17 December 2018 6:16 PM First away win for 10-man Highlands Park
Johannesburg - Promoted Highlands Park won away for the first time this season in the Absa Premiership on Monday, defeating Bloemfontein Celtic 2-1 despite having a player red-carded. Playing their eighth league match on the road, Highlands were leading 1-0 when Phoka Mofokeng was sent off for a last-defender foul soon after half-time. But the club based 13
15 December 2018 7:54 PM NEW DISCOVERY: 'One of a kind' tomb, untouched for 4 440 years, found in Egypt
Egyptian archaeologists have discovered the tomb of a priest dating back more than 4 400 years in the pyramid complex of Saqqara south of the capital Cairo, authorities said on Saturday. "Today we are announcing the last discovery of the year 2018, it's a new discovery, it's a private tomb," Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Enany told an audience of invited 22
15 December 2018 12:03 PM Moyane 'seized control of SARS as if it was his to have'
Governance at the South African Revenue Service (SARS) was “dismantled” under axed Commissioner Tom Moyane, the Nugent Commission of Inquiry has found. Senior managers were driven out or marginalised and those appointed by Moyane to replace them were compliant to his demands, according to the Commission's final report into SARS, which was handed over to President 20
14 December 2018 5:55 PM Pilots: State can save SAA yet
reported that six senior pilots at SAA had tendered their resignations to the utility at around the same time. The carrier has also opted to rent out its pilots and crew staff to other carriers as a cost-cutting mechanism. were supportive of the efforts of the CEO, his new team and the competent and committed managers in various departments at SAA aiming 23
14 December 2018 5:08 PM Ashley Giles appointed England cricket director
London - Former international spinner Ashley Giles has been appointed as the new managing director of England men's cricket, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Friday. The 45-year-old Giles who previously served as England's limited-overs coach, played 54 Tests for England and later worked as a national team selector from 2008 to 2014. "I am delighted 21
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 12:54 PM Prasa closes Pretoria train station for 40 days for maintenance
If you take a train from Metrorail's Bosman station in Pretoria as part of your commute to work, you'll need to consider other modes of transport. The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) will be carrying out maintenance at the station, completely closing it to the public for at least 40 days. Gauteng Metrorail spokesperson Lillian Mofokeng 25
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
14 December 2018 8:11 AM EU parliament urges Egypt to lift human rights constraints
The EU's lawmaking body has condemned Egyptian authorities for human rights abuses and is urging them to lift restrictions on free speech and assembly, halt mass trials and stop sentencing minors to death, and release political prisoners. In a resolution passed by a vote on Thursday, the European Parliament says Cairo enforces continuous restrictions 20
13 December 2018 2:36 PM UK parliament won't vote on Brexit deal until new year
Lawmakers in the UK Parliament aren’t scheduled to vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal this year, Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom said on Thursday. Outlining business for the coming week, Leadsom didn’t include the so-called "meaningful vote" on the agreement, which May is seeking to augment at a summit of EU leaders in Brussels 19