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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 10:00

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

Microsoft co-founder gives $100m to Ebola

57 minutes ago

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has said he would increase his total donations to organisations tackling Ebola to over $100m, making him one of the major donors.

EU compromises on new climate change deal

Oct 24 2014 10:25

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.

'Clever' Japan firm donates high-tech Ebola masks

Oct 24 2014 10:01

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.

European shares fall after New York Ebola case

46 minutes ago

European shares have fallen in early trading, as investors fretted about news that a doctor who recently returned to New York has tested positive for Ebola.

US airline profits lift on cheaper fuel

Oct 24 2014 10:30

US airlines has given a mostly upbeat outlook on industry conditions after posting large profit increases in the third quarter thanks to strong consumer demand.

EU leaders divided over energy policy costs

Oct 24 2014 10:15

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

Oct 24 2014 10:05

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.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

Post Office: who to blame?

The Sapo strike is an indication of years of mismanagement, says Terry...

Economy

Leaders need economics 101

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

Opinion

Inside Labour: Sapo fiasco

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

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Markets

Dollar rally fizzles in Asia

Oct 24 2014 09:56

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.

 

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