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Lynley Donnelly
The aviation authority says a drone licence isn't onerous. What about hidden charges?
The aviation authority says a drone licence isn't onerous. What about hidden charges?
A flight training course costs up to R28 500 while setting up a commercial operation can amount to R80 000.
Caution, but also hope from financial industry after municipal elections
Caution, but also hope from financial industry after municipal elections
Institutions issue warnings against government spending ahead of 2019 elections to win voters' hearts.
Telkom Mobile has the lines buzzing about its prices and, surprisingly, its service
Telkom Mobile has the lines buzzing about its prices and, surprisingly, its service
The quasi-parastatal will however have an uphill battle to win back customers.
ANC may lose ground in metros, marginally, ushering in potentially messy coalitions
ANC may lose ground in metros, marginally, ushering in potentially messy coalitions
The elections may lead to coalitions, which could complicate decision-making.
The JSE's R100bn foreign investor slip-up 'is embarrassing but not devastating'
The JSE's R100bn foreign investor slip-up 'is embarrassing but not devastating'
Although the numbers were not anywhere as stellar as they first appeared, they are not the only ones to consider, and the news is not uniformly bad.
The tax ombud is on a quest for more power and greater independence from Sars
The tax ombud is on a quest for more power and greater independence from Sars
Among the changes the agency wishes to see are the right to investigate issues it deems necessary and more control over appointing staff.
Beware of the web’s dark side
Beware of the web’s dark side
The hidden internet is a creepy, dangerous place with some advantages but many disadvantages.
Cheaper lending in sight as Postbank readies to start banking the unbanked masses
Cheaper lending in sight as Postbank readies to start banking the unbanked masses
With the state behind a fully fledged Postbank, the cost of borrowing could be driven down substantially.
Reckless farm meds feed superbugs
Reckless farm meds feed superbugs
The overuse and abuse of antibiotics strengthens lethal, drug-resistant bacteria.
Government's planned sugar tax needs sweetening in the form of incentives
Government's planned sugar tax needs sweetening in the form of incentives
Discovery has weighed in on the debate, saying incentives can encourage healthier consumer choices.
Brexit: The mother of all babalases
Brexit: The mother of all babalases
The decision delivers a body blow to the financial services sector and will hurt UK exports.