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SA's investment pipeline remains robust - dti

Oct 04 2015 21:00

The investment pipeline into South Africa remains robust and the country attracted R43bn in FDI in the previous financial year, according to a dti official.


KPMG report restarts Sars war

Oct 04 2015 20:00

The investigation into allegations of irregularities and misconduct within the SA Revenue Service (Sars) by audit firm KPMG has made a number of damning findings against its former acting head Ivan Pillay, his predecessor Oupa Magashula, and former executive Johann van Loggerenberg.


Denel exhausts cash reserves, can’t pay suppliers

Oct 04 2015 19:00

State-owned arms manufacturer Denel, until recently the poster child for well-run state companies, can’t pay its suppliers after apparently exhausting its cash reserves on an ill-advised acquisition.


Evraz rescue under threat

Oct 04 2015 18:00

The dicey, condition-laden plan to sell Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium out of business rescue faces a new threat: an aggrieved rejected bidder is going to court to try to put a different offer to creditors without the blessing of the business-rescue practitioners.


Record prices at winemakers guild auction

Oct 04 2015 17:32

New record prices have been reached for both red and white wines at the 31st Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction.


Gold sector déjà vu as wage talks deadlock

Oct 04 2015 16:56

The country’s major gold mines and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) face the exact same deadlock they did in the previous round of wage talks in 2013.

Travel & Leisure

R3m for a private gig with Trevor Noah

Oct 04 2015 15:35

Fancy a one-night private performance with new Daily Show host Trevor Noah? You can have it, but only if you have at least R3 million to spare for an hour-long performance, excluding flights and accommodation for his entourage.


Damning report puts Sars spy unit in spotlight again

Oct 04 2015 14:26

A KPMG report has revealed that Sars has spent over R106m on a covert unit and recommends that former finance minister Pravin Gordhan and Sars commissioner Tom Moyane provide answers.


In other news

Britain warns it needs robust reforms to stay in EU

Oct 04 2015 17:45

Britain will vote to leave the European Union in a planned referendum if it does not secure "robust, substantial and irreversible" reforms, warns the foreign secretary.

Old Mutual ranked top employer in financial services and insurance

Oct 04 2015 16:55

The Top Employers Institute announced that Old Mutual has secured the number one slot in the financial services and insurance categories for the fifth consecutive year.

How to apply for a bursary

Oct 04 2015 15:51

Bursaries can help you study further to improve your qualifications and seek better work opportunities

How to survive Christmas

Oct 04 2015 15:41

There are 82 days left before Christmas and if you want to survive it without your wallet taking a pounding, now is the time to start planning.

What South Africans consider when buying a new car

Oct 04 2015 15:28

South Africans are far more aware of price, not green issues, when choosing a new car, according to sale statistics.

Tighten your belt and stick to a plan

Oct 04 2015 15:18

SA could very well be on the cusp of a recession, and the majority of consumers are only one or two steps away from disaster or debilitating debt. Scary statistics from both an economist and a local financial wellness study point to the fact that it’s high time to start keeping a sharper eye on your finances if you haven’t done so already, writes Neesa Moodley

New Zeeland warns of fallout if Pacific trade talks fail

Oct 04 2015 15:15

A Pacific free trade deal is within reach and New Zeeland warns that failing to finalise the pact would have worrisome long-term strategic implications.

China eyes oil shake-up with new crude futures

Oct 04 2015 14:30

China is seeking to assert its growing influence on global oil markets with a yuan-denominated crude futures contract.

Analysis & Opinion


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Vavi and Malema rise against corruption

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Pay TV: A cost comparison

Oct 04 2015 15:22

It was 1986 – 29 years ago – and I still remember the excitement of watching M-Net ‘open time’, when the whole country could experience the ‘magic’ for just two hours a day.


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