Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Halala! Trevor Noah wins his first Emmy

SA-born comedian Trevor Noah walked away with his first Emmy this weekend at the award's Creative Arts ceremony in LA, taking the top prize...

Beef fetched exceptional prices at Bathurst auction

GOOD prices were reached Tuesday at the Hobson & Co cattle auction held at the Bathurst Agricultural Showgrounds. Altogether 296 cattle were sold with breeds...

Unemployment fund’s assets currently valued at R110bn

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) currently has assets valued at R110-billion‚ Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant disclosed on Monday. In a written reply to a parliamentary...

Tourism support

LOUISE KNOWLES THE new mayor of Ndlambe, Phindile Faxi, assured tourism stakeholders and businesses that they had the municipality’s support, when he spoke at the...

Car insurers softening their stance on remote jamming theft incidents

It was back in January 2011 that the first reports of theft by remote jamming began to appear in South African media. I warned consumers...

‘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...

Cloned bank cards seized after cops get domestic violence complaint

The Hawks have begun investigations into a suspected syndicate operating across the country after Cape Town police inadvertently found 700 suspected cloned bank cards...

KPMG’s fingerprints all over the Gupta empire

KPMG’s fingerprints are all over the Gupta empire and its controversial deals dating back to 2008‚ TimesLIVE/BusinessLIVE can reveal‚ as an industry probe into...

Hippo teeth craze threatens survival of species

Hippos are the latest African animals under threat from the wildlife trade. Rising demand for hippo teeth‚ most of which pass through Hong Kong‚ has...

Politics weighs as Reserve Bank mulls rate cut

The weak economy requires an interest rate cut‚ but the Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee may be reluctant to announce one when it meets...

Cape fires and storms may cost insurers in excess of R4bn

Losses caused by Western Cape fires and storms could cost the insurance industry in excess of R3bn to R4bn‚ outstripping the costs of previous...

Cooperation in borehole analysis

IN contrast to its previous meeting, where farmers walked out on proceedings, this time around their meeting with Amatola Water and independent geohydrology specialists,...

Call for crayfish quotas for nearshore fishers‚ not commercial fisheries

Hundreds of people from across the Western Cape gathered on Friday at the Department of Agriculture‚ Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) to protest against the...

Runoff from R72 repair work causes big stain

R72 Workmen leave a mess at the Talk of the Town Offices It was a surprise earlier this week when staff arrived at work to...

Pair collared after theft at liquor store

Keep up to date with latest reports on crime activity in Port Alfred and surrounds. AT 11.35am Thursday, August 3 a report of theft was...

Eskom’s increase request worse than ‘attempting to milk a mosquito dry’: ANCYL

The proposed increase request by Eskom is worse than “attempting to milk a mosquito dry”‚ because it disregards the fact that more than 30.4...

Rand affected by risk-off trade following North Korea’s missile launch

The rand was slightly weaker against the dollar as investors’ appetite for safe-haven assets increased after North Korea fired a missile over Japan. Stock markets...

Watch: Sea Chant launched

'Sea Chant' built by Dennis Schultz and his sons, owners of Supercat Marine in Port Alfred, launched their amazing 68 foot "Supercat" on Saturday....

Stenden SA confirms Hotel Opening Minor 

A memorandum of understanding was signed today between Wouter Hensens, the executive dean of Stenden SA, Lynn Keeys, president of the Project Management Institute...

SABRIC: ATM card swapping

DUE to the high incidence of ATM Card Fraud, the South African Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC) would like to alert bank customers to...

Homeowner’s nightmare: We paid previous owner’s R206‚000 municipal debt

A Johannesburg couple forked out over R206‚000 for a debt that was not theirs. The Constitutional Court on Tuesday ordered that new home owners cannot...

Plea to Port Alfred Community to help fire victims

The Port Alfred community have been phenomenal in helping the couple who had to evacuate their home last night when a fire broke out,...

Government contract deviations amount to R37bn‚ with Eskom leading the pack

The Treasury's Chief Procurement Office has reported to parliament that government departments and state-owned companies had requested deviations from normal procurement processes amounting to...

UPDATE: Records of 31.6m South Africans removed from the internet

The private records of millions of South Africans were removed from the internet on Wednesday morning after what was believed to be the country's...

Rand breaks through R13 to the dollar

The rand strengthened through R13 to the dollar in late trade on Tuesday as the latter weakened to a 28-month low against the euro‚...

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...

Considering using bitcoin to store wealth? Here’s what you need to know

Bitcoin is growing in popularity among hobbyists and IT geeks who trade the currency in South Africa‚ with one local expert estimating 100‚000 trade...

How the Guptas planned to ‘capture’ Reserve Bank man

'I would never give permission for my CV to be transferred to anyone else' The Gupta family seems to have tried to "capture" at least...

This year’s Black Friday promises to be ‘best ever’

It is time for shopping mayhem again so brace yourself for Black Friday on November 24. Economist Mike Schussler said he expects to see large...

DON’T check your details on data leak files

BY TIMESLIVE Among the sensitive data amounting to about 27 gigabytes‚ information includes identity numbers‚ personal income‚ age‚ employment history‚ company directorships‚ race group‚ marital...