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Petition to revoke waitress bully’s Oxford scholarship hits 35,000 signatures

Petition to revoke waitress bully’s Oxford scholarship hits 35,000 signatures

A petition for Oxford University to revoke Ntokozo Qwabe’s Rhodes scholarship, or initiate disciplinary actions, has reached 35,000 supporters.

Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 4 May, 2016
Southern African diamond could sell for R1.04 billion

Southern African diamond could sell for R1.04 billion

Sotheby’s auctioneer in London says that a diamond the size of a tennis ball may fetch up to $70 million (R1.04 billion) when it goes up for auction in June.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 4 May, 2016
Government in talks with Barclays over Absa stake: report

Government in talks with Barclays over Absa stake: report

South Africa’s state pension fund, the Public Investment Corporation (PIC), is in talks with Barclays over a stake in its African business, which includes Absa.

Banking - By Staff Writer | 4 May, 2016
Capitec hit with ‘reckless lending’ charges

Capitec hit with ‘reckless lending’ charges

Multiple award-winning bank Capitec is facing two court cases, which could have an impact on its lending practices.

Banking - By News24Wire | 4 May, 2016
Where assault happens the most in South Africa

Where assault happens the most in South Africa

A new report compiled by Stats SA shows all the data surrounding crimes of assault in South Africa, revealing where the crimes took place – and the reasons behind them.

General - By Staff Writer | 4 May, 2016
What the Reserve Bank thinks about SA junk status chances

What the Reserve Bank thinks about SA junk status chances

The Reserve Bank warns that South Africa faces a medium to high probability of a downgrade to non-investment status.

Banking - By Staff Writer | 4 May, 2016
Rhodes Must Fall leader dares whites to have him expelled from Oxford

Rhodes Must Fall leader dares whites to have him expelled from Oxford

RhodesMustFall activist, Ntokozo Qwabe has reportedly taken to Facebook to address the campaign which was started to have him expelled from Oxford University.

Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 4 May, 2016
Ask anyone who knows me – I’m not a racist: Theunissen

Ask anyone who knows me – I’m not a racist: Theunissen

The South African Human Rights Commission will investigate a Facebook post made by Capetonian Matthew Theunissen, in which he used racist language.

General - By Staff Writer | 4 May, 2016
5 things you need to know before trading opens today

5 things you need to know before trading opens today

Here’s what is happening in and affecting the South African markets today (4 May 2016).

Business, Finance - By Staff Writer | 4 May, 2016
South Africa’s biggest fast food chains

South Africa’s biggest fast food chains

With the recent launches of Starbucks and Krispy Kreme in South Africa, the country has two new players in the ‘fast food’ sector, with ambitious plans to take on SA’s top brands.

Business, Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 3 May, 2016
SA coffee market ‘larger than we thought’: Starbucks CEO

SA coffee market ‘larger than we thought’: Starbucks CEO

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says that the coffee market in South Africa is larger than he anticipated.

Business - By Staff Writer | 3 May, 2016
SA ‘Gucci-styled CEO’ blows R322,000 on local and international trips

SA ‘Gucci-styled CEO’ blows R322,000 on local and international trips

The National Empowerment Fund (NEF) CEO, Philisiwe Mthethwa, blew R322,373.58 in the last financial year on local and international business class flights, hotel accommodation, car rental and substance allowances.

Government - By Staff Writer | 3 May, 2016
Zuma corruption charges: there are only two ways it can go

Zuma corruption charges: there are only two ways it can go

Constitutional law expert Pierre de Vos says that there are only two options open to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in the Zuma corruption case.

Government - By Staff Writer | 3 May, 2016
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