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Orange has no plan to buy Cell C

Mar 31 2015 08:28

While the future of Cell C is uncertain, Orange officials say they are not in talks to buy a majority share in the operator.


Tsotsi quits as Eskom chairperson

Mar 31 2015 06:30

Eskom board chairperson Zola Tsotsi has resigned and Ben Ngubane has been appointed acting chairperson with immediate effect.


Vavi still Cosatu general secretary despite expulsion

Mar 30 2015 20:04

Despite his dismissal from Cosatu's central executive committee, Zwelinzima Vavi remains the general secretary of the labour federation.


Household credit growth sinks to five-year low

Mar 31 2015 06:00

Growth in the total value of outstanding credit balances in the South African household sector has hit its lowest level since January 2010, says Absa.


Zuma trying to resolve SABC issues

Mar 30 2015 17:21

President Jacob Zuma's office says stability at the SABC is important after several board members have been axed from the public broadcaster.


Cape toll ruling echoes early warnings on Sanral - Outa

Mar 30 2015 17:07

The latest ruling on the Cape Winelands toll project reflects concerns expressed in other judgments against Sanral over the past decade, says Outa.


Zuma distances himself from Tsotsi's comments about inquiry

Mar 30 2015 16:25

President Jacob Zuma has distanced himself from comments by Eskom chairperson Zola Tsotsi, who is currently in a board meeting that could recommend his axing.


Sanral's Cape toll tariff shocker

Mar 30 2015 16:06

A Cape business chamber has expressed shock after learning that the Winelands toll fees would be nearly three times higher than Gauteng's e-tolls.


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Asian shares track US rally on stimulus hopes

52 minutes ago

Asian markets have rallied, led by Hong Kong and Shanghai after China's decision to ease mortgage rules fuelled hopes for further stimulus measures.

Oil edges lower as Iran nuke deadline looms

59 minutes ago

Oil prices have fallen in Asia as dealers monitored last-ditch efforts between global powers and Iran to reach a deal on Tehran's nuclear programme.

US stocks surge on China stimulus talk

53 minutes ago

Wall Street stocks have surged on a string of pharmaceutical deals and speculation of more monetary stimulus in China.

Rand hits one-week low against dollar

Mar 30 2015 18:15

The rand has extended losses against the dollar, hitting a new one-week low, as a basket of currencies suffered at the hand of a stronger greenback.

Europe stocks close higher

Mar 30 2015 19:15

Europe's main stock markets have closed higher, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index gaining 0.53% on the day at 6 891.43 points.

US stocks jump on UnitedHealth deal

Mar 30 2015 16:32

US stocks have jumped in early trade helped by news that Dow member UnitedHealth would pay $12.8bn for rival pharmacy-benefit manager Catamaran.

Oil prices fall on oversupply fears

Mar 30 2015 15:32

Oil has sunk as an oversupplied market offset concerns over unrest in the crude-rich Middle East, where Saudi-led warplanes have struck rebel targets in Yemen.

Complaints against UK banks dip 7%

Mar 30 2015 15:15

Complaints against Britain's banks have fallen in the second half of last year as fewer people lodged objections about insurance protection mis-selling.

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