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All I (don't) want for Christmas...South Africans weigh in

From sweets to Christmas cards, shoppers the world over reveal what they don't want for Christmas. The global survey, which included South Africa, was conducted in 34 countries.

Canada fines Glencore mining unit for Congo risks, WSJ reports

Glencore's Katanga Mining division has agreed to pay more than $22m to Canada's biggest stock market regulator amid allegations it hid risks of doing business in the DRC, according to the Wall Street Journal.

WANTED: New SARS Commissioner for SA

The South African Revenue Service advertisement said the successful applicant will be "an individual who reflects the highest professional standards…with high levels of professionalism, integrity, accountability".

A billionaire vanished for 400 days and his empire boomed

More than a year ago, he vanished into the Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh, along with dozens of Saudi princes and businessmen.

5 tips for moving from start-up to market leader, from the newly named CEO of the year

Arnoux Mare has grown his business to a national entity with 22 subsidiaries, earning him the 'CEO of the year' title for two years running at the African Leadership Awards. Here are his top five tips for entrepreneurs.

Edcon chief confirms recapitalisation drive

Edcon group CEO Grant Pattison said these discussions are in the final stages of resolution and "significant progress is being made, with all stakeholders indicating their support and strong commitment to the process".

SARS employees were scared of victimisation...until Moyane was removed - Nugent report

The Nugent Commission was hampered at the outset by fear amongst employees of SARS of reprisals and victimisation if they were seen to be co-operating.

The Sunday Read: KPMG on transformation, missing red flags and rebuilding a brand

KPMG South Africa's executive chairman, Wiseman Nkuhlu, says enhanced audit reviews and stringent client selection are just some of the key strategies that the firm has since adopted to rebuild its tainted brand.

The year that was: 2018 in numbers

Just like that, 2018 is almost at its end. Here are some of the year's big numbers.

PICS: Top-20 most exclusive residential property markets in the world

A report by location analytics specialists Webster Pacific and market research firm New World Wealth ranks the top-20 prime residential markets globally.

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.

Investors are obsessed with handmade crafts right now

It's boom times in the crafts business. Since the start of last year, the market value of Etsy has nearly quadrupled.

How Bain and Moyane 'strategised' to seize SARS

Retired judge Robert Nugent's damning report on the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has outlined how axed commissioner Tom Moyane and top international advisory firm Bain & Co "strategised" to seize SARS,"each in pursuit of their own interests".

Miners find chicken-egg sized diamond in Canada's frozen north

The biggest diamond ever found in North America has been unearthed by Dominion Diamond Mines and Rio Tinto Group at a mine in Canada's frozen north.

7 ways Nugent report wants 'Moyane-seized' SARS cleaned up

Fin24 takes a look at 7 of the key recommendations in the 200-page final Nugent Commission of Inquiry report, handed over to President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Second Brexit referendum gaining traction as way to end gridlock

In the corridors of the UK Parliament, an idea that four months ago seemed laughable is now being seriously discussed. Is another referendum a way out of the Brexit deadlock?

How low will Bitcoin go? The history of price bubbles provides some clues

The Bitcoin bubble is perhaps the most extreme since the late 19th century, says Lee Smales.

State has 1.2 million hectares available for redistribution - legal expert

Research estimates that unused state-owned land parcels in SA suitable for redistribution amount to around 60% the size of the Kruger National Park.

Pilots: State can save SAA yet

An Executive Member of the SAA Pilots Association says the global aviation industry is full of successful state-owned airlines - and SAA could be one of them.
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