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SA mining faces several challenges: Oliphant  

Friday 19 September 2014 05:58

South Africa's mining industry faces a number of challenges that require determined and systematic resolution, Deputy Mineral Resources Minister Godfrey Oliphant said on Thursday.


The 4th German-South African Business Forum is underway in Johannesburg.
Change in BEE legislation poses challenges for SA-Germany relations

Thursday 18 September 2014 19:02

The current immigration regulations changes in the BEE legislation and the scrapping of a bilateral investment treaty with Germany are posing challenges to German companies.


Successful first Grand Tour for MTN Qhubeka

Wednesday 17 September 2014 20:21

There are big things on the horizon for South Africa's premier professional cycling team, MTN Qhubeka, after they successfully completed their first Grand Tour recently.


Nestle to spend $200 million revamping SA factories

Wednesday 17 September 2014 18:38

Nestle will invest around $200 million expanding its coffee factory in South Africa and revamping other facilities producing consumer goods.


SA’s CPI figures higher than expected

Wednesday 17 September 2014 11:03

The country's inflation quickened to 6.4 % year-on-year for August 2014 compared to 6.3% in July.


'Bo' set to take SA music scene by storm

Wednesday 17 September 2014 10:05

Multi-talented South African musician Bobo Seretsane is set to take the music industry by storm with his single 'Rise' #togetherpeople.


Former journalist and author Mandla Langa.
Author urges culture of reading and writing books

Wednesday 17 September 2014 09:20

Author Mandla Langa says South Africa needs to reintroduce a culture of reading.


Reprieve for rand on dollar profit-taking

Wednesday 17 September 2014 05:45

The rand gained against the US dollar for the second straight day on Tuesday .


Marketing professionals that attended the summit hope to entice fans and increase attendance figures across various sporting codes.
Sports Industry Summit opens in Johannesburg

Tuesday 16 September 2014 20:46

Making the experience of going to the stadium a special one will entice fans to go watch matches and help increase fan attendance figures across various sporting codes.


Lion on the loose in Limpopo killed

Tuesday 16 September 2014 18:19

One of the two lions that were on the loose in Tolwe Limpopo has been shot and killed.


SA Black youth lags skills

Tuesday 16 September 2014 16:42

The skills levels of Black South African youth are still lagging behind compared to their Indian and White counterparts


Conflicting statements on SA deaths in Nigeria

Tuesday 16 September 2014 12:00

The Department of International Relations has appealed to the South Africans who's family members travelled to Nigeria's Joshua church service to contact them


Rand recoups some losses against dollar

Tuesday 16 September 2014 05:30

The rand managed some gains against the dollar on Monday.


Kesimolotse is facing two counts of murder after she killed her one and four year old daughters by strangling them.
Woman accused of strangling her daughters to death fit to stand trial

Monday 15 September 2014 19:28

A woman accused of strangling her two young daughters to death is 100% fit to stand trial.


AngloGold Ashanti pulls plug on demerger, rights issue

Monday 15 September 2014 15:34

South Africa-based AngloGold Ashanti has pulled the plug on a spin-off of its global operations after a shareholder revolt against plans for a new London-listed company.


The 32-year-old Nonu broke his arm during the first half of the All Blacks' 14-10 Rugby Championship victory over South Africa on Saturday.
NZ's Nonu out for rest of season with broken arm

Sunday 14 September 2014 07:31

Ma'a Nonu has been ruled out for the rest of the season after having a plate inserted into his left forearm, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen told reporters on Sunday.


Medupi has been plagued by delays including technical problems and bouts of violent labour unrest.
Eskom says delayed Medupi power plant to start on Dec 24

Sunday 14 September 2014 07:00

Eskom said on Saturday the first unit of its new coal-fired Medupi plant would link up with the grid on December 24.


S.Africa stocks flat, AngloGold recovers after slump

Friday 12 September 2014 20:13

South African shares ended flat on Friday, but AngloGold Ashanti regained some of the sharp losses posted this week triggered by a planned demerger and $2.1 billion rights issue.


SA Jewish report apologises to Tutu

Friday 12 September 2014 16:54

The SA Jewish Report on Friday apologised to Archbishop Emeritus  Desmond Tutu for an opinion piece which compared him to Hitler.


 About 2300 have reportedly died this year since the outbreak of Ebola.
No info on SA Ebola case in Nigeria

Friday 12 September 2014 11:00

The health department had not received information about a South African woman who reportedly was being tested for Ebola in Nigeria, it said on Friday.


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