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 2019-08-25 06:00 

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Sefa set to boost entrepreneurs...

Manufacturing and franchise sectors to be aided in KZN...

 2019-08-25 05:00 

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Apple readies camera-focused pro iPhones, new iPads, larger MacBook Pro...

Apple is readying a clutch of new hardware for the coming weeks and months, including Pro iPhones, upgrades to iPads and its largest laptop in years....

 2019-08-24 18:00 

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Tanzania to open first gold refinery plant in October: official...

Small-scale miners produce around 20 tonnes of gold a year, but 90 percent is illegally exported, according to a parliamentary report....

 2019-08-24 17:00 

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Amazon opens its biggest global campus in India...

The move comes months after the Seattle-based company scrapped plans to build a major outpost in New York, blaming opposition from local leaders....

 2019-08-24 16:00 

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The one job in banking the robots can't take...

At least a half-dozen lenders in Europe have found themselves at the center of fresh allegations of dirty money schemes in the past year....

 2019-08-24 13:00 

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Economic growth is making many Egyptians poorer - Amr Adly...

If Egypt is the Middle East's fastest-growing economy, why are so more and more Egyptians becoming poorer?...

 2019-08-24 10:00 

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As YouTube mulls changes to kids' content, rival services see opportunity...

Earlier this summer, the Federal Trade Commission began holding private talks with YouTube officials, part of a burgeoning investigation....

 2019-08-24 08:00 

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Ster Kinekor rolls out movie subscription service to six new cinemas...

Ster Kinekor has rolled out their movie subscription service, Subscription Club, to six new cinemas....

 2019-08-24 07:00 

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AirPods maker sales surge 79%, with more growth expected...

Luxshare Precision Industry Co. drew a series of analyst price upgrades after the assembler of Apple's AirPods revealed a roughly 80% surge....

 2019-08-24 06:00 

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Spotify to rollout an updated Spotify Premium Family plan...

Spotify has updated their Spotify Premium Family plan which will give users access to 450000 podcasts titles and 50 million tracks ad-free music....

 2019-08-24 05:00 

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Kylie Jenner sails the Mediterranean as super-yachts swarm Italian coast...

The six-year-old vessel, capable of sleeping 22 guests, rents for about $1.25 million a week....

 2019-08-23 20:30 

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Amazon to acquire minority stake in an Indian supermarket chain operator...

Amazon.com Inc is set to snag a 3.58 percent minority stake in India's Future Retail, which operates more than 1,500 stores in India....

 2019-08-23 20:00 

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Egypt launches environmental festival to promote ecotourism...

The three-day festival, titled Nature and Local Cultures Festival, is organized by the Egyptian Ministry in cooperation with local communities....

 2019-08-23 19:30 

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WATCH: Kulula celebrates 18 years in South African skies this August...

18 years ago, South Africa's airline, kulula.com took flight in uncharted territory, pioneering the country's low-cost airline industry....

 2019-08-23 19:00 

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Safaricom firm pledges support for green growth, inclusivity...

The report titled "Towards reducing inequalities" shed light on innovative measures Safaricom has adopted to promote equity, diversity and inclusion....

 2019-08-23 18:30 

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A short-term spike for Bitcoin is on the cards...

After bouncing around the $10000 price level for the past two weeks, Bitcoin appears to be gaining momentum for a push higher....

 2019-08-23 18:00 

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Tesla in advanced talks with LG Chem on battery supply in China - source...

Tesla is in advanced talks with LG Chem Ltd to source batteries for vehicles to be made in its Shanghai plant, a person familiar with the matter said....

 2019-08-23 17:30 

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Exxaro ready to work with the government...

Exxaro Resources yesterday became the latest company to put pressure on the government to take action to spur the economy....

 2019-08-23 17:15 

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Mozambique to host annual trade fair for promoting local products...

The event will help Mozambican producers to tackle the problem of certificating their products....

 2019-08-23 16:55 

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LISTEN: A treat for mashonisa debt relief bill creates vacuum for loan sharks...

The National Credit Amendment Act is likely to plunge the working class deeper in the red ... says Georgina Crouth....

 2019-08-23 16:30 

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Numbrs raises $1BN as it prepares to expand...

A Zurich-based fintech firm whose investors include Josef Ackermann has raised additional money to value the company at more than $1 billion....

 2019-08-23 16:00 

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Africa energy chamber says to explore business opportunities in China...

As Chinese investment into Africa increases, the chamber says, it's assisting several Chinese companies in navigating Africa's growing energy markets....

 2019-08-23 15:30 

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India health ministry 'wants to ban production, import of e-cigarettes'...

India's health ministry has proposed a ban on the production and import of electronic cigarettes....

 2019-08-23 15:01 

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Tyre-burning at MultiChoice strike sponsored by opportunists - ICTU...

The strike action by MultiChoice workers called by the ICTU has escalated as people burnt tyres outside the Johannesburg offices....

 2019-08-23 15:00 

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Huawei says impact of US trade restrictions less than feared...

Huawei Technologies said on Friday its business has been less impacted by US trade restrictions than the company had initially feared....

