Sat, 23 November, 2019

Suspects In Multi-Million Rand Toilet Fraud Case Get To Spend Christmas At Home

The 10 suspects arrested in connection with collusion allegations involving a multi-million rand tender deal have been granted bail.The suspects appeared in the East London Magistrates Court on...

SAA To Restore Full Flight Schedule This Weekend

With a wage deal finally signed to end the strike, South African Airways (SAA) has announced it will restore its full flight schedule in stages over the weekend.The...

Mogoeng To Focus On How To Transform The Constitution At Mandela Lecture

While previewing the Nelson Mandela lecture that he is set to deliver, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng said his opinions would not be restricted just because he’s a judge.Mogoeng...

SAA & Unions Reach Wage Deal, Ending Strike

The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has announced that the wage dispute between South African Airways (SAA) and the unions has been resolved.No details have been...

Patrice Motsepe Now Owns 37% Of The Blue Bulls

The Blue Bulls Company have on Friday announced Mamelodi Sundowns owner Patrice Motsepe as their new shareholder.Bulls confirmed that the deal was unanimously concluded on Thursday at a...

Lawyer Apologises For Disrespectful Language In Jacob Zuma’s Appeal Notice

PIETERMARITZBURG - Jacob Zuma’s lawyer Muzi Sikhakhane has apologised for the disrespectful language used in the former president’s appeal notice to the Pietermaritzburg High Court.This comes as the National Prosecuting...

Liberty Founder Donald Gordon Dies

Liberty founder Sir Donald Gordon has died at the age of 89.On Friday, the financial services company announced Gordon passed away after a short illness.

Gordhan Considering Legal Steps Against Bongo’s ‘Defamatory Claims’

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is considering steps against African National Congress (ANC) MP Bongani Bongo who's accused of corruption.On Thursday, Bongo claimed Gordhan had a hand in...

SAA Scrambling To Secure Funds For Day-to-Day Operations

JOHANNESBURG - South African Airways (SAA) is scrambling to secure funding to run day-to-day operations and also pay salaries for the month.On day eight of the crippling strike, it is hoped that workers will...

Ombud Won’t Probe Old Mutual Body Incident As No Complaint Laid

JOHANNESBURG - While the insurance ombudsman said there was no complaint against Old Mutual after this week's incident involving a body, insurance experts said there were other avenues for recourse in such cases.Two members...

Faki Confident Ramaphosa Can Lead AU Goal Of Ending Conflict In Africa

PRETORIA - African Union (AU) commission head Moussa Faki Mahamat on Thursday said that with President Cyril Ramaphosa's leadership, the continental body would meet its 2020 goal to bring an end to all African...

Ramaphosa To Deliver Eulogy At Xhosa King Sigcawu’s State Funeral

JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa has requested that flags fly at half-mast throughout the country in honour of late Xhosa King Zwelonke Sigcawu.Ramaphosa has also declared that Sigcawu will receive a category one official...

Trump’s Comments On SA Misunderstood, Says US Ambassador Lana Marks

JOHANNESBURG - United States (US) Ambassador to South Africa Lana Marks on Thursday said that President Donald Trump has been misunderstood.Marks, a South African-born handbag designer, was sworn in as ambassador last month after...

Father Of Bank Of Lisbon Fire Victim Learned Of Building Demolition From Media

JOHANNESBURG - The father of a firefighter who died while battling a blaze at the Bank of Lisbon building said the structure would be demolished without any answers as to how his son fell...

Investigation Into Lynette Volschenk’s Murder Close To Completion

CAPE TOWN - A man accused of killing and dismembering Bellville resident Lynette Volschenk is due back in the dock next month.Kyle Ruiters made a brief appearance in the Bellville Magistrates Court on Thursday.He...

Sacca Not Surprised SAA Unable To Pay Salaries On Time

JOHANNESBURG - South African Airways (SAA) employees have been advised to make arrangements with their banks amid the airline's warning that it could not guarantee that salaries would be paid on time this month.A...

Putco Managers Summoned Over Rise In Accidents

Bus company Putco has been summoned to an urgent meeting by the Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport on Thursday to discuss the increasing number of accidents involving the bus company.

Repo Rate To Remain Unchanged At 6.5%

South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced that the repo rate will remain unchanged at 6.5%.The repo rate is the rate at which the central...

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Ladles Of Love Takes Festive Spirit To School Kids In Gauteng...

Volunteer run soup kitchen Ladles of Love will take the festive spirit to disadvantaged school children in Gauteng, with a memorable Christmas...

How The South African FMCG Space Can Learn From Kenya’s Example

The simplest way of optimising route to market is through pre-sales, which then creates a predictable order and allows for the best delivery routes to be calculated
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In the wake of the upcoming Black Friday sales period, cybercriminals are targeting customers of apparel e-commerce websites, including fashion, shoes, gifts, toys and jewelry. Consumers looking...

Tale Of Two Markets, Will 2020 Be A Turnaround For Property Sellers?

Two to three years ago the property market was all about sellers, rising prices and the tale of two cities with Cape Town on a high performance...

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Black Friday: How Small Businesses Can Extract The Most Value

As South Africans have joined the global rush to benefit from massive Black Friday discounts, the annual discount extravaganza has become an attractive opportunity for local small...

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PSL Smashes Billion-Rand Revenue Mark

The South African Premier Soccer League (PSL), boosted by a lucrative TV deal, posted record revenue of more than one billion rand last season.A statement said TV...

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‘La Colombe’ In Cape Town Crowned SA’s Best Restaurant

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