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Eskom

Eskom still needs more money

Jul 05 2015 16:56

The state’s sale of its stake in Vodacom in addition to the conversion of a R60bn loan into shares will not solve Eskom’s problems.

Economy

Greece proposes tax amnesty for funds parked in Switzerland

Jul 05 2015 16:49

Greece has proposed a tax amnesty in an effort to collect revenue on billions of euros that its citizens are believed to have quietly stashed in Swiss bank accounts.

Tech

Meet the woman who will steer Facebook’s first African office

Jul 05 2015 16:00

Facebook has taken a bold stride towards making its mark in Africa by appointing a South African advertising veteran to spearhead its first African office in Johannesburg.

Economy

Business hits back at ANC’s blacklisting idea

Jul 05 2015 15:04

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe described “corporate capture” as a “dangerous” form of “corruption”.

Economy

Durban starts water rations to curb shortage

Jul 05 2015 14:27

Durban has started rationing water supplies to stave off a shortage and it will impact members of the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Economy

Winning Women: Former deputy minister fighting the good fight

Jul 05 2015 15:29

Civil society is facing new challenges at a time when we need to build a vibrant democracy, according to Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge, former deputy minister for both defence and health, writes Sue Grant-Marshall.

Economy

Greek referendum: PM optimistic as he votes

Jul 05 2015 13:31

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says he is confident about the outcome of the country's bailout referendum, adding that democracy is a celebration.

Economy

China in all-out bid to end market rout

Jul 05 2015 13:30

Beijing is intensifying efforts to pull China's stock markets out of a nose-dive that is threatening the world's second-largest economy.

 

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How to become a crime fighter

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The SA Police Service offers careers in various fields. If you join the SAPS, you can either become a police official or civilian employee.

CSI: Soweto

Jul 05 2015 15:51

Mutilated bodies, torched and burnt corpses, rape victims, and cold-hearted murderers and serial killers. Captain Amos Manete has seen it all.

Egypt raises gas price paid to Eni and Edison

Jul 05 2015 15:01

Egypt has raised the prices it pays to Italy's Eni and Edison for the natural gas they produce in the country, an official with state-owned gas company EGAS says.

French wine regions win world heritage status

Jul 05 2015 13:58

France's wine-making region of Champagne and a part of Burgundy have been granted world heritage status by the United Nations.

‘Border more chaotic than ever’

Jul 05 2015 15:30

It’s just after 15:00 on a Wednesday afternoon when I arrive at the main Oshoek-Ngwenya border post between Swaziland and South Africa with my two children, aged seven and nine.

Background on the Greek debt crisis

Jul 05 2015 13:17

Greece remains stuck in a debt crisis while other eurozone members once snared in the same trap have returned to growth. Here are some facts on the debt-laden country.

Key dates in the Greek debt crisis

Jul 05 2015 13:17

Here are the key dates in Greece's debt crisis that has rumbled on for five years and could culminate in the country's exit from the eurozone.

Analysis & Opinion

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Opinion

Inside Labour: Stop passing the buck

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Opinion

Public funds and sticky fingers

Graft can do greater damage to a country’s economy than its worst enemies,...

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ERN Erin Energy CorporationR46.00R-11.00-19.30%
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR132.49R-8.04-5.72%
ASR Assore LimitedR92.92R-5.08-5.18%
TKG Telkom Sa Soc LimitedR59.50R-2.95-4.72%
MSM Massmart Holdings LimitedR146.26R-4.89-3.24%
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South Africa

‘Border more chaotic than ever’

Jul 05 2015 15:14

It’s just after 3pm on a Wednesday afternoon when I arrive at the main Oshoek-Ngwenya border post between Swaziland and South Africa with my two children, aged seven and nine.

Investments

The myth behind active management

Jul 05 2015 15:19

An investor who wants to invest in the JSE via an investment fund has two main options: using an active fund-management company, usually in the form of a unit trust, or what is commonly known as a passive fund.

 

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