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 2018-09-20 12:11 

Business Live

Steinhoff International needs funding for to turnaround Mattress Firm...

Steinhoff paid $3.8bn for Mattress Firm two years ago after a major spending spree — but has turned into a real headache...

 2018-09-20 12:10 

Business Live

Self-piloting motorcycle on show...

The motorcycle independently rides off, accelerates, circles a winding test track and independently slows down to a stop...

 2018-09-20 12:10 

Business Live

BREAKING NEWS: DA's Gavin Davis resigns as an MP...

The senior DA MP will take up the role of CEO at Resolve Communications, a public relations firm headed by former Tony Leon...

 2018-09-20 12:02 

Business Report (IOL)

Sanral awards R1.65bn tender for longest cable-stayed bridge...

Sanral announced the awarding of the R1.65bn tender for the second of two mega-bridges as part of the N2 Wild Coast project....

 2018-09-20 12:00 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: There's ample space for women in aviation, says expert...

The SA Aerospace, Maritime and Defence Industry Association is happy with the levels of interest amongst South African women and girls....

 2018-09-20 11:51 

Mail & Guardian

Botswana fights claims of elephant poaching spree...

Elephants Without Borders claimed two weeks ago that it had discovered at least 87 elephant carcasses during a routine aerial survey...

 2018-09-20 11:47 

News24

Zim govt won't buy cars for new cabinet ministers... at least for now report...

Zimbabwe's government has reportedly diverted funds intended to purchase new vehicles for the new cabinet ministers and lawmakers, and "channelled the money towards fighting the cholera epidemic"....

 2018-09-20 11:45 

News24

Australian tourist haven suffers twin shark attacks...

A girl was in a serious condition and a woman was fighting for her life, Australian authorities said, after two separate shark attacks at an idyllic beach retreat....

 2018-09-20 11:32 

News24

Sindiso Magaqa murder accused abandons attempt to get bail...

A man accused of the murder of former ANC Youth League secretary general Sindiso Magaqa abandoned his bail application in the Umzimkhulu Magistrate's Court....

 2018-09-20 11:30 

Business Report (IOL)

LETTER: Chinese loans not soft...

Good governance, transparency and accountability should be pervading every action the South African government takes today... writes Adam Craker....

 2018-09-20 11:25 

Business Report (IOL)

Gold wage talks deadlock again between Sibanye and Amcu...

Wage negotiations between the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) and Sibanye-Stillwater reached a deadlock....

 2018-09-20 11:19 

News24

Uganda pop star put into police van on arrival...

A lawyer for Ugandan pop star and opposition activist Bobi Wine says his client has been out into a police van and driven after arriving home for the US....

 2018-09-20 11:12 

News24

14 taxi drivers arrested after Eastern Cape strike turned violent...

At least 14 taxi drivers are expected to appear in magistrates' courts in the Eastern Cape following taxi driver protests which turned violent in some towns....

 2018-09-20 11:10 

Business Live

EU says McDonald's Luxembourg tax deal is not illegal...

McDonald's has avoided having to repay millions in back taxes in a decision that has taken the European Commission three years...

 2018-09-20 11:10 

Business Live

CARMEL RICKARD: Stick to the rules employers...

An employer's failure to act against someone who breaks a rule for a period doesn't automatically mean the rule didn't apply...

 2018-09-20 11:10 

Business Live

Global stocks surf trade relief wave...

Equities maintain optimistic view amid relief that the new tariffs in the US-China trade war are less harsh than expected...

 2018-09-20 11:10 

Business Live

Should we blow the budget to prop up growth?...

The risk of a policy error is high as SA contemplates a fiscal stimulus package to reignite growth, but without stepping over important boundaries...

 2018-09-20 11:10 

Business Live

Shinzo Abe wins re-election easily, despite sluggish economy and a weak yen...

The win will realise Abe's dream of becoming Japan's longest-serving premier...

 2018-09-20 11:00 

Business Report (IOL)

ANC-led Gauteng underspends, fails to build houses for the poor - DA...

The DA accused the ruling African National Congress in Gauteng province of underspending its allocated housing budget....

 2018-09-20 10:45 

News24

Zuma given leave to appeal costs order...

A full bench in the North Gauteng High Court has granted former President Jacob Zuma the right to intervene in the leave to appeal the state capture report case....

 2018-09-20 10:42 

Mail & Guardian

Tensions rise as EU prepares for final Brexit stretch...

After pitching her Brexit plan to the other EU leaders, British PM Theresa May will leave them to discuss their next steps without her on Thursday...

 2018-09-20 10:30 

News24

Seeking votes in eSwatini, where the king's rule is absolute...

On a patch of grass beside a mountain track, eSwatini parliamentary candidate Alec Lushaba makes one final push for votes - addressing an audience of five women and four children. Read more......

 2018-09-20 10:30 

News24

Boko Haram kills nine villagers in NE Nigeria: militia...

Nine people have been killed and nine others injured after Boko Haram fighters raided two villages in northeast Nigeria, the civilian militia says....

 2018-09-20 10:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Tesco throws down gauntlet...

British supermarket group Tesco has thrown down the gauntlet to German discounters Aldi and Lidl by launching the 'cheapest store in town'....

 2018-09-20 10:24 

News24

WATCH: In nick of time, volunteer saves dog leashed to moving truck...

