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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 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.


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.


Vodacom contract increase legal, says attorney

Mar 30 2015 14:46

Customers may not have much of a legal chance of blocking the mobile operator's move to raise postpaid prices.


Defiant Vavi wants to stop Cosatu hijack

Mar 30 2015 14:39

By the end of the day Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi expects to be informed that he has either been suspended or dismissed from his post.


Ramatlhodi to lift lid on mining compliance

Mar 30 2015 13:45

Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi will present the government's assessment of mining industry compliance, including black ownership targets.


Cape Town discloses Sanral’s tolling secrets

Mar 30 2015 12:49

The Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of the City of Cape Town concerning Sanral’s secrecy application.


In other news

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.

Demand still strong for African oil products

Mar 30 2015 14:20

African oil products demand growth has remained strong across all regions, according to an independent consultancy focusing on the African energy market.

Fossil fuel export funding dwarfs green spend

Mar 30 2015 14:07

Rich nations provided around five times as much in export subsidies for fossil-fuel technology as for renewable energy over a decade, according to OECD data seen by Reuters.

It's high season at Germany's egg-colouring plant

Mar 30 2015 12:45

Germany's egg-colouring plants are in full production mode in the weeks running up to Easter.

Rivals to focus on organic firms after Kraft deal

Mar 30 2015 12:09

The macaroni and ketchup merger of Kraft Foods and HJ Heinz may prove a boon to the far smaller natural and organic food companies that have seized market share.

Total sells Nigerian oil field stake

Mar 30 2015 11:30

French oil giant Total says it has sold its stake in a Nigerian oil field to a local company for $569m.

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