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National

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

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela. Picture: REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO
4 minute(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

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
1 hour(s) ago

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

National

Human rights body raps Zulu King over the knuckles

King Goodwill Zwelithini. Picture: REUTERS
1 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 & Advertising

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

Picture: BusinessLIVE
2 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

Media

Cabinet tells SABC to respect rule of law

Hlaudi Motsoeneng.   Picture: SUNDAY WORLD
8 hour(s) ago

Jeff Radebe warns the broadcaster on disrespect for the rule of law, while Jackson Mthembu calls Hlaudi Motsoeneng's new executive post the 'last straw'

Telecoms & Technology

Holdup for broadband as High Court upholds state’s block on spectrum tender

SLIGHTED:  Minister Siyabonga Cwele’s attempts to engage Icasa were rebuffed, according to his counsel. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
2 hour(s) ago

Ruling is a victory for Telecommunications Minister Siyabonga Cwele, who was concerned about Icasa’s rush to issue licences

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
3 hour(s) ago

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

Mining

Coal of Africa’s cash balance at $19.5m

Picture: ISTOCK
2 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

Politics

ANC rejects calls for early conference 'out of hand'

ANC supporters. Picture: REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO
7 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

Industrials

Eqstra swings into full-year loss

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1 hour(s) ago

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

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?

Education

Wits academics back students on fees and violent suppression

University of Cape Town academics and health faculty students demonstrate outside Parliament last week. The government cannot promise to freeze university fees when it does not have the money. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
6 hour(s) ago

The Wits Academic Staff Association, representing more than 200 staff members, plans a protest at the Great Hall

National

ANC's Parks Tau steps up call for municipalities to fight e-tolls

DELIVERY:  City of Johannesburg executive mayor Parks Tau counts three-term former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg among his mentors, and is proud of the city’s recent ratings upgrade. Picture:SIMON MATHEBULA
7 hour(s) ago

The former mayor, now in opposition, says the party is now worried about the effect of the tolls on the poor

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
7 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

National

OBITUARY: Irish embodied stockbroking royalty

8 hour(s) ago

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

Media

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

Business Live website. Picture: BUSINESS DAY
1 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

Education

Barred UCT students offered a compromise

University of Cape Town. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
6 hour(s) ago

With tension running high at universities, the Supreme Court of Appeal’s approach to the case might indicate how the lower courts will treat the #FeesMustFall movement

Financial Services

Digital finance ‘vital for Africa’

In modern capitalist countries, amassed economic power defines the royalty of the day, says the writer.  Picture: THINKSTOCK
8 hour(s) ago

The widespread use of digital finance could boost annual GDP of all emerging economies by 6% — or $3.7-trillion — by 2020, research shows

Picture: REUTERS/ILYA NAYMUSHIN

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

Economy

Retirement reform gives tax relief

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2 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
8 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
8 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
2 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
2 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

Picture: THINKSTOCK
8 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
6 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

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4 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

Retail & Consumer

Woollam cleared of Lewis insider trading

Dave Woollam. Picture: SUPPLIED
8 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

National

ANC Tshwane to call for protector probe into ‘unlawful’ appointments

REJIG:  Solly Msimanga of the DA, who is pictured being sworn in as Tshwane mayor last week on Friday, delayed the announcement of his mayoral committee after a leaked list was criticised for being too pale and male. Picture: SUPPLIED
17 hour(s) ago

The ANC is unhappy with new appointments made by the Tshwane council and wants the public protector to investigate them

Asia-Pacific

WeChat in tests to create a versatile king of the apps

Picture: ISTOCK
1 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
6 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
2 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

Media & Advertising

Media24 appeals against tribunal’s predatory pricing finding

Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
8 hour(s) ago

Media24’s decision to appeal the finding is based on detailed economic arguments and challenges the appropriateness of the tribunal’s test for predation

Economy

S&P is concerned that political tension is stifling economic reform

Ratings agency S&P Global Ratings. Picture: REUTERS
19 hour(s) ago

Economic growth improved in the second quarter, but it’s too early to consider that there is a new trend, given the political turmoil in the country

National

Ipid short-lists fired metro police chief

Pinkie Mathabathe. Picture: THE HERALD
8 hour(s) ago

Sacked Nelson Mandela Bay Metro police chief was found guilty of misconduct

Property

Estate agents still essential in digital age

SKILL: Pam Golding Properties CEO Andrew Golding says  real estate journeys often start on the web, but contact is then made with an agency. Picture: SUPPLIED
8 hour(s) ago

Estate gents are increasingly using digital tools to compete in an industry where information is easily obtainable

Economy

World Bank slashes SA growth forecast in half

Picture: THINKSTOCK
22 hour(s) ago

Perhaps even more worrying is that economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is now slower than population growth

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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

20 hour(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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 hour(s) ago

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

Markets

JSE weaker on world markets

Picture: REUTERS
15 minute(s) ago

Financials were the notable losers on the local bourse at midday on Friday, while miners outperformed, thanks to the weaker rand

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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