Pravin+Gordhan

BUDGET 2017: Gordhan praised for budget that balances calls for transformation

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his Treasury team have been praised for delivering a budget that balances calls for transformation with SA’s precarious fiscal reality. “Gordhan understands that fiscal rectitude is necessary for the growth...
cosatu

Cosatu threatens law suit against De Lille over the Issue of asbestos exposure

In an open letter to Mayor Patricia De Lille and Cape Town City Manager Achmat Ebrahim‚ Coosatu provincial secretary Tony Ehrenreich claims that the City did not follow the correct procedure in removing and...
emirates-airlines-airbus

PIC: Emirates deploys wildlife-branded A380 double-decker on Johannesburg route

Cape Town - United Arab Emirates' flag carrier on Wednesday, 1 February, reintroduced the Airbus A380 Superjumbo on to its Dubai-Johannesburg route, to meet growing passenger demand. The double-decker Emirates passenger plane was last operated...
kuga ford

Kuga-on-fire moves to New Zealand

While Ford Kugas were going up in flames on South African roads in December‚ at least one New Zealand Kuga owner has had the same experience. TV-NZ broadcast news of Eden O’Connor’s December 16 Kuga-on-fire...
Road-Accident-Fund

BREAKING NEWS: RAF’s bank account attached By The Sheriff Of The Court

“Sorry‚ you can’t be paid — our bank account has been attached by the Sheriff of the Court.” That’s what The Road Accident Fund (RAF) was today forced to tell its claimants‚ service providers and...
SAmsung does well

Samsung: Why is it doing so well despite Galaxy Note 7 disaster?

Samsung Electronics saw profits surge 50% in the last three months of 2016, despite the Note 7 phone fiasco. The 9.2 trillion won ($7.2bn; £5.8bn) quarterly profit is the South Korean firm's highest since 2013. In...
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Samsung probe shows battery design behind Note 7 fires as meeting spans for over...

In a presentation and news conference on Monday that lasted more than two hours, Samsung Electronics detailed the results of its investigation into Note 7 smartphones that overheated and burst into flames last year. There...
Telkom

Beware of Telkom’s strange contract tactics

Telkom is renewing contracts without a client’s authorisation, then telling users to pay for the full contract when they try to cancel it. MyBroadband discovered this when an employee tried to cancel her LTE contract after...
SABMiller

AB InBev to cut manager jobs in SA

Ten weeks after SABMiller shareholders gave the go-ahead for the third-largest merger in corporate history‚ Anheuser Busch InBev (AB InBev) sent out a voluntary severance offer to more than 1 000 of its management...
FASTJET STOPS VICTORIA FALLS FLIGHTS

FASTJET STOPS VICTORIA FALLS FLIGHTS

Low cost pan-African airline, fastjet, will from December 5 suspend flights on the Johannesburg/Victoria Falls service, to contain costs. The airlines also suspending flights between Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Entebe, Uganda as well as...

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