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 2018-01-18 07:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Focus on digital skills and technology to reignite SA's manufacturing sector...

Daniel Schwartzkopff, co-founder of DataProphet writes about the manufacturing industry's role in the South African economy....

 2018-01-18 07:24 

Mail & Guardian

Judge Motata: My remarks not at all racist...

Judge Nkola Motata said that the statements he made after he drunkenly crashed his car into a wall in 2007 were "not at all" racist....

 2018-01-18 07:20 

News24

LIVE: Protestors target Horskool Overvaal...

A crowd of protesters has gathered outside Horskool Overvaal to express their anger at the exclusion of learners from the Afrikaans medium school....

 2018-01-18 07:18 

Mail & Guardian

Southern Africa's human rights problem...

Basic rights are under severe threat in the region, says Human Rights Watch...

 2018-01-18 07:15 

Business Live

Habib calls for compromise as staff rejects Wits wage offer...

Wits' offer of a 6.8% increase is the second-highest offer in the higher education sector, says vice-chancellor...

 2018-01-18 07:15 

Business Live

Toshiba clinches $3.7bn deal to sell Westinghouse claims...

This, and a deal to transfer its Westinghouse-related shares to Canada's Brookfield Business Partners, could help the Japanese conglomerate resolve its negative net worth and stay listed...

 2018-01-18 07:15 

Business Live

ZEENAT MOORAD: The new sharing economy is really just the old collaborative one...

Call it what you want, if the product or service offered isn't worth the effort or money, the business won't work...

 2018-01-18 07:15 

Business Live

WATCH: Stock pick — PSG Group...

Rowan Williams from Nitrogen Fund Managers tells Business Day TV about PSG Group...

 2018-01-18 07:15 

Business Live

WATCH: The benefit of Black Friday...

Daniel Isaacs, analyst at 36one, speaks to Business Day TV about the sustainability of this trend...

 2018-01-18 07:15 

Business Live

Political uncertainty is no longer a problem, reassures Cyril Ramaphosa...

The deputy president concedes that the country has 'a mammoth task to get us out of this trench' but says SA now has 'certainty with the new leadership'...

 2018-01-18 07:14 

News24

Paying for exposure on Real Talk with Anele not uncommon - executive producer...

It is not uncommon for people to pay for exposure on Real Talk with Anele, one of the executive producers of the talk show says....

 2018-01-18 07:14 

Business Report (IOL)

BREAKING: Is this the person who brought down Steinhoff?...

The mysterious short seller who flagged financial irregularities dogging Steinhoff International Holdings NV has stepped out of the shadows....

 2018-01-18 07:02 

Mail & Guardian

Suspended crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli 'relieved of duties'...

Mdluli has been on suspension since 2011 with full pay while on trial for intimidation, kidnapping, assault and murder in 1998...

 2018-01-18 07:02 

Business Report (IOL)

SARB likely to hike interest rate to lure more capital - PwC...

South-African interest rates could be kept higher by SARB's monetary policy committee (MPC) in order to attract capital inflows...

 2018-01-18 07:00 

Business Report (IOL)

The Bitcoin wobbles: What if the bubble really bursts?...

Bitcoin's recent wobbles have given fresh urgency to a question that has gripped market observers for much of the past year....

 2018-01-18 07:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Too big for their boots?...

Do the credit rating agencies have too much power and influence? Questions have been raised about the conflict of interest that apparently arises...

 2018-01-18 06:49 

Mail & Guardian

Thousands of schoolgoers left stranded...

Stubborn parents and migration have seen thousands of students without schools at the beginning of the school year...

 2018-01-18 06:45 

News24

Ethiopian PM arrives in Egypt for talks on sharing Nile...

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has arrived in Cairo for a two-day visit to discuss a massive dam that Egypt fears will cut into its share of the Nile...

 2018-01-18 06:45 

News24

Top Africa stories: Nigeria, Mnangagwa, Zim Army...

A Nigerian woman was left devastated after she made a public proposal to her boyfriend and got turned down, and Emmerson Mnangagwa says Looters 'have returned millions of externalised funds....

 2018-01-18 06:45 

News24

1000s of soldiers 'deployed throughout rural Zim', MDC claims... as it warns of violence ahead of polls...

Zimbabwean opposition, the MDC has reportedly claimed that President Emmerson Mnangagwa has deployed thousands of soldiers throughout the rural areas "in a sinister move to scare villagers into voting the ruling Zanu-PF"....

 2018-01-18 06:32 

Mail & Guardian

Bathabile Dlamini's former advisor accuses her of thwarting ConCourt ruling...

The minister's ex-adviser is throwing her under the bus as he heads to court to get his job back....

 2018-01-18 06:30 

Business Report (IOL)

University gives matrics a chance to improve science and math grades...

Stellenbosch University is giving matrics a second chance to improve their math and science grades....

 2018-01-18 06:15 

Business Live

JONATHAN JANSEN: Why SA's universities are sliding down the slippery slope...

A leading research university held exams in a tent on a sports field surrounded by barbed wire patrol guards and attack dogs...

 2018-01-18 06:15 

Business Live

ART: Exhibition by Chloe Townsend...

The owner of local luxury handbag label Missibaba has turned her talents to fine art, and the result is just as impressive...

 2018-01-18 06:15 

Business Live

Bitcoin tanks again, but some South Korean investors are unfazed...

As policy makers debate whether and how to regulate digital currencies, some investors are shrugging off the rout and taking the view that any ban will be easily circumvented...

