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 2018-10-17 05:16 

News24

Canada becomes second country to legalise marijuana for recreational use...

Nearly a century of marijuana prohibition came to an end as Canada became the first major Western nation to legalise and regulate its sale and recreational use....

 2018-10-17 05:13 

News24

WATCH: Prince William hosts reception for British divers who helped rescue Thai boys PLUS Watch the rescue again...

The Duke of Cambridge hosted divers who helped rescue 12 boys and their football coach who were trapped in a cave in Thailand in July. See how the rescue unfolded....

 2018-10-17 04:59 

News24

Khrushchev, Malema and the cult of the individual...

Judging by Tuesday's press conference there's no indication that the EFF will heed Khrushchev's admonition of his comrades some 62 years ago to abolish the cult of the individual, writes Pieter du Toit ....

 2018-10-17 04:52 

Business Live

MNINAWA NTLOKO: Seychelles rout shows Bartlett has lit SA strikers' fire...

F ormer president Nelson Mandela once showed up at Shaun Bartlett's wedding in Cape Town almost unannounced 21 years ago. Bartlett was playing in the US at the time and had befriended one of Mandela's granddaughters, a student who was also based i...

 2018-10-17 04:52 

Business Live

Minister concerned about huge municipal debts to water boards...

The minister says some progress is being made regarding the billions owed to SA's water boards...

 2018-10-17 04:52 

Business Report (IOL)

#StateCaptureInquiry: EFF has its eye on Blade Nzimande...

The EFF are now targeting SACP general-secretary Blade Nzimande after the party announced its intention to testify at the Zondo commission....

 2018-10-17 04:51 

Business Live

SA slides further down global competitiveness index...

SA continues its downward spiral in global competitiveness rankings, falling to 67 out of 140 countries in the World Economic Forum's Competitiveness Report for 2018-2019....

 2018-10-17 04:50 

Business Live

Counting costs and gains of health and education...

The measure to demonstrate how differences in education and health are linked to productivity, prosperity and happiness, writes Chris Giles...

 2018-10-17 04:49 

Business Live

PETER BRUCE: Julius Malema and the wavering whites...

'We hang out in bars, are bewildered by almost anyone under 40, can't finish articles about replacing gross domestic product as a measure of growth and we aren't leaving the country'...

 2018-10-17 04:49 

Business Live

Performance fees under scrutiny at adviser conference...

SA asset managers have to think differently about their performance fees to encourage fairness, transparency and reduce complexity, industry experts say....

 2018-10-17 04:12 

News24

Ramaphosa ignores calls for moratorium on farm evictions...

Activists say a moratorium is necessary to secure the tenure rights of all farm dwellers....

 2018-10-17 03:55 

Business Report (IOL)

Retirees should be financially ready for cancer treatment...

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women of all races in South Africa....

 2018-10-17 03:43 

News24

WHO convenes emergency meeting on DRC's Ebola outbreak...

The World Health Organisation says it is convening a meeting to determine whether DRC's latest Ebola outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern....

 2018-10-17 03:43 

News24

Floods in Niger claim 45 lives since June: UN...

Forty-five people have died in the arid west African country of Niger in flooding since June, and nearly 209,000 have been affected, the UN said on Tuesday....

 2018-10-17 03:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Huawei launches new flagship phones in bid to keep No. 2 spot...

Huawei unveiled new flagship smartphones with a novel smart camera and video features as it seeks to sustain momentum among price-conscious consumers....

 2018-10-17 03:28 

News24

Trump calls porn star Stormy Daniels 'Horseface'...

President Donald Trump wants adult film actress Stormy Daniels to know what he thinks of her: "Horseface."...

 2018-10-17 03:15 

News24

WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today...

Watch our playlist of the top 5 most talked about videos today, 17 October 2018....

 2018-10-17 03:08 

News24

Kessie Nair to appear in court for hurling k-word at Ramaphosa...

The former Durban businessman who called President Cyril Ramaphosa the k-word in a Facebook video is expected to appear in court....

 2018-10-16 22:05 

Business Live

Mike Pompeo meets Saudi king on Khashoggi's disappearance...

Turkish officials say they believe the Saudi journalist was murdered at the consulate and his body removed, which the Saudis strongly deny...

 2018-10-16 22:05 

Business Live

Market data - October 16 2018...

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices...

 2018-10-16 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Numsa cornered by capital?...

Intrigue and internal divisions are dogging South Africa's largest union, and threatening to destabilise the federation to which it belongs...

 2018-10-16 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

'They have taken our beautiful sand from us and left nothing'...

Mozambican villagers demand compensation for the destruction of their village caused by the activities of a Chinese mining company...

 2018-10-16 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Never forget: Download the full Life Esidimeni tragedy arbitration transcripts...

The deaths of at least 144 mental health patients shook SA to its core and led to a historic arbitration that lasted more than 40 days....

 2018-10-16 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Rising fuel costs hit the poor hardest...

It is not only motorists who are hurt by the increases. Everyone needs transport and food prices will rise too...

 2018-10-16 21:45 

Business Report (IOL)

HSBC UK hit with second IT glitch...

HSBC UK said some of its customers were struggling to access online banking, the second outage of the lender's digital services in weeks....

