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19 June 2018 3:22 PM Further blow for billionaire Wiese as Brait struggles with losses

Billionaire Christo Wiese has received more bad news as shares of the investment company in which he’s the biggest shareholder fell after the firm posted an annual loss. Brait SE, in which Wiese owns a 35% stake, said net asset value was R57.32 at the end of March, compared with R78.15 a year earlier, as retailer New Look struggled amid a sales slump 20

18 June 2018 11:21 AM Boks jump 2 spots in rankings

Cape Town - The Springboks have jumped two spots in the official World Rugby rankings after beating England in Bloemfontein on Saturday. South Africa's series-clinching win was enough to see them move from No 7 to No 5 on the rankings. The Boks gain a fraction under three-quarters of a rating point for the victory, with Scotland also overtaken following 18

18 June 2018 3:31 AM Case against SARS 'rogue unit' officials continues

Three former South African Revenue Service (SARS) executives are expected to appear at the Pretoria Regional Court on Monday on charges of corruption. The three former executives - Ivan Pillay, Johann van Loggerenberg and Andries Janse van Rensburg - are accused of alleged involvement in the so-called SARS "rogue unit". They were summonsed to appear 18

16 June 2018 12:23 PM Aguero, Messi in Argentina starting XI against Iceland

Moscow - Lionel Messi is joined in Argentina's attack by the fit-again Sergio Aguero to face Iceland at Spartak Stadium in Moscow. Aguero had knee surgery in March but returned in a warm-up friendly against Haiti two weeks ago. There is no space in the starting lineup for Juventus playmaker Paulo Dybala. Iceland's Gylfi Sigurdsson is fit to start despite 20

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

13 June 2018 8:16 PM Watchdog: Sarin, chlorine likely used in Syria in March 2017

The global chemical weapons watchdog says the nerve agent sarin and toxic chemical chlorine were "very likely" used as weapons in two attacks in central Syria in late March 2017. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said on Wednesday that its Fact-Finding Mission probing alleged attacks in Syria found that "sarin was very likely used as a chemical 21

13 June 2018 3:52 PM Naspers climbs as sale of part of Tencent stake lifts earnings

Johannesburg - Naspers [JSE: NPN] shares rose after Africa’s largest company said it expects to report core earnings growth for the just-ended fiscal year, bolstered by the sale of a stake in Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings. The South African media and investment company raised $9.8bn (about R116bn) in March by selling a 2% stake in Tencent 29

13 June 2018 3:50 PM Suspected key figures in major perlemoen poaching syndicate released on bail

Several suspects in a massive perlemoen poaching case, in which nine marine inspectors from the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) were arrested for allegedly being part of a smuggling syndicate, were on Wednesday granted bail in the Cape Town Regional Court. A total of 19 suspects were arrested in March. It is alleged that department 26

13 June 2018 11:55 AM Why we can't pay Eskom: Top ten defaulting councils share financial horror stories

Cape Town – Spiralling debt, compounded revenue losses, a chain of non-payment and 'ghost vending' – these were just a few of the issues listed when Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts heard from the municipalities not paying their debts to Eskom. The top ten defaulting councils were in the hot seat before Scopa on Wednesday morning, explaining 26

12 June 2018 3:31 PM Serbian dentist’s 2014 murder may be linked to SA spook’s assassination

The murder of a dentist in Serbia in 2014 may have links to the killing of South African state security contract agent George Darmanovic, who was fatally shot a month before a one-time suspect in the dentist’s assassination was murdered. Milutin Rokic, 65, the dentist, was shot dead on March 2, 2014, in Krusevac, which is in central Serbia. Two years 19