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Trump has markets on tweeterhooks

The markets fluctuated after Trump last week ordered the killing of Iran’s top military commander Qassem Soleiman

Prosus in a tug of war for Just Eat

The South African company is aiming to build a food-delivery empire and already has investments in Brazil, India and Germany

Lindela ownership is up in the air

The government has the right of first refusal to purchase the detention centre, and two departments are considering doing so

From data must fall to data for all

Commission orders Vodacom and MTN to lower their prices and provide daily, free ‘lifeline’ data

GDP declines more than expected, at 0.6%

Most sectors of the economy reported negative growth, with mining, manufacturing and transport suffering the biggest falls

SAA’s options seem limited

Business rescue is unlikely to work for a state-owned airline, say experts. But the government has no money for bailouts

Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged

Although economists say there is room now for SARB to cut the repo rate in order to strengthen the economy - the central bank kept it unchanged

CPI drops to its lowest level in eight years

The low consumer price inflation could lead the central bank to cut interest rates, says economists

Hawks bust cannabis lab

The Canapax chain owner, who claims to be a traditional healer, has been arrested

Malaicha trade goes digital

A new app lets users in South Africa buy goods that are dispatched from warehouses in Zimbabwean cities

South Africa needs another investment conference — Trudi Makhaya

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s economic adviser says government is taking precise steps to bolster economic growth

Tito has state’s wage bill in his cross hairs

Finance Minister sees a reduced wage bill as a key reform to get the state’s finances back on track

Rain brings tentative hope of a normal farming season

After weeks of oppressive heat and decreasing dam levels, recent rains renew hope for farmers

Will Moody’s downgrade Mboweni?

The finance minister's medium-term budget policy statement on Wednesday will be watched like it is the main event

Africa’s markets, ranked

An Absa index has put SA at top spot for the third year, although our overall score has fallen

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Construction sites are a ‘death trap’

Four children died at Pretoria sites in just two weeks, but companies deny they’re to blame

Koko claims bias before Zondo commission

In a lawyer’s letter, the former Eskom chief executive says the commission is not being fair to him

ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

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World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story