 2018-10-16 21:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Tesla shares jump after SEC settlement approval...

A US judge approved a settlement between the SEC, Tesla Inc and Elon Musk, over his tweets promising to take the company private....

 2018-10-16 21:15 

Business Report (IOL)

Investors want Netflix to do bettter...

The company's earnings are poised to be even more closely watched than usual on Tuesday after last week's market rout....

 2018-10-16 21:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Musk says new autopilot chip to be available in six months...

Tesla's Elon Musk said a new chip that improves autopilot features would be available in about 6 months in all of their new production electric cars....

 2018-10-16 20:45 

Business Report (IOL)

Standard Chartered sees increased China-Africa trade due to US trade war...

China is likely to boost imports from African countries as it seeks new sources of commodities in the wake of a trade war with the US....

 2018-10-16 20:30 

Business Report (IOL)

OnDeck launches new subsidiary...

ODX plans to announce a new bank partnership imminently and has a pipeline of other potential bank partners across the world, the company said....

 2018-10-16 20:29 

Business Live

Bafana shoot blanks for a boring draw...

What was expected to be a walkover for SA ended up as a goalless 'victory ' for tiny Seychelles...

 2018-10-16 20:15 

Business Report (IOL)

SA accounting software provider EasyBiz QuickBooks rebrands...

The rebranding will align its identity with its vision for the future of providing the latest in technology and innovation to South Africans...

 2018-10-16 20:00 

Business Report (IOL)

TomTom shares slide on Volvo contract loss...

TomTom said it had lost a contract with carmaker Volvo, overshadowing a forecast-beating earnings report to knock shares as much as 9 percent lower....

 2018-10-16 19:45 

Business Report (IOL)

SA could see rating upgrade on reforms - Moody's...

South Africa could see its credit rating upgraded if it successfully implements structural reforms that would raise economic growth said Moody's....

 2018-10-16 19:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Tastic Rice and Rise Against Hunger partner for #WorldFoodday to end world hunger...

Tastic Rice has committed to providing enough rice to pack meals for a year, equating to more than 5 million meals for the less fortunate in 2019....

 2018-10-16 19:29 

Business Report (IOL)

Alleged looter claims VBS cash was return on investment...

One of the alleged looters of the VBS Mutual Bank, the FDC which pocketed more than R104m from the bank, said the money was a return on an investment....

 2018-10-16 19:16 

Business Live

Huawei launches new flagship smartphones...

Huawei overtook Apple this year as the world's second-largest smartphone maker...

 2018-10-16 19:16 

Business Live

US industrial production continues to rise, but momentum slows...

Industrial production grew at a 3.3% annualised rate in the third quarter, decelerating from the 5.3% pace logged in the second quarter...

 2018-10-16 19:15 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: Aerobotics uses artificial intelligence to make farming easier...

The company's application, Aeroview, allows farmers to use mapping and other tools to mitigate damage to tree and vine crops from pest and disease....

 2018-10-16 19:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Amazon likely to buy 7-8 percent stake in India's Future Retail...

Amazon.com Inc is likely to buy an at least 7 percent to 8 percent stake in India's Future Retail Ltd through an investment arm....

 2018-10-16 18:45 

Business Report (IOL)

Zambian mining group says tax changes will hit mineral exploration...

The Association of Zambian Mineral Exploration Companies said the measures proposed in the budget would not help the growth of the mining sector....

 2018-10-16 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Ford unveils new China SUV, eyes sales boost next year...

Ford unveiled a new China SUV and said its plan to release new models will help turn around tumbling sales in the world's top auto market from next year...

 2018-10-16 18:15 

Business Report (IOL)

Wells Fargo to move EU hub to Paris in Brexit plan...

Wells Fargo & Co said it had applied for an investment firm license in France as part of a Brexit strategy....

 2018-10-16 18:05 

Business Live

Wells Fargo applies for investment firm licence in France...

The application is part of its Brexit strategy to shift some of its servicing of European mainland customers out of London...

 2018-10-16 18:00 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: IBM launches world's first multicloud management technology...

IBM has launched a new open technology called IBM's Multicloud Manager....

 2018-10-16 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Audi agrees to pay $927m fine to settle emission case...

Audi will pay a fine of 800m ($927 million) to settle an investigation by German prosecutors into the carmaker's cheating on emissions regulation....

 2018-10-16 17:22 

Business Report (IOL)

Tom Moyane should be fired Sars Interim Report...

The interim report stated that a new Commissioner was needed without delay by Sars, which is not possible with Moyane remains in office....

 2018-10-16 17:07 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: JSE rebounds in line with US markets, with banks up 3%...

Easing global geopolitical tension and a positive research report from Moody's helped lift banks, which also benefited from a softening oil price...

 2018-10-16 17:07 

Business Live

Has the water crisis made SA's business more resilient?...

Smaller firms are more resilient than larger ones, which often have higher levels of inertia and resource rigidity than smaller ones, writes Hamieda Parker...

 2018-10-16 17:06 

Business Live

The Sars 'rogue unit' not unlawful, says judge Robert Nugent...

The rogue-unit narrative was used as an excuse to purge senior Sars executives as well disband the tax agency's executive committee...

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