 2019-08-23 14:30 

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Standard Bank expecting the Ivory Coast to start taking off...

Standard Bank expects its investment into French-speaking African countries to start taking off once its Ivory Coast business becomes established....

 2019-08-23 14:00 

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Zimbabwe, China agree to enhance collaboration in economic research...

Zimbabwe stands to benefit from the DRC also include human capital development and digital transformation; public enterprise reforms and more....

 2019-08-23 13:30 

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OPINION: Is gene editing the beginning of a slippery slope?...

The 4IR is driven by the confluence of physical, digital and biological technologies writes Louis Fourie....

 2019-08-23 12:39 

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Cyril Ramaphosa takes investment drive to G7 Summit, Tokyo conference...

President Cyril Ramaphosa will undertake two working visits over the next week, starting with the G7 summit in France this weekend, the presidency said....

 2019-08-23 12:37 

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LISTEN: Police deployed at MultiChoice workers' strike...

Workers from the Pay-TV service provider gathered at around 1pm in readiness for the strike, which the ICTU had declared would commence at 1:30pm....

 2019-08-23 12:30 

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Italtile plans to open more stores despite weak trading conditions...

JSE-listed supplier of ceramic tiles Italtile said yesterday it planned to open more stores in South Africa and abroad....

 2019-08-23 12:12 

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14 000 jobs to be created thanks to record blueberry production...

The value of blueberry exports grew from R133 million in 2013 to R1.058 billion in 2018. This will mean an increase in jobs created in 2019....

 2019-08-23 12:03 

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R5m Grand Parade upgrade to revamp tourism, boost safety...

The upgrade of the Grand Parade kiosks in the Cape Town CBD being will ensure the iconic public space becomes a hive of activity....

 2019-08-23 12:00 

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Horticulture fair highlights rising trade in vegetables, fruit and flowers - North West govt...

The expo held at the Brits sports grounds in partnership with the Madibeng local municipality under the theme "live better with horticulture"....

 2019-08-23 11:30 

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WATCH: Facebook equips students with digital skills at Loeries Student Challenge...

Facebook will be sponsoring the Facebook Student Challenge at the Loeries for the fourth year in a row....

 2019-08-23 11:00 

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Why the 'Please Call Me' product is worth billions...

Kenneth Makate, who invented the Please Call Me service, says the invention is worth R10billion, writes Wesley Diphoko....

 2019-08-23 10:30 

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No new notes will be issued in Zimbabwe...

Zimbabwean Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube said the country would not introduce new monetary notes to replace the quasi currency bond notes as yet....

 2019-08-23 10:29 

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MultiChoice disappointed at strike call, ICTU makes intimidation claims...

Group says it remains committed to continue to consult with labour on the proposed restructure in the company's customer care division....

 2019-08-23 10:00 

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South32 closes door on its SA coal business...

South32 has closed the door on its South African loss-making local coal business....

 2019-08-23 09:36 

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Three strikes and you're out, says Fitch...

Fitch warned the upcoming medium-term budget policy statement would determine its further outlook on the country's foreign sovereign debt....

 2019-08-23 09:30 

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7 things you need to know...

We take a look at the latest business news this morning and top stories from our newsrooms across SA, Africa, and the world....

 2019-08-23 09:30 

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Lusaka emerald auction generates $18.6m revenue - Gemfields...

Gemfields said an auction of predominantly commercial quality rough emerald held in the Zambian capital Lusaka this week raised US$18.6m....

 2019-08-23 09:18 

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SA govt making efforts to secure growth, deal with unemployment - presidency...

President Cyril Ramaphosa's government has made changes to visa regulations for tourists and highly skilled professionals....

 2019-08-23 09:00 

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Gold Fields sells stake in Gold Road Resources...

Bullion producer Gold Fields said on Friday it had sold its 9.9% interest in ASX-listed Gold Road Resources for A$126.3m or US$85.5m....

 2019-08-23 08:33 

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Market shrugs off Moyo's second dismissal by Old Mutual...

Tensions between Old Mutual and its axed chief executive Peter Moyo heightened further when the company yesterday moved to sack him again....

 2019-08-23 08:30 

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Young entrepreneurs vie for $100,000 'agripreneur' prize...

12 young entrepreneurs from across Africa have been named as finalists in the inaugural $100,000 Generation Africa GoGettaz 'agripreneur'; competition....

 2019-08-23 08:30 

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Mr Price shares take a beating on weak trading update figures...

Clothing apparel and homeware retailer Mr Price shares tumbled 13.70percent to close at R151.46 on the JSE yesterday....

 2019-08-23 08:24 

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Rwanda considering creating its own digital currency...

Rwanda's Central Bank is studying the possibility of creating its own digital currency....

 2019-08-23 07:00 

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WATCH: Rand to trade in the range of R15.14/$ - R15.27/$...

Get the latest market update and top stories from our newsrooms across South Africa, Africa and the world....

 2019-08-23 05:30 

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Spotify sued by Eminem publisher over billions of unpaid streams...

Eminem's music publisher sued Spotify USA for copyright infringement for allegedly streaming hundreds of the rapper's songs billions of times....

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