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President Jacob Zuma stands by his assertion that black ownership of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange is at 3%. ( )

Zuma stands by his JSE remarks

President Jacob Zuma on Sunday reiterated his previous assertion pinning black ownership of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) at 3%, the Presidency said.

Abalone worth R3.2m seized in Cape Town
Sunday 1 March 2015 15:39
Jacob Zuma
Jacob Zuma

South Africa

Abalone worth R3.2m seized in Cape Town

Sunday 1 March 2015 15:39

Five foreigners have been arrested at a house in Kuils River, north of Cape Town, after allegedly being caught with abalone worth three-point-two-million rand.

Africa

Mali signs peace deal, rebels want more time for consultation

Sunday 1 March 2015 14:34

Mali's government signed a preliminary peace deal meant to end fighting with northern separatists on Sunday.

World

Gender equality talks must be put into action: UN

Sunday 1 March 2015 15:52

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on world governments to stop speaking about gender equality and to start taking action.

Politics

Zuma stands by his JSE remarks

Sunday 1 March 2015 15:06

President Jacob Zuma on Sunday reiterated his previous assertion pinning black ownership of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) at 3%, the Presidency said.

Business

Big gold miners have been hit by weak commodity prices that have forced them to slash exploration budgets, slowing new discoveries.
Mining industry, hungry for deals and cash, meets in Toronto

Sunday 1 March 2015 17:12

A four-year mining-industry downturn has left big gold producers hungry to buy reserves they haven't had the money to find themselves, and impoverished small miners eager to cash out.

Science

The ability of software companies such as Apple and Google, which is working on driver-less cars, to innovate and create new revenue streams has spooked automakers.
Apple car rumours fuel Geneva debate about car of future

Sunday 1 March 2015 18:03

The main talking point at this week's Geneva car show is likely to be a vehicle that may never be built: the Apple car.

Lifestyle

One of William Shatner's tweets on Leonard Nimoy's funeral.
William Shatner cannot attend friend Leonard Nimoy's funeral

Sunday 1 March 2015 15:13

William Shatner cannot attend the funeral of his friend and 'Star Trek' co-star Leonard Nimoy because of a prior commitment for a charity ball, the actor said on Twitter on Saturday.

Sport

Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho celebrates after scoring the second goal for his side.
Brilliant Coutinho strike hands Liverpool victory over Man City

Sunday 1 March 2015 18:32

Two superb curling efforts from Jordan Henderson and Philippe Coutinho in either half handed Liverpool a 2-1 home win against Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday.

Opinion

Struggle stalwarts John Beaver (J.B.) Marks and Moses Kotane's remains have been returned to SA.
Kotane and Marks: We dare not fail them!

Sunday 1 March 2015 11:02

The occasion to celebrate the lives of Moses Kotane and John Beaver (J.B.) Marks, offers us an opportunity to reflect on the common histories shared by Russia and SA, says Nathi Mthethwa.

2015 Africa Cup of Nations

The 2015 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will take place in Equatorial Guinea from 17 January – 8 February.

State of the Nation Address

President Jacob Zuma will deliver his annual State of the Nation Address (SONA) on 12 February 2015 at 19h00. The theme for 2015 is '20 years of a democratic parliament'.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

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Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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