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 2019-08-25 06:35 

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Tshwane mayor Stevens Mokgalapa's mystery tender...

DA leaders want Tshwane mayor Stevens Mokgalapa to explain why the metro issued a R1bn...

 2019-08-25 03:50 

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RON DERBY: A pall over the megamall...

The only mall I frequent in this big old city of Johannesburg without gnashing my teeth is my favourite - because of the relative ease with which I can enter and leave the building....

 2019-08-25 03:50 

Business Live

Rubbish with money? There's an app for that...

The app keeps a running total of who owes and who is owed, and when an expense is loaded, everyone gets a notification....

 2019-08-25 03:49 

Business Live

Stepping out of our bomas ....

In this extract from his book, MTETO NYATI challenges politically correct ideas about corporate culture in SA...

 2019-08-25 03:49 

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Revival 'not built on cheap labour'...

SA will not base the revival of its clothing, textiles and footwear industry on the cheap labour principles that much of the world's bustling textiles industry thrive on....

 2019-08-25 03:49 

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SA doesn't want our dollars - Naspers...

Koos Bekker slams policies Competition Commission uses to 'retard investment'...

 2019-08-24 13:06 

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Government bailouts akin to 'throwing money into bottomless pit', says IFP...

The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) has lashed out at the government for supporting ailing state-owned enterprises (SOEs), saying it's akin to throwing money into a bottomless pit....

 2019-08-24 13:06 

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Government 'salivating' at the Ingonyama Trust, says Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi...

Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi has lashed out at the ANC-led government for...

 2019-08-24 12:10 

Business Live

Market data - August 23 2019...

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

 2019-08-24 09:25 

Business Live

Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi steps down as IFP leader after 44 years at the helm...

Outgoing Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi sought to downplay his stepping down from the helm after 44 years in power....

 2019-08-24 09:25 

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Splitting Eskom could take four years...

Eskom's legal separation into three business units could take four years in total, the company said in an internal presentation seen by Reuters....

 2019-08-24 08:29 

Business Live

LUNCH WITH THE FT: Alexis Ohanian, Reddit co-founder and Mr Serena Williams...

A half-Armenian nerd who created America's sixth most popular website, married a sporting icon, and eats meatless burgers despite love love loving beef...

 2019-08-24 07:34 

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Round one in Ukraine as the comedian takes on the oligarch...

New president and former comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy doesn't like oligarchs much, but Rinat Akhmetov hopes he can hang on to his billions...

 2019-08-24 07:34 

Business Live

Not much in minimum wage for vulnerable women to celebrate...

In Women's Month, South Africans honour the women who marched to the Union Buildings in 1956, but what has really changed, ask Amy Tekie and Kelebogile Khunou...

 2019-08-23 17:46 

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Arrowhead-Gemgrow merger to go ahead...

The merged property company will have assets worth about R16bn with investors able to trade the new entity's shares from September 16...

 2019-08-23 16:50 

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MARKET WRAP: JSE snaps four-week losing streak with gold miners faring best...

The JSE closed lower on Friday amid renewed US-China trade jitters, but gains by gold miners and Naspers ensured a positive week for the bourse...

 2019-08-23 16:50 

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Donald Trump orders US companies to close China operations...

However, Trump does not have the legal power to order private companies to do such a thing and is just bluster aimed at Beijing's new tariffs...

 2019-08-23 15:56 

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Cargojet soars as Amazon buys a stake in the Canadian carrier...

Amazon says the deal with the cargo carrier will allow it to provide even faster service to Amazon customers in Canada...

 2019-08-23 15:56 

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Slower growth abroad poses risk to US, Fed chair Jerome Powell says...

'In principle, anything that affects the outlook for employment and inflation could also affect the appropriate stance of monetary policy, and that could include uncertainty about trade policy'...

 2019-08-23 15:00 

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Not a single Rohingya refugee opts to return to Myanmar...

Myanmar is blaming Bangladesh for the second failed attempt to repatriate the Rohingya on Friday...

 2019-08-23 15:00 

Business Live

VW fires over 200 staff in first quarter, in wake of emissions scandal...

The world's biggest carmaker is cracking down on illicit conduct as it seeks to move past a crisis has cost 30bn at last count...

 2019-08-23 14:05 

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Rand gives up gains after China announces new tariffs on the US...

The local currency earlier firmed as much as 0.7% against the dollar, but sentiment was dealt a blow by China levying tariffs on $75bn of US goods...

 2019-08-23 14:05 

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Feud worsens as South Korea withdraws from intelligence-sharing deal with Japan...

The spat adds to headwinds facing South Korea's stock market, from the US-China trade war to concern about global economic growth...

 2019-08-23 13:09 

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Huawei shrugs off US trade restrictions despite revenue curbs...

The tech giant calls a 90-day reprieve for US purchases 'meaningless'; and is creating chip sets for its own use to reduce reliance on US products...

 2019-08-23 12:14 

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The Long March to Freedom: a look at SA's heroes...

The recently relocated Long March to Freedom is a heritage monument that's engaging, uplifting and absolutely worth a visit...

 2019-08-23 12:14 

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WATCH: Debt-relief bill unpacked...

