Cyril Ramaphosa suspends Dipuo Peters for a month without pay

Peters was suspended from all parliament-related sittings as an MP for one term due to a complaint that found she breached the code of conduct when she was ...

Q&A: Samsung to offer trade-ins for TVs in SA

Korean consumer electronics giant is confident the programme will drive sales in a tough economic environment

Northam trims capital spending as metal prices drop 42%

CEO Paul Dunne says the company expects the depressed pricing environment to persist for the next 12-24 months

EDITORIAL: Europe’s forgotten war

Attention has been diverted to the Middle East as Ukraine enters its third year of war

‘No generators for ministers’: Did Khumbudzo Ntshavheni lie?

The minister in the presidency says she resides in a private residence in Pretoria and does not know about the state of ministerial houses

PIC pushes up its MultiChoice ownership to 15%

In early February Canal+ made an offer to buy out the rest of the company at R105 a share

Streamers turn to live sports to get ahead of the game

Netflix hopes to win the hearts of subscribers when it streams the exhibition match between Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz

FirstRand CEO Alan Pullinger says SA is running out of money

Departing boss Alan Pullinger highlights increasing cost of raising long-term finance as sign of fiscal strain

Change Starts Now will not contest 2024 general election

Roger Jardine’s party says the barriers imposed on new political parties means CSN, like several other parties, ‘faces a prejudicial, logistical timetable to ...

SA starts 2024 by swinging into a trade deficit

Exports slump 12.8%, pointing to the major headache caused by decrepit Transnet

State spent over R10m to impeach John Hlophe after 16 years

Justice minister Ronald Lamola says R914,400 is still to be paid as there are disputes on invoices being addressed

DAVID SHAPIRO: What an influence Charlie Munger had on me

The thought of seeing Buffett, alone on stage, without Charlie peering through his fish-bowl-lensed spectacles left me with a deep sense of sorrow and loss

Power station report says cut red tape to free Eskom

Station managers, strained by red tape, unable to act with urgency, report says

Western Cape election win not in the bag for DA

DA secured 55% of the provincial vote in 2019 but its support for Israel may cost it crucual votes

MTN HEPS to fall as much as 80% as naira devaluation takes toll

Africa’s largest mobile operator says earnings have been affected despite the company’s ‘solid underlying operational performance’

JSE slips as US inflation data stays top of mind

Price increases as measured by the US PCE index slowed to 2.4% year on year in January

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Legal battle over Vodacom’s DRC ‘loans’ to Kabilas

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Outcry over ANC’s prescribed assets call

Tannur Anders and Khulekani Magubane

The governing party this week defended its 2024 elections manifesto pledge

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SAM MKOKELI: Jardine’s vanity project just muddied the political waters

Joining established parties and helping MPs perform better would have been more effective than launching Change Starts Now, writes Sam Mkokeli.

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WENDY KNOWLER: Three men, a bracelet and an imbroglio

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ANDREW RUSSELL: Sugar tax is an economic millstone for independent cane growers

The continued existence of this tax and the prospect of the planned 2025 increase remain a dark cloud over the industry

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AHMORE BURGER-SMIDT: Rise of the machines redefines right to privacy

Rapid advances in the fields of artificial intelligence and technology are driving the need for revised human rights

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STEPHEN HEATH: Two major trends that can add fire to SA’s investment blues

Focus on Asia and rise of actively managed ETFs mean more liquidity and investor choice

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