Hawks arrest WesBank supplier after attempt to bribe investigators

The owner of a company subcontracted to WesBank for repairs to KwaZulu-Natal education department scholar transport buses was arrested after allegedly trying ...

8 hours ago
Pressure mounts on Quantum as CBH seeks removal of two directors

Country Bird Holdings wants chair Wouter Hanekom and lead independent director Geoffrey Fortuin removed as directors of Quantum

11 hours ago
Numsa signs 6.8% wage deal at Gautrain

The one-year wage agreement brings the 17-day strike at Gautrain operator Bombela Operating Company to an end

updated 2 hours ago
National Assembly to reconsider political party funding decision

An NGO’s affidavit warns that a lacuna in the law poses a risk of abuse of the framework for private funding of political parties

3 hours ago
SA mounts bid to hang on to its Agoa trade benefits

Pretoria-Washington relations have been deteriorating for years

JSE falters with focus on Fed’s inflation data

The US’s Nasdaq lost almost 4% in the previous session, the worst one-day fall since 2022

7 hours ago
Tharisa signs PPA with Etana for wheeled renewable energy for Tharisa Mine

The wheeled energy will complement the Tharisa Mine's 40MW solar power plant which is designed to provide 30% of Tharisa Minerals’ energy needs

10 hours ago
Anglo reports interim loss after another fertiliser writedown

CEO Duncan Wanblad says the group is ‘moving at pace to create a much more agile and structurally profitable mining company’

updated 1 hour ago
Think-tank urges GNU to reassess local government financing

The Centre for the Development and Enterprise has drawn up a list of catalytic actions to reverse SA’s decline

11 hours ago
How smartphones rewire children’s brains

Development of a young person is stunted if their smartphone is their best friend

KHAYA SITHOLE: State applies brakes to dangerous job spinning

The two-pot retirement savings system can be seen as the state saving us from ourselves

LIZ MCDAID AND CHRISTOPHER SCHOLTZ: Oversight or overlooked: the role of parliament in budget scrutiny

Accelerated approval of budgets by newly formed committees raises many red flags

Michaelhouse will get file involving ‘sensitive acts of serious misconduct’ sealed

The pricey school filed a counter application asking for the entire court file to be declared confidential and sealed

EDITORIAL: Smell the coffee

Headline inflation eases from 5.2% in May to 5.1% in June

Procurement act evokes mixed reactions from business

Act requires all state departments and public entities to use a preferential framework

PETER BRUCE: SA has no small task regaining diplomatic ground

Pretoria’s position on Ukraine has irritated the Americans on both sides of their politics

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