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  • Autonomous driving start-up Pony.ai raises R7bn in Toyota-led funding
    Autonomous driving firm Pony.ai said on Wednesday it has raised $462m (about R7bn) in its latest funding round, led by an investment by Japan's largest automaker, Toyota Motor Corp
  • FREE TO READ | TOM EATON: Note from the boss: see this thing? Well, it isn’t there, so just ignore it
    You might hear some bad things later today. I can’t tell you what they are, but they’re not true, and I need you to ignore them. OK?
  • Mom arrested after toddler’s skeletal remains are found buried in backyard
    A 19-year-old woman from eMbalenhle in Mpumalanga is in custody after the remains of a two-year-old girl, believed to be her daughter, were found in a shallow grave at her uncle's home
  • 'R5m ransom' demanded after pupil allegedly kidnapped outside school
    A grade eight boy was allegedly abducted while waiting for transport at a school gate, the Gauteng education department said
  • Volkswagen's new Touareg R launched with 340kW of muscle power
    Porsche V6 power and an electric motor propel the sports SUV from 0-100km/h in less than five seconds
  • 'Death penalty! Death penalty!' Ramaphosa apologises to family of murdered Tazne van Wyk, 8
    President Cyril Ramaphosa said 'the state should oppose bail and parole for perpetrators of rape and murder against women and children'
  • NEWS - BUSINESS LIVE
  • The launch of Gen Next 2020
    Gen Next 2020 will be driven by three themes this year: tensions, tribes and trends, and will also look at the ‘edges’ that  shape consumer behaviour
  • Gold inches higher after US warning on spread of virus
    Metal is benefiting from the rush towards safe-haven assets after the US warned Americans about the domestic spread of the coronavirus
  • Asian stocks slip after Wall Street tumbles on virus fears
    Equities are weaker amid the worry that the spread of the coronavirus is accelerating outside China
  • Oil rises despite growing concern over spread of virus
    Brent edges higher as investors cover short positions after three sessions of losses, even as fears of a global pandemic deepen
  • JSE could feel coronavirus pressure ahead of budget on Wednesday
    All eyes are on the budget speech at 2pm, while Asian markets are still showing symptoms from the coronavirus outbreak
  • Shoprite zeroes in on Woolworths shoppers
    Assault on premium food retail is gathering pace, says CEO in his investor presentation