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Economy

Calls for answers on R61m bus tender

Jan 30 2015 06:30

Calls have been made for the KwaZulu-Natal health department and the province's health MEC to answer questions over a R61m mobile hospital tender.

Economy

SA power cuts hold off doomsday

Jan 29 2015 21:10

Rolling blackouts have blighted society and business, as the country faces an increasing number of outages. But the alternative, a grid collapse, could be catastrophic.

Economy

KZN firm says it complied with R52m tender terms

Jan 29 2015 20:05

The company that leased a mobile hospital unit to the KwaZulu-Natal health department for R52.5m says it has complied with all the requirements of the tender.

Tech

Illegal taxis have cost industry 50% of turnover - council

Jan 29 2015 19:02

Illegal taxis have impacted growth, employment and improved service delivery, the Western Cape Metered Taxi Council says in its petition to the transport department.

Africa

Mining and tourism pivotal to Zim economy

Jan 29 2015 20:26

Zimbabwe is to focus more on mining, tourism and agriculture to offset its economic decline as experts say recurrent spend is leaving infrastructure funding gaps.

Retail

Ocean Basket to change its menus after complaint

Jan 29 2015 19:16

Seafood restaurant Ocean Basket has undertaken to change its menus following a complaint that it served river fish instead of seafood.

Mining

Many could lose jobs at Glencore mine

Jan 29 2015 17:49

More than 1 000 people will be without work if some operations at Optimum Coal Mine in Mpumalanga close due to financial hardship, says Glencore.

News

Greater demand and lower fuel prices buoy SA tourism sector

Jan 29 2015 15:20

The Tourism Business Index shows the tourism business sector ended 2014 on a positive note, despite setbacks created by the new visa rules and the Ebola outbreak in several West African countries.

 

In other news

Harmony second-quarter output down 10%

44 minutes ago

Harmony Gold says bullion output for the three months to December fell by 10% from the previous quarter due to maintenance and repair stoppages at two of its mines.

Amazon takes on Microsoft with email offer

55 minutes ago

Amazon has announced plans to offer a cloud-based email and calendar service to directly compete with Microsoft Outlook.

US stocks rally after two down days

33 minutes ago

US stocks have pushed higher, rallying after two down days on generally solid corporate earnings and a gain in oil prices.

European shares knocked, oil slide hits earnings

Jan 29 2015 18:22

Weak corporate updates have pegged back European shares, as the effects of a rout in oil prices knocked back heavyweight energy firms.

Oil prices mixed in Asian trade

50 minutes ago

Crude prices have been mixed in Asia, after US senate approval of a controversial bill to build an oil pipeline added to concerns over a supply glut.

Carlsberg to close two breweries in Russia

Jan 29 2015 20:00

Danish brewer Carlsberg says it is closing two of its 10 breweries in Russia, citing lower demand due to the country's weakened economy.

Passengers warned of new Acsa hand baggage rules

Jan 29 2015 11:15

Acsa's new hand luggage restrictions will come into effect at all airports across South Africa and impact all airlines and travellers as of 2 February.

Marriott could reach a million rooms in 2015

Jan 29 2015 19:24

Marriott International expects its portfolio of hotels either open or under development to surpass 1 million rooms by the end of 2015.

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Investments

Topping up your Retirement Annuity: Good or bad idea?

Jan 28 2015 14:36

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