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Credit growth slowest since 2010 - Absa

Jan 31 2015 07:00

Growth in the total value of outstanding credit balances in the household sector has slowed to 3.4% year-on-year at the end of December last year, the lowest level since early 2010.

South Africa

R95bn SA trade deficit in 2014

Jan 30 2015 18:45

South Africa's cumulative trade deficit was R95.3bn in 2014, the SA Revenue Service says.


'Lowest ever' mine deaths in 2014

Jan 30 2015 17:37

Eighty-four miners were killed in South Africa last year, the lowest ever in the country's mining history, Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi says.


Weekend power constrained - Eskom

Jan 30 2015 16:16

Power supply will remain extremely constrained over the weekend, but no load shedding is expected, says Eskom.


Nene: No budget impact from funding parastatals

Jan 30 2015 15:00

Funding for South Africa's state firms will be raised in a way that has no effect on the national budget deficit, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.


SA records R6.85bn trade surplus in December

Jan 30 2015 14:43

South Africa has recorded a trade surplus of R6.85bn in December after a revised R5.27bn shortfall in November, Sars data show..


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.


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.


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.


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.

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: Back to basics

Jan 30 2015 07:45

SA labour needs to focus on real issues rather than bandying about empty rhetoric and slogans, says Terry Bell

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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.


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.

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