Ramaphosa deploys R400bn economic cannon

2018-09-23 06:59

President’s stimulus package, defined as a ‘blended type of fund’, has been lauded for its focus on agriculture but criticised for being thin on detail.

Suzelle DIY's bobotie balls

2018-09-19 09:32

Fearmongering over recession won't do any good - Madonsela

2018-09-07 13:55

South Africa must choose hope over fear and not play the blame game, former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has said.

EXTRACT: Investing in vicious times

2018-09-06 10:04

In this extract of our 13 September cover story, finweek contributor Mariam Isa takes a look at what investors should do as we try and ride out South Africa's rough economy.

This is the R4 million buffalo Cyril Ramaphosa just sold - along with R15 million in other game, including rare Ugandan cattle

2018-09-05 08:21

President Cyril Ramaphosa sold R19.7 million in rare game and cattle through his stud farm Phala Phala.

Chinese are no new colonisers - Ramaphosa

2018-09-03 18:07

President Cyril Ramaphosa used his opening address at the FOCAC summit in Beijing on Monday to champion Africa's call for fair trade between the continent and the world's second-largest economy.

Local bourse closes firmer after a mixed trading session

2018-08-29 19:43

The rand struggled against the US dollar as it weakened to a session low of R14.49/$ despite the US dollar trading mostly flat even as USA second quarter GDP numbers beat estimates.

Dance experts weigh in on Theresa May's funny jive in Cape Town — and have some tips to improve her moves

2018-08-28 17:50

Dance experts, including a Strictly Come Dancing judge, were impressed.


2018-08-22 10:38

TWITTER users are planning to visit a white man who appeared in a holiday video calling black people the k-word.

World Bank touts private sector intervention in inequality, but MPs push back

2018-08-16 22:16

Private sector intervention is among the policy proposals by the World Bank to address South Africa’s inequality and poverty levels, however this has not been received well by some members of Parliament.


5 things you need to know about growing dagga at home

2018-09-19 10:32

The Constitutional Court ruling on cannabis notwithstanding, there are still many ways to get arrested for growing your own.

23 potential health benefits of dagga - from pain relief to slowing Alzheimer's

2018-09-18 17:24

It doesn't even seem to harm lung capacity, and may even improve it.

Bruce Whitfield: From BRICS to BRATS – SA goes from great hope to laughing stock

2018-09-07 12:03

There have been times South Africa was lumped in with high-potential countries, through the acronym soup that started with BRIC. Now we're keeping less salubrious company.

For R175, this glass lift in Mpumalanga will take you down into a lush forest — with a massive gorge and hidden waterfalls

2018-09-05 10:00

The Graskop gorge glass viewing lift in Mpumalanga is Africa's first. It goes 50 metres down into a forest and has been officially opened by the Minister of Tourism.

Bruce Whitfield: It's time for MTN to hang up on Nigeria

2018-09-05 07:44

MTN needs to play hardball and be willing to walk away if its negotiations go sour.

This emergency safety app is big in Soweto – here’s how it works

2018-09-02 18:00

A free mobile safety app is helping Sowetans respond to emergencies faster than a call to the authorities.

Watch: This skin-on-skin Angolan dance is taking over South Africa

Kizomba's sensual moves are now spreading to the dance studios of South Africa.

0 comments21286 Views

This entrepreneur started a thriving business selling luxury watches from the university library he was living in

2018-08-27 09:45

With just R3,700 in his pocket and nowhere to live, 20-year-old Sakhile Maseko built an online luxury watch retail business.

Reserve Bank will watch Turkey closely in case SA catches its economic flu

2018-08-20 20:47

CEO of the Geneva Management Group, Dave Elzas told Fin24 that international investors get cold feet due to global markets often reacting by asset class or bracket.

SA is probably in a recession - and our recovery will be very noisy

2018-08-16 08:18

This will be the third recession during a time when the rest of the world has been seeing stellar growth.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.