Sunday, June 24, 2018

Golf club’s low-ball bid to buy land rejected

Councillors shoot down R7m purchase offer for property in Mill Park The historic Port Elizabeth Golf Club has come in low and offered R7-million to...

Tom Eaton’s short report: ‘I propose a brand-new tax for our already burdened taxpayers’

It's probably not the best moment for me to propose a new tax. There's a R50-billion hole in the fiscus that the state plans to...

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...

Zoo workers strike but animals OK

The Pretoria Zoo has failed in a last-ditch bid to prevent a strike, writes Sipho Mabena. The National Trade Union Congress slapped a strike notice...

Constitutional court to decide on Zuma impeachment bid

The Constitutional Court will rule on Friday on whether parliament must start proceedings to impeach President Jacob Zuma‚ EFF spokesman Mbuyiseni Ndlozi confirmed to...

Frustrated man tells commission that he’s left timeshare to Juju in his will

“I can’t get rid of this timeshare and I can’t afford the levies anymore‚ so I’ve left it to Julius Malema in my will.” Eben...

‘Grocery days are stressful‚ honestly’ – South Africans struggle to tighten their already tight...

The food basket has shrunk‚ with households changing their grocery shopping patterns in order to accommodate tough economic times. Just when South Africans thought things...

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...

Eskom seeking to recover funds unlawfully paid to McKinsey, Trillian

Electricity parastatal Eskom has taken action to recover R1-billion and R564-million respectively from McKinsey and Trillian which it says appears to have been unlawfully...

Minstrels on the march as Tweede Nuwejaar festivities get under way

The Cape Town Street Parade got under way on Tuesday‚ with more than 13‚000 minstrels taking part and an expected crowd of more than...

Retail sales rebound in March — but not enough to save quarterly decline

South African retail sales rebounded in March, but not enough to save a quarterly decline that may contribute to the country falling into a...

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...

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...

Disgraced accountant to spend eight years in jail for fraud

Disgraced Cape Town chartered accountant Willem Roux Mouton‚ found guilty last year of defrauding the Eastern Cape Development Corporation in 2012‚ after stealing R1.3-million...

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...

Barclays ditches KPMG

Barclays Africa has ditched KPMG SA as its external auditor‚ citing the recent developments around the embattled auditing firm. Barclays Africa is the first major...

Catalonia may spur JSE’s record-breaking run

ASIAN markets rallied on Wednesday morning after Catalan president Carles Puigdemont told Spain’s parliament he was delaying his threat to secede following a referendum...

WATCH | Lord Tim Bell – I had nothing to do with Gupta campaign

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhUzbcn_fsE?rel=0&enablejsapi=1] Former chairman of public relations firm Bell Pottinger‚ Lord Tim Bell‚ has distanced himself from a contract his former company signed with Gupta-owned...

School transport crisis looms in Eastern Cape

Almost 40 000 pupils who qualify for the scholar transport programme in the Eastern Cape might have to walk long distances next year if...

School stationery worth hundreds sold for R69 in Eastern Cape

Bhisho committee members were gobsmacked on a visit to a school in Addo on Tuesday when they found that a shop was selling stationery...

Bogus ‘Dr Rajab’ nabbed while performing illegal abortion

  A fake doctor was nabbed by the Hawks just as he was about to perform an illegal abortion at his premsises in Malelane in...

They got their cake (and ate it) at Red Leaf Nursery

GINGERBREAD houses are a Christmas staple and, at Red Leaf Nursery on Saturday, kids and therir moms (plus a few dads) attended the Gingerbread House cake...

BREAKING: Accident at Pick n Pay

THERE were cries of anguish as part of the roof of Pick n Pay at the Heritage Mall collapsed earlier today. It has been reported...

Security through technology with Multi Security

NEW technological advancements are now available through Multi Security to ensure your peace of mind, safety and security through the innovative AVTECH CCTV EagleEyes...

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...

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...

SPAR EC declare war on plastic bags

Starting today (April 6), SPAR Eastern Cape have declared war on plastic bags as the retailer spearheads a significant step forward in the battle...

Russian embassy refutes claims of Putin’s influence in Zuma cabinet reshuffle

The Russian embassy has refuted reports that President Vladimir Putin had a hand in President Jacob Zuma’s cabinet reshuffle last week. “We are highly disappointed...

‘Arrested’ oil tanker valued at R210m to go on auction

An oil tanker placed under arrest in Durban in June 2016 will be sold on auction on December 5. The auctioneers said in a statement...

Roof of mall in Lenasia collapses as heavy storm hits Joburg

Several people are understood to have been injured when a heavy storm caused the roof of a mall in Lenasia south of Johannesburg to...
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