Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Junior cooks do the rounds in the kitchen

Aspiring chefs from across the Eastern Cape gathered for some serious fun and exciting cooking at the SPAR Junior Cook competition, which took place...

High court satisfied Sanef application to halt intimidation of journalists is urgent

The high court in Johannesburg on Thursday held that the application by the South African National Editors Forum to halt attacks on journalists by...

SARS boss Moyane refuses to step down despite Ramaphosa request

South African Revenue Service (SARS) commissioner Tom Moyane has refused to resign after he was asked to by President Cyril Ramaphosa. Sources told TimesLIVE's sister...

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...

CM Heunis – a rich history of construction expertise

THEY say that any company surviving the second year of business is a sign that it is a viable concern.  But what about a...

A busy time for property agents as Knysna residents begin rebuilding their lives

More than two months ago a devastating fire swept through the Garden Route claiming the lives of seven people‚ destroying countless properties and leaving...

Joburg warns residents for bird flu H5N8

Johannesburg has been hit by the global outbreak of the avian influenza (HPAI) H5N8 strain that was first detected in Europe and Asia. The...

Abalone mafia targeting SA donkeys‚ says NatGeo investigation

With donkey skins worth up to R5‚300 each in China‚ abalone smugglers in South Africa are muscling in. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/09/wildlife-watch-donkey-skins-china-wildlife-trafficking/ A report in National Geographic by Cape...

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...

All 950 workers rescued at Sibanye mine

All workers have been brought to the surface at Sibanye-Stillwater's Beatrix mine in the Free State‚ the company said on Friday. About 950 workers were...

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...
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Tasty treats in Spar cook-off

Customers enjoyed sampling the dishes in Rosehill SuperSpar’s Creative Cooks competition on July 26. The overall winner was Annalien Gouws, for her lamboud pastei...

Justice department dumps Zuma over corruption case fees

The justice department‚ right up to Minister Michael Masutha‚ will not help Jacob Zuma argue that the state should keep paying his legal fees...

ANC resolves to take away rural land custodianship from chiefs

South Africans living on communal land under the custodianship of traditional leaders are set to gain full control and ownership of 13 percent of...

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‚...

BREAKING: Guptas win battle ahead of bank account war

The Gupta family has won a crucial battle to keep their accounts with the Bank of Baroda open until they return to court in...

Eskom confident it will manage cash crunch

State owned power utility Eskom is confident that it will survive a looming cash crunch if a new board is appointed and corporate governance...

Prospects grim for Western Cape farms

The Western Cape is facing a jobs bloodbath as 50‚000 workers in the agriculture sector might get the sack due to the drought. A rise...

FNB Life on the lookout for beneficiaries of unclaimed R160m

Insurance administrator FNB life has embarked on an initiative to proactively identify customers who have not submitted claims‚ amounting to R160m‚ on its books. FNB...

Zanu-PF sacks Mugabe as party leader

A meeting of Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party central committee held on Sunday in Harare has removed President Robert Mugabe as its head and appointed‚...

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...

Artist Walter Meyer stabbed to death

Celebrated South African artist Walter Meyer has been stabbed to death‚ allegedly by someone very close to him. Northern Cape police confirmed on Wednesday that...

Guptas sell media businesses to Manyi

The Guptas have agreed to sell their shares in The New Age newspaper and ANN7 channel to Lodidox‚ owned by Mzwanele Jimmy Manyi‚ for...

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...

Stranded SA Express passengers could wait more than a month for their refunds

“Hey SA Express‚ flights from OR Tambo are indef delayed & gate staff doesn’t know why. Help?” Amy Cookson (@AimeeSea) tweeted that at 1.23pm on...

Farmers discuss change and the land question

WITH so much uncertainty regarding the rights of land-owners in South Africa, farmers are naturally concerned that their land, much of which has been...

Listeriosis outbreak: This is how much cold meat is now headed for a hazardous...

A whopping 4‚000 tons of polony and viennas is the initial estimate of how much recalled cold meat will be sent to dump sites. This...

Ramaphosa to announce top team to bring foreign cash into SA

President Cyril Ramaphosa is this afternoon expected to announce a high-level team that will drive a new campaign to draw investment to South Africa. TimesLIVE...

The beautiful new SA coins you’d rather keep than spend

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dCeSijjPCU The diversity and beauty of the Cape West Coast Biosphere Reserve features on the South African Mint’s second set of colourised coins. The four coins‚...

The 2019 Amanzi Festival looks set to be the best yet

  IT was all about marketing the product at the first meeting of the Amanzi Festival committee on Tuesday when it met at the Royal...
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