14 December 2018 4:59 PM Sibanye offers cash advance to workers hit by 'no work, no pay'
Sibanye-Stillwater [JSE:SGL] will be extending a special cash advance of up to 50% of basic pay to employees in its bargaining unit that require it, the company said in a statement. The company said it was offering this to mitigate the negative financial impact of the strike on its employees ahead of the Christmas holidays and the beginning of the school 22
14 December 2018 10:47 AM Future generations 'will have to work into their 80s to save for retirement'
A challenge for the financial planning industry is how to factor in ever-increasing life expectancies when it comes to retirement savings goals, according to Jacques Brown, a wealth manager at Private Client Holdings. "People will have to work for longer to save for a longer retirement. The 70s are the new 60s. I would imagine then that future generations 26
12 December 2018 4:55 PM Miguel Louw murder accused appears evasive, inconsistent on the stand
The only accused in the murder of nine-year-old Miguel Louw came across as nervous, evasive and inarticulate during his bail hearing in the Durban Regional Court on Wednesday. Prosecutor Kuveshnie Pillay seemed to have easily identified discrepancies in the testimony of 43-year-old Mohammed Ebrahim. After reading out a terse affidavit from his client 27
11 December 2018 2:29 PM Ennerdale dad who shot his son to negotiate plea deal, case postponed
A murder-accused Ennerdale father, who claims that he shot his son accidentally when he was startled by a knock on his car window, has asked for time to negotiate a plea deal with the State. Sibusiso Emmanuel Tshabalala shot and killed his son Luyanda at Fred Norman Secondary School on June 5. He claimed that he fell asleep in his car while waiting for his son and that he mistook 18
11 December 2018 12:06 PM Bulls president: Pote has proved himself at every level
Pretoria - Blue Bulls president Willem Strauss says head coach Pote Human will be a valuable asset for the union going forward. This comes after the Blue Bulls Company on Tuesday confirmed Human as head coach of their Super Rugby and Currie Cup teams for 2019. Alan Zondagh was also appointed as director of rugby. He will be responsible for overseeing 32
07 December 2018 9:31 PM 2 dead in shooting in Cape Town
The Police have confirmed that two people have been shot dead, with one killing believed to have taken place at a Mitchells Plain school matric ball dance on Friday. "I can confirm that there has been a fatal shooting [of] two people", said police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk. One person is believed to have been killed in a drive-by shooting while 98
06 December 2018 11:18 AM Land Bank boss Tshokolo Nchocho to head up IDC
The appointment of Land Bank boss Tshokolo Nchocho as the next CEO of the Industrial Development Corporation has been approved by Cabinet. This after current IDC head Geoffrey Qhena announced his upcoming retirement in late August after 13 years at the helm. Nchocho is expected to take up the post in early 2019, after Qhena steps down in late December 31
04 December 2018 11:01 AM Hate speech: Court gives Edward Zuma 'one last chance' to pay up or face possible arrest
Edward Zuma has until January 22 to pay the outstanding balance owed in his hate speech case, or he will face an arrest warrant for contempt of court. The South African Human Rights Commission has asked that Zuma be arrested and held in contempt of court for failing to fully honour a settlement agreement, made by order of the Equality Court, relating 49
03 December 2018 12:04 PM Murder-accused in Sadia Sukhraj botched hijacking death to be tried in February
It was a brief first appearance in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban for murder and hijacking accused Sibonelo Mkhize who was allegedly involved in a botched hijacking that resulted in the death of 9-year-old Sadia Sukhraj. Mkhize, 35, who wore spectacles and a white shirt, appeared calm on Monday morning. He will remain in police custody until 38
02 December 2018 2:03 PM Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Trevor Noah during Global Citizen concert: 'Canada pledges $50m'
Cape Town - Earlier this week the Trevor Noah Foundation launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to improve education in South Africa. Using the website Backabuddy, the comedian urged his fans from around the world to donate money towards the initiative and has promised to match all the donations up to R2 million. On Sunday, while Noah was playing 32