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Consumers, on the other hand, seem to be buckling under pressure.
Business rescue helps decrease liquidation numbers, stats show

Monday 25 July 2016 21:42

Economic conditions are putting strain on consumers while businesses find comfort in business rescue.


JSE publishes incorrect data

Monday 25 July 2016 21:38

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) published incorrect data on foreign inflows into the local equities market.


Among the people who've been left homeless, are parents who have up to four children.
Shack fires force several families to sleep in the cold

Monday 25 July 2016 21:32

As the cold weather hits parts of the country several families have been forced to sleep in the open after their shacks were gutted by fire at the Princess Informal Settlement west of Johannesburg.


More than 90 000 fans are expected at the venue.
Stadium Management promises incident free Carling Black Label Cup

Monday 25 July 2016 20:44

The safety and security sector is ready to deliver an incident free day at the FNB Stadium on Saturday.


Three SABC journalists are challenging their dismissals.
SABC Labour Court case the first of its kind: Bemawu

Monday 25 July 2016 20:24

The labour union representing three axed SABC journalists says the circumstances surrounding the dismissal of these employees are rare and previously unseen.


The university’s SRC is not pleased with the court application and is adamant that the court decision will not change the new policy.
AfriForum takes Unisa to court over language policy

Monday 25 July 2016 18:12

Non-governmental organisation AfriForum on Monday said, it was approaching the High Court in Pretoria over the disputed language policy at Unisa.


Lukhanyo Calata, Busisiwe Ntuli and Thandeka Gqubule are challenging their dismissals.
Labour Court to hear another three SABC axed journalists’ case

Monday 25 July 2016 17:11

The Labour Court in Johannesburg will on Thursday hear an urgent application by three more axed SABC journalists to be reinstated.


Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie.
Thulsie twins' bail postponed

Monday 25 July 2016 14:52

The bail application of the twins accused of terrorism related activities has once again been postponed in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.


Democratic Alliance says it has candidates in all wards across the country
Corruption remains a major problem in South Africa: DA

Monday 25 July 2016 10:25

The Democratic Alliance says corruption remains a major problem in the country and many of the party's candidates are standing up against it.


Killings paint ugly picture ahead of elections

Monday 25 July 2016 10:02

After attacks of election candidates that took place in KwaZulu-Natal on Mandela Day, South Africans can no longer ignore the real threat to democracy.


The four SABC journalists are challenging the public broadcaster's decision for dismissing them.
Judgment expected on SABC journalists case

Monday 25 July 2016 07:30

The Labour Court Judge Robert Le Grange is expected to hand down his judgment in the case of the four axed SABC journalists on Monday morning.


Universities say they will be forced to retrench staff and cut teaching budgets if there's no sustainable solution to students' demands for free higher education.
Tertiary institutions under severe financial pressure

Monday 25 July 2016 06:00

The Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says the Presidential Task Team is expected to release its findings into students' demands for free higher education in a few weeks' time.


The man reportedly doused himself with petrol.
Man sets himself on fire at Joburg casino

Monday 25 July 2016 05:55

A man died after he set himself on fire at Montecasino in Johannesburg on Sunday.


Ramaphosa has embarked on a door-to-door campaign at Tembisa in Ekurhuleni.
ANC not shaken by polls - Ramaphosa

Sunday 24 July 2016 19:56

The ANC says it's not shaken by polls suggesting that it's losing ground in some of the biggest metros it currently governs.


 The Lions (second seed) have now won their last five games on home soil.
Lions roar into semifinals as Stormers and Sharks bow out

Sunday 24 July 2016 15:36

The Emirates Lions will host the Highlanders next week in Johannesburg in a Vodacom Super Rugby semifinal after the Highveld-team outplayed the Crusaders 42-25 on Saturday.


The four journalists, represented by Solidarity, Foeta Krige, Suna Venter, Krivani Pillay and Jacques Steenkamp approached the court on Friday.
Judgment possible in Labour Court regarding dismissed SABC journalists

Sunday 24 July 2016 12:28

Trade union Solidarity and four South African Broadcasting Corporation journalists are expecting the Labour Court’s ruling on Monday, regarding their dismissal by the SABC.


Thabo Mbeki has released a statement saying he remains a member of the ANC in good standing.
Mbeki clarifies his status within the ANC

Sunday 24 July 2016 08:42

As the Democratic Alliance (DA) and African National Congress (ANC) battle it out over struggle stalwarts ahead of elections, former President Thabo Mbeki has clarified his status within the ANC.


President Jacob Zuma will be canvassing for the African National Congress (ANC) in Limpopo at the village of GaSeleka near Lephalale.
Political parties continue to campaign for elections

Sunday 24 July 2016 07:16

Political parties are continuing with their election campaigns on Sunday, with just ten days to go to the Local Government Elections.


Gugu and Letshego Zulu were affectionately known as the adventure couple.
Hundreds of cyclists ride in Gugu Zulu’s honour

Saturday 23 July 2016 21:22

More than 350 cyclists gathered on a Lanseria farm north of Johannesburg and rode their mountain bikes, in honour of Gugu Zulu.


The ANC leadership was well-received in Soweto, Johannesburg.
ANC remains the party of choice: Tokyo Sexwale

Saturday 23 July 2016 20:18

Tokyo Sexwale and Mavuso Msimanga say despite the problems the ruling party is facing, it remains the party of choice.


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