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 2018-04-23 11:11 

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Activist asks Parliament to zero-rate municipal water...

Hendri Terblanche also successfully petitioned Parliament in 2017 to allow men to get more days off to take care of their newborns...

 2018-04-23 11:11 

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Barack Obama confirmed as Nelson Mandela lecture speaker in July...

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says the former US president has accepted the invitation...

 2018-04-23 11:11 

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Oil falls on prospect of further increases in US output...

Brent slips as US borrowing costs rise and the weekly rig count increases, but the market remains well supported, especially by strong demand in Asia...

 2018-04-23 11:11 

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PETER BRUCE: How Winnie has lightened our load...

Complexity is the enemy of the new 'identity politics' that seems to have taken a grip of the whole millennial generation...

 2018-04-23 11:11 

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Touch-and-go for Toshiba's tortuous deal on its chip unit...

The Japanese electronics group, recently brought back from the brink of bankruptcy, has hit some hurdles in China and is expected to miss a May 1 deadline for the sale...

 2018-04-23 10:11 

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Gwen Ramokgopa reveals alarming increase in sick leave applications from nurses...

The DA's Jack Bloom says an investigation is needed to ascertain the cause of the increase, 'which could be due to burnout or picking up infections from patients'...

 2018-04-23 10:11 

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Trematon shares jump 6% despite after-tax profit plunging 76%...

The prior period's results had been bolstered by the sale of Trematon's interest in the Mykonos Casino for a profit of almost R92m...

 2018-04-23 10:11 

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Global stocks open lower as market prepares for bumper earnings week...

High US bond yields continue to concern investors, but economic reports from Japan, France and Germany have been encouraging...

 2018-04-23 09:10 

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Building radio audiences and revenue...

Understanding the audience you serve is critical to growing audiences and revenue in the radio industry...

 2018-04-23 09:10 

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Rand slips to three-month low as dollar bounces...

The weakness in the local currency came courtesy of a strong greenback, as the expectation grew that the Fed will have to pick up the pace of rate increase...

 2018-04-23 09:09 

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Remittance payments hit record in 2017, but transfer costs jump too...

The World Bank estimates that officially recorded remittances to low-and middle-income countries reached $466bn in 2017...

 2018-04-23 08:09 

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Octodec falters amid pressure on rental growth...

The real estate investment trust has blamed the 'sluggish' economy for the drop in its interim distribution...

 2018-04-23 08:09 

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How Eskom's return may help local bond market enjoy another record year...

Year-to-date debt issuance by South African companies, including SOEs, is already ahead of the amount sold in the same period in 2017...

 2018-04-23 08:09 

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Gecamines, Congo's state miner, takes Glencore unit to court...

At issue is a capital shortfall at their joint venture's Kamoto unit, but Glencore says it has several options to resolve the problem and forestall a dissolution order...

 2018-04-23 07:08 

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FT BIG READ: Cyril Ramaphosa attempts the impossible in his long-awaited third act...

The president says he prefers a pragmatic approach to the land issue, and would welcome Malema back into the fold...

 2018-04-23 07:07 

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Walmart said to be close to $12bn deal with Naspers-backed Flipkart...

Walmart is finalising a deal to buy India's top e-commerce company, with all major investors — including Naspers — on board, insiders say...

 2018-04-23 07:07 

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RANJENI MUNUSAMY: If Ramaphosa really wants investment, he should pull his party into line...

'Ramaphosa might have great plans for South Africa's recovery, but it would appear that his own organisation is weighing him down'...

 2018-04-23 07:07 

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Chiefs' fans a disgrace...

Security guard fighting for their life after attack by mob of Amakhosi supporters upset at their team's Cup defeat...

 2018-04-23 07:07 

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WATCH: Stock pick — Mediclinic...

Robert Cameron from Thebe Stockbroking talks to Business Day TV about Mediclinic, his stock pick of the day...

 2018-04-23 07:07 

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Group of Seven united in opposition to Russia — but leave door open for talks...

In addition to the war in Syria, the meeting in Toronto also discussed Korean tension, and looming US sanctions against Iran...

 2018-04-23 06:07 

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Oil is steady as rising US rig count tempers bullish sentiment...

Brent is virtually unchanged as signs that US output will increase further manages to moderate an otherwise bullish environment...

 2018-04-23 06:07 

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Satawu asks transport and labour ministers to help bring bus strike to an end...

'We have asked workers who are not members of the unions to join the strike because whatever deal we get will also benefit them'...

 2018-04-23 04:07 

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ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Market to keep tabs on confidence, producer inflation...

Data releases this week include tourist accommodation, land transport volumes and food and beverage sales, writes Claire Bisseker...