Credit Amendment Bill has been met with hesitation from banks and opposition parties but studies show that around 9-million South Africans stand to benefit...

 2019-08-23 12:14 

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Toymaker Hasbro to buy Entertainment One and Peppa Pig...

Hasbro has been a driving force in turning toy properties such as Transformers into entertainment, but until now it has mostly had to license its characters to studios to make films...

 2019-08-23 12:14 

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Spy tweet did not refer to Hanekom, Zuma's lawyer argues...

The former president's advocate says 'a reasonable person' would not have assumed Jacob Zuma was referring to Derek Hanekom...

 2019-08-23 11:19 

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Fashion giants agree to environmental pact, including Nike, Chanel and H...

The brands taking part make 30% of the world's fashion and produce 150 brands, and was spearheaded by Gucci-owner Kering...

 2019-08-23 11:19 

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India wants to ban all e-cigarettes in blow to Juul and Philip Morris...

Authorities say the products pose a public health risk and act as a gateway to smoking tobacco products, and are threatening jail terms...

 2019-08-23 11:19 

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Oil prices on track for weekly gain...

Oil production cuts from Opec members and Russia, as well as reduced exports from Iran and Venezuela due to US sanctions, are supporting crude prices...

 2019-08-23 10:24 

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Anglo American SA faces class-action lawsuit in Zambia...

The miner faces allegations by Zambians ill with lead poisoning at the old Kabwe mine, but Anglo denies responsibility...

 2019-08-23 10:24 

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Derek Hanekom is pleased to have helped remove Zuma, but that doesn't mean he's a spy...

Hanekom's lawyer was responding to Jacob Zuma's argument that he referred to Hanekom as a 'known enemy agent' because of the way he 'connived and colluded' to remove him from office...

 2019-08-23 10:24 

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World markets rise ahead of US Fed rate cut hopes...

The dollar also rose as the markets overwhelmingly expect another rate cut to come out of the Jackson Hole symposium...

 2019-08-23 09:29 

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Wanted Online: Intergalactic luxury at world's first commercial space terminal...
 2019-08-23 09:29 

Business Live

JSE firms a little as markets await clarity on US monetary policy...

A speech later by US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell is being anxiously awaited, but risk assets have found some favour on Friday...

 2019-08-23 09:29 

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Cigarette firms pin hopes on rising demand for oral tobacco...

But success of the new product hangs with regulators, especially in Europe...

 2019-08-23 09:29 

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The Mooch comes clean about 'petulant narcissist' Donald Trump...

I fell into a similar trap of sycophancy during my brief time at the White House, scrubbing my Twitter feed of views that ran counter to Trump's, writes Anthony Scaramucci...

 2019-08-23 08:34 

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Rand firmer as Jerome Powell's speech takes focus...

Markets anxiously await a speech by the US Federal Reserve chair on Friday evening, with the rand steady below R15.20/$...

 2019-08-23 08:34 

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BARNEY MTHOMBOTHI: Ramaphosa dawdles while enemies plot his downfall...

The problem for Ramaphosa's foes — his saving grace — is that they don't have a viable alternative candidate for a leader...

 2019-08-23 08:34 

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Northam reports record annual operating profit...

Now that it is over its large capital expenditure hump, the company has set its sights on reducing its expensive exposure to Zambezi preference shares...

 2019-08-23 07:39 

Business Live

EDITORIAL: The unintended consequences of the debt relief bill...

It will become impossible for millions of low-income South Africans to access debt. And, when they can, the interest will be exorbitant...

 2019-08-23 07:38 

Business Live

WATCH: Stock picks — Wells Fargo and Zambezi Platinum...

Drikus Combrinck from Capicraft and Gerbrand Smit from NeFG Fund Management talk to Business Day TV...

 2019-08-23 07:38 

Business Live

WATCH: How asset sales boosted Exxaro...

Exxaro CEO Mxolisi Mgojo talks to Business Day TV about the company's interim results...

 2019-08-23 07:38 

Business Live

WATCH: Why the president believes joblessness is SA's biggest problem...

Wits University senior lecturer Lumkile Mondi talks to Business Day TV about SA's unemployment crisis...

 2019-08-23 06:43 

Business Live

WATCH: How Italtile made shareholders smile...

Italtile CEO Jan Potgieter talks to Business Day TV about the group's full-year results...

 2019-08-23 06:43 

Business Live

Oil inches higher as traders await Jerome Powell's speech...

Oil prices on track for second weekly gain as US Fed is divided over further interest rate cuts...

 2019-08-23 05:48 

Business Live

KEVIN MCCALLUM: Poorly understood concussion is invisible to the eye...

Cricketers often insist on playing on after a head injury, but the danger to their health must be taken very seriously...

 2019-08-23 05:48 

Business Live

JSE could open higher on Friday ahead of Fed chair speech...

Asian markets are higher as central bankers meet at the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium...

 2019-08-23 03:58 

Business Live

NEWS ANALYSIS: Edwin Cameron blasts land officials in his last judgment...

Retiring Constitutional Court judge blames state officials for failing to carry out land reform and letting down labour tenants...

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