US crude stocks fell 7.1-million barrels in the week to August 12, Energy Information Administration data shows
It has not made up for all the destruction it wreaked on SA
Labour federation hopes national strike will bring economy to a standstill so government has to acknowledge the socioeconomic crisis facing SA
The party’s internal leadership contest in December is expected to gain momentum once the the nomination process kicks off
The JSE now has 92 ETF listings with a combined market capitalisation of R118bn
The rand will continue to lose value if we don't adopt policies that create a superior emerging market with a far lower risk premium
The claim by Sars that it costs the country R31bn is wrong — the real cost is about R4bn a year
The president said the meeting, held in DRC, looked at ‘very positive’ initiatives that Sadc member states have embarked on
Jockey Jim Crowley hails the favourite and says he will never find another horse like this again
From Cape Agulhas to where the first Land Rover design was sketched in the sands of Red Wharf Bay in 1947
Some good news, finally. The Fourth Estate was beginning to smell like an abattoir with so many of the nation’s institutions being dragged out for public scrutiny by, um, other rotting carcasses. But to the good news just dragged out, ironically, by SA’s First Carcass, our self-styled president of radical stuff. Anyway, the news is that the much-regurgitated Expropriation Bill has been returned to Parliament on the grounds of insufficient public participation.
The bill is intended to replace the Expropriation Act of 1975, which contradicts the Constitution, particularly in that it limits expropriation to serving a public purpose. It now includes provision for expropriation in the public interest, in line with the Constitution, expressly to allow land reform. If the bill helped to fill in this policy-bending money pit, it could be a good law.
But why has First Carcass sent the thing back? The bill ticks all the boxes, doesn’t it? First, it irritates certain white people, which can be...
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