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Gupta-linked bank bid gets initial go-ahead
Gupta-linked bank bid gets initial go-ahead
The Competition Commission has unconditionally approved a merger between two companies, a move likely to pave the way for a Gupta-linked bid to buy...
Former spy boss says the reason for not paying apartheid-era loans was a ruse
Former spy boss says the reason for not paying apartheid-era loans was a ruse
The former head of the country's secret service has changed his mind and now believes the government's reason for not recovering the R2.25-billion...
Slice Of Life: With everything you do, you must just have patience
Slice Of Life: With everything you do, you must just have patience
I’ve been cooking for 60 years now. I started with my mother. We used to walk from Bo-Kaap all the way to the harbour to sell cookies and cakes she...
Zuma says deputy presidency no guarantee for stepping up
Zuma says deputy presidency no guarantee for stepping up
The ANC is not bound by tradition to elect its deputy as leader, President Jacob Zuma said in an interview broadcast on Sunday, dismissing labour...
Ramatlhodi threatens disciplinary action against 'unprofessional' public servants
Ramatlhodi threatens disciplinary action against 'unprofessional' public servants
Public Service and Administration Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi has condemned public servants who conduct themselves in what he has called an...
'Apartheid-era debt': Absa share value down R1.75bn by midday
'Apartheid-era debt': Absa share value down R1.75bn by midday
The market’s response to the public protector’s preliminary report – directing a R2.25-billion claim from Absa Bank for apartheid-era debt...
Long quest to understand these bodies without identities
Long quest to understand these bodies without identities
One in 10 people who pass through Gauteng’s mortuaries is not identified. Their bodies languish for months in overcrowded and under-resourced...
Absa may have to pay back apartheid-era bailout billions
Absa may have to pay back apartheid-era bailout billions
Mega-bank Absa could be forced to pay R2.25‑billion to the fiscus for an unlawful apartheid-era bank bailout if a preliminary report by the...
ANC women split over Nkosazana
ANC women split over Nkosazana
The ANC Women’s League is divided over the nomination of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as its preferred presidential candidate for the ANC’s elective...
Stalini faction caused ANC to lose metro – report
Stalini faction caused ANC to lose metro – report
Former Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Danny Jordaan’s determination to dismantle the dominant “Stalini” faction in that ANC region cost the governing...
​An old lie catches up with SAA's Dudu Myeni
​An old lie catches up with SAA's Dudu Myeni
The seemingly invincible chair of SAA, Dudu Myeni, faces a fresh reputational battle after being found to be in breach of the Companies Act.
Zuma says family ties to ex-wife are not a concern in ANC presidential race
Zuma says family ties to ex-wife are not a concern in ANC presidential race
President Jacob Zuma says Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s personal ties to him do not discredit her credibility as a leader.
Cosatu welcomes signing of Unemployment Insurance Amendment Act into law
Cosatu welcomes signing of Unemployment Insurance Amendment Act into law
Cosatu has welcomed President Jacob Zuma’s signing into law of the Unemployment Insurance Amendment Act.
South Africa's negative outlook sign of downgrade to follow - S&P
South Africa's negative outlook sign of downgrade to follow - S&P
More credit downgrades by Standard and Poor’s (S&P) are likely in 2017, and South Africa is in the firing line.

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