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South Africa

Bogus Pikitup workers arrest welcomed

Dec 17 2014 19:52

The Pikitup acting managing director has welcomed the arrest of four bogus employees in Johannesburg, harassing and demanding donations or Christmas gifts.

Equities

JSE ends lower, with a drop in Naspers, FirstRand

Dec 17 2014 18:58

The JSE has ended lower as a gain by Amplats was outweighed by a drop in index heavyweights Naspers and FirstRand.

Africa

Zimbabwe, Zambia get $275m for Kariba repairs

Dec 17 2014 17:18

The World Bank has extended $275m in loans to Zimbabwe and Zambia for urgent repairs to the Kariba Dam on the border between the two countries.

Economy

Largest petrol price drop yet on cards

Dec 17 2014 15:37

Motorists can prepare themselves for a hefty fuel price drop in the new year amid a continuous drop in international oil prices.

Mining

Amplats gets R4.5bn offer for Bokoni stake

Dec 17 2014 15:41

Anglo American Platinum, the world's top platinum miner, has received a R4.5bn offer for its 49% stake in the Bokoni mine, says the source.

South Africa

Labour Court reserves judgment over Pillay

Dec 17 2014 15:24

Judgment in SA Revenue Service deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay's bid to have his suspension overturned has been reserved by the Labour Court.

Debt

Debtors to fight garnishee orders in court

Dec 17 2014 14:12

A legal aid clinic and 15 debtors are asking the high court if it is constitutionally permissible for salaries to be attached without proper judicial oversight.

Tech

ANN7 fail on Twitter

Dec 17 2014 14:22

News channel ANN7 has tripped over itself by posting content on social media that appears to confuse the revenue service with the Reserve Bank.

 

In other news

European stocks close mostly higher

Dec 17 2014 19:19

Europe's main stock markets have mostly closed higher, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index rising 0.07%.

Kansai reactors clear initial safety rules

Dec 17 2014 19:15

Japan's nuclear regulator has given an initial safety clearance to two reactors operated by Kansai Electric Power.

US stocks rise as market awaits Fed report

Dec 17 2014 17:16

Wall Street stocks have moved higher in early trade following a weak US inflation report as the market awaited a Federal Reserve update.

Alstom to pay $700m in US bribery case

Dec 17 2014 18:14

French industrial giant Alstom has agreed to pay $700m to settle US corruption charges related to bribes in a few countries, says a source.

China signs Balkan bullet train deal

Dec 17 2014 18:15

China has signed a huge deal to finance a high-speed bullet train between Budapest and Belgrade, a key link in Beijing's expanding network.

$113bn damage caused by disasters - report

Dec 17 2014 17:00

Extreme weather and other natural and man-made disasters have caused losses of more than $70bn so far this year, says a Swiss company.

India's Spicejet resumes flights

Dec 17 2014 16:40

Cash-strapped Indian budget carrier Spicejet has resumed flights after a harrowing day for passengers with many scheduled flights cancelled.

German tax breaks for family-run firms unconstitutional

Dec 17 2014 16:30

Germany's constitutional court has ruled that inheritance tax breaks for family-run businesses is unconstitutional, a decision threatening thousands of jobs.

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