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Economy

Eskom warns of extremely tight power system

Jan 30 2015 09:45

Eskom warns that any extra load or faults in the system may necessitate the need to go into load shedding and undertakes to keep consumers updated

Economy

Credit growth slows to 8.52% in December

Jan 30 2015 08:42

South Africa's private sector credit demand grew 8.52% year-on-year in December, down from 9.13% in November, according to Reserve Bank data.

Tech

Tshwane free Wi-Fi promotes citizen journalism

Jan 30 2015 08:16

Citizen journalism has taken off in Tshwane as free Wi-Fi access becomes a reality for a new generation of South Africans.

Economy

Mugabe: African Union kow-tows to West

Jan 30 2015 08:20

President Robert Mugabe believes African Union policies aim to please the West, and says he will make the body a global leader if he becomes its chairperson.

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.

 

In other news

EU wins Greek backing to extend Russia sanctions

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European Union foreign ministers have extended existing sanctions against Russia, holding off on tighter economic measures.

Low gas prices seen fueling US consumer spending

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The US economy has likely grown at a brisk clip as lower gasoline prices buoyed consumer spending, in a show of resilience despite a darkening global outlook.

Harmony second-quarter output down 10%

Jan 30 2015 07:32

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

Jan 30 2015 07:21

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

Jan 30 2015 07:43

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

Jan 30 2015 07:26

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.

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Topping up your Retirement Annuity: Good or bad idea?

Jan 28 2015 14:36

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