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Alan Knott-Craig: Back in the game with R80m war chest

<i>It’s been my privilege to know both the Alan Knott-Craig’s well. Senior, the former telecoms engineer who started and built Vodacom into South</i> …

Business Strategy

Motshekga: Homo Naledi, human ancestry link offensive

<i>Founder of the Kara Institute, Mathole Motshekga, says Lee Berger and other paleoanthropologists who linked the recently discovered fossils to human</i> …

South Africa

Cath Jenkin: Happiness is working with someone you love

<i>This content is brought to you by Brightrock, provider of the first-ever life insurance that changes as your life changes.</i><p><i>They say you shouldn’t work</i> …

Happiness

Citroen DS3 Sport – Sporty meets French Chic

<b>What is it?</b><p>The DS3 is another one of those increasingly popular designer cars. All looks and to heck with the substance. The DS3 Sport promises to be …

Touchscreens

RWC - Samoans sing hymn to 1995 winner Joost

Cape Town – Samoa have posted a video of the team singing the hymn Fa’afetai i le atua (Thank you, God, our Creator) to terminally ill Springbok …

SADTU's Maluleke: Education hampered by bureaucracy

<i>SADTU General Secretary Mugwena Maluleke says unions will resist the government’s intentions to go ahead with Annual National Assessments, the same</i> …

Education

Equitable investment treaties? Protects China, chastises West

<b>By Anthea Jeffery*</b><p>South Africa’s bilateral investment treaty (BIT) with China gives Chinese investors all the standard protections that BITs commonly …

South Africa

Developing market pain looms, China data shocks on downside

<i>During a visit to Hong Kong some years back, I managed to spend time with Jim Walker, the man voted Asia’s leading economist 11 years in a row.</i> …

Stock Markets

"Endlessly sorry" Volkswagen's market cap drops R400bn as fraud goes global

<i>The fallout is still expanding a couple of days after the bombshell admission from Volkswagen – after being caught out by US authorities – that it</i> …

General Motors

Many in Diaspora want to return one day, see SA glass half full

<b>by Alec Hogg</b><p>Enjoyed a couple hours last night with young London-based South Africans. They were eager to get the “back story” about their homeland. …

South Africa

List of corruption scandals: 9 events costlier than Nkandla

<b>Cape Town –</b> A report by trade union Solidarity details nine corruption scandals that, over the past number of years, have cost the taxpayer much more …

South Africa

Third time lucky? SAFCEI seeks nuclear answers, Govt tight-lipped

<i>Transparency, a concept not akin to all things nuclear in South Africa. Opposition parties have queried the financing behind the $100 billion nuclear</i> …

Nuclear Energy

Bev Mortimer enters Thyspunt cauldron – nature vs nuclear

<i>Former Rand Daily Mail journalist Bev Mortimer goes on an exclusive trip through the Thyspunt Nature Reserve, an area that has been ‘earmarked’ for a</i> …

Nuclear Energy

Daniel Silke: Trump, Corbyn shows disruption targeting politics - watch out

<i>Technological advances introduced Disruption to a wide range of sectors that had long been shouting out for change. As Daniel Silke argues in this</i> …

Bernie Sanders

Lawyers predict fee bonanza from owners demanding VW buys back their cars

<i>The only sin greater than a business that knowingly wants break the rules is to pick the USA as the place to do it. Crazy. The American Way promotes</i> …

U.S. Department of Justice

Acid test for VW's reputation as US chief admits "we screwed up". And how.

<i>For six years Volkswagen deliberately defrauded the US environmental authorities, knowingly selling cars that did not meet emission standards and</i> …

California Air Resources Board

Bloomberg View: VW's duplicity demands US wield big stick

(Bloomberg View) — Volkswagen has been cheating on its U.S. government emissions tests for years. And it was a small, independent research …

World Trade Center

Volkswagen's bleak future after deceit on 500k polluting cars

<i>There’s something really sick about Volkswagen being caught cheating the US’s Environmental authorities. For six years, we now hear, the German</i> …

General Motors

Douw Steyn's £100m profit a year UK business

Entrepreneur Douw Steyn’s South African operations have done well. But the billions now being invested in his massive Steyn City project near …

Pics

No bread, please, just pass the butter! Banting goes global

<b>By Marika Sboros</b><p>It took me completely by surprise, but shouldn’t have.<p>Given the powerful vested interests, and fortunes food and pharmaceutical …

Nutrition

Antjie Krog: Nationalise land to fast-track redistribution

<i>Author and poet Antjie Krog tells Tim Modise that the attitude of forgiveness by Black to the White community following the demise of apartheid was</i> …

Anthropology

VW could face $18bn fine for false emission data, share price sheds 20%

<b>Frankfurt, Germany | AFP</b><p><b>by Simon MORGAN</b><p>German auto giant Volkswagen plummeted nearly 20 percent on the stock market Monday as investigations spread …

Auto Shows

Impending USD supercycle, SA unready

<i>Cees Bruggemans takes a look at the global scenario, referring to it as a dangerous world. He says the recent Chinese commodity supercycle is being</i> …

Stock Markets

Mailbox: RWC 2015 – not the only thing Japan's beaten SA at

<i>It was the unthinkable, a first encounter between the Springboks and Japan, played at the 2015 Rugby World Cup. A forgone conclusion, especially it</i> …

Rugby World Cup

Load shedding: a powerhouse boost for body and mind

<b>This content is brought to you by Fedhealth Medical Aid, the scheme that offers unique benefits and a complete range of options to meet a variety of</b> …

Stone Age

Michal Luptak, the CA who fell in love with Ponte

<i>This content is brought to you by Brightrock, provider of the first-ever life insurance that changes as your life changes.</i><p><i>Meet a social entrepreneur</i> …

Social Entrepreneurship

Meet Labour's Jeremy Corbyn, Malema's UK brother

<i>As economic consequences of handing keys to politics’s hard left is exposed, those building castles on such defunct ideology have become increasingly</i> …

United Kingdom

SA's future? Russia bleeds skills as emigration of professionals hits peak

<i>A few depressing things have hit me hard while engaging with South Africans now living in London. You wonder how a small developing country can</i> …

Russia

SA's 9-point plan to nowhere - 'regruk' Ramaphosa?

<i>As usual Cees Bruggemans cuts to the chase and this time questions the implementation of the government’s 9-point plan. A ‘wonder plan’ presented by</i> …

Economics

Picture story: World history, personalities brought to life in vivid colour

History is never that black and white. It is always full of depth, shades, light and colour. So why should old and historical black and white …