Thursday, April 26, 2018

Yes‚ you really will be paying 7% more for everything

Confusion over the difference between a percentage increase and a percentage point increase was clearly illustrated in some of the responses union leader Zwelinzima...

How social grant recipients will have to pay to get their money

Grindrod Bank announced on Wednesday that as of April 1‚ the South African Security Agency (Sassa) will no longer carry the cost of bank...

#DeleteFacebook gets a thumbs-down from South Africans

Will you #DeleteFacebook? South African social media analysts don't think so. "South Africans are incredibly accommodating and have a very high tolerance threshold when we...

Three crushed by concrete slab

Three people were killed when part of a building‚ which had been under construction‚ collapsed on Chamberlain Road in Wentworth‚ south of Durban‚ on...

Minimum wage date pushed back

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant confirmed on Monday evening that it would not be possible to implement the National Minimum Wage Bill on the initially...

So were all those Woolies hams just plain old Enterprise in fancy packs?

For the “too posh for polony” South African consumers‚ the listeriosis crisis suddenly got real when Woolworths withdrew 33 of its popular cold meat...

Eskom wants a 30% price increase

If Eskom has its way‚ electricity prices will increase by more than 30% - but only if the National Energy Regulator of South Africa...

A stinging list of ‘achievements’ by Tom Moyane at SARS

Suspended SA Revenue Service commissioner Tom Moyane racked up a dubious list of “achievements” as head of the nation's tax collection authority‚ says investigative...

Acting SARS commissioner appointed

Mark Kingon has been appointed the acting commissioner for the SA Revenue Service‚ the Treasury announced on Tuesday morning. This follows the suspension with immediate...

Be afraid‚ Tiger Brands‚ top lawyer warns after Esidimeni ruling

Tiger Brands has reason to worry after the Esidimeni arbitration award‚ as life might not be so cheap anymore‚ according to a leading lawyer. On...

SARS boss Tom Moyane suspended

In a late-night move‚ President Cyril Ramaphosa has suspended South African Revenue Service (SARS) commissioner Tom Moyane. The under-fire tax service boss has been informed of...

SARS boss Moyane refuses to step down despite Ramaphosa request

South African Revenue Service (SARS) commissioner Tom Moyane has refused to resign after he was asked to by President Cyril Ramaphosa. Sources told TimesLIVE's sister...

NPA confident of nailing Zuma

National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams believes that they will succeed in the prosecution of former president Jacob Zuma on 16 charges...

Not just about animals at the Bathurst Agricultural Show

IT’S almost time for the Bathurst Agricultural Show, the Eastern Cape’s oldest and biggest agricultural show which takes place on April 6 to April...

‘We want answers‚’ says DA after Gigaba’s Gupta gaffe

The Democratic Alliance is demanding answers following claims by home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba on Tuesday that the Guptas are not South African citizens. TimesLIVE...

Police manhunt for cash-in-transit robbers (sensitive video)

Police have launched a massive manhunt for a gang of heavily-armed suspects after a cash-in-transit robbery at business premises in Ferndale‚ Randburg‚ on Tuesday...

In his own words: Tiger Brands CEO on the defensive in wake of listeriosis...

Tiger Brands CEO Lawrence MacDougall spent more than an hour on Monday explaining what the company’s subsidiary‚ Enterprise‚ was doing after being embroiled in...

Husband of listeriosis victim: ‘We were plunged into catastrophic grief and bewilderment’

Based on everything we’ve been told about listeriosis‚ Glenda Warmback had very little chance of contracting it. The 61-year-old grandmother was the healthiest she’d been...

SUSPECT ARRESTED WITH R3 100 IN COUNTERFEIT MONEY – DESPATCH

MEDIA STATEMENT FROM THE SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE MEDIA CENTRE, EASTERN CAPE UITENHAGE CLUSTER – Monday, 5 March 2018: The South African Police Service in Despatch...

Pick n Pay and Woolies recall products linked to Listeriosis

Pick n Pay and Woolworths have started recalling all products named as possible culprits in the Listeriosis outbreak “Following the Minister of Health’s announcement earlier...

The foods linked to listeria: Enterprise Russians‚ Rainbow Chicken polony and Enterprise polony

The foods linked to the world’s largest outbreak of listeria are Enterprise polony‚ smoked Russians and frankfurters‚ all coming from a single factory in...

Listeriosis – what to do with the Enterprise or Rainbow polony in your fridge

If you have any of the polony or sausage products named by the health ministry as possible culprits in South Africa’s listeriosis outbreak -...

Eastern Cape reaches out to Western Cape farmers

The Eastern Cape government has called on drought-stricken Western Cape farmers to consider moving their farming operations to the Eastern Cape. Eastern Cape Rural Development...

UPDATE: Three arrested in Gupta raids

The Hawks have confirmed that three people have been arrested following operations at the Gupta family's Saxonwold residence in Johannesburg. The elite unit said two...

Inside the Gupta home – officers describe the Hawks raid

Officers have described what it is like inside the luxurious Gupta home in Saxonwold‚ Johannesburg‚ which the Hawks targeted on Wednesday morning as part...

‘Everything is off. He has to go’ – ANC NEC gives Zuma a deadline...

The ANC’s national executive committee has decided to recall President Jacob Zuma as head of state‚ with no deal and an ultimatum. The final decision...

Community spin-off from niche tourism

BOTH local communities and business benefit from niche tourism outside of the main holiday periods, said Wessel Benson, general manager of the Royal St...

BREAKING: Fish River Resort to re-open

Mantis given caretaker rolE By ROB KNOWLES and MAUNEEN CHARTER Ndlambe’s iconic Fish River Resort will be soon reopen its doors to domestic and international guests...

Benchmark your salary here

While the South African professional labour market continues to be unpredictable in a difficult economy‚ key sectors are investing in hiring the skills they...

NEW GM FOR ROYAL ST ANDREWS HOTEL

Royal St Andrews Hotel appoints Difford Louw as  Acting/Designate General Manager as from 01 March 2018 Difford Louw, currently the Royal St Andrews Hotel sales manager...
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