. Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
7 hour(s) ago

The house has some unfinished business to deal with this week

Retail & Consumer

SABMiller to export to Canada and enter Brazil again

Picture: THE TIMES
7 hour(s) ago

Brewer has plans to re-enter Brazilian market while also distributing own beers in Canada, adding two new markets to group’s Latin American unit

Americas

Facebook ‘newspaper’ could spell trouble for traditional media

Mark Zuckerberg. Picture: GETTY IMAGES/WIN MCNAMEE
7 hour(s) ago

Algorithm means social platform can tailor news to the interests of individuals

Telecoms & Technology

Contract customers still ‘engine of mobile network profitability’

Picture: THINKSTOCK
7 hour(s) ago

Average revenue per user has been on a steady decline

Politics

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

1 day(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

Picture: THINKSTOCK
21 hour(s) ago

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

Retail & Consumer

SABMiller boosts fight against illegal alcohol

Picture: THINKSTOCK
7 hour(s) ago

The illicit alcohol share of market has fallen from 41% to 31% in the past 13 years, says executive at Peruvian business Backus

Mining

Tshipi is keen to buy Billiton’s Hotazel mine

Picture: THINKSTOCK
7 hour(s) ago

Consolidation of these operations could make SA’s exports competitive

Economy

Business welcomes Bank’s call on rates

Cas Coovadia. Picture: THE TIMES
7 hour(s) ago

Rates were last raised by a cumulative 75 basis points in January and July

Business Times

Coastal residents fear mining impact

Mining. Picture: THINKSTOCK
1 day(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

1 day(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
21 hour(s) ago

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

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Cartoons

IMPROVISATION: Shaun Osher uses his jazz background in his approach to developing and selling property.  Picture: CORE

Real estate mogul with a creative touch

SA-born saxophonist Shaun Osher has quietly conquered the Big Apple’s property market, writes Nadia Neophytou

Arts & Entertainment

CRUCIAL CD COLLECTION: Tony Rice Unit

7 hour(s) ago

Tony Rice Unit compilation of Rice’s choice from the Mar West and Still Inside albums hardly has a country bone in its body, writes Richard Haslop

Business Times

FAME & FORTUNE: The author of her own success story

BESTSELLER: Novelist Lauren Beukes.
20 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

Kermit Erasmus of Orlando Pirates (left) takes on Thabo September of SuperSport United. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/PHILIP MAETA

Pirates score in stoppage time to subdue SuperSport

Myeni seals it for Buccaneers in dying minutes after second-half surge

Other Sport

Hamilton wins drivers title and race in UAE

Lewis Hamilton. Picture: REUTERS/CAREN FIROUZ
7 hour(s) ago

Sunday’s victory is Lewis Hamilton's 11th of the season and the 33rd of his record-breaking career

Cricket

It is back to square one for SA after Aussie drubbing

Quinton de Kock. Picture: AFP PHOTO/SAEED KHAN
7 hour(s) ago

Aussies also knock SA off the top spot in the one-day international rankings

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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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