South African Business News
South African Business News
Simeone has lost his soldiers but not his bite
by Kiri Rupiah on 17th Feb 2020 at 11:28 am
Liverpool will come up against a decidedly familiar iron will when they face Atleti The post Simeone has lost his soldiers but not his bite appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
South Africa lifts foot-and-mouth auction ban - farm minister
on 17th Feb 2020 at 11:16 am
Announcing the lifting of the auction ban, Agriculture Minister Thoko Didiza said some affected farms remain quarantined and any future livestock auctions would need the necessary permits and documentation to trade.
Security concerns raised after police officer killed at Mfuleni home
on 17th Feb 2020 at 10:47 am
Constable Mlungisi Kidwell Ranaka was shot and killed after four armed men barged into his home on Thursday and demanded his service pistol.
February 11 1990: Mandela’s media conquest
by Kiri Rupiah on 17th Feb 2020 at 10:47 am
Nelson Mandela’s release from prison was also South Africa’s first ‘media event’. And, despite the NP’s, and the SABC’s, attempt to control the narrative, the force of Madiba’s personality meant that he emerged as a celebrity The post February 11 1990: Mandela’s media conquest appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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on 17th Feb 2020 at 10:45 am
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Family of murdered Lindokuhle Cele believe witnesses fear accused
on 17th Feb 2020 at 10:41 am
Family spokesperson Nombuso Cele said despite the murder taking place in full view of the public, the family was worried that the accused may be released due to a lack of witnesses willing to testify.
CoCT granted interim order to remove foreign nationals from church
on 17th Feb 2020 at 10:34 am
The court said that the City of Cape Town had seven days until it could enforce its by-laws against foreign nationals living around the church.
Traffic police firearm instructor to appear in Pretoria court for drunk driving
on 17th Feb 2020 at 9:45 am
The man was arrested by the Road Traffic Management Corporation's anti-corruption unit on Friday.
UPDATE: Biker, two pupils killed in Olifantsfontein taxi crash
on 17th Feb 2020 at 9:29 am
It's understood a taxi carrying 21 pupils crashed into a motorbike on Old Pretoria Road in Midrand.
FW de Klerk's Nobel Peace Prize can't be revoked. Here's why
on 17th Feb 2020 at 9:19 am
The renewed calls for the revocation came at the 2020 State of the Nation Address when the EFF called for De Klerk to be removed from the National Assembly, as he was - in their words - 'a murderer with blood on his hands'.
Response to the report of the independent assessors
by IT Web on 17th Feb 2020 at 9:02 am
VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university. The post Response to the report of the independent assessors appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
NWU student receives international award
by IT Web on 17th Feb 2020 at 9:01 am
Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award. The post NWU student receives international award appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Academic programme resumes at all campuses
by IT Web on 17th Feb 2020 at 9:00 am
Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables. The post Academic programme resumes at all campuses appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Taxi violence inquiry to hear about fighting over routes
on 17th Feb 2020 at 8:59 am
This week, the commission will move its focus to the taxi industry in Tshwane and Ekurhuleni.
De Lille: No forced removals in SA ever again
on 17th Feb 2020 at 8:53 am
Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille was addressing claimants at a commemoration of the District Six forced removals at the Castle of Good Hope at the weekend.
Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress
by Derek Davey on 17th Feb 2020 at 8:45 am
Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding The post Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
We all have a part to play to make South Africa work
by Derek Davey on 17th Feb 2020 at 8:44 am
Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders The post We all have a part to play to make South Africa work appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
So you want to be a social entrepreneur?
by Derek Davey on 17th Feb 2020 at 8:42 am
Do the research first; it will save money and time later The post So you want to be a social entrepreneur? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Social entrepreneurship means business
by Derek Davey on 17th Feb 2020 at 8:42 am
Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs The post Social entrepreneurship means business appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
by Derek Davey on 17th Feb 2020 at 8:41 am
Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it The post Looking inwards appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
UKZN management, staff, SRC at odds over resumption of classes
on 17th Feb 2020 at 8:16 am
In a statement, UKZN registrar Dr K Cleland said that negotiations between the SRC and management would resume, along with the 2020 academic programme. However, students and staff said they would not let that happen.
Man accused of killing LGBTQI activist Lindokuhle Cele to apply for bail
on 17th Feb 2020 at 7:59 am
Mvuyisi Mabhuda allegedly stabbed 23-year-old Lindokuhle Cele over a week ago in what appeared to have been a homophobic crime.
Western Cape to appoint Children's Commissioner soon
on 17th Feb 2020 at 7:51 am
The provincial legislature received 59 nominations from the public for the position and 15 candidates were shortlisted for the job.
Mandela & De Klerk foundations to meet over apartheid remarks
on 17th Feb 2020 at 7:49 am
This after an interview with the SABC in which De Klerk apologised for apartheid, but said he does not believe it can be labelled a crime.
EC Correctional Services official stabbed to death, allegedly by spouse
on 17th Feb 2020 at 7:43 am
The motive for the murder was not yet known.
At least 20 commuters injured after 2 taxis collide in Joburg
on 17th Feb 2020 at 7:27 am
Paramedics attended to the 23 patients on the scene before they were transported to hospitals.
