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A tangled web: UK judge’s spider brooch trends online

Judge Brenda Hale delivered the court’s damning verdict against Prime Minister Boris Johnson with a huge glittery spider pinned to her right shoulder

Jumia, Africa’s e-unicorn?

The company may have more than four million customers, but it has not yet made a profit

Original copy of ‘Schindler’s List’ up for sale on ebay

An original copy of the list of Jews Oskar Schindler saved from the Holocaust is up for sale on eBay, with the starting bid set at $3-million.

Tech drives dialogue, dialogue drives social change

Technology has helped us transform our world for the better and has also allowed us to connect effortlessly over distances.

EBay, PayPal sue Google over mobile wallet

Within hours of the unveiling of "Google Wallet" on Thursday, eBay and PayPal filed a lawsuit charging that Google tapped into trade secrets.

Skype’s owners set to make $5-billion

Skype's owners, led by private equity firm Silver Lake, are set to earn more than three times their investment on the sale of Skype to Microsoft.

Microsoft reportedly mulling Skype buy

US software giant Microsoft is near to clinching a deal to buy internet telephony pioneer Skype for $7-billion to $8-billion, media reports say.

eBay bids $1,96-billion for GSI to take on Amazon

Auction site eBay moved to bolster its ability to take on number one web retailer Amazon.com with a $1,96-billion takeover bid for GSI Commerce.

Skype under threat from eBay licence row

Millions of people who use Skype could be forced to find other ways to make phone calls after eBay said it did not own the underlying technology.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs