Thursday, April 26, 2018

Beginning of the end for the DA-EFF relationship?

The marriage of convenience between the Economic Freedom Fighters and the Democratic Alliance in three of the country's biggest municipalities looks on the verge...

Hunters come to the rescue of rare zebra in parched reserve

The Cape’s water crisis is inconvenient for humans‚ but for wild animals it is potentially lethal. CapeNature said on Tuesday it is particularly worried about...

WATCH: Who’s in and who’s out: President Cyril Ramaphosa reshuffles his cabinet

President Cyril Ramaphosa reshuffled his cabinet on February 26 2018. Find out who’s in and who’s out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIYm2Si9Koc  

WATCH LIVE – Ramaphosa announces cabinet reshufflle

Watch live - now postponed to 10.00 p.m. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuyATosdk-Y&feature=youtu.be   https://www.talkofthetown.co.za/2018/02/26/breaking-ramaphosa-reshuffle-cabinet-tonight/

JSE rides buoyant global market momentum

The JSE was higher at midday on Monday as it piggybacked on the positive tone on world markets. Resource stocks did the heavy lifting‚ thanks...

Cabinet reshuffle won’t be discussed at ANC NEC meeting: Magashule

A cabinet reshuffle will not be discussed at the special one-day ANC national executive committee meeting being held at Irene south of Pretoria on...

Zuma must finally get his day in court: DA

The Democratic Alliance has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to abandon what the party called the futile appeal‚ launched by his predecessor‚ Jacob Zuma‚...

We will fight anti-poor tax increases on all fronts: Maimane

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has launched a national petition opposing the increase in VAT and has warned that the DA will fight anti-poor...

Rand strengthens by 10c to the dollar after Gigaba gives assurances on budget deficit

The rand firmed against major global currencies on Wednesday afternoon‚ after Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba promised to protect the integrity of the fiscus‚ announcing...

Abrahams’ dismissal to go to Con Court next week

The application by three NGOs to confirm a court order setting aside Shaun Abrahams’s appointment as national director of public prosecutions will be heard...

Ramaphosa to appoint a presidential economic advisory council

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced in his state of the nation address on Friday that he will be appointing a presidential economic advisory council. The aim...

Isuzu launches in Port Elizabeth

Japan’s Isuzu Motors made its official debut in Port Elizabeth on Friday after taking over General Motors South Africa facilities around the country and...

Eastern Cape reaches out to Western Cape farmers

The Eastern Cape government has called on drought-stricken Western Cape farmers to consider moving their farming operations to the Eastern Cape. Eastern Cape Rural Development...

JSE rockets on strong risk-on sentiment as Ramaphosa replaces Zuma

The JSE surged on Thursday‚ closing at a three-week high on strong risk-on sentiment‚ following the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as President‚ the day...

JSE jumps on Zuma exit as market takes positive view on economic prospects

The JSE was sharply higher at the opening on Thursday with broad-based gains‚ ranging from banks to miners‚ following the overnight resignation of Jacob...

Security tight ahead of ‘Gupta five’ court appearance

Security is being heightened at the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court ahead of the appearance of the embattled Gupta family and their business associates. Five people were...
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Striders enjoy a good turnout at the Adviceworx/Soup Kitchen fun Run

RACING FOR THE SOUP KITCHEN: Well over 100 runners/walkers competed in the Adviceworx-sponsored Kowie Striders 5km fun run on Tuesday evening to raise funds...

UPDATE: Three arrested in Gupta raids

The Hawks have confirmed that three people have been arrested following operations at the Gupta family's Saxonwold residence in Johannesburg. The elite unit said two...

Inside the Gupta home – officers describe the Hawks raid

Officers have described what it is like inside the luxurious Gupta home in Saxonwold‚ Johannesburg‚ which the Hawks targeted on Wednesday morning as part...

Rand loses footing despite ANC’s confirmation of Zuma’s recall

The rand slipped on Tuesday afternoon‚ reflecting disappointment in the ANC’s media briefing about President Jacob Zuma‚ which analysts described as ambiguous. The governing party...

‘Everything is off. He has to go’ – ANC NEC gives Zuma a deadline...

The ANC’s national executive committee has decided to recall President Jacob Zuma as head of state‚ with no deal and an ultimatum. The final decision...

DA taking Public Protector’s report on Vrede on review

The Democratic Alliance is going to take the Public Protector’s report on the Vrede dairy farm on review after calling it is a “whitewash”. DA...

Bank of Baroda leaving South Africa‚ Reserve Bank confirms

The SA Reserve Bank has confirmed that the Bank of Baroda is closing down its operations in South Africa. “The Bank of Baroda has notified...

New coin and banknotes for Mandela’s 100th birthday

South Africans can expect a new coin and banknote issue with former President Nelson Mandela’s face on it later this year. The South African Reserve...

Public Protector stops short of fingering politicians in Vrede dairy project scandal

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane on Friday issued her report on the Vrede Dairy project‚ recommending that Free State Premier Ace Magashule institute disciplinary action...

Vital Health Foods joins list of recent consumer recalls

Vital Health Foods has issued an immediate recall of its Mini Corn Cakes and Mini Rice Cakes after metal fragments were found in products...

What did SA spend their December bonuses on?

So what did most South Africans spend their December pay cheques and bonuses on? Was it on paying off loans incurred throughout the year? Booking...

Community spin-off from niche tourism

BOTH local communities and business benefit from niche tourism outside of the main holiday periods, said Wessel Benson, general manager of the Royal St...

Ramaphosa: Decision on Zuma’s fate in next few days

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that a decision on President Jacob Zuma’s fate as president of the republic would come in the next...

SABC Radio pulls the plug on Super Rugby and the Currie Cup.

SABC Radio has pulled the plug on Super Rugby and the Currie Cup. The move caught presenters and commentators by surprise. “Not having rugby coverage is...
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