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Economy

Visa rules could sink SA language schools

Jul 07 2015 08:21

The English language school industry in South Africa could collapse within weeks or months, warn industry players.

Economy

Pressure mounts on Greece for fast, credible proposals

Jul 07 2015 07:29

France and Germany have told Greece to come up with serious proposals to restart financial aid talks, after the Greeks voted overwhelmingly to reject more austerity.

Tech

Court to hear bid to stop Telkom job cuts

Jul 07 2015 07:10

The Labour Court in Johannesburg is set to hear trade union Solidarity’s urgent application to obtain an interdict against Telkom’s planned job cuts.

Economy

No use throwing stones over visa rules - deputy minister

Jul 07 2015 06:30

Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Fatima Chohan says she is willing to try and help the tourism industry to tackle issues causing a drop in tourism numbers.

In the news

WATCH: SA expats are losing out on their greatest asset

Jul 06 2015 15:58

South African entrepreneurs who leave for greener First World pastures are giving up their greatest asset, according to an international businessman based in SA.

News

Power to the people as Parkhurst gets off the grid

Jul 06 2015 21:15

Fed up with loadshedding, residents of Parkhurst in Johannesburg are taking the future into their own hands by encouraging homes to convert to off-grid solar energy.

Opinion

Challenging those in power

Jul 07 2015 06:39

Zimbabwe's government needs know its strengths and leave the rest to the experts, says Malcom Sharara.

Opinion

BOOK REVIEW: The wealthy freelancer

Jul 07 2015 06:56

Enjoying the lifestyle of your choice is the most important marker of a successfully self-employed professional, says Ian Mann.

 

In other news

Euro steady after Greek austerity vote

38 minutes ago

The euro has held steady as investors await the next move by European leaders after Greece at the weekend voted against accepting more austerity measures.

Asia markets mostly up but Shanghai tumbles again

Jul 07 2015 07:39

Asian markets have mostly recovered from the previous day's Greece-fuelled sell-off, but Shanghai sank again after warnings that a recent rout may not be enough.

US stocks fall after Greek vote

Jul 07 2015 07:36

US stocks have fallen moderately, joining most global bourses in moving lower after the Greek vote against more austerity measures raised fears of a euro exit.

Oil rebounds in Asia

Jul 07 2015 07:28

Oil has rebounded in Asia on bargain-hunting after prices plunged as Greek defiance against austerity measures imposed by creditors sparked turbulence in global markets.

What's next? as Greece stumbles toward euro exit

Jul 06 2015 19:58

Greece is at the last chance saloon, thirsty and out of credit. Next stop could be the badlands of euro exit.

10 days in the Greek debt crisis

Jul 06 2015 19:37

Greek voters' defiant rejection of the terms of an international bailout in Sunday's referendum capped a dramatic week for the country in its standoff with EU-IMF creditor.

Prof Tsakalotos named new Greece finance minister

Jul 06 2015 18:30

Greece has named economist Euclid Tsakalotos, its top negotiator in the stalled EU-IMF talks, as the country's new finance minister, the president's office says.

European stocks close down on fears of 'Grexit'

Jul 06 2015 18:04

Europe's main stock markets have fallen after Greece rejected creditors' austerity demands in a weekend referendum and fears rose that it could crash out of the eurozone.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

BOOK REVIEW: The wealthy freelancer

Enjoying the lifestyle of your choice is the most important marker of...

Opinion

Challenging those in power

Zimbabwe's government needs know its strengths and leave the rest to the...

Opinion

Offence in the workplace

Jokes shape acceptance of views which reinforce prejudice, says Mandi...

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AMS Anglo American Plat LtdR264.00R0.000.00%
ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR107.91R0.000.00%
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WHL Woolworths Holdings Limit...R97.87R0.000.00%
VOD Vodacom Group LimitedR139.61R0.000.00%
VKE Vukile Property Fund Limi...R17.75R0.000.00%
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South Africa

‘Border more chaotic than ever’

Jul 05 2015 15:14

It’s just after 3pm on a Wednesday afternoon when I arrive at the main Oshoek-Ngwenya border post between Swaziland and South Africa with my two children, aged seven and nine.

Investments

The myth behind active management

Jul 05 2015 15:19

An investor who wants to invest in the JSE via an investment fund has two main options: using an active fund-management company, usually in the form of a unit trust, or what is commonly known as a passive fund.

 

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There are no formal training requirements for becoming a beautician in South Africa. But it is highly recommended you complete a course in beauty therapy.
 

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