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 2018-10-18 07:18 

Business Live

FILM REVIEW: The Forgiven — contrived and inauthentic...

A new film based on the TRC does a disservice to SA history, writes Karyn Maughan...

 2018-10-18 07:18 

Business Live

Gold range-bound as dollar takes heart from expectation of tighter US policy...

Metal holds steady as the greenback firms after the Fed's minutes reinforce the expectation that policymakers will stick with hawkish plan...

 2018-10-18 07:15 

Business Report (IOL)

Judgement reserved in plastics industry strike application...

The Labour Court in Johannesburg will decide on Friday whether to grant an urgent interdict to block a strike in the plastics industry....

 2018-10-18 07:15 

Business Report (IOL)

Judgment reserved in plastics industry strike application...

The Labour Court in Johannesburg will decide on Friday whether to grant an urgent interdict to block a strike in the plastics industry....

 2018-10-18 07:13 

News24

Sudan appoints new peace envoy to S Sudan...

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has appointed a peace envoy to South Sudan, mired in conflict since it won independence from its northern neighbour in 2011....

 2018-10-18 07:13 

News24

Zimbabweans react angrily to picture of Mnangagwa being vaccinated against cholera...

Zimbabweans have reacted angrily to a picture of President Emmerson Mnangagwa being vaccinated against cholera in Harare....

 2018-10-18 07:10 

Business Report (IOL)

Mr Price chief executive to retire by year-end...

The Mr Price group said on Thursday that its chief executive, Stuart Bird, will retire by the end of the year....

 2018-10-18 07:05 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Vaping the double-edged sword for tobacco companies...

Shane De La Haye, an assistant fund manager at Ashburton Investments discusses the vaping industry....

 2018-10-18 07:01 

News24

IN-DEPTH: Cape Town fire stations under strain as labour dispute deepens...

The City of Cape Town's fire and rescue service is taking strain as a labour dispute over a standby allowance and working hours deepens....

 2018-10-18 07:00 

Business Report (IOL)

SA's economic slump doesn't just hit South Africans...

South Africans aren't the only ones struggling through the country's economic slump....

 2018-10-18 06:55 

Business Report (IOL)

Tips to make you smarter about loans...

Most people have to take out some sort of loan in their lifetime....

 2018-10-18 06:40 

News24

Student gunman kills 19, wounds 50 at school in Crimea...

Russian officials say a student attacked a vocational school in Crimea, going on a rampage that killed 19 students and left about 50 people wounded....

 2018-10-18 06:35 

Business Report (IOL)

7 things you need to know today...

We take a look at the latest business news this morning and top stories from our newsrooms across SA, Africa, and the world....

 2018-10-18 06:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Dis-Chem forging ahead in drive to end the year with at least 151 stores...

Dis-Chem Pharmacies is forging ahead with plans to open new retail stores to boost its portfolio in the year ahead....

 2018-10-18 06:28 

News24

'Tense' protest closes most roads in and around Atlantis...

A protest in Atlantis, around 40km north of Cape Town, has left most roads in the area closed, Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa has said....

 2018-10-18 06:28 

Business Report (IOL)

Stimulus will only work if capital invests in Fourth Industrial Revolution platforms...

With the low GDP growth of our economy, we need investments to fulfil the social mandate of the ruling party and government, writes Dr Iqbal Surv....

 2018-10-18 06:27 

News24

ANC stalwart Moss Chikane dies...

ANC stalwart and retired diplomat Moss Chikane has died after a period of illness, his family has confirmed....

 2018-10-18 06:20 

News24

Cape Town lawyer sentenced to 7 years for fraud...

The Bellville Specialised Commercial Crime Court sentenced a Cape Town lawyer to seven years in prison after he was convicted on two counts of fraud....

 2018-10-18 06:18 

Business Live

Mr Price CEO to retire at the end of the year...

Stuart Bird was promoted from MD of Mr Price's apparel division to CEO in 2010, he will be succeeded by CFO Mark Blair...

 2018-10-18 06:18 

Business Live

Deflated Stuart Baxter laments Bafana failure...

Bafana could have all but guaranteed their spot at the tournament in Cameroon 2019, but failed to secure a victory over amateurs Seychelles...

 2018-10-18 06:18 

Business Live

Asian shares slip as investors digest Fed minutes...

Equities lose ground and the dollar rises to a one-week high after the Federal Reserve's minutes showed board members are in agreement on rate hikes...

 2018-10-18 06:15 

News24

Evidence of earliest life on Earth disputed...

When Australian scientists presented evidence in 2016 of life on Earth 3.7 billion years ago - pushing the record back 220 million years - it was a big deal, influencing even the search for life on Mars....

 2018-10-18 06:14 

News24

UN agencies urge end to 'virginity tests' in some countries...

UN agencies are calling for an end to the practice in some countries of determining whether a girl is a virgin through gynecological tests....

 2018-10-18 06:12 

Mail & Guardian

Ministerial houses back in the spotlight...

In your news wrap: Parliament has heard that several ministerial houses have remained empty for years while millions have been spent on upkeep...

 2018-10-18 06:09 

News24

Khashoggi disappearance places spotlight on media freedom in Middle East...

Kidnapped journalist Jamal Khashoggi's fate highlights the vulnerable state of journalists and media freedom in the Middle East, writes Mia Swart ....

