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    The killer of Cecil the lion is now the one getting hunted - by outraged Americans.

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Petrol price relief

Jul 31 2015 14:52

The price of all grades of petrol as well as other fuel sources will come down substantially from next Wednesday, says the Department of Energy.


Anticipated fuel price drop could be short-lived

Jul 31 2015 13:37

If the rand keeps trading at its current level, motorists could be looking at a substantial fuel price hike next month, cautions a debt expert.


Kganyago: Sarb will stay sensitive to fragile economy

Jul 31 2015 12:08

The SA Reserve Bank will be sensitive to the weak economy when considering further interest- rate increases, says Governor Lesetja Kganyago.


Ramaphosa responds to Alec Hogg's jobs jab

Jul 31 2015 14:30

BizNews has received clarity from South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa about what he meant when speaking of government creating six million new “jobs”.


Tourism a spark of hope in ailing Zim economy

Jul 31 2015 11:52

Zimbabwe has reduced growth projections for the country's gross domestic product to 1.5% from the 3.2% projected in the 2015 National Budget.


Eskom's role in nuclear plan reviewed

Jul 31 2015 11:14

Cabinet ministers are reviewing their decision to grant Eskom the ownership and operational rights of the proposed nuclear build programme, says a top official.


Over 2 000 employees to leave Telkom

Jul 31 2015 06:45

Close to 2 400 Telkom employees have accepted voluntary severance packages with most of these workers set to face their last day at the company on Friday.


How to protect your smartphone data from thieves

Jul 31 2015 10:41

A phone maker offers tips on how to prevent your personal information from being exposed if your device is lost or stolen.


In other news

European stock markets inch up at open

Jul 31 2015 09:47

European stocks have inched up at the start of trading following a healthy batch of growth data out of the United States and as investors await eurozone inflation.

Dow falls on weak P&G results; Nasdaq up

Jul 31 2015 07:28

The Dow has been dragged lower by weak Procter & Gamble results, but the Nasdaq gained as food giant Mondelez raised its forecast after better-than-expected earnings.

Asia stocks mostly up, dollar edges lower

Jul 31 2015 07:25

Most Asian markets have advanced on a healthy batch of economic growth data out of the United States but Shanghai sank again after the previous day's sell-off.

Oil slide continues on OPEC output stance

Jul 31 2015 07:16

Oil prices have extended their decline in Asia after the OPEC cartel indicated that current lofty output levels will remain.

Prince Albert, Royal Philips empower SA communities

Jul 30 2015 19:06

Royal Philips and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation have unveiled the first of two new Community Light Centres for South Africa.

Union Resources among bidders for Amplats mine

Jul 30 2015 17:43

A group of SA investors known as Union Resources has made a bid for Anglo American Platinum's Union mine, its chairperson says.

Oil prices extend recovery

Jul 30 2015 16:10

Oil prices have rebounded further as a drop in US stockpiles eased concerns of oversupply.

New planes for kulula

Jul 30 2015 16:09

Kulula will soon take delivery of the fifth of six new cheaper to operate and more environmentally friendly Next Generation Boeing 737-800s it has ordered.

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Rand edges lower as US data triggers sell-off

Jul 31 2015 10:42

The rand has edged weaker after tumbling to its weakest in nearly a decade and half as US GDP data bolstered the case for a Federal Reserve rate hike this year.


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