News Reality

How to prioritise spending on tertiary education in SA


The availability of funds for teaching will always be finite, writes Christof Heyns.

Read Full Article On
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has started his official visit to the Republic of Finland, the press service of the Ukrainian president said on Tuesday morning.
Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors Viktor Zubkov expects Gazprom's exports to Europe to grow this year
Londiwe Mhlongo, the latest victim in the continuing political violence ravaging Inchanga township, knew her days were numbered.
No fewer than 11 million survivors of the destructive Boko Haram insurgents are in desperate need of humanitarian aids. Mr Toby Lanzer, the Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel, said this while Spot
In the world of social media many of the rules that govern the media, also apply to you as a social media user, writes Daily Voice editor Taariq Halim.
Stan Wawrinka won a bad-tempered clash with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to reach the Australian Open semi-finals as Venus Williams’ late-career surge sent her soaring into the last four on Tuesday. Wawri
Azerbaijan’s Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Population Salim Muslumov said Jan. 24 that 122.5 million manats are needed for the indexation of insured part of labor pensions in Azerbaijan i
The community policing forum chairman caused an uproar when he said that Westville SAPS management was not equipped to deal with the surge in crime.
Over the past 24 hours, Armenia’s Armed Forces have 30 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops by using large-caliber machine guns, the Azerbaija
Commenting on the ongoing debate regarding the controversial changes to the aliens act, the daily Primorske novice suggests in Tuesday's commentary that Europe should not be patronising Slovenia,
The KZN government is lobbying for Durban to the be the only city to host the WEF Africa whenever its taking in place in South Africa.
Hollywood was on tenterhooks Tuesday for the unveiling of this year’s Oscars nominations, with critical darlings “La La Land,” “Moonlight” and “Manchester by the Se
The National Bank of Ukraine on Monday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by nine kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 27.33 to the dollar.
During an annual press conference, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in response to a provocative question of an Azerbaijani reporter, said the implementation of military operations in Nagor
Ukrenergo is launching a "single window" through which it will be possible to apply for the connection of new "green" energy facilities to the company's network, company acting director Vsevolod Koval
"The guarantor countries, that is, Russia, Turkey and maybe Iran, will just release a document," an opposition spokesman said
The system of setting the labor pension amount will be changed in Azerbaijan, Salim Muslimov, Azerbaijani minister of labour and social protection of population, said at a press-conference in Baku Jan
Ukraine plans to supplement the motion it has filed with the UN International Court of Justice with new facts of "human rights violations by Russia," Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said.
Afeez Hanafi Ten days after eight persons were kidnapped on the premises of Nigerian Turkish International Colleges, the police authorities became desperate on Monday, asking its operatives to waste n
Moscow will host a meeting of Azerbaijani and Russian foreign ministers, Elmar Mammadyarov and Sergey Lavrov, on Jan. 24.
Some media reports earlier said former PM Abrahamyan, the current vice president of the ruling party, was unhappy over negotiations regarding his political future and he has decided to quit the par
The law firm that advised the SABC on the parliamentary inquiry into its affairs could be in hot water when the ad hoc committee meets.
Ukrainian Deputy Finance Minister Oksana Markarova says Ukraine's gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 1.8% in 2016.
The source didn't rule out that other participants of the talks could join them
Below is a review of the headlines in Slovenian dailies for Tuesday, 24 January:
The 14-year-old autistic boy that was forced to sign a declaration of undesirability will finally be able to return to South Africa.
An NGO that provides counselling to school children in disadvantaged areas has received a cash injection to help the growth of the business.
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has left for a working visit to Moscow on the initiative of the Russian side.
Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN Bashar Jaafari strictly criticized Turkey on the sidelines of Syria talks in Astana. He said official Ankara assists “terrorist groups”.
Prime Minister Theresa May says she wants to see “sector deals” to identify and address barriers to expansion in different industries.
“Thanks to Hrant Dink, Armenians in Turkey speak about the Armenian Genocide. Thanks to Hrant, Turks, who have never heard about the Armenian Genocide, talk about it. People started to ask themselv
The US Department of Defense says it "maintains a channel of communication with the Russian military focused solely on ensuring the safety of aircrews"

