• Government to start issuing permits for hemp production in October
    Agriculture, land reform and rural development minister Thoko Didiza says her department will start issuing permits for production of hemp in October this year.
  • Information regulator consulting lawyers over new WhatsApp policy
    The Information Regulator SA is seeking legal advice after writing to WhatsApp LLC to ask it to revise the privacy policy in SA to the standard used in the EU - and receiving no response.
  • ANC KZN says Buthelezi is blurring the line between Zulu royal house and IFP
    The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal is concerned about Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi's “deliberate conflation” of royal household matters with the political party he founded, the IFP.
  • Editors' forum shocked at Bathabile Dlamini's 'attack' on woman journalist
    The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has expressed shock at Bathabile Dlamini’s online attack on a female senior journalist, Qaanitah Hunter.
  • Magashule apology not likely soon, says Carl Niehaus, 'because there will be legal action' over suspension
    Carl Niehaus said on Thursday that the suspended ANC secretary-general would not be apologising any time soon.
  • 'Stop the barbaric attacks': cabinet slams Israel over Palestine offensive
    The cabinet on Thursday issued a scathing attack on Israel, accusing it of violating international law with its recent actions in Palestine.
  • Naspers questioned on tax implications of share swap
    Deal is also intended to cut Naspers’s size on the local stock exchange and boost the free float of its global internet arm, Prosus
  • Alibaba posts first operating loss as public company
    Record fine by the country's market regulator weighs on China’s top e-commerce group's earnings
  • David Cameron denies Greensill lobbying driven by ‘generous’ package
    Former British prime minister tells parliamentary committee he had ‘a big economic investment’ in Greensill, but it was not his motive to help now-collapsed supply chain financier
  • Allocation of state farm land proceeding slowly, says minister
    Department needs to overhaul system of property management, says Thoko Didiza
  • Draghi waives salary to serve unpaid as Italian premier
    The job paid €115,000 when his predecessor Giuseppe Conte held the post, though Conte opted to take only 80%
  • Magashule likely to go the legal route, says Carl Niehaus
    Key ally says an apology from ANC secretary-general is far from coming as he still has to exhaust all legal channels at his disposal