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Economy

Medupi produces its first power

Mar 02 2015 12:17

The first power has been produced out of Medupi’s unit 6, making it the first of the power station’s six units to be synchronised, according to Eskom.

Health

Bidvest has no plans to buy all of Adcock

Mar 02 2015 12:29

The Bidvest Group has "no aspiration" to buy all of Adcock Ingram, says its chief executive as the share price of its target traded above its offer price.

Economy

Eskom hopes to avoid load shedding

Mar 02 2015 11:19

Eskom is hopeful that it will not have to implement load shedding on Monday and possibly not even for the rest of the week, a spokesperson has told Fin24.

Tech

Sony fights back with mid range M4 Aqua, Z4 Tablet

Mar 02 2015 11:36

Sony has upped the smartphone ante at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona with a new midrange smartphone and super thin tablet.

News

Vavi: I will not join the Cosatu CEC

Mar 02 2015 10:50

Congress of SA Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has taken to Twitter to say he will not attend the federation's central executive committee meeting.

Tech

Phone firms bet on 'year of smart watch'

Mar 02 2015 10:15

Defying scepticism and geek-stigma, mobile phone firms are determined to sell you a wristwatch wirelessly connected to your mobile phone.

Currencies

Rand under pressure on yawning trade deficit

Mar 02 2015 09:53

The rand has opened the new month weaker against the dollar, extending steep losses triggered by a widening trade deficit revealed by poor trade numbers.

Tech

Samsung ditches plastic in Galaxy S6

Mar 02 2015 09:10

Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone.

 

In other news

Bells toll for Europe's largest gas field

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Dutch church bells that for centuries have tolled to warn of floods across the low-lying countryside are now sounding alarm for a new threat: earthquakes.

Drop-tops belly-flop on austerity pragmatism

Mar 02 2015 11:00

The mass-market convertible car emits its last gasp this week at a Geneva motor show bristling with sport utility vehicles and low-cost models.

UK annual house price growth dips

Mar 02 2015 10:30

British house prices have risen by the smallest annual amount since September 2013 in February, after the first monthly drop in house prices in five months.

For casinos in Manila more is better

Mar 02 2015 10:03

The owner of the ultra-luxe nightclub Pangaea in Singapore is now betting that Manila's casinos will be able to draw rich punters and partygoers.

Germany urges Greece to implement reforms

Mar 02 2015 08:49

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has urged the Greek government to use the extension it obtained for its financial rescue to implement its reform plan.

Asian markets up on China rate cut, US data

Mar 02 2015 07:52

Asian markets have mostly risen after China cut interest rates at the weekend, while better-than-forecast US economic data helped push the dollar up against the yen.

Oil prices stabilise in Asian trade

Mar 02 2015 07:27

Oil prices have stabilised in Asia following sharp gains as dealers predicted the end of volatile trading and the beaten-down commodity bottoming out.

Germany threatens Coca-Cola with tax

Mar 01 2015 19:00

Germany's Federal Environment Agency says it may impose a tax on Coca-Cola to discourage it from increasing the use of disposable bottles.

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