US set to give Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers – sources

17 August 2019, 8:19 PM
The US Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it can service existing customers, two sources familiar with the situation said.
Nigerian cryptocurrency craze unfazed by bitcoin plunge 7 February 2018, 9:30 AM

While bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have suffered precipitous falls in recent weeks, the units remain popular in Nigeria where they make it easier to do business.

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Subaru to recall over 2000 vehicles in SA to fix defective airbag 6 February 2018, 8:24 PM

Subaru SA has announced a recall that affects Subaru models produced and sold between 2004 and 2014 in South Africa.

Solidarity files criminal charges against Molefe 6 February 2018, 4:32 PM

The Solidarity Trade Union has filed criminal charges against former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe and former board chairperson, Ben Ngubane.

Business confidence hits its highest level in over two years 6 February 2018, 4:15 PM

Business confidence is on the increase.

SA mining to balance sustainability and competitiveness 6 February 2018, 3:16 PM

While there may be tough choices and trade-offs to be made, the South African mining industry must continue to balance sustainability, competitiveness and transformation, exploration company Tranter Resources CEO Humphrey Mathe said on Tuesday.

Chamber of mines unwavering on mining charter stance 6 February 2018, 1:50 PM

The Chamber of Mines says it will not withdraw its court case against the Department of Mineral Resources even if the department gets a new minister. 

Wayne Duvenhage (L) Outa; and PSA Deputy General Manager Tahir Maepa.
PSA against treatment of SOEs as charity cases 6 February 2018, 9:12 AM

The Public Service Association is unhappy with the announcement that the Public Investment Corporation will grant Eskom a short term loan of R5 billion.

Three-month low for Bitcoin 6 February 2018, 7:53 AM

Bitcoin plunged 20 percent to a three-month low on Tuesday, its latest sharp loss following a series of setbacks for the cryptocurrency.

PSA up in arms over PIC’s R5 billion Eskom bailout 5 February 2018, 9:14 PM

The Public Servants Association of South Africa (PSA) has lashed the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) for agreeing to loan R5 billion to power utility Eskom.

Plans afoot to re-open Lily Mine 5 February 2018, 6:20 PM

Plans are at an advance stage to re-open the Lily Gold Mine at Louieville near Barberton in Mpumalanga.

Eskom considers swapping its debt for equity 5 February 2018, 5:06 PM

Eskom is looking to convert debt into equity for its lenders as a solution for its liquidity challenges.

Chinese delegation to collaborate with small business development 5 February 2018, 3:34 PM

A Chinese delegation is currently in the Northern Cape on a mission to collaborate with the provincial government on small business development, particularly in the diamond industry.

Num awaits investigation outcomes into Sibanye 5 February 2018, 2:44 PM

Num says it will wait and see how the Mineral Department's investigation will unfold at the Sibanye Beatrix Gold mine, in the Free State.

Recovery expected to continue in mining sector 5 February 2018, 12:20 PM

Recovery in the mining sector in the country is expected to continue in 2018 due to rise in commodity prices supported by renewed investment for the sector.

Lack of ethical leadership dragging mining sector down: Baxter 5 February 2018, 10:34 AM

The Chamber of Mines says despite a resurgence of hope in the mining sector in 2018, an uncertain policy regulatory environment, lack of ethical leadership and good governance continues to drag the sector down.

Chris Maroleng unpacks vision for SABC 5 February 2018, 8:22 AM

Newly appointed Chief Operations Officer at SABC, Chris Maroleng is sharing his vision for the public broadcaster .

Motsoeneng’s unfair dismissal case to get underway 5 February 2018, 8:13 AM

Former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng's unfair dismissal case is expected to get underway at the CCMA Monday.

Petrol, diesel prices drop for February 5 February 2018, 6:32 AM

The price of all grades of petrol will drop by 30c/l with effect from midnight on Tuesday.

AMCU says operations will remain suspended at the Sibanye Beatrix Gold mine.
Operations to remain suspended at Sibanye Beatrix 4 February 2018, 6:48 PM

Labour union AMCU has confirmed that operations will remain suspended at the Sibanye Beatrix Gold mine at Theunissen, in the northern Free State.

The issue of mine workers' safety was again sharply brought to the forefront this week when over 1000 Sibanye-Stillwatger employees were successfully rescued from underground at Beatrix Gold Mine in Welkom in the Free State.
SA mines minister to face investors over policy uncertainty and safety issues 4 February 2018, 4:02 PM

As the 2018 Mining Indaba kicks off in Cape Town on Monday, issues of health and safety in the mining industry will be on the minds of delegates.

Sibanye to say about opening 4 February 2018, 8:09 AM

Sibanye is expected to announce on Sunday whether its Beatrix gold mine in the northern Free State will re-open on Monday.

Food security, economy not to be compromised in land expropriation: Ramaphosa 4 February 2018, 6:54 AM

African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa says the governing party will make sure that food security and the economy will not be compromised when land is expropriated.

Workers at Concor mine down tools demanding permanent employment 3 February 2018, 7:59 PM

Amcu says the 72 striking workers at Mogalakwena Anglo American platinum mine will continue with their action until their demands are met.

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.
Mineral Resources to investigate Sibanye-Stillwater 3 February 2018, 8:46 AM

Sibanye-Stillwater mine is still adamant that it upheld its responsibilities by ensuring the safety of all mineworkers that were trapped underground at its Beatrix gold mine in the northern Free State this week.

Mabuza denies intimidating businessman 3 February 2018, 8:31 AM

Mpumalanga Premier and African National Congress (ANC) Deputy President David Mabuza have dismissed claims that he is harassing and intimidating a Badplaas businessman, as baseless.

Sibanye Gold mine incident raises concerns 2 February 2018, 8:32 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says its concerned about safety procedures at the Sibanye-Stillwater's Beatrix gold mine in the Free State.

SA aviation authority grounds 12 CemAir Aircraft 2 February 2018, 8:11 PM

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has given airline operator CemAir 24 hours to provide proof of compliance.

Petrol price to drop by 29 cents 2 February 2018, 6:38 PM

Motorists can expect some relief at the pump next week.  The petrol price is expected to drop by 29 cents a litre and diesel by 16 cents a litre.

Sibanye-Stillwater mine operations remain suspended 2 February 2018, 5:13 PM

Minister of Mineral resources Mosebenzi Zwane says operations at the Sibanye-Stillwater mine in Theunissen will remain suspended

Moyane, Mbalula praise Hawks for busting a VAT syndicate 2 February 2018, 2:53 PM

The South African Revenue Services (SARS) says it will leave no stone unturned to ensure that they recover monies paid to tax fraud scammers.