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As Eskom demands R207m for ‘pure corruption’, Deloitte welcomes chance to put its case


Kulula and British Airways planes have been grounded after a maintenance audit of the SAA unit they are trying to ditch

Oct 22 2019 04:16

Operator Comair says "irregular findings" of South African Airways Technical (SAAT) by the Civil Aviation Authority means it can't fly some of its planes.


If Myeni was delinquent, so is the entire SAA board - lawyer

Oct 21 2019 20:52

Lawyers for SAA board chair, Dudu Myeni – who is facing an attempt by the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse and the SAA Pilots' Association to have her declared a delinquent director in court – want other directors and executives added to the case as well.


Even bigger losses for Tiso ahead of Lebashe takeover

Oct 21 2019 21:29

Tiso Blackstar, which owns Business Day, Financial Mail and the Sunday Times, says its revenue from continuing operations decreased by 22% in the year ended June 30, 2019, while its headline loss per share increased by 160%.


7 questions to ask before you buy property off-plan

Oct 22 2019 06:00

Buying property off-plan means you will depend on the developer and builder to complete your home properly, within your requirements and on time, explains a property expert.


9 ways the latest energy plan aims to solve load shedding

Oct 22 2019 05:00

The Integrated Resource Plan for 2019 outlines nine interventions to improve electricity supply, including making provision for a nuclear build programme and immediately working on increasing reserve capacity.


Analysis & Opinion


OPINION: Marketers will spend less on Facebook in 2020

By 2020, digital advertising in SA will be the largest media channel....


Ferial Haffajee: It's Greta vs. Gwede as SA announces new energy plan

The 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg has set a new global standard...


Landlord vs. tenant: When can you cut electricity or change the locks?

As a landlord in dispute with your tenant you may well be tempted to avoid...


'Rocket car' arrives in SA - and it plans to break land speed record at 1 600km/h

In a dry salt lake bed in the Northern Cape, the world land speed record...


Solly Moeng: Post-colonial African leaders just picked up where colonial leaders left off

Post-colonial African leaders continue to treat Africans as little people...

In other news

SA Harvest re-distributes quality surplus food

Oct 21 2019 14:38

Newly launched SA Harvest wants to eliminate hunger and food waste through education, and by the rescuing and re-distribution of quality surplus food.

The crisis in Lesotho's mohair industry, the world’s second-biggest, may be easing

Oct 21 2019 12:27

Mohair sales in Lesotho, which produces a fifth of the world’s supply of the luxury fiber, have restarted after the government buckled to pressure from farmers and ended a controversial monopoly handed to a Chinese entrepreneur.

Misuse of Alphabet’s virus scanner is exposing sensitive files

Oct 21 2019 13:30

Companies are misusing Alphabet’s virus scanner and similar products, and are unwittingly leaking data such as factory blueprints to intellectual property online, Israeli cybersecurity company Otorio has said.

Eskom, weak tax to raise South Africa's budget gap to decade high

Oct 21 2019 07:54

Billions in bailouts for South Africa’s power utility will probably widen the budget deficit to the biggest since the financial crisis, threatening the nation’s remaining investment-grade credit rating.

New stores give Cashbuild a boost amid flat trading

Oct 21 2019 12:24

Cashbuild Group announced 2% increase in revenue with its new stores contributing 2% to this increase in revenue.

This really is a crunch week for Brexit

Oct 21 2019 04:45

It's 11 days until the UK is due to shed its European Union membership and, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson so often says, "take back control".



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Struggling power utility Eskom will take centre stage at this year's mini budget

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