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Economy

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.

Tech

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.

News

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.

Mining

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.

Economy

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.

Equities

Industrials shine on JSE

Mar 30 2015 14:32

The Industrial index has been the star performer on the JSE, which was pulled higher by Naspers with a 3.58% gain to another new record.

Tech

SA police overwhelmed with ID theft - expert

Mar 30 2015 11:03

Identity crime in order to commit fraud in SA overwhelms an already stretched police force, says an expert.

Eskom

No load shedding plans, says Eskom

Mar 30 2015 10:39

There are no scheduled power outages for Monday but Eskom warns that if it loses any of its generators, load shedding could follow.

 

In other news

Oil prices fall on oversupply fears

37 minutes ago

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%

55 minutes ago

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.

World bank admits Chinese bank pressure

Mar 30 2015 11:30

A World Bank Group executive has admitted the bank is under pressure to reform as more countries are joining a new China-backed investment bank.

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Johannesburg has been selected to host the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in 2017. "[The congress] will ensure that small business development remains firmly on the national agenda and the radar screen of all stakeholders, the Small Business Development minister said.
 

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