2 pupils killed in taxi crash in Olifantsfontein near Midrand
on 17th Feb 2020 at 7:16 am
The Gauteng Education Department's Steve Mabona said that MEC Panyaza Lesufi was on his way to the victims' primary school.
Chris Griffith to step down as Anglo American Platinum CEO
on 17th Feb 2020 at 6:45 am
The company's board has confirmed he'll be resigning after more than seven years in the post in order to pursue other career opportunities.
9-month-old baby girl dies in Durban shack fire
on 17th Feb 2020 at 6:26 am
Paramedics and firefighters responded to a blaze at an informal settlement on Sunday night.
Makhura: Factions within ANC derailing service delivery
on 17th Feb 2020 at 6:21 am
Factional battles feature regularly at ANC elective conferences and the June national general council (NGC) is expected to be no different.
Heavy police presence in Muizenberg area after 3 people murdered
on 17th Feb 2020 at 6:18 am
The victims appear to have been burned to death.
Elsies River community members still hopeful of finding missing Tazne van Wyk
on 17th Feb 2020 at 5:57 am
Police are searching for a parolee who is believed to have kidnapped Van Wyk.
Discovery loses case over refusal to pay for patient's glaucoma implant
on 17th Feb 2020 at 5:51 am
'Business Day' reported on Monday that the council’s ruling followed the case of a glaucoma patient who took on Discovery Health Medical Scheme over its refusal to pay for an implant that was recommended by a specialist.
Suspect to appear in court in connection with Clodine Nuys' murder
on 17th Feb 2020 at 5:44 am
Clodine Nuys (22) was last seen almost a week ago when she left for work at a local library but when she failed to return home, her family alerted police.
Ramaphosa thanks Ubuntu Award winners for promoting ‘Brand SA’
on 17th Feb 2020 at 5:27 am
Comedian Trevor Noah was among the recipients of the awards at the ceremony held on Friday night.
David Makhura: There is no structure called RET in ANC
on 17th Feb 2020 at 5:17 am
This after last week a group of ANC members calling themselves RET came out to bat for former President Jacob Zuma after he was issued with a warrant of arrest by the Pietermaritzburg High Court over his failure to appear in court.
Cop implicated in death of Samantha Radebe may face prosecution
on 17th Feb 2020 at 5:13 am
Samantha Radebe was caught in the crossfire between police and alleged hijackers last month.
Gauteng daycare owner nabbed child porn due in court
on 17th Feb 2020 at 5:12 am
The 62-year-old man, who owns a daycare centre, is expected to make his second court appearance after being arrested last week along with four accomplices.
Mkhwebane warns that state capture inquiry could top R1bn it if runs beyond 2020
on 17th Feb 2020 at 5:07 am
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane insisted that there were ways to save time and resources.
Ramaphosa declares special official funeral for Joseph Shabalala
on 17th Feb 2020 at 4:27 am
The 78-year-old singer died last week at a Pretoria hospital.
Eskom says better positioned to meet power demand but risk of cuts remain
on 17th Feb 2020 at 4:24 am
The utility suspended stage 2 blackouts on Sunday night, saying that its emergency reserves had adequately recovered.
Tutu Foundation to De Klerk: Withdraw statement on apartheid
on 17th Feb 2020 at 4:17 am
The former statesman’s foundation last week endorsed his view that apartheid could not be seen as a crime against humanity.
Desmond & Leah Tutu Foundation slam de Klerk after apartheid utterances
on 16th Feb 2020 at 4:00 pm
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu previously described De Klerk's unwillingness to accept the National Party’s responsibility for its apartheid policy as “devastating”.
Mkhwebane not surprised mismanagement allegations against her
on 16th Feb 2020 at 3:14 pm
Public Protector spokesperson Oupa Sekgalwe said the timing of Hamilton Samuel's allegations is questionable.
Ipid: Samantha Radebe killed by police bullet
on 16th Feb 2020 at 2:32 pm
The 31-year-old woman was killed in shootout between police and alleged criminals in Alexandra last month.
Alexandra residents come up with ways for police to fight crime in the area
on 16th Feb 2020 at 2:00 pm
Alexandra residents said police should use an informer network where residents familiar with the township can work with officers to fight crime.
Armed men rob store of sunglasses at Somerset Mall
on 16th Feb 2020 at 1:50 pm
The group then entered a jewellery store where they held five security guards hostage but failed to steal from the shop.
Daycare owner among 5 men arrested for possession of child porn
on 16th Feb 2020 at 12:20 pm
Police say several personal computers, hard drives and cellphones containing explicit child pornography material were seized during the operation.
ANC slams FW de Klerk Foundation over ‘ill-advised’ statement on apartheid
on 16th Feb 2020 at 11:38 am
The foundation has released a statement in which it reiterates the former president's statement that he does not agree that apartheid was a crime, during an interview.
Police top guns gather in Alex, community dismisses gathering as ‘PR’
on 16th Feb 2020 at 11:09 am
The Police deputy minister, national commissioner and JMPD boss are in Alex where an imbizo into crime, safety and the community's relationship with the police is taking place.