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Eskom

Eskom issues load shedding alert

Mar 06 2015 07:25

Power utility Eskom says there is a medium to high probability of load shedding as the power grid is constrained and vulnerable.

Mining

Khulubuse Zuma shirks blame in mineworkers plight

Mar 05 2015 21:19

Khulubuse Zuma has bemoaned statements by Cosatu and the National Union of Mineworkers blaming him for the plight of Pamodzi Gold's former mineworkers.

In the news

Entrepreneurs could plug commodity gap in Africa

Mar 06 2015 06:00

Entrepreneurship could be part of the answer to deal with the waning of the commodity boom in Africa, according to Ken Olisa of Restoration Partners.

Property

Growthpoint positive despite Ellerine impact

Mar 05 2015 19:58

Growthpoint Properties has performed well, notwithstanding South Africa’s challenging trading conditions, says CEO Norbert Sasse.

Economy

Eskom may sell assets to raise cash - CEO

Mar 05 2015 19:20

Eskom may sell some of its assets to raise capital as it scrambles to light up SA, the company's chief executive says.

Currencies

Rand weakens after ECB unveils stimulus details

Mar 05 2015 19:30

The rand has weakened against the dollar as the European Central Bank's announcement detailing its $1trn buying programme failed to halt the greenback's strong run.

Tech

Oger Telecom may sell Cell C stake - chair

Mar 05 2015 18:19

Oger Telecom is looking at the possibility of selling its majority stake in Cell C, the chairperson of the Middle Eastern firm has told Reuters.

 

In other news

US stocks gain on ECB stimulus, pharma deal

2 minutes ago

US stocks have snapped a two-day losing streak, finishing higher on news of European monetary stimulus and a $21bn pharmaceutical merger.

Asia stocks mostly up, euro struggles

3 minutes ago

Asian markets have mostly risen following gains in New York, while the euro remained at 11-year lows after the ECB said it would launch its stimulus plan next week.

Global supply glut weighs on oil prices

11 minutes ago

Persistent worries about a global oversupply of crude oil has weighed on the oil market after US inventories leapt to another record high this week.

PetroSA to expand Ghana oil fields

Mar 05 2015 20:24

PetroSA has secured a seven year R1.77bn credit facility to refinance existing loans and expand operations at its Ghanaian oil fields, the company says.

European stocks close higher

Mar 05 2015 19:47

Europe's main stock markets have finished the day slightly higher with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.61% to 6 961.14 points.

US stocks rise after $21bn AbbVie deal

Mar 05 2015 18:55

US stocks have traded higher ending a two-day downturn, with AbbVie's $21bn takeover of cancer drug developer Pharmacyclics giving a charge to trade.

Brazilian politicians in trouble over Petrobas

Mar 05 2015 18:46

Brazil's top prosecutor has requested open investigations into politicians who allegedly benefited from a multibillion-dollar kickback scheme at Petrobras.

Cabinet approves digital migration policy

Mar 05 2015 14:21

The green light has been given to a key policy which will see an access control system included in television set-top boxes.

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