William Mukurazita’s deposit at the bank has four legs and moos.
An agreement has been reached between parties involved in a court application for information about a rise in chicken import duty costs, the SA Poultry Association (SAPA) has said.
Up to 145 500 jobs and 60% of South Africa’s platinum output could be a risk in coming years amid unrest and upheavals in the sector, economists at Nomura bank have warned.
Government has acknowledged that high levels of violent crime in South Africa are having a significant negative impact on the country’s economy.
Telkom’s new leadership is dramatically cleaning its house of “legacy issues”.
Kenya is providing a dire warning for former mine workers and the various legal teams planning historic silicosis class actions against gold mines in South Africa.
Shereen Crowie spent 20 years working at a bank, learning everything she could about business, before taking the plunge and starting her own toilet tissue manufacturing company, writes Sue Grant-Marshall
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TV personality Bonang Matheba’s meteoric rise is nothing short of a true South African dream. As we celebrate Youth Day, we salute the achievements of this hardworking young woman. This week, Matheba was named the first ever black South African “spokesmodel” for Revlon, the international cosmetics house. Other faces for the brand are US actresses Halle Berry and Emma Stone.Not:
The Zonder water Prison parole board that was overruled this week by the North Gauteng High Court for their decision to release two of the so-called Waterkloof Four killers on parole in 2011. Justice has finally spoken – the killers will be back behind bars soon and senior correctional services officials were suspended for gross negligence and ignoring procedure.
We celebrate Benni McCarthy’s early retirement from soccer. This young Capetonian has been one of the country’s greatest exports. He has represented South Africa at all levels, he is currently Bafana’s leading goal scorer of all time, he has played in the most competitive leagues of the world and he even has a Uefa Champions League medal.Not:
The continued disregard of the needs of children in Limpopo schools is unacceptable. Halfway through the current year, some schools are experiencing shortages of books and now midyear exams had to be postponed because officials did not do their jobs. Our children’s future is dependent on this education. Denying them this right shows no one cares.
Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana goalie Itumeleng Khune has been on the professional scene for six years, but the 26-year-old from Tshing in Ventersdorp, North West, has achieved more than some of those who have been there much longer. This week’s clean sweep of PSL awards confirmed Itu’s status as Mzansi’s No 1 – and his trophy cabinet is running out of space.Not:
Several members of KwaZulu-Natal’s legislature have been miraculously healed after claiming for two years that their “disabilities” meant they needed R15?000 a month for personal drivers. When a change in legislative policy meant they had to produce medical proof of their condition, they suddenly became whole and changed their tune.
SABC2 Morning Live anchor Vuyo Mbuli’s passing last Saturday will leave a void in many South Africans’ lives. This is the man we woke up with every morning for more than a decade. As a journalist, Mbuli never turned his interviewees into objects, but treated them with respect as human beings. With him gone, we can only wish for more “sharp sharp” in the mornings.Not:
Culture, we all agree, is important. But when young men die in the name of culture, society expects leaders to stand up and deal with the challenges. Mpumalanga health MEC Candith Mashego-Dlamini failed to be a leader when she said she could not respond to the deaths of 30 initiates. She should know better that death, irrespective of culture, is still death.
City Press readers. This week, your newspaper won a clutch of awards at the Sikuvile ceremony. The awards were won for our work on finding the stories of the lives of the miners who died at Marikana and for our investigation into the splurging of R206 million on the president’s estate at Nkandla. Thank you for supporting City Press and our work.Not:
Instructors at the Army Infantry School in Oudtshoorn, who were suspended this week after assaulting 10 recruits who sneaked out for a drink. The recruits were hit with broomsticks on their kidneys while they were forced to carry poles while naked. The military ombudsman is investigating the disgusting incident.
In a new attempt to restore calm to mining and reassure investors, a number of proposals saw the light of day this week.
This week another member of an alleged glass cartel operating in Gauteng, Free State and Western Cape broke ranks and cut a deal to cooperate with the competition commission.
When it comes to putting money away, it is crucial to have a financial plan, writes Neesa Moodley-Isaacs
South Africa’s most famous billionaire expat, Mark Shuttleworth, claims that his court case against the SA Reserve Bank, the minister of finance and the president will have little or no negative effect on South Africa – and that he won’t keep a cent of the R250 million he is suing the government for.
Herman Mashaba (54), is the self-made tycoon behind the hair care empire Black Like Me. Since 2009 he has been founding executive chairman of Lephatsi Investments.
You’re browsing the internet, as you usually do, but all of a sudden, certain random words on the web pages you visit are hyperlinked.
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) has put a strike at Lonmin’s platinum mine in Marikana, North West, on hold, the union has said.
- Blackberry SA ‘secure’, says company after UK spying report
- ‘Pain-free’ circumcision device to be tested in SA
- Gift of the Givers helping with SA couple kidnapped in Yemen
- It will all be sorted out, says murder-accused artist Zwelethu Mthethwa
- Marikana: Shop owner tells of rush for pangas and axes
The way to solve the problems brown people are facing is not by launching a political party.
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