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Travel & Leisure

LIVE: SAA must be self-sustaining - Nene

Jan 30 2015 14:00

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene is expected to attend the South African Airways media briefing at Airport Park after its annual general meeting.

Tech

Cyber scammers blow holes in SA wallets

Jan 30 2015 14:05

South Africans are facing an increasing threat from cyber criminals who want to steal their money.

Economy

De Lille: CT wants new energy future

Jan 30 2015 12:46

The City of Cape Town is willing to engage with prospective IPPs, partners and stakeholders to explore how it can accommodate its future energy needs.

Economy

ANC land cap irrational - Afribusiness

Jan 30 2015 11:57

The African National Congress' proposed cap on land ownership is irrational and could lead to restrictions on other assets, says Afribusiness.

News

Glencore mine closure not good news - union

Jan 30 2015 11:32

Glencore's intention to retrench over 1 000 employees at its Optimum Coal Mine in Mpumalanga is disappointing, according to union Uasa.

Tech

Women, diversity 'key' to SA's tech industry

Jan 30 2015 10:32

More women need to be actively supported to pursue careers in the male-dominated South African technology scene, says an industry expert.

Economy

Eskom warns of extremely tight power system

Jan 30 2015 09:45

Eskom says any extra load or faults in the system could make it necessary to go into shedding, and undertakes to keep consumers updated.

Currencies

Rand firmer after Sarb holds lending rate

Jan 30 2015 09:56

The rand has gained against the dollar following a decision by the South African Reserve Bank to leave interest rates unchanged.

 

In other news

Choc maker Hershey to enter 'biltong' business

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Hershey Co agreed to buy jerky maker Krave Pure Foods for its first foray into meat snacks, a fast-growing market that is tempting consumers away from chocolate.

Strong growth in Namibia's hospitality industry

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The hospitality industry of Namibia has experienced a record growth in room and bed occupancy last year, according to new statistics.

Facebook rides mobile to strong profit

Jan 30 2015 12:21

Facebook has reported that its quarterly profit jumped 33.8% from 2014 to $696m as ad revenue and membership grew at the leading social network.

Google profit up 41%, but short of forecasts

Jan 30 2015 11:55

Google has reported that its profit in the recently ended quarter jumped, but the leap fell short of market expectations.

ANA orders planes worth $2.2bn

Jan 30 2015 13:15

All Nippon Airways has said it has placed a $2.2bn order for a total of 15 planes from Boeing and Airbus, as it expands routes at Tokyo's Haneda airport.

UK to review loan insurance compensation

Jan 30 2015 12:45

Britain's markets watchdog will collect evidence on whether consumers mis-sold loan insurance are being compensated properly.

Greece won't curb all-inclusive resorts

Jan 30 2015 12:15

New Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has declared war on popular packages after the tourism minister promises to curb all-inclusive resorts.

Qatar Airways takes 9.99% stake in IAG

Jan 30 2015 11:45

Qatar Airways has bought a 9.99% stake in International Airlines Group, worth around £1.15bn, building closer ties with the owner of its partners.

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Topping up your Retirement Annuity: Good or bad idea?

Jan 28 2015 14:36

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