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Zimbabwe doctors defy court, enter 43rd day of strike


The frenzied fortnight that’s set to seal the fate of Brexit

Oct 14 2019 21:31

British and European Union negotiators are locked in secret talks in Brussels, a final desperate attempt to nail down a Brexit deal before a crunch summit starting on Oct. 17.

South Africa

CCMA scrambling to prevent retrenchments amid jobs bloodbath

Oct 14 2019 19:15

In the annual report the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration said it managed to prevent 15 787 retrenchments out of a possible 38 588 during the 2018/19 financial year.


So hungry you could eat the plate? This Cape Town startup has made it big with edible bowls

Oct 14 2019 20:32

A Cape Town start-up company which produces edible food bowls has grabbed international attention, netting funding from the organisers of the 2020 World Expo set to be held in Dubai.


Govt in talks with strategic equity partners for SAA, Ramaphosa confirms

Oct 14 2019 16:32

Government is open to partnerships with the private sector when it comes to fixing state-owned enterprises and is currently in talks with parties interested in SAA.


Analysis & Opinion


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The climate change threat to Victoria Falls

Receding water levels at Kariba Dam have meant the two countries that...


OPINION: Beware of funny financials

Companies are allowed to be creative about their financial positions....


It's complicated: Why more and more tech start-up founders are demanding prenups

The young woman in Monica Mazzei’s San Francisco law office was adamant:...


Ferial Haffajee: From a policyholder perspective, Moyo’s R250m damages ask is outrageous

Peter Moyo has been treated badly, but he is still overplaying his hand,...

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Five key decisions expected soon that could change Eskom forever

Oct 14 2019 07:43

While little tangible progress has been evident so far, several key developments are due to be taken this month.

As one massive blackout ends, California is bracing for next

Oct 14 2019 10:28

An unprecedented blackout that plunged millions of Californians into the darkness for days is over.

Unabridged birth certificate requirement expected to be completely scrapped for foreigners - as soon as this week

Oct 14 2019 05:00

Tourism authorities say government should make an announcement as soon as this week.

‘We won’t tolerate interference.’ PIC commission slams Survé’s claims about Gordhan

Oct 13 2019 17:20

Iqbal Survé accused Gordhan of trying to influence the commission of inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation.

Chocolate makers face ultimatum over pay for African farmers

Oct 14 2019 05:00

They either have support a contentious plan to raise the pay of impoverished farmers, or risk a halt to programmes that sustainability-conscious consumers increasingly demand.

'One person at a time.' Kieswetter's strategy for fixing SARS

Oct 13 2019 11:05

Edward Kieswetter, who took over as head on May 1, inherited an institution that suffered “massive failure of governance and integrity”.



Stocks rise on promise of trade deal

Oct 11 2019 18:39

Reactions to the headlines about the trade war have become fickle as the tension has been drawn out, however there seems to be an elevated sense of optimism that the current talks will yield a partial deal.


What goes up…

Oct 09 2019 18:46

Using the principle of supply and demand, investment expert Simon Brown explains why investors need to be cautious with commodity stocks. Unlike the price of products and services, which will go up over time, commodity prices may go up – but will likely eventually come back down again.

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

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