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How load shedding hits SMEs - and what they can do about it

Feb 18 2019 22:05

SA as a whole is impacted by Eskom load shedding, but the implications for small and medium enterprises can be critical, says an expert.

Budget 2019

Ease up on tobacco tax, farmers plead with Mboweni

Feb 18 2019 19:19

Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni tables his first budget speech in the National Assembly on Wednesday afternoon. Sin taxes on products including alcohol and tobacco have long been a target of the budget to increase revenue collections.


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.


Anglo Platinum hikes dividend as palladium surge boosts cash

Feb 18 2019 19:37

Platinum prices are languishing near decade lows, yet investors in the number one supplier of the metal haven’t had it this good for years.


Analysis & Opinion


Brexit means Facebook can breathe easy in Britain

Facebook might have one reason to be thankful for Brexit, says Alex Webb....


AI Is getting better at writing fake news

AI can now produce convincing-looking fake news, says Leonid Bershidsky....


The dos and don’ts of Section 12J investments

Unlike most traditional asset classes, investors typically take their...


Pieter du Toit: Chancellor House and Eskom? 'F-off!' said the ANC's treasurer

State capture began at Eskom earlier than we may realise, says Pieter...


Ferial Haffajee: I've got the Blackout Blues

Load-shedding gives her the sense that 'Things Fall Apart', says Ferial...

In other news

How market expectations can move stock prices

Feb 17 2019 17:00

Market expectations can have an effect on a stock’s performance when these expectations are not met, writes investment expert Simon Brown. He offers some advice on how to gauge the market.

WATCH: Turkey opens govt veg stalls in battle with inflation

Feb 17 2019 16:00

Battling high levels of food inflation, Turkish authorities opened their own markets to sell cheap fruit and vegetables directly to consumers, cutting out retailers who the government has accused of hiking prices.

Kaap Agri remains optimistic

Feb 18 2019 18:00

Kaap Agri remains optimistic about the outlook for agriculture and expects a partial recovery of lost growth as drought conditions ease in the Western Cape.

Brexit a hot topic for SA fruit exporters

Feb 18 2019 14:07

Brexit is a hot topic and SA fruit exporters are watching closely to see how it might influence the value of the pound, says the managing director Tru-Cape.

How to (re)build an ethical culture in the workplace

Feb 17 2019 15:00

When culture change is specifically focused on building a working environment in which ethical conduct flourishes and corruption withers, the challenge can be daunting.

New online livestock auction site launched

Feb 18 2019 17:33

A new concept to trade livestock online - - was recently launched.



Moving beyond the Mining Charter

Feb 14 2019 10:00

There has been great progress within the mining sector regarding regulation and policy. But visionary thinking is required to truly take the industry into the future, writes finweek contributor David McKay.

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