Sunday, February 17, 2019

WATCH | Sandton streets resemble war zone after attack on Uber drivers

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGyEy3KJzco?rel=0&enablejsapi=1] Sandton city streets resembled a war zone on Thursday evening as Uber taxi drivers embarked on a rampage to avenge an attack on...

Financial boffins query Gigaba’s motive for SARS inquiry

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's surprise announcement of an inquiry into South Africa's tax administration has financial experts querying his motive. In a statement‚ issued on...

Happy feet at Harcourts

REMEMBER we asked last week who these feet belonged to? Well, here's the answer.

We’re all to blame for power cuts, says Eskom chairman Mabuza

All South Africans are responsible for power cuts, and it is a pain that the entire country has to bear. So says Eskom chairman Jabu...

Bringing to book those responsible for looting the state will be best Xmas gift...

The best gift South Africans could receive this festive season would be an assurance that 2018 will be better than 2017‚ that the country...

Embrace change or become irrelevant- Top speaker outlines profile of demanding millennial client

South African companies that are out of touch with the very specific needs of their millennial customers and ignore the realities of the rapidly...

Race has no place in DA‚ Maimane tells Western Cape congress

DA leader Mmusi Maimane slammed party members who use race to mobilise support. Addressing the Western Cape elective congress in Cape Town on Saturday‚ Maimane...

Shocking claims in Eskom inquiry

On July 27 2017‚ Eskom’s head of legal compliance Suzanne Daniels drove from Melrose Arch in Johannesburg’s northern suburbs to her home‚ poured herself...

SA has drunk status‚ and we’re afraid to admit it

One in seven adults admits to being binge-drinkers‚ but economists say the problem is likely to be much worse. Based on admissions in a survey...

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...

Moody’s downgrades embattled Eskom

Global rating agency Moody’s has downgraded Eskom’s long-term corporate family rating and zero coupon Eurobonds family rating to B1 from Ba3 and warned that...

JSE pushes higher in line with world stocks

The JSE remained in positive territory at lunchtime on Friday‚ tracking the upward momentum in global markets. Banks were having a particularly strong session‚ with...

Moody’s on what could trigger another downgrade

While Moody’s did not publish a ratings decision on South Africa last week as scheduled‚ the credit rating agency has warned of the possible...

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...

Eskom applies for R66bn revenue claw-back

Eskom on Monday made representations to the National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) in its application to get back R66.6bn in revenue for the...

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...

Rand loses footing despite ANC’s confirmation of Zuma’s recall

The rand slipped on Tuesday afternoon‚ reflecting disappointment in the ANC’s media briefing about President Jacob Zuma‚ which analysts described as ambiguous. The governing party...

Shoprite cashiers who accepted tips in court for theft

Seven Shoprite cashiers who were arrested after allegedly accepting tips from customers appeared in court in Cape Town on Wednesday charged with theft. The women...

NMMU to phase out engineering diplomas

National diploma programmes in civil, electrical, industrial and mechanical engineering will no longer be offered at NMMU, while new bachelor degree programmes will be...

Union wants answers from Gigaba on PIC board

In a move meant to bolster workers’ control over their pensions‚ the Public Service Association (PSA) is demanding information about Public Investment Corporation (PIC)...

Former FNB boss Jordaan takes step towards launching new bank

Backed by ex-FNB CEO Michael Jordaan‚ Bank Zero looks set to become SA’s newest mutual bank and will be 45% black-owned. Co-founded by Jordaan and...

South African futures lose ground

South African futures lost ground on Friday‚ as the JSE and most global equity markets took strain as investors shied away from risk assets. Property...

Ajay Gupta on ‘religious pilgrimage’ in India

Ajay Gupta is reportedly undertaking a religious pilgrimage with members of his family in India. eNCA and the SABC reported on Monday that Gupta –...

Finger-lickin’ dud: KFC told to dump dangerous TV ad

A KFC ad featuring car-spinning is a finger-lickin’ dud‚ the ad watchdog has ruled. The Advertising Standards Authority said the disregard for safety shown in...

BREAKING: Guptas lose court bid to stop bank account closures

The Gupta family on Thursday lost a court bid to stop the Bank of Baroda from closing down their last remaining bank accounts in...

Eskom gets R5-billion government bailout amid “enormous liquidity constraints”

Power utility Eskom has received an “advance” of R5-billion from the Public Investment Corporation (PIC)‚ on behalf of the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF)‚...

Listeriosis death toll rises to 193

The listeriosis death toll has risen by two to 193‚ according to The National Institute for Communicable Diseases’ (NICD) weekly update on the outbreak. Of...

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...

Fine wines at Hoppy’s Paddle Inn

When one wanders through Historic Wharf Street, indulge for a moment and follow a mystical alleyway through to Cafe Reset. Once inside the idyllic...

Step out of line‚ ‘odd’ Madonsela tells SA women

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela has urged South African women to step out of line. Madonsela‚ who was a guest speaker at the FNB Business...
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