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ANALYSIS: Load shedding: Worse than we thought and here to stay


EU said to see mid-April deadline for UK to decide Brexit fate

Mar 19 2019 21:51

The European Union is likely to tell Theresa May that she must decide by mid-April whether to extend Brexit until 2020 or risk leaving in three months without a deal, a senior EU official said.


Stage 4 load shedding to continue on Wednesday

Mar 19 2019 20:21

Eskom has announced in a power alert that stage 4 load shedding will again be implemented on Wednesday as it continues to battle a shortage of available capacity.


Load shedding schedules for Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, and more

Feb 15 2019 12:12

Find your load shedding schedule for Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, Nelson Mandela Bay and Polokwane.


#Brexit: UK plays hardball on trade negotiations, even though no one knows what's happening next

Mar 19 2019 20:37

Trade ministers of the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique have gone back to the drawing board to determine a way forward for trade arrangements with the UK, once it leaves the EU. But matters can’t be settled until it is known if the UK is leaving the EU with a deal or not.


Analysis & Opinion


Sifiso Skenjana: Standard Bank, SABC and more – why SA must mind the labour force gap

Standard Bank and ABSA are not alone in facing possible retrenchments,...


Wandile Sihlobo: There's confidence in SA agriculture - from farmers themselves

Talking to individual farmers gave Wandile Sihlobo hope for the SA agricultural...


7 rules to avoid tanking your brand

You don't own your brand, but you can manage it, says Raymond van Niekerk....


Boeing's supply chain waits for answers, too

The grounding of Boeing's 737 Max jet by the US Federal Aviation Administration...


What I learnt about SA, in Berlin

Lameez Omarjee reflects on the history of division in South Africa and...

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Oil rises after OPEC+ reaffirms commitment to production cuts

Mar 19 2019 16:03

Oil in New York rose to the highest level this year after OPEC and its partners agreed to go beyond their pledged supply curbs in the coming months.

US stocks open higher, extending rally

Mar 19 2019 15:59

Wall Street stocks have risen on Tuesday, continuing an upward trend, following strong economic reports from Germany and Britain.

Tokyo stocks open higher tracking gains in US shares

Mar 18 2019 09:25

Tokyo stocks have opened higher, tracking gains on Wall Street due to optimism over US-China trade talks, with investors closely eyeing the US Federal Reserve's meeting later this week.

Hong Kong stocks well up at lunch

Mar 18 2019 09:22

Hong Kong stocks have risen sharply, extending last week's gains, as investors look ahead to the Federal Reserve's next policy meeting this week.

Wall Street treads water amid trade, corporate worries

Mar 14 2019 16:26

Wall Street has been a little moved at the open as investors brushed aside a bevy of worrisome corporate and trade news.

Airbnb loses major fight over California City's rental law

Mar 14 2019 11:25

Airbnb and Expedia’s HomeAway have failed to persuade a US court of appeals to strike down a Santa Monica law that makes the companies liable for illicit rentals in the Southern California beach city.



3 ways to maximise your retirement savings

Mar 17 2019 10:50

Maximising your contributions or making a lump sum payment towards your pension, provident or retirement annuity is the most efficient way to minimise the impact of rising taxes while building long term capital, says Regard Budler, head of product solutions at Momentum Corporate.


How celebrities can save your life

Mar 18 2019 14:23

A recent study has shown that when celebrities endorsed a measles vaccination campaign in Indonesia, it actually made people immunise their children more.

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