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Mobile

Simple tips to keep your smartphone alive

Oct 24 2014 10:23

Your smartphone has become an important part of your life, so it makes sense to ensure that it's protected at least until the next model release.

Inside Labour

The truth behind the Post Office fiasco

Oct 24 2014 07:04

Sapo has been badly damaged - not by greedy workers and belligerent unions, but by mismanagement, says Terry Bell in his Inside Labour column.

News

Secret nuclear deal talks held in KZN

Oct 24 2014 09:25

Twenty of Vladimir Putin’s top nuclear experts have pitched for South Africa's biggest-ever deal - with an estimated R1 trillion price tag - at a secret meeting in the Drakensberg, The Witness reports.

Industrial

Eskom R43m New Age deal stirs controversy

Oct 24 2014 09:20

Eskom interim CEO Collin Matjila has raised eyebrows over a R43m contract to sponsor The New Age's breakfast briefings, according to a report.

Currencies

Rand holds onto gains, seeks direction

Oct 24 2014 09:46

The rand has held near recent highs against the dollar in early trade, looking for direction after hitting the R10.92 area.

Labour

Cosatu: No decision taken on Numsa

Oct 24 2014 07:37

Cosatu did not vote on Numsa being expelled from the trade union federation and the issue will be discussed at a later meeting, says a spokesperson.

Travel & Leisure

Brown: SAA to consider strategic partner

Oct 24 2014 07:00

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says she would like SAA to investigate going for a strategic partner.

Budget

Nene curbs funding on graft-fighting

Oct 24 2014 06:00

The Treasury is reluctant to throw good money after bad by over-committing funds to recover state money lost to corruption, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

 

In other news

'Clever' Japan firm donates high-tech Ebola masks

27 minutes ago

A little-known Japanese company has donated 10 000 high-tech face masks to several Ebola-hit African nations and says it is now getting calls from New York City.

EU compromises on new climate change deal

2 minutes ago

European Union leaders have struck a deal on a target to cut carbon emissions, but critics warn compromises have undermined the fight against climate change.

EU leaders divided over energy policy costs

13 minutes ago

European leaders have met to forge energy policy to cut climate-warming gas emissions in the years to 2030, but haggled on how to share out the costs of a deal.

Comet is a stinker

Oct 24 2014 09:25

Rotten eggs, horse pee, alcohol and bitter almonds: This is the bouquet of odours you would smell if a comet in deep space could be brought back to Earth.

More officials quit over Total CEO crash

23 minutes ago

Top Russian airport officials have quit as more employees were detained over the Moscow plane crash that killed the CEO of French oil giant Total.

Dollar rally fizzles in Asia

32 minutes ago

The dollar has edged down against the yen in Asia after rallying on good economic data, with the first Ebola case in New York City hitting investors' risk appetite.

Qantas expects to report pre-tax Q1 profit

57 minutes ago

Qantas' chief executive says the Australian carrier expects to post a pre-tax profit in the three months to September following a record net loss.

Facebook launches Rooms for chats

Oct 24 2014 08:27

Facebook has released its new app Rooms, which allow users to enter chat rooms using pseudonyms.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

Inside Labour: Sapo fiasco

The Post Office strike is a symptom and not a cause of malaise, says Terry...

Economy

Leaders need economics 101

It's high time for politicians to bone up on economic issues, says Mzwandile...

Budget

Mini budget worth a cheer

Nhlanhla Nene has made the most of a difficult fiscal situation, says...

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Markets

Asia markets mixed despite Wall Street gains

Oct 24 2014 07:52

Asian markets have been mixed following strong gains on Wall Street, with Tokyo enjoying a significant bump due to the dollar's rise against the yen.

Tech

Zim's slowdown hits Econet hard

Oct 23 2014 18:09

Profitability in Zimbabwe's Econet Wireless has declined 30% in the half year to August, a development executives attribute to a slowdown in the country's economy.

 

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