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Lehohla unleashes his fury after think-tank report

May 03 2015 15:00

Pali Lehohla, South Africa’s statistician-general, has mounted a furious attack on African think-tank DaMina Advisors after it distributed a grimly negative report on South Africa’s economy following recent xenophobic violence.

Economy

Power strike delays Medupi

May 03 2015 15:00

By Friday afternoon, there had still not been any talks between Eskom’s contractors and the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa), the majority union at Medupi.

Economy

Malema to Zuma: Release Marikana report

May 03 2015 13:51

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has called on President Jacob Zuma to release the Marikana report with immediate effect, reports City Press.

Economy

Pravin Gordhan sucked into Sars saga

May 03 2015 11:33

SARS’ lawyers have been battling to get Pravin Gordhan to testify against his former deputy commissioner, sources familiar with the matter tells City Press.

Economy

SA wants to import Iran oil - official

May 03 2015 10:34

South Africa is interested in oil, gas and joint ventures to develop Iranian oil projects, reports a state-run news agency.

Economy

SA aims to strengthen trade with Saudi Arabia

May 03 2015 09:43

South Africa wants to promote and develop more co-operation with Saudi Arabia, especially in the fields of oil, gas and minerals.

Economy

Petrol price: No honeymoon for consumers

May 01 2015 19:30

There is no reprieve for consumers about the unchanged fuel price as they are already struggling to make ends meet amid mounting consumer debt.

MyFin24

Slight relief for Eskom in top 10 comments

May 01 2015 18:56

Its been a mild week for Eskom as the supplier managed to keep the lights on over the long weekend, unfortunately SA has raised concerns as it fell out of a foreign investment index.

 

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Brics’ tourist numbers will rise

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South Africa is a key travel destination for tourists from its fellow emerging national economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China, together known by the acronym Brics, according to a number of international buyers who will be jetting into Durba next weekend for the Tourism Indaba.

China, Taiwan to seek cooperation

May 03 2015 12:00

The leader of Taiwan's Nationalist Party will meet the Chinese president in the first meeting between the heads of the ruling parties in more than 60 years.

New York auction could smash art world records

May 03 2015 11:15

Christie's auction house is hoping to set new world records as New York's spring auction season kicks off.

US stocks surge

May 03 2015 10:26

US stocks have risen sharply, ending a two-day slide with a rally led by Apple and other tech stocks and extending to most industrial sectors.

Siemens unit probed by China regulator - sources

May 03 2015 10:05

A Chinese regulator has investigated Siemens over whether its healthcare unit and dealers have bribed hospitals - people who know about the probe tell Reuters.

Fuel crisis: Nigeria moves as queues grow

May 01 2015 18:00

Nigeria's finance ministry has paid importers $790m to cover subsidy payments owed from 2014, as it seeks to ease fuel shortages in major cities.

China's struggles argue for stimulus

May 01 2015 17:30

China's factories stayed stuck in the slow lane in April, adding urgency to calls for more state stimulus as the economy still faces strong headwinds.

Greece signals concessions in crunch talks

May 01 2015 17:00

Greece's government has signalled the biggest concessions so far as talks with lenders on a cash-for-reforms package started in earnest.

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