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19 October 2018 4:13 AM Pensions of more than 80 000 security guards at risk

The Private Security Sector Provident Fund (PSSPF) is fighting 315 court battles against employers who are failing to comply with rules, putting the pensions of more than 80 000 security guards at risk, reports GroundUp. The PSSPF has more than 242 600 registered members, more than 2 500 of whom are not complying with the rules, GroundUp reports. As a last resort 34

18 October 2018 5:23 AM Internet access has become a human right, data inquiry hears

The need to communicate and access the internet has become a human right in South Africa and should be treated as such, Media Monitoring Africa has said during an inquiry into data services. Bird said that while the wealthy can control their access to the internet, which is easily available to them, the poor, which make up the majority of the population 27

10 October 2018 8:35 AM Tencent is no longer one of the world's 10 biggest companies

More bad news for Tencent: the Chinese internet giant has lost its spot as one of the world’s 10 biggest companies. After shedding over $200bn in market value this year, more than any other company worldwide, Tencent has been replaced by Exxon Mobil in the top of the rankings based on market capitalisation. When its share price hit a record high in January 27

07 October 2018 12:13 PM Hootsuite looks to sell for at least $750 Million

Hootsuite, a Canadian startup that builds software to help marketers use social media, is said to be for sale. The Vancouver-based company, which has been an anchor of that city’s tech scene for years, has hired Goldman Sachs Group to explore a sale at a valuation of at least $750 million, a person familiar with the deal said. The company could still 36

30 September 2018 5:30 PM Davies in Saudi Arabia to discuss R133bn investment

Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies is in Saudi Arabia to follow up on the Kingdom's pledge to invest $10bn (about R133bn) in South Africa. Saudi Arabia committed to invest $10bn in the country in July, giving President Cyril Ramaphosa's ambitious plan to attract $100bn to kick start the limping economy a major boost. The $10bn is expected to be invested 82

26 September 2018 3:21 PM SA and UAE sign extradition treaty

This, after South Africa and the UAE signed treaties on extradition and mutual legal assistance in criminal matters, the justice ministry said on Wednesday. Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha and his UAE counterpart, Sultan Saeed Al Badi, signed the treaties in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. The UAE is made up of Abu Dhabi, Sharjah 24

17 September 2018 1:19 PM Three-year wage deal reached at AngloGold Ashanti

AngloGold Ashanti [JSE:ANG] has concluded a wage agreement with three major unions, The Minerals Council said on Monday. The agreement is with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), UASA (formerly the United Association of SA) and Solidarity, and covers wages and conditions of service for the period July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021. The three-year 88

07 September 2018 11:15 AM Tencent and Alibaba bring their battle for supremacy to coffee

Chinese internet giant Tencent upped the ante on rival Alibaba in their race to corner the market for the country’s coffee drinkers. Tencent signed a strategic partnership agreement with local chain Luckin Coffee on Thursday, according to official WeChat accounts for the companies. The tie-up will explore robotic delivery of orders as well as payments 116

31 August 2018 11:34 AM SABC: We’re not paying a cent for Bold and the Beautiful star's visit to SA

Cape Town – The SABC is denying that it's paying for "Brooke Logan's" flowers, spa treatments or anything else around The Bold and the Beautiful actress' South African visit, saying the public broadcaster "did not incur any costs". It comes amidst the South African public broadcaster still owing a litany of local production companies millions of rands 33

29 August 2018 9:55 AM Vodacom is said to discuss network-sharing deal with Telkom

Vodacom is negotiating a South African wireless network-sharing deal with fixed-line operator Telkom SA as a replacement for former partner Cell C, according to people familiar with the matter. The unit of Vodafone lost about a R1bn ($70.7m) of annual revenue when Cell C jumped ship to fierce rival MTN earlier this year, the sources, who asked not to be identified 29