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17 October 2018 5:40 PM JUST IN: Ramaphosa reveals terms of reference into PIC probe

The commission of inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation will be headed by the former President of the Supreme Court of Appeal Justice Lex Mpati, and it will be assisted by Gill Marcus and Emmanuel Lediga. This is according to the terms of reference gazetted by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday. The commission of inquiry was initially announced 25

09 October 2018 11:02 AM Jonas said to decline Finance Minister post

Mcebisi Jonas declined an offer from President Cyril Ramaphosa to become finance minister in place of embattled Nhlanhla Nene, according to three people familiar with the matter. Jonas, a former deputy finance minister, was offered the post on Monday, according to the sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they aren’t authorised to comment 25

04 October 2018 8:08 AM Rand weakens in early trade as strong dollar keeps pressure on

The rand weakened by 0.5% against the dollar in early trade on Thursday, with analysts saying it will likely remain under pressure throughout the day. The local currency opened Thursday morning at 14.65/$ and was changing hands at 14.71/$ at 08:18. This after it lost 2% against the greenback on Wednesday due to a combination of a rise in US treasury 26

03 October 2018 10:17 AM PIC: Meet the actor who will play Eddie Jones

Cape Town - Love him or hate him, Eddie Jones is one of rugby's most colourful and unpredictable characters. Spare a thought, then, for 57-year-old New Zealander Temuera Morrison, who has been cast as the actor set to portray Jones in an upcoming movie that tells the story of Japan's famous win over the Springboks at the 2015 World Cup in England 31

30 September 2018 9:23 AM SA faces threat from populism, warns Mcebisi Jonas

Populist rhetoric has fueled unrealistic expectations of a quick fix to South Africa’s jobs and inequality crisis, Mcebisi Jonas, former deputy finance minister, said in an editorial in the Johannesburg-based Sunday Times. South Africa has lost its way and "in the absence of fresh, big ideas, the ruling party could easily turn to short-term populism" 61

16 September 2018 5:02 AM PIC moves to discipline another executive

Bongani Mathebula, the suspended company secretary of the embattled Public Investment Corporation (PIC), was summoned to a disciplinary hearing this week for allegedly leaking information. Mathebula was one of six senior officials at the PIC personally investigated by the company’s CEO, Dan Matjila, last year, following claims that Matjila had caused 85

12 September 2018 7:09 AM PIC: Demi-Leigh and Tim Tebow hang with their parents in New York

Johannesburg – What’s the best way to make your relationship official? Get him to meet your parents. Demi-Leigh had a mini family reunion when her parents flew to New York to hang with her and boyfriend Tim Tebow. But what made this reunion event cuter was that Tim’s parents were invited too. Sharing a snap of the entire group on her Instagram account 33

03 September 2018 6:00 PM PIC: Offset shows off new face tattoo of daughter Kulture’s name

Cape Town - Kulture Kiari Cephus is one loved baby girl – her parents can’t stop gushing over her. In the latest displays of affection for their little one, both Cardi B and Offset shared posts on Instagram to show their love. In a video on Instagram Stories, Offset showed off a new face tattoo of his daughter’s name. The Migos rapper got the 1-month-old’s 31

03 September 2018 9:58 AM Mcebisi Jonas to join Sygnia as non-executive director

Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas is set to join the board of investment management company Sygnia, subject to shareholder approval. In a notice to shareholders on Monday morning, Sygnia - which is run by Magda Wierzycka - said Andre Crawford-Brunt, the managing partner at Braavos Partners, would also be joining its board as a non-executive 24

22 August 2018 10:00 AM India calls for WhatsApp reforms after lynchings

India on Tuesday called on WhatsApp to clamp down on fake news spread on the messaging app that has been blamed for lynchings across the vast South Asian country. Mobs have killed more than 20 people in two months following unfounded allegations spread on the Facebook-owned platform, which has 200 million users in India. Information Technology Minister 36