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Economy

Power crunch from SA to Nigeria darkens outlook

May 29 2015 07:56

From Nigeria to Ghana, and SA to Zambia, inadequate power supply and the lack of infrastructure to deliver electricity is crimping economic growth, leaders say.

Tech

LG launches G4 in SA

May 28 2015 20:00

LG has launch its latest smartphone in SA as the company takes the mobile fight to Samsung.

Eskom

Load shedding breather for SA power users

May 29 2015 06:50

Eskom says it has enough generating capacity to meet the demand, following the first full day without load shedding in a month.

Economy

Nigeria's Adesina new Africa bank chief

May 29 2015 07:43

Nigeria's outgoing agriculture minister Akinwumi Adesina has won the vote to become the new president of the African Development Bank, official results show.

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: Mired in a parochial mindset

May 29 2015 06:53

Liberalisation and regulation have both failed and their continued promotion seems to indicate ignorance of economic history, says Terry Bell.

News

Cash-strapped Cosatu to hold two conferences

May 28 2015 21:15

The Congress of SA Trade Unions will hold two conferences this year - a special national congress and its ordinary congress towards the end of the year.

Advertising

Tap 'return on involvement' for competitive edge

May 28 2015 19:29

Building competitive advantage needs creative leadership and great creativity comes from the edge, explains Kevin Roberts, Worldwide executive chair of Saatchi & Saatchi.

News

Why investing in nuclear is a very, very bad idea

May 28 2015 18:35

Investing in coal and nuclear power plants would be a terrible mistake as the law of exponential growth is making renewables ever cheaper, warns an expert.

 

In other news

Asia stocks mostly up, Nikkei rises for 11th day

7 minutes ago

Asian markets have been mostly higher, with Japan's Nikkei up for an eleventh straight session as the yen sat near 12-year lows against the dollar.

US stocks dip on worries about Greece

10 minutes ago

Wall Street stocks have dipped, following leading eurozone equity markets lower on worries about a potential Greek exit from the currency bloc.

Oil edges higher in Asian trade

15 minutes ago

Oil prices have edged up following a mixed US report that showed a healthy decline in crude but a rise in oil output that could aggravate the global supply glut.

European stocks close mixed

May 28 2015 20:10

London's benchmark FTSE 100 index of top companies finished 0.11% higher compared with Wednesday's close to 7 040.92 points.

Redefine property wins for innovation

May 28 2015 19:08

Redefine's 90 Grayston in Johannesburg has won the award for commercial office development at the Sapoa Innovative Excellence in Property Development Awards.

Falling market forcing brokers to sell firms

May 28 2015 18:30

Many brokers will try to sell only after they realize their business is depreciating, potentially flooding the market, says Mark Hurley, CEO of Fiduciary Network.

Regulators to meet to fix rules after rigging

May 28 2015 18:00

Global regulators will meet in London next month to try to tighten their grip on markets after banks were fined billions of dollars for manipulating interest rates and currencies.

UK first-quarter growth sapped by surge in imports

May 28 2015 17:32

Britain has not done too well in imports in the first three months of 2015, and its large services sector performed weaker than first thought.

Analysis & Opinion

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