A volunteer for an Arizona sheriff's office has probably saved the life of a dog that was tied to a semitrailer truck....

 2018-09-20 10:24 

News24

Zuma at No 1? Free State ANC distances itself from MP nomination list...

The ANC in the Free State has distanced itself from a nomination list for parliamentarians that includes former president Jacob Zuma....

 2018-09-20 10:10 

Business Live

PIC makes $100m equity investment in African Export-Import Bank...

The investment is in line with the Public Investment Corporation's mandate to invest part of its assets in the rest of Africa...

 2018-09-20 10:10 

Business Live

JSE opens higher in anticipation of Reserve Bank keeping rates unchanged...

Banks gain on the stronger rand as Naspers firms despite Moody's warning on MultiChoice unbundling...

 2018-09-20 10:10 

Business Live

ZEENAT MOORAD: Coke in a can(nabis)...

There is a growing trend of established companies, from booze players to Big Pharma, moving into the marijuana industry as legalisation spreads...

 2018-09-20 10:10 

Business Live

State capture is a worldwide occurrence meant to benefit a few elite, says academic...

International economist and analyst Daniel Kaufmann details how some countries experience state capture in the oil mining and financial sectors...

 2018-09-20 10:10 

Business Live

MultiChoice: the money channel...

Potential exists for BEE shares to double in value — despite the lock-in clause...

 2018-09-20 10:10 

News24

When you become a crime statistic...

Every year, police deliver crime statistics, trying their best to convince the nation that they are winning the war against crime. But the real picture on the ground tells a different story, writes Sibongile Khumalo ....

 2018-09-20 10:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Nigeria's central bank reviewing information to resolve $8.1bn MTN repatriation...

Nigeria's central bank is reviewing information provided by MTN and four banks accused of helping the telecoms company to illegally repatriate $8.1bn....

 2018-09-20 09:41 

Business Report (IOL)

Sasol and Solidarity to meet again in October, no agreements made...

The first day of mediation has been concluded and the parties will reconvene at the CCMA on 3 October 2018....

 2018-09-20 09:31 

Mail & Guardian

Australia supermarket bans needles amid strawberry crisis...

Police nationwide have received reports of more than 100 alleged incidents of pins and needles...

 2018-09-20 09:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Protect your rights with a legal marriage...

The practice of lobola is an intrinsic part of getting married for many South Africans. But is it a tradition or a legal process?...

 2018-09-20 09:21 

News24

Water interruptions continue to plague Joburg...

Northern Johannesburg residents' water woes appear to be far from over as Johannesburg Water struggles to restore supply to several suburbs....

 2018-09-20 09:19 

Business Report (IOL)

Cabinet approves mining charter...

Cabinet has approved the Mining Charter, Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane said on Thursday....

 2018-09-20 09:15 

News24

'We'll come up with a credible report,' says Motlanthe after taking oath for violence probe in Zim...

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has reportedly assured Zimbabweans that the commission of inquiry into Zimbabwe's post-election violence that took place on August 1 will "come up with a credible report after the hearing"....

 2018-09-20 09:14 

News24

Trump pushes Supreme Court pick's sex accuser to testify...

US President Donald Trump has piled pressure on the woman accusing his Supreme Court pick of sexual assault by insisting that she testify next week if she wants to be heard....

 2018-09-20 09:10 

Business Live

EPP's turnaround gains traction...

The rand hedge property stock still appears to offer value despite a 45% share-price rebound...

 2018-09-20 09:10 

Business Live

HOT PROPERTY: Tuscan villa on Stellenbosch olive and wine farm...

On the northern slopes of Devon Valley, this luxury B&B also has three freestanding one-bedroom en-suite cottages...

 2018-09-20 09:10 

Business Live

ANALYSE THIS: Investment analyst Tlotliso Phakisi...

We analyse Tlotliso Phakisi, investment analyst at Cannon Asset Managers...

 2018-09-20 09:10 

Business Live

Rand rallies to a three-week high before rates decision...

Economists say August's benign inflation figures could tip the scales in favour of a no change in monetary stance — at least for now...

 2018-09-20 09:10 

Business Live

LETTER: Same old sins and sinners...

The disclosures being made at the Zondo Commission of inquiry are cause for comment...

 2018-09-20 09:10 

Business Live

Cabinet adopts package aimed at igniting economic recovery...

President Cyril Ramaphosa will hold a media briefing on Friday to provide details of the stimulus package...

 2018-09-20 09:10 

Business Live

Mongameli Bobani stays on as mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay...

The Port Elizabeth High Court has dismissed a DA application to set aside the decisions that led to the removal of Athol Trollip...

 2018-09-20 09:00 

Business Report (IOL)

OPINION: Is there an end in sight for emerging markets bloodbath?...

EMERGING markets find themselves in their winters of discontent... If Trump goes, the stock market could haemorrhage investors... writes Ryk de Klerk....

 2018-09-20 08:57 

News24

Burying head in sand is way to cybersecurity Armageddon...

Our government and educational institutions should finally realise that we are living in a highly interconnected world that is, unfortunately, becoming rapidly hazardous....

 2018-09-20 08:54 

News24

The potential of Cannabis in South Africa...

Imagine commercial production in our country. Employment in the impoverished Transkei, to the rain forests of Mpumalanga. These Cannabis producing areas can produce proud tax paying citizens as opposed to their current poverty stricken status....

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