Sunday, February 25, 2018

‘Hands Off Jacob Zuma’ campaign intensifies

As pressure mounts for President Jacob Zuma to vacate the Union Buildings in Pretoria‚ the South African Unemployed Workers Union and other organisations have...

Treasury comes out to bat for Capitec and wants Viceroy probed

Capitec Bank received a massive boost from government on Thursday‚ with the National Treasury saying it has raised the issue of a Viceroy report...

Benchmark your salary here

While the South African professional labour market continues to be unpredictable in a difficult economy‚ key sectors are investing in hiring the skills they...

NEW GM FOR ROYAL ST ANDREWS HOTEL

Royal St Andrews Hotel appoints Difford Louw as  Acting/Designate General Manager as from 01 March 2018 Difford Louw, currently the Royal St Andrews Hotel sales manager...

Maserati‚ Merc G-wagen‚ ‘hot’ cash – and an AK47 – found in VAT fraud...

Nine members of a syndicate suspected of operating a large-scale value added tax (VAT) fraud scam‚ with a potential loss to the fiscus of...

Trillian ‘scored R41m from Transnet for doing nothing’

Transnet chairperson Linda Mabaso signed off on a R41-million deal with Gupta-linked company Trillian at a special out of office meeting - while mourning...

Drought: Eastern Cape towns facing Day Zero

Dam levels in the Gamtoos Valley critically low Two farming towns in Eastern Cape might have their Day Zero sooner than Cape Town. The only...

ANC in Gauteng cancels its 106th anniversary rally

The ANC in Gauteng has cancelled its 106th anniversary rally scheduled for Sunday as the newly-elected national office bearers would be continuing with their...

Capitec boss denies research report that claimed it was a loan shark

Capitec Bank chief executive officer Gerrie Fourie has fired back at the Viceroy Research Group‚ accusing it of being one-sided and having a profit...

Capitec says loan shark report appears to be filled with errors

Capitec Bank said on Tuesday that a report accusing it of being a loan shark appears to be filled with errors. “Capitec received a copy...

Rand under pressure in risk-off trade

The rand was softer against major global currencies shortly before noon on Tuesday‚ with caution on global markets ahead of risk events later in...

Capitec and PSG shares on rollercoaster ride after Viceroy report

Capitec Bank is the latest target of Viceroy Research - the team that produced an explosive report detailing how Steinhoff allegedly cooked its books...

JSE opens weaker as property stocks come under renewed pressure

The JSE opened weaker on Monday‚ as property stocks came under renewed pressure despite upbeat interim results from Resilient on Friday. Resilient reported dividend growth...

Read the small print before you sign anything

Many a business contract contains a paragraph‚ buried deep within the small print‚ which essentially says that nothing a salesperson may have told you...

Customs officials thwart attempt to smuggle R6.7-million to Dubai

The South African Revenue Service has revealed that customs officials at OR Tambo international airport prevented over R6-million in undeclared currency from being smuggled...

Cape Town does ‘indeed’ have water plan – SAHRC

The South African Human Rights Commission says that far from the situation reported following a media conference by DA leader Mmusi Maimane on Wednesday‚...

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...

Taxman to target churches

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) will investigate religious institutions for possible tax non-compliance. In July last year‚ the Commission for the Promotion and Protection...

How to check if you Toyota is affected by the recall

If you are worried about your Toyota after the company recalled some 730 000 vehicles over potentially faulty airbags‚ this is how to check...

Cause of listeriosis outbreak still unknown

The outbreak of listeriosis is continuing‚ with a total of 820 laboratory-confirmed cases recorded since January 2017‚ the National Institute of Communicable Diseases says. Two...

Another truck stuck

Earlier this evening this truck was stuck on the incline on Southwell Road traveling towards Port Elizabeth. Fortunately, it was short lived and the...

Drought: It’s not just Cape Town‚ say drought-hit Eastern Cape residents

“People are always talking about Cape Town‚ Cape Town‚ Cape Town because the mother city is a big tourist attraction but we are actually...

Eskom wants another R66.6bn from us!

While a parliamentary inquiry into alleged corruption at Eskom is currently being held‚ it's emerged that the power utility thinks it is owed R66.6...

Eastern Cape taxi owners irate at ANC’s non-payment for work during birthday celebrations

More than 50 Eastern Cape taxi owners on Wednesday stormed the ANC's provincial headquarters in King William's Town demanding outstanding payments. The irate taxi bosses...

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...

Ouch! Read some of Gordhan’s zingers to Singh at #EskomInquiry

Former Eskom chief financial officer Anoj Singh was in the cross hairs of the parliamentary inquiry into state capture on Tuesday. He testified under...

Pravin Gordhan says Eskom’s Singh should be declared a delinquent director

Former Eskom chief financial officer Anoj Singh - who was allegedly at the heart of state capture of the utility - was accused of...

WATCH: 5 biggest hits from Bra Hugh Masekela we will never forget

Music legend Hugh Masekela touched the lives of millions of music lovers around the world for over six decades. The star died in his Johannesburg...

Watch: South African jazz musician Ramopolo Hugh Masekela has died

South African jazz musician Ramopolo Hugh Masekela has died. Masekela lost his battle with prostate cancer in Johannesburg, his family said on Tuesday, January 23...

Masekela’s death an ‘immeasurable loss’ to SA – Zuma

President Jacob Zuma expressed his heartfelt condolences on the passing of Hugh Masekela on Tuesday at the age of 78. “Mr Masekela was one of...
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