Saturday, June 23, 2018

Nelson Mandela Bay metro to terminate contract with KPMG

The Nelson Mandela Bay municipality will terminate its contract with auditing firm KPMG after an urgent motion was passed in council. The exigency motion‚ tabled...

Information about children as young as three in massive data leak

BY NICO GOUS Details about children as young as three are among the data leak involving the records of millions of South Africans. Australian web security...

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...

Man with R10-million stuffed in his suitcase granted bail

The man who allegedly tried to leave SA with R10-million in cash was granted bail in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court. Mohammed Ameen‚ 38‚ from Pietermaritzburg‚...

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...

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...

Bonds weaken as market focus turns to next week’s budget

South African bonds were weaker on Thursday afternoon as analysts said market sentiment remained negative following President Jacob Zuma’s Cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday. The market...

Number of records leaked doubles to 60 million

The largest data leak in South African history has just got bigger. Troy Hunt‚ the Australian web security expert who first alerted South Africans to...

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...

Teachers warn of national strike

The South African Democratic Teachers Union has given the Department of Basic Education and the Department of Higher Education and Training seven days to...

Sassa makes an offer to South African Post Office to pay social grants

The SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) has given the South African Post Office an offer for the role it will play in distributing social...

Myeni’s reported removal at SAA ‘too little‚ too late’

The Democratic Alliance has welcomed reports that Dudu Myeni has been removed as chairperson of the South African Airways (SAA) board. "She has done untold...

Cigarettes worth R18m confiscated‚ six arrested

Six suspects have been arrested in Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape following a bust in which nearly 2‚000 boxes of cigarettes with...

Competition Commission calls for submissions on car service workshops and warranties

Do you believe that you should have the right to have your car serviced at the workshop of your choice without jeopardising your warranty‚...

Top real estate company admits to being unwitting source of country’s largest personal data...

One of South Africa’s top real estate companies has admitted to being the unwitting source of the largest known personal data breach to date...

Regular prostate check-ups could save your life

60-year-old David Lucas - an ordinary Johannesburg man - has one thing in common with greats like Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela. He‚ like the...

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...

EXCLUSIVE: Brother whose sister died in Duduzane Zuma crash speaks out

“This is a miracle. This is a gift from God. Now we will finally get justice.” With his voice cracking with emotion‚ Pedzisani Dube said...

UPDATE: Blade out as Zuma reshuffles cabinet

In a shock move on Tuesday morning‚ President Jacob Zuma reshuffled his cabinet‚ swapping around six of his ministerial portfolios. Most notably‚ SA Communist Party...

‘We did not understand fully the agendas at play’ – McKinsey on Eskom

US global consultancy firm McKinsey said on Tuesday "we made several errors of judgement and process" as it announced that it would suspend work...

Pilot strike delays Mango flights

Several Mango flights were delayed on Monday following a strike action by the airline’s pilots. The budget airline’s spokesperson Sergio Dos Santos told TimesLIVE that...

SA Agulhas II testing equipment for its historic expedition

About 500 orangey Copepods, which look like minute crayfish under a microscope, were among the first specimens collected on the SA Agulhas II research...

SA Weather Service warns of extreme weather and runaway fires

The South African Weather Service has warned of high temperatures on Monday in the northern parts of the country. Lephalale and Phalaborwa will be the...

Pilots at Mango strike‚ SA Airlink cabin crew down tools

Employees of two local airlines are downing tools on Monday‚ union officials said. South African Transport and Allied Workers’ Union (Satawu) members at SA Airlink...

Dr Duda shared his gig money three ways before Mi Casa got ‘big’

Mi Casa bandmates J'Something and Mo-T have given props to Dr Duda, who they revealed shared money from his own gigs when they began. Speaking...

GBS celebrates 140 years at Port Alfred dinner

GBS Mutual Bank held its annual dinner for clients and special guests from the Port Alfred area last week, celebrating 140 years of the...

Video on tourist shuttle bus ‘captured’ clues of hijackers‚ says company

The attack on seven Iraqis leaving OR Tambo International Airport for their hotel in Sandton‚ Johannesburg‚ has been captured on the shuttle bus’s video...

Eskom gets ‘green’ light for nuclear station on Western Cape coast

The Department of Environmental Affairs on Friday endorsed Eskom’s plan to build a nuclear power station at Duynefontein on the Western Cape coast‚ near...

Rand stretches winning streak as dollar sags

The rand was on firmer footing on Friday morning‚ looking to cap the week on a high note. The local currency has been steadily recovering...

SA Weather Services needs R30m

The South African Weather Services (SAWS) urgently needs a R30-million investment to help improve its infrastructure and communication channels. This was revealed by SAWS chief...
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