 2018-10-18 06:00 

Business Report (IOL)

AYO set to join big players in line to bid for share of 4G spectrum...

AYO is set to join the big wireless operators in bidding for a share of the licensing of spectrum in the 700MHz, 800MHz and 2.6GHz bands....

 2018-10-18 05:56 

News24

Court drama as state tries to force through coal mining plan...

Mpumalanga's MEC for environmental affairs has launched a last-minute bid to change the boundaries of a protected area....

 2018-10-18 05:43 

Mail & Guardian

SA's social policies must be resurrected...

As with economics, the state is rudderless, which requires a return to the ideals of the Constitution and a developmental state...

 2018-10-18 05:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Retail data points to end of SA recession...

South Africa is expected to exit the technical recession in the third quarter, after Statistics South Africa reported a 2.5percent growth....

 2018-10-18 05:19 

News24

Omotoso trial could discourage rape survivors from coming forward - legal experts...

Legal experts have raised concerns that witness Cheryl Zondi's treatment on the stand during the Timothy Omotoso trial could discourage rape victims from coming forward....

 2018-10-18 05:18 

Business Live

Porsche's Taycan set to redefine new electric age...

The vehicle maker's first full electric car is leading the charge when it comes to speedy re-juicing...

 2018-10-18 05:18 

Business Live

'Proto-supercluster' of galaxies found by astonomers...

'Hyperion has a mass 1 million billion times greater than the sun and is so distant that it is viewed from earth as it looked billions of years ago'...

 2018-10-18 05:18 

Business Live

Modest start for new league...

None of the international marquee players will be available for the full tournament because of commitments to international cricket...

 2018-10-18 05:18 

Business Live

EDITORIAL: DA is playing with fire on immigration...

The focus on immigration comes straight out of the populist textbook Donald Trump preaches from...

 2018-10-18 05:18 

Business Live

Dis-Chem aims to pay more generous dividends...

Group wants to lift its dividend pay-out ratio from 40% of net income to up to 50% of earnings over the medium term...

 2018-10-18 05:15 

News24

Top Africa stories: Namibian Luggage train 'gone with the wind', Zim says 'bye' to maize imports...

Namibian airport workers struggled to stop a runaway luggage train being blown across the tarmac, and Zimbabwe is reportedly now "food secure" and is likely not going to import maize....

 2018-10-18 05:15 

News24

Man kills granny, 105, over witchcraft claims report...

A Malawian man, 30, has reportedly been arrested for killing his 105 year-old grandmother over witchcraft allegations....

 2018-10-18 05:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Wold's richest gain $1 billion in stock surge...

Every one of the world's 10 richest people added at least $1 billion ( R14 bn) to their fortunes as US stock markets ripped higher....

 2018-10-18 04:55 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Why you need to invest offshore...

South Africans are daydreaming their way to a poorer future by keeping too great a portion of their investments in SA writes Ian Edwards....

 2018-10-18 04:55 

Business Report (IOL)

Steinhoff's investors to suspend legal battle as firm recovers...

Steinhoff said investors who are suing the crisis-hit firm had agreed to suspend litigation until next year, allowing the retailer time to recover....

 2018-10-18 04:47 

News24

Omotoso trial lays bare questions of patriarchy and the law...

Because of the historical exclusion of women from the justice system, our society has developed a culture of trivialising crimes against women, writes Bathabile Dlamini ....

 2018-10-18 04:20 

News24

Police search Saudi consul's home in Khashoggi case...

Turkish crime-scene investigators have entered the residence of the Saudi consul general in Istanbul to search for evidence in the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi...

 2018-10-18 04:18 

Business Live

SA financial markets the most attractive in Africa for investors...

SA tops Absa Africa Financial Markets Index for second year running despite weaker economic performance...

 2018-10-18 04:18 

Business Live

Time for SA book authors and publishers to switch up languages to attract more readers...

Music and television are ripping benefits of multi-lingual programmes in pop culture while book sales remain low because most are in English...

 2018-10-18 04:18 

Business Live

Mediclinic plunges on weakness in Switzerland and UK...

Shares in the private hospital group Mediclinic's share price fell on Wednesday morning after it released a trading update...

 2018-10-18 04:18 

Business Live

A bad week for Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman...

The Jamal Khashoggi affair has exposed the dark side of Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman...

 2018-10-18 04:18 

Business Live

JONATHAN JANSEN: An open letter to matric pupils...

'I really wish an accomplished person had taught me life's most important lesson that there is no shortcut to success'...

 2018-10-18 04:16 

News24

'If they want us gone, they must kill us': Disabled residents resist govt plan to move them out...

People working and living at the Enduduzweni Centre for the Disabled in Umlazi say they will not vacate the centre though the KwaZulu-Natal department of social development gave them retrenchment notices....

 2018-10-18 04:06 

News24

Uganda's Bobi Wine accuses police of blocking concert...

Ugandan pop star turned opposition MP Bobi Wine has accused police of blocking him from holding a much anticipated concert this weekend....

 2018-10-18 03:19 

Business Live

Indian steel giant Jindal expects to leave behind its debt troubles by March...

Risks to MD Abhyuday Jindal's rosy outlook include rising imports and protectionism arising from the trade flare-up between the US and China...

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