• BEE winners and losers

    Creating real change and real jobs requires a new ideology, says Gerhard Papenfus.

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    Addressing risk well and timeously can be a source of growth, says Ian Mann.

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News

Vavi vows to fight on

Mar 31 2015 11:27

I don't just walk away, says Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi to reports that he intends accepting his dismissal and establishing a rival federation.

Tech

Telkom delays outsourcing date

Mar 31 2015 11:10

Telecoms network Telkom has pushed forward the date on which it plans to transfer staff affected by its outsourcing plans by one month.

Currencies

Eskom's Tsotsi resignation sends rand down

Mar 31 2015 11:07

The rand has weakened against the dollar, after the overnight resignation of Eskom chairperson Zola Tsotsi following an evening board meeting about his position.

Economy

Tsotsi's resignation long overdue - NUM

Mar 31 2015 09:25

The National Union of Mineworkers says it hopes the resignation of Eskom chairperson Zola Tsotsi will bring stability to the power supplier.

Tech

Orange has no plan to buy Cell C

Mar 31 2015 08:28

While the future of Cell C is uncertain, Orange officials say they are not in talks to buy a majority share in the operator.

Economy

Household credit growth sinks to five-year low

Mar 31 2015 06:00

Growth in the total value of outstanding credit balances in the South African household sector has hit its lowest level since January 2010, says Absa.

In the news

Universities can increase entrepreneurship boon

Mar 31 2015 11:03

A spirit of entrepreneurship is needed at universities to provide the spark necessary to create innovation, says the new rector of Stellenbosch University.

Tech

Zuma trying to resolve SABC issues

Mar 30 2015 17:21

President Jacob Zuma's office says stability at the SABC is important after several board members have been axed from the public broadcaster.

 

In other news

Windsor Castle faces labour dispute

Mar 31 2015 09:00

Staff at Windsor Castle, one of Queen Elizabeth's residences, are considering withdrawing some services such as guided tours in a dispute over low pay.

Euro falls on jitters over Greece debt deal

Mar 31 2015 08:43

The euro has drifted lower in Asia with investors following talks between debt-hit Greece as Athens looks to reform its bailout obligations.

Asian shares track US rally on stimulus hopes

Mar 31 2015 07:46

Asian markets have rallied, led by Hong Kong and Shanghai after China's decision to ease mortgage rules fuelled hopes for further stimulus measures.

Oil edges lower as Iran nuke deadline looms

Mar 31 2015 07:40

Oil prices have fallen in Asia as dealers monitored last-ditch efforts between global powers and Iran to reach a deal on Tehran's nuclear programme.

US stocks surge on China stimulus talk

Mar 31 2015 07:45

Wall Street stocks have surged on a string of pharmaceutical deals and speculation of more monetary stimulus in China.

Rand hits one-week low against dollar

Mar 30 2015 18:15

The rand has extended losses against the dollar, hitting a new one-week low, as a basket of currencies suffered at the hand of a stronger greenback.

Europe stocks close higher

Mar 30 2015 19:15

Europe's main stock markets have closed higher, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index gaining 0.53% on the day at 6 891.43 points.

US stocks jump on UnitedHealth deal

Mar 30 2015 16:32

US stocks have jumped in early trade helped by news that Dow member UnitedHealth would pay $12.8bn for rival pharmacy-benefit manager Catamaran.

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BEE winners and losers

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Johannesburg has been selected to host the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in 2017. "[The congress] will ensure that small business development remains firmly on the national agenda and the radar screen of all stakeholders, the Small Business Development minister said.
 

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