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    Jacques on Muthumbi junket: next the police minister will go to a renewables congress.

  • Rand in crisis

    The rand plunge reflects SA's leadership woes, says Leopold Scholtz.

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    The SA Tourism CEO should stop shifting blame for the visa fiasco, says Solly Moeng.

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Economy

Nene: Govt worries about hit of GDP on revenue

Aug 28 2015 07:35

The government is concerned about its ability to raise revenue in the light of an economic downturn, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

Economy

Sale of R30m Tshwane farm could create 400 jobs

Aug 27 2015 18:35

The City of Tshwane is considering selling a portion of the Groenkloof Farm in a bid to boost the local economy and create about 400 jobs, the city's council has heard.

Economy

Alli's 'olive branch' to De Lille over Cape tolls

Aug 27 2015 14:45

Sanral CEO Nazir Alli has written to the Cape Town mayor to ask for a 'win-win' solution because he believes citizens will be prejudiced by a delay in the project to upgrade roads.

News

Barry Sergeant sheds light on Kebble death(s)

Aug 27 2015 16:51

Barry Sergeant shares his encyclopedic knowledge of the family which once ruled SA’s mining roost, to explain what was behind the suicide of family patriarch Roger Kebble.

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: What solutions to a world in crisis?

Aug 28 2015 06:58

The very developments currently causing suffering could become the means to truly democratic decision-making, says Terry Bell.

Tech

Department defends Muthambi's US trip

Aug 27 2015 16:32

The Department of Communications has hit back at criticism over payments of R600 000 for Minister Faith Muthambi's US trip in July.

Economy

DA lays charges of corruption against Montana

Aug 27 2015 16:09

The Democratic Alliance has accused axed Prasa CEO Lucky Montana of using the finances of the Passenger Rail Agency of SA as his personal piggy bank.

 

In other news

Dollar ticks up after upbeat US growth figures

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The dollar has stayed firm against the yen after upbeat US growth data suggested the world's top economy was weathering a slowdown in China.

Asian markets rally after strong US growth figures

Aug 28 2015 07:51

Asia stocks have staged another rally, taking heart from strong US growth figures after a torrid week as global markets took fright over China's gloomy economic outlook.

US stocks surge for 2nd straight day, S&P 500 up 2.43%

Aug 28 2015 07:48

US stocks have posted big gains for the second straight session as strong American economic data extended a global rally that began with a surge in beaten-down Chinese equities.

Oil prices extend gains on strong US data

Aug 28 2015 07:41

Crude has extended gains in Asia following a 10% price surge in the previous session fuelled by strong US economic data.

European stocks rise on upbeat US data

Aug 27 2015 19:49

Europe's main stock markets have risen, boosted by the latest US data showing the recovery is on track in the world's biggest economy.

Monsanto drops pursuit of Swiss rival Syngenta

Aug 27 2015 19:00

US agribusiness leader Monsanto has abandoned efforts to acquire Swiss rival Syngenta AG, which has rejected a recently sweetened offer.

China needs over 6 300 new planes by 2034 - Boeing

Aug 27 2015 18:23

China is expected to add more than 6 300 new aircraft to its commercial fleet by 2034, US manufacturer Boeing says.

WhatsApp launches 'up yours' emoji

Aug 27 2015 11:10

Instant messaging service WhatsApp unveiled a new set of emojis, including a "middle finger up yours" in the latest update.

Analysis & Opinion

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: What solutions to a world in crisis?

The very developments currently causing suffering could become the means...

Opinion

SA Inc only as strong as its leadership

A stable economy provides good value for its currency on the international...

Opinion

Ignorance is no excuse, SA Tourism

It's time for the SA Tourism CEO to stop shifting blame for the visa fiasco...

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AGL Anglo American PlcR146.75R0.000.00%
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ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR97.50R0.000.00%
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WHL Woolworths Holdings Limit...R97.39R0.000.00%
VOD Vodacom Group LimitedR140.00R0.000.00%
VKE Vukile Property Fund Limi...R17.75R0.000.00%
TSH Tsogo Sun Holdings Limite...R23.60R0.000.00%
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Savings

Challenges of the sandwich generation

Aug 03 2015 07:49

Not saving for your children’s education because you’re also supporting aged parents will result in an uneducated generation which is less able to find work, warns an expert.

 

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