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 2020-06-05 15:00 

News24

Ramaphosa at opening of CTICC 'Hospital of Hope': We must pull out all stops for more beds...

The coronavirus will be with South Africa for at least 18 months to two years, and the governments should never be found wanting in securing essentials such as emergency beds, says President Cyril Ramaphosa....

 2020-06-05 14:52 

News24

WATCH | Remember, remember: Anonymous re-emerges from the shadows amid US protests...

The amorphous internet activist movement known as Anonymous has staged an online resurgence in the past week on the back of real-world protests against police brutality....

 2020-06-05 14:36 

News24

Schools opening under Level 3: ConCourt rejects Maimane's urgent application to stop schools reopening...

The Constitutional Court has denied Mmusi Maimane's One South Africa movement direct access, on an urgent basis, to challenge government's decision to reopen schools....

 2020-06-05 14:13 

Business Live

PODCAST | Economic news of the week: Level-3 lockdown's effect on SA's economy...

Host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Absa Corporate and Investment Banking Miyelani Maluleke...

 2020-06-05 14:13 

Business Live

Quilter's Lighthouse probed by UK markets watchdog...

The investigation into Lighthouse comes after the UK Financial Conduct Authority's ban on contingent charging...

 2020-06-05 14:11 

Mail & Guardian

Mapisa-Nqakula 'regrets confusion' after contradictory statements on Khosa case...

The minister's media statement follows a letter from Khosa's attorneys that they were considering a perjury charge or a complaint with the Public Protector The post Mapisa-Nqakula 'regrets confusion' after contradictory statements on Khosa...

 2020-06-05 14:02 

News24

Covid-19 wrap: Global deaths pass 390 000, Australia bans anti-racism protest, vaccine alliance gets $8.8bn...

The novel coronavirus has killed at least 390 868 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP....

 2020-06-05 14:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Goldman Sachs executive's email making plea for racial equality goes viral at firm...

An email by a Goldman Sachs Group employee about his experiences of racial injustice and criticizing managers went viral at the firm this week....

 2020-06-05 13:59 

News24

Life Healthcare group in E Cape under fire for alleged staff mistreatment, 'denying access' to MPs...

One of the top hospital operators in the country - the Life Healthcare Group has come under fire from Parliament and the Eastern Cape government - after allegations of mistreatment of staff and for allegedly denying access to parliamentary officials....

 2020-06-05 13:48 

Mail & Guardian

Ramaphosa issues instruction on Western Cape Covid-19 numbers...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued an instruction to the Western Cape government to recruit more staff to stem the Covid-19 tide The post Ramaphosa issues instruction on Western Cape Covid-19 numbers appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-05 13:41 

News24

'Offensive to black people' - UCT launches probe into Biological Sciences paper on black students...

The university executive distanced itself from a research paper which asks why black students are less likely to study biological sciences....

 2020-06-05 13:33 

News24

PODCAST | ...ONE MORE THING: Jessie Duarte on racism, police brutality and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma...

After a week on anti-racism protests in the US, ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte talks about the party's new anti-racism campaign. Listen....

 2020-06-05 13:31 

News24

Eastern Cape govt departments owe suppliers R2.3bn in outstanding payments...

Eastern Cape provincial government departments owe businesses a combined R2.3bn in outstanding payments, the Finance MEC in the province has revealed....

 2020-06-05 13:18 

Business Live

Covid-19 testing needs a new working model with clear priory sets...

Testing everyone is impossible, so creating a hierarchy of who does get tested and treated is vital, write Lungile Pepeta and Fikile Nomvete...

 2020-06-05 13:18 

Business Live

WATCH: Covid-19 vaccine and testing developments...

Business Day TV's Michael Avery speaks to a panel about the progress of the most hopeful vaccine and testing developments so far...

 2020-06-05 13:18 

Business Live

Gambling on dividends...

Income-hungry investors will need to pick stocks carefully this year. But a dividend drought is not a given...

 2020-06-05 13:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Eastplats remains wary despite rise in revenue...

Eastern Platinum reported a 163 percent increase in revenue for the March quarter, despite foreign exchange losses due to the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2020-06-05 12:51 

News24

Unions worried about schools' readiness to reopen as meeting with minister, MECs postponed...

As the date of the return of pupils in grades 7 and 12 draws nearer, education unions are still concerned that schools - especially those in rural areas - are not ready....

 2020-06-05 12:37 

News24

Defence Minister Mapisa-Nqakula got it wrong on Collins Khosa inquiry, report is final - SANDF...

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula's office says her understanding that an army inquiry into Collins Khosa's death would be reopened was incorrect....

 2020-06-05 12:32 

News24

Another shooting on the Cape Flats as gun violence surges during lockdown Level 3...

A 41-year-old man has been shot and wounded in a shooting incident in Lavender Hill, Cape Town....

 2020-06-05 12:28 

News24

Covid-19: South Africa can ill-afford another Western Cape type outbreak, says Mabuza...

Deputy president David "DD" Mabuza has warned that South Africa cannot afford to have another province going in the direction of the Western Cape, which is the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in the country....

 2020-06-05 12:24 

Mail & Guardian

The fourth industrial revolution: It works for UJ...

Huge advances in technology make training and the application of medical knowledge better, faster and more widely accessible The post The fourth industrial revolution: It works for UJ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-05 12:21 

Business Live

Deneb Investments' losses double amid Covid-19 pressure...

The group has opted not to declare a dividend for its year to end-March...

 2020-06-05 12:21 

Business Live

The week in pictures...

Reopening SA schools got off to a slow start, unlike the reopening of bottle stores; and riots in the US over police brutality and the death of George Floyd rose to boiling point...

 2020-06-05 12:21 

Business Live

Number of active cases of Covid-19 doubles in Gauteng in past week...