 2018-04-23 04:06 

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Maternal ancestors: women's collective gives life to Cape's early years...

Grote Katrijn (1681-1683) and Zara (1648-1671) have hit a chord on stage, writes Diane de Beer...

 2018-04-23 04:06 

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Big headache: Cuba-SA doctor training programme put on hold...

The scale of the Cuban-trained students returning in July poses a challenge to medical schools and provincial health departments...

 2018-04-23 04:06 

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Judgment expected in case against Angie Motshekga after child dies in pit latrine...

The basic education minister is under legal and political pressure to speed up the improvement of school infrastructure...

 2018-04-23 04:06 

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Naledi Pandor orders department to help speed up student-funding payments...

The higher education minister wants urgent cooperation in payouts from the National Students Financial Aid Scheme...

 2018-04-23 04:06 

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Market data - April 20 2018...

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices...

 2018-04-23 04:06 

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Maritzburg stun Sundowns in Nedbank Cup semifinal...

The historic day for the club means it will compete in their first Nedbank Cup final...

 2018-04-23 04:06 

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STUART THEOBALD: It's imperative to appoint an independent probe into the PIC's behaviour...

In such a massive portfolio, it is quite easy to bury the disasters and render them almost invisible...

 2018-04-23 04:06 

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Employment bill will retain sectoral wage determinations...

Business, trade unions and academics opposed a repeal of the provision for sectoral determinations...

 2018-04-23 04:06 

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POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Spotlight falls on Gigaba, Guptas and SAA in Parliament...

Parliament will examine the circumstances surrounding the naturalisation of Gupta family members, writes Claudi Mailovich...

 2018-04-23 04:06 

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Old Mutual fixes listings dates...

Unbundling of stake in Nedbank will complete separation process...

 2018-04-22 17:01 

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EFF demands public protector probes R1.5m cattle 'gift' to Zuma...

The cattle allegedly paid for using public funds were meant for emerging farmers in the province...

 2018-04-22 17:01 

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Chad le Clos opens own Cape swimming academy with a splash...

The Olympic and Commonwealth Games medallist plans to transform the way swimming is taught from beginner to elite level in South Africa with Chad le Clos Academy...

 2018-04-22 17:01 

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Jimmy Manyi settles Gupta debt 'in full' to save ANN7...

The media owner wants to distance the company from the Gupta family ahead of MultiChoice's DStv lifeline cutoff...

 2018-04-22 10:56 

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Here is what Steve Komphela said in his final press conference as Kaizer Chiefs coach...

The club's football manager Bobby Motaung announced that the coach was leaving with immediate effect after failing to reach the final as Free State Stars beat them 2-0...

 2018-04-22 10:56 

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Past presidents, family and friends bid farewell to Barbara Bush...

Bush, who died Tuesday aged 92, was remembered for her friendship, her wit and her strength...

 2018-04-22 09:56 

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Zulu king to receive an honorary doctorate conferred from University of Zululand...
 2018-04-22 06:55 

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Putting designers on the retail rack...

Agent helps creatives get their fashion into the country's big retailers...

 2018-04-22 06:55 

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Supra Mahumapelo's R1.5m 'gift' to Jacob Zuma exposed...

Cattle intended for North West's poor farmers end up in Nkandla kraal...

 2018-04-21 22:52 

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RON DERBY: Land reform is a necessary fix for the faultlines in our economy...

Don't panic, look at the benefits of good policy...

 2018-04-21 22:51 

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A radical economic rethink?...

Choice of mainstream economist seen as signal of policy shift...

 2018-04-21 22:51 

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It helps to sort your tax well in advance...

Being well prepared and handling your tax in advance can benefit you, writes Martin de Kock...

 2018-04-21 22:51 

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Steinhoff investors in the dark...

Lack of hard financial details from AGM frustrates shareholders...

 2018-04-21 22:51 

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My Brilliant Career: Liz lives music that elevates the mind and heals the soul...

Liz Ogumbo-Regisford is a singer, although she likes to call herself a creative entrepreneur...

 2018-04-21 13:47 

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Outspoken former ANC MP Makhosi Khoza quits politics...

African Democratic Change party she launched in December now in limbo...

 2018-04-21 10:45 

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Dignitaries, friends and family pay final respects to Zola Skweyiya...

Tributes honouring the former minister of social development came from Skweyiya's children, Pallo Jordan and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, among others...

 2018-04-21 09:44 

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More companies in Africa are taking to the cloud...

Report shows firms allocating more money to cloud computing but benefits experienced very differently in each region surveyed...

 2018-04-21 08:44 

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No relief yet for fire victims under Sassa's watch...

Victims battling to restore their lives after a fire destroyed their shacks in February still awaiting disaster relief...

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