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 2018-01-18 15:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Bitcoin soars after dip under R120 000 in white-knuckle ride...

Bitcoin plunged below $10,000 (R 122407.50) for the first time in six weeks before staging a rally to trade virtually unchanged....

 2018-01-18 15:25 

Business Live

Jacob Zuma's future as president is not on the NEC agenda, Ace Magashule says...

Magashule says the NEC will discuss the resolutions taken at the December ANC conference and the implementation of those policies...

 2018-01-18 15:25 

Business Live

A president that waits in line for a KFC burger is not someone Angolans are used to — but they like it...

Since taking office in October, Joao Lourenco has fired former president Dos Santos's billionaire daughter, Isabel, as chair of the state oil firm, and son Jose Filomeno as head of Angola's $5bn sovereign wealth fund...

 2018-01-18 15:24 

Business Live

Lonmin warns of debt-covenant levels being breached due to impairment...

Sibanye-Stillwater has launched a takeover bid for Lonmin, with financiers waiving compliance with the covenant, which stipulates the tangible net worth of the company may not fall below $1.1bn...

 2018-01-18 15:24 

Business Live

Rand firms after Reserve Bank keeps rates unchanged...

However, Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has warned of possible renewed rand weakness...

 2018-01-18 15:24 

Business Live

Gauteng shows strongest first-time home buyer rates, due to affordability...

First-time buyers get more value in the province — with Cape Town getting the least — and are younger than in other provinces, according to the FNB Estate Agent 2017 surveys...

 2018-01-18 15:24 

Business Live

Cape Town cans proposed water tariff after tens of thousands of comments against it...

Mayor Patricia de Lille said the massive outcry by Capetonians against the drought levy had been a 'tough lesson for the city'...

 2018-01-18 15:23 

News24

PICS: Huge storms hit northern Europe, leave three dead...

Violent gales battered northern Europe and beyond, snapping air and train links and leaving three people dead, all killed by falling trees....

 2018-01-18 15:21 

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Police suspect foul play in death of retired top cop...

Police have opened a murder docket after Crime Intelligence Major General Hendrick Mogoerane was found dead in a vehicle in Kempton Park....

 2018-01-18 15:10 

Mail & Guardian

Zuma's exit won't be swift or dignified...

Unlike Thabo Mbeki, the president has too much at stake to step down without a monumental fight....

 2018-01-18 15:05 

News24

Grandparents shocked by reports of 13 starved grandchildren...

The grandparents of 13 starved and tortured children say their son's family looked happy and healthy when they last visited California six years ago....

 2018-01-18 14:59 

News24

We don't have money to properly investigate all state capture allegations - Public Protector...

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says her office does not have enough money to properly investigate state capture....

 2018-01-18 14:59 

Mail & Guardian

KZN amakhosi enraged over ANC land reform bid...

A parliamentary panel and the ANC want King Zwelithini's Ingonyama Trust to be dissolved...

 2018-01-18 14:54 

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ANC Cape Town to lay complaint against Maimane, Breytenbach...

The ANC in Cape Town has resolved to lay a complaint against DA leader Mmusi Maimane and MP Glynnis Breytenbach, accusing the pair of unlawfully "interfering"; in City of Cape Town matters....

 2018-01-18 14:43 

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ANC expresses concern over stock theft charges against MP...

The office of ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu says charges against Member of Parliament Mmapula Mafolo are concerning....

 2018-01-18 14:35 

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Bathabile Dlamini dodges journalists over paid SABC interview...

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has managed to dodge journalists after an event at the SABC, where she was acknowledging the academic performances of social grant beneficiaries who wrote their matric in 2017....

 2018-01-18 14:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Black Friday boost for retail stores...

JSE-listed retail stocks rallied after Statistics SA posted an 8.2% year-on-year growth in retail sales for November 2017, exceeding expectations....

 2018-01-18 14:24 

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At least 200 cases reported as typhoid hits Harare - report...

Zimbabwean health officials have reportedly said that at least 200 cases of typhoid have been recorded in Harare, adding that the country is on high alert following a cholera outbreak in Zambia....

 2018-01-18 14:24 

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UN envoy says military forces in Libya are flexing muscles...

The UN envoy for Libya has said that military forces "are flexing their muscles in many parts of the country" and the oil-rich nation needs a competent government....

 2018-01-18 14:23 

Business Live

Bonds unmoved by Reserve Bank's dovish statement, despite stronger rand...

Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago adjusted SA's growth outlook for 2018 slightly upwards, to 1.4% from 1.2%...

 2018-01-18 14:23 

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Rand gains as Reserve Bank holds repo rate at 6.75%, as expected...

Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago warns of continued political risk and the possibility that Moody's could downgrade SA's credit rating in February...

 2018-01-18 14:23 

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Action plan for the embattled rail sector sent to Ramaphosa...

After a month of trail collisions and derailments, Prasa and the Railway Safety Regulator agree on a corrective action plan...

 2018-01-18 14:12 

Business Report (IOL)

BLSA CEO gives insight on WEF 2018...

BLSA CEO, Bonang Mohale gives his remarks ahead of Davos Meeting of the World Economic Forum next week....

 2018-01-18 14:06 

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'De Lille appointee' Nkohla promoted in City of Cape Town despite red flags...

Former ANC councillor Loyiso Nkohla, who was controversially welcomed into the DA by Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille in 2016, has been promoted despite high-level concerns about his appointment in the first place....

 2018-01-18 13:57 

Business Report (IOL)

What rating downgrades mean for investors...

