Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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...

Arms deal: ‘Damning new evidence’ filed in high court

The Seriti Commission failed in investigating the infamous arms deal. That is what non-profit organisations Right2Know and Corruption Watch said on Thursday after filing “damning...

Suspect arrested after breaking into Port Elizabeth bank

A burglary suspect who broke through a Port Elizabeth bank’s front door on Wednesday night – punching through the glass with his hands –...

Eskom agrees to lower quality coal from Gupta-owned Tegeta

Eskom has agreed to allow Gupta-owned mining company Tegeta Resources and Exploration to deliver lower quality coal‚ at a more expensive rate‚ to its...

Bid to give PE Airport a Mandela makeover

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is mulling over the idea of renaming the Port Elizabeth Airport after struggle icon and former president Nelson Mandela. However,...

For the love of horses and people

To see a child or adult with multiple sclerosis or cerebral palsy riding high on horseback when, before the therapy, they were even unable...

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...

Listeria strain found in Johannesburg food outlet

Tests are under way after strains of listeria were found at a food outlet in Johannesburg on Friday. The name of the outlet has not...

Petrol price set to go up by between 23 and 25 cents a litre...

More fuel price hikes are on their way next week‚ courtesy of a weaker rand. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA)‚ which was...

Don’t shop till you drop on Black Friday – spend wisely

WHILE millions of shoppers count down the hours until the much awaited Black Friday sale tomorrow, the National Credit Regulator (NCR) advises consumers to...

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...

Environmental groups oppose trans-shipment of uranium through SA

Environmental groups have expressed concerns about the trans-shipment of uranium between the US and Namibia through South African ports. Last week‚ the Department of Energy...

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...

This is why the rand is nose-diving

The rand’s continuing plunge on Monday has been mostly due to emerging-market contagion based on events in Turkey‚ but other factors are conspiring to...

Sunday Times: Eskom in hot seat over waste

On the front page of the Sunday Times: Cash-strapped Eskom wants to burden South Africa’s consumers with a huge rate increase next year – while...

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

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Standard Bank denies opening accounts for Gupta business rescue practitioner

Standard Bank has denied that it opened accounts for the use of business rescue practitioners running Gupta-owned companies‚ saying its employee did not have...

Tough times

Business and tourism hoping for better things next year THE past year has been a bad year for South Africa in terms of economic growth,...

Eight people arrested in Eastern Cape for fraud at vehicle testing centres

Eight people‚ including vehicle examiners‚ have been arrested by the National Traffic Anti-Corruption Unit in a crackdown on fraudulent and corrupt issuing of vehicle...

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...

Homes can’t be sold to pay for someone else’s debt

The Constitutional Court has been asked to ensure that property owners don’t have their house sold to pay back debt owing to municipalities from...

Madonsela cries tears of joy as court throws the book at Zuma

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela burst into tears of joy as the High court in Pretoria trashed President Jacob Zuma’s bid to set aside...

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...

Elegant design and practicality come together at CosiHome

Based in Port Alfred but offering its services to clients anywhere in the country, CosiHome has world-class facilities to produce elegant and practical solutions...

Eskom staff wants increase of between 9% and 15% — or the lights will...

Organised labour at Eskom has called on the government to do "everything" to ensure the cash-strapped power utility is resourced to increase employees’ wages...

Government employee’s pensions are safe amid Steinhoff crash

Civil servants need not fear that their pensions will be negatively affected by the spectacular crash of Steinhoff this week‚ according to the Government...

SA Express explains drama on flight 1412

SA Express has given the details of what happened on flight SA1412 from East London to Johannesburg‚ which experience an explosion shortly after takeoff. “The...

FNB safety deposit box victims fuming

Many victims of the safety deposit box heists at three First National Bank branches have greeted the bank's settlement offers for their losses of...

Wee will rock you: UCT finds gold on campus

Liquid gold has been discovered at the University of Cape Town. It comes in the form of urine‚ which engineering students have transformed into fertiliser...

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...
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