EDITORIAL: Blame politicians, not scientists, for Covid-19 travel bans

SA should remain open and honest about the pandemic, though it may pay a high price for it

JSE regains composure in line with EU markets

Banks and insurance stocks led the recovery after they were caught up in Friday’s selling frenzy

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Vaccine efficiency against Omicron likely to be strong, health expert says

The new Covid-19 variant is spreading quickly but most people admitted to hospital have been unvaccinated

37 minutes ago
Ramaphosa slams travel bans as unscientific and unjustified

No tighter restrictions in SA on the cards yet but task team on mandatory vaccination set up

Hospitality stocks dive as SA goes back on red list

Discovery of the Omicron variant, which has seen others follow the UK ban on flights from SA, is a blow to SA’s tourism sector

MICHAEL AVERY: Shelling out favours for access to the Wild Coast?

ANC-linked Thebe Investments has a stake in Shell SA and the government stands to win big if the company strikes oil

PPC sets 2050 net-zero emissions target

PPC, and other SA industrial firms, are under much pressure to reduce emissions in the world’s 12th-biggest producer of greenhouse gases

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LUKANYO MNYANDA: Absa soap opera needs to end soon

Then the bank can become as boring as its competitors

Gordhan vows to end policy ambiguity barring Eskom rescue

Government will soon agree on a unified approach to turning utility around that has R402bn in debt, minister says

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Spending clever: five advantages of an international debit card

SPONSORED | It’s time to ditch your SA debit card if you’re travelling abroad or buying in foreign currencies

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Pravin Gordhan expects sale of SAA to be done by early 2022

Gordhan says the emergence of the Omicron variant, which has prompted several countries to temporarily ban flights to SA, is unlikely to affect the price

2 hours ago
Transactional and lending activity is recovering, Standard Bank says

In the broader Africa region personal loan volumes were also higher, driven by a strong recovery in branch-originated loans

2 hours ago
BUSI MAVUSO: Government should stop dragging its heels over power generation by miners

Policymakers and regulators need to take the council’s information seriously and remove the obstacles

4 hours ago
Rescue under way as five miners trapped at Implats mine after mud rush

It could take up to two days to recover the workers, company says after two managed to escape

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JSE regains composure in line with EU markets

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HSBC snags Deutsche’s Muneer Ismail to run its SA operations

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Brexit has made Britain’s outsourcing of its border management to France increasingly untenable

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