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17 November 2018 12:00 PM Michelle Obama's memoir smashes sales records

New York — First day sales for Michelle Obama's memoirs Becoming topped 725,000 copies, making it one of the year's biggest debuts. Crown Publishing told The Associated Press on Friday that the figures include sales and pre-orders for the former first lady's memoir include hardcover, audio and e-books editions for the United States and Canada 100

15 November 2018 2:57 PM Photo of Hitler embracing child of Jewish grandmother sold

A photograph showing Adolf Hitler embracing a young girl who had a Jewish grandmother has sold at auction for more than $11 000. The Washington Post reports the black-and-white image taken by Heinrich Hoffmann and inscribed by Hitler in dark blue ink shows him smiling as he embraces Rosa Bernile Nienau in 1933 at his mountainside retreat. Alexander Historical 57

14 November 2018 12:02 PM Annual retail sales grew 0.7% in September

South African retail trade sales grew by 0.7% year-on-year in September 2018 Stats SA announced on Wednesday, with retailers in the household furniture, appliances and equipment category showing the largest annual increase of 10.9%. The largest annual decreases were in the hardware, paint and glass category, which fell by 3.9%, and the food, beverages 93

14 November 2018 6:25 AM Markets LIVE: Asian energy firms take a beating, rand stable in early trade

The rand traded in a tight 10c range throughout Tuesday as a quiet global landscape protected it against too much volatility, while trading in the unit remains fairly stable at R14.44/$ this morning. Turning towards the economic calendar, South Africa is due to release retail sales today. However, given the current economic climate, the figures are expected 95

11 November 2018 9:38 AM China's annual shopping frenzy shatters another record

Shoppers in China have once again broken records after spending more than $14bn within the first two hours of an annual online buying frenzy. Now in its 10th year, the clamor for deals and discounts known as Singles Day was heralded with characteristic fanfare by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, which has turned an unofficial holiday for people without 83

08 November 2018 10:02 AM Annual gold production falls by a fifth in September

South Africa's mining production for September decreased 1.8% year-on-year, Statistics South Africa announced on Thursday, with gold production falling by a fifth. Gold production for September 2018 was down 19% when compared to September 2017. This contributed -3.1 percentage points to SA's overall production decrease of -1.8%. Gold sales, meanwhile 101

07 November 2018 10:40 AM Discovery Vitality made a massive R603 million profit last year – as members fail to use their perks

In its last full financial year Discovery Vitality’s profits increased by nearly 13 times to R603 million, its financial statements show. It credits people who failed to use their perks for part of that profit. Its healthy bottom line was also bolstered by a R491 million profit from Vitality’s sale of a joint interest in DiscoveryCard, as the group reorganised 128

06 November 2018 4:28 AM Debit order fraud: Beware of sharing your banking details

Consumers must be careful when sharing personal information that could be used by fraudsters to make unauthorised debit orders, Payments Association of South Africa CEO Walter Volker has warned. Banks are working with the Payments Association of South Africa (PASA) to deal with debit order fraud – a situation when some companies process debit orders 88

03 November 2018 9:28 AM 2017 the costliest year on record for natural disasters

2017 has been flagged as the costliest year on record for natural disasters, according to international insurer Aon Benfield's latest Weather, Climate and Catastrophe Insight Report. The global economic cost of natural disasters in 2017 clocked in at a staggering US$353bn, while the insured cost was US$134bn, Aon Benfield said in a statement. "It would 137

02 November 2018 8:21 PM Khashoggi's fiancee appeals to Trump: 'Nothing has relieved me of the pain ... his corpse has still not been found'

The fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi called on Friday for President Donald Trump to back Turkey's efforts to investigate his death and recover his body. Khashoggi - a US resident and contributor to The Washington Post - was killed in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on October 2, where he had gone to obtain paperwork for his upcoming 97