Sunday, June 24, 2018

Brian Molefe loses bid to challenge Eskom pension repayment

Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has to pay back the money given to him and won’t get his job back after the Pretoria High...

NPA gives Gupta empire R180m bloody nose

Law enforcement authorities have seized assets worth R180 million from the Gupta family‚ including 65 cars‚ 46 properties‚ a helicopter‚ two aircraft‚ cash in...

Aussie travel advisory bashes South Africa

Murder‚ rape‚ car hijackings‚ civil unrest‚ water shortages‚ spiked drinks‚ drunk drivers and terrorism. These are just a few of the horrors that could be...

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...

Eskom applies for R66bn revenue claw-back

Eskom on Monday made representations to the National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) in its application to get back R66.6bn in revenue for the...

Delinquent taxpayers hauled into to court

Taxpayers who failed to submit returns are being prosecuted in a crackdown led by the South African Revenue Service (SARS) and National Prosecuting Authority...

Listeriosis death toll rises to 193

The listeriosis death toll has risen by two to 193‚ according to The National Institute for Communicable Diseases’ (NICD) weekly update on the outbreak. Of...
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Exceptional stock at the Bathurst Agricultural Show auction

GOOD grief, did you see the size of that ox? With over 1 000kg in the auction ring at a time, it is possibly one...

SPAR EC declare war on plastic bags

Starting today (April 6), SPAR Eastern Cape have declared war on plastic bags as the retailer spearheads a significant step forward in the battle...

Criminal justice system being held ‘to ransom’ by service provider

Police officers may be unable to check in for duty‚ lawfully use guns‚ count ammunition or access evidence in forensic laboratories‚ and the National...

Property icon Pam Golding dies

South African property icon and businesswoman Pam Golding‚ 90‚ died on Tuesday. Spokesperson Anel Lewis‚ on behalf of Pam Golding Properties‚ said in a statement...

Sisulu welcomes Australia’s retraction of comments about SA farmers

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu has welcomed Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Foreign Minister Jullie Bishop’s retraction of controversial comments...

Yes‚ you really will be paying 7% more for everything

Confusion over the difference between a percentage increase and a percentage point increase was clearly illustrated in some of the responses union leader Zwelinzima...

How social grant recipients will have to pay to get their money

Grindrod Bank announced on Wednesday that as of April 1‚ the South African Security Agency (Sassa) will no longer carry the cost of bank...

#DeleteFacebook gets a thumbs-down from South Africans

Will you #DeleteFacebook? South African social media analysts don't think so. "South Africans are incredibly accommodating and have a very high tolerance threshold when we...

Three crushed by concrete slab

Three people were killed when part of a building‚ which had been under construction‚ collapsed on Chamberlain Road in Wentworth‚ south of Durban‚ on...

Solutions needed to address length of LLB programme: Mogoeng

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has questioned why there was talk of extending the LLB programme to five years in South Africa‚ when countries in...

Minimum wage date pushed back

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant confirmed on Monday evening that it would not be possible to implement the National Minimum Wage Bill on the initially...

So much to do at the Amanzi Festival

THE excitement is growing as the time rapidly approaches for the start of the Amanzi Festival, sponsored by the Royal St Andrews Hotel, as...

So were all those Woolies hams just plain old Enterprise in fancy packs?

For the “too posh for polony” South African consumers‚ the listeriosis crisis suddenly got real when Woolworths withdrew 33 of its popular cold meat...

EXCLUSIVE: Are the Guptas about to pull off a scam – and score R2bn...

An elaborate plan to buy the Tegeta-owned Optimum and Koornfontein coal mines might see the Gupta family regain control of the lucrative assets it...

Eskom wants a 30% price increase

If Eskom has its way‚ electricity prices will increase by more than 30% - but only if the National Energy Regulator of South Africa...

A stinging list of ‘achievements’ by Tom Moyane at SARS

Suspended SA Revenue Service commissioner Tom Moyane racked up a dubious list of “achievements” as head of the nation's tax collection authority‚ says investigative...

Eskom wants permission to keep on polluting

Environmental groups are fuming after Eskom applied for another postponement to regulations that would reduce pollution from one of their power plants. The Highveld Environmental...

Acting SARS commissioner appointed

Mark Kingon has been appointed the acting commissioner for the SA Revenue Service‚ the Treasury announced on Tuesday morning. This follows the suspension with immediate...

Be afraid‚ Tiger Brands‚ top lawyer warns after Esidimeni ruling

Tiger Brands has reason to worry after the Esidimeni arbitration award‚ as life might not be so cheap anymore‚ according to a leading lawyer. On...

OR Tambo airport route unaffected by taxi strike‚ so far

Motorists say traffic is free flowing on the highway near Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport on Tuesday morning‚ ahead of a planned taxi motorcade...

SARS boss Tom Moyane suspended

In a late-night move‚ President Cyril Ramaphosa has suspended South African Revenue Service (SARS) commissioner Tom Moyane. The under-fire tax service boss has been informed of...

Moyane: Hell no‚ I won’t go – but then he gets pushed

A Revenue Service commissioner Tom Moyane refused to resign when he was asked to do so by President Cyril Ramaphosa. Ramaphosa then announced in a...

R1.8-billion raised on plastic bag levy‚ but half went towards recycling

Only about half the R1.8-billion raised by the plastic supermarket bag levy since it was introduced 14 years ago has been officially allocated to...
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