 2018-01-18 06:15 

Mail & Guardian

Whistleblowers allege rampant Vuwani financial mismanagement...

Calls are mounting for the Vhembe municipality to be probed for abusing supply chain processes....

 2018-01-18 06:09 

News24

'Minor issues' discovered on first day of school in KZN...

"Minor issues" have been discovered in KwaZulu-Natal as schools opened for the 2018 academic year, the province's Department of Education says....

 2018-01-18 06:08 

News24

Trump says Russia undermining North Korea sanctions...

US President Donald Trump has accused Russia of undermining international sanctions against North Korea and weakening efforts to curb Kim Jong-Un's nuclear weapons programme....

 2018-01-18 06:07 

News24

Education problems: Are Afrikaans schools to blame?...

The recent court struggle over Overvaal High School and the EFF's protest at the school yesterday have placed the spotlight squarely on language issues and admission of learners in public schools, writes Paul Colditz ....

 2018-01-18 06:06 

Mail & Guardian

Western Cape boreholes made illegal...

As of noon on Monday, virtually every domestic borehole user in the Western Cape started to break a rule that was, at the time, less than 72 hours old...

 2018-01-18 06:01 

News24

Dancila named Romania's first woman PM...

Romania's president has named Viorica Dancila, a little-known MEP, as the EU country's third prime minister in seven months and also its first female premier....

 2018-01-18 06:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Prioritise economic reforms at WEF, says Business Unity SA...

Business Unity South Africa (Busa) expects South Africa to prioritise economic reforms that are necessary to reignite growth....

 2018-01-18 05:48 

Business Report (IOL)

World Economic Forum says risks are increasing...

WEF warned that the positive outlook masked underlying concerns and economic and financial risk "blind spots", means that policy-makers could be less prepared...

 2018-01-18 05:31 

News24

Vandalism derails planned reintroduction of Metrorail Central line service...

The planned reintroduction of the train service on the Central line in Cape Town has been postponed due to a train derailment, Metrorail has announced....

 2018-01-18 05:30 

News24

BREAKING - Arrest made in Siam Lee murder case...

There has been a major breakthrough in the murder of 20-year-old Siam Lee with the arrest of a suspect and the recovery of the vehicle she allegedly got into when last seen in Durban....

 2018-01-18 05:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Airbnb's new feature allows pre-payments...

Airbnb's new feature called Pay Less Up Front, allows guests to cut their payment into two installments....

 2018-01-18 05:14 

Business Live

FOOD: Running a water-wise restaurant...

If there's one chef in SA who knows a thing or two about water-wise cooking, it's Kobus van der Merwe, who owns and runs Wolfgat in Paternoster on the West Coast...

 2018-01-18 05:14 

Business Live

ROB ROSE: Blame Jooste, not Viceroy...

An anonymous research house made plenty from Steinhoff's fall — but it's just the latest event in a perfectly legitimate history of short selling...

 2018-01-18 05:14 

Business Live

Rob Shuter's plan to recharge MTN...

MTN's new boss Rob Shuter and finance director Ralph Mupita have ambitious plans to revive the company after the $1.5bn Nigerian disaster. But will its foreign forays come back to bite it again? Nick Hedley investigates...

 2018-01-18 05:10 

Business Report (IOL)

African infrastructure is lagging behind...

Africa's infrastructure requirements are estimated to be between $130bn (R1.6trillion) and $170bn, far higher than the previous estimation of $93bn....

 2018-01-18 05:05 

Mail & Guardian

Zuma supporters warn Ramaphosa against firing him now...

The ANC is holding its national executive committee meeting this week, where it is expected to discuss Zuma's fate as head of state....

 2018-01-18 04:55 

Business Report (IOL)

Builders engage Treasury on debt woes...

Master Builders SA has postponed a planned class-action court application against the government to recoup billions of rand owed to its members....

 2018-01-18 04:42 

News24

'Cocaine cowboys' smuggler convicted in fraud case...

An American smuggler who flew loads of drugs for Colombian cartels during Miami's "cocaine cowboys" era in the 1980s has been convicted in an auto fraud case....

 2018-01-18 04:42 

Business Report (IOL)

Rand gives back gains, retailers lift bourse...

The Rand weakened yesterday, giving back gains that lifted it to its firmest level in two-and-a-half years....

 2018-01-18 04:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Just how much money you should you be making in your 20's...

PayScale data shows that the different annual salaries that people should be earning their 20s....

 2018-01-18 04:27 

News24

Crime intelligence officer expected in dock...

A crime intelligence officer is expected to appear in the Pretoria Commercial Crimes Court, after he was arrested by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate....

 2018-01-18 04:15 

Business Live

Du Plessis set to take same team into third Test against India...

Proteas skipper looks to complete a rare whitewash against top-ranked India...

 2018-01-18 04:15 

Business Live

School uniforms: parents' pockets captured by branding...

To what extent do exclusive contracts between schools and suppliers of school uniforms drive up prices, and could an open tender process, or a universal uniform, bring more competition and lower prices?...

 2018-01-18 04:14 

Business Live

How a 'sneaky' US fracking firm is taking flak in SA...

Parties say the company is using stealth tactics in attempt to skip crucial scientific assessments, writes Tony Carnie...

 2018-01-18 04:14 

Business Live

G-Class: Luxurious remake of an off-road icon...

Germany's toughest off-roader gets luxury manners but stays hardcore...

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