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MP asks: did Ashwin Willemse walk out over racism, or clash of opinion?

‘South Africans should be circumspect in commenting … everyone is venturing an opinion about a matter on which we lack details,’ says MP ...

ANC to test idea that Constitution allows expropriation without compensation

But that does not mean the party will stop looking into whether section 25 needs to be amended, says NEC member Ronald Lamola

Ferial Haffajee, Peter Bruce and Adriaan Basson sue Bell Pottinger for defamation

The three journalists are seeking damages in England for defamation and breach of privacy for Bell Pottinger’s role in the ‘white monopoly capital campaign’

updated 14 minutes ago
Rand hovers at multimonth low as dollar remains resurgent

Easing tension over trade between the US and China has boosted sentiment, but resulting dollar strength has put emerging-market currencies on the back foot

Equal Education told to stop operations at Western Cape schools after claims of sexual misconduct

Education MEC Debbie Schafer has asked Equal Education to supply details of interactions between three particular male managers and female scholars in 2018

EXCLUSIVE: PIC set to clash with Nene over Dan Matjila corruption claims

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene seeks documents as he takes another look at Matjila allegations

Glencore looks set to beat Sinopec to buy Chevron’s SA assets in $1bn deal

The changing of the guard in the ANC and Cyril Ramaphosa’s appointment as president of SA mean Glencore’s bid is now favoured, sources say

Ramaphosa’s new dawn: much better, but not nearly enough

Will the new presidency reverse the legacies of the Zuma era, or will be ‘little more than an attempt to purge Zuma-ism from an Mbeki-style neoliberal ...

Willemse’s walkout not racially motivated‚ says Supersport CEO

Multichoice says an investigation is not yet over

6 hours ago
How Austrian debt puts Steinhoff's SA assets at risk

Debt of R145bn at the embattled furniture retailer must be restructured, but loans make it difficult to separate entities with value

Why Ashwin Willemse is a rare beacon

SA rugby has a far wider problem and we should stop ignoring that, writes David Isaacson

Sweeping new rules to allow 100% foreign ownership of UAE companies

The United Arab Emirates has agreed to end restrictive laws governing ownership of local companies and grant long-term visas to attract investment

Dipula will size up acquisition opportunities

Diversified real estate group Dipula Income Fund says it plans to take advantage of weak conditions

updated 19 minutes ago
Road traffic a global health crisis, killing 350,000 children a year

Zoleka Mandela, who lost her 13-year-old daughter in a car accident, has endorsed a report which says there is very little global action on this deadly epidemic

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