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 2018-01-18 06:15 

Business Live

Bitcoin tanks again, but some South Korean investors are unfazed...

As policy makers debate whether and how to regulate digital currencies, some investors are shrugging off the rout and taking the view that any ban will be easily circumvented...

 2018-01-18 06:15 

Mail & Guardian

Whistleblowers allege rampant Vuwani financial mismanagement...

Calls are mounting for the Vhembe municipality to be probed for abusing supply chain processes....

 2018-01-18 06:09 

News24

'Minor issues' discovered on first day of school in KZN...

"Minor issues" have been discovered in KwaZulu-Natal as schools opened for the 2018 academic year, the province's Department of Education says....

 2018-01-18 06:08 

News24

Trump says Russia undermining North Korea sanctions...

US President Donald Trump has accused Russia of undermining international sanctions against North Korea and weakening efforts to curb Kim Jong-Un's nuclear weapons programme....

 2018-01-18 06:07 

News24

Education problems: Are Afrikaans schools to blame?...

The recent court struggle over Overvaal High School and the EFF's protest at the school yesterday have placed the spotlight squarely on language issues and admission of learners in public schools, writes Paul Colditz ....

 2018-01-18 06:06 

Mail & Guardian

Western Cape boreholes made illegal...

As of noon on Monday, virtually every domestic borehole user in the Western Cape started to break a rule that was, at the time, less than 72 hours old...

 2018-01-18 06:01 

News24

Dancila named Romania's first woman PM...

Romania's president has named Viorica Dancila, a little-known MEP, as the EU country's third prime minister in seven months and also its first female premier....

 2018-01-18 06:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Prioritise economic reforms at WEF, says Business Unity SA...

Business Unity South Africa (Busa) expects South Africa to prioritise economic reforms that are necessary to reignite growth....

 2018-01-18 05:48 

Business Report (IOL)

World Economic Forum says risks are increasing...

WEF warned that the positive outlook masked underlying concerns and economic and financial risk "blind spots", means that policy-makers could be less prepared...

 2018-01-18 05:31 

News24

Vandalism derails planned reintroduction of Metrorail Central line service...

The planned reintroduction of the train service on the Central line in Cape Town has been postponed due to a train derailment, Metrorail has announced....

 2018-01-18 05:30 

News24

BREAKING - Arrest made in Siam Lee murder case...

There has been a major breakthrough in the murder of 20-year-old Siam Lee with the arrest of a suspect and the recovery of the vehicle she allegedly got into when last seen in Durban....

 2018-01-18 05:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Airbnb's new feature allows pre-payments...

Airbnb's new feature called Pay Less Up Front, allows guests to cut their payment into two installments....

 2018-01-18 05:14 

Business Live

FOOD: Running a water-wise restaurant...

If there's one chef in SA who knows a thing or two about water-wise cooking, it's Kobus van der Merwe, who owns and runs Wolfgat in Paternoster on the West Coast...

 2018-01-18 05:14 

Business Live

ROB ROSE: Blame Jooste, not Viceroy...

An anonymous research house made plenty from Steinhoff's fall — but it's just the latest event in a perfectly legitimate history of short selling...

 2018-01-18 05:14 

Business Live

Rob Shuter's plan to recharge MTN...

MTN's new boss Rob Shuter and finance director Ralph Mupita have ambitious plans to revive the company after the $1.5bn Nigerian disaster. But will its foreign forays come back to bite it again? Nick Hedley investigates...

 2018-01-18 05:10 

Business Report (IOL)

African infrastructure is lagging behind...

Africa's infrastructure requirements are estimated to be between $130bn (R1.6trillion) and $170bn, far higher than the previous estimation of $93bn....

 2018-01-18 05:05 

Mail & Guardian

Zuma supporters warn Ramaphosa against firing him now...

The ANC is holding its national executive committee meeting this week, where it is expected to discuss Zuma's fate as head of state....

 2018-01-18 04:55 

Business Report (IOL)

Builders engage Treasury on debt woes...

Master Builders SA has postponed a planned class-action court application against the government to recoup billions of rand owed to its members....

 2018-01-18 04:42 

News24

'Cocaine cowboys' smuggler convicted in fraud case...

An American smuggler who flew loads of drugs for Colombian cartels during Miami's "cocaine cowboys" era in the 1980s has been convicted in an auto fraud case....

 2018-01-18 04:42 

Business Report (IOL)

Rand gives back gains, retailers lift bourse...

The Rand weakened yesterday, giving back gains that lifted it to its firmest level in two-and-a-half years....

 2018-01-18 04:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Just how much money you should you be making in your 20's...

PayScale data shows that the different annual salaries that people should be earning their 20s....

 2018-01-18 04:27 

News24

Crime intelligence officer expected in dock...

A crime intelligence officer is expected to appear in the Pretoria Commercial Crimes Court, after he was arrested by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate....

 2018-01-18 04:15 

Business Live

Du Plessis set to take same team into third Test against India...

Proteas skipper looks to complete a rare whitewash against top-ranked India...

 2018-01-18 04:15 

Business Live

School uniforms: parents' pockets captured by branding...

To what extent do exclusive contracts between schools and suppliers of school uniforms drive up prices, and could an open tender process, or a universal uniform, bring more competition and lower prices?...

 2018-01-18 04:14 

Business Live

How a 'sneaky' US fracking firm is taking flak in SA...

