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Housewife worth more than R50 000 per month

Apr 19 2015 13:41

If one had to pay a South African housewife for all the work she does, it would easily cost more than R500 000 per year, reports Netwerk24.


Davies: SA will try to end 'chicken war' soon

Apr 19 2015 11:35

Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies has appealed to the US to engage its poultry industry to show flexibility in the poultry negotiations.


Modest fuel price relief could be on cards - AA

Apr 19 2015 09:37

Motorists can be cautiously optimistic about a slight drop in petrol prices in May, according to the Automobile Association


Loadshedding continues. Stage 1 to start at 08:00

Apr 19 2015 07:09

Eskom will implement stage 1 load shedding and curtailment from 08:00 this morning, and this is likely to continue until 22:00 this evening.


Use French for business in Africa - forum

Apr 17 2015 20:30

A French for Business in Africa forum has stimulated discussion on why it makes sense to promote the use of French as a business language and how to approach it in a practical way.


Top 10 comments on Eskom and serious introspection

Apr 18 2015 07:00

It was yet another big news week for Eskom, which usually attracts lively commentary, but other issues also stimulated healthy debate.


SA stocks follow global markets down

Apr 17 2015 19:20

SA shares have followed global stock markets lower, as traders grappled with an outage of Bloomberg financial terminals and fears of a regulatory clampdown on trading in China.


Former Sacob boss Wakeford to head Armscor

Apr 17 2015 18:17

Former South African Chamber of Business chief executive Kevin Wakeford has been appointed the chief executive of Armscor.


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ECB examines Greek IOU currency - sources

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The European Central Bank has analysed a scenario in which Greece runs out of money and starts paying civil servants with IOUs, say sources.

Congo's tax hike plan will hurt investment - CEO

34 minutes ago

Any increase by the Democratic Republic of Congo in the taxes it levies on mining will stifle new investment, says Randgold Resources' chief executive.

Thousands of farmers rally in Indian capital

Apr 19 2015 13:30

India's beleaguered opposition leader Rahul Gandhi has led thousands of angry farmers in a protest in the capital against controversial laws on land-buying.

Tunisia seeks to save tourist season

Apr 19 2015 13:02

Still smarting from a jihadist attack that killed 21 foreign tourists last month, Tunisia is hoping to save the summer season with new security measures.

Thin-film solar tech under scrutiny in China

Apr 19 2015 12:30

The potential of thin-film solar panels has put Li Hejun at the top of China's rich-list, but his Hanergy has yet to prove it can turn commercially successful.

Pfizer wins first US trial over Zoloft

Apr 19 2015 12:00

Pfizer has scored a key victory when it was cleared of liability in the first US trial involving claims that its antidepressant Zoloft can cause birth defects.

Reports of UK Conservatives to sell Lloyds shares

Apr 19 2015 11:30

British finance minister George Osborne plans to sell government shares in Lloyds Banking Group to small investors at a discount.

Euro at good level now - minister

Apr 19 2015 11:02

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin says Europeans seek stability over the long term with the euro at its current level.

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G20 sees better global growth prospects

Apr 17 2015 20:38

The Group of 20 leading economies say risks to the global economy have diminished with improved growth prospects in rich nations, but it warned of challenges from exchange rate volatility.


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