Germany put 500,000 people back under lockdown after a spike in coronavirus cases

Getty ImagesGermany has reimposed lockdown restrictions on two districts, affecting more than 500,000 people, according...

Govt plans tax hikes of R40 billion over the next four years

Finance minister Tito Mboweni delivering his coronavirus emergency budget. (Parliament of SA)Finance minister Tito Mbowe...

'Something disappeared from my speech.’ The mystery over Mboweni’s pension fund announcement

Finance minister Tito Mboweni delivering the supplementary budget speech on Wednesday. (Parliament of SA)There was a las...

Apple will start using its own chips – allowing you to run iPhone and iPad apps on your Mac

Apple Apple unveiled a new Apple processor Monday that will replace Intel chips in MacBooks, iMacs, and Mac Pros going f...

White House halted mandatory Covid-19 temperature checks and symptom screenings

White House staff check the body temperatures of people entering on March 16, 2020. Win McNamee/Getty Images The White H...

The University of Pretoria banned smoking on govt orders that, it seems, never existed

(Getty)The University of Pretoria told students and staff they could face disciplinary action if caught smoking on its g...

Crime shocker: Bank robberies almost doubled - and criminals now plan hits for specific days

News24 According to figures from SA banks, bank robberies jumped by almost 90% last year.Many branches were targeted jus...

Mboweni may hike income tax - for some - as early as tomorrow, expert says

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni (GALLO IMAGES)Gallo Images The new emergency budget could theoretically include tax change...

Starbucks instant coffee hits SA stores

Nestlé's Starbucks At Home instant coffee range. Nestlé has launched a range of Starbucks instant coffees in local store...

These floating homes are designed to withstand rising sea levels and harvest their own energy

Grimshaw Modular Water Dwelling. Grimshaw Design studio Grimshaw created a concept for a floating home that can survive...