Wednesday, November 22, 2017

No blackout on Black Friday‚ say retailers

Will the "glitch" steal Christmas for online shoppers this Black Friday? No‚ say South African online retailers‚ who claim they are ready to fend off...

Rand flat as investors watch developments in Zimbabwe and Germany

The rand was little changed against major global currencies shortly before midday on Monday‚ as a number of local and international risk events put...

Total tourist accommodation increase in September: StatsSA

Total income for the tourist accommodation industry increased by 1.8% in September this year‚ compared with the same period last year‚ Stats SA figures...

University of Zimbabwe students want Grace’s PhD recalled‚ President Mugabe gone

Students at the flagship University of Zimbabwe (UZ) demonstrated on campus on Monday‚ demanding that Grace Mugabe's doctorate be recalled and her husband removed...

War vet gets last laugh as Mugabe empire crumbles

Fired from government and expelled from the ruling Zanu-PF party by President Robert Mugabe‚ Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) chairman Chris Mutsvangwa...

JUSTICE MALALA: Main actors in Zimbabwe’s ‘coup’ are the problem, not the solution

A country of false dawns and dashed hopes since 1980 It is tempting to jump for joy and ululate with the oppressed people of Zimbabwe....

Robert Mugabe: His fall from grace – watch

Zanu-PF recalled Robert Mugabe on Sunday as the party president and gave him until midday on Monday to resign or face parliamentary impeachment on...

Dirco declines to comment on Mugabe’s recall by Zanu PF

The South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) said on Sunday it does not comment on “party political” matters in other countries. The...

Zanu-PF sacks Mugabe as party leader

A meeting of Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party central committee held on Sunday in Harare has removed President Robert Mugabe as its head and appointed‚...

MultiSecurity crime briefs: Break-ins on the rise again

ON Monday evening a resident reported that there had been an accident on the corner of Smith and Stewart streets. A MultiSecurity officer attended and...

Sky Gallery opens at the Red Apple

Just a few social pictures, taken at the opening of the Sky Gallery at the Red Apple in Boesmansriviermond recently.

Zuma launches “one stop shop” to facilitate foreign investment

President Jacob Zuma realised one of his presidential prerogatives on Saturday when he launched a one-stop shop to encourage more foreign and local investment...

SABC board blasts ‘rogue’ Kalidass

The new SABC board has lambasted board member Rachel Kalidass after she resigned suddenly on Thursday. Chairman Bongumusa Makhathini said the board had only met...

Hide and seek for Zanu-PF’s G40 faction

Soon after the departure of a South African negotiation team dispatched by the Southern African Development Community‚ unconfirmed news spread like a veldt fire...

‘Military intervention is the silver bullet for Zimbabwe’

The military intervention in Zimbabwe is the silver bullet which the country has been waiting for. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAtlcIueUc0 “The whole world wants to know: Will Zimbabwe step...

Thousands of Transnet pensioners pin hopes on Constitutional Court

About 60‚000 Transnet pensioners have pinned their hopes on the Constitutional Court as they seek to proceed with a class action to seek billions...

Walter Sisulu University loses right to offer law degrees

Walter Sisulu University has lost its right to offer the LLB law degree. In a statement Wednesday‚ the Council of Higher Education (CHE) announced the...

Stunned Zimbabweans face uncertain future without Mugabe

Zimbabweans were weighing an uncertain future without President Robert Mugabe Thursday after the army took power and placed the 93-year-old veteran, once seen as...

Six things to know about the M1 Highway corpse shock

The transport of 16 deceased adult bodies and 26 stillborn babies in paupers' coffins from Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital to a cemetery led...

Funeral company owner under fire after coffin trailer’s wheels come off

The owner of a funeral company whose trailer carrying 42 coffins was stranded on the M1 highway in Johannesburg insists that he had permission...

SAA not booking new flights to Zimbabwe

South African Airways (SAA) is not booking new flights to Zimbabwe. TimesLIVE phoned the airline on Wednesday afternoon to make a booking‚ but was told...

Stress and lifestyle diseases are killing South African women

South African women are killing themselves with their pace of life. Obesity and chronic illness rates are at their highest ever, so this year Diabetes...

Zuma tells Zimbabwe that army rule is a no-no

President Jacob Zuma‚ on behalf of the Southern African Development Community‚ on Wednesday issued a diplomatically worded statement that nevertheless told the military and...

Massive jump in petrol price predicted by AA

Unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF) is forecasting a sharp jump in fuel prices at the end of...

‘This is an historic moment for Zimbabwe’

A law lecturer who acted as political advisor to former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai says that all evidence points to a “coup” under way...

WATCH – Military vehicles moved into Harare in an apparent military coup

Armoured vehicles and a tank were seen near Harare on Tuesday. A televised broadcast of a military spokesperson has said that Robert Mugabe is...

South Africa downplays Zimbabwe instability‚ says citizens can travel across border

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation says South Africans planning to visit Zimbabwe on Wednesday should continue with their plans despite fears of...

Lynne Brown fears ‘kangaroo court’ in Eskom inquiry

Public enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says Parliament's inquiry into state capture runs the risk of becoming a "kangaroo court" after it heard testimony that...

South African women urged to lend support to Movember

South African women are being urged to support the Movember campaign in a bid to save more men from suicide‚ cancer and mental health...

10 things you need to know about the tertiary education fees report

President Jacob Zuma on Monday released the long-awaited Heher Commission report. The commission was appointed to look into the feasibility of scrapping fees at higher...