Friday, August 17, 2018

Zimbabwe exemption permit not for new applicants

On Friday‚ Minister of Home Affairs Hlengiwe Mkhize announced that the new Zimbabwe exemption permit (ZEP)‚ which is valid until December 31 2021‚ is...

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...

Kids feel the pinch amid the economic crunch

Swimming‚ music‚ dance lessons and sometimes even therapy sessions are among the things parents believe their children can live without as they try to...

Tribunal finds Shoprite guilty of reckless lending

THE National Consumer Tribunal has handed down judgment that finds Shoprite guilty of reckless lending. “This judgment comes after an investigation by the National Credit...

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...

Cape Town water rations – watch what you can do with what is recommended

Are you wondering how much water you should be using every day in Cape Town? Well, with the new level-five water restrictions implemented, here’s...

SA’s agricultural sector slowly bouncing back to full strength

PAUL Makube, senior agricultural economist at FNB, gave a snapshot of the agricultural sector and its recovery from the drought. South Africa’s major agricultural commodities:...

British PR regulatory body terminates Bell Pottinger’s membership

Fatal blow: UK PR firm Bell Pottinger has been kicked out of its industry regulatory body BY KYLE COWAN In a unanimous decision by a British...

China to give R1bn for Brics plans

China will give $80-million (R1.03-billion) in funding for Brics co-operation plans, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday, while the bloc of five emerging...

Brace yourselves for another hefty petrol price hike

Motorists can brace themselves for another whopping increase in the petrol price next week. The price of both 93 and 95 octane petrol will increase...

Craft gin transforms taste experience at Bean and Olive

FANCY a gin and tonic? Many may believe that the drink of the colonials originated in England, but this couldn’t be further from the...

Duduzane Zuma in exclusive BBC interview: ‘I like the Guptas’

Duduzane Zuma‚ son of President Jacob Zuma‚ has denied any claims of corruption in an interview with the BBC's Africa correspondent‚ Milton Nkosi‚ who...

SA will suffer in fourth industrial revolution if data costs not lowered

South Africa will struggle to compete in the fourth industrial revolution if data prices remain high. This was said on Thursday by Minister of Economic...

Hlaudi Motsoeneng wants current SABC board to be probed for irregularities

Former SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng on Thursday lashed out at the interim board of the public broadcaster during a press briefing in Johannesburg. https://content.jwplatform.com/previews/gKZm8ibe-cWWRXqjQ Axed SABC...

No human cases of avian flu in SA

There have been no confirmed cases of bird flu in humans in SA‚ the National Institutes of Communicable Diseases (NICD) said on Wednesday. Media reports...

Rhino baron should be hailed‚ not pilloried‚ says former Parks boss

The former head of Africa’s most successful rhino conservation agency has sprung to the defence of local rhino baron John Hume. Dr George Hughes is...

FREE screen-printing and business course for unemployed females

A fantastic opportunity for all unemployed ladies - learn the skill of how to master the art of screen-printing, and the follow up business...

Social media workshop – Saturday

This is a fabulous opportunity for anyone using social media and wanting to improve their skills - for both business and personal purposes. This workshop...

ConCourt rules on property owners’ inherited debt

New property owners are not responsible for settling municipal debt accumulated by previous owners‚ the Constitutional Court held on Tuesday.   New property owners are not...

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‚...

SARS to crack down on multinational companies and subsidiaries’ tax returns

MEDIUM and large businesses with multinational ties will soon have to start supplying the South African Revenue Service (SARS) with more detailed reports of...

Poll results – Shops in Port Alfred

THIS week we wanted to know from the public if they wanted another branded store in Port Alfred and, if so, which one. We...

Eskom board meets to discuss McKinsey and other ‘topical’ issues

Eskom’s board is meeting on Tuesday to address “all matters pertaining to McKinsey and other topical issues”‚ the utility said on Tuesday morning. Acting chairman...

Homeowner’s nightmare: We paid previous owner’s R206‚000 municipal debt

A Johannesburg couple forked out over R206‚000 for a debt that was not theirs. The Constitutional Court on Tuesday ordered that new home owners cannot...

Rand affected by risk-off trade following North Korea’s missile launch

The rand was slightly weaker against the dollar as investors’ appetite for safe-haven assets increased after North Korea fired a missile over Japan. Stock markets...

Fasten your seatbelts: This is the future of motoring in Africa

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgHAgkbB5bI?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent] Amid the glistening concept cars at next month’s (Sep 12-15) Frankfurt motor show will be a boxy contraption with no doors and 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...

Rhino baron shifts blame for ‘disappointing’ first horn auction

South African rhino baron John Hume has lashed out against Environmental Affair Minister Edna Molewa‚ blaming her for the “disappointing” results of what was...

Port Alfred gets ready for a new-look mall

RENOVATIONS to Port Alfred’s Heritage Mall are well underway and, despite a little inconvenience to shoppers, the new-look mall should excite locals and visitors...

The bell begins to toll: Guptas’ UK spin doctors ‘in breach’

BY GRAEME HOSKEN Former Gupta spin doctors Bell Pottinger could see an exodus of clients after a UK regulatory body found them in breach of...
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