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New aircraft tracking method to be tested

Mar 01 2015 21:00

Australia, Malaysia and Indonesia will be trialling a world first system that increases the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans.

Mining

Mining bill faces another hurdle

Mar 01 2015 20:00

It will be several more months before the major overhaul of South Africa’s mining law is finalised, making new investment in the sector more or less impossible.

Industrial

Germany threatens Coca-Cola with tax

Mar 01 2015 19:00

Germany's Federal Environment Agency says it may impose a tax on Coca-Cola to discourage it from increasing the use of disposable bottles.

Tech

MultiChoice, SABC deal ‘not in the public interest’

Mar 01 2015 18:27

The controversial R550m agreement governing the SABC’s 24-hour news channel on MultiChoice’s DStv bouquet is again in the spotlight.

Economy

Oliphant's advisor must pay back the money

Mar 01 2015 17:56

The DA says Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant must force two former Nedlac executives - one who is now her special advisor - to repay R2m following a graft report.

Industrial

BMW set to employ 8 000 new workers

Mar 01 2015 17:10

German carmaker BMW has announced that it will take on a record 8 000 new workers worldwide in light of its continuing commercial success.

Articles

Eskom: What a tight electricity system means

Mar 01 2015 16:16

We have heard it so many times already, but what does a constrained power system mean? Have a look at this graph for a better understanding.

Economy

Zuma stands by his JSE remarks

Mar 01 2015 15:18

President Jacob Zuma has reiterated his assertion pinning black ownership of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange at three percent.

 

In other news

Top European banks in FX probe - sources

Mar 01 2015 18:15

The New York state financial regulator has subpoenaed three major European banks and a US peer in a probe of foreign-exchange rigging, sources say.

Egypt's sells $420m in interbank market

Mar 01 2015 17:55

Egypt's central bank said on Sunday it sold $420m in the interbank market, after a regularly held dollar auction did not take place.

China cut key interest rates

Mar 01 2015 17:08

The People's Bank of China has reduced its benchmark one-year lending rate by 0.25% in an attempt to spur growth.

Libya's oil production more than 400 000bpd

Mar 01 2015 16:31

Libya's oil production is now at more than 400 000 barrels per day, says an official from the National Oil Corporation.

Yemen signs aviation deal with Iran

Mar 01 2015 15:08

Yemen and Iran have signed a civil aviation deal allowing each country to fly up to 14 flights a week in both directions

China manufacturing activity rebounds

Mar 01 2015 14:29

Chinese manufacturing business activity rebounded in February after falling to a 28-month low in January, official data shows.

India raises defence budget modestly

Mar 01 2015 13:42

I allocated a modest 7.9% increase in defence spending for the fiscal year, suggesting that it will move only gradually with the military's long wish list.

Mexican company gets deal to invest in Cuba

Mar 01 2015 12:29

A Mexican meat processing firm is the first international company to get approval for an investment project in Cuba's first special economic development area.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

More leadership, Mr Nene

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State firm let-downs

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Opinion and Analysis

Generational rethink

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