The West Rand is being treated as a hotspot after an outbreak among miners, while other areas of concern are Joburg's CBD, Rosebank and Mayfair...

 2020-06-05 12:21 

Business Live

This week's 10 must-read Covid-19 articles...

As the world economies start to reopen, SA is battling with the legality of its own government's lockdown restrictions...

 2020-06-05 12:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Yoco: SME turnover rises by 9% with provinces at halfwaypoint to recovery...

Most SME's could open this week after facing severe financial difficulties through Levels 5 and 4 of the lockdown....

 2020-06-05 11:35 

News24

Lockdown: Floyd Shivambu's assault case postponed due to travel restrictions...

EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu's assault case has been postponed again at the Cape Town Magistrate's Court due to provincial travel restrictions during lockdown....

 2020-06-05 11:26 

Business Live

Tesla CEO Elon Musk rages at Jeff Bezos about 'insane' Amazon...

'Time to break up Amazon. Monopolies are wrong!' Musk added in a second tweet...

 2020-06-05 11:25 

Business Live

World stocks steady at near three-month highs on ECB stimulus...

With investors tentatively in risk-on mode on hopes of a global rebound, with emerging-market stocks up 0.6% on the day...

 2020-06-05 11:25 

Business Live

MARTIN WOLF: If second wave of Covid-19 occurs, UK may well opt for 'let it rip' strategy...

'Letting it rip' is the policy of presidents Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil and Donald Trump in the US: nobody seems as indifferent to the fate of the people as populists, writes Martin Wolf...

 2020-06-05 11:25 

News24

WATCH | Donald Trump blames Antifa for protests... but who are they?...

President Donald Trump has said the US would designate the anti-fascist movement Antifa as a terrorist organisation. But who are they?...

 2020-06-05 11:25 

Business Live

AfDB agrees to external review of Akinwumi Adesina...

The bank's president is under investigation after a whistle-blower complaint, with the US not happy with the internal review that cleared him...

 2020-06-05 11:00 

Business Report (IOL)

LVMH has explored coronavirus impact on Tiffany deal terms...

LVMH's board met this week to discuss the fallout from the coronavirus crisis on its $16.2 billion purchase of US jeweller Tiffany....

 2020-06-05 10:46 

Mail & Guardian

Cartoon: Carlos on #BlackLivesMatter...

Justice is yet to be served in the US The post Cartoon: Carlos on #BlackLivesMatter appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-05 10:36 

Mail & Guardian

PPS Webinar 4: Asset Protection in Times of Uncertainty...

The Covid-19 crisis means people are spending more time at home, so they expect different packages from their insurance companies The post PPS Webinar 4: Asset Protection in Times of Uncertainty appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-05 10:35 

News24

Schools opening under Level 3: Clock ticking for govt to respond to Maimane's ConCourt challenge...

The government's attorney has hours left to file a responding affidavit to the One South Africa Movement's Constitutional Court challenge to the reopening of schools....

 2020-06-05 10:34 

Mail & Guardian

International Partnerships are key for Africa during Covid-19...

Perhaps this pandemic is the jolt that we needed to strengthen intra-country collaboration and revive international friendships The post International Partnerships are key for Africa during Covid-19 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-05 10:30 

Business Live

Unions take state to court over failure to implement wage hikes...

The trade unions want the court to order that the salary increases, effective from April 1 2020, be implemented...

 2020-06-05 10:30 

Business Live

JSE gains while focus shifts to US labour data...

According to a Trading Economics consensus, the US is expected to have slashed eight-million jobs...

 2020-06-05 10:30 

News24

South African medical student's body to be repatriated from Cuba in July...

The body of fifth year South African medical student Sibusiso Qongqo stuck in Cuba for over a month, will be repatriated on 2 July....

 2020-06-05 10:30 

Business Report (IOL)

US riots highlight the double standards in restoring peace...

The mayhem in America, fuelled by a president who cowers behind his Secret Service in a White House bunker and defaults to pouring oil on the flames of public anger....

 2020-06-05 10:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Insurers urged to share policy wording...

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has summoned short-term insurers to share their policy wording relating to business interruption cover....

 2020-06-05 09:35 

Business Live

Mall activity picking up in Eastern Europe, Nepi Rockcastle says...

The group, which owns malls in countries including Romania, says it is optimistic about increasing activity as lockdowns ease...

 2020-06-05 09:35 

Business Live

Good planning enabled Germany to offer huge economic stimulus, Angela Merkel says...

Merkel's administration has vowed to spend whatever it takes to get Germany growing again, including plans to guarantee company liquidity...

 2020-06-05 09:34 

Business Live

LETTER: We need to be able to trust our leaders...

As citizens, we should be extremely worried about the debacle between the health ministry and the SA Medical Research Council over the issue of Prof Glenda Gray...

 2020-06-05 09:21 

News24

Covid-19 wrap: Over 1 000 more US deaths, Brazil toll surpasses Italy and Fiji declared virus-free...

The has US recorded 1 021 new coronavirus deaths in 24 hours, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker....

 2020-06-05 09:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Union puts restraint on Village Main Reefretrenchment plan in bid to seek fairness...

NUM has interdicted the Section 189 process at Village Main Reef to ensure its members are fairly compensated amid the company's restructuring plans...

 2020-06-05 08:58 

News24

Ahmaud Arbery shooting: Man used racial slur in US killing of black jogger, according to witness...

The white man who killed black jogger Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia stood over his body after shooting him and used a racial slur, according to testimony in a court hearing....

 2020-06-05 08:48 

News24

Health hoaxes: How we can push back on conspiracies and unverified advice during a crisis...

How can fact-checkers and the public stand up to health crises, conspiracies, and inaccurate everyday health advice while nurturing trust?...

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