The extent to which the credit rating downgrades will affect individual investors does not depend only on developments in South Africa, but what emerging markets will provide...

 2018-01-18 13:41 

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#SARB maintains repo rate at 6.75%...

The South African Reserve bank maintains repurchase rate at 6.75 percent per annum...

 2018-01-18 13:40 

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'Psychic' paid $3.5m for exorcisms sentenced for tax evasion...

A purported psychic who charged an elderly Massachusetts woman $3.5m for exorcisms and "spiritual cleansing" has been sentenced for evading taxes....

 2018-01-18 13:30 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Instagram adds new features for testing...

Instagram is testing a new "Type" feature for users to share text-based messages instead of using photos or video when creating a Story....

 2018-01-18 13:25 

News24

Drought levy likely to be dropped after massive outcry De Lille...

The controversial drought levy, or drought charge, proposed by the City of Cape Town will most likely be rejected by the council, Mayor Patricia de Lille says....

 2018-01-18 13:23 

Business Live

Gold edges higher, but analysts say bullion remains vulnerable...

Gold rises as the dollar pares gains, but spot gold could fall to $1,250 by mid year, according to Julius Baer...

 2018-01-18 13:22 

Business Live

Despite the City of Cape Town being in disarray, and the buses grubby, MyCiTi bus system is a ....

The bus rapid transport system generated R21.4m in November 2017, a new monthly record — but the city's transport commissioner may yet be suspended...

 2018-01-18 13:22 

Business Live

Gauteng human settlements' staff held hostage by angry creditors...

Workers of security company VPS stormed the Johannesburg offices demanding the department pay what it owes...

 2018-01-18 13:13 

Business Report (IOL)

Bitcoins demand for electricity can be answered by a mathematical discovery...

A mathematical discovery of the largest prime number could also be the answer to the amount of electricity that bitcoin needs....

 2018-01-18 13:04 

News24

Egypt raises 'extreme concern' about Nile dam with Ethiopia...

Egypt's president says he expressed his "extreme concern" over the lack of progress in talks over the construction of a massive Nile dam in Ethiopia during a meeting with that country's visiting prime minister....

 2018-01-18 13:04 

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'Strengthen existing Mugabe-era bilateral relations with Namibia,' Mnangagwa urged...

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been urged to strengthen existing Robert Mugabe era bilateral relations with Namibia as he visited the country this week, says a report....

 2018-01-18 12:37 

News24

Accused in Siam Lee murder appears 'highly intelligent' - private investigator...

A KwaZulu-Natal private investigator who, together with police, arrested a man accused of killing and burning the body of a 20-year-old woman, has described him as 'highly intelligent'....

 2018-01-18 12:30 

Business Report (IOL)

ANC birthday celebrations injects R150m to the Buffalo City Metro...

All sectors of the economy in the Buffalo City Metro have benefitted from the economic spin-offs of the ANC's January 8 statement event, says the Buffalo City....

 2018-01-18 12:22 

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Violence erupts at protests outside Horskool Overvaal...

A member of student organisation Cosas threatened to damage a car attempting to pass through a protest barricade...

 2018-01-18 12:22 

Business Live

JSE still up at lunchtime but falls from intraday record...

Retailers and financial stocks were standout performers, with markets seemingly betting that the Reserve Bank could cut interest rates on Thursday afternoon...

 2018-01-18 12:22 

Business Live

Resilient creates Twitter account after fake one set up in Des de Beer's name...

Twitter promptly deleted the fake account once Resilient reported it, and the company has now opened an official account, @ResilientREIT...

 2018-01-18 12:09 

News24

13 siblings held captive were likely coerced to remain quiet...

Psychiatrists: Siblings held captive in California home were probably coerced to stay quiet....

 2018-01-18 12:08 

Mail & Guardian

DA wants Zuma's state capture inquiry terms by Friday...

DA federal executive chairperson James Selfe on Thursday said that Zuma now needs to clarify the scope of the probe....

 2018-01-18 11:53 

News24

Bathabile Dlamini's 5 most infamous scandals...

Controversy seems to be the one thing minister social development Bathabile Dlamini can't seem to shake off....

 2018-01-18 11:43 

Mail & Guardian

'What's that shot?' Brazilian buzz rubs some the wrong way...

It's the latest rage: Brazilians fake being shot and fall to the ground, or into swimming pools or ponds, then get up smiling and start to dance....

 2018-01-18 11:42 

Business Report (IOL)

Fedusa gears to enforce right to access to Steinhoff records...

Unions worried that members employed by the government may have lost a large chunk of their pensions through investments by Government Employees' Pension Fund...

 2018-01-18 11:41 

News24

Afrikaans, racism and education it's time to talk...

The majority of South Africans want the same thing a good education and a better life for their children. Let's not get distracted by hooligans and trolls, writes Adriaan Basson ....

 2018-01-18 11:37 

News24

Tunisia is back on a knife edge here's why...

Seven years after Ben Ali was deposed, Tunisians feel little happier with their lot, writes The Conversation....

 2018-01-18 11:32 

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WATCH : Business Report TV - Market Update...

Get the latest market update and top stories from our newsrooms across SA, Africa and the world....

 2018-01-18 11:30 

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US bank loses R3 billion in Steinhoff Turmoil...

Bank of America Corp. just joined a roster of big U.S. lenders suffering multimillion-dollar burns on their dealings linked to Steinhoff....

 2018-01-18 11:21 

News24

DA wants Zuma's state capture inquiry terms by Friday...

The DA has written to President Jacob Zuma demanding that he release the terms of reference for a judicial commission of inquiry into state capture by Friday....

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