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    Government's farming policies have had a damaging effect, says Terry Bell.

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

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Tech

Bribery claims rock Neotel as CEO takes special leave

Jul 31 2015 16:53

Telecoms company Neotel has placed its chief executive officer Sunil Joshi and chief financial officer Steven Whiley on special leave amid an investigation into bribery.

Economy

Prasa's 'missing' millions

Jul 31 2015 15:42

Over R17m has gone "missing" from the Passenger Railways Agency of South Africa's coffers for the "rental" of land that had been provided to the parastatal free of charge.

Eskom

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.

Equities

Resources, gold stocks weigh on JSE

Jul 31 2015 15:32

The JSE has moved mostly sideways as the technical improvement of the past few days ran out of steam.

Tech

Cape taxi ranks get free Wi-Fi internet access

Jul 31 2015 11:27

Wi-Fi is being rolled out at taxi ranks in the Western Cape as an expansion of a project to grow internet access throughout SA.

Economy

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.

BizNews

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”.

Economy

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.

 

In other news

US stocks open mixed as Exxon, Chevron profits dive

33 minutes ago

US stocks have opened mixed after ExxonMobil and Chevron profits slumped on falling crude oil prices, dragging down the Dow, as investors digested a slew of corporate earnings reports.

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.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

ESG reporting in SA: where are the gaps?

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Inside Labour

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Opinion

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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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