Thursday, April 26, 2018

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...

Reserve Bank charges Public Protector and Presidency colluded in attack against it

The Reserve Bank alleges that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane colluded with the Presidency to attack the central bank two weeks before she released her...

Reserve Bank leaves interest rates unchanged

The Reserve Bank delivered disappointing news on Thursday‚ when it kept interest rates on hold‚ defying expectations for a cut of 25 basis points. Bank...

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...

Parliamentary committee to probe R50bn locomotive acquisition

The portfolio committee on trade and industry has agreed to hold a parliamentary committee inquiry into the Transnet acquisition of 1 064 locomotives at...

SARS to crack down on multinational companies and subsidiaries’ tax returns

MEDIUM and large businesses with multinational ties will soon have to start supplying the South African Revenue Service (SARS) with more detailed reports of...

While legislation is in the pipeline‚ South Africans remain unprotected from cycbercrime

Hacker  Image: iStock South Africa's approach to protecting its cyberspace has ranked 58th out of 165 countries in the world. According to the United Nations’ latest...

Gordhan tells KPMG: Admit you were complicit in state capture

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has slammed KPMG International for their "colonial arrogance" in their handling of the Gupta family accounts and the SARS...

Eight KZN families delight at R10-million land claim success

Standing on his 849 hectares and looking out into the distance‚ 35-year-old factory worker Zwelihle Dlamini is elated at the prospects his newly acquired...

We’re broke but we can fix it‚ says Eskom

Electricity provider Eskom is in a precarious financial position and is desperately trying to avoid a liquidity crunch that may render it unable to...

MARKET WRAP: JSE closes weaker as miners retreat to stronger dollar

The JSE closed weaker on Tuesday‚ slipping below the 55‚000-point level‚ as miners came under pressure from a firmer dollar and softer commodities prices‚...

Khoza’s resignation welcome‚ but does not absolve him: DA

The Democratic Alliance has welcomed what it called the long-overdue resignation of Eskom chairman Zethembe Khoza but said his resignation does not absolve him...

Revealed: the monthly price tag to keep pension pay-points safe

R700-million. This is how much it costs on security alone to try to keep pension pay-points safe from armed robbers. NET1 UEPS Technologies — which...

ANC instructs government to start nationalising Reserve Bank

The ANC has instructed government to begin the process of nationalising the South African Reserve Bank. The final decision on the matter was taken at...

Talk of the Town celebrates 20 years

  IT was 20 years ago when two friends, Mauneen Charter and Barbara Hanstein began the great adventure – to produce a newspaper to cater...

MPs furious after Prasa no show

MPs are demanding that members of the Board of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) fly into Cape Town for a meeting...

Inside the Free State farm suspected to be a human trafficking lair

"Livestock for sale‚" reads the nondescript blue sign that marks the boundary of a Free State farm that has attained notoriety over the past...

Outa forcing Eskom to spill the beans

BY LINDA ENSOR Eskom's attempt to keep some of its operating data secret will be scrutinised at a public hearing this week, following a successful...

Bogus health practitioners under the microscope

A rise in bogus health practitioners has forced the Health Professions Council of SA (HPCSA) and medical schemes to strengthen their forensics units to...

Teachers warn of national strike

The South African Democratic Teachers Union has given the Department of Basic Education and the Department of Higher Education and Training seven days to...

Hunters come to the rescue of rare zebra in parched reserve

The Cape’s water crisis is inconvenient for humans‚ but for wild animals it is potentially lethal. CapeNature said on Tuesday it is particularly worried about...

Bonds weaken as market focus turns to next week’s budget

South African bonds were weaker on Thursday afternoon as analysts said market sentiment remained negative following President Jacob Zuma’s Cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday. The market...

Rand reaches within 3c of pre-Gordhan-firing level

The rand got to an intra-day best level of R12.34 to the dollar on Wednesday‚ before giving back some of its gains by mid-afternoon‚...

Sales of President’s Keepers soar as possible court battles loom

As the author and publisher of an explosive book revealing South Africa’s “shadow mafia state” prepare for a showdown with government agencies The President’s...

Durban cop removed from the Jacques Pauw probe

The investigating officer in the case against The President’s Keepers author Jacques Pauw and fellow investigative journalist Pieter-Louis Myburgh has been removed from the...

Chinese syndicates in SA dodge cops by sawing horns into beads and trinkets for...

 BY TONY CARNE Chinese syndicates are setting up small home-based workshops in Johannesburg and elsewhere to chop up rhino horns into smaller pieces, mainly to...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to get married in May

Just after news of their engagement was made official‚ it has been confirmed that Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will get married...

Rand under pressure in risk-off trade

The rand was softer against major global currencies shortly before noon on Tuesday‚ with caution on global markets ahead of risk events later in...

WATCH: Jacques Pauw’s book launch hit by power outage

https://www.talkofthetown.co.za/2017/11/09/pauw-knew-might-face-years-legal-trouble-book/ https://www.timeslive.co.za/politics/2017-11-07-pauw-gets-death-threats-over-zuma-book/ TimesLIVE RMG Digital  
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WATCH: Bathurst bamboo plantation grows a sustainable future

THE first successful commercial bamboo plantation in Africa can revolutionise commercial industries for a sustainable future With the world looking for more sustainable industries that do not...
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