Deidre Constance

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South Africa’s Top Gold Miner Says President Zuma Must Quit

South African President Jacob Zuma “has to go,” with poor governance deterring prospective investors, according to the head of Sibanye Gold Ltd., the …

Splits in ANC Risk Its Grip on South Africa, Minister Says

Splits within South Africa’s ruling African National Congress may cause it to lose power at the next national elections in 2019, according to a …

Crisis hits South African homeowners as debt starts to choke

New data by credit bureau, Compuscan, shows that even wealthy South Africans are struggling to keep up with their mortgage repayments.<p>Citing the …

Blade’s fee ‘fix’: More questions than answers

After engaging with higher education minister Blade Nzimande’s report on fees, as a student I have the following to articulate. There remains an …

South Africans spend more of their income on petrol than any other country

South African motorists continue to pay the highest portion of their salaries towards petrol more than any other country in the world.<p>This is …

Wayde raking in the cash

Barely a week after being presented with a flashy, R1.8 million German sports-car, Olympic hero Wayde van Niekerk received a R1m performance …

False start for Ramaphosa’s campaign as Cosatu wimps out on official endorsement

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s (non)campaign to succeed President Jacob Zuma as ANC leader next year is in further trouble. Trade union …

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Your Heritage Day feast - a proudly South African braai | FinGlobal

24 September marks Heritage Day in South Africa – on this day South Africans from around the globe come together, observe and celebrate what it is …

Revealed: Nearly 300 government employees are on paid suspension

Why Your Brain Won't Let You Look at These Black Dots All at Once

A new optical illusion is here to break the internet, or at least our minds. The latest visual trick making the rounds is an image of intersecting …

The world's rising powers have fallen

But the optimism of 2008 — when the so-called "BRICS" were ascendant, ready to reshape global economics and politics — has turned to doubt.<p>The impeachment trial of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and a Russian doping scandal that only a Soviet could be proud of are just the latest unmistakable …

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SABC interdict will be used in fired #SABC8 journalists' Labour Court case

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Icasa says SABC will abide by order - but what about the sacked #SABC8 journalists?

Inclusive economy will lift SA, say IMF

The IMF’s deputy MD is forthright on effects of ‘anticompetitive behaviours’

East Coast Radio is KwaZulu-Natal’s leading commercial radio station.

Following Monday’s discussion about leaving your place of work and regre...<p>East Coast Drive with Bongani and Mags 2 hours ago

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Rights & Freedoms

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Why a big loss of power for the ANC could be bad news for South Africa

New research and analysis from Nomura shows why any extreme outcome in the 2016 municipal elections, will set the country up for a wild ride.<p>The …

South African broadcaster in censorship storm before local vote

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - When the acting boss of South Africa’s public broadcaster stepped down this month, he said he had deliberately limited reporting on one of the main opposition parties.<p>FILE PHOTO - Demonstrators protest against the decision by public broadcaster the South African …

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South Africa's vote against internet freedom tarnishes its global image

Penelope Andrews has been the Dean at the University of Cape Town since January 2016. Prior to joining UCT, she was the President and Dean at Albany …

​'You can question anyone, except Zuma' - Hlaudi reportedly told SABC journalists

Business blood bath not far away

The South African private sector is in deep trouble. The average South African business is on its knees and barely keeping the lights on.<p>In fact, the …

South Africa

95 Awesome Social Media Facts You Should Not Ignore

It’s only been 10 years but it feels like a lifetime.<p>Twitter has been around for a decade. I joined in 2008 and had no clue about what to do with it …

S. Africa’s Biggest Labor Group to Balance Pay, Job Security

South Africa’s largest labor group said it will encourage its member unions that represent 1.9 million workers ranging from teachers to miners to …

Why e-commerce in SA is falling behind

By global standards, most South African consumers are making their purchases at brick-and-mortar stores, even as the online shopping sphere is poised …

eCommerce