Parties say the company is using stealth tactics in attempt to skip crucial scientific assessments, writes Tony Carnie...

 2018-01-18 04:14 

Business Live

G-Class: Luxurious remake of an off-road icon...

Germany's toughest off-roader gets luxury manners but stays hardcore...

 2018-01-18 04:14 

Business Live

JARED DILLIAN: Back away from the punch bowl before the bubble bursts...

'My definition of a bubble is when people make money out of all proportion to their intelligence or work ethic, and it seems to apply here'...

 2018-01-18 04:14 

Business Live

DA bill on Public Investment Corporation handed to Baleka Mbete...

The draft bill provides for the chairman of the all-important PIC to be appointed by the Cabinet...

 2018-01-18 04:14 

Business Live

BACKSTORY: SA Post Office CEO Mark Barnes...

We question Mark Barnes, SA Post Office CEO...

 2018-01-18 04:14 

Business Live

DA hands are tied if it tries to curtail De Lille's power...

It is not possible that the deputy mayor assume the role suggested to the caucus by DA leader Maimane...

 2018-01-18 04:14 

Business Live

Cyril Ramaphosa cuts to the chase on state capture inquiry...

Calls by Jacob Zuma's supporters for the scope of a commission of inquiry into state capture to be widened are a patent diversion. Cyril Ramaphosa wants it focused on Thuli Madonsela's initial findings...

 2018-01-18 04:14 

Business Live

VAT hike on the cards, but it won't be easy for Gigaba...

A political backlash is likely if Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba raises VAT...

 2018-01-18 04:10 

News24

At least 30 bodies found in clandestine Mexico graves...

Authorities in the Pacific coast Mexican state of Nayarit say they are investigating the remains of at least 30 people found in a series of graves....

 2018-01-18 04:02 

News24

Mauritania private newspapers on sale after month's absence...

Privately-owned newspapers have went back on sale in Mauritania for the first time in more than a month, after a paper shortage forced them off the shelves and prompted complaints from the national press union....

 2018-01-18 04:02 

News24

Zim hotels 'have old beds with linen that often smells of cigarette smoke', claims central bank chief...

Zimbabwe's central bank governor John Mangudya has reportedly criticised the country's top hotels and safaris, saying they are "filthy" as some of them "don't even change linens with bed-sheets often smelling of cigarette smoke"...

 2018-01-18 03:32 

News24

Zuma supporters warn Ramaphosa against firing him now...

While some of Jacob Zuma's staunch supporters are ready to see him leave the Presidency this week, others have warned ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa that removing Zuma now could shutter his fragile hold on the party....

 2018-01-18 03:16 

News24

Police arrest German who allegedly sought to abuse children...

German police have arrested a 52-year-old man on suspicion he planned to travel to the Philippines to sexually abuse children....

 2018-01-18 03:14 

Business Live

GIMME: Pick your price point in the Xiaomi range...

Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi continues to pump out competitive devices across the price spectrum, with three new phones hitting the local market last month...

 2018-01-18 03:14 

Business Live

Unorthodox founder Siviwe Mgolodela aims high, in spite of a quiet start...

A Stellenbosch student's anonymous social media platform aims to take the anxiety out of online interaction — and eventually compete with Facebook and Twitter...

 2018-01-18 03:14 

Business Live

Breaking the chains: 'nihilistic populism'...

Ramaphosa's growing profile, and Zuma's disappearance, have created a crisis for the EFF...

 2018-01-18 03:13 

Business Live

ANN CROTTY: Time to act on Companies Act...

Steinhoff presents SA's courts with a golden opportunity...

 2018-01-18 03:13 

Business Live

CRYPTOCURRENCIES: Reality bites bitcoin...

Sars believes investors in currencies such as bitcoin and ethereum should be slapped with capital gains tax...

 2018-01-17 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Forced abortions: A new frontier in the war on women's bodies?...

Partners and families allegedly drugged women and in some cases even physically restrained them as doctors performed the procedure....

 2018-01-17 20:37 

News24

Spain, Portugal seize cocaine hidden in pineapples...

Spanish and Portuguese police say a joint operation has resulted in the seizure of 745kg of cocaine, most concealed inside pineapples....

 2018-01-17 20:33 

News24

'10 years in prison not enough for cop who killed my daughter' - Durban mother...

After a long trial, Cato Manor police officer Phumlani Ndlovu has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing teenager Nqobile Nzuza in 2013....

 2018-01-17 20:30 

Business Report (IOL)

WATCH: The price of Apple's new iMac pro in South Africa...

iStore has revealed the iMac Pro pricing in South Africa, see how much it will cost you....

 2018-01-17 20:27 

News24

Oncology machines and staff still lacking in KZN - DA...

Oncology patients in KZN still lack access to adequate oncology services despite assurances by the health department that six machines will be available, says the DA....

 2018-01-17 20:07 

News24

Students protest against registration fees at DUT...

Several student groups under the Progressive Youth Alliance have rallied together at Durban University of Technology to protest against the institution's demand for registration fees from all students and are threatening to shut down registration....

 2018-01-17 19:41 

News24

Fourth person arrested for 'Steroid King' murder...

A fourth person has been arrested for the murder of international "Steroid King" Brian Wainstein....

 2018-01-17 19:41 

News24

Pope denounces indigenous violence in Chile Mass...

Pope Francis has denounced the use of violence to achieve political gains in his visit to the heart of Chile's centuries-old conflict with indigenous peoples...

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