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E Cape next growth area of SA economy - committee

Apr 19 2015 19:14

Government should make the Eastern Cape the next area of growth for SA’s economy, according to the the Select Committee on Trade and International Relations.

Economy

Guptas would welcome probe into Eskom coal deal

Apr 19 2015 17:23

The Gupta family has said it would welcome any investigation into the reported awarding of a coal supply contract by former Eskom board chair Zola Tsotsi.

Economy

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.

Agribusiness

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.

Economy

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

Economy

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.

MyFin24

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.

 

In other news

Europe protected from Greek problems - France

Apr 19 2015 17:15

It is Greece and not Europe which will be hurt by any problems stemming from the Greek financial situation, says French Finance Minister Michel Sapin.

US, China top in dumping of electronic waste

Apr 19 2015 15:36

The United States and China have contributed most to record mountains of electronic waste such as cellphones, hair dryers and fridges in 2014.

Thousands protest against Europe-US trade deal

Apr 19 2015 15:30

Thousands of people have marched in Berlin, Munich and other German cities in protest against a planned free trade deal between Europe and the US.

Greek economic plan requires details - US

Apr 19 2015 15:00

The US has urged Greece's government to go through "every line" in its budget to come up with a detailed economic reform plan that satisfies its creditors.

ECB examines Greek IOU currency - sources

Apr 19 2015 14:30

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

Apr 19 2015 14:00

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.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

Am I a racist?

Does hating government's arrogance, nepotism and greed make me a bigot,...

Economy

SA's cosmopolitan cities need foreigners

We must cherish global openness as the state gets to grips with xenophobics,...

Opinion

Inside Labour: Volunteers, deployees or workers?

We need to clarify laws around volunteer workers and "deployees", says...

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World

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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