Recent News

Easyjet says lower pound to cut profits by Ł105m

Easyjet says sterling weakness will cut profits, but reports a "solid" three months of trading.
Read Full Article

BT shares plunge 15% on Italian scandal

BT shares fall 15% because of problems at its Italian operation stretching back years.
Read Full Article

Assets with portfolio managers grow to Rs 11.75 lakh cr in Dec

Asset base of portfolio managers, who mostly manage investments or provide advisory services to high networth individuals (HNIs), stood at Rs 10.41 lakh crore in December 2015.
Read Full Article

HDFC Life-Max Life merger: IRDAI decision in next few weeks

These insurers have already presented their views to the regulator after concerns were raised on the structure of the deal.
Read Full Article

P-Note investments fall to 41-month low of Rs1.57 lakh cr in Dec

Market experts believe the trend is likely to continue as Sebi may further tighten the regulations governing P-Notes amid persisting concerns that this route is being used for illicit fund flows.
Read Full Article

Yamaha looks at 1 million units of India sales this year

The company, which today launched its latest 250cc bike FZ 25 priced at Rs 1.2 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), is banking on premium bikes and scooters to achieve its target.
Read Full Article

New York Knicks pull out win over Indiana Pacers

By Jeff Washburn, The Sports Xchange INDIANAPOLIS -- Frustration and inconsistency have been common bonds this season for the New York Knicks and the Indiana Pacers.
Read Full Article

No more Chase; NASCAR changes points system

The Sports Xchange NASCAR has a new race structure and playoff points system.
Read Full Article

After Note 7 debacle, Samsung announces eight-point battery safety measures

Samsung has also formed a battery advisory group of external advisers
Read Full Article

Popular Finance

Sundance 2017 updates: Shailene Woodley joins protesters in urging the fest to ditch DAPL-funding sponsor

Sundance 2017 updates: Shailene Woodley joins protesters in urging the fest to ditch DAPL-funding sponsor Jan. 23, 2017, 9:52 p.m. Filmmakers come to Sundance with stories that reveal personal tru
Read Full Article

A key reform of California's landmark environmental law hasn't kept its promises

It took until the morning the Golden State Warriors broke ground on their new professional basketball arena in San Francisco last week for the lawsuits against the project to end. The arena’s futu
Read Full Article

Fitch Rates Times Property's USD Senior Notes Final 'B+'

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, January 24 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has assigned Times Property Holdings Limited's (B+/Positive) USD375m 6.25% senior note
Read Full Article

BRIEF-Enquest to buy 25 pct stake in North Sea's Magnus oil field from BP

* Enquest to take over operatorship of Magnus, Sullom Voe terminal and associated infrastructure with no cash outlay
Read Full Article

India's HDFC Bank Q3 profit up 15 pct, beats estimates

MUMBAI, Jan 24 (Reuters) - HDFC Bank Ltd, India's third-biggest lender by assets, on Tuesday reported a 15 percent rise in third-quarter net profit, above analyst estimates, due to higher interest and
Read Full Article

BRIEF-Dios says rights issue fully subscribed

* Will receive proceeds amounting to approximately SEK 1,853 million before transaction costs Further company coverage: (Reporting by Stockholm Newsroom)
Read Full Article

BRIEF-WH Ireland Group sells a property in Manchester

* Has, through its wholly owned subsidiary Readycount Limited, disposed of its freehold property at 11 St James's Square, Manchester to Beech Developments (Manchester) Limited
Read Full Article

Shanghai shares at 2-week high, small-cap stocks weigh

SHANGHAI, Jan 24 (Reuters) - China's main share index ended at a fresh two-week high on Tuesday, but pared some of its earlier gains as small-cap stocks weighed.
Read Full Article

BRIEF-Systex unit sells entire 14.7 mln shares of Shenzhen Forms Syntron Information at 794.7 mln yuan

* Says its subsidiary Systex Solutions (HK) Limited sold entire 14.7 million shares of Shenzhen Forms Syntron Information at 794.7 million yuan
Read Full Article