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19 June 2018 3:13 PM Sasfin drops KPMG and Grant Thornton Joburg as auditors

Sasfin announced on Tuesday that it had appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers as its auditor with "immediate effect". PwC will take over from the group’s current joint auditors Grant Thornton Johannesburg and KPMG. In a notice to shareholders, Sasfin said the change was being made to "ensure the ongoing independence of the group’s auditors". It did not provide 24

19 June 2018 1:43 PM Record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide

A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the UN said on Tuesday. By the end of 2017, the number was nearly three million higher than the previous year and showed a 50% increase from the 42.7 million uprooted from their homes a decade ago, according to a report 14

18 June 2018 4:00 PM Button: Life outside of F1 is awesome

Johannesburg - Racing in Japan's Super GT series and even doing a stint in this past weekend's 24 Hours of Le Mans as Jenson Button declaring that life outside of F1 is "awesome." The British racer effectively retired from Formula 1 at the end of the 2016 season but remained on the McLaren payroll. That saw him return to a F1 cockpit at the 2017 Monaco 20

18 June 2018 10:37 AM LISTEN: Late singer Chris Cornell's daughter Toni pays tribute to him with duet

Los Angeles — Chris Cornell's daughter has released a recording of a duet with her late father as part of an emotional tribute to the late rocker on Father's Day. Toni Cornell released the duet of Prince's Nothing Compares 2 U on Sunday along with a note thanking her dad for his support of her. "You gave me courage when I didn't have any. You believed 17

18 June 2018 10:23 AM Unconventional accounting at Gupta-owned VR Laser

Gupta-owned VR Laser has been running on borrowed money for years and employing unconventional accounting to downplay losses. Financial statements for the financial year ending February 2017 are so dominated by this practice that the company’s auditors, SizweNtsalubaGobodo, refuse to give an opinion on them. The statements are signed by VR Laser director 19

17 June 2018 8:13 PM England's Fleetwood matches US Open record

Southampton - England's Tommy Fleetwood matched the lowest round in US Open history, storming to a seven-under-par 63 to take the clubhouse lead at Shinnecock Hills on Sunday. Fleetwood's two-over-par total put him one off the lead of defending champion Brooks Koepka and Masters champion Patrick Reed, who had yet to make the turn in the final round 20

17 June 2018 2:00 PM Giuliana Rancic to return to E! News

New York — Giuliana Rancic will return to E! News this September as co-host of its nightly news program with Jason Kennedy, three years after leaving the gig. When Rancic left E! News, she stayed on as a co-host of its red-carpet coverage at award shows and on Fashion Police, which aired its series finale in 2017. While anchoring E! News, Rancic's likeability 23

16 June 2018 3:02 PM Raonic powers past Pouille into Stuttgart final

Stuttgart - Milos Raonic hammered 19 aces on Saturday to eliminate defending champion Lucas Pouille 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) and reach the final at the Stuttgart Cup. The Canadian seventh seed will play for the title against either Roger Federer or Nick Kyrgios in Sunday's showdown at the grass-court event. Federer will return to No.1 in the rankings if he beats 19

16 June 2018 7:01 AM Libya strongman's jets strike rivals targeting oil terminals

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar's forces on Friday launched air strikes against a rival militia targeting key oil facilities in the east of the country, a spokesperson for his group said. Fighters on Thursday attacked two oil terminals at Ras Lanuf and Al-Sidra held by Haftar's group, inflicting fresh disruption on an industry that forms the chaos-hit 25

15 June 2018 5:20 PM Kyrgios stands in Federer's path to No 1

Stuttgart - Roger Federer edged closer to displacing Rafael Nadal at the top of the world rankings as he dispatched Guido Pella 6-4, 6-4 at the Stuttgart Cup on Friday. Top seed Federer needs to win on Saturday against Australian fourth seed Nick Kyrgios, who put out 2017 finalist Feliciano Lopez 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, if the Swiss is to return to the No 1 spot for the second 20