Ford CEO Mulally turns down Microsoft

By Dee-Ann Durbin and Tom Krisher of Associated Press: Alan Mulally is staying at Ford. The chief executive, who was rumored to be in the running to become Microsoft’s next leader, told The Associated Press Tuesday that he won’t leave the automaker before the end of 2014. “I would like to end the Microsoft speculation because … Read more

Tshwane spokesman all a Twitter over SAPA

A threat on Twitter by Tshwane city spokesman Selby Bokaba to withhold information from Sapa after it published his tweets about a police hit list were “seriously irrational”, the news agency’s editor said on Wednesday. “I will starve @SapaNews of content in future. I will DM [direct message] my friends only so that they can start attending … Read more

German exports boom nears record for 2013

From the Associated Press: Germany’s trade surplus widened to a near record in November, official figures showed Wednesday in a development that may add potential fuel to critics’ concerns that the country is not spending enough to help out its struggling partners in the eurozone. The figures could well form the backdrop to discussions later … Read more

T-Mobile CEO crashes AT&T party, is thrown out

  From SAPA-AP: T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere is taking his “bad boy” image and feud with AT&T to the next level: he crashed a party thrown by AT&T at the International CES gadget show in Las Vegas, and was thrown out after being discovered. The incident late Monday night occurred amid a recent escalation of … Read more

Manchester United

Man Utd boss Moyes already facing the Axe?

  While the threat of firing in the English Premier League can’t be anywhere as bad as in South Africa where coaches last months, not years before being recycled to another club, certainly David Moyes must be facing a challenging period of introspection as the Manchester United faithful and brains’ trust try to figure out … Read more

960 households new owners of R939m Mala Mala

From The Presidency: President Jacob Zuma will, on the 9th of January 2014, hand over land to the N’wandlamhlarhi  Community Property Association made up of communities  who claimed land from Mala Mala game reserve in Mpumalanga province. The claimed land falls within the Bushbuckridge Municipality under the Ehlanzeni District, one of the prioritized districts by the Department … Read more