Cape Times (185)

Parliament's decision welcomed to review public protector report on Absa

The DA on Friday welcomed Parliament's decision to take on review the CIEX report released by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

Comrades legend Fordyce robbed of shoes, watch on early morning run

Legendary Comrades ultra-marathon athlete Bruce Fordyce was held up on Friday morning by armed men who robbed him of his running shoes and watch.

University rethink on job creation is required

Universities should collaborate more with start-up incubators and accelerators to develop job creators.

Building industry confidence drops

BER Survey shows confidence in the building industry slumped sharply in the second quarter of this year

Fun times ahead on KFM drive show

Zoë Brown talks about her new role as traffic presenter on the KFM Afternoon Drive show

PICS, VIDEO: Car smashes through roof of Durban home

Paramedics had to clamber over rubble with their equipment to get to the female driver before she could be stabilised

The latest health craze: vitamin IV drips

Pop star Rihanna swears by it. Idol producer Simon Cowell is said to get regular treatments and even our local celebs have been known to dabble in it.

Research reveals same result for fasting or dieting

The conclusion? Intermittent fasting was no better or worse than a standard, calorie-restrictive diet.

A showpiece of African tech entrepreneurship in Europe

African Tech Round-Up

Khalid Abdulla: AEEI CEO awarded the Driver For Change Award

Besides being awarded SA's Top Empowered Business Leader of the Year Award for 2017, he also now holds the title of SA's Future Makers

Father-of-three killed after dropping off daughter at creche

A father-of-three was killed by gangsters shortly after dropping off his little girl at crèche.

No to Kenilworth racecourse development

It's problematic in many aspects and there are a long list of issues that will negatively impact the plants and animals which call the area home.

#SecretBallot ruling impacts on Rand

The Rand rallied as investors cheered a ConCourt ruling that parliament could hold a secret ballot in a no-confidence vote against President Zuma

Major restructuring for Distell

Listed local drinks maker Distell Group plans to undertake a major restructuring of its multi-tiered ownership structure to a clearer and simpler shareholding structure.

Mining sector faces unrest and other woes

The proliferation of illegal mining incidents, community unrest are some of the problems that have increased risk in mining in South Africa.

Ford recalls Figo and Ikon models

Ford South Africa has reportedly announced a fire-risk related recall of Ford Figo and Ikon models.

Mufumadi: Mbete can't deny secret ballot

Motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma is an opportunity for ANC MPs to redeem themselves in their constituencies, says ANC's Sydney Mufumadi.

DA councillor shot by 'person he knew'

Friends and colleagues of murdered DA councillor Xolile Gwangxu believe his death was either politically motivated or personal, but not a robbery'.

German rape accused denied bail

A German national accused of rape, who faces eight sexually related charges, has been denied bail in the Blue Downs Magistrate's Court.

Zuma won't shoulder blame for credit rating downgrades

President Jacob Zuma has scoffed at suggestions that he should personally be held responsible for the country's recent credit rating downgrades.

Bar Council, advocate to face off over 'floor dues'

The Cape Bar Council will today face off in the Western Cape High Court with an advocate over unpaid floor dues'.

Malema's lawyer held over shooting of four workers on farm

EFF leader Julius Malema's lawyer, advocate Tumi Mokoena, was arrested for allegedly shooting and injuring four people at a Limpopo farm.

Pensioner claims unlawful eviction from farm after 50 years

Calitzdorp pensioner Martha Pretorius has lodged complaint with Human Rights Commission against Kruisrivier Farm's owners for her unlawful eviction'.

Dutchman held in R300m cocaine bust near Caledon

A twenty-three year-old Dutchman is expected to appear in the Caledon Magistrate's Court today after police made one of their biggest cocaine busts.

Youth Friendly Services will bring health care

Eight provincial health care facilities in Klipfontein and Mitchells Plain will officially launch Adolescent Youth Friendly Services soon.

ANC MP fined for flouting code of conduct in Prasa tender

Parliament has slapped ANC MP and national executive committee member Pule Mabe with a fine of 15 days of his salary for flouting the code of conduct.

NCOP rejects KZN administration move

The National Council of Provinces has rejected the KwaZulu-Natal government's decision to place the Emadlangeni municipality under administration.

ANC KZN formally back Dlamini Zuma to lead the party

KwaZulu-Natal is the first province to give Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma the nod.

Eskom picks Johnny Dladla for acting chief executive role

This followed intense consultations between Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown and Eskom's board to arrive at a prudent choice.

Uber driver: Two cops stole R500 from me

Police have opened an investigation into corruption allegations against two of their own who allegedly framed an Uber driver.

'Spavers': How to raise young entrepreneurs

Teaching children how to become budding entrepreneurs puts them on the right path to financial success.

Don't cry for me Tannie Skattie – a point of view from Pieter-Dirk Uys

2017: It is a time of scandal and corruption. The highest in the land are suspected of criminal actions beyond their accepted political policies.

Eskom appoints Johnny Dladla as Acting Group CEO

The Eskom Board has just announced the appointment of Mr Johnny Dladla as Acting Group Chief Executive with immediate effect.

Mbete may allow MPs to vote via #SecretBallot

Speaker Baleka Mbete has indicated she did not have a problem allowing a secret ballot in the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma.

Why did you rape my son, mom screams at boyfriend in court

Abigail Ruiters reacted with horror when she heard her boyfriend, Ameerudeen Peters would also be facing a charge of rape of her one-year-old son.

Concourt rules Mbete has power to decide on secret ballot vote

Constitutional Court has left it up to National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to decided whether to conduct no confidence vote through secret ballot.

#SecretBallot: ANC caucus backs Zuma

The ANC caucus in Parliament has insisted that it would not support any motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma.

Solid centre options rocking Coetzee the right way

With several inside and outside centres performing well, Springbok coach Allister Coetzee could be faced with a selection headache in future.

Why Uber boss resigned?

Investors exerted pressure at a critical stage for the company

Zim govt overdraft worries the World Bank

Zimbabwe's bond notes might have eased some of the country's liquidity challenges, but the World Bank warned the country's financial markets were too small

Cell C wants to cut debt by selling stake

Cell C wants to cut its debt by 73 percent as part of a deal that will help the company sell a stake to Blue Label Telecoms

Zille welcomes Western Cape clean audits

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has welcomed the Auditor General's finding that the province had the best municipal audits record in South Africa.

Much-awaited #SecretBallot ruling due today

The ConCourt is set to hand down a judgement determining whether a no-confidence motion in President Zuma can be carried out through a secret ballot.

It's time for Guptas&Co to answer

The Gupta brothers, Ajay and Atul, and President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane, were among the first key witnesses identified by MPs to be questioned

JSE makes King IV provisions mandatory for listed entities

The JSE this week made the King IV Governance Code mandatory for listed entities by including the code's provisions in the exchange's listing conditions.

Engineering jobs in consulting sector in decline

But the demand for technical staff is rising

#MiningCharterImpact: Moody's issues a credit downgrade notice to SA miners

Rating agency Moody's has put South African mining houses on a credit downgrade notice following last week's gazetting of the New Mining Charter

Woman brutally raped while grandkids share her bed

A Northern Cape grandmother is unable to sit after being raped - allegedly by a neighbour - while her two grandchildren were asleep next to her.

Fury over proposal to sell land used for initiation

Khayelitsha Traditional Forum has slammed City for undermining' centuries-old Xhosa tradition following proposal to sell land used for the practice.

SJC challenges criminalisation of protest action

If the Social Justice Coalition gets its way, it would no longer be a crime for more than 15 demonstrators to gather without obtaining permission.