Friday, August 17, 2018

How the Guptas planned to ‘capture’ Reserve Bank man

'I would never give permission for my CV to be transferred to anyone else' The Gupta family seems to have tried to "capture" at least...

SA’s GDP is down in the dumps

Factory output suffered a sharp decline in June, judging by the Absa purchasing managers index, which showed a shock 4.8-point drop to 46.7 points. Absa...

Reserve Bank Governor defends its independence

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago defended its independence on Monday in the face of a recommendation by the country's main anti-graft watchdog agency that...

Timeshare holiday schemes a scam‚ consumer commission inquiry told

 Swindled holidaymakers have taken turns telling the National Consumer Commission’s Timeshare Inquiry how they were bullied and pressured to sign perpetual contracts‚ paying holiday...

Mineworkers face bleak future – Anglo Gold to retrench up to 8500 workers

The second retrenchment from his job as a mine worker will come as a blow to Vuyisani Lengisi, a breadwinner for his six children...

‘Spur bully’ allegedly no stranger to altercations

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypUFmybxN30?rel=0&enablejsapi=1] The white male seen in the footage exchanging angry words with a woman at a Spur eatery at The Glen shopping centre in...

Big drop in petrol price

Welcome relief for consumers is that the Department of Energy has announced a massive drop in the petrol price for July. The price of 95...

SA marching toward universal health care

South Africa is marching toward universal health care‚ with the White Paper on National Health Insurance to be gazetted on Friday paving the way...

Criminal complaints against 100 social media users

AfriForum laid criminal complaints against 100 social media users on Thursday for allegedly posting messages containing hate speech‚ racism or incitement to violence. The civil...

Firms scramble to recover from wave of cyber attacks

Thousands of computer users across the globe scrambled to reboot on Wednesday after a wave of ransom ware cyber attacks spread from Ukraine and...

PE teams scoop Madiba project

Sculptor Anton Momberg, left, and architect Albrecht Herholdt with the maquettes Picture: Fredlin Adriaan Qunu development honour for architects, sculptor Madiba’s memory is set to be honoured...

Airbnb explodes onto hospitality landscape

Any property owner with a room to spare and a computer can easily earn a few hundred rands for letting travellers sleep in their...

Chamber of Mines questions mining charter definitions

The SA Chamber of Mines has questioned why Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Zwane changed definitions in the mining charter from previously disadvantaged groups...

Second case of bird flu confirmed in Mpumalanga

A second case of Avian Influenza has been confirmed in Mpumalanga. The Department of Agriculture‚ Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) said on Monday evening that a...

Ban on sale of live poultry will also affect street trade

Government on Monday introduced a countrywide ban on the sale of live poultry in a bid to contain an outbreak of the highly contagious...

Digital project to sell finest artwork in US

A former East Londoner with an inspiring inclination to promote high-end, handcrafted, beautiful wares that tell an African story, is on the lookout for...

SABC averts blackout, gets Sentech reprieve

The cash-strapped SABC has escaped a blackout of its television and radio services after reaching a payment agreement with signal distributor Sentech. The public broadcaster...

Man loses R5000 via debit orders

Combing through your bank statement should be done habitually to ensure all the debit orders are correct and authorised, writes Thuli Zungu Most of us...

Municipalities rein in wasteful spending but ‘irregular’ expenditure soars

The Auditor-General of South Africa says irregular expenditure has increased by just over 50% since the previous year to R16‚81 billion‚ in the 2015-16...

Petrol price set to drop between 60 and 64 cents a litre at month...

Rand resilience and a declining oil price have set the scene for a further fuel price drop. This is according to the Automobile Association...

MALUSI GIGABA: My plan to fix the SA economy

'Yes, we want the economy to grow. We want big businesses to expand, we want small businesses to expand, we want new businesses to...

‘Duduzane is my only son involved with money. Help him wherever you can’

President Jacob Zuma introduced his son Duduzane to a senior civil servant at his official Pretoria residence Mahlamba Ndlopfu in 2009‚ shortly after being...

Yahoo signs off, completes sale to Verizon

Internet pioneer Yahoo ended its two-decade run as an independent company on Tuesday, completing the sale of its core online assets to telecom giant...

To the (business) rescue

More financially distressed companies that have gone into business rescue since 2011 have been saved than have failed, according to figures from the Companies...

The death of Stuttafords

Grand old Stuttafords, once the Harrods of SA, will be shutting up shop on August 1, representing perhaps SA’s largest corporate failure in recent...

Beef fetched exceptional prices at Bathurst auction

GOOD prices were reached Tuesday at the Hobson & Co cattle auction held at the Bathurst Agricultural Showgrounds. Altogether 296 cattle were sold with breeds...

Embrace change or become irrelevant- Top speaker outlines profile of demanding millennial client

South African companies that are out of touch with the very specific needs of their millennial customers and ignore the realities of the rapidly...

Businesswoman of the year award goes to…

KELLY Ferreira, formerly from Port Alfred, won the prestigious Emerging Entrepreneur prize at the Business Woman Association Awards 2017/Investec Regional Business Achievers Awards this...

Cape fires and storms may cost insurers in excess of R4bn

Losses caused by Western Cape fires and storms could cost the insurance industry in excess of R3bn to R4bn‚ outstripping the costs of previous...

Moody’s downgrade strengthens the case for a snap debate on the economy in Parliament

The decision by Moody’s to downgrade South Africa’s sovereign credit rating to “Baa3”‚ with a “negative outlook”‚ is more bad